Chicago: Urban Research Institute, Inc., 1983. B&W photo. First Edition. Cloth. Quarto (9 1/2" x 7 3/4"), brown cloth with gold lettering on spine, archival polyester-protected photographic dust jacket (unclipped) with montage of great jazz performers, profusely illustrated with B&W photos of black jazz masters, xiv + 543 pages. Weight: 2 lbs. 9.7 oz. Fine / Near Fine. Item #6685
Dempsey Travis (1920 – 2009) was a very successful real estate entrepreneur and prominent civil rights activist who, later in life, became a distinguished historian and author of African-American history, politics, social issues, and music.
SUPERIOR CONDITION: tight, bright, clean copy without previous owner's marks. Not remaindered. Slight edgewear to dust jacket (unclipped).