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New York: Music You Enjoy, 1941. Stiff pictorial boards forming a sleeve for the 78rpm spoken word album. Color lithographed illustrations by Martin Nadle form the 16 page pamphlet inside. New York: Music You Enjoy, 1941. First edition thus. The outer wrappers are rubbed and have a 3 inch tear, very neatly repaired. The record is present, but has a hairline crack -- overall a very good copy of this uncommon edition. One of 6 Listen-Look Picture Books. A re-written.....
Philadelphia: David McKay, 1931. Illustrations by the author. Introduction by George C. Harvey. 59 pages. Slim 8vo, original pictorial boards, now re-backed in plain burgundy cloth. Philadelphia: David McKay, 1931. Boards are quite edgeworn and rear free endpaper is torn out; several pages with closed tears in margins. Overall a good copy.
Evanston: Northwestern University Press, 1967. 2 black & white maps. 200pp. 8vo, green cloth, d.w. (torn near top edge). Evanston: Northwestern University Press, 1967. Small ownership signature on endpaper of former American ambassador to Zambia, otherwise a near fine copy in a very good dust wrapper. Northwestern University, African Studies, Number Nineteen.
New York: 1987. 2 pages (front and back) on "Committee For the Free World" letterhead, 11 x 8.5 inches, New York, April 15, 1987. In this letter, Decter writes to constitutional attorney Howard Meyer in response to his lengthy missive to her. In small part: "...The Boys on the Beach is not homophobic. It is to be sure - an attack on the Gay Rights movement...which is not synonymous with homosexuals, any more than the Black Power movement was co-extensive.....
New York: Ullman, 1908. Illustrated by Hutaf with "humorous" color plates featuring little black children eating watermellon, stealing chickens, gambling, and dancing. 15 pages, thin oblong 12mo, original pictorial boards (crudely re-sewn by hand; well-rubbed and edgeworn). New York: Ullman Mfg Co., 1908. First Edition. A good copy. Scarce example of politically incorrect African Americana.
San Francisco: Bedford Arts, 1990. Essay by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Extensively illustrated in both color and black & white. xlvi + 140pp., 4to, cloth, d.w.; large dampstain to lower portion of both front and rear covers (not effecting text). San Francisco: Bedford Arts, (1990). A very good copy in a very good dust wrapper.