Category: African American Interest

Sort

Showing 1-20 of 168

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

Condition: Very Good


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 correspondent and literary mentor to Emily Dickinson. He helped to get Dickinson's poetry published after her death. He also com... 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

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Good


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

Condition: Very Good


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

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

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Fine


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

Condition: Near Fine


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

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Good


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

Condition: Very Good


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

Even the Stars Look Lonesome

By: Angelou, Maya

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Toronto, Random House of Canada: 1997

Edition: First Canadian Edition

Seller ID: 022472

Condition: Fine


145pp. 1st Canadian Edition. Original purple cloth over black cloth. Some pen scribbling to the back panel. View more info

Celebrate the Gospel of Jesus

By: Banks, Melvin E. & A. Okechuk Wu Ogbonnaya

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Chicago, Urban Ministries Inc.: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004935

Condition: Fine


140pp. Illustrated. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

The Stolen Prince: Gannibal, Adopted Son of Peter the Great, Great-Grandfather of Alexander Pushkin, and Europe's First Black Intellectual

By: Barnes, Hugh

Price: $9.00

Publisher: NY, HarperCollins: 2005

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 006360

Condition: Very Good


300pp. Illustrated. Remainder mark strike to the bottom edge of the text block. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

The World a Missionary Field. Roman Catholic Countries; or, The Roman Catholic Population of Our World, Scattered Abroad Everywhere, as Furnishing a Mission Field

By: Beman, Rev. Nathan S.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, American and Foreign Christian Union: 1859

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004190

Condition: Very Good


24pp. Printed advertisement for the Union on the back wrap. Browned. Some foxing to the front wrap. Some marginalia and underlining. Beman was an abolitionist and a president of the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute from 1845-1865. He was also the pastor of the First Presbyterian Church in Troy, NY from 1823-1863 (see DAB II:171-72). He is best known for his role in the Old School-New School controversy and has been considered as influential on the revivalist Charles Finney because of a revival he held in his church in 1826. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

Cities, Suburbs and Blacks: A Study of Concerns, Distrust and Alienation

By: Blackwell, James E. & Philip Hart

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Bayside, General Hall: 1982

Edition: First Paperback Edition.

Seller ID: 010728

Condition: Near Fine


228pp. Invoice from the publisher laid in which indicates that this is, "A courtesy copy as per John Useem and Ruth Hill Useem, Wright Mills Award Committee." The invoice is addressed to Prof. Richard Braungart, the Dept. of Sociology at Syracuse University. Only traces of wear. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

It Has Happened Here

By: Blossom, Virgil T.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Harper & Bros.: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 023425

Condition: Good


209pp. 1st Edition. Original red paper over black cloth, spine lettering stamped in red and gilt. Written by the Superintendent of Schools for Little Rock, AR. Ex-library with the usual markings. Corners bumped. The jacket is chipped at the head of the spine. 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

Seller ID: 004012

Condition: Fine


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

Seller ID: 020333

Condition: Good


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. Bottom corners bumped. 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

Seller ID: 005986

Condition: Good


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