PORTRAITS IN COLOR, by Mary White Ovington - 1927 [1st Ed]


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PORTRAITS IN COLOR, by Mary White Ovington - 1927 [1st Ed]

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Portraits In Color

by Mary White Ovington

Insightful biographies of 20 notable African Americans, with a focus on their work and significant contributions to society. Mary White Ovington (1865-1951) was a co-founder of the NAACP, an American suffragist and journalist. She continued in activist work, particularly in support of Black Americans. 241 pages. 5.5 x 8.25 inches.

First edition of this remarkable, published by: The Viking Press, New York. 1927

Hardback is overall in VERY GOOD condition.

  • Boards are wrapped in purple and gold patterned fabric with lavender buckram on spine.
  • Perimeters of cover are moderately rubbed, with exposed board at corners.
  • Covers show some scuffing, more to front.
  • Spine is notably sun faded, with softened ends.
  • Binding is secure and sound.
  • Missing front free end page.
  • Pages are gently age toned.
  • Interior is free of writing and intentional marks.
  • Book may exhibit additional minor signs of age or wear.
  • CR20160525

AS IS! Please see photos. More photos available upon request.

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Subject: Biography & Autobiography
Topic: Black Americans
Original/Facsimile: Original
Binding: Fine Binding
Special Attributes: Luxury Edition
Publisher: The Viking Press
Place of Publication: New York
Year Printed: 19270000
Author: Mary White Ovington
Region: North America
Language: English
Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
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