New York: Grossman, 2010. Many finely printed photogravure illustrations by the author. 208 pages. 4to, black printed wrappers. New York: Grossman, no date . First edition. Small repair at foot of spine; last dozen pages are rippled and book is faintly musty; overall still a very good copy of this important book, signed by the author. Inscribed by Freed in red ink on the front endpaper, to noted graphic designer Herb Lubalin, dated 1969.
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New York: Random House, 1998. Illustrated with black-and-white photographs. 783 pages, 8vo, blind-stamped white boards with a maroon cloth spine, dust wrapper. New York: Random House, (1998). A near fine copy in a very good dust wrapper. Inscribed on the title page to Mary Ann Madden, creator of wordplay contests for New York Magazine: "For Mary Ann whom I love, her loutish pal David Halberstam March 12, 1998."
1968. 10 x 8-inch black-and-white profile image from one of her television specials depicting the star seated and having a good laugh, no place, no date, circa 1968. Inscribed: "To Eda, Sincerely, Lena Horne." Excellent contrast; near fine condition. American singer, dancer, actress, and civil rights activist.
Nashville, TN: 1937. 1 page, 11 x 7.5 inches, Nashville, Tennessee, April 27, 1937 -- a fine-content letter to a well wisher who enjoyed reading his books, in part: "...The books I have written are quite varied in character and it would be hardly possible for me to say which one of them I considered my best. For information about the outstanding group of Negro writers I refer you to 'An Anthology of American Negro Literature;' 'The Negro in Literature.....