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African American Literature

A collection of rare books pertaining to the African American experience in America including a signed first edition, first printing of Not Without Laughter by Langston Hughes, a first edition, first printing of Notes of a Native Son by James Baldwin, and a first edition of Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, An American Slave by Frederick Douglass.

The specific rare books listed here are constantly changing as we sell and acquire new material, so please check back often and contact us if you’re interested in a title you do not currently see on this page.
Hughes, Langston
Sold
Thomas, Malcolm
Price: $150,000.00
Dunbar, Paul Laurence; Armstrong, Margaret [decorations]
Price: $4,000.00
Hughes, Langston; Sewell, Helen [illustrator]
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Clay, Cassius [Muhammad Ali]
Price: $3,000.00
Jones, J. McHenry [Jones, James McHenry]
Price: $15,000.00
Randolph, Peter
Price: $800.00
Kelley, William Melvin
Price: $3,000.00
Hughes, Langston; Kauffer, E. McKnight [drawings]
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Hughes, Langston
Price: $1,500.00
Chesnutt, Charles W.
Price: $2,000.00
Douglass, Frederick; Smith, James McCune [Introduction]
Price: $4,500.00
White, Charles; Belafonte, Harry [Foreword]; Porter, James [Introduction]
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Dunbar, Paul Laurence
Price: $1,000.00
Hunton, Addie W.; Johnson, Kathryn M.
Price: $1,500.00