First edition. 8vo. Signed by the author on the half title page Decorated red cloth, top edges dyed dark blue, pictorial endpapers, xv , 109 pp., acknowledgments, foreword, illustrated. Foreword by J.Frank Dobie. Illustrations by Ralph White, Jr. A delightful collection of Negro "preacher tales" from the Brazos River bottoms of Texas, collected and related by J. Mason Brewer, one of the nation's leading Negro folklorists. Fine, bright, tight copy in fine dust jacket.
Inventory Number: 43491