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1 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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2 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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3 Buck, Cadet L. N. His copy of McKELVEY ON EVIDENCE.
St. Paul, MN 1924 
xix,588pp. Buck, a West Point cadet (became a Lt. Col. during World War II), has sketched two very stereo typical heads w/exaggerated lips, etc. At the top of another leaf is INSCRIBED "SATAN". Some underlining. (3663801519)
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4 Hughes, Langston "Ultimatum: Kid to Kid" & "Ballad of the Two Thieves" pp. 25-27 as ptd in SHENANDOAH, THE WASHINGTON AND LEE UNIVERSITY REVIEW, VOL. V #1, WINTER.
Lexington 1953 
Two poems. Wrps, v.g. Other contributions by Donald Davidson, Hodding Carter, & Howard W. Odum. Virginia. Literature. South. (4696241037)
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5 Johnson, Maggie P. CHILDHOOD HOURS WITH SONGS FOR LITTLE TOTS.
(Parkersburg WV?) 1952 
(50)pp. This Afro-American/Black author born in Fincastle, VA., lived in Covington, & later Parkersburg, WV. Some orig. music. Wrps., near fine. Five copies noted per NUC, none at WV Archives. (193348159)
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6 MacCorkle, William A. SOME SOUTHERN QUESTIONS.
NY 1908 
vii,318pp. The 1st two essays deal w/the race question; MacCorkle, once Gov. of WV, was well ahead of his colleagues. Fine in v.g. d.j. Top edge gilt. West Virginia. Appalachia.Copieso pn line to one hundred (3304577700)
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7 MacCorkle, William A. SOME SOUTHERN QUESTIONS.
NY 1908 
vii,318pp. The first 2 essays deal with the race question; MacCorkle, once Gov. of WV, was well ahead of his colleagues. Near fine. T.e.g. (5039159316)
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8 Mascall, Esmee THE FIVE BLACK BOYS.
(London?) c.1905 
15(1)pp. This is a British juvenile title; two double page and two one page colorful illust. No copies located per OCLC. Wrps, v.g. to fine. Juvenile. (3825117663)
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9 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)
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10 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)
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11 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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12 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) 
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13 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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14 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) 
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15 Vanderbilt University of Law RACE RELATIONS LAW SURVEY.
Nashville 1969 
12 issues, May 1969 - March 1971, complete. Two vols bound as one, 4to. V.g. lib. cl. Successor to Race Relations Law Reporter. These issues cover topics like armed forces, civil rights, criminal law, demonstrations, education, elections, employment, government facilities, housing, & public accommodations. No copies of this title on line. The earlier title on line at twenty per issue. (4390250550)
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16 Weeden, Howard BANDANNA BALLADS: INCLUDING "SHADOWS ON THE WALL".
NY 1899 
xvi,90pp. Front cover gilt bright, bkstrp a bit dull but legible. Frt jt strengthened. Ex-lib (private). Miss Weeden's respectful representation of the rural southern Negro has never been exceeded in either the accuracy or the poignancy. One wonders if her verses were prepared & she looked for subjects or vice versa. The intro. by Joel Chandler Harris appears to damn progress for obvious reasons. Art. Five copies online above two hundred. (5587771875)
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17 Wesson, Wm. H. "CALAIS-MORALE;" OR, FIFTY YEARS' GLEANINGS IN THE SEA OF READINGS
Richmond 1882 
288pp. This is a good copy in original cloth w/ cover spots, new bkstrp label. Three small scrapes to rear cover, two small scrapes to bkstrp. Largely a South Carolina book merchant at Gaston, cash advancement in Charleston, involvement w/ 200 slaves on a SC coastal island. Much on Fils de Regiment, ladies in SC who SIGNED up to fight if ever called up. Many SC names. Oh, and aggressive greed - some of the Instant Book (add money & stir) people offer this in reprint @ thirty whilst others hawk it at one hundred. (5719974990)
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