La Puente, CA: Victory Outreach, 1995. 222p., very good paperback. "It seemed like a strategy doomed to fail... Take a rowdy bunch of drug addicts, prostitutes and tattooed gang members, convert them to Christianity and train them in the Scriptures. Then send them back out on the streets to pioneer...
New York: Danad Publishing, 1979. Magazine. 100p. includes covers, 8.5x11 inches, entertainment news, reviews, opinion, interviews, ads, listings, photos, lightly-worn, magazine in stapled pictorial wraps. Originally Ballroom Dance Magazine and Dance Magazine.. Some numbering inconsistencies in the first few volumes. This issue covers gangs on the street and screen with...
Cochabamba: n.p., 1985. Paperback. 292p., illustrations, tables, text in Spanish, first edition trade paperback in pictorial wraps. Covers somewhat browned. Pages age-toned. On the drug trafficking in Bolivia, Columbia and Miami; three of the nine chapter titles mention "los convenios secretos entre Estados Unidos y Bolivia"
Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Company, 1969. 248p., second printing, shelfworn dj, pervasive light foxing. The European American minister, who worked in Chicago with the Blackstone Rangers, was the target of a Senate witchhunt against the Rangers and other Black militant groups in the late 1960s.
New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1929. Hardcover. 294p., 4 inserted plates from photography (portraits), hardbound "second printing before publication," a bright sound copy in textured black cloth boards titled yellow. No ownership or institutional marks; but a former owner had laid in relevant old newsclips ("old gun-toter passes away"...
Oakland: LaDay Publishing, 1998. Paperback. 234p., text is reproduced from a typewritten mss with inconspicuously-achieved justified right margin, amateur title page and preliminaries. Glossy wraps in near-fine condition, very first printing of the original self-published first edition, cover art by Barbara Jim-George. First novel by the African American author, subsequently republished.
Oakland: LaDay Publishing, 1998. Paperback. 234p., text is reproduced from a typewritten mss with inconspicuously-achieved justified right margin, amateur titlepage and preliminaries. Glossy wraps in near-fine condition, very first printing of the original self-published first edition, cover art by Barbara Jim-George, this copy is signed and inscribed by Jackson on...
New York: Appleton Century Crofts, 1953. Hardcover. [vi], 278p., generic inscription signed by the African American author, pencil ownership notes abot the signing on rear endpaper, pages 266/267 opened roughly leaving ragged edges otherwise a very good first edition in cloth boards and unclipped brick red dj. African American author...
San Antonio: Self-published by the author at Mungua Printers, 2006. Paperback. 203p + appendices, preface, introduction, illustrations and photos, very good first edition trade paperback in pictorial wraps. Morales is a Gang Specialist and a member of the National Major Gang Task Force.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1974. Hardcover. 239p., stain on fore-edge, light wear otherwise a goof first edition in cloth boards and unclipped bright dj. Young 3109. Author's first book. Filmed in 1979 and starring Ken Wahl in his first film, thanks to the guidance and hard work of Kris Schuessler.