The Tailor Who Altered History; Jeannot; Point Sable and Chicago 1778-80; the Mysterious Coat Button; the Black Root Documents of Point Sable and Chicago; Letters. Lorraine Passovoy.

The Tailor Who Altered History; Jeannot; Point Sable and Chicago 1778-80; the Mysterious Coat Button; the Black Root Documents of Point Sable and Chicago; Letters

Softcover, Chicago: 1984. First Edition; First Printing. Very Good. This listing is for a unique combination of typed letters, typescripts, and softcover books written by Lorraine Passovoy and from the collection of Dion A Stams. Dion A Stams was an African-American collector of books, ephemera, medals, paintings, currency, artifacts, etc - the vast majority of which had a connection to African-American history. Lorraine Passovoy was an African-American author and researcher in Chicago whose work specialized in Jean Baptiste Point DuSable, the African-American founder of Chicago. The items included are: 2 copies of Point Sable and Chicago 1778-80 by Lorraine Passovoy self-published; 2 copies of The Mysterious Coat Button by Passovoy published by the Peradam Publishing House; 1 copy of The Black Root Documents of Point Sable and Chicago by Passovoy and Julien self-published; a typescript of The Tailor Who Altered History by Passovoy never published; a typescript of Jeannot by Passovoy never published, 1 half-page typed and signed letter from Passovoy to Stams; 1 full page typed and signed letter from Passovoy to Stams; 1 full page typed signed letter from Stams to Passovoy; 1 two full page handwritten and signed letter from Stams to Passovoy. All items are dated. The published material all contain a stamp of Stams' bookplate. Condition ranges from VG to Near Fine. Ships same or next business day. [Item #72073]

Price: $500.00

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