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Black Beauty A History and a Celebration

By: Arogundade, Ben

Price: $26.00

Publisher: London, Thunder's Mouth Press: 2001

Edition: 1st US Edition

Seller Id: 46946

ISBN: 156025341X

Condition: Very Good


First US edition, first printing paperback in glossy card covers with a super close up of a black woman's face whom I don't know and is not mentioned that I can find. Cover tips lightly lifted with a bit of curl, does not detract from this over-sized collection of photos and historical text from yesteryear through the talent of today. From Josephine Baker of the 1920s to Wesley Snipes of 2000. Book is a 'big 'un', measures 12 1/8" tall by 9 1/8" wide. 175 pp glossy text is mint, shows no page 'dents' from turning. There is no writing, it is not exlib, there are no tears and no soil... View more info

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One Hundred and One African-American Read-Aloud Stories

By: Kantor, Susan Editor

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers: 1998

Edition: Second Printing

Seller Id: 38824

ISBN: 1579120393

Condition: Near Fine


Yellow & dark green quarter bound cloth with gilt lettering has minimal shelf wear along lower edge otherwise shows well. Unclipped glossy dj has light wear on tips. 416 tight & bright pages with crisp text, no tears, writing, soil or blemishes. As befits a culture with a special talent of storytelling, the classic myths and fables captivate a child's vivid imagination while teaching important life lessons. View more info

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The Horseman's Illustrated Dictionary

By: Price, Steven D. Forward By Don Burt

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, The Lyons Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 38016

ISBN: 1585741469

Condition: Fine


Gorgeous 1st edition tan & black quarter bound hardcover has negligible wear. Unclipped dj has a light scuff mark running along length of front cover otherwise shows beautifully. Former owner's embossed name stamp on fep, rest of the 214 pages are tight & bright with no writing, tears or blemishes. Edifying and entertaining, The Horseman's Illustrated Dictionary is both a useful reference work and a lively panoramic view of the culture and history of the horse. View more info