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The Lincoln Reader

By: (editor) , Gold Robert S.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Rutgers University Press: 1947

Seller ID: 19231


Clean text, rubbing along the outer edges. Cloth boards have light edge bumping and scuffing. DJ has chipping, tears, creases. Text is clean, back pages have light edge stains. 564 pages. Illustrated with drawings and photographs. Contains 24 chapters, Epilogue, References, Bibliography, Index View more info

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MAN ON FIRE: John Brown and the Cause of Liberty

By: Abels, Jules

Price: $12.75

Publisher: MacMillan: 1971

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 11304


Red mark on bottom, clean text, very good binding. John Brown - alias Nelson Hawkins, Alias Shubel Morgan alias Isaac Smith. DJ has mild wear View more info

Go Tell it on the Mountain

By: Baldwin, James

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Signet: 1963

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 20728


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 View more info

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A Promise to Keep a Narrative of the American Encounter with Anti-Semitism

By: Belth, Nathan C.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Times Books: 1979

Seller ID: 22120


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 View more info

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The Prayer Tradition of Black People

By: Carter, Harold A

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Gateway Press: 1982

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 21379


Clean text, light chipping on the back cover. 8 chapters, bibliography, index. This book is a product of the Martin Luther King Program; ; View more info

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The Black Experience in America

By: Coombs, Norman

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Twayne: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21726


Clean book. DJ has rubbing, edge tears. Benjamin Quarles, introduction. 12 chapters including African Origins, The Slave Trade, Slavery as Capitalism, White Liberals, Blue Gray and Black; Fighting Jim Crow; The Kln Revival; Harlem: The Promised Land; The Negro Renaissance; Civil Rights and Civil Disobedience; The Black Revolt; Black Power, etc ; Immigrant Heritage of America Series; ; View more info

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Sam's World: Poems

By: Cornish, Sam

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, Decatur House: 1978

Seller ID: 19818


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 View more info

People Beneath the Window

By: Cornish, Sam

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Sacco Publications: 1962

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 21913


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 segments of white america the negro must either be primitive or middle class. They refuse to comprehend what the negro reality means"... ; Signed by Author View more info

VIDA (The Story of Vida Blue)

By: Deming, Richard

Price: $5.50

Publisher: Lancer Books: 1972

Seller ID: 2195


Light wear. Book is 173 pages. 8 photos. Story of Vida Blue, a Cy Young Award Winner and MVP at 21 View more info

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The Antislavery Vanguard: New Essays on the Abolitionists

By: Duberman, Martin Ed

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Princeton University Press: 1970

Seller ID: 17679


508 pages, 17 essays. Cover has rubbing, tear at the spine's edge. Essays include - Wendell Phillips, Frederick Douglass, Freedmen in South Carolina, the Negro Abolitionist, Slavery and Sin, The Northern Response to Slavery, etc. Clean text, sides have some age wear View more info

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Of the Dawn of Freedom: the Afro-American Experience

By: Eva Slezak; Enoch Pratt Free Library

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Baltimore, MD, Enoch Pratt Free Library: 1979

Seller ID: 14248


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. F... View more info

The Naked Children

By: Fader, Daniel

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Bantam: 1972

Seller ID: 111


Very good spine. Light cover creases. Name embossed inside. The story of 5 students from a DC public school - meet them and the man who taught them. Non-fiction. View more info

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Negro Slave Songs in the United States

By: Fisher, Miles Mark

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Citadel Press: 1969

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 21170


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 View more info

Black World June 1974 Annual Fiction Issue

By: Fuller, Hoyt W., Ed.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Johnson Pub. Co.: 1974

Seller ID: 21392


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 View more info

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Scott Joplin: the Man Who Made Ragtime

By: Haskins, James

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Doubleday: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18864


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 View more info

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The Way it Spozed to Be

By: Herndon, James

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Bantam: 1969

Seller ID: 2180


198 pages. This book is about education in the ghetto schools, an African-American crisis. View more info

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Army Life in a Black Regiment

By: Higginson, Thomas Wentworth

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Dover: 2002

Seller ID: 23008


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 View more info

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Negro Soldiers in the Civil War (CWTI Extra)

By: James I. Robertson, Jr

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Civil War Times: 1969

Seller ID: 11582


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. View more info

Black World Magazine: Vol XXV No. 3 January 1976 The Afro-American Stake in Africa by Former Congressman Charles C. Diggs

By: John W. Johnson, editor

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Johnson Publishing: 1976

Seller ID: 22631


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. View more info

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Black World Vol. XXV, No. 4, February 1976 Harlem Renaissance

By: Johnson, John H. (ed.)

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Johnson Pub. Co.: 1976

Seller ID: 21200


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 Etheridge Knight. Also: Harlem article by Jabulani Kaman Makalani; Locke's 'The New Negro' by Richard A. Long; Did Van Vechten Make or Take Hughes Blues"; articles on Marcus Garvey, etc View more info

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The Me Nobody Knows, Children's Voices from the Ghetto

By: Joseph, Stephen M.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Avon: 1971

Seller ID: 22779


Clean, light aging. 144 pages. Collection of nearly 200 writings by schoolchildren from ages 7 to 18, mostly Black or Puerto Rican from Harlem, Jamaica, lower west and east sides of Manhattan, and Bed-Stuy View more info

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The Grand Parade

By: Mayfield, Julian

Price: $8.00

Publisher: 1963

Seller ID: 21769


Clean text, cover has some marks and scuffing. A novel fillled with violence and hate, racism, anti-semitism, and centered around school integration View more info

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The Jazz Cataclysm Ornette Coleman, Sonny Rolins, Jon Coltrane

By: McRae, Barry

Price: $8.00

Publisher: A. S. Barnes: 1967

Seller ID: 14117


Clean text, good binding. DJ has edge tears, creases. . With a discography relating to each chapter. Includes cool jazz, Sonny Rolins, John Coltrane, Ornette Coleman, the role of the Negro church, free form, and much more View more info

The Autobiography of an Unknown South African

By: Mokgatle, Naboth

Price: $6.00

Publisher: University of California Press: 1975

Seller ID: 20506


Clean text, no name inside. Cover has scuffing, edge wear. Book is the Winner of the 1971 Anisfield-Wolf Award in Race Relations View more info

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Voices in the Whirlwind and Other Essays

By: Mphahlele, Ezekiel

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Hill & Wang: 1972

Seller ID: 21171


Clean text, good binding. DJ creased, scratched, edge torn slightly in the back. . Book has 6 essays on the literature and culture of Africa and Black America ; ; View more info

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The Jones Men (Advanced Uncorrected Prooof Copy)

By: Smith, Vern E

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Henry Regnery: 1974

Seller ID: 21730


Clean iside, cover has creases and scufffing. 287 pages. Story about drug abuse and crime. Characters such as Joe Red, Lennie Jack, Slim Williams, Big Al, Kid Yancy, etc. T. C. Thomas slid into the front seat of a yellow Fleetwood carrying a bag of Church's fried chicken and wearing, as always, the mid-length mink coat and the .357 Mangum; ; View more info

UNCLE TOM'S CABIN (Afterword by John William Ward)

By: Stowe, Harriet Beecher

Price: $10.00

Publisher: A SIGNET CLASSIC By New American Library: 1966

Seller ID: 22489


Text of the book is clean. Front paper opposite the endpaper, with the author's biography has writing. 495 pges. Spine creases. Endpapers are browned. ; ; View more info

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The Confessions of Nat Turner

By: Styron, William

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Signet: 1968

Seller ID: 3232


Cover and spine creases. 1831 in Southeastern Virginia there was a revolt led by a Negro preacher named Nat Turner, an educated slave who felt divinely ordained to annihilate all the white people in the region; View more info

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Sound and Music

By: Taylor, Barbara

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Warwick: 1990

Seller ID: 23506


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; ; View more info

Nigger Heaven : Complete and Unabridged

By: Van Vechten, Carl

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Avon: 1951

Seller ID: 21685


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 ... View more info