Random House, 1969. First Edition. Hardcover. Used - Very Good / Very Good. Item #244750
First printing. Black cloth binding with bright gilt-stamping on front cover, gilt & red on spine. Top edge stained red. Tight, square binding with just a trace of dust discoloration and one tiny bump to bottom front corner. Foxing to endpapers and edges. Jacket is not clipped or chipped. Front jacket panel still brightly colored despite faint surface scratching). Beautiful black and white photograph of the author on rear jacket panel. Front jacket flap creased. Overall, a lovely copy of a cornerstone work of modern African-American literature.