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Frantz Fanon, Soweto & American Black Thought
Chicago: News & Letters, [1986]. New Expanded Edition. Slim octavo (21.5cm.); original black and grey photo-illustrated card wrappers; [4],99pp.; photographic illus. in text throughout. General wear from handling, else a Very Good reading copy.
[Item #28869]
Price: $35.00
 
Frantz Fanon, Soweto & American Black Thought
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The Literature and Thought of Modern Africa: A Survey
London: Pall Mall Press, [1966]. Revised Edition. Octavo (22cm.); original cloth in blue and green photo-illustrated price-clipped dust jacket; 323pp. Minor edge wear, else Very Good or better. Translated from the French by Shirley Kay. Survey of French and English-language political African literature.
[Item #28867]
Price: $20.00
 
The Literature and Thought of Modern Africa: A Survey
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The Journal of Negro History [...] Volume XIII, nos. 1-4, 1928
Menasha, WI: Association for the Study of Negro Life and History, 1928. First Edition. Large, thick octavo (24cm.); green cloth, gilt-lettered spine; iv,[12],564,[6](ads)pp. Fine. Includes essays by Woodson, Pan-Africanist Rayford W. Logan, and historian Lorenzo Greene.
[Item #28865]
Price: $45.00
 
The Journal of Negro History [...] Volume XIII, nos. 1-4, 1928
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The Mis-Education of the Negro
Philadelphia: Hakim's Publications, 1933, ca. 1980s. Reprint. 12mo (16.5cm.); original red photo-illustrated card wrappers; xiv,207pp. Some wear from handling, spine cracked, upper wrapper photograph and rear wrapper text quite faded, else a Very Good reading copy.
[Item #28864]
Price: $25.00
 
The Mis-Education of the Negro
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The Negro in Our History
Washington DC: Associated Publishers, [1966]. Eleventh Edition (Further Revised and Enlarged). Thick octavo (21.25cm.); original maroon gilt-lettered cloth; xiv,863pp.; photographic portrait frontispiece of Frederick Douglass, text illus. Light wear, spine gilt slightly dulled, else Near Fine.
[Item #28863]
Price: $35.00
 
The Negro in Our History
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Negro American Literature Forum - Vol.8, No.3 (Fall, 1974)
Terre Haute: Indiana State University, 1974. First Edition. Contents include a study of James Baldwin's "Sonny's Blues," articles on Soul on Ice and Native Son, and an examination of character prototypes for the protagonist in Willard Motley's Knock on Any Door. Quarto (28cm); illustrated wrappers, stapled; [229]-256pp; illus. Mild wear...
[Item #28862]
Price: $25.00
 
Negro American Literature Forum - Vol.8, No.3 (Fall, 1974)
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Action! - Vol.7, No.42 (March, 1973)
Boston: United Christian Evangelistic Association of the United Church of Jesus Christ for All People, 1973. First Edition. Frederick Eikerenkoetter, known affectionately to his followers as "Reverend Ike," was a popular televangelist and prosperity preacher from South Carolina. He was famous for his "thinkonomics" philosophy, and especially for his "Blessing...
[Item #28861]
Price: $75.00
 
Action! - Vol.7, No.42 (March, 1973)
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Star Eternal
New York: Arbor House, [1971]. First English Language Edition. Octavo (21cm.); original linen in white decorative dust jacket; 126pp. Jacket a bit dust-soiled and slightly shelf-worn, else Fine/Very Good. Combination of poetry and fiction based on the author's experiences as a prisoner at Auschwitz, published using his inmate number.
[Item #28859]
Price: $25.00
 
Star Eternal
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The General of the Dead Army
New York: Grossman Publishers, [1972]. First American Edition. Octavo (20.75cm.); original original cloth white pictorial dust jacket, black topstain; 255pp. Jacket a bit dust-soiled, edges slightly rubbed, dampstaining and remainder mark to textblock fore-edge. About Very Good overall. Albanian novel translated from the French edition.
[Item #28858]
Price: $25.00
 
The General of the Dead Army
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The Acrophile
New York: Atheneum Publishers, 1961. First English Language Edition. Octavo (20.5cm.); original cloth in black pictorial dust jacket, green topstain; [4],182pp. Light shelf wear, else Fine in Very Good jacket. Israeli author's first novel.
[Item #28852]
Price: $45.00
 
The Acrophile
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Cops Are Hired to Enforce the Laws
San Francisco: Peoples Press, [1969]. One of several "primers" produced by this San Francisco underground press collective, this designed to demonstrate the role of the constabulary in protecting the interests of the rich, both domestically and internationally. Illustrations are uncredited but bear the hallmarks of Frank Cieciorka, who was a....
[Item #28850]
Price: $60.00
 
Cops Are Hired to Enforce the Laws
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The Eye of Jazz
[London]: Viking, [1989]. Reprint. Folio (33cm.); original simulated cloth in black photo-illustrated dust jacket; 155pp.; photographs. Light edge-wear, American price sticker cancel to upper jacket flap. Very Good to Near Fine. First published in French as Oeil du Jazz.
[Item #28836]
Price: $40.00
 
The Eye of Jazz
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Anarchist Calendar 1952. Retort Press, Bearsville, N.Y.
Bearsville: Retort Press, 1951. First Edition. A scarce production of Holley Cantine and Dachine Rainer's anarchist small press, from whence they produced the monthly journal Retort and the irregular newspaper The Wasp, along with assorted other anti-establishment publications including their well-known Prison Etiquette (1950), an anthology of writings by WW2...
[Item #28832]
Price: $200.00
 
Anarchist Calendar 1952. Retort Press, Bearsville, N.Y.
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The Gay Coloring Book
Washington DC: The Guild Press, 1964. First Edition. Extremely uncommon pre-Stonewall celebration of gayness, featuring a protagonist named Percy ("color me gay") and his assortment of friends, all representing various iterations of gay stereotype from fey to femme to rough-trade. The final, poignant panel depicts Percy in an army uniform...
[Item #28827]
Price: $350.00
 
The Gay Coloring Book
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Negro American Literature Forum - Vol.7, No.3 (Fall, 1973)
Terre Haute: Indiana State University, 1973. First Edition. Contents include an essay on Richard Wright, an interview with Ed Bullins, a discussion of contemporary Afro-American expatriate writers, et al. Quarto (28cm); photo-illustrated wrappers, stapled; [73]-112pp; illus. Original mailing label to lower rear wrapper, front wrapper with two rubber-stamped dates, mild...
[Item #28826]
Price: $20.00
 
Negro American Literature Forum - Vol.7, No.3 (Fall, 1973)
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Negro American Literature Forum - Vol.6, No.1 (Spring, 1972)
Terre Haute: Indiana State University, 1972. First Edition. Includes contributions by Jane Cortez, Arthur Pfister, Pat Ford, Clarence Major, Amiri Baraka, Lance Jeffers, Jay Wright, Edward Braithwaite, and Norman Jordan, et al. Quarto (27.75cm); illustrated wrappers, stapled; 28pp; illus. Original mailing label applied to lower rear wrapper, mild edge wear...
[Item #28825]
Price: $25.00
 
Negro American Literature Forum - Vol.6, No.1 (Spring, 1972)
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McKinley's Assassination from the Anarchist Standpoint
[s.i., n.d.]. Brief essay on the mental and moral nature of both William McKinley and his assassin Leon Czolgosz, asking the question: "who was the martyr: McKinley or Czolgosz?". Separate edition of an essay which originally appeared in the October, 1907 issue of Mother Earth. This is presumably the same...
[Item #28824]
Price: $250.00
 
McKinley's Assassination from the Anarchist Standpoint
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Were You There When They Crucified My Lord: A Negro Spiritual in Illustrations
Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1944. First Edition. Slim folio (31.5cm.); original black cloth lettered in silver; unpaged; chiefly illus. Upper cover faintly and unevenly faded, a few tiny soil spots to preliminaries, else Very Good and sound. Introduction by Kenneth John Conant.
[Item #28823]
Price: $85.00
 
Were You There When They Crucified My Lord: A Negro Spiritual in Illustrations
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The Fascinating Story of Black Kentuckians: Their Heritage and Traditions
Washington DC: Associated Press, [1982]. First Edition. Thick quarto (28.5cm.); original cloth in white pictorial dust jacket; xviii,[2],528pp.; illus. throughout. Jacket extremities a bit chipped and rubbed, spine cocked, cloth extremities show some dampstaining, contents fine. Near Very Good overall.
[Item #28822]
Price: $150.00
 
The Fascinating Story of Black Kentuckians: Their Heritage and Traditions
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The Photographs of Thomas Eakins
New York: Grossman Publishers, 1972. First Edition. Oblong quarto (26.25x28.25cm.); original cloth in cream photo-illustrated dust jacket; vii,[3],214pp.; chiefly photographic illus. Jacket extremities a bit rubbed and chipped, a few short closed tears, spine and rear panel unevenly toned. Fine in Good to Very Good jacket. From the Library of...
[Item #28821]
Price: $125.00
 
The Photographs of Thomas Eakins
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Espectacular de Lucha Libre
[Mexico]: Trilce Ediciones, [2008]. Third Edition. Quarto (27.75cm.); original photo-illustrated card wrappers, belly-band; unpaged; chiefly photographic illus. Minimal shelf-wear, else Near Fine. Text in Spanish and English. Photographic work on the Mexican wrestling culture.
[Item #28820]
Price: $60.00
 
Espectacular de Lucha Libre
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Constructed Letters and Illuminated Text: Regiomontanus, Leon Battista Alberti, and the Origins of Roman Type [Inscribed & Signed]
[Cambridge]: Harvard Library Bulletin, 1980. Offprint. Slim octavo (26cm.); original grey printed staplebound card wrappers; 357-379pp.; illus. Spine edge a hint faded, else Fine. Inscribed and signed "For all the Shahns, great & small." Offprinted from the Harvard Library Bulletin, Vol. XXVIII, no. 4, October, 1980. From the Library of...
[Item #28816]
Price: $125.00
 
Constructed Letters and Illuminated Text: Regiomontanus, Leon Battista Alberti, and the Origins of Roman Type [Inscribed & Signed]
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Célébration de la Lettre
[N.p., New York? Composing Room, n.d., 1965?]. A typographic fantasy by the master printer and type designer Raymond Gid, composed in Giovanni Mardersteig's Dante type. Small square 12mo (15.25cm); original white staplebound self-wrappers; 17pp.; illus. Faint dust-soiling, else Near Fine. From the library of Ben and Bernarda Bryson Shahn, with...
[Item #28815]
Price: $25.00
 
Célébration de la Lettre
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A New Year Greeting
[New York: Scientific American, 1969]. First Thus. Square 12mo (15cm.); original decorative mustard staplebound card wrappers; unpaged; green textblock, illus. throughout. Fine. From the Library of Ben and Bernarda Shahn with their estate label inside front cover. Poem inspired by the Scientific American article "Life on the Human Skin" by...
[Item #28810]
Price: $125.00
 
A New Year Greeting
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Monster Cookies: Poems, 1962-66 [Inscribed & Signed to Ben Shahn]
[San Francisco: The Author, 1967]. First Edition. Octavo (21cm.); original tan pictorial card wrappers; unpaged; illus. throughout. Fine. Inscribed on front free endpaper: "Ben / from / Pete / 1/12/68." From the Library of Ben and Bernarda Shahn with their estate label inside upper cover.
[Item #28808]
Price: $75.00
 
Monster Cookies: Poems, 1962-66 [Inscribed & Signed to Ben Shahn]


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