México: Editorial Masas, 1937. First edition. Paperback. 87p., wrps (chipping to upper and lower spine). Fine. Item #48938
First edition of a poetry collection reflecting the author's anti-fascist outlook and his Afro-Cuban background. Guillén is a Cuban poet of social protest and a leader of the Afro-Cuban movement in the late 1920s and ’30s. His commitment to social justice and membership in the Communist Party made him the national poet of revolutionary Cuba.