Martin Luther King – Stride Towards Freedom – First Edition 1959

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Martin Luther King – Stride Towards Freedom – First Edition 1959

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£450.00

First UK edition, first printing of Stride Towards Freedom by Martin Luther King, published by Victor Gollancz in London, 1959. This is a very good copy, the original red boards with fading to the spine and upper edge of front panel, slight bumping to the head and foot of the spine, the text blocks are slightly foxed throughout with browning to the top edge, previous owner’s inscription in blue ink to the front free end paper, minor spotting to initial few pages. The very good price clipped wrapper with browning to the spine and front and rear flap folds, open tears to the head and foot of the spine, and knuckle of front and rear flap folds, an open tear to the upper edge of front panel with spotting and discolouration to upper edge.
Stride Toward Freedom by Martin Luther King is a powerful memoir detailing the Montgomery Bus Boycott of 1955-1956. King recounts the events that led to the boycott, the unity and resilience of the African American community, and the non-violent philosophy that guided their struggle for justice. The book provides a personal and historical account of the civil rights movement, highlighting the challenges and triumphs in the fight against racial segregation and inequality.

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First UK edition, first printing of Stride Towards Freedom by Martin Luther King, published by Victor Gollancz in London, 1959. This is a very good copy, the original red boards with fading to the spine and upper edge of front panel, slight bumping to the head and foot of the spine, the text blocks are slightly foxed throughout with browning to the top edge, previous owner’s inscription in blue ink to the front free end paper, minor spotting to initial few pages. The very good price clipped wrapper with browning to the spine and front and rear flap folds, open tears to the head and foot of the spine, and knuckle of front and rear flap folds, an open tear to the upper edge of front panel with spotting and discolouration to upper edge.
Stride Toward Freedom by Martin Luther King is a powerful memoir detailing the Montgomery Bus Boycott of 1955-1956. King recounts the events that led to the boycott, the unity and resilience of the African American community, and the non-violent philosophy that guided their struggle for justice. The book provides a personal and historical account of the civil rights movement, highlighting the challenges and triumphs in the fight against racial segregation and inequality.