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    With a Bold Martin Luther King, Jr. Signature

    Martin Luther King, Jr. Stride Toward Freedom. The Montgomery Story. New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1958. First edition, second printing (publisher's code "I-H" on the copyright page). Boldly signed by Dr. King diagonally on the front free endpaper. Octavo. 230 pages. Publisher's black buckram over blue cloth boards with silver titles. Original pictorial dust jacket. Deckled fore-edge. Modest rubbing to extremities of binding. Some toning to preliminary and terminal pages and a bit of foxing to the fore edge. Dust jacket with wear at the extremities, especially the corners and spine ends. Small area of loss along the lower edge of the front panel. Spine moderately faded; rear panel a bit soiled. Otherwise, a very good copy with a bold King signature.

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    Auction Dates
    October, 2012
    4th-5th Thursday-Friday
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    We had a wonderful time in New York during the October 2013 Historical Manuscripts auction that featured my mother’s papers collected during her tenure as Martin Luther King, Jr.’s secretary. In fact, the entire experience from beginning to end has been a pleasure.
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