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51.

The Duelling Machine
London: Faber and Faber Limited, [1971]. First U.K. Edition. Octavo (20.5cm.); original cloth in pictorial dust jacket; [6],247pp. Price-clipped dust jacket with later price cancel (£1.50); old Strand price sticker to front pastedown, else Near Fine. Third title in the author's Watchmen series, originally published in the U.S. in 1969.
[Item #25127]
Price: $25.00
 
The Duelling Machine
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End of Exile
New York: E.P. Dutton & Co. [1975]. Reprint. Octavo (21.5cm.); original cloth in black pictorial dust jacket by H. Lawrence Hoffman; [8],214pp. Minor shelf wear to jacket extremities, shallow crease to rear jacket flap; Fine in Very Good jacket. Third title in the author's Exiles trilogy.
[Item #25126]
Price: $25.00
 
End of Exile
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This January Tale
New York: Harcourt, Brace & World, [1966]. First Edition. One of a series of historical novels, this one set during the Battle of Hastings in 1066. Bryher was briefly involved in a marriage of convenience with author Robert McAlmon, from 1921 to 1927. She later married Kenneth Macpherson, the lover...
[Item #25125]
Price: $20.00
 
This January Tale
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A Change of Light and Other Stories
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1980. First American Edition. Octavo (21.5cm.); 3/4 clay-colored paper over boards, quarterbound in beige linen with titles stamped in silver on spine and in white on front panel; orange topstain; dust jacket; 275pp, [4]. Fine in an attractive example of the foil dustjacket - unclipped...
[Item #25117]
Price: $25.00
 
A Change of Light and Other Stories
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The Little Less
Garden City: Doubleday, Doran and Company, 1941. First Edition. Octavo (20.5cm.); original cloth in yellow pictorial dust jacket; [6],314pp. Shallow chips and tears to jacket extremities, one touching text without loss of meaning; Fine in About Very Good jacket. Lesbian novel by the sister of Daphne Du Maurier, author of Rebecca.
[Item #25115]
Price: $200.00
 
The Little Less
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Steve's Woman
New York: John McBride Co. 1909. First Thus. Third re-titled appearance of Mrs. Havelock Ellis's controversial first novel, originally published in 1898 as Seaweed: A Cornish Idyll before being accidentally suppressed along with the Ellis's recently published Sexual Inversion. While Ellis continued trying to sell her novel from her home...
[Item #25114]
Price: $125.00
 
Steve's Woman
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Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror: Poems
New York: Viking Press, 1975. First Edition. Octavo (21.5cm.); original cloth-backed boards in blue and green decorative dust jacket; [12],83pp. Fine.
[Item #25113]
Price: $150.00
 
Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror: Poems
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Class Forces in the Development of Free Public Education in the U.S.
[New York]: Jefferson School of Social Science, 1955. First Edition. Quarto (28cm.); original yellow pictorial mimeographed wrappers; 10,[1] typescript leaves. Fine. Excerpted from an unpublished manuscript by the educator, Civil Rights activist, and leading member of the Communist Party, from which he resigned in 1957. This piece was originally prepared...
[Item #25111]
Price: $45.00
 
Class Forces in the Development of Free Public Education in the U.S.
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Zizwe: A Little African Boy Born in a Foreign Land. An African Tale
Detroit: Wakweli Publications, [1974]. First Edition. Small quarto (21.5cm.); original yellow pictorial staplebound wrappers; unpaged; printed on yellow cardstock. Fine. Distributed by the Broadside Press. Folktale translated from the original Swahili by N. Mwakikagile.
[Item #25109]
Price: $25.00
 
Zizwe: A Little African Boy Born in a Foreign Land. An African Tale
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Pink Ladies in the Afternoon: New Poems, 1965-1971
Detroit: Lotus Press, 1972. First Edition. Octavo (21cm.); original white pictorial wrappers printed in black and pink; 63pp. Fine.
[Item #25107]
Price: $15.00
 
Pink Ladies in the Afternoon: New Poems, 1965-1971
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Something For Everyone
Philadelphia: Dorrance & Company, 1974. First Edition. Self-published volume of poetry by the native Philadelphia author, much of it love poetry, but a significant portion inspired by her work as a drug counselor to addicts in the Philadelphia Prison System. Octavo (21.5cm); maroon cloth, with titles stamped in silver on...
[Item #25106]
Price: $25.00
 
Something For Everyone
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Since the Windy Season & The Kinetic Being
New York: Vantage Press, 1977. First Edition. Octavo (22cm). Cloth boards; dustjacket; 63pp. Fine, in lightly soiled and foxed dustwrapper, Very Good or better. Self-published collection of poems by a New York City postal worker and Vietnam Vet.
[Item #25105]
Price: $45.00
 
Since the Windy Season & The Kinetic Being
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Listen for the Fig Tree
New York: Viking Press, [1974]. First Edition. Octavo (22cm.); original cloth in white pictorial dust jacket by Leo and Diane Dillon; 175,[1]pp. Near Fine. Young adult novel following a young blind girl's aspiration to go to her first Kwanza celebration.
[Item #25104]
Price: $25.00
 
Listen for the Fig Tree
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Swallow the Lake
Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 1970. First Edition. The author's first poetry collection from a mainstream publisher, and third book, following a novel and his influential 1969 anthology The New Black Poetry. . First Printing. Octavo (20.75cm); gray cloth, with titles stamped in black and blue on spine; dustjacket; 64pp. Fine in...
[Item #25102]
Price: $25.00
 
Swallow the Lake
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The Silhouette of a Pen: New Poems
Milwaukee: Shore Publishing Co. [1971]. First Edition. Octavo (21.5cm.); original white card wrappers printed in black and gilt; 96pp. Fine. Apparently the only published collection from this Chicago-born, African-American poet. The poems are mostly on themes of love and religious inspiration, though a few works are devoted to problems of...
[Item #25101]
Price: $45.00
 
The Silhouette of a Pen: New Poems
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Soulful Sounds
New York: Exposition Press, 1973. First Edition. Octavo (22cm). Cloth boards; dustjacket; 64pp. Fine in crisp, unworn dustwrapper. Self-published collection by a Florida poet, on themes of Blackness including a section of homages to various African-American personages including Martin Luther King, Nikki Giovanni, James Brown, and Aretha Franklin.
[Item #25100]
Price: $50.00
 
Soulful Sounds
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Song for Nia: A Poetic Essay in Three Parts
Detroit: Broadside Press, [1971]. First Edition. First Printing. Octavo (21.5cm.); original red, black, and green staplebound wrappers; 38,[2]pp. Fine. Long poem dedicated to the author's then year-old daughter Nia Long, present-day actress best known for her roles in "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air," "Boyz n the Hood," and "Boiler Room."
[Item #25098]
Price: $20.00
 
Song for Nia: A Poetic Essay in Three Parts
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Pieces of Peace: Concepts of a Poet
Jericho, NY: Exposition Press, 1974. First Edition. Volume of self-published poetry by the Milton, NC native, who calls this book a "gracious message to his fellow man...a gift of peace for today's world and generations to follow." First Printing. Octavo (21cm); light blue imitation cloth-covered boards, with titles stamped in...
[Item #25097]
Price: $40.00
 
Pieces of Peace: Concepts of a Poet
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The Treehouse and Other Poems
Detroit: Broadside Press, 1968. Second Printing. Octavo (21cm). Pictorial card wrappers; 24pp. Minor cover soil; Very Good or better. Second printing of the Nebraska-born author's scarce second book, preceded by a critical volume on Langston Hughes.
[Item #25095]
Price: $25.00
 
The Treehouse and Other Poems
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The magic sun spins
London: Paul Breman, 1975. First Edition. Early poetry collection by the Brooklyn native, a winner of the Gwendolyn Brooks Award for Poetry. Southerland's poems have been collected in the pages of The Journal of Black Poetry and Black World; she is currently a professor of African Literature at Pace University...
[Item #25094]
Price: $25.00
 
The magic sun spins
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Portrait of a Poet
San Francisco: The Author, 1970. Second Paperback Edition. Collection of self-published poems, heavily infused with Black Power rhetoric, occasionally coupled with parodies of childhood nursery rhymes, viz:  "Hickory, hickory, dock! / The white man's tricks / Have been unlocked!" Slim octavo (21.5cm); photo-illustrated wrappers, stapled; 36pp. Light wear to extremities, with...
[Item #25091]
Price: $25.00
 
Portrait of a Poet
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Stones Asking Stars. An Anthology of Poetry Written by Students of Dillard University
New Orleans: Dillard University, Department of English, 1974. First Edition. Octavo (22cm). Staple-bound, pictorial card wrappers; 41pp. Minor soil to wrapper extremities, else Near Fine. First of an intended annual anthology, though we find no evidence that further volumes were produced. Dillard University is an historically Black college in New...
[Item #25090]
Price: $30.00
 
Stones Asking Stars. An Anthology of Poetry Written by Students of Dillard University
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October Journey
Detroit: Broadside Press, 1973. First Edition. Octavo (21cm). Pictorial card wrappers; 38pp. Fine, unworn and unread copy. Late work by the 1942 recipient of the Yale Younger Poets award. Uncommon in fine condition.
[Item #25089]
Price: $50.00
 
October Journey
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Black Man in America: Last Minute to Produce
New York: Exposition Press, [1973]. First Edition. Octavo (21cm.); original cloth in white pictorial dust jacket printed in blue; 45pp. Minor uneven toning to jacket, else About Fine. African-American author's rather scathing criticism of the black population, inspired by desegregation as well as the rise of birth control and the...
[Item #25088]
Price: $40.00
 
Black Man in America: Last Minute to Produce
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Where Peaceful Waters Flow
Boulder Creek, CA: Triton Press, 1977. First Edition. Second volume of poetry by the Fairfield, Alabama native, a crudely-illustrated poetic cycle which begins in childhood and ends in death. Uncommon; we find no copies for sale in the trade (2015), with OCLC showing a single copy held at Brown. First...
[Item #25087]
Price: $40.00
 
Where Peaceful Waters Flow

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