Baltimore: Varsity Press, 1948. Paperback. 12p. Softcover in original wrapper. 22cm. Modest cover soil and wear. Cover title: Stop in and around Baltimore. Modest-sized and presumably short-lived, this weekly African-American-oriented publication was focused on Baltimore-area restaurants, cocktail lounges, clubs, entertainment, sports, gossip and humor and also carried advertising from local...
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Camp Hatheway: 1944. 2 sheets printed (mimeo) on both sides of first leaf and on one side of the second leaf. 31cm. Vertical fold. Significant chipping and wrinkling at top and bottom. Issued by personnel of the 578th Port Company at Camp Hatheway in Vancouver, Washington. This company, which had...
n.p.. 1927. Folded gray 3-page softcover program. 15cm. 4th page blank. The Public Reception included a welcome address by the Mayor of San Francisco and Oscar Hudson (Knights Templar ) was to respond. C. L. Banks, Mrs. B. B. Banks and Mrs. Tulip Jones were also to speak at the...
Charlottesville: Depts. of Rare Books and Manuscripts, Univ. of Virginia Library, 1987. Paperback. frontis, ills, photos, (54)p. Original wrapper. 20cm. Edition limited to 2500 copies. Contains poems and brief excerpts from prose works by 17 writers.
San Francisco: 1967. Paperback. 30p. Softcover in original wrapper. 31cm. Minor chipping. Spotting and recipient's address on back cover. Most text double- or triple-columned. Edited by John C. Bee, Jr., who had been a urban affairs official at Kaiser in SF and then the first African American Director of the...
Memphis: US, Incorporated, 1954. Paperback. photos, 32p. Softcover in original wrapper. 31cm. We found nothing on this monthly magazine and wonder if it made it past this inaugural issue. Among the people listed as involved in the magazine were *Nat D. Williams, *M. Mae Street-Kidd, *Daryl F. Grisham and *A...
Corona, NY: A Colnoized [sic] Few, (c. 1971). 1st ed.(?). Paperback. illustrations, (40)p. Wrapper. 21cm. Poems by Kiidh, Eric Rawlins, Lorraine Taylor, and Randolph Latimer, Jr. - we have assumed that they are all African Americans.
Buuxelles: J.-A. Lelong, 1852, 1846, 1846, 1849 et 1849. Undetermined editions but several are likely to be 1st Belgian editions. Hardcover. 150, 88, 85, 4, 107, 147p. Original wrappers not preserved. Old pebbled cloth. 13cm. French text. This volume appears to have been part of someone's large collection of plays...
Washington: n.d. [ca. 1920]. 1st ed. Paperback. 7p. Wrapper. 22cm. Cover browned at edges, chipped. Two printer's errors corrected by hand.
Philadelphia: African Methodist Episcopal Book Concern, 1943. Hardcover. index, xix, 428p. 20cm. Scuffed and moderately worn. Spine sloped. Front hinge weak. Names on endpapers. No jacket.
New York: AME Church Missionary Department, 1940. Paperback. 12p. [cover included in pagination]. Wrapper. 32cm. Sound and clean but well-used.
Tappan, N.Y: Custombook, Inc., n.d. [1988?]. Hardcover. photos, 147, (29)p. 27cm. No Jacket. This district includes Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, and the District of Columbia.
October 13-17, 1943. Paperback. 7p. High acid paper now browned & chipped.
n.p. 1964. Paperback. 45p. [printed on one side]. Wrapper. Stapled in upper left corner. 28cm. Name on front. Rusty staple mark where old staple was removed (and then re-stapled). The AME Zion denomination supported missions in Bahamas, Guyana, Liberia, Ghana and Nigeria.
Washington: 1966. Paperback. Washington: 1966. (32)p. Wrapper. White comb binding. 28cm. Comb cracked and missing several teeth. Minor cover soil. Contents sound and clean. Located at 2498 Alabama Avenue, S. E.
Topeka, Kansas: Printed by Crane & Co., 1906. 1st ed. Hardcover. 153p.Original blue-green cloth. 19cm. Cloth thinned to the webbing in spots along joints and cover edges. Brief gift inscription on front pastedown. No jacket (did it ever have one?). Four short stories tales and 19 poems, almost all in...
Heidelberg: (c. 1956). 1st ed. Hardcover. 47p. White boards. dj (some soiling). 24cm. Twenty poems in English with German translation. Allen's first book, published under his pseudonym (Paul Vesey).
New York: Press of Chas. C. Morchand Co., n.d. Paperback. x-ray photos, -62p. Wrapper. 28cm. Three standard-sized notebook holes punched in inner margin. Reprinted from Journal of the National Medical Association, Vol. XXXVII, No. 2 (March 1945).
Columbus, Ohio: (c. 1989). 1st ed. Hardcover. photos, 60p. Original blue boards. 28cm. INSCRIBED on front pastedown (by "Ken Allen"). No jacket (presumably as published). This also appears to have been published as a softcover. Allen's biographical information on the last text page reports that he served as Flight Surgeon...
n.p. . Paperback. photos, approximately  unnumbered pages. Wrapper. 29cm. Partial ringmark on cover. State affiliate of the National Beauty Culturist League, Inc. African American organization. Mostly advertisements (for beauty shops, etc.).
New York: Vantage Press, (c. 1975). 1st ed. Hardcover. 39p. dj. 21cm. Jacket has minor soil. According to information printed on the jacket, Allman was born in Birmingham, Alabama, and was a Professor in the College of Education at Alabama State University.
New York: Vantage Press, (c. 1975). 1st ed. Hardcover. 39p. dj. 21cm. INSCRIBED by Allman. According to the jacket, Allman was born in Birmingham, Alabama, and was a Professor in the College of Education at Alabama State University.
Philadelphia: A.M.E. Book Concern, 1900. 22nd Revised Edition. Hardcover. index, vi, 423p. Original black cloth. 15cm. Significant cover spotting, fraying and other wear. Ends of backstrip worn. Endpapers split along hinges but cloth webbing is still holding. Former owner's name. Contents sound.
n.p. (1924). Paperback. 63p. Softcover in original wrapper. 23cm. Cover soiling and modest wear.
Dallas: (1948). Paperback. photos, (5)p. Softcover in original wrappers. 31cm. Cover edge-worn. Contents moderately browned and somewhat brittle (with a few tears). Mostly devoted to the candidacy of various individuals for bishop and various other positions.