Jul 01 at 01:00 PM - Sale 2534 - Exhibition Hours

Sale 2534 - Lot 118

Estimate: $ 3,000 - $ 4,000
(BLACK PANTHERS.) The Black Panther: Black Community News Service. 44 issues (incomplete run) in one box; horizontal folds, generally minor wear; not collated. San Francisco, May 1967 to August 1971

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Many of the issues contain revolutionary art by Emory Douglas. Highlights include Number 2 from 15 May 1967 with coverage of the Denzil Dowell protest and the iconic image of Huey Newton in the fan-backed chair * Number 6 from 23 November 1967, "Huey Must be Set Free!" with the same image on the front cover, and "Revolutionary Posters by Emory" for sale on the back * 30 January 1971 issue featuring Ericka Huggins on the cover, signed b ... Many of the issues contain revolutionary art by Emory Douglas. Highlights include Number 2 from 15 May 1967 with coverage of the Denzil Dowell protest and the iconic image of Huey Newton in the fan-backed chair * Number 6 from 23 November 1967, "Huey Must be Set Free!" with the same image on the front cover, and "Revolutionary Posters by Emory" for sale on the back * 30 January 1971 issue featuring Ericka Huggins on the cover, signed by her below her portrait * 13 March and 20 November 1971 issues featuring full-page photographs of Angela Davis on the covers (both of these issues are slightly singed at edges). By year, the 44 issues include the 2 issues from 1967; 4 issues from 1968 (16 March, 4 May, 28 September, and 26 October); 5 issues from 1969 (25 May, 6, 13, 20, 27 December); 17 issues from 1970; and 16 issues from January to August 1971. An exceptional group, mostly very well preserved and including some very early issues.