Original cloth over boards, 8vo. First edition. Gilt titles, portrait frontis. Numerous B&W photos throughout. Biography of important African-American woman in Richmond, Virginia. 137 pp. Small soiled spot to cloth at foot of spine/front board. Faint wear to board corners. Else VERY GOOD +. All domestic orders $100 and over will be upgraded to USPS Priority shipping at no additional cost. Size: 8vo. N° de ref. de la librería
Título: Maggie L. Walker and the I.O. Of Saint Luke ...
Editorial: Dabney Publishing Co.
Año de publicación: 1927
Condición del libro: Very Good
Descripción Dabney Publishing Co, Cincinnati, 1927. Estado de conservación: Near Fine. First edition. Octavo. 137pp. Illustrated with photographs. Blue cloth gilt. Gilt on the spine dull but readable, else near fine. The Independent Order of St. Luke was a fraternal mutual benefit, insurance, and burial society for African-Americans established in 1867 in Baltimore. The Society had fallen on hard times, until Walker took over. Under her leadership the Order's membership and numbers of councils were significantly increased and the organization thrived. Very scarce. Nº de ref. de la librería 416098