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1) 123rd Anniversary of the Jerusalem Baptist Church and 25th Anniversary of Pastor R. Clinton Washington
  123rd Anniversary of the Jerusalem Baptist Church and 25th Anniversary of Pastor R. Clinton Washington
Washington, D.C.: Jerusalem Baptist Church, 1993. Hardcover. Fine. First edition. Quarto. 113, [1]pp. Illustrated from photographs. Glossy photo-illustrated boards. Small ink mark on front cover else fine.Fine. Elaborate anniversary book of a black church, printing a congratulatory letter from Presdient Bill Clinton in facsimile, another from Eleanor Holmes Norton, and several other. Lavishly illustrated with photographs. *OCLC* locates no copies.

Offered by Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA (New Jersey, United States)
$200.00
2) 125th Anniversary 1871 - 1996 Mt. Zion Baptist Church of Germantown
  125th Anniversary 1871 - 1996 Mt. Zion Baptist Church of Germantown
Philadelphia: Mt. Zion Baptist Church of Germantown, 1996. Hardcover. Fine. First edition. Quarto. Black cloth gilt. 208pp., illustrated. Small gift inscription, still fine, issued without dustwrapper. Uncommon, despite its recent vintage.

Offered by Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA (New Jersey, United States)
$80.00
3) 13 Against the Odds
EMBREE, Edwin R.
  13 Against the Odds
New York: Viking, 1944. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. First edition. 311pp. Fine in very good dustwrapper with sunning, chips, and tears, mostly on the spine. Profiles of Langston Hughes, W.E.B. Du Bois, Paul Robeson, Joe Louis, George Washington Carver, Richard Wright, and others.

Offered by Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA (New Jersey, United States)
$50.00
4) 18 Pine St. Sort Of Sisters
JOHNSON, Stacie
  18 Pine St. Sort Of Sisters
New York: Bantam, 1992. Softcover. Fine. First edition. Uncorrected Proof. Fine in wrappers.

Offered by Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA (New Jersey, United States)
$25.00
5) 1957 Foto Feature
ROLAND, Philip, edited by
  1957 Foto Feature
St. Louis: The School Press, 1957. Softcover. Very Good. First edition. Thick 12mo. Stapled orange printed wrappers. 179pp. Small spots on the front wrap, very good. An unusually elaborate program or yearbook for an African-American dance school in St. Louis with posed photographs of all the staff and students, and with a poem dedicated to each student on the facing page from each of their photographs. *OCLC* locates no copies.

Offered by Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA (New Jersey, United States)
$500.00
6) 1959
DAVIS, Thulani
  1959
London: Hamish Hamilton, 1992. Softcover. Fine/Fine. First English edition. Fine in wrappers and fine dustwrapper as issued.

Offered by Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA (New Jersey, United States)
$25.00
7) 1959
DAVIS, Thulani
  1959
New York: Grove Weidenfeld, 1992. Softcover. Fine. Advance Reading Copy. Fine in wrappers as issued. Advance issue of author'swell-received first novel.

Offered by Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA (New Jersey, United States)
$30.00
8) 1959
DAVIS, Thulani
  1959
New York: Grove Weidenfeld, 1992. Softcover. Fine. Advance Reading Copy. Fine in wrappers as issued. Advance issue of author's well-received first novel.

Offered by Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA (New Jersey, United States)
$40.00
9) 1996 Greater Pittsburgh Black Business Directory & Resource Guide
  1996 Greater Pittsburgh Black Business Directory & Resource Guide
Pittsburgh: Renaissance Publications, 1996. Softcover. Near Fine. Quarto. 143, [1]pp. Photographically illustrated wrappers. Offsetting, perhaps from a clipping, inside front cover and a small tear on the edge of the front wrap, else near fine. Numbers and addresses of black owned and frequented businesses, professionals, and churches.

Offered by Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA (New Jersey, United States)
$85.00
10) 20th Annual State Basketball Tournament of the West Virginia High School Athletic Union Sponsored by Kelly Miller High School, Souvenir Program. Clarksburg, West Virginia, March 10th and 11th, 1944
  20th Annual State Basketball Tournament of the West Virginia High School Athletic Union Sponsored by Kelly Miller High School, Souvenir Program. Clarksburg, West Virginia, March 10th and 11th, 1944
Clarksburg, West Virginia, 1944. Softcover. Very Good. Quarto. [8]pp. Stapled photographically illustrated wrappers. Owner's name on front wrap, staples oxidized, corner chipped but present at bottom of the front wrap, a sound and very good copy of a cheaply printed program. Program for the state championship tournament for segregated schools. The former owner has written in the scores; Clarksburg emerged as the Champions.

Offered by Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA (New Jersey, United States)
$300.00
11) 21 Survival Songs & A Song of Praise
HOWARD, Eugene
  21 Survival Songs & A Song of Praise
(Philadelphia: Flying Earth Press, 1982. Softcover. Near Fine. First edition. Stapled wrappers. 27, (1)pp. A little sunning near the spine, else near fine. Inscribed by the author. *OCLC* locates no copies.

Offered by Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA (New Jersey, United States)
$250.00
12) 400 Outstanding Women of the World and Costumology of their Time
SCHMIDT, Minna Moscherosch
  400 Outstanding Women of the World and Costumology of their Time
Chicago: Minna Moscherosch Schmidt, 1933. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. First edition. Octavo. 583pp., extensively illustrated with portraits. Publisher's blue cloth gilt. Owner's stamp and gift inscription, else near fine in very good dustwrapper with small chips and tears. Scarce in jacket.

Offered by Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA (New Jersey, United States)
$65.00
13) 500 Years and Counting
JOHNSON, Curt
  500 Years and Counting
(Highland Park): December Press, 1997. Softcover. Fine. First edition. Ovtavo. Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

Offered by Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA (New Jersey, United States)
$30.00
14) 50th: Baptist Ministers' Wives and Widows Union of Philadelphia and Vicinity
  50th: Baptist Ministers' Wives and Widows Union of Philadelphia and Vicinity
Philadelphia: Baptist Ministers' Wives.., 1983. Softcover. Near Fine. First edition. Quarto. Gold stapled wrappers. 92pp., illustrated. Near fine. Scarce.

Offered by Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA (New Jersey, United States)
$75.00
15) 57 Quartermaster's Reports for the 10th U.S. Colored Artillery (Heavy)
 
Fort Macomb, Louisiana, 1866. Unbound. Fine. A group of 57 documents mostly prepared by 1st Lieutenant G.L. Faxon, acting assistant quartermaster of the 10th U.S. Colored Heavy Artillery. All but a few are partially printed documents filled out in ink, mostly by Faxon, with a few retained copies of letters transmitting the documents to the Treasury Department, most are docketed in ink, all are carefully folded, a number have handmade and handwritten mustard-colored sleeves. Very minor wear, overall fine. ... more information

Offered by Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA (New Jersey, United States)
$4,500.00
16) A.M.E. Hymnal with Responsive-Scripture Readings Adopted in Conformity with the Doctrines and Usages of the African Methodist Episcopal Church
  A.M.E. Hymnal with Responsive-Scripture Readings Adopted in Conformity with the Doctrines and Usages of the African Methodist Episcopal Church
[Nashville]: The A.M.E. Book Concern, 1946. Hardcover. Very Good. Revised edition. Octavo. 448pp. Publisher's cloth gilt. Moderate overall wear, ink squiggle on front fly, hinges a little tender but holding, about very good.

Offered by Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA (New Jersey, United States)
$150.00
17) "A Song Supposed to have been written by the Sage of Monticello" [and five other satiric poems in]: The Port Folio, Enlarged (Volume 2: July, October-December, 1802)
[DENNIE, Joseph]: as "Oliver Oldschool, Esq." (John Quincy Adams)
  "A Song Supposed to have been written by the Sage of Monticello" [and five other satiric poems in]: The Port Folio, Enlarged (Volume 2: July, October-December, 1802)
Philadelphia: Printed for The Editor & Elizabeth Dickens, 1802. 10/26/2011. Good. Periodical. Folio. A collection of 17 weekly issues of *The Port Folio*, containing a series of six satirical poems directed against Thomas Jefferson, specifically concerning his relations with Sally Hemings. Each weekly issue consists of eight pages, untrimmed as originally published, and professionally sewn into four sets of consecutive issues. [Set one]: July 3 - July 31, Nos. 26-30; [set two]: October 2 - October 30, ... more information

Offered by Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA (New Jersey, United States)
$8,000.00
18) Abbott's Almanac
ABBOTT, Gregory and others
  Abbott's Almanac
Los Angeles: Abbott Publishing Co, 1978. Softcover. Near Fine. First edition. Paperback original. Illustrations by Khalilah Ali and Bob Smith. Octavo. 94, [2]pp. Illustrated silver wrappers. A tiny crease on the rear wrap, else very near fine. Inscribed by Abbott to fellow African-American author Barry Beckham: "Barry, God Bless, Gregory." A sort of periodical, unnumbered and apparently the only issue, featuring poetry, a play, and essays, all by various members of the Abbott family. *OCLC* loca ... more information

Offered by Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA (New Jersey, United States)
$275.00
19) Abigail
MALLY, E. Louise
  Abigail
New York: Appleton-Century-Crofts, 1956. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. First edition. Slightly cocked, else near fine in near very good price-clipped dustwrapper with a chip at the crown, and other smaller nicks and tears. Novel about a woman who marries a depraved slaveholder and tries to escape, aided by "the ancient Negro seamstress who hid slave for the underground railroad." Texas-born woman author.

Offered by Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA (New Jersey, United States)
$35.00
20) [Abolitionist plaque]: How Sweet Is Liberty
  [Abolitionist plaque]: How Sweet Is Liberty
[No place, 1825. Unbound. Very Good. Small embossed paper mache(?) or embossed card illustration plaque of the figure of a kneeling slave painted in black, white, and blue, which is surrounded by an oval metal frame that is hand painted in gold and lavender with the sentiment "How Sweet Is Liberty" surrounding the image; which is in turn mounted in a round marble frame. Unexamined out of the frame (the figure and surround are partially sealed into the frame with plaster), the figure appears near ... more information

Offered by Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA (New Jersey, United States)
$3,500.00
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