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The Color A Retelling of Some Well-Known Tales of the American Negro

by Capet, Uther (Arthur Head)

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Published
1930
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Very Good
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Limited Edition
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New Haven: The Profile Press, 1930. A very scarce pamphlet by Arthur Head who wrote under the pseudonym Uther Capet and was a bookseller in New Haven who published many small chapbooks. He catered to Yale faculty and students. 100 copies printed. 4 pages. Decorated buff paper with red and black printing, and red symbol. Same decorative border… Read more
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Boston: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1884. One page with small chp on edge no impacting text. lvvii, 529 pp plus publsiher's ads. Flyleaves and half title page loose. Personal inscription on flyleaf. First edition of the illustrated edition--wood engravings.. Inside hinges cracked, shelf wear to binding; binding beginning to loosen.. Green Gilt Pctrl Ltrd Cloth. Fair. 12mo - over 6¾"… Read more
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Uncle Remus His Songs and Sayings

by Harris, Joel Chandler

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Sheila B. Amdur
Published
1909
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Good Plus
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New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1909. New and Revised Edition. Red pictorial publisher's cloth; lettering in gilt on spine and on front cover; xxi, 265 pages followed by four pages of publisher's ads; top edge gilt. Gift inscription on front free end paper; one hundred and twelve illustrations by A. B. Frost. Inside hinges broken, binding tight.. Hard Cover.… Read more
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Told By Uncle Remus. New Stories of the Old Plantation

by Harris, Joel Chandler

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Sheila B. Amdur
Published
1905
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Near Very Good
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New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1905. Paste down pictorial cover of animals under a tree on tan binding, with some wear on pictorial plates. Name stamp endppr. Fifth impression. With all the fp illustrations. 295 pp plus publisher's ads. . Hard Cover. Near Very Good. Illus. by AB Frost, J. M. Conde, Frank Verbeck. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾"… Read more
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From Slave Ship to Harvard: Yarrow Mamout and the History of an African American Family

by Johnston, James H.

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Sheila B. Amdur
Published
2012
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Fine
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First Edition Second Printing Stated
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New York: Fordham University Press, 2012. viii, 302 pp. Inscribed by author on flyleaf. True story of an African American Family over six generations. With a family tree. A new copy.. Inscribed By Author. First Edition Second Printing Stated. Black Silver Lettered Cloth. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Recollections Diplomatic and Undiplomatic

by Bowen, Herbert W.

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Sheila B. Amdur
Published
1926
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Good Plus
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First Edition
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New York: Frederick H. Hitchcock, 1926. Biographical stories about Henry Bowen, documented by his son, of an American diplomat and abolitionist, publisher of The Independent, and friend to Abraham Lincoln, Henry Ward Beecher, and numerous others. Bright red cloth lettered in gilt. Henry Bowen was born in Woodstock, Connecticut and moved to New York City in his twenties. Small… Read more
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Slave Counterpoint: Black Culture in the Eighteenth-Century Chesapeake and Lowcountry (Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture)

by Morgan, Philip D.

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Sheila B. Amdur
Published
1998
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition First Printing
ISBN
9780807824092
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Chapel Hill and London: University of North Carolina Press, 1998. xxiv,703 pp. Illustrations, maps, tables. In close to new condition.. First Edition First Printing. Light Brown Cloth. Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall.
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Some Effects of the Depression on the Negro in Northern Cities in Science & Society, Fall, 1938 (full volume)

by Frazier, E. Franklin

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Sheila B. Amdur
Published
1938
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Very Good
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New York: Science and Society, 1938. Full issue of Science & Society, A Marxian Quarterly, with others essays on the Great Depression, Archibald MacLeish, etc. 140 pp. Frazier essay is 11 pages.. Red Printed Card Covers. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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STRIDE TOWARD FREEDOM The Montgomery Story.

by King, Martin Luther, Jr.

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Sheila B. Amdur
Published
1958
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Very Good Plus
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New York: Harper & Brothers, 1958. Black cloth spine, dark teal blue paper covered boards, spine panel lettered in silver. Inner front flap has the No. 8471A. "I-H" under date on copyright page, indicating early printing of this work, September 1958.. 230 pp with tiny spot back edge of pages. Clean, bright book.. Hard Cover. Very Good Plus/Very Good.… Read more
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Black Gods of the Metropolis. A Dissertation in Antthropology

by Fauset, Arthur Huff

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Sheila B. Amdur
Published
1944
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Good
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First Edition Assumed
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Philadelphia: Philadelphia Anthropological Society, 1944. A study of black urban religious cults, with focus on Mt. Sinai Church of America, United House of Prayer for All ("Daddy Grace"), Church of God ("Black Jews"), Moorish Science Temple of America, and Father Divine's Peace Mission Movement. Fauset was the half-brother of Jessie Fauset (African American novelist, critic, poet, and editor known… Read more
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Saints Sinners and Beechers

by Stowe, Lyman Beecher

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Sheila B. Amdur
Published
1934
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Very Good Plus
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First Edition Stated
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Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1934. Author signed on flyeaf. About the Beecher family, including Harriet Beecher Stowe, Henry Ward Beecher, and others who were abolitionists, soldiers, suffragists, preachers, and much more. 450 pp with plates. DJ with some inside tape repairs, edge wear.. Signed by Author. First Edition Stated. Dark Blue Gilt Ltrd Pctrl Clth. Very Good Plus/Good. 8vo -… Read more
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I Have a Dream A Collection of Black Americans on US Postage Stamps

by Variious

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Sheila B. Amdur
Published
1991
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
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United States Postal Service , 1991. 66 pp with striking color pictorial plates. Tiny ink note top of table of contents. Illustrated endpprs.. First Edition. Black Glossy Pctrl Boards. Fine/No Dj. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
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Women, Work, and Worship in Lincoln's Country: The Dumville Family Letters

by Heinz, Anne M. and John M. Heinz

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Sheila B. Amdur
Published
2016
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780252039959
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$25.00

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Urbana, Chicago, and Springfield: University of Illinois Press, 2016. Stamped on outer edge of bottom pages; "Complimentary Copy Not for Resale." A new copy. xviii, 219 pp with Dumville Family tree, map.. First Edition. Light Brown Silver Ltrd Cloth. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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King: A Photobiography of Martin Luther King, Jr

by Johnson, Charles; Adelman, Bob

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Sheila B. Amdur
Published
2000
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition First Printing
ISBN
9780670892167
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$125.00

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New York: Viking Studio, 2000. Signed by both authors on half title page. Text by Charles Johnson, a National Book Award winner. Images by Cartier-Bresson, Eisenstaedt, Freed, Adelman, Capa, Karales, Kaufman, Moore, and others. Two small edge tears on DJ. Graphic black and white photo of Martin Luther King on DJ, with a haunting photo of King on… Read more
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One Voice Rabbi Jacob M. Rothschild and the Troubled South

by BLUMBERG, JANICE ROTHSCHILD; Foreword By Coretta Scott King

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Sheila B. Amdur
Published
1985
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780865541504
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Macon, Georgia: Mercer University Press, 1985. Inscribed by author to a Rabbi who was moving to Nashville. xi, 239 pp. With a frontis of Martin Luther King and Rabbi Rothschild. A couple of tiny tears top of DJ, else a fine copy. Civil Rights; Atlanta, Georgia; Biograpy.. Inscribed By Author. First Edition. Blue Cloth. Fine/Very Good Plus. 8vo -… Read more
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BLACK THEATER. Plays and Readings. 2 Volumes

by Thelwell, Roberta Una

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Sheila B. Amdur
Published
1988
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Very Good
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By the Author, 1988. Spring, 1988. A large collection of Plays, Readings and articles, compiled by Prof. Thelwell for "Theater 331", no college source indicated. Interesting ink notes and annotations, scattered underlining and highlighting. Includes: BookI-- Black Semantics, Interview with Harold Cruse; Images of the Negro in Antebellum Minstrelsy; Ma Rainey's Black Bottom; Leap for Freedom or The… Read more
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Sally Hemings and Thomas Jefferson: History, Memory, and Civic Culture

by Lewis, Jan Ellen and Peter S. Onuff

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Sheila B. Amdur
Published
1999
Condition
New
ISBN
9780813919195
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$15.00

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Charlottesville and London: University Press of Virginia, 1999. New copy still in shrink wrap. A volume in the series Jeffersonian America. . Yellow Color Pctrl Card Covers. New. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Conversation with Eldridge Cleaver. Algiers

by Lockwood, Lee

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Sheila B. Amdur
Published
1970
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Fine
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First Edition Stated
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New York et al: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1970. DJ in protected sleeve. 131 pp. In pristine condition.. First Edition Stated. Black Silver Lettered Cloth. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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From Sambo to Superspade The Black Experience in Motion Pictures

by Leab, Daniel J.

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Sheila B. Amdur
Published
1975
Condition
Very Good Plus
Edition
First Edition First Printing
ISBN
9780395194027
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Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1975. ncludes index. Bibliography: p. ix, 301 pp. Inscribed by author (it looks as if author inscribed it to himself) on endpaper and date 9-5-75. This is presumably the author's copy with inserted handwritten note from publisher: "Dan: Here you go--hope you like it. Thanks for everything. Ethan Nosowsky." With extensive b & w illustrations..… Read more
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This Side of Glory: The Autobiography of David Hilliard and the Story of the Black Panther Party

by Hilliard, David and Lewis Cole

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Sheila B. Amdur
Published
1993
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition First Printing
ISBN
9780316364157
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$40.00

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Boston/Toronto/London: Little, Brown and Company, 1993. xi, 450 pp with photo section. Close to as new copy. DJ in protected sleeve. Inscribed by authors on title page: "To Roger The Struggle continues DH Lewis Cole". . Inscribed By Authors. First Edition First Printing. 1/4 Red Gilt Ltrd Blck Ppr Bds. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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