YOUNGBLOOD, INSCRIBED BY JOHN OLIVER KILLENS
KILLENS, John O. Youngblood. New York, 1954.
First edition, first printing of the Pulitzer Prize-nominated first novel by Killens—"the spiritual father of Black Arts… comparable to Wright and Zora Neale Hurston"—inscribed by him, "To R— & J— With sincere regards—John Killens 2-25-55," in elusive original dust jacket. $850.