1962. REDD I, Ernest S. INCIDENTALLY MINISTERIAL. [Whittier, California: Stockton Trade Press, 1962]. 8vo., cloth in dust jacket; 160 pages. First Edition. Signed on front endpaper & then additionally signed by the recipient. Rare. Autobiography ofthe noted African-American Baptist minister (1883-1966) who had ministered the US troops and who had congregations in Mark Twain's hometown of Hannibal, Missouri, with Trinity Baptist Church in Los Angeles being his last church. He resigned from his ministerial duties at the age of 70 when he was beaten and robbed in his home. His son, John Rolland Redd, became a musician and mixed-race actor, known as Korla Pandit, who was an early television star. Near fine; little sunning (minor wear) d/j. $150.00.
(Inventory #: 4260)
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