Bontemps, Arna,edited By
Title American Negro Poetry
Binding Cloth with Dustjacket
Edition Fifth Printing
Publisher New York Hill and Wang 1966
Seller ID 008728
Terrrific collection of poetry by African American writers including Paul Laurence Dunbar, Fenton Johnson, Claude McKay, Jean Toomer, Sterling Brown, Richard Wright, Langston Hughes, Margaret Walker, Gwendolyn Brooks and many others. LAID IN IS A SMALL HANDWRITTEN NOTE IN BLUE INK ON BROWN PAPER FROM GWENDOLYN BROOKS IN WHICH SHE SAYS THAT HER AGENT WILL BE GETTING IN TOUCH TO ARRANGE A DATE WHICH I ASSUME IS FOR A READING. NOT DATED THE CARD IS SIGNED GWEN BROOKS. Former owner signature on the top of the front endsheet, sun fading to the spine panel and unobtrussive tear to the back panel of the dustjacket. Fine/vg+ Also included is a nice 54pg. catalog of rare African American literature offered by a leading bookdealer in modern editions. Vg.
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