New York: Doubleday, 1976.
587 pages, very thick 8vo, black cloth-backed tan boards, dust wrapper (light edgewear and surface rubbing). Garden City: Doubleday, 1976. A very good(+) copy in a very good dust wrapper.
Presentation copy, signed in full and inscribed on front free endpaper: "September 1976, Carole Dolph, lovely lady, Kunta Kinte's family wishes the very warm best to your and your family -- and especially I do for the warm great help you have given me with Roots, Sincerely, Alex Haley." Ink of inscription has faded from black to blue on one side. (Kunta Kinte is a character from the book, loosely based on one of Haley's ancestors.)
Dust Wrapper: Yes
Condition: Very Good(+) / Very Good