Dutchman & The Slave

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Written by
Baraka, Amiri, American, 1934 - 2014
Published by
Faber and Faber Limited, British, founded 1929
ink on paper
8 1/16 × 5 1/8 × 9/16 in. (20.5 × 13 × 1.4 cm)
hardcover books
Hardback copy of Dutchman & the Slave by LeRoi Jones. Has a clear plastic book sleeve over top, only folded in place, not adhered. Dust-cover front is black with white type reading [DUTCHMAN/& THE SLAVE/LeRoi Jones] along the top, aligned to the left. A black-and-white image of a man (left) and a woman (right) sitting and facing each other. The man is in a full black suit, buttoned, with a tie, and a ring on his PR pinky finger. The woman is blonde, wearing a headband, and a sleeveless black and tan horizontal stripped dress, holding a piece of fruit in her right hand on her lap and pointing at the with her PL hand. Binding reads [Dutchman & The Slave LEROI JONES Faber] in white type. Dust-cover back is white with black type, reading [Some/Faber/Plays] centered at the time, with alist of various playwrights, on the left, and a list of their plays, on the left). Interior of dust cover front is white with black type with a synopsis of the play with [Photograph on jacket by Alix Jeffry] underneath, and [16s net] in the bottom right corner. Interior of dust-cover back is white with black type titled [In White America/A documentary play/MARTIN B. DUBERMAN] with information about Martin B. Duberman below, and [Please write to Faber & Faber Ltd/24 Russell Square London WC1/for a list of Poetry and Plays] at the bottom. Books hard-back cover is read with gold type on the binding. Handwritten notes on inside of front cover read [50-] and [1st BRITISH?] in pencil. Eighty-eight (88) interior pages total, all white with black type. "The Dutchman" is on page 1-38. "The Slave" is from 39 to 88.
African American
Drama (Theatre)
Race relations
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Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
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