With Aesop Along The Black Border
Columbia, SC: The State Company, 1924. 1st Edition. 8vo. Very Good. Item #16242
An extremely scarce 1924 1st edition of this scarce work on the folklore of the Gullah people of the South Carolina coast.
The primitive Gullahs that people The Black Border - restricted as they are to the Sea Islands and the narrow strip of mainland along the South Carolina Coast - hold withing themselves the concentrated essence, the very marrow, of African thought, as Africa thinks within these United States, and offer an interesting study to those who would plumb the dark pool of NEGR0 psychology." - Gonzales
298pp. Red illustrated cloth. Square tight binding. Clean interior. Sporadic foxing to text block and page edges. Presents handsomely in archival mylar.
A lovely 1st Edition of an important and quite scarce work.