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The Movement of Transition: A Study of the Plays of Wole Soyinka
Ibadan, Nigeria: Ibadan University Press, 1975. First Edition. Octavo (22.5cm.); original simulated cloth in green pictorial dust jacket; x,235pp. General rubbing and minor wear to jacket extremities, else Very Good. Academic study of 11 Soyinka plays by a Senior Lecturer in English at the University.
[Item #25432]
Price: $40.00
 
The Movement of Transition: A Study of the Plays of Wole Soyinka
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Lettres de Ma Cambuse
Yaoundé: Editions Abbia avec la collaboration de CLE, 1964. First Edition. 12mo (18cm.); original white and green wrappers printed in red and black; 62,[2]pp.; illus. Dust-soiling, else Fine. Winner of the Académie Française's Prix Mottard by Cameroonian author and founder of l'Association des Poètes et des Ecrivains Camerounais. Originally the...
[Item #25430]
Price: $40.00
 
Lettres de Ma Cambuse
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Assuring Freedom: Scholars-Statesmen Lecture Series Number One, 1969-70
New Orleans: Dillard University, 1970. First Edition. Octavo (22cm.); original pale grey card wrappers; xiii,[1],129pp. Minor wear from handling, else Near Fine. Collection of papers, including "The Black College: In Conflict and Challenge," by Frederick D. Patterson; "The Black Woman in the American Economic Structure," by Elizabeth Duncan Koontz; and...
[Item #25429]
Price: $45.00
 
Assuring Freedom: Scholars-Statesmen Lecture Series Number One, 1969-70
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Black Man's Town
London: Jonathan Cape, [1953]. First Edition. Octavo (20.5cm.); original cloth in brick pictorial dust jacket, red topstain; 249pp.; illus., color pictorial map endpapers. General edge wear to jacket extremities, spine and flap folds darkened, dust-soiling most noticeable to rear jacket panel. About Very Good overall. Social, economic, and personal account...
[Item #25428]
Price: $30.00
 
Black Man's Town
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The Third Sex
[New York]: Beacon Books / University Publishing and Distributing Corporation, 1959. First Edition. Lesbian novel centered around a two-way marriage of convenience, in which the female protagonist marries the brother of her female lover, while he uses this curtain of propriety to his advantage in pursuing his male love interest...
[Item #25427]
Price: $125.00
 
The Third Sex
106.

Booker T. Washington, Builder of a Civilization [Julius Rosenwald Presentation Copy]
Garden City: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1917. Reprint. Biography of Washington by his chief aide Emmett J. Scott, with the managing editor of Doubleday Lyman Beecher Stowe, who recruited a member of his class at Harvard, Theodore Roosevelt, to contribute a preface. Copyright 1916. Octavo (24cm.); original green blind-ruled cloth...
[Item #25426]
Price: $150.00
 
Booker T. Washington, Builder of a Civilization [Julius Rosenwald Presentation Copy]
107.

Strange Delights
New York: Midwood / Tower Publications, 1962. First Edition. Soft-core lesbian novel pseudonymously written by science fiction author Robert Silverberg. Cover art by Paul Rader. First Printing, a paperback original novel. Octavo (18cm); illustrated wrappers; dark pink edge-staining; 189pp, [3] ads. A few pinpoint rubs to extremities, else a Fine, unread copy.
[Item #25425]
Price: $85.00
 
Strange Delights
108.

Susanne
New York: Liveright, Inc., Publishers, 1933. First American Edition. Danish author's novel about a young girl's rise from humble surroundings to the sophisticated upper class, after marrying the son of a wealthy ship-owner. Scarce in dustjacket. Octavo (19.5cm); chickpea-colored cloth, with titles stamped in black on spine and front cover;...
[Item #25423]
Price: $125.00
 
Susanne
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Enslaved Brains
New York: Avalon Books, 1965. First Edition. Novel centered around an authoritarian dystopia controlled by scientists, where eugenics laws control breeding and the brains of the dead are re-animated to run machinery. Octavo (20cm); blue-gray cloth, with titles stamped in black on spine; dustjacket; 192pp. Fine in a Fine, unclipped dustjacket.
[Item #25422]
Price: $60.00
 
Enslaved Brains
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Youth of the Happy Land
New York: Youth Publishers, n.d. [1934]. First Edition. 12mo (18cm.); original white pictorial staplebound wrappers; 44,[2](ads)pp.; illus. Faint dampstaining, else Very Good and sound. Propaganda pamphlet on Soviet education and youth culture, adorned with photographs of smiling children, handsome young men, and skiing beauties.
[Item #25421]
Price: $30.00
 
Youth of the Happy Land
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Housing in the United States: Problems and Policy
Montreal: International Labour Office, 1945. Offprint. Reprinted from the International Labour Review, Vol. LII, no. 1, July, 1945. Octavo (23cm.); original yellow staplebound wrappers printed in brown; [2],28,[2]pp.; tables throughout. Dustsoiling along wrapper extremities; vertical fold, minor wear from handling, else Near Very Good. Survey of American housing policy at...
[Item #25420]
Price: $30.00
 
Housing in the United States: Problems and Policy
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Capitalism's Individual Ownership, the Deep Thing of God; or, The Only Solution of the Coal Problem, the Labor Problem, the Farm Problem, and of Each and All Problems of Wealth and Poverty, and of Democracy and Liberty
Battle Creek, MI: Wages, Wealth and Welfare Press, 1929. First Edition. Octavo (23.5cm.); original blue cloth, upper cover and spine lettered in gilt; viii,760pp. Shows signs of being ex-library, with minor spine label residue and redacted rubberstamp to front free endpaper; spine quite darkened, else Very Good and sound.
[Item #25419]
Price: $125.00
 
Capitalism's Individual Ownership, the Deep Thing of God; or, The Only Solution of the Coal Problem, the Labor Problem, the Farm Problem, and of Each and All Problems of Wealth and Poverty, and of Democracy and Liberty
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Karl Marx and America
Yonkers: Earl Browder, 1957. First Edition. Quarto (28cm.); original yellow staplebound wrappers; 38 typescript leaves printed on rectos only. Fine. Selected essays by the ex-Communist Party leader, published over a decade after his expulsion.
[Item #25418]
Price: $30.00
 
Karl Marx and America
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Spain 1936 [...] Findings of an International Youth Commission
[New York: International Youth Commission, n.d. (ca. 1936)]. First Edition. Account of the Spanish Civil War based on the Commission's travels through that country in 1936. Organizations represented within the Commission include the National Student Federation of America, the Cooperative Commonwealth Federation of Canada, Young Communist League, American League Against...
[Item #25417]
Price: $40.00
 
Spain 1936 [...] Findings of an International Youth Commission
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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
122.

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]
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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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