Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1979. First Edition. Hardcover. Small 4to. Grey cloth boards in black and yellow dust jacket. Minor edgewear and bumping. Stamp to bottom of page block and title page verso. SIGNED by both editors to title page. Very good plus. 490pp. Very good +. Item #23186
Anthology of literature, critical essays, and visual art, introduced with a foreword by John Hope Franklin. With texts by Phyllis Wheatley, Ralph Ellison, Derek Walcott, Toni Morrison, Leon Forrest, Gayl Jones, and Alice Walker, among numerous others, and visual art by Romare Beardon, Richard Hunt, Richard Yarde, and Siras Bowens.