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African-American Poets: Collection of (8) Books, with Dunbar, Johnson, and Hughes

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Collection of eight books by African-American poets, including significant early editions of important works. Includes:

- Lyrics of Sunshine and Shadow by Paul Laurence Dunbar (later printing, hardcover, published by Dodd, Mead & Co. in 1909)
- Fifty Years and Other Poems by James Weldon Johnson (first edition, hardcover, published by The Cornhill Company in 1917)
- The Band of Gideon by Joseph S. Cotter, Jr. (first edition, hardcover, published by The Cornhill Company in 1918)
- The Weary Blues by Langston Hughes (second printing, hardcover, published by Alfred A. Knopf in 1926)
- God's Trombones: Seven Negro Sermons in Verse by James Weldon Johnson (first edition, hardcover, published by The Viking Press in 1927)
- Lincoln University Press Centennial Anthology, ed. Waring Cuney, Langston Hughes, and Bruce Wright (first edition limited to 1,000, hardcover with dust jacket, published by the Fine Editions Press in 1954)
- Elbowroom! Elbowroom! by William Allston Robbin (first edition, hardcover with dust jacket, published by The Vantage Press in 1965)
- Photographs: Negatives: History as Apple Tree by Michael S. Harper (first edition, hardcover with price-clipped dust jacket, published by Scarab Press in 1972)

In overall very good to fine condition, with light general wear, and some ownership or gift inscriptions inside.

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Description

Collection of eight books by African-American poets, including significant early editions of important works. Includes:

- Lyrics of Sunshine and Shadow by Paul Laurence Dunbar (later printing, hardcover, published by Dodd, Mead & Co. in 1909)
- Fifty Years and Other Poems by James Weldon Johnson (first edition, hardcover, published by The Cornhill Company in 1917)
- The Band of Gideon by Joseph S. Cotter, Jr. (first edition, hardcover, published by The Cornhill Company in 1918)
- The Weary Blues by Langston Hughes (second printing, hardcover, published by Alfred A. Knopf in 1926)
- God's Trombones: Seven Negro Sermons in Verse by James Weldon Johnson (first edition, hardcover, published by The Viking Press in 1927)
- Lincoln University Press Centennial Anthology, ed. Waring Cuney, Langston Hughes, and Bruce Wright (first edition limited to 1,000, hardcover with dust jacket, published by the Fine Editions Press in 1954)
- Elbowroom! Elbowroom! by William Allston Robbin (first edition, hardcover with dust jacket, published by The Vantage Press in 1965)
- Photographs: Negatives: History as Apple Tree by Michael S. Harper (first edition, hardcover with price-clipped dust jacket, published by Scarab Press in 1972)

In overall very good to fine condition, with light general wear, and some ownership or gift inscriptions inside.

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