A posthumous selection of fourteen short stories about Black life in the South by the American poet and novelist, a noted member of the Harlem Renaissance. NY: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1973. First edition. Octavo (5.75 x 8.5 in.); 238pp.; black cloth boards; silver spine lettering; greyish purple topstain; in dust jacket. Mild softening to spine ends, else fine in a near fine, unclipped ("$6.95") jacket with a short closed tear at head of front panel, repriced in pen at top of front flap. Jacket design by Amy Dueval.