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1) 100 Years After Emancipation (History of the Philadelphia Negro, 1787-1963)
SAUNDERS, John A.
  100 Years After Emancipation (History of the Philadelphia Negro, 1787-1963)
Philadelphia: F.R.S. Pub.Co, 1963. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. First edition. Octavo. Just about fine in a nice, near fine dustwrapper with a touch of wear at the crown. Warmly Inscribed by the author in 1968. Interesting and detailed history, containing much information unlikely to be found elsewhere. Saunders was an African-American reporter, editor and activist in the Philadelphia area. Uncommon.

Offered by Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA (New Jersey, United States)
$125.00
2) 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
3) 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
4) 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
5) $144 A Month: Life in the Safety Net
BOGIRA, Steve. Photographs by Mike Tappin
  $144 A Month: Life in the Safety Net
Chicago: Sherwin Beach Press, 1993. Softcover. Fine. First edition. Oblong quarto. Flexible wrappers. Fine. Written in 1983, when it was published in the *Chicago Reader*. The story of low income people living on a welfare program that provided them with $144 a month, with the individual narratives accompanied by four splendid photographic portraits by Tappin reproduced by duotone lithography. One of 200 numbered copies. An arresting and beautiful book on a poignant subject.

Offered by Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA (New Jersey, United States)
$575.00
6) 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
7) 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
8) 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
9) 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
10) 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
11) 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
12) 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
13) 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
14) 25 Years of Malcontent
BYRD, Stephanie
  25 Years of Malcontent
Boston: The Good Gay Poets, 1973. Softcover. Very Good. First edition. Octavo. 25, [1]pp. Illustrated from photographs and drawings. Stapled illustrated wrappers. Modest soiling and a small crease on the wrappers, very good or better. Verse by a black lesbian poet. Uncommon.

Offered by Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA (New Jersey, United States)
$225.00
15) 3 Generations of African American Women Sculptors: A Study in Paradox
KING-HAMMOND, Leslie and Tritobia H. Benjamin
  3 Generations of African American Women Sculptors: A Study in Paradox
Philadelphia: The Afro-American Historical and Cultural Museum, 1996. Softcover. Near Fine. First edition. Square folio. 70pp. Illustrated. Printed thin card wrappers. Corners a bit bumped, else near fine. Important catalog.

Offered by Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA (New Jersey, United States)
$35.00
16) 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
17) 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
18) 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
19) 9 to the Universe: Black Artists
Black History Museum Committee
  9 to the Universe: Black Artists
Philadelphia: Black History Museum UNYM Publishers, 1983. Softcover. Near Fine. First edition. Foreword by James Spady. Quarto. 89pp. Illustrated. Stapled illustrated wrappers. Slight soiling, near fine. Transcripts of panels about the artists Selma Burke, Roy DeCarava, Elton Fax, Tom Feelings, Isaac Foy, Milton James, Charles S. Johnson, and Laura Wheeler Waring. Includes essays by several including Beauford Smith and Ansel Adams. Uncommon.

Offered by Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA (New Jersey, United States)
$200.00
20) 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
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