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    Martin Luther King, Jr. Where Do We Go from Here: Chaos or Community? New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1967. First edition, presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper: "To Mr. [and] Mrs. Randolph Compton / In appreciation for your great / support and your genuine / humanitarian concerns / Martin Luther King, Jr." Octavo (8.25 x 5.5 inches; 210 x 140 mm.). [xii], 209, [3, blank] pages. Publisher's black cloth backstrip over yellow paper boards, spine lettered in gilt and red. Publisher's dust jacket. Minor rubbing to binding; some mild sunning to upper edge of binding; very light bumping to headcap of spine. Dust jacket spine a bit sunned; light edgewear and chipping to jacket spine; minor rubbing to jacket edges; some dampstaining to lower edges of flaps and lower edge of front panel; some thumbsoiling to rear jacket panel. Overall, a very good copy, housed in a custom clamshell case. Randolph and Dorothy Compton founded the Compton Foundation, a humanitarian and philanthropic organization dedicated to furthering the cause of world peace through the elimination of the causes of inequity and injustice. From the James C. Seacrest Collection.

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