Miami: Rubell, 2008. Octavo; VG/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, black with white print; Boards in illustrated paper with white print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; 231 pages, illustrated (color). [Shelf: American Art].
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Philadelphia: The Library Company of Philadelphia, 1959. Octavo; vg-/wraps; white spine with no text; minor shelf wear and bumping, light toning to wrap, text block clean; 83 pp; illustrations; else very good.
n. p. n. publ. n. d. Small quarto; pp 214; G/paperback; beige spine with dark blue text; covers show slight age toning towards spine and edges, minor scratches to rear; text block shows slight toning to pages, otherwise unmarked.
Charlottesville, WV: University Press of Virginia, 1999. US Printing. 8vo. VG+/VG+. brown/white pictorial DJ, jacket rear, spine and front are widely illustrated, with DJ spine tilting in small white and red characters. black clothbound HC with a touch of wear, gilt-stamped titling, adjacent boards are thick and sturdy. SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON RIGHT FEP. solidly bound, lightly read interior is free of marks. head, fore-edge and tail are smoothly clear. 275 pp. ISBN# 0813918847.
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.
Charlottesville & London: University of Virginia Press, 2010. First Edition. Octavo: VG/VG: White spine with black text: DJ is in mylar sheath, clean with very little shelfwear: Boards are strong and clean, minor rubbing at tail of spine, binding solid: Textblock is clean, title page inscribed by the author: First Edition: 375 pp.
New York: Harmony Books, 1996. First Edition. Small Octavo: VG/VG: White spine with purple text: DJ is clean with minimal shelfwear: Boards are strong and clean, binding tight: Textblock is clean, half title page signed by Lydia Lewis Alexander and Otis Holloway Owens, pages otherwise unmarked: First Edition: 223 pp.
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.
Oxford University Press, 2005. Second edition. Folios in black hardcovers with brown and gold letters; VG; vol. 1 has slight bump on upper right corner; edges, paper and text clean; filled with maps and charts; shelved above Pol. Bios; please contact us for shipping costs.
Plantation FL: Llumina Press, 2013. FIRST EDITION. New. 180 pages. Shelved in 40th Anniversary Reading Series, 20th Street window.
New York: William Morrow, 2001. First Edition. Octavo: VG/VG: Navy blue spine with light grayish blue text: DJ is in brodart, light edgewear, clean: Boards are strong and clean, light bumping at head and tail of spine, binding tight: Textblock exterior is clean and pages free of markings, folds or tears: Title page is signed by the author: First Edition: 384 pp.
New York: Dutton, 1999. first. Octavo; VG+/VG-; Black spine with blue & white text; SSigned by author on title page; DJ has slightly rubbed exterior, otherwise clean, covered in mylar, "signed" sticker on front; Boards have slight edgewear, otherwise clean and strong; Textblock is slightly age toned; pp 296.
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.
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.
Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1976. Octavo; VG/VG; red spine, blue/black text; jacket has protective mylar cover, minor shelfwear; boards are strong; textblock is clean; pp 408.
Columbia: The R. L. Bryan Co., 1976. Fifth Printing. Signed by author on front end paper. Octavo; VG/G-; White spine with black text; DJ has multiple open/closed tears up to 1" around edges, 3" closed tear on lower fore edge; Boards strong, 50pp.
Austin, TX: none given, 1999. 1st, assumed. quarto, NF-/none, tan spine w/ brown title, light shelfwear, wraps.
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.
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.
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, 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.
New York: Simon & Schuster, 2006. First. Octavo; VG/VG; Black spine, yellow/white text; jacket has minor shelfwear; boards are strong; textblock has age toning to exterior, otherwise clean; pp 1039; inscribed by author.
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.
New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, 1958. 1st thus. octavo, VG-/VG-, black and brown dj w/ white title, shelfwear, hard scuffing to dj, foxing mostly to margin, dj chipped and creased as well. Scarce.
New York, NY: Simon & Schuster, 1966. First Printing. Quarto; VG/Fair; White spine with light blue and light green text; DJ darkened with age, generally clean with considerable shelfwear and edgewear, rubbing at corners, open tear at top of spine, chipping and wrinkling along top edge of front cover, as well as closed tear mid-edge, two book-long parallel horizontal smudge marks close to spine, two small water stains hug the front cover edge of the spine, two long closed tears - nearly long enough to meet an hollow out a large chunk of the back cover - mar the top edge of the back cover, light chipping along tail edge, small smudges and abrasions pepper the back cover; Boards strong, clean, light rubbing at corners and ends of spine, spine lightly faded with age; Textblock darkened with age otherwise clean; pp 190.
New York: Oak Publications, 1963. Octavo; 6th printing; G; Paperback; Spine, blue with white and black print; Cover has edgewear, tears to top and bottom of front hinge; Text block clean and tight; 112 pages, illustrated, printed music.
Norwalk, CT/Lincolnwood, Illinois: Easton Press/Legacy, 2003. Quarto, 736 pages; VG; bound in fine black genuine leather with bright gilt spine title; front cover has gilt borders and lettering; gilt text block; silk ribbon; silk endpapers; shelved easton press.
Fairfax: The Heritage Resources Program of the Fairfax County Office of Comprehensive Planning, 1990. Octavo; VG/no-DJ paperback; turquoise spine, white text; cover has sunning, two small stains and scuffs on back; textblock is clean; pp 113.
n.p. National Cancer Institute, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 1993. Octavo; pp 44; red spiral bound spine without text; covers have slight bending to tail edge, panels intact without defect; text block is clean;.
Chandler: Battlefield Publishing, 2008. Octavo. VG/no DJ - softcover. Black spine with white text/title; covers are clean with mild edgewear; binding is strong; textblock is clean. Pp. 152.
Baltimore, MD: The Johns Hopkins Press, 1968. US Edition. slim 8vo. VG/VG. solid black DJ spine with small ivory capitals for titling, between author and library code on affixed blue segment. stress light but, mostly a tiny closed cut and light edgewear to tip and upper jacket front corner. black clothbound HB with silver titles. bound securely, stamp or prior owner on right fep. clear, perused interior, slim edges mark-free. 71 pp.
New York: Harmony Books, 1999. First. Octavo; VG/VG; cream spine, blue text; jacket is clean; boards are strong; textblock is clean; pp 243; has gift inscription from author on half title page.
Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina Press, 2013. US Printing. 8vo. VG-/VG. black glossy DJ spine with large maroon title centered between white author and publisher at opposite ends. fully illustrated color jacket front. edgewear slight. black clothbound HB with stamped silver type. adjacent boards are neatly cornered, solidly bound interior textblock, 17 titled, b/w illustrations. clear interior sheets a light ivory; small neon orange mark on tail, as is. 332 pp. ISBN # 9781469602011.
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.].
Amherst, NY: Prometheus Books, 2008. First. Octavo; vg+/vg; dj, black spine with white text; HB, gray cloth spine with silver text; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 277 pp.; else very good.
New York: Pyramid Books, 1970. First Pyramid edition. Paperback in ivory and brown colors with black letters; VG; slightly age-toned; edges slightly discolored; paper and text clean; pp. 397; shelved in Case # 12.
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.
Uptown Press, 2002. Octavo; VG/Wraps; Mustard spine with white text; Moderate shelfwear; Pen mark and owner's inscription on front cover; SIGNED BY AUTHOR LOUIS S.DIGGS on rear of front cover; Binding strong; text block clean; 204 pp.
Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 2002. Second Edition, First Printing. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; hardcover; maroon spine, gild text; boards strong, minor bumping on spine head edge, slight bowing; text block clean; 336pp.
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.
Ithaca: Cornell UP, 1998. 1st ed first printing. octavo, NF-/VG+, black & white matte dj w/ white lettering on spine, shelfwear, dj scuffed. Review copy.
New York: Praeger, 1974. (first edition). 8vo in cloth. VG+/VG. volume excellent, pages clean and binding tight. dj spine heavily sunned, front cover edgeworn and chipped at corners, some small closed tears. 278pp. ISBN 0275501808. spine white, black text that says "Foner". in Afr. Amer. Studies.
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: Clarion Books, 2003. First Edition. Large Octavo: VG/VG-: Black spine with white text: DJ has some mild shelfwear, scuff marks else clean: Boards are strong and clean, rubbing to edges, binding solid: Textblock is clean: 181 pp.
New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2005. First Edition. Octavo; vg+/vg; dj, pictorial spine with text in white on gun-metal bands; dj, minor shelf wear; HB, gray spine with gilt text; quarter bound with off white boards; boards, strong, clean; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block clean; B/W illustrations; 401pp.
New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2005. First Edition. Octavo; VG/VG Hardcover; Silver spine with images and white text; Light shelf wear to dust jacket, minor frays and light spot marks to corners; Boards are strong and clean, binding solid, [INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR] on half title page; Text block clean, vivid black & white photo illustrations, 401 pp.
Washington, D.C. Police Executive Research Forum, 2004. Octavo; VG/no-DJ paperback; Blueish gray spine with light green text. Covers have general shelfwear, has minor edgewear, fraying to corners, otherwise clean, binding strong; Textblock has minimal shelfwear to fore edge, apart from that, clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 437.
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.
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.
New York: Basic Books, Inc., 2003. first. Octavo; VG+/VG-; Black spine with white text; Signed by the author on title page; Dust jacket has slight shelfwear, light rubbing at corners, sticker on front; Boards have slight edgewear, otherwise clean and strong; Textblock is clean; pp 129.