Jun 02, 2022 - Sale 2607

Sale 2607 - Lot 84

Price Realized: $ 5,250
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 4,000 - $ 6,000
Johnson, Georgia Douglas (1880-1966)
Bronze: a Book of Verse, Signed and Inscribed First Edition.

Boston: B.J. Brimmer, 1922.

First edition, small octavo, signed and inscribed on ffep to poet, playwright, and New Yorker magazine contributor Kenneth Phillips Britton, with appreciation, Johnson's full signature, and 1461 S Street, Washington, D.C. address; foreword by W.E.B. Du Bois; bound in full publisher's brown cloth, with paper spine label, slightly abraded, generally very good, 6 1/8 x 5 in.

"Author's Note: This book is the child of a bitter earth-wound. I sit on the earth and sing--sing out, and of, my sorrow. Yet, fully conscious of the potent agencies that silently work in their healing ministries, I know that God's sun shall one day shine upon a perfected and unhampered people."