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A Dialogue Concerning the Slavery of the Africans, with, The Selling of Joseph

By Hopkins, Samuel ; Samuel Sewall

New York, NY: Arno Press and the New York Times, 1969. Reprint. Hardcover in full cloth. Very Good. Thin octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards. Two quite uncommon early American short works presented together. The first is printed in facsimile, while the second is in transcript. Both are anti-slavery works, the first from 1785 in the United States, and the second far shorter work from 1700 in Massachusetts colony.

$35.00

Report of the Select Committee on the New Orleans Riots. The Basic Afro-American Reprint Library

New York, NY: Johnson Reprint Corporation, 1970. Reprint. Hardcover in gold and red cloth binding. Good without dust jacket. Octavo. Light wear to edges of boards with minor bumping to heel of spine. Covers have some light scuffing with two light black marks on front cover. Roll to spine. Light smudging to fore-edges of pages. 596 pages. Reprint of 1867 edition.

$40.00

To Witness the Past : African American Archaeology in Alexandria, Virginia. Catalogue of an Exhibition

Alexandria: Alexandria Archaeology Museum, 1993. First edition. Staplebound softcover. Very Good. Very good staplebound softcover. Light wear to edges of covers with minor scuffing. Unpaginated with illustrations. A look at the items recovered from sites in Alexandria, Virginia, ranging from slave pens to the factories where African-Americans labored.

$20.00

Rhythmic Responses of Negro and White Children Two to Six with a Special Focus on Regulated and Free Rhythm Situations. Monographs of the Society for Research in Child Development, Volume II, No. 4 (Serial No. 11)

By Dorothy Van Alstyne and Emily Osborne

Washington DC: Society for Research in Child Development, National Research Council, 1937. First edition. Pamphlet. Good. Good softcover/pamphlet in brown wrapper. Wear and rubbing to edges with slight tears to covers on head and heel of spine. Slight crease to lower corner of front cover and minor scuffing overall to covers. Stamp of previous owner on front cover's upper corner. Inscribed by one author (Van Alstyne) on title page in ink. 63 pages with tables, figures, appendix, and bibliography.

$60.00

Negro Myths From the Georgia Coast Told in the Vernacular

By Jones, Charles C.

Detroit, MI: Singing Tree, 1969. Hardcover. Very Good. Octavo. Reprint of 1888 work. Black cloth. Gilt lettering and designs on spine. An attractive copy. Slight wear to edges and corners of boards. 171 p. with glossary. Born in Savannah Jones earned a law degree in Harvard. He was ruined by the Civil War, where he led the artillery in defense at the siege of Savanah in 1864. He went north to repair his finances, but returned to Georgia in 1877. Jones collected the myths, writtten in his interpretation of the Gullah dialect. This work is on which Joel Harris later drew upon for his Brer Rabbit tales.

$50.00

Lost Revolutions : The South in the 1950s.

By Daniel, Pete.

Chapel Hill and London: The University of North Carolina Press, 2000.. Hardcover. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. Second printing. Very good octavo hardcover in very good dust jacket. Light wear and rubbing along the edges of the boards with bumping to the head and heel of the spine. Dj has some light wear and rubbing along the edges with scuffing to the covers. Printer's stamp on copyright page. 378 pages with illustrations, endnotes, and index. An exploration of some of the changes in Southern life during the 1950s like race relations, music, racing, urbanization, and agriculture.

$35.00

The Black American in Books for Children: Readings in Racism.

By MacCann, Donnarae, and Gloria Woodard, editors.

Metuchen: The Scarecrow Press, 1972.. First edition. Very good octavo hardcover in black binding without dust jacket. Light wear and rubbing to the edges of the boards with bumping to the head and heel of the spine. Some scuffing to the covers with a few white marks on the fore-edge of the front board. Pages are lightly browned. 223 pages with notes and index. A collection of essays and excerpts on racism in children's literature.

$20.00

Racial Crisis in American Education.

By Green, Robert L., editor.

Chicago: Follett Educational Corporation, 1969. First edition. Hardcover. Good. Good octavo hardcover in black cloth binding with white lettering and illustration on front cover without dust jacket. Light wear and rubbing to edges of boards with bumping to head and heel of spine and scuffing to covers. Page edges are browned and lightly foxed. Inscribed by editor to previous owners on front free endpaper. 328 pages with tables, notes, references, and index. A collection of essays on race and education in the United States.

$20.00

A Black Principal's Struggle to Survive.

By Bonner, Cleon R.

New York, NY: Vantage Press, 1982. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good in Good dust jacket. Very good octavo hardcover in good dust jacket. Light wear to edges of boards. Dj has some wear and rubbing to edges with scuffing to covers with slight tear on upper corner of back cover. 111 pages with illustrations and bibliography. A memoir of the author's efforts at the Georgia Academy for the Blind to help Afro-American handicapped children.

$60.00

African-American Life on the Southern Hunting Plantation. Voices of America series.

By Brown, Titus, and James "Jack" Hadley

Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2001. Second printing. Very good trade paperback. Light wear to edges of covers and some minor scuffing. Inscribed to previous owner by both authors on half-title page. Otherwise, clean, unmarked text. Tight binding. 128 pages with illustrations. A look at life for African-Americans on the various hunting plantations in the Red Hills region.

$20.00