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125 pages : frontispiece, illustrations, portrait. Curated title for Fleet Library Special Collections book cover exhibition Bound to Please, fall 2022. Illustrated with photographs by the Hampton Institute Camera Club and decorations by Alice Morse. CONTENTS: The deserted plantation -- Hunting song -- Little brown baby -- Chris'mus is a-comin' -- Signs of the times -- Time to tinker 'round -- Lullaby -- A banjo song. "University Press, John Wilson and Son, Cambridge, U.S.A."--title page verso. All pages in printer's decorative frame designed by Alice Morse. Decorated publisher's cloth binding designed by Alice Morse. Green cloth with plant stems printed in light green and flowers in orange, with author, title embossed in gold. Inscribed on front endpage, [in ink] Dr. John Douglas Johnson, from Louise, [in pencil] To, John Douglas Barabar Ann Johnson, from Nanna, 1931. SEI

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New York : Dodd, Mead & Co., 1899


Dodd, Meade & Co.


New York


Bound to Please Exhibit 2022; equity; African American; poetry; illustration (process); illustrations (layout features)


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Poems of Cabin and Field



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