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One-Way Ticket, by HUGHES, Langston.. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1949. First edition. Hardcover. A collection of poems from the important African American writer who was a key figure in the Harlem Renaissance. Listed by Jeff Hirsch Books, ABAA. #poet #harlemrenaissance

The Big Sea: An Autobiography, by Langston Hughes.. New York:: Knopf,, 1940. Very Good book/Very Good dust jacket.. A special focus on his coming of age in Paris in the 1920s and his role in the Harlem Renaissance.. Listed by Gregor Rare Books. #harlemrenaissance #poet #americana #autobiography

Bootsie and Others: The Cartoons of Ollie Harrington, by Ollie Harrington, Langston Hughes (intro).. New York, NY: Dodd, Mead, 1958. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/good. First edition of a collection by an important African-American cartoonist and participant in the #Harlem Renaissance. Rare jacket is intact but missing a large 3" chip from corner of front panel, several smaller (closed where possible) and general light soiling. Listed by Hang Fire Books, IOBA #harlemrenaissance…

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The Conjure-Man Dies: A Mystery Tale of Dark Harlem, Rudolph Fisher.. New York: Covici-Friede. (1932). First edition. Fair only copy lacking the dustwrapper. Dr. Fisher, was one of the most promising of the Harlem writers. The first mystery to accurately reflect the sensibility of the Harlem Renaissance and influential in its time. Listed by Between the Covers - Rare Books, Inc. ABAA.. #harlemrenaissance

Lady Sings The Blues, by Billie Holiday (With William Dufty).. First Edition, Very Good/Very Good+ dustjacket.. New York: Doubleday, 1956. SIGNED and inscribed at the first blank page, "To x and y, Stay as fine as you are Billie Holiday". Rare copy of one of the most sought after of all signed jazz autobiographies. Listed by JazzFirst Books. #jazz #harlemrenaissance #harlem

Invisible Man, by Ralph Ellison.. New York: Random House. 1952. First edition. A nicer than usual copy. Jacket designed by E. McKnight Kauffer, with a photograph of Ellison by Gordon Parks. Along with Native Son, one of the two post-Harlem Renaissance African-American novels that have entered the Western Canon as acknowledged classics. Winner of the National Book Award, as well as a Burgess 99 title. Listed by Between the Covers - Rare Books, Inc. ABAA. #harlemrenaissance #firstedition