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22 October 2016, 10:00 CST
St. Louis, MO, USALive Auction
Lot 306: COLLECTION OF LANGSTON HUGHES AND AKIBA HARPER SIGNED BOOKS AND LETTERS.(28 views)
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COLLECTION OF LANGSTON HUGHES AND AKIBA HARPER SIGNED BOOKS AND LETTERS.
Collection of 10 books, together with a record, a framed envelope with Langston Hughes stamp, and personal correspondence with Hughes, Arna Bontemps, and Akiba Harper..
Berry, F. (1983). Langston Hughes, before and beyond Harlem.
Bontemps, A. (1972). The Harlem renaissance remembered: Essays. New York: Dodd, Mead.
Bontemps, A. W., Hughes, L., & Nichols, C. H. (1980). Letters, 1925-1967.
Gates, H. L., & Appiah, A. (1993). Langston Hughes: Critical perspectives past and present. New York: Amistad.
Harper, D. S. (1995). Not so simple: The "Simple" stories by Langston Hughes. Columbia: University of Missouri Press. Signed.
Hughes, L. (1967). The best short stories by Negro writers. Boston: Little, Brown. Signed by Hughes.
Hughes, L. (1930). Not without laughter. New York: Knopf.
Hughes, L., & Harper, D. S. (1994). The return of Simple. New York: Hill and Wang. Signed by editor.
Hughes, L., In Harper, D. S., & Rampersad, A. (1996). Short stories.
Hughes, L., Rampersad, A., & Roessel, D. E. (1994). The collected poems of Langston Hughes. New York: Knopf.
In Hughes, L., & Bontemps, A. (1949). The poetry of the Negro, 1746-1949. Garden City, NY: Doubleday.
In Hughes, L., & Bontemps, A. (1970). The poetry of the Negro, 1746-1970. Garden City, NY: Doubleday.
Collection of Lindsay Waldorf Patterson (1934-2009), New York, NY.
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