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ROOTS by Alex Haley - First Edition; First Printing - 1976 - from Rare Book Cellar (SKU: 158749)

ROOTS

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ROOTS

by Alex Haley

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New York: Doubleday. 1976. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good in a Good dust jacket. Light rubbing, open tearing along panel edges. Light foxing on top/side text block edge. Creasing and wear to DJ. Stated First Edition. .

Synopsis

Tracing his ancestry through six generations - slaves and freedmen, farmers and blacksmiths, lawyers and architects - back to Africa, Alex Haley discovered a sixteen-year-old youth, Kunta Kinte. It was this young man, who had been torn from his homeland and in torment and anguish brought to the slave markets of the New World, who held the key to Haley's deep and distant past. Originally published: Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, 1976.

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book dealer
Rare Book Cellar US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
158749
Title
ROOTS
Author
Alex Haley
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
second hand
Edition
First Edition; First Printing
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Doubleday
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1976

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Glossary

Some terminology that may be used in this description includes:

First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in... [more]
edges
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a... [more]
text block
Most simply the inside pages of a book. More precisely, the block of paper formed by the cut and stacked pages of a book.... [more]
jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps... [more]
rubbing
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.

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