Boston: Jordan & More, 1929. hardcover. Enlarged Edition, The Heir of Slaves. Frontis. x, 222pp. 12mo, rebound in later cloth, uncut. Boston: Jordan & More Press, 1929. very good. very good.
Presentation copy of the autobiography of the prominent African- American educator. After graduating from Yale University, Pickens taught at several colleges and universities. This work ends when Pickens had finished his tenure as Dean of Morgan State University in Baltimore and was continuing his activities with the NAACP as a field secretary.