Rust, Edna and Art Jr.
Title Art Rust's Illustrated History of the Black Athlete
Binding Stiff Card Wraps
Book Condition Good to Very Good
Edition First Edition
Size Quarto -- from 9.75" to 12" tall
Publisher Garden City Doubleday & Company 1985
Seller ID 014257
Wraps edition published simultaneously with the hardcover. From pioneers such as Jackie Robinson and Willie O'Ree and Althea Gibson, to icons such as Muhammad Ali and Walter Payton and Jim Brown, this is "a sweeping and comprehensive look at black athletes in American sports." Contains hundreds of action photographs celebrating "close to 1,000 personalities, from the early days of organized sports in the late nineteenth century to the present." 435 pages (including Index). A bit of spine roll, some edgewear, impressions, moderate general wear. Internally tight and clean.
ART & EDNA RUST, BLACK ATHLETES, WILLIE O'REE, BOSTON BRUINS, JACKIE ROBINSON, ALTHEA GIBSON, TENNIS, BASEBALL, CASSIUS CLAY, MUHAMMAD ALI, LEROY "SATCHEL" PAIGE, JACK JOHNSTON, WALTER PAYTON, JESSIE OWENS, WILMA RUDOLPH, JOU LOUIS, CALVIN PEETE