Banneker The Afro-American Astronomer. Will W. Allen, Daniel Murray.

Banneker The Afro-American Astronomer

Hardcover, Washington, D. C. Will W. Allen, 1921. Fair. A brief biography of Benjamin Banneker from data collected from his papers by Will W. Allen, assisted by Daniel Murray, an Assistant Librarian of the Library of Congress. Banneker was an Afro-American who was one of L'Enfant's assistants in designing and laying out the capitol of the new United States, Washington. Banneker corresponded with Thomas Jefferson and was an astronomer. Fair: covers darkened and soiled. Pastedowns & endpapers brown stained. Bottom center of all pages water-stained. Missing pages 49-64. Ships same or next business day. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 80 pages. [Item #70318]

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