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151.

Scottsboro: Act Three
New York: International Labor Defense, 1934. First Edition. 16mo (14cm.); printed staplebound self-wrappers; 15pp. Uniformly toned and brittle due to poor paper stock, small loss to upper cover fore-edge not affecting text, else Very Good, albeit fragile. Communist take on the murder verdict against Heywood Patterson and Clarence Norris, two...
[Item #24980]
Price: $25.00
 
Scottsboro: Act Three
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Anarchism: What It Really Stands For [cover title]
New York: Mother Earth Publishing Association, 1916. Second Edition. Small octavo (19.5cm.); printed staplebound self-wrappers; unpaged. About Fine.
[Item #24978]
Price: $50.00
 
Anarchism: What It Really Stands For [cover title]
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The Oneida Community. Replies by one of the surviving members, to the interrogatories of a French political economist [M. Fabré]
Kenwood [NY]: 1897. First Edition. Replies, by a former resident, to "Monsieur [Auguste?] Fabre", answering questions regarding the disbanding of the Oneida Community. "I believe that the first cause of the dissolution of the Oneida Community was the plan and purpose of God...a second cause was the intense opposition or...
[Item #24976]
Price: $75.00
 
The Oneida Community. Replies by one of the surviving members, to the interrogatories of a French political economist [M. Fabré]
154.

Out There Was Silence, Too
New York: Vantage Press, 1968. First Edition. Octavo. Blue cloth boards; dustjacket; 48pp. Slight lean to spine; light wear; still Near Fine in a bright, lightly rubbed and soiled dustwrapper. Self-published volume of anti-war poems by a disabled, African-American Vietnam veteran. Calhoun County, South Carolina author.
[Item #24975]
Price: $45.00
 
Out There Was Silence, Too
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Clear the Slums: Build Real Homes for the Workers [drop title]
[New York: Socialist Party, 1932?]. First Edition. Octavo (23cm.); single sheet folded into 6-panelled pamphlet; illus. About Fine. Promotional leaflet condemning the state of housing in New York City, urging readers to "Vote the Straight Socialist Ticket!...Vote 'Yes' On Proposition for the Municipal-Owned Power Plant." Integral order blank for The...
[Item #24973]
Price: $25.00
 
Clear the Slums: Build Real Homes for the Workers [drop title]
156.

Creative Poems
New York: Vantage Press, 1974. First Edition. Octavo. Blue cloth boards; dustjacket; 47pp. Fine, in slightly edge-rubbed Near Fine jacket. Self-published poetry, a few on African-American political themes. The author was a Tennessee native, and a graduate of Tennesse State University.
[Item #24972]
Price: $40.00
 
Creative Poems
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The Fabulous Life of Diego Rivera (inscribed to Phillip and Agnes Jaffe)
New York: Stein and Day, [1963]. First Edition. Noteworthy association copy, inscribed from one prominent ex-Communist to another. Wolfe (1896-1977) was a founding member of the Communist Party of America and later, following his expulsion from the CPUSA, a Director of Propaganda for the Communist Party (Opposition), a group headed...
[Item #24970]
Price: $125.00
 
The Fabulous Life of Diego Rivera (inscribed to Phillip and Agnes Jaffe)
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Parachute Shop Blues and other writings of New Orleans [Title from cover: Parachute Shop Blues and other poems by New Orleans poets]
New Orleans: Department of English, Xavier University, [1972]. First Edition. Uncommon anthology of New Orleans poets, edited by the briefly prominent Afro-Mexican author Carl Senna, today perhaps best known as the subject of his daughter Danzy Senna's deeply critical tell-all memoir Where Did You Sleep Last Night (2009), a book...
[Item #24969]
Price: $75.00
 
Parachute Shop Blues and other writings of New Orleans [Title from cover: Parachute Shop Blues and other poems by New Orleans poets]
159.

Dark Symphony
New York: Sheed & Ward, 1942. First Edition. Octavo (21cm.); original cloth in black decorative dust jacket; 194pp. Jacket edges scuffed with short closed tears, creasing and shallow losses not affecting text; contemporary gift inscription to front free endpaper, else interior Very Good in Good jacket. Memoir of an African-American...
[Item #24968]
Price: $25.00
 
Dark Symphony
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Africa: What After Independence?
Paris: Présence Africaine, [1960]. First Edition. 12mo (18cm.); original grey printed staplebound wrappers; 15,[1]pp. Textblock a bit toned, else Fine. Issued by the Committee of African Organisations "as the first of a series intended to provide a forum for discussion of the future..." (p. 3).
[Item #24967]
Price: $30.00
 
Africa: What After Independence?
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The Beautyful Ones Are Not Yet Born: A Novel
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1968. First Edition. First printing. Octavo (21cm.); original cloth in black pictorial dust jacket; [8],215pp. Jacket folds a bit foxed, else Very Good or better. Novel describing the ignominious "new African state" by a Ghanaian-born author educated in the United States, "who went back to take...
[Item #24966]
Price: $45.00
 
The Beautyful Ones Are Not Yet Born: A Novel
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A Husband for Esi Ellua
Accra: Anowuo Educational Publications, [1967]. First Edition. 12mo (18cm.); original green and white pictorial wrappers printed in green and purple; iv,5-179,[1]pp. Wrappers a bit worn from handling, textblock lightly toned, else About Very Good and sound. Ghanaian novel set during World War II on the Gold Coast (present-day Ghana).
[Item #24965]
Price: $25.00
 
A Husband for Esi Ellua
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The Black Letters: Love Letters from a Black Soldier in Viet Nam [Title from cover: "The Blackletters: Love Letters from a Black Soldier in VIetnam]
Washington DC: Nuclassics & Science Publishing Company, 1972. First Edition. Octavo (22cm). Cloth boards; dustjacket; 72pp. Fine, in lightly rubbed and dusted, Near Fine dustwrapper. Brief epistolary novella, portraying a long-distance romance between an African-American soldier in Vietnam and his sweetheart in the U.S. The authors were both members of...
[Item #24964]
Price: $60.00
 
The Black Letters: Love Letters from a Black Soldier in Viet Nam [Title from cover: "The Blackletters: Love Letters from a Black Soldier in VIetnam]
164.

Who Cares
New York: Carlton Press, 1968. First Edition. Octavo (21cm). Tan cloth boards; dustjacket; 61pp. Fine, in lightly rubbed pictorial dustwrapper. Thinly-veiled autobiographical fiction, chronicling the adventures of a young African-American soldier in Korea, Vietnam and, finally, in mercenary service fighting with Angolan rebels. At the time of publication, the author...
[Item #24963]
Price: $40.00
 
Who Cares
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Poems from Kenya: Gnomic Verses in Swahili
Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1966. First English Language Edition. Octavo (22cm.); original cloth in white dust jacket (some dust soiling) printed in black and orange; xx,244pp. A few shallow chips along jacket extremities; Fine in About Very Good jacket. Poetry collection that "serves as a fascinating introduction to a....
[Item #24962]
Price: $35.00
 
Poems from Kenya: Gnomic Verses in Swahili
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Inside Out
New York: Vantage Press, 1976. First Edition. Octavo. Cloth boards; dustjacket; 76pp. Tight, Near Fine copy in lightly worn jacket, just a bit foxed on lighter portions. Self-published poetry by the Washington, D.C. area poet, described on the jacket copy as "..a struggling black woman with a soft spot for...
[Item #24961]
Price: $40.00
 
Inside Out
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L'Impact de l'Agriculture dans le Développement Économique "Cas de la République du Zaïre." Thèse pour la 3e Année d'Études Supérieures
[Zaire?]: Collège de Sciences Économiques et Sociales, 1974. First Edition. Large quarto (29cm.); original cloth tape-backed printed wrappers (minor dust soiling); [1],171,[1] leaves; maps, text printed from typescript. Fine. Thesis on agriculture and the economic development of the Republic of Zaire (present-day Democratic Republic of the Congo). Text entirely in...
[Item #24959]
Price: $40.00
 
L'Impact de l'Agriculture dans le Développement Économique "Cas de la République du Zaïre." Thèse pour la 3e Année d'Études Supérieures
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Mississippi from Within
New York: Arco Publishing Company, [1965]. First Edition. Quarto (26.5cm.); original cloth in black pictorial dust jacket; 144pp.; illus. Short tear to jacket spine crown, additional minor rubbing, else Fine in Very Good or better dust jacket. Compilation of Mississippian narratives taken from local newspaper editorials, letters to the editor...
[Item #24958]
Price: $40.00
 
Mississippi from Within
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Ben Shahn: The Passion of Sacco and Vanzetti [...] With an Essay and Commentary by Ben Shahn
Syracuse: Syracuse University, 1968. First Edition. Square quarto (24cm.); original linen in pictorial dust jacket; 85,[2]pp.; illus. Hint or rubbing to jacket extremities, else Fine. Survey of the Sacco-Vanzetti theme in Shahn's work, culminating with his 1967 mosaic mural at Syracuse University. Includes Shahn's important essay "Art at Mid-Century," written in 1951.
[Item #24957]
Price: $75.00
 
Ben Shahn: The Passion of Sacco and Vanzetti [...] With an Essay and Commentary by Ben Shahn
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Jim Crow Guide to the U.S.A.
London: Lawrence & Wishart, 1959. First Edition. A guide to Jim Crow laws in the U.S. states. Kennedy was an American author, best known for his classic 1957 exposé I Rode With The Ku Klux Klan, but this UK edition precedes the first U.S. edition by some 20 years. Uncommon...
[Item #24956]
Price: $150.00
 
Jim Crow Guide to the U.S.A.
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Natural Process: An Anthology of New Black Poetry
New York: Hill and Wang, [1970]. First Edition. Octavo (20.5cm.); original cloth oin white and green dust jacket; x,181pp. Jacket a touch dust soiled, else Fine. Includes poetry by Sam Cornish, Nikki Giovanni, Audre Lorde, Clarence Major, and Askia Muhammad Touré.
[Item #24953]
Price: $25.00
 
Natural Process: An Anthology of New Black Poetry
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The Independence Day Horror at Killsbury
Watertown, NY: Hungerford-Holbrook Company, 1905. First Edition. An obscure bit of anti-pyrotechnical fiction by this prolific (if little-known) Antwerp, New York author, most of whose works appear to have been published by the tiny regional publishing firm of Hungerford & Holbrook. A contemporary reviewer (in The Advocate of Peace, a....
[Item #24952]
Price: $200.00
 
The Independence Day Horror at Killsbury
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We Righteous Builders of Black Nations
Chester, PA: Pyramid Publications, [1971]. First Edition. First printing. Octavo (21.5cm.); original blue pictorial staplebound wrappers; 80pp. Minor wear from handling, else Very Good. Poetry collection by 18-year-old former national Minister of Information of the Republic of New Africa.
[Item #24949]
Price: $35.00
 
We Righteous Builders of Black Nations
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The Aura & the Umbra
London: Paul Breman, 1970. First Edition. Early and influential poetry collection by Addison, published as No.8 in Paul Breman's Heritage Series. His poem "Umbra" was reputedly the source for the name of the Society of Umbra and its magazine, a major literary organ for Black Arts writers. Octavo (21.5cm.); original...
[Item #24947]
Price: $20.00
 
The Aura & the Umbra
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The Anatomy of A Controversy. Parts I, II, III [Issued as Mankind Mongraphs no. VI]
Edinburgh: The Mankind Quarterly, 1963. Three octavo volumes. Printed card wrappers; 28+102+36pp. Includes bibliography. Bit of dusting to upper edge of text block, else fine, unmarked and apparently unread. Concerning scientific racism, pro and con.
[Item #24946]
Price: $45.00
 
The Anatomy of A Controversy. Parts I, II, III [Issued as Mankind Mongraphs no. VI]

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