Springfield, MA: Willey, 1891. First Edition. A history of African-American newspapers beginning in 1827 and continuing through to the book’s publication, with over 70 biographical sketches of editors and journalists, including a separate chapter dedicated to female African American journalists, and essays on the state of the Black press and its relationship to “Anglo-Saxon” newspapers. Rare.
About Very Good in maroon cloth boards with titles and design in gilt, white, and black. Boards soiled and toned, with fraying to the spine ends and corners, and slightly shaken spine.