Fugitives of the Pearl. John Henry Paynter.
Fugitives of the Pearl
Fugitives of the Pearl

Fugitives of the Pearl

Washington: Associated Publishers, c. 1930). 1st ed. Hardcover. 5 plates, xi, 209p. Original green cloth. dj (corners clipped on flaps). 19 cm. Jacket has modest wear at ends of backstrip and some minor chipping at ends of folds. Contents have some age-toning but are otherwise sound and clean. Publisher's review slip laid in. Historical fiction. Max Whiteman describes the plot line in his 1955 bibliography ("A Century of Fiction by American Negroes") as "The escape of slaves from Washington in the 1840s is betrayed by a free Negro." Very Good / Very Good. Item #90486

Price: $850.00