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    Author: Arna Bontemps
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1.   BONTEMPS, Arna   Chariot in the Sky: A Story of the Jubilee Singers   Publisher: Philadelphia: Winston, (1951). Illus. by Cyrus Leroy Baldridge. xiii, 234 p . 1st ed. C.L. Dellums' copy, SIGNED by him on the front & rear paste-downs.

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2.   BONTEMPS, Arna   100 Years of Negro Freedom   Publisher: New York: Dodd, Mead, 1961. Illus. with photos. xi, 276 p . 1st ed. C.L. Dellums' copy, SIGNED by him on the front & rear paste-downs. About fine in d.w. which is lightly spotted on spine. Dellums' was a Vice President of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters. This book has several pages devoted to A. Philip Randolph and the Brotherhood

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3.   BONTEMPS, Arna and Jack Conroy   They Seek a City   Publisher: Garden City: Doubleday, Doran, 1945. xvii, 266 p . 1st ed. C.L. Dellums' copy, SIGNED by him on the front & rear paste-downs. Very good.

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4.   BONTEMPS, Arna and Langston Hughes   Popo and Fifina, Children of Haiti   Publisher: New York: Macmillan, 1946. Illus. by E. Simms Campbell. 100 p . 5th printing. Fine in moderately worn d. w. with a piece missing at bottom edge of front panel.

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5.   BONTEMPS, Arna   Bubber Goes to Heaven   Publisher: New York: Oxford University Press, (1998). Illus. by Daniel Minter. Intro. by Jim Haskins. Afterword by Charles L. James. 8vo. Cloth-backed boards. 84 p . 1st ed. Fine in d.w.

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6.   BONTEMPS, Arna   God Sends Sunday   Publisher: New York: AMS Press, (1972). 16mo. Cloth. 199 p . Fine.

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7.   BONTEMPS, Arna   Personals   Publisher: London: Paul Bremen, 1973. 8vo. Wraps. 37 p . Volume four in the Heritage Series. 2nd ed. About fine.

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8.   BONTEMPS, Arna and Jack Conroy   The Fast Sooner Hound   Publisher: Boston: Houghton Mifflin, (c. 1942). Illus. by Virginia Lee Burton. Oblong 8vo. Pictorial cloth. 28 p . Later printing. Inscription (dated 1967) on end paper; else fine.

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9.   Langston Hughes & Arna Bontemps   The Poetry of the Negro 1746-1949   Publisher: Doubleday & Co. Inc. Garden City 1949. Very Good Cloth Very Good Ex-Library

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10.   Arna Bontemps   American Negro Poetry   Publisher: Hill & Wang New York 1963. 3d Printing No Jacket Laminated Boards Very Good

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11.   BONTEMPS, Arna   Even Money on John Chavis. In Common Ground   Vol. X, No. 1 (Autumn, 1949) . Light cover wear & fading; else very good.

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12.   BONTEMPS, Arna and Langston Hughes   Letters 1925-1967   Publisher: New York: Dodd, Mead, (1980). Ed. by Charles H. Nichols. 8vo. Cloth. 529 p . 1st ed. Fine in fine, price clipped d.w.

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13.   Bontemps, Arna.   Young Booker: Booker T. Washington's Early Days.   Publisher: New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1972.. ISBN: 0396065147 8vo. 196 pp. VG condition. Very light shelfwear to edges, slight age-discoloration to endpapers, binding shaken. Interior clean. Rubbing to dj edges and panels, slight chipping to dj spine ends and corners, missing piece of upper dj spine end repaired with tape by previous owner. With b&w photo plates. Cloth Cloth Very Good in Good + dj

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14.   [TOPOLSKI, FELIKS]. Bontemps, Arna.   Lonesome Boy.   Publisher: New York: Houghton-Mifflin, 1955.. First Edition Very slight shelf wear to book. Jacket is somewhat yellowed and is very slightly chipped at top and bottom of spine. A wonderful short story about a boy and his trumpet (and his grandfather) by one of the best mid-century African American writers. Near fine with owner inscription on title page, Very Good

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15.   Arna Bontemps & Jack Conroy : Illustrated by Virginia Burton   The Fast Sooner Hound   Publisher: Houghton And Mifflin 1942. Very Good- Hardcover Some darkening to covers, spotting to covers; Color Illustrations; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 28 pages.

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16.   Bontemps, Arna and Langston Hughes, Illustrator: Campbell, E. Sims   Popo and Fifina   Picture
Publisher: New York: Oxford University Press (1993). ISBN: 0195087658 First Edition Thus 8vo Cloth backed boards. ix, 110pp with occasional black & white illustrations by E. Sims Campbell. Introduction and afterword by Arnold Rampersad. The story of two children who live on the tropical island of Haiti. Originally published in 1932, this classic of African-American children's literature marked the beginning of a long and fruitful partnership between its Harlem Renaissance authors. A title in The Iona and Peter Opie Library of Children's Literature. Fine in dustjacket.

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17.   Bontemps, Arna, Illustrator: Bischoff, Ilse   You Can't Pet a Possum   Picture
Publisher: New York: William Morrow, 1934. First Edition 8vo Red decorated cloth. 120pp. Illustrated by Ilse Bischoff with four wonderful full-color plates and line drawings within the text. The story of a little black boy named Shine, his Aunt Cindy, and his big, yellow pup Butch, who live out in the country in the South. Arna Bontemps gave children a book full of interesting episodes and several dashes of real excitement. Cloth lightly soiled along lower edge of upper cover. Name on ffep stroked through with black marker, light marginal finger soil else Very Good. Dustjacket is dust-soiled and darkened, chipped, worn, and torn along edges, with a few light pencil marks to upper panel. A scarce early title, particularly in the jacket, by this noted Harlem Renaissance poet and writer.

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18.   Bontemps, Arna, Illustrator: Topolski, Feliks   Lonesome Boy (signed)   Picture
Publisher: Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1955. First Edition 8vo Dark blue cloth. 28pp with expressive black & white illustrations by Feliks Topolski. Even out in a cornfield, Bubber loves to blow his trumpet loud and fast and high. But his grandpa tells him that blowing a horn and not paying attention to where you are can land a person in some funny places. Inscribed and signed by the author to poet Jean Burden "who would understand my lonesome boy." Upper endpapers slightly darkened from a newspaper clipping else Very Good. Dustjacket chipped with closed tears, spine darkened, stains to upper panel.

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19.   Bontemps, Arna editor   AMERICAN NEGRO POETRY   Publisher: Hill and Wang New York 1964. Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. ; Trade PB; 197 pages

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20.   Bontemps, Arna ( Compiled by); Henrietta Bruce, Illustrations   Golden Slippers, An Anthology of Negro Poetry for Young Readers   Picture
Publisher: Harper & Brothers, New York, 1941. G cloth hardback, no DJ. Cover with bent spine edges, bumped corners, slightly darkened spine with small stain, some scuffs. Front hinge cracked not loose. End papers marked by old DJ, owner's name stamped on FFP and end paper. Pp are VG, clean and unmarked. 12mo, 220 pp with b/w illustrations, biographies and index of first lines.

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21.   Bontemps, Arna   We Have Tomorrow   photos. by Marian Palfi. Houghton Mifflin, Boston 1945, 12mo. cloth, 131pp., ex-lib.- pocket, stamps, lacks spine, shaken & covers very soiled, poor $

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22.   Hughes, Langston / Maya Angelou & Arna Bontemps (intros.)   Not Without Laughter   Payback Press, London, c.1998, 1st.prtg.this ed., trade paperbk., (xiv, 224)pp., VG+ $

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23.   Hughes, Langston, and Arna Bontemps   Book of Negro Folklore, The   Picture
Publisher: Apollo Editions/Dodd, Mead & Company; N. Y. : 1958. Very Good+ Softcover 624 pages; 8vo (8.25") 21 cm; Folk poetry, songs, dialogues, humor, etc, etc. ; Apollo A-228. Later reprinted as isbn 0396081975. A m a z o n b u y e r s please note: image does not match this unit. This unit looks a lot better. ; Very light edgewear only. No marks. Spine square and uncreased. Interior clean, binding tight. Quite scarce in this condition.

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24.   BONTEMPS ARNA AND JACK CONROY   THEY SEEK A CITY   Publisher: DOUBLEDAY,N.Y.[1945]. Very Good Very Good- Hardcover, First AMERICAN EDITION 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall, 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. GREEN CLOTH WITH GILT LETTERED SPINE/VG+JACKET WITH SOME WEAR AND1/4 CHIP MISSING AT TOP OF JACKET AND A FEW CHIPS AT BOTTOM/THE FASCINATING STORY OF THE NEGRO PIONEERS/AFRO-AMERICAN HISTORY, S LAVERY/MODERN 1ST.

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25.   BONTEMPS ARNA   THE HARLEM RENAISSANCE REMEMBERED   Publisher: DODD,MEAD,N.Y.[1972]. As New Soft cover, 1ST. EDITION 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall, 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. ILLUSTRATED WITH PHOTOGRAPHS/VG+/AFRO AMERICAN HARLEM RENAISSANCE, 310 PAGES

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26.   Bontemps, Arna (Virginia Lee Burton, illustr)   Sad-faced boy   Publisher: Houghton 1937. 8vo red cloth, early pr., early dj, glue of former bookplate on ffep, front flap of dj has tape residue on interior of dj, faint soil to white rear of dj, book is bright and clean, dj is bright, no chips or tears, VG/VG. Later dj has $3.00 price, rear flap is Shuttered Windows by Means, some illustrations in color. Topic: Cape Ann

Appr.: | AUD 45.64 CAD 43.16 EUR 30.49 GBP 23.77 JPY 3,720.00 MXN 465.00 ZAR 413.33 

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27.   Bontemps, Arna (Virginia Lee Burton, illustr)   Sad-faced boy   Publisher: Houghton 1937. 8vo red cloth, 14th pr., VG+/-. Illustrations in b/w, not in color as in early printings. Topic: Cape Ann

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