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1 (Chambers, Kimberly (ed)) TRADING EIGHTS. THE KEEPSAKE OF TWO EXHIBITIONS
Charlottesville 1987 
c.48pp. First ed. Paper covers. Fine. Afterword by Joan C. St. Crane, curator of American Literature Collection at UVA Library. Details on Houston Baker, Jay Wright, Albert Murray, Zora Hurston, Robert Stepto, etc. Ltd to 2500 copies. (5881129170)
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2 (Milburn, Richard) Hoffman, Richard GRAND FANTASIA ON THE POPULAR THEME THE MOCKING BIRD
Philadelphia 1864? 
16pp. Good only, removed. With edge frays and binding edge w/ several mends. Composed by African-American Richard Milburn in 1855, Mocking Bird was soon to feather the nest of Hoffman who issued some editions under the name of his mother Alice Hawthorne (with no credit to Milburn). No copies on line, our last in 2002. (5982721089)
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3 (Milburn, Richard) Hoffman, Richard GRAND FANTASIA ON THE POPULAR THEME THE MOCKING BIRD
Boston 1864 
16pp. Good only, removed. With edge frays and binding edge w/ several mends. Composed by African-American Richard Milburn in 1855, Mocking Bird was soon to feather the nest of Hoffman who issued some editions under the name of his mother Alice Hawthorne (with no credit to Milburn). No copies on line, our last in 2002. (5982680598)
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4 (New York Colored Mission) (REPORT OF THE NEW YORK COLORED MISSION FOR 1890).
(NY) (1890) 
(3)-24pp. P. 1-2 missing (conjugate to 23/4). P. 3-6 trimmed 1" at bottom, no loss of text. P. 15-24 separated at vertical fold. Still many details incl. the charter, the managers, balance sheet, by-laws, etc. (4841644218) 
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5 (Ogden, Jean & Jess?) HOMES OF TOMORROW--AND TODAY.
Charlottesville, VA 1949 
11pp. Life skills for high scholars in Asheville, NC. UVA Extension Publ. Wrps, fine. Not listed per OCLC. Appalachia. Social. (4274648745)
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6 (Ogden, Jean & Jess?) SOMETHING NEW KEEPS BEING ADDED: GOLDSBORO HAS ITS OWN CHRISTMAS PLAY AND SOME OTHER THINGS IN DRAMATIC ARTS.
Charlottesville, VA 1951 
7pp. High School drama in exemplary fashion. UVA Extension Publ. Wrps, fine. Not listed per OCLC. (4274203344)
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7 (Ogden, Jean & Jess?) THE FAMILY COMES TO SCHOOL: SHARECROPPERS LEARN TO LIVE AT THE BRICK RURAL LIFE SCHOOL.
Charlottesville, VA 1950 
11pp. Amer. Missionary Assoc. Plantation economy upgraded by self help. Great addition to south, economics, agriculture, black studies, etc. UVA Extension Publ. Wrps, fine. Not listed per OCLC. Black Americans. (4274081871)
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8 (Ogden, Jean & Jess?) UP FROM THE BOTTOM: A REHABILITATION PROGRAM PAYS OFF AT GEE'S BAND.
Charlottesville, VA 1949 
12pp. Wilcox Co., (AL) sharecrop. Black families & self help. UVA Extension Publ. Wrps, fine. Not listed per OCLC. (4274608254)
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9 (Stowe, Harriet Beecher) ed by Philip Van Doren Stern THE ANNOTATED UNCLE TOM'S CABIN
New York 1964 
591pp. Bramhall House edition. Fine in vg dj (bkstrp lighter). (6002885607)
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10 36th Congress 1st Session Report No. 508 SLAVERY IN THE TERRITORY OF NEW MEXICO
Washington, DC 1860 
39pp. Removed. Congress voids New Mexico slavery acts. (5934739254)
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11 American Tract Society TRACTS 1-33 (VOL I)
New York c.1820 
Each ranges from 4 to 32 pages, and 22 have wood cut illustrations, of which at least 6 are SIGNED by Anderson, a most famous engraver. Full leather. Small 8vo. Vg, reasonable foxing. Topics include temperance, African-Americans, education, etc. We found ten (of the 22 with wood cuts) for an average of forty. Figuring those w/o wood cuts at half would total a thousand. Thus here's an abundance of early 19th C. wood cut art and spiritual guidance at (5905626225)
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12 Ashe, Arthur and Arnold Rampersad DAYS OF GRACE
New York 1993 
317pp. First ed. Fine in fine dj. While there are fifty copies offered on line under fifteen dollars, this book is important enough to justify inclusion here (9/14). (6002804625)
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13 Ball Health School and Clinic WHAT YOU GET AT THE BALL HEALTH SCHOOL AND CLINIC
Excelsior Springs, MO c.1940 
2pp. Broadsheet promising relief from arthritis, neuritis, sciatica, lumbago or other states. At bottom "We Do Not Have Facilities For Treating Colored People." And that's the way the Ball bounces. (5906476536)
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14 Barrax, Gerald THE DEATHS OF ANIMALS AND LESSER GODS
Lexington, KY 1984 
73pp. First ed. Fine in wrps. Afro-American author. Callaloo Poetry Series. (5269674579)
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15 Bennett, Sam & Theo. H. Northrup LOQUATIAS MOLL - CHARACTERISTIC CAKE WALK
NY 1900 13 x 10 1/2" 
5pp. SMR. W/unsigned stereotype art - musician w/banjo, fiddle & bones. No copies listed per OCLC. (5438684013)
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16 Berzon, Judith R. NEITHER WHITE NOR BLACK THE MULATTO CHARACTER IN AMERICAN FICTION
New York 1978 
280pp. First ed. Fine in fine dj. Author was Rutgers graduate. (5999160435)
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17 Book League Monthly VOLUME 1 #1-6, VOLUME 2 #1-5.
NY 1928/29 
11 vols (10 tiles). Presenting inexpensive eds in attractive wrps, this periodical continue into Vol. 7 (1932). Here are Ammers-Kuller, Rebel Generation; Beauclerk, Love of the Foolish Angel; de Jouvenel, Stormy Life of Mirabeau; Hardy, Winter Words; Hinston, Instinct & Intelligence; Huddleston, Louis XIV in Love & in War; Josephson, Zola; Montgomery, Virtue of This Jest; Sanborn, Prima Donna (2 vols); & Trautwein, Lady of Laws. These works have usually introductory or biographical matter-or both-unique to this ed. Contributors incl. Van Wych Brooks, Julia Peterkin, Padiaic Colum & Clarance Darrow. In addition each has a delightful cvr illus. Several articles focus on the Negro. These issues extremely good w/a few bkstrp bottom tears, a very few wrps loose, & rear of one issue w/age soil where it sat on the shelf, holding its mates, since Tige was a puppy. Some issues offered to thirty & more. (4562053863)
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18 Bowden, Martha B. MOUNTAIN OF DREAMS.
(Knoxville, TN) (1988) 
285pp. Traces w/documentation & photo illus. six generations (1808-1988) of a Sevier Co. TN Black family. Incl. many in military service, Nat'l. Merit Scholars, chemical engineers, & teachers in TX, MD, & IL. Wrps, v.g. No copies online. (70742414) 
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19 Braxton, A. Caperton THE FIFTEENTH AMENDMENT - AN ACCOUNT OF ITS ENACTMENT - ADDRESS DELIVERED BEFORE VIRGINIA STATE BAR ASSOCIATION FOR THE YEAR 1903
Lynchburg, VA 1934 
78pp. First ed. Vg with a few white spots to cover. Ftspc. Voting rights for Afro-American/Blacks. (6031593726)
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20 Bristol Opera House, Town Hall, Naval Reserve Torpedo Co. etc. COLLECTION OF TEN PROGRAMS FOR MUSICAL AND DRAMATIC (AND DEDICATION) EVENTS IN BRISTOL, RI
Bristol, RI 1886+ 
Notable for the names of the performers. These programs vary from single side to 4 p. All vg. Naval Reserve Torpedo Co. (Dedication) 1891; Concert by de Corvaia and Verlet (1896); "Her New Dressmaker" and "A Box of Monkeys" (1891); Tableaux (Roger Williams) Sponsored by DAR (1896); Racket Club Theatricals "Mousetrap" etc (1886); J. A. Miller (perf) Tenth Organ Recital St. Michael's Church (1894); Variety Show for Children's Home "Second Floor Spoopendyke" (1894); Variety Show for Children's Home "A Box of Monkeys" ((1894); Tableaux (12 acts) for Children's Home at the Herreshoff Boat House (1886); DAR "Colonial Minstrels" incl "The Coons' Salvation Army" (1896). (5772937218)
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