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61 McCall, Emmanuel L. (comp.) THE BLACK CHRISTIAN EXPERIENCE
Nashville, TN 1972 
128pp. First ed. Fine in fine dj. Includes contributions by seven Afro-American/Black writers. (5657882042) 
Price: 17.50 USD
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62 McCarron, Chas. & Nat. Vincent "WHEN OLD BILL BAILEY PLAYS THE UKALELE" (Sheet Music).
NY 1915 
5pp. Cvr art by Detakais. V.g., one corner creased. (4722884115)
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63 McDowell, James SPEECH OF JAMES MCDOWELL ON THE FORMATION OF GOVERNMENTS FOR NEW MEXICO AND CALIFORNIA.
DC 1849 
16pp. V.g., untrimmed & unopened. Argues that extension of slavery to these areas would not increase overall, for slaves would be removed from other states. New Mexico. No copies on line. (232444622) 
Price: 150.00 USD
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64 Miller, Elizabeth W. and Mary L. Fisher THE NEGRO IN AMERICA A BIBLIOGRAPHY
Cambridge, MA 1970 
351pp. First ptd 1966. Vg in paper covers. Near fine. (5999362890)
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Price: 9.75 USD
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65 Mills, Kerry AT A GEORGIA CAMPMEETING - A CHARACTERISTIC MARCH WHICH CAN BE USED EFFECTIVELY AS A TWO-STEP, POLKA, OR CAKE WALK
NY 1897 
5pp. "Mills' Cakewalk of 1897, "At A Georgia Campmeeting," was self publ., after being rejected by every firm to which it was submitted Its instant success ushered in the cakewalk as a musical protest against the vulgar racial stereotypes projected in the "Coon" songs…(it) enjoyed a five- or six-year life span." This is not a rag, but closely associated. Probably first ed.; if not, very early ed. Exagerated sterotype(unsigned artwork) illustration of three Afro-Amer. couples dancing. This copy separated at fold, two inch horizontal tear to each side with bottom margin frayed.. Although copies of the illustrated cover offered elsewhere (this ed.) at fifty, pleaese see as follows. TOGETHER WITH A TOTALLY DIFFERENT COVER ED. OF SAME YEAR. Closely trimmed at bottom edge, with a four inch edge tear at bottom. Removed from bound volume. Cover has nice typography but no art. Both printings have publisher's rubber signature stamp. Interestingly, neither printing located in Georgia, per OCLC. For the two items (5289839097) 
Price: 250.00 USD
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66 Morris, Herbert M. and others INTERNATIONAL LIBRARY OF NEGRO LIFE AND HISTORY
New York 1968 
Eleven vols. 4to. Vg, ex lib. Volumes devoted to Biography, Civil War, Equality, Freedom, Integration, Black Awakening, Literature, Athletes, Medical, Music, Theatre. Extra shipping. 11 vol. (5991953037)
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67 Morris, Herbert M. and others INTERNATIONAL LIBRARY OF NEGRO LIFE AND HISTORY (9 VOLS OF 10)
New York 1968 
Nine vols (second ed). 4to. Vg, ex lib. Volumes devoted to Biography, Civil War, Equality, Freedom, Integration, Literature, Medical, Music, Theatre. Extra shipping. 9 vol. (5988835230)
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68 Nebraska Historical Society TRANSACTIONS AND REPORTS (COLLECTIONS).
Lincoln 1887+ 
As follows: Vol. II, 1887; Vol. III, 1892; Second Series Vol. II, 1892; Second Series Vol. X, 1907; & Vol. 16, 1911. Generally v.g., one w/bkstrp ends gone. Internal lib. cancel marks. One inner jt cracked. Boundaries, Native Americans, missionaries, railroads, underground railroad, Pawnee, Sioux; Counties of Cass, Dodge, Lincoln, Sarpy, & Washington; etc. No copy online. For five vols... 5 vol. (3879901986)
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69 No author THE NEGRO ENSEMBLE COMPANY THE FIRST TWO YEARS . . .
New York (1969) Extra large 4to 
(24)pp. Wrps, with two tears to rear wrp. Abundantly illustrated in monochrome. Commenced by Robert Hooks and others, this group still going strong, just recently part of a large grant for the arts. No copies of this title listed per OCLC. (5733984876) 
Price: 375.00 USD
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70 Porter, Dorothy B. THE NEGRO IN THE UNITED STATES. A SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
Washington, DC 1970 
313pp. First ed. Near fine in half maroon bkstrp (very mildly faded) and white cl. Author was librarian at Howard Univ. (5998755525)
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71 Presgraves, James S. (comp.) SMYTH COUNTY FAMILIES AND HISTORY.
Pulaski, VA 1974 
70pp. Intro. by Dr. Goodridge Wilson & w/excerpts from Hardesty's Encyclopedia (NY, 1884), prepared by R. A. Brock. Eleven page oral history from African-American Black citizen. Family names include Bailey, Baker, Barlow, Boatwright, Buchanan, Copenhaver, Dickey, Dungan, Fudge, Gollohon ( Gollehen), Greever, Harmon, Hubble, Hull, Hix, McCarty, McDaniel ( (McDonald), Moore, Orr, Patrick, Pendleton, Posten, Preston, Reedy, (Roady), Richardsonn, Sexton, Shannon, Shefffey, Ssprinkle, Tarter, Tate, Ward, Wells, Willmore (Wilmore) Wolfe, CW Rosters. Map of the town of Marion. Subscribers list. Fully indexed. Lt bds, fine. No other copy on net. ISBN 1-933607-56-4 (38525955) 
Price: 28.00 USD
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72 Quarles, Benjamin BLACK HISTORY'S DIVERSIFIED CLIENTELE.
Washington, DC 1971 8vo 
26pp. Wrps. Near fine. The only other copies on net are cl. bound. Quarles was at Morgan State when he guest lectured here at Howard Univ. (5157716964)
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73 Rachleff, Peter J. "MEMBERS IN GOOD STANDING" as ptd p. 130-143 and 148-157 in complete Volume 39 of VIRGINIA CAVALCADE
Richmond 1989-90 
This is vol 39 #1-4. Fine in later cloth. Rachleff's work describes post-slavery African-Americans in Richmond, illust w/ over a dozen contemporary photographs and art work, some of the latter in color. Other topics in this vol incl Monticello, Suffrage, WWII, Dismal Swamp and Italian POW in WWII. For the four issues (5879469039)
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74 Reed, Dave Jr "LEADER OF DE CO. B., COMIC MARCH SONG AND CHORUS" (Sheet Music).
NY 1894 
5pp. Cover not illustrated, but good typographics. Stereotype words exaggerating pretensions of a private perforated by his sweet(?) heart. "She scolded him w/all her might & pulled his nose from morn to night, said she, if the cannonballs ain't lead, It'll bust 'em all to pieces when they hit your head." Separated left fold, horizontal tears along a fold line on all three sheets. Dedicated to Company B, 71st Reg't, NY. Other Reed titles offered to two hundred. OCLC locates copies in two U.S. libraries, neither in predominantly Afro Amer. institutions. Military. New York. (4183179576) 
Price: 150.00 USD
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75 Richard Montgomery Foundation MOUNTAINSIDE.
Christiansburg 1983+ 
3 issues, Vol. 1 #4; Vol. 2 #1 & 2. Also incl. is a Hist. Pictorial Calendar of Newbern, VA. First County Seat of Pulaski (adjacent to Montgomery Co.). I looked in the calendar for my great great grand father's brother's tavern (1st courthouse), but discovered it had been taken down. Mountainside featured articles such as Radford Bros., CW Letters, a Jim Wayne Miller poem, Church Activists, Christiansburg Inst. (Afro-American/Black children from Wythe Co, were bussed there) under leadership of Booker T. Washington, & various short stories & poems. Wrps, v.g. For the four items… (4787183823)
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76 Rogers, J. A. WORLD'S GREAT MEN OF COLOR (VOL II ONLY)
New York 1947 
(6)297-717pp. Volume II only. Second Edition. Tight and solid, cover with many perforations and upper free front as well as lower free rear cover damaged. Cheapest Vol II on line at one ten. (5998796016)
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Price: 32.50 USD
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77 Rutledge, Archibald. "The Amethyst Arrowhead", p3-4, 11 in THE IDEAL YOUTH VOL I # 5.
Wood, VA 1924 4to. 
Cartoon black stereotype ill. by Frank Johnson. "Wood" was located in Scott County, w/P.O. from 1884 ____. An amazing venture - located between nowhere and beyond, Scott County could be called the heart of Appalachia (draw a line from Detroit to Tallahassee), but here Editor Charles W. Compton has not only issued a slick paper magazine (this is issue #5), but he has secured advertisers from Chicago, Rochester, Pittsburgh, etc. Black Americans. Virginia. (5046852606)
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78 Sampson, Emma S. MISS MINERVA'S COOK BOOK. DE WAY TO A MAN'S HEART.
Chicago 2002 
280pp. Facsimile copy in wrps with plastic comb binder. The scarcest of the series begun by Calhoun (M. M. & W. G. Hill) & continued for several vols by E. S. Sampson. A magnificent collection of old South recipes in Black dialect. In 1977 we sold a copy at $25 & in 1997 a copy was sold at $250. Recently we saw this title offered in a d.j. at $1000. Facs only. ISBN 1-933607-13-0 (4407297261) 
Price: 49.95 USD
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79 Schroetter, Hilda N. BETHUNE CENTER NURSERY SCHOOL. A STUDY OF A NEGRO INSTITUTION IN LYNCHBURG, VIRGINIA.
University of Virginia 1948 
40pp. Wrps. Fine. First ed. Lrg. fold map. Phelps-Stokes #16. Not listed in BLOCKSON. (3551236539)
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80 Smith, Edgar & W. T. Francis HONEY YOU'SE MY TURTLE-DOVE
NY 1898 12 1/2 x 10" 
5(1)pp. Sheet music removed. Stereotype words and unsigned stereotype cover art. OCLC locates 3 lib. w/copies. (5487516159) 
Price: 75.00 USD
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