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26.

Quartet: New Voices From South Africa
New York: Crown Publishers, 1963. First Edition. Collection of 16 stories, showcasing the talents of four South African writers: Alex La Guma, James Matthews, Richard Rive, and Alf Wannenburgh. With a 4pp introduction by Alan Paton. First Printing. Octavo (21.25cm); beige cloth, with titling and decorations stamped in black and...
[Item #22826]
Price: $30.00
 
Quartet: New Voices From South Africa
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Holy Ghosts
Detroit: Broadside Press, 1972. First Edition. The author's fifth book, a collection of spiritual and Afro-centric poems. First Printing. Octavo (21.5cm); photo-illustrated wrappers; 63pp. Fine, unread copy.
[Item #22825]
Price: $40.00
 
Holy Ghosts
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Ukpabi Asika: Scholar-Statesman. A Daily Sketch Souvenir, June 28, 1971
Ibadan: Sketch Publishing Company, 1971. First Edition. Supplement to the Nigerian Daily Sketch, outlining the career of Ukpabi Asika, appointed administrator of East Central State (formerly Biafra) following the Nigerian-Biafran War of 1967-1970. Photographic illustrations (halftones), including many documenting the "heroic" federal troops in action during the war. Asika was...
[Item #22824]
Price: $125.00
 
Ukpabi Asika: Scholar-Statesman. A Daily Sketch Souvenir, June 28, 1971
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The Undying Memories of a Gallant Man: Tributes to the Late Dr. Joseph Boakye Danqua, the Doyen of Ghana Politicians
[Accra, Ghana: State Publishing Corporation, 1967]. First Edition. Quarto (24.75cm.); original red and black pictorial staplebound wrappers; 48pp.; illus. Edges a touch rubbed from shelf wear, else Near Fine. Includes contributions by Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe, former President of the Republic of Nigeria; Sir Robert Armitage, former governor of Nyasaland; and...
[Item #22823]
Price: $75.00
 
The Undying Memories of a Gallant Man: Tributes to the Late Dr. Joseph Boakye Danqua, the Doyen of Ghana Politicians
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Black Arts: An Anthology of Black Creations...With an Introduction by Keorapetse Kgositsile
Detroit: Black Arts Publications, 1969. First Edition. Octavo (21.25cm.); original red pictorial wrappers; 158pp.; illus. Fine. Along with introduction are four poems by Kgositsile, South African member of the Black Arts Movement. Also includes an interview and short works by Amiri Baraka (aka LeRoi Jones; misspelled here "Ameer"), Nikki Giovanni...
[Item #22822]
Price: $30.00
 
Black Arts: An Anthology of Black Creations...With an Introduction by Keorapetse Kgositsile
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Toward the Stars: A Collection of Poems
New York: Vantage Press, [1977]. First Edition. Slim octavo (21cm.); original cloth in blue decorative dust jacket; [10],79pp. Upper jacket edge a bit foxed, else Near Fine. "Bicentennial Edition" printed on upper cover. Patriotic poetry inspired by Walt Whitman, the Kennedys, Martin Luther King, and Malcolm X. At the time...
[Item #22821]
Price: $40.00
 
Toward the Stars: A Collection of Poems
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Genèse de la Haute-Volta
[Ouagadougou: Presses Africaines, 1969]. First Edition. Octavo (23cm.); original pictorial wrappers in white pictorial dust jacket; 253pp.; plain photographic plates, sheet music; bibliography. Bottom edge of dust jacket a bit shelf-worn, else Very Good or better. Illustrated prospectus printed on orange stock laid in. History of the Upper Volta (now...
[Item #22820]
Price: $50.00
 
Genèse de la Haute-Volta
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Princesse Mandapu: Roman
Paris: Présence Africaine, [1972]. First Edition. Octavo (20cm.); original yellow pictorial wrappers; 187,[2]pp. About Fine. Novel by a native of the still newly-independent Central African Republic. Set in a small village in the 1930s during the French colonial occupation.
[Item #22819]
Price: $60.00
 
Princesse Mandapu: Roman
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Interview with Spartacus Monimambu MPLA Commander and member of the Politico-Military Coordinating Committee (CCPM) - Interviews in Depth MPLA-Angola #1
Richmond, BC: LSM Press, 1973. First Edition. Lengthy interview with Spartacus Monimambu, Commander of the MPLA's guerrila forces, touching on various aspects of the military struggle in Angola. Slim octavo (21.75cm); light brown photo-illustrated wrappers, stapled; 34pp; illus. Fine and unread.
[Item #22817]
Price: $25.00
 
Interview with Spartacus Monimambu MPLA Commander and member of the Politico-Military Coordinating Committee (CCPM) - Interviews in Depth MPLA-Angola #1
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Interview with Paulo Jorge - Director of MPLA's Department of Information and Propaganda (DIP) - Interviews in Depth MPLA-Angola #4
Richmond, BC: LSM Press, 1973. First Edition. Lenghty interview with Paul Jorge, former Director of Propaganda for the MPLA and CONCP representative to OSPAAAL, touching on how he joined the MPLA, its organizational structure, and generalizing armed struggle throughout Angola. Profusely illustrated with black and white photographs throughout. Slim octavo...
[Item #22815]
Price: $25.00
 
Interview with Paulo Jorge - Director of MPLA's Department of Information and Propaganda (DIP) - Interviews in Depth MPLA-Angola #4
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Brothers Three
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1935. First Edition. The Native American author's third novel, a story of three brothers who owned an Oklahoma farm, tracing the lives of the family members from 1873 through the 1930's. COAN p.75. First Printing. Octavo (21cm); navy blue cloth, with titles stamped in ivory...
[Item #22812]
Price: $150.00
 
Brothers Three
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Siberian Garrison
New York: Horace Liveright, 1929. First American Edition. The Austro-Hungarian author's first novel, detailing his imprisonment by the Russians in 1915, after which he spent nearly six years in various Siberian prison camps during the Czarist regime and the subsequent Russian governments. A brutally detailed picture of prison life, touching...
[Item #22809]
Price: $125.00
 
Siberian Garrison
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Delilah
New York: Farrar & Rinehart, 1941. First Edition. Novel detailing the story of the men aboard the U.S. destroyer Delilah, during the six months preceding America's declaration of war in April, 1917. With illustrations throughout by Earle Winslow. First Printing. Octavo (21cm); light gray cloth, blocked in blue with titling...
[Item #22808]
Price: $125.00
 
Delilah
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The Book of Imaginary Beings
New York: E.P. Dutton & Co. 1969. First American Edition. Borges's modern variation on the traditional bestiary, here revised and expanded to include brief historical sketches on 120 different mythical and literary beasts. First Printing. Octavo (24cm); maroon cloth, with titles stamped in gilt on spine; dustjacket; 256pp. Previous owners...
[Item #22794]
Price: $40.00
 
The Book of Imaginary Beings
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Innocent Things [Inscribed to Deborah Baker]
Easthampton, MA: Adastra Press, 1985. First Edition. First Printing, one of 220 copies. Slim octavo; cream-colored wrappers, letterpress printed in red and brown on front cover; [20pp]. Signed by Jones beneath his printed name on the title page, with the following inscription to biographer and essayist Deborah Baker: "For Deb...
[Item #22783]
Price: $40.00
 
Innocent Things [Inscribed to Deborah Baker]
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Hymns to St. Geryon and Other Poems
San Francisco: The Auerhahn Press, 1959. First Edition. Collection of poems, many of which first appeared in the pages of Yugen, Evergreen Review, Black Mt. Review, and Semina, et al. Quarto (25.5.cm); beige wrappers, with titles letterpress printed in brown on front cover and author-designed emblem silkscreened in blue to...
[Item #22769]
Price: $40.00
 
Hymns to St. Geryon and Other Poems
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The Swastika Poems - Uncorrected Proof
New York: Vanguard, 1976. First Edition. Uncorrected page proofs for the New York poet's third collection. Octavo (22.75cm); pale blue wrappers, with titles printed in black on front cover; half-title page stapled to inside of front cover, with publisher's partially-unopened printed seal across lower edge of textblock; 90pp. Long split...
[Item #22751]
Price: $25.00
 
The Swastika Poems - Uncorrected Proof
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Riders on the Earth - Uncorrected Proof
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1978. First Edition. Uncorrected page proofs for MacLeish's collection of articles, essays, reflections, and memoirs, most of them written during the late sixties and early seventies. Narrow quarto (13.5cm x 25.5cm); orange wrappers, with titling and publisher's information printed in black on front cover; 113pp, [2]...
[Item #22739]
Price: $50.00
 
Riders on the Earth - Uncorrected Proof
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Dinners & Nightmares
New York: Corinth Books, 1961. First Edition. The Beat author's first collection of stories, all of which first appeared in various little magazines between 1957-1960. First Printing. Octavo (20.25cm); black and white photo-illustrated wraps; 94pp, [2]. Some trivial wear and light spotting to covers; Near Fine.
[Item #22721]
Price: $25.00
 
Dinners & Nightmares
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A Woman Is Talking To Death
Oakland: The Women's Press Collective, 1974. First Edition. Early, long poem by Grahn, the internationally-known lesbian poet, author, and cultural theorist who established the Oakland-based Women's Press Collective in 1969. First Printing. Slim octavo (22.5cm); light gray printed sheets, stapled into yellow-green illustrated wrappers; [16pp]; illus. Faint sticker shadow to...
[Item #22710]
Price: $50.00
 
A Woman Is Talking To Death
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Mine Boy
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1955. First American Edition. Second printing, octavo (19.5cm.); original decorative cloth in white price-clipped dust jacket designed by Paul Rand, top edge dyed black; 252,[2]pp. Shallow tears to lower jacket edges and spine foot; some dust soiling, else a Very Good copy. One of the...
[Item #22708]
Price: $45.00
 
Mine Boy
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Girls at War and Other Stories
Garden City: Doubleday & Company, 1973. First American Edition. Octavo (21.5cm.); original two-toned cloth in pictorial dust jacket; 129pp. Jacket edges a touch shelf-worn, else about Fine.
[Item #22707]
Price: $125.00
 
Girls at War and Other Stories
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Cora Street
Pittsburgh: ACTION-Housing, 1969. First Edition. Quarto (28cm.); original brown printed wrappers; [2],77,[1]pp.; illus. Fine. "A Pioneering Demonstration in Rehabilitating Aging but Structurally Sound Housing" (from upper cover).
[Item #22706]
Price: $45.00
 
Cora Street
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Soulcraft: Sketches on Negro-White Relations Designed to Encourage Friendship
[Atlanta: B.F. Logan Press, 1944]. Third (1948) printing, slim octavo (22.5cm.); original cloth (a touch soiled) in yellow printed dust jacket; 63pp. Jacket rather edge worn with a few chips and tears not affecting text; unadorned spine faded and slightly cocked; interior fine. Collection of personal anecdotes whose aim was...
[Item #22705]
Price: $75.00
 
Soulcraft: Sketches on Negro-White Relations Designed to Encourage Friendship
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Ghana Folk Tales: Ananse Stories from Africa
New York: Exposition Press, [1968]. First Edition. Slim octavo (21cm.); original cloth in green and white dust jacket; 51pp. Jacket extremities a bit shelf worn, most notably to upper edges; Fine in Very Good dust jacket. From upper jacket cover: "Legends of the Ga people, chiefly with animal characters, centuring...
[Item #22704]
Price: $60.00
 
Ghana Folk Tales: Ananse Stories from Africa

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