Item #140945247 The Dark Land. Kathleen Tankersley Young.
The Dark Land
The Dark Land
The Dark Land
The Dark Land

The Dark Land

Ithaca, NY: The Dragon Press, 1934.

First edition, first printing. Bound in publisher's original cream wraps with yapped edges stamped in black. Near Fine with light wear to the extremities and light soiling to wraps. A beautiful copy. Literary scholar Eric White has written of Young: "Almost forgotten by literary history, Kathleen Tankersley Young's name appears like a cipher through little magazines of the late 1920s and early 1930s, and in anthologies of Harlem Renaissance and American women's poetry." According to the Princeton University Library Manuscript Division citation for their Kathleen Tankersley Young correspondence, Young was an African American poet, however, census and death records list Young and both of her parents as "white" Item #140945247

Price: $2,000.00

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