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cover of LARGE PHOTOGRAPHIC PRINT, CAPTIONED "COLONEL ROSCOE COLKINS SIMMONS / AMERICA'S FOREMOST ORATOR."

LARGE PHOTOGRAPHIC PRINT, CAPTIONED "COLONEL ROSCOE COLKINS SIMMONS / AMERICA'S FOREMOST ORATOR."

by Simmons, Roscoe Colkins

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Published
1930
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Very Good
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s.l.: Famous Art Co, 1930. Very Good. Sepiatone print on old stock, a 3/4-length studio portrait of Colonel Simmons wearing a dark suit and vest, high white collar with silk bowtie, watch chain with pendant, large ring on his left hand, holding his spectacles. Image size, 13" x 10"; overall, 17" x 14". Margins toned;… Read more
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cover of CAN'T YO' HEAH ME CALLIN' CAROLINE:  Song.  Lyric by Wm. H. Gardner.  Music by Caro Roma.  Sung by George MacFarlane

CAN'T YO' HEAH ME CALLIN' CAROLINE: Song. Lyric by Wm. H. Gardner. Music by Caro Roma. Sung by George MacFarlane

by Can't yo...sheet music

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Published
1914
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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NY: M. Witmark & Sons, 1914. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 8pp, words and music, in part: "I miss yo' in de mo'nin', when ole Bob-white gives his call, Caroline, Caroline...." 13.5" x 10.5"
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cover of "I WASN'T BORN TO LABOR":  FULL-COLOR POSTCARD OF AN AFRICAN-AMERICAN BOY IN HIGH BOOTS AND CRUSHED FELT HAT, LEANING AGAINST A PILE OF COTTON BALES

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Detroit: Detroit Publishing Co, 1905. Original document. Very Good. Unused, without address or message.
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cover of "NORFOLK NATIVES":  TINTED, REAL-PHOTO POSTCARD OF AN AFRICAN-AMERICAN CHEF DISPLAYING A LARGE TRAY OF OYSTERS ON THE HALF-SHELL

"NORFOLK NATIVES": TINTED, REAL-PHOTO POSTCARD OF AN AFRICAN-AMERICAN CHEF DISPLAYING A LARGE TRAY OF OYSTERS ON THE HALF-SHELL

by Virginia, Norfolk

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Published
1916
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Very Good
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Original document
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Baltimore, MD: Louis Kaufmann & Sons, 1916. Original document. Very Good. Postmark and message on verso dated 1916. Addressed to a Spokane, Washington woman, tells of places visited, in part: "...Hampton Roads full of battle ships and torpedo boats...10,000 sailors off 'on liberty' today till Monday. We came in on ferry from Old Point with… Read more
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cover of 1848 HANDWRITTEN LETTER (ALS) FROM CAPT. HORACE TUFTS REGARDING PROBLEMS WITH HIS BRIG "TAM O'SHANTER" OFF THE WEST COAST OF AFRICA AS HE ENGAGED IN THE TRIANGLE TRADE

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Matakong, Guinea, 1848. Original manuscript. Very Good. 1.5pp, octavo, written in a neat hand on blue laid paper. Datelined "Matacong" [Matakong, Guinea], Dec. 15th, 1848. Addressed to Edward D. Kimball, Esq. head of the Salem family of maritime merchants, bankers, and textile industrialists. In part: "...I am very sorry to inform you that the… Read more
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cover of THE PLANTATION, AN INTERNATIONAL BIBLIOGRAPHY

THE PLANTATION, AN INTERNATIONAL BIBLIOGRAPHY

by Thompson, Edgar T.

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Published
1983
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780816185931
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Boston: G.K. Hall & Co, 1983. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine. pp: xix, 194 with index; six full-page illustrations from old photographs. Bound in tan cloth, black lettering on spine. 9.5" x 6.25"
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cover of PORTAL TO AMERICA:  THE LOWER EAST SIDE, 1870-1925

PORTAL TO AMERICA: THE LOWER EAST SIDE, 1870-1925

by Schoener, Allon, editor

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Published
1967
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Fine
Edition
First Edition
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New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1967. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. 256pp, printed in blue; 148 half- and full-page illustrations from photographs. Bound in cloth-backed printed boards, decorated endpapers, matching dust wrapper, 10.25" x 8.25"
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cover of FOURTEEN (14) ISSUES OF "FRIENDS' INTELLIGENCER" ISSUED IN 1860.  Edited by an Association of Friends

FOURTEEN (14) ISSUES OF "FRIENDS' INTELLIGENCER" ISSUED IN 1860. Edited by an Association of Friends

by Society of Friends

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Published
1860
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Good
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First Editions
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Philadelphia: Wm. W. Moore, 1860. First Editions. Softcover. Good. 14 issues, each numbering 16 pages, printed on rag paper, drop-title. In addition to some religious content and memorials to Quakers who passed, these issues present a variety of topics: Trench's Lectures on Words; Children's Literature; On "Skeletonizing"; Cuttle Fish; Fresh Water Sponges;… Read more
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cover of A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THE NEGRO IN AFRICA AND AMERICA

A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THE NEGRO IN AFRICA AND AMERICA

by Work, Monroe N., compiler

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Published
1998
Condition
Fine
Edition
Limited Edition Reprint
ISBN
9781578980796
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Mansfield Centre, CT: Martino Fine Books, 1998. Limited Edition Reprint. Original Cloth. Fine. 698pp. Contains more than 10,000 citations of books and periodicals pertaining to African-American history and culture, arranged under topical headings. 9" x 6" Originally published in 1928 by Tuskegee Institute, where Monroe Work was Director of Records and Research.
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cover of CATALOG OF BOOKS ON CHINA IN THE ESSEX INSTITUTE

CATALOG OF BOOKS ON CHINA IN THE ESSEX INSTITUTE

by Taylor, Louise Marion, compiler

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Published
1999
Condition
Fine
Edition
Reprint
ISBN
9781578981953
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Salem, MA / Mansfield, CT: Essex Institute / Martino Publishing, 1999. Reprint. Hardcover. Fine. pp: ix, 392 with index. Bound in gray cloth, gilt lettering on spine. 9" x 6" Facsimile reprint of the 1926 edition.
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cover of A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THE JAPANESE EMPIRE: Being a Classified List of All Books, Essays and Maps in European Languages Relating to Die Nihon (Great Japan) Published in Europe, America and in the East from 1859-93. To Which Is Added a Facsimile-Reprint of: LEON PAGES, BIBLIOGRAPHIE JAPONAISE depuis le XVe siecle jusqu'a 1859.  [with]  Volume II, comprising the Literature from 1894 to the middle of 1906...and a Supplement to LEON PAGES' BIBLIOGRAPHIE JAPONAISE....  Added is a List of the Swedish Literature on Japan by Miss Valfrid Palmgren..., 1907

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Mansfield Centre, CT: Martino Fine Books, 1998. Reprint. Hardcover. Fine. Two volumes bound as one. pp: 338, 62; 486, 28, 21 (indices and supplements). Bound in green cloth, red spine block with gilt lettering. 8.5" x 5.25" "This Reprint is Strictly Limited to 150 Copies" (statement on verso title-page).
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cover of BRETHREN HYMN BOOKS AND HYMNALS, 1720-1884

BRETHREN HYMN BOOKS AND HYMNALS, 1720-1884

by Hinks, Donald R.

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Published
1986
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
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Gettysburg, PA: Brethren Heritage Press, 1986. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine. 205pp; illustrations in the text. Bound in tan hopsacking, red lettering on spine and cover. One of a limited edition of 2,000 copies. 9" x 9"
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cover of "DAMN RARE"--THE MEMOIRS OF AN AFRICAN-AMERICAN BIBLIOPHILE

"DAMN RARE"--THE MEMOIRS OF AN AFRICAN-AMERICAN BIBLIOPHILE

by Blockson, Charles L.

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Published
1998
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781892697004
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Tracy, California: Quantum Leap, 1998. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. pp: xviii, 334 with index; 9 pages of illustrations from photographs. Bound in green cloth and tan boards, gilt lettering on spine, pictorial dust wrapper. 9.25" x 6.25"
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cover of FOLKSINGERS AND FOLKSONGS IN AMERICA:; A Handbook of Biography, Bibliography, and Discography

FOLKSINGERS AND FOLKSONGS IN AMERICA:; A Handbook of Biography, Bibliography, and Discography

by Lawless, Ray M.

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Published
1960
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1960. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. pp: xviii, 662; 16pp illus from photographs. Has a long checklist of folksong titles, a 100-page discography, and more than 200 pages on singers of ballads and folksongs. Bound in black cloth, gilt lettering on spine, printed dust wrapper. 8.5" x 5.75"… Read more
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cover of "SING OUT! THE FOLK SONG MAGAZINE", Volume 16, Number 6, January 1967

"SING OUT! THE FOLK SONG MAGAZINE", Volume 16, Number 6, January 1967

by Sing Out magazine

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Published
1967
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Very Good
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First edition
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NY: Sing Out, 1967. First edition. Softcover. Very Good. 72pp; text illustrated from photographs. This issue contains lyrics, melody lines and chord symbols to 13 songs, including three anti-war songs by Pete Seeger: If You Love Your Uncle Sam, Bring Them Home; The Big Muddy; The Ballad of the Fort Hood Three. … Read more
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cover of "SING OUT! THE FOLK SONG MAGAZINE", Volume 17, Number 1, February/ March 1967

"SING OUT! THE FOLK SONG MAGAZINE", Volume 17, Number 1, February/ March 1967

by Sing Out magazine

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Published
1967
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Very Good
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First edition
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NY: Sing Out, 1967. First edition. Softcover. Very Good. 64pp; text illustrated from photographs. This issue contains words and music to 13 songs, including: Coffee Blues by John Hurt; Mahogany Row by Ernie Marrs; Liverpool Lullaby by Stan Kelly; Janey's Blues by Janis Ian; and nine more. Articles include: … Read more
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cover of "SING OUT! THE FOLK SONG MAGAZINE", Volume 17, Number 6, December/January 1967/68

"SING OUT! THE FOLK SONG MAGAZINE", Volume 17, Number 6, December/January 1967/68

by Sing Out magazine

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Published
1967
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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NY: Sing Out, 1967. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 64pp; text illus from photographs. Contains words and melody lines to 13 songs, including: New Found Land and three others by Woody Guthrie; Hell, No! I Ain't Gonna Go by Matthew Jones & Elaine Lavon; Hymn of the National Liberation Front of South… Read more
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cover of "SING OUT! THE FOLK SONG MAGAZINE", Volume 16, Number 1, February-March 1966.  15th Anniversary Issue  [with LP Record]

"SING OUT! THE FOLK SONG MAGAZINE", Volume 16, Number 1, February-March 1966. 15th Anniversary Issue [with LP Record]

by Sing Out magazine

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Published
1966
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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NY: Sing Out, 1966. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 96pp; text illustrated from photographs. This issue contains words and music to 15 songs, including: I Ain't Marching Any More; Take It Slow And Easy; Pack Up Your Sorrows; and 12 more. Articles include: Lone Cat Jesse Fuller by Barbara Dane; … Read more
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cover of PAMPHLETS ISSUED BY THE LOYAL PUBLICATION SOCIETY, FROM FEB. 1, 1863, TO FEB. 1, 1864.  NOS. 1 TO 44

PAMPHLETS ISSUED BY THE LOYAL PUBLICATION SOCIETY, FROM FEB. 1, 1863, TO FEB. 1, 1864. NOS. 1 TO 44

by Loyal Publication Society

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Published
1864
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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New York: Loyal Publication Society, 1864. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First editions of all 44 pamphlets, here compiled by the Society, and with a general title-page. Original printed wrappers are present for all but 12 numbers (probably excluded because those papers are short). Bound in half black leather and marbled boards, gilt lettering on the… Read more
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cover of SENECA NATION OF NEW YORK INDIANS.  Message from the President of the United States, transmitting a communication from the Secretary of the Interior,,,, March 1, 1882

SENECA NATION OF NEW YORK INDIANS. Message from the President of the United States, transmitting a communication from the Secretary of the Interior,,,, March 1, 1882

by New York / Arthur, Chester A. and H. Price

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Published
1882
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Very Good
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First Edition
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Washington DC: USGPO, 1882. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 12pp, removed from a nonce volume; spine reinforced with archival paper. "At a meeting of the Council of the Seneca Nation of New York Indians held at their council-house on the Allegany Reservation, December 22, 1881," the Council resolved to oppose passage of Senate bill 19 because they… Read more
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