Here is an antique copy of Joggin Erlong by Paul Laurence Dunbar. This item shows wear on the spine mostly (see pics) and a name of the owner written in Quill pen. This copy was published in 1906 by the Dodd, Mead and Co of New York. It contains Dunbars poetry as well as B&W Photographs, line drawings in gold ink, B&W Photographs, and line drawings in gold ink. Joggin' Erlong was one of Dunbar's last poetry collections. It has great b&w photos of African-Americans by Leigh Richmond Miner with illustrations and decorations by John Rae. Published 1906 First published in 1896 Paul Laurence Dunbar, Author Illustrations and Photographs by Leigh Richmond Miner Decorations by John Rae About the Author: Paul Laurence Dunbar (June 27, 1872 €“ February 9, 1906) was an American poet, novelist, and playwright of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Born in Dayton, OH, to parents who had been enslaved in KY before the Civil War. Dunbar began to write stories and verse when still a child; he was president of his high school's literary society. He published his first poems at the age of 16 in a Dayton newspaper. Much of Dunbar's more popular work in his lifetime and associated with the antebellum South, though he also used the Midwestern regional dialect. Dunbar was one of the first African-American writers to establish an international reputation. Dunbar also wrote in conventional English in other poetry and novels. Since the late 20th century, scholars have become more interested in these other works. Suffering from TB which then had no cure, Dunbar died in Dayton, Ohio at the age of 33.