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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 fabric endsheets and gilded 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 (with excerpts from Character Building); Vol. IV--Sojourner Truth, A Bondswoman of Olden 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, God's Trombones.
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Author:Gray, Valerie Lynn
Publication:Black Enterprise
Article Type:Book Review
Date:Feb 1, 1998
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