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image of (High School Year Book): 1974 Bullets. McFarland Middle School, Washington, D.C.

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Washington, D.C.: McFarland Middle School, 1974. Hardcover. Near Fine. Quarto. 56pp. Illustrated from drawings and photographs. Illustrated decorated leatherette. Near fine. Junior high school yearbook, for an all-black high school in Washington, D.C.
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Gloucester City, New Jersey: Between the Covers Rare Books, 2009. Softcover. Fine. First (only) edition. Quarto. 72pp. 140 items. Illustrated. Embossed pictorial wrappers. Fine. Bookseller's catalogue, includes the manuscript of Robert Reed's *The Life and Adventures of a Haunted Convict*, The Elwood Evans Abolition Autograph Collection (including one of the only known autographs of Cinque, a first edition… Read more
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1974. Unbound. Near Fine. Typed and carbon quarto sheets with three punch holes on the left margin. 12pp. Near fine with light general edgewear and some-age toning to the first sheet. A collection of excerpts from the Alan Paton's novel *Cry, The Beloved Country* prepare by Paulene Myers possibly for preparation for her role in *Lost in the… Read more
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[Broadside]: But I've Never Been Here Before

by RICHARDSON, Nola

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Published
1976
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Near Fine
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1976. Unbound. Near Fine. Broadside. Measuring 8½" x 11". Parchment style paper printed in dark purple. Near fine with some age-toning and indentation along the top edge from a paperclipped piece of notepaper. Inscribed by the poet to the actress Paulene Myers: "10/76 Happy early birthday Pauline [sic] Love Nola." With a small blue note in Myers hand… Read more
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(Yearbook): 1986 Bison. Howard University

by (HARRIS, Kamala)

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Published
1986
Condition
Near Fine
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Washington, D.C.: Howard University, 1986. Hardcover. Near Fine. First editions. Large quarto. 352pp. Heavily illustrated from photographs. Corners a little bumped, a few small marginal checkmarks by some pictures, but overall near fine. The annual yearbook for the Senior Year of the first African-American Vice Presidential candidate. Harris is seen smiling brightly in her Senior photograph.
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image of (High School Year Book): Purple Wave 1983. Cardozo Senior High School, Washington, D.C.

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Washington, D.C.: Cardozo Senior High School, 1983. Hardcover. Near Fine. Quarto. 176pp. Illustrated from drawings and photographs. Illustrated decorated leatherette. Tiny stain on front board, faintest evidence of exposure to moisture, else near fine. High school yearbook with a film theme, for an all-black high school in Washington, D.C.
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Stars in My Pocket like Grains of Sand

by DELANY, Samuel R.

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Published
1984
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780553050530
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Toronto: Bantam Books, 1984. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. First edition. Fine in fine dustwrapper.
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(Yearbook): 1987 Bison. Howard University

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Published
1987
Condition
Near Fine
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Washington, D.C.: Howard University, 1987. Hardcover. Near Fine. First edition. Large quarto. 295, [1]pp. Heavily illustrated from photographs. Printed glossy boards. Faint dampstain on the upper corner of the first leaf, else near fine. The annual yearbook of the University.
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History of the Underground Railroad

by SMEDLEY, R.C.

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Published
1969
Condition
Very Good
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New York: Arno Press and The New York Times, 1969. Hardcover. Very Good. Facsimile reprint of 1883 first edition. Octavo. 407pp. Bound in library buckram. Owner's neat ownership signature, very good or better issued without dustwrapper.
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Louis Armstrong in His Own Words: Selected Writings

by ARMSTRONG, Louis

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Published
1999
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Fine
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Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1999. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. First edition. Octavo. 255pp. Fine in fine dustwrapper.
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Negro Digest: A Magazine of Negro Comment. January 1945

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Published
1945
Condition
Near Fine
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Chicago: Negro Digest, 1945. Softcover. Near Fine. Stapled printed wrappers. Modest age-toning on the wrappers, else near fine. Contributions by Eslanda Goode Robeson, W.T. Couch, Melville Herskovits, and many others, some condensed from other sources.
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Midsummer

by WALCOTT, Derek

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Published
1984
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Near Fine
ISBN
9780374208844
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New York: Farrar Straus Giroux, 1984. Softcover. Near Fine. First edition, wrappered issue. Spine a bit sunned else near fine in wrappers. A collection of poems.
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The Hope of the Race

by PETERSON, Frank Loris

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Published
1934
Condition
Near Fine
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Nashville: Southern Publishing Association, 1934. Hardcover. Near Fine. First edition. Octavo. 333pp. Frontispiece portrait. Blue cloth gilt. A bit of scuffing on the boards, else near fine without dustwrapper, presumably as issued. Seventh Day Adventist doctrine as applied to the Negro race, featuring several portraits of prominent African-Americans.
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Alice Walker

by GENTRY, Tony

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Published
1993
Condition
Fine
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New York: Chelsea House Publications, 1993. Hardcover. Fine. Third printing. Foreword by Coretta Scott King. Thin quarto. 105, [1]pp. Glossy illustrated boards. About fine.
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The Black Power Revolt: A Collection of Essays

by BARBOUR, Floyd B.

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Published
1968
Condition
Near Fine
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Boston: Extending Horizons Books, 1968. Softcover. Near Fine. First edition, wrappered issue. 287pp. Near fine in wrappers.
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The Free Negro Family

by FRAZIER, E. Franklin

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Published
1968
Condition
Very Good
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New York: Arno Press and the New York Times, 1968. Hardcover. Very Good. Reprint. Tall thin octavo. 75pp. Black and white cloth. Glue stain on endpapers probably from an affixed mylar jacket, faint remnant from a removed label on the spine, very good or better, issued without dustwrapper.
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Peekskill USA

by FAST, Howard

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Published
1951
Condition
Near Fine
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(New York): Civil Rights Congress, 1951. Softcover. Near Fine. Second printing. 126, [1]pp. Illustrated from photographs. Printed wrappers. A little rubbing, near fine.
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Jule: Alabama Boy In Harlem

by HENDERSON, George Wylie

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Published
1952
Condition
Very Good
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New York: Avon, 1952. Softcover. Very Good. First paperback edition. Pages age-toned, modest wear to the laminate on the wrappers, else very good.
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Not Without Laughter

by HUGHES, Langston

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Published
1997
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(Richmond, Virginia): Westvaco, 1997. Hardcover. Near Fine. Limited edition, privately published by Westvaco Corporation, Christmas, 1997. Foreword by Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Gilt-stamped black cloth spine with patterned papercovered boards, silk book mark. A very slight waviness to the bottom page edges, spine a touch sunned, near fine without dustwrapper as issued, housed in a near fine… Read more
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Call The Final Witness: The People v. Darrell R. Mathes

by ZERMAN, Melvyn Bernard

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Published
1977
Condition
Near Fine
ISBN
9780060147914
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New York: Harper & Row, 1977. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. First edition. Bottom corners a bit bumped, else near fine in lightly rubbed near fine dustwrapper. Warmly Inscribed by the author to Tony Award-winning actress Marian Seldes.
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