The Autobiography of Malcolm X

Grove Press: New York. 1965.

First edition, first printing. 8vo. 233x160. pp. 455. B/w photographic illustrations. Basis for the film of the same name starring Dennis Hopper and Michael Massee, for which Willocks also wrote the screenplay. Black cloth. Gilt lettering to spine. Spine slightly faded and bumped at extremities. Photographic dustjacket, price clipped. A very good copy in a very good dust-jacket.

The Angriest black man in America. ‘It was often said that he was the only man in America who could start a race riot - or stop one. “I don’t know”, Malcolm X said when asked about this, “if I could start one. I don’t know if I’d want to stop one”.