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Negro Folktales in Michigan

By: Dorson, Richard M.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Harvard University Press: 1956-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 160808013

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover, First Edition 1956 Harvard University Press 245 pages. Very Good, in a Good+ DJ. Minor shelf/edge wear to black cloth spine with gilt titles over off white patterned paper boards. Moderate shelf/edge wear with edge wrinkling to unclipped DJ - now in mylar. Previous owner signed bookplate on inside front cover. All pages are bright, clean and crisp with no toning. The first book of Negro folklore from the North. All the tales were gathered in Michigan. But the storytellers came to Michigan from every state in the South. 13 chapters: The Community and the Storytellers, The Art of N... View more info

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Negro Protest Thought in the Twentieth Century

By: Francis L. Broderick [Editor]; August Meier [Editor];

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Bobbs-Merrill: 1965-01-01

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 171006007

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover, Stated First Printing 1965 Bobbs-Merrill 444 pages. Very Good, in a VG DJ. Minor shelf/edge wear to Tan cloth boards with red titles - corners sharp. Slight shelf lean to spine. A touch of foxing to textblock. Not an Ex-Library or Remainder copy. Moderate shelf/edge wear and rubbing to DJ, some soiling to DJ-now in mylar. No previous owner marks. No notes or writing-all pages are bright, clean and crisp. LOC SSE-02 View more info

SATCHMO by Garry Giddins

By: Garry Giddins

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Anchor: 1992-08-01

Seller ID: I4-U9LQ-OIE1

ISBN: 0385244290

Condition: New


New Softcover, an unread and unmarked copy...ISBN#0385244290...Thanks for supporting a small family business...LOC SSM-19 View more info

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Black Rage

By: Grier, William H. & Price M. Cobbs

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Bantam Books: 1968-01-01

Seller ID: 180425004

Condition: Near Fine


Softcover, 1969 Bantam Book 179 pages. Near Fine, in illustrated wraps. Just a hint of shelf/edge wear to covers - no creases anywhere and covers are still glossy with no rubbing. Per the New York Times - One of the most important books on the negro to appear in the last decade. Truly a superb copy. LOC SSS-32 View more info

Bootsie and Others: A Selection of Cartoons

By: HARRINGTON, Ollie

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Dodd Mead: 1958-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 190508007

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover, First Edition 1958 Dodd, Mead unpaginated. Very Good, in a VG DJ. Minor shelf/edge wear to yellow cloth boards with light green spine titles - corners bumped. Moderate shelf/edge wear, one closed tear and chipping (top of front panel) to original unclipped DJ - now in mylar. Previous owner address label on inside front cover and bottom of FFEP. All pages are clean and unmarked. Introduction by Langston Hughes. First collection of the work of America?s foremost negro cartoonist. From the intro by Langston - the trials and tribulations of Bootsie and his friends are typical of the ... View more info

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Bootsie and Others: A Selection of Cartoons

By: HARRINGTON, Ollie

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Dodd Mead: 1958-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 190508006

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover, First Edition 1958 Dodd, Mead unpaginated. Very Good, in a VG DJ. Minor shelf/edge wear to yellow cloth boards with light green spine titles - corners bumped. Moderate shelf/edge wear, one closed tear and chipping (top of front panel) to original unclipped DJ - now in mylar. Previous owner address label on inside front cover and bottom of FFEP. All pages are clean and unmarked. Introduction by Langston Hughes. First collection of the work of America?s foremost negro cartoonist. From the intro by Langston - the trials and tribulations of Bootsie and his friends are typical of the ... View more info

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The Black Panthers

By: Marine,gene

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New American Library: 1969-01-01

Seller ID: 150509012

Condition: Very Good +


Softcover, 1969 Stated First Printing Signet/New American Library New York 224 pages. Very Good+, in illustrated wraps. Just a touch of shelf/edge wear and toning to covers. No previous owner markings. No notes or writing-all pages are clean and crisp with toning to the edges. Eight pages of vintage B & W photographs. LOC SSS-32 View more info

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Legacy to Buxton

By: Robbins, Arlie C

Price: $45.00

Publisher: A.C. Robbins: 1983-01-01

Seller ID: 161026005

Condition: Very Good+


Hardcover, Revised Edition 1983 Self Published by Author 271 pages (most copies have 270 pages - this copy has an addenda added as page 271 with a full page of missing names for 4 pages of photographs.) Thick green cloth boards with gilt titles - corners sharp. Christmas dedication to previous owner on FFEP. Illustrated, maps and archival photographs, appendices, references, detailed family index. A detailed 100 year history of Blacks in Ontario; from the Civil War era to present times. North Buxton is a rural community located in Southwestern Ontario. It was established in 1849 as a commu... View more info

Southampton Slave Revolt of 1831: A Compilation of Source Material by Tragle,...

By: Tragle, Henry I.

Price: $54.00

Publisher: Univ. of Massachusetts Press: 1971-04-01

Seller ID: RL-TLD2-06B5

ISBN: 0517206234

Condition: Used: Very Good


Hardcover - NOT a Softcover, 1971 University of Massachusetts Press 489 pages...Near Fine in a Good DJ...Green cloth boards with black titles-corners sharp...minor shelf/edge wear and a few closed tears to DJ, spine of DJ lightly sunned with a chip in the paper-now in mylar...no notes or writing-all pages are bright, clean and crisp...The Southampton Slave Revolt is more commonly known as "Nat Turner's Revolt". Included are comprehensive extracts from contemporary press accounts of the event, transcripts of the series of trials which followed the revolt, and a selection of public and private d... View more info

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Martin R. Delany: The Beginnings of Black Nationalism

By: Ullman, Victor

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Beacon Press: 1971-01-01

Seller ID: 171016004

ISBN: 0807054402

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover 1971, Beacon Press, 534 pages. Near Fine in Very Good + DJ. Brown cloth spine with maroon titles over yellow paper boards. Just a hint of shelf/edge wear - corners sharp. No prior owner marks - all pages are bright, clean and crisp. Just a touch of shelf/edge wear and soiling to unclipped DJ, front inside flap of DJ has a vertical crease and spine of DJ shows some sun fading - DJ now in mylar. In early 1865 Martin Delany was the highest ranked black field officer in the US Army. An associate of Frederick Douglass and John Brown, his life and writings are central to the history of... View more info

Bird's Diary by Vail, Ken

By: Vail, Ken

Price: $39.00

Publisher: Castle Communications: 1996-01-01

Seller ID: 77-IO3R-7S4I

ISBN: 1860741320

Condition: Used: Like New


Softcover, Near Fine with just a hint of shelf/edge wear to covers...no notes or writing - all pages are bright, clean and crisp...ISBN-1860741320...Thanks for supporting a small family business...LOC SSM-17 View more info

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A man and his diamonds: A story of the great Andrew (Rube) Foster, the outstanding team he owned and managed, and the superb league he founded and commissioned

By: Whitehead, Charles E

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Vantage Press: 1980-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 180302001

ISBN: 0533044324

Condition: Very Good+


Hardcover, signed and inscribed boldly by the author on ffep (inscription takes up the whole page), Stated First Edition 1980 Vantage Press, Inc. 186 pages. Very Good+, in a VG unclipped DJ. Dark green cloth boards with gilt titles. Some foxing to text block. If not for the foxing, the book would be Near Fine. DJ shows minor shelf/edge wear with some foxing to the rear flap panel, DJ now in mylar. All pages are clean, crisp and bright. A fascinating biography of Andrew (Rube) Foster, the innovative black man who developed and managed the famed American Giants of Chicago and was heavily ... View more info

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Hard Stuff: The Autobiography of Mayor Coleman Young

By: Young, Coleman; Wheeler, Lonnie

Price: $165.00

Publisher: Viking: 1994-02-24

Seller ID: 161121001

ISBN: 0670845515

Condition: Very Good+


Hardcover, Signed by the Author (with related ephemera - see description) First Edition 1994 Viking 344 pages. Very Good+, in a VG+ DJ. Just a touch of shelf/edge wear to black cloth spine with gilt titles over light purple paper boards - corners sharp. Just a hint of shelf/edge wear and two small scuffs/abrasions to the front panel of the unclipped DJ - now in mylar. Author signature and dedication dated 8-24-94 on bookplate affixed to the FFEP. All pages are bright, clean and crisp with the exception of page 67/68 which has a fold that is now straightened. Laid is a full page of The Detroit ... View more info