I'm quite pleased to possess and now to present for sale this exquisite and rather impressive First Edition, Limited Edition "For My People" authored by Margaret Walker and produced by the highly esteemed Limited Editions Club of New York in 1992. This is #12 of 400 made and is signed on the colophon by Margaret Walker and the illustrator, Elizabeth Catlett, who contributed six (6) spectacular original lithographs to this incredible book.
In 1942, Margaret Walker was the first African-American writer to win the Yale Younger Poets award for her first collection featuring this title poem, which mourns the losses, chronicles the endurance, and celebrates the survival of African-Americans and looks to a future of liberation and justice. As new elephant 18.75" x 22" folio [unpaginated]. Bound in full imported red Japanese linen over heavy boards. Fine black cotton clamshell case covered in black cotton merging into a brown spine with a gray leather label inset. Club newsletter specific to this publication laid-in.
In its clamshell case, the book measures 19.5" wide x 23" high x 1.5 thick and weighs 11 pounds 4 ounces. This is much more than a coffee table book; this is library console table book.For those unfamiliar, the Limited Editions Club has been making and publishing select titles in limited edition since George Macy founded it in 1929. Their philosophy and mission has been to produce the finest books in the world, seeking and using the finest and often world-renowned designers, typographers, binders, illustrators (for drawings, wood engravings, and original lithographs and etchings), printers (using letterpress printing, hand-made paper, and imported linens and silks) -- works of art really. I have for sale twenty-six (26) of these magnificent Limited Editions Club books, and all of them are: in like new condition, many having never been opened; numbered and signed by the author and/or the illustrator; with their original Limited Editions Club newsletter announcing and overviewing the book; with mulberry paper to protect the illustrations; and. In their original clamshell cases (slipcases). The item "Limited Editions Club For My People by Margaret Walker 12/400 Signed 1992" is in sale since Sunday, June 9, 2019.
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