African American History
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Baldwin, James. The Fire Next Time, 1st ed.
Baldwin, James. THE FIRE NEXT TIME. NY: Dial Press, 1963. 1st edition, 120p. Possibly the brilliant Civil Rights essayists’ finest work. Very good; dust jacket.READ MORE $75.00 buy this item
Beecher, Henry Ward. Full Plate Albumen Photograph, Signed
Beecher, Henry Ward (1813-87) Full Plate Albumen Photograph, signed “Henry Ward Beecher” vertically at lower left corner. NY: Sarony (titled mount). 7-½” x 12-¾” (image), 13” x 18-½” (mount), in a handsome wooden frame. Henry Ward Beecher was, perhaps, 19th century America’s most influential preacher. His fiery sermons made him New York’s number one … Continue reading Beecher, Henry Ward. Full Plate Albumen Photograph, Signed$650.00 reserve this item
Brackett, Jeffrey R. The Negro in Maryland: A Study of the Institution of Slavery
A Very Early Work on Slavery in MarylandREAD MORE $295.00 buy this item
Burton, Vernon, Podair, Jerald & Weber, Jennifer. The Struggle for Equality
This collection of essays, organized around the theme of the struggle for equality in the United States during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, also serves to honor the renowned Civil War historian James McPherson. Complete with a brief interview with the celebrated scholar, this volume reflects the best aspects of McPherson’s work, while casting new … Continue reading Burton, Vernon, Podair, Jerald & Weber, Jennifer. The Struggle for Equality$45.00 buy this item
Cornish, Dudley T. THE SABLE ARM: NEGRO TROOPS IN THE UNION ARMY, 1st ed.
Revolutionary Story of African American SoldiersREAD MORE $95.00 buy this item
Written During the Civil Rights Era!
Douglas, Stephen A. Dred Scott Decision Pamphlet
Douglas, Stephen A. REMARKS OF THE HON. STEPHEN A. DOUGLAS ON KANSAS, UTAH AND THE DRED SCOTT DECISION. Chicago; 1857; octavo; 15p, disbound. A pamphlet reprint of Douglas’ remarks delivered in Springfield, IL in June of 1857. Rather foxed, rough left edge from removal of binding.READ MORE $575.00 buy this item
Douglass, Frederick, Document Signed – Deed
Douglass, Frederick. Document Signed “Frederick Douglass” As Recorder of Deeds. 1p., 3.5″ x 8.5″, Washington, 3 Oct 1885. Douglass was appointed to numerous federal jobs, in this case as recorder of deeds for the District of Columbia. Here he records the land indenture between Mary V. Bonnell and lra Godfrey. Douglas was an African-American social reformer, … Continue reading Douglass, Frederick, Document Signed – Deed$1,500.00 reserve this item
Douglass, Frederick. My Bondage and Freedom Parts 1 & 2
Douglass, Frederick. MY BONDAGE AND FREEDOM. PART I. – LIFE AS A SLAVE. PART II. – LIFE AS A FREEMAN. New York and Auburn: 1855. 1st ed., 464(8)p., ft., plates. Douglass’ second autobiographical work, published ten years after the first – and a longer, more complex and much more assured work. In a letter from … Continue reading Douglass, Frederick. My Bondage and Freedom Parts 1 & 2$575.00 buy this item
Feldman, Eugene Pieter Romayn. Black Power in Old Alabama
The Life and Times of James T. RapierREAD MORE $35.00 buy this item
Garrow, David. Rising Star: The Making of Barack Obama 1st ed., Signed
The Definitive Account ofREAD MORE $48.00 buy this item
Barack Obama’s Formative Years