Very good in very good dust jacket. Johnson Publishing Co, Chicago, IL, 1970. 1st Edition, VG+/VG+, Hard Cover, Size=6.5"x9", 200pp(Index). 1/2" DJ tear top rear edge, top page ends dirty, o.w. clean & tight. NO ink names, bookplates etc. Price unclipped. ISBN 0874850428 99% OF OUR BOOKS ARE SHIPPED IN CUSTOM BOXES ALL ARE WELL PACKED WITH CARE!
Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. Dust jacket is rubbed, now in fresh mylar sleeve. The beginnings of black political power in the United States. Richard Hatcher was elected mayor of Gary, Indiana in 1967, one of the first black mayors elected in a major city and the first in Indiana. He served until 1987. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED by the author to friends, on the first endpaper. 8vo 8"-9" tall. 200 pages. Signed by Author. L3.
POINSETT, Alex. BLACK POWER GARY STYLE: THE MAKING OF MAYOR RICHARD GORDON HATCHER. Chicago: Johnson Publishing Company, 1970. Small quarto, pictorial red cloth in dust jacket. First Edition. The story of Hatcher's successful run for mayor of Gary, Indiana in 1967, becoming the city's first African-American mayor. Signed presentation from Poinsett on the front endpaper: "To Lucy, Many thanks for your research assistance, encouragement and inspiration, Alex Poinsett. 11/25/70." Johnson Publishing is the world's largest American-American publishing company and Lucy was apparently one of their Chicago-based research assistants. Fine; minor wear (small 1/2-inch chip to of rear panel) d/j. $50.00.
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