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The Outcast. Drawings by Althea Willoughby
London: Faber and Faber, [1929]. First Edition. 12mo. Sewn paper wrappers; [4pp]. Two illustrations by Althea Willoughby, including color frontispiece and cover illustration. Light soil; else Near Fine. Issued as no. 22 of the Ariel Poems.
[Item #20239]
Price: $25.00
 
The Outcast. Drawings by Althea Willoughby
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Alone. Wood Engravings by Blair Hughes-Stanton
London: Faber and Faber, [1927]. First Edition. 12mo. Sewn paper wrappers; [4pp]. Two illustrations by Hughes-Stanton, including color frontispiece and cover illustration. Light soil; else Near Fine. Issued as no. 4 of the Ariel Poems.
[Item #20238]
Price: $25.00
 
Alone. Wood Engravings by Blair Hughes-Stanton
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Journey of the Magi. Drawings by E. McKnight Kauffer
London: Faber and Faber, [1927]. First Edition. 12mo. Sewn paper wrappers; [4pp]. Two illustrations by McKnight Kauffer, including color frontispiece and cover illustration. Light soil; else Near Fine. Issued as no. 8 of the Ariel Poems.
[Item #20237]
Price: $50.00
 
Journey of the Magi. Drawings by E. McKnight Kauffer
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Marina. Drawings by E. McKnight Kauffer
London: Faber and Faber, [1929]. First Edition. 12mo. Sewn paper wrappers; [4pp]. Two illustrations by McKnight Kauffer, including color frontispiece and cover illustration. Light soil; else Near Fine. Issued as no. 29 of the Ariel Poems.
[Item #20236]
Price: $75.00
 
Marina. Drawings by E. McKnight Kauffer
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Ubi Ecclesia. Drawings by Diana Murphy
London: Faber and Faber, [1929]. First Edition. 12mo. Sewn paper wrappers; [4pp]. Two illustrations by Diana Murphy, including color frontispiece and cover illustration. Light external soil, else Near Fine. Issued as no. 21 of the Ariel Poems.
[Item #20235]
Price: $25.00
 
Ubi Ecclesia. Drawings by Diana Murphy
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In Person: Achebe, Awoonor, and Soyinka at the University of Washington
Seattle: Institute for Comparative and Foreign Area Studies, University of Washington, Seattle, 1975. First Edition. Lectures and discussions presented during Spring Quarter, 1973, as part of U.Washington's African Studies Program's annual seminar. Octavo; stiff orange wrappers, titled and illustrated in black; 163pp; illus. Small, faint crease to upper right corner...
[Item #20232]
Price: $20.00
 
In Person: Achebe, Awoonor, and Soyinka at the University of Washington
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The Insider: Stories of War and Peace From Nigeria
Enugu, Nigeria: Nwankwo-Ifejika & Co. Publishers, 1971. First Edition. Anthology collection fiction about Nigeria during war and peacetime, with contributions by Chinua Achebe, Andre Aletta, Chukwuma Azuonye, Victor Nwankwo, Samuel Ifejika, Flora Nwapa, and Nathan Okonkwo Nkala, et al. Octavo; illustrated wrappers; 124pp. Some trivial rubbing to backstrip on rear...
[Item #20229]
Price: $35.00
 
The Insider: Stories of War and Peace From Nigeria
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Soulbook 9: The Revolutionary Journal of the Black World
Berkeley: Soulbook, 1970. An attractive copy of this Berkeley-based black revolutionary journal, with an emphasis on art, literature, and Afrocentrism. Includes poems by Sonia Sanchez, David Henderson, Arthur Pfister, and Claude Jackson, et al. Octavo (21.5cm); illustrated wrappers, stapled; 73pp; illus. Light wear to extremities, else Near Fine.
[Item #20224]
Price: $40.00
 
Soulbook 9: The Revolutionary Journal of the Black World
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Radical America - Vol.VI, No.4 (May, 1970)
Madison, WI: Radical America, 1970. Special issue of this Marxist-philosophical journal, printing excerpts from 10 of James's works, with an introduction by Martin Glaberman. 2pp partial bibliography of the author's work at rear. Octavo (21.5cm); illustrated wrappers, stapled; 114pp; illus. Light wear to extremities, else Near Fine.
[Item #20223]
Price: $25.00
 
Radical America - Vol.VI, No.4 (May, 1970)
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Antigua "Independence In Association"
Nassau, Bahamas: Island Press / Michael M. Michelow, 1967. First Edition. Richly-illustrated keepsake volume, created for the occasion of Antigua's independence celebration. Promotes the virtues of nearly every facet of the island nation, from government and education to industry and tourism. Scarce; OCLC gives just 3 locations in US institutions...
[Item #20222]
Price: $45.00
 
Antigua "Independence In Association"
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The Santa Fean: A National Monthly. Vol I, no. 2 (August, 1940)
Santa Fe: The Santa Fean, 1940. First Edition. Short-lived periodical geared to Santa Fe's bohemian arts community. Publication ceased in Spring, 1942. This issue with literary contributions by Ina Sizer Cassidy, Madeline Gwynne, John L. Sinclair, Alfred Morang, and others. Cover illustration from a woodblock by Willard F. Clark; one...
[Item #20221]
Price: $50.00
 
The Santa Fean: A National Monthly. Vol I, no. 2 (August, 1940)
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Charter 78: The Prison System in South Vietnam
Gennevilliers (France): Quê Me / Vietnamese Section of the Khmero-Lao-Vietnamese Committee for Human Rights, 1978. First Edition. Quarto (30cm). Pictorial, staple-bound paper wrappers; 31, [3]pp. Fine. Documentation and appeal for support for political prisoners in South Vietnam. Includes "List of 163 writers, poets and artists arrested in South Vietnam since...
[Item #20220]
Price: $60.00
 
Charter 78: The Prison System in South Vietnam
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The Coming American Revolution
New York: Pioneer Publishers, 1947. First Edition. Octavo. Staple-bound pamphlet. Pictorial paper wrappers; 31pp. Paper mildly tanned, else a crisp, unworn copy, Near Fine. Striking cover graphic by J. Thal.
[Item #20219]
Price: $20.00
 
The Coming American Revolution
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Spain In Arms 1937
New York: Henry Holt, 1937. First Edition. Octavo. Red cloth boards; pictorial dustwrapper; 85pp. Tight, well-preserved copy with scattered red pencil marginalia to text. Dustwrapper moderately worn, with 1" closed tear to front panel; just VG. Sound reading copy of the somewhat less common hardcover issue.
[Item #20218]
Price: $25.00
 
Spain In Arms 1937
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Spain In Arms 1937
New York: Henry Holt, 1937. Octavo. Pictorial card wrappers; 85pp. Covers typically worn and soiled; faint pencil notations to rear wrapper; corner-creasing scattered to text. A tightly bound, Good reading copy of the simultaneous softcover issue.
[Item #20217]
Price: $20.00
 
Spain In Arms 1937
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Some American History
Houston: Institute for the Arts, Rice University, 1971. First Edition. Exhibition catalog for a 1971 traveling exhibition of works by Larry Rivers, Ellsworth Ausby, Peter Bradley, William Williams and others, all on themes of African-American history, slavery, and civil rights. Introductory text by Charles Childs. 49 works pictured, with catalog...
[Item #20216]
Price: $45.00
 
Some American History
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Undercurrents: The Psycho-Social Neuroses of Civilized Man
New York: Vantage Press, 1971. First Edition. Self-published meditations on the ultimate futility and depravity of existence, by an African-American author. "Dr. Small is a Cassandra of doom. Even the most extreme of the Old Testament prophets, crying out the abominations of the world, held out possibilities of repentance, hopes...
[Item #20213]
Price: $50.00
 
Undercurrents: The Psycho-Social Neuroses of Civilized Man
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Negroes With Guns
New York: Marzani & Munsell, 1962. First Edition. Account of events in Monroe, N.C. in the summer of 1961, when Black residents armed themselves in self-defense against the Ku Klux Klan. Written by Robert F. Williams, the movement's organizer. Williams would later be framed on a kidnaping charge (he accused...
[Item #20212]
Price: $30.00
 
Negroes With Guns
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Mwanamke Mwananchi (The Nationalist Woman)
Newark, NJ: Mumininas of CFUN, 1971. First Edition. Octavo. Staple-bound, pictorial wrappers; 16pp. Rear wrapper toned along margins; trivial external wear, including a minutely bumped lower corner; Near Fine. Instructions for conduct and training for Black Nationalist women, including education, nutrition, and gender roles.
[Item #20211]
Price: $35.00
 
Mwanamke Mwananchi (The Nationalist Woman)
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Sleeping Beauty: A Lesbian Fairy Tale
Atlanta: Sojourner Truth Press, 1972. Second (Revised) Edition. Parable, with utopian aspects, of lesbian awakening. Revised (though the nature of the "revisions" is unclear) from the first edition of a year earlier. Gabriner (b.1942) was active in the civil rights movement and Freedom Summer; later joined the Weather Underground and...
[Item #20209]
Price: $75.00
 
Sleeping Beauty: A Lesbian Fairy Tale
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Raw Milk
New York: Kioka Publications, 1972. First Edition. Octavo. Pictorial card wrappers; 48pp; illus. Small bump to upper corner of text, else a Fine, unworn and apparently unread copy. Harlem author's self-published first (and to our knowledge, only) book of poems.
[Item #20194]
Price: $30.00
 
Raw Milk
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Blues For an African Princess
Chicago: Third World Press, 1973. Second Printing. Octavo. Pictorial card wrappers; 36pp. Bit of soil to covers, still a tight, Near Fine copy. African-American poet's uncommon second book, following his controversial 1969 novel The Spook Who Sat By The Door.
[Item #20193]
Price: $25.00
 
Blues For an African Princess
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The Gospel Blues and Poetry of Eugene McDaniels
New York: Charles Hansen Music and Books, N.d. [ca 1972]. First Edition. Collects lyrics and music from the Atlantic recording star's later, "Black consciousness" period, including his best-known social protest anthem "Compared to What"; photographs by Vincent Aiosa. Somewhat uncommon, especially in nice condition. Quarto (28cm). Pictorial glossy card wrappers;...
[Item #20191]
Price: $75.00
 
The Gospel Blues and Poetry of Eugene McDaniels
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Soul Motion II
Nashville: Division of Cultural Research, Department of Art / Fisk University, N.d. [ca 1970]. First, Limited Edition. Quarto (28cm). Stapled card wrappers; 19pp; illus. Slight vertical crease to text block; bit of external soil; Very Good. Limited to 500 numbered copies. "This book of poems, a senior project in art...
[Item #20190]
Price: $45.00
 
Soul Motion II
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De Mayor of Harlem
New York: Dutton, 1970. First Edition. Octavo. Cloth-backed, paper-covered boards; 128pp. Fine, tight copy in unworn jacket, slightly toned on spine and extremities, still Near Fine. First published book by the important African-American poet, influential member of the Umbra group and founding editor of its journal Umbra.
[Item #20186]
Price: $40.00
 
De Mayor of Harlem


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