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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. AFRICAN AMERICANS, Elizabeth R. BETHEL.
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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. AFRICAN AMERICANS, Douglas L. CONNER, John F. MARSZALEK.
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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. AFRICAN AMERICANS, Robert F. DURDEN.
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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. African Americans, Raymond GAVINS.
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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. AFRICAN AMERICANS, Max GELTMAN.
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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. AFRICAN AMERICANS, Rosa GUY.
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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. AFRICAN AMERICANS, John H. MCCORD.
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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. AFRICAN AMERICANS, Alfred A. Jr MOSS.
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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. AFRICAN AMERICANS, Nancy J. WEISS.
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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. AFRICAN AMERICANS, Francis M. WILHOIT.
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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. AFRICAN METHODIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH.
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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. James AGEE, Walker Evans.
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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. James AGEE, Walker Evans.
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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
 
Alabama Democracy 1930. [Drop title] To the Democrats of Alabama. ALABAMA DEMOCRATIC PARTY, WHITE SUPREMACY.
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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
 
Broadside: The Roman Catholic Altar Boy Congressman Lister Hill. ALABAMA.
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Military Memoirs of a Confederate [...] with a new introduction and notes by T. Harry Williams
Bloomington: Indiana University Press, [1962]. First Thus. Thick octavo (20.75cm.); original cloth in green and grey pictorial dust jacket; xli,[1],652pp.; photographic portrait frontispiece. Some general shelf wear to jacket extremities, 1/2" closed tear to jacket spine foot with subsequent creasing, previous owner has written "Alexander" to jacket spine in marker...
[Item #31297]
Price: $45.00
 
Military Memoirs of a Confederate [...] with a new introduction and notes by T. Harry Williams. E. P. ALEXANDER, intro T. Harry Williams.
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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. FLORIDA HOUSING PROGRAM AMERICAN FRIENDS SERVICE COMMITTEE.
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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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The War-Time Journal of a Georgia Girl, 1864-1865
Macon: Ardivan Press, 1960. First Thus. Octavo (21cm.); original cloth in pictorial dust jacket illustrated by W. Levitt; xvii,[3],396pp.; portrait frontispiece, map endpapers. Some shelf wear to jacket extremities, minor dust-soil, spine quite faded, else Very Good and sound. From the library of the late local Virginian historian and educator...
[Item #31565]
Price: $35.00
 
The War-Time Journal of a Georgia Girl, 1864-1865. Eliza Frances ANDREWS, ed Spencer Bidwell King Jr.
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Heyward Shepherd, Victim of Violence
[Harper's Ferry?]: Heyward Shepherd Memorial Association, [1931]. First Edition. Address delivered at the unveiling of the Heyward Shepherd Memorial in Harper's Ferry, West Virginia, October 10, 1931. Shepherd, a black freeman baggage handler at the local railroad station, was the first victim of John Brown's raid on Harper's Ferry in...
[Item #31989]
Price: $125.00
 
Heyward Shepherd, Victim of Violence. Matthew Page ANDREWS.
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Blues For Mister Charlie
New York: Dial Press, 1964. Book Club Edition. Baldwin's seventh book, a play set in a small town in the Deep South. "Before the play begins, a twenty-year-old Negro, who has been living in the North since he was fourteen and who has become a drug addict, comes home to...
[Item #20679]
Price: $25.00
 
Blues For Mister Charlie. James BALDWIN.
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Freedom Ride [Signed]
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1962. First Edition. First Printing. Octavo (20.5cm.); original simulated cloth in white pictorial price-clipped dust jacket, black topstain; 160pp. Light wear to jacket extremities else Very Good and sound. Signed by Peck on front flyleaf verso. Contemporary account of the end of segregation in the South.
[Item #22126]
Price: $175.00
 
Freedom Ride [Signed]. James BALDWIN, foreword, James PECK, intro Lillian Smith.
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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
 
Faces We See. Mildred Gwin BARNWELL, photo Bill Baker.


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