BLACK INTEREST. (LAWRENCE,JACOB) HARRIET AND THE PROMISED LAND. NY: Simon & Schuster (1968). 4to (9 1/4 x 12 1/4"), cloth, fine in dust wrapper with 2 "V" shaped chips off front panel and some mild fraying. 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). Rare in the first edition, and LAWRENCE'S FIRST BOOK FOR CHILDREN! N.Y. Times Best Illustrated Book.