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126.

Never Trust All That Love You
Onitsha: J.C. Brothers Bookshop, [1971]. 6th Edition, enlarged. "An imaginary story about a married couple who had spent most of their time in playing 'High Life.' This afterwards brought trouble into their domestic set-up." A moral tale designed to teach how to discern the character of others, since "the world...
[Item #19289]
Price: $85.00
 
Never Trust All That Love You
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How To Know When A Girl Love You Or Hates You
Onitsha: J.C. Brothers Bookshop, [1971]. First Edition. A volume of "important advice to men and women" in the form of moral parables, essentially teaching women not to trust men who aren't their husbands, and teaching men never to trust women "if you want to leave [sic] long life." One of...
[Item #19287]
Price: $85.00
 
How To Know When A Girl Love You Or Hates You
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The Life in the Prison Yard "It Is A Hard Life"
Onitsha: N.P. [n.d. but ca.1971]. Moral fiction as told by one Mr. Okorinta, an ex-convict who proceeds to detail life in the prison ward. Daily life includes eating without salt, being denied permission to smoke, and segratation from female inmates. One of numerous examples of the popular market literature that...
[Item #19286]
Price: $85.00
 
The Life in the Prison Yard "It Is A Hard Life"
129.

87 Years Behind the Black Curtain
Philadelphia: Rare Book Company, 1965. First Edition. Self-published memoir by this important African-American educator, who according to the dustjacket copy was the first African American to receive a Ph.D. in sociology and, at the time of publication, "the oldest Negro American Ph.D. in the U.S.A." Wright was President of Wilberforce...
[Item #19237]
Price: $75.00
 
87 Years Behind the Black Curtain
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The Mystic Masseur
New York: Vanguard, 1959. First American Edition. The Nobel Prize-winning author's first published book, a novel set in Trinidad, where a frustrated writer supports himself as a masseur, and soon becomes a revered mystic and politician. Basis for a 2001 film adaptation. First Printing. Octavo; black cloth, with titling and...
[Item #19197]
Price: $450.00
 
The Mystic Masseur
131.

Miguel Street
New York: Vanguard, 1960. First American Edition. A semi-autobiographical novel set in wartime Port of Spain, Trinidad. First Printing. Octavo; goldenrod cloth, with titles stamped in red and green on spine; dustjacket; 222pp. Forward lean, with a little rubbing to lower board edges; Near Fine. Dustjacket is unclipped, lightly rubbed...
[Item #19196]
Price: $125.00
 
Miguel Street
132.

Our Man In Havana
London: William Heinemann Limited, 1958. First U.K. Edition. Greene's novel about a vacuum cleaner salesman living in pre-revolutionary Havana who is recruited as a spy. Basis for the 1959 Carol Reed film starring Alec Guinnes, Burl Ives, and Maureen O'Hara. First Impression. Octavo; royal blue cloth, with titles stamped in...
[Item #19194]
Price: $200.00
 
Our Man In Havana
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The Quiet American
New York: Viking Press, 1956. First American Edition. Greene's prophetic novel about U.S. foreign policy failure in pre-war Indochina. Basis for two notable film adaptations: the 1958 version starring Audie Murphy, Michael Redgrave and Claude Dauphin, and the Oscar-nominated 2002 film starring Michael Caine and Brendan Fraser. First Printing. Octavo;...
[Item #19193]
Price: $80.00
 
The Quiet American
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Look! We Have Come Through!
London: Chatto and Windus, 1917. First U.K. Edition. An early collection of poems, many of which first appeared in the pages of the English Review, Poetry, Georgian Anthology and the Imagist Anthology. The first printing consisted of 1,000 copies, of whiteh 500 were sold to Huebsch as sheets for the...
[Item #19192]
Price: $300.00
 
Look! We Have Come Through!
135.

The House of Pride and Other Tales of Hawaii
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1912. First Edition. Collection of six stories set in the Hawaiian islands. BAL 11936. First Printing. Octavo; publisher's green 'S' cloth, with titling and decorations stamped in white, black and dark blue on spine and front panel; 232pp, [6] ads; illustrated frontispiece in black and...
[Item #19189]
Price: $500.00
 
The House of Pride and Other Tales of Hawaii
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The Game
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1905. First Edition. London's fourteenth book, a boxing novel about a boxer's final fight. BAL 11886. Second Issue, with rubber-stamp of Metropolitan Magazine Co. on copyright page. Octavo; teal vertical-ribbed cloth, with titling and decorations stamped in gilt, white, red and brown to spine and...
[Item #19188]
Price: $500.00
 
The Game
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A Son of the Sun
Garden City: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1912. First Edition. An adventure novel set in the South Pacific. BAL 11937. First Printing. Octavo; publisher's navy blue 'V' cloth, with titling and decorations stamped in gray, ivory and orange on spine and front panel; 334pp; illustrated frontispiece and three plates inserted. Base...
[Item #19186]
Price: $500.00
 
A Son of the Sun
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The Sea-Wolf
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1904. First Edition. One of London's best-known adventure novels, basis for numerous film adaptations, including the classic 1941 Michael Curtiz film starring Edward G. Robinson, John Garfield, and Ida Lupino. BAL 11882. First Printing. Octavo; publisher's light blue vertical-ribbed cloth, with titles stamped in white...
[Item #19183]
Price: $400.00
 
The Sea-Wolf
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The Animal Story Book
London, New York and Bombay: Longmans, Green and Co. 1896. First Edition. A sequel of sorts to Lang's beloved series of rainbow Fairy Books, a collection of animal stories centered on beasts both historical and fantastic. An elegantly bound copy of this classic collection of children's stories. Octavo; full blue...
[Item #19171]
Price: $450.00
 
The Animal Story Book
140.

The Life of Our Lord [Limited Edition]
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1934. First Edition. Dickens wrote the book during the years 1846-1849 for his children. Due to the personal nature of the document, he never permitted publication during his lifetime. Limited Issue, one of 2,387 numbered copies, this being no.795. Octavo; ivory paper-covered boards, with titles...
[Item #19170]
Price: $50.00
 
The Life of Our Lord [Limited Edition]
141.

Trainspotting
New York: W.W. Norton & Co. 1996. First American Edition. Welsh's first novel, a humorous, existential romp through Edinburgh centered around a group of young junkies and their affiliates. Basis for the 1996 Danny Boyle film starring Ewan McGregor. First Printing, a trade paperback original. Octavo; photo-illustrated wrappers; 349pp. Light...
[Item #19169]
Price: $60.00
 
Trainspotting
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The Golden Ocean
New York: W.W. Norton & Co. 1994. First Edition Thus. Reissue of the first novel O'Brian wrote about the sea, originally published by Rupert Hart-Davis in 1956. First Printing. Octavo; 3/4 maroon paper over navy blue cloth, with titles stamped in gilt on spine; dustjacket; 285pp. Fine in a Fine, unclipped dustjacket.
[Item #19167]
Price: $20.00
 
The Golden Ocean
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The Bomb
New York: Mitchell Kennerley, 1909. First Edition. Harris's only foray into "proletarian" fiction--a novel set among the anarchist victims of the events surrounding Chicago's Haymarket Square bombing of 1886. First Printing. Octavo; orange cloth, with titles stamped in red on spine and front panel; 329pp. Previous owners name to front...
[Item #19164]
Price: $30.00
 
The Bomb
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Without Stopping: An Autobiography
New York: Putnam, 1972. First Edition. Bowles's autobiography, covering his upbringing, life and travels abroad, and his choice of making Tangier his permanent home. First Printing. Octavo; cream cloth, with titles stamped in gilt and blue foil on spine; dustjacket; 379pp. Text edges slightly dusty, else Near Fine. Dustjacket is...
[Item #19159]
Price: $50.00
 
Without Stopping: An Autobiography
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History of the Black Man
Baltimore: Earl Koger Co, 1968. First Edition. Uncommon Afrocentric picture-book, aimed at early primary school readers. Includes an abecediary, with letters keyed to various figures in African-American history; a section of elementary readings on Black history; and various Black-themed riddles, rebuses, and word-puzzles. Illustrated throughout with line drawings clearly intended...
[Item #19122]
Price: $125.00
 
History of the Black Man
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Trends in American Capitalism
New York: International Publishers, 1948. First Edition. Octavo. Cloth boards; dustjacket; 128pp. Very Good in chipped and soiled dustwrapper. Slightly uncommon in cloth. SEIDMAN L25: "Marxist interpretation of American economic trends...authors predict that capitalism will result either in another depression or another world war, with catastrophe for the American people...
[Item #19108]
Price: $20.00
 
Trends in American Capitalism
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Narration: Four Lectures
Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1969. Collector's Edition. Re-issue of four lectures by Stein, originally published in 1935. With a new introduction by Thornton Wilder. Square octavo; pink and lime green paper-covered boards, with titles stamped in black and silver on spine and panels; publisher's paper-covered slipcase and printed wraparound...
[Item #19104]
Price: $40.00
 
Narration: Four Lectures
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Capital and Labor. Together With Salesman's Dummy
Brantford, Canada: Bradley-Garretson Co. 1907. First Edition. Octavo; pictorial cloth boards, 331pp. Uncommon issue for the Canadian market. Tight and Near Fine in the original cloth boards - an unusually well-preserved copy of this book which is typically found well-worn. A fairly typical turn-of-the-century attempt by a popular author to...
[Item #19087]
Price: $60.00
 
Capital and Labor. Together With Salesman's Dummy
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Nkombo - No.9
New Orleans: BLKARTSOUTH, 1974. First Edition. Later issue of this New Orleans-based Black Arts journal, published by the BLKARTSOUTH workshop. This issue is notable for including an early, untitled poem by Alice Walker, as well as contributions by Octave Lilly, Quo Vadis Gex, Stella Ngatho, Keorapetse Kgositsile, and J.W. Ward...
[Item #19074]
Price: $50.00
 
Nkombo - No.9
150.

Nkombo - No.8
New Orleans: BLKARTSOUTH, 1972. First Edition. Lovely copy of this New Orleans-based Black Arts journal, published by the BLKARTSOUTH workshop. The focus of the present issue is Black Theater, with contributions primarily from editors Tom Dent and Val Ferdinand, and members of the BLKARTSOUTH workshop. Attractive wrap-around cover drawing by...
[Item #19073]
Price: $50.00
 
Nkombo - No.8

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