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James Baldwin. The Fire Next Time. Photographs by Steve Schapiro

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All the grief, grit, and unassailable dignity of the civil rights movement are evoked in this letterpress edition of James Baldwin's The Fire Next Time, illustrated with photographs by Steve Schapiro. Together, Baldwin's frank account of the black experience and Schapiro's vital images offer poetic and potent testimony to one of the most important struggles of American society.

Collector's Edition of 1,813 copies (No. 151 -1,963), each printed in letterpress and signed by Steve Schapiro.

Winner of the 2017 Lucie Award, Book Publisher of the Year for a Limited Edition.
James Baldwin, Steve Schapiro, John Lewis, Gloria Karefa-Smart, Marcia Davis
Hardcover in a slipcase, letterpress-printed text, two different paper stocks, and tip-ins, 272 pages