THE NEW BLACK POETRY.
Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, issued simultaneously with hardcover.
New York: International Publishers, (1969.). SIGNED first edition - An important early anthology, containing poems, most appearing here for the first time, from 76 African American poets. Introduction by Major. SIGNED by Sam Cornish at his poem "To a Single Shadow without Pity." Other contributors include Ed Bullins, Stanley Crouch, Sam Cornish, Nikki Giovanni, Harry Edwards, Ishmael Reed, Sonia Sanchez, Bob Kaufman, Al Young, Quincy Troupe, Eugene Redmond, LeRoi Jones [Amiri Baraka], Victor Hernandez Cruz, Charles F. Gordon, Audre Lorde, Larry Neal and many others. Brief biographical listings for each poet. 156 pages.
Condition: Very good+ (some tanning to the covers, name, otherwise tight and clean.)