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Preface to a Twenty Volume Suicide Note

Preface to a Twenty Volume Suicide Note

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Preface to a Twenty Volume Suicide Note

by Le Roi Jones [Amiri Baraka]

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New York: Totem Press , 1961. First edition. Paperback. Near Fine. 8" by 5.5". Basil King (cover). The first edition, first issue of this collection of thought provoking poetry about death by Amiri Baraka (Le Roi Jones). The first edition, first issue with the ads to the rear in bold. In the publisher's original paper covers designed by Basil King. This collection of poetry was written by the American poet, author and music critique Le Roi Jones, known now as Amira Baraka. The poems featured in this work are narrated by someone with depression, and convey the narrator's thoughts on dying. In the publisher's original paper covers. Externally excellent with fading to the extremities, light handling marks and spotting and slight rubbing to the spine. Internally firmly bound with clean and generally bright pages with only a minor spot to the last page and minimal creasing to the tail corners. Near Fine

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Bookseller's Inventory #
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Title
Preface to a Twenty Volume Suicide Note
Author
Le Roi Jones [Amiri Baraka]
Illustrator
Basil King (cover)
Format/Binding
Paperback
Book Condition
Used - Near Fine
Quantity Available
1
Edition
First edition
Publisher
Totem Press
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1961
Size
8" by 5.5"
Keywords
First edition First state Poetry Poem First state Lew Roi Jones Death

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