PORTRAITS IN COLOR, by Mary White Ovington - 1927 [1st Ed]$100.00
PORTRAITS IN COLOR, by Mary White Ovington - 1927 [1st Ed]
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.
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