The Colored Cadet at West Point.
Place Published: New York
Publisher: Homer Lee & Co
Date Published: 1878
Description: Frontispiece and one other engraved portrait, protected with tissue. 322pp. Short 8vo, handsomely rebound in black silk moire with original gilt-stamped pictorial burgundy cloth cover preserved; burgundy leather spine label. New York: Homer Lee & Co., 1878. First edition. Pages evenly toned; minor tears and neat repairs on some page edges. A very good, attractive copy of this extremely uncommon book.
Comments: Autobiography of Lieut. Henry Ossian Flipper, U.S.A., First Graduate of Color from the U.S. Military Academy. Although Flipper's record of accomplishment was significant, he was court-martialed and dismissed from service in 1882.Edition: First
Condition: very good
Book ID: 168024