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Equal Rights. Official Organ of the National Woman's Party. Broken run of 7 issues, from Vol. 30, no. 3 (March, 1944) to Vol. 31, no. 6 (Nov-Dec 1945).
Washington DC: National Woman's Party, 1944-45. First Edition. Much on the passage of the Equal Rights Amendment, which was up for a vote in early 1945. Much also on the role of women in war-time, with articles by Gaeta Wold Boyer, Anna Kelton Wiley, Jane Norman Smith, Alma Lutz, Elizabeth...
[Item #20353]
Price: $125.00
 
Equal Rights. Official Organ of the National Woman's Party. Broken run of 7 issues, from Vol. 30, no. 3 (March, 1944) to Vol. 31, no. 6 (Nov-Dec 1945).
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Equal Rights. Official Organ of the National Woman's Party. Vol. 28, No. 6 (June, 1942)
Washington DC: National Woman's Party, 1942. First Edition. Cover devoted to reportage of Georgia O'Keefe, with portrait, announcing her receipt of an honorary doctorate from University of Wisconsin. Other contributions by Dorothy Canfield ("Women in War - A Recipe"); Alma Lutz ("A Feminist Thinks It Over"); others. Quarto (31cm). Staple-bound...
[Item #20351]
Price: $25.00
 
Equal Rights. Official Organ of the National Woman's Party. Vol. 28, No. 6 (June, 1942)
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Le Vodou Haitien Rite Radas-Canzo. Preface du Dr. Pierre Mabille
Port-Au-Prince: Imprimerie de L'Etat, [1945]. First Trade Edition. Early treatise on Haitian religious ritual and folk music, one of the earliest authoritative anthropological investigations of vodou. As noted in the inscription, extremely uncommon in commerce, but we cannot attest to the accuracy of the presenter's claim that Maximilien "disappeared" after...
[Item #20347]
Price: $300.00
 
Le Vodou Haitien Rite Radas-Canzo. Preface du Dr. Pierre Mabille
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Forced Labor in the United States
New York: International Publishers, 1933. First Edition. Critical study of prison labor, with a special emphasis on the exploitation of convict labor and chain gangs, including a section on forced labor in the colonies and in the Soviet Union. With a two-page introduction by Theodore Dreiser. We have noted a....
[Item #20344]
Price: $150.00
 
Forced Labor in the United States
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Spartacus
New York: By the Author, 1951. Fast's best-known work, self-published due to the unwillingness of mainstream publishers to work with a blacklisted author. Perhaps the most important left-wing novel of the post-war era, praised by Walter Rideout as a demonstration of "...how an already established form, the traditional historical novel...
[Item #20343]
Price: $50.00
 
Spartacus
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The Yoke and the Arrows: A Report On Spain
New York: George Braziller, 1957. Second Printing. Octavo (21cm). Cloth boards; dustjacket; 203pp. Tight straight copy in lightly soiled dustwrapper with small ink mark to front panel; Very Good. Account of Spanish life & culture under the Franco regime, drawn mostly from Matthews's long career as a New York Times...
[Item #20339]
Price: $25.00
 
The Yoke and the Arrows: A Report On Spain
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Your Life Lies Before You
New York: Harcourt Brace, 1935. First Edition. Iowa newspaperman's only novel, a semi-autobiographical account of life on the Davenport, Iowa riverfront in the first decades of the 20th century. Octavo (19cm). Red linen boards, stamped in gilt on spine and front cover; blue top-stain; dustjacket; 305pp. Mild fading to top-stain...
[Item #20338]
Price: $50.00
 
Your Life Lies Before You
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Sugar is Sweet: A Course on the Caribbean Islands for Junior Boys and Girls
New York: Friendship Press, 1930. First Edition. Juvenile reader on Caribbean culture, with emphasis on race relations, from a small Methodist publishing house. Includes chapters on Haiti, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Jamaica, etc. OCLC notes 20+ locations, but the book is somewhat uncommon in trade; this a well-preserved and attractive copy...
[Item #20336]
Price: $40.00
 
Sugar is Sweet: A Course on the Caribbean Islands for Junior Boys and Girls
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Gabriel Over The White House: A Novel of the Presidency
New York: Farrar & Rinehart, 1933. First Edition. Novel in which a political hack becomes President during the height of the Depression and undergoes a metamorphosis into an incorruptible statesman after a near-fatal accident. Basis for the 1933 Gregory La Cava film staring Walter Huston, Karen Morley, and Franchot Tone...
[Item #20331]
Price: $300.00
 
Gabriel Over The White House: A Novel of the Presidency
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Christmas in Biafra and Other Poems
Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc. 1973. First Edition. Scarce collection of the author's poetry, comprised of the 23 poems written for the Nigerian release of Beware, Soul Brother and Other Poems (several re-written and revised for this volume), and adding 7 later poems. First Printing. Octavo; black and tan...
[Item #20330]
Price: $75.00
 
Christmas in Biafra and Other Poems
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The Character and Legislation of The Rhodesian Front since UDI
London: Africa Bureau, [1968]. First Edition. Octavo (22cm). Printed paper wrappers; 15pp. Minor edge-creasing; Very Good. Examination of the developing character of the Rhodesian Front, with particular attention to the "racialist and authoritarian character of the Rhodesian Front's pattern of government."
[Item #20323]
Price: $25.00
 
The Character and Legislation of The Rhodesian Front since UDI
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The Tragedy of Apartheid. A Journalist's Experiences in the South African Riots
London: George Allen & Unwin, 1961. First Edition. Octavo. Black cloth boards; dustjacket; 217pp. Fine copy in lightly dusted, price-clipped dustwrapper, Near Fine.
[Item #20322]
Price: $25.00
 
The Tragedy of Apartheid. A Journalist's Experiences in the South African Riots
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The Poetry, Life and Opinions of Sa'adu Zungur
Zaria: Northern Nigerian Publishing Company, 1974. First Edition. Octavo (22cm). Staple-bound, pictorial card wrappers; 109pp. Includes bibliography. Corners bumped, with consequent creasing to wrapper edges; text clean, tight and unmarked. Good.
[Item #20321]
Price: $25.00
 
The Poetry, Life and Opinions of Sa'adu Zungur
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Club Nation et Développement du Sénégal, 1972
Paris: Présence Africaine, 1972. First Edition. Octavo. Glossy card wrappers; 323pp. Slight cover soil, else Near Fine. An apparently unread copy. Essays on class and economic development by Senegalese writers including Joseph Mathiam, Doudou Gueye, Babacar Ba, Amadou Samb, Gueye N'Diaye, others.
[Item #20319]
Price: $45.00
 
Club Nation et Développement du Sénégal, 1972
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Through Malan's Africa: Land of Hope and Fear
Garden City: Doubleday, 1954. First Edition. Octavo. Black cloth boards, titled in white and red on spine; dustjacket; 317pp. Tight, Near Fine copy in slightly rubbed pictorial dustwrapper with a few tiny nicks at extremities; Very Good. American journalist's analysis of the South African apartheid state under the ministry of...
[Item #20318]
Price: $30.00
 
Through Malan's Africa: Land of Hope and Fear
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Forge Negro-Labor Unity for Peace and Jobs
New York: Harlem Trade Union Council, 1950. First Edition. 12mo (18cm). Staple-bound pamphlet. Pictorial paper wrappers; 15pp. Cover portrait. Moderate toning, wear and soil; about Very Good. Text transcript of a speech made by Robeson at a meeting of the National Labor Conference for Negro Rights in Chicago, June 10, 1950.
[Item #20316]
Price: $30.00
 
Forge Negro-Labor Unity for Peace and Jobs
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A Lynch Tree Grows In Brooklyn
New York: Brooklyn Communist Party, [1948]. Anonymous CP author's commentary on the police murder of William Milton, an unarmed, African-American community organizer and Communist Party member. On a summer night in 1948, Milton and his brother were kicked out of a Williamsburg bar by an irate, racist bartender; fleeing the...
[Item #20315]
Price: $125.00
 
A Lynch Tree Grows In Brooklyn
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Nigeria Answers Questions
Apapa: Federal Ministry of Information, [1969]. First Edition. Octavo (22cm). Stapled card wrappers; 13pp. Mild external soil; internally fresh and unmarked; Very Good. Federalist anti-Igbo propaganda relating to the Nigerian Civil War (1967-1970), clearly intended to counter Igbo claims of genocide and starvation.
[Item #20314]
Price: $45.00
 
Nigeria Answers Questions
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Thirty-Sixth Annual Report of the Colored Home. 1875-76. The Colored Home is in Sixty-fifth Street, below First Avenue. Application for Admission may be made to Dr. Sam'l Whitall, at the Home
New York: S. Angell, 1876. First Edition. Annual report, printed for subscribers. Includes Secretary's Report, report of the Attending Physician, financial statements, and a list of subscribers. Among the obituaries for the preceding year, the following, for one Martha Costello, strikes us as a masterpiece of damnation by faint praise...
[Item #20313]
Price: $200.00
 
Thirty-Sixth Annual Report of the Colored Home. 1875-76. The Colored Home is in Sixty-fifth Street, below First Avenue. Application for Admission may be made to Dr. Sam'l Whitall, at the Home
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Why Watts Exploded: How the Ghetto Fought Back
New York: Merit Publishers, 1969. Third printing (first issued in 1966). Octavo (22cm); staple-bound pictorial paper wrappers; 21pp. Fine. Far left perspective on the Watts riots. Merit Publishers was the official publishing arm of the Trotskyist Socialist Workers Party, superseded by Pathfinder Press in 1969.
[Item #20312]
Price: $25.00
 
Why Watts Exploded: How the Ghetto Fought Back
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Clinton, Tennessee: A Tentative Description and Analysis of the School Desegregation Crisis [Field Reports on Desegregation in the South, FR2]
New York: Anti-Defamation League of B'nai B'rith, [1957]. First Edition. Octavo. Staple-bound self-wrappers; 24pp. Slight external toning and soil; Very Good. Analysis of school desegregation in this medium-sized city in east Tennessee. "There are a few people who favor desegregation and see it as a moral rather than a legal...
[Item #20310]
Price: $35.00
 
Clinton, Tennessee: A Tentative Description and Analysis of the School Desegregation Crisis [Field Reports on Desegregation in the South, FR2]
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Echoes From The Lagoon
Ibadan (Nigeria): Onibonoje Press & Book Industries, 1973. First Edition. 12mo (18cm). Pictorial card wrappers; 95pp. Bit of external dusting to wrappers, else Fine and unread. Published as the fifth volume in Onibonoje's "African Literature Series." Three-act drama. Three photographic text illustrations (halftones) depicting scenes from the play. The Nigerian...
[Item #20306]
Price: $45.00
 
Echoes From The Lagoon
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Le Rescapé de L'Ethylos
Paris: Présence Africaine, 1963. First Edition. Malian author's second published novel, an anti-colonialist tract based on his own experiences in the Malian independence movement. At the time of publication, Gologo was Minister of Information for the Republic of Mali (formerly French Sudan). Uncommon in the trade. Octavo (19cm). Original orange...
[Item #20305]
Price: $50.00
 
Le Rescapé de L'Ethylos
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Night Comes Softly: anthology of Black female voices
N.p. [Newark: Medic Press]: 1970. First Edition. Giovanni's uncommon fourth book, a self-published anthology of Black women poets. Includes work by Naomi Grimes, Mari Evans, Sonia Sanchez, Gwendolyn Brooks, Jayne Cortez, many others. Includes a section of author biographies. Fragile production, prone to rubbing; rather uncommon in this condition. First...
[Item #20303]
Price: $50.00
 
Night Comes Softly: anthology of Black female voices
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Forty Acres and a Mule. Illustrated by Casey Czarnik
Baltimore: Diana Press, 1973. First Edition. Octavo (20cm). Staple-bound pictorial card wrappers; 27pp. Fine, unmarked copy. First published collection by this African-American poet. GRIER p.52 (C***/A?) for latent lesbian themes.
[Item #20302]
Price: $25.00
 
Forty Acres and a Mule. Illustrated by Casey Czarnik

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