A first edition copy of Color in Dress for Dark Skinned Peoples by Ella Mae Washington. This is a hardback bound book with a brown cover. Embossed on the front cover along the left hand margin is a lighthouse set upon a rocky base. Along the right hand side is the title that reads "COLOR IN DRESS/ for / DARK SKINNED PEOPLES." At the bottom of right hand side is the author's name "Ella Mae Washington." The image and the text are embossed onto the cover. The background consists of embossed wavy lines swirling in an abstract pattern.