SHADES OF BLACK: Crime and Mystery Stories by African American Authors.
Edition: First printing.
New York: Berkley, (2005) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The first anthology consisting entirely of stories by African American mystery writers. Preface by Lerone Bennett, Jr. Introduction by Eleanor Taylor Bland. Contributors include Frankie Y. Bailey, Jacqueline Turner Banks, Chris Benson, Eleanor Taylor Bland and Anthony Bland, Patricia E. Canterbury, Christopher Chambers, Tracy P. Clark, Evelyn Coleman, Grace F. Edwards, Robert Greer, Terris McMahan Grimes, Gar Anthony Haywood, Hugh Holton, Geri Spencer Hunter, Dicey Scroggins Jackson, Glenville Lovelll, Lee E. Meadows, Penny Mickelbury, Walter Mosley, Percy Spurlark Parker, Gary Phillips, and Charles Shipps. SIGNED by THREE authors at their stories: Gary Phillips, Gar Anthony Haywood and Frankie Y Bailey. Notes on the authors. xii, 353 pp. ISBN: 0-425194027.
Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (remainder mark)