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).
Inscribed first edition of this collection from Movement poet Donald Davie, written while he was working as a professor at the University of Essex – with hauntingly stark illustrations by Michael Foreman.
Previously unknown original carbon typescript of the most important postwar American poem: Allen Ginsberg's "Howl." Almost certainly the only surviving draft version of this iconic poem remaining in private hands, and the only one to ever be separately offered for sale.
First edition, first printing of this epic poem, the love story of two Black people from Palmares, a settlement founded in colonial Brazil by formerly enslaved Africans, after their separation following the Portuguese destruction of the city.