First Edition of The Best Short Stories by Negro Writers; Lengthily Inscribed by Langston Hughes

  • The Best Short Stories by Negro Writers.

The Best Short Stories by Negro Writers.

Item Number: 42061

Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1967.

First edition of this collection of short stories. Octavo, original cloth. Inscribed by Langston Hughes on the front free endpaper, “Inscribed especially for Lloyd Garrison, with cordial regards and good wishes always- Sincerely Langston Hughes New York February 10, 1967.” Additionally signed by Hughes at his introduction. Edited, selected, and annotated by Langston Hughes, the leading figure of the Harlem Renaissance. Fine in a very good dust jacket. Rare and desirable signed by Hughes.

This collection of work includes the work of Zora Neale Hurston, James Baldwin, Ralph Ellison, Richard Wright, John Williams, Gwendolyn Brooks, Langston Hughes, Alice Walker, Ted Poston, Conrad Kent Rivers, and Mike Thelwell.