Mar 30, 2017 - Sale 2441

Sale 2441 - Lot 369

Price Realized: $ 531
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Estimate: $ 250 - $ 350
(LITERATURE AND POETRY.) EDMUNDS, ALTA, EDITOR. Sing, Laugh, Weep, a Book of Poems by the Scribes. Full-page illustrations by Theophilus Williams. 126 pages. 8vo, original cloth with title in gilt on the upper cover and spine. inscribed by one of the poets 'to my soror henrietta pelray from alice e. mcgee.' St. Louis, 1944

Additional Details

An uncommon collection of poems by a variety of African American St. Louis residents. Each poet's selection is preceded by a short biographical sketch. The illustrations by Theophilus Williams are worth noting and fit the era in which this book appeared; see 'Mr. Charlie and Sam,' or 'Nazism.'