Proverbs of West Africa [Little Blue Book No. 505]
Girard, Kansas: Haldeman-Julius, 1924. 32mo, stapled blue wraps printed in black. Gibbs 505, in the first noted wrapper state, LBB(1) with the author's name in all caps.
A collection of proverbs by the German-born Baptist missionary, influenced by the work of Walter Rauschenbusch, who spent a length of time before the war in Cameroon, and who died of Blackwater fever in 1935. A scarce book in the series, only in print for 4 years, when the number 505 being superceded in 1928 by Anna Louise Strong's New Lives for Old in Today's Russia.
A hint of fading to wraps else fine. Item #30396
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