James Van Der Zee.

Van Der Zee, James. Dobbs Ferry, NY: Morgan & Morgan, 1973. Hardcover. First Edition. First Printing. 159 pp. 4to. Light age toning to dust jacket from age, small 5/8" tear at upper right corner of front panel, price clipped, now in mylar cover. Clean within. New York Times obituary of James Van Der Zee laid in, dated May 16, 1983, the day following his death. Fine / very good.
James Van Der Zee (1886-1983) was a ground breaking African-American photographer who chronicled the Harlem Renaissance and daily life in New York's African-American community. Inscribed in black ink by Van Der Zee on the title half-title page, "Truly Yours..James Van Der Zee 1880-1900-1977+ Lenox Mass & N.Y.C." A separate dedication signature appears below his in blue ink and dates Oct. 30th 1977.
[Book #26028]

Price: $250.00