SHROVETIDE IN OLD NEW ORLEANS.
Edition: First edition.
New York: Doubleday, 1978. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - SIGNED. The intellectual history of Ishmael Reed in essay form - a wide ranging group of essays, some autobiographical, others dealing with issues like getting published, and others on such topics as Haiti, Charlie Parker, artists Betye Saar and Doyle Foreman, Mardi Gras, Chester Himes and more. vii, 293 pp.. ISBN: 0-385-056885.
Condition: Very good in a somewhat worn dustjacket (stamp on bottom edge of textblock. Dj is pc, rubbed, has some loss of paper at ends of spine,and a tape repair on the outside of the spine.)