Small, 1920. Item #3230
BRAITHWAITE, William Stanley. ANTHOLOGY OF MAGAZINE VERSE FOR 1920 AND YEAR BOOK OF AMERICAN POETRY. Boston: Small, Maynard & Company, . 8vo., brown cloth & grey boards; 182 pages. First Edition. Brathwaite [1878-1962] was an African-American writer, poet, literary critic and editor. In 1918, he was awarded the Spingarn Medal by the NAACP. The book is dedicated to his friend and Boston-based bookseller Andrew McCance. Signed presentation from McCance on the dedication page: "To Cassie (again), From Andrew. Christmas, 1930." With another signed presentation below: "And- with sincere regard, P.K.F. (his + mark)." With another very brief presentation on the front endpaper: "Cassie from Jim. Merry Christmas 1920." Very Good (little edgewear; contents clean & tight; several rear pages uncut). An interesting copy! $75.00.