North Cambridge: The Author, (1897 -- but more likely 1901).
Second edition, "Tenth Thousand," revised and updated. 253pp. Frontispiece portrait, illustrations, facsimiles. Blue cloth, spine gilt and elaborate gilt illustration of "The Negro and His Heavy Burden" (i.e. carrying the world on his shoulders) on the front board. Small bump at the top and bottom of the front board, and a couple of spots on the rear board, else a nice and tight, about fine copy. This edition includes an appendix reprinting several articles (the latest from 1900), as well as a poem by Paul Laurence Dunbar: "W'en I Gits Home," neither of which are present in the first edition.