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"LABOR HAS A GREAT STAKE IN THE STRUGGLE FOR CIVIL RIGHTS, IF ONLY BECAUSE THE FORCES THAT ARE ANTI-NEGRO ARE USUALLY ANTI-LABOR TOO"

KING Jr., Martin Luther. Autograph manuscript leaf from Stride Toward Freedom. Montgomery, Alabama, circa 1957.

Exceptional original autograph manuscript leaf entirely in Martin Luther King Jr.'s hand for his book Stride Toward Freedom, discussing the natural relationship between the Labor movement and the Civil Rights Movement. $19,500.


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INSCRIBED BY DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.

KING Jr., Martin Luther. Stride Toward Freedom. New York, 1958. First edition of Dr. King's first book, an account of the Montgomery bus strike, boldly inscribed by the civil rights leader, "Best Wishes, Martin Luther King, Jr." (dated "9/13/58" in another hand). $12,500.


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“ONE OF THE MOST VIVID INDICTMENTS OF SLAVERY EVER PENNED”

STEDMAN, J.G. (BLAKE, William, illustrator). Narrative of a Five Years Expedition Against the Revolted Negroes. London, 1796. Two volumes.

First edition of Stedman’s scarce and important Narrative, with three folding engraved maps, a folding aquatint engraving, and 77 engraved plates, including 16 engraved by William Blake. Handsomely bound in polished calf-gilt by Zaehnsdorf. $5500.


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