New York: Taschen, 2017. Hardcover. Limited edition. This is a limited and special edition based on James Baldwin's original 1963 collection of essays which has been enhanced by more than 100 photographs of the Civil Rights movement by Steve Schapiro. One of 1,813 numbered copies, signed by Schapiro who traveled the American south with Baldwin for Life magazine. This is number 1419. The handsome book is housed in the original shipping package. First published in 1963, James Baldwin' s The Fire Next Time stabbed at the heart of Americas so-called Negro problem. Schapiro was in the thick of the movement, allowing for vital, often iconic, images both of civil rights leaders, including Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Rosa Parks, Fred Shuttlesworth, and Jerome Smith and such landmark events as the March on Washington and the Selma March. Also included in this collection are Schapiro's stories from the field, a new introduction by the late civil rights legend and U.S. Congressman John Lewis, captions by Marcia Davis of The Washington Post, and an essay by Gloria Baldwin Karefa-Smart, who was with her brother James in Sierra Leone when he started to work on the story. A handsome, unread copy in original slipcase.
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