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Publisher: Jackson and London: University Press of Mississippi, 1990
Edition: 1st Edition
Condition: Fine / No dust jacket as issued
Item #: 107230
First edition, first printing. Limited edition of 100 numbered and 26 lettered copies (this being copy number 21), numbered and signed on the limitation page by Birney Imes and Richard Ford. Hardcover. Black cloth-covered boards with title debossed on cover; no dust jacket as issued (for the limited edition); contained in a photographically illustrated paper-covered slipcase. Photographs and Afterword by Birney Imes. Introduction by Richard Ford. Unpaginated (126 pp.), with 58 four-color plates. 10-1/4 x 11-1/4 inches.
Fine in Near Fine slipcase (moderate surface wear and wear to the extremities, else Fine).
Imes' colorful photographs of African-American juke joints in Mississippi reveal the sometimes derelict spaces as works of art in and of themselves.