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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 indica... View more info

An Annotated Bibliography of Jazz Fiction and Jazz Fiction Criticism

By: Albert, Richard N.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Westport, CT, Greenwood Press: 1996

Seller ID: 32889

ISBN: 0313289980

Condition: 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 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 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

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

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

Finding Oprah's Roots; Finding Your Own

By: Gates Jr., Henry Louis

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Crown Publishers: 2007

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 36054

ISBN: 0307382389

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 192 pages; 1st printing. Signed by Gates on the title page. Tightly bound and fresh in crisp edged and uniformly bright, unclipped dust jacket. Feels and appears unread. Illustrated with b&w photos and facsimiles of documents. About as new. NF/F; Signed by Author 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

Seraph on the Suwanee A novel

By: Hurston, Zora Neale

Price: $325.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1948

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 32065

Condition: 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... 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

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

The Ghosts of Slave Driver's Bend

By: Kroll, Harry Harrison

Price: $69.50

Publisher: New York, The Bobbs-Merrill Company: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 35389

Condition: 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 pr... View more info

The Road to Black Ned’s Forge; A Story of Race, Sex, and Trade on the Colonial American Frontier

By: McCleskey, Turk

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Charlottesville, University of Virginia Press: 2014

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 36100

ISBN: 0813935822

Condition: Near Fine in Fine dust jacket


Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 336 pages; 1st printing. Tightly bound and exceptionally fresh in immaculate, crisp edged pictorial dust jacket. Inscribed and signed on the top edge of the title page. Superb copy. NF/F; Signed by Author View more info

Paradise [Special Preview Edition]

By: Morrison, Toni

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1998

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 34406

ISBN: 067697113X

Condition: 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 View more info