New York: Grosset & Dunlap, no date. Illustrated with 15 photos by Robert Niles, Jr. Edition issued under the arrangement with the Publishers G.P. Putnam's Sons, originally published in 1926. 8vo. Green cloth covered boards with blind stamped rules. Spine stamped in black. 325 pp. Fine condition. / Dust jacket shows some wear at top and bottom of spine. Faint red stamp on front panel (see photo). Otherwise, jacket is very good. Item #1100
"High up on the precipitous mountainside overlooking the sea stands the vast citadel of King Christophe, the greatest monument to negro genius in the western hemisphere. History has no character more spectacular than Christophe. Here his great fortress was built in sweat and blood as a splendid defiance to the world. The intense and bitter pride of Jean Christophe and his subjects in haiti's glory is best expressed in this citadel and in the words of one of his followers- 'Nowhere else can a black man hold up his head!' "