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: 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.
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.
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.
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: 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.
Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1914. First Edition. 8vo hardcover, no dustjacket. Interior clean, one small black scuff to textblock, brown partial fingerprint on back endpaper. Some very light rubbing to corners and spine ends, back bottom corner slightly bumped. 496 pp. [Gilt text on blue spine. In locked cases.].
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: Book Supply Company, 1944. Tenth Edition. Octavo; 385pp; full maroon cloth; no dustjacket; minor fading to spine; some minor wear at extremities; contents very good throughout; signed and inscribed by the author. Micheaux was a pioneering African-American author and film director. [Spine; gilt titles on maroon cloth] Pictures available upon request.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.].
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: 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: Howard University, 1981. First paperback edition. Octavo; vg+/wraps; black text on spines; --v1, "Pillars in Ethiopian History," orange spine; ex libris, signature; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 154 pp.; ---v2, "Africa and Africans: As seen by Classical Writers," tan spine, ex libris, signature; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 162 pp.; maps; else very good. ISBNs: 0882580906 & 0882580892.
Washington, D.C. Howard University Press, 1986. Octavo; pp 201; G/paperback; mustard yellow spine with white text; covers show slight rubbing to exterior; slight wear to edges; American Book Award Winner, 1988, sticker to front; light sunning to spine; text block has light wear to exterior edges; frontispiece; interior clean; signed by author.
Madison: The University of Wisconsin Press, 1980. First Printing. Octavo; pp 286; VG-/G-; dark red spine with ivory text; dust jacket has lightly sunned exterior, some fraying to edges, tape mends to fore edge, white smudge toward spine tail edge, slight markings to front flap; mylar wraps; cloth has slight wear to exterior, some bumping to corners; text block has light wear to edges, previous owner's name to front pastedown; interior clean.
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.
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.
Alexandria: Fund for Alexandria, Virginia, 1968. Octavo; First Printing; VG-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, twin loop wire bound; Boards in illustrated paper with black print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, creasing to spine, slight spotting/smudging; Text block has name in ink on title page, peripheral tanning to endpapers, text is clean and tight; xiii, 110 pages, illustrated with drawings of Alexandria buildings.
Washington, D.C. National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Press, 1981. Booklet [8x10]; pp 56; VG-/paperback; red and white spine without text; covers have slight wear to exterior; slight sunning to spine; text block shows some wear to exterior edges; interior clean; profusely illustrated.
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.
Cambridge and London: Harvard University Press, 2003. first. Octavo; VG/VG; Black/green spine with red & off-white text; Dust jacket is covered with mylar and has slight wear on exterior which is otherwise clean and intact; Cloth is lightly sunned with minor edge wear with sturdy, clean and intact panels; Text block exterior has light wear due to handling but has unmarked pages and tight binding; pp 360.
New York, NY: Simon & Schuster, 2006. First Edition. thick 8vo. VG+/VG+. wide black glossy DJ spine with white author and large gold tone capitals for title and publisher. raised titling characters in white and gold on b/w pictorial jacket front. wide black HB with stamped gold, centered titling, adjacent gray panels. SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON TITLE PAGE. prior owner writing on right FEP. thick volume, no marks or writing to interior, neat sheets and edges. with b/w glossy image gallery follows page 274. excellent shape overall. 1039 pp. ISBN# 9780684857121.
Chicago, IL: Third World Press, 1971. First Edition. Octavo; VG/VG-; Yellow spine with black lettering; Jacket has some tearing and light fraying to the corners and spine edges, flaps and edges are age-toned; Boards are strong, some bumping and wear to the edges and corners; Binding is tight; Text block is clean; 95 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.
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: Arno Press and the New York Times, 1970. Octavo. Good/no DJ. Age-toned off white spine with blue text/title; covers are age-toned with multiple creases, rubbed areas, and smaller stains; back cover has a moisture exposure staining close to the spine; binding is strong; textblock is clean. Pp. 1082.