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Category: African-American


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BORN OF A WOMAN
by Knight, Etheridge.
Bookseller: Alexander Rare Books
Price: US $35.00
ISBN #: 0395291992
Binding: 
Book Condition: Fine
Edition: First edition
119 pp. Uncorrected proof copy in plum wrappers from this African-American poet who began writing from prison. Fine and scarce in this advance format. Details
COTTON CANDY ON A RAINY DAY
by Giovanni, Nikki.
Bookseller: Alexander Rare Books
Price: US $45.00
ISBN #: 0395291992
Binding: 
Book Condition: Near fine
Edition: First edition
Uncorrected advance proofs in yellow printed wrappers of this collection of poems by one of the key figures in US literature of the 60's and 70's. Spine-toned, otherwise about fine. Scarce and early format. Details
CRUELTY
by Ai.
Bookseller: Alexander Rare Books
Price: US $225.00
ISBN #: 0395291992
Binding: 
Book Condition: Fine
Edition: First edition
First printing. Inscribed to Burt (Britten), NYC bookseller (The Strand). A lovely copy of the poet's first book. She would win the National Book Award in 1999 for her collection Vice. Ai born Florence Anthony died in 2010. Fine in Near Fine very ... Details
FATAL PLEASURE
by Hamill, Sam.
Bookseller: Alexander Rare Books
Price: US $35.00
ISBN #: 0395291992
Binding: 
Book Condition: Very good +
Edition: First edition
75 pp. An uncorrected proof copy of this volume of poems, with printed pub sheet laid in, wrapper in untrimmed proof covers. Also, tipped in a handwritten review by Lewis Turco (unsigned). Published by James Anderson, Hamill himself an important poetry... Details
FIELDS OF WONDER
by Hughes, Langston.
Bookseller: Alexander Rare Books
Price: US $45.00
ISBN #: 0395291992
Binding: 
Book Condition: Good
Edition: First edition
Green cloth in dust jacket; 8vo. 115 pp. A good copy, worn edges with toned spine, but clean interior, in a price-clipped near very good dust jacket. Details
for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf
by Shange, Ntozake.
Bookseller: Alexander Rare Books
Price: US $50.00
ISBN #: 0395291992
Binding: 
Book Condition: Near Fine in Wraps
Edition: First Thus
The uncorrected proof copy in red wrappers of the first hardcover and second edition of her first book, a "choreopoem", previously published by Shameless Hussy Press in 1975. In the preface (not present in the earlier book) Shange writes about t... Details
FOR MY PEOPLE
by Walker, Margaret.
Bookseller: Alexander Rare Books
Price: US $250.00
ISBN #: 0395291992
Binding: 
Book Condition: Very good +
Edition: First edition
First printing of the poet's first book, and first African-American woman published in the distinguished series. Moderate wear along bottom edged, soiled a bit on top, else bright cloth in a price-clipped and chipped dust jacket with tape reinforceme... Details
Greed
by Ai.
Bookseller: Alexander Rare Books
Price: US $45.00
ISBN #: 0395291992
Binding: 
Book Condition: Fine
Edition: First edition
First edition. The poet's fifth book, briefly inscribed by the poet in 1994. Fine in Fine DJ. Details
GWENDOLYN BROOKS: Program for Readings in Contemporary Poetry w/ broadside poem "Power"
by Brooks, Gwendolyn.
Bookseller: Alexander Rare Books
Price: US $50.00
ISBN #: 0395291992
Binding: 
Book Condition: Fine
Edition: First edition
Program for a reading by Brooks on October 1, 1991 at Dia. Tall 8vo. Trifold folder printed on two sides only, with the poet's name in red on the cover and an author bio. on another panel; laid in is a separate broadside of her poem "Power". P... Details
HANDBILL "Attention Christians!" "Goodbye Christ"
by Hughes, Langston.
Bookseller: Alexander Rare Books
Price: US $75.00
ISBN #: 0395291992
Binding: 
Book Condition: Near fine
Edition: First Separate Printing
Handbill ("Reprint From Original") for the Book and Author luncheon at the elegant Vista Del Arroyo Hotel in Pasadena, CA; 9 x 5 3/8 in. The event was interrupted when members of Aimee Semple McPherson's temple picketed because the Hughes'... Details
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