History & Culture: African-Americans

History & Culture: African-Americans

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Robeson, Du Bois and the Spirit of African Culture, Gelburd, Gail
1 Robeson, Du Bois and the Spirit of African Culture
Gelburd, Gail

Du Bois Center/ Great Barrington Historical Society 2006, Near Fine; Softcover; Square 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 60 pages. Bright, crisp, appears unread. Pristine but for tiny dimple near edge of spine. 26857 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Black Cameos, Kennedy, R. Emmet
2 Black Cameos
Kennedy, R. Emmet

Albert & Charles Boni 1924, First Edition. Very Good in Fair dust jacket; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 210 pages in green cloth; black-stamped design;plain endpapers.Clean,b right cover,f irm binding, sharp corners. Cloth slightly rippled. Interior clean, unmarked. Dust jacket has 2" x 3" loss at to of back panel; damp stain on spine; several chips. Front panel intact. Original price of $2.50 on jacket. Stories & spirituals taken from author's observations of Negro life in southern Louisiana. Packaged with care and shipped in a box.; Packaged with care -- bubble wrapped and shipped in a box. 28269 
Price: 27.00 USD
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Amanda Smith's Own Story., Smith, Amanda.
3 Amanda Smith's Own Story.
Smith, Amanda.

Meyer & Brother 1893, First Edition. Very Good with no dust jacket; Hardcover; 8vo-over 7"-9" tall.; Chicago; Includes BONUS BOOK; see below. 506 pp in green cloth with gilt stamp. Frontis 26 illustrations. First edition indicated by ame date of 1893 on title and copyright pages.Moderate wear, minor fraying at spine ends and corner tips. Boards slightly bowed around text block. Binding solid . Front endpaper has abrasion where label has been roughly removed by previous ownership. Two inscription on flypage written by previous owners. Interior tight and clean, with age-toning and occasional foxing. Tear on last page. Great autobiography of the evangelist Amanda Smith, born into slavery, freedom purchased by her father, twice married, world traveler, evangelist, and humanitarian. Historical references to free blacks in Pennsylvania, slavery in Maryland, the abolition movement in Pennsylvania, emancipation and events in Liberia and Sierra Leone. BONUS BOOK: AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY: The Story of the Lord's Dealings with Mrs. Amanda Smith the Colored Evangelist; published for The Schomburg Library of Nineteenth-Century Black Women Writers, by Oxford University; 1988, small format hardcover, in FINE condition. Packaged with care and shipped in a box.; Packaged with care. 710 
Price: 40.50 USD
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Black Victory Carl Stokes and the Winning of Cleveland, Weinberg, Kenneth G.
4 Black Victory Carl Stokes and the Winning of Cleveland
Weinberg, Kenneth G.

Quadrangle Books 1968, First Edition. Fine in Very Good- dust jacket; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Chicago; In two-toned cloth; red top stain. FINE book (clean, bright, unmarked). In VERY GOOD jacket ( rubbing; moderate wear at extremities; short tear head of spine). Original price intact on flap. Packaged with care and shipped in a box.; 250 p.; Packaged with care. 21122 
Price: 27.00 USD
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