Mar 29, 2018 - Sale 2471

Sale 2471 - Lot 146

Price Realized: $ 688
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 600 - $ 900
(BUSINESS.) Negro Buyer's Guide and Directory, Respectfully Dedicated to the American Negro Soldiers Who Gave Their Lives. 120 pages. 8vo, original illustrated printed wrappers; minor dampstaining, a bit of rust staining to inner margins from staples, 2 center leaves detached, musty odor. Columbus, OH: L.P. Fletcher, [1944]

Additional Details

This directory includes a 7-page directory of black-owned businesses in Columbus, numerous advertisements, biographies of local business leaders, and in the spirit of the times, many news reports on African Americans in combat overseas. It does not bear a date, but includes several news references through August 1944, and none later. Not listed in OCLC, and we find only one other copy at auction.