Vintage hardcover copies of "Essence: 25 Years Celebrating Black Women", published in 1995 as a retrospective of Essence Magazine content since its founding in 1970. Clothbound book includes dust jacket. Overall in good condition, with a few small imperfections from usage. Areas of discoloration, fading and fraying.
About: Essence Magazine began publishing in 1970, two years after its founders started Essence Communications, the umbrella publishing company. Essence is known as the premiere lifestyle, fashion and beauty magazine for African American women. Fun fact: Gordon Parks served as its editorial director during the first three years of circulation.