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Children Coming Home

By: Brooks, Gwendolyn

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago, The David Company: 1991

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 28370


Wraps, poetry collection, with poems about children. Printed on rectos only, very good with some bumps and small creases.. Paper wraps imitate classic black and white marbled composition books. ; Extra postage may be required for heavy or oversize books.; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 20 pp View more info

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Bronzeville Boys and Girls

By: Brooks, Gwendolyn

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: (1956) 1970?

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 28709


Signed by the author. Fine copy in very good+ dust jacket with small chip at spine head and several short tears. Originally issued by Harper & Bros in 1956, it is here reissued under the Harper & Row imprint which began in 1962. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 40 pp View more info

Trumbull Park

By: Brown, Frank London

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chicago, Regnery: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021790


Near fine but for owner's gift inscription, in near fine dust jacket. Extra postage may be required for heavy or oversize books. View more info

Stand Up For Freedom. The Negro People Vs. The Smith Act

By: Brown, Lloyd L

Price: $30.00

Publisher: NY, New Century: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006184


Wraps, very good. Extra postage may be required for heavy or oversize books. View more info

Black World. September, 1970

By: Brown, Sterling (Tribute) ; Evans, Mari; Henderson, Stephen; Rodgers, Carolyn M.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago, Johnson Publishing Company: 1970

Seller ID: 22977


Wraps, fine copy. Henderson on Sterling Brown; Larry Neal, Quincy Troupe, Etheridge Knight, others. Extra postage may be required for heavy or oversize books.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 98 pp View more info

The Collected Poetry of Sterling A. Brown

By: Brown, Sterling A. (Michael Harper, ed.)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1980

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 23844


Fine in fine dust jacket. Extra postage may be required for heavy or oversize books.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 257 pp View more info

The Rising Son; Or, The Antecedents And Advancement Of The Colored Race

By: Brown, William Wells

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, Negro Universities Press: 1970

Seller ID: 019923


Reprint of this 1874 work, fine, issued without dust jacket. Extra postage may be required for heavy or oversize books. View more info

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The New Man--Twenty Nine Years a Slave, Twenty Nine Years a Free Man

By: Bruce, H[enry] C[lay]

Price: $650.00

Publisher: York, P. Anstadt: 1895

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 28891


Blind stamped boards, very good+ to near fine Bruce was a slave in Virginia and Missouri. He learned to read, but performed slave labor in tobacco fields and on the railroad. An overseer, suspicious of his ability to read and write, disapproved of his impending marriage, and he and his fiancée escaped to Kansas. He became a bricklayer, bought a house, owned several businesses and ultimately moved to Washington, DC. He was brother to the first Black US Senator to serve a full term, Blanche K Bruce. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 176 pp View more info

The Black American Short-story In The 20th Century

By: Bruck, Peter

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Amsterdam, B R Gruner: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017585


Wraps, 210pp, ex. lib. with stamps and labels on inside cover and stamp on rear cover; no other marks, very good. Extra postage may be required for heavy or oversize books. View more info

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Stubborn Hope

By: Brutus, Dennis

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Washingon, DC, Three Continents: 1978

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 28035


Wraps, a fine copy, this copy signed and inscribed to "Penelope [Rosemont], with flowers and fragrant hummus." Extra postage may be required for heavy or oversize books.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 98 pp View more info

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Poems from Algiers

By: Brutus, Dennis

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Austin, African and Afro-American Research Institute: 1970

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 28213


Wraps, near fine. he poet's comments on the poems (6pp) appear at the end of the book. Extra postage may be required for heavy or oversize books.; Occasional Publications 2; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 26 pp View more info

Back Door Stuff

By: Burley, Dan

Price: $100.00

Publisher: and others: N.D.

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001092


Very good, 4-page carbon typescript on Haiti. Extra postage may be required for heavy or oversize books. View more info

Lines On Race Lines, 3-page Typed Ms On Race Consciousness

By: Burley, Dan

Price: $100.00

Publisher: , with hand-corrections: N.D.

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001091


Burley was an important figure in the black community of the 1940s and 1950s, and this is an intriguing sketch. Fine. Extra postage may be required for heavy or oversize books. View more info

Please Help Me If You Can, A Confession Story

By: Burley, Dan

Price: $150.00

Publisher: 23-page typescript: N.D.

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001094


Heavily corrected, some chipping to margins Most pages seem to be ribbon-copy, while a few pages seem to be carbon copies. A lengthy piece by the prolific writer. Extra postage may be required for heavy or oversize books. View more info

What Shall I Tell My Children Who Are Black [and Other Pieces]

By: Burroughs, Margaret

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Chicago, Sound-A-Rama: N.D.

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012011


12' 33rpm phonograph record in printed paper sleeve (not issued in album?) Record close to fine in VG sleeve. Extra postage may be required for heavy or oversize books. View more info

"The Quartet"

By: Burroughs, Margaret

Price: $175.00

Publisher: n.p., n.p.: 1998

Seller ID: 28943


A single sheet print in black and white, 17 x 23", and signed "M Burroughs" and dated in the lower right margin. The title appears in the lower left margin, in her hand.; 17 x 23"; 1 pp View more info

"Mahalia"

By: Burroughs, Margaret

Price: $175.00

Publisher: n.p., n.p.: 1998

Seller ID: 26376


A single sheet print in black and white, 23 x 17", and signed "M Burroughs" and dated in the lower right margin. The title appears in the lower left margin, in her hand.; 17 x 23"; 1 pp View more info

The Negro in American Culture, Based on Materials Left by Alain Locke

By: Butcher, Margaret Just

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1956

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 25285


Fine in very good, price-clipped dust jacket with sunned spine and wear at all edges. Butcher edited and completed the work left behind by Locke at his death: a broad survey of the African American contribution to American music (folk and formal), dance, poetry, fiction, art and more. Extra postage may be required for heavy or oversize books.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 294+[i]-xi pp View more info

No Protection Money

By: C. O. R. E. (Congress Of Racial Equality)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Berkeley, Campus C. O. R. E.:

Seller ID: 26500


Leaflet 8½ x 11" reproducing a Statement wherein the Business Office Cashier Regents of the University of California is billing C. O. R. E. for the police protection for its last meeting. C.O.R.E. neither asked for police protection nor was it needed. The bill was an administration maneuver to tax controversial campus activities. The bill was for $21.80, the equivalent of which today would be $2402. Extra postage may be required for heavy or oversize books.; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 1 pp View more info

Reconstructing Womanhood.. the Emergence of the Afro-American Woman Novelist

By: Carby, Hazel V.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1987

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 27096


Near fine with previous owner's name written small in upper right corner of front free endpaper, in near fine dust jacket showing very light rubbing. Extra postage may be required for heavy or oversize books.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 223 pp View more info