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We have the following books on sale for further reference and enjoyment:

Health Happiness and Metempsychosis, The Art of James Harold Jennings, Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, 2002. This excellent full color publication was produced in conjunction with the SECCA retrospective exhibition. It contains photographs of Jennings’s art and early environment, with essays by Tom Patterson and Ray Kass, 18 pages. $10.00, soft cover, out of print.

Bill Traylor 1854-1949, Deep Blues, Josef Helfenstein, Yale, New Haven, 1999. This excellent exhibition catalog documents the life and work of Traylor in photographs and several essays, 192 pages. ($30.00 list) $21.00 (-30%), soft cover.

Flying Free, Ellin Gordon, Barbara Luck & Tom Patterson, University, Jackson, 1997. This exhibition catalog documents one of the field's distinctive collections with an insightful essay by Tom Patterson, 161 pages. ($45.00 list) $36.00 (-20%), soft cover.

Mose T's Slapout Family Album, Robert Ely, Black Belt, Montgomery, 1996. A wonderful children's book featuring whimsical poetry and Mose Tolliver's paintings, 48 pages. ($20.00 list) $14.00 (-30%), hard cover.

Ned Cartledge, Robert Westervelt, Ned Cartledge, Nexus, Atlanta, 1986. Catalog of work by this unique woodcarver, signed by the artist, 47 pages. $30.00, soft cover.

Revelations: Alabama's Visionary Folk Artists, Kathy Kemp, Crane Hill, Birmingham, 1994. An overview of 31 Alabama Artists, including Dial, Finster, Holley, Lockett, Long, Sudduth, Tolliver, and Traylor, 224 pages. ($60.00 list) $24.00 (-60%), hard cover, out of print.

Sotheby's Guide to American Folk Art, Jacquelyn Oak, Fireside, New York, 1994. This helpful book includes a section which identifies some of the most collectible artists in the field, 272 pages. ($20.00 list) $5.00 (-75%), soft cover, out of print.

Thornton Dial: Image of the Tiger, Amiri Baraka & Thomas McEvilley, Abrams, New York, 1993. The most comprehensive biography of this seminal artist, 160 pages. ($45.00 list) $22.50 (-50%), hard cover, out of print.

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