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Heritage Series #2: Women in Politics

By: Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chicago, AKA: 1969

Seller ID: 32509

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Lg softbound, , sl edge wear, sticker removed from front Photos of black women in politics, including a young Shirley Chisholm and Barbara Jordan. Black "X" on front cover. ; SC, octavo; 35 pages View more info

Heritage Series #3: Women in Business

By: Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chicago, AKA: 1970

Seller ID: 32510

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Lg softbound, , sl edge wear, sticker removed from front Photos of black women in Business Black "X" on front cover. ; SC, octavo; 24 pages View more info

Heritage Series #4: Women in Medicine

By: Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chicago, AKA: 1971

Seller ID: 32511

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Lg softbound, , sl edge wear, sticker removed from front Photos of black women in Medicine. Black "X" on front cover. ; SC, octavo; 32 pages View more info

Best Intentions: The Education and Killing of Edmund Perry

By: Anson, Robert Sam

Price: $6.50

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1987

Edition: 1st ed

Seller ID: 8613

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


in price clipped dj. Sl dampstain bottom spine of bk & dj. Youth shot by police in Harlem.; 221 pages View more info

Black Protest and the Great Migration A Brief History with Documents

By: Arnesen, Eric

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Boston, Bedford/St. Martin's: 2002

Edition: 1st ed; Third Printing

Seller ID: 52914

ISBN: 0312391293

Condition: Fine with No dust jacket as issued


The Bedford Series In History And Culture; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 240 pages View more info

Negro Politics in America

By: Bailey, Harry A., Jr.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Columbus, OH, Charles E. Merrill Books: 1967

Edition: 1st SC ed

Seller ID: 22173

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Lg softbound, , sl edge wear, sl creasing at spine. Sl creasing at top of rear cover, Library sale stamp on top page edge. ; 455 pages View more info

The Colored Inventor A Record of Fifty Years

By: Baker, Henry Edwin

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, Ayer Co Pub: 1971

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 49086

ISBN: 0881430684

Condition: Very Good with No dust jacket as issued


Slight edge rubbing and light scuffing of cover. A solid reprint of this fascinating article on Negro patent holders. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 12 pages View more info

Mama's Pearls Gullah Poetry to Live By

By: Bee, Patricia

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Xlibris: 2003

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 50675

ISBN: 140109516X

Condition: Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued


Just a hint of rubbing, unopened, no creases. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on half title page. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 108 pages; Signed by Author View more info

Double Stitch: Black Women Write About Mothers & Daughters

By: Bell-Scott, Guy-Sheftall, Royster, Sims-Wood, DeCosta-Willis, Fultz

Price: $4.00

Publisher: NY, HarperPerennial: 1993

Seller ID: 23117

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Lg softbound, , just a hint of wear, no creasing. Sl yellowing of page edges, former owner's name stamp on side page edges. Sl opened. ; 264 pages View more info

Amazing Grace: With Charles Evers in Mississippi

By: Berry, Jason

Price: $6.50

Publisher: New York, Saturday Review Press: 1973

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 23663

ISBN: 0841502609

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Slight edge wear, but x-library w/internal & external marks. In edge rubbed, spine faded DJ. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 370 pages View more info

As They Saw Slavery

By: Berwanger, Eugene H.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Minneapolis, Winston Press: 1973

Edition: 1st ed

Seller ID: 28713

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Lg softbound, , sl edge wear, Oblong volume. Illustrated with many photos. ; SC, octavo; 164 pages View more info

Climbing Jacob's Ladder: The Enduring Legacy of African-American Families

By: Billingsley, Andrew

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Simon & Schuster: 1992

Edition: 1st ed

Seller ID: 10007

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


remainder mark on page edges, in sl rubbed VG++ dj.; 444 pages View more info

Ralph Ellison: Author

By: Bishop, Jack w/intro essay by Coretta Scott King

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Chelsea House: 1988

Edition: 1st ed

Seller ID: 28042

ISBN: 1555465854

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Laminated pictional hardcover, , x-library, usual marks. Designed for younger readers. ; HB, lg octavo; 110 pages View more info

Contemporary Black American Poets and Dramatists

By: Bloom, Harold, ed.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Chelsea House: 1995

Seller ID: 23384

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


in dj.; HB, octavo; 200 pages View more info

Lift Every Voice and Sing: A Celebration of the Negro National Anthem - 100 Years, 100 Voices

By: Bond, Julian and Sondra Kathryn Wilson, eds.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, Random House: 2000

Edition: 1st ed

Seller ID: 34082

ISBN: 0679463151

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


in dj. Slightly oversized square volume. Many photos.; HB, sm 4to; 275 pages View more info

Parting the Waters America in the King Years 1954-63

By: Branch, Taylor

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York, Simon and Schuster: 1988

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 47057

ISBN: 0671460978

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Very slight edge rubbing, light age toning of pages, in nearly new DJ. Now protected in a mylar jacket. INSCRIBED BY JAMES L. BEVEL, Strategist of the 1960s Civil Rights Movement, Selma Voting Rights Movement, Birmingham Children's Crusade, Selma to Montgomery march, and one of Martin Luther King's lieutenants. His later life put a dark shadow on his life and legacy. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 1088 pages View more info

In the African-American Grain: Call-and-Response in Twentieth-Century Black Fiction

By: Callahan, John F.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Middletown, CT, Wesleyan Univ. Press: 1990

Seller ID: 23118

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Lg softbound, , just a hint of wear, crease lower corner Sl yellowing of page edges, former owner's name stamp on side page edges. Sl faded spine, lower corner sl bumped. ; 280 pages View more info

Malcolm X The FBI File

By: Carson, Clayborne & David Gallen Introduction by Spike Lee

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Carroll & Graf Pub: 1991

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 48727

ISBN: 0881847518

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Just a hint of edge rubbing, in like DJ. Now protected in a mylar jacket; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 514 pages View more info

Malcolm X The FBI File

By: Carson, Claybourne with Introduction by Lee, Spike

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, Carroll & Graff: 1993

Edition: 1st US ed

Seller ID: 47659

ISBN: 0881847585

Condition: Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued


Just a hint of rubbing, unopened, no creases. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 514 pages View more info

Our Alma Mater: An Address Delivered at Concert Hall 12th Annual Commencement Institute for Colored Youth

By: Catto, Octavius V. , Maxwell Whiteman, Ed.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Afro American History Series: 1969

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 29292

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


X-library w/internal & external marks. Bound in institutional card binding, Rhistoric publication No. 209. Reprint of rare 1864 pamphlet. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 21 , pages; The Institute for Colored Youth, founded in 1837, owed its existence to a reformed West Indian slaveholder, and was under the auspices of the Society of Friends. Octavius V. Catto was a teacher, a strong proponent of black rights, and was assassinated in 1871. His death prompted outrage not only in the African-American community, but in the white community. View more info