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Roots - SIGNED and INSCRIBED by the Author by  Alex Haley - Signed First Edition - 1977 - from John Atkinson Books (SKU: 9270)

Roots - SIGNED and INSCRIBED by the Author

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Roots - SIGNED and INSCRIBED by the Author

by Haley, Alex

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  • hardcover
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  • First
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Hutchinson, 1977. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition, first printing published by Hutchinson in 1977. The title is on the spine in gilt. Overall condition - very good/excellent - the book is very clean and bright - Internally - all complete and in overall excellent condition - clean and bright. The book is complete with d/w - which is in very good conditionThe book is inscribed and dated by the author on fep: "Alas, the book is not of fish, but so glad to know you, dear Vivian and Bill, who have deep "roots" in my much admired Britain. Now come see one of your "colonials" Thats ? with affection May 6, 1979"

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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Bookseller
John Atkinson Books GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
9270
Title
Roots - SIGNED and INSCRIBED by the Author
Author
Haley, Alex
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Hutchinson
Date published
1977

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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]
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]
inscribed
When a book is described as being inscribed, it indicates that a short note written by the author or a previous owner has...[more]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]

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