UPTOWN by Steptoe, John

UPTOWN by Steptoe, John < >


Edition: First printing.

New York: Harper & Row, 1970. dj. Hardcover first edition - Second book by this young African American artist (published when he was only 20) - the story of 2 young boys walking through Harlem and trying to decide what they 're going to be - a realistic picture of life as the boys talk about playing "cops and junkies" with a real-life junkie and visit a black-owned bookstore, worry about how the older brother who just got drafted, and more - all conveyed in simple words and the artist's glowing full-color paintings. Bound in illustrated boards with a black cloth spine and white endpapers. Includes the oddly-placed full number line.

Condition: Very near fine in like dustjacket (price is present on upper corner of dj flap, lower corner clipped by publisher .)

Book ID: 10526
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