Guy, Rosa BIRD AT MY WINDOW
Philadelphia & New York: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1966. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. A bright, beautiful, very nearly fine copy, with vivid yellow cloth shelfback over grey boards, yellow top-edge coloring; in a mildly age-darkened, very lightly edgeworn illustrated dust jacket. Jacket design by Robert Korn.
Debut novel from the Trinibad-born American novelist and playwright. Set in Harlem (where her family moved when she was seven) and centered on Wade Williams, a brilliant black child, and the brutal and powerful social forces which conspire against him.