New York: Viking / Penguin Group, 1990. First Edition, First Printing.
Small Quarto (9 1/2 x 6 1/8 inches; 241 x 158 mm), xxiv, 690,  pages, hard cover, titles to spine.
SIGNED on the title page by Terry McMillan, Amiri Baraka, Samuel R. Delany, John Wideman, and Ishmael Reed. A collection of works by nearly 60 writers, both new and established. With a preface by John Edgar Wideman and an introduction by Terry McMillan.
Signed copies are scarce in commerce, especially when signed by both McMillan (editor) and Wideman (preface).
CONDITION: Light soiling to top and bottom edges, corners bumped, a bit of rubbing to boards. Internally, clean and bright. Very Good or better in an unclipped dust jacket that has some evidence of water staining to the front panel and spine, two tape repairs as well as foxing to the verso of the jacket, and some foxing to the lower flap. Item #2341