Inscribed first printing of this collection of short biographies of prominent Black people, as well as a brief summary of Maryland history with a focus on the state's Black population, written by a formerly enslaved man – inscribed to Black suffragist Addie Hunton.
Signed Easton Press "Collector's Edition" of Foote's popular history, one of the central books from which Ken Burns drew in working on his Civil War documentary (and which would lead to Foote becoming the breakout star of the series).
First edition of this anthology of Locke's philosophical writings, some previously unpublished, each "directly arguing for, criticizing, or expressing a fundamental notion of race, culture, civilization, identity, or value."
By Thomas L. McKenney and James Hall, with plates after portraits by Charles Bird King
Important edition of the monumental visual record of Native American leaders, including an extensive account of the original 1836-44 folio edition, biography of the original authors, and the infamous Smithsonian fire — all new to this edition.
Early printing, scarce in any form, of this persuasive essay on the double standard in the application of American laws to Black people and white people, including chapters on lynching and segregation.
Original vintage black-and-white photograph of this wonderfully candid image of Jackie Kennedy and son, John Jr., on vacation in Palm Beach, FL — the trip on which she announced her pregnancy with their third child.