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Letter to Maurice Thorez

By: Cesaire, Aime

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Paris, Presence Africaine: 1957

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 28644


Wraps, 1" tear to fore-edge of front wrap, general signs of handling, very good. Two errata slips at rear. This copy is annotated with art work in a detournement by Franklin Rosemont on the front cover and rear cover. The Rosemont's publishing arm, Black Swan Press distribution stamp in several places. In this letter, Cesaire breaks with the French Communist Party after the Khrushchev revelations. In a short prefatory note, the publisher notes that the views in the l... View more info

Black Gangsters of Chicago

By: Chepesiuk, Ron

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Fort Lee, Barricade Books: 2007

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 24588


Fine in fine dust jacket, a history of Chicago's black crime lords, from the rise of the policy kings up to the present day. Extra postage may be required for heavy or oversize books.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 334 pp View more info

Rattlebone

By: Clair, Maxine

Price: $35.00

Publisher: NY, Farrar: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010249


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

Pathos Of Power

By: Clark, Kenneth B

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, Harper: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010091


Fine but for name stamp on bottom edge, in laminated (!) dust jacket that's otherwise fine. Extra postage may be required for heavy or oversize books. View more info

Blacks In Power. A Comparative Study Of Black And White Elected Officials

By: Cole, Leonard A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Princeton, Princeton Univ Press: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021338


Very good+ with bookplate, in very good dust jacket with slightly sunned spine, not affecting legibility. Extra postage may be required for heavy or oversize books. View more info

Checking It Out. Some Lower East Side Kids Discover The Rest Of America

By: Cole, Michelle, And Stuart Black

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, Dial: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013100


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

Black Portrait Of An African Journey

By: Collins, Paul, & Tom Lee

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Grand Rapids, Eerdmans: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008454


4to Signed by the author. Fine but for occasional soiling and owner's bookplate and name on blank part of 2-page title-page, in torn dust jacket (price clipped). Laid in is a newspaper interview with the artist. Text by Tom Lee. View more info

Night Studies

By: Colter, Cyrus

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Chicago, Swallow Press: 1979

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 23847


Signed by the author. Fine in fine dust jacket. Extra postage may be required for heavy or oversize books.; 774 pp View more info

Tree Of Life

By: Conde, Maryse

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, Ballantine: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008274


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

The Wake of the Wind

By: Cooper, J California

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday: 1998

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 23846


Signed and insicribed on the half-title by the author. Fine in fine dust jacket. Extra postage may be required for heavy or oversize books.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 373 pp View more info

Afrikanislche Kunst. Schatze Vom Zaire

By: Cornet, Joseph

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Geneva, Weber Verlag: 1966

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 22965


Very good+ with owner's book label on pastedown, many tipped in color plates. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 367 pp View more info

Generations

By: Cornish, Sam

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Boston, Beacon Press: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010059


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

Folk Tales From West Africa, As Told By Harold Courlander

By: Courlander, Harold

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Folkways: 1951

Seller ID: 011899


10' 33rpm phonograph record in printed album, with liner notes printed on verso. Very good in very good album. 5 tales narrated by the important white folklorist. Extra postage may be required for heavy or oversize books. View more info

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African Songs of Love, War, Grief and Abuse

By: Damas, Leon

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Ibadan, Mbari: 1961

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 28223


Wraps, near fine. Damas was one of the founders of the Negritude Movement and a close colleague of Aime Cesaire. Extra postage may be required for heavy or oversize books.; Oblong 8vo ; 40 pp View more info

The Poet And Other Poems

By: Dandridge, Raymond Garfield

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Cincinnati, the author: 1920

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013104


Fine copy, issued without dust jacket. Extra postage may be required for heavy or oversize books. View more info

Black Journals Of The United States

By: Daniel, Walter C

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Westport, Greenwood: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021195


Large 8vo, very good ex. lib. copy in orig. boards. Extra postage may be required for heavy or oversize books. View more info

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If They Come in the Morning. Voices of Resistance

By: Davis, Angela; Aptheker, Bettina (eds) Bond, Julian (Foreword)

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York, Third Press: 1971

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 28719


Small, faint soiled spot on upper corner of front board, otherwise near fine in very good+ dust jacket with traces of wear at spine head. Contributors include Davis, Aptheker, George Jackson, Eve Pell and others. Author's first book. In 1974, she penned her autobriography. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 281 pp View more info

Amistad Sourcebook

By: Davis, Anthony (Music) ; Davis, Thulani (Libretto)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chicago, Lyric Opera of Chicago: 1997

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 23856


Singed by Anthony Davis, composer. Wraps, a thick catalog of the opera with much background information, photos, synopsis, photographs of sets and participants, and more. The catalog was compiled by Suzanne Scherr, Mary Kurz and Diane Hunt Kiing. Very good, a bit wavy from poor storage. ; Oblong Small 4to 9" - 11" tall View more info

The Path Of Negro Liberation

By: Davis, Benjamin

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, New Century: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015597


Wraps, 24pp, near fine. Extra postage may be required for heavy or oversize books. View more info

Upsurge In The South. The Negro People Fight For Freedom

By: Davis, Benjamin J

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, New Century: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015598


Wraps, 24pp, fine. Extra postage may be required for heavy or oversize books. View more info