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New York: Doubleday, 1998. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. First edition. 317pp. Fine in fine dustwrapper. The murder of Eric Mcginnis and the tension between two racially divided towns.
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Emporia, Kans: A.H. Waite, 1875. Unbound. Very Good. Albumen photograph. 4" x 5.5" on a larger card. Photographers mark in lower margin. Faint staining on the image and mount, very good. Bust portrait of an African-American man in a high buttoned jacket. The subject is unidentified.
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Liberian Odyssey: By Hammock and Surfboat. The Autobiography of F.A. Price

by PRICE, F.A.

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Published
1954
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Near Fine
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New York: Pageant Press, 1954. Hardcover. Near Fine. First edition. Small quarto. 260pp. Illustrated from photographs. Quarter cloth and decorated over boards. A bit of wear at the extremities, some foxing on the foredge, else near fine. Autobiography by a black West Indian missionary who immigrated to Liberia.
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New York: AMS Press, 1969. Hardcover. Near Fine. Reprint. 283pp. Owner's name penned on front pastedown, corners lightly bumped, near fine lacking the dustwrapper if issued. Extensive scholarly study and explication of the physical characteristics of the American Negro. Herskovits was a world-renowned black anthropologist whose studies were instrumental in defining African-Americans as they perceive themselves today. He… Read more
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Poems II

by RANDOLPH, Jeremy

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Published
1971
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Near Fine
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New York: Rannick Playwrights Company, 1971. Softcover. Near Fine. First edition. Octavo. [32]pp. Stapled illustrated yellow wrappers. A little age-toning on the wrappers, near fine. Poetry by a black Texas-born author. *OCLC* locates seven copies.
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Revelations: The Autobiography of Alvin Ailey

by AILEY, Alvin

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Published
1995
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Near Fine
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9781559722551
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(New York): Birch Lane Press, 1995. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. First edition. Tall octavo. 183pp. Illustrated. Written with Peter Bailey. Foreword by Lena Horne. Top edge lightly foxed, a bit of wear on the bottom edge, near fine in a near fine dustwrapper with just a bit of toning and wear, and a lightly sunned spine.
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The Antilles: Fragments of Epic Memory

by WALCOTT, Derek

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Published
1993
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Fine
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9780374105303
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New York: Farrar Straus Giroux, 1993. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. First edition. Top edge with just a few spots of foxing, else fine in a very near fine dustwrapper with a very lightly toned spine. Appears unread. Text of the author's Nobel Prize address.
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Words in the Mourning Time

by HAYDEN, Robert

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Published
1970
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Very Good
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9780807901595
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New York: October House Inc, 1970. Softcover. Very Good. First edition, wrappered issue. Edges and preliminaries foxed, a very good copy.
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Our Nig; or, Sketches from the Life of a Free Black

by WILSON, Harriet E.

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Published
2005
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Good
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9780142437773
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(New York): Penguin Books, 2005. Softcover. Good. Reprint. Trade paperback. Some highlighting and pen underlining, spine scuffed, a good only copy.
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Charley Patton (Blues Paperbacks)

by FAHEY, John

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Published
1970
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Near Fine
ISBN
9780289700297
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(London): Studio Vista, 1970. Softcover. Near Fine. First edition. 112pp. Illustrated from black and white photographs. "This edition is not for sale in the United States" statement on copyright page and price on rear wrapper both crossed-out, else near fine in pictorial wrappers. An important monograph of one of the most influential American musicians of the Twentieth Century… Read more
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Cuthbert, Ga: H. F. Brocks' Art Gallery, 1875. Unbound. Fine. Albumen photograph. 4" x 5.75" on a larger card with scalloped gilt edges. Photographers mark on reverse. Slight age-toning on the mount, else very near fine. Neatly dressed 30-something African-American man. The subject is unidentified.
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Jacob Lawrence American Painter

by WHEAT, Ellen Harkins

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Published
1999
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Fine
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9780295963440
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Seattle, Washington: University of Washington Press/Seattle Art Museum, 1999. Softcover. Fine. Fourth printing. Quarto. Illustrated wrappers. Fine.
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[Cabinet card]: Portrait of an Oskaloosa, Iowa African-American Woman

by (CHAPMAN, Della)

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Published
1875
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Good
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Oskaloosa, Iowa: W.A. Duncan, 1875. Unbound. Good. Albumen photograph. 4" x 5.5" on a larger card with scalloped edges. Photographers mark on front. Darkened and worn, good only. . Bust portrait of a stern looking older African-American woman. The subject is identified on the verso in pencil as Della Chapman of Des Moines, Iowa, but we could find… Read more
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Paul Robeson

by DUBERMAN, Martin Bauml

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Published
1988
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Fine
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9780394527802
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1988. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. First edition. Octavo. 804pp. Narrow remainder stripe topedge, else about fine in fine dustwrapper. Photographs of Robeson with Willa Cather, Theodore Dreiser, W.E.B. Du Bois, and more. Robeson was an American concert singer, actor, and a participant in the Civil Rights Movement.
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The Forgotten Ones

by ROGOVIN, Milton

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Published
2003
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Fine
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New York: Quantuck Lane Press, 2003. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. First edition thus. Quarto. 125pp. Illustrated from black and white photographs. With essays by Dave Isay, David Miller, and Harvey Wang. Very slight lean, margins very lightly toned, else fine in a very near fine dustwrapper with just a bit of rubbing, and a bit of age-toning on the flaps.… Read more
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Garvey and Garveyism

by GARVEY, A. Jacques

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Published
1963
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Near Fine
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Kingston, Jamaica: A. Jacques Garvey, 1963. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. First edition. Octavo. 287pp. Neat owner's name, about very good with rear board dampstained with about very good dustwrapper that is partially adhered to the rear board.
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Fort Scott, Kas: Dabbs, 1880. Unbound. Very Good. Albumen photograph. 4" x 5.5" on a larger card. Photographers mark in lower margin. Slight fading on the image and trimmed in the right hand margin, just touching the image. Bust portrait of an African-American man. The subject is unidentified.
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Black Mischief

by WAUGH, Evelyn

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Published
1977
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Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1977. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. Reprint. Page edges foxed, near fine in a very good lightly rubbed dustwrapper, faint small stain in mid-spine.
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High Cotton

by PINCKNEY, Darryl

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Published
1992
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Near Fine
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9780374169985
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New York: Farrar Straus Giroux, 1992. Hardcover. Near Fine/Fine. First edition. Foxing on page edges, edges rubbed, near fine in a fine dustwrapper. Author's first novel.
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Amber Satyr

by FLANNAGAN, Roy

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Published
1932
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Fine
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Garden City: Doubleday, Doran and Co, 1932. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. First edition. About fine in very good dustwrapper with small nicks and tears. Novel about the lynching of a black man, according to the jacket copy: "The simple and moving story of a yellow swamp Negro.
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