New York: Henry Holt, 1930.
First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo. 291 pages. Black cloth hardcover with title on the spine. Gold illustrated dust jacket. Map illustrated end papers. Contents illustrated with photographs. Scattered light foxing to some of the pages. Dust jacket is chipped and creased. Some shelf wear and fading to the black cloth covered boards. Contents are a study of the African American community on St. Helena Island after the Civil War and into the twentieth century. St. Helena was isolated from the mainland of South Carolina for many years before the building of a bridge to the Island. The study documents "Negro" folk life with elements of old African customs. Good / fair. Item #16625