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  • THE CASSIUS CLAY STORY. by [Ali, Muhammad] Sullivan, George.
    [Ali, Muhammad] Sullivan, George.
    THE CASSIUS CLAY STORY.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Fleet Publishing Corporation, (1964.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - SIGNED by the book's subject with his birth name, "Cassius Clay" -- a rare signature and especially so in this rather hard-to-find book, the first published biography of the great heavyweight champion. Issued later in the same year in which Clay took the heavyweight crown away from Sonny Liston (in their February 1964 bout), the book includes an account of the turbulent months that followed -- including the new champ's relationship with Malcolm X and his conversion to Islam, the controversy over his draft status, his much-publicized trip to Africa, and his suspension by the World Boxing Association (in effect as the book ends), which delayed his…

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    New York: Fleet Publishing Corporation, (1964.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - SIGNED by the book's subject with his birth name, "Cassius Clay" -- a rare signature and especially so in this rather hard-to-find book, the first published biography of the great heavyweight champion. Issued later in the same year in which Clay took the heavyweight crown away from Sonny Liston (in their February 1964 bout), the book includes an account of the turbulent months that followed -- including the new champ's relationship with Malcolm X and his conversion to Islam, the controversy over his draft status, his much-publicized trip to Africa, and his suspension by the World Boxing Association (in effect as the book ends), which delayed his rematch with Liston until May 1965. Illustrated with 8 pp of photographs. Includes his professional boxing record. 116 pp.

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    Condition: Good only in a good dustjacket (bumped at several corners, also bumped and dented at bottom center of front cover - hard enough to have created a short split in the board; jacket is price-clipped and has several ragged tears and associated creasing along the bottom edge of the front panel, along with internal tape repairs.

    Book ID: 49916
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  • Lincoln, C. Eric.
    SOUNDS OF THE STRUGGLE: Persons and Perspectives in Civil Rights.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Morrow, 1967. dj. Hardcover first edition - A collection of 14 pieces on such diverse topics as extremist attitudes among the Black Muslims, the Negro minister in the South, the absent father, Malcolm X, theological and ethical implications of the black ghetto, and more.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 23874
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  • Muse, Benjamin.
    THE AMERICAN NEGRO REVOLUTION: From Nonviolence to Black Power 1963-1967.

    Edition: First printing.

    Bloomington & London: Indiana University Press, 1968. dj. Hardcover first edition - A comprehensive account of those critical years in the civil rghts movement. Index. 345 pages.

    Condition: Ex-school-library, but a very tight clean copy with relatively few markings in a good dustjacket (chip on front cover, fading to the spine.)

    Book ID: 16014
    View cart More details Price: $20.00