Selected Poems of Langston Hughes. Langston Hughes.
Selected Poems of Langston Hughes

Selected Poems of Langston Hughes

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1959. First Edition, First Printing. Small 4to (9 1/2 x 5 3/4 inches; 243 x 143 mm), xii, 297, [5] pages, in gray cloth with green top stain. Underlining, check marks, and notes on a number of pages. Cloth edges lightly rubbed. Very Good in a Very Good or better unclipped dust jacket that has some soiling to the rear panel and a couple of tiny nicks. INSCRIBED by Langston Hughes on the front free end paper: "Especially for / Roger Nelson -- / with the sincere / regards of -- / Langston Hughes / St. Albans, / March 25, / 1961. A selection of poems from some earlier volumes as well as a number of new poems published here for the first time. Drawings by E. McKnight Kauffer, which previously appeared in "Shakespeare in Harlem." The photograph of Langston Hughes on the dust jacket is by Henri Cartier-Bresson. SCARCE SIGNED. Item #1588

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