"FOR MARIAN ANDERSON, IN DEEP APPRECIATION AND FRIENDSHIP": VERY SCARCE PRESENTATION/ASSOCIATION FIRST EDITION OF ALAIN LOCKE'S NEGRO AND HIS MUSIC, INSCRIBED BY LOCKE, THE "DEAN OF THE HARLEM RENAISANCE," TO MARIAN ANDERSON
(ANDERSON, Marian) LOCKE, Alain. Negro and His Music. Washington, D.C. 1936.
First edition of the "only monograph on the music" of the Harlem Renaissance, an exceptional presentation/association copy uniting two of the 20th-century's leading African Americans, warmly inscribed by Alain Locke to Marian Anderson the year she made history on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, "For Marian Anderson, in deep appreciation and friendship, Alain Locke, 1939." $4200.