Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1976. First Trade Edition. Haley's second book, the story of Kunte Kinte, an 18th-century African who is captured as an adolescent and sold into slavery in the United States, following his life and the lives of his alleged descendants in the U.S. down to Haley. Winner of a special Pulitzer Prize in 1977, and basis for the award-winning television mini-series released the same year. Item #3766
First Printing. Octavo (24cm); brown paper and black cloth-covered boards, wtih titles stamped in gilt on spine; dustjacket; viii,,587pp. Some trivial wear to spine ends, else Fine. Dustjacket is unclipped (priced $12.50), with some very light wear to extremities, and gentle sunning to the outline around the title letters on spine panel; Near Fine.