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1 A Bibliography of Sierra Leone: Preceded by an Essay on the Origin, Character, and Peoples of the Colony and Protectorate 0837120543 / 9780837120546
Luke, Harry Charles
New York: Negro Universities Press, 1969. Facsimile Reprint Edition
Cloth 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Near Fine. Not Issued 
Light brown cloth, lettered in gold foil. Lightly foxed text block edges and endpapers. 230 pp., rear folding map. 028070 
Price: 9.50 USD
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2 A History of St. Thomas' African Episcopal Church, 1794-1865 [Univ. of Pennsylvania Ph.D. Dissertation] 
Ulle, Robert F.
Ann Arbor, MI: UMI/University Microfilms International, 1986. Unpublished
Softcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Near Fine. 
Black stiff wraps, title label mounted on front cover. Light shelf/handling wear. Square, uncreased binding, slightly sunned. xi,359 pp. An unusual circumstance here in that the author, Mr. Ulle, died soon after completing the rough draft of this dissertation, which was graciously brought into publishable form by family and friends. 030399 
Price: 50.00 USD
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3 A Time to Listen . . . A Time to Act: Voices from the Ghettos of the Nation's Cities [A Report of the United States Commission on Civil Rights - 1967] 

Washington, D.C.: U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, 1967. First Edition
Soft Cover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. VG+. 
Light orange illus. wraps, perfect-bound. Light shelf/handling wear. vii,133 pp. 021685 
Price: 4.00 USD
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4 Afro-American Poetics: Revisions of Harlem and the Black Aesthetic 0299115046 / 9780299115043
Baker, Houston A.
Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press, 1996. Second Printing
Soft Cover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Fine. 
x,201 pp., illus. As issued. 021976 
Price: 7.00 USD
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5 American Reformers 1815-1860 0809025574 / 9780809025572
Walters, Ronald G.
New York: Hill and Wang, 1978. First Edition
Cloth 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Fine. Near Fine 
Black cloth, lettered in gold foil. Virtually as issued. Slight shelf wear to dust jacket. xv,235 pp. 021668 
Price: 10.00 USD
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6 Black and Other Minority Participation in the All-Volunteer Navy and Marine Corps [Studies of Negro Employment Vol. VIII] 0895460106 / 9780895460103
Northrup, Herbert R.; Steven M. DiAntonio; John A. Brinker; Dale F. Daniel
Philadelphia: Industrial Research Unit, Wharton School of Finance and Commerce, University of Pennsylvania, 1979. First Edition
Hardcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Fine. Near Fine 
Dark blue cloth, lettered in gold foil. As issued. Dust jacket shows light shelf/edge wear and mildly sunned spine panel. xix,242 pp. From co-author Northrup's personal library, though not marked as such. 032118 
Price: 10.00 USD
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7 Black and White: Land, Labor and Politics in the South [The American Negro: His History and Literature] 
Fortune, Timothy Thomas; James M. McPherson (fwd.)
New York: Arno Press/New York Times, 1968. Facsimile Reprint Edition
Hardcover 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. Near Fine. Not Issued 
Black and white cloth-effect paper covered boards. Slight shelf wear, former owner's signature on front flyleaf. vii,310 pp. 032122 
Price: 7.50 USD
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8 Black Chicago: The Making of a Negro Ghetto 1890-1920 [SIGNED] 
Spear, Allan H.
Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 1967. First Edition
Cloth 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Fine. Near Fine Signed by Author
Orange cloth, lettered in gold foil. Dust jacket with mild abrasion along bottom front edge at jonit, otherwise nearly as issued. xvii,254 pp. Signed by author on front flyleaf - scarce signed copy. From the library of noted economist and labor historian Herbert R. Northrup, though unmarked as such, obtained directly from his Estate. 027609 
Price: 17.50 USD
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9 Black Genesis: African Roots - A Voyage from Juffure, the Gambia, Through Mandingo Country to the Slave Port of Dakar, Senegal 0312083130 / 9780312083137
Vollmer, Jurgen (photographs); John Devere (text)
New York: St. Martin's Press, 1980. First Edition
Hard Cover 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. VG+. VG+ 
Black 1/4 cloth, black paper covered boards, lettered in silver foil. Light shelf wear, moderate binding lean. Dust jacket shows light shelf wear, a bit rubbed at spine extremities. 120 pp., illus. w/ b&w photos. 021696 
Price: 8.50 USD
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10 Black Odyssey: The Afro-American Ordeal in Slavery 0394416414 / 9780394416410
Huggins, Nathan Irvin
New York, NY: Pantheon Books, 1977. First Edition
Cloth 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Near Fine. VG+ 
Orange cloth, lettered in gold foil. Slightly rubbed edges, slight binding lean. Dust jacket shows mild shelf wear, slight chip at top of front hinge. 021624 
Price: 5.00 USD
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11 Black Political Power in America 
Stone, Chuck
Indianapolis and New York: Bobbs Merrill Company, 1968. First Edition
Cloth 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Near Fine. VG+ 
Red cloth, lettered in black. 261 pp. Slight shelf wear, former owner's address stamp on front flyleaf, otherwise nearly as issued. Dust jacket shows light shelf wear, slight chip at head of spine 021681 
Price: 9.75 USD
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12 Black Workers and the New Unions 
Cayton, Horace R., and George S. Mitchell
Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 1939. First Edition
Buckram 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. VG+. Not Issued 
Light brown buckram, lettered in gilt. Light shelf wear, spine lettering dulled by age, text block edges somewhat age-toned. Firm binding, clean interior. xviii,473 pp. From the library of noted economist and labor historian Herbert R. Northrup, obtained directly from his Estate, with his signature (from his college days at Harvard, 1941) on front pastedown, otherwise unmarked. 027624 
Price: 35.00 USD
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13 Blue Roots: African-American Folk Magic of the Gullah People 156718524X / 9781567185249
Pinckney, Roger
St. Paul, MN: Llewellyn Publications, 1998. Second Printing
Soft Cover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. VG+. 
Stiff pictorial wraps. Modest shelf wear, some rubbing at corners. xii,170 pp. 022487 
Price: 7.25 USD
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14 Concepts 
Lawson, Rev. John Ellis, Jr.
Springfield, MO: Aux Arcs Press, 1974. 1st Edition
Original Wraps 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Fine. Book 
Booklet, tan wraps, lettered/illus. in black. Slightly sunned along binding fold and top front cover edge, otherwise essentially as issued. [viii],24 pp. Very scarce. 036735 
Price: 25.00 USD
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15 Connecticut's Black Soldiers, 1775-1783 0871061198 / 9780871061195
White, David Oliver
Chester, CT: Pequot Press, 1973. First Edition
Softcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Near Fine. 
Stiff illus. wraps. Light shelf/edge wear. 71 pp., illus. 026133 
Price: 15.00 USD
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16 Corky's Pet Parade 
Fiedler, Maggi
New York: Pied Piper Books, 1946. 1st Edition
Hardcover 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Near Fine. VG+ Book Maggi Fiedler 
Color illus. paper covered boards. [32] pp., double-page spreads illus. alternatingly in color and b&w. Main title partially a bit toned, otherwise virtually as issued. Scarce color illus. dust jacket shows mild rubbing along edges, small area of sticker residue at top front corner, front flap partially toned, now in mylar. 038607 
Price: 15.00 USD
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17 Diane Arbus: Hubert's Museum Work 1958-1963 [Phillips de Bury & Co. auction catalogue, New York, 8 Apr. 2008] B001IY4WMY
Arbus, Diane (photographs); Charlie Scheips (fwd.); Steve Turner (intro.)
New York: Phillips de Bury and Co., 2008. 1st Edition
Soft cover Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Very Good. Book 
Stiff black pictorial wraps. Mild shelf wear with light rubbing to corners and spine extremities, top corner bumped, with abrasion along top front cover edge. Illus. w/ frontis., 28 full-page plates (one of each offered lot, 1 color and all others sepia), several additional photos. Scarce catalog for the planned 2008 auction of newly discovered photographs by Diane Arbus of Hubert's Dime Museum and Flea Circus, a sale cancelled due to legal entanglements. This catalogue is the only published source documenting these photographs, which are now part of the collection of the Robert Langmuir African American Photography Collection at Emory University. 040097 
Price: 175.00 USD
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18 Erma: A Black Woman Remembers: 1912-1980 [SIGNED] 0394517431 / 9780394517438
Calderon, Erma, with Leonard Ray Teel
New York: Random House, 1981. First Edition
Hard Cover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Near Fine. VG+ Signed by Author
Dark plum 1/4 cloth, salmon paper covered boards, lettered in bronze foil. Slight shelf wear, nearly as issued. Stamped price on front flyleaf, otherwise unmarked. xix,200 pp. Dust jacket shows light shelf/edge wear, now in archival mylar. Signed by author along top edge of front flyleaf. Relatively scarce signed copy. 021635 
Price: 17.50 USD
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19 Ethiopia and the Missing Link in African History 
Means, Rev. Sterling M.
Harrisburg, PA: Atlantis Publishing Co., 1945. First Edition
Cloth 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Near Fine. Not Issued 
Light blue cloth, lettered in gilt. Minor shelf wear. Slightly foxed on lower blank verso of front flyleaf and lower blank recto of frontis. illus. Firm binding, clean interior. [xiv],161 pp., b&w plates. Exceptionally well preserved copy of a very scarce original edition. 030211 
Price: 75.00 USD
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20 Eudora Welty: Photographs 0878055290 / 9780878055296
Welty, Eudora; Reynolds Price (fwd.)
University Press of Mississippi, 1989. 1st Edition
Soft cover 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Fine. Book 
Stiff b&w pictorial wraps. 3rd ptg.: 2001. As issued. xxviii pp. + 226 b&w photographs. 039985 
Price: 20.00 USD
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21 Ezekiel 
Pratt, Lucy; Frederic Dorr Steele (illus.)
New York: Doubleday, Page and Co., 1909. First Edition
Cloth 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. Good-VG. Not Issued Frederic Dorr Steele 
Dark red cloth, lettered in white, with front cover pastedown illus. 1st edition: May 1909. Moderate shelf wear, mildly rubbed spine extremities, a bit frayed at head of spine. Nearly all of the white is rubbed from the front cover lettering, which now appears as blind-stamped, and most of the front cover illus. is lacking as well. Text block edges somewhat dulled by age, but firm binding, intact interior. Former owner signature and address in pencil on front flyleaf. x,254 pp., illus. 022993 
Price: 75.00 USD
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22 Forgotten Voices: Dissenting Southerners in an Age of Conformity 
Wynes, Charles E. (editor)
Louisiana State Univ Press, 1967. First Edition
Cloth 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Fine. VG+ 
Light green cloth, lettered in black. Essentially as issued. Dust jacket shows mild surface rubbing and edge wear, price clipped front flap. xi,138 pp. 021665 
Price: 7.50 USD
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23 Frederic Bancroft, Historian 
Cooke, Jacob E.; Allan Nevins (intro.)
Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 1957. First Edition
Cloth 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Very Good. No Jacket 
Blue cloth, lettered in silver foil. Ex-library, typically marked/stamped, but little actual wear. Solid reading/reference copy. xiii,282 pp. 021690 
Price: 15.00 USD
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24 From the Black Bar: Voices for Equal Justice 0399114637 / 9780399114632
Ware, Gilbert (editor)
New York: Capricorn Books/G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1976. First Edition
Cloth 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Near Fine. VG- 
New Perspectives on Black America series. Black cloth, lettered in gold foil. Text block a bit toned by age, otherwise basically as issued. Dust jacket shows light shelf wear and two closed tears extending 2-3" from bottom front edge, neatly repaired on verso. xxxviii,341 pp. 021663 
Price: 6.50 USD
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25 History of the Underground Railroad in Chester and the Neighboring Counties of Pennsylvania 
Smedley, R. C.
Lancaster, PA: Self-Published; Printed at The Office of the Journal, 1883. First Edition
Cloth 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. Very Good. N/A 
Brown pebbled cloth, gilt spine lettering. 407 + [1] pp., illus. w/ frontis. of author + 23 engraved portraits. Decently preserved copy, showing modestly rubbed edges and joints, slightly exposed corners. Firm binding, clean interior. Very slight binding lean. Top edge of one portrait is slightly rubbed from being just a trifle misbound so that the edge protrudes. Respectably preserved copy of an extremely scarce issue. 005547 
Price: 195.00 USD
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