The Climbers: A Story of Sun-Kissed Sweethearts. Yorke Jones.

The Climbers: A Story of Sun-Kissed Sweethearts

Chicago: Glad Tidings Publishing Co., (1912). 1st ed. Hardcover. 191p. Original cloth. 19cm. Mostly modest cover soiling and spotting. Cover edges worn (holing and thinning of cloth). Browning on endpapers. Internally sound and clean. No Jacket. A sound copy of this African American author's rare novel. He also wrote a book of poetry, published thirteen years later (1925) by the same publisher. Jones, born somewhere near Petersburg, Virginia, was a longtime Professor at Biddle University and later the first Dean of their Theological Seminary. Biddle University, an historically Black university in Charlotte, North Carolina, changed its name to Johnson C. Smith University in 1921. Very Good. Item #88447

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