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Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1948. Hardcover. 325p. first printing. ex-library with Library rules slip pasted to front endpaper, stamps to front free endpaper and title page. Light general soiling and wear. No dj (save for text parts pasted in two strips to rear endpaper. African American author.
New Orleans: Victory Library, 1972. Paperback. 479p., printed from typescript, wraps slightly browned, remains of publishers glue on first few pages from the tipped in index else good condition, publisher's brochure laid in. Includes chapters on the IWW, racism, religion, etc.Mostly set in Universe, Texas.
New York: Carroll & Graf Publishers, 1994. Hardcover. 150p., first edition, dj with a 1+ inch closed tear to top rear panel near spine. Some fading to lettering on spine. Lew Griffin detective novel, set in New Orleans, with a black protagonist involved with the Black Panthers, the Black Muslims.....
Athens GA: The University of Georgia Press, 1994. Hardcover. Revised and expanded from the abbreviated 1981 issue: xxix, 247p., illustrated with a photo section on coated inserted stock and hardbound in tan cloth boards titled black and enclosed in photographic dust jacket. The sole intrusion of previous ownership is an.....
New Orleans: New Orleans Urban Folklife Society, 1984. Paperback. 120p., 8.5x11 inches, profusely illustrated with the author's photographs, very good first edition trade paperback format, exhibition catalog in pictorial wraps. Exhibition catalog of the cultural diversity of New Orleans' Black communities.
San Francisco: Mellow Cat Press, 2010. Paperback. 122p., introduction, first edition, inscription on title page signed as "The Master Story Teller," very good trade paperback in pictorial wraps decorated with color photoportraits of author. Tate was born in NOLA in 1948. Served 8 years on a 15 year sentence in.....
San Luis Obispo: Solo Press, 1978. Chapbook. [20p] 5.5x8.5 inches, illustrated with drawings, personal inscription signed by the poet dated 1998, several small stains on cover otherwise very good first edition in stapled pictorial wraps. Louisina born-and-raised poet now living in San Luis Obispo.