Annie Allen. Gwendolyn Brooks.
Annie Allen
Annie Allen
Annie Allen
Annie Allen
Annie Allen
Annie Allen

Annie Allen

New York: Harper & Brothers, 1949.

First edition. Inscribed by author on front free endpaper, "To Betty -- With greatest gratitude and the friendliest good wishes. -- [signed] Gwendolyn Brooks December 23, 1949 (-Merry Christmas!)." x, 60 pp. Original black cloth, spine lettered in gilt. Near Fine with some offsetting to endpapers and two facing interior pages where some paper had been laid in, in Very Good+ dust jacket with rubbing, small closed tear near foot, front flap bottom corner clipped, price intact ($2.50).

Brooks won the Pulitzer Prize in 1950 for this collection of poems, making her the first African American to win the award. A lovely first edition signed in the year of publication, rare thus. Item #140938306

Price: $2,000.00

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