New York, NY: Grove Press, Inc., 1965. First Printing. Hardcover. This is the stated first printing of the early autobiographical novel by LeRoi Jones (1934-2014), before he became known as Amiri Baraka. Published by Barney Rossett's legendary Grove Press, which issued the first USA editions of many works by William S. Burroughs, Jean Genet et al. An important collectible by Jones/Baraka, one of the rare early African-American members of the.....[Item #1940]
JULY FEATURE: Politics, Protest Literature & Activism
Featuring 35 timely selections from LEROI JONES/AMIRI BARAKA, TED JOANS, DUDLEY RANDALL, ETHERIDGE KNIGHT, SUN RA, GARY SNYDER, ED SANDERS, JACK HIRSCHMAN, JERRY RUBIN & more.
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New York, NY: Freundlich Books, 1984. First Edition. Hardcover. Signed & dated by Amiri Baraka to James Perrizo. This is the first hardcover edition of the autobiography of LeRoi Jones, later known as Amiri Baraka, among the earliest African-American writers & publishers of the Beat Generation, who died in 2014. This copy is signed not long after publication by the author on the title page to the late James Perrizo.....[Item #1944]