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THE FIRST BOOK OF NEGROES

by HUGHES, Langston

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Lanesborough, Massachusetts, United States
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NY: Franklin Watts, 1952. First printing. Koering, Ursula. Large 8vo, pp 69. Pictures by Ursula Koering. Green cloth. Edges and some leaves slightly soiled, Cover somewhat scuffed, and little worn at corners, o/w VG. Stories for children about notable black people, from the 16th century explorer Estevan to contemporary figures, along with a narrative about a young Black New Yorker.
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The First Book of Negroes

by Hughes, Langston

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Sacramento, California, United States
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New York: Franklin Watts, 1951. 1st Edition 2nd Printing. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. Second printing of the first edition. A fine copy, bright and clean inside and out. In a very good dust jacket ($1.75 price intact) with some chipping to edges and clear archival tape repair to reverse along the spine. An attractive copy of a very scarce title.
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Langston Hughes' The First Book of Negroes First Edition
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Langston Hughes' The First Book of Negroes First Edition

by Hughes, Langston

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Hughes, Langston. The First Book of Negroes. New York: Franklin Watts, 1952. First edition, fifth printing. Octavo, 7.5" x 8.75" inches. 66 pages. Original unclipped illustrated dust jacket. Interior illustrations in black, white, and green. Langston Hughes authored this "First Book" in children's book series put out by Franklin Watts, exploring Black life in America and beyond, through the frame of a young boy named Terry Lane. Hughes weaves together fragments of history, from the culture of African tribesmen, to Harriet Tubman, to distinguishing between Terry's growing up in the urban North and his cousin's Southern, rural origins. Interestingly, the tone is rather light when describing the more horrifying aspects of black American history. This is in no doubt part to the fact that Hughes had recently come under fire of the House Un-American Activities Commission during the McCarthyist frenzy, when any critical portrayal of American history could be tarred as a Communist conspiracy. The publisher,… Read More
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The First Book of Negroes.

by HUGHES, Langston.

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London, London, United Kingdom
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New York, Franklin Watts Inc, 1952. . First edition, first printing; colour illustrations throughout by Ursula Koering, text clean and bright; publisher's dark green cloth, gilt lettering to spine and upper cover, pictorial endpapers, with the unclipped pictorial dust jacket, jacket extremities slightly worn, otherwise an attractive copy. An attractive copy of a scarce first edition title, with charming colour illustrations by Ursula Koering.
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The First Book of Negroes

by Hughes, Langston; Koering, Ursula [Illustrator]

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Stamford, Connecticut, United States
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Franklin Watts, 1952-01-01. Second printing. Hardcover. Very Good. Hughes inscribed to former owner (Madison S. Jones,(NAACP) and signed first printing. Jacket in pieces is laid in, as is an invitation to the publisher's book launch party. Tight binding text unmarked. Please email for photos.
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