New York: William Morrow and Company, Inc., 1996. B&W half tones. First Edition, First Printing. Boards. SIGNED by Author & Co-Author on half title, 8vo, black boards with gold lettering on spine, Foreword by Louis Henry Gates, Jr., illustrated with several B&W half tones of black figures treated, archival mylar-protected photographic dust jacket (unclipped) black with four inset photos of prominent blacks, xxiv + 232 pages. Very Fine / Very Fine. Item #3490
SIGNED by both Author & Co-Author, EXCEPTIONAL CONDITION internally & externally!
A book of considerable significance about courageous black men and women by the distinguished & former "greatest" basketball center-and-star, turned-bestselling author. Discusses admirable individuals such as Peter Salem, Salem Poor, James Amistead Lafayette, Crispus Attucks, Joseph Cinque, Frederick Douglas, Harriet Tubman, Bass Reeves, blacks in the military, Lewis H. Lattimer, and Rosa Parks.