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Tulsa: Council Oak Books, Ltd., 1986. Second Impression. Quarto; VG-/VG-; black, silver, gray pictorial spine with silver text; second impression; dust jacket exterior has mild overall wear; minor edge wear; cloth exterior has minimal wear; lightly sunned spine; good, intact binding; textblock exterior edges lightly toned; pictorial endpapers; previous owner's information to front endpapers; interior clean; illustrated; pp 213.
New York: The Dial Press, 1976. First U.S. Edition, First Printing. Small quarto; 96 pages; VG/VG; spine graphic pastel with black drop shadow text; dust jacket protected with mylar; price unclipped reading "$6.46", mild shelfwear to dust jacket, including a small missing section at the center of the bottom edge of the rear cover; textblock clean; ink name of former owner to half-title; color and black and white illustrations throughout; shelved above Case 14.
New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, 1906. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo; 119 pages; G-; housed in a protective mylar bag; full paisley patterned red cloth binding with paper labels to front cover and spine featuring black text and a black and white photograph to front cover; some shelfwear to covers, mostly concentrated to the spine, including fraying, open and closed tears, missing sections at the head of the spine, tail of spine, and spine label, three worm holes in the front and rear hinges, and a hole through to the textblock at the rear hinge; textblock clean but lightly shaken; worming at both endpapers extending in to pinpricks at the dedication page at the front and page 118 at the rear; textblock split to expose webbing at half-title, spread 24-5, spread 40-1, spread 57-8, spread 72-3, and spread 88-9; black and white photographs and beige decorations throughout; a thin line-shaped stain to page 17; shelved case 0.
New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, 1905. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo; unpaginated; VG-; full brown cloth binding with printed illustration and gilt titling to front cover and spine, as well as a black and white photograph to front cover; mild shelfwear to covers, including a few small chips and fraying to the head of the spine; textblock clean with top edge gilt and deckled fore edge; mild textblock split to expose webbing at half-title; black and white photographs and peach decoration throughout; shelved below front counter.
Oakland City, IN: J. W. Cockrum Printing Company, 1915. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo; 328 pages; G/none; full dark blue cloth binding with gilt titling to front cover and spine; some shelfwear to covers, including scuffs, stains, fraying at the head and tail of the spine, and a worm hole in the spine; textblock clean but shaken; ffep and rfep missing, both endpapers fully split to expose webbing at gutters, multiple points of worming visible on both sides, reaching to a pinprick at page 16 on the front and page 322 from the rear; ink name of former owner to page vii reading "William S. Ennes 527 N. Main St.", dated 1916; black and white photographs and illustrations throughout; two items of ephemera loose within, both receipts from the book's sale by Heritage Book Shop, Inc. on March 8, 1990; shelved case 1.
New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1932. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo; xv, 135 pages; G+/none; quarter red cloth binding over green striped paper boards with silver titling to spine; mild shelfwear to covers, including light scrapes, chips, mild staining to the spine, and a small amount missing from the head of the spine; mild foxing to textblock, with brown top edge dye and deckled fore edge; signed flat by Brown on ffep; shelved case 0.
New York: The Literary Guild of America, 1928. Early Reprint. Octavo; x, 207 pages; G; three-quarters black cloth binding over printed paper boards with a brown paper label to spine; mild shelfwear to covers, including bumped edges, scuffing, exposed boards, wear to tail of spine and small missing section at the head of spine, and tears/missing pieces to spine label; textblock clean with black top edge dye and deckled fore edge; illustrated endpapers printed in yellow and blue, small rectangular yellow sticker reading "7/92 STRAND PRICE $5.00 EA" on front pastedown, mild split to expose webbing at gutter of front endpaper, almost complete split to expose webbing at gutter of rear endpaper; black and white illustrations throughout, with select illustrations printed in yellow and blue as well; mild textblock splits at signature boundaries; shelved below front counter.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1947. First Edition Thus, First Printing. Octavo; xiii, 114 pages; G+/VG-; spine tan with dark teal text; dust jacket protected with mylar; price unclipped reading "$2.50 net", mild shelfwear to dust jacket including light chipping; water damage to covers and endpapers, primarily pastedowns, which also removed yellow top edge dye; mild foxing to textblock, deckled fore edge; shelved below front counter.
New Haven: Yale University Press, 1945. Octavo; G; Hardcover; Spine, blue with gold print; Boards in blue cloth, light wear to spine caps and corners, slight shelfwear, else clean and strong; Text block has names in ink on front endpapers, note in ink on title page, else clean and tight; xvi, 165 pages.
Office of Policy Planning and Research, United States Department of Labor, 1965. First Edition, First Printing. Small quarto; 78 pages; VG-; housed in a protective mylar bag; black paper covers with white titling on front cover, staplebound; mild shelfwear to covers, including small chips, rubbing, a very small open tear on the fore edge of the front cover, creasing, a small closed tear to the top edge of the rear cover, and rusted staples; mild foxing to textblock, with "JFR" written on the top edge in blue ink and a mild crease to the upper fore edge corner of all pages; black and white graphs throughout; final two pages missing a small piece of the upper fore edge corner; shelved case 1.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1926. First Edition, Third Printing. Octavo, 109 pages; VG-/none; bound in yellow and orange polka-dot paper covered boards over black cloth spine, gilt titling to spine; some rubbing and wear, particularly along extremities; light bowing to boards; small part of dust jacket flap pasted onto front pastedown; ownership signature of Benjamin Brawley to the ffep; First Edition, Third Printing; shelved case 2.
New York: George H. Doran Company, 1925. First Edition, Second Printing. Octavo, 196 pages; G+; bound in publisher's orange cloth, black stamping to spine and front board; some general shelfwear and rubbing; ownership signature of Benjamin Brawley to the ffep, some scattered pencil marginalia, with certain passages marked with lines, presumed in Brawley's hand; First Edition, Second Printing, with 'B' on copyright page; shelved case 2.
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1920. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 331 pages; G; bound in publisher's blue cloth, gilt titling to spine; general shelfwear and rubbing, stain to rear cover, some discoloration, bumping to corners; spine cocked; ffep with a full-page inscription by Kathryn Magnolia Johnson on June 14, 1921, one year after she published 'Two Colored Women with the American Expeditionary Forces' with Addie Waites Hunton. "To Eunice [Hunton] On the day of her graduation from Smith College, with the hope that the book and the following poem may be of some help and inspiration for a future pregnant with the possibilities for service." The poem below from 'The Winds of Fate' by Ella Wheeler Wilcox.; with a business card of Eunice Hunton Carter loose within, single fold to lower fore corner; shelved case 1.
New York: St. Martin's Press, 2000. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo; VG-/G; gray pictorial spine with black text; first edition, first printing; dust jacket exterior shows slight, general shelf wear; few chips to edges; cloth exterior has minimal wear; strong binding; text block exterior edges show light tone; interior clean; illustrated; pp 270.
New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1945. First Edition, First Printing. Small octavo; 143 pages; VG-/G; spine yellow with black text; dust jacket protected with mylar; price unclipped reading "$2.00", some shelfwear to dust jacket, including chips, creasing, closed and open tears, water stains on the inside of the dust jacket, and adhesive from previous mylar on the inside spine and hinges of the dust jacket; fraying and exposed boards to the head and tail of the covers' spine; textblock clean, but printed on war paper; offset from dust jacket to front and rear endpapers, ex libris embossed into ffep reading "JFR Library of James Fletcher Robinson"; textblock split to expose webbing at title; shelved below front counter.
Naperville, IL: J. L. Nichols & Company, 1925. Revised Edition, First Printing. Octavo; 480 pages; VG-; full dark orange cloth binding with black titling to front cover and spine; some shelfwear to covers, including mild fraying, rubbing, small light black staining to upper front cover, mild scratches, spots of white discoloration on the spine, small holes to expose board on the spine, a small hole to expose the textblock near the head, and the headband partially unsewn; light foxing to textblock, but otherwise clean with brown top edge dye; black and white photographs and illustrations throughout; shelved African-Americana.
New York: Association Press, 1938. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, xii, 176 pages; G/none; bound in publisher's blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine; mild shelfwear and rubbing; light chipping to head of spine, wear to tail of spine; lacking dust jacket, although a small piece of the spine with the title is preserved; some finger smudges, primarily to upper fore corner; Inscribed by Addie Hunton "To my beloved grandson - Lisle C Carter, Jr. whom I want to know his grandfather Hunton. Addie W. Hunton - better known as "Gammie." July 1938; extremely scarce; shelved case 1.
New York: Windmill Books, Inc., 1968. First Edition, First Printing. Quarto, unpaginated; Fair/Fair; spine yellow with black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$6.73', significant wear and rubbing to jacket, including large chips missing, large series of closed tears along upper half of front cover, head of spine missing; with SImon & Schuster Library Edition sticker to tail of spine; bumping to head and tail of spine; boards heavily worn and damaged, including crayon and water-staining; text block with finger-smudges and crinkles to pages; shelved case 14.
Tuskegee, AL: The Department of Records and Research, Tuskegee Institute, 1947. Tenth Edition, First Printing. Octavo; xv, 708 pages; G/G; spine tan with green text; dust jacket protected with mylar; some shelfwear to dust jacket, including small closed tears, small chips, scrapes; foxing, a few small wormholes, and adhesive from previous mylar on the inside of the spine and front hinge; textblock clean; worming visible on both endpapers exposing boards, with small holes on ffep and half-title but no deeper from the front and reaching in to 702 from the rear; shelved African-Americana.
Baton Rouge, LA: Louisiana State University Press, 1967. First Edition, First Printing. Small quarto; viii, 304 pages; VG-/VG; spine pinkish red with gold and black text; dust jacket protected with mylar; price unclipped reading "$17.50", mild shelfwear to dust jacket including creasing at the head of the spine, a few small dents, a small chip to the lower edge of the front cover, and the upper corner of the front flap clipped (price is in the lower corner); mild foxing to textblock with burgundy top edge dye; endpapers feature offset from dust jacket and adhesive from previous mylar cover; signed by Rose on half-title dated November 29, 1974; black and white photographs throughout; shelved Jazz.
Chicago, IL: The University of Chicago Press, 1940. First Edition, Second Printing. Octavo; xxxii, 686 pages; VG-; full green __ cloth binding, tan paper labels with black text on front cover and spine; mild shelfwear to covers, including mild chipping to spine label, heavy toning to spine (appears brown), and one small wormhole at the base of the spine; mild foxing to textblock, with brown top edge dye and uneven but regularly ridged bottom edge; textblock split to expose webbing at half-title; 5 black and white illustrations at the heads of chapters i, v, ix, xiii, and xix with mild offset to the facing pages, black and white diagrams and maps throughout; a small speckled stain to the upper inner corner of pages 94 and 95; one location of worming, with pinpricks spanning from page 358 to 404 in the lower margin outside the text; shelved Case 1.
Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2006. Octavo; G+; Hardcover; Spine, red with gold print; Boards in red cloth, lightly bumped fore corners, else clean and strong; Text block has inked out note on front flyleaf, else clean and tight; Inscribed in ink by the editor on the title page; x, 195 pages.
Athens GA: The University of Georgia Press, 1992. Quarto; G+/paperback; silvery spine with red and black text; covers show modest shelf wear; slight creases to front head fore corner; ex-library stickers to exterior; some rubbing wear to edge; good binding; textblock exterior edges have slight soiling wear; ex-library stamp to head and fore edges; few ex-library markings to inside covers and first and last pages; clean interior; frontispiece; illustrated; pp 256.
Cambridge: Belknap Press, 1971 - 1981. First Editions. Large Octavos, Six Volumes; G+/G; White spines with black lettering, and volume numbers in gold; Dustjackets have light plus wear and age-toning overall, with bumping and light chipping to corners and head/stails of spines; Moderate plus foxing to dustjacket (spine and back cover) of volume I; Prices Unclipped; Boards have moderate bumping and wear to corners, with light wear to top and bottom edges; Textblocks have very light age-toning to edges. RWO-LC. CONTENTS: Vol. I. "I will be heard! 1822-1835" (xxx, 616 pages) -- Vol. II. "A house dividing against itself 1836-1840" (xxxi, 770 pages) -- Vol. III. "No union with slave-holders 1841-1849" (xxii, 719 pages) -- Vol. IV. "From disunionism to the brink of war 1850-1860" (xxv, 737 pages) -- Vol. V. "Let the oppressed go free 1861-1867" (xxx, 597 pages) -- Vol. VI. "To rouse the slumbering land 1868-1879" (xx, 637 pages). [Oversized book(s). Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to size/weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates].
New York: Random House, 1995. First Edition, Second Printing. Octavo, 643 pages; VG-/VG-; spine white with black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$25.95'; light shelfwear and rubbing; small closed tear and related fold to upper edge of rear cover of dust jacket; small bump to lower edge of rear board, larger bump to upper edge of rear board; inscribed on the ffep to Aram Bakshian from Colin Powell 'With admiration and thanks for your great help on the most important speech I've ever had to give.'; additionally with an autogrpah note signed by Colin Powell on his letterhead, with some bleed, reading '29 Oct Dear Aram, The speech kit arrived. Very impressive! Many Thanks'; shelved case 5.
New York: Albert and Charles Boni, 1925. First Edition, First Printing. Quarto; 183 pages; G/Fair; spine brown with black text, white paper from protective cover visible; dust jacket protected with mylar; price unclipped reading "$5.00", significant damage to spine and front cover of dust jacket, including large closed tears across most of the front cover, a few open tears at the edges and fore edge corner of the front cover, approximately a third of the spine missing and spine fully detached from back cover; mild scrapes and stain-like discoloration to all edges of textblock; front endpaper fully torn to expose webbing with four points of worming visible along the gutter, inscribed by Kennedy to Edgar S. Bamberger on ffep; worming from front reaches until page 1; musical notation and small black and white illustrations throughout; rear endpaper and cover fully split to expose spine with a few worming pinpricks; worming from rear reaches in to page 161; shelved case 12.
Los Angeles: Holloway House Publishing Co., 1969. 12mo; Fair+; Paperback; Spine, white with pink print; In clear plastic sleeve; Cover has light edgewear, light warping to front, toning to spine, mild smudging/shelfwear; Text block initial pages lightly warped with front cover, note in ink on front flyleaf, chipping to bottom fore corner of initial pages, small tear to fore edge of p.19, top fore corner torn on pp. 289-296, age-toning to paper, else clean and tight; “A First Book, The Beginning Point Commencing a Series of Works Toward Creation of The Nigger Bible”— title page; “An Original Holloway House Edition” — title page; 304 pages.
Silver Spring: The Beckham Publications Group, 2007. Octavo; G+; Paperback; Spine, black with white print; Cover has light shelfwear but is clean and bright; Text block clean and tight but for small number of dog-eared pages; Inscribed in ink by the author on the half-title page; 263 pages, illustrated (b&w).
Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 1988. First Oxford University Press PB Edition, First Printing. Small Octavo; G/paperback; black spine with white text; first Oxford University Press PB edition, first printing; slight wear to edges and joints; covers show fairly mild wear; edges have some rubbing wear; good binding; textblock edges have age toned somewhat; slight foxing to inside covers and facing pages; illustrated; pp 152.
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1964. First Edition, Second Printing. Quarto, 127 pages; G+; in publisher's printed wraps, white spine with black titling; some rubbing and bumping/crinkling to corners, wear to hinges; '$1.95' price to upper fore corner of front cover; profusely illustrated with black and white photographs, many by Danny Lyon; shelved case 1.
Philadelphia: William Still, 1886. Revised Edition. Octavo, 780,  pages; VG; bound in publisher's original brown cloth, rules in black and blind, titles stamped in gilt to front board and spine; both hinges repaired at gutters, not visible from outside; address label to front pastedown, bottom of title page, matching ink name to recto of frontispiece, blind stamp of initials to title page; with Engraved portrait of William Still as frontispiece, numerous engraved illustrations; JR consignment; shelved case 1.
New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1928. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo; x, 207 pages; G; three-quarters black cloth binding over printed paper boards; mild shelfwear to covers, including bumped edges, light fraying to the head of the spine, and two small worm holes in the spine; textblock clean with red top edge dye and deckled fore edge; illustrated endpapers printed in yellow and blue, ink name to ffep, worming at gutter from front endpaper reaching in to pinprick at page preceding page 1 and at rear endpaper with no pinpricks visible within; black and white illustrations throughout, with select illustrations printed in yellow and blue as well; pencil underlining on pages 2, 4, 8, and 9; mild textblock splits at signature boundaries; shelved below front counter.
Geneve: Editions Minerva, S.A., 1971. Large Octavo; G+/G; orange/black spine with black text; dust jacket exterior has slight shelf wear; light toning to exterior; few, minor chips to edges; ex-library sticker to spine; cloth exterior has light wear; mild tone toward edges; slight lean to spine; textblock exterior head edge shows mild tone; pictorial endpapers; frontispiece; few ex-library markings inside; profusely illustrated; interior good; pp 151.
Urbana, Chicago, London: University of Chicago Press, 1977. Large Octavo; pp 296; G+/G-; off-white spine with black and blue text; dust jacket show some soiling to exterior, mostly due to handling; slight foxing toward edges; few chips to edges otherwise; cloth exterior has fairly mild wear; light foxing to edges; slightly splayed boards; textblock exterior edges have light foxing; frontispiece; interior clean; illustrated; includes scarce 33 & 1/3 record in sleeve laid in to rear pastedown.
Brooklyn, New York: Bbooklyn [i.e. Brooklyn] Eagle Press, . First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 256 pages,  index; G/none; newly rebound with publisher's blue cloth preserved, new boards, lower half of publisher's spine entirely missing but most of title preserved; spine and front board with gilt lettering; publisher's cloth with some rubbing and shelfwear; lacking frontispiece; JR consignment; shelved case 1.
Toledo, OH: [Hadley & Hadley Printers], 1895. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 148 pages; VG-; bound in publisher's gilt stamped tan cloth, newly rebound with original board cloth preserved, new spine with gilt titling; some rubbing and discoloration to cloth, primarily along fore edge; original floral endpapers preserved, ffep and frep tipped in; embossed stamp to frontispiece and tissue guard; chipping to fore edge of page 15/16; printed on laid paper; ink ownership on rear pastedown of Dewitt Miller; JR consignment; shelved case 0.
New York: Harciurt, Brace and Company, 1931 . Revised Edition, Later Printing. Octavo, 300 pages; VG-/G-; spine beige with black titling; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$2.00'; dust jacket with an old mylar covering adhesive attached to the interior of the center of the spine, some toning to spine, chipping to head and tail of spine, wear to both hinges, corners; small worming to lower edge of front pastedown; foxing to endpapers; shelved case 0.
New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1910. First Edition, Fifth Printing. Octavo; viii, 354 pages; G+; full cloth binding with gilt titling to spine and front cover; some shelfwear to covers, including a small dent to the fore edge of the front cover, scuffs, fraying to head and tail of spine; and a few large chips to the spine; textblock lightly scratched but clean; ex libris Charles P Groves on front pastedown, endpaper and first two pages fully detached, ink name to ffep; mild foxing throughout; black and white images throughout, including a photographic frontispiece of Washington; ink stamp reading "Printed in the U.S.A." to copyright page; small closed tear to page v; small circular stain outside of text from pages viii through list of illustrations; small pencil X to the margins of pages 136, 263; mild staining in upper fore edge corner of pages 308 and 311; dog ear fold to "Students Canning Fruit" plate and page 309; printed mark on page 354 reading "(5)" to indicate fifth printing; rear pastedown fully torn from textblock to expose webbing; shelved below front counter.
New York: The Dryden Press, 1943. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, viii, 272 pages; VG-/Fair; spine brown faded to grey, black titling; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$3.25, dust jacket with an old mylar covering adhesive attached to the interior of the center of the spine, chipping to all extremities, especially head and tail of spine, part of front hinge chipped away; front flap detached, old piece of tape attaching it to front cover, rear flap very loosely attached; small tide-mark to tail of spine; foxing primarily to endpapers; with 85 half-tone plates; JR consignment; shelved case 1.
Washington, D.C. The Associated Publishers, Inc., 1925. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, xi, , 711 pagers; G-; bound in publisher's green cloth, gilt lettering to spine and front board, dulled at spine; moderate rubbing and wear; Inscribed on the front pastedown by Carter Godwin Woodson: "Presented to Phyllis Wheatley Y.W.C.A. by Carter Godwin Woodson Oct 8th 1925"; pencil name of Blanche M. Storm to ffep; bookplate to verso of half-title for Laurence J. W. Hayes; pencil 'BMS' written in large letters to the top edge of text block; ex-library, with card pocket and checkout card on rear pastedown; gutter at title page largely open, with approximately one third of the webbing still attached in the center; offsetting from newspaper to pages 294/295, rear gutter showing webbing; JR consignment; shelved case 1.
Washington, D.C. The Associates in Negro Folk Education, 1937. First Editions. Octavos, 2 volumes; Fair; in publisher's printed orange wraps; two volumes possibly inscribed by Sterling Brown for his wife Daisy.; The Negro in American Fiction, wraps reinforced with thick brown tape along all four edges of front wrap, spine, fore edge of rear wrap, front wrap only held on by the tape, some soiling, general wear, and creasing to wraps, small blue ink spot to gutter of page 15, extending slammer through to 5, inscribed on the title page 'For Daisy / Who saw it / growing / Sterling / June 15, 1938'; Pencil on page 1 reads 'Mrs Dolly Moore Cleveland / youngest son for Sterling H. Brown', some pencil marginalia starting on page 17; Negro Poetry and Drama, front wrap detached but present, some soiling and wear to wraps, inscribed on the title page 'For Daisy / First fruits of the / Fellowship / Sterling", small pencil marginalia correction to page 11; JR consignment; shelved case 1.
Columbus, Ohio: H. Miller, 1861. Early Edition. Thick Octavo, 866 pages; G; rebound in later full grey buckram, black titling to spine; mild shelfwear and rubbing; edges of text block marbled; water-staining along lower edge of text block, extending up lower half of gutter throughout volume, smaller tide-marks along center of volume; light foxing throughout; JR consignment; shelved case 1.