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Lot 300: COLLECTION OF POETRY BY AFRICAN-AMERICAN WOMEN.

Fall Eclectic Auction

by Selkirk Auctioneers & Appraisers

22 October 2016

St. Louis, MO, USA

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Description: COLLECTION OF POETRY BY AFRICAN-AMERICAN WOMEN.
Seventeen books of poetry, most signed by the author, some with personal notes.

-Dove, R. (1985). Fifth Sunday: Stories. Lexington: University of Kentucky. Signed.
-Dove, R. (1992). Through the ivory gate: A novel. New York: Pantheon Books. Signed.
-Dove, R. (1995). Mother love: Poems. New York: W.W. Norton. Signed.
-Dove, R. (1995). The poet''s world. Washington: Library of Congress. Signed.
-Dove, R. (1999). On the bus with Rosa Parks: Poems. New York: Norton. Signed, together with a personal letter.
-Giovanni, N. (1994). Racism 101. New York: W. Morrow. Signed.
-Giovanni, N. (1996). The selected poems of Nikki Giovanni. New York: William Morrow and Co. Signed, together with a record.
-Jordan, J. (1981). Civil wars. Boston: Beacon Press. Signed.
-Jordan, J. (1992). Technical difficulties: African-American notes on the state of the union. New York: Pantheon Books. Signed.
-Jordan, J. (1994). haruko/love poems. New York: High Risk Books. Signed.
-Jordan, J. (2002). Some of us did not die: New and selected essays of June Jordan. New York: Basic/Civitas Books.
-Jordan, J. (2000). Soldier: A Poet''s Childhood. New York: Basic Civitas Books. Signed.
-Walker, A. (1991). Her blue body everything we know: Earthling poems, 1965-1990 complete. San Diego: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich.
-Walker, A. (1992). Possessing the secret of joy. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich. Signed.
-Walker, A. (1993). Her blue body everything we know: Earthling poems, 1965-1990 complete. San Diego: Harcourt Brace & Co.
-Walker, A. (2000). The way forward is with a broken heart. New York: Random House. Signed.
-Walker, A. (2003). Absolute trust in the goodness of the earth: New poems. New York: Random House.

Collection of Lindsay Waldorf Patterson (1934-2009), New York, NY.

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