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A Narrative of The Proceedings of the Black People During the Late Awful Calamity in Philadelphia in the Year 1793, Allen, Richard & Absalom Jones
1 Allen, Richard & Absalom Jones A Narrative of The Proceedings of the Black People During the Late Awful Calamity in Philadelphia in the Year 1793
This is a side-stapled booklet with illustrated card covers, 42 p. A little rubbing to card covers, no other defects. . Describes the great yellow fever epidemic in Philadelphia in 1793. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 42 pages. T3 Independence National Historical Park 1993 Reprint Softcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 27683 
Price: 15.00 USD
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The Invention of the White Race, Volume Two  The Origins of Racial Oppression in Anglo-America, Allen, Theodore W.
2 Allen, Theodore W. The Invention of the White Race, Volume Two The Origins of Racial Oppression in Anglo-America
Bump to bottom edge of back cover, also affecting the last several pages, faint spine crease. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . Volume 2 only: "The origin of racial oppression in Anglo-America." This is the first Verso printing. . Haymarket Series Series. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 386 pages. T4 Verso 1997 1st Edition Paperback Very Good+ 31104 
Price: 30.00 USD
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A View of the American Slavery Question, Barrows, Elijah P.
3 Barrows, Elijah P. A View of the American Slavery Question
No defects. Book is As New and unread. This is a hardbound book, without dust jacket, as issued. . Facsimile reprint of a work originally published in 1836. Author was pastor of the First Presbyterian Church of New York City. . 16mo 6" - 7" tall. 114 pages. M2 Westport, CN. Westport, CN Negro Universities Press 1970 Reprint Hardcover As New 30615 
Price: 16.50 USD
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Bound for Canaan:   The Underground Railroad and the War for the Soul of America, Bordewich, Fergus
4 Bordewich, Fergus Bound for Canaan: The Underground Railroad and the War for the Soul of America
Extremities of dust jacket are a bit stressed, now protected by fresh mylar cover. No defects in book. Pages are crisp, tight, unmarked; book appears unread. . SIGNED BY AUTHOR on title page. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 560 pages. Signed by Author. K2 Amistad 2005 0060524308 / 9780060524302 1st Edition. 2nd Printing Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 23385 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Thomas Jefferson: an Intimate History, Brodie, Fawn
5 Brodie, Fawn Thomas Jefferson: an Intimate History
Faint vertical crease down spine, no other defects. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. Bound in maroon cloth, bright gilt titles to spine. Stated first edition. . Biography of Thomas Jefferson. Brodie’s biography was the first such to construct a convincing case that Jefferson was the father of children by his slave Sally Hemings. Laid in is a typed letter from the author and SIGNED by her, to a reader (Emily Henning) who had commented on the book. A solid, attractive collectible copy of the first edition. . Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. 591 pages. D7 WW Norton 1974 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 29183 
Price: 40.00 USD
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The Slave Power:  Its Character, Career, and Probable Designs; : Being an Attempt to Explain the Real Issues Involved in the American Contest, Cairnes, John Elliott
6 Cairnes, John Elliott The Slave Power: Its Character, Career, and Probable Designs; : Being an Attempt to Explain the Real Issues Involved in the American Contest
No defects, book is As New and unread. Bound in brown cloth covers with bright gilt titles. . Facsimile reprint of a classic economic work on the economic impact of slavery, and the thesis that the real causes of the American Civil War were economic. First published in 1862, during the Civil War. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 171 pages. M2 Westport, CN. Westport, CN Negro Universities Press 1969 Reprint Hardcover As New 30622 
Price: 25.00 USD
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A Friendly Mission: John Candler's Letters from America, 1853-1854, Candler, John
7 Candler, John A Friendly Mission: John Candler's Letters from America, 1853-1854
Spine and extremities of gray card covers are sunned, peeled spot to back cover. Pages are clean and crisp, binding is tight; book appears unread. . John Candler was an English Quaker on an anti-slavery mission to the United States in 1853 and 1854. These letters were written to his wife, and show the tremendous effort put forth by the Friends in behalf of abolition. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 134 pages. D1 Indianapolis. Indianapolis Indiana Historical Society 1951 1st Edition Softcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 24530 
Price: 11.50 USD
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Some Letters from Livingstone 1840-1872, Chamberlin, David, Ed. & David Livingstone
8 Chamberlin, David, Ed. & David Livingstone Some Letters from Livingstone 1840-1872
No defects. Pages are clean and crisp, binding is tight; book appears unread. . Sixty-eight letters from Africa, written by David Livingstone during the first half of his stay in Africa. Introduction by R. Coupland. Reprint of a book originally published in 1940. Index. A beautiful copy. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 280 pages. E5 NY. NY Negro Universities Press 1969 0837120578 / 9780837120577 Reprint Hardcover As New 25063 
Price: 22.50 USD
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. .. and I Wrote My Name There, Davis, Karen
9 Davis, Karen . .. and I Wrote My Name There
Side-stapled booklet with no defects. . Author's first book of poetry. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED by the author on verso of front cover. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 22 pages. Signed by Author. D2 Louisville, KY. Louisville, KY Self Published 1986 1st Edition Pamphlet Fine 30315 
Price: 25.00 USD
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The Negro Freedman: Life Conditions of the American Negro in the Early Years after Emancipation, Donald, Henderson Hamilton
10 Donald, Henderson Hamilton The Negro Freedman: Life Conditions of the American Negro in the Early Years after Emancipation
Gray and crimson boards are rubbed and slightly worn at extremities, stamped "H" to top page ends, binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . Scholarly study of all aspects of the American Negro life following emancipation. With extensive references, index. A solid copy of the first edition, published in 1952. Lacking the dust jacket. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 270 pages. J1 Henry Schuman 1952 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 30013 
Price: 11.50 USD
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Poems of Cabin and Field, Dunbar, Paul Laurence
11 Dunbar, Paul Laurence Poems of Cabin and Field
Pictorial green cloth with orange floral decoration and bright gilt titles. Spine is uniformly lightly faded to olive, orange flowers and gilt titles are bright. Tiny snag to spine, barely noticable. Binding is tight, pages clean and unmarked. . Paul Lawrence Dunbar was the son of two former slaves, and was the first black American to rise to national prominence as a poet. This book of poetry is centered around the black experience in the rural South, and includes eight poems written in dialect, for which he is perhaps best known. Dunbar died of tuberculosis at an age of only 34. Illustrated with wonderful b/w photos by the Hampton Institute Camera Club; decorations by Alice Morse. A beautiful copy. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 125 pages. A5 Dodd, Mead & Co 1899 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 23057 
Price: 150.00 USD
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Race and Population Problems, Duncan, Hannibal Gerald
12 Duncan, Hannibal Gerald Race and Population Problems
No defects. Pages are clean and crisp, binding is tight; book appears unread. . Reprint of a study originally published in 1929. Considers the nature and classification of races, inferiority and superiority, amalgamation of races, culture, various methods of controlling the population, and much more. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 424 pages. M3 NY. NY Negro Universities Press 1969 Reprint Hardcover As New with no dust jacket 24431 
Price: 16.50 USD
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The Black Panthers Speak, Foner, Philip
13 Foner, Philip The Black Panthers Speak
Slight corner bump to front cover of book and jacket, no other defects, jacket now protected by fresh mylar sleeve. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . A handsome copy of this manifesto, a documentary record of the Black Panther program. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 274 pages. A5 J. B. Lippincott, 1970 1970 1st Edition. 3rd Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 31454 
Price: 90.00 USD
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Encyclopedia of African and African-American Religions, Glazier, Stephen D.
14 Glazier, Stephen D. Encyclopedia of African and African-American Religions
No defects in book or jacket, the latter now protected by clear mylar sleeve. This is a large and heavy book, 11.3 x 8.8 inches. . A major work, alphabetically arranged topics with comprehensive bibliography and index. A handsome copy, As New. . Religion and Society Series. 4to 11" - 13" tall. 452 pages. K2 Routledge 2001 0415922453 / 9780415922456 1st Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 30394 
Price: 110.00 USD
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Skin Deep: Black Women and White Women Write about Race, Golden, Marita / Shreve, Susan, Eds.
15 Golden, Marita / Shreve, Susan, Eds. Skin Deep: Black Women and White Women Write about Race
Jacket is a little rubbed. Book has no defects; pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread. . Black women and white women write about race. Twenty-two essays in all, by Joyce Carol Oates, Alice Walker, Eudora Welty, Susan Straight, and others. SIGNED BY BOTH EDITORS on half title page. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 309 pages. Signed by All Authors. E4 New York. New York Doubleday 1995 0385474091 / 9780385474092 1st Edition. 1st Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 15494 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Keep Your Head to the Sky:  Interpreting African American Home Ground, Gundaker, Grey & Tynes Cowan
16 Gundaker, Grey & Tynes Cowan Keep Your Head to the Sky: Interpreting African American Home Ground
No defects. Bound in gray cloth; pages are clean and crisp, binding is tight; book appears unread. . Fourteen scholarly papers on aspects of the general topic. A beautiful copy. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 344 pages. H2 University of Virginia Press 1998 0813918073 / 9780813918075 1st Edition Hardcover As New with no dust jacket 25873 
Price: 25.00 USD
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The Southern South, Hart, Albert Bushnell
17 Hart, Albert Bushnell The Southern South
Book has no defects. Pages are clean and crisp, binding is tight; book appears unread. . Reprint of a work originally published in 1910. An analytical description of conditions in the South, with a focus on race. Index. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 444 pages. E2 NY. NY Negro Universities Press 1969 Reprint Hardcover Fine with no dust jacket 24925 
Price: 16.50 USD
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Jesse Jackson and the Politics of Charisma: the Rise and Fall of the Push/excel Program, House, Ernest R.
18 House, Ernest R. Jesse Jackson and the Politics of Charisma: the Rise and Fall of the Push/excel Program
No defects. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. Bound in green cloth. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 196 pages. T2 Westview Press 1988 2nd Printing Hardcover Fine with no dust jacket 27511 
Price: 16.50 USD
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Perspectives on Afro-American Women, Johnson, Willa D. & Thomas L. Green (Eds. )
19 Johnson, Willa D. & Thomas L. Green (Eds. ) Perspectives on Afro-American Women
Front cover is a little sunned, no other defects. Pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread. . Nineteen papers address aspects of the general subject. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 197 pages. M2 ECCA Publications 1975 Paperback Very Good+ 30688 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Midtown: the Central District Life, History and Culture : the Historic African American Community, Gary, Indiana: Tour Guide, Jones, Earl R. et al
20 Jones, Earl R. et al Midtown: the Central District Life, History and Culture : the Historic African American Community, Gary, Indiana: Tour Guide
No defects. Book is As New, unread. . A beautiful guide to the historic African American community in Gary Indiana. Filled with b/w photos, printed on coated paper. . 4to 11" - 13" tall. 74 pages. I0 Historic Landmarks Foundation of Indiana 2005 Softcover As New 30131 
Price: 75.00 USD
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