The Blackness of My Skin and the Kinkiness of My Hair. "SAGGITTARUS", pseud. of Carl. L. Shears.

The Blackness of My Skin and the Kinkiness of My Hair

Washington DC: Nuclassics and Science Publishing Co., 1972. First Edition. Cycle of love poems and one short story. From the jacket copy: "Warning: This book was written for black women of the world. White women daring to read this book do so at their own risk. The author can not be held responsible." Pleasing copy of an uncommon title from the pioneering Afrocentric publisher Nuclassics. "Saggittarus" is the pseudonym of Nuclassics founder & editor Carl L. Shears. First Printing. Octavo (22cm); black cloth, with titles stamped in gilt on spine and front cover; dustjacket; 82pp. Fine in a Very Good+ dustjacket, unclipped, with a tiny nick at crown, and some scattered foxing to spine and flap folds.

Price: $75.00

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