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The Hawthorne Centenary Celebration at the Wayside Concord, Massachusetts July 4-7, 1904

By: N/A

Price: $400.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton, Mifflin & Co.: 1905

Edition: First Edition.

Inscription: Signed By Owner

Seller ID: 759


208pp. 1st Edition. Original green cloth, titles stamped in gilt, top edge gilt. Frontispiece portrait of Hawthorne. Bookplate of Charles West Varney, Jr. on the front pastedown. The name "Higginson" inscribed on the same. A previous bookseller has included a note on the front free endpaper indicating that this copy may have belonged to T.W. Higginson. Higginson was a Unitarian minister who was an ardent abolitionist and women's rights advocate. He was also a cor... View more info

A Stop on the Underground Railroad: Rev. J.W. Loguen and Syracuse

By: N/A

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Syracuse, Hoffmann Press: 2003

Edition: 2nd Priniting.

Seller ID: 1130


66pp. 2nd Printing. Original pictorial wraps. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall View more info

Black Images in Film: A Photographic Exhibition in the Schomberg Center for Research in Black Culture, April 26-July 9, 1984

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, The New York Public Library: 1984

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 009512


32pp. Illustrated. Minor scuff marks to the wraps. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Samuel Morris: A Spirit Filled Life

By: N/A

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Kansas City, Nazarene Publishing House: 1908

Edition: Probable 1st Edition.

Seller ID: 005975


32pp. Illustrated, including a portrait of Morris on the front wrap. Wraps creased and separating along the joint at the bottom end. Top corner of the front cover bent. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

The New Covenant Commonly Called the New Testament of Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ; Revised Standard Version

By: N/A

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Thomas Nelson & Sons: 1946

Seller ID: 014768


523pp. Original blue cloth with gilt lettering on the spine. Ownership inscription of Norm Vanek on the front free endpaper. Dampstain to the front board and the first 68 pages of the text block. The jacket is badly dampstained at the front panel and less so at the spine. The spine ends are chipped and torn. Good in Fair Jacket. The jacket is housed in a mylar protector. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

An Act to Authorize the Commissioner of Education to Proceed with the Planning of and a Design For the Erection of a Shrine to House Lincoln's Manuscript Draft of the Emancipation Proclamation in the Rotunda of the New York State Library

By: N/A

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Albany, State of New York: 1962

Seller ID: 018476


Two pages, printed front and back. Eight lines on the recto, 26 lines on the verso, numbered. Print. 2587, 4494. Intro. 2458. The act was adopted. Browned. No folds. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Black Americans; A Chartbook

By: N/A

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Washington D.C., U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics: 1971

Seller ID: 019357


141pp. Illustrated. Ex-library with the usual markings. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

The Doctrines and Discipline of the Methodist Episcopal Church

By: N/A

Price: $100.00

Publisher: NY, B. Waugh & T. Mason for the Methodist Episcopal Church: 1832

Seller ID: 021286


196pp (last 3pp. is the table of contents). Original full leather (polished calf), no spine label. The last two pages of the text lay out the policy of the Methodist Church at the time regarding slavery. There are five guidelines given, including the following (#2): "When any traveling preacher becomes an owner of a slave or slaves, by any means, he shall forfeit his ministerial character in our church, unless he execute, if it be practicable, a legal emancipation ... View more info

How to Equip the African American Family: Issues and Guidelines for Building Strong Families

By: Abatso, Drs. George & Yvonne

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Chicago, Urban Ministries Inc.: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2650


239pp. Some creasing. Small sticker on the front cover. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

How to Equip the African American Family: Issues and Guidelines for Building Strong Families, LEADER'S GUIDE

By: Abatso, Drs. George & Yvonne

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Chicago, Urban Ministries Inc.: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2651


183pp. Minor creasing. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

How to Equip the African American Family: Issues and Guidelines for Building Strong Families

By: Abatso, Drs. George & Yvonne

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Chicago, Urban Ministries Inc.: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2652


239pp. Still in its shrink wrap. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

What Makes Slavery a Question of National Concern? A Lecture, Delivered, by Invitation, New York, January 30, and at Syracuse, February 1, 1855

By: Adams, Charles Francis

Price: $195.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown & Co.: 1855

Edition: First Edition.

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 1131


46pp. 1st Edition. Disbound. Piece of the original wraps with the author's inscription, "Hon. R.C. Minthrop, with the respects of the author" affixed to the title page. A correction in the author's hand on page 9. Rare. We cannot locate any copies (signed or unsigned) listed for sale anywhere online except the nefarious "print on demand" copies. OCLC locates two copies in institutional holdings, but this is in error since both are attributed to the Britis... View more info

Great Negroes Past and Present

By: Adams, Russell L.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chicago, Afro-Am Publishing Co.: 1969

Edition: Third Edition.

Seller ID: 018804


212pp. Illustrated. Minor creasing. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

Jackie Robinson, A Life Remembered

By: Allen, Maury

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Franklin Watts: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021128


260pp. 1st Edition. Original cream paper over blue cloth, spine lettering stamped in silver and red foil. Illustrated. Top corners gently bumped. The jacket shows some wear at the spine ends and minor creasing elsewhere. View more info

Letters Across the Divide: Two Friends Explore Racism, Friendship and Faith

By: Anderson, David & Brent Zuercher

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Grand Rapids, Baker Book House: 2001

Seller ID: 2659


151pp. Ownership inscription on one of the back blanks. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall View more info

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

By: Angelou, Maya

Price: $3.50

Publisher: NY, Bantam Books: 1993

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 007609


289pp. + 2pp. about the author + 2pp. ads. Small scuff to the top edge of the front cover. Size: 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall View more info

The Heart of a Woman

By: Angelou, Maya

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1981

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC).

Seller ID: 018820


272pp. Text browned. Back panel of the jacket soiled. Small sticker to the back panel. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

The Complete Collected Poems of Maya Angelou

By: Angelou, Maya

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020521


273pp. Ownership inscription to the front free endpaper. Many pages folded at one corner (impromptu bookmarks). The back endpaper has a photocopied copy of Angelou's poem, "A Brave and Startling Truth" affixed with tape. Corners bumped. The heel of the spine shows a small area of discoloration. The jacket is edgeworn where the laminate is peeling and apparently dampstained, from an examination of the verso. Obviously a reading copy of the first edition. View more info

A Song Flung Up to Heaven

By: Angelou, Maya

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Random House: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020938


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

Reviving the Black Church: A Call to Reclaim a Sacred Institution

By: Anyabwile, Thabiti M.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Nashville, B&H Academic: 2015

Seller ID: 017179


269pp. Marked "promotional copy." Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info