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1 Adam, Anthony J. & Gerald H. Gaither Black Populism in the United States An Annotated Bibliography
Westport, CT Praeger Publishers 2004 0313324395 / 9780313324390 Hardcover Good+ 
Ut with ex-library indications including a catalog label at spine and light attachments to endpages. Mild sunning at spine. Snug with clean text; condition graded down to reflect prior institutional ownership indications but generally about VG. G+ thus; Bibliographies and Indexes in Afro-American and African Studies; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 227 pages; HC in original port red cloth with titles in gilt. Snugly bound with clean contents, but with ex-library indications including residue of a catalog label at spine and light attachments to endpages. Snug with clean text; condition graded down to reflect prior institutional ownership indications but generally about VG. G+ thus 
Price: 49.00 USD
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2 Albert, Richard N. An Annotated Bibliography of Jazz Fiction and Jazz Fiction Criticism
Westport, CT Greenwood Press 1996 0313289980 / 9780313289989 Hardcover Good+ 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 136 pages; HC snugly bound in original cloth with titles brightly in gilt to cover and spine. Appears generally unread. But with ex-library indications including a catalog label at spine and light attachments to endpages. Tight and fresh; graded down for institutional ownership indications but generally quite VG. G+ thus 
Price: 15.00 USD
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3 Arnesen, Eric Brotherhoods of Color Black Railroad Workers and the Struggle for Equality
Cambrdge Harvard University Press 2002 0674008170 / 9780674008175 Paperback Good+ 
Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 332 pages; Trade sized paperback in glossy pictorial covers. Snugly bound and decent though with some scattered, generally mild ball point pen underlining in the text. Mild shelf evidence to cover edges. G++ 
Price: 9.50 USD
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4 Baldwin, James & James Meese (Cover Art) Go Tell It on the Mountain [Signet 1138]
New York Signet 1954 First Paperback Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good 
12mo 7" - 7" tall; 191 pages; 1st paperback edition and printing of Baldwin's classic. With striking cover art by James Meese. Snugly bound and clean. Just light shelf rub to cover edges, tiny nick to cover stock at crown and a mild opening crease along the spine edge of the front cover. Expected mild toning to page stock. Uncommon in condition. VG 
Price: 50.00 USD
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5 Bear, James Adam The Hemings family of Monticello
Ivy, VA Anthoensen Press 1980 Paperback Very Good+ 
facsimile documet reproductions; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 18 pages; 1980. Paperback offset printed by Anthoensen Press from an initial appearance in the Virginia Cavalcade magazine. Ivy, VA. Slim volume in title lettered, card stock covers with saddle stapled binding. Illustrated with a photo and several facsimile reproductions of documents. Bright clean copy. VG+ 
Price: 17.50 USD
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6 Cassidy, Suzanne & Brian Plonka (Photos) Black Lancaster Through the Eyes of its People
Lancaster PA Lancaster New Era 1986 Paperback Near Fine 
Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 24 pages; Oversize paperback in pictorial card stock covers and saddle stapled binding. Offset reprint. "Reprinted from the Lancaster New Era". Long piece from the Lancaster Nespapers. Illustrated with photographs. Bright fresh copy feels and appears unread and about as new. NF 
Price: 25.00 USD
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7 Dennard, David C. Religion in the Quarters : A Study of Slave Preachers in the Antebellum South, 1800-1860
Ann Arbor University Microfilms International :: Northwestern University 1986 Facsimile Hardcover Good 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 332 pages; Authorized facsimile reprinting of Dennard's 1983 dissertation submitted for a degree in Doctor of Philosophy. Hardcover soundly bound in blue cloth with titles in gilt to spine. A little tenderness in the joints; a small number of pages corner creased. Ex-library with expected but light institutional indications. G 
Price: 50.00 USD
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8 Fax, Elton C. & Romare Bearden Black Artists of the New Generation
New York Dodd, Mead & Company 1977 0396074340 / 9780396074342 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 370 pages; Snugly bound and neat in clean illustrated dust jacket. Light shelf/handling wear to jacket; light rub to edges and several tiny chips to corners and spine ends. Superficial toning to white areas of jacket and flap panels. Trace fading to cloth at edges. Illustrated with photographs of artists and small b&w reproductions of art work. Neat unmarked copy. VG+/VG 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9 Foner, Philip S. & Clayborne Carson The Black Panthers Speak
New York Da Capo Press 1995 0306806274 / 9780306806278 Paperback Near Fine 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 321 pages; Trade size paparback in glossy pictorial covers. Bright, tight and fresh in crisp edged and uniformly bright covers. Feels and appears unread. Just a whisper of shelf evidence to covers. Just about as new. NF 
Price: 13.95 USD
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10 Guilbault, Jocelyne Zouk; World Music in the West Indies
Chicago University of Chicago Press 1993 0226310426 / 9780226310428 Paperback Very Good 
B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 279 pages; Trade paperback in glossy, pictorial, title lettered covers. Snug, bright and neat. A touch of shelf/handling wear to covers at edges. Book is slightly storage cocked. Does not have the CD. Solid unmarked copy. VG thus 
Price: 10.00 USD
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11 Hoelscher, Robert J Thaddeus Stevens As a Lancaster Politician, 1842-1868 [In] Journal of the Lancaster County Historical Society, V. 78, No. 4
Lancaster Lancaster County Historical Society 1974 Wraps Very Good+ 
B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 54 pages; Issue of the journal devoted almost entirely to Hoelscher's extended study. Solid copy with 4 or 5 illustrations. VG to VG+ 
Price: 10.00 USD
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12 Hopkins, Dwight N. Being Human Race, Culture, and Religion
Minneapolis Fortress Press 2005 0800637577 / 9780800637576 Paperback Near Fine 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 221 pages; Trade sized paperback is bright, tight and fresh; feels and appears unread and about as new. NF to F 
Price: 15.00 USD
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13 Horne, Aaron Woodwind Music of Black Composers
Westport, CT Greenwood Press 1990 0313272654 / 9780313272653 Hardcover Fine with No dust jacket as issued 
Music Reference Collection; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 145 pages; HC in original cloth with title lettering brightly in gilt. Tight fresh and neat; feels and appears unread and as new. Issued without jacket. Fine copy as new 
Price: 47.50 USD
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14 Houston A. Baker Jr. Blues, Ideology, And Afro-american Literature; A Vernacular Theory
Chicago University of Chicago Press 1993 0226035387 / 9780226035383 Fifth Printing Paperback Very Good+ 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 295 pages; Trade sized paperback in glossy pictorial covers.5th printing. Light shelf/handling wear to covers at edges. Snugly bound and neat; no marks observed. VG+ 
Price: 11.50 USD
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15 Hurston, Zora Neale Seraph on the Suwanee A novel
Charles Scribner's Sons 1948 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Good+ dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 311 pages; 1st printing with Scribner "A" on copyright page along with imprint year of 1948 on title page. Soundly bound in original tan cloth with title lettering in dark brown to cover and spine. Pictorial dust jacket retains $3.00 issue price to unclipped front flap. Expected light offset toning to the endpage joints from the binder's glue used in the period. Mild toning to cloth at board edges. Dust jacket rubbed at edges with a few short closed edge tears, nicks and mild fray at spine ends. Two dime sized sticker scars to jacket's front panel. Conservatively graded. VG/G++ 
Price: 325.00 USD
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16 Jones, James H. Bad Blood The Tuskegee Syphilis Experiment, New and Expanded Edition
Free Press 1993 0029166764 / 9780029166765 Revised Edition Paperback Very Good 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 336 pages; Trade sized paperback in glossy illustrated covers. Revised edition. Bright, snug and neat; mild shelf bump to front corners of the cover. Text fresh, unmarked and very neat. VG+ 
Price: 10.95 USD
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17 Keita, Maghan Race and the Writing of History; Riddling the Sphinx
New York Oxford University Press 2000 0195112741 / 9780195112740 First Edition Hardcover Good+ 
Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 224 pages; HC in original glossy, title lettered boards. Externally fresh; soundly bound bright and neat. Prior owner's sustained underlining and bracketing in more than half of the text. Several page corners dog eared to mark place. Clean solid reading copy. G+ 
Price: 45.00 USD
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18 King Jr. , Martin Luther Stride Toward Freedom; The Montgomery Story
New York Harper & Brothers 1958 Second Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 230 pages; "I-H" date code - Septemeber 1958 smae month as 1st printing. Presumably the 2nd printing without the statement of first edition. Snugly bound in original black quarter cloth and glazed blue paper covered boards. Clean with no marks of any kind. Original 1st issue dust jacket with $2.95 issue price intact to unclipped front flap and publisher's 8471A code along the lower edge of the flap. Jacket is lightly sunned at spine with some light ruffling and rubbing along the top edge including some mild nicks and closed short tears. Cloth at crown mildly pulled; jacket puled at crown with two short open nicks and mild fray. Solid clean copy in worn but still attractive dust jacket. VG+/VG- 
Price: 135.00 USD
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19 Kroll, Harry Harrison The Ghosts of Slave Driver's Bend
New York The Bobbs-Merrill Company 1937 First Edition Hardcover Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 332 pages; 1st edition. Snugly bound in original wraparound color pictorial dust jacket. Patterned blue cloth boards have general light to moderate spotting/mottling from humidity exposure. Dust jacket lightly shelf rubbed at edges and flap folds. Light finger soiling to front and rear endpages; a few pages at rear opened roughly at the front endpage. Particularly striking dust jacket art design of this unusual mystery-adventure novel set in proximity to the Missisissippi river and an African American prison colony. G++/VG 
Price: 69.50 USD
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20 Morrison, Toni Paradise [Special Preview Edition]
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1998 067697113X / 9780676971132 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 318 pages; 1st printing. Tight, fresh and unread copy in crisp edged and uniformly bright pictorial dust jacket. Publisher's metallic silver label "Special Preview Edition" mounted to the rear panel of the dust jacket over the ISBN bar code area. Just superficial shelf evidence to jacket externals. Handsome fresh copy. F/NF 
Price: 25.00 USD
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