, Lois Mailou Jones (illus.)

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New York: Limited Editions Club, . Large folio (17-1/4" x 22-1/4") bound by hand in full purple linen by Carol Joyce of the Academy Bindery. Four poems in the original French and English translation printed letterpress on a textured Arches paper from Epinal, France, by Dan Keleher of the Wild Carrot Press. Copy #9 of 300 numbered copies illustrated with 6 quite dramatic ORIGINAL SILKSCREEN PRINTS by Lois Mailou Jones and SIGNED by both the African-American artist and the West African poet who was the first black member of the French Academy and the first president of Senegal, being re-elected four times. As a poet, Senghor became the foremost spokesman for Negritude--the literary and artistic expression of the black African experience. Fine copy in slipcase of this lovely book (Item ID: 019007)


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