(La Habana), Union de Escritores y Artistas de Cuba, (1982). A tribute edition, issued to celebrate the 80th birthday of the poet who was the national poet of Cuba and the head of the Cuban Writers' Union for more than 25 years. A poet and activist, he was inspired by meeting Langston Hughes, and he was the first person to translate Hughes's poetry into Spanish. Inscribed by the author, with a drawing. Upper corner bumped; near fine in a very good dust jacket. Books signed by Guillen, especially Cuban imprints, are uncommon. [#035660] $250
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