A Voice from the South: By A Black Woman of the South. Anna J. Cooper.
A Voice from the South: By A Black Woman of the South
A Voice from the South: By A Black Woman of the South
A Voice from the South: By A Black Woman of the South

A Voice from the South: By A Black Woman of the South

Xenia, OH: The Aldine Printing House, 1892.

First edition. [vi], [I]-III,[1], [7]-304 pp. with frontispiece of the author. Publisher's tan and crimson cloth, rebacked with original spine laid down, lettered in gilt; original floral endpapers and gilt topstain. Housed in custom cloth slipcase. A Good copy with mottling and edge-rubbing to cloth, evidence of color correction to back cover cloth, exposed tips, top edge stained with blue ink blots, front and back hinges repaired with mending tissue, chipping to front free endpaper, name written on title page in pencil, a few corner creases and reading smudges to contents. Very rare in the trade and in institutional holdings, with four physical copies located in a recent OCLC WorldCat search, only one of which was in the USA.

An essay collection by a African American writer, scholar, and educator on a variety of political and religious topics including women's rights, segregation, and the postbellum South. One of the first published works of Black Feminism, called "an unparalleled articulation of black feminist thought" by Henry Louis Gates. Cooper was born a slave, graduated from Oberlin College, was the president of a Black college in Washington, D.C. in her later years, and lived to 105. Item #140941448

Price: $7,500.00