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Blow My Blues Away by MITCHELL, George; Foreword by Robert Coles - 1971

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Blow My Blues Away by MITCHELL, George; Foreword by Robert Coles - 1971

Blow My Blues Away

by MITCHELL, George; Foreword by Robert Coles

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Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1971. First Edition. Hardcover. Near fine/very good +. Oblong small quarto, 208pp., illustrated. A crisp, clean copy, near fine, with some foxing to the edges. In the scarce dust jacket, very good or better, with a dampstain at the base. A wonderful visual and textual document of rural Black musicians in the American south. Mitchell, an accomplished photographer, conducted interviews with all of the musicians, and adapted these into prose narratives. Mitchell has spent most of his career in Atlanta, and he published a volume of photographs of various figures and establishments on Ponce de Leon Avenue in his 1983 book "Ponce de Leon." His first book, the one offered here, is rare in dust jacket.
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  • Publisher Louisiana State University Press
  • Place of Publication Baton Rouge
  • Date Published 1971
  • Keywords Southern Americana, African-American history, Black history, Music, Blues music

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Slave Trade (to accompany Bill H. R. 412) April 7, 1830, 21st Congress, 1st Session  {Rep. No....

Slave Trade (to accompany Bill H. R. 412) April 7, 1830, 21st Congress, 1st Session {Rep. No. 348} (African Colonization, Slave Trade )

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Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1830. Disbound, only parts of spine remaining from original 3/4 leather with red and black spine labels, original string ties(complete). 293 pgs, with light scattered foxing and toning. "The committee to whom were referred the memorial of the African Society for colonizing the free people of color of the United States; also, sundry memorials from the inhabitants of the State of Kentucky, and a memorial from certain free people of color of the State of Ohio, report:". SCARCE. A fascinating document. . First Edition. Disbound. Good/No Jacket, As Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Programme of entertainment to be given at Camden Fort, (Cork Harbour) on Friday, 9th February,...
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Kinsale, [Ireland]: printed at the 50th Regimental Press, 1877. Bifolium program (8.5 x 13 cm), pp. [4], the last blank; minor foxing, previous fold, formerly from an album, the remains of a card and an engraved illustration on the final blank. Also, a manuscript caption: "Programme, Garrison Nigger Troupe, Camden Fort, Feb. 9 1877." With manuscript notes and corrections in a contemporary hand. The Negro Troupe was led by Lieutenant Yaldwyn. Provenance: Major-General Sir Francis Walter de Winton (1835-1901.
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Revolutionary Suicide
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Revolutionary Suicide

by Newton, Huey P.

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Paschal Beverly Randolph : A Nineteenth-Century Black American Spiritualist, Rosicrucian, and Sex...
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Paschal Beverly Randolph : A Nineteenth-Century Black American Spiritualist, Rosicrucian, and Sex Magician (SUNY Series in Western Esoteric Traditions)

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A Good Heart and A Light Hand
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A Good Heart and A Light Hand: Ruth L. Gaskins' Collection of Traditional Negro Recipes

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First printing by Turnpike Press, the book was subsequently published by Simon & Schuster. Great old time country recipes. The 7 page introduction by Ms. Gaskin is a must read. The book has gotten wet and is wrinkled and lightly stained for an inch down from the top. The pages are lightly and evenly toned. There is damage at the top and bottom of the spine and there is shelf wear. The pages are clean and unmarked. Listed as Good.
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Slave Trade (to accompany Bill H. R. 412) April 7, 1830, 21st Congress, 1st Session  {Rep. No....

Slave Trade (to accompany Bill H. R. 412) April 7, 1830, 21st Congress, 1st Session {Rep. No. 348} (African Colonization, Slave Trade )

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Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1830. Disbound, only parts of spine remaining from original 3/4 leather with red and black spine labels, original string ties(complete). 293 pgs, with light scattered foxing and toning. "The committee to whom were referred the memorial of the African Society for colonizing the free people of color of the United States; also, sundry memorials from the inhabitants of the State of Kentucky, and a memorial from certain free people of color of the State of Ohio, report:". SCARCE. A fascinating document. . First Edition. Disbound. Good/No Jacket, As Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Programme of entertainment to be given at Camden Fort, (Cork Harbour) on Friday, 9th February,...
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Kinsale, [Ireland]: printed at the 50th Regimental Press, 1877. Bifolium program (8.5 x 13 cm), pp. [4], the last blank; minor foxing, previous fold, formerly from an album, the remains of a card and an engraved illustration on the final blank. Also, a manuscript caption: "Programme, Garrison Nigger Troupe, Camden Fort, Feb. 9 1877." With manuscript notes and corrections in a contemporary hand. The Negro Troupe was led by Lieutenant Yaldwyn. Provenance: Major-General Sir Francis Walter de Winton (1835-1901.
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Shadow and Act
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Shadow and Act

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xiv+317 pages with two page title. Octavo (8 1/2" x 5 3/4") bound in original publisher's green cloth with gilt lettering to spine with blind-stamped decoration to cover in original publisher's pictorial jacket. Singed by the author on former owner's book plate by the author, dates 2/14/65 on front end paper. First edition.Shadow and Act is a collection of essays by Ralph Ellison, published in 1964. The writings encompass the two decades that began with Ellison's involvement with African-American political activism and print media in Harlem, Ellison's emergence as a highly acclaimed writer with the publication of Invisible Man, and culminating with his 1964 challenge of Irving Howe's characterization of African-American life, "Black Boys and Native Sons", with his now famous essay, "The World and the Jug". Ellison described it as exemplary of his "attempt to transform some of the themes, the problems, the enigmas, the contradictions of character and culture native to my predicament, into what Andre… Read More
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Revolutionary Suicide
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Revolutionary Suicide

by Newton, Huey P.

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Paschal Beverly Randolph : A Nineteenth-Century Black American Spiritualist, Rosicrucian, and Sex...
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Paschal Beverly Randolph : A Nineteenth-Century Black American Spiritualist, Rosicrucian, and Sex Magician (SUNY Series in Western Esoteric Traditions)

by Deveney, John Patrick (on Paschal Beverly Randolph), Franklin Rosemont (Foreword by)

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Albany, NY: State University of New York Press (SUNY Press), 1997. 1st edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket (as issued). VG+. 8vo, xxx+610pp, pictorial boards (no jacket, as issued). Massive and groundbreaking study of this important African-American spiritual practitioner. Includes index, notes and bibliography. An unmarked copy of the legitimate original 1997 hardcover first printing (not the later print-on-demand version) from the collection of poet and esotericist David Meltzer. Minor outer wear and erased resale markings to front free endpaper.
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Blow My Blues Away
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Blow My Blues Away

by Mitchell, George; Coles, Robert (foreword)

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Blow My Blues Away

Blow My Blues Away

by Mitchell, George

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Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press. 1971. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. One gouge on spine and publisher's review copy slip taped to fpd, otherwise fine, in soiled and sunned dust jacket with a few taped (on verso) tears. ; Long 12mo; 208 pp .
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Blow My Blues Away
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Blow My Blues Away

by George Mitchell

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Baton Rouge, LA: Louisiana State University Press, 1971. First printing. Very good/Good. Inscribed first printing. Inscribed on title page, "Best wishes to ___ and ___, George Mitchell, Oxford Mississippi 2014." Illustrated by 100 of Mitchell's photographs and containing lyrics to regional songs collected by the author. Book is very good, with a good price-clipped dustjacket.
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The Sky and the Forest
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The Sky and the Forest

by Forester, C.S

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C.S. Forester: The Sky and the Forest. Little, Brown and Company, Boston. Stated First Edition First Printing Thus August, 1948. Cover price $2.75. Used. VG BOOK/VG UNCLIPPED DUST JACKET. A story of a central Africa. By C.S. Forester, author of the Admiral Hornblower series.
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Ol' Man Adam an' His Chillun
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Ol' Man Adam an' His Chillun

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New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1928. "Ol' Man Adam an' His Chillun ( Being the Tales They Tell about the Time When the Lord Walked the Earth Like a Natural Man)". 264 pages.. Solid. Clean. Flyleaf detached from title page, but all pages still bound. A great collector's item and a rare find. . First Edition. Decorative Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by A.B. Walker. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Fiction.
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The Temple Of My Familiar

The Temple Of My Familiar

by Walker, Alice

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Alice Walker. THE TEMPLE OF MY FAMILIAR. Copyright 1989 by Alice Walker. Thorndyke, Maine. Hardcover, ISBN 9780896219298. Publisher: Thorndike Pr, 1990. USED. VG CONDITION/ NO DJ INCLUDED. Large print. 595 pages. 5 5/8 X 8 ¾.
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Gone With The Wind
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Gone With The Wind

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MARGARET MITCHELL: Gone With The Wind, published December, 1939 by The Macmillan Company. MOTION PICTURE EDITION. First Printing Thus. Paperback. Used. Good Condition/ No DJ issued. Bound in yellow pictorial stiff card wraps. Clark Cable and Vivien Leigh front cover. 391 pages 7 X 9 1/2. Scarce. Includes 12 pages of color prints from the film. Plot summary: "Epic Civil War drama focuses on the life of petulant Southern belle Scarlett O'Hara. Starting with her idyllic life on a sprawling plantation, the film traces her survival through the tragic history of the South during the Civil War and Reconstruction, and her tangled love affairs with Ashley Wilkes and Rhett Butler."
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Harlem On My Mind: Cultural Capital of Black America 1900-1968
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Harlem On My Mind: Cultural Capital of Black America 1900-1968

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As new except for tiny spot on side exterior page edges and light surface scratching on the back cover. 255 pages. 8.5" X 11" X .5" (22cm X 28cm X 1.3cm) History of Harlem as cultural center. Illustrated with hundreds of black and white photos of people and cultural ephemera like playbills, tickets to the Cotton Club, and advertising banners about the importance of Black Santa. Part of a project with the Metropolitan Museum of Arts. Nonfiction. History. Photography. African American History. Regional History- New York.
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Black Ladies
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Black Ladies

by Uwe Ommer

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A photographic portrait of African women.
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The Political Legacy Of Malcolm X

The Political Legacy Of Malcolm X

by T'Shaka, Oba

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T'Shaka, Oba. The Political Legacy Of Malcolm X. Third World Press, Chicago. Stated First Edition, First Printing Thus, 1983. Softcover. ISBN0883781107. BIOGRAPHY, BLACK STUDIES, AMERICAN HISTORY, 20TH CENTURY, POLITICAL SCIENCE. A nice copy. Used. VG Condition. 293 pages, indexed. 5 3/8 X 8 1/2.
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Dick Gregory's Bible Tales, with Commentary

Dick Gregory's Bible Tales, with Commentary

by Richard "Dick" Claxton Gregory (1932-2017)

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187 pages. Octavo (8 1/2" x 5 1/2") bound in original publisher's quarter purple cloth with gilt lettering to spine over yellow boards and faux signature to cover in original pictorial jacket. Edited by James R McGraw. First edition. Richard "Dick" Gregory was an American civil rights activist, social critic, writer, entrepreneur, comedian, motivational speaker, author and actor. He became the first black comedian to successfully cross over to white audiences. Condition: Lightly soiled. Jacket corners and spine ends chipped else better than very good in like jacket.
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Gottschalk and the Grande Tarantelle
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Gottschalk and the Grande Tarantelle

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Chicago: The David Company, 1989 Second printing of the first edition, stapled wrappers. Presentation copy signed to Greg Gatenby, Canadian historian, writer, and host of Toronto's festival of authors. also signed by Gatenby, dated 1989. Book in fine condition.
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West Coast Of South America, Fullarton, ca.1860

West Coast Of South America, Fullarton, ca.1860

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A. Fullarton & Co. London, Map of West Coast Of South America, ca.1860 from the Royal Illustrated Atlas of Modern Geography showing Chile and parts of Bolivia and Peru. An original hand coloured steel engraving with 9 vignettes including Chilean Miner, Araucano Indiana, view of Valparaiso, travelling in Santiago, hunting the lama, chase of the Condor and the puma. Page size approx 470 x 310mm. Good Condition.
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