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FROM VALLEY FORGE TO FREEDOM A Story of a Black Patriot, Beach, E. Merrill
1 Beach, E. Merrill FROM VALLEY FORGE TO FREEDOM A Story of a Black Patriot
Chester, Ct. Pequot Press 1975 0-87106-056-6 / 9780871060563 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
DJ shows chipping with staining and small open tears ; The story of Nero Hawley, slave, Revolutionary War soldier, freeman. INSCRIBED by author to title page ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 69 pages 
Price: 16.58 USD
 
 
PRISON NOTES, Deming, Barbara
2 Deming, Barbara PRISON NOTES
New York Grossman Publishers 1966 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Apparent inscription to front free endpaper. Author Deming and several like-minded souls were jailed in Georgia for demonstrating for racial equality; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 185 pages 
Price: 90.00 USD
 
 
3 Du Bois, W. E. B. THE NEGRO
New York Henry Holt and Company 1915 Hardcover Very Good 
Wear to extremities. Binding not tight. Browning to title page. Previous owner's name inked in front pastedown. Minor spotting to front board ; History of the Negro from the well-known civil rights activist; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 252 pages 
Price: 354.61 USD
 
 
THE BOOK OF AMERICAN NEGRO SPIRITUALS, Johnson, James Weldon
4 Johnson, James Weldon THE BOOK OF AMERICAN NEGRO SPIRITUALS
New York The Viking Press 1925 Hardcover Very Good+ 
Wear to extremities. Binding not tight ; INSCRIBED by the author to front free endpaper. Sixty-one different spiritual songs in notation with a preface by the author; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 187 pages 
Price: 894.03 USD
 
 
WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE?  Chaos or Community?, King Jr. , Martin Luther
5 King Jr. , Martin Luther WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE? Chaos or Community?
New York Harper & Row 1967 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
Light shelf wear and one small closed tear to DJ. ; SIGNED to front free endpaper, likely by secretary; 8vo; 209 pages 
Price: 500.00 USD
 
 
FROM THE VIRGINIA PLANTATION TO THE NATIONAL CAPITOL Or the First and Only Negro Representative in Congress from the Old Dominion, Langston, John Mercer
6 Langston, John Mercer FROM THE VIRGINIA PLANTATION TO THE NATIONAL CAPITOL Or the First and Only Negro Representative in Congress from the Old Dominion
Hartford American Publishing Company 1894 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ 
Wear to extremities. Frontispiece taped to first blank page. Some pages of illustrations show open tears. Inkstamps to title page and last page. Ex-lib with stickers and inkstamp to front endpaper; Very scarce. Langston (1829-1897) was the first African-American to be elected to Congress from the state of Virginia. He was dean of the first black law school at Howard. Served in congress in 1890. Illustrated; Ex-Lib; B&W Illustrations 
Price: 900.00 USD
 
 
MESSAGE TO THE BLACKMAN IN AMERICA, Muhammad, Elijah
7 Muhammad, Elijah MESSAGE TO THE BLACKMAN IN AMERICA
Chicago Muhammad Mosque of Islam #2 1965 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Open tears to DJ. Front hinge well started. Wear to extremities; Publishers note and receipt laid in ; 8vo; 355 pages 
Price: 102.88 USD
 
 
SLAVE MUTINY The Revolt on the Schooner Amistad, Owens, William A.
8 Owens, William A. SLAVE MUTINY The Revolt on the Schooner Amistad
New York John Day Company 1953 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket 
DJ shows wear, open tears and inexpert tape repair. Previous owner's name to front pastedown; The account of the infamous ship seized by slaves; 8vo; 312 pages 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
BLACKS IN THE CITY A History of the National Urban League, Parris, Guichard & Brooks, Lester
9 Parris, Guichard & Brooks, Lester BLACKS IN THE CITY A History of the National Urban League
Boston Little Brown & Company 1971 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- 
Light waterstaining to front boards. Small tape residue to front endpaper; A history of the organization which helped in the push for equal opportunity ; 8vo; 534 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
EDUCATION FOR LIFE The Story of Hampton Institute. Told in Connection with the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Foundation of the School, Peabody, Francis Greenwood
10 Peabody, Francis Greenwood EDUCATION FOR LIFE The Story of Hampton Institute. Told in Connection with the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Foundation of the School
Garden City Doubleday, Page & Company 1926 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ 
Spine a bit faded ; Virginia; B&W Photographs; 8vo - 8" to 9" tall; 393 pages 
Price: 50.00 USD
 



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