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  • Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun; Signed by Her

    HANSBERRY, LORRAINE .

    A Raisin In the Sun.

    New York: Random House 1959.

    Early printing of this groundbreaking play, the first play written by an African American woman to be produced on Broadway. Octavo, original half cloth, illustrated. Signed by the author on the front free endpaper, “Warm Regards, Lorraine Hansberry University Hospital May 4, 1964.” Early in April 1963, Hansberry was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer and was in and out of University Hospital in New York until she passed away on January 12, 1965 at the age of 34. Near fine in a near fine jacket. Jacket design by Stan Phillips and Mel Williamson. Rare and desirable signed.

    Price: $8,800.00     Item Number: 101995

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