The Autobiography: LeRoi Jones/Amiri Baraka. LeRoi Jones, Amiri Baraka.
The Autobiography: LeRoi Jones/Amiri Baraka

The Autobiography: LeRoi Jones/Amiri Baraka

ISBN: 0881910007
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, Beat collector & scholar who once assisted Edie Kerouac Parker, Jack Kerouac's former wife: "For Jim-/The Best To You,/(signed) Amiri Baraka/88." An essential Jones/Baraka item, signed & with important provenance, in very fine condition. Book with only very mild rubbing to upper & lower edges of boards & spine, slightest browning, spotting & scratches to edges; interior substantially mint. Dust jacket also very fine, with only tiny bumps at corners. Very Fine / Very fine. [Item #1944]

Price: $60.00