THE BLACK CAT CLUB: NEGRO HUMOR AND FOLKLORE Corrothers 1902 Black Americana

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THE BLACK CAT CLUB: NEGRO HUMOR AND FOLKLORE Corrothers 1902 Black Americana

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The Black Cat Club: Negro Humor and Folklore

by James D. Corrothers

illustrated by JK Bryans

Features eight full page B&W silhouette illustrations including frontis. Includes wonderful B&W illustrations of cats on almost every page margin.From the preface: "This book is intended as a series of character studies of Negro life as it may be observed int he great cities of the North." 264 pages. 5" by 7.5".

John “Jack” Kennedy Bryans (1872-?) was a prolific illustrator and comic artist in the early 20th century.

James David Corrothers (1869–1917) was an African-American poet, journalist, and minister... When he died, W. E. B. Du Bois eulogized him as "a serious loss to the race and to literature."

Written in African-American Vernacular English.

Presumed FIRST EDITION, Published by: Funk & Wagnalls. New York. 1902.

Hardback is overall in VERY GOOD condition.

  • Features frontispiece.
  • Illustrated.
  • Orange cloth boards in excellent condition with only minor scuffing to corners.
  • Spine sunned.
  • No writing, highlighting, underlining or other intentional marks.
  • Book may exhibit additional minor signs of age or wear.
  • JS20160521

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

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Subject: Literature & Fiction
Topic: United States
Original/Facsimile: Original
Binding: Hardcover
Special Attributes: Illustrated
Publisher: Funk & Wagnalls
Place of Publication: New York
Year Printed: 19020000
Author: James D. Corrothers
Region: North America
Language: English
Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
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