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The Siege of Harlem
New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1964. First Edition. An alternate history novel in which Harlem secedes from the Union and builds its own government. Told in a series of stories in the tradition of Uncle Remus. First Printing. Octavo (20.75cm); orange paper and black cloth-covered boards, with titles stamped in...
[Item #29665]
Price: $25.00
 
The Siege of Harlem
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Blues: An Anthology. Complete Words and Music of 53 Great Songs
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1972. Reissue of Handy's highly-regarded 1926 volume on the blues, containing lyrics and music to 53 songs inspired by the folk melodies heard up and down the Ohio and Mississippi rivers. Critical text by Abbe Niles, with illustrations by Miguel Covarrubias. First printing of this...
[Item #29659]
Price: $50.00
 
Blues: An Anthology. Complete Words and Music of 53 Great Songs
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Black Magic: A Pictorial History of the Negro in American Entertainment
Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, Inc. 1967. First Edition. Detailed history of Negro entertainers, ranging from artists, musicians, and vocalists from the period of slavery through the 1960's. The last book Hughes would work on prior to his death on May 22, 1967. First Printing. Quarto (28.5cm); black and red cloth-covered...
[Item #29658]
Price: $45.00
 
Black Magic: A Pictorial History of the Negro in American Entertainment
154.

Idi Amin Dada: Hitler in Africa [Review Copy]
Kansas City: Sheed Andrews and McMeel, 1977. First Edition. Account of Idi Amin's rise to power by the last U.S. Ambassador to Uganda and his wife, recounting the horrors of his regime and comparing his reign to that of Hitler. First Printing, a review copy, with publisher's typed slip and...
[Item #29657]
Price: $40.00
 
Idi Amin Dada: Hitler in Africa [Review Copy]
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The World Congress of Women against War and Fascism. Held at Paris, August 3rd to 7th 1934. Delegates' Report
London: C. Rome, Printer, [1934]. Day-by-day report, for British readers, of the 5-day Congress, followed by a list of "Immediate Tasks for Britain." Highlights of the Congress included a speech by Ella Reeve "Mother" Bloor -- described as "a slight, vigorous white-haired old lady from the U.S.A. who has given...
[Item #29655]
Price: $85.00
 
The World Congress of Women against War and Fascism. Held at Paris, August 3rd to 7th 1934. Delegates' Report
156.

The Lover's Dilemma. Illustrated From Life
"Paris, France" [spurious imprint]: Contemporary Press, n.d. (ca 1930). 16mo (13.5cm). Printed thick paper wrappers; 32pp; illus. Mild external toning and wear; internally fine. A spurious pornographic imprint, probably produced in New York for sub-rosa distribution. Three photographic plates (halftones), being quite graphic "scenes from life." Not located in OCLC.
[Item #29653]
Price: $50.00
 
The Lover's Dilemma. Illustrated From Life
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Nat Turner
New York: Abrams, 2008. First Edition. Graphic novel version of the life of Nat Turner, the leader of a slave rebellion in 1831 which resulted in the deaths of 50 white people. First Printing. Octavo (22.75cm); illustrated card wrappers with French flaps; 208pp; illus. Fine copy.
[Item #29652]
Price: $15.00
 
Nat Turner
158.

Lusting for Life. Illustrated From Life
"Paris, France" [spurious imprint]: Contemporary Press, n.d. (ca 1930). 16mo (13.5cm). Printed thick paper wrappers; 32pp; illus. Mild external toning and wear; internally fine. A spurious pornographic imprint, probably produced in New York for sub-rosa distribution. Photographically illustrated with three highly graphic "scenes from life" (halftones). Not located in OCLC.
[Item #29651]
Price: $50.00
 
Lusting for Life. Illustrated From Life
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What Led to the Lindbergh Kidnaping
Charleston, WV: West Virginia Anti-Saloon League, [19332]. First Edition. Brief introduction, then reprints remarks by Hon. James F. Fullbright of Missouri, first published in the St. Louis Star for March 3, 1932. Fullbright lays blame for the Lindbergh kidnaping at the feet of a dysfunctional legal system, led by "lawyers...
[Item #29649]
Price: $150.00
 
What Led to the Lindbergh Kidnaping
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Look Out, Whitey! Black Power's Gon' Get Your Mama!
New York: The Dial Press, 1968. First Edition. The Missouri author, photographer, and songwriter's examination on the origins of Black Power in the United States, its meaning and historical roots, written while he was a field secretary for the SNCC. First Printing. Octavo (20.75cm); black cloth, with titles stamped in...
[Item #29648]
Price: $45.00
 
Look Out, Whitey! Black Power's Gon' Get Your Mama!
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Swingshift. Vol 1, no. 1 (Summer, 1951)
Newark, NJ: Writers Workshop of New Jersey, 1951. First Edition. Proletarian literary and art journal produced by the Writers Workshop of New Jersey, a group comprised of "working artists and writers. And when we say 'working', we mean that we work for a living at benches, counters, desks and machines...
[Item #29647]
Price: $75.00
 
Swingshift. Vol 1, no. 1 (Summer, 1951)
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Rádio Daloskönyv 1940.
[Toledo, OH: 1940]. 16mo. Pictorial card wrappers; 48pp. Mild cover soil; Very Good. Radio premium for station WSFD, Toledo - 1340, printing lyrics to some hundred songs as heard on Jozsef Galambos's weekly "Melodies of Hungary" program. Rare; not catalogued in OCLC, though internet research suggests that the anthology may...
[Item #29646]
Price: $45.00
 
Rádio Daloskönyv 1940.
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José Carlos Mariátegui (Etapas de Su Vida)
Lima: Ediciones Hora del Hombre, 1945. First Edition. 12mo (17cm.); original decorative wrappers; 119pp.; full-page woodcut portrait. Wrappers a bit discolored from damp, internally fine. Very Good and sound overall. Biography of the Peruvian socialist and political philosopher.
[Item #29644]
Price: $45.00
 
José Carlos Mariátegui (Etapas de Su Vida)
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La Russia e la Sua Rivoluzione
Bari: Gius. Laterza & Figli, 1920. First Edition. Octavo (20.5cm.); original blue wrappers printed in red and black; 320pp. Spine toned with chip to crown, additional tiny losses at foot, very faint dampstain to upper wrapper slightly affecting textblock, rear wrapper a hint soiled as well. Still, About Very Good...
[Item #29643]
Price: $30.00
 
La Russia e la Sua Rivoluzione
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Bolcevismo Italiano
Bari: Gius. Laterza & Figli, 1922. First Edition. Octavo (20.25cm.); original blue wrappers printed in red and black; [2],xlviii,276pp. Spine toned wtih shallow loss to spine foot, else Very Good, internally sound. Treatise on Bolshevist economics by the Italian syndicalist and Fascist economist, named one of the forefathers of public...
[Item #29641]
Price: $50.00
 
Bolcevismo Italiano
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The A B C of Socialism (Including the A B C of Economics)
Boston: Richard G. Badger, [1915]. First Edition. Small octavo (19cm.); original cloth in white printed dust jacket; 140,[1](ad)pp.A tight, clean copy, retaining the scarce jacket. The jacket somewhat dust-soiled; ca 1" loss to spine crown, costing most of first portion of title; short closed tear to top edge of upper...
[Item #29638]
Price: $50.00
 
The A B C of Socialism (Including the A B C of Economics)
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Alien Land
New York: E.P. Dutton & Co. 1949. First Edition. Attractive copy of the author's first and only novel, concerning a light-skinned Black father and son; the father fights for civil rights while the son does his best to pass as white. Savoy was a young Air Force officer at the...
[Item #29637]
Price: $60.00
 
Alien Land
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Labas Rytas: Vadovelis Amerikos Lietuviu Jaunimui [Good Morning: Lithuanian-American Textbook for Young People]
[Brooklyn]: Lietuviu Darbininku Susivienijimas, 1939. First Edition. Octavo (23.5cm.); original blue pictorial card wrappers illustrated by John Gresh; 96pp. Fine. Text almost entirely in Lithuanian with a few English-language translations in the footnotes. School book issued by the Lithuanian Workers Association presumably for children of immigrants and early WW2 refugees...
[Item #29635]
Price: $125.00
 
Labas Rytas: Vadovelis Amerikos Lietuviu Jaunimui [Good Morning: Lithuanian-American Textbook for Young People]
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The Art of the Aeneid [Bernarda Shahn's Copy]
Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, [1969]. First Edition. Octavo (20.75cm.); original black cloth, spine lettered in silver; v,[1]121pp.; map frontispiece. Extensive relevant and interesting manuscript notes by the artist Bernarda Shahn throughout. Fine, albeit lacking jacket. From the library of Ben and Bernarda Shahn with their estate label tipped to front...
[Item #29634]
Price: $25.00
 
The Art of the Aeneid [Bernarda Shahn's Copy]
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The Barnett-Aden Collection
Washington DC: Anacostia Neighborhood Museum, Barnett-Aden Gallery, and the Smithsonian Institution Press, 1974. First Edition. Quarto (25.25cm.); original grey card wrappers lettered in white; 190pp.; color frontispiece, illus. throughout. Short tear to spine crown, faint crease to upper cover, else Near Very Good and sound. Prospectus for the Museum's "Roots...
[Item #29633]
Price: $50.00
 
The Barnett-Aden Collection
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Calder, 1898-1976 [cover title: Alexander Calder] [Inscribed & Signed to Bernarda Shahn]
Köln: Taschen, [1998]. First English Language Edition. Small quarto (22cm.); photo-illustrated card wrappers, French flaps; 95pp.; color photographs throughout. About Fine. Inscribed and signed on title page: "To Mrs. Shahn with best wishes, Jacob Baad-Teshuva. 6. 11. 98." From the library of Ben and Bernarda Shahn with their estate label...
[Item #29632]
Price: $35.00
 
Calder, 1898-1976 [cover title: Alexander Calder] [Inscribed & Signed to Bernarda Shahn]
172.

All in All [Limited Edition, Signed]
[Kyoto: Origin Press, 1964]. First Edition. Limited to 300 copies of which this is no. 111. Large square quarto (30cm.); original cloth in white gilt-lettered dust jacket; unpaged; tissue-guarded plates by Ohno. Jacket fore-edges significantly foxed, a few tiny closed tears to extremities, cloth edges very lightly discolored from damp...
[Item #29631]
Price: $50.00
 
All in All [Limited Edition, Signed]
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Disorder in Progress
[Berlin]: Die-Gestalten Verlag, [2006]. First English Language Edition. Folio (32.25cm.); original pictorial card wrappers; 87pp.; chiefly illus. Extremities rubbed with some creasing to wrapper corners. About Very Good overall. Exhibition catalog of modern political Brazilian art.
[Item #29630]
Price: $25.00
 
Disorder in Progress
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Maru
New York: The McCall Publishing Company, 1971. First American Edition. First Printing. Octavo (21.25cm); 3/4 light purple paper over red cloth, with titling and decorations stamped in black on spine and front cover; dark pink topstain; dustjacket; 127pp. Black and white promotional photo of the author laid in. Near fine...
[Item #29629]
Price: $30.00
 
Maru
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Tribaliques: Nouvelles
Yaounde: Editions Cle, 1971. First Edition. Slim 12mo (18cm.); original white pictorial card wrappers; [12],102pp. Fine. The author's first book, a collection of short stories. At the time of publication, Lopes was Minister of Education of Congo-Brazzaville before serving as Prime Minister, from 1973 to 1975.
[Item #29622]
Price: $125.00
 
Tribaliques: Nouvelles

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