The Heritage Series, 12 vols.
PUBLISHER: Candace Press PRICE: $29.95 per volume plus $4.95 shipping; set: $349 with free shipping. CALL: 888-247-5580
This collection of rare, original first editions of the most treasured and important works of African American writers is one-of-a-kind, and will make a priceless addition to your library. The elegant leather-bound packaging is nearly as impressive as the work itself. Artwork and tides are inlaid in gold for a classic look, and moire Pronounced "mor-ray" and spelled "moiré." In computer graphics, a visible distortion. It results from a variety of conditions; for example, when scanning halftones at a resolution not consistent with the eventual printed resolution or when superimposing curved patterns on one fabric endsheets and gilded gild 1
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1. To cover with or as if with a thin layer of gold.
2. To give an often deceptively attractive or improved appearance to.
3. page ends ensure a long reading life. Placed upright, side by side, the spines of the 12 volumes merge into a mural of the authors.
The series includes: Vol. I--Frederick Douglass, Life and Times of Frederick Douglass; Vol. II--Aunt Sally, The Cross The Way of Freedom; Vol. III--Booker T. Washington, Up From Slavery Up From Slavery is the 1901 autobiography of Booker T. Washington detailing his slow and steady rise from a slave child during the Civil War, to the difficulties and obstacles he overcame to get an education at the new Hampton University, to his work establishing vocational (with excerpts from Character Building); Vol. IV--Sojourner Truth, A Bondswoman of Olden old·en
Of, relating to, or belonging to time long past; old or ancient: olden days.
[Middle English : old, old; see old + -en, adj. Time; Vol. V--Charles W. Chesnutt, The Wife of His Youth; Vol. VI--Matthew A. Henson, A Negro Explorer at the North Pole; Vol. VII--Paul Lawrence Dunbar, The Life and Works of Paul Lawrence Dunbar; Vol. VIII--James Weldon Johnson, A u to biography of a n Ex-Colored Man; Vol. IX--Jean Toomer, Cane; Vol. X--W.E.B. DuBois, The Souls of Black Folk; Vol. XI--Carter G. Woodson, Mis-Education of the Negro; Vol. XII--Phillis Wheatley, Poems on Various Subjects and James Weldon Johnson James Weldon Johnson (June 17, 1871 – June 26, 1938) was a leading American author, critic, journalist, poet, anthropologist, educator, lawyer, songwriter, early civil rights activist, and prominent figure in the Harlem Renaissance. , God's Trombones.