(SOLD): GASKINS, Bill. Good and Bad Hair.
(New Brunswick, NJ): Rutgers University Press, 1997. First edition. Small oblong quarto. Unpaginated. Introduction by Nikky Finney. Volume of sixty great black and white photographs documenting contemporary black hairstyles and their role as a feature of African-American culture. The subjects here have expressively symbolized their sense of self and often their sense of an African or Black identity through their hair. A very good copy, rubbed on the bottom edge, in dust jacket.