The Third Press/James Okpaku: NY, (1971). Hardcover. Very Good. Item #21-3644
Written by Angela Y. Davis, Ruchell Magee, the Soledad Brothers and Other Political Prisoners. 8 x 5.5", cloth, 281pp, covers lightly rubbed, extremities bumped, pp toned, small stain on foredge of textblock, in a rubbed, edge-worn/torn/chipped, darkened dustjacket. FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING, SIGNED BY ANGELA Y. DAVIS ON THE TITLE PAGE FROM PRISON (she adds "Sta Clara City Jail, 12-4-71" beneath her signature). Additionally INSCRIBED "Angela knew so well the nature of oppression in the U.S. and that is why she sits and waits- alone..." BY ERICKA J. HUGGENS, THEN MEMBER OF THE NEW HAVEN BLACK PANTHER PARTY, who adds the date "12 dec '71"; additionally INSCRIBED "To Frankie- looking toward the day when all our sisters are free..." AND SIGNED BY MARGARET BURNHAM, an attorney who helped defend Angela Davis, who adds the date "Dec 12, 1971"; additionally INSCRIBED "Love and Revolution!" AND SIGNED BY HOWARD MOORE, JR., one of Angela Davis' defense team, who adds the date "Dec 71". Fantastic piece of history! Angela Davis signs from prison.