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Black New Orleans 1860-1880

By: Blassingame, John W.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chicago, University of Chicago Press: 1973

Seller ID: 27049


Fine copy in near fine dust jacket with bit sunned spine. Extra postage may be required for heavy or oversize books.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 298 pp View more info

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King Kong. An African Jazz Opera

By: Bloom, Harry (Book); Williams, Pat (Lyrics)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1961

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 28935


Fine copy in printed paper-covered boards, in very good+ dust jacket with a few wrinkles at slightly rough top edge. Illustrated with photographs of scenes from the opera. Bloom was a South African writer. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 96 pp View more info

Manifesto for a Black Revolutionary Party

By: Boggs, James

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Philadel/ny, Pacesetters Publishing House: 1969

Seller ID: 26129


Wraps, a fine copy. Extra postage may be required for heavy or oversize books.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 40 pp View more info

Wake Up Our Souls. a Celebration of Black American Artists

By: Bolden, Tonya

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Abrams / Smithsonian: 2004

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 23879


Fine in fine dust jacket, a book for young adults. Art work, often accompanied by a photo fo the artist, and a short biography for each artist. Lovely book! ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 128 pp View more info

Tell all the Children Our Story. Memories and Mememtos of Being Young and Black in America

By: Bolden, Tonya

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Abrams: 2001

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 26892


Signed and inscribed by the author. Fine in fine dust jacket, a scrapbook of photographs, drawings, illustrations from many sources, suberbly chosen. Extra postage may be required for heavy or oversize books.; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 128 pp View more info

Curling

By: Boles, Robert

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011254


Fine in lightly used, lightly rubbed dust jacket. Extra postage may be required for heavy or oversize books. View more info

Frye Street & Environs. the Collected Works of Marita Bonner

By: Bonner, Marita (Joyce Flynn, and Joyce Occomy Striklin, eds.)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Boston, Beacon Press: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 22968


Edited and Introduced by Joyce Flynn and Joyce Occomy Stricklin (Bonner's daughter). Fine in fine dust jacket. Invitation to book launch party laid in. This copy signed and inscribed by both editors to Carolyn Armenta Davis, historian of African Diaspora architecture. Extra postage may be required for heavy or oversize books. View more info

Usher's Handbook

By: Bonner, Z. L. (and James C. Dickerson)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Nashville, Sunday School Pub: N.D.

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016273


Soiled, worn, 72pp. published by the Sunday School Publishing Board of the National Baptist Convention. Extra postage may be required for heavy or oversize books. View more info

The Story Of George Washington Carver

By: Bontemps, Arna

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, Grosset & Dunlap: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022080


A Young Adult book, near fine in near fine dust jacket. Extra postage may be required for heavy or oversize books. View more info

Black World. September, 1971

By: Bontemps, Arna; Rodgers, Carolyn, others.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chicago, Johnson Publishing Company: 1971

Seller ID: 22976


Wraps, cover a bit mottled, otherwise very good+. Lengthy Carolyn Rodgers contribution + many poets: Jayne Cortez, Jay Wright, Don L Lee, et al. Extra postage may be required for heavy or oversize books.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 98 pp View more info

Growing Up Black in the Jim Crow South. My Family Secrets

By: Boone, Diana, As Told To Michael A. Black

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Watseka, Weaving Dreams: 2012

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 25726


Inscribed and signed by Michael A. Black. Wraps, a fine copy. Extra postage may be required for heavy or oversize books.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 217 pp View more info

Wrapped in Rainbows. the Life of Zora Neale Hurston

By: Boyd, Valerie (Hurston, Zora Neale)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Scribners: 2003

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 23900


Signed and inscribed by Boyd. Scraped lower corner of front board In near fine dust jacket but for scrape at lower front flap fold. Extra postage may be required for heavy or oversize books.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 527 pp View more info

A Certain Blindness. A Black Family's Quest For The Promise Of America

By: Brady, Judge Paul L

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Atlanta, ALP: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010626


Signed and inscribed by the author. Fine in lightly chipped dust jacket. Extra postage may be required for heavy or oversize books. View more info

Parting The Waters. America In The King Years 1954-63

By: Branch, Taylor

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Simon and Schuster: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021191


Fine in fine dust jacket. Extra postage may be required for heavy or oversize books. View more info

Josh Gibson. A Life In The Negro Leagues

By: Brashler, William

Price: $60.00

Publisher: NY, Harper: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011868


Glue stains from once-pasted down flaps and old library label on rear endpaper, thus vg in nice dj with staining on verso only. Extra postage may be required for heavy or oversize books. View more info

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Folk Culture of the Slaves in Jamaica

By: Brathwaite, Edward

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, New Beacon Books: 1970

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 27941


Wraps, a fine copy. Extra postage may be required for heavy or oversize books.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 24 pp View more info

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Savacoou. a Journal of the Caribbean Artists Movement. Volume I, Number 1 (June, 1970)

By: Brathwaite, Edward; Ramchand, Kenneth; Salkey, Andrew (eds.)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Kingston, Caribbean Artists Movement: 1970

Seller ID: 27938


Wraps, the first issue of this significant magazine, with contributions from the editors as well as Monica Schuler, Elsa Goveia, Lindo Locksley, Archie Singham, and James Irish. Bump on upper right corner, modest soiling, thus very good, Extra postage may be required for heavy or oversize books.; Sm 4to; 108 pp View more info

Legends of Surinam

By: Breinburg, Petronella

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, New Beacon Books: 1971

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 25685


Wraps, very good+ with rubbing. Extra postage may be required for heavy or oversize books.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 47 pp View more info

The Rise And Fall Of Kwame Nkrumah

By: Bretton, Henry

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Praeger: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015005


Fine in lightly used dust jacket. Extra postage may be required for heavy or oversize books. View more info

Beckonings

By: Brooks, Gwendolyn

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Detroit, Broadside Press: 1975

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 23876


Wraps, fine. This book was published on the 10th anniversary of Broadside Press, and in spite of the notice on the copyright page, this is not the 10th anniversary of the book. Extra postage may be required for heavy or oversize books.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 16 pp View more info