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Rural Negro, The

By: Woodson, Carter Godwin

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Association for the Study of Negro Life & History;: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17729

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


265 pages; 8vo (8.75") 23 cm; Hardcover, black and dark green patterned cloth, yellow lettering, [xviii] + 265 pages, index, appendix, footnotes, b/w map showing 4464 completed schools built by Julius Rosenwald Fund, 29 tables, 130 b/w photos and illustrations in text, with captions. ; Based on three years of sociological studies. Topics include: Staying alive. Making a living. Tenancy. Peonage. Farm work. Industrial work. Religious work. Rural schools. Segregation and race insanity. More. ; Only a touch of shelfwear. No marks. Extremely rare in this condition. View more info

Journal of Negro History, the : Volume 40, Number 1, January 1955

By: Woodson, Carter Godwin

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Association for the Study of Negro Life & History: 1955

Seller ID: 17741

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


102 pages; 8vo (9.75") 25 cm; Softcover, gray covers, side-stapled binding, 102 pages, footnotes. ; Topics include: Jan Earnst Matzeliger and the making of the shoe, by Sidney Kaplan. Samuel Gompers and the Negro workers 1886-1914, by Bernard Mandel. Role of the courts in the status of the Negro, by Hugh Williamson. More. ; Covers show very light wear. Bottom edge of front cover lightly spotted. No other marks. Binding tight. View more info

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Old Oaken Bucket, the : Promotional Item for Leonard Benjamins, the Old Reliable Clothier, Grand Rapids, Michigan

By: Woodworth, Samuel

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Benjamin Leonards: 1881

Seller ID: 16126

Condition: Good


12 pages; 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; Lot of 3 items, uniform shape and color. 1) The Old Oaken Bucket, umber-brown softcover booklet, two-tone illustration on front, 12 unnumbered pages, 12 b/w illustrations reproduced from engravings. ; 2) Elegy Written in a Country Chuchyard, by Thomas Gray, same style, same advertiser. ; 3) The Village Blacksmith, by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, same style, but this item has ads for Spring & Company, dry goods, Grand Rapids. ; Items 1) and 2) carry ad for Leonard Benjamins, the Old Reliable Clothier, Grand Rapids, Michigan. All items worn but intact. ; Co-publis... View more info

Bradley Polytechnic Institute : The First Decade, 1897-1907

By: Wyckoff, Charles T.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Bradley Polytechnic Institute: 1908

Seller ID: 20177

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


180 pages; 8vo (9.5") 25 cm; Hardcover, dark blue cloth, orange lettering, 180 pages + over 20 b/w photos on glossy unnumbered plates. ; Written by publication committee, Charles T. Wyckoff, chair, with Clarence E. Comstock, Wales H. Packard, Theodore C. Burgess. ; Epic true story of founding and first ten years of coed high-school-college Bradley Polytechnic Institute, now Bradley University, Peoria, Illinois, founded by Lydia Moss Bradley (1816-1908) philanthropist, land developer, banker, Universalist, and staunch anti-slavery activist. ; Minor edgewear only. No marks, no defects. Scarc... View more info

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Salt of the Earth : A History of Midland County, Michigan

By: Yates, Dorothy Langdon

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Midland County Historical Society: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20910

ISBN: 0961909609

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


287 pages; 4to (11.25") 29 cm; Tall hardcover, gray cloth, illustrated endpapers, [xvi] + 287 pages, main text in 2 columns, index, bibliography, appendix, chronology, 28 b/w maps, over 200 historical b/w photos with brief captions. ; For each township covers early settlers, industries, churches, schools, parks, villages, ghost towns, etc, plus City of Midland, from 1830s to 1960s and beyond. ; No defects to book. Jacket shows light rubbing and two very small chips, not affecting any text. View more info

Il Territorio ed il Castello di San Marino Attraverso i Secoli : (The Territories of the Castle of San Marino Across the Ages)

By: Zani, Gino

Price: $23.00

Publisher: F. Lli Lega Editori: 1981

Seller ID: 11317

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


183 pages; 8vo (9.5") 25 cm; White softcover with dark brown and green jacket, ITALIAN text throughout, 183 pages, index, tons of footnotes, 55 b/w photos and plates, with captions, including 8 fold-out maps and diagrams, of which 3 are in one color. ; Preface by Francesco Balsimelli. ; Gift note in Italian penned on front blank page, dated 1985. Otherwise no defects to book. Jacket lightly rubbed. Quite scarce. View more info

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Look's Guide to the N. Y. World's Fair : New York World's Fair, 1964-1965

By: Zimmermann, Gereon, and Jack Shepherd; Illustrated by C. Anderson

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Look Magazine: 1964

Seller ID: 17995

Condition: Very Good


34 pages; 32mo (4.5") 12 cm; Oblong softcover, bound across top calentar-style, fold-and-staple binding, 34 pages, 16 b/w line illustrations, 5 small color maps, 10 color photos and illustrations. ; Text by Gereon Zimmermann and Jack Shepherd. Maps by C. Anderson. ; Small nicks to covers resulting from newspaper-style printing printing process. Covers and 8 pages glossy, the rest newsprint, with age-toning. Edgewear and light foxing to exterior. No marks. Binding tight. View more info