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126.

The Constant Nymph
Garden City: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1925. First American Edition. Kennedy's second novel, the story of an adolescent girl who falls in love with her guardian, a gifted composer, who ends up marrying her cousin. A surprise best-seller upon publication, and basis for four film adaptations. An attractive copy, not...
[Item #25416]
Price: $125.00
 
The Constant Nymph
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Kolchugin's Youth
London: Hutchinson International Authors Limited, 1946. First U.K. Edition. First appearance in English of the Jewish-Russian author's second novel, the story of a young, working-class Russian man's path to Bolshevism. Set in a mining town of the Donetz Basin around 1911, the novel follows Stepan Kolchugin on the job, at...
[Item #25415]
Price: $250.00
 
Kolchugin's Youth
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Children of Resurrection City
Washington DC: Association for Childhood Education International, 1970. First Edition. Report made by child psychologist Afield and teacher Gibson on the children in Resurrection City, the shanty town in Washington, DC, set up by thousands during the Poor People's Campaign of 1968 in the wake of Martin Luther King Jr.'s...
[Item #25413]
Price: $45.00
 
Children of Resurrection City
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A Child's Easter
[N.p. Naomi Young Armstrong, 1971]. First Edition. Octavo (21.5cm.); original white pictorial staplebound wrappers; unpaged. About Fine. Religious children's poetry, written from the point of view of a young boy.
[Item #25412]
Price: $20.00
 
A Child's Easter
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Love...for Adults Only?
New York: Vantage Press, [1976]. First Edition. Octavo (21cm.); original simulated cloth in pink pictorial dust jacket; [10],34pp. Jacket spine a bit faded, some light foxing to extremities, else Near Fine. Love poetry by California-based African American author and registered nurse. OCLC locates 4 copies only as of January, 2015...
[Item #25411]
Price: $45.00
 
Love...for Adults Only?
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The Inflammable Desire to Rebel
New York: Vantage Press, [1973]. First Edition. Octavo (21cm.); original cloth in red pictorial dust jacket; x,[11]-44pp. Light foxing to jacket spine, else Fine. Poetry collection "about black people" by Panama-born choreographer and dancer.
[Item #25410]
Price: $75.00
 
The Inflammable Desire to Rebel
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Our Negro Veterans
[New York: Public Affairs Committee, 1947]. First Edition. Octavo (19cm); original green pictorial staplebound wrappers; mild edge wear, else Very Good. Public Affairs Pamphlet no. 128. Bolté, a long-time editor at The Viking Press, was the founding Chairman of The National Veterans' Committee and later served on the Board of...
[Item #25409]
Price: $50.00
 
Our Negro Veterans
133.

African Population Newsletter, Vol. 1, no. 1. May, 1970
Addis Ababa [Ethiopia]: Population Programme Centre, 1970. First Edition. Quarto (28cm.); decorative staplebound self-wrappers printed in blue and black; mixed pagination; illus., text printed from typescript. Some wear from handling, else Very Good and sound. Initially published as a quarterly newsletter aimed at disseminating information on population problems in Africa...
[Item #25406]
Price: $35.00
 
African Population Newsletter, Vol. 1, no. 1. May, 1970
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Local 8031: Its Struggles and its Victories [cover title]
[Golden, CO: United Steelworkers of America, 1989]. First Edition. Quarto (27.5cm.); original white pictorial staplebound wrappers; [2],80pp.; text in double column, illus. Uneven fading to red lettering on upper cover, else Fine. History of local branch 8031 of the United Steelworkers, affiliated with the AFL-CIO. Roth was a labor politician...
[Item #25404]
Price: $35.00
 
Local 8031: Its Struggles and its Victories [cover title]
135.

The Rhodesias and Nyasaland: A Pictorial Tour of Central Africa
Cape Town: Howard B. Timmins, n.d. [1956?]. First Edition. Folio (32cm.); original linen-backed boards, pictorial dust jacket; 98pp.; color photographic frontispiece; chiefly plain photographic illustrations, illustrated endpapers by O. Santrus. Dust jacket quite worn with several closed tears measuring approx. 1-1.5 inches; boards rubbed; textblock fine. Good only. Salisbury (Rhodesia)...
[Item #25403]
Price: $30.00
 
The Rhodesias and Nyasaland: A Pictorial Tour of Central Africa
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A History of Communism in China, 1917-1959 [cover title]
N.p. n.d. [1959?]. First Edition. Quarto (26.5cm); original white pictorial staplebound and hole-punched wrappers; unpaged; illus., maps. Spine a bit rubbed, else Very Good. Detailed time-line beginning with the establishment of Sun Yat-sen's government in Canton in June, 1917, and ending on August 29, 1958, when the Party's directive on...
[Item #25402]
Price: $35.00
 
A History of Communism in China, 1917-1959 [cover title]
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Women Are Wonderful! A History in Cartoons of a Hundred Years with America's Most Controversial Figure
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1956. First Edition. Compilation of women-related cartoons culled from major American periodicals. Grouped into chapters by subject ("Fashion and Beauty," "Love, Sex, and the Pursuit of the Male," etc.) Includes works by Currier & Ives, William Steig, James Thurber, and Art Young, among many others. Large...
[Item #25401]
Price: $45.00
 
Women Are Wonderful! A History in Cartoons of a Hundred Years with America's Most Controversial Figure
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Black American Literature Forum - Vol.12, No.4 (Winter, 1978)
Terre Haute: Indiana State University, 1978. Contents include contributions by Phyllis R. Klotman, Thomas Cripps, William Greaves, Horace Coleman, Art Nixon and Gloria T. Hull. Quarto (27.75cm); brown pictorial wrappers, stapled; 123-159pp; illus. Some trivial edgewear, with shadow from original mailing address label to rear wrapper; Near Fine.
[Item #25395]
Price: $40.00
 
Black American Literature Forum - Vol.12, No.4 (Winter, 1978)
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Black American Literature Forum - Vol.13, No.3 (Fall, 1979)
Terre Haute: Indiana State University, 1979. Contributors to this issue include Marvin Holdt, James A. Emanuel, Ronald Fair, Chike C. Aniakor, and Ed Bullins, et al. Includes "A Checklist of the Creative Writings of W.E.B. Du Bois" by Paul G. Partington. Quarto (27.75cm); brown pictorial wrappers, stapled; 79-119pp; illus. Small...
[Item #25394]
Price: $40.00
 
Black American Literature Forum - Vol.13, No.3 (Fall, 1979)
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Black American Literature Forum - Vol.19, No.3 (Fall, 1985)
Terre Haute: Indiana State University, 1985. Contributions to this issue include poems by Askia Muhammad Touré, Angela Jackson, Asa Pascha Ashanti, Sterling D. Plumpp, and Gregory Powell, et al., with an interview with Frank Marshall Davis and an article on Robert Hayden. Quarto (27.75cm); brown pictorial wrappers, stapled; 99-135pp. Light...
[Item #25393]
Price: $25.00
 
Black American Literature Forum - Vol.19, No.3 (Fall, 1985)
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The Sheep Book
[Chapel Hill]: Lollipop Power Inc. [1972]. First Edition. Oblong quarto (18.5x29cm.); original green pictorial staplebound wrappers; unpaged; illus., text printed on yellow cardstock. Fine. Children's book about a female farmer, illustrated by the author. Published by Lollipop Power, "a women's liberation collective that works for the liberation of young children...
[Item #25392]
Price: $45.00
 
The Sheep Book
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United Littles: The Story of the Needlework Guild of America
New York: Coward-McCann, [1955]. First Edition. History of the Needlework Guild of America, first established in 1885 by Mrs. John Wood Stewart, providing clothing to charities such as the Red Cross and Children's Aid Societies. The Author bio on rear jacket flap knotes that "Burke MacArthur is a pseudonym of...
[Item #25390]
Price: $45.00
 
United Littles: The Story of the Needlework Guild of America
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John and Irene: An Anthology of Thoughts on Woman
London: Longmans, Green and Co. 1912. First Edition. Octavo (19cm.); original red pictorial cloth double-ruled in black, upper cover and spine lettered in gilt; xxvi,324pp. International anthology of pieces on women, nearly all by men, including works by Joseph Addison, Jacques Bénigne Bossuet, Cicero, Erasmus, Lafcadio Hearn, Martin Luther, Sappho...
[Item #25389]
Price: $50.00
 
John and Irene: An Anthology of Thoughts on Woman
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Fifty Years' Work with Girls, 1833-1933: A Story of the Florence Crittenton Homes
Alexandria, VA: National Florence Crittenton Mission, 1933. First Edition. History of the National Florence Crittenton Mission, established by Charles C. Crittenton, in 1883, in order to rehabiliate prostitutes and unmarried pregnant women by providing them a place to live and learn skills. Text includes a biography of Dr. Kate Waller...
[Item #25387]
Price: $125.00
 
Fifty Years' Work with Girls, 1833-1933: A Story of the Florence Crittenton Homes
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It's Nation Time
Chicago: Third World Press, 1970. First Edition. Important volume by Baraka, collecting three poems including his epic title poem "It's Nation Time," which acknowledged a cultural and social effort to establish a black nation. First Printing. Slim octavo (21.5cm); stapled wrappers; 24pp. Some pinpoint rubbing along spine fold, with a....
[Item #25386]
Price: $30.00
 
It's Nation Time
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The Life and Death of an American Hero: The Story of Dave Doran [cover title]
[New York: New Age Publishers, 1938]. Second Printing. Short biography of the Young Communist League organizer in the South, later killed in action while serving as a political commissar in the International Brigades fighting with the Loyalist army in Spain. SEIDMAN S360. Small octavo (18.5cm.); original white pictorial staplebound wrappers;...
[Item #25384]
Price: $35.00
 
The Life and Death of an American Hero: The Story of Dave Doran [cover title]
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The Ego and His Own: The Case of the Individual Against Authority
New York: Libertarian Book Club, 1963. First Thus. Octavo (22cm.); original green cloth, upper cover and spine lettered in gilt; xxii,366pp.; illus. About Fine. Later edition of Max Stirner's seminal work Der Einzige und sein Eigenthum (1844), a major source for individual anarchism, originally translated into English as The Ego...
[Item #25383]
Price: $40.00
 
The Ego and His Own: The Case of the Individual Against Authority
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Prostitution: A Survey and A Challenge [Review Copy]
London: Williams & Norgate Ltd. 1933. First U.K. Edition. "A study of prostitution from the academic standpoint including the present day tendency to promiscuous relationships." Discusses the problem of prostitution, its extent and practice, leading causes of promiscuity, the traffic of women and children, and legislation relating to prostitution. Includes...
[Item #25378]
Price: $150.00
 
Prostitution: A Survey and A Challenge [Review Copy]
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China After Seven Years of War
New York: Macmillan Company, 1945. First Edition. Anthology of journalistic pieces on China during World War II. Includes three articles by future Foreign Minister Chu Fu-Sung, including "Wartime Chinese Literature" and "Progress Toward Constitutional Government." Other essays include Hawthorne Cheng's "Chinese Courage in the Burma Jungles" and Samuel M. Chao's...
[Item #25377]
Price: $30.00
 
China After Seven Years of War
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The Planting of Christianity in Yorubaland, 1842-1888
Ibadan, Nigeria: Daystar Press, [1969]. First Edition. 12mo (18.5cm.); original green pictorial staplebound wrappers; 77pp.; illus. About Fine. History of the rise of Christianity and the Church Missionary Society in "Yorubaland," from Freetown, Sierra Leone, to Ab okuta in southwest Nigeria, ending in 1888 with the rise of the African Church.
[Item #25373]
Price: $45.00
 
The Planting of Christianity in Yorubaland, 1842-1888

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