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We and Our Neighbors (or THE RECORDS OF AN UNFASHIONABLE STREET)

by Stowe, Harriet Beecher

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Published
1875
Condition
Very Good
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$115.00

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Toronto: Toronto: Belford Brothers, 1875, 1875. Half-Leather. Very Good/No Jacket. Decorated boards, with leather spine and corners. Three full-page illustrations. 392 pages. rare and unusual Stowe title in very good shape.. Very Good.
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BLACK WALL STREET A LOST DREAM

by Wallace, Ron and Jay Jay Wilson

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Published
1992
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Thus
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$85.00

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Tulsa, OK, U.S.A.: Black Wallstreet Publishing Co., 1992. Printed in a soft cover binding with a clear plastic front page and a black plastic backing. Cover reads: "One of the most important Novels of African American History to Rise From the Grassroots of Black America in Over a Decade!" A novel based on the infamous 1921 Tulsa, Oklahoma race… Read more
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$85.00
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The Crucible a Southerner's Impression of Hampton

by J.W. Church

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Published
1911
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$150.00

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Hampton, Virginia: The Press of the Hampton Normal and Agricultural Institute, 1911. Original 15 page pampfhlet in excellent condition.
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$150.00
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Little Black Sambo

by Bannerman, Helen

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Published
1955
Condition
Very Good
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$30.00

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New York: The Platt & Munk Co., 1955. Very good copy in reddish cloth hardcover with black cover illustration embossed on front. Spine paper cover is missing, else the book is tight and solid. Decorated endpapers . Illustrated by Eulalie . Book measures 6 1/2 x 8 inches and has no markings. Unpaginated. Color illustrations crips and clean.… Read more
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THE NEGRO AT WORK IN NEW YORK CITY

by Haynes, George Edmund (Ph.D.)

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Published
1968
Condition
Very Good
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$10.00

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New York: NY: Arno Press, 1968, 1968. Hard Cover. Very Good +/No Jacket. From the Arno/New York Times Series: THE AMERICAN NEGRO - HIS HISTORY AND LITERATURE. Ex-college Library, no pocket. In handsome, black & white covers.. Very Good/No Dj.
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BLACK WALLSTREET A LOST DREAM

by Wallach, Ira

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Published
1992
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Facsimile Reprint
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$45.00

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Tulsa, OK, U.S.A.: Black Wallstreet Publishing Co., 1992. Facsimile edition printed in a soft cover binding with a clear plastic front page and a black stipp paper backing. Cover reads: "One of the most important Novels of African American History to Rise From the Grassroots of Black America in Over a Decade!" A novel based on the infamous 1921… Read more
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Liberia as I Know it

by Boone, C.C

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Published
1929
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First American Edition
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$385.00

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Richmond, VA: Privately Printed, 1929. Excellent copy of this scarce title on the settling of Liberia written by an African-American missionary ( he had previously written another book on his experiences in the Congo ). In red cloth Hardcovers with shiny gilt title imprinted on cover. Photographic frontis of the "Original House where the illustrious Lott Carey was born in… Read more
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Under Fire with the Tenth U.S. Cavalry , Being a Brief Comprehensiv Review of the Negro's Participation in the Wars of the United States

by Cashin, Hershel and Others

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Published
1902
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First American Edition
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$400.00

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Chicago, IL: American Publishing House, 1902. A remarkably crisp and clean copy of this important work about the Spanish-American War and the role African-Americans played in it. Very minor cover wear only along the spine, the front cover illustration is bold and bright with red title and blue/silver image. This copy looks untouched and may never have… Read more
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$400.00
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SMUDGE The Book That Can Save the Lives of Our Children

by Censored Badman Brown Lusonda Patrice Porter Vincent W/ Brown

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Published
1996
Condition
Near Fine
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$19.00

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College Park, GA: Bad-Man Brown Productions, Inc., 1996. Smudge is a true story that needs to be told. The author;s goal in this book: "If Smudge's story can keep our children from taking their first drink of alcohol or first choke of crack of first shot of dope, we will have the greatest chance in a very, very long time… Read more
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Cuentos de LeRoi Jones

by Jones, LeRoi

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Published
1966
Condition
Very Good
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$9.99

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Buenos Aires: Buenos Aires, Editorial Tiempo Contemporaneo, (1966?), 1966. Pictorial SC in wraps. First Spanish language translation of Tales by LR. Red cover with portrait of Jones. 148pp. Some soiling to the covers otherwise vintage material.. Very Good.
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Phylon the Atlanta University Review of Race & Culture

by Du Bois, W. E. B. ( Dubois)

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Published
1940
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First American Edition
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$2,500.00

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Atlanta: Phylon, 1940. Signed and dated by Du Bois on the FFEP, as follows: "Very Sincerely, W.E.B. Du Bois, Dec. 3, 1940." From the estate of a noted African American, a Clark University Class of 1934 graduate, and an Alpha Phi Alpha brother of Du Bois. A truly unique and rare document of Americana: a bound Voume of the… Read more
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Mapa De La Poesia Negra Americana

by Ballagas, Emilio

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Very Good
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$27.00

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Buenos Aires: RG: Pleamar Very Good/Very Good. First Edition. Important collection of petry representing authors from throughout the Western Hemisphere writing about Slavery and Black Life. Included from North America are in o riginal English version with Spanish translation on the opposite page Walt Whitman, Longfellow, James Weldon Johnson, Langston Hughes and Countee Cullen as well as numerous entries from… Read more
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The American Negro's Dilemma

by Davis, Robert E

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Published
1954
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$20.00

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NY: Philosophical Library, 1954, 1954. Very Good/Good. First Edition. Unclipped DJ. The Negro's self-imposed predicament.. First Edition. Very Good/Very Good.
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Breath, Eyes, Memory

by Danticat, Edwidge

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Published
2000
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Japanese Edition
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$16.00

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Japan: Soho Press through the English Agency, 2000. fine as new in lovely red/silver marbled cloth Hardcover with original dustjacket. First Japanese translation of Danticat's novel Breath, Eyes, Memory, written as her master's thesis and published by Soho Press in 1994. The book became a best seller in 1998 when it was selected by Oprah's Book Club.. First Japanese… Read more
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Some Identified Problems of Foreign Women Married to Nigerians

by Omolulu, Cynthis B. (Ph. D.)

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Published
1982
Condition
Good
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$10.00

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Lagos, Nigeria: Miral Printing, 1982. Good/No Jacket. Pamphlet format, 6"8-1/2" (prox.), soft-cover. Ex-college library, 35 pages. Examination of culture shocks and coping mechanisms experienced by some foreign women married to Nigerians. Unusual work. Some pages coming loose.. Soft Cover. Good.
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Way Past Cool

by Mowry, Jess

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Published
1992
Condition
Fine as New
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$19.00

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London: London: Chatto & Windus, 1992, 1992. First British Edition. ISBN:0 7011 4017 8. Fine in large photographic self-wraps. In the black ghettoes of Oakland sixteen-year old Ty is a veteran of jungle warfare; riding shotgun for the drug-deali ng Deek, he keeps his mind numb and his conscience clean with crate-loads of beer. This is the RARE ENGLISH FIRST… Read more
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Nobody Knows My Name : More Notes of a Native Son

by Baldwin, James

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$17.00

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NY, The Dial Press, 1962, fourth printing. F /F as new, not price-clipped with great photographic dj..
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City Cool

by DeJongh, James and Carles Cleveland

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Published
1978
Condition
Fine
Edition
STATED FIRST EDITION
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$15.00

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New York: NY: Random House, 1978, 1978. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine. STATED FIRST EDITION. Every page of this urgent street novel rings true. Gang life in New York vividly described. Noted writing tema produced the play, "Hail, Hail the Gang s," among other efforts.. STATED FIRST EDITION. Fine/Near Fine.
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