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A Promise to Keep a Narrative of the American Encounter with Anti-Semitism, Belth, Nathan C.
1 A Promise to Keep a Narrative of the American Encounter with Anti-Semitism Belth, Nathan C.
Times Books 1979 Softcover Good 
305 pages. Clean book with mild age marks on the cover. Illustrated with photos and other pictures. Among the 10 chapters are essays on The Black Extremists, The Nation of Islam, The Oil Weapon, Racism and Immigration, Catholics Bear the Brunt, etc 
Price: 5.00 USD
2 American Negro Slavery: a Modern Reader Weinstein, Allen
Oxford University Press 1973 0195016696 / 9780195016697 Softcover Fair 
Text is clean, spine creases; title, table of contents, preface and dedication pages are loose due to aging and are separated from the book. An anthology of American slavery. Essays by various writers - Southern Negro Slavery, The Militant South, The Profitability of Slavery, Black Confederacy, etc 
Price: 6.00 USD
Army Life in a Black Regiment, Higginson, Thomas Wentworth
3 Army Life in a Black Regiment Higginson, Thomas Wentworth
Dover 2002 0486424820 / 9780486424828 Paperback Good 
Clean text, very good binding, name on endpaper crossed out. 13 chapters, 5 appendices, Index. Written by a Union colonel from New England in charge of African-American troops training on the Sea Islands off the Carolinas ; Dover African-American Books 
Price: 5.00 USD
4 Black World June 1974 Annual Fiction Issue Fuller, Hoyt W., Ed.
Johnson Pub. Co. 1974 Paperback Fair 
Creases, edge wear. Back cover: When is Black Man Not An African? ; Cover: Ishmael Reed; Toni Cade Bambara; Hal Bennett. Also essays by Carolyn Fowler, Alice Reid, etc 
Price: 6.50 USD
5 Black World Magazine: Vol XXV No. 3 January 1976 The Afro-American Stake in Africa by Former Congressman Charles C. Diggs John W. Johnson, editor
Johnson Publishing 1976 Magazine Good 
Annual Literary Awards. Cover creased, pages browned. Cover: Congressman Charles C. Diggs. Interview with John A. Williams, novelist; America's Stake in Southern Africa; What Happened to the Black Movement by Nathan Hare; King Alfred Reconsidered; Interview with novelist John A. Williams; Letter from (Senegal) Dakar; Dudley Randall and The Broadside Press in Detroit. 
Price: 16.00 USD
Black World Vol. XXV, No. 4, February 1976 Harlem Renaissance, Johnson, John H. (ed.)
6 Black World Vol. XXV, No. 4, February 1976 Harlem Renaissance Johnson, John H. (ed.)
Johnson Pub. Co. 1976 Paperback Fair 
Clean inside. Cover creases. Illustrated. Annual History Issue - Focus on the Harlem Renaissance. Special Reports: Pan-African Notes; OBAC Celebration; Poetry by Octave Lilly Jr and Etheride Knight; etc 
Price: 8.00 USD
Book World: the Washington Post : September 3, 1972 Racism - Robert Forman; Julius Lester; Black History, Washington Post
7 Book World: the Washington Post : September 3, 1972 Racism - Robert Forman; Julius Lester; Black History Washington Post
The Washington Post 1972 Newsprint Fair 
Features book reviews on various books. A column by William Loren Katz on The Black History Movement and comments/reviews on various books including Racism by Robert Froman; Broken Promises: The Strange History of the 14th Amendment by Richard Stiller, Julius Lester's book Long Journey Home: Stories from Black History. Front cover: The World of the Blue Collar Worker, book by Irving Howe, article by Bernard Weisberger; Diderot by Arthur Wilson - review by J. H. Plumb; Review of the Chinese Classic, Tao Te Ching; Nathalie Sarruate interview by Ann Geracimos; The Roots of Coincidence by Koestler - review by Edward Edelson; Busing and Backlash by Lillian B. Rubin - review by Robert Cassidy; A god Within by Rene Dubos -review by Loren Eiseley, Twelve Works of Naive Genius by Walter Teller - article by Paul West; A Theory of Justice by John Rawls - review by Robert Paul Mohan; King of the Hill by A. E. Hotchner - review by Larry L. King, Anna Russell, Letter to the Editor by Frank Tipler, Ancient Blarney about a Bull by Michael Olmert, and more. Front page has a tear , repaired with tape; several pages have mild tears. Illustrated throughout with drawings and pictures 
Price: 18.00 USD
Dr. Errol Crook: People Making A Difference, Wassynger, Ruth Akamine
8 Dr. Errol Crook: People Making A Difference Wassynger, Ruth Akamine
Macmillan Mcgraw-Hill 1997 0021821631 / 9780021821631 Booklet Very Good Illustrated by Robert Steele 
Comprehension book 1 of 24. For grade 5. Level 11, Unit 2. Three page booklet of the life of Dr. Errol Crook, an African American doctor from Alabama; Spotlight Books 
Price: 4.45 USD
9 Go Tell it on the Mountain Baldwin, James
Signet 1963 Second Printing Paperback Fair 
Clean text, cover creases. Comlete and Unabridged. The story of a Negro's evangelist's family as they fight sin and search for salvation in the ghettos of Harlem. Brown cover with drawing on a man. Author's photo is on the back cover 
Price: 5.00 USD
Jazz People, Wilmer, Valerie
10 Jazz People Wilmer, Valerie
Quartet Books 1977 0704331632 / 9780704331631 Softcover Good 
Illustrated with photos. Includes 14 great jazz musicians, the origins of the music, etc. Spine creases 
Price: 8.00 USD
11 Ma Rainey and the Classic Blues Singers Stewart-Baxter, Derrick
Stein and Day 1970 0812813219 / 9780812813210 Paperback Fair 
Text is in good condition, the book, however, has some yellow edge stains along the outer and inner edges, cover creases. Illustrated with the Classic Women singers of the 1920's such as Ida Cox, Victoria Spivey, Clara Smith, Sippie Wallace, Alberta Hunter, Bertha Chippie Hilll, Lucille Hegamin, et al 
Price: 6.00 USD
MAN ON FIRE: John Brown and the Cause of Liberty, Abels, jules
12 MAN ON FIRE: John Brown and the Cause of Liberty Abels, jules
MacMillan 1971 3570004716 / 9783570004715 First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket Illustrated by Virginia Smith, Jacket Design 
Red mark on bottom, clean text, very good binding. John Brown - alias Nelson Hawkins, Alias Shubel Morgan alias Isaac Smith. DJ has mild wear 
Price: 12.00 USD
Negro Slave Songs in the United States, Fisher, Miles Mark
13 Negro Slave Songs in the United States Fisher, Miles Mark
Citadel Press 1969 Second Edition Paperback Fair 
Spine creases, underlining on some pages. 222 pages. 9 chapters, Bibliography, Index. Foreword by Ray Allen Billington. Includes song and history of the songs and the time period 
Price: 10.00 USD
Negro Soldiers in the Civil War (CWTI Extra), James I. Robertson, Jr
14 Negro Soldiers in the Civil War (CWTI Extra) James I. Robertson, Jr
Civil War Times 1969 Good Illustrated by Edwin Forbes; Frank Vizetelly; F. B. Schell; Alfred R. Waud 
Stapled wraps. Reprinted from Civil War Times Illustrated. 11 pages. Illustrated with reprints from sketches. Outer wraps have some creasing; mild scuffing on the cover Front cover states: A CWTI Extra. Reprinted from Civil War Times Illustrated. 
Price: 15.00 USD
15 Nigger Heaven : Complete and Unabridged Van Vechten, Carl
Avon 1951 Paperback Good 
Book's inside cover state this book "brings to life the glamour, excitement, and rhythm of the Jazz Age in New York's Harlem" Critical commentary by George S. Schuyler. This is an Avon Reprint Edition. Includes a Glossary of Negro Words and Phrases. Some of the songs and snatches of Blue songs were written especially for this book by Langston Hughes. Cover is in good condition, inside has some browning. Book is in good to fair overall condition; Avon Pocket Size Books 314; 
Price: 40.00 USD
Of the Dawn of Freedom: the Afro-American Experience, Eva Slezak; Enoch Pratt Free Library
16 Of the Dawn of Freedom: the Afro-American Experience Eva Slezak; Enoch Pratt Free Library
Baltimore, MD Enoch Pratt Free Library 1979 Good 
Pictorial wraps. Illustrated. A Catalogue of the Exhibition, Feb 5 - April 28, 1979, Baltimore, MD, in celebration of Afro-American History Month. Presents a selection of unusual and important books in this field. A very good reference book on African-American literature and history. 10 chapters include: The African Homeland, Slavery and Voices of Protest; Maryland in Liberia; The Underground Railroad; Soldiers and Patriots; Folklore and Tall Tales; Balc Patriots, ect. Frontispiece by William Still: Fugitives Escaping from the Eastern Shore of Maryland from "The Underground Railroad" by William Still 
Price: 50.00 USD
17 People Beneath the Window Cornish, Sam
Sacco Publications 1962 Paperback Fair Illustrated by Bolton Signed by Author
SIGNED, inscribed by the author. Good binding, Back cover is soiled, pen marks on a few pages. Mike Walters, Baltimore, MD, foreword. Foreword states in part: "To certain segment sof white america the negro must either be primitive or middle class. They refuse to comprehend what the negro reality means"... ; Signed by Author 
Price: 72.00 USD
Sam's World:  Poems, Cornish, Sam
18 Sam's World: Poems Cornish, Sam
Washington, DC Decatur House 1978 Hardcover Good Illustrated by Florella Cornish, Cover Photo 
Clean inside, cover is scuffed. A collection of poems including Sojourner Truth, Some Black Teachers Who Love Their Students ABeat Them To Death With Dictionaries, Minstrel Man, Sweet Pea, When My Grandmother Died, Slave Ship, Scott Joplin, Fanny Kemble, Frederick Douglass, Mayesville, South Carolina, Mary McLeoud Bethune, and more 
Price: 22.00 USD
Scott Joplin: the Man Who Made Ragtime, Haskins, James
19 Scott Joplin: the Man Who Made Ragtime Haskins, James
Doubleday 1978 038511155x / 9780385111553 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Fair dust jacket Illustrated by Junius Jones, Jacket Photo 
248 pages. Clean text, no name inside. Illustrated. The author provides a biography of Joplin as well as black cultural history. DJ price clipped, edge tears 
Price: 10.00 USD
Sound and Music, Taylor, Barbara
20 Sound and Music Taylor, Barbara
Warwick 1990 0531190900 / 9780531190906 Hardcover Good Illustrated by Kuo Kang Chen, Peter Dennis, Peter Bull 
Clean book; boards have corners bumped. 40 pages. Illustrated with colorful drawings and photos. Learn all about sounds. Experiments, how to make a paper snapper, how to make a trumpet and a megaphone, a prayer drum, maracas and more ; Fun With Simple Science Series; Ex-Library; ; 
Price: 4.50 USD
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