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[Cover title]: NAACP Membership Campaign

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Published
1969
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New York: NAACP, 1969. Softcover. Fine. Stapled oblong self-wrappers. Fine and unused. A booklet of ten membership slips, each with a perforated receipt to be given the applicant after the membership form has been filled out. Issued in support of the "Join the Fight for Freedom" campaign of the NAACP. Inside front wrap is printed "I hereby present… Read more
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image of [Manuscript Documents]: Appointment of Mattie E. Dixon, a Colored School Teacher in Minter City, Mississippi, 1900 [with] Application for Payment Signed by Mattie E. Dixon

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Unbound. Very Good. Manuscript document. 5.5" x 9". Old folds, a bit toned, very good. Notice to the Hon. Board of Supervisors of Leflore County, Mississippi that the trustees of Minter City Colored School (Henry Irving and George Colling) appointed Mattie E. Dixon as teacher at the school making $25 per month. Further certified by two (presumably) white… Read more
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Black and White: Land, Labor, and Politics in the South

by FORTUNE, Timothy Thomas

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Published
1968
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Very Good
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New York: Arno Press and The New York Times, 1968. Hardcover. Very Good. Facsimile edition. Octavo. 310pp. Black and white cloth. Modest age-toning on the boards, else very good or better.
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Fatherhood

by COSBY, Bill

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Published
1986
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Very Good
ISBN
9780385234108
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Garden City, New York: A Dolphin Book / Doubleday & Company, 1986. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. Later printing. 178pp. Introduction and Afterword by Alvin F. Poussaint. Light foxing on page edges, light dampstain on cloth spine, spine slightly cocked, about very good in a good only dampstained dustwrapper.
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The Theatre Guild Presents Porgy and Bess

by GERSHWIN, George

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Published
1935
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Very Good
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New York: Gershwin Publishing Corporation, 1935. Softcover. Very Good. First edition. Libretto by Du Bose Heyward. Lyrics by Du Bose Heyward and Ira Gershwin. Settings by Sergei Soudeikine. Orchestra Conductor Allexander Smallens. Production directed by Rouben Momouliam. Thick quarto. Original canvas spine and printed stiff paper wrappers. Frontispiece halftone portrait of Gershwin. Spine gently cocked, small corner-tear to… Read more
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Capoeira: African Brazilian Karate

by SALAAM, Yusef A. (aka Joseph Jones)

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Published
1983
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Fine
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Harlem: Published by the author, 1983. Softcover. Fine. First edition. 12 full page illustrations by G. Falcon Beezer. Octavo. 29pp. Perfectbound illustrated wrappers. A history, mostly intended for a juvenile audience, of the use of capoeira, an African-Brazilian form of self-defense invented by African slaves imported to Brazil, Many slaves escaped the plantations and fled into the jungles… Read more
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Search for Security: An Ethno-Psychiatric Study of Rural Ghana

by FIELD, M.J.

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Published
1960
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Fine
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Evanston, Illinois: Northwestern University Press, 1960. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. First edition. Octavo. Stamp and signature of a noted psychologist on the front fly, else fine in slightly spine-toned, very near fine dustwrapper.
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Left Bank This Month - Volume 2, Number 1

by (CORSO, Gregory, Willam Burroughs, Allen Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac, Harold Chapman, and Verta Kali Smart, et al.) SHERIDAN, Ronald, edited by

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Published
1958
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Very Good
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Dover, Kent: Sheridan Publications, 1958. Softcover. Very Good. Magazine. Octavo. (28)pp. Stapled wrappers. Very good with soiling, spots and touch of sunning to the blue on the front wrap. A magazine distributed in the Latin Quarter in Paris featuring the cover story, "Inside the Beat Hotel" by Verta Kali Smart, which is quite possibly the first published appearance… Read more
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Bricks Without Straw

by TOURGEE, Albion W.

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Published
1880
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Very Good
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New York: Fords, Howard & Hulbert, 1880. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition. 521pp., [4pp. advertisements.] Original orange cloth with lettering and owl perched on a fool's staff stamped in brown on the spine. Owner's blind-embossed stamp and bookplate on preliminary pages with small penned notation, some pages age-toned, corners lightly bumped, very good lacking the dustwrapper. A fictionalized… Read more
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WWI Honorable Discharge for Black Soldier Seth Jennett

by (JENNETT, Seth)

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Unbound. Good. Single leaf partially printed on each side. Old folds, with tears at the edges of the folds, about good. Discharge of Private Seth Jennett (Colored) of the 810th Pioneer Infantry, made at Camp Greene, North Carolina. Jennett's character is listed as "Excellent" with "No AWOL or absence" and entitled to travel pay to Plymouth, North Carolina.… Read more
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Federal Theatre Plays 1. Prologue to Glory 2. One-Third of a Nation 3. Haiti

by CONKLE, E.P., Arthur Arent, and William Dubois

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Published
1938
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Very Good
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New York: Random House, 1938. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. First edition. Octavo. Stamp of the Emerson Little Theatre, another ink owner's name, and copious ink notes on front fly, thus very good in good or better spine-toned and soiled dustwrapper with some small chips.
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New York: The National Urban League, 1970. Softcover. Near Fine. Tall narrow quarto with French flaps. 40pp. About near fine with small tear by the crown, hint of toning and light wear at the edges. The annual report of The National Urban League that list the challenges ahead, recent accomplishment, goal for the coming year, yearly financial statement,… Read more
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[Program]: Red White and Maddox

by TUCKER, Don and Jay Broad (LLOYD, Christopher)

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Published
1968
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Fine
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Atlanta: Theatre Atlanta, 1968. Softcover. Fine. Theatre program. Square octavo. Stapled wrappers with membership application for the Atlanta Summit Leadership Congress stapled over the program. Fine. A program for the musical satire *Red White and Maddox*, which explored what would happen if Georgia Governor Lester Maddox, an avowed segregationist, was elected president. The show was plucked from regional… Read more
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Liberia: A National Polity in Transition

by DUNN, D. Elwood, S. Byron Tarr

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Published
1988
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Near Fine
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Metuchen, N.J.: The Scarecrow Press, 1988. Hardcover. Near Fine. First edition. Octavo. 259pp. Top corners of a few pages bumped or slightly creased, a few lines of text lightly underlined in ink, else near fine, issued without dustwrapper.
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[Flyer]: King: A Filmed Record. Montgomery to Memphis

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1970
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New York: The Martin Luther King Tribute, 1970. Unbound. Fine. Flyer. Pink quarto sheet printed both side. Hint of wear at the corners, else fine. A flyer touting the release of this Martin Luther King, Jr. documentary directed by Sidney Lumet and Joseph Mankiewicz, who constructed the film from newsreels and other primary source materials. Released for just… Read more
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Nativity and Monologues for Today

by SEKOU, Lasana M.

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Published
1988
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Near Fine
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St. Maarten, Cabibbean: House of Nehesi, 1988. Softcover. Near Fine. First edition. Trade paperback original. Introduction by Napolina Gumbs. Illustration by Mosera. Cover by Carole Maugé. Illustrated wrappers. Very near fine. Poetry and related monologues.
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Anthology of Magazine Verse for 1926 and Yearbook of American Poetry (Sesqui-Centennial Edition)

by BRAITHWAITE, William Stanley, edited by

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Published
1926
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Boston: B. J. Brimmer Company, 1926. Hardcover. Very Good. Second edition. Thick octavo. 178 (Poetry in the United States), 496 (Anthology), 149 (Yearbook), 43 (Biographical Dictionary) pp. Ownership stamp and signature of a noted American psychologist on the front fly. Spine gilt a bit dulled, topedge lightly dustsoiled, and light wear at the corners including a tiny tear… Read more
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Images of Kin: New and Selected Poems

by HARPER, Michael S.

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Published
1977
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Fine
ISBN
9780252006074
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Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1977. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. First edition, hardcover issue. Fine in price-clipped else fine dustwrapper. Nicely Inscribed by the author: "For Joe and Vivian "Some common Familial music" from Michael - at your home on a fine spring evening. Poolville, N,Y. 30 April '85." The hardcover issue of this collection of poems by the Brooklyn-born,… Read more
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Natural Process: An Anthology of New Black Poetry

by WILENTZ, Ted, and Tom Weatherly

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Published
1970
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Near Fine
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New York: Hill and Wang, 1970. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. First edition, hardcover issue. Slight sunning along the top edge of the boards, else near fine in moderately age-toned very good dustwrapper.
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Simple Stakes a Claim

by HUGHES, Langston

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Published
1958
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Fine
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London: Victor Gollancz Limited, 1958. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. First English edition. Fine in about fine dustwrapper with nominal toning at the spine. Advance Review Copy with publisher's printed slip laid in. A lovely copy of a very uncommon edition of this African-American classic.
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