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New York: Random House, 1993. Hardcover. xxiii, 532p. + 32p. photographs, signed and dated by Jean-Claude Baker, first edition, bookplate otherwise a very good in a very good unclipped dj. This biography of Josephine Baker by two European American authors focuses on the contradictory aspects of her career, and discusses.....
New York: Random House, 1993. Hardcover. xxiii, 532p. + 32p. photographs on coated inserted stock, first edition cloth-backed boards in dj; clean and sound, a very good copy. This biography of Josephine Baker by two European American authors focuses on the contradictory aspects of her career, and discusses her lesbianism.....
Oakland: Self-published by the author, 1931. Hardcover. 252p., frontis-portrait by Arnold Genthe, illustrations, photos, mild off-set to free endpapers otherwise a very good first edition in brown cloth with paper spine and cover title labels in an unclipped, lightly-worn dj with small chips at edges and closed tear.
Willits CA: Stories Saved Press, 2016. Paperback. vii, 129p., profuse color reproductions of Devine's art in a running text, color portrait and site photos, nice alkaline paperstock, meticulous book production and a perfect copy. Softbound first edition (so stated) in 10x7 inch portrait-photo wraps. As new. Subject died at age.....
New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 1996. Hardcover. xvi, 335p. + 16p. of portrait photos, first edition quarter-cloth boards in glossy dust jacket. Entirely sound and clean. The African American historian takes a sweeping overview on the impact of black thinkers on African American culture. Foreword by John Hope.....
Berlin: Wagenbach SALTO, 2010. Paperback. 96p., 4.5x8.25 inches, text in German, illustrated with b&w photos, fine reissue in red cloth boards with photo-portrait of Barnes affixed front cover. A collection of Barne's 8 portraits of women including Lillian Russell, Coco Chanel, Alia Nazimova, Kiki, Mother Jones et al.
Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 1997. Hardcover. xi, 279p., memoir and poems, warm personal inscription to Jack [Cady] signed by the author and signed again at title page in full, near-fine first edition, first printing stated in cloth boards and bright, unclipped dj. American Indian Literature and Critical Studies.....
New York: Miller, Orton & Mulligan, 1856. Hardcover. 396p., steel-engraved frontis portrait (tissue-guard torn), second edition. Mild foxing and toning throughout the textblock plus occasional small stains, one signature is started badly and is held by only one thread, ownership legend on endsheet from 1867. The black cloth casebinding with.....
New York: Columbia University Press, 1969. Hardcover. Hardbound, v.two only, nice copy: 515p., cinnamon-brown cloth boards with green & gilt spine label, top edge tinted red, a completely sound clean item with no ownership or any other sort of marking, somehow separated from its companion.
New York: Doubleday, 1993. Hardcover. viii, 512p., illustrated with period photographs, hardbound first edition in clothbacked 9.5x6 inch boards titled silver in dust jacket. The corner-tips of covers are fractionally turned, dj slightly edgeworn, else sound, clean and unmarked, a very good copy.