Lot 344 of 364:
Little Black Sambo 1931  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$72
Estimate:
$10 - $100

Title:
The Story Of Little Black Sambo
Author:
Bannerman, Helen
Place:
Philadelphia
Publisher:
David McKay Company
Date:
[1931]
Description:

58, [1] pp. With full page color illustrations by the auhtor throughout. (8vo), cloth-backed illustrated boards.

Although now deemed racist, critics of the time observed that Bannerman presents one of the first black heroes in children's literature and regarded as a book that positively portrayed black characters in both the text and pictures.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Some wear and soiling to boards; gift bookplate, child's ownership signature on half-title; very good.
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Item number:
291672
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