Mammy Verses. Black Americana, Samuel Stewart Mims.
Mammy Verses
Mammy Verses
Mammy Verses
Mammy Verses
Mammy Verses
Mammy Verses
Mammy Verses

Mammy Verses

East Aurora NY: The Roycrofters, Ca. 1910s. First printing. Paperback. 8 x 6 inches, sewn wraps, (18) pp, frontispiece. Very good, some soil and one faint stain to front cover. Verses memorializing the author's Louisiana "mammy." One of the rarest Roycrofter books, 4 copies located by OCLC: Tuskegee, LSU, State Library of Louisiana, UT Austin. The author lived 1888-1974 and was born in Webster Parish, LA, made his home in Minden, LA. His most well known book, of the thirteen he authored, was his biography of Claire Lee Chennault of the Flying Tigers (WWII). Poems in either Louisiana dialect or imitation African-American dialect. Very Good. Item #H16812

Price: $125.00

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