The Book of American Negro Poetry.

New York: Harcourt, Brace and Co., 1922. Hardcover. First edition. A first edition, very good hardcover with paper spine label. Ex-library copy with owner bookplate on front pastedown and a couple of other labels and ink stamps to internal pages. A strong copy with wear to the book tips along the book's spine. Paper spine label quite legible. Johnson compiled the work in the belief that the status of the American Negro would be improved by showcasing Black arts and literature to the general public. Among those included in this volume are W. E. B. DuBois, Claude McKay, Ray Dandridge and William Moore.

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