Beverly Hills, California: Glencoe Press, 1971. First Edition, First Printing. Small 4to (9 1/4 x 6 1/8 inches; 235 x 155 mm), xxiii, 774 pages, in printed wrappers. INSCRIBED by Clarence Major, one of the contributors, in the year of publication: "To Bert -- my friend -- / with the very best wishes / for these time and all times / -- from Clarence Major / April 1, 1971." An important anthology collecting African-American writing from 1760 to the late 1960s and featuring a staggering array of writers. Authors from 1964 onwards include Malcolm X, Stokely Carmichael, Eldridge Cleaver, Clarence Major, Bob Kaufman, David Henderson, LeRoi Jones, and Nikki Giovanni. Foreword by John Hope Franklin. There were no other signed copies in the market in May 2020. SCARCE SIGNED. Item #2191
CONDITION: Light edge wear and rubbing, internally clean and bright. A Near Fine copy.