Lot 128
C.F. WHITE Plea of the Negro Soldier & Other Poems 1908

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Corporal Charles Fred WHITE Plea of the Negro Soldier & Other Poems

Offered for sale by Peter Austern Of 'Brooklyn Books' - for more information please contact him via email at info@brooklynbooks.us

Charles Fred WHITE.

Plea of the Negro Soldier & A Hundred Other Poems by Corporal Charles Fred White. 1908, 1st edition. Press of Enterprise Printing Company, Easthampton, Mass. Photographic frontispiece portrait of the author. Blue cloth gilt.                                                                                       A collection of poems by an African-American who was Chaplain of Wesley S. Brass Camp No. 37, United Spanish War Veterans.       

Many of the poems are on African-American themes, several on the experience of the black troops in Cuba. 

  • The South's Ungolden Rule
  • Meditations of a Negro Mind
  • Afro-America
  • In Honor of Lincoln 
  • The Negro Volunteer
  • Desolation
  • +94 more!

Frontis, blank & title page repaired, else a nice copy of a very uncommon African-American book of poems. Domestic s&h $15.