The Middle Passage: White Ships / Black Cargo (Signed)
by Tom Feelings
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Publisher: Dial Books
Signed by Artist. Oblong 4to. Black cloth over boards with title in blind on upper board, silver lettering on spine; illustrated dust jacket; unpaginated. Stated first edition. Aside from some pencil remnants on the half-title page, book is fine, without flaw. Dust jacket has a few faint scratches and a little yellowing at the flaps, else fine, not price-clipped and in mylar. Inscribed in silver ink on the ffep, "To the Theodore Family in the spirit of Sankofa best wishes from Tom Feelings." "The Middle Passage is the name given to one of the most tragic ordeals in history: the cruel and terrifying journey of enslaved Africans across the Atlantic Ocean. In this seminal work, master artist Tom Feelings tells the complete story of this horrific diaspora in sixty-four extraordinary narrative paintings" (from the front flap).