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Roots by  Alex Haley - Signed First Edition - 1976 - from Burnside Rare Books, ABAA (SKU: 180812008)

Roots

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Roots

by Haley, Alex

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  • hardcover
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  • First
Condition
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About This Item

Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, 1976. First Edition. Hardcover. Like New. First edition. Number 311 of a limited edition of 500 copies, signed by Alex Haley. In publisher's brown leatherette binding with gilt titles on spine, top edge gilt, in publisher's slipcase. Fine, with faint patch of soiling to base of spine. A lovely copy.

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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Details

Bookseller
Burnside Rare Books, ABAA US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
180812008
Title
Roots
Author
Haley, Alex
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
New Like New
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Doubleday & Company
Place of Publication
Garden City, New York
Date published
1976
Bookseller catalogs
Literature;

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About Burnside Rare Books, ABAA

Burnside Rare Books specializes in American and British literature, and rare nonfiction. We are located in downtown Portland, Oregon and open by appointment.

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gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]
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spine
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fine
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top edge gilt
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First Edition
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