BLACK INTEREST. (DEVEAUX,ALEXIS) NA-NI by Alexis Deveaux. NY: Harper & Row (1973). 4to (7 1/4 x 9 1/4"), pictorial boards, fine in dw. Stated 1st edition with correct number line on last page). A picture book that is difficult to describe, this tells of an ordinary day in Na-Ni's life that ends quite suddenly in violence. The text is poetic and the abstract style illustrations are unique. This is the first book by African American author/artist Deveaux who has gone on to become a major poet and artist.