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The Negro and the Schools

By Ashmore, Harry S.; [with] Foreword by Owen J. Roberts

Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 1954. Second Printing. . Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 12mo. 239 pages. Hardcover with a brown and green dust jacket, now in mylar. The jacket is worn with chipping to the headcap. Jacket is a bit dulled and soiled from handling. Original owner's 1954 signature from Richmond (Virginia) is on the front flyleaf. A sound copy with secure inner hinges and clean text. This is the Revised edition with the Supreme Court Decision pertaining to segregation (Brown vs. Board of Education).

$25.00

Tobe

By Sharpe, Stella Gentry

Chapel Hill, North Carolina: The University of North Carolina Press, 1939. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Good. Photographs by Charles Farrell. 8vo. 121 pages. Hardcover bound in orange cloth. Moderate wear to the binding. The binding is a bit dulled from handling, but a sound copy and clean within. Illustrated with photos of African-American children in rural North Carolina. This was the copy of North Carolina author and historian Guy B. Johnson. Dr. Johnson is mentioned on the Acknowledgments page as one of those who read the manuscript before publication and for making helpful suggestions.

$20.00

I'm Buildin' Me A Home - An Interdisciplinary Reader and Workbook for African American Experience - Volume 1

By Agya Boakye-Boaten; Stephen C. Ferguson

Littleton, Massachusetts: Tapestry Press, Ltd., 2010. Soft cover. Good. 4to. 348 pages. Soft cover bound in orange and grey pictorial wrappers. Light wear to the binding. A sound copy with a solid text block. The text has some underlining and pencil notations.

$6.00

Chatty Hatty The Legend: The First Black Female Radio Announcer in North Carolina. (SIGNED)

By Hattie Leeper

Charlotte, N.C.: Leeper Publications, 2005. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Near Fine. 8vo. 128 pages. Hardcover bound in burgundy and black glossy paper-covered boards. A fresh, clean copy. INSCRIBED by Chatty Hatty on the front pastedown and dated 2006.

$40.00

Group Harmony - Echoes Of The Rhythm & Blues Era

By Todd R. Baptista

Narberth, PA: Collectables, 2007. Soft cover. Near Fine. 8vo. 288 pages, indexed. Soft cover bound in blue wrappers. A nice, clean copy.

$6.00

Winston-Salem's African American Legacy (Images of America)
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Winston-Salem's African American Legacy (Images of America)

By Harry, Cheryl Streeter

Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2012. First Edition First Printing . Soft cover. Near Fine. 8vo. 127 pages. Soft cover bound in sepia wrappers. A nice, clean copy.

$12.50

Save the Last Dance for Me: The Musical Legacy of the Drifters
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Save the Last Dance for Me: The Musical Legacy of the Drifters

By Tony Allan

Lexington, KY: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2005. Soft cover. Near Fine. 8vo. (196) pages. Soft cover bound in white wrappers. A nice, clean copy.

$8.00

Blood on the Old Well

By Emery, Sarah Watson

Dallas, Texas: Prospect House, 1963. Soft cover. Good. 8vo. 240 pages. Soft cover bound in white and red wrappers. The binding is worn, the rear cover is foxed and the spine is sunned. Endpapers and title page are foxed, but the text is generally clean.

$6.00

One Blood: The Death and Resurrection of Charles R. Drew

By Love, Spencie

Chapel Hill and London: The University of North Carolina Press, 1996. Second Printing. . Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo. 373 pages, indexed. Hardcover with a black dust jacket. Minimal wear to the jacket. A sound copy with clean text. Illustrated with a few photos.

$6.00

The American Dreams of John B. Prentis, Slave Trader (Race in the Atlantic World, 1700-1900 Ser.).  (SIGNED)
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The American Dreams of John B. Prentis, Slave Trader (Race in the Atlantic World, 1700-1900 Ser.). (SIGNED)

By Winter, Kari J.

Athens and London: University of Georgia Press, 2011. Soft cover. Fine. 8vo. 216 pages, indexed. Soft cover bound in tan and green wrappers. A nice, clean copy. SIGNED by the author on the half title. A nice, clean copy. Contains a few illustrations.

$18.50

The Problem of Slavery in Western Culture

By Davis, David Brion

Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press, 1975. Sixth Printing . Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo. 505 pages, indexed. Hardcover with a black and green dust jacket. Moderate rubbing and wear to the jacket. The book is sound and clean within. Stated Sixth printing from 1975.

$30.00

The Negro Looks into the South

By Gholson, Rev. Edward

Boston: Chapman & Grimes, Inc., 1947. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 12mo. 115 pages. Hardcover with a tan dust jacket. The jacket is worn and soiled from handling. There is a nearly one inch chip at the foot of the jacket spine and some lesser chipping and creasing along the top edge of the jacket. The book is sound and is clean within. First Edition. Includes chapters on Education, Law, Politics; Segregation, Religion, etc.

$40.00

Antebellum Slavery, an Orthodox Christian View

By Roper, Dr. Gary Lee

N.p.: Dr. Gary Lee Roper, 2008. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Near Fine. 8vo. 350 pages, indexed. Hardcover bound in glossy red paper-covered boards. Almost no wear to the binding. INSCRIBED by the author and dated July 19, 2008 on the front flyleaf. Prior owner's signature and embossed blind stamp on the half title. Otherwise sound and clean within. Contains several illustrations. A stapled review of the book is laid in loosely.

$35.00

Old Mitt Laughs Last [SIGNED LIMITED SEA ISLANDS EDITION]

By Puckette, Clara Childs

New York and Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1944. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Good/Good. Sandra James. 8vo. 217 pages. Hardback with a brown, yellow and green pictorial dust jacket, now in mylar. The jacket shows heavy wear with several edge tears and creases and is NOT price-clipped. The burgundy cloth binding has some pale spotting. SIGNED by the author on the special "Sea Islands Edition" leaf. Stated First Edition. From the jacket, "The reader is transported into another world-- one of the tiny, self-sufficiant Sea Islands off South Carolina, populated chiefly by Gullah blacks who call themselves Whooping Island Livers. Whooping Island got its name from Old Mitt's husband's grandpappy-- Old hermt Crab. When Old Hermit Crab's shanty was overrun with pickaninnies nd his old woman t to slinging the frying pan at him, he moved over to the other side of the Whisking Boo creek, over pantap Big Bull side...." Written in the rural dialect of the region of coastal South Carolina.

$125.00

Stars Fell on Alabama

By Carmer, Carl

New York: Farrar & Rinehart, Inc, 1934. Hardcover. Good. Cyrus LeRoy Baldridge. 8vo. 294 pages. Hardcover in grey cloth. Binding is worn, with toning at edges and on spine. Vertical crease on spine. Bumping/rubbing at headcap/foot of spine. Illustrated endpapers. An newspaper article by the author is in the front of the book. Text is toned.

$10.00

Oakdale / Union Hill Cemetery Salisbury, North Carolina. A New Cemetery on Old Ground, a Study of a Twentieth Century African American Cemetery

By Brown, Reginald

Salisbury, North Carolina: Salisbury Printing Company, Inc., 2004. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Good. 4to. Unpaginated. Glossy white hardcover. Light to moderate wear to the binding; the corners are a little bumped. The front flyleaf is torn out, so that the first page is the title page. A sound copy with clean text. Contains some small photos of some of the grave markers as well as some small portrait photos. Cemetery maps at the rear.

$25.00

The Autobiography of a Slave / Autobiografia de un Esclavo (Latin American Literature Series)

By Manzano, Juan Francisco

Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 1996. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo. 135 pages. Hardcover bound in blue cloth. Light wear to the binding. A sound copy with secure inner hinges. There is a tear and wrinkle at the bottom edge of the leaf for pages 5/6 (Introduction). The rest of the book appears clean. Bilingual edition. Spanish is on the left-hand page and the English translation is on the facing right-hand page. Juan Francisco Manzano (1797-1854) was a slave of African descent born in the Mantanzas Province of Cuba. Both of his parents were slaves, and he grew up on a sugar plantation. He was raised as a domestic slave, and his first mistress showed him literature and plays. He learned to write and wrote some plays and poems himself. He autobiography was begun while he was still in captivity. His was the first slave narrative published in Spanish America, and it is the only account of 19th century Cuban slavery.

$50.00

The Fourteenth Amendment and the United States. A Study of the Operation of the Restraint Clauses of Section One of the Fourteenth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States

By Collins, Charles Wallace

Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1912. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Very Good. 12mo. 220 pages, indexed. Hardcover bound in navy blue cloth. The binding shows light to moderate wear. A sound copy with secure inner hinges. The outside edges and the endpapers are foxed. Occasional foxing in the text. Signed on the front pastedown by S. F. Mordecai. Samuel F. Mordecai (1852-1927) was the first dean of the Law School at Trinity College (now Duke University) in Durham, North Carolina. Charles W. Collins (1879-1964) was born in Alabama and was a member of the Alabama Bar. He moved to the D.C. area in the late 1910s and worked with the Library of Congress. He died in Maryland. Collins' did not seem to be in favor of the Fourteenth Amendment.

$145.00

Tobe - (UNC Press Enduring Edition)

By Sharpe, Stella Gentry

Chapel Hill, North Carolina: The University of North Carolina Press. Soft cover. Good. 8vo. 121 pages. Softcover in blue and white wrappers. Binding is scuffed. White price sticker residue on rear cover. Text is clean and sound.

$7.00

The Heritage of Blacks in North Carolina.  Volume I, 1990
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The Heritage of Blacks in North Carolina. Volume I, 1990

By Simmons-Henry, Linda; Foreword by Alex Haley

Charlotte, North Carolina, U.S.A.: Delmar Pub, 1990. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Very Good. 4to. 492 pages, indexed. Hardcover bound in black cloth with a gold foil seal on the front cover. Light wear to the binding. There is a nick in the gold foil on the front cover. Otherwise sound and clean within. Illustrated.

$45.00

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