Mayor: Notes on the Sixties.

New York: Simon and Schuster, (c1971). First edition. 8vo. 255 pp. Illustrated from photographs, plates. "One of the most remarkable of this new breed of concerned, committed, activist mayors, Allen presided over the staggering growth and now all too familiar problems of his city [civil rights, ecology vs. industrial growth, 'law and order' vs. changing mores, etc.] with strength, intelligence, courage, and tact." Atlanta was one of the few major American cities that "did not go up in flames" following the assassination of Martin Luther King. Signed on the front endpaper by both Allen and Hemphill and dated "Christmas 1975." Very good. Black cloth, gilt spine title, illustrated dust jacket. (9219). Item #62478

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