Lot 88 of 395:
Inscribed by John Henrik Clarke, rare first ed in dj.  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$300
Estimate:
$500 - $800

Title:
Rebellion in Rhyme - signed first edition

Author:
Clarke, John Henrik

Place:
Prairie City

Publisher:
The Decker Press

Date:
[1948]

Description:

105 pp. (8vo) orange cloth lettered in blue, blue dust jacket. First Edition.

Inscribed on the front free endpaper from the author: "For Ruby Peppers, with thanks for your interest in my writing...May some of the best that is left in the world be yours this day and all the days before you. John Henrik Clarke, April 6, 1950." Clarke (1915-1998) was a History Professor at Hunter College and developed that department's curriculum, most notably to include much of the forgotten history of African Americans. He was a community activist and was close friends with Malcolm X. Clarke edited or wrote 27 books. This book is hard to find on the market, especially so signed.


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Condition:
Jacket yellowed, wear at edges, several tape repairs at edges, some soiling; light shelf wear to volume; goo jacket in very good volume.


 
Item number:
238318
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