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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
 
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
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$60 Reward
Atlanta: United States Penitentiary, [1907]. "Wanted" sign to be posted "In Conspicuous Place," offering a reward for the arrest and detention of William Finney, alias Ivory L. Rolland, an inmate of the United States Penitentiary of Atlanta, Georgia, and escaped on May 27, 1907. Finney, who had been serving a....
[Item #22210]
Price: $450.00
 
$60 Reward
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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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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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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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The Gray and the Black: The Confederate Debate on Emancipation
Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University, 1972. First Edition. Octavo. Cloth boards; dustjacket; 305pp. Removed from a non-circulating private library, with ink ownership markings to front endpaper and accompanying black ink elisions from de-accession. Gently tanned on spine; price-clipped jacket; else tight, clean copy in very good jacket with unmarked text.
[Item #15349]
Price: $20.00
 
The Gray and the Black: The Confederate Debate on Emancipation
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The Perils and Prospects of Southern Black Leadership: Gordon Blaine Hancock 1884-1970
Durham: Duke University Press, 1977. First Edition. Octavo. Cloth boards; dustjacket; 221pp; includes bibliography. Removed from a non-circulating private library, with ink ownership markings to front endpaper and accompanying black ink elisions from de-accession. Otherwise a clean, unmarked copy in a very good dustwrapper.
[Item #15258]
Price: $15.00
 
The Perils and Prospects of Southern Black Leadership: Gordon Blaine Hancock 1884-1970
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The Confrontation: Black Power, Anti-Semitism and the Myth of Integration
Englewood Cliffs: Prentice-Hall, Inc. 1970. First Edition. Octavo. Cloth boards; dustjacket; 239pp. 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 clean, crisp copy in very good jacket with unmarked text.
[Item #15352]
Price: $15.00
 
The Confrontation: Black Power, Anti-Semitism and the Myth of Integration
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An Enquiry Concerning the Intellectual and Moral Faculties and Literature of Negroes: Followed with an Account of the Life and Works of Fifteen Negroes and Mulattoes Distinguished in Science, Literature and the Arts
College Park, MD. McGrath Publishing Company, 1967. Facsimile Reprint. Octavo. Red cloth boards; no wrapper; 253pp; includes footnotes. Removed from a non-circulating private library, with ink ownership markings to front endpaper and accompanying black ink elisions from de-accession. Appears unread; a tight, clean copy in about fine condition.
[Item #15447]
Price: $25.00
 
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Children of Longing
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1970. First Edition. Octavo. Cloth boards; dustjacket; 140pp. Removed from a non-circulating private library, with ink ownership markings to front endpaper and accompanying black ink elisions from de-accession. Price-clipped; aged toned jacket; clean, crisp copy with unmarked text.
[Item #15436]
Price: $15.00
 
Children of Longing
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Black White Sex
New York: William Morrow & Company, Inc, 1972. First Edition. Octavo. Cloth boards; dustjacket; 222pp. Removed from a non-circulating private library, with ink ownership markings to front endpaper and accompanying black ink elisions from de-accession. Worn and soiled jacket with a few tears and tape along edges; textually unmarked; a....
[Item #15426]
Price: $20.00
 
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With All Deliberate Speed: Civil Rights Theory and Reality
Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 1969. First Edition. Octavo. Black cloth boards; dustjacket; 205pp. Removed from a non-circulating private library, with ink ownership markings to front endpaper and accompanying black ink elisions from de-accession. Minor tear to upper spine edge; else clean, crisp copy in very good dustjacket.
[Item #15428]
Price: $15.00
 
With All Deliberate Speed: Civil Rights Theory and Reality
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The American Negro Academy: Voice of the Talented Tenth
Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University, 1981. First Edition. Octavo. Cloth boards; dustjacket; 327pp; 5 inserted leaves of black and white photographs; includes bibliography. Removed from a non-circulating private library, with ink ownership markings to front endpaper and accompanying black ink elisions from de-accession. Minor tears to dustjacket along edges; else...
[Item #15434]
Price: $35.00
 
The American Negro Academy: Voice of the Talented Tenth
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Jim Crow's Defense: Anti-Negro Thought in America, 1900-1930
Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University, 1965. First Edition. Octavo. Gray cloth boards; no jacket; 230pp; includes bibliography and footnotes. An ex-library reading copy, with typical indications including shelf label, card pocket, and accession stamps. Portion of wrapper laid down on front fixed endpaper; small splash stain to back board; still...
[Item #15477]
Price: $15.00
 
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Farewell to the Party of Lincoln: Black Politics in the Age of FDR
Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1983. First Edition. Octavo. Cloth boards; dustjacket; 333pp; illus. Removed from a non-circulating private library, with ink ownership markings to front endpaper and accompanying black ink elisions from de-accession. Mild rubbing to jacket; else crisp copy in very good jacket with unmarked text.
[Item #15354]
Price: $20.00
 
Farewell to the Party of Lincoln: Black Politics in the Age of FDR
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The Politics of Massive Resistance
New York: George Braziller, Inc. 1973. First Edition. Octavo. Cloth boards; dustjacket; 320pp. Removed from a non-circulating private library, with ink ownership markings to front endpaper and accompanying black ink elisions from de-accession. Slight rubbing and wear to jacket; else tight copy in very good jacket with unmarked text.
[Item #15348]
Price: $20.00
 
The Politics of Massive Resistance
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Bulletin of the Georgia Annual Conference, Sixth Episcopal District of the African Methodist Episcopal Church
Atlanta: Morris Brown College, 1949. First Edition. Octavo (21.25cm.); original brown printed staplebound wrappers; [7]-34pp.; photographic illus. Wrapper edges slightly toned, else Very Good or better. Ownership signature of a Charlotte C. Wright to upper wrapper.
[Item #28624]
Price: $30.00
 
Bulletin of the Georgia Annual Conference, Sixth Episcopal District of the African Methodist Episcopal Church
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The Official Journal of the Seventy-Seventh Session of the North Georgia Conference of the African Methodist Episcopal Church, held in St. Paul A.M.E. Church, Rome, Georgia, November 5th, 1949
Rome, GA: A.M.E. 1949. First Edition. Octavo (21.5cm.); original tan printed staplebound wrappers; 19pp.; photographic portrait of the Rt. Rev. R. Wright, Jr., on p. [1]. Extremities a bit toned, else Very Good or better.
[Item #28620]
Price: $75.00
 
The Official Journal of the Seventy-Seventh Session of the North Georgia Conference of the African Methodist Episcopal Church, held in St. Paul A.M.E. Church, Rome, Georgia, November 5th, 1949
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Proceedings of the Twenty-First Session of the Macon (Ga.) Annual Conference, African M.E. Church held in Bethel A.M.E. Church, Augusta, GA. November 19-23, 1902
Atlanta: Franklin Printing and Publishing Company, 1902. First Edition. Octavo (21.75cm.); original drab printed wrappers; 59pp.; engraved portrait frontispiece of the Rt. Rev. H.M. Turner, double-page folding table plate bound in rear. Extremities rather chipped from brittle paper stock, substantial tape repair to spine, occasional pencil notes to interior, else...
[Item #28619]
Price: $125.00
 
Proceedings of the Twenty-First Session of the Macon (Ga.) Annual Conference, African M.E. Church held in Bethel A.M.E. Church, Augusta, GA. November 19-23, 1902
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Minutes of the South Carolina Annual Conference of the African Methodist Episcopal Church. First three sessions held in 1865, 1866, and 1867 (reprinted)
Greensboro, NC: Official Council, Bethel A.M.E. Church, [1967]. Reprint. Octavo (22.5cm.); original tan printed staplebound wrappers; viii,28pp.; photographic illus. A hint of dampstaining to wrappers, some ink annotations throughout, else Near Very Good.
[Item #28621]
Price: $30.00
 
Minutes of the South Carolina Annual Conference of the African Methodist Episcopal Church. First three sessions held in 1865, 1866, and 1867 (reprinted)
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Let Us Now Praise Famous Men: Three Tenant Families
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, [1969]. Octavo (21.5cm.); original leatherette in grey price-clipped dust jacket lettered in black and white; xxii,471pp.; 32 leaves of photographic illustrations, almost all printed on rectos and versos. Small soil spot to upper jacket panel, light rubbing to extremities, spine a hint toned, else Very Good...
[Item #21866]
Price: $50.00
 
Let Us Now Praise Famous Men: Three Tenant Families
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Let Us Now Praise Famous Men: Three Tenant Families
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, [1960]. Second Printing. Octavo (21.5cm.); original cloth in grey price-clipped dust jacket lettered in black and white; xxii,471pp.; 32 leaves of photographic illustrations, almost all printed on rectos and versos. Light shelf wear, spine a bit toned, else Very Good or better.
[Item #28118]
Price: $50.00
 
Let Us Now Praise Famous Men: Three Tenant Families
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Alabama Democracy 1930. [Drop title] To the Democrats of Alabama
Birmingham: Democratic State Campaign Committee, 1930. First Edition. Campaign leaflet for the 1930 Alabama elections, supporting the campaigns of John H. Bankhed (Senator), B.M. Miller (Governor) and Hugh D. Merrill (Lieut. Governor). Halftone portraits and political caricatures throughout. Signed in print by members of the Democratic Executive Campaign Committee, which...
[Item #29639]
Price: $225.00
 
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Broadside: The Roman Catholic Altar Boy Congressman Lister Hill
Birmingham: Davis Printing Co. 1928. First Edition. Anti-Catholic, anti-miscegenation, anti-Congressman Al Smith flyer issued during the presidential election of 1928. Al Smith, a Roman Catholic, was the Democratic presidential candidate in 1928, running against Herbert Hoover. J. Lister Hill, a former Roman Catholic, was, at the time, a representative from...
[Item #29962]
Price: $350.00
 
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Alabama: "Kind of Tough Living Here." A report on bad rural housing in all 67 Alabama counties
Philadelphia: American Friends Service Committee, [1976]. First Edition. Square quarto (22.75cm.); original photo-illustrated card wrappers; 100pp.; photographic illus. throughout. Wear from handling, especially at spine foot; toning and light dampstaining to spine edge of upper wrapper; About Very Good. Showcasing the worst housing available in each Alabama county, including shacks...
[Item #28116]
Price: $150.00
 
Alabama: "Kind of Tough Living Here." A report on bad rural housing in all 67 Alabama counties


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