This book is a first edition, first printing of “The Conjure Woman," a collection of seven short stories, all set in "Patesville," North Carolina and told through the view point of the character Uncle Julius: The Goophered Grapevine, Po’ Sandy, Mars Jeems’s Nightmare, The Conjurer’s Revenge, Sis’ Becky’s Pickaninny, The Gray Wolf’s Ha’nt, and Hot-foot Hannibal. The book has a tan cloth binding. The front cover has three illustrations set in in red blocks at top center of the cover. From left to right the illustrations include a white hare, an elderly bald man with a beard, and a white hare. Title of book, [THE CONJURE WOMAN], is embossed beneath the red blocks in gold serif typeface and author's name, [CHARLES · W · CHESNUTT], centered at bottom of the front cover, also in gold serif typeface. The spine text is all printed in gold serif typeface. The text along the top third of the spine reads [THE / CONJURE / WOMAN]. The author's name [CHARLES W · / CHESNUTT], is embossed on the center of the spine and the name of the publishers [HOUGHTON / MIFFLIN CO] is embossed across the bottom of the spine. The book is two hundred and twenty-nine pages and includes a title page and contents page.
A hardback book titled Unbought and Unbossed by Shirley Chisholm. The exterior cover had a paper book cover and a clear plastic book cover over that. The paper book cover is yellow with red and green text, centered, that reads: [SHIRLEY / CHISHOLM / UNBOUGHT / AND / UNBOSSED]. Underneath the main text, there are four black-and-white images of Shirley Chisholm speaking and gesturing with her hands. Green text, centered, below the images, reads: [The first black woman elected to Congress speaks / out on her life and on the American political system]. The binding reads, written vertically in red and green text reads: [SHIRLEY / CHISHOLM], [UNBOUGHT AND UNBOSSED]. Black text, written horizontally, reads: [HOUGHTON / MIFFLIN / COMPANY]. The back cover of the paper sleeve, in red text at the top, reads: [SHIRLEY / CHISHOLM]. Underneath in green text reads: [SPEAKS OUT ON]. The cover then lists various topics (in green text) and a blurb about each (in black text) underneath, aligned to the left. The front and back interior of the paper cover sleeve have a synopsis of the book continuing on both. The hardback cover itself is navy blue or black with the same colored type, and brown front and back interior covers. The interior pages, 177 pages in total, are off-white with black type.