New York: Dodd, Mead and Co. 1898. First edition. Hardcover. Brown decorative cloth with cover design in gilt and black and with pictorial inset on front cover; small octavo, , 263 pp., color frontispiece and 7 monochrome plates by E. W. Kemble. Top edge gilt. Covers mildly worn, contemporary owner name to front free endpaper, else very good. Very good. Item #21804
The son of slaves, Paul Laurence Dunbar (1872-1906) published nearly 20 volumes of poetry, short fiction, and novels in his brief life. "Folks from Dixie" was his first short story collection. BAL 4921.