Johnson Publishing Company, 1967. Item #1633
BENNETT JR., Lerone. BLACK POWER U.S.A.: THE HUMAN SIDE OF RECONSTRUCTION 1867-1877. Chicago: Johnson Publishing Company, 1967. Small quarto, green cloth in dust jacket. First Edition. Bennett became Ebony Magazine's first senior editor in 1960. Signed presentation from Bennett Jr. on the front endpaper: "To Lucy, with all the best and many thanks for the help and suggestions, Lerone." Johnson Publishing Company (Ebony Magazine is one of their publications) is the world's largest African-American publisher and Lucy appears to have been one of their Chicago-based research assistants. Near fine (contents clean & tight, covers bright with little browning rear endpaper); few creases & small nicks (few short tears) d/j. $85.00.