African American Literature & Ephemera
    Book Name+   Price 
 The Spyglass Tree By Albert Murray, [SIGNED] [SOLD]   
Pantheon, New York, 1991, Stated First Edition, SIGNED at the half title page by the author. The sequel to Murray’s Train Whistle Guitar and the second in a quartet of novels featuring Scooter, now newly embarked on his life as a college student, at...  read more...
 The Sweet Flypaper Of Life By Roy De Carava & Langston Hughes  [SOLD]   
Simon & Schuster, New York, 1955, Stated First Printing in original stiff photo wraps, published at the same time as the hard cover edition of 3,000, with apparently no priority established. A high spot of African American photography and...  read more...
 There Is A Tree More Ancient Than Eden, By Leon Forrest [SIGNED] [SOLD]   
Random House, New York, 1973, First Printing (First Edition stated and number ‘2’ begins the number line as called for with Random House copyright); a presentation copy, signed and warmly inscribed, “Dear Margaret, It was a pleasure meeting you, and...  read more...
 Tom B. And The Joyful Noise By Jerome Cushman, Illustrated By Cal Massey [SIGNED]   $65.00 
Westminster Press, Philadelphia, PA, 1970, First Printing with no further printings indicated. Boldly inscribed, dated and SIGNED on the ffep by the author. A children’s book, the adventures of Tom B., a small African-American boy who uses his shoe...  read more...
 Trading  Twelves: The Selected Letters Of Ralph Ellison and Albert Murray, Edited By Albert Murray and John F. Callahan, [SIGNED]  [SOLD]   
Modern Library, New York, 2000, First Edition, First Printing with complete number line, SIGNED by Albert Murray at the half title page. The eminent African-American writers, Albert Murray and Ralph Ellison, were contemporaries, fellow graduates of...  read more...
 Train Whistle Guitar By Albert Murray, [SIGNED] [SOLD]   
McGraw Hill, New York, 1974, First Edition, First Printing with no further printings indicated, SIGNED and warmly inscribed at the title page, “For X and Y, some notes for finger snapping and foot tapping, if you know what I mean, Albert Murray”....  read more...
 Wrapped In Rainbows: The Life Of Zora Neale Hurston By Valerie Boyd  [SIGNED By Author]  [SOLD]   
Scribner, New York, 2003, First Printing with complete number line, SIGNED by the author on the title page. A masterful biography of the great African American writer, winner of the Georgia Author of The Year Award, and the first to appear in the 25...  read more...
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