One Way Ticket

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One-way ticket : [poems]

By Langston Hughes; illustrated by Jacob Lawrence. New York: A.A. Knopf, 1949.

Langston Hughes (1902-1967) is arguably the most famous poet of the Harlem Renaissance and Jacob Lawrence (1917-2000) is among the most famous artists from this movement. This book is a collaboration of two great African American masters with Lawrence illustrating themes of the poems. The book is signed by both Hughes and Lawrence to Edith Halpert a New York City art dealer who showcased many important modern American artists including Lawrence.

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