First Edition ¿ First Printing. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Dust Jacket with price is in a clear protective Mylar sleeve. Illustrated with b/w photographs on the endpages---- A powerful recounting of Ethel Waters' life, meeting Bessie Smith and other vaudeville greats . Includes her encounters Jim Crow at its worst in Atlanta and Birmingham. Also her rough upbringing from a tenement in Chester, Pennsylvania to Broadway in New York City. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: His Eye is on the Sparrow. An Autobiography ...
Publisher: Doubleday & Company, Inc.
Publication Date: 1951
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: 1st Edition
Book Description W.H.Allen.1951 1st GB edition., 1951. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. No Jacket. 1st Edition...... Ethel Waters was the highest paid woman performer on Broadway in her time.First coloured woman to have starred in a southern States show.Her book has the same tremendous sociological significance as, for example 'Scottsboro' Boy'.260 pages. Illustrated in b&w. Blue cloth, few spots and slight scuffed edges. DW almost complete but poor. VG in P.DW. Size 22 x 14 cms. Seller Inventory # 1109
Book Description DOUBLEDAY & COMPANY, NY, 1951. Hardcover. Condition: Good. No Jacket. TITLE: HIS EYE IS ON THE SPARROW an autobiography by ETHEL WATERS with CHARLES SAMUELS 1951 AUTHOR: ETHEL WATERS with CHARLES SAMUELS PUBLISHER - (LOCATION) / COPYRIGHT: DOUBLEDAY & COMPANY, NY 1951 EDITION: First Edition assumed with none stated CATEGORY: Ethnic, Plays, Rare BINDING/COVER: Hardback without dust jacket COLOR: GRAY CONDITION: The book is without a dust jacket. The outside is in good condition; there is a slight brown age tan to the upper area of the front board and the spine. There is a signature from 1951 in ink on the half title page. Book is without other marks or writings, pages are clean and book is tight and sturdy. All the pages are present in book. SIZE: 5 ½ x 8 ½ (approximately) PAGES: 278 pages. Good/None dust jacket condition. BACKGROUND/DESCRIPTION: an autobiography by ETHEL WATERS with CHARLES SAMUELS. COMPETITIVE PRICING! Once paid, book(s) will ship immediately to customer (it's on the way), you are welcomed to email about shipment date! REFUNDS: All ViewFair books, prints, and manuscript items are 100% refundable up to 14 business days after item is received. InvCodePrc 12 E H V VIEWFAIR BOOKS: 007577. Book. Seller Inventory # 007577
Book Description DOUBLEDAY, 1951. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good interior clean and unmarked. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. The Eye Is on the Sparrow is Ethel Waters - her warmth, her faith in God, her lusty humor, and above all her courage. Her story begins in a sordid Negro tenement in Chester, Pennsylvania; it ends 50 years later in a star's dressing room on Broadway. Ether Waters - illegitimate, born in the Chester slums, unloved by her slatternly mother, pimp's errand girl, honky-tonk singer, and then, by turn, a fabulously successful blues singer and actress - has never been discouraged.278 p. : ill. (on end papers) ; 22 cm. ; grey cloth in photographic dust jacket ; photos on endpapers feature Ethel Waters in 'Mamba's Daughters', 'Member of the Wedding', 'As Thousands Cheer', and 'Pinky' ; a nonstop recounting of Ethel Waters' life, wherein she meets Bessie Smith and other negro vaudeville greats and encounters Jim Crow at its worst in Atlanta and Birmingham ; a powerful testament. Bookseller Inventory #000038. Seller Inventory # 000038
Book Description Garden City, NY : Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1952., 1952. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 278 p. : ill. (on end papers) ; 22 cm. ; grey cloth in photographic dustjacket ; photos on endpapers feature Ethel Waters in 'Mamba's Daughters', 'Member of the Wedding', 'As Thousands Cheer', and 'Pinky' ; a nonstop recounting of Ethel Waters' life, wherein she mets Bessie Smith and other negro vaudeville greats and encounters Jim Crow at its worst in Atlanta and Birmingham ; a powerful testament ; FINE/VG. Book. Seller Inventory # 800