BULL’S EYE BILL. By Himself. Stoll & Edwards Co., Inc. New York, 1921. Softcover, 7 pgs. 10” x 9” , Black, White & Orange coloring. Publisher's pictorial card stock wrappers. Die-cut circle in front cover and through all pages, except the last (back wrap), through which one can see "Bulls-Eye Bill," the young, black protagonist. On the first page, Bill explains, "They call me that because I'm always in the middle of everything." Some creasing along front cover,some chipping along spine edge, front cover partially detached, and signs of age. Die-cut circle sound. Stereotypical portrayal of African Americans, typical of early 20th century low-brow entertainment. (bkar032); $95.
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