New York: Knopf, 1949. Jacob Lawrence. First. hardcover. Illus. by Jacob Lawrence. d.w. N.Y.: Knopf, 1949. First Edition. very good(+) / poor.
Inscribed in peacock blue ink: "Sincerely - Langston Hughes New York, 1949". The yellow boards are rubbed at the bottom corners; the dust jacket is lacking 1/3 of the spine, the front cover is detached and worn at the edges, but the flaps are intact.