WASHINGTON, Booker T. (1856-1915). Up from Slavery: An Autobiography. New York: Doubleday, Page & Co., 1901.

8vo. Portrait frontispiece. Original publisher's maroon gilt-lettered cloth, top edge gilt, others uncut (very slight rubbing to corners). Provenance: Edmund D. Soper (signature on flyleaf dated May 15, 1901); L. Phenigo (signature on title).

FIRST EDITION of Washington's autobiography. Edmund Soper, a Methodist theologian and educator, authored Racism: A World Issue - The Status and Total Implications of Racism Throughout the World Today, tracing the development of racism in several different countries, in 1947. A FINE COPY.

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