First Edition of Ishmael Reed's Conjure: Selected Poems, 1963-1970; Signed by Him
Conjure: Selected Poems, 1963-1970.
Reed, Ishmael .$45.00
Item Number: 57036
Amherst: University of Massachusetts, 1972.
First edition. Octavo, original wrappers. Signed by the author on the front free endpaper, “Best wishes Ishmael Reed April 25, 1974.” In near fine condition.
Ishmael Reed is a writer who is known for his satirical works challenging American political culture. Reed's work has often sought to represent neglected African and African-American perspectives; his energy and advocacy have centered more broadly on neglected peoples and perspectives, irrespective of their cultural origins.