[Cover title:] PRESENCE AFRICAINE: The 1st International Conference of Negro Writers and Artists

(African diaspora.) Fanon (Franz), Richard Wright, Aimé Césaire, et al.

[Cover title:] PRESENCE AFRICAINE: The 1st International Conference of Negro Writers and Artists

(Paris – Sorbonne – 19th-22nd September 1956. Full Account. [Cultural Journal of the Negro World, Nos 8-9-10.]

Description: photographic plates, the pages lightly toned, pp. 414, 8vo, original white wrappers printed in brown and black, a little corner creasing and some very light spotting and handling, uncut, very good

Publication Details: Paris: Society of African Culture, June-November 1956

Notes: A record of an important event, providing a textual record of this first summit – authors including Franz Fanon ('Racism and Culture'), Richard Wright ('Tradition and industrialisation'), and Aimé Césaire ('Culture and Colonisation'); one of the plates shows the poster for the event, designed by Picasso.

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Price: £90

Subject: Modern First Edition

Published Date: 1956

Stock Number: 67833

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