Topic: African American Literature & Related
New York: D. Appleton-Century, 1947.
Cloth. First edition, first book. Light offsetting to endsheets, else very good in frayed dust jacket with several large chips and tears. HANNA 2582. RIDEOUT, more
Paz, Magdeleine [Marx]
[ Paris]: Flammarion, 1930.
Pictorial wrappers. First edition, ordinary issue, S.P. copy with perforated stamp. Front blank torn away, a bit tanned and worn; still, a sound reading copy more
Griffin, John Howard, and Theodore Freedman
[New York]: Anti-Defamation League of B'nai B'rith, 1957.
15,pp. Printed self-wrappers. Light use and tanning at spine and edges, but very good or better. First edition. Issued as the fourth in a series more
Flynn, Elizabeth Gurley, et al.
New York: New Century Publishers, 1953.
95,pp. Octavo. Printed wrappers. Light rubbing to wrapper and crease along upper joint, very good. The statements were made in the course of the trial more
Van Vechten, Carl
[New York: 1938.
Original borderless gelatin silver print, with semi-matte finish, 8 x 10 inches (25.2 x 20.2 cm). Photographer's blindstamp in lower left corner; Atelier stamp and more
Paris: René Kieffer, 1925.
iv,221,pp. including map. Octavo. Full black Niger morocco, raised bands, elaborately decorated in blind with an African shield motif, t.e.g., original decorated wrappers bound in, more
[Mayfield, Julian]: Van Vechten, Carl
[New York]: 1959.
Original borderless gelatin silver print, 25.3 x 19 cm (10 x 7.5 inches). Matted. Old mat mounting tape on verso, minor creases to a couple more
Van Peebles, Melvin
Paris: Buchet/Chastel, 1964.
Printed wrappers. First edition (preceding U.S. publication by four years), translated from the author's manuscript by Paule Truffert. A fine, unopened copy of this first more
Van Vechten, Carl
[New York]: 1958.
Original borderless gelatin silver print, 25 x 15.3 cm (9 7/8 x 6 inches). About fine. An early portrait of the ground-breaking African American tennis more
[Madison, WI]: 1971.
Volume VII, no. 2. Square octavo. Pictorial wrapper. Fine. A special issue of QUIXOTE devoted entirely to the late African American poet's work, with an more
New York: Random House, 1937.
Large quarto. Tape backed wrappers and boards, paper label. Some fraying and creasing at corners, and a couple of chips to moderately soiled front wrap. more
New York: Farrar & Rinehart, 1935.
Oblong quarto, plain string-tied wrappers, paper label. Some slight wear and chipping at wrapper extremities, but very good. Uncorrected galley proofs of the first edition more
Cleveland: World, 1953.
Cloth. A very good copy in lightly rubbed and soiled white dust jacket. First edition of the African American author's first novel, based on his more
Chicago: Johnson Publishing Company, 1962.
391p., frontispiece, very good first edition in cloth boards and dj. Prison novel by an African American prisoner on death row. more
de Lisser, Herbert
London: Ernest Benn, 1929.
Cloth. 1934 Jamaican ownership inscription, cloth sizing speckled along top edges of boards, patch of insect nibbling at crown of upper joint and upper forecorner, more
Brown, Earl, and G.R. Leighton
New York: Public Affairs Committee, 1942.
Printed wrappers. First edition, published as Public Affairs Pamphlet #71. Fine. more
Paris: Editions du Seuil, 1960.
Printed wrappers. First edition, trade issue. A 'S.P' copy, with the perforated stamp through the corner of the last few leaves and wrapper. A very more
[ Hughes, Langston]
[ Np]: 1953.
Two leaves. Legal format. Mimeographed single-spaced typescript, printed on rectos only. Folded for mailing, staple removed from upper left corner, else very good. A partial more
Port-au-Prince: Imprimerie de l'Etat, 1956.
Printed wrappers. Portrait. Lower wrapper rather soiled, with some small chips to spine, upper wrapper lightly spotted/foxed, leaf 39/40 misfolded in binding so it extends more
[ Johnson, Jack]: Batchelor, Denzil
London: Phoenix Sports Books, 1956.
Gilt cloth boards. Photographs. First edition of this British account of the career of the Texas heavyweight. A trifle foxed at edges and endsheets, small more