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Eneas Africanus (1940 HC) by Harry Stillwell Edwards (Stereotype)

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Harry Stillwell Edwards, illustrated by Ernest Townsend, Eneas Africanus, New York, Grosset & Dunlap, 1940 [reprint], copyright 1920.

Tan cloth with green spine, stamped block with title pastedown on front, 8vo (22 cm), green map of Eneas' wanderings through seven states on endpapers, xx, 38 pp [8], illustrated.

Story told through letters and newspaper articles of a slave who took his master's valuables away for safekeeping, but not knowing any geography, wandered all over the South for years and adventures while trying to find his way home. [Warninh: Contains racial caricature and offensive language]

Fair/no DJ: rear joint cracked with spine cloth loose and bottom of spine missing, corners worn, small ink stain on rear cover, pages intact, no internal markings.

SKU 2390