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Official Souvenir Program. Council of Bishops and the Connectional Council, African Methodist Episcopal Church. February 15-16, 1961 [...] Quinn Chapel A.M.E. Church, 912 West Chestnut Street, Louisville, Kentucky
Louisville: A.M.E. Church, 1961. First Edition. Includes portraits of the bishops and officials of the Thirteenth Episcopal District, comprising Kentucky and Tennessee. Articles include "A Brief History of the A.M.E. Church in Kentucky" by Mrs. A.B. Lynem; "Historical Sketch of Quinn Chapel A.M.E. Church" by Mrs. Ruth Hill Jones; "A...
[Item #24748]
Price: $75.00
 
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Morning Yet on Creation Day: Essays
Garden City: Anchor Press/Doubleday, 1975. First American Edition. Octavo (21.5cm.); original cloth-backed boards in olive pictorial dust jacket; xiii,[3],175pp. A touch rubbed at jacket spine ends, old faint rubberstamp price on front free endpaper; Near Fine.
[Item #24854]
Price: $75.00
 
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Cora Street
Pittsburgh: ACTION-Housing, 1969. First Edition. Quarto (28cm.); original brown printed wrappers; [2],77,[1]pp.; illus. Fine. "A Pioneering Demonstration in Rehabilitating Aging but Structurally Sound Housing" (from upper cover).
[Item #22706]
Price: $45.00
 
Cora Street
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Women Professional Workers: A Study Made for the Women's Educational and Industrial Union
Chautauqua: The Chautauqua Press, 1921. First Edition. Octavo. Tan cloth boards, lettered in black on spine and front cover; 392, (2)pp. Mild cover soil, else a tight, VG copy, with text free of markings or wear; lacking the dustwrapper. In the "Chautauqua Home Reading" series.
[Item #24761]
Price: $25.00
 
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Soulcraft: Sketches on Negro-White Relations Designed to Encourage Friendship
[Atlanta: B.F. Logan Press, 1944]. Third (1948) printing, slim octavo (22.5cm.); original cloth (a touch soiled) in yellow printed dust jacket; 63pp. Jacket rather edge worn with a few chips and tears not affecting text; unadorned spine faded and slightly cocked; interior fine. Collection of personal anecdotes whose aim was...
[Item #22705]
Price: $75.00
 
Soulcraft: Sketches on Negro-White Relations Designed to Encourage Friendship
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Histoire des Peuples Noirs. Édition Revue, Corrigée, et Augmentée par André Clérici
Abidjan: Centre d'Édition et de Diffusion Africaines, 1963 [but 1969]. New Edition. Octavo (22cm.); original black pictorial boards; 192pp.; illus. Fine. Postcolonial Ivorian textbook on the history of sub-Saharan Africa.
[Item #24851]
Price: $25.00
 
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A Glossary of Black Becoming and Knowing
New York: by author, 1974. First Edition. Staple-bound pamphlet. Stiff card wrappers; 32pp. Light wear to wrappers with splash stain to rear wrapper; else a good or better copy with no interior markings.
[Item #15799]
Price: $45.00
 
A Glossary of Black Becoming and Knowing
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The Black Scholar: The Black Male Vol. 2, no 10. (June 1971)
Sausalito, CA: Black World Foundation, 1971. First Edition. This issue includes "The Myth of the Impotent Black Male" by Robert Staples; "Simple: The Alter Ego of Langston Hughes" by Charles A. Watkins; and "Struggle and the Black Man" by George Jackson. Staple-bound pamphlet. Pictorial card wrappers; 64pp. Light rubbing and...
[Item #15802]
Price: $15.00
 
The Black Scholar: The Black Male Vol. 2, no 10. (June 1971)
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The Black Scholar: The Black Child Vol. 4, no. 8-9 (May - June 1973)
Sausalito, CA: Black World Foundation, 1973. First Edition. This issue includes "Politicizing Black Children" by Ernest Washington; "Children's Books and Racism" by Berrye I. Latimer; and "Financing Education: The Case for Vouchers" by Benjamin Foster Jr. Staple-bound pamphlet. Pictorial card wrappers; 64pp. Vertival fold and address label to front wrapper;...
[Item #15801]
Price: $15.00
 
The Black Scholar: The Black Child Vol. 4, no. 8-9 (May - June 1973)
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To Be A Slave in Brazil, 1550-1888
New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 1986. First American Edition. Octavo. Cloth boards; dustjacket; 250pp; includes bibliography. Removed from a non-circulating private library, with ink ownership markings to front endpaper and accompanying black ink elisions from de-accession. Else a clean, sharp, tight copy in crisp, Fine dustwrapper.
[Item #15241]
Price: $20.00
 
To Be A Slave in Brazil, 1550-1888
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Black Politics in Philadelphia
New York: Basic Books, Inc. 1973. First Edition. Octavo. Cloth boards; dustjacket; 228pp. Removed from a non-circulating private library, with ink ownership markings to front endpaper and accompanying black ink elisions from de-accession. Else clean, bright copy in very good dustwrapper.
[Item #15253]
Price: $20.00
 
Black Politics in Philadelphia
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Black Separatism and the Caribbean, 1860
Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1970. First Edition. Octavo. Cloth boards; dustjacket; 174pp. Removed from a non-circulating private library, with ink ownership markings to front endpaper and accompanying black ink elisions from de-accession. Else a clean, sharp, tight copy in lightly soiled dustwrapper.
[Item #15231]
Price: $20.00
 
Black Separatism and the Caribbean, 1860
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Jamaica Farewell: Jamaican Migrants in London
Berkeley: University of California Press, 1978. First Edition. Octavo. Cloth boards; dustjacket; 262pp; includes bibliography. Removed from a non-circulating private library, with ink ownership markings to front endpaper and accompanying black ink elisions from de-accession. Else a clean, sharp, tight copy in crisp VG dustwrapper.
[Item #15235]
Price: $25.00
 
Jamaica Farewell: Jamaican Migrants in London
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The Negro in Brazilian Society
New York: Columbia University Press, 1969. First Edition. Octavo. Cloth boards; dustjacket; 489pp; includes bibliography. Removed from a non-circulating private library, with ink ownership markings to front endpaper and accompanying black ink elisions from de-accession. Else a clean, sharp, tight copy in clean, VG dustwrapper.
[Item #15234]
Price: $20.00
 
The Negro in Brazilian Society
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American Negro Slave Revolts
New York: International Publishers, 1968. Reprint. Octavo. Pictorial card wrappers; 409pp; includes bibliography. Removed from a non-circulating private library, with ink ownership markings to front endpaper and accompanying black ink elisions from de-accession. Else a sharp, unmarked copy, lightly soiled on covers. A Marxist analysis.
[Item #15238]
Price: $12.00
 
American Negro Slave Revolts
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The New Negro
Notre Dame: Fides Publishers, 1961. First Edition. Octavo. Cloth boards; dustjacket; 145pp. Removed from a non-circulating private library, with ink ownership markings to front endpaper and accompanying black ink elisions from de-accession. Mild sunning; small clips to corners of both front and back jacket flaps; else clean copy in very...
[Item #15350]
Price: $20.00
 
The New Negro
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The Anti-Slavery Movement and Reconstruction: A Study of Anglo-American Co-operation 1833 -77
London: Oxford University Press, 1969. First Edition. Octavo. Cloth boards; dustjacket; 197pp; illus. Removed from a non-circulating private library, with ink ownership markings to front endpaper and accompanying black ink elisions from de-accession. Else a clean, sharp, tight copy in lightly soiled dustwrapper.
[Item #15228]
Price: $15.00
 
The Anti-Slavery Movement and Reconstruction: A Study of Anglo-American Co-operation 1833 -77
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Black Power U.S.A. The Human Side of the Reconstruction 1867-1877
Chicago: Johnson Publishing Company, Inc. 1967. First Edition. Octavo. Cloth boards; dustjacket; 401pp; includes bibliography; illus. Removed from a non-circulating private library, with ink ownership markings to front endpaper and accompanying black ink elisions from de-accession. Aged toned jacket with mild tears and chips; a textually unmarked copy in about...
[Item #15437]
Price: $30.00
 
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Cities Under Siege: An Anatomy of the Ghetto Riots, 1964-1968
New York: Basic Books, Inc. 1971. First Edition. Octavo. Cloth boards; dustjacket; 436pp. Removed from a non-circulating private library, with ink ownership markings to front endpaper and accompanying black ink elisions from de-accession. Price-clipped; lightly rubbed jacket; else clean copy in very good dustjacket with unmarked text.
[Item #15463]
Price: $15.00
 
Cities Under Siege: An Anatomy of the Ghetto Riots, 1964-1968
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Confrontation: Black and White
Chicago: Johnson Publishing Company, Inc. 1965. First Edition. Octavo. Cloth boards; dustjacket; 321pp; includes bibliography. An ex-library reading copy, with typical indications including shelf label, card pocket, and accession stamps. Moderate edgewear and rubbing to jacket; small nicks to upper edges; else textual unmarked copy in good dustjacket.
[Item #15374]
Price: $15.00
 
Confrontation: Black and White
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Confrontation: Black and White
Chicago: Johnson Publishing Company, Inc. 1965. First Edition. Octavo. Cloth boards; dustjacket; 321pp; includes bibliography. Removed from a non-circulating private library, with ink ownership markings to front endpaper and accompanying black ink elisions from de-accession. Slight rubbing to jacket; else textual unmarked copy in very good dustjacket.
[Item #15456]
Price: $25.00
 
Confrontation: Black and White
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Promiseland: A Century of Life in a Negro Community
Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1981. First Edition. Octavo. Cloth boards; dustjacket; 329pp. Removed from a non-circulating private library, with ink ownership markings to front endpaper and accompanying black ink elisions from de-accession. Slight rubbing to jacket; old gift insciption on title page; else clean copy in very good jacket.
[Item #15353]
Price: $20.00
 
Promiseland: A Century of Life in a Negro Community
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Americans Save America: Solution to America's Racial Dilemma: Separate and Equal Negro States
New York: Pageant Press, Inc. 1966. First Edition. The author argues against intergration, forseeing "reactions so violent that daily living will be shadowed by terrorist tactics, anarchy, and perhaps even a second Civil War." Chachas believes the solution is to give African Americans their own states in which they could...
[Item #15416]
Price: $15.00
 
Americans Save America: Solution to America's Racial Dilemma: Separate and Equal Negro States
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Black America: A Study of the Ex-Slave and His Late Master
Westport: Negro Universities Press, 1970. Facsimile Reprint. Octavo. Cloth boards; 240pp. Removed from a non-circulating private library, with ink ownership markings to front endpaper and accompanying black ink elisions from de-accession. Else a tight, VG copy with unmarked text.
[Item #15247]
Price: $15.00
 
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A Black Physician's Story: Bringing Hope in Mississippi
Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 1985. First Edition. Octavo. Cloth boards; dustjacket; 183pp. Removed from a non-circulating private library, with ink ownership markings to front endpaper and accompanying black ink elisions from de-accession. Slight rubbing to dustjacket with adhesive residue to front right corner; appears unread; tight copy in very...
[Item #15423]
Price: $35.00
 
A Black Physician's Story: Bringing Hope in Mississippi


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