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Major Brown; or, Whether White or Black, A Man!

By: Davis, Edith Smith

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, S. W. Partridge & Co.: 1898

Edition: Presumed 1st

Seller ID: 10664

Condition: Good


(pictorial cloth; no dust jacket) [moderately worn but intact copy, spine turned, wear at edges and extremities, browning/soiling to page edges; small bookseller's label at upper corner of front pastedown, gift inscription (dated 1916) and recipient's name/address on ffep]. (B&W frontispiece) A novel, intended to act as a brief for racial tolerance and understanding. The author evokes "Uncle Tom's Cabin" in his preface, and pays tribute to Booker T. Washington and other "prominent coloured men," while declaring that his book "is sent out with the desire of making men and ... View more info