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1 Men And Women
Scholastic Book Services 1974. 
vg+/very minute wrap. wear. Inclds. print versions of Splendor In The Grass, The Family Way & Nothing But A Man. Also notes,glossary & 16 large stills. paper orig. edition. Binding is large wraps. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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The Story Of Gone With The Wind. (souvenir program) + Signed Portrait of Butterfly McQueen.
2 The Story Of Gone With The Wind. (souvenir program) + Signed Portrait of Butterfly McQueen.
Hollywood Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer 1967. Reissue Souvenir Program Paper 
vg+/tiny touch of rubb. to top of 1 frnt.wrap. 36pg. souvernir program for the 1967 distorted 70mm re-release. Binding is large wraps. LAID IN THE PROGRAM IS A SIGNED PORTRAIT OF BUTTERFLY McQUEEN. THIS IS AN 8" x 10" REPRINT PORTRAIT OF A SMILING BUTTERFLY McQUEEN FROM HER MOST FAMOUS ROLE AS PRISSY. THE PORTRAIT WAS SIGNED AT A LATER DATE. Sadly Ms. McQueen died tragically in 1995 in a fire. Fire.  
Price: 150.00 USD
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3 Aaron, Hank. With Lonnie Wheeler I Had a Hammer. The Hank Aaron Story
New York HarperCollins 1991 0060163216 / 9780060163211 First edition/1st Printing Boards & Cloth with Dustjacket 
INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY HANK AARON. REVIEW CARD FROM PUBLISHER'S WEEKLY LAID IN The life story of the great baseball player and Hall Of Famer who broke Babe Ruth's record for home runs until this year when another player passed that record amid much controversy. 24pgs. of photos. Fine/fine. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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4 Abdul-Jabbar, Kareem;Steinberg, Alan, Foreword By Henry Louis Gates Jr. Black Profiles in Courage: A Legacy of African American Achievement
New York William Morrow & Co. 1996 0688130976 / 9780688130978 First edition/1st Printing Boards with Dustjacket 
INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY KAREEM ABDUL-JABBAR. The great basketball player's book of profiles on great African Americans including Frederick Douglass, Harriet Tubman & Rosa Parks, and also profiles on many lesser known achievers. Some illustrations. Vg/vg. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Inscribed and Signed Muhammad Ali 8 1/2" x 11" piece of Cardboard, Ali, Muhammad
5 Ali, Muhammad Inscribed and Signed Muhammad Ali 8 1/2" x 11" piece of Cardboard
Muhammad Ali 1989 Inscribed and Signed. Carboard 
INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY MUHAMMAD ALI. This is a piece of grey 8 1/2" x 11" piece of cardboard that has been inscribed by Ali who has written "TO .....LOVE MUHAMMAD ALI. LOVE IS THE NET, WHERE HEARTS ARE CAUGHT LIKE FISH. Ali has drawn a circle around it, which looks like a face. He has also drawn a small heart and the piece is date 12-20-89. From what I have seen this seems to be a favorite salutation of Ali's when he used to do signings. Uncommon. Fine. 
Price: 1000.00 USD
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6 Ali, Muhammad The Paloger Collection Of Muhammad Ali Memorabilia
Los Angeles Christie's 1997 First Edition Oversize Paper 
An amazing nearly 300 pg. auction catalog of Muhammad Ali memorabilia that includes 393 items all reproduced and in color. Includes clothing, posters, photos and much more. Laid in is the rare small 6pg. foldover promo for the auction. Vg+ 
Price: 85.00 USD
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Muhammad Ali By Magnum Photographers, Ali, Muhammad . Introduction By Dave Anderson
7 Ali, Muhammad . Introduction By Dave Anderson Muhammad Ali By Magnum Photographers
New York Harry N. Abrams 2004 0810956055 / 9780810956056 First Printing Large Oblong boards with Dj. 
LAID IN THE BOOK IS A SMALL 3 1/2" X 5 /2" COLOR PORTRAIT OF MUHAMMAD ALI TAKEN IN RECENT YEARS BY HOWARD BINGHAM THAT HAS BEEN SIGNED BY ALI IN BLUE INK. Also laid in is a color postcard featuring artwork of Ali for the William Klein doc. on him. Wonderful large book of 150 photos with 50 in full color by Magnum Photographers including Elliott Erwitt, Philippe Halsman and Danny Lyon documenting Ali's remarkable career both in the ring and out, from his early years to recent times. A terrific book made even nicer by the signed Ali photo. Sold as a collection only. 
Price: 600.00 USD
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8 Anderson, Ho Che King 3
Seattle Fantagraphics Books 2003 1560975490 / 9781560975496 First Printing Paper 
The 3rd and final installment in Anderson's ambitious graphic novel about Martin Luther King. Full color. Teeny tiny corner nick to the top of the front cover. Vg+ 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Appalachee Red, Andrews, Raymond
9 Andrews, Raymond Appalachee Red
New York The Dial Press 1978 0803709161 / 9780803709164 First American Edition Boards & Cloth with Dustjacket 
Well received novel that won the James Baldwin Prize for its author, who down the road took his own life. The book is illustrated with line drawings by the author's brother, the late artist Benn Andrews who also did the artwork for the dustjacket. Very minute discoloration to the white dustjacket which is common with this book and a tiny mended tear to the top corner of the front panel of the dustjacket. Vg+/vg+ 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Inscribed and Signed Arthur Ashe Portrait, Ashe, Arthur
10 Ashe, Arthur Inscribed and Signed Arthur Ashe Portrait
New York Arthur Ashe 1987 Signed Photograph Paper 
INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY ARTHUR ASHE. Reprint 8" x 10" portait of the late tennis champion (July 10, 1943 February 6, 1993) holding his tennis racket. Ashe has inscribed the photo on his white shirt in blue ink. There is a small written date on the verso 5/13/87 which I'm assuming is when the photo was signed. Fine. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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11 Baker, Josephine & Bouillon, Jo. Translated By Mariana Fitzpatrick Josephine
New York Harper & Row 1977 0060102128 / 9780060102128 1st American Edition 
The remarkable life & times of the great Black entertainer who was born in poverty in America, but lived most of her adult life in Paris. 16pgs. of photos. Former owner's embossed stamp on title pg. Vg+/vg+. Laid in is an interesting 8pg. foldover catalog of the correspondence of Josephine Baker to Robert Brady. The list is from a famous New York City book store and the collection includes 51 items mostly letters between the two friends during the last decade of Baker's life. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Jimmy's Blues Selected Poems, Baldwin, James
12 Baldwin, James Jimmy's Blues Selected Poems
London Michael Joseph Ltd. 1983 0718122372 / 9780718122379 First Edition Small Cloth with Dustjacket 
LAID IN THE BOOK IS A SMALL PIECE OF PAPER THAT HAS BEEN SIGNED BY JAMES BALDWIN. Collection of poems by the late author. This is the first true edition published before the American edition. Fine/fine. LAID IN THE BOOK IS A SMALL POSTCARD FOR THE DOC ON BALDWIN I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO 
Price: 300.00 USD
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Nobody Knows My Name. More Notes Of A Native Son , Baldwin, James
13 Baldwin, James Nobody Knows My Name. More Notes Of A Native Son
The Dial Press. NY. 1961. 1st ed. Bds.& 
Essays by the late great author. The dj. has a touch of wear to corners & top & bottom of spine panel incld. light chipp. Vg/vg.  
Price: 125.00 USD
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14 Bearden, Romare Romare Bearden 1911-1988 a Memorial Exhibition
New York City ACA Galleries 1989 0925315028 / 9780925315021 First Edition Paper 
LAID IN THE BOOK IS A SMALL CARD THAT IS SIGNED IN RED INK BY ROMARE BEARDEN. Beautiful full color catalog of the great artist's art from the early 40's to the 1980's. Includes many vellum overlays with reproductions of his poems, interviews, and b&w archival photos. Fine. Laid in several promotional cards and foldovers. Fine. 
Price: 750.00 USD
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15 Bearden, Romare, Collage By, Hughes, Langston, Poems By, Intro. By Bill Cosby The Block
New York The Metropolitan Museum of art/viking 1995 067086501x / 9780670865017 First Edition First Printing Oversize Illus Bds. W. Dj. T 
A beautiful book combining the wonderful art of Bearden with the wonderful poetry of Hughes. Vivid and handsome with great production values. Fine/fine 
Price: 75.00 USD
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Katherine Dunham, Beckford, Ruth. Foreword By Arthur Mitchell
16 Beckford, Ruth. Foreword By Arthur Mitchell Katherine Dunham
New York Marcel Dekker 1979 0824768280 / 9780824768287 2nd Printing Cloth with Dustjacket 
Uncommon bio. of the recently deceased African American dancer and choreographer. Includes her stage and film credits and 27 photos. Light tonning to the last few pgs. due to newspaper clipping which is also included along with her New York Times Obit. Fine/fine. Also included is a wonderful rare large 8pg. program for a dance concert Dunham gave in Sweden in 1959. The program is printed in red and black and is illustrated with a nice portrait of Duhnam inside. The program also features a b&w caricature cutout cover of Dunham that some may think racist in its depiction. Small mend to the cutout and light wear to the back cover. Vg. . Also included is is a nice blue tinted flyer for her dance concert that was held at the Windsor Theatre in New York City most likely in the late 30's or early 40's. Illustrated with a nice portrait of her and critical blurbs on the verso. Sold as a collection only 
Price: 150.00 USD
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17 Belafonte, Harry, with Michael Shnayerson Harry Belafonte. My Song
New York City Alfred a Knopf Inc 2011 978030727226 First Edition Bds. & cl;. With Dustjacket 
SIGNED BY HARRY BELAFONTE ON THE TITLE PG. The great singer and political activist tells his story. Illus. with 32pgs. of b&w and color photos. A fine copy in a fine dustjacket. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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18 Benston, Kimberly W. Edited By Speaking for You. The Vision Of Ralph Ellison
Washington D.C. Howard University Press 1987 0882581694 / 9780882581699 First Edition Cloth with Dustjacket 
INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY RALPH ELLISON TO A BOOKDEALER. A large loving tribute to Ralph Ellison by a wide range of writers and critics. Includes biographical material along with essays on his work. Artwork on dustjacket by Romare Bearden. Very minute wear to the dustjacket. Fine/vg.  
Price: 1500.00 USD
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19 Bernstein, Walter Chuck Berry The Autobiography
New York Harmony Books 1987 0517566664 / 9780517566664 1st Edition. 1st Printing. Boards & Cloth with Dustjacket 
SIGNED BY CHUCK BERRY ON THE ENDSHEET. The autobiography of one of the great stars of rock 'n' roll. Illustrated throughout with many photos + discog. Jacket blurb by John Lennon. Dustjacket photos by Annie Leibovitz. A rare signature. Fine/fine. 
Price: 500.00 USD
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20 Bishop, Jack, Introductory Essay By Coretta Scott King Ralph Ellison. Black Americans of Achievement
New York Chelsea House Publishers 1988 1555465854 / 9781555465858 Later Printing Illus. Glazed Bds. No Dj. 
SIGNED BY RALPH ELLISON. Bio of the important African American author Ralph Ellison. Illustrated with many b&w photos. Part of the Black Americans Of Achievement. Very scarce signed. Minor wave to the paper, and a tiny mended scrape to the spine, otherwise near fine. 
Price: 300.00 USD
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