COVID-19 Update

August 6, 2020: Biblio is open and shipping orders. Read more here.

Skip to content

Biblio logo: Used, Rare and Collectible Books for Sale

No image available

Roots

No cover image available

Roots

by Alex Haley

  • Used
  • fine
  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Fine
Seller
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Washington, District of Columbia
Item Price:
US$110.00
US$3.00 shipping to USA
Standard Delivery: 2 to 8 days

More Shipping Options
Ask Seller a Question

Payment Methods Accepted

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • American Express
  • Discover
  • Paypal

About This Item

Stated first edition of this wildly popular and seminal work which sold over a million copies and remained no. 1 on the Times bestseller list for months. The pages are in near new condition. The only flaw I could find was that a previous owner (presumably) printed "John Irving " at the top of the first fly leaf.
The cover and spine are in excellent condition except for some light shelf wear at the top and bottom of the spine, also at the tip of the upper corner of the front cover and an air bubble crease on the inside front cover..
The back page of the dust jacket is missing. Remaining Dj has some minor tears around edges. It is un-clipped, showing the $12.50 price. There is also a cardboard bookmark from a bookstore in Burlington Vermont.

Synopsis

Tracing his ancestry through six generations - slaves and freedmen, farmers and blacksmiths, lawyers and architects - back to Africa, Alex Haley discovered a sixteen-year-old youth, Kunta Kinte. It was this young man, who had been torn from his homeland and in torment and anguish brought to the slave markets of the New World, who held the key to Haley's deep and distant past. Originally published: Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, 1976.

Reviews

Review this book and you'll be entered for a chance to win $50!

(Log-in or create an account first!)

You're rating the book as a work, not the seller or the specific copy you purchased!
On Oct 12 2010, fluffygcataolcom said:
Great book

Details

Bookseller
M&J Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
50
Title
Roots
Author
Alex Haley
Format/binding
Hard back
Book condition
Used - Fine
Quantity available
1
Edition
First
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Doubleday & Co.
Place of Publication
Garden City, NY
Date published
1976
Size
587 pps.

Terms of Sale

M&J Books

30 day return guarantee, with full refund including original shipping costs for up to 30 days after delivery if an item arrives misdescribed or damaged.

About the Seller

M&J Books

Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Biblio.com.au member since: 2020
Washington, District of Columbia
Ask Seller a Question

Glossary

Some terminology that may be used in this description includes:

First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in...[more]
New
A new book is a book previously not circulated to a buyer. Although a new book is typically free of any faults or defects,...[more]
jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps...[more]
edges
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a...[more]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
shelf wear
Shelf wear (shelfwear) describes damage caused over time to a book by placing and removing a book from a shelf. This damage is...[more]

Frequently Asked Questions

This Book’s Categories

tracking-