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The Golliwogg's Christmas
UPTON, Florence K., illus. by. Verses by Bertha Upton

With color title page + 31 color illus.. London: Longmans Green & Co., 1907. Oblong 8vo. Cloth-backed pictorial boards. 62 p. Name at top of title page, wear at edges of boards, scratches on boards, short tears in the margins of several leaves; else very good. [49051] (show more)

Price: $1,500.00

The scarcest of the Golliwogg books.

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FREEDOMWAYS: A QUARTERLY REVIEW OF THE NEGRO FREEDOM MOVEMENT

Vol. 1 (Spring, 1961) thru Vol. 25, No. 3 (Fall, 1985). [53671] (show more)

Price: $950.00

Complete run of 98 issues of this essential quarterly of the civil right movement. It was edited in New York by Shirley Graham and others. The subtitle changes to "A Quarterly Review of the Freedom Movement" with Vol. 8, No. 3.

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The Blackberries and Their Adventures
KEMBLE, Edward W

16 color plates + b/w illus. by Kemble. New York: Russell, 1897. Oblong 8vo. Cloth-backed pictorial boards. Unpaginated. First edition. Wear & soiling to boards, hinges cracked, front free endpaper & half-title page missing, some intrerior smudges; near GOOD. The plates are in good order. Scarce. UPS Insured shipping will be quoted. [48455] (show more)

Price: $750.00

Black caricatures show Bicycling, Mountrain Climbing, Shooting the Chute, Cross-Country Riding, Ocean Bathing, Athletic Games, Golf, Crabbing, Fireworks, Polo, Chicken Fight, Snowman, Bear Hunt, Cake Walk, etc.

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The New Negro: An Interpretation
LOCKE, Alain, ed

Book decorations & portraits by Winold Reiss. New York: Albert & Charles Boni, 1925. 8vo. Cloth-backed boards. xviii, 446 p. 1st ed. Previous owner's name on half-title, wear at corners of boards, minor wear elsewhere on boards, a bit sunned at top of front cover, spine fine & bright. A remarkably well-preserved copy. [75904] (show more)

Price: $600.00

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Color Lithograph of Charlotta Bass
KAPLAN, Seymour

No place (Los Angeles?): Self-published, 1950. 12 x 16 inches (image size 7 3/4 x 11 1/4) One of 16 numbered copies. Some wear around edges; else fine. [74231] (show more)

Price: $500.00

The image shows Bass holding a folded copy of the "California Eagle." Seymour had just returned at this time from a stint as visiting artist at Taller de Grafica Popular in Mexico City.

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James Van Der Zee, the Picture-Takin' Man
HASKINS, James

Illus. with photos. New York: Dodd, Mead, (1979). 8vo. Cloth. 256 p. 1st ed. SIGNED by James Van Der Zee. Fine in lightly worn, price clipped d.w. [52156] (show more)

Price: $425.00

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SIMPLE ADDITION BY A LITTLE NIGGER

With chromolithograph covers & full-page illus. + two two-page spreads. New York: McLoughlin Brothers, ca. 1876. Small 4to. Pictorial wraps, stitched at spine. Unpaginated. Uncle John's Drolleries. Some foxing, a chip at fore edge of front cover, a three inch tear at fore edge of rear cover, a short tear at fore edge of last leaf. [52321] (show more)

Price: $425.00

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The Yellow House on the Corner
DOVE, Rita

Pittsburgh: Carnegie-Mellon University Press, 1980. 8vo. Cloth. 71 p. 1st edition. Fine in near fine d.w. [73388] (show more)

Price: $425.00

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Notes of a Native Son
BALDWIN, James

Boston: Beacon Press, (1955). ix, 175 p. 1st ed. C.L. Dellums' copy, SIGNED by him on the front & rear paste-downs. Fine in d.w. with one short tear at top edge of rear panel, a bit of spotting (visible only internally) & fading of spine with minor chipping at head & foot. A very nice copy, the above-mentioned defects notwithstanding. [11218] (show more)

Price: $400.00

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The Ancient Rain: Poems 1956-1978
KAUFMAN, Bob

New York: New Directions, (1981). 8vo. Cloth. x, 85 p. 1st ed. SIGNED. One tiny snag on spine with corresponding tear in d.w.; else fine in d.w. with a little wear at edges. [53917] (show more)

Price: $350.00

Signed "boldly" on the front free endpaper but in an extremely shaky hand.

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The Rural Negro
WOODSON, Carter Godwin

Washington: Association for the Study of Negro Life and History, Inc., (1930). 8vo. Black textured cloth, stamped in yellow. xvi, 265 p. 1st edition. Fine in lightly worn d.w. with a couple of short edge tears. [94970] (show more)

Price: $350.00

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Good Night, Willie Lee, I'll See You in the Morning
WALKER, Alice

New York: Dial Press, (1979). 8vo. Cloth-backed boards. 53 p. 1st ed. Fine in fine, price clipped d.w. [53958] (show more)

Price: $325.00

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George Sampson Brite
SCOTT, Anne

Boston: Meador Publishing Company, 1939. 8vo. Cloth. 154 p. 1st ed. Dust wrapper blurb affixed to front endpaper, some foxing at top edges; else very good. [50763] (show more)

Price: $300.00

Stories about a "mischievous little colored boy" at school written by an African American elementary school teacher from St. Louis.

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Images of Dignity: The Drawings of Charles White
WHITE, Charles

Foreword by Harry Belafonte. Intro. by James Porter. Commentary by Benjamin Horowitz. Los Angeles: Ward Ritchie Press, (1967). 4to. Cloth. 121 p. 1st ed. One of 250 SIGNED copies (this copy designated "Printers Copy"). Small spot near top edge of front cover; else about fine. [70158] (show more)

Price: $300.00

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Essentials
TOOMER, Jean

Chicago: Privately printed, 1931. 12mo. Black cloth, paper labels. Unpaginated. 1st edition, No. 301 of 1000 copies. Previous owner's name on front paste-down; else very good. [81550] (show more)

Price: $300.00

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Daddy Jake the Runaway and Other Stories Told after Dark by "Uncle Remus"
HARRIS, Joel Chandler

Illus. by E. W. Kemble. New York: Century, (1889). Small 4to. Pictorial boards. 145 p. 1st ed. BAL 7117. Cover lightly rubbed & worn at edges & top & base of spine, tear in fore edge of front free endpaper; else very good. [52151] (show more)

Price: $285.00

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"We Also Serve" (Apologies to O. Henry): The Story of a Colored Boy Who Stood Single-handed against the World and Played the Part of a Hero
JENKINS, Welborn Victor

Illus. by P. S. Cooke. No place: Gate City Free Kindergarten Association, n.d. 8vo. Wraps. 46 p p. 1st ed. Some soiling on rear cover; else very good. [47520] (show more)

Price: $225.00

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Megda
KELLEY, Emma Dunham ("Forget-Me-Not")

Boston: James H. Earle, (1891). 12mo. Brown cloth, stamped in black & gilt. 394 p. Wright III, 3064. Small name stamp on paste-down, hinges tender but holding, a bit of wear at edges of cover; else a very good copy. [48984] (show more)

Price: $225.00

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TOPSY

Chromolithographic covers with three internal chromolithographs & several b/w drawings. New York: McLoughlin Brothers, ca. 1890s. Approx. 4 x 8 3/4 in. Pictorial wraps. Unpaginated. A few creases at margins of cover, beginning to separate at base of spine, small label at base of rear cover; else a very good copy. [52320] (show more)

Price: $185.00

Cut to the shape of a young black girl eating a slice of watermelon. Contains stereotypical doggeral about "niggers." There is a two-page chromo of "The Little Darkies' Derby Day".

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Slavery in the United States of America; Its National Recognition and Relations from the Establishment of the Confederacy, to the Present Time. A Word to the North and the South
SHERMAN, Henry

Hartford: J. O. Hurlbut, Publisher, 1858. 16mo. xvi, 187 p. 1st ed. Wear at extremities, foxing; else very good. [24300] (show more)

Price: $175.00

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