Amos Fortune, Free Man
E.P. DUTTON, NEW YORK (Apr 1950), 1950. Drawings by Nora S. Unwin. E.P. DUTTON, NEW YORK (Apr 1950). Lime green cloth over boards, black lettering. Gold Emblem on front cover awarding the Newberry Medal
The story of a man who, born free in Africa, was sold as a slave in America. Eventually he purchased his own freedom and achieved recognition as a free man, a worth-while citizen and a public benefactor at a time when slavery with all its abuses was generally accepted. VERY GOOD / Very Good. Item #1109
E.P. DUTTON, NEW YORK, copyright 1950 BY ELIZABETH YATES. Stated Published April 1950. SIGNED by author on front paper. Drawings by Nora S. Unwin. Book solid, clean, some staining at lower spine, text vibrant, no writing. Lime green cloth over boards, black lettering. DJ Very Good, clean, vibrant, some staining to lower spine. Front flap clipped; back flap has pen underlining a statement.