Item #023219 The Walls of Jericho. Rudolph Fisher.
The Walls of Jericho

The Walls of Jericho

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1923. First Edition. Octavo. Item #023219

307(1)pp. Author's first novel. Fisher was an American short-story writer and novelist associated with the Harlem Renaissance whose fiction realistically depicted Black urban life in the North, primarily Harlem. A near fine copy bound in a deep brown trimmed in red and green, centrally stamped in red and green with lettering gilt, spine lettered in gilt, rules in green and red. previous owner's bookplate of Noel Sullivan, a concert singer and philanthropist who was also greatly interested in the welfare of Negroes and many became close personal friends. He supported Langston Hughes, Marian Anderson, William Lawrence and a young African American singer, Marcus Hall. Very nice.

Price: $325.00

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