Springfield, MA: Willey & Co., 1891.
First edition. Hardcover. Good plus. Item #50578
Octavo. 466pp. plus ads. Alex Crummell, Rector of St. Lukes Church in Washington D.C. and missionary in Liberia for 16 years. "Crummell organized the American Negro Academy, which was dedicated to the pursuit of the higher culture and civilization for black Americans. He influenced W. E. B. Du Bois, whose sentimental and somewhat inaccurate eulogy, "Of Alexander Crummell," was reprinted in The Souls of Black Folk (1903)"This volume, addresses a variety of subjects with essays on "The Race Problem in America" and" The Black Woman Of the South: Her Neglects and Her Needs." Dark red-brown cover has rubbing and light fraying to spine ends and corners. Spine lightly faded and spine lettering a bit dull. Bubbly spot on rear cover. Ownership signatures. Rear hinge has long crack. Still a good solid copy.