Footprints of a Black Man: The Holy Land

(St. Louis, MO: Eden Publishing House print, c1915). First edition. Small 4to. 317 pp. Illustrated from photographs, frontispiece portrait of the author, line drawings, map. Detailed account of the author's 1904 travels to Turkey and the Holy Land, attending the World's Fourth Sunday School Convention in Jerusalem as a delegate for the A.M.E. Church; includes biographical sketches of his African-American traveling companions. Brooks served as pastor of A.M.E Churches in Minneapolis, Chicago, Nashville, and St. Louis. Not in Work. Blockson catalogue 1938. OCLC locates three copies (Temple, California-Berkeley, Southern Maryland Regional). Owner's stamp on front endpaper, else very good. Original gilt-stamped red cloth (frayed at head of spine), floral endpapers. (#6485). Item #59672

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