Stride Toward Freedom: The Montgomery Story. Jr. Martin Luther King.
Stride Toward Freedom: The Montgomery Story
Stride Toward Freedom: The Montgomery Story
Stride Toward Freedom: The Montgomery Story
Stride Toward Freedom: The Montgomery Story
Stride Toward Freedom: The Montgomery Story
Stride Toward Freedom: The Montgomery Story

Stride Toward Freedom: The Montgomery Story

New York: Harper & Brothers, 1958.

Inscribed by King to a pacifist children's author on front free endpaper "To: / Mrs. Eleanor Brainard / With best wishes / and warm Regards / [signed] Martin L. King Jr." Brainard wrote the 1937 anti-war children's book Broken Guns and a 1940 children's play Christ of the Andes; her and her husband's address stamps are on the paste down.

230 pp. Publisher's half cloth lettered in silver. First edition, early printing (probably the second, dated "I-H," the month following the first printing). Near Fine with faint paperclip impression to ffep, a little offsetting to endpapers. In Very Good spine-sunned dust jacket with a few small chips and tears at edges, $2.95 price intact.

A rare signed copy of MLK's first book, recounting his nonviolent, successful organizing of the Montgomery bus boycott. Item #180501001

Price: $9,000.00

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