THE NEAR-JOHANNESBURG BOY: And Other Poems; [Inscribed first printing].
Chicago: The David Company, (1986). First edition. Scarce first printing INSCRIBED BY BROOKS to Puerto Rican editor and translator Roberto Marquez on title page, "For Roberto./ From/ Gwendolyn Brooks/ January 29,/ 1987" -- not long after the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet's tenure as the first Black author to be appointed Poet Laureate. 8vo stapled tan paperwraps printed in black; 31 pages.
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