CUNARD, Nancy. Negro: Anthology Made by Nancy Cunard 1931-1933.

(Paris): Nouvelles Editions JPM, 2018.  First edition thus.  Quarto.  854 and 44 pages.  A facsimile edition with an introduction and biographies by Sarah Frioux-Salgas.  Text in French and English.  Exact reproduction of Cunard’s ambitious and encyclopedic compilation of African and African-American history and culture. The volume collects, illustrations, poetry, fiction, and nonfiction primarily by African-American writers, including Langston Hughes and Zora Neale Hurston. It includes writing by George Padmore and Cunard’s own account of the Scottsboro Boys case.  A near fine copy in brown cloth without dust jacket as issued.  A nice and affordable copy of this important work

 

$225.00

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