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CIVIL RIGHTS AND THE AMERICAN NEGRO: A Documentary History.
Edition: First edition.
New York: Trident Press, 1968.. dj. Hardcover first edition - Includes over 100 documents covering more than 3 centuries, from slavery through the modern fight for civil rights. Among the documents are the Massachusetts Body of Liberites, early protests of the Germantown Mennonites, the constitution of Alabama, the Fugitive Slave Act, Nat Turner's 'confession' , writings by W. E. B. DuBois, Stokely Carmicheal and Martin Luther King, the Gavagan Antilynching bill and much more. 671 pages, including index.
Condition: Ex-library with the usual markings, but overall tight and clean in a near fine dj.Book ID: 21475More details Price: $22.00
SONGS OF JUBILEE: New and Selected Poems (1969 - 1983.)
Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, issued simultaneously with hardcover.
Greensboro, NC: Unicorn Press, 1986. SIGNED first edition - A series of poems which tell the history of blacks in America - included are sections on the Underground Railroad, Nat Turner, Harriet Tubman, Cornish's own family, and commentaries on modern events. SIGNED on the title page by Cornish (who in 2008 received some of the recognition he deserved when he was named the first Poet Laureate of Boston.) 85 pp. ISBN: 0-87775-196x.
Condition: Very near fine in stiff black wrappers.Book ID: 20666More details Price: $35.00