July 2022 Catalogue

Black Americana and Abolition – 28 – Bauman Rare Books - July 2022 “We All Cry For Freedom!” 45. HANSBERRY, Lorraine. The Movement. Documentary of a Struggle for Equality. New York, 1964. Quarto, original photographic paper wrappers. $1200. First edition of this powerful visual record of America’s Civil Rights struggle, with text by Lorraine Hansberry—her last book published before her death at age 34—accompanied by 148 black-and-white photographic images, most by award-winning photographer Danny Lyon, the first appearance in book form of his work, along with striking images by Robert Frank, David Heath, Roy DeCarava and others. An unblinking, often searing document of America’s Civil Rights struggle, The Movement was Hansberry’s final work published in her lifetime, appearing less than one year before her death at age 34. Contemporary gift inscription. Text and images very fresh, scant trace of tape removal to preliminaries, only lightest edge-wear to wrappers. A handsome near-fine copy.