Book Condition: Near Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Size: 8vo; [x], 179,  pages
Publisher: New York: Random House, 1976.
A Near Fine first printing of the first edition, minor bumping to tips and lightly fixed page edges in Fine dust-jacket. Signed and inscribed to a Virginia collector by Ishmael Reed directly on the half-title page.
Ishmael Reed's high-comedy slave's-eye-view of the Civil War about the escap of three slaves infected with Dysathesia Aethipica (Dr. Samuel Cartwright's term from the nineteenth century for the disease that make Negroes run away) from Virginia and their master, Arthur Swille. - From the dust-jacket.