Feb 21, 2008 - Sale 2137

Sale 2137 - Lot 374

Estimate: $ 1,500 - $ 2,500
WASHINGTON, BOOKER T. Black Belt Diamonds. Gems from the Speeches, Addresses and Talks to Students. Selected and edited by Victoria Earle Matthews. Introduction by T. Thomas Fortune. Portrait frontispiece. 12mo, original cloth, lettered in gilt; a couple of small mottled spots. New York: Fortune and Scott, 1898

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first edition of the educator and lecturer's first actual "book," preceded by a small book of aphorisms, "Daily Resolves," published in 1896.