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 work that strives to address "the tenuous position of African Americans and impoverished whites in rural Georgia both before and after the Civil War" (Lemon), in a binding designed by Margaret Armstrong.
First US edition of this moral tract for working class readers, part of the Cheap Repository series conceived by the eminent Bluestocking Hannah More in an attempt to counter the revolutionary ideas of radicals like Thomas Paine.
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.
Inscribed first edition of the memoir of this pioneering Black aviator and advocate for the Tuskegee flight training program – owned by the first Black Army/Air Corps nurse, whose husband was a Tuskegee airman.