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Black on Black: Commentaries By Negro Americans

By: Adoff, Arnold (Edited by)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Company: 1969

Edition: 2nd Printing

Inscription: Signed

Book ID: SCW09431

Condition: Good


BZ1 - A 2nd printing ex-library hardcover book in good condition in good dust jacket that is mylar protected. Dust jacket has wrinkling, chipping and crease on the edges, sides, and corners, label on the spine, scratches and rubbing, light discoloration and shelf wear. Book has library markings (labels, stamping, cardholder, etc.), tape stains on the cover and endpapers, light discoloration and shelf wear. SIGNED by Amiri Baraka (formerly known as LeRoi Jones) on his sto... View more info

Of Beetles and Angels: A True Story of The American Dream

By: Asgedom, Mawi; Berger, Dave (Edited by)

Price: $5.25

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A., Megadee Books: 2001

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: EC4823BB

ISBN: 0970498268

Condition: Very Good


AT2 - DJ is mylar protected. DJ and book have very light shelf wear otherwise fine. Book is signed by the author on the title page. A memoir of unmatched inspirational power, reveals how optimism, love, and hard work carried the author from humble beginnings to such remarkable heights. View more info

Black Leaders: Texans for Their Times

By: Barr, Alwyn and Calvert, Robert A. (Edited by)

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Austin, Texas, Texas State Historical Association: 1981

Book ID: EC11264BB

ISBN: 0876110553

Condition: Good


CC2 - DJ is mylar protected. DJ has significant tape residues and a taped label on the lower spine and bottom corners near the spine, wrinkling and crease on the edges and corners, some scuffing, inside flaps adhered to the fixed endpapers, discoloration, and shelf wear otherwise good. Book has foxing on the page edges, endpapers, first few and last few pages, some rubbing and wear on the cover edges, library stamping on the top, title page, and copyright page, label on ... View more info

Black Leaders: Texans for Their Times

By: Barr, Alwyn and Calvert, Robert A. (Edited by)

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Austin, Texas, Texas State Historical Association: 1981

Book ID: EC11961BB

ISBN: 0876110553

Condition: Good


AM2 - DJ is mylar protected. DJ has label on the front and spine, inside flaps adhered to the fixed endpapers, light scuffing, discoloration, and shelf wear otherwise good. Book has library stamping on the top and copyright page with label, cardholder adhered on the back loose endpaper, light stains, light discoloration and shelf wear otherwise good. View more info

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Uncommon Images: James Van DerZee

By: Barron, Evelyn (director)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Filmakers Library/Modern Educational Video Network: 1977

Book ID: SCW13591

Condition: Very Good


BH4 - A VHS NTSC full screen color and black and white unrated withdrawn ex-library documentary film in very good- condition. The tape shows very, very slight signs of use that affect the play in no way at all plus there is a library DISCARD stamp in red ink on the top label on the cassette plus there is a tiny patch of surface damage (about 0.25"x0.25") from a library label on the top label on the cassette plus there is some label staining on the top surface of ... View more info

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Step by Step: A Memoir of Hope, Friendship, Perseverance, and Living the American Dream

By: Bowman, Bertie

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, One World: 2008

Book ID: EC28094BB

ISBN: 0345504119

Condition: Very Good


BT2 - An advance uncorrected proof trade paperback in near fine condition that has light discoloration and shelf wear. The moving story of one man's rise from sweeping the steps of the U.S. Capitol, to one of the most highly influential positions on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. 9.25"x6", 203 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

Andrew Jackson Young, Mr. Ambassador: United States Ambassador to the United Nations

By: Bryant, Ira B.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Houston, Texas, D. Armstrong Co., Inc.: 1979

Book ID: EC29987BB

Condition: Very Good


CX1 - A hardcover book in very good condition in good dust jacket that is mylar protected. Dust jacket has edgewear with tears, som light stains, light discoloration and shelf wear. Book has some cover edgewear and light shelf wear. 9.5"x6.25", 79 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

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My American Life: From Rage to Entitlement

By: Cobbs, Price

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Atria Books: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: EC43747BB

ISBN: 0743496191

Condition: Very Good


CF2 - A first edition hardcover book SIGNED and inscribed by author to previous owner in very good condition in very good dust jacket that is mylar protected.. Dust jacket has wrinkling and chipping on the edges, book has tanning, dust jacket and book have some bumped corners and light shelf wear. 9.5"x6.5", 256 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

No Color Is My Kind: The Life of Eldrewey Stearns and the Integration of Houston

By: Cole, Thomas R.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas, U.S.A., University of Texas Press: 1997

Book ID: EC11905BB

ISBN: 0292711972

Condition: Very Good


AM1 - Book has some light label stain on the lower spine and gutters and back top, library stamping on the top, label on the copyright page, cardholder adhered on the back loose endpaper, and light shelf wear otherwise very good. Red covered boards with black lettering on the spine. First University of Texas Press edition, 1997. View more info

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No Color Is My Kind: The Life of Eldrewey Stearns and the Integration of Houston

By: Cole, Thomas R.

Price: $23.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas, University of Texas Press: 1997

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: EC19869BB

ISBN: 0292711980

Condition: Very Good


CJ6 - A paperback book SIGNED and inscribed by author to previous owner on the half-title page in very good condition that has some bumped corners, wrinkling and crease, a few scattered stains, light discoloration and shelf wear. Includes a laid in letter from the author to the previous owner with the author's letterhead. No Color Is My Kind is an uncommon chronicle of identity, fate, and compassion as two men - one Jewish and one African American - set out to rediscove... View more info

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Contributions of Black Women to America: Volume 2 - Civil Rights, Politics and Government, Education, Medicine, Sciences

By: Davis, Marianna W. (Editor)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Columbia, South Carolina, Kenday Press, Inc.: 1982

Book ID: EC38113BB

Condition: Very Good


BV6 - An ex-library hardcover book in very good condition in very good dust jacket that is mylar protected. Dust jacket has label and stains on the spine, wrinkling and chipping on the edges and corners, crease on the sides, light discoloration and shelf wear. Book has library markings (labels, stamping, cardholder, etc.), some bumped corners and light stains, some chipping and scuffing on the back endpaper, light discoloration and shelf wear. Contributions of Black Wome... View more info

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My Confederate Kinfolk

By: Davis, Thulani

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Basic Books: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: EC26628BB

ISBN: 0465015557

Condition: Very Good


R2 - A first edition (complete numberline) hardcover book SIGNED by author on the title page in very good condition in very good dust jacket that is mylar protected. Dust jacket has half inch tear on the top left corner of the front flap, some wrinkling and chipping on the edges, dust jacket and book have some bumped corners, light discoloration and shelf wear. A twenty-first century freed woman discovers her roots Both personal and political, My Confederate Kinfolk exam... View more info

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My Confederate Kinfolk

By: Davis, Thulani

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Basic Books: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: EC31922BB

ISBN: 0465015557

Condition: Very Good


CW6 - A first edition (complete numberline) hardcover book SIGNED by author on the title page in very good condition in very good dust jacket that is mylar protected. Dust jacket has some wrinkling and chipping on the edges, dust jacket and book have some bumped corners, light discoloration and shelf wear. A twenty-first century freed woman discovers her roots Both personal and political, My Confederate Kinfolk examines the origins of some of our most deeply ingrained no... View more info

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Louis Armstrong

By: Fahlenkamp-Merrell, Kindle

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Chanhassen, Minnesota, The Child's World, Inc.: 2002

Book ID: EC13253BB

ISBN: 1567669190

Condition: Very Good


P3 - Book has taped label on the spine and back, label on the back and copyright page, cardholder adhered on the back loose endpaper, lightly bumped on some corners, light discoloration and shelf wear otherwise very good. Journey to Freedom. The African American Library. View more info

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Through It All: Reflections on My Life, My Family, and My Faith

By: Farris, Christie King

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Atria Books: 2009

Book ID: EC27980BB

ISBN: 1416548815

Condition: Very Good


BT6 - An advance uncorrected proof trade paperback book in near fine condition that has light discoloration and shelf wear. An intimate look at the King family by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s eldest sibling and only sister, that illustrates how he was empowered to lead a movement and change the course of American history. 9"x6", 234 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

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Finding Fish: A Memoir

By: Fisher, Antwone Q.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Perennial: 2002

Edition: 9th Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: EC35455BB

ISBN: 0613493141

Condition: Very Good


AD4 - A 9th printing hardcover book signed by author on a bookplate adhered on the front free endpaper in very good condition that has light tanning and shelf wear with no dust jacket. With Mim Eichler Davis. A tumultuous and ultimately gratifying tale of self-discovery written in Fisher's gritty yet melodic literary voice, Finding Fish is an unforgettable reading experience. 8.25"x5.5", 339 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

Black leaders of the Twentieth Century

By: Franklin, John Hope and Meier, August (Edited by)

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Urbana, Illinios, University of Illinois Press: 1982

Edition: 4th Printing

Book ID: EC18451BB

ISBN: 0252008707

Condition: Good


AY1 - Dust jacket mylar protected, wrinkling, chipping, crease, some tears, rubbing, label, inside flaps taped to the book have, light discoloration and shelf wear. Book has library markings (labels, stamping, cardholder, etc.), rubbing, stains, lightly soiled, light discoloration and shelf wear. View more info

Working With Carter G. Woodson, the Father of Black History: A Diary, 1928-1930

By: Greene, Lorenzo J.

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Baton Rouge, Louisiana, U.S.A., Louisiana State University Press: 1989

Edition: First Printing

Book ID: EC11885BB

ISBN: 0807114731

Condition: Very Good


AM1 - DJ is mylar protected. DJ has taped label on the spine, label on the front, wrinkling and crease on some edges and corners, inside flaps adhered to the fixed endpapers, light discoloration and shelf wear otherwise very good. Book has light stains on the page edges, library stamping on the top and copyright page with label, cardholder adhered on the back loose endpaper, wrinkling and crease on the top corners of some inside pages, light discoloration and shelf wear ... View more info

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A Psalm of Life: The Story of a Woman Whose Life Made a Difference Willie Lee Campbell Glass

By: Hallman, Patsy

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas, Eakin Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: EC37858BB

ISBN: 1571682708

Condition: Very Good


BW6 - A first edition hardcover book SIGNED and inscribed by author to previous owner in very good condition that has some light discoloration and shelf wear with no dust jacket. The story of an African-American woman, born in to a segregated sociey in East Texas, who, together with her parents, made major differences in the lives of countless individuals. 8.75"x5.75", 166 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

Between Two Fires: Black Soldiers in the Civil War

By: Hansen, Joyce

Price: $2.50

Publisher: New York, Franklin Watts, Inc.: 1993

Edition: 2nd Printing

Book ID: EC6930BB

ISBN: 0531111512

Condition: Good


L6 - DJ is mylar protected. DJ and book have library markings, light wrinkling on some edges and corners, inside flaps are glued to the fixed endpapers, light discoloration and shelf wear otherwise very good. Book has light discoloration and shelf wear otherwise very good. The African-American Experience. Between Two Fires recreates the dramatic and neglected history of the 180,000 men of African descent-a full 10 percent of the Union army-who fought in America's Civil W... View more info