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A Broadside Treasury
Detroit: Broadside Press, 1971. First Edition. Octavo; printed wrappers; 188pp. Minimal external wear; internally fine and unmarked. Rear cover collage by Nikki Giovanni. There was a simultaneous issue in cloth; this is the more common soft-cover issue. An especially well-preserved copy.
[Item #24940]
Price: $20.00
 
A Broadside Treasury
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Black Words
Detroit: Broadside Press, 1972. First Edition. First printing. Octavo. Staple-bound, printed card wrappers; 22pp. Clean, unmarked, Near Fine copy. Washington, D.C. author, graduate of George Washington University.
[Item #24939]
Price: $20.00
 
Black Words
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The Broadside Annual 1973 - Introducing New Black Poets
Detroit: Broadside Press, 1973. First Edition. First printing. Octavo. Staple-bound, printed card wrappers; 24pp. Fine, unread copy. First published work by C.S. Berry, Sandra Cox, Walter Cox, Stella Crews, Milton Smith (Mbembe), others.
[Item #24938]
Price: $30.00
 
The Broadside Annual 1973 - Introducing New Black Poets
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Family Pictures
Detroit: Broadside Press, 1970. First Edition. First printing. Octavo. Staple-bound, pictorial wrappers; 23pp. Author photo on rear wrapper, credited to Roy Lewis. Just a hint of dusting to covers, else a Fine, unread copy. Brooks's debut with Dudley Randall's Broadside Press, marking a turn to more overtly political writing and...
[Item #24937]
Price: $45.00
 
Family Pictures
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Beer Cans Bullets Things & Pieces. Introduction by Imamu Amiri Baraka
Detroit: Broadside Press, 1972. First Edition. First printing. Octavo; printed card wrappers; 30pp. Covers slightly toned at extremities, with faint foxing visible on front wrapper; internally fine. Author's portrait on rear wrapper. First published book (after several anthology appearances) by the celebrated New Orleans poet-musician, aka "Doctor Arturo."
[Item #24936]
Price: $30.00
 
Beer Cans Bullets Things & Pieces. Introduction by Imamu Amiri Baraka
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Hammer Blows and other writings. Translated & edited by Simon Mpondo and Frank Jones
Bloomington: University of Indiana Press, 1973. First Edition. Only English translation of the work of this important Senegalese poet, described in the marketing copy here as "the reigning poet of postcolonialism." Diop died in an airline crash in 1960. This volume includes the entirety of the only collection published in...
[Item #24935]
Price: $30.00
 
Hammer Blows and other writings. Translated & edited by Simon Mpondo and Frank Jones
157.

Private line
London: Paul Breman, 1971. First Edition. First printing. Octavo. Pictorial card wrappers; 24pp. Slight external dusting, else fine. Volume 15 in Breman's "Heritage Series" of chapbooks by African-American poets. Major's third published collection.
[Item #24933]
Price: $30.00
 
Private line
158.

The Peacock Poems
Middletown: Wesleyan University Press, 1975. First Edition. Somewhat uncommon cloth issue of the poet's critically acclaimed first published collection, a series of interweaved, blues-inflected poems expressing the realities of African-American womanhood. Williams (1944-1999) was a lifelong resident of California; in 1967 she became the first African-American professor of English at...
[Item #24932]
Price: $60.00
 
The Peacock Poems
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Child of Capricorne
Washington DC: Nuclassics and Science Publishing Co. 1973. First Edition. Novella chronicling the experiences of a young Black woman and her struggle for racial identity. Maryland author; the setting is Maryland's western shore south of Washington, D.C. Issued by the pioneering Afrocentric publisher Nuclassics, under the editorship of Carl Shears...
[Item #24930]
Price: $60.00
 
Child of Capricorne
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Lyrics of Lowly Life
New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, 1898 [copyright 1896]. Reprint. 12mo (17cm.); original green decorative cloth by Alice Cordelia Morse embossed in gilt, top edge gilt; xx,208pp.; plain photographic portrait frontispiece. Spine a bit faded, very light shelf-wear; three printed poems by Dunbar pasted to rear free endpaper and pastedown...
[Item #24928]
Price: $35.00
 
Lyrics of Lowly Life
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Lyrics of Lowly Life
New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, 1899 [copyright 1896]. Reprint. 12mo (17cm.); original green decorative cloth by Alice Cordelia Morse embossed in gilt, top edge gilt; xx,208pp.; plain photographic portrait frontispiece. Spine a touched faded, contemporary ownership signature on front free endpaper, else Near Fine.
[Item #24927]
Price: $45.00
 
Lyrics of Lowly Life
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The Alliance and Labor Songster, a Collection of Labor and Comic Songs, for the Use of Alliances, Debating Clubs, Political Gatherings [4th ed, expanded]
Winfield, KS: H.&L. Vincent, 1890. Later printing. Verso of second leaf contains Prefaces to the Third and Fourth editions, the latter stating: "...the reception which our little songster met on its third appearance before the public was far beyond the most distant hope of its compiler. In less than two...
[Item #24924]
Price: $225.00
 
The Alliance and Labor Songster, a Collection of Labor and Comic Songs, for the Use of Alliances, Debating Clubs, Political Gatherings [4th ed, expanded]
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Whose Town?
New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Company, [1969]. First Edition. First printing. Octavo (20.5cm.); original cloth in pictorial dust jacket; [8],246pp. Young adult novel portraying the aftermath of the violence between black and white adolescents in a small town.
[Item #24923]
Price: $40.00
 
Whose Town?
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The Man Died: Prison Notes
New York: Harper & Row, [1972]. First American Edition. Octavo (21.5cm.); original cloth-backed boards in brown pictorial dust jacket; 317pp. Fine. On Soyinka's imprisonment in Nigeria during the dictatorial regime of General Gowan.
[Item #24922]
Price: $40.00
 
The Man Died: Prison Notes
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South African Predicament
London: Jonathan Cape, [1960]. First Edition. Octavo (20.5cm.); original cloth in white pictorial dust jacket; 288pp. Jacket a touch dust-soiled, faint contemporary rubberstamp price on front free endpaper, else Very Good or better. White South African "economist's balanced and moderate account" (upper jacket cover) on the necessity of the "survival...
[Item #24921]
Price: $25.00
 
South African Predicament
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President William V.S. Tubman on African Unity
Monrovia: Liberian Information Service, n.d.; ca. 1964. First Edition. Quarto (22.5cm.); original blue pictorial staplebound wrappers; 72pp.; illus. A touch rubbed along extremities, else About Fine. Printed in London. Collected addresses delivered by Tubman, 1957-1964.
[Item #24920]
Price: $50.00
 
President William V.S. Tubman on African Unity
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Flight of the Eagle: A Brief Study of the Life of Dr. Kenneth David Kaunda, First President of the Republic of Zambia, Against the Background of the Struggle for Independence
[Lusaka]: NECZAM, [1970]. First Edition. Slim 12mo (19cm.); original white pictorial wrappers printed in green and black; [6],58pp.; 8 leaves of plain photographic plates printed on rectos and versos. About Fine.
[Item #24919]
Price: $40.00
 
Flight of the Eagle: A Brief Study of the Life of Dr. Kenneth David Kaunda, First President of the Republic of Zambia, Against the Background of the Struggle for Independence
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Africa, the Way Ahead
New York: International Publishers, [1964]. First Edition. Octavo (20.5cm.); original cloth in black and orange pictorial dust jacket; [6],174pp. Economic and political study of postcolonial Africa in a communist context.
[Item #24918]
Price: $25.00
 
Africa, the Way Ahead
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Der Marsch ins Reich der Caoba
Zürich: Büchergilde Gutenberg, 1933. First German Edition. Third book in Traven's Mahogany series, and the first of his books published by the new Büchergile Gutenberg in Zurich following the appropriation of the Berlin press by the Nazi's in May 1933. The novel was not published in English until 1961, when...
[Item #24917]
Price: $850.00
 
Der Marsch ins Reich der Caoba
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For Malcolm X: Poems on the Life and the Death of Malcolm X. Preface and Eulogy by Ossie Davis
Detroit: Broadside Press, 1969. Second Edition. The more common wrappered issue of this collection of tributes to Malcolm, with contributions by Gwendolyn Brooks, Mari Evans, Ted Joans, Etheridge Knight, Margaret Walker, Clarence Major, and many others. Octavo. Printed wrappers; 127pp. Stated "second edition/third printing. Near Fine in wraps.
[Item #24915]
Price: $35.00
 
For Malcolm X: Poems on the Life and the Death of Malcolm X. Preface and Eulogy by Ossie Davis
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For Malcolm X: Poems on the Life and the Death of Malcolm X. Preface and Eulogy by Ossie Davis
Detroit: Broadside Press, 1969. Second Edition. Uncommon cloth issue of this collection of tributes to Malcolm, with contributions by Gwendolyn Brooks, Mari Evans, Ted Joans, Etheridge Knight, Margaret Walker, Clarence Major, and many others. Octavo. Black cloth boards, lettered in gilt on spine; dustjacket; 127pp. Stated "second edition/third printing;" as...
[Item #24914]
Price: $125.00
 
For Malcolm X: Poems on the Life and the Death of Malcolm X. Preface and Eulogy by Ossie Davis
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Sezz Who?
Port Washington, NY: Ashley Books, 1974. First Edition. Uncommon novel of race relations among professionals in a large computer company, including an interracial love affair. By an African-American author, not to be confused with the white folklorist and musicologist of the same name. Octavo. Gray cloth-covered boards, lettered in black...
[Item #24913]
Price: $65.00
 
Sezz Who?
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Kikuyu Folktales
Nairobi: East African Literature Bureau, [1970]. First Edition. 12mo (17.5cm.); original black pictorial wrappers; xii,131,[1]pp.; illus. Fine. Eighteen folk tales of the Kikuyu people, most heavily represented in Kenya; preceded by a social and cultural study of the Kikuyu folktale tradition.
[Item #24911]
Price: $35.00
 
Kikuyu Folktales
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The Family Estate in Africa: Studies in the Role of Property in Family Structure and Lineage Continuity
Boston: Boston University Press, 1964. First American Edition. Octavo (22cm.); original cloth in white pictorial dust jacket; v,[1],265pp; illus. About Fine. Boston University African Research Studies no. 5.
[Item #24910]
Price: $25.00
 
The Family Estate in Africa: Studies in the Role of Property in Family Structure and Lineage Continuity
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Troubling of the Waters: A Collection of Papers and Responses Presented at Two Conferences on Creative Theological Reflection
[San Fernando, Trinidad: Rahaman Printery Limited, 1973]. First Edition. Octavo (21cm.); original white pictorial wrappers; 206pp. A touch rubbed, else About Fine. Papers delivered in Jamaica, May 3-4, and in Trinidad, May 28-30, 1973.
[Item #24909]
Price: $25.00
 
Troubling of the Waters: A Collection of Papers and Responses Presented at Two Conferences on Creative Theological Reflection

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