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The Mother of the Hoboes and Other Stories
Erie, PA: A-No.1 Publishing Company, 1918. Sixth Edition. No.9 in A-No.1's fictionalized hoboe series. Collects five stories, chief among them being "Mother Delcassee of the Hoboes," about the female proprietor of a hobo flophouse in the French Quarter of New Orleans. A-No.1, moniker of real-life vag Leon Ray Livingston, was...
[Item #25202]
Price: $200.00
 
The Mother of the Hoboes and Other Stories
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Someday I'm Going to be Somebody
[Chicago: Children's Press, 1970]. Children's book describing the African American author's early childhood struggles after the murder of his father, and the opportunities he would later have after passing a civil service exam and becoming an IBM operator. Concludes with a section on career guidance for director of computer operations...
[Item #25201]
Price: $40.00
 
Someday I'm Going to be Somebody
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Christ, Color, & Communism
[Baltimore: Josephite Press, 1937]. First Edition. 12mo (18.5cm.); original red pictorial wrappers; v,[1],138pp. Spine faded, minor wear from handling, else Very Good and sound. Catholic African-American's rejection of Communism.
[Item #25200]
Price: $50.00
 
Christ, Color, & Communism
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Your Most Humble Servant
New York: Julian Messner, [1949]. Liberty Book Club Edition. Biography of Benjamin Banneker (1731-1806), a free African American, described here as the grandson of an African prince and an English servant girl. Banneker became a renowned astronomer, almanac-publisher, correspondent to Jefferson, and surveyor who contributed to the planning of Washington...
[Item #25199]
Price: $35.00
 
Your Most Humble Servant
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Girls In Uniform: A Play in Three Acts
Boston: Little, Brown & Co. 1933. First American Edition. Dramatized version of Winsloe's English language novel The Child Manuela (Farrar & Rinehart, 1933), based in turn on her German-language play Gestern und Heute. The story revolves around a group of teenage girls in a strict Prussian boarding school, and the...
[Item #25198]
Price: $450.00
 
Girls In Uniform: A Play in Three Acts
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South Africa's Defence Strategy [cover title]
London: Anti-Apartheid Movement, 1969. Pamphlet by the Honorary Secretary of the Anti-Apartheid Movement, a position Minty held from 1962 to 1995. This account of the defense strategy of apartheid South Africa would galvanize the organization of a campaign to terminate the Simonstown Agreement between South Africa and Britain, a naval...
[Item #25197]
Price: $35.00
 
South Africa's Defence Strategy [cover title]
182.

The Vine and the Olive
New York: Harper & Row, [1964]. First Edition. Octavo (21cm.); original cloth-backed boards in white dust jacket (a touch soiled) printed in green, red, blue, and black; [12],209pp. Minor wear to dust jacket, else Very Good and sound. Psychological novel regarding a devoutly Catholic mother of six whose own poor...
[Item #25195]
Price: $50.00
 
The Vine and the Olive
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The Useless Sex
New York: Horizon Press Publishers, [1964]. First American Edition. Octavo (22.5cm.); original simulated cloth in white and purple pictorial dust jacket; 183pp. Edge wear to jacket extremities, small short closed tear at top of upper jacket flap fold; interior fine. About Very Good over all. First published in Italian as...
[Item #25194]
Price: $75.00
 
The Useless Sex
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En la Lucha I: Palabras y Hechos, 1936-1939 [all published]
Moscu: Editorial Progreso, 1968. Memoirs of the Spanish Civil War by Basque Communist activist, politician, and celebrated public speaker. Exiled at the end of the War, Ibarruri was appointed General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Spain, a position which she held from 1942 to 1960...
[Item #25193]
Price: $75.00
 
En la Lucha I: Palabras y Hechos, 1936-1939 [all published]
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A Woman's Place: The Autobiography of Hortense Odlum
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1939. First Edition. Memoirs of wealthy housewife turned businesswoman, who, after saving the Fifth Avenue department store Bonwit Teller from ruin during the Depression, became its first female president. Octavo (21.5cm.); original cloth in red and blue printed dust jacket; [6],286pp. Jacket extremities rubbed, a....
[Item #25191]
Price: $50.00
 
A Woman's Place: The Autobiography of Hortense Odlum
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Speeches of Defendants' Counsel and the Charge of Judge Burnside, in the Case of Hinchman vs. Richie et al. Reported by Oliver Dyer and Dennis F. Murphy
Philadelphia: [T.K. and P.G. Collins, Printers], 1849. First Edition. Proceedings of what has been called the "Hinchman Conspiracy Case." In 1847, Morgan Hinchman, a wealthy Quaker landowner, was abducted from a tavern by a group of family and friends and placed in the Friends Asylum, an early private, exclusively mental...
[Item #25190]
Price: $250.00
 
Speeches of Defendants' Counsel and the Charge of Judge Burnside, in the Case of Hinchman vs. Richie et al. Reported by Oliver Dyer and Dennis F. Murphy
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Seasoned Timber
New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1939. First Trade Edition. "Presents the struggle between democracy and Fascism in the symbolic story of a poor academy in rural Vermont. A wealthy graduate leaves the school a million dollars provided some very undemocratic policies are adopted. The whole town takes sides on...
[Item #25189]
Price: $250.00
 
Seasoned Timber
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Helbeck of Bannisdale
New York: Macmillan Company, 1899. Reprint. 2 volumes, small octavo (18.5cm.); original cloth in green-grey dust jackets printed in orange. Jacket spines uniformly darkened, shallow chips and tears, including to spine ends, front jacket flap of Vol. II separated but present, other flaps nearly separated at folds; Very Good in...
[Item #25186]
Price: $150.00
 
Helbeck of Bannisdale
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General and Complete Disarmament--What It Means for Asia and Africa
London: Soviet Booklet, 1963. First Edition. Octavo (21.5cm.); original blue staplebound wrappers printed in bright blue; 16,[4]pp. Fine. Soviet Bookplate no. 115. Includes the argument that Africa and Asia could, with the aid of disarmament, "within the lifetime of one generation, catch up with the highly developed countries of the...
[Item #25185]
Price: $30.00
 
General and Complete Disarmament--What It Means for Asia and Africa
190.

Meet the Nationalist Party: A Guide to Purified Nationalism [cover title]
Pretoria: Head Office of the United Party, n.d. [1946?]. First Edition. 12mo (18cm.); original cream staplebound wrappers printed in green; 30pp. Minor toning to extremities, else Very Good and sound. Early study of the South African Nationalist Party, responsible for apartheid, and its leader Daniel Fran├žois Malan (Prime Minister, 1948-1954)...
[Item #25183]
Price: $40.00
 
Meet the Nationalist Party: A Guide to Purified Nationalism [cover title]
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The President's Voyage to the Colonies and the European Crisis: The Present Position in Portugal
Lisbon: SPN Books, 1940. First Edition. Octavo (19.5cm.); original red and blue wrappers lettered in red and white; 62,[1]pp. Shallow chip to upper wrapper fore-edge, rear panel dust soiled, textblock uniformly toned, else About Very Good. "Documents Relating to Portugal's Imperial and Foreign Policy" (from upper cover). Relating to President...
[Item #25181]
Price: $30.00
 
The President's Voyage to the Colonies and the European Crisis: The Present Position in Portugal
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A Little Talk on America [drop title] [Cover title: "Look, You Boob...!" What Bernard Shaw Told the Americans About Russia! His Famous Broadcast]
[London: Friends of the Soviet Union, 1931]. Sixth (1932) printing. Octavo (21cm.); original pictorial staplebound wrappers printed in red and black adorned with a cartoon by William Gropper from "New Masses"; 15pp. Minor toning to wrapper extremities, else Very Good and sound.
[Item #25180]
Price: $25.00
 
A Little Talk on America [drop title] [Cover title: "Look, You Boob...!" What Bernard Shaw Told the Americans About Russia! His Famous Broadcast]
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Woman Power, Social Imperatives, and Home Science
Accra: Ghana Universities Press, 1969. First Edition. Octavo (21.5cm.); original blue staplebound printed wrappers; 19pp.; illus. Fine. Inaugural lecture delivered on May 16th, 1969, at the University of Ghana, Legon, where the author was a professor of Home Science. Delineates a number of imperatives, including the improvement of women's education...
[Item #25178]
Price: $30.00
 
Woman Power, Social Imperatives, and Home Science
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Aimbe the Pastor: A Novel [Review Copy]
Hicksville, NY: Exposition Press, [1979]. First Edition. Octavo (23.5cm.); original cloth in pictorial dust jacket; 328pp. Minor shelf wear to jacket extremities, especially to spine ends, else Very Good or better. Anti-colonial novel by the Ambassador to the United Nations from Papua New Guinea. Review copy with publisher's compliments and...
[Item #25177]
Price: $60.00
 
Aimbe the Pastor: A Novel [Review Copy]
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Aimbe the Pastor: A Novel
Hicksville, NY: Exposition Press, [1979]. First Edition. Octavo (23.5cm.); original cloth in pictorial dust jacket; 328pp. Minor shelf wear to jacket extremities, especially to spine ends, else Very Good or better. Anti-colonial novel by the Ambassador to the United Nations from Papua New Guinea.
[Item #25175]
Price: $50.00
 
Aimbe the Pastor: A Novel
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Golgotha
Ife [Nigeria]: P.P.P. 1971. First Edition. Octavo (20.25cm.); original purple pictorial staplebound wrappers; 34,[2]pp. Fine. Pan African Pocket Poets, Vol. 4. Igbo author, at the time a PhD student in the SUNY system and featured by the Outriders Poetry Society. One of just a handful of published works by Ndu...
[Item #25172]
Price: $75.00
 
Golgotha
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Seeking Kenya's Treasures: The Life of Charles F. Johnston, Pioneer Missionary of the Africa Inland Mission
Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan Publishing House, [1942]. First Edition. Octavo (19.5cm.); original cloth in cream pictorial dust jacket printed in brown; [2],147pp. Spine faded, minor wear to extremities, else Very Good or better. Introduction by V. Raymond Edman, president of Wheaton College. Attractive contemporary Wheaton College bookplate to front pastedown...
[Item #25171]
Price: $45.00
 
Seeking Kenya's Treasures: The Life of Charles F. Johnston, Pioneer Missionary of the Africa Inland Mission
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The Old Man and the Medal
[London]: Heinemann, [1967]. First English Language Edition. Cameroonian author's second novel, a criticism of colonialism in the same vein as his first, and arguably most important, work, Une Vie de Boy (1956), translated into English as Houseboy. Octavo (20.5cm.); original cloth in white pictorial dust jacket, rear flap cancel; [6],167pp...
[Item #25170]
Price: $125.00
 
The Old Man and the Medal
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War of Time
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1970. First Edition. Octavo. Blue cloth boards, lettered in gilt on spine with title blind-stamped on front cover; canary-yellow top-stain; dustjacket; 179, [3]pp. Review copy, with publisher's slip laid in. Fine and apparently unread, with brilliant yellow top-stain, in crisp and unworn dustwrapper, also Fine...
[Item #25162]
Price: $75.00
 
War of Time
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Strong Wind
New York: Delacorte, 1968. First American Edition. Octavo. Maroon cloth boards, lettered in gilt and white on spine; dustjacket; 242pp. Ink date-stamp to front free endpaper ("1962"), else fine in crisp, unworn dustwrapper that is just a half-shade toned on spine panel; very Near Fine. First volume in the Guatemalan...
[Item #25160]
Price: $100.00
 
Strong Wind

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