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Lot 0344
Author: Bannerman, Helen
Title: The Story Of Little Black Sambo
Place Published: Philadelphia
Publisher:David McKay Company
Date Published: [1931]

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.

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Some wear and soiling to boards; gift bookplate, child's ownership signature on half-title; very good.

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Little Black Sambo 1931

Estimate $10 - $100Jun 28, 2018
San Francisco, CA, USA