"THE PREMIERE ARCHITECT OF THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT IN THE U.S."
DU BOIS, W. E. Burghardt and DILL, Augustus Granville, eds. Negro American Artisan. Atlanta, 1912 (i.e. 1913).
First edition of a defining work in the influential series of conferences and publications directed by Du Bois, who created, at Atlanta University, the "first American school of sociology," this key work particularly asserting "Du Bois' theory of the talented tenth," developed in his 1903 essay that helped forge the Harlem Renaissance by arguing for Black education that encouraged "intelligence, broad sympathy, knowledge of the world that was and is," very scarce in original wrappers. $1800.