Fourth Edition. Jay Jackson frontispiece. "Martin Eden, young Negro Pioneer who has settled in the Rosebud Country, an immense plateau laying between the Missouri River and the Black Hills in South Dakota, [meets] Deborah, third generation descendant of Creole and mulatto antecedents, [who] lost her racial identity and doesn't know that she has Negro blood in her veins." Micheaux was a pioneering African-American author and film director. Near Fine, ownership inscription at front pastedown, few address stamps at front endpaper, in Very Good dustjacket, short closed tears and some wear at edges, top front panel with three inch closed tear.