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Incredible Martin Luther King Handwritten Pages For ”Stride Toward Freedom” — Detailing the Momentous Rosa Parks Incident — ”…they agreed that the Negroes should boycott the buses…”

Truly rare Martin Luther King, Jr. autograph draft pages from Chapter 3 of his important civil rights book, ”Stride Toward Freedom: The Montgomery Story”. Dr. King’s first book was published in 1958 when he was only 29 years old. The book provides a moving account of successful nonviolent resistance in the 1955-56 Montgomery, Alabama bus strike amid the burgeoning civil rights movement. Here, Dr. King puts pen to paper to powerfully document in his own words what is single-handedly one of the most important moments in civil rights history, when Rosa Parks refused to surrender her bus seat in Montgomery, Alabama. Handwritten manuscript reads in full, ”(I meant the paragraph in place of first sentence of sentence paragraph 12A) / Only E.D. Nixon the signer of Mrs. Parks land – and one or two other persons were aware of the arrest when it occurred early Thursday evening. Late in the evening the word got around to a few influential women of the community, mostly members of the Women’s Political Council. After a series of telephone calls back and forth they agreed that the Negroes should boycott the buses. They immediately suggested the idea to Nixon and he readily convened in his usual courageous manner he agreed to spearhead the idea. Just before calling me Nixon had decided the idea with Rev. Ralph…” 2pp. draft measures 8.5” x 11” in black ink, with some edits in red ink. Very minor toning, else near fine condition. From the collection of Maude Ballou, Martin Luther King Jr.’s close friend and personal secretary. Sold for $12,500.

Martin Luther King Stride Toward Freedom signed

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Martin Luther King Signed “Stride Toward Freedom” — Inscribed to UNC President & United Nations Representative Frank Graham, “…unswerving devotion to the ideals of freedom and justice for all…”

Martin Luther King, Jr. signed copy of “Stride Toward Freedom: The Montgomery Story”. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1958 first edition. King inscribes the front free endpaper to Dr. Frank Graham, United Nations Representative and former President of The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, with an especially complimentary inscription, “To: Dr. Frank Graham / In appreciation for your genuine good-will, your great humanitarian concern, and your unswerving devotion to the ideals of freedom and justice for all. With warm regards / Martin L. King Jr.” Book measures 5.75″ x 8.25″ and runs 230pp. Light shelf wear and toning to front free endpaper, otherwise near fine condition. Accompanied by newspaper clipping showing stamp of Dr. Frank P. Graham at the United Nations.
Sold for $3,750.

Martin Luther King Stride Toward Freedom signed

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Martin Luther King Signed Stride Toward Freedom

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. signed copy of his first book “Stride Toward Freedom: The Montgomery Story.” New York: Harper and Row Publishers: 1958. King signs the rear free endpaper “Best Wishes / Martin L. King Jr.” King’s classic account of the Montgomery bus strike quickly became a classic template for nonviolent resistance. In this rare book, King cites the philosophies of Gandhi as his major inspiration: “…Prior to reading Gandhi, I had about concluded that the ethics of Jesus were only effective in individual relationships. The ‘turn the other cheek’ philosophy and ‘love your enemies’ philosophy were only valid, I felt, when individuals were in conflict with other individuals. When racial groups and nations were in conflict a more realistic approach seemed necessary. But after reading Gandhi, I saw how utterly mistaken I was…” First edition, second printing with I-H on copyright page, book measures 5.5″ x 8.5″ and runs 230pp. Turquoise and black-striped boards with silver lettering. Covers show minor wear and corner fraying at bottom edge. Very good condition. Signature page features bold, exceptional example of Dr. King’s autograph. Sold for $3356.

Martin Luther King Stride Toward Freedom signed

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Signed First Edition of ”Stride Toward Freedom” — Uninscribed

Rare signed first edition of Martin Luther King’s ”Stride Toward Freedom”, his moving first-hand account of the seminal events in Montgomery, Alabama that ignited the Civil Rights movement. King signs ”Martin L. King, Jr.” in large writing to verso of front free endpaper. Published by Harper & Brothers: New York: 1959 and clothed in blue boards with navy blue spine, book runs 230pp. and measures 5.75” x 8.5”. Previous owner’s name and sale amount discreetly written in pencil to front free endpaper. Very light toning to interior pages. Overall near fine. Sold for $3,125.

Martin Luther King Stride Toward Freedom signed

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Martin Luther King Signed First Edition of ”Stride Toward Freedom”

Scarce signed copy of ”Stride Toward Freedom: The Montgomery Story” by Martin Luther King, Jr., Harper & Brothers: New York: 1958. Boldly signed ”Martin L. King, Jr.” on front free endpaper. This was Dr. King’s first book, published when he was only 29 years old, three years after he led the 1955 Montgomery Bus Boycott. The book documents significant events of the burgeoning Civil Rights movement and is illustrated with a dozen black and white photographs, including one of Dr. King wearing a prison booking number around his neck, and an iconic photograph of Rosa Parks being fingerprinted. Runs 230pp. Bound in blue cloth boards and black cloth spine with silver lettering. Measures 5.75” x 8.25”. Toning to endpapers, cocking to spine, scratching to front pastedown and wear to exterior corners and edges, with two small stains to front board, else near fine. Overall, a well-preserved piece of history signed in very good condition. Sold for $3,049.

Martin Luther King Stride Toward Freedom signed

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Signed First Edition of ”Stride Toward Freedom” — Uninscribed

Rare signed first edition of Martin Luther King’s ”Stride Toward Freedom”, his moving first-hand account of the seminal events in Montgomery, Alabama that ignited the Civil Rights movement. King signs ”Martin L. King, Jr.” in large writing to title page. Published by Harper & Brothers: New York: 1959 and housed in original dustjacket, book runs 230pp. and measures 5.75” x 8.5”. Dustjacket is in fair to good condition with chipping. Book itself is near fine. Sold for $2,813.

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