Author:Davis, Frank Marshall

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I Am the American Negro

By: Davis, Frank Marshall

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Chicago, Black Cat Press: 1937

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 10563

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Tan covers with title in black on pasted down beige paper rectangle. Book has very ligt corner wear and is square and securely bound. The only real "problem" is that the former owners, The Kaplans, have written their name in marker diagonally across the ffep. Otherwise this book is almost near fine. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 69 pages View more info

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Awakening and Other Poems

By: Davis, Frank Marshall

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Skokie, The Black Cat Press: 1978

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 16657

Condition: Near Fine


This is a limited edition (249 copies), miniature book of poems by Frank Marshall Davis. This copy is as new except for the ghost of an old price on the 2nd free endpaper by a former owner/dealer. This book was the last he published during his life. He had been a jornalist in Atlanta and Chicago, a union organizer and a Civil Rights activist as well as a poet. He lived for many years in Hawaii and was a friend of Barack Obama's maternal grandfather. In Dreams of my Father, Obama recalled warm memories of Davis ; Gilt Design on Front; Miniature Less than 3" tall; Unpaginated pages View more info