FIRST EDITION OF JACOB LAWRENCE: THE FREDERICK DOUGLASS AND HARRIET TUBMAN SERIES OF 1938-40, INSCRIBED BY JACOB LAWRENCE
(LAWRENCE, JACOB) WHEAT, Ellen Harkins. Jacob Lawrence: Frederick Douglass and Harriet Tubman Series. Hampton, VA, 1991.
First edition of the first volume to unite color plates of all 63 paintings in Jacob Lawrence's 1930s series on Frederick Douglass and Harriet Tubman—"unique in Lawrence's body of work"—-a distinctive copy inscribed by him on the title page beneath his image, "To J— T.— M— Jacob Lawrence—8/31/92," containing photographic frontispiece, 63 splendid color illustrations, in-text black-and-white illustrations, in original pictorial wrappers. $1150.