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1 Cannon, Elizabeth Perry; Whiting, Helen Adele Country Life Stories. Some Rural Community Helpers
New York Dutton 1938 First Edition Decorated Cloth Very Good 8vo Vernon Winslow Signed by the Illustrator
Very good but for two unobtrusive crayon lines on front board, this copy inscribed by the African American artist / disk jockey, Vernon Winslow. At the time of writing, Winslow was an Art Instructor at Tennessee State College, but he next became an art instuctor at Dillard University. He was most famous, however, for his pioneering role in Black radio, changing forever the standard patter for Black disc jockeys, and he became known on the air as Dr. Daddy-O. The book was inscribed to the future CEO of Pure Oil, Rawleigh Warner. Rawleigh Warner, Jr. became CEO of Mobil Oil. 007261 
Price: 175.00 USD
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2 Ducornet, Guy Annandale Blues. A Journey Through Ralph Ellison's America
Chicago Charles H. Kerr 2012 First Edition Wrappers Fine 8vo 
Illustrated 006255 
Price: 16.00 USD
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3 Ducornet, Guy Annandale Blues. A Journey Through Ralph Ellison's America
Chicago Charles H. Kerr 2012 First Edition Wrappers Fine 8vo 
Illustrated 006254 
Price: 16.00 USD
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4 Ducornet, Guy Annandale Blues. A Journey Through Ralph Ellison's America
Chicago Charles H. Kerr 2012 First Edition Wrappers Fine 8vo 
Illustrated. 006235 
Price: 16.00 USD
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5 Forrest, Leon There Is A Tree More Ancient Than Eden
New York Random House 1973 First Edition Cloth Near Fine with Sunned top Edge Fine 8vo Inscribed By the Author
004701 
Price: 150.00 USD
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6 Gaines, Ernest J Catherine Carmier
New York Atheneum 1964 First Edition of author's First Book Cloth Very good+ Very good+ 8vo Inscribed By Author
Front hinge just starting, owner's name on pastedown. Jacket has tiny chips at spine ends. 001731 
Price: 500.00 USD
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7 Garner, Elvira Ezekiel Travels
New York Henry Holt 1938 First Edition Clothbacked pict. boards, Near Fine Near Fine Sm 4to Elvira Garner 
A sequel to EZEKIEL, a best-seller in 1937, which was hailed in Library Journal as, "An irresistible book," and cheered by the New York Times as "a book to be read and rememberd with genuine pleasure." In this dialect story, Ezekiel travels and makes new friends. 006041 
Price: 150.00 USD
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8 Hayden, Robert Words in the Mourning Time
New York October House 1970 First Edition Wrappers Fine 8vo Signed by the Author
Wraps, signed by Hayden on the title page, fine copy. 007680 
Price: 150.00 USD
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9 Henderson, Le Grand Saturday For Samuel
Greystone Press 1941 First Edition Pictorial Cloth Very Good Very Good Oblong 8vo Le Grand Henderson 
A story about a little boy who had his cake - and ate it, too ! His inspiration for this book came one market day, as he watched a crowd of Negroes, their shopping money spent, having a lively time playing the phonograph records in the ten-cent store. 007122 
Price: 100.00 USD
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10 Hirsch, James S. Willie Mays. The Life The Legend
New York Scribner 2010 First Edition Cloth Fine Fine Large 8vo Signed By the Subject
Fine copy in fine dust jacket, signed on the front free endpaper by Willie Mays, in felt tip pen. 007875 
Price: 225.00 USD
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11 Hughes, Langston The First Book of Jazz
New York Franklin Watts 1955 First Printing Cloth Near Fine Square 8vo 
Nice copy, lacking the jacket, but near fine, although the spine is a little wobbly. 007742 
Price: 100.00 USD
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12 Jenness, Mary Twelve Negro Americans
New York Friendship Press 1936 First Edition Wrappers Very Good+ with Sunned Spine 8vo 
Concentrates mostly on unsung heroes. 005856 
Price: 25.00 USD
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13 Johnson, Charles R. Black Humor
Chicago Johnson Publishing 1970 First Edition Wrappers Fine Author's First Book Sm 4to 
A cartoon collection. 002568 
Price: 50.00 USD
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14 Johnson, James Weldon Fifty Years and Other Poems
Boston Cornhill 1917 First Edition Cloth Very Good 8vo 
A very nice copy with faded gilt stamping. 007673 
Price: 100.00 USD
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15 Joyner-Kersee, Jackie A Kind of Grace
New York Warner Books 1997 First Edition Cloth Fine` Fine 8vo Signed By the Author
Signed by Joyner-Kersee. Fine in fine duwt jacket 007512 
Price: 15.00 USD
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16 Kgositsile, Aneb (Gloria Larry House) Blood River
Detroit Broadside Press 1983 First Edition Wrappers Fine 8vo 
Wraps, a fine copy, with an Introduction by Dudley Randall. 007705 
Price: 20.00 USD
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17 McKay, Claude Harlem Glory
Chicago Charles H. Kerr 1990 First Edition Cloth Fine  8vo 
Issued without dust jacket, the uncommon cloth ed. 001871  
Price: 20.00 USD
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18 McKissack, Patricia C., And Fredrick L McKissack Young, Black and Determined. A Biography of Lorraine Hansberry
New York Holiday House 1998 First Edition Cloth Fine Fine Sm 4to Signed by Both Authors
A fine copy in fine jacket, inscribed by both authors in the year of publication. 006957 
Price: 30.00 USD
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19 MIcheaux, Oscar The Wind from Nowhere
New York Book Supply Co. 1941 First Edition Cloth Near Fine Very Good Large 8vo Jackson, Jay Inscribed By Author
Original (?) glassine (chipped) in place, under the dust jacket. The jacket has a few tiny tears, minor tape stains at the edges and slightly sunned spine. Very presentable. 005507 
Price: 750.00 USD
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20 Parsons, Lucy Freedom, Equality & Solidarity
Chicago Charles H. Kerr 2004 0882863002 / 9780882863009 First Edition Wrappers Fine  8vo 
Just released; there is no cloth edition. 001858  
Price: 17.00 USD
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