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Juke Joint: Photographs by Birney Imes

Publisher: Jackson and London: University Press of Mississippi, 1990
Edition: 1st Edition
Binding: Hardcover
ISBN: 0878054405
Condition: Fine / Near Fine
Item #: 113575



First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Green cloth-covered boards with title debossed on cover; photographically-illustrated dust jacket. 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 dust jacket (1/8" tear at joint of spine and front cover, 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.