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26.

God's Ravens
New York: Fleming H. Revell Company, [1941]. "Sixth Printing" (dust jacket). Octavo (21cm.); original cloth in grey pictorial price-clipped dust jacket (soiling to rear panel); 207pp.; illus. Jacket extremities a bit chipped and worn; faint contemporary rubberstamps of the New York Academy of Sciences, else interior unmarked. About Very Good...
[Item #25559]
Price: $20.00
 
God's Ravens
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I am a Fugitive from a Georgia Chain Gang!
New York: Vanguard Press, 1932. First Edition. The author's first book, originally issued as a six-part serial in the pages of True Detective Mysteries in 1931, and picked up by Vanguard the following year. A slightly fictionalized but largely autobiographical account, written while in hiding, of the author's adventures with...
[Item #25556]
Price: $2,000.00
 
I am a Fugitive from a Georgia Chain Gang!
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"The Corps Roots the Loudest": A History of VMI Athletics
Charlottesville: Published for the VMI Keydet Club by the University Press of Virginia, [1986]. First Edition. Oblong quarto (22x28.5cm.); original cloth in red pictorial dust jacket; xv,[1],335pp.; illus., text in double column. Light foxing to textblock edges, else Fine. History of athletics at Virginia Military Institute beginning with its founding...
[Item #25555]
Price: $40.00
 
"The Corps Roots the Loudest": A History of VMI Athletics
29.

A Preliminary Account of the Physical Anthropology of the "Cape Coloured People" (Males)
Capetown: Nasionale Pers, 1939. First Edition. Quarto (25cm.); original tan printed wrappers; [2],62pp.; graphs and tables throughout. Fine. Anthropometric study of the descendents of the "Hottentots," a moniker 17th-century Dutch settlers gave the Khoikhoi people of southwestern Africa.
[Item #25554]
Price: $75.00
 
A Preliminary Account of the Physical Anthropology of the "Cape Coloured People" (Males)
30.

The Courageous and the Proud
New York: W.W. Norton & Company, [1970]. Reprint. Octavo (21.5cm.); two-toned cloth in pictorial dust jacket; 166pp. Tears and creasing to top edge of upper jacket panel; Fine in About Good jacket. "A black man in the white man's army" (upper jacket panel). African-American Sergeant's memoir of the Vietnam War.
[Item #25553]
Price: $20.00
 
The Courageous and the Proud
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The Courageous and the Proud
New York: W.W. Norton & Company, [1970]. Reprint. Octavo (21.5cm.); two-toned cloth in pictorial dust jacket; 166pp. Top edge lightly foxed, else Fine. "A black man in the white man's army" (upper jacket panel). African-American Sergeant's memoir of the Vietnam War.
[Item #25552]
Price: $35.00
 
The Courageous and the Proud
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Latin America and the Caribbean: Analytical Survey of Literature [cover title]
Washington DC: Department of the Army, 1975. First Edition. Large quarto (28.5cm.); green pictorial binder; mixed pagination; illus., folding tables; 38 folded maps, including five in color, loose in chemise mounted to inside of rear cover. Last leaf (blank) creased and partly separated, else Fine. "DA Pamphlet 550-7-1." Compilation of...
[Item #25551]
Price: $50.00
 
Latin America and the Caribbean: Analytical Survey of Literature [cover title]
33.

The Five Scrolls: Hebrew Texts, English Translations, Introductions, ande New Liturgies
New York: CCAR Press, 1984. First Edition. "Cloth Art Ed." Folio (36cm.); original cloth, blue pictorial dust jacket; xiii,[1],323pp.; illus. Some shallow short closed tears and tiny losses to jacket extremities, faint dampstaining; interior fine. Very Good. Deluxe publication by the Central Conference of American Rabbis, as much an art...
[Item #25550]
Price: $50.00
 
The Five Scrolls: Hebrew Texts, English Translations, Introductions, ande New Liturgies
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Many Thing You No Understand
London: Michael Joseph, [1970]. First Edition. First book by the daughter of an Ibo chief. Satirical novel set in Eastern Nigeria during the 1930s and depicting the clash of certain gruesome indigenous traditions with the less-than-perfect colonial authorities. Octavo (20cm.); original simulated cloth in brown pictorial dust jacket; 189pp. Very...
[Item #25549]
Price: $35.00
 
Many Thing You No Understand
35.

The Gertrude Stein First Reader & Three Plays
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1948. First American Edition. Octavo (22cm.); original cloth in pink pictorial price-clipped dust jacket, pink topstain; 83pp.; illus., photographically illustrated endpapers. A few short closed tears and small losses to jacket extremities; edges and spine faded. Fine copy in About Very Good jacket. Offset from the...
[Item #25547]
Price: $25.00
 
The Gertrude Stein First Reader & Three Plays
36.

New Poets From Jamaica (Issued as Savacou no 14/15)
Kingston, Jamaica: Savacou Journal, 1979. First Edition. Octavo. Printed card wrappers; 134pp. Slight external soil; internally clean and unmarked; Very Good or better. Double issue of the Caribbean literary journal Savacou, this issue devoted entirely to rising Jamaican poets. Includes early work by Oku Onuora (b. Orlando Wong), widely regarded...
[Item #25546]
Price: $75.00
 
New Poets From Jamaica (Issued as Savacou no 14/15)
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You Can Escape
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1929. First Edition. Collection of 19 true stories of ingenious escapes from American prisons, among them Dannemora, San Quentin, Sing Sing, Leavenworth, and Joliet. Among the famous escapees discussed are Clarence Adams, R. Irving Latimer, James Ryan (aka "Shoebox" Miller), Harvey Logan, "Soapbox" Casey, and...
[Item #25543]
Price: $250.00
 
You Can Escape
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La Conspiración de Gual y España y el Ideario de la Independencia
Caracas: Instituto Panamericano de Geografia e Historia, 1949. First Edition. History of the failed conspiracy orchestrated by the Venezuelans Manuel Gual and José Maria España against the Spanish colonial rule in 1799 and 1800. Large octavo (23cm.); original grey printed card wrappers, yapp edges; 300pp.; 8 leaves of plates. Very...
[Item #25542]
Price: $45.00
 
La Conspiración de Gual y España y el Ideario de la Independencia
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"Humane Endeavour": The Story of the China War
New York: Farrar & Rinehart, [1939]. First Edition. Octavo (21cm.); original cloth in black dust jacket; x,390pp.; photographic frontispiece, map endpapers. Jacket extremities chipped and rubbed with some occasional foxing; small soil spots to lower edges of front endpapers, else interior about fine. Very Good. Journalist's account of the on-going...
[Item #25541]
Price: $50.00
 
"Humane Endeavour": The Story of the China War
40.

The Problem of the Land in Spain in Relation with the Town and Country Planning [ = El Problema de la Tierra en España: Memoria Presentada a la Conferencia Internacional de la Habitacion y del Trazado de Ciudades, de Viena, Septiembre de 1926]
Madrid: Imprenta de la Ciudad Lineal, 1926. First Edition. Presentation on the Linear Cities theory given at the Vienna Conference of the International Federation for Town and Country Planning and for Garden Cities, held in September, 1926. Soria Hernandez was the son of the celebrated Spanish urban planner Arturo Soria...
[Item #25540]
Price: $50.00
 
The Problem of the Land in Spain in Relation with the Town and Country Planning [ = El Problema de la Tierra en España: Memoria Presentada a la Conferencia Internacional de la Habitacion y del Trazado de Ciudades, de Viena, Septiembre de 1926]
41.

The Quakers as Pioneers in Social Work (Studien über die Sozialpolitik der Quäker)
New York: Macmillan Company, 1931. First Edition. Octavo (20.5cm.); original cloth in orange printed dust jacket; 269pp. A few short closed tears to jacket extremities, spine toned; original price clipped with later issue "$2.00" printed to upper jacket flap; Fine copy in Very Good jacket. German-language study on Quakers first...
[Item #25539]
Price: $40.00
 
The Quakers as Pioneers in Social Work (Studien über die Sozialpolitik der Quäker)
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Democratic Industry: A Practical Study in Social History
New York: P.J. Kenedy & Sons, 1920. Reprint of the first (1919) edition. Octavo (19cm.); original cloth in white dust jacket printed in blue; ix,[3],362pp. A few short chips and tears to jacket extremities, several clean tears along folds, the largest to lower 2/3rds of rear jacket spine fold with...
[Item #25538]
Price: $40.00
 
Democratic Industry: A Practical Study in Social History
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Let's Go Some Where
Chicago: Third World Press, 1970. First Edition. Pan-African Nationalist Separatist author's fourth publication, printed by the Third World Press, whose ethos is described as "a liberating concept for people of color, non-europeans--for Black people" (upper wrapper verso). BAILEY, pp. 19-20. First Printing. Octavo (21cm); illustrated matte wrappers, stapled (the second...
[Item #25536]
Price: $40.00
 
Let's Go Some Where
44.

The Desegregation of Southern Schools: A Psychiatric Study
New York: Anti-Defamation League of B'nai B'rith, 1963. First Edition. Octavo (23cm.); original blue staplebound wrappers lettered in white; vi,25pp. Extremities a bit toned, else Fine. Prominent child psychiatrist's first book, published for the Jewish organization the Anti-Defamation League in conjunction with the Southern Regional Council in Atlanta. A seminal...
[Item #25535]
Price: $50.00
 
The Desegregation of Southern Schools: A Psychiatric Study
45.

Caroling Dusk: An Anthology of Verse by Negro Poets
New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1927. First Edition. Octavo (21cm.); original black cloth, pink printed paper label mounted to upper cover, red topstain; xxii,[2],237pp.; illus., pink decorative endpapers. Faint ringstain to upper cover, lacking spine label, rear hinge cracked but holding; still, a Very Good reading copy overall, lacking...
[Item #25534]
Price: $25.00
 
Caroling Dusk: An Anthology of Verse by Negro Poets
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Welfare on Skid Row: A Novel
New York: Exposition Press, [1974]. First Edition. Octavo (21cm.); original simulated cloth in grey pictorial dust jacket; 175pp. Jacket a touch cockled, else Fine. The author's first book, a self-published novel about "The Derelicts, the Misfits, the Outcasts and Cheaters, and a Big-Time Swindle in the Dark Alleys of Los...
[Item #25533]
Price: $65.00
 
Welfare on Skid Row: A Novel
47.

The Force of Superstition [Cover subtitle: The Story of Umo and Amasa; The Murder of Obong Ebio]
Ibadan [Nigeria]: Oxford University Press, 1970. Revised Edition. 12mo (18.5cm.); purple pictorial wrappers; [2],vii,[1],94pp.; illus. About Fine. At head of title page: "Adventures in Africa / Senior Series." Work apparently first published as The Realm of Superstition (1962, but unlocated in OCLC as of February, 2015), revised "for the middle...
[Item #25532]
Price: $30.00
 
The Force of Superstition [Cover subtitle: The Story of Umo and Amasa; The Murder of Obong Ebio]
48.

Waging Industrial Peace in Nigeria [Review Copy]
Hicksville, NY: Exposition Press, [1977]. First Edition. Octavo (21cm.); original cloth in tan dust jacket; xv,[1],216pp. Jacket panels a touch rubbed, else About Fine. "An Exposition-University Book." Review copy with two pieces of promotional ephemera laid in (press release edges a bit worn). Study of labor relations in post-colonial Nigeria...
[Item #25531]
Price: $25.00
 
Waging Industrial Peace in Nigeria [Review Copy]
49.

Moon Under
New York: Exposition Press, [1946]. First Edition. Small octavo (19.5cm.); original cloth in brick pictorial dust jacket; 62pp. Short closed tears along jacket extremities, spine faded; interior fine. Very Good and sound. Brown's second (and last?) book, a self-published collection of untitled poems composed during her time as a Spar...
[Item #25527]
Price: $40.00
 
Moon Under
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Provincial Daughter
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1961. First American Edition. Octavo (21cm.); original cloth in green pictorial dust jacket; 192pp.; illus. Very light wear to jacket spine ends, else Fine. The author's diary during her years as a housewife in the 1950s, written in homage to her mother E.M. Delafield's best-selling...
[Item #25526]
Price: $30.00
 
Provincial Daughter

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