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A Tale of a Walled Town and Other Verses by B. 8266, _____ Penitentiary. With an Introduction by William Stanley Braithwaite

Rea, Clarence Alexander)

Published by J. B. Lippincott, Philadelphia and London, 1921
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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(Rea, Clarence Alexander), A Tale of a Walled Town and Other Verses by B. 8266, _____ Penitentiary. With an Introduction by William Stanley Braithwaite, an African-American poet and literary figure. Philadelphia and London: J.B. Lippincott, 1921. First Edition. 8vo. 121 pp. Orange boards with blue spine, Very good condition."Rae was brought to Eastern State Penitentiary, Pennsylvania, in 1916 after he was convicted of kidnapping a young boy. Over the course of his stay at the prison Rae penned a book of poetry, titled Tales of a Walled Town, about his time at the institution. Eventually released, Rae found his way back into prison after he was caught stealing books.". Bookseller Inventory # 68903

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Title: A Tale of a Walled Town and Other Verses by ...

Publisher: J. B. Lippincott, Philadelphia and London

Publication Date: 1921

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Edition: 1st Edition

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