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1 Chesnutt, Charles W. The Conjure Woman and Other Conjure Tales
Durham, North Carolina Duke University Press 1994 0822313871 / 9780822313878 Reprint, Second Printing, 1994 Soft Cover Near Fine No Dust Jacket Book 6 1/2" x 9 1/4" 
Book is near fine in copper and charcoal covers with sketch of black woman and black and white lettering.text is tight and clean.appears unread.207 pages, crisp with sharp edges and corners.very small dark stain at bottom or text fore-edge is only detraction from an otherwise fine rating (possibly publisher's ink flaw). This is an extraordinary find--somewhat scarce-- and in this excellent condition. 
Price: 29.75 USD
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2 Hale, Janice E. Unbank the Fire: Visions for the Education of African American Children
Baltimore, Maryland The Johns Hopkins Univesity Press 1994 0801848229 / 9780801848223 Second Printing Soft Cover Near Fine No Dust Jacket 6" x 9" Author Signed with Presentation
Book is near fine in brown bordered black and white photograph of African American child with yellow and white lettering on glossy covers...text is tight and clean...appears unread...235 pages with sharp edges and corners...light corner bump and slight shelfwear are only detractions from an otherwise fine rating...SIGNED BY AUTHOR with presentation to former owner on half title page. This is an exceptional find in this near fine condition 
Price: 24.75 USD
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3 Harley, Sharon The Timetables of African-American History : A Chronology of the Most Important People and Events in African-American History
New York Simon & Schuster 1995 0671795244 / 9780671795245 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine 8 3/4" x 11 1/2" 
Book is fine in yellow boards with red cloth binding and gilt spine lettering...text is tight and clean...appears unread...400 pages, crisp with sharp edges and corners...no annotations...a smart, comprehensive, geneological compendium of a culture, logically laid out detailing African-Americans of note and importantance from 1492...an exceptional find in this excellent condition. 
Price: 28.75 USD
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4 Haskins, James Witchcraft, Mysticism and Magic in the Black World
Garden City, N.Y. Doublday 1974 0385096577 / 9780385096577 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 5 3/4" x 8 1/2" 
Book is very good in light rust brown cloth boards with black spine lettering..text is secure to binding throughout and clean...light age browning and text edge foxing...DJ is very good with age browning, light soil and light edge chipping..."...the first book to trace the existence of African religious and spiritual customs in South America, the Caribbean, as well as in North America..."...a nice find in this very good condition. 
Price: 24.75 USD
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5 Ladner, Joyce A., PhD The Ties That Bind - Timeless Values for African American Families
New York John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 1998 First Edition Hard Cover Fine  Fine 5 3/4" x 8 3/4" 
Book is in fine condition in black boards with gilt spine lettering...text is tight and clean...an unread copy....204 pages, crisp with sharp edges and corners...DJ is fine..."A masterpiece of scholarship...drawing on history and culture, on biography and family studies, economics, politics, sociology, and religion."--Andrew Billingsley--University of South Carolina...an extraordinary find in this pristine condition.  
Price: 24.75 USD
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6 McKnight, Reginald - Editor African American Wisdom
Novato, CA New World 2000 First Edition Soft Cover Fine  No Dust Jacket 5 1/4" x 7 1/2" 
Book is in fine condition in orange and black African art motif with orange and black lettering on black backgrounds...text is tight and clean...appears unread...149+ pages, crisp with sharp edges and corners...an extraordinary find in this pristine condition.  
Price: 14.75 USD
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7 Oliver, Kitty Multicolored Memories of a Black Southern Girl
Lexington, KY The University Press of Kentucky 2001 0813122082 / 9780813122083 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine 6 1/4" x 9 1/4" 
Book is in fine condition in green cloth boards with yellow spine lettering...text is tight and clean...an unread copy...173 pages, crisp with sharp edges and corners..."A rich, 'real' reading--part travelogue, part memoir--tender and thoughtful both. A rare and generous memorial of a black girl and the black South."--Karla Holloway, Duke University...an extraordinary find in this pristine condition. 
Price: 19.75 USD
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8 Palmer, Colin A. The First Passage: Blacks in the Americas 1502-1617
Cary, North Carolina, U.S.A. Oxford Univ Pr 1995 0195099052 / 9780195099058 2nd Printing Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 7 1/2" x 9 1/2" 
Book is near fine in bright teal boards with deep red cloth binding and gilt spine lettering...the is the second printing with publish date of 1995...text is tight and clean...appears unread...DJ is near fine with no tears or chipping--dj is covered with clear mylar, enhancing protection of the volume...126+ pages, crisp with sharp edges and corners...no annotations or markings observed. 
Price: 28.75 USD
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9 Richburg, Keith B. Out of America: A Black Man Confronts Africa
New York Harvest Book 1998 First Edition Soft Cover Fine  No Dust Jacket 5 1/4" x 8" 
Book is in fine condition in red and black glossy soft cover with photograph of black man's face and black, white and yellow lettering...text is tight and clean...appears unread...266 pages, crisp with sharp edges and corners..."A persohnal journey into African-American identity--A brave work that is not afraid to go against the grain....an important and original book."--Newsweek...a nice find in this pristine condition.  
Price: 19.75 USD
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10 Roby, Kimberla Lawson Here and Now
New York Kensington Books 1999 Second Printing Soft Cover Fine  No Dust Jacket Novel 4 1/4'' x 7'' 
Book is in fine condition in blue and silver blue glossy covers with bright illustration of two hand-holding black women and orange, black and purple lettering...text is tight and clean...appears unread...381+ pages, crisp with sharp edges and corners..."#1 Blackboard Bestseller. This is an extraordinary find in this pristine condition.  
Price: 14.50 USD
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