The 75 page book has the publisher’s black cloth cover, the lettering is stamped in red on the spine. The dust jacket is lightly dust-soiled, wrinkled and chipped along the edges, and split along front joint.
The writing is a book-length work of poetry, in Hughes’s signature jazz style, addressing Civil Rights and other social concerns in Harlem.
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The book is signed in Langston Hughes elegant hand, on the inside front pages (see above) signed by the author in black ink:
For Catherine –
During this time in the end of the 1940’s and the beginning of the 1950’s Hughes was corresponding with Jackie Robinson and Martin Luther King, Jr., amongst others.
Price: $ 175.00