Morrison | Toni

Song of Solomon

First Edition | First Printing



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Signed first edition of Song of Solomon by Toni Morrison.

Octavo, 337pp. Black cloth, title stamped in blind on front cover, title in gilt on spine. Red topstain. Stated “First Edition” on copyright page. Solid text block. Includes the publisher’s announcement laid-in at front. In the publisher’s first state dust jacket, $8.95 retail price on front flap, 9/77 code listed, faint sunning to spine, touch of shelf wear, a near fine example.

Signed on the title page: “Best wishes, Toni Morrison.”

Toni Morrison (1931-2019) was an influential American novelist, essayist, editor, and professor, celebrated for her profound exploration of the African American experience. With a career spanning several decades, Morrison authored acclaimed works such as “Beloved,” “Sula,” and “The Bluest Eye,” earning her numerous prestigious awards, including a Pulitzer Prize in 1988 and the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1993. Beyond her literary achievements, Morrison was a trailblazer for African American writers, using her powerful voice to advocate for social justice and illuminate the complexities of race, gender, and identity in American society.

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Location Published

New York


Alfred A. Knopf


First Edition, First Printing

Date Published





Near Fine

Jacket Condition

Near Fine


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