BLACK INTEREST. (LAWRENCE,JACOB) HARRIET AND THE PROMISED LAND. NY: S & S (1968). 4to (9 1/4 x 12 1/4"), cloth, fine in VG+ dust wrapper with fading on backstrip and 1 closed edge tear. Stated 1st printing. Noted Black artist Lawrence did the artwork for this masterpiece and the text was added to fit. The illustrations are bold and bright and angular. Bader says it is "harsh and loving, rigorous, bold, exultant: a frenzied affirmation" (p. 382, illus. p. 381). THIS COPY IS INSCRIBED BY LAWRENCE - HIS FIRST BOOK FOR CHILDREN! N.Y. Times Best Illustrated Book.