For colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf. Ntosake Shange, sic: Ntozake, wopo holup.

For colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf

Berkeley: Shameless Hussy Press, 1975. [28p] monochrome prints, 5.5x8.5 inch wraps with the author's first name misspelled. Staplebound and untrimmed. Externally somewhat soiled and faded, old sticker shadow, foodstains within. The true first edition of the African American poet's masterwork. This copy is initialled on the copyright page, next her credit line, by wopo holup, who has also (same ink) tagged the dedications page (to "Esa, Thulani, Jessica, Bisa, & June") with a loopy something. Grier C.

FYI, the second printing lineup of dedicatees differs slightly (by one human being) and the trade edition differs entirely (family).

Cat.No: 131958
ISBN: 0915288133

Price: $75.00