AFRICAN AMERICAN from Eilenberger Rare Books, LLC

New Arrivals

image of THE OLD TYPES PASS. Gullah Sketches of the Carolina Sea Islands

THE OLD TYPES PASS. Gullah Sketches of the Carolina Sea Islands

by Whaley, Marcellus S.; Edna Reed Whaley, illus.

Seller
Eilenberger Rare Books, LLC
Published
[1925]
Edition
First edition
Item Price
$175.00

Show Details

Description:
Boston: Christopher Publishing House, [1925]. 192 pages, plus 8 full page plates (including frontispiece) after drawings by Edna Reed Whaley. Music for several songs printed with the text. Original blue cloth stamped in gilt. 20.5 x 14 cm. Ex-Sondley Reference Library with faint reminder of removed call number at base of spine, attractive engraved bookplate on front pastedown, and… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$175.00
image of ELEVATING THE RACE.  Theophilus G. Steward, Black Theology, and the Making of an African American Civil Society, 1865-1924

Show Details

Description:
Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, [2003]. xxiv, 211 pages. Original black cloth. 23.5 x 16 cm. Fine in very nearly fine dust jacket (spine panel a trifle sunned). FIRST EDITION. Theophilus Gould Steward (1843-1924) was an African Methodist Episcopal minister from New Jersey. After the Civil War, he organized and preached to congregations in South Carolina and Georgia,… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$30.00
image of DARK JOURNEY.  Black Mississippians in the Age of Jim Crow

DARK JOURNEY. Black Mississippians in the Age of Jim Crow

by McMillen, Neil R.

Seller
Eilenberger Rare Books, LLC
Published
[1989]
Edition
First edition
Item Price
$20.00

Show Details

Description:
Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press, [1989]. xvii, 430 pages, plus a [10]-page photo essay. Original brown cloth. 23.5 x 16 cm. Fine in near fine dust jacket. The jacket has slight creasing along the top edge. FIRST EDITION. "Although McMillen meticulously details white rule, his emphasis throughout is the black experience and particularly black resistance. He examines… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$20.00
image of LAW TALES FOR LAYMEN.  [Spine and dust jacket title: "Law Tales for Laymen and Wayside Tales from Carolina."]

LAW TALES FOR LAYMEN. [Spine and dust jacket title: "Law Tales for Laymen and Wayside Tales from Carolina."]

by Seawell, Joseph Lacy

Seller
Eilenberger Rare Books, LLC
Published
1925
Edition
First edition
Item Price
$115.00

Show Details

Description:
Raleigh, N.C.: Alfred Williams & Co., [printed by Bynum Printing Co.], 1925. 314 pages, plus six full-page photographic plates. The front free endpaper is printed with a copyright notice on the recto and prior appearance notice on verso. Original olive-green cloth with gilt spine lettering. 20 x 15 cm. There was a variant in blue cloth, priority unknown. A… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$115.00
image of MY SONGS.  Aframerican Religious Folk Songs Arranged and Interpreted by Roland Hayes.  [Together with:] Roland Hayes, Tenor, in a New Program of Master Classics and "The Life of Christ." [Concert program]

Show Details

Description:
Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 1948. x, 128, [1] pages. Printed music throughout. Original orange-red cloth with black spine lettering and decoration in blind on front cover. 29 x 23 cm. Very good in good plus dust jacket. Slight fading and wear to base of the boards, small corner chip to the front free endpaper, tasteful bookplate on the… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$30.00
image of THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD

THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD

by Blockson, Charles L.

Seller
Eilenberger Rare Books, LLC
Published
[1987]
Edition
First edition
Item Price
$15.00

Show Details

Description:
New York: Prentice Hall, [1987]. xii, 308 pages, plus eight double-sided plates. Original quarter cloth and boards. 22 x 15 cm. Fine in near fine dust jacket. Slight bump to the spine panel of the dust jacket. FIRST EDITION.
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$15.00
image of A REPLY TO MR. CHARLES INGERSOLL'S "LETTER TO A FRIEND IN A SLAVE STATE

A REPLY TO MR. CHARLES INGERSOLL'S "LETTER TO A FRIEND IN A SLAVE STATE

by Thayer, M[artin] Russell

Seller
Eilenberger Rare Books, LLC
Published
1862
Edition
First edition
Item Price
$30.00

Show Details

Description:
Philadelphia: C. Sherman & Son, Printers, 1862. 26 pages. Original printed wraps. 24 x 15 cm. Multiple chips to the wraps, not affecting printed matter; spine worn and split for 3 cm at top and 6 cm at base, but wraps holding well. Wraps also show a few creases, toning, and several small spots.… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$30.00
image of THE NEGRO AND THE SCHOOLS

THE NEGRO AND THE SCHOOLS

by Ashmore, Harry S[cott]

Seller
Eilenberger Rare Books, LLC
Published
[1954]
Edition
First edition
Item Price
$60.00

Show Details

Description:
Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, [1954]. xv, [1], 228 pages. Original cloth. [20.9 cm.] A very good plus copy in good plus dust jacket. A few very faint spots to cloth; bright and clean internally. Jacket has small chip to head of spine (1.5 cm deep), short closed tear and associated… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$60.00
image of THE BLACK POET.  Being the Remarkable Story (Partly Told by Himself) of George Moses Horton, a North Carolina Slave

Show Details

Description:
New York: Philosophical Library, [1966]. 120 pages. plus frontispiece facsimile. Illustrated with full-page drawings by Claude Howell (printed with the text). Original cloth. [21.5 cm.] About fine in very good plus dust jacket. Some very faint foxing to endpapers due to contact with original dust jacket. Jacket is bright, but shows light rubbing,… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$25.00
image of THE AFRICAN REPOSITORY, AND COLONIAL JOURNAL.  Vol. VI, Nos. 1, 2, 4, 5, 8, 9, 10, 11 and vol. VIII, No. 2.

THE AFRICAN REPOSITORY, AND COLONIAL JOURNAL. Vol. VI, Nos. 1, 2, 4, 5, 8, 9, 10, 11 and vol. VIII, No. 2.

by [American Colonization Society]

Seller
Eilenberger Rare Books, LLC
Published
1830-1832
Edition
First edition
Item Price
$150.00

Show Details

Description:
[Washington], March, 1830 - April, 1832. Nine issues, bound together at an early date in full sheep, without original printed wrappers. [Title given is caption title for each issue.] 8vo (in fours) [21.6 cm.] 64, [97]-160, [225]-352 pages and [33]-64 pages, plus one folding color map. Ex-Sondley Reference Library with call number on spine, bookplate on front… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$150.00