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51.

The Beach Book
New York: Viking Press, 1963. First Edition. Steinem's first book, a rather distant cry from her groundbreaking feminist work later in the decade. At this time Steinem was a young writer freelancing for Vogue, Esquire, and other fashion weeklies, and the current work is a masterpiece of pseudo-sophisticated Madison Avenue...
[Item #23600]
Price: $75.00
 
The Beach Book
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Messaline: Roman de l'Ancienne Rome
Paris: Editions de la Revue Blanche, 1901. First Edition. Arguably, along with Le Surmâle (1902), Jarry's most traditional (and heterosexual) novel, originally serialized in the Revue Blanche in July, 1900. A meticulously researched fictionalization of the life of the Roman Empress Messalina, possibly written in the hopes of replicating the...
[Item #23599]
Price: $150.00
 
Messaline: Roman de l'Ancienne Rome
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Congo
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1972. First Edition. Octavo. Cloth-backed boards; dustjacket; 304pp. Fine, unmarked copy in crisp, unclipped dustwrapper; like new. Account of western exploration and exploitation in the Congo. A late work by "one of the last but most astute of English literary travellers" (Neal Ascherson).
[Item #23598]
Price: $25.00
 
Congo
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A Few Nights and Days
London: Longmans, Green and Co. 1966. First Edition. Octavo (20cm). Cloth boards, dustjacket;183pp. Fine, apparently unread copy in crisp pictorial jacket, just lightly rubbed on lighter portions, Near Fine. Front flap price-clipped by publisher, with price sticker affixed. The Camerounian anglophone author's first novel, chronicling an interracial love affair in...
[Item #23597]
Price: $30.00
 
A Few Nights and Days
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Miracles & Other Stories
Ibadan: Onibonoje Publishers, 1973. First Edition. 12mo. Pictorial stiff card wrappers; 95pp. Number 2 in the publisher's "African Literature Series." Mild external dusting, else Fine. Short stories of Nigerian village life, most dealing with social and political themes. Uncommon early work by the prominent Nigerian novelist and intellectual, perhaps best-known...
[Item #23596]
Price: $75.00
 
Miracles & Other Stories
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Le Fédéralisme africain: ses principes et ses règles
Paris: Présence Africaine, 1972. First Edition. Octavo. Printed stiff card wraps; 167, [5]pp. Inconspicuous tanning to text paper, else a fine, unmarked and apparently unread copy. The author was a prominent Senegalese legal expert and politician; he served as independent Senegal's first foreign minister (1960-62).
[Item #23594]
Price: $45.00
 
Le Fédéralisme africain: ses principes et ses règles
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Cameroun: premier livre de lecture pour les écoles de la République du Cameroun
Paris: Hatier, 1963. First Edition. Octavo. Pictorial laminated boards; 95pp; illus. Fine and unmarked. Primary-school French reader for colonial subjects. Illustrated throughout with simple drawings keyed to the text, all illustrating the daily life of Camerounian natives.
[Item #23593]
Price: $40.00
 
Cameroun: premier livre de lecture pour les écoles de la République du Cameroun
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The Indians in Uganda: caste and sect in a plural society
London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1968. First Edition. Octavo. Cloth boards; dustjacket; 230pp. Includes bibliography. Fine, unmarked copy in crisp dustjacket - near-new condition.
[Item #23591]
Price: $25.00
 
The Indians in Uganda: caste and sect in a plural society
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The Burnt-out Marriage
London: Thomas Nelson & Sons, 1967. First Edition. 12mo. Pictorial card wrappers; 239pp. Hint of foxing visible to lighter portions of wrappers, else a tight, Near Fine copy. The Sierra Leonean author and doctor's first and only published novel. Easmon rose to prominence in the Seventies as an opponent of...
[Item #23589]
Price: $45.00
 
The Burnt-out Marriage
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Christianity and the New Africa
New York: Frederick A. Praeger, 1967. First Edition. Octavo. Cloth boards; dustjacket; 206pp. Fine, in lightly rubbed, Near Fine jacket. Analysis of the role of religion in the newly de-colonized African countries. By a long-serving Methodist Missionary.
[Item #23588]
Price: $30.00
 
Christianity and the New Africa
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The Cassava Ghost (A Play in Three Acts)
Benin City (Nigeria): Ethiope Publishing Corporation, 1973. First Edition. Revolutionary play based on the Aba riot of 1929, dealing with "a women's revolt in the mythical city of Nagase in which a colonial power is overthrown [...] the author's progressive intention is weakened by [his] essentially romantic conception of leadership...
[Item #23587]
Price: $50.00
 
The Cassava Ghost (A Play in Three Acts)
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The Battle of Ventry Harbor; which Took Place in the Fourth Century, and Continued without Intermission for 366 Days. Being a Literal Translation from an Old Irish Manuscript
Boston: Published for the trade, 1856. First Edition. Small slim octavo (19cm.); original green pictorial saddle-stitched wrappers (upper cover a bit soiled); 48pp.; illus. Chips and tears along wrapper edges not affecting text, loss to lower wrapper bottom edge, spine ends perished; still, a Very Good copy in original, still-vibrant...
[Item #23585]
Price: $250.00
 
The Battle of Ventry Harbor; which Took Place in the Fourth Century, and Continued without Intermission for 366 Days. Being a Literal Translation from an Old Irish Manuscript
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Seraph on the Suwanee: A Novel
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1948. First Edition. Hurston's seventh book, and in a departure from her usual cast of African-American characters, this novel is set among a family of Florida crackers. An attractive copy. First Printing. Octavo (20.75cm); light gray cloth, with titling and author's facsimile signature stamped in...
[Item #23553]
Price: $300.00
 
Seraph on the Suwanee: A Novel
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The Oxen of the Sun: A Novel of Our Times
New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1935. First Edition. Late novel by Bacheller, a journalist and author best-known for founding the first modern newspaper syndicate in the United States. A sweeping panorama of American life, centered around several characters from Bacheller's previous novels and covering the era of mass-production, with...
[Item #23347]
Price: $125.00
 
The Oxen of the Sun: A Novel of Our Times
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Seven Red Sundays
New York: Liveright Publishing Corporation, 1936. Revolutionary novel of the early days of the Spanish Civil War, set within the socialist and anarchist milieu of pre-war Madrid. Sender, an anarchist and a Republican sympathizer, fled Spain in 1938 and became one of the best-known Spanish exile-intellectuals of the post-war period...
[Item #23297]
Price: $65.00
 
Seven Red Sundays
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On My Way: Being the Book of Art Young in Text and Picture
New York: Horace Liveright, 1928. First Trade Edition. The left-wing cartoonist's colorful autobiography. Considerably less common in the trade edition than the ubiquitous limited edition of 1000 copies. First Printing. Octavo (22.5cm); tan pictorial cloth boards, stamped in red and black on spine and front cover; brick red topstain; dustjacket;...
[Item #23260]
Price: $100.00
 
On My Way: Being the Book of Art Young in Text and Picture
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Proletarian Journey: New England, Gastonia, Moscow
New York: Hillman-Curl, 1937. First Edition. Large, thick octavo (24cm.); original cloth in red pictorial price-clipped dust jacket; xiv,[15]-352pp.; plain photographic frontispiece of Beal on the stand, 7 leaves of plates. Jacket edges rubbed with shallow chips and closed tears, spine quite faded; Fine in About Very Good jacket. Memoir...
[Item #23238]
Price: $75.00
 
Proletarian Journey: New England, Gastonia, Moscow
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Judaism on the Social Question
New York: John B. Alden, 1888. First Edition. 12mo (19cm.); original decorative terracotta cloth with ivy leaf motif embossed and lettered in black and gilt; 130pp. Extremities a bit rubbed, else Very Good, textblock about fine. Analysis of the parallels and compatibility of the Socialist movement and Judaism.
[Item #23237]
Price: $45.00
 
Judaism on the Social Question
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The Face of Spain
London: Turnstile Press, 1950. First Edition. Octavo (20.75cm.); original cloth in pictorial dust jacket; xviii,[19]-268pp.; 16 plain photographic plates, one map in text. Dust jacket a touch worn along top edge with very shallow loss and spine ends rubbed, else Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. Brenan's account of life...
[Item #23236]
Price: $60.00
 
The Face of Spain
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13 Years with Dr. H.F. Verwoerd
Johannesburg: Voortrekkerpers, 1967. First English Language Edition. Personal memoir of South African Prime Minister Verwoerd by his private secretary. Verwoerd, who was assassinated the previous year, is best known for engineering and implementing apartheid in 1948. Rather overly obsequious portrayal of "that man," endearingly described in the opening page as...
[Item #23234]
Price: $50.00
 
13 Years with Dr. H.F. Verwoerd
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Workers of All Countries, Unite, Oppose Our Common Enemy!
Peking: Foreign Languages Press, 1963. First Thus. Octavo (18.25cm.); original blue and white printed wrappers; [6],393,[1]pp. A touch dust-soiled, textblock uniformly toned, else Very Good or better. Collection of seven editorials originally published in Renmin Ribao ("People's Daily") and the Hongqi ("Red Flag") between December, 1962, and March, 1963.
[Item #23144]
Price: $20.00
 
Workers of All Countries, Unite, Oppose Our Common Enemy!
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The Ashes of Six Million Jews
Milwaukee: People's Book Shop, 1946. First Edition. Octavo (21.25cm.); original illustrated staplebound wrappers by Joseph Eisler stamped in orange and black; 23pp. A bit of age toning along extremities, corners bumped, else Very Good and sound. Holocaust poem "dedicated to the Wisconsin men who died in the immortal Abraham Lincoln...
[Item #23142]
Price: $25.00
 
The Ashes of Six Million Jews
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Don't Underestimate Woman Power [drop title]
[New York: Public Affairs, 1951]. First Edition. Octavo (21cm.); original green pictorial staplebound wrappers; 32pp.; illus. by Carl Trommer and Arthur S. Raymond. Very minor wear from handling, else About Fine. Public Affairs Pamphlet no. 171.
[Item #23140]
Price: $35.00
 
Don't Underestimate Woman Power [drop title]
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The Grim Truth About Legalized Abortion: What Does the Drive for "Abortion on Demand" Really Mean?
[New Orleans: Independent American, 1971]. First Edition. Anti-abortion pamphlet addressing issues such as "Legal Rights of the Unborn," and "When Does Life Begin?" Lists examples of talented people born with physical handicaps, erroneously including Helen Keller. UC-Davis only in OCLC as of November, 2014. Octavo (21.5cm.); single leaf folded into...
[Item #23138]
Price: $15.00
 
The Grim Truth About Legalized Abortion: What Does the Drive for "Abortion on Demand" Really Mean?
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A Woman Is a Sometime Thing; or, Cornering Capitalism by Removing 51 Percent of its Commodities [cover title]
[Toronto: New Hogtown Press, ca. 1970]. First Edition. Octavo (21.5cm.); original green pictorial printed staplebound wrappers; 36pp.; illus. Fine. Analysis of "What went wrong with the women's movement?" Publication no. 27 of the Hogtown Press, "a radical, independent publishing and reprint project."
[Item #23137]
Price: $30.00
 
A Woman Is a Sometime Thing; or, Cornering Capitalism by Removing 51 Percent of its Commodities [cover title]

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