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Image for Saddles and Sabers:  Black Men in the Old West

Saddles and Sabers: Black Men in the Old West

By: Anderson, LaVere

Price: $8.41

Publisher: Champaign, IL, Garrard Publishing Co.: 1975

Seller ID: 130594

ISBN: 0811648052

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library book with the usual stamps and markings. Beige buckram cloth cover with brown illustration of cowboy. 128 pages. Endpapers have been cut out. Interior pages clean and unmarked. Illustrated by Herman Vestal. Contents: They Helped Build the West; 1. Nat Love: "Deadwood Dick"; 2. Isaia Dorman: Custer Guide; 3. Bob Lemmons: Mustanger; 4. Cherokee Bill: Outlaw; 5. Willis Peoples: Wolf Hunter; 6. Bill Pickett: Cowhand; 7. The Soldier; 8. The Cowboys; 9. Lawmen; 10. The Scouts; Index. View more info

Civil War in Pennsylvania: The African American Experience, The

By: Black, Samuel W. (Ed.)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Pittsburgh, PA, Pennsylvania Heritage Foundation: 2013

Seller ID: 132563

ISBN: 0936340207

Condition: Fine


A new, unread book in excellent condition. 239 pages. View more info

Image for Dancing at the Louvre: Faith Ringgold's French Collection and Other Story Quilts

Dancing at the Louvre: Faith Ringgold's French Collection and Other Story Quilts

By: Cameron, Dan, Richard Powell; Michele Wallace; Patrick Hill; Thalia Gouma-Peterson ; Moira Rth; Ann Gibson

Price: $15.25

Publisher: University of California Press: 1998

Seller ID: 143778

ISBN: 0520214307

Condition: Very Good


Book shows light shelf wear to covers only. Binding is solid and square, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 167 pages with full page, full color prints throughout. Quilts are often political in nature and have painted images, handwritten texts, quilting techniques, she stiches the classic art of story-telling together with ideas from modernist and postmodernist art, feminist theory and African American history. View more info

Talent for Detail: The Photographs of Miss Frances Benjamin Johnston 1889 -- 1910, A

By: DANIEL, PETE ; SMOCK, RAYMOND

Price: $21.50

Publisher: Harmony Books: 1974

Seller ID: 137735

ISBN: 0517516438

Condition: Very Good


Covers show light wear only. Book is otherwise in excellent condition. Binding is solid and square, , text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Black and white illustrations, often full page. 182 pages. "Frances Benjamin Johnston was a prominent studio photographer and photojournalist at the turn of the twentieth century. She presented three bodies of work at the Paris Exposition Universelle in 1900: a collection of photographs by American women, a series of photographs of students in the Washington, D.C., school system, and a series of photographs of students from the... View more info

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African Reflections: Art from Northeastern Zaire

By: Enid Schildkrout; Curtis A. Keim; American Museum of Natural History

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Amer Museum of Natural History: 1990

Seller ID: 143513

ISBN: 0295969628

Condition: Near Fine


Book is in excellent condition; upper corner has a light bump/curl, covers have Very light edge wear. Binding is otherwise solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no other blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. A large book, 271 pages, color photos, often full page with no borders, heavily illustrated. Contents include: Art, ethnography, and history in Northeastern Zaire, Through western eyes: the making of the Manghetu myth, Collecting in the Congo: the American museum of natural history Congo expedition, 1909 - 1915, Reconstructing the pas... View more info

Image for Empire Abroad and the Empire at Home: African American Literature and the Era of Overseas Expansion, The

Empire Abroad and the Empire at Home: African American Literature and the Era of Overseas Expansion, The

By: Gruesser, John Cullen

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Athens, University of Georgia Press: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 129023

ISBN: 0820344060

Condition: Fine


A new, unread book in excellent condition. 159 pages. African American writers included: James Weldon Johnson, Sutton Griggs, Pauline E. Hopkins, W.E.B. DuBois, and others. View more info

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The Langston Hughes Reader

By: Hughes, Langston

Price: $18.95

Publisher: George Braziller Inc.:

Seller ID: 145575

ISBN: 0807600571

Condition: Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Spot on dust jacket. 502 pages. No date of publication shown; appears to be from the eighties. View more info

Image for Closeup: Lessons in the Art of Seeing African Sculpture from an American Collection and the Horstmann Collection

Closeup: Lessons in the Art of Seeing African Sculpture from an American Collection and the Horstmann Collection

By: Jerry L. Thompson; Susan Vogel

Price: $17.95

Publisher: Center for African Art: 1990

Seller ID: 143511

ISBN: 0945802080

Condition: Near Fine


Book is in excellent condition with very light wear to covers only: no creases on covers or spine. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 194 pages with a great many full page, full color plates throughout. Chapters include Some thoughts on looking at African sculpture, African sculpture: a primer, The Horstmann collection, An American collection, Map. View more info

Image for From Slave to State Legislator : John W. E. Thomas, Illinois' First African American Lawmaker

From Slave to State Legislator : John W. E. Thomas, Illinois' First African American Lawmaker

By: Joens, David A.

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Southern Illinois University Press: 2012

Seller ID: 129063

ISBN: 080933058X

Condition: Near Fine


As-new book except for upper corners being bumped, otherwise Fine. View more info

Image for Spirit in the Stone: The Visionary Art of James W. Washington , Jr

Spirit in the Stone: The Visionary Art of James W. Washington , Jr

By: Karlstrom, J. Paul; Washington, James W.

Price: $48.00

Publisher: Seattle, Washington, U.S.A., University of Washington Press: 1989

Inscription: Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 093300

ISBN: 0295968028

Condition: Near Fine


88 pages, many b&w photos, inscribed by Mr. Washington on title page. Chapters include Background, Paint, Stone, Symbols and Symbolism, Conclusion, Notes, Chronology of Events in the life of James W. Washington, Jr. View more info

Today's Gospel Hits

By: Loucks, Jim, Editor

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Grand Rapids, MI, Singspiration Music: 1985

Seller ID: 126258

Condition: Very Good


Softcover, somewhat worn, but clean inside. Intermediate-level piano arrangements, for high voice. Metal spiral binding. 190 pages. View more info

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People Get Ready: African American and Caribbean Cultural Exchange (Caribbean Studies)

By: Meehan, Kevin

Price: $18.50

Publisher: University Press of Mississippi: 2009

Seller ID: 129066

ISBN: 1617032018

Condition: Near Fine


Brand new book in excellent condition in every respect except for light bumps to upper and lower back corners. View more info

Perspectives On Percival Everett

By: Mitchell, Keith B. (edt)/ Vander, Robin G. (edt)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Jackson, MS, University Press of Mississippi: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 132560

Condition: Fine


A new, unread book in excellent condition. 167 pages. No dust jacket, as issued. View more info

Soul on Rice: African Influences on American Cooking

By: Mitchell, Patricia B.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Chatham, VA, Patricia B. Mitchell: 2002

Seller ID: 142686

ISBN: 0925117692

Condition: Fine


A clean, unmarked book. Staple-bound. 37 pages. View more info

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African-American English: Structure, History and Use

By: Mufwene, Salikoko S. ; Richford, John R. ; Bailey, Guy; Baugh, John; (eds.)

Price: $22.50

Publisher: U.S.A., Routledge: 1998

Seller ID: 133346

ISBN: 041511733X

Condition: Near Fine


Covers show light wear only. Covers and spine are uncreased, binding is solid and page block is straight and clean with sharp corners, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind excepf for three pages. 20 years in business, we provide excellent customer service and ship with packing material appropriate to insure your purchase arrives undamaged. View more info

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Elijah Pierce: Woodcarver

By: Pierce, Elijah

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Columbus, OH, Columbus Museum of Art: 1992

Seller ID: 145800

ISBN: 0295972521

Condition: Good


Wear and creases to cover. 256 pages. 8 3/4"w x 11 1/2"h. Exhibition catalog with b&w and color photos of 173 art works, chronology, and bibliography. View more info

Image for Staging Faith: Religion and African American Theater from the Harlem Renaissance to World War II

Staging Faith: Religion and African American Theater from the Harlem Renaissance to World War II

By: Prentiss, Craig R.

Price: $9.38

Publisher: New York Univ Pr: 2014

Seller ID: 139881

ISBN: 0814708080

Condition: Fine


Brand new book, unused. Book is in excellent condition. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. View more info

Image for Blackface, White Noise: Jewish Immigrants in the Hollywood Melting Pot

Blackface, White Noise: Jewish Immigrants in the Hollywood Melting Pot

By: Rogin, Michael

Price: $18.95

Publisher: Berkeley, University of California Press: 1998

Seller ID: 142705

ISBN: 0520213807

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Remainder mark and slight edge wear to cover. View more info

Image for They Showed the Way:  Forty American Negro Leaders

They Showed the Way: Forty American Negro Leaders

By: Rollins, Charlemae Hill

Price: $8.41

Publisher: N Y, Thomas Y. Crowell: 1964

Seller ID: 134592

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library book with the usual stamps and markings. Interior pages clean and unmarked; tight binding. 166 pages. Green buckram library binding. View more info

Image for Globetrotting: African American Athletes and Cold War Politics

Globetrotting: African American Athletes and Cold War Politics

By: Thomas, Damion L.

Price: $48.00

Publisher: Urbana, University of Illinois Press: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 137749

ISBN: 0252037170

Condition: Fine


A new, unread book in excellent condition. 209 pages. View more info