Item Detail

Item Number 8022
Title Harp Of Ethiopia, The
Author Corbett, Maurice N.
Condition VG+/NONE
Publisher National Baptist Publishing Board
Place Published Nashville
Date Published 1914
Edition 1st Edition
Binding Hardcover; 1st Printing
Notes 1st edition/1st printing. On the front endpage, there is an inscription by the author's child, it is unknown whether it was a boy or girl as initials are used for the first name. The inscription reads "To Dr. & Mrs. ........ of Muskogee, Okla., Complements of .. Corbett, Works of My late Father Maurice H. Corbett of Washington, D.C.". Bound in dark red cloth with gilt decoration and printing, the book is clean, straight & tight. Pages are browned and rather fragile, there are two or three pages with tiny edge tears. Light rubbing and wear at the corners and spine ends. This is a very uncommon book, the only one published by this African-American author -- it is a 7,500 line poem on the black man in America. ; 8" x 5 1/2"; 276 pages
LoC or ISBN
Keyword(s) Maruice N. Corbett,Poetry,Antiquarian,Signed Books,History,Early America,Black Americana,Black Americans,Black History
Category(ies) 1st & Limited Editions - Signed,General Fiction 1sts,Art Photography Poetry Music Drama,History Travel Exploration Places,Native Americans Americana Ethnic,Antiquarian Non-Fiction
Price $405.00