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A PICTORIAL HISTORY OF THE NEGRO IN AMERICA

By: Hughes, Langston; Meltzer, Milton

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Crown Publishers, 1968

Edition: Third Edition


Endpapers a bit browned. Small sticker to front free endpaper. ; B&W Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 380 pages View more info

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BLACKS IN THE CITY A History of the National Urban League

By: Parris, Guichard & Brooks, Lester

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston, Little Brown & Company, 1971

Edition: First Edition


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 View more info

Image for EDUCATION FOR LIFE The Story of Hampton Institute. Told in Connection with the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Foundation of the School

EDUCATION FOR LIFE The Story of Hampton Institute. Told in Connection with the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Foundation of the School

By: Peabody, Francis Greenwood

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday, Page & Company, 1926

Edition: First Edition


Spine a bit faded ; Virginia; B&W Photographs; 8vo - 8" to 9" tall; 393 pages View more info

Image for FROM THE VIRGINIA PLANTATION TO THE NATIONAL CAPITOL Or the First and Only Negro Representative in Congress from the Old Dominion

FROM THE VIRGINIA PLANTATION TO THE NATIONAL CAPITOL Or the First and Only Negro Representative in Congress from the Old Dominion

By: Langston, John Mercer

Price: $900.00

Publisher: Hartford, American Publishing Company, 1894

Edition: First Edition


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 View more info

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FROM VALLEY FORGE TO FREEDOM A Story of a Black Patriot

By: Beach, E. Merrill

Price: $16.58

Publisher: Chester, Ct., Pequot Press, 1975

Edition: First Edition


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 View more info

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MESSAGE TO THE BLACKMAN IN AMERICA

By: Muhammad, Elijah

Price: $102.88

Publisher: Chicago, Muhammad Mosque of Islam #2, 1965


Open tears to DJ. Front hinge well started. Wear to extremities; Publishers note and receipt laid in ; 8vo; 355 pages View more info

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PRISON NOTES

By: Deming, Barbara

Price: $90.00

Publisher: New York, Grossman Publishers, 1966

Edition: First Edition


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 View more info

Image for SLAVE MUTINY The Revolt on the Schooner Amistad

SLAVE MUTINY The Revolt on the Schooner Amistad

By: Owens, William A.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, John Day Company, 1953


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 View more info

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THE BOOK OF AMERICAN NEGRO SPIRITUALS

By: Johnson, James Weldon

Price: $894.03

Publisher: New York, The Viking Press, 1925


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 View more info

THE NEGRO

By: Du Bois, W. E. B.

Price: $354.61

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt and Company, 1915


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 View more info

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WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE? Chaos or Community?

By: King Jr. , Martin Luther

Price: $500.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row, 1967

Edition: First Edition


Light shelf wear and one small closed tear to DJ. ; SIGNED to front free endpaper, likely by secretary; 8vo; 209 pages View more info