NY: Blue Hero Press, 1953. First edition thus. Hardcover. Black cloth and decorative boards, octavo, xv, , 264 pp. Commemorative bookplate/slip signed by W. E. B. Du Bois mounted to front free endpaper. This numbered 928 on front free endpaper. Page 3 dog-eared, signed bookplate/slip creased, else very good. Later clear glassine jacket. Very good. Item #19408
50th anniversary reissue of the groundbreaking work originally published by A. C. McClurg in 1903.