Nothing like some good Herb.
In “Black Detroit,” Herb Boyd celebrates the city’s rich history through its unsung heroes.
Local history, African and American
426 W 160th St
New York, NY
By Car – Up St. Nicholas Avenue to 160th Street, turn right one block or down Broadway to 160th, turn left to between St. Nicholas and Edgecombe Avenues. By Madison Ave. Bus – M2 to 160nd St & Edgecombe Avenue, M3 to 160th & St. Nicholas Avenue. By Subway – IND 8th Ave – A train to Harlem, Local, C train to 163rd St. Station, use south exit at 161st St. and walk one block south and one half block east. By I.R.T. Subway – Broadway 7th Ave. line (1) to 155th St. Station. Walk north to 160th St., then 2 blocks east.
A scout, clerk & dealer in rare & out-of-print books since 1972, Kurt Thometz, d.b.a The Private Library, has provided bibliophilic services to some of the world’s most discerning readers since 1980. Located on the ground floor of a brownstone on Harlem’s Heights, Jumel Terrace Books specializes in Local History: the Art, Myth, & Literature of Colonial & Revolutionary Uptown New York & the Black Atlantic. Open by appointment, reservation, invitation or serendipity. You need to come here to browse but you needn’t leave. The bookshop fronts our Bed & Breakfast, a private Garden apartment with a full bath & kitchen that sleeps three. We accommodate parties of up to five for short term stays. Books Are Weapons is my redout on the War of Ideas and, as a kola, my book about books, Life Turns Man Up & Down: Highlife, Useful Advice & Mad English. “It Entertains More Than 2 Bottles of Beer.” (see http://www.kurtthometz.com for further fodder.
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