New York: Random House, 1983. First Edition, First Printing. Cloth and boards. INSCRIBED by the Author on the title page, 8vo, black quarter cloth with silver lettering on spine over off-white boards with imbossed "LF"; archvial mylar-protected pictorial dust jacket (unclipped) with a black person's face behind two white angelic wings, 286 pages +  About the Author. Fine / Fine. Item #8889
Leon Forrest (1937 – 1997) was an African-American novelist. At Northwestern University, he headed its Afro-American Studies Department from 1985 to 1994.
His novels concerned mythology, history, and Chicago. His first novel, There is a Tree More Ancient than Eden, was published in 1973. His next two novels The Bloodworth Orphans, and Two Wings to Veil My Face were known as the Forest County Trilogy.
INSCRIBED with feeling. SUPERIOR OVERALL CONDITION! Tight, bright, clean copy and unclipped dj. No previous owner or remainder marks.