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Concepts

By: Lawson, Rev. John Ellis, Jr.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Springfield, MO, Aux Arcs Press: 1974

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 036735

Condition: Fine


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. View more info

A Bibliography of Sierra Leone: Preceded by an Essay on the Origin, Character, and Peoples of the Colony and Protectorate

By: Luke, Harry Charles

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New York, Negro Universities Press: 1969

Edition: Facsimile Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 028070

ISBN: 0837120543

Condition: Near Fine


Light brown cloth, lettered in gold foil. Lightly foxed text block edges and endpapers. 230 pp., rear folding map. View more info

Strange Fruit: Billie Holiday, Cafe Society, and an Early Cry for Civil Rights

By: Margolick, David

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Running Press: 2000

Edition: Advance Reader's Edition

Seller ID: 026556

ISBN: 0762406771

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff paper wraps. Cover laminate beginning to peel at several corners, slight edge wear, otherwise nearly as issued. 144 pp., photos at rear. View more info

Sound:Print:Record - African American Legacies

By: McGee, Julie L., and Charles D. Carson

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Newark, DE, University Museums, University of Delaware: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 039469

ISBN: 0615307078

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff color pictorial wraps, oblong format. Slight shelf wear, nearly as issued. vi,74 pp., illus. Catalogue to accompany exhibition on African-American musical traditions, represented in paintings, photographs, record labels, etc. Scarce. View more info

Negro Employment in Southern Industry: A Study of Racial Policies in Five Industries [Studies of Negro Employment Vol. IV]

By: Northrup, Herbert R., Richard L. Rowan, Darold T. Barnum and John C. Howard

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Industrial Research Unit, Wharton School of Finance and Commerce, University of Pennsylvania: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 027608

ISBN: 0812276248

Condition: Fine


Dark blue cloth, lettered in gold foil. Bottom text block corner very slightly soiled, otherwise as issued. Dust jacket slightly rubbed at corners and head of spine, with small closed triangular tear along front flap fold, now in archival mylar. xiii,232,ix,97,viii,107,viii,72,xi,172,vii,30 pp. This was lead author Herbert R. Northrup's personal copy, though unmarked as such, obtained directly from his estate. View more info

Black and Other Minority Participation in the All-Volunteer Navy and Marine Corps [Studies of Negro Employment Vol. VIII]

By: Northrup, Herbert R.; Steven M. DiAntonio; John A. Brinker; Dale F. Daniel

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Industrial Research Unit, Wharton School of Finance and Commerce, University of Pennsylvania: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032118

ISBN: 0895460106

Condition: Fine


Dark blue cloth, lettered in gold foil. As issued. Dust jacket shows light shelf/edge wear and mildly sunned spine panel, with some nibbling/minor loss along lower flap folds, now in mylar. xix,242 pp. From co-author Northrup's personal library, though not marked as such. View more info

Lady Day: The Many Faces Of Billie Holiday

By: O'Meally, Robert

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Da Capo Press: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 045788

ISBN: 0306809591

Condition: VG+


Stiff pictorial wraps. Slight rubbing to corners, minor shelf/handling wear, covers slightly thumbed. Square, uncreased binding, clean interior. 208 pp., weill-illus. w/ b&w photographs. 1st ptg. View more info

Negro Workaday Songs

By: Odum, Howard W., and Guy B. Johnson

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Chapel Hill, NC and London, University of North Carolina Press/Humphrey Milford-Oxford University Press: 1926

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 041536

Condition: Near Fine


Black cloth, lettered in gilt. Minor shelf wear with a few slight marks to cover cloth, mild binding lean. Text block edges a bit toned by age. xiii,278 pp. View more info

Slave Cultures and the Cultures of Slavery

By: Palmie, Stephan (editor)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Knoxville, TN, University of Tennessee Press: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 048990

ISBN: 0870499033

Condition: Fine


Green cloth, lettered in black. Corner crease to two leaves toward rear, otherwise as issued. Dust jacket shows slight shelf wear, now in mylar. xlvii,283 pp. 2nd ptg. View more info

Jazz Cleopatra: Josephine Baker in Her Time

By: Phyllis Rose

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Vintage-Random House: 1991

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 046424

ISBN: 0679731334

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff pictorial wraps. Minor shelf/handling wear, with square and uncreased binding, clean and unmarked interior. xiii,321 pp., b&w photographs. 6th ptg. thus. View more info

Ezekiel

By: Pratt, Lucy; Frederic Dorr Steele (illus.)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday, Page and Co.: 1909

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022993

Condition: Good-VG


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. View more info

The Abolitionists: A Collection of their Writings

By: Ruchames, Louis

Price: $19.50

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021625

Condition: Near Fine


Black cloth, lettered in gilt. Text block edges slightly dulled by age, otherwise virtually as issued. Dust jacket a bit toned by age, with light soiling, rubbed top edge, now in mylar. Errata slip laid in. 259 pp. View more info

Chemistry of Color: African-American Artists in Philadelphia, 1970-1990 -- The Harold A. and Ann R. Sorgenti Collection of Contemporary African-American Art

By: Sajet, Kim

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 044166

ISBN: 0943836263

Condition: Fine


Stiff color wraps. Brand new, unopened in original publisher's shrinkwrap. View more info

A Force for Change: African American Art and the Julius Rosenwald Fund

By: Schulman, Daniel (editor); Rhoda Rosen (fwd.); Peter M. Ascoli, Kinshasha Holman Conwill, Julia L. Foulkes, Alfred Perkins, Darryl Pinckney, Daniel Schulman (essays)

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Chicago, IL, Northwestern University Press: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 049025

ISBN: 0810125889

Condition: As New


Stiff color illus. wraps, French flaps. As issued. 176 pp., color plates, b&w photos. View more info

Trajectory: Fueling the Future and Preserving the Black Literary Past - Essays in Criticism 1962-1986

By: Sheffrey, Ruthe T.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Baltimore, MD, Morgan State University Press: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021978

ISBN: 0961032464

Condition: Fine


Blue cloth, lettered in silver foil. xxii,234 pp. As issued. Very scarce. View more info

The Lion and the Jewel

By: Soyinka, Wole

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Harare, Zimbabwe, College Press: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 041294

ISBN: 1779000057

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff pictorial wraps, lettered in red. Light shelf/handling wear. [v],70 pp. Firm binding, clean interior. 2000 ptg., reprinting original Oxford Univ. Press edition. View more info

Black Political Power in America

By: Stone, Chuck

Price: $9.75

Publisher: Indianapolis and New York, Bobbs Merrill Company: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021681

Condition: Near Fine


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 View more info

Uncle Tom's Cabin, or Life Among the Lowly - Arranged for Young Readers, with 90 Illustrations [Altemus Young People's Library]

By: Stowe, Harriet Beecher

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Henry Altemus Co.: 0

Seller ID: 041400

Condition: VG-


Tan color illus. cloth. x,[ii],7-307,[8],16 pp. (complete as issued), illus. Undated, ca. 1900-10. Rubbed with minor exposure to corners, a bit frayed at spine extremities. Color front cover illus. (two girls, one black, one caucasian, holding hands in a road) shows a small area of surface rubbing/loss. Mild binding lean. Former owner's address inscription on front flyleaf. A few instances of minor interior soiling. Relatively scarce edition. View more info

Napoleon Jackson: The Gentleman of the Plush Rocker

By: Stuart, Ruth McEnery

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, The Century Co.: 1902

Seller ID: 033101

Condition: Very Good


Green cloth, decorated in dark green and gilt, lettered in gilt, with front cover pastedown illus. 1910 ptg. (dated on lower main title). Modest shelf wear, light surface rubbing to front cover and along edges of front cover illus., lightly soiled back cover. Firm binding, clean interior. [v],132 pp., illus. w/ plates printed in brown. Stuart was a Louisiana author famous for her stories of local color after the Civil War. View more info

The Confessions of Nat Turner

By: Styron, William

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1967

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 042583

ISBN: B001V0WXNK

Condition: Near Fine


Black cloth, lettered in gold foil with orange decoration, top text block edge stained red. Very slight foxing to text block fore-edge, slight soiling to bottom text block corner, otherwise as issued. Stated first printing. Dust jacket shows small chip at head of rear joint and a slight nick at head of front joint, slight rubbing to corners, now in mylar. xvi,430 pp. View more info

The Confessions of Nat Turner

By: Styron, William

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1967

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 044533

ISBN: B001V0WXNK

Condition: Fine


Black cloth, lettered in gold foil with orange decoration. Publisher's red staining on top text block edge is somewhat faded, otherwise as issued. Stated first printing. Dust jacket has price-clipped front flap, with very slight edge rubbing, now in mylar. xvi,430 pp. View more info

The Negro in the Reconstruction of Virginia

By: Taylor, Alrutheus Ambush; Carter G. Woodson (fwd.)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Russell and Russell: 1969

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 032293

ISBN: B0006BYWIO

Condition: Very Good


Magenta cloth, lettered in gold foil. Shows only very slight shelf wear, though with evidence of moisture contact over most of back cover in the form of slight puckering and loss of surface sheen to cloth, also minor rubbing/exposure along lower back cover fore-edge, minor cosmetic issues. [vii],300 pp. Former owner's signature on front flyleaf, otherwise unmarked. View more info

A History of St. Thomas' African Episcopal Church, 1794-1865 [Univ. of Pennsylvania Ph.D. Dissertation]

By: Ulle, Robert F.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Ann Arbor, MI, UMI/University Microfilms International: 1986

Edition: Unpublished

Seller ID: 030399

Condition: 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. View more info

Black Genesis: African Roots - A Voyage from Juffure, the Gambia, Through Mandingo Country to the Slave Port of Dakar, Senegal

By: Vollmer, Jurgen (photographs); John Devere (text)

Price: $8.50

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021696

ISBN: 0312083130

Condition: 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. View more info

American Reformers 1815-1860

By: Walters, Ronald G.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Hill and Wang: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021668

ISBN: 0809025574

Condition: Fine


Black cloth, lettered in gold foil. Virtually as issued. Slight shelf wear to dust jacket. xv,235 pp. View more info