First paperback edition of this short story collection, including tales that would connect to her acclaimed novel THE LEFT HAND OF DARKNESS ("Winter's King") and the Earthsea seris ("The Word of Unbinding" and "The Rule of Names").
Edited by Countee Cullen with decorations by Aaron Douglas, with works by Paul Laurence Dunbar, W.E.B. Du Bois, Claude McKay, Jean Toomer, Anne Spencer, Langston Hughes, Alice Dunbar Nelson, Jessie Fauset and others
First printing of this collection of Black poetry from the late nineteenth century to the Harlem Renaissance, compiled by one of the period's "most talented writers" (Finkelman, 526).
First edition of the selected correspondence between to major midcentury literary figures, whose longstanding friendship became public over their "embittered 1965 debate" on Nabokov's translation of a Pushkin novel.
First edition, first printing of this coming-of-age novel about an American girl in an English boarding school, praised by Jonathan Lethem and Alice Hoffman, and named "Best Book of the Year" for 2001 by NEWSWEEK.