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Aaron Douglas: African American Modernist (First Edition)

by [Aaron Douglas] Susan Earle (editor)

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Published
2007
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780300135923
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$450.00

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Various cities: Yale University Press / Spencer Museum of Art, 2007. First Edition. Softcover. First Edition. Lightly bumped to the bottom corners, else Near Fine in wrappers.
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Energy and Experimentation: Black Artists and Abstraction 1964-1980 (First Edition)

by Kellie Jones (editor)

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
2006
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780942949315
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$750.00

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New York: The Studio Museum in Harlem, 2006. First Edition. Softcover. First Edition. Exhibition catalog for the 2006 exhibition held at the Studio Museum in Harlem from April 5 - July 2, 2006. Near Fine in wrappers.
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$750.00
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Looking Forward, Looking Black (First Edition)

by Jo Anna Isaak, Emma Amos, Ingrid Schaffner, Glenn Ligon (contributors)

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1999
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780910969031
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$325.00

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Geneva, NY: Hobart and William Smith, 1999. First Edition. Softcover. First Edition. Near Fine in wrappers.
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$325.00
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N.p.: Osmond Television, 1976. Final script for the seventh episode of season two of the 1975-1979 television series, which originally aired on November 5, 1976. Presentation copy belonging to noted African American television actor Haywood Nelson, with his name to the front binder and his holograph ink annotations to page 130. The series typically featured a combination of… Read more
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Vampira [Old Dracula] (Original photograph from the 1974 film)

by Clive Donner (director); Jeremy Lloyd (screenwriter); David Niven, Teresa Graves, Nicky Henson, Jennie Linden (starring)

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Published
1974
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$65.00

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Culver City, CA: Columbia Pictures, 1974. Vintage studio still photograph featuring Teresa Graves and Peter Bayliss from the 1974 British film. Dracula, portrayed by the typically charming Niven, attempts to revive his great love, the Countess Vampira, by collecting blood from Playboy models touring his castle, but when Vampira awakens, she is now a powerful Black woman, in… Read more
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Fifth Born (First Edition)

by Zelda Lockhart

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Published
2002
Edition
First Edition
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$10.00

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New York: Atria Books, 2002. First Edition. First Edition. Fine and unread in a Fine dust jacket.
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Chester Himes: An Annotated Primary and Secondary Bibliography (First Edition)

by [Chester Himes] Michael Fabre, Robert E. Skinner, Lester Sullivan

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1992
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780313283963
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$75.00

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Westport, CT: Greenwood, 1992. First Edition. First Edition. Fine, with no dust jacket as issued.
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Out of the Woodpile: Black Characters in Crime and Detective Fiction (First Edition)

by Frankie Y. Bailey

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1991
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780313266713
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$75.00

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New York: Greenwood, 1991. First Edition. First Edition. Pen mark to the top page edges, else Near Fine, with no dust jacket as issued.
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$75.00
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Death is the Enemy [The Classmates] (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

by Roland S. Jefferson (screenwriter)

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Published
1977
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$350.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1977. Draft script for an unproduced film. A class of predominantly Black students at Howard University College of Medicine share a variety of humorous, sentimental, and unusual experiences in their time at the school. Jefferson previously worked as a screenwriter for "Disco 9000" (1977) and "Death Drug" (1978). Set in Washington DC. … Read more
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The School on 103rd. Street (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

by Roland S. Jefferson (novel, screenwriter)

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Published
1990
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$325.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1990. Draft script for an unproduced film, with holograph ink annotations throughout highlighting location shooting, stock footage, props, and other production details, and a color key on the verso of the front wrapper. Based on screenwriter Roland S. Jefferson's 1997 novel, about a psychiatrist who begins to uncover a shady government plot to cover up… Read more
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The Solid Gold Corpse (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

by Charles Eric Johnson (screenwriter)

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Published
1970
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$375.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1970. Draft script for an unproduced film. A beloved rock star named Wednesday's Child battles with his record label for control over the rights to his music. African-American screenwriter Charles Eric Johnson was known for his work for television and film throughout the 1970s and 1980s, including "Beyond Atlantis" (1973), "That Man Bolt" (1973), "Slaughter's… Read more
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$375.00
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The Legend of Stacker Lee aka Stagolee and Billy (Vintage script for an unproduced musical play)

by Paul E. Harris (screenwriter)

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Published
1970
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$385.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1970. Draft script for an unproduced musical play. The story of Stagger Lee, also known as "Stacker Lee" and "Stagolee," an American criminal and subject of African American folk songs throughout the late 19th and 20th centuries. African-American actor and screenwriter Paul E. Harris was best known for his work as a television,… Read more
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Rock and Roll Heaven (Original screenplay for an unproduced film, circa 1980s)

by S. Torriano Berry (screenwriter)

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Published
1980
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$300.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1980. Draft script for an unproduced film. Written by noted African-American screenwriter S. Torriano Berry. A rock star dies in a freak accident but is reincarnated, to the chagrin of his greedy recording company, who have already made plans to replace him in the spotlight. Heavily influenced by earlier films "Heaven Can Wait" (Ernst Lubitsch,… Read more
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D.C. Cab [DC Cab, Capitol Cab] (Original storyboards for the 1983 film)

by Joel Schumacher (director, screenwriter); Max Gail, Adam Baldwin, Mr. T, Charlie Barnett (starring)

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Published
1983
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$450.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1983. Six sets of original storyboards for the 1983 film. Housed in a MCA Universal City Studios manila envelope. The dead-end drivers of a rundown cab company must band together with the help of their naive newest member to save themselves from a rival company, and to help Mr. T teach kids to say no to… Read more
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Original photograph of Ray Charles, 1970

by Ray Charles (subject)

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Published
1970
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$85.00

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Paris: Universal, 1970. Vintage borderless photograph of Ray Charles in performance. With the stamp of Universal Photo to the verso, along with a printed mimeo snipe in French, noting Charles' upcoming performances in Marseille, Bordeaux, and Toulouse. 3.5 x 5 inches. Near Fine.
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$85.00
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Original photograph of Marion Williams, circa 1980s

by Marion Williams (subject)

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Published
1980
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$85.00

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Paris: Interpress, 1980. Vintage borderless portrait photograph of gospel singer Marion Williams, circa 1980s. Williams was born in Miami, Florida, and began singing in her mother's Pentecostal church and on street corners at a young age. She was discovered by Clara Ward of the Famous Ward Singers in 1946, and remained with the group for the next… Read more
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Original photograph of Count Basie, circa 1960s

by Count Basie (subject)

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Published
1960
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$65.00

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Paris: Interpress, 1960. Vintage borderless photograph of jazz composer, bandleader, and pianist Count Basie, circa 1960s. With a printed mimeo snipe affixed to the verso noting a televised screening of Basie's performance at the "Jazz a Juan" Festival in Juan-les-Pins, Antibes, France. 6 x 8 inches. Very Good, lightly faded, with light creasing to the edges. … Read more
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Original photograph of Aretha Franklin, 1971

by Aretha Franklin (subject); Robert Cohen (photographer)

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Published
1971
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$85.00

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Paris: AGIP / Cinemonde, 1971. Vintage borderless photograph of Aretha Franklin. With the stamp of photographer Robert Cohen to the verso, along with a printed French mimeo snipe dated September 14, 1971, noting an upcoming television broadcast of Franklin's performance at the Olympia Theatre in Paris. 7 x 7 inches. Near Fine.
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Original photograph of Earl "Fatha" Hines, circa 1970s

by Earl Hines (subject)

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Published
1970
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$150.00

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Paris: Interpress, 1970. Vintage borderless photograph of legendary jazz pianist and bandleader Earl "Fatha" Hines at the piano, circa 1970s. Mimeo snipe to the verso, noting Hines' appearance on a jazz special on French television. 8 x 6 inches. Very Good plus, slightly wavy, with some wear to the finish on the bottom edge.
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Original photograph of Dizzy Gillespie, circa 1977

by Dizzy Gillespie (subject)

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Published
1977
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$75.00

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Paris: Interpress, 1977. Vintage borderless matte-finish black and white photograph of jazz trumpet great Dizzy Gillespie, circa 1977. With a mimeo snipe on the verso, noting a televised screening of Gillespie's performance at La Grande Parade du Jazz, a jazz festival in Nice. 5.5 x 8 inches. Near Fine.
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