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The Crisis, September 1971, Volume 78 Number 7

By: Moon, Henry Lee (ed.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Crisis Publishing Co., Inc.: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15614

Condition: Very Good


Stapled, blue pictorial wraps with white title and cover painting by Leo F. Twiggs, Woman with a Fan. Address label on front. Some edge, corner and surface wear. Minor curl toward top right corner, old flattened crease on rear wrap. Articles include: The 62nd Annual Convention, Wilkins Celebrates 70th Birthday, Frank Cardoz and several more. ; Covor Painting, B&W Photographs; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 203-234 pages View more info

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The Crisis, July 1971, Volume 78 Number 5

By: Moon, Henry Lee (ed.)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Crisis Publishing Co., Inc.: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15615

Condition: Very Good


Stapled, yellow pictorial wraps with black title and cover painting by Noah Purifoy, Collemblage #3. Address label on front. Some edge, corner and surface wear. A nice copy. Articles include: Negro Authors and White Publishers by James Weldon Johnson (a reprint from 1929), Gordon Parks Releases Second Movie (Shaft!) and several more. ; Covor Painting, B&W Photographs; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 147-162 pages View more info

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The Crisis, June 1971, Volume 78 Number 4

By: Moon, Henry Lee (ed.)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Crisis Publishing Co., Inc.: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15616

Condition: Very Good


Stapled, white pictorial wraps with blue title and image of James Weldon Johnson's death mask. Address label on front. Some edge, corner and surface wear with minor wrinkling where address labelled was attached. A nice copy. This was the centenniel issue commemorating James Weldon Johnson's birth in Jacksonville, Florida. All articles are on Johnson and include two of Johnson's original essays for The Crisis. This is an important issue. ; B&W Photographs; Small 4to 9" ... View more info

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The Crisis, June 1971, Volume 78 Number 4

By: Moon, Henry Lee (ed.)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Crisis Publishing Co., Inc.: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15617

Condition: Very Good


Stapled, white pictorial wraps with blue title and image of James Weldon Johnson's death mask. Address label on front. Some edge, corner and surface wear with minor wrinkling where address label was attached and minor wear on the rear wrap. A nice copy. This was the centennial issue commemorating James Weldon Johnson's birth in Jacksonville, Florida. All articles are on Johnson and include two of Johnson's original essays for The Crisis. This is an important issue. ; B&... View more info

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The Crisis, February 1973, Volume 80 Number 2

By: Moon, Henry Lee (ed.)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Crisis Publishing Co., Inc.: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15618

Condition: Good


Stapled blue wraps with white title in darker blue rectangle. Cover image of the sculpture, Supplication, by William E. Artis. This copy has a number of problems. The front bottom edge and a number of bottom edges of interior pages are quite ragged, the spine is curled and is pulled at the staples and there is an address label on the front. The scan makes it look better than it is. G only. I am offering this issue only because it has the article Civil Rights by former US... View more info

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The Crisis, April-May 1971, Volume 78 Number 3

By: Moon, Henry Lee (ed.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Crisis Publishing Co., Inc.: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15619

Condition: Good+


Stapled sepia wraps with olive-green title in white rectangle. Cover image is a photograph of a young boy on a swing. This copy has some corner wear and both interior and exterior age-toning. There is also a line of some hardened material on the back wrap that will flake off but then leaves a residue behind. Address label on front. Articles include: Washington and the Negro Renaissance, Mary Ann Shadd andThe Peace Corps Wants Black Volunteers along with several others. ... View more info

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Historical Notes on the Employment of Negroes in the American Army of the Revolution

By: Moore, George H.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York, Charles T. Evans: 1862

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 16048

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Beige, somewhat toned wraps with black titles. Covers have been retipped to pamphlet which was originally stitched (threads are gone.) Front wraps have a chip on lower spine edge, a bad scuff part of which is worn throgh on the title words, American Army of the Revolution," plus a stamped number (this came from a private collection) a stamped star and a written name and date -- "Fred'k Stone, 2.16.1865," quite possibly the US Congressman from Maryland who rep... View more info

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Mantan Moreland, Autographed Photograph

By: Moreland, Mantan

Price: $250.00

Publisher: (hollywood), Mantan Moreland: ca. 1950

Seller ID: 15917

Condition: Fine


This is a framed, B&W, autographed photograph of African-American actor, Mantan Moreland. The photo is inscrbed "To Violet" and is signed "Best of everthing, Mantan, Hollywood Cal." The image is and the frame is . The following biography of Moreland is by Gary Brumburgh. "Born just after the turn of the century in Louisiana, Mantan Moreland began running away from home at age 12 to join circuses and medicine shows, only to be brought back time and again. During these tim... View more info

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The Bluest Eye

By: Morrison, Toni

Price: $3,000.00

Publisher: New York, Holt, Rinehart and Winston: 1970

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15971

Condition: Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


This is a beautiful copy of Morrison's first novel in the first issue dustjacket. The book has only a hint of wear and aging. The jacket has some toning on the top and bottom edges with very light wear, otherwise. Except for the toning the jacket would be near fine. A 5X8 card signed by Morrison is laid in. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 164 pages View more info

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Brown Rabbit: Her Story

By: Morse, Evangeline

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Chicago, Follett Publishing Company: 1967

Edition: 1st Edition, Stated; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 15386

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Book has yellow cloth over boards with very light wear. Overall about near fine. Jacket at first glance appears also to be near fine but has some small light scuffs on spine with the most noticeable ones at the bottom of spine. Please see scan. This book concerns a young black girl who moves from a Southern college town to a Northern industrial center. It deals tangentially with Civil Rights but more on the child. This is a well-known volume aimed originally at 9-12 yea... View more info

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Canadian Kill: Iceman 6

By: Nazel, Joseph

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Holloway House Publishers: 1974

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 15642

ISBN: 0870670913

Condition: Very Good+


Pictorial wraps with white and black titles. Book has light scuffing at base of spine light interior toning. It is square and securely bound. Book is VG+ to NF. Number 6 in this series issued by Holloway House, # BH091. While not a 1st Printing, this is still an early printing in exceptional condition. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 224 pages View more info

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"House-Rent Party" Lobby Card, 1946

By: Newfield, Sam (director)

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Toddy Pictures Co.: 1946

Seller ID: 15892

Condition: Very Good+


Very light edge and corner wear with one small tear on bottom edge and some light creasing at lower right corner. Pinholes at each corner along with very minor soiling. Still bright, a very attractive example. This is a lobby card from "House-Rent Party" and all-black-cast movie produced in 1946 by Toddy Pictures and starring Dewey "Pigmeat" Markham. Toddy Pictures Co. was started by Ted Toddy who worked at Columbia. Toddy produced movies for the African-... View more info

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"House-Rent Party" Lobby Card, 1946

By: Newfield, Sam (director)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Toddy Pictures Co.: 1946

Seller ID: 15893

Condition: Very Good-


Very light edge and corner wear but with tape on bottom and right margins, pinholes at some corners, old tape stain upper left and a small closed tear on right margin. Some soiling on back. Still a bright, attractive example. This is a lobby card from "House-Rent Party" and all-black-cast movie produced in 1946 by Toddy Pictures and starring Dewey "Pigmeat" Markham. Toddy Pictures Co. was started by Ted Toddy who worked at Columbia. Toddy produced movies ... View more info

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"House-Rent Party" Lobby Card, 1946

By: Newfield, Sam (director)

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Toddy Pictures Co.: 1946

Seller ID: 15895

Condition: Very Good


Generally light edge and corner wear but with tape along bottom and right margins. The bottom left corner has had damage that has caused some creasing that is now flattenedOtherwise, some light soiling, aging and wear. Still a rather bright and attractive example with a great main image. This is a lobby card from "House-Rent Party" and all-black-cast movie produced in 1946 by Toddy Pictures and starring Dewey "Pigmeat" Markham. Toddy Pictures Co. was star... View more info

"House-Rent Party" Lobby Card, 1946

By: Newfield, Sam (director)

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Toddy Pictures Co.: 1946

Seller ID: 15891

Condition: Very Good+


Very light edge and corner wear with one indent/crease along right edge. Still bright, a very attractive example. This is a lobby card from "House-Rent Party" and all-black-cast movie produced in 1946 by Toddy Pictures and starring Dewey "Pigmeat" Markham. Toddy Pictures Co. was started by Ted Toddy who worked at Columbia. oddy produced movies for the African-American market and eventually developed a national distribution chain. Pigmeat Markham was an Af... View more info

"House-Rent Party" Lobby Card, 1946

By: Newfield, Sam (director)

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Toddy Pictures Co.: 1946

Seller ID: 15894

Condition: Very Good+


Very light edge and corner wear with only very light soiling and aging otherwise, a bright, attractive example. This is a lobby card from "House-Rent Party" and all-black-cast movie produced in 1946 by Toddy Pictures and starring Dewey "Pigmeat" Markham. Toddy Pictures Co. was started by Ted Toddy who worked at Columbia. Toddy produced movies for the African-American market and eventually developed a national distribution chain. Pigmeat Markham was an Afr... View more info

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The Black Panther, July 19, 1971 : InterCommunal News Service

By: Newton, Huey P. (ed.)

Price: $150.00

Publisher: San Francisco, The Black Panther Party: 1971

Seller ID: 15339

Condition: Very Good+


Pictorial newsprint wraps with black titles and blue border. Expected aging of newsprint; otherwise almost no wear. About near fine except for aging. This issue focuses mainly on the trial of Huey P. Newton. ; Vol. VI, No. 25; B&W Illustrations; Folio 13" - 23" tall; 19 pages View more info

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The Flying Ace Press Kit

By: Norman, Richard E. (dir.)

Price: $500.00

Publisher: Jacksonville, Norman Film Manufacturing Co.: 1926

Seller ID: 15923

Condition: Good


Folio (14X22) sheet that features information and usable photographic imagery for theater owners to promote the movie, The Flying Ace, produced by the Norman Studios of Jacksonville, Florida. The movie was directed by studio owner, Richard E. Norman, and featured, as do all Norman Studi movies, an all black cast. This movie featured a working airplane and starred Lawrence Criner, Kathryn Boyd, George Colvin, Boise D. Legge, Lions Daniels, Sam Jordan, and Steve Reynolds (... View more info

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The Life and Struggles of Negro Toilers

By: Padmore, George

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, The R.I.L.U. Magazine for the Trade Union Committee of Negro Workers: 1931

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 16137

Condition: Very Good- in Fair dust jacket


The book has a beige, burlap-type coth over boards with black titles. It has relatively light, general wearbut some aging and soiling. The dustwrapper is quite fragile and is parting along the front spine edge. The top inch of the spine is torn away but still present in the Mylar protecter. It is still presentable in Mylar. This book on the history and plight of black workers throughout the world was published by the Red International of Labor Unions, a Soviet Communist ... View more info

The present state and condition of the free people of color, of the city of Philadelphia and adjoining districts, as exhibited by the report of a committee of the Pennsylvania society for promoting the abolition of slavery, &c.

By: Parrish, Joseph (committee chairman)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, For the Society by Merrihew and Gunn, Printers: 1838

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16045

Condition: Very Good


In complete form this pamphlet has 40 pages; this copy has only the first 20 which is the report of Joseph Parrish who was the President of the Society. This pamphlet was originally stitched but the thread is long gone and it has now been tipped together including an old, paper, library cover with a portion of the title written in a calligraphic script. There is also a stamped number on the upper right, probably from the collector who owned this last. The library cover c... View more info