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A-Train: Memoirs of Tuskegee Airman

By: Dryden, Charles W.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Tuscaloosa, The University of Alabama Press,


Fourth printing of the first edition. 421 pages. Bright and crisp copy, with dust jacket now protected in a clear mylar sleeve. View more info

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Aaron Douglas and Alta Sawyer Douglas: Love Letters from the Harlem Renaissance

By: Douglas, Aaron & Alta Sawyer Douglas

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Topeka, KS, The Aaron and Alta Sawyer Douglas Foundation,

Edition: First Edition


Copyright is 2008. 151 pages. Dust jacket is now protected in a clear mylar sleeve. View more info

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Aaron Douglas and Alta Sawyer Douglas: Love Letters from the Harlem Renaissance

By: Douglas, Aaron & Alta Sawyer Douglas

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Topeka, KS, The Aaron and Alta Sawyer Douglas Foundation,

Edition: First Edition


Copyright is 2008. 151 pages. Dust jacket is now protected in a clear mylar sleeve. View more info

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Acres of Aspiration: The All-Black Towns in Oklahoma

By: Johnson, Hannibal B.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Austin, TX, Eakin Press,

Edition: First Edition / First Printing

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By the Author


Copyright is 2002. 261 pages. Inscribed and signed by the author on half title page and dated 6/13/03. Dust jacket is now in a clear protective sleeve. View more info

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African Heritage Bibliography

By: Bell, Janet Cheatham

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Momence, IL, Baker & Taylor, 1989


211 pages, plus ads. Slight age and use, though overall a tight and clean copy. View more info

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Between Black and White: Autobiographical Sketches

By: Proctor, Henry Hugh

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Boston, The Pilgrim Press,

Edition: First Edition


Copyright is 1925. 189 pages. Cloth covers are rubbed, though lettering remains bright and clear. Penciled name, etc. on front end leaves. Three leaves (pp 151-156) are chipped on lower edge, with the first leaf showing creases and folds at corner. Damage is in the margins and does NOT affect text. Paper is just a little age toned. Volume remains tight. View more info

Black Americans in World War II

By: Buchanan, A. Russell

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Santa Barbara, CA, Clio Books, 1978

Edition: First Edition, Second Printing


Copyright is 1977. 148 pages. Covers are scuffed, and show rubbing and light wear on edges. Volume remains tight and contents are very clean and intact. View more info

Black Eagle: General Daniel 'Chappie' James, Jr.

By: McGovern, James R.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: N/P, The University of Alabama Press, 1986

Edition: First Edition, Second Printing


204 pages. Dust jacket is now protected in a clear mylar sleeve. View more info

Black Filmmakers Hall of Fame: Eleventh Anniversary Program, Oscar Micheaux Awards Ceremony, February 26, 1984

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: N/P, N/P, 1984

Edition: First Edition, Thus


24 pages, saddle stapled. Inductees include Carmen de Lavallade; Mantan Moreland; Richard Pryor; Billy Dee Williams; & Jennifer Holiday. Covers are soiled, and separated from the contents. Contents are bright, clean, and intact. View more info

Buffalo Soldiers, Braves, and the Brass: The Story of Fort Robinson, Nebraska

By: Schubert, Frank N.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Shippensburg, PA, White Mane Publishing Company, Inc., 1993

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By the Author


250 pages. Inscribed and signed by the author on the title page. Dust jacket is now protected in a clear mylar sleeve. View more info

Freedom Ride

By: Peck, James

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York, Simon and Schuster, 1962

Edition: First Edition / First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author


160 pages. Signed "Jim Peck" in name only on the title page. Volume shows slight spine lean. Covers show very light rubbing and some signs of age. Volume remains tight and is clean and intact. Dust jacket remains bright and clean, though with scattered light rubbing and scattered small edge chips/tears. Dust jacket is now protected in a clear mylar sleeve. View more info

Freedomways, Second Quarter, Spring, 1967

By: [Martin Luther King, Jr., Diane Nash Bevel, Don L. Lee, Dan Than Mien, Ernest Stephens, Constance E. Berkley, W. Alphaeus Hunton, Ernest Kaise, & John Henrik Clarke]

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Freedomways Associates, Inc., 1967

Edition: First Edition


Pp 101-192, soft bound. Covers and edges with a little foxing, and small tear at lower outside corner of rear cover. Issue remains tight and is otherwise clean. View more info

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Historical and Pictorial Review Second Cavalry Division, United States Army

By: N/A

Price: $275.00

Publisher: Baton Rouge, The Army and Navy Publishing Company, 1941

Edition: First Edition


93 pages, plus blank leaves, one with about 18 signatures/addresses. Cloth covers are worn at spine ends and corners, and show a little scattered wear along edges. Moisture stains along outside edges of contents, though no sticking of paper. View more info

Holm's Race Assimilation or the Fading Leopard's Spots

By: Holm, John James

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Naperville, IL, J. L. Nichols & Company,

Edition: First Edition


Copyright is 1910. 526 pages. Red cloth covers are rubbed and show wear at spine ends and corners. Text and image on covers are a little faded, though remain clear. Red crayon price and a penciled note on blank front end leaves, and an inked name on first blank page. Hinges (internal) are both broke, though text block remains tight and in very good condition. View more info

I Was Right on Time

By: O'Neil, Buck (with Steve Wulf and David Conrads)

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster, 1996

Edition: First Trade

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By the Author and Others


First printing of the first trade edition following the Easton Press limited edition. 254 pages. Author's inscription on front free end page reads in full: "To ______ ____-- / Best Wishes! / Buck O'Neil" Inscription is followed by six additional signatures, being: [Clifford] Connie Johnson; Lefty LaMarque; Herman (Doc) Horn Sr.; Jessie Rogers; Slick Surratt; and Ulysses Holliman. Slight signs of handling and a couple very slight smudges on fore edges. Volume... View more info