Octavia E. BUTLER. Wild Seed (1980). First edition.
Butler, Octavia E. (1947-2006). Wild Seed. Garden City: Doubleday, 1980. First edition. A fine copy in dustwrapper.
A prequel to the Patternist novels, and a high spot of Afrofuturism; Doro and Anyanwu, two immortal African spirits, vie to shape the evolutionary future of America during the time of plantation slavery. This is the first science fiction work to feature an African protagonist.