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This Rocket Called Freedom

by Sayre, Leslie C.

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Knickerbocker Books
Published
1963
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$13.30

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New York: Friendship Press, 1963. 1964 Edition, printing unstated. VERY GOOD softcover. An unmarked, firmly bound copy. Last 8 leaves are lightly spotted and bit of spotting to page edges; pages are otherwise clean and near fine. Paper cover toned on front with moderate soiling and spotting to rear panel. Cover is complete, no tears or creases, small chip at… Read more
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Through Black Eyes: Journeys of a Black Artist to East Africa and Russia

by Fax, Elton C.

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Knickerbocker Books
Published
1974
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$22.80

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New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1974. 1974 First Edition, printing unstated. FINE in VERY GOOD price-intact dust jacket. Includes a 4-1/2 x 7" glossy photo of the artist-author. A clean, unmarked and firmly bound copy. Pages crisp and fine. Hardcover of mustard colored cloth with title gilt-stamped on spine is fresh and unworn. Binding and hinges tight and straight.… Read more
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Show Way

by Woodson, Jacqueline

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Knickerbocker Books
Published
2005
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780399237492
Item Price
$42.75

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New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 2005. 2005 First Edition, with full printing number line and "First Impression" stated on copyright page. SIGNED by renowned illustrator Hudson Talbott on the tilte page, name only, in black ink. A FINE hardcover, issued without a jacket. Pages pristine. color illustrated hardcover, with diamond-shpaed die-cut in front cover to display color art on first… Read more
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Guess Who's Coming to Dinner Now? Multicultural Conservatism in America

by Dillard, Angela D.

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Knickerbocker Books
Published
2001
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780814719398
Item Price
$27.55

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New York: New York University Press, 2001. AUTHOR SIGNED 2001 First Edition, First Printing with full printing number line. FINE in NEAR FINE dust jacket. Inscription on the title page, in black ink, reads, "Dear Lily, Hope you enjoy the book! Best, Angela D. Dillard - 4 April 2001." Book is fresh and clean, no other markings. Binding tight and… Read more
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A Gathering of Hands...(tryin' to keep time & tryin' to make a difference)

by Reynolds, A. Wanjiku

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Knickerbocker Books
Published
1991
Condition
Near Fine+
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781878065001
Item Price
$90.25

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Bronx, New York: Ngoma's Gourd, Inc., 1991. 1991 Stated First Printing. Near Fine+ softcover. INSCRIBED by author, on inside front cover, "For Choqui - Thank you for your spirit/energy. Love, African Love, is revolutionary - Wanjiku - 1/27/96". A crisp, clean, otherwise unmarked copy. Pages fresh and fine, tightly bound in black & white pictorial paper cover. Slight edge rub… Read more
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$90.25
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Frederick Douglass: The Last Day of Slavery

by Miller, William

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Knickerbocker Books
Published
1995
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781880000175
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$27.55

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New York: Lee & Low Books Inc, 1995. 1995 First Printing with full number line. FINE in FINE price intact dust jacket. A fresh, clean, totally unmarked and tightly bound copy. Hardcover of color pictorial boards - dust jacket with matching artwork. In publisher's reinforced binding. Young Frederick Douglass and the act of courage that wins him his spiritual, if… Read more
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A Season for Justice: The Life and Times of Civil Rights Lawyer Morris Dees

by Dees, Morris; Fiffer, Steve

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Knickerbocker Books
Published
1991
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780684191898
Item Price
$41.80

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1991. 1991 First Printing with full number line. NEAR FINE in NEAR FINE, price intact, dust jacket. SIGNED BY MORRIS DEES on custom bookplate affixed to front free endpaper. Printed bookplate reads "In grateful appreciation to Mr. Eric R. Wolf For Dedicated Support To The Cause of Justice and the Southern Poverty Law Center." … Read more
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The Best of Simple

by Hughes, Langston

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Knickerbocker Books
Published
1961
Condition
Good +
Edition
First Thus
Item Price
$403.75

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New York: Hill and Wang, 1961. Stated, "First American Century Series Edition, September 1961." GOOD+. INSCRIBED BY HUGHES on the Title page in green pen: "Especially for Carl Anderson, / Sincerely, / Langston Hughes." No other markings. Pages are clean with occasional light corner creasing, no tears or chips; top edge slightly spotted. Bound in tan cloth hardcover, titled in… Read more
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$403.75
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Quiet Guys Can Do Great Things,Too: A Black Accountant's Success Story

by Ross, Frank K.; Kearney, Janis F.

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Knickerbocker Books
Published
2006
Condition
Fine
Edition
Second Printing
ISBN
9780976205821
Item Price
$15.15

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Chicago: Writing Our World Press, 2006. FINE soft cover. Second printing. A crisp, clean, totally unmarked and tightly bound copy in fresh, unworn pictorial paper cover. The autobiography of "a quiet giant" who made history in the world of corporate accounting, as told to Janis Kearney. Foreword by Richard D. Parsons. Born in St. Kitts, boyhood in Yonkers, New… Read more
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The Color of Water: A Black Man's Tribute to His White Mother

by McBride, James

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Knickerbocker Books
Published
1996
Condition
Fine
Edition
Reprint Edition
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$22.80

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New York: Riverhead Books, 1996. AUTHOR SIGNED reprint (6th prtg). FINE in NEAR FINE price-intact dust jacket. Inscribed by McBride on the half-title page, "To Gordon McNeil, Peace, James McBride." A crisp, clean, otherwise unmarked copy. Pages fine, tightly bound in fresh, unworn hardcover of gray boards with ivory cloth spine. Unclipped dust jacket is clean, slightly shelf rubbed… Read more
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A Life in the Struggle: Ivory Perry and the Culture of Opposition

by Lipsitz, George

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Knickerbocker Books
Published
1988
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780877225508
Item Price
$18.95

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Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1988. 1988 Edition, printing unstated. NEAR FINE in NEAR FINE dust jacket. A crisp, clean, totally unmarked and tightly bound copy. Small, very faint stain to bottom page edge near spine, not affecting interior pages, and small spot on top edge. Otherwise pages fine, bound in clean, unworn gray hardcover. Dust jacket is clean, lightly edge… Read more
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Booker T. Washington and the Negro's Place in American Life

by Spencer, Jr., Samuel R.

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Knickerbocker Books
Published
1955
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$32.30

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Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1955. 1955 Stated First Edition. VERY GOOD in GOOD price-intact, dust jacket. A clean, totally unmarked and firmly bound copy. Pages lightly toned at edges, otherwise fine. Bound in blue hardcover, gilt lettered on spine. Cover is clean though there is light spotting along top edge of front board and spine. Unclipped dust jacket is… Read more
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King's Dream

by Sundquist, Eric J.

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Knickerbocker Books
Published
2009
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780300158595
Item Price
$14.20

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New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2009. 2009 First Printing with full printing number line. FINE in FINE, price-intact, dust jacket. A fresh, totally unmarked and tightly bound hardcover. in NEW condition. Dust jacket is in a clear archival protector. "Sundquist's careful, thoughtful study unearths new and fascinating evidence of the rhetorical traditions of King's ('I Have a Dream')… Read more
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Dancing With the Indians

by Medearis, Angela Shelf

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Knickerbocker Books
Published
1991
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780823408931
Item Price
$11.88

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New York: Holiday House, 1991. 1991 Edition, printing unstated. NEAR FINE in NEAR FINE dust jacket. A crisp, clean, totally unmarked and firmly bound copy in publisher's reinforced binding. Cover of dark peach colored boards with brown cloth spine is lightly rubbed at spine ends. Color pictorial jacket lightly creased at top of spine; no tears or chips. Flaps unclipped… Read more
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The Promised Land: The Great Black Migration and How It Changed America

by Lemann, Nicholas

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Knickerbocker Books
Published
1991
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780394560045
Item Price
$17.05

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1991. 1991 Stated First Edition. NEAR FINE in NEAR FINE, price intact, dust jacket. A crisp, clean, totally unmarked and tightly bound hardcover in fresh, unclipped dust jacket. Bottom edge of front cover has short rub mark. Dust jacket slightly edge rubbed but no tears, chips or creases. All else fine. 6-1/2 x 9-1/2". 410… Read more
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The Delany Sisters' Book of Everyday Wisdom

by Delany, Sarah Louise; Delany, A. Elizabeth (with Hearth, Amy Hill)

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Knickerbocker Books
Published
1994
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781568360423
Item Price
$61.75

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New York: Kodansha International, 1994. 1994 First Edition with full number line. NEAR FINE in FINE unclipped dust jacket. SIGNED by co-author AMY HILL HEARTH and actress GLORIA FOSTER. "To Denise with best wishes, from, Amy Hill Hearth. Best Wishes, Gloria Foster." (Gloria Foster played the role of Sadie Delany in the 1995 Broadway production of "Having Our… Read more
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A Picture Book of Thurgood Marshall

by Adler, David A.

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Knickerbocker Books
Published
1997
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780823413089
Item Price
$13.30

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New York: Holiday House, 1997. 1997 Stated First Edition. (There is a [B] printed at bottom of copyright page, possibly indicating second printing.) NEAR FINE in NEAR FINE price-intact jacket. A clean, totally unmarked and tightly bound copy. Pages fine, firmly bound in green hard cover with blue cloth spine. The dust jacket has a vertical crease to the front… Read more
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