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Black Populism in the United States An Annotated Bibliography

By: Adam, Anthony J. & Gerald H. Gaither

Price: $49.00

Publisher: Westport, CT, Praeger Publishers: 2004

Seller ID: 33812

ISBN: 0313324395

Condition: 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... View more info

Brotherhoods of Color Black Railroad Workers and the Struggle for Equality

By: Arnesen, Eric

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Cambrdge, Harvard University Press: 2002

Seller ID: 31342

ISBN: 0674008170

Condition: 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++ View more info

The Devil Finds Work

By: Baldwin, James

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph: 1976

Edition: 1st UK edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 38169

ISBN: 0718115538

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 128 pages; 1st UK edition. Soundly bound and clean in original pictorial dust jacket with publsiher's issue price intact to unclipped front flap. Prior owner name and date penned neatly to front pastedown. Dust jacket just lightly shelf rubbed at edges. VG++/VG+ View more info

The Hemings family of Monticello

By: Bear, James Adam

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Ivy, VA, Anthoensen Press: 1980

Seller ID: 34837

Condition: 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+ View more info

Black Lancaster Through the Eyes of its People

By: Cassidy, Suzanne & Brian Plonka (Photos)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Lancaster PA, Lancaster New Era: 1986

Seller ID: 32291

Condition: 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 View more info

The Art of Miles Davis

By: Davis, Miles & Scott Gutterman

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Prentice Hall Press; Simon & Schuster: 1991

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 25527

ISBN: 0136087043

Condition: Near Fine


Folio 13" - 23" tall; 96 pages; Massive oversize folio paperback in glossy color illustrated covers. 1st edition; 1st printing. Bright, snug and very neat; no marks. Just a whisper of shelf rub to covers at extremities. Lushly printed color reproductions of Miles Davis paintings, all with his comments as captions. About or very nearly Fine ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

Religion in the Quarters : A Study of Slave Preachers in the Antebellum South, 1800-1860

By: Dennard, David C.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Ann Arbor, University Microfilms International :: Northwestern University: 1986

Edition: Facsimile

Seller ID: 33734

Condition: 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 View more info

My Bondage and My Freedom: Part I - Life As a Slace. Part II - Life As a Freeman

By: Douglass, Frederick

Price: $1,395.00

Publisher: New York & Auburn, Miller, Orton & Mulligan: 1855

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39018

Condition: Good


frontis and 2 plates; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 464 pages; 1st edition. Engraved frontis portrait from a daguerrotype by J. C. Buttre. Full page plates by N. Orr facing the first page of the separate parts at pp 33 & 335. Soundly bound in original trade cloth. Cloth rubbed, worn and fading; boards rubbed and brusied at corners; cloth with shallow chipping and loss at spine ends. Gilt stamping at spine fading; mild damp fade to cloth of lower board. Endpages complete and intact; several signatures starting at front edge. Small open gouge to the bottom margin of several leaves pp 85-90;... View more info

Black Artists of the New Generation

By: Fax, Elton C. & Romare Bearden

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead & Company: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 30508

ISBN: 0396074340

Condition: 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 View more info

After Redemption; Jim Crow and the Transformation of African American Religion in the Delta, 1875-1915

By: Giggie, John M.

Price: $13.95

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 2007

Seller ID: 36105

ISBN: 0195304047

Condition: Near Fine


B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 336 pages; Trade sized paperback in glossy illustrated covers. Bright, tight and fresh. Feels and appears unread. Illustrated with b&w photographs. About as new. NF View more info

Zouk; World Music in the West Indies

By: Guilbault, Jocelyne

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Chicago, University of Chicago Press: 1993

Seller ID: 30287

ISBN: 0226310426

Condition: 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 View more info

Thaddeus Stevens As a Lancaster Politician, 1842-1868 [In] Journal of the Lancaster County Historical Society, V. 78, No. 4

By: Hoelscher, Robert J

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Lancaster, Lancaster County Historical Society: 1974

Seller ID: 34826

Condition: 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+ View more info

Woodwind Music of Black Composers

By: Horne, Aaron

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Westport, CT, Greenwood Press: 1990

Seller ID: 30218

ISBN: 0313272654

Condition: 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 View more info

Blues, Ideology, And Afro-american Literature; A Vernacular Theory

By: Houston A. Baker Jr.

Price: $11.50

Publisher: Chicago, University of Chicago Press: 1993

Edition: Fifth Printing

Seller ID: 30348

ISBN: 0226035387

Condition: 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+ View more info

Epitome of Thought

By: Johnson, Rasberry & Shelvia Cavette (Ed. )

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NA, Rasberry Johnson: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 36063

Condition: Very Good-


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 71 pages; [SIGNED] 1986 Rasberry Johnson (self-published). Trade sized paperback in glossy title lettered covers. Soundly bound and clean but with a small sticker scar to the cover and some light general shelf evidence to cover edges and surfaces. Signed by the author on the dedication page. Several illustrations from drawings. VG-; Signed by Author View more info

Bad Blood The Tuskegee Syphilis Experiment, New and Expanded Edition

By: Jones, James H.

Price: $10.95

Publisher: Free Press: 1993

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 34473

ISBN: 0029166764

Condition: 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+ View more info

Slavery and Race in Nineteenth-Century Louisiana-French Literature

By: Jones, John Maxwell

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NP, Jones: 1978

Seller ID: 38915

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 222 pages; Snugly bound and fresh in original title lettered dust jacket. Feels and appears unread and about as new. NF/VG++ View more info

Race and the Writing of History; Riddling the Sphinx

By: Keita, Maghan

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 30221

ISBN: 0195112741

Condition: 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+ View more info

Introduction to African American Photographs: 1840-1950: Identification, Research, Care & Collecting

By: Kelbaugh, Ross J.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Gettysburg, Thomas Publications: 2005

Seller ID: 38556

ISBN: 1577471156

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 119 pages; Oversize paperback in glossy color pictorial covers. Bright, snug and neat with just trace shelf/handling evidence to covers. Profusely illustrated with examples of photographs, stereo cards etc. VG++ to NF View more info

And Then We Heard the Thunder

By: Killens, John Oliver

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1963

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 37526

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


1964 Jonathan Cape HC/DJ 1st UK edition. Sound clean copy with prior owner's name neatly pencilled front free endpg. Wraparound pictorial dustjacket is edge worn with a few modest edge tears and tiny edge chips. Front flap is price clipped. Binding firm but spine slightly off square. Prior seller has penned a $3 price on the spine panel of the dj. Not overly obtrusive. African American WWII combat novel. Uncommon in early HC printing. VG-/VG- [haz3335k2]; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 485 pages; Snugly bound and clean in original dust jacket with publisher's $5.95 issue price intact to unclipped ... View more info