CHIP On MY SHOULDER. Autobiography of Walter J. Stevens. Walter J[ames. b. 1877 African-American Literature]. Stevens.

CHIP On MY SHOULDER. Autobiography of Walter J. Stevens.

Boston: Meador Publishing Company, (1946). 1st Edition (Brignano 249). 315, [5 (blank)] pp. Frontispiece of the author. 8vo. Greenish-grey cloth binding with gilt stamping. White, black & orange dust jacket [later issue? "Stephens" corrected to "Steffens" in rear panel advert). A Nr Fine book in a VG+ jacket, which has an ever-so-slightly sun-tanned spine panel. Withal, a quite nice copy. Item #43558

"Carrying the account of his life to about 1930, the Harvard-educated author writes of his youth in Boston, his combat service for the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War, his business and civic activities in Harlem during the 1920s, and his employment in Syracuse by the New York Civil Service. He was also a professional photographer." [Brignano].

Price: $125.00