Auburn: Derby and Miller, 1853. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 336 pages; G; bound in 3/4 red leather, pebbled dark green cloth boards, paneled spine with gilt and no titling; hinges cracked, some rubbing to binding; reinforcement to both front and rear gutters; gift inscription to second free endpaper; page 336 with significant damage, appears to have at one point been glued to something; Significantly foxed, as usual, with finger smudges and wear to pages, some fraying to scattered fore edges; With all seven wood engravings, including frontispiece portrait; true first printing of this scarce title, with no mention of "Thousand" at top of title page; lacking four-page catalogue; LB consignment; shelved case 1.
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New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1905. New Edition. Octavo, 265 pages,  pages; VG-; bound in publisher's red cloth, titled in gilt to spine and front board, black and gold illustrations to spine and front board; top edge of text block gilt; spine slightly faded and worn, mild bumping to corners, mild other wear; ex-libris bookplate to rear pastedown; binding fragile, with gutter threatening in multiple places; With large Bryn Mawr Book Fair bookplate to front pastedown, Inscribed by Both Harris and Frost. Harris is dated 16 November, 1905, and Frost is dated Dec. 4, 1905.; JH consignment; shelved case 2.
Boston: P. Jewett and Company, 1852. First Edition, First Issue. Octavo, 312 pages, Volume 1 only; G-; Brown cloth boards and spines with gilt lettering and illustration; moderate rubbing and wear to boards, chipping to head and tail of spine; some gatherings partially loose; foxing throughout; contemporary name 'Blanchard' written on ffep, dated 1852.; First printing, with no other printings listed on the copyright or title page. First issue points: “spilt” (rather than “spiled”) in Volume I, page 42, line 1; Hobart & Robbins shown on the copyright page.; Shelved in case 2.
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 24/25, 48/49, 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.
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 Case 11.
Detroit: Balamp Publishing, 1973. Octavo; pp 342; VG-/VG-; yellow spine with black text; full title: My World of Reality: The Autobiography of Hildrus A. Poindexter; dust jacket has light sunning to exterior, mostly to spine; mild rubbing to rear joint; cloth has light shelf wear; strong boards; text block has light ivory toning to exterior edges; interior clean; frontispiece; illustrated; inscribed by author;.
New York: The Viking Press, 1933. First Edition, Second Printing. Octavo; pp 418; G+/no-DJ; dark reddish orange spine with gilt text; cloth has moderate wear to exterior, sunned spine, light rubbing to edges; text block has slight age toning to edges, previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown, deckled fore edge; interior clean; inscribed by author.
Washington DC: The Associated Publishers, 1938. Signed by Lois Mailou Jones; Octavo; Fair+ Hardcover; Red spine with Black text; Boards covered by plastic, shaken, cocking to spine, fraying and small closed tears along spine edges, some edgewear, some shelfwear, black marks on both covers, open tear in plastic cover along tail edge of front cover; Textblock has age toning, split hinge between front endpaper and pastedown, writing in pen on front and rear pastedowns, signature on title page, black marks on rear endpaper, pencil mark on page 41, brown stains on pages 41-44, pages 136-141, stains along fore and tail edges of textblock; 219 pp.
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: World Publishing, 1971. First edition. Ovtavo; VG-/VG-; white spine with black lettering; 196 pages; Jacket is age toned with some scuffing, tiny tears at the corners; Binding tight, boards have some wear along the edges and corners; Book is noticeably musty smelling; Book has been SIGNED both by Evers (on the copyright page) and his wife Nannie (title page); Free of other marking. Shelved African American history.
1977. Second edition. Octavo; Second edition; G/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, tan with orange print; DJ in mylar, light edgewear, light peripheral tanning; Boards in red cloth with gold print, light wear to spine caps and front hinge, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; Signed in ink by the author on the front flyleaf; 136 pages, illustrated (b&w).
Montgomery, AL: The Black Belt Press, 1993. Large Octavo; pp 220; VG/G; yellow spine with dark blue text; dust jacket has slight rubbing wear to exterior; few chips to edges; 1994, C.J. Coley Award winning sticker to front; cloth clean; strong boards; text block has little wear to exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated; signed by author;.
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.
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1863. First Edition. Approx. 5.25" x 8" brown hardcover with faded gilt lettering. First Edition, First Issue. Significant wear around perimeter of lightly soiled, gently cocked boards with corners and spine ends beginning to fray; sunning to spine. Three penciled previous owner's signatures featuring two different names to ffep and to first blank page following ffep. Mild brown spotting throughout; otherwise, clean and tight. [Transferred from Dupont to Rockville 6/20/2016].
Washington: The Associated Publishers, 1946. Octavo; Third printing, 1946; G/G-; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, red and black without print; DJ in mylar, small tears at spine ends and flap corners, portion of front top edge torn away, small tear to front bottom edge, mild smudging/shelfwear on rear; Boards in tan cloth with black print, blemish to top of spine, mild wear to corners and spine caps, slightly cocked spine; Text block has shaken binding, spine break at title page, light tanning to endpapers; 121 pages, illustrated (b&w).
Canton, MI: Visible Ink Press, 2014. Quarto; VG-/no-D; black/red spines with white and yellow text; 4 volumes: 400 Years of Achievement, pp 543 [ISBN 9781578595365]; Civil Rights Feats and Facts, pp 390 [ISBN 9781578595396]; Heroes and Heroines, pp 733 [ISBN 9781578595372]; Notable First, pp 833 [ISBN 9781578595389]; cloths have some rubbing to exteriors; minor chips to edges; bumped corners; slightly bowed boards; text blocks have minimal wear to exterior edges; interiors clean; profusely illustrated; frontispieces; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 1958. First Edition. Octavo; pp 282; G-/G-; dark tanned beige spine with black text; scarce; dust has some noticeable chips to spine edges; some age toning to exterior, mostly toward edges; mylar wraps; cloth has modest sunning to exterior; strong boards; text block shows slight foxing to exterior edges; light foxing to endpapers at gutters; previous owner's name to ffep; frontispiece; interior clean; illustrated;.
Marietta, GA: Top Shelf Productions, 2015. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 187 pages; VG; Spine is dark blue with white lettering; binding has minimal wear along the top and bottom edges, has faint rubbing on the front cover; signed on the dedication page by John Lewis; shelved graphic novels.
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.].
Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1945. Octavo; G- Hardcover w/ Poor Dustjacket; Black spine with Off White text; Dustjacket covered by brodart, moderate edgewear, moderate shelfwear, large open tear along head edge of spine and both covers, open tear along head edge of spine, open tears and fraying at corners of both covers, open tear along tail edge of spine, small open tears along head edge of front cover, creasing along head edge of both covers, brown stains on rear cover, open tears along fore edge of front cover; Boards strong, slight cocking to spine, some edgewear, some shelfwear, rubbing to corners; Textblock has age toning, foxing on some pages, small brown marks on some pages, brown marks on front endpaper and pastedown, small pencil mark on rear pastedown, brown marks along fore edge of textblock; 286 pp.
New York: Frederick Ungar Publishing Co., Inc., 1979. Reprinted. Quarto; pp 464; G+; brown spine with black and gilt text; missing jacket; dj flaps laid in at front gutter; cloth has light wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows mild soiling to exterior edges; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; some light wear to interior edges; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
New York: Harcourt, Brace & World, 1969. First edition. Octavo; First edition; G+/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, grey with blue and white print; DJ has toning to spine, one-inch closed tear to rear top edge, edgewear, light shelfwear, price-clipped; Boards in white cloth with blue print, slightly cocked spine, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; Inscribed in ink by the author on the half-title page; 94 pages, illustrated ("With 96 black-and-white photographs").
New York: Johnson Reprint Corporation, 1968. reprint. Small Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Yellow spines with red text; Originally published in 1913, these reprints are from 1968; Two volume set; Boards have slight shelf wear, otherwise strong; Text blocks are slightly age toned; Previous owner's name on front free end papers; pp 982.
Los Angeles: Baumgardt, 1906. First edition (signed and inscribed by the author);. Small octavo in cloth with plastic cover; VG/no DJ; spine green with gold letters; boards are strong with some soiling and low shelf wear; paper is only slightly discolored with a couple of photographs; author's quote, signature and date on front flap; C. M. Seymour Severance was a famous abolitionist, suffragist, and founder of the Unitarian Church in L.A.; pp. 191.
Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1947. Octavo; G Hardcover w/ Poor Dustjacket; Partial Black spine with text missing; Dustjacket covered by brodart, heavy edgewear, heavy shelfwear, half of spine missing, fraying and open tears along tail edge of front cover, open tears along head edge of front cover, open tear along tail edge of spine, closed tear along spine, small open and closed tears along head and tail edges of rear cover, open tears at both corners of rear cover, small open tear at top corner of front cover; Boards strong, slight cocking to spine, some edgewear, some shelfwear, slight bowing to front cover, slight color fading on front cover; Textblock has age toning, writing in pen on front pastedown, small brown marks on some pages, heavier toning on rear endpaper and pastedown; 159 pp.
New York: Ross Publishing, 2005. Facsimile Reprint. Small Quarto: VG-/no-DJ hardcover: Reddish brown spine with gold text: Boards are strong with some light dust staining, general shelfwear, binding solid: Textblock exterior has some mild age toning, small stain along fore edge else clean, pages clean and unmarked: Facsimile reprint of the 1904 Census Bureau report: 333 pp.
Dubuque, Iowa: Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company, 2005. Second Edition [Volume 1] and First Printing [Volume 2]. small Qto(s). VG+/ - no DJ. TWO VOLUME SET. Vol 1: yellow tipped green wraps spine with black titling. partially illustrated softcover, a touch bumped at upper right corners, no reading crease and illustrated textblock interior has no writing and minor handling. complete in 279 pp. ISBN# 0757516815. Vol 2: beige tipped purple wraps spine with black author and light beige title, black publisher. neat two-column textblock, no marks and wear is minimal. clean wraps textbook. 265 pp. ISBN# 0757524737. an excellent student copy set.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1952. Octavo; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with green print; Boards in brown cloth, mild wear to corners and spine caps, light shelfwear; Text block has blue-tinted top edge, tanning to endpapers, name stamp on front endpapers, text clean and tight; Inscribed in ink by the author on the half-title page; viii, 270 pages.
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1901. 10mo; pp 233; Good; brown spine with gilt text; no jacket; African-American author; cloth has slight soiling to exterior; some rubbing to edges; gilt rules to spine edges; blind-stamped borders to panels; strong boards; text block shows age toned exterior edges; previous owner's name to front endpapers; top edge gilt; deckled fore edge; interior clean;.
New York: The Viking Press, 1971. First Edition. Octavo; VG/VG; black and grey spine with black and white text; jacket has age toning, general shelfwear; boards are strong, minor age toning along head edges; textblock has age toning around edges, bookstore label on front endpaper, otherwise clean; pp 173; signed by author on front endpaper.
Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 1954. Second Edition. Octavo; pp 239; G/G-; light beige spine with grayish brown text; dust jacket has modest sunning to spine; some edge with minor chips; cloth shows slight toning to edges; mild wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has slight toning to exterior edges; previous owner's bookplate to ffep; illustrated; interior clean; tight binding;.
Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1964. First edition. Octavo; First edition; G/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, red with black and white print; DJ in mylar, small tears at spine ends and flap corners, light shelfwear; Boards in cream cloth with red print, warping, peripheral toning, mild wear to corners and spine caps; Text block has light spotting to top edge, cracked front hinge, inscription in ink on title page, clean text; 216 pages.
USA: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1988. First American Edition. wide 8vo. VG+/VG+. black DJ spine with lime and light blue titles, jacket front color pictorial with ivory titles. light linen clothbound HB spine, blue and green type, with olive adjacent boards. medium green lined fep/ffep. the interior textblock with b/w illustrations. as is. 144 pp. ISBN# 0060200421.
New York: Trident Press, 1967. Octavo; G+ Hardcover w/ G+ Dustjacket; Black spine with Blue and White text; Dustjacket covered by brodart, some edgewear, some shelfwear, price clipped; Boards strong, cocking to spine, some edgewear, some shelfwear, rubbing to corners, otherwise clean; Textblock has gift inscription on front endpaper, creasing to top corner of page 19, slight age toning, small brown marks along head edge of textblock; 293 pp.
New York: William Morrow & Company, Inc., 1967. Octavo; pp 536; G/Fair; ivory spine with dark blue and brown text; dust jacket has moderate soiling to exterior; some chips to edges, as is; slight staining inside dj's edges; cloth shows staining to exterior edges; strong boards; text block has noticeable soiling to exterior edges; frontispiece; profusely illustrated;.
New York: Alfred A Knopf, 1994. First edition. Octavo; First edition; G/VG; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, brown and green with black print; DJ in mylar, clean and bright; Boards quarter bound with black cloth to spine and black paper to boards, cocked spine, warping, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; 2 photographs of author at Washington book signing laid in; Inscribed in ink by the author on the title page; xvi, 216 pages.