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26.

Besides, the Wench Is Dead
Garden City: Doubleday, Doran & Company, 1935. First Edition. Depression-era novel set during the Roaring Twenties in a Pittsburgh boarding house. "The brilliant and mordant drama of a woman of the backstreet in the days of the great boom" (upper jacket panel). Surprisingly uncommon, with only 13 copies located in...
[Item #26073]
Price: $75.00
 
Besides, the Wench Is Dead
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In the Land of Silence
Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, 1994. First English Language Edition. Octavo (23.5cm.); original half cloth in black pictorial dust jacket; xii,366pp. Fine. Bolivian novel, originally published in 1987 as En el PaĆ­s del Silencio.
[Item #26072]
Price: $20.00
 
In the Land of Silence
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Jeremy and Hamlet
New York: George H. Doran Company, [1923]. First American Edition. Octavo (20cm.); original cloth in orange decorative dust jacket, red topstain; 305pp. Jacket extremities chipped, shallow losses to spine ends, that at foot slightly affecting text without loss of meaning; spine rather darkened; contemporary gift inscription to a Frederick Hughes...
[Item #26070]
Price: $35.00
 
Jeremy and Hamlet
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Which One of You Is Interracial? A Novelette and Other Stories: A Delightful Trilogy. 3 Enchanting Bedtime Stories for Adults
San Francisco: Lunan Ferguson Library, [1969]. First Edition. Collection of three "novelettes" written, according to the front flap, in less than a week. Includes an interracial love story with a happy ending based on a survey of mixed-race couples conducted by Ferguson in the 1940s. Octavo (22cm.); original cloth in...
[Item #26069]
Price: $40.00
 
Which One of You Is Interracial? A Novelette and Other Stories: A Delightful Trilogy. 3 Enchanting Bedtime Stories for Adults
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Revolution Is: A Book of Poems
N.p. B. Hardeman, 1971. First Edition. Octavo (21cm.); original blue printed staplebound wrappers; [2],69pp. Fine. First book by Georgia-born African-American poet and Vietnam War veteran. "These are BLACK poems" - author's Foreword.
[Item #26068]
Price: $30.00
 
Revolution Is: A Book of Poems
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Call Me Anything But What I Am. The Conglomerate: The Negroes and Coloureds of North America
Detroit: Mohawk Publishing Co. [1967]. First Edition. Octavo (22cm.); original cloth in white pictorial dust jacket; 79pp.; photographic illus. Some foxing and shallow chips and tears to jacket extremities. Fine in About Very Good jacket.
[Item #26067]
Price: $45.00
 
Call Me Anything But What I Am. The Conglomerate: The Negroes and Coloureds of North America
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Parts of Dee [Review Copy]
Philadelphia: Dorrance & Company, [1978]. First Edition. Octavo (21.5cm.); original simulated cloth, tan pictorial dust jacket; [6],62pp. Fine. Pennsylvania-born author's first book, a collection of autobiographical, fictional, and poetry pieces primarily about African American women. Review copy with publisher's slip laid in. 8 copies in OCLC as of March, 2015.
[Item #26066]
Price: $50.00
 
Parts of Dee [Review Copy]
33.

The Boar Hog Woman
Garden City: Doubleday & Company, 1972. First Edition. Mississippi-born author's first novel, a contemporary myth about the Boar Hog Woman who opens a barber shop in the black community of Berkeley, California, wreaking "havoc among the lives of the people around her." Octavo (21.25cm.); original cloth in pictorial dust jacket...
[Item #26065]
Price: $30.00
 
The Boar Hog Woman
34.

This Is Adam: A Novel
New York: McDowell, Obolensky, [1958]. First Edition. Octavo (21.5cm.); original cloth in cream pictorial dust jacket printed in green and black; [6],294pp. Jacket extremities a bit worn, mostly to spine ends; jacket price removed with hole-punch; Fine in About Very Good jacket. Novel inspired by the author's friendship with Robin...
[Item #26064]
Price: $30.00
 
This Is Adam: A Novel
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The Blue Wall [...] A Story of Strangeness and Struggle
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, [1912]. First Edition. American diplomat Richard Washburn Child's first novel, a medical horror story in the spirit of Wilkie Collins dealing with themes of heredity, psychiatry, and drug abuse. SMITH C-371. Octavo (19cm.); original blue cloth (a bit soiled) lettered in white; vi,[2],377,[3],[2](ads)pp.; color illustrated title...
[Item #26061]
Price: $50.00
 
The Blue Wall [...] A Story of Strangeness and Struggle
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Moth and Rust and Other Stories
New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1902. First American Edition. Octavo (19.5cm.); original red decorative cloth embossed in gilt, upper cover text printed within a moth-motif border; [10],307pp. Some minor discoloration to upper cover from damp, spine a bit faded, light rubbing to extremities, else Very Good and sound. Includes...
[Item #26060]
Price: $75.00
 
Moth and Rust and Other Stories
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Lindeman's Daughters
London: Barrie, [1958]. First U.K. Edition. Norwegian historical novel set in the latter half of the 18th century. Christensen's second novel to be awarded the Scandinavian Novel Prize. Octavo (20.5cm.); original simulated cloth in pictorial price-clipped dust jacket; [6],426pp. Some shallow short tears and chips to jacket extremities, spine a....
[Item #26059]
Price: $30.00
 
Lindeman's Daughters
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The Deserted House
London: Barrie and Rockliff, [1967]. First U.K. Edition. Small octavo (20.25cm.); original cloth in grey decorative dust jacket lettered in red and white by Michael Harvey; 128pp. Jacket extremities a bit worn, short closed tear to spine crown not affecting text; Fine in Very Good jacket. Novel set in a....
[Item #26053]
Price: $25.00
 
The Deserted House
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Historical Developments and Social Progress in Africa
Moscow: Novosti Press Agency Publishing House, 1972. First Edition. 12mo (16.5cm.); original white and red card wrappers; 149pp. About Fine. Collection of essays on Lenin and Africa. Text entirely in English.
[Item #26045]
Price: $15.00
 
Historical Developments and Social Progress in Africa
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Uganda Safari
Nashville: Convention Press, [1971]. First Edition. 12mo (20cm.); original white and orange photographically illustrated staplebound wrappers; 96pp.; illus. About Fine. Publication of the Foreign Mission Board.
[Item #26044]
Price: $25.00
 
Uganda Safari
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Deutscher Revolutions Almanach für das Jahr 1919 über die Ereignisse des Jahres 1918
Hamburg: Hoffmann & Campe Verlag, 1919. First Edition. Only edition published of this yearly almanach relating the events of the German Revolution (November, 1918-August, 1919), triggered at the end of World War I with the replacing of the imperial government with a republic. Includes short biographies of major political figures...
[Item #26038]
Price: $125.00
 
Deutscher Revolutions Almanach für das Jahr 1919 über die Ereignisse des Jahres 1918
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Vibrations in Sanctuary, One More Time
Palo Alto: Jamal Publishing Company, [1970]. Revised Edition. Octavo (21cm.); original white and black staplebound wrappers; 64,[2]pp. About Fine. San Francisco-based jazz drummer's first poetry collection. No copies of this edition noted in OCLC; 5 copies of the first edition located (Michigan and Temple only outside California).
[Item #26019]
Price: $20.00
 
Vibrations in Sanctuary, One More Time
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The Last Days of Louisiana Red
New York: Random House, 1974. First Edition. The Black Arts author's fourth novel, continuing the story of his character Papa LaBas from Reed's 1972 novel Mumbo Jumbo. The novel revolves heavily around voodoo. First Printing. Octavo (21.5cm); red cloth and paper-covered boards, with titles stamped in gilt and red foil...
[Item #26014]
Price: $25.00
 
The Last Days of Louisiana Red
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The Long Shadow of Little Rock
New York: David McKay Company, Inc. 1970. Bates's National Book Award-winning memoir. Daisy Bates (1914-1999), was one of the unsung heroines of the Little Rock school integration crisis. As President of the Arkansas NAACP and publisher of the Arkansas State Press she became a primary spokesperson for the integrationist cause...
[Item #25993]
Price: $25.00
 
The Long Shadow of Little Rock
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Common Ground - Vol.1, No.1 (Autumn, 1940)
New York: Common Council for American Unity, 1940. First Edition. Premiere issue of the ahead-of-its-time quarterly, devoted to celebrating multicultural Americanism and fighting intolerance and discrimination. With contributions by Arthur M. Schlesinger, Sr., Michael De Capite, and George Schuyler, et al., with a bibliography of children's books about life in...
[Item #25988]
Price: $50.00
 
Common Ground - Vol.1, No.1 (Autumn, 1940)
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Toward Soviet America: The Book the Communists Tried to Destroy!
Balboa Island, CA: Elgin Publications, [1961]. First Thus. Later anti-Communist edition of the full-length statement of Communist Party policy during the "third period." With a foreword by Pennsylvania Congressman and member of the House Un-American Activities Committee Francis E. Walter. Designed and with notes by Maurice Ries, historian of the...
[Item #25969]
Price: $30.00
 
Toward Soviet America: The Book the Communists Tried to Destroy!
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Love Is A PIe
New York: New Directions, 1952. First Edition. Square octavo. Linen-backed blue cloth boards; dustjacket; 223pp. Clean, tight Near Fine copy in the original Andy Warhol dustwrapper, sun-darkened on spine and lightly worn at extremities; Very Good. A presentable copy, and a very early example of Warhol's graphic work.
[Item #25962]
Price: $200.00
 
Love Is A PIe
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Jambalaya: Four Poets
New York: Reed Cannon & Johnson, [1975]. First Edition. Volume collecting the work of four poets: Cyn Zarco, Lorenzo Thomas, Thulani, and Ibn Mukhtarr Mustapha. With an introduction by Puerto Rican poet Victor Hernandez Cruz, and illustrated throughout with line drawings by Aaron Yava. Octavo (21.5cm); red wrappers printed in...
[Item #25951]
Price: $50.00
 
Jambalaya: Four Poets
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American Communities: Brief Sketches of Economy, Zoar, Bethel, Aurora, Amana, Icaria, The Shakers, Oneida, Wallingford, and the Brotherhood of the New Life
Oneida: Office of the American Socialist, 1878. First edition. A standard sourcebook on American utopias, including notes on many communities which do not receive much mention elsewhere. There was a simultaneous issue in wrappers; expanded editions were issued in 1902 and 1908. The first edition is somewhat uncommon, especially in...
[Item #25943]
Price: $300.00
 
American Communities: Brief Sketches of Economy, Zoar, Bethel, Aurora, Amana, Icaria, The Shakers, Oneida, Wallingford, and the Brotherhood of the New Life
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War: Organized Destruction and Mass Murder by Civilized Nations
New York: Vanguard, 1931. First Edition. On the inevitability of a second European war, and on the capitalist origins of all wars. Among Nearing's less common works, seldom found in attractive condition, and like most Vanguard titles of this era almost impossible to find in an attractive jacket. Octavo. Blue...
[Item #25931]
Price: $350.00
 
War: Organized Destruction and Mass Murder by Civilized Nations

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