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Locke, Alain [Editor], Reiss, Winold [Artist]
The New Negro: An Appreciation
Albert and Charles Boni, New York, 1925. First edition. xv, 446 pp. Original quarter cloth lettered in blue and blue paper-covered boards with red topstain. Near Fine with tips exposed and rubbed edges, faint toning to front board with a thin line of rubbing, a few rub spots to endpapers, former owner's name and info written on half title; overall a very clean, bright copy lacking the scarce dust jacket. Uncommon in such nice shape. The leading African American poets and writers of the early 20th century are featured in this important anthology, which came to define the Harlem Renaissance movement: Langston Hughes, Zora Neale Hurston, James Weldon Johnson, Countee Cullen, Claude McKay, Jean Toomer, Georgia Douglas Johnson, Jessie Fauset, and more. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books, ABAA [Portland, OR, U.S.A.]
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