12 original typescript poems, with occasional autograph ink additions or corrections, written under the pseudonym Sukre d'sal.

Various places, including Lisbon; Midelo; Ilha do Sal; and Praiha: April 16, 1975 to August 9, 1975. 18 pages type rectos only, various sizes and stock (ranging from approx. 12 x 8.5 inches to 8.5 x 6 inches), including 6 pages on letterhead for the periodical Presença Crioula, Rua Duque de Palmela, Lisboa. Some edge wear, light dust soiling and toning; in very good condition. Item #17189

From a revolutionary poet from the Independence Generation of Cape Verde, Franciso António Tomar. See Gerald M. Moser, Changing Africa: The First Literary Generation of Independent Cape Verde, Transactions of the American Philosophical Society (Vol. 82, Part 4, 1992), with a brief bibliography, including Tomar's pseudonyms. Sukre d'sal published his first collections of poems in 1977, Amdjers (Mindelo) and Horizonte aberto (Lisbon, n. d. but ca. 1977).

Price: $150.00

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