Feb 21, 2008 - Sale 2137

Sale 2137 - Lot 188

Price Realized: $ 2,280
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,500 - $ 3,500
DU BOIS, W.E.B. The Souls of Black Folk. Portrait frontispiece of the author. Tall 8vo, original black cloth, stamped in gilt; top edge gilt; some discoloration to the rear cover, otherwise an exceptionally bright, clean copy. Chicago: McClurg, 1903

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first edition of the author's best-known work, a collection of essays wherein one finds the defining differences between Du Bois and Booker T. Washington. The essay "Booker T. Washington and Others," is a clear statement of how the philosophies of the two men sharply diverged.