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Quarterly membership ticket for the African Methodist Episcopal Church, dated 1865
N.p. (ca 1865). Printed ticket, 2-1/2" x 3-1/4", text and form printed within an ornamental border. Completed in manuscript, naming Harriell Carlis as a member and signed by Rev. S. Watts, dated May 29, 1865. Light wear; fading to manuscript portions (still legible); Very Good, housed in a custom clear...
[Item #29362]
Price: $200.00
 
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Family Planning in Ceylon
Colombo: [Colombo Apothecaries' Co. Ltd.], 1968. First Edition. Octavo (22cm.); original buckram in grey decorative dust jacket; vi,188pp.; a few folding table plates. Minor shelf wear, else Very Good or better.
[Item #28573]
Price: $45.00
 
Family Planning in Ceylon
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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
 
Morning Yet on Creation Day: Essays
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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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Common Ground - Vol.1, No.1 (Autumn, 1940)
New York: Common Council for American Unity, 1940. First Edition. Premiere issue of the ahead-of-its-time quarterly, devoted to celebrating multicultural Americanism and fighting intolerance and discrimination. With contributions by Arthur M. Schlesinger, Sr., Michael De Capite, and George Schuyler, et al., with a bibliography of children's books about life in...
[Item #25988]
Price: $50.00
 
Common Ground - Vol.1, No.1 (Autumn, 1940)
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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
 
Women Professional Workers: A Study Made for the Women's Educational and Industrial Union
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Beet Sugar
Philadelphia: Works Progress Administration, National Research Project in cooperation with National Bureau of Economic Research, 1938. First Edition. Quarto (25.5cm.); original blue laminated printed wrappers; xxiv,190pp.; illus. Some bubbling to lamination, wrappers rather worn from handling, else About Very Good. Forms part of the series Productivity and Employment in Selected...
[Item #25846]
Price: $50.00
 
Beet Sugar
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All Is Not Lost
Ibadan: Adekile Goodwill Grammar School, [1973]. First Edition. Octavo (20.5cm.); original blue and black staplebound wrappers lettered in yellow and white; 49pp. Fine. Imprint on upper cover: Ilesanmi Press Ltd., Ilesa. 5-act play set in a polygamous home in Nigeria. Unlocated in OCLC as of September, 2015.
[Item #27419]
Price: $75.00
 
All Is Not Lost
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Action! - Vol.7, No.42 (March, 1973)
Boston: United Christian Evangelistic Association of the United Church of Jesus Christ for All People, 1973. First Edition. Frederick Eikerenkoetter, known affectionately to his followers as "Reverend Ike," was a popular televangelist and prosperity preacher from South Carolina. He was famous for his "thinkonomics" philosophy, and especially for his "Blessing...
[Item #28861]
Price: $75.00
 
Action! - Vol.7, No.42 (March, 1973)
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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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Negro Art: Past and Present
Washington DC: The Associates in Negro Folk Education, 1936. First Edition. An early, important work by the native Philadelphia author and key Harlem Renaissance figure. Issued as Bronze Booklet No.3, Locke's work explores the Negro artist and Negro art, the European and American reception of Negro artists, and the future...
[Item #29419]
Price: $250.00
 
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Original real-photo postcard of Booker T. Washington, ca 1905
New York: Rotograph Company, n.d. [ca 1905]. Original silver-gelatin photographic print, 5-1/4" x 3-1/4"; captioned below image, with photographer's credit (Schumacher / Los Angeles) in image at lower right. Verso with printed portions for mailing, unused. Undivided back postal card, issued ca. 1901-1907. Sharp corners, minimal wear; a Very Good...
[Item #28626]
Price: $50.00
 
Original real-photo postcard of Booker T. Washington, ca 1905
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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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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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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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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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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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In Search of Sisterhood: Delta Sigma Theta and the Challenge of the Black Sorority Movement [Inscribed]
New York: William Morrow and Company, 1988. First Edition. History of the largest Black women's organization in the United States, chronicling both the story of the Delta Sigma Theta sorority as well as the increasing involvement of Black women in the political, social, and economic affairs of America. First Printing...
[Item #29478]
Price: $50.00
 
In Search of Sisterhood: Delta Sigma Theta and the Challenge of the Black Sorority Movement [Inscribed]
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Howard University: H Club Banquet & Smoker, Honiring 1945 Football Team of Howard University, December 15, 1945, Frazier Hall [title from cover]. Signed by Head Coach Edward L. Jackson and 27 others
Washington DC: Howard University, 1945. Small octavo (8-1/2" x 5-1/2"); staple-bound wrappers; [5]pp. Clean copy with mild external wear; Very Good to Near Fine. Contents include a banquet menu, team roster, and ads for local businesses. The front cover is autographed by Head Coach Edward Jackson, Assistant Coach Joe Cole...
[Item #29389]
Price: $400.00
 
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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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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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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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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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