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Author Name    Hughes, Langston, editor. (Jackie Mabley, Cassius Clay, Dan Burley, Pigmeat Markham, Butterbeans & Susie, Mantan Moreland, Godfrey Cambridge, Dick Gregory, John H. Johnston, Ben Burns, Zora Neale Hurston, E.C.L. Adams, J. Mason Brewer, et al.)

Title   THE BOOK OF NEGRO HUMOR.

Binding   Hard Cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Jacket Condition   Good

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   New York Dodd, Mead 1966

Seller ID   27776

265 pp, 8vo (8 7/16" H). Selected, edited and with many contributions by Langston Hughes. His "A Note on Humor" precedes the groupings headed: Cool Comics - Contemporary Comedy (Jackie Mabley, Cassius Clay, Dan Burley, Pigmeat Markham, Butterbeans and Susie, Mantan Moreland, Godfrey Cambridge and Dick Gregory); Jokes and Jive - From Then to Now; Pulpit and Pew - Parsons and Parishioners (John H. Johnson, Ben Burns, Zora Neale Hurston, E.C.L. Adams); Just For Fun - Pastime Verses; Down-Home Tales - Laughter from the South (J. Mason Brewer, Zora Neale Hurston); Laugh and Live - Biography and Autobiography (Booker T. Washington, Wendell Phillips Dabney, Roi Ottley, Robert E. Turner, Taylor Gordon, Zora Neale Hurston, L.D. Reddick, Jackie Robinson, Martin Luther King, Jr.); Tell It In Rhyme - Ballads and Songs; Nothing But the Blues - Traditional Couplets; The Jazz People - Tales of the Music World (W.C. Handy, Jelly Roll Morton, Louis Armstrong, Danny Barker, Billie Holiday); Harlem Party Cards - Rustling up the Rent; Simple Speaks His Mind - Contemporary Commentary (Langston Hughes); Poets Write It Down - From Old New Orleans to Harlem (Armand Lanusse, Wendell P. Dabney, James Weldon Johnson, Paul Laurence Dunbar, Mary Effie Lee Newsome, Langston Hughes, Countee Cullen, Ray Durem, Samuel Allen, Deborah Fuller Wess, Maria Evans, Ted Joans, Robert A. Johnson, LeRoi Jones, George H. Base, Julian Bond); Writers Grin and Bear It - Fact and Fiction (Alston Anderson, James Baldwin, George Houston Bass, Arna Bontemps, Dan Burley, Alice Childress, Alfred Duckett, Rudolph Fisher, Len W. Holt, Langston Hughes, Zora Neale Hurston, John Killens, L.F. Palmer, Ted Poston, Richard Wright); Segregated Integration - Our Day and Times. Light edge wear - mainly on bottom edge, light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, small bump at top corner of front board, small slight bump to top corner of text block, very small light color stain on bottom of text block. Dust jacket is price clipped, has light to moderate edge wear/wrinkling - mainly at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds several small edge tears - some with creases, a few very small edge chips, light soiling on rear panel, slight fading to spine color, small areas of waviness on spine.

Booker  T.  Washington,  Wendell  Phillips  Dabney,  Roi  Ottley,  Robert  E.  Turner,  L.D.  Reddick,  Jackie  Robinson,  Martin  Luther  King  Jr.,  W.C.  Handy,  Jelly  Roll  Morton,  Louis  Armstrong,  Danny  Barker,  Billie  Holiday,  Armand  Lanusse,  James  Weldon  Johnson,  Paul  Laurence  Dunbar,  Mary  Effie  Lee  Newsome,  Countee  Cullen,  Ray  Durem,  Samuel  Allen,  Deborah  Fuller  Wess,  Dorothy  Vena  Johnson,  Mari  Evans,  Ted  Joans,  Robert  A.  Johnson,  Leroi  Jones,  George  H.  Bass,  Julian  Bond,  Alston  Alderson,  James  Baldwin,  George  Houston  Bass,  Arna  Bontemps,  Alice  Childress,  Alfred  Duckett,  Rudolph  Fisher,  Len  W.  Holt,  John  Killens,  L.F.  Palmer,  Ted  Poston,  Richard  Wright,  Black  Authors,  Afro-American,  Segregations,  Integration,  Harlem,  New  Orleans,  Jazz,  Musicians,  Singers,  Blues,  Ballads,  Songs,  Poems,  Biography,  Autobiography,  Tall  Tales,  Gospel,  Prayers,  Jokes,  Comedy. 

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