Four Inscribed First Editions by Maya Angelou

    Maya Angelou. A Collection of Four First editions. New York: Random House, [1975-1983]. First editions. Each is inscribed by Angelou: "Bill Fox / Joy! / Maya Angelou / 4/8/97." Original publisher's bindings and dust jackets. Some light rubbing to jackets (especially at spines), else a fine collection. Titles include: Oh Pray My Wings Are Gonna Fit Me Well, Singin' and Swingin' and Getting' Merry Like Christmas, The Heart of a Woman, and Shaker, Why Don't You Sing? From a private collection in North Carolina.

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    Octavo. [x], 81, [5, blank] pages. Publisher's gray cloth backstrip over patterned paper boards, spine lettered in black and white, dust jacket. Jacket spine a bit sunned, faint sticker residue on front jacket panel, repaired tear to jacket at headcap, some rubbing to jacket, gutter facing title-page overopened, library inkstamp on copyright page. Despite these flaws, this is a very good copy that shows quite well.

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