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The College Built on Prayer: Mary McLeod Bethune

By Dees, Jesse Walter

Daytona Beach, Fla: Bethune-Cookman College, 1953. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Good. 24mo. 78 pages. Hardcover bound in burnt sienna cloth. The binding shows some rubbing and wear, and the headcap is a bit bumped. A sound copy with clean text. Photographic portrait frontis of Mary M. Bethune. The college that Bethune helped found is now Bethune-Cookman University in Daytona Beach, Florida. It is an historically African-American school.

$40.00

The Image of the Indian and the Black Man in American Art, 1590-1900

By Parry, Ellwood

New York: George Braziller, 1974. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. Royal 8vo. 258 pages, indexed. Hardcover with a brown and grey dust jacket. Light wear to the jacket. The book is sound and clean.

$10.00

Hansberry's Drama: Commitment Amid Complexity
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Hansberry's Drama: Commitment Amid Complexity

By Carter, Steven R.

Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 1991. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. 8vo. 199 pages, indexed. Hardcover with a pale green dust jacket. Minimal wear to the jacket; the front inner flap of the jacket has a crease. Book is sound and clean.

$7.00

Frederick Douglass and the Fourth of July
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Frederick Douglass and the Fourth of July

By Colaiaco, James A.

New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2006. Soft cover. Very Good. Large 12mo. 246 pages, indexed. Softcover in tan and white wrappers. Wrappers show light wear. White price sticker on rear cover. Text is clean.

$6.00

Tell My Horse.  Voodoo - Life in Haiti - Jamaica
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Tell My Horse. Voodoo - Life in Haiti - Jamaica

By Hurston, Zora Neale

Philadelphia, New York, London and Toronto: J. B. Lippincott Company, 1938. Second Printing. . Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 8vo. 301 pages. Hardcover bound in blue and red striped cloth and with the original purple, red and green dust jacket. The jacket shows wear with some edge tears and chips. Two tears at the top edge of the jacket's rear panel measure about 3/4 inches and just over 1 1/2 inches. SECOND PRINTING dust jacket, as stated on the font turn-in; jacket is NOT price-clipped and has the original $3.00 price. The book shows light to moderate wear. Early owner's 1939 inscription on the front pastedown. A brochure for Haiti is paper-clipped onto the rear flyleaf. Illustrated with photos.

$125.00

Blues for Mr. Charlie. A Play

By Baldwin, James

London: Micheal Joseph, 1965. First UK Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 12mo. 124 pages. Hardcover with a white and blue dust jacket. Light wear to the jacket, which is price clipped. The front pastedown has a spot of abrasion from a removed sticker; otherwise sound and clean within.

$7.50

Negro Playwrights in the American Theatre, 1925-1959
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Negro Playwrights in the American Theatre, 1925-1959

By Doris E. Abramson

New York and London: Columbia University Press, 1969. Hardcover. Fine. 8vo. 335 pages, indexed. Hardcover bound in brown cloth. A fresh, clean copy.

$6.00

The Unknown Soldiers: Black American Troops in World War I
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The Unknown Soldiers: Black American Troops in World War I

By Arthur E. Barbeau; Florette Henri

Philadelphia: Temple Univ Pr, 1974. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo. 279 pages. Hardcover with an orange dust jacket. Light wear to the jacket. The book has some foxing on the outside edges of the text block but is otherwise sound and clean within.

$15.00

A Slaver's Log Book: or 20 Years' Residence in Africa The Original 1853 Manuscript by Captain Theophilus Conneau
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A Slaver's Log Book: or 20 Years' Residence in Africa The Original 1853 Manuscript by Captain Theophilus Conneau

By Conneau, Captain Theophilus; Introduction by Mabel M. Smythe

Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Hall, 1976. Second Printing. . Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo. 370 pages, indexed. Hardcover with a tan dust jacket. Light to moderate wear to the jacket. The top edge of the jacket is darkened, and there are a few contact marks on the jacket. Book is sound and clean.

$8.00

Ready From Within: Septima Clark and the Civil Rights Movement
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Ready From Within: Septima Clark and the Civil Rights Movement

By Clark, Septima

Navarro, CA: Wild Trees Press, 1986. Soft cover. Near Fine. 12mo. 134 pages. Softcover in yellow illustrated wrappers. Binding is lightly rubbed. Text is clean. Illustrations throughout.

$12.50

Charles W. Chesnutt America's First Great Black Novelist

By J. Noel Heermance

Hamden, Connecticut: Archon Books, 1974. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo. 258 pages, indexed. Hardcover with a white and burgundy dust jacket. Moderate rubbing to the jacket, which is price-clipped. The book is sound and clean.

$20.00

Lifting the Veil: A Political History of Struggles for Emancipation
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Lifting the Veil: A Political History of Struggles for Emancipation

By Richard A. Couto

Knoxville: Univ of Tennessee Pr, 1993. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo. 330 pages, indeed. Hardcover bound in green cloth. Light wear to the binding. A sound copy with clean text.

$25.00

Understanding Everyday Racism: An Interdisciplinary Theory (SAGE Series on Race and Ethnic Relations)
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Understanding Everyday Racism: An Interdisciplinary Theory (SAGE Series on Race and Ethnic Relations)

By Philomena Essed

Newbury Park, London, New Delhi: SAGE Publications, Inc, 1991. Soft cover. Very Good. 8vo. 322 pages. Soft cover bound in blue and grey wrappers. Light to moderate wear to the binding; the top corner of the front cover is creased. A sound copy with clean text.

$35.00

Civilities and Civil Rights: Greensboro, North Carolina, and the Black Struggle for Freedom
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Civilities and Civil Rights: Greensboro, North Carolina, and the Black Struggle for Freedom

By Chafe, William H.

New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1980. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 12mo. 436 pages, indexed. Hardcover with a blue and black dust jacket. Light to moderate wear to the jacket. The gutter is starting between the front flyleaf and the half title. SIGNED by the author on the title page. Additionally signed by the prior owner on the front flyleaf.

$20.00

The Marrow of Tradition

By Chesnutt, Charles W.

Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1901. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Fair. 12mo. 329 pages Hardcover bound in yellow cloth with cover designs embossed in black and silver. The binding is rubbed and worn and smudged from handling. There is some pale spotting on the spine, affecting the author's name. A sound copy with clean text. Signed on the front flyleaf by North Carolina author Guy B. Johnson. Chesnutt was an African-American author born in Ohio but who was raised in Fayetteville, North Carolina. The setting of this novel is the 1898 race riots in Wilmington, North Carolina.

$150.00

The Possumist and Other Stories

By Frazer, William H.; Introduction by Julian S. Miller

Charlotte, North Carolina: The Murrill Press, 1924. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Very Good/Near Fine. Donald A. Sprout. 16mo. 68 pages. Hardcover bound in white and blue cloth with a brown paper label on the front cover. Light to moderate wear to the binding. The remains of the dust jacket are laid in loosely inside the book. Frazer was the President of Queen's College in Charlotte, N.C. Some of the pieces are written in rural "negro dialect.

$15.00

Many Captives.

By Owen, John.

Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Company, 1930. First Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo. 315 pages. Hardcover with a tan dust jacket. Moderate wear to the jacket, with brief tears at the spine endgs. Jacket is price-clipped. The book is sound and clean with secure inner hinges.

$25.00

A History of the Education of Negroes in North Carolina

By Brown, Hugh Victor

Raleigh, North Carolina: Irving Swain Press, Inc., 1961. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Fair. 8vo. 167 pages. Hardcover bound in blue cloth. An ex-library copy with shelf numbers written in white on the front cover and library pockets and ink stamps on the endpapers. The binding is quite dust-stained but sound. Text is secure and has no markings. Illustrated with photographs.

$25.00

Information is Not Enough: The Implementation of Human Relations Education in the Classroom

By Noar, Gertrude

New York: The Anti-Defamation League of B'nai B'rith, 1958. Paperback. Very Good. Oblong 8vo. 26 pages. Cover is orange and black. The number '20' has been written on the upper right corner of the front cover. A few pencil marks on pages 5-6. Text is otherwise clean and sound.

$7.50

Alvin Ailey City Center Dance Theater.

By Ailey, Alvin.

New York: Dance Theater Foundation, Inc., 1976. First Edition First Printing . Soft cover. Very Good. 4to. Unpaginated. Slim soft cover bound in sepia stapled wrappers. Light wear to the binding. A sound copy and clean within. Illustrated with photos.

$8.00

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