Little Black Sambo and the Tiger Kitten. With illustrations in color by the author.
by BECK, Frank Ver (1858-1933).
Philadelphia:: Henry Altemus Co., (1926)., 1926. Sm. 16mo. (2.5 x 3.5 inches) 62, ads.  pp. Many color plates. Original red cloth-backed pictorial gray boards with full color plate mounted, decorative endleaves, original dust-jacket; jacket edge-worn, but a very good copy. Previous owner's signatures. First edition. This is the second of five "Little Black Sambo" books that Frank Ver Beck wrote and illustrated. Note that the later reprints were printed by Platt & Munk, NY, where the present first edition is published by Henry Altemus. See: Phyllis J. Yuill, Helen Bannerman, Council on Interracial Books for Children, Little Black Sambo: a closer look: a history of Helen Bannerman's The story of Little Black Sambo and its popularity/controversy in the United States. Racism and Sexism Resource Center for Educators, 1976.
(Inventory #: GG01413)
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