Harriet and the Promised Land.

Harriet and the Promised Land by Jacob Lawrence., Harriet and the Promised Land by Jacob Lawrence., Harriet and the Promised Land by Jacob Lawrence., Harriet and the Promised Land by Jacob Lawrence., Harriet and the Promised Land by Jacob Lawrence., Harriet and the Promised Land by Jacob Lawrence.

Magnificent paintings taken from Jacob Lawrence's Harriet Tubman series, 1939-1940, and accompanied by spare, chilling, and triumphant verse. An important book for children. An association copy: this volume formerly belonged to the artist Wolfgang M. Otto, whose African version of the Last Supper is well known. See several photos of this copy on oldchildrensbooks com. NOTE: This book has been sold.

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Harriet and the Promised Land by Jacob Lawrence.
Harriet and the Promised Land by Jacob Lawrence.
Harriet and the Promised Land by Jacob Lawrence.
Harriet and the Promised Land by Jacob Lawrence.
Harriet and the Promised Land by Jacob Lawrence.
Harriet and the Promised Land by Jacob Lawrence.
Harriet and the Promised Land.
Lawrence, Jacob.
/Jacob Lawrence, ill.
New York: Simon and Schuster, Windmill Books, 1968, stated 1st printing of the first edition; yellow cloth, black titles, published as one sewn signature without endpapers, in yellow jacket with black titles and the "Harriet hear tell about the Promised Land" painting,;on front flap "an illustrative tour de force" Time Magazine and on the back a biography of Lawrence to date; 9.25x12.25"; np.
Picture Book Hardback
Very Good in Good jacket; stamp on title page (as there are no endpapers) of the artist WMO, tight binding and flat clean pages and endpapers, the bottom 1/4" of the outside binding cloth is moisture discoloured and bumped; in bright, clean jacket with edgewear all around, evident moisture damage and tears to bottom corners to 1", offset from stamp on flap, very little loss of paper, thus looks nice in protector; unclipped 5.95.
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Harriet and the Promised Land by Jacob Lawrence.
Harriet and the Promised Land by Jacob Lawrence.
Harriet and the Promised Land by Jacob Lawrence.
Harriet and the Promised Land by Jacob Lawrence.
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19443