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From the Black Bar: Voices for Equal Justice

By: Ware, Gilbert (editor)

Price: $6.50

Publisher: New York, Capricorn Books/G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021663

ISBN: 0399114637

Condition: Near Fine


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. View more info

The Darker Brother

By: Warner, James A. (photographs); Styne M. Slade (editor)

Price: $8.50

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton and Co.: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 024232

ISBN: 0525495029

Condition: Fine


Brown and white variegated cloth, lettered in gold foil. Essentially as issued. Dust jacket shows slight shelf wear, now in archival mylar. 166 pp., illus. w/ full page color photographic plates. Limited to 8,000 copies. View more info

Up From Slavery: An Autobiography [1901 First Edition]

By: Washington, Booker T.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday, Page & Co.: 1901

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 042377

Condition: VG-


Burgundy cloth, lettered in gold foil, deckled text block edges with top edge in gilt. First edition w/ matching dates. Spine extremities rubbed and a bit frayed; mild dampstaining has resulted in dye lightening/spotting to bottom fore-edge corners of both covers, and slightly to rear bottom binding corner, not extending to interior, also minor exposure to several corners. Firm binding. ix,330 pp., lacking frontis., with a few slight soil marks scattered through interior. View more info

The Living Is Easy

By: West, Dorothy

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, Quality Paperback Book Club [QPBC]: 1996

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 042623

Condition: Fine


Stiff burgundy color illus. wraps, French flaps. Very slight shelf wear, former owner's embossed name stamp on upper front flyleaf. Square, uncreased binding, clean interior. 347 pp. View more info

The Kidnapped and the Ransomed: The narrative of Peter and Vina Still after forty years of slavery

By: Whiteman, Maxwell (intro.)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Jewish Publication Society of America: 1970

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 043325

Condition: Near Fine


Pale yellow wraps, lettered in black. Portions of cover cloth are lightly foxed, text block edges a bit toned by age, otherwise virtually as issued. Former owners' signature/date at top corner of front flyleaf. [v],409,[6] pp. Dust jacket mildly toned along flap folds and spine panel, with light soiling, now in mylar. Facsimile reprint of original 1856 edition. View more info

Regina Anderson Andrews: Harlem Renaissance Librarian

By: Whitmire, Ethelene

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Urbana, Chicago and Springfield, IL, University of Illinois Press: 2014

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 038856

ISBN: 0252038509

Condition: Fine


Black paper covered boards, lettered in red. As issued, no remainder marks. Pictorial dust jacket as issued, now in mylar. xi,147 pp., illus. View more info

The Lynchers

By: Wideman, John Edgar

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021630

ISBN: 0151548005

Condition: Near Fine


Rust cloth, lettered in black. Slightly rubbed corners and spine extremities, slightly soiled text block edges. 264 pp. Dust jacket chipped with slight loss at base of spine, lightly rubbed at head of spine, with short closed tear and light creasing along top front edge, creased front flap, still presents reasonably well in archival mylar. Stated "First edition," with "B" as first in letter line. View more info

American Negro Songs and Spirituals: A Comprehensive Collection of 230 Folk Songs, Religious and Secular

By: Work, John W. (fwd., editor)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Crown Publishers: 1940

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 041676

ISBN: B000OP7Y78

Condition: Near Fine


Light green linen, lettered in brown. First (Crown) edition. Sunned on spine panel and portions of both covers, otherwise only slight shelf wear. vii,259 pp. Top corner crease to rear flyleaf. View more info

Forgotten Voices: Dissenting Southerners in an Age of Conformity

By: Wynes, Charles E. (editor)

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Louisiana State Univ Press: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021665

Condition: Fine


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. View more info

Malcolm X: Speeches at Harvard

By: X, Malcolm; Archie Epps (editor, intro., pref.)

Price: $8.95

Publisher: New York, Paragon House: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 049697

ISBN: 1557784795

Condition: Fine


Stiff pictorial wraps. [xi],192 pp. Just the hint of a short crease along top front edge, essentially as issued. 3rd ptg. thus. View more info

Passionate Visions of the American South: Self-Taught Artists from 1940 to the Present [INSCRIBED]

By: Yelen, Alice Rae, with essays by William Ferris, Susan Larsen, Jane Livingston, and Lowery Stokes Sims

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New Orleans, LA, New Orleans Museum of Art: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 044167

ISBN: 0878056777

Condition: Near Fine


INSCRIBED. Stiff color illus. wraps. Catalog to accompany 1993-95 traveling exhibition mounted by New Orleans Museum of Art. Minor rubbing along edges, minor binding lean original to issue. 352 pp., illus. w/ 213 color plates, additional b&w figures in text. Inscribed by primary author Yelen on upper main title, signed as "Helen," personalized, dated Apr. 1994. View more info

Molefi Kete Asante and Afrocentricity: In Praise and in Criticism

By: Ziegler, Dhyana (editor); Molefi Kete Asante

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Nashville, TN, James C. Winston Publishing Co.: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021971

ISBN: 1555236995

Condition: Very Good


Color pictorial wraps. xiii,286 pp. Table of Contents and several articles have been highlighted; text is otherwise fully intact, and book presents virtually as issued, with square, uncreased binding. View more info