New York: Totem Press/Corinth Books, 1961. Stapled wrappers, 48 pp., 5 ¼ x 8 inches. Very good condition with pages yellowing commensurate with age and stained at spine. First edition.
The first edition of an early book of poems by Le Roi Jones [Amiri Baraka] that would go on to
be reprinted several times. The poems were written between 1957 and 1961 and are arranged
chronologically in the collection. Cover illustration by Basil King.