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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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Political Participation: A study of the participation by Negroes in the electoral and political processes in 10 Southern States since passage of the Voting Rights Act in 1965
Washington, D.C. United States Commission on Civil Rights, 1968. First Edition. Octavo. Cloth boards; 256pp. Spine slightly sunned; neat ownership label to front endpaper, else clean tight and unmarked; Very Good.
[Item #16694]
Price: $20.00
 
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Black migration in America: A Social Demographic History
Durham: Duke University Press, 1982. Octavo. Printed card wrappers; 190pp; 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, and unmarked copy.
[Item #15237]
Price: $15.00
 
Black migration in America: A Social Demographic History
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Juror Number Four: The Trial of 13 Black Panthers as seen from the Jury Box
New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 1973. First Edition. Octavo. Cloth boards; dustjacket; 238pp. Removed from a non-circulating private library, with ink ownership markings to front endpaper and accompanying black ink elisions from de-accession. Price-clipped; else clean, unmarked copy in very good or better dustjacket.
[Item #15429]
Price: $20.00
 
Juror Number Four: The Trial of 13 Black Panthers as seen from the Jury Box
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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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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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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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The South: The Black and White, and Other Problems Below the Mason and Dixon Line
N.p. [New York?]: [1926]. First Edition Thus. A Sherwood Anderson rarity. This finely-printed keepsake on thick paper appears to be the only separate appearance of an article which first appeared in Vanity Fair for September, 1926. Later reprinted in Hello Towns (SHEEHY 333), but this printing not noted by the...
[Item #18737]
Price: $450.00
 
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"Trash?" [Anonymous manuscript poem of 149 lines (5pp) in the voice of a Depression-era refugee]
N.p. N.d. A highly accomplished and moving long poem written in the voice of an unemployed mill-town woman during the Great Depression. Unattributed and undated, but apparently (based on paper and degree of wear) contemporary with the events described. Whether actually written by an unemployed mill-worker's wife or by a "trained"...
[Item #19704]
Price: $500.00
 
"Trash?" [Anonymous manuscript poem of 149 lines (5pp) in the voice of a Depression-era refugee]
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[Item #18936]
Price: $20.00
 
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Faces We See
Gastonia, NC: Southern Combed Yarn Spinners Association, 1939. First Edition. Quarto (28.5cm.); original cloth in green pictorial dust jacket; 112pp.; illus., map endpapers. Jacket edges chipped and worn with shallow loss to top upper jacket cover not affecting text or illustration; jacket verso foxed; Fine in Good or better dust...
[Item #24735]
Price: $45.00
 
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Sun in Capricorn
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1942. First Edition. Octavo (21cm.); original green cloth in terracotta pictorial dust jacket; [6], 266pp. Minor dampstain on upper jacket cover verso not affecting exterior, a few unobtrusive shallow tears along jacket edge; contemporary bookplate accomplished in typescript on front pastedown; a Near Fine copy...
[Item #22080]
Price: $75.00
 
Sun in Capricorn
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To Live and Die in Dixie
Birmingham: Red Mountain Editions, 1966. Octavo. Printed wrappers (softcover); 93pp. Near Fine; inscribed inside front cover: "For Richard & Margot Archer / With best regards, John Beecher," datemarked Birmingham, 1966.
[Item #9655]
Price: $25.00
 


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