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Chapel Hill: Algonquin, 2004. Paperback. xviii, 260p., cast of characters, introduction, epilogue, notes, bibliography, index, b&w photos, very good first edition, first printing stated trade paperback in pictorial wraps. Chapters on Mina Loy, Margaret Anderson & Jane Heap, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Bessie Smith & Ethel Waters.
New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1937. xiii, 336p., frontispiece, illus. (mostly portraits), first edition, original brick red cloth binding with spine lettering dimmed, minor edge wear, slight discoloration on the front panel, text block very good condition. African American author writes on prominent African Americans, including Harlem Renaissance figures.....
New York: Oxford University Press, 1997. Hardcover. xxiii, 327p. including b&w illustrations + 4p. color illustrations, first edition hardcover in bit soiled dj. Name in ink to top page edges near top of spine. With material on lynchings, jazz, the Harlem Renaissance, and gay/black relations.
Verviers: Marabout, 1978. Mass Market Paperback. 432p., pocket size softbound, cover has a corner-tip crease, second edition in French, paperstock toned, a nice clean copy. The idea of negritude that developed among a group of black African and Caribbean poets living in Paris in the 1930s drew its inspiration from.....
Tokyo: Seibido, 1983. Hardcover. viii, 148 pages, illustrated with a number of less common period photographs, hardbound in 8.5x6 inch orange papered boards gilt and enclosed in the dustjacket; a very nice copy, signed in Japanese by the author (who gratefully acknowledges a Columbia University professor and a Sokagaki honcho).....
New York: Garland Pub. 1989. Hardcover. xv, 342p., introduction, footnotes, notes on contributors, index, very good first edition in cloth boards. Critical Studies on Black Life and Culture Series, volume 17, Prof. Henry-Louis Gates, advisory editor - Garland Reference Library of the Humanities vol 837.