Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1911. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 313 pages; G-; bound in publisher's burgundy cloth, gilt lettering to front board, faded gilt lettering to spine; spine faded; binding loosening, with webbing showing on front endpapers; Signed calling card pasted to front pastedown, signed by Booker T. Washington at the Tuskegee Institute, Alabama, February 23, 1915; AM consignment; shelved case 5 or window.
New York: Newmarket Press, 1983. First Edition, Second Printing. Octavo, 112 pages; VG/VG; spine green with black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$9.95'; slight sun-fading to spine; SIGNED flat on half-title page by Coretta Scott King; interior clean of any other markings; shelved case 5.
Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, 2013. Limited Edition, #78/800. Octavo, 832 pages; VG; bound in fine brown genuine leather with bright gilt spine title; front cover has gilt decorative border and gilt design; gilt text block; silk ribbon; marbled endpapers; limted edition, #78/800; certificate of limitation loose within; a facsimile reprint of the original 1859 edition; shelved case 7.
New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1881. First Edition, First State. Octavo, 231 pages,  ads; Poor; bound in publisher's green cloth, gilt lettering to spine, gilt and black tooling to front board; moderate wear and chipping to head and tail of spine, fading to spine; gutter partially visible on endpaper gutters; gutter fully open on pages 24/2548/49, 72/73, 96/97, 120/121; some gatherings loose or attached by a sole piece of string; frontispiece and all 7 plates present; Page 9, last line '...presumptive...', page : 'New Books. A Treatise on the Practice of Medicine...'; BAL 7100; consignment; shelved case 2.
New York: The Viking Press, 1941. First Edition. Large octavo, 149 pages; G+/none; bound in publisher's beige buckram, red spine with white and red lettering; light soiling and discoloration on covers; fraying to head and tail of spine; slight age-toning to pages; name on front pastedown; photos by Edwin Rosskam selected from the Farm Security Administration of the U.S. Department of Agriculture; shelved in African American studies.
Berkeley, California: University of California Press, 2005. First Edition, First Printing. Quarto, 222 pages, VG-/VG-; DJ, purple/gray pictorial spine, white lettering: mild overall wear to DJ, creasing with very slight material loss to head, slight wear to corners, DJ protected by mylar; black cloth boards, bright gold lettering to spine: front board somewhat shaken, binding sturdy; light age-toning to margins of interior (text and graphics unaffected), mild waving to leaves; mild fingerprint mark to ffep; SIGNED by Gilliam to half-title page ("20006" a possible reference to Washington, D.C.), imprint from signature visible to next page; INSCRIBED by Binstock to title page, dated 2005; volume published in conjunction with an exhibit at the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. on display from October 15, 2005 to January 22, 2006; shelved Front Table.
Lewiston, New York: Edwin Mellen, 2003. First Edition. Octavos, 2 volumes, VG-/no DJ as issued; light purple cloth boards, black lettering: mild overall wear to boards, small closed tear to bottom edge of front board, Vol. 1 only; very mild wear to text-blocks; rectangle of black marker to copyright page of Vol. 2 to disguise red stamp, somewhat visible to title page; interiors clean; shelved above Sports.
Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, 2009. Signed Limited First Edition, #1046/1100. Octavo, 183 pages; VG; bound in fine green genuine leather with bright gilt spine title and gilt decorative motif on covers; gilt text blocks; silk endpapers; silk ribbons; SIGNED on limitation page by Bill Russell, #1046/1100; laid loose within is the publisher's 'a note abut' and the certificate of authenticity; shelved case 7.
New York: Viking Press, 1944. First Edition, Presumed First Printing. 8vo., 128 pp., VG-/VG-; yellow and green pictorial DJ, red lettering to spine, yellow lettering to front cover; age-toning to spine, lettering faded yet legible; rubbing/chipping/closed tears to edges of DJ, tear to bottom of fore-edge of back cover, chipping with material loss to top right corner of front cover; price uncut "$2.00" to top right corner of front flap; DJ protected by plastic wrapper; tan cloth boards, dark green lettering to spine, dark green illustration to boards; mild fading to spine (lettering legible), bumping to head and tail of spine, brown discoloration from wear to head of spine; mild wear to boards, occasional minor staining to boards; age-toning to text-block; pictorial endpapers, notations in pencil to top left corner of verso of bfep; mild age-toning to interior, text legible, sepia illustrations clear; pub. 1944, "First published September 1944," no mention of further printings; stated to copyright page; 2 pp. frontispiece that includes title page; shelved Case 14.
Philadelphia: John C. Winston Company, 1941. First Edition. tall thin 8vo., 97 pp., G/no DJ; gray and pictorial paper boards, black lettering, spine age-toned tan; bumping/fraying/chipping to head and tail of spine, rounding to spine, no shelf lean; HC picture book, moderate wear to boards, boards shaken, binding sturdy, slight cocking to boards, bumping/fraying to corners; yellow and navy blue stamps to back board (letters reversed): "SYCAMORE BEND COMMISSARY" in yellow (spine to top of back board), then "GROCERIES / HARDWARE / DRY GOODS / FEED"; age-toning/wear to text-block, mild staining to top; signature of previous owner and brown staining to recto of first blank page; occasional scattered foxing to interior, age-toning to margins (text legible); missing pp. 3-4 (torn from gutter, starting hinge); contains black and white/full-color illustrations by MacKnight to interior; pub. 1941 stated to copyright page, no mention of further printings; shelved Case 14.
New York: Oxford University Press, 1978. First Edition. 512pp.; VG/VG; spine brown with tan lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut; mild tears to corners of dust jacket; INSCRIBED on ffep by Higginbotham, dated June 26, 1978, to Vernon Jordan, American business executive, civil rights activist, and adviser to Clinton; shelved African American Studies.
New York: James Pott and Company, 1903. First Edition. small 8vo., 234pp.; VG; bound in maroon cloth, gilt lettering on spine and front board; very mild shelfwear and rubbing; previous owners name on ffep is Alice G. Brandeis, a champion of progressive causes who was outspoken on behalf of woman suffrage, industrial reform, organized labor, the legal rights of children, and the fledgling American Zionist movement. She was also married to Louis Brandeis, Supreme Court Justice from 1916 until 1939 and the first Jew on the Court.; AG consignment; shelved case 1.
New York: The Third Press, 1974. First Edition. Octavo; VG/VG--; Orange spine with white lettering; Jacket shows wear all edges and corners, jacket spine is greatly age-faded, inner jacket flap is price-clipped; Boards are straight and strong, minimal shelf wear; Binding is tight; Text block is clean and free from marking; 153 pp. Shelved in Literary Criticism.
Baltimore, MD: Church Advocate Press, 1925. Revised Edition/SIGNED BY AUTHOR. Approx. 5.25" x 7.75" VG- forest green hardcover with blank spine; black lettering on front cover. Rubbing to corners and spine ends of gently bowed, lightly soiled boards. Tiny internal nicks along rear joint. The author has SIGNED and offered a neat and mindful INSCRIPTION (dated June 3, 1926) on ffep. A personal study with biographical sketches of "Black Slaves" and "Free Blacks" in Maryland, familiar and previously uncelebrated names together, with (for example) Frederick Douglass appearing alphabetically between Thomas Joshua Dorsey, Caterer, and William Douglass, Priest and Author. From the Author's Preface: "It has been our fixed aim to render the book particularly helpful to the boys and girls of the race who might desire a knowledge of the past of their people so as to inspire them to noble endeavor." Smoky odor; otherwise, clean and tight throughout. CONSIGNMENT-Tag to Allan. Shelve Case #12.
New York and London: Columbia University Press, 1964. 8vo hardcover with dustjacket. VG+/VG+. Interior clean, binding strong, minor shelfwear to boards. Minor age-toning to back of dj, slight rubbing at corners and folds, dj in protective plastic sleeve. 85 pp. [Black and white text on grey and brown spine. In cases.].