The Souls of Black Folk
Du Bois, W.E.B.
New York Modern Library 2003 0375509119 / 9780375509117 Centennial Edition Hardback Fine Fine Jacket
Modern Library edition, first printing of the Centennial Edition in clean unchipped dust jacket. Toledano binding no. 17. Clean dove gray cloth boards with blind-stamped torch bearer logo on cover, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean Bernhard design endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Introduction by David Levering Lewis. 268 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears. Enclosed in new removable archival quality mylar cover. "One hundred years after publication, there is in the entire body of social criticism still no more than a handful of meditations on the promise and failings of democracy in America to rival William Edward Burghardt Du Bois's extraordinary collection of fourteen essays." - from the Introduction by David Levering Lewis 023640