Category: African American Interest


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!Click Song

By: Williams, John A.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: NY, Thunder's Mouth Press, 1987

430pp. Back cover creased and a little soiled at the bottom corner. Pages 369 to the end also creased at the same corner. View more info

"Face Zion Forward: First Writers of the Black Atlantic, 1785-1798

By: Brooks, Joanna & John Saillant

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Boston, Northeastern University Press, 2002

Edition: First Paperback Edition

242pp. Underlining. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

"Let it Burn!" The Philadelphia Tragedy

By: Boyette, Michael with Randi Boyette

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chicago, Contemporary Books, 1989

Edition: First Edition

314pp. Illustrated. Some very faint discoloration to the spine of the jacket. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

36 Children

By: Kohl, Herbert

Price: $3.00

Publisher: NY, Signet Book, 1967

Edition: Reprint

224pp. Illustrated. The head of the spine is surface peeled. Unevenly browned wraps. Size: 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall View more info

A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court

By: Twain, Mark

Price: $100.00

Publisher: NY, The Century Co., 1889

Edition: First Edition.

Bound volume of The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine, including the issues for November 1889 to May 1890. New Series volume #17. Bound in contemporary half leather (green) with spine titles stamped in gilt. This is a selection of tales from Twain's book, printed here for the first time prior to the book publication. It may be found on page 74 in this volume. There is a plethora of excellent fare for the bibliophile in this bound volume: "Alaska: On The Fur Seal I... View more info

A Day in the Life.

By: President's Council on Youth Opportunity

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington D.C., U.S. Government Printing Office, 1968

Edition: First Edition.

6pp. booklet, stapled. Illustrated. Scarce. A search of OCLC Worldcat reveals that there are no copies in university holdings. A "relevant" attempt by the presidential administration to try to keep African American teenaged boys in school. The fictional story follows the life of one Eugene Jefferson who has dropped out of school and who cannot get a job. The relevance comes in with the usage of street slang in the book. Jefferson ponders to himself, "It ain't... View more info

A Dream Deferred: The Second Betrayal of Black Freedom in America

By: Steele, Shelby

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, HarperCollins, 1998

Edition: First Edition

185pp. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

A Gathering of Old Men

By: Gaines, Ernest J.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: NY, Vintage Books, 1984

Edition: First Vintage Books Edition.

214pp. Wraps creased. Size: 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall View more info

A Knock at Midnight: Inspiration from the Great Sermons of Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr.

By: Carson, Clayborn & Peter Holloran

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Warner Books, 1998

Edition: First Edition.

234pp. Remainder strike to the top edge of the text block. Retail sticker to the back panel of the jacket. A few pages carelessly dogeared at one corner. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

A Preliminary Essay on the Oppression of the Exiled Sons of Africa.

By: Branagan, Thomas

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, Arno Press & The New York Times, 1969

Edition: Facsimile Reprint

282pp. Facsimile reprint. Original orangish yellow cloth stamped in black. The full title reads, "Consisting of Animadversions on the Impolicy and Barbarity of the Deleterious Commerce and Subsequent Slavery of the Human Species; to which is Added a Desultory Letter Written to Napoleon Bonaparte, Anno Domini, 1801." Originally printed in 1804. Branagan was formerly a slave trader in Africa and a planter in Antigua. Ex-library with the usual markings. Botto... View more info

A Rationale for Black Christian Literature

By: McCray, Rev. Walter Arthur

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Chicago, Black Light Fellowship, 1992

Edition: Second Edition, First Printing.

55pp. + one page ad. Minor wear to the wraps. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

A Short Account of That Part of Africa, Inhabited By the Negroes with Respect to the Fertility of the Country; The Good Disposition of Many of the Natives, and the Manner in Which the Slave Trade is Carried On

By: Benezet, Anthony

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Ithaca, Cornell University Library Digital Collections,

Edition: Reprint

80pp. Facsimile reprint of the edition printed in Philadelphia by W. Dunlap in 1762. Several instances of pencil underlining. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

A Song Flung Up to Heaven

By: Angelou, Maya

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Random House, 2002

Edition: First Edition

212pp. Ownership inscription to the half title. Maginalia on the prelim which has the previous works of Angelou listed. Traces of wear to the jacket. View more info

A State of Independence

By: Phillips, Caryl

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 1986

Edition: First American Edition.

158pp. All edges of the text block slightly foxed. Traces of wear to the jacket. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

A Stop on the Underground Railroad

By: Loguen, Rev. J.W.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Syracuse, Hofmann Press,

Edition: Reprint

66pp. Illustrated. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info