Liza Jane and the Kinkies.

New York: J. H. Sears and Company, 1929. First edition. Hardcover. Written and illustrated by Mary Phipps. The product of a particular time and place, this is a children's story with racial caricatures of an African American child who, in her loneliness, due to "Mammy's" working at the "Big House" befriends a group of black fairies ("kinkies") from a place called Kinkyland and has a series of adventures. 4to, not paginated, illustrated end papers. Pictorial yellow, black & red boards with black cloth spine. Title in red and black at front cover; no title at black cloth spine. Covers slt dusty, a bit rubbed, few scratches at the "J" in the title; internally, very good. Very good condition. Item #17887

Price: $100.00

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