Maya Angelou, 1928-2014
Just Give Me a Cool Drink of Water ‘Fore I Die. New York: Random House, 1971. First edition.
Maya Angelou’s first published collection of poetry.
James Weldon Johnson, 1871-1938
God’s Trombones: Seven Negro Sermons in Verse. New York: Viking Press, 1927. First edition. Author’s autograph presentation copy. Inscribed to Alice Dunbar-Nelson. From the library of Alice Dunbar-Nelson.
Ralph Ellison, 1914-1994
Invisible Man. New York: Random House, 1952. First edition. Author’s autograph presentation copy. Inscribed for Barrie Stavis.