Candle-lightin' time / by Paul Laurence Dunbar ; illustrated with photographs by the Hampton Institute Camera Club and decorations by Margaret Armstrong.

Author
Dunbar, Paul Laurence, 1872-1906 [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Εdition
First edition.
Published/​Created
  • New York : Dodd Mead & Co., MDCCCCI. [1901]
  • Cambridge, U.S.A. : University Press, John Wilson and Son
  • ©1901
Description
127 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm

Details

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Publisher
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Library of Congress genre(s)
Rare books genre
Getty AAT genre
Summary note
Poems in old-fashioned, stereotypical African American dialect.
Notes
  • Poems.
  • With half title.
  • Copyright, edition, and printer statements from verso of title page.
  • Title page printed in red and black. Text and illustrations within floral border printed in green.
  • Cloth binding designed by Margaret Armstrong. Consult Gullans.
Binding note
Full green publisher's cloth with pictorial boards stamped in gilt, black, cream and brown; gilt-stamped back.
Contents
  • Dinah kneading dough
  • Dat ol' mare o' mine
  • A spring wooing
  • The old front gate
  • Fishin'
  • When dey listed Colored soldiers
  • Lullaby
  • Song of summer
  • At candle-lightin' time.
Provenance
Princeton copy 2 Bookplate of the pioneer collector of African-American books Charles L. Blockson on the front pastedown, and additionally Inscribed by him to another collector: “To a great collector of Dunbar and a friend, Happy Collecting, Charles L. Blockson.”
References
  • Blanck, J. Bibliography of American literature, 4937
  • Gullans, C. A checklist of trade bindings designed by Margaret Armstrong, 80
  • Library Company of Philadelphia. Afro-Americana, 1553-1906 (2nd ed.), 3325
Place name(s)
  • United States New York New York,
  • United States Massachusetts Cambridge.
LCCN
01025641
OCLC
761561
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