Scraps of Verses; [cover title]. Lemuel D. Bolton.

Scraps of Verses; [cover title]

Washington, D.C. Howard University Press, n.d. (ca. 1923). First Edition. 8vo, unpag. chapbook in printed wrappers, stapled. Some wear to spine, with text pages detached and loosely inserted; a few minor wrinkles. Item #206113

The first and apparently only book by Bolton, a 1923 graduate of Howard University, comprising twelve poems. After graduating from Howard, Bolton went on to publish and edit a newspaper, The Florida Sentinel, and for many years he wrote the "Colored Society Page" for the Jacksonville Journal. This copy has been inscribed and signed "Compliments of Lemuel D. Bolton" on the inside front wrapper, with the ink having smudged on the author's name. Only one copy recorded in OCLC WorldCat (Yale).

Price: $550.00

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