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176.

William Wells Brown, Author & Reformer [Review Copy]
Chicago: University of Chicago Press, [1969]. First Edition. Octavo (22.25cm.); original cloth in tan decorative dust jacket; xii,482pp.; portrait plate. Jacket a bit shelf worn with a few tiny closed tears, spine quite toned, else Near Fine in About Very Good jacket. Review copy with slip laid in. Forms part...
[Item #30906]
Price: $30.00
 
William Wells Brown, Author & Reformer [Review Copy]. William Edward FARRISON.
177.

The Emerging Thought of W.E.B. DuBois: Essays and Editorials from The Crisis with an Introduction, Commentaries, and a Personal Memoir by Henry Lee Moon
New York: Simon and Schuster, [1972]. First Edition. Octavo (21.5cm.); original cloth in black pictorial dust jacket; [2],440pp. Jacket extremities a bit worn with a few short closed tears and subsequent creasing to top edge of upper panel, the same to spine ends. Near Fine in About Very Good jacket...
[Item #30904]
Price: $35.00
 
The Emerging Thought of W.E.B. DuBois: Essays and Editorials from The Crisis with an Introduction, Commentaries, and a Personal Memoir by Henry Lee Moon. W. E. B. DU BOIS, intro Henry Lee Moon.
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Voices from the Great Black Baseball Leagues [Review Copy]
New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, [1975]. First Edition. Octavo (23.25cm.); original cloth in yellow pictorial dust jacket; xviii,[2],636pp.; photographic illus. in text throughout. Minor shelf wear with a few short closed tears, spine sunned, else Near Fine in About Very Good jacket. Review copy with slip laid in.
[Item #30903]
Price: $45.00
 
Voices from the Great Black Baseball Leagues [Review Copy]. John HOLWAY.
179.

Young Workers in Action: A Story of the South River Strike
[New York: Youth Publishers, n.d., but ca. 1932]. First Edition. 12mo (15.75cm.); pictorial staplebound self-wrappers; 14pp.; illus. Uniformly browned and brittle due to poor paper stock, tiny loss to bottom fore-edge corner of upper wrapper (piece still present), additional tiny chips along extremities else About Very Good. Account written for...
[Item #30898]
Price: $125.00
 
Young Workers in Action: A Story of the South River Strike. Lloyd BROWN.
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Imaginative Qualities of Actual Things
New York: Pantheon Books, [1971]. First Edition. Octavo (21.75cm.); original cloth in white dust jacket; [10],243pp. Jacket extremities worn with a few tears, the longest measuring approx. 3 inches to top edge of rear panel touching one word and author photograph (only just). Near Fine in Good or better jacket...
[Item #23134]
Price: $30.00
 
Imaginative Qualities of Actual Things. Gilbert SORRENTINO.
181.

The Sky Changes
New York: Hill and Wang, [1966]. First Edition. Octavo (20.75cm.); original cloth in photo-illustrated dust jacket; 181pp. Minor shelf wear to jacket extremities, most notably to spine crown, else Very Good or better. The author's first novel, preceded by two poetry collections.
[Item #23118]
Price: $40.00
 
The Sky Changes. Gilbert SORRENTINO.
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The Hazards of Holiness: Poems, 1957-1960
Garden City: Doubleday & Company, 1962. First Edition. Slim octavo (21.5cm.); original cloth in white dust jacket lettered in red and black, jacket price preserved ($2.95); 94pp. Light shelf wear, short closed tear to top edge of upper jacket panel, top textblock edge a bit dust-soiled else Very Good or better.
[Item #23080]
Price: $35.00
 
The Hazards of Holiness: Poems, 1957-1960. Brother ANTONINUS, William Everson.
183.

The Congo and Other Poems
New York: Macmillan Company, 1914. First Edition. Arguably the author's most controversial work, a collection of "performance poetry," interpreted by some as an homage to Africans and African Americans, while condemned by others as heavily employing racist stereotypes. (See Eric L. Haralson, Encyclopedia of American Poetry: The Twentieth Century (2014)...
[Item #21890]
Price: $100.00
 
The Congo and Other Poems. Vachel LINDSAY, intro Harriet Monroe.
184.

It Happens Every Day: A Story in Pictures
[New York]: Youth Publishers, n.d., ca. 1933. First Edition. Picture book dating from the Communist Party's "third period," depicting the plight of a working class family through the economic crash and the subsequent Great Depression. Chiefly seen through the eyes of the adolescent son, covering his experience in the CCC...
[Item #30897]
Price: $200.00
 
It Happens Every Day: A Story in Pictures. Phil BARD.
185.

Annali della Fondazione Giulio Pastore. 1: 1972
Milano: Dott. A. Giuffrè Editore, 1973. First Edition. Quarto (25cm.); original white card wrappers printed in red and black, yapp edges; [2],502pp. Minor shelf-wear, wrappers uniformly dust-soiled else a Very Good or better, unopened copy. Annual publication of the foundation named after the founder of the Catholic labor union the...
[Item #30895]
Price: $45.00
 
Annali della Fondazione Giulio Pastore. 1: 1972. FONDAZIONE GIULIO PASTORE.
186.

William Lloyd Garrison on Non-Resistance
New York: Nation Press Printing Co. 1924. First Thus. Small slim octavo (19.25cm.); original blue gilt-lettered cloth, top edge gilt; xii,[2],79pp.; portrait frontispiece, 2 leaves of plates, including one double-page. Light shelf-wear, plates and preliminaries foxed, else Very Good or better. Pacifist writings by the founding editor of The Liberator...
[Item #30894]
Price: $50.00
 
William Lloyd Garrison on Non-Resistance. William Lloyd GARRISON, personal sketch Fanny Garrison Villard, Leo Tolstoi, tribute alt. spelling Tolstoy.
187.

L'Amérique devant l'Europe: Principes et Intérêts
Paris: Michel Lévy Frères, 1862. First Edition. Octavo (22.25cm.); mid-20th-century tan library cloth, contemporary spine label laid down; viii,556pp. Ex-State of Rhode Island State Library with usual markings and bookplate accomplished in manuscript; shallow loss to spine label, half title page present but slightly dampstained. A Good or better reading...
[Item #30893]
Price: $60.00
 
L'Amérique devant l'Europe: Principes et Intérêts. Agénor de GASPARIN.
188.

Hen's Teeth and Horse's Toes [Inscribed & Signed]
New York: W.W. Norton & Company, [1983]. Reprint. Octavo (21.5cm.); original cloth-backed boards in white pictorial dust jacket; 413pp.; illus. Jacket extremities a bit rubbed and worn with a couple short closed tears, spine crown slightly ragged; offsetting to front free endpaper from previously removed newspaper clipping. About Very Good...
[Item #30892]
Price: $100.00
 
Hen's Teeth and Horse's Toes [Inscribed & Signed]. Stephen Jay GOULD.
189.

Yekl: A Tale of the New York Ghetto
New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1896. First Edition. Cahan's first English-language book, a high-point of 19th-century literary naturalism and one of the key documents of the Jewish-American immigrant experience. The novel centers around the title character, who leaves Russia for New York City in order to escape the anti-Jewish...
[Item #30891]
Price: $500.00
 
Yekl: A Tale of the New York Ghetto. Abraham CAHAN.
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The City, Its Sins and Sorrows: Being a series of sermons from Luke XIX. 41
Edinburgh: Adam and Charles Black, 1857. Fifteenth Thousand. Octavo (20.25cm.); publisher's reddish-pink blind-tooled cloth, gilt spine, brown glazed printed endpapers; [8],162,3pp. Cloth spine faded, crown pulled, minor foxing to preliminaries, textblock slightly shaken, else a Good or better reading copy. Additional publisher's advertisements printed on pastedowns. Scottish presbyterian sermons by...
[Item #30890]
Price: $40.00
 
The City, Its Sins and Sorrows: Being a series of sermons from Luke XIX. 41. Thomas GUTHRIE.
191.

The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling
London: A. Millar, 1750 [but 1749]. [Fourth Edition]. 4 volumes; 12mo (16.75cm.); full contemporary double gilt-ruled calf, gilt-tooled spines in 6 compartments, red and black spine labels. Boards a bit rubbed, shallow oxidization stain to bottom edge of Vol. 4 affecting approximately 25 middle leaves, else a Very Good, attractive...
[Item #23105]
Price: $1,250.00
 
The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling. Henry FIELDING.
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To Be of Use [Signed Bookplate Laid in]
Garden City: Doubleday & Company, 1973. First Edition. Slim octavo (21.5cm.); original cloth in white and black pictorial dust jacket; ix,[3],107pp.; woodcut illus. throughout. Some minor wear to jacket extremities, including short closed tear to top edge of rear panel, spine a hint yellowed else Fine in Near Very Good...
[Item #22725]
Price: $75.00
 
To Be of Use [Signed Bookplate Laid in]. Marge PIERCY, illus Lucia Vernarelli.
193.

Batfishing in the Rainforest: Strange Tales of Travel & Fishing [Signed Bookplate Laid in]
[New York]: Lyons & Burford, [1991]. First Edition. Octavo (23.5cm.); original cloth-backed boards in pictorial dust jacket; [6],250pp. Very minor shelf-wear, corners just a hint bumped, else Fine. Bookplate signed by the author laid in.
[Item #22713]
Price: $40.00
 
Batfishing in the Rainforest: Strange Tales of Travel & Fishing [Signed Bookplate Laid in]. Randy Wayne WHITE.
194.

The Winding Stair and Other Poems
New York: Macmillan Company, 1933. First American Trade Edition. Small octavo (20cm.); original blue blind-tooled cloth, gilt-lettered spine; ix,[1],100pp. Minor shallow dampstain to first few leaves else Near Fine.
[Item #22711]
Price: $200.00
 
The Winding Stair and Other Poems. W. B. YEATS.
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Invisible Empire: The Story of the Ku Klux Klan 1866-1871
New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1939. First Edition. First thorough history of the birth and early years of the Klan. The author was a Nashville native, editor of the Southern Lumberman, and writes from a not entirely unsympathetic perspective. Includes 8 leaves of photographic plates (halftones) preceding text. An unusually nice...
[Item #16312]
Price: $85.00
 
Invisible Empire: The Story of the Ku Klux Klan 1866-1871. KKK, Stanley F. HORN.
196.

Fear
New York: Sacco-Vanzetti National League, 1927. First Separate Edition. Unissued copy of Millay's scarce little leaflet, reprinting an essay originally published in "The Outlook." One of a number of pieces from prominent authors, commissioned by the Sacco-Vanzetti Defense Committee to raise funds for the defense. Single, unfolded sheet, printed to...
[Item #8637]
Price: $120.00
 
Fear. ANARCHISM, SACCO & VANZETTI, Edna St. Vincent MILLAY.
197.

Parasols Is for Ladies
Philadelphia: John C. Winston Company, [1941]. First Edition. Small quarto (26.5cm.); original pictorial cloth; [10],96pp.; color and black and white illus. throughout. Spine toned, some minor dust-soil else Very Good and sound. Children's book about "three little colored girls who lived in a two-room cabin on a cotton plantation down...
[Item #30874]
Price: $150.00
 
Parasols Is for Ladies. Elizabeth RITTER, illus Ninon Mac Knight.
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The Maxims of Ptah-hotep, Humankind's Earliest Wisdom Literature. Abbreviated and freely translated [Inscribed & Signed by the Translator]
New York: Vantage Press, [1990]. First Thus. Slim octavo (21cm.); original simulated cloth in teal pictorial dust jacket; [8],31pp. Fine. Inscribed and signed by the translator on front free endpaper: "To George--Thought you might enjoy Ptah-hotep, and perhaps a misty image of Imhotep. Frank." OCLC locates 5 copies as of July, 2016.
[Item #30870]
Price: $40.00
 
The Maxims of Ptah-hotep, Humankind's Earliest Wisdom Literature. Abbreviated and freely translated [Inscribed & Signed by the Translator]. PTAHHOTEP, trans Franklin Donaldson.
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New Challenge: The Magazine for Young Americans. Vol. III, no. 3, September, 1954
New York: New Challenge, 1954. First Edition. Small 12mo (14.75cm.); photo-illustrated staplebound self-wrappers printed in blue and black; 31pp.; illus. throughout. Fine. Lead article about NAACP youth enforcing the Supreme Court no-segregation rule. Also includes a short piece by Hansberry on the African American actor Bill Robinson. Though not openly...
[Item #30866]
Price: $50.00
 
New Challenge: The Magazine for Young Americans. Vol. III, no. 3, September, 1954. Aaron WEISSMAN, ed., Lorraine Hansberry, associate eds Jack Stark.
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New Challenge: The Magazine for Young Americans. Vol. III, no. 4, October, 1954
New York: New Challenge, 1954. First Edition. Small 12mo (14.75cm.); photo-illustrated staplebound self-wrappers printed in orange and black; 31pp.; illus. throughout. Fine. Interior banner reads "Young America's Voice for Peace, Jobs, and Freedom." This issue with the leading article: "Why Not China in the UN?" Other highlights include a review...
[Item #30865]
Price: $50.00
 
New Challenge: The Magazine for Young Americans. Vol. III, no. 4, October, 1954. Aaron WEISSMAN, ed., Lorraine Hansberry, associate eds Jack Stark.

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