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The Great White Hope, Sackler, Howard
201 Sackler, Howard The Great White Hope
New York Dial Press 1968 First edition/1st Printing Cloth with Dustjacket 
Play based on the career of Jack Johnson who in 1908 became the first Negro heavyweight boxing champion of the world. The play won the 1969 Tony Award for best play along with The Pulitzer Prize and several other awards. James Earl Jones and Jane Alexander also won Tonys and repeated their roles for the film version and both were nominated for acting Oscars. Copyright sticker on the copyright pg. Minute rubbing to the dustjacket which is common to this book and a tiny touch of chipping to the edge and a tiny short tear also to the top edge. Fine/near fine 
Price: 100.00 USD
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202 Saint, Assotto, edited By Here To Dare. 10 Gay Black Poets
New York Galiens Press 1992 0962167525 / 9780962167522 1st Edition. 1st Printing. Paper 
Nice collection of poetry by 10 gay black poets. Corner fold to 1pg. Vg+ 
Price: 10.00 USD
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203 Sanchez, Sonia Like The Singing Coming Off The Drums. Love Poems
Boston Beacon Press 1998 080706842x / 9780807068427 First Printing Cloth with Dustjacket 
INSCRIBED SIGNED AND DATED BY SONIA SANCHEZ. Lovely love poems by the noted writer. Laid in the book is an index card in Sanchez's handwriting giving her address and phone number. Fine/fine. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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Black Wings & Blind Angels, Sapphire
204 Sapphire Black Wings & Blind Angels
New York Knopf Pub. 1999 0679446303 / 9780679446309 1st Edition Boards & Cloth with Dustjacket 
INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY SAPPHIRE. "FOR ADRIENNE (RICH?) WITH GRATITUDE. Third book by Sapphire is a book of poems. Artwork on dustjacket by Jean-Michel Basquiat. Very faint crimp like crease to the top edge of the back panel of the dustjacket otherwise fine/fine. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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205 Sapphire Push
New York Knopf Pub. 1996 0679446265 / 9780679446262 First Edition Boards with Dustjacket 
INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY SAPPHIRE IN 1996. 1st novel by a young black writer that received excellent reviews when published. The book was filmed in 2010 as Precious and won several important Oscars. A beautiful copy. Fine/fine. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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206 Schwartzman,myron. Foreword By august Wilson Romare Bearden His Life and Art
New York Harry N. Abrams 1990 0810931087 / 9780810931084 First Edition Oversize cloth with Dustjacket 
Visually splendid over 300pg. book on the life and art of the wonderful African-American artist Romare Bearden. Illustrated with 250 photos of his work along with personal photos. Includes 125 full color repros. Fine/fine 
Price: 75.00 USD
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207 Schwartzman,myron. Foreword By august Wilson Romare Bearden His Life and Art
New York Harry N. Abrams 1990 0810931087 / 9780810931084 First Edition Oversize cloth with Dustjacket 
INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. Visually splendid over 300pg. book on the life and art of the wonderful African-American artist Romare Bearden. Illustrated with 250 photos of his work along with personal photos. Includes 125 full color repros. Laid in is an 8" x 10" sheet with 4 photos with a caption sheet from an exhibition of his work that was held at The Brooklyn Museum in 1981. Also laid in is a small oblong 20pg. booklet "Romare Bearden Homecoming Celebration" which was a New York citywide celebration hled in 2005 honoring Bearden. Fine/fine. Also laid in is a press release for a recent exhibition of Bearden's at a NYC art gallery in 2012. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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208 Shakespeare, William Presskit for the Film Othello That Starred Laurence Fishburne
Hollywood Castle Rock Films 1995 Original Presskit Paper 
LAID IN THE PRESSKIT IS A SMALL WHITE CARD THAT HAS BEEN BOLDLY SIGNED BY LAURENCE FISHBURNE IN BLUE INK. Very nice presskit for film version of the tragic tale that starred the fine actor Laurence Fishburne as the proud Moor. Filmed many times including versions that starred Laurence Olivier and Orson Welles. Also in the cast was Irene Jacob and Kenneth Branagh. The presskit includes 9 stills some of which have 2 scenes to a sheet along with 29 pgs. of publicity material. Set in a near fine folder. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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A Daughter's Geography, Shange, Ntozake
209 Shange, Ntozake A Daughter's Geography
New York St Martins Press 1983 0312183429 / 9780312183424 First edition/1st Printing Boards & Cloth with Dustjacket 
INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY NTOZAKE SHANGE Poems by the author of For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When The Rainbow is Enuf. Attractive dustjacket. Fine/fine. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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210 Shange, Ntozake and Bearen, Romare I Live In Music
Stewart, Tabori & Chang 1994 1556703724 / 9781556703720 First Edition Oversize Illus. Bd. W. Dj. 
Beautiful large book consisting of a poem by Shange highlighted by bright beautiful paintings by Bearden. A wonderful collaboration. Stunning and fine/fine. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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211 Shange,Ntozake Sassafrass
San Lorenzo Ca. Shameless Hussy Press 1976. 0915288141 / 9780915288144 
vg. Stain.to the low.frnt.& bck. wraps,& except for a very tiny spot or 2 to bck. endshts.do not go further in the book. Scarce!. 1st edition. Binding is wraps. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Belafonte, An Unauthorized Biography, Shaw, Arnold
212 Shaw, Arnold Belafonte, An Unauthorized Biography
Chilton & Co. 1960. 
fine/vg+/minute dj. edgewear. Rarely seen bio. of Harry Belafonte. 37 photographs. 1st edition. Binding is cl.w.dj. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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213 Short, Bobby with Robert Mackintosh Bobby Short The Life and Times Of A Saloon Singer
New York Clarkson N. Potter. 1995 0517595648 / 9780517595640 First edition/1st Printing Boards & Cloth with Dustjacket 
INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY BOBBY SHORT ON THE HALF TITLE PAGE. The late and quite wonderful cabaret singer and star tells his story. Sadly he passed away in 2005. The book is loaded with photos throughout the text. There is a pasted down gift label on the verso of the front endsheet. Vg+/vg+ 
Price: 75.00 USD
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214 Silvera, Frank Inscribed Portrait of Frank Silvera
Hollywood Inscribed Photograph Paper 
INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY FRANK SILVERA. Close up portrait of the African American character actor who died young at 55 but who still did a ton of films and television. His most notable role is in Kurbrick's "Killers Kiss". Light wear. Vg. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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O.J. The Education Of A Rich Rookie , Simpson. O.J. With Pete Axthelm
215 Simpson. O.J. With Pete Axthelm O.J. The Education Of A Rich Rookie
New York The Macmillan Co. 1970 1st Printing Cloth Wiith Dustjacket 
INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY O.J. SIMPSON ON THE VERSO OF THE HALF-TITLE PG. The once exhalted football star on his career before the you know what hit the fan. 8pgs. of photos. Fine/fine.  
Price: 1500.00 USD
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Poetic Justice PressKit, Singleton, John
216 Singleton, John Poetic Justice PressKit
Hollywood Columbia Pictures 1993 Presskit Paper Folder 
Presskit for John Singleton's movie about a young poet played by Janet Jackson. Also in the cast was Tupac Shakur and Maya Angelou who also supplied the poetry used in the film. Singleton is the youngest and the only African American filmmaker to be nominated for a best director Oscar in 1992 for his film Boyz N The Hood. He also received a nomination for screenplay. The presskit consists of 34pgs. of publicity and promo material along with 5 stills. IN ADDITION LAID IN THE KIT IS A SMALL WHITE CARD THAT HAS BEEN SIGNED BY JOHN SINGLETON. Small crease to one of the corners of the inside pocket otherwise fine. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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Strange Fruit Souvenir Program, Smith, Lillian
217 Smith, Lillian Strange Fruit Souvenir Program
New York Jose Ferrer 1945 Original Program Oversize Paper 
Original 16pg. souvenir program from the play that Lilllian Smith wrote based on her own novel about racial prejudice and segregation as seen through the eyes of a Southern white woman, (Ms. Smith). The play had a short run of only 60 perfromances and was directed by Jose Ferrer with a cast that included Mel Ferrer, Jane White, Juano Hernandez and Earl Jones (the father of James). Illustrated and with several printed signatures. The nice green covers are loose, the insides are fragile bu v.g. and uncommon. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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218 Spielberg, Steven, Angelou, Maya, Allen, Debbie, Essays By. Amistad, A Celebration Of The Film By Steven Spielberg.
New York NewMarket Press 1997 1557043507 / 9781557043504 1st Paper Edition Oblong Paper 
Rather nice commemorative book on the history and the making of the film about Joseph Cinque a slave and the mutiny that took place on the slave ship Amistad. Illustrated with many color photos and artwork. Limited to only 3,000 copies. Tiny crease to cover. Near fine. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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219 Stein, Judith E. I Tell my Heart. The Art Of Horace Pippin
New York Universe Publishing 1993 0876637853 / 9780876637852 First Edition Oversize cloth with Dustjacket 
Superb oversize book that was published in conjunction with a large retrospective of the great African American self taught painter, Horace Pippin. Illustrated with 100's of full color reproductions of his beautiful paintings that depict all of his themes that occupied him for his entire career along with paintings that depict African American life and culture during the early part of the 20th Century. Includes text along with historical photos and an extensive biblio. Fine/fine. Also included is a paper copy original edition of "Horace Pippin" that was published in conj. with a traveling retrospective exhibition of his paintings in 1977. The catalog is oblong paper with die-cut cover and has an essay by Romare Bearden. Illustrated with 47 color repros. on plates of his paintings and a chron. Laid in is a postcard announcement. Light soiling to the covers. Vg+. Sold as a collection only. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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Stevie , Steptoe, John
220 Steptoe, John Stevie
New York Harper & Row 1969 1st Edition Illustrated boards with D.J. 
INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY JOHN STEPTOE. Charming book for young readers about two young African American friends. This was the late artist and illustrators first book that was published when he was only 19 years old. Illustrated with full color drawings. Signed copies of this book are uncommon. Very small tear and some minute soiling to the back white panel of the dustjacket. Fine/fine.  
Price: 175.00 USD
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