Black Americana

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The Modern Minstrel Book, Drummond, Richard
1 The Modern Minstrel Book
Drummond, Richard

The Northwestern Press 1938, -. Very Good+; Softcover; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; Tan pictorial wraps. 127 pp, small format. Bright clean cover; 1/2 " tear near head of spine on rear cover. Firm binding. Pages very clean, bright, unmarked. 30116 
Price: 27.00 USD
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Juvenile Minstrel Capers (for any number of boys and girls), Gaffney, Grace Lee
2 Juvenile Minstrel Capers (for any number of boys and girls)
Gaffney, Grace Lee

Eldridge Entertainment House 1937, Fair; Softcover; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; Orange pictorial wraps. 31 pp, plus ads., pamphlet format. Cover edge worn and lightly soiled; short corner crease; Short tear at bottom of spine fold. Some notations and underlining in text. 30115 
Price: 17.96 USD
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Boomerang Songster, No. 24, J. Albert & Son (compiled by)
3 Boomerang Songster, No. 24
J. Albert & Son (compiled by)

J. Albert & Son 1930, Near Fine; Softcover; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; Sydney Australia; Bound in pictorial wraps; stapled binding; 50 pp; lyrics to over 50 songs. Popular music periodical published in Australia from 1905 to 1972. Undated, but this issue probably circa 1925-35. Songs are NOT minstrel related. Bright, clean with African American caricature on front cover. 3/8" tear at top of back cover. Binding firm. Pages clean, unmarked. A nicely preserved copy. 30117 
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The Big Time Minstrel Book., Kaser, Arthur LeRoy.
4 The Big Time Minstrel Book.
Kaser, Arthur LeRoy.

Willis N. Bugbee Co. 1929, Good+; Softcover; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; Syracuse, NY; 98 pp., bound in red pictorial wraps; African-American caricature (black-face) printed on front cover. Moderate edge wear; previous owner's name at top of front cover; rear cover soiled. Foxing on title and first few pages. Interior pages clean, unmarked. 30119 
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An Autobiography  The Story of the Lord's Dealings with Mrs. Amanda Smith the Colored Evangelist, Smith, Amanda; &  J. E. Dodson
5 An Autobiography The Story of the Lord's Dealings with Mrs. Amanda Smith the Colored Evangelist
Smith, Amanda; & J. E. Dodson
0195052617 / 9780195052619
Oxford University Press 1988, Fine; Hardcover; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 506 pp. bound in navy blue cloth. About Fine book. Bright, crisp, tight, appears unread. No names or markings. Trace of shelf wear to tail of spine. ; The Schomburg Library of Nineteenth-Century Black Women Writers Series 30353 
Price: 31.50 USD
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The Five Star Minstrel Book: Suggestions and Material for Staging a Complete Minstrel Show, Stahl, Le Roy
6 The Five Star Minstrel Book: Suggestions and Material for Staging a Complete Minstrel Show
Stahl, Le Roy

Northwestern Press 1938, Very Good+; Softcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 92 pp. bound in blue pictorial wraps; African-American caricature (black-face) printed on front cover. Bright cover, minor shelf wear; long corner crease backcover. Pages clean, unmarked; tightly bound.. 30120 
Price: 17.96 USD
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That Corking Good Minstrel Book, Various Authors
7 That Corking Good Minstrel Book
Various Authors

Willis N. Bugbee Co. 1949, Good+; Softcover; Small 8vo 7" - 8" tall; Syracuse, NY; 84 pp., bound in red pictorial wraps; African-American caricature printed on front cover. Clean cover shows light wear, a few discolored spots; previous owner's name. Notation written on title page, three pages with underlining. Pages clean, but paper clip impression & paper clip rust on a few. Contents include: Directions for Putting on a Minstrel Show; Comebacks and Gags, Minstrel Afterpieces ( Love and Ashes, Painful Comedy); Speeches and Sermons ( In de Garden ob Eden, Yo Sins am Gwine Fin Yo Out); Darkey Wedding. 30118 
Price: 27.00 USD
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