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161 Naylor,Gloria Linden Hills
NY. Ticknor & Fields 1985. 0899193579 / 9780899193571 
vg-/Slight lean & soil to cvs.G/light wear+light damp stain. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY NAYLOR. The book is better than it sounds. 2nd print. edition. Binding is hb. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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162 Neal, Larry Homage To Larry Neal 1937-1981 Poet Playwright Critic
New York The New York Public Library. 1981 Flyer Paper 
An 8" x 10" flyer that was printed for a tribute to the late author Larry Neal. The tribute was held in 1981 at the Countee Cullen Library in Harlem and among the participating artists were Amiri Baraka, Quincy Troupe, Stanley Crouch, Ted Joans and others. ON THE VERSO OF THE FLYER THE WRITERS GWENDOLYN BROOKS AND CALVIN HERNTON HAVE WRITTEN THEIR NAMES AND ADDRESSES. Folded vg.  
Price: 100.00 USD
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163 Neely, Barbara Blanche Among The Talented Tenth
St. Martin's Press. N.Y. 1994. 1st ed. 1st printing. Bds.w.dj. 0312112483 / 9780312112486 
INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY BARBARA NEELY.The second Blanche White mystery by a well received African-American writer. The inscription is long and personal "M.K. it's never going to be possible for me to tell you how important it is to me to have you in my life love always Barbara Neely." Near fine/fine.  
Price: 75.00 USD
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164 Neely, Barbara Blanche Cleans Up
New York Viking Books. 1998 0670876267 / 9780670876266 First Printing Boards & Cloth with Dustjacket 
SIGNED BY BARBARA NEELY. The third Blanche White mystery. Fine/fine 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Blanche On The Lam, Neely, Barbara
165 Neely, Barbara Blanche On The Lam
New York St. Martin's Press 1992 0312069081 / 9780312069087 First edition/1st Printing Boards & Cloth with Dustjacket 
SIGNED BY BARBARA NEELY. The first novel to feature domestic worker and sometime sleuth Blanche White. Tope forecorner is a little bumped, the attractive dustjacket has a touch of wear to the spine and a approx. 1" light crease to the back panel. Fine/near fine. 
Price: 350.00 USD
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Les Blancs: The Collected Last Plays of Lorraine Hansberry, Nemiroff, Robert, Edited with Critical Backgrounds. Introduction By Julius Lester
166 Nemiroff, Robert, Edited with Critical Backgrounds. Introduction By Julius Lester Les Blancs: The Collected Last Plays of Lorraine Hansberry
New York Random House 1972 039446480X / 9780394464800 First edition/1st Printing Boards & Cloth with Dustjacket 
INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY ROBERT NEMIROFF TO THE AFRICAN AMERICAN ACTOR EARLE HYMAN WHO WAS IN THE ORIGINAL CAST OF LES BLANCS. Three plays by the noted playwright of "A Raisin In The Sun" who died at a very early age from cancer in 1965 at the age of 34. Hansberry was married for a short time to Robert Nemiroff because soon after Hansberry began coming to terms with her lesbianism, a fact that was well hidden until it was brought to light in the 1980s by gay scholars. Attractive book. Near fine/near fine. . 
Price: 175.00 USD
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167 Nesbett, Peter T. & DuBois, Michelle The Complete Jacob Lawrence: "Over the Line: the Art and Life of Jacob Lawrence" and "Jacob Lawrence: Paintings, Drawings, and Murals (1935-1999), A Catalogue Raisonne
Seattle University of Washington Press 2000 0295979666 / 9780295979663 First Edition Oversize Cloth W. Dj. Slipcase 
A superb two-volume set on the life work of the great African American painter, Jacob Lawrencei The set includes "Over the Line: the Art and Life of Jacob Lawrence" and "Jacob Lawrence: Paintings, Drawings, and Murals (1935-1999), A Catalogue Raisonne". The catalogue raisonne documents over 900 paintings, drawings, and murals created by Lawrence between 1935 and 1999. "Over the Line" includes essays and documents his life and is also richly illustrated with 100's of nicely printed color repros. of his paintings. Both volumes are set in a clear thick plastic slipcase with printed paper label and facsimile signature. A great reference work on one of the great painters of the later half of the 20th Century. Both volumes including the dustjackets are fine and the slipcase is also fine.  
Price: 500.00 USD
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168 Nicholson, Stuart Ella Fitzgerald . A Biography of the First Lady of Jazz
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1994 0684196999 / 9780684196992 First American Edition/1st Printing Boards & Cloth with Dustjacket 
Bio of the great jazz singer. Includes an extensive discography & 16pgs. of photos on plates. Very soft crease to the front endsheet and light minute dustjacket wear. Vg/vg. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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169 Noble, Peter The Negro In Films
London Skelton Robinson 1949 1949 Edition Cloth with Dustjacket 
An early book on the history of blacks in Hollywood and British films with chapters on actors, silent films, musicals, post war films and more. Includes lists of films with black characters & 43 stills on plates. Shallow chipping to the top edge of the dustjacket, a tiny chip to the spine panel, and light soiling to the back panel. Originally published in 1937 this edition was updated in 1949. Fine/vg. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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I Was Right on Time , O'Neil, Buck with Wulk, Steve and Conrads, David. Forword By Ken Burns
170 O'Neil, Buck with Wulk, Steve and Conrads, David. Forword By Ken Burns I Was Right on Time
New York Simon & Schuster 1996 0684803054 / 9780684803050 1st Printing Boards & Cloth with Dustjacket 
SIGNED BY BUCK O' NEIL. IN ADDITION LAID IN IS A NICE POSTCARD PHOTO OF O'NEILL FROM THE NEGRO LEAGUES BASEBALL MUSEUM THAT HAS ALSO BEEN SIGNED BY HIM. Heartfelt autobio. by the recently deceased great Negro League baseball player. 14pgs. of photos. Fine/fine.  
Price: 300.00 USD
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171 Obama, Barack Complete Editions of The New York Times for Obama Election and Inauguration
New York The New York Times 2012 Original Newspapers Oversize Paper 
Compete President Obama New York Times newspapers for November 7 2012 his historic re-election and for January 22 2013, his historic 2nd nauguration. Both editions are complete and have been lightly handled (read) but are in vg. condition.. Vg. Sold as a collection only. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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172 Parks, Gordon Voices In The Mirror
New York Doubleday 1990 0385266987 / 9780385266987 First Edition Boards & Cloth with Dustjacket 
INSCRIBED SIGNED AND DATED BY GORDON PARKS. Autobiography of the fine photojournalist and film director. 24pgs of photos including some of his photographs. Small price label stain to the front pastedown. Fine/fine. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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173 Parks, Gordon. Essay By Philip Brookman Half Past Autumn. A Retrospective
Washington D.C. Little Brown/The Corcoran Gallery of Art 1997 0821225510 / 9780821225516 2nd Printing Oversize Paper 
INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY GORDON PARKS. Mamouth over 350pg. pg. book published in conj. with a major retropspective of Parks's impressive photographs. Illustrated with 195 b&w photos & 95 color photos. Light cover wear. Tiny bottom corner bump to the back cover which is lightly mirrored to the some of the pages. Signed copies are uncommon. Vg. 
Price: 300.00 USD
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Gordon Parks A Poet And His Camera., Parks, Gordon. Preface By Stephen Spender.
174 Parks, Gordon. Preface By Stephen Spender. Gordon Parks A Poet And His Camera.
New York Viking Books. 1968 1st Edition Cl.w.dj. 
Nice collection of full color photographs by Parks along with some of his poetry. Author photo by Alfred Eisenstaedt. Very minute browning to edges of pages, other wise vg/vg. LAID IN THE BOOK IS A SMALL PHOTO PORTRAIT OF PARKS THAT HAS BEEN INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY HIM. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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175 Parry, Eugenia, Text By My Story
New Yok Dial Books 1992 0803706731 / 9780803706736 First edition/3rd Printing Boards & Cloth with Dustjacket 
SIGNED AND DATED BY ROSA PARKS. The mother of the civil rights movement tells her story. Illustrated with photographs. Signed and dated 11/9/92 on the half title page in her usual signing style, Tiny touch of wear to the top of the spne panel of the dustjacket and light sun fading to the panel along with a sliver of sun fading to the edge of the back panel. The book is fine in a near fine dustjacket. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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African Chair Lithograph Print , Pearlstein, Philip
176 Pearlstein, Philip African Chair Lithograph Print
Brooklyn The Brooklyn Museum 1980 Original Print Oversize Paper 
A beautiful 17" x 20" lithographic print by a leading realist American painter, Philip Pearlstein. The image shows an African American nude woman reclining in a chair and features fine beautiful details that Pearlstein is noted for. The print is signed and dated in pencil and is no. 30/125. Faint wear to the very top edge of the print. Fine.  
Price: 2000.00 USD
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Only The Ball Was White, Peterson, Robert W.
177 Peterson, Robert W. Only The Ball Was White
New Jersey Prentice-Hall 1971 136372155 3rd Printing Cloth with Dustjacket 
A history of the legendary Negro league and all the players. Includes many appendices & many photos of the players. LAID IN IS A SMALL PHOTO PORTRAIT OF HALL OF FAMER JUDY JOHNSON THAT WAS CLIPPED FROM A NEWSPAPER AND MOUNTED ON A CARD. THE PORTRAIT HAS BEEN SIGNED IN BLUE INK BY JOHNSON. ALSO LAID IN IS A NICE SMALL REPRINT PHOTO PORTRAIT OF JAMES "COOL PAPA" BELL THAT HAS BEEN SIGNED IN BLUE INK BY HIM. Former owner label of the football coach Jim Owens is pasted to the front endsheet. 2 faint small spots on the front panel of the white dustjacket. Fine/near fine. 
Price: 400.00 USD
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The Bull-Dogger Pressbook, Pickett, Bill
178 Pickett, Bill The Bull-Dogger Pressbook
Hollywood Norman Film Manufacturing Co. 1921 Original Pressbook Pressbook 
Original and rare four-page fold-over 9 1/2" x 12" sepia toned pressbook from the Norman Film Company that features 4 of their films: "The Love Bug", "The Crimson Skull", "Green Eyed Monster" and "The Bull-Dogger" that starred Bill Pickett who was an African-American champion oper and rider in wild west shows and made only two films. The pressbook is illustrated with stills and publicity material for all the films and includes some great text "There is not a white man in the cast." In fine beautiful condition. 
Price: 300.00 USD
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179 Pierce, Elijah Elijah Pierce Woodcarver
Ohio Columbus Museum of artUniversity of Washington Press 1992 0295972521 / 9780295972527 First Edition Oversize Paper 
Lavish and large catalog pub. in conj. with an exhibition of the great artists carved works. Illustrated with 100's of repros most in color and several essays. Postcard laid in. There is a soft bump like crease to the bottom corner tip of the front cover which is very lightly mirrored to some of the pages.Nicley produced and printed. Vg+ 
Price: 100.00 USD
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180 Pinckney, Darryl High Cotton
New York Farrar Straus Giroux. 1992 0374169985 / 9780374169985 First Edition Boards & Cloth with Dustjacket 
SIGNED BY DARRYL PINCKNEY. First novel that was lavishly praised when it was first published. Front flap blurb by Susan Sontag. Jacket design by Chip Kidd. There is a sliver of a damp stain to the top of the front and back pastedown and endsheets which is mirrored the tops of some of the front and back pages. About vg/near fine. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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