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  • MAMA ROCKS THE EMPTY CRADLE. by DeLoach, Nora.
    DeLoach, Nora.
    MAMA ROCKS THE EMPTY CRADLE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Bantam, (1998) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - African American mystery featuring Simone Covington - in this story, she goes back to South Carolina to help her mama after an operation. SIGNED and dated on the title page. 196 pp. ISBN: 0-553-107038.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 73923
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  • DeLoach, Nora.
    MAMA ROCKS THE EMPTY CRADLE.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Bantam, 1998. First edition - African American mystery featuring Simone Covington - in this story, she goes back to South Carolina to help her mama after an operation.

    Condition: Near fine in illustrated wrappers (publisher's letter laid in.)

    Book ID: 11553
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  • Downey, Harris.
    CARRIE DUMAIN.

    Edition: First printing.

    Chicago: Henry Regnery, 1966. Hardcover first edition - Novel of a woman who searches for her brother in the bars and seamy side of Harlem.

    Condition: Just about fine, no dj.

    Book ID: 11852
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  • Downey, Harris.
    CARRIE DUMAIN.

    Edition: First printing.

    Chicago: Henry Regnery, 1966. dj. Hardcover first edition - Novel of a woman who searches for her brother in the bars and seamy side of Harlem.

    Condition: Near fine in a somewhat rubbed, but otherwise near fine, dustjacket.

    Book ID: 11521
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  • Feelings, Tom.
    BLACK PILGRIMAGE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Lothrup, Lee and Shepherd, 1972. dj. Hardcover first edition - A deeply felt book by this award-winning artist and illustrator, telling the story of his trip to Africa where he worked for 3 years in Ghana , and of his discovery there of his ancestral home. Illustrated with both black and white drawings and with full-color paintings, this is both a beautiful book and a moving one, as he discusses the impact of racism on him and on black children and the black community in the US. Large format. 72 pp.

    Condition: Ex-library with the usual markings, but overall tight and clean in a very good dust jacket (price-clipped, spine label)

    Book ID: 59040
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  • Reckley, Ralph, Sr. (edited by Lola E. Jones.)
    TWENTIETH CENTURY BLACK AMERICAN WOMEN IN PRINT.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, not issued in hardcover.

    Acton, MS: Copley Publishing, 1995. First edition - Essays on Gayl Jones, Toni Cade Bambara, Toni Morrison, Alice Walker, Frances Watkins Harper, Sonia Sanchez and more. 128 pgs.

    Condition: Near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 11599
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  • [Robeson, Paul] Duberman, Martin Bauml
    PAUL ROBESON.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1988. Hardcover first edition - Massive biography of the great African American singer, actor and outspoken advocate of racial equality. 804 pgs including extensive notes, index. Photographs.

    Condition: NF/NF (pc.)

    Book ID: 11464
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  • Whipple, Charles K.
    RELATION OF THE AMERICAN BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS FOR FOREIGN MISSIONS TO SLAVERY.

    Edition: Hardcover.

    New York: Negro Universities Press, 1969. Facsimile reprint of a work originally published in 1861. An indictment of the mission for its refusal to condemn slavery - 'this last unequivocal and emphatic uplifting of the voice of the Board on behalf of slavery will help many Christians to realize how far different is its teaching from the Gospel of Christ.' 45 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in brown cloth (some discoloration to front endpapers from binder's glue, a flaw found in most, if not all, copies, a few spots on edge of textblock).

    Book ID: 11532
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