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The Quality of Hurt: The Aubobiography of Chester Himes, Volume I
Garden City: Doubleday, 1972. First Edition. Octavo. Cloth-backed boards; dustjacket; 351pp. SIGNED by Chester Himes on front free endpaper. A tight, Near Fine and unmarked copy in slightly edgeworn and dust-soiled jacket; Very Good. The first installment of Himes's two-part autobiography, followed by My Life of Absurdity (1976). Uncommon signed.
[Item #29367]
Price: $250.00
 
The Quality of Hurt: The Aubobiography of Chester Himes, Volume I
102.

Critical Theory, Marxism and Modernity
Baltimore: Johns Hopkins, 1989. First Edition. Octavo. Cloth boards; dustjacket; 270pp. Fine, unmarked copy in lightly worn dustwrapper.
[Item #29366]
Price: $25.00
 
Critical Theory, Marxism and Modernity
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All Our Yesterdays: 90 Years of British Cinema
London: British Film Institute, 1986. First Edition. Octavo. Pictorial card wrappers; 446pp; illus. Review copy, with publisher's slip. Spine slightly faded, else Fine.
[Item #29365]
Price: $20.00
 
All Our Yesterdays: 90 Years of British Cinema
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The Untamed Tongue: A Dissenting Dictionary
La Salle, IL: Open Court, 1990. First Edition. Octavo. Pictorial card wrappers; 272pp. Review copy, with publisher's slip; apparently unread, an as-new copy.
[Item #29364]
Price: $20.00
 
The Untamed Tongue: A Dissenting Dictionary
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People With Strength: The Story of Monroe N.C.
[New York]: Committee to Aid the Monroe Defendants, [1962]. First Edition. Account of events in Monroe, North Carolina in 1962, when Black citizens, under the leadership of militant civil rights pioneer Robert Williams, rose up in opposition to local Klan activities. Octavo. Staple-bound pamphlet; pictorial wrappers; 37pp. Slight external wear...
[Item #29363]
Price: $25.00
 
People With Strength: The Story of Monroe N.C.
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Anthills of the Savannah [Review Copy]
New York: Anchor Press / Doubleday, 1988. First American Edition. Late novel of love, friendship, and betrayal among fictional African tribal villages. First Printing, a review copy, with the publisher's two-page publicity sheets laid in. Octavo (24cm); brown paper and maroon cloth-covered boards, with titles stamped in silver on spine...
[Item #29359]
Price: $25.00
 
Anthills of the Savannah [Review Copy]
107.

Imago [Review Copy]
New York: Warner Books, Inc. 1989. First Edition. The third volume in Butler's Xenogenesis series. First Printing, a review copy, with the publisher's publicity sheet laid in. Octavo (23.5cm); teal paper and purple cloth-covered boards, with titles stamped in gilt on spine; dustjacket; [8],264pp. Light sunning to upper board edges...
[Item #29358]
Price: $25.00
 
Imago [Review Copy]
108.

My Name Is Afrika
Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc. 1971. First Edition. Third volume of poetry (and the first by a major publisher) by exiled native of Johannesburg, South Africa. Kgositsile, who studied African-American literature extensively, is considered to be one of the earliest and most significant African authors of the Pan-African movement...
[Item #29354]
Price: $75.00
 
My Name Is Afrika
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Reuben [Review Copy]
New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1987. First Edition. The African-American author's sixth novel, the story of a lawyer living in an abandoned trailer who serves poor blacks and down-and-outers. First Printing, a review copy, with the publisher's publicity brochure laid in. Octavo (23.5cm); beige paper and black cloth-covered boards...
[Item #29352]
Price: $25.00
 
Reuben [Review Copy]
110.

Coal [Review Copy]
New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 1976. First Edition. The fifth book by the Caribbean author and Poet Laureate of New York. First Printing, cloth issue, a review copy, with the publisher's typed slip laid in. Octavo (21.75cm); black cloth, with titles stamped in gilt on spine; dustjacket; x, 70pp...
[Item #29351]
Price: $50.00
 
Coal [Review Copy]
111.

From Plan to Planet. Life Studies: The Need for Afrikan Minds and Institutions
Detroit: Broadside Press Institute of Positive Education, 1973. First Edition. Essays by the Chicago poet and critic, "...dedicated toward motivating and building of Afrikan minds and institutions that will deal systematically and sensibly with the problems of Afrikan people while focussing on national/local struggles in relationship to the world struggle."...
[Item #29350]
Price: $75.00
 
From Plan to Planet. Life Studies: The Need for Afrikan Minds and Institutions
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Just Give Me a Cool Drink of Water 'fore I Diiie: The Poetry of Maya Angelou
New York: Random House, 1971. First Edition. An attractive copy of the author's second book. First Printing. Octavo (21.5cm); original cloth-backed boards in black pictorial dust jacket; [2],viii,48,[1]pp. Previous owner's last name to front endpaper, hint of sunning to upper board edges, else Near Fine in a Near Fine dustjacket...
[Item #29345]
Price: $50.00
 
Just Give Me a Cool Drink of Water 'fore I Diiie: The Poetry of Maya Angelou
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The Duplex: A Black Love Fable in Four Movements
New York: William Morrow and Company, 1971. First Edition. Bullins's third book, a four-act fable written in dramatic form. Bullins perhaps the best-known playwright to emerge from the Black Arts movement, and a leading exponent of African-American political theater. First Printing. Octavo (21cm); beige cloth, with titles stamped in black...
[Item #29344]
Price: $100.00
 
The Duplex: A Black Love Fable in Four Movements
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Women, Race & Class [Review Copy]
New York: Random House, 1981. First Edition. Davis's examination of how the issues of race and class affected the women's movement and their pursuit of political, economic, and secual reform. First Printing, a review copy, with the publisher's promotional photograph of the author laid in. Octavo (21.5cm); gray paper and...
[Item #29343]
Price: $50.00
 
Women, Race & Class [Review Copy]
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Angela Davis: An Autobiography [Inscribed]
New York: Random House, 1974. First Edition. Attractive, inscribed copy of Davis's autobiography. Written shortly after her imprisonment and trial in the Soledad brothers murder case (she was found not guilty), the volume chronicles her life from her childhood in Birmingham, Alabama to her rise to the FBI's list of...
[Item #29342]
Price: $450.00
 
Angela Davis: An Autobiography [Inscribed]
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Who Took The Weight? Black Voices From Norfolk Prison [Review Copy]
Boston: Little, Brown & Co. 1972. First Edition. Anthology of prison writings by inmates of the Norfolk Prison Colony in eastern Massachusetts. Foreword by Elma Lewis, under whose auspices much of the work was completed. With an introduction by James A. Lang, an inmate who presumably shared the editorial credit...
[Item #29341]
Price: $45.00
 
Who Took The Weight? Black Voices From Norfolk Prison [Review Copy]
117.

The Road to Serfdom
Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1944. Third Printing. Early printing of one of the most influential books on economics of the 20th century and a beloved classic of conservative thought. Two thousand copies were issued in the first printing of September 1944, selling out in less than a month. A....
[Item #29339]
Price: $750.00
 
The Road to Serfdom
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The Politics of Housework
Boston: New England Free Press, n.d. but ca. 1970. Reprint. Quarto (28cm.); photographically-illustrated newsprint bifolium. Uniformly toned, else Near Fine. Oft-reprinted article which first appeared in Redstockings in 1970.
[Item #29335]
Price: $15.00
 
The Politics of Housework
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A Working Woman's Guide to Her Job Rights
[Washington, D.C. U.S. Government Printing Office], 1975. Revised Edition. Octavo (20.75cm.); original brown pictorial staplebound wrappers; 34pp.; illus. Fine. Issued by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment Standards Administration, Women's Bureau. Leaflet 55.
[Item #29333]
Price: $20.00
 
A Working Woman's Guide to Her Job Rights
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The Ambition of Mark Truitt
Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1913. First Edition. Novel chronicling "a small-town boy's rise to wealth and power in the steel industry" (HANNA 2507). Quite scarce in dustjacket. First Printing. Octavo (19cm); maroon cloth, with titling and triple-ruled border stamped in gilt and in blind to spine and front cover; dustjacket;...
[Item #29328]
Price: $450.00
 
The Ambition of Mark Truitt
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The Crime of Drunkenness: A Discourse on Preventives and Remedies
Waterbury, CT: Press of E.B. Cooke, 1867. First Edition. Anderson, pastor of Waterbury's First Congregationalist Church, President of its Temperance League, and the city's official historian, sounds a tone at once latitudinarian -- "...we must not let our achievement of abstinence and our possession of confirmed virtue render us pharisaic...
[Item #29320]
Price: $85.00
 
The Crime of Drunkenness: A Discourse on Preventives and Remedies
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U.S.A.-Slang: Ordbog over moderne, amerikansk Slang
KĂžbenhavn: Forlaget Commodore, 1945. First Edition. Slim 12mo (16.25cm.); original pictorial boards; 78pp.; cartoon illus. Bottom third of spine perished, minor shelf-wear, interior about fine. Good or better overall. Danish-American slang handbook issued during the American occupation at the end of World War II. For example, if an American soldier...
[Item #29305]
Price: $50.00
 
U.S.A.-Slang: Ordbog over moderne, amerikansk Slang
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One Battle More [Limited Edition]
[San Francisco: Bayside Publishing Co. 1965]. First Edition. Scarce novel set among the miners and their families and the tensions between the laborers and the Company for which they work, set in 1916 in the former settlement of Meadow Lake, also known as Summit City, in Nevada County, California. Quite...
[Item #29303]
Price: $250.00
 
One Battle More [Limited Edition]
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The Movement: Documentary of a Struggle for Equality [Inscribed by John Lewis and Members of The Freedom Singers]
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1964. First Edition. Superb documentary photobook on the Civil Rights struggle in the South, with images taken chiefly by SNCC staff photographer Danny Lyon, but also Roy De Carava, Robert Frank, David Heath, Kenneth Thompson, Don Charles, and Norris McNamara. The present copy inscribed by...
[Item #29301]
Price: $850.00
 
The Movement: Documentary of a Struggle for Equality [Inscribed by John Lewis and Members of The Freedom Singers]
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The Mad Dictator: A Novel of Adolf Hitler
Boston: Chapman & Grimes, 1950. First Edition. A novel centered around the strange love affair between Hitler and Eva Braun, exploring "Hitler's wretched boyhood, the origin of his persecution mania, his rise to power, and dramatic incidents such as the 1944 bomb plot..." (from front flap). Octavo (20.25cm); yellow paper-covered...
[Item #29300]
Price: $75.00
 
The Mad Dictator: A Novel of Adolf Hitler

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