Early Reprint Edition. Frontis photograph of Washington in his office at Tuskegee. Original red decorative cloth and printed dustjacket. A scarce and early dustjacketed copy of this classic work of African-American autobiography. Washington was the founder and first president of the Tuskegee Institute. Rear dustjacket panel with A. L. Burt address of '52-58 Duane St., New York City', where the publisher was located between 1899 and 1914, pencil inscription at front endpaper dated 1908. One of the earliest known dustjackets for this title. Near Fine, flecking to spine lettering, in Very Good dustjacket, some shallow edge chips.