New York: Time Home Entertainment Books, 2007. Many photo Illus. by the author. 4to, black boards, d.w. (New York: Time Home Entertainment Books, 2007). Fine.
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8vo, cloth, d.w. (N.Y., 1970).
1988. Illus. 8vo, brown cloth. N.p., (1988). Fine Anthology of brief biographies of famous African-Americans including Martin Luther King, Jr.
Washington, D.C. 1971. Very attractive 1971 First Day Cover honoring World War II frontline reporter Ernie Pyle, who was killed in action in 1945, boldly signed by Benjamin O. Davis (the first African-American Air Force General and Commander of the World War II Tuskegee Airmen), Colin L. Powell (the first African-American Secretary of State and retired four-star general), and Samuel Gravely Jr. (the first African-American in the United States Navy to serve aboard a fighting ship as an officer, retiring...
New York: Pantheon, 1999. Illus. 694pp. 8vo, 1/2 black cloth, boards lightly soiled, first 16 pages wavy on bottom margins. New York: Pantheon Books, (1999).
New York: Pantheon, 1999. Illus. 694pp. 8vo, 1/2 black cloth, d.w. New York: Pantheon Books, (1999). Very good(+).
Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2010. Illus. 8vo, 1/2 brown cloth, d.w., many pages slightly wavy. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, (2010). Biography of African-American diplomat William Henry Hunt and his wife, Ida Gibbs Hunt.
New York: Dodd, Mead & Co., 1934. Endpapers + 6 illustrations by Rockwell Kent. 307 pages, 8vo, red and white polka cloth with black type on spine and front cover (extremities of spine slightly worn, spine darkened). New York: Dodd, Mead & Co., 1934. First Edition. Very good (+). L. M. Alexander won Dodd Mead%u2019s $10,000 Prize for this first novel, and then never published another word.
8vo, cloth, d.w.; (d.w. slightly chipped). N.Y.: Exposition, (1971). First Edition. Presentation copy. Articles from the author's column in the Amsterdam News.
New York: Franklin Watts, 1987. Illus. 8vo, 1/2 blue cloth. New York: Franklin Watts, 1987. Very good.
London: Jonathan Cape, 1954. 206pp., 12mo, cloth, d.w. (cloth lightly worn at top and bottom of spine, d.w. chipped and worn). London: Jonathan Cape, (1954). Fourth impression. A very good(-) copy.
Washington: James C. Dunn, 1831. With an Appendix. Folding map of the coast of the Colony of Liberia with an inset plan of Monrovia. xxvi, 42pp. with continuing text on the back inner and outer wrapper. 8vo, original green pr. wrs., wrappers lightly soiled, light foxing throughout. Washington: George C. Dunn, 1831. First Edition. The bottom one inch of the map is lacking, with a small loss of the coast line and an eight inch strip by one inch strip...
Washington: James C. Dunn, 1833. With an Appendix. xxi, 40pp. with continuing text on the back inner and outer wrapper. 8vo, original green pr. wrs., wrappers lightly soiled, light foxing and light dampstaining throughout, small amount of chipping to wrappers. Washington: George C. Dunn, 1833. First Edition. Contains several pages on the current situation of the Society's activities in Liberia. Appendix contains the Constitution of the colony of Liberia and the plan for the civil government of colony of Liberia.
Garden City: Doubleday, 1959. Illus. 8vo, black cloth, d.w. chipped, d.w. and cloth lightly soiled, corners of cloth bumped. Garden City: Doubleday, 1959. Short stories, mostly about African Americans.
New York: PublicAffairs, 2002. With essays by Shawn Wilson, Clifton L. Taulbert, and Mary Panzer. Illustrated with black-and-white photographs. 151 pages, small 4to, black cloth, dust wrapper. New York: PublicAffairs, (2002). First edition. Near fine.
London: Orbis Publishing, 1982. Illus. 8vo, black cloth, d.w. sunned on spine, top and bottom of many pages slightly wavy. London: Orbis Publishing, (1982).
New York: Harcourt, 1973. Illus. 8vo, brown cloth, chipped d.w., cloth lightly spotted. New York: Harcourt, (1973).
New York: Noonday Press, 1991. Illus.. 8vo, pr. wrs., spine sunned. New York: Noonday Press, (1991). Very good.
1950. 9.25 x 7.5-inch black-and-white photo of Anderson in an animated pose, holding his trumpet -- no place, no date, circa 1950. Signed "Bill Anderson" above his right shoulder and across his face. Double-matted in black and light gray and set in a decorative black frame measuring 18 x 16 inches. Small crease on the lower left corner, but otherwise in very good condition. American jazz trumpeter best known for playing with Duke Ellington's orchestra.
New York: Random House, 1986. 8vo, cloth, d.w. New York: Random House, (1986). First trade edition.
Norwalk: Easton, 2006. 214 pages, 8vo, gilt stamped black leather, peach silk moire endpapers. Norwalk: Easton Press, 2006. A fine copy. One of Maya Angelou's memoirs.
Very scarce unsigned original black and white photograph, c. 1915, from a cabinet card image, c. 1894, approx. 4" x 7", a full-body image of the boxer wearing black leotards with a white belt- with flat laced-up boxing shoes, striking a bear knuckle pose. Condition: Image cropped from when used for publication - but complete in itself; minor surface creasing with a clip at the top left-hand corner. Vintage fountain pen identification in an unknown hand cleanly written at bottom...
8vo, 1/2 cloth, d.w. New York, (1987).
8vo, cloth; (cloth lightly soiled, otherwise very good). N.Y.: Dial Press, 1971.
Berkeley: University of California Press, 1983. x + 342pp., 8vo, cloth, d.w.; book slightly askew. Berkeley: University of California Press, (1983). A very good copy in a very good dust wrapper.