The Seven League Boots
NY, Vintage, (1997). The first printing of the Vintage International edition of this novel of a jazz band in the Swing era, by an African-American novelist who is also a leading historian of the blues and jazz. Inscribed by the author to Peter [Matthiessen], "who begins and ends with fundamentals." Near fine in wrappers. [#032505] $100

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