The Family Goes Traveling [cover title]

(New York: Friendship Press, c1936). First edition. Oblong 4to. (30) pp. Illustrated from photographs. Two African-American children from New York visit successful relatives in other parts of the country (Chicago, Tuskegee, Atlanta). Brown was a prolific author of African-American children's books, most with a religious bent; this title was among her earliest. Not in Blockson catalogue. OCLC locates five copies (Columbia, New York Public, Yale, Duke, Presbyterian Historical Society). Ink presentation inscription on verso of front wrapper, recipient's name in pencil at head of front wrapper; still a good copy. Original illustrated wrappers (rubbed, corners worn, some soiling), stapled. (8512). Item #61591

Price: $300.00

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