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Booker T. Washington
XXRARE: 1898 1st ed. Black-Belt Diamonds by Booker T. Washington Black Americana
New York: Fortune and Scott, 1898. Very good with light shelf wear, slight bumping to corners, wear marks mostly to rear cover. Excellent inside. Black-Belt Diamonds Gems from the Speeches, Addresses, and Talks to Students of Booker T. Washington Selected and Arranged by Victoria Earle Matthews Introduction by T. Thomas Fortune New York: Fortune and Scott; 1898 (1st edition) Extremely rare first edition of excerpts from the work of Booker T. Washington (1856-1915) and a scarce piece of American history. Washington was, of course, the most prominent Black American leader of his day and the first president of the Tuskegee Institute (now University). 6" x 4". Original green cloth boards with gilt-stamped titles. 115 pages. Tissue-protected frontispiece portrait of Washington. Rare, original American publication! Only one other listed in the rare book sites and for substantially more! XXRARE: 1898 1st ed. Black-Belt Diamonds by Booker T. Washington Black Americana XXRARE: 1898 1st ed. Black-Belt Diamonds by Booker T. Washington Black Americana Click images to enlarge Description Black-Belt Diamonds Gems from the Speeches, Addresses, and Talks to Students of Booker T. Washington Selected and Arranged by Victoria Earle Matthews Introduction by T. Thomas Fortune New York: Fortune and Scott; 1898 (1st edition) Extremely rare first edition of excerpts from the work of Booker T. Washington (1856-1915) and a scarce piece of American history. Washington was, of course, the most prominent Black American leader of his day and the first president of the Tuskegee Institute (now University) … [Click Below for Full Description]
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