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King Jr., Martin Luther
Stride Toward Freedom: The Montgomery Story.
New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1958. First edition of Dr. Martin Luther King's first book. Octavo, original half cloth, illustrated. Association copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper in the year of publication to fellow Baptist minister Reverend Robert Lowe, "Sept. 2, 1958 To: Rev. + Mrs. Robert L. Lowe, With best wishes and warm personal regards. Martin L. King Jr." Near fine in a near fine dust jacket. A superior example. Stride Toward Freedom is Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s account of the first successful large-scale application of nonviolence resistance in America is comprehensive, revelatory, and intimate. King described his book as "the chronicle of fifty thousand Negroes who took to heart the principles of nonviolence, who learned to fight for their rights with the weapon of love, and who, in the process, acquired a new estimate of their own human worth.'' [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; In Dust Jacket]
Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books [United States]
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