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NEW JERSEY AND THE NEGRO: A Bibliography, 1715-1966

By: (Bibliography Committee of the New Jersey Library Association)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: (Trenton, NJ): New Jersey Library Association, 1967.: 1967.

Seller ID: 23152

Condition: Good


(Trenton, NJ): New Jersey Library Association, 1967.. 1967.. Good. - Small quarto, red cloth. Rubbed, the spine very heavily so. 196 pp. Ex- library with the usual markings & the word "discard" scrawled across the front & rear endpapers. Good. First edition. First Edition. View more info

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WHAT WALT WHITMAN MEANS TO THE NEGRO.

By: (Whitman, Walt). Miller, Kelly.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA: Walt Whitman Fellowship. 1895.: 1895.

Seller ID: 37452

Condition: Very good


- Octavo, softcover bound in cream-colored printed self-wrappers. Pages 31-42. The bottom edges of the pages are very slightly darkened. All the edges of the last page are a bit darkened. Very good. First separate printing."Walt Whitman Fellowship Papers: Second Year: 10. Philadelphia, November 1895". This address, which was the first notable comment by an African American about Whitman's significance, was delivered by Kelly at the Fellowship's Annual Meeting on May 31st 1895. It was originally published in July in the Conservator, a journal published by Horace Traubel who was i... View more info

FROM A NEW ENGLAND WOMAN'S DIARY IN DIXIE IN 1865

By: Ames, Mary

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Springfield, MA: 1906.: 1906.

Seller ID: 29176

Condition: Good


Springfield, MA: 1906.. 1906.. Good. - Small octavo, blue cloth with a printed label on the front cover. The spine & extremities are lightly rubbed & a bit darkened with the head & tail of the spine chipped. There is a small area of light staining to the front cover & a small white stain to the rear cover. vi & 125 pages. Illustrated with a portrait frontispiece with a printed tissue guard. The page edges are darkened. Good. First edition.Mary Ames and Emily Bliss, two white northern school teachers, were employed by the Freedmen's Bureau and sent to South Carolina to open a school for ... View more info

MANCHILD IN THE PROMISED LAND

By: Brown, Claude

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York: The Macmillan Company / London: Collier-Macmillan Limited, (1965).: (1965).

Seller ID: 11162

Condition: Very good


New York: The Macmillan Company / London: Collier-Macmillan Limited, (1965).. (1965).. Very good. - Octavo, cloth, in a dust wrapper. The binding is lightly bumped. The edges of the dust jacket panels & flaps are somewhat darkened & there are some small stains to the jacket spine. 415 pages. Very good. Fourth printing."I want to talk about the first Northern urban generation of Negroes. I want to talk about the experiences of a misplaced generation, of a misplaced people in an extremely complex, confused society....The characters are sons and daughters of former Southern share-croppe... View more info

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LE NOIR: Morceaux Choisis de Vingt-Neuf Francais Celebres.

By: Cook, W. Mercer.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: New York: American Book Company, (1934).: (1934).

Seller ID: 35784

Condition: Good


- Octavo, dark gray cloth titled in gilt on the front cover & spine with a device in blind on the rear cover. The binding is lightly rubbed. The corners of the covers and the head & tail of the spine are lightly chipped & frayed. The gilt titling on the spine is partially rubbed away & there is some minor bubbling to the cloth of the front cover. x & 173 pages. Illustrated in black & white with a portrait frontispiece & 6 full-page portraits. The contents are clean & bright. Good. First edition.African American Mercer Cook was a 30-year-old Sorbonne-educated Assistant Professor of Romanc... View more info

TRADITION AND CHANGE IN THE REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA: An Inquiry Approach

By: Ford, Richard B

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, Inc., (1968).: (1968).

Seller ID: 16713

Condition: Very good


New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, Inc., (1968).. (1968).. Very good. - Small quarto [approximatley 9-1/4 inches high by 7-1/4 inches wide], softcover bound in pictorial reddish brown wrappers. The binding is rubbed & bumped with a remnant of a price-sticker on the front wrap. viii, 86 & [2] pages. Illustrated with color maps & plans. The contents are very good. Holt Social Studies Curriculum. General Editor Edwin Fenton. Dust jacket present. View more info

U.S. NEGROES IN BATTLE: From Little Rock to Watts. (A Diary of Events--1957-1965)

By: Jackson, James

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Moscow: Progress Publishers, 1967.: 1967.

Seller ID: 22489

Condition: Good


Moscow: Progress Publishers, 1967.. 1967.. Good. - Octavo, bluish gray cloth titled in silver on spine & front cover, in dw. The covers are lightly bumped with the extremities slightly faded. The dw is rubbed & chipped with pieces out of the top & bottom edges & with a blank label mounted on the rear flap. 147 & [1] pp. There are 2 tiny stains to the last page of the text. Very good in a fair dw. First edition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

THE NEGRO IN AMERICA: A Bibliography. With a Foreword by Thomas F. Pettigrew

By: Miller, Elizabeth W.; compiler

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, (1968).: (1968).

Seller ID: 5938

Condition: Fine


Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, (1968).. (1968).. Fine. - Octavo, tan cloth, in dw. The dw is slightly soiled. 190 pp. Near fine in a very good dw. Third printing. Dust jacket present. View more info

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AIRING DIRTY LAUNDRY

By: Reed, Ishmael

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Reading, MA: Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, (1993).: (1993).

Seller ID: 7520

ISBN: 0201624621

Condition: Fine


Reading, MA: Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, (1993).. (1993).. Fine. - Octavo, gray paper covered boards backed with black cloth titled in red on the spine, in a dust wrapper. xix & 284 pages. Fine. First edition.Inscribed by the author on the title: "for Len, / Thanks for the tremendous effort you've made on behalf of 'Airing Dirty Laundry' / I appreciate it / Cheers / Ishmael [Reed] / Mar 9, 1993". Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF NEGRO MIGRATION

By: Ross, Frank Alexander; and Kennedy, Louise Venable

Price: $40.00

Publisher: NY: Burt Franklin, (1969).: (1969).

Seller ID: 6057

Condition: Fine


NY: Burt Franklin, (1969).. (1969).. Fine. - Octavo, cloth titled in gilt. Very lightly rubbed. 251 pp. Near fine. A reprint of the original 1934 edition. View more info

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PRINTED & MANUSCRIPT AFRICAN AMERICANA. Public Auction Sale 2171. Thursday, February 26th, 2009.

By: Swann Galleries.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York: Swann Galleries, 2009.: 2009.

Seller ID: 37369

Condition: Fine


- Octavo, softcover bound in pictorial wrappers. Unpaginated. Profusely illustrated in color and black & white. Near fine. 432 items are listed and described in this illustrated auction catalog. View more info

THE NEW AFRICANS: A Guide to the Contemporary History of Emergent Africa and Its Leaders. Written by Fifty Correspondents of Reuters News Agency

By: Taylor, Sidney; editor

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY: G. P. Putnam's Sons, (1967).: (1967).

Seller ID: 5939

Condition: Good


NY: G. P. Putnam's Sons, (1967).. (1967).. Good. - Octavo, dark blue cloth titled in gilt, in dw. 504 pp. Profusely illustrated in B&W. Ex-library with stamps on top & bottom edges of the books, discard stamp on the front endpaper & a label removed from the dw spine. Good. First American edition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info