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The Boar Hog Woman
Garden City: Doubleday & Company, 1972. First Edition. Mississippi-born author's first novel, a contemporary myth about the Boar Hog Woman who opens a barber shop in the black community of Berkeley, California, wreaking "havoc among the lives of the people around her." Octavo (21.25cm.); original cloth in pictorial dust jacket...
[Item #26065]
Price: $30.00
 
The Boar Hog Woman
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This Is Adam: A Novel
New York: McDowell, Obolensky, [1958]. First Edition. Octavo (21.5cm.); original cloth in cream pictorial dust jacket printed in green and black; [6],294pp. Jacket extremities a bit worn, mostly to spine ends; jacket price removed with hole-punch; Fine in About Very Good jacket. Novel inspired by the author's friendship with Robin...
[Item #26064]
Price: $30.00
 
This Is Adam: A Novel
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This Is Adam: A Novel
New York: McDowell, Obolensky, [1958]. First Edition. Octavo (21.5cm.); original cloth in cream pictorial dust jacket printed in green and black; [6],294pp. Jacket extemities chipped and worn with a few tiny losess, some dust-soiling, spine a few shades darkened; Fine in About Very Good jacket. Novel inspired by the author's...
[Item #26063]
Price: $25.00
 
This Is Adam: A Novel
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The Blue Wall [...] A Story of Strangeness and Struggle
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, [1912]. First Edition. American diplomat Richard Washburn Child's first novel, a medical horror story in the spirit of Wilkie Collins dealing with themes of heredity, psychiatry, and drug abuse. SMITH C-371. Octavo (19cm.); original blue cloth (a bit soiled) lettered in white; vi,[2],377,[3],[2](ads)pp.; color illustrated title...
[Item #26061]
Price: $50.00
 
The Blue Wall [...] A Story of Strangeness and Struggle
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Moth and Rust and Other Stories
New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1902. First American Edition. Octavo (19.5cm.); original red decorative cloth embossed in gilt, upper cover text printed within a moth-motif border; [10],307pp. Some minor discoloration to upper cover from damp, spine a bit faded, light rubbing to extremities, else Very Good and sound. Includes...
[Item #26060]
Price: $75.00
 
Moth and Rust and Other Stories
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Lindeman's Daughters
London: Barrie, [1958]. First U.K. Edition. Norwegian historical novel set in the latter half of the 18th century. Christensen's second novel to be awarded the Scandinavian Novel Prize. Octavo (20.5cm.); original simulated cloth in pictorial price-clipped dust jacket; [6],426pp. Some shallow short tears and chips to jacket extremities, spine a....
[Item #26059]
Price: $30.00
 
Lindeman's Daughters
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The Deserted House
London: Barrie and Rockliff, [1967]. First U.K. Edition. Small octavo (20.25cm.); original cloth in grey decorative dust jacket lettered in red and white by Michael Harvey; 128pp. Jacket extremities a bit worn, short closed tear to spine crown not affecting text; Fine in Very Good jacket. Novel set in a....
[Item #26053]
Price: $25.00
 
The Deserted House
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Relief and Reconciliation in Nigerian Crisis
[Lagos]: Christian Council of Nigeria, n.d. [ca. 1970]. First Edition. Octavo (21.25cm.); original pink and black decorative staplebound wrappers; 31pp.; illus. A touch dust-soiled, minor wear from handling, else Very Good and sound. Plea for funds during the postcolonial Nigerian civil war (1967-1970) during which 2 million civilians died of...
[Item #26046]
Price: $15.00
 
Relief and Reconciliation in Nigerian Crisis
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Historical Developments and Social Progress in Africa
Moscow: Novosti Press Agency Publishing House, 1972. First Edition. 12mo (16.5cm.); original white and red card wrappers; 149pp. About Fine. Collection of essays on Lenin and Africa. Text entirely in English.
[Item #26045]
Price: $15.00
 
Historical Developments and Social Progress in Africa
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Uganda Safari
Nashville: Convention Press, [1971]. First Edition. 12mo (20cm.); original white and orange photographically illustrated staplebound wrappers; 96pp.; illus. About Fine. Publication of the Foreign Mission Board.
[Item #26044]
Price: $25.00
 
Uganda Safari
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Deutscher Revolutions Almanach für das Jahr 1919 über die Ereignisse des Jahres 1918
Hamburg: Hoffmann & Campe Verlag, 1919. First Edition. Only edition published of this yearly almanach relating the events of the German Revolution (November, 1918-August, 1919), triggered at the end of World War I with the replacing of the imperial government with a republic. Includes short biographies of major political figures...
[Item #26038]
Price: $125.00
 
Deutscher Revolutions Almanach für das Jahr 1919 über die Ereignisse des Jahres 1918
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The Revolt of the Cockroach People
San Francisco: Straight Arrow Publisher's Inc. 1973. First Edition. The author's sequel to The Autobiography of a Brown Buffalo (1972). Acosta was famous as a Robin Hood Chicano lawyer and activist in the Brown Power Movement, and notorious as the real-life model for Hunter S. Thompson's "Dr. Gonzo" in Fear...
[Item #26034]
Price: $200.00
 
The Revolt of the Cockroach People
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Vibrations in Sanctuary, One More Time
Palo Alto: Jamal Publishing Company, [1970]. Revised Edition. Octavo (21cm.); original white and black staplebound wrappers; 64,[2]pp. About Fine. San Francisco-based jazz drummer's first poetry collection. No copies of this edition noted in OCLC; 5 copies of the first edition located (Michigan and Temple only outside California).
[Item #26019]
Price: $20.00
 
Vibrations in Sanctuary, One More Time
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The Last Days of Louisiana Red
New York: Random House, 1974. First Edition. The Black Arts author's fourth novel, continuing the story of his character Papa LaBas from Reed's 1972 novel Mumbo Jumbo. The novel revolves heavily around voodoo. First Printing. Octavo (21.5cm); red cloth and paper-covered boards, with titles stamped in gilt and red foil...
[Item #26014]
Price: $25.00
 
The Last Days of Louisiana Red
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The Long Shadow of Little Rock
New York: David McKay Company, Inc. 1970. Bates's National Book Award-winning memoir. Daisy Bates (1914-1999), was one of the unsung heroines of the Little Rock school integration crisis. As President of the Arkansas NAACP and publisher of the Arkansas State Press she became a primary spokesperson for the integrationist cause...
[Item #25993]
Price: $25.00
 
The Long Shadow of Little Rock
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Common Ground - Vol.1, No.1 (Autumn, 1940)
New York: Common Council for American Unity, 1940. First Edition. Premiere issue of the ahead-of-its-time quarterly, devoted to celebrating multicultural Americanism and fighting intolerance and discrimination. With contributions by Arthur M. Schlesinger, Sr., Michael De Capite, and George Schuyler, et al., with a bibliography of children's books about life in...
[Item #25988]
Price: $50.00
 
Common Ground - Vol.1, No.1 (Autumn, 1940)
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Toward Soviet America: The Book the Communists Tried to Destroy!
Balboa Island, CA: Elgin Publications, [1961]. First Thus. Later anti-Communist edition of the full-length statement of Communist Party policy during the "third period." With a foreword by Pennsylvania Congressman and member of the House Un-American Activities Committee Francis E. Walter. Designed and with notes by Maurice Ries, historian of the...
[Item #25969]
Price: $30.00
 
Toward Soviet America: The Book the Communists Tried to Destroy!
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Love Is A PIe
New York: New Directions, 1952. First Edition. Square octavo. Linen-backed blue cloth boards; dustjacket; 223pp. Clean, tight Near Fine copy in the original Andy Warhol dustwrapper, sun-darkened on spine and lightly worn at extremities; Very Good. A presentable copy, and a very early example of Warhol's graphic work.
[Item #25962]
Price: $200.00
 
Love Is A PIe
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The Wretches of Povertyville. A Sociological Study of the Bowery. Sketches and Illustrations by George Toner
Chicago: Jos. J. Lanzit, 1909. First Edition. Octavo. Publisher's brown cloth boards, stamped in gilt on spine and front cover; top edge gilt; [1-7], 8-298, [2]pp; illus. Inscribed by the author on front endpaper (undated but apparently contemporary). Spine a shade darkened; general external soiling and wear; rear hinge thinly...
[Item #25961]
Price: $125.00
 
The Wretches of Povertyville. A Sociological Study of the Bowery. Sketches and Illustrations by George Toner
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Jambalaya: Four Poets
New York: Reed Cannon & Johnson, [1975]. First Edition. Volume collecting the work of four poets: Cyn Zarco, Lorenzo Thomas, Thulani, and Ibn Mukhtarr Mustapha. With an introduction by Puerto Rican poet Victor Hernandez Cruz, and illustrated throughout with line drawings by Aaron Yava. Octavo (21.5cm); red wrappers printed in...
[Item #25951]
Price: $50.00
 
Jambalaya: Four Poets
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Black Boy (Jeunesse Noire) [Review Copy]
[Paris]: Gallimard, [1947]. First French Trade Edition. Wright's fourth book, which he describes in a short essay printed on the French prospectus as "recounting an episode of a story often experienced by black Americans..." (my translation). Autobiographical novel recounting the author's childhood in the South, his move to Chicago, and...
[Item #25948]
Price: $250.00
 
Black Boy (Jeunesse Noire) [Review Copy]
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American Communities: Brief Sketches of Economy, Zoar, Bethel, Aurora, Amana, Icaria, The Shakers, Oneida, Wallingford, and the Brotherhood of the New Life
Oneida: Office of the American Socialist, 1878. First edition. A standard sourcebook on American utopias, including notes on many communities which do not receive much mention elsewhere. There was a simultaneous issue in wrappers; expanded editions were issued in 1902 and 1908. The first edition is somewhat uncommon, especially in...
[Item #25943]
Price: $300.00
 
American Communities: Brief Sketches of Economy, Zoar, Bethel, Aurora, Amana, Icaria, The Shakers, Oneida, Wallingford, and the Brotherhood of the New Life
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Raw Edge
New York: Appleton-Century, 1933. First Edition. Octavo. Red cloth boards, lettered in gilt on spine and front cover; dustjacket; 261pp. First printing, with (1) present on final page of text. Gilt a trifle oxidized, else a fine, tight copy in scarce original dustwrapper, lightly nicked at extremities but unusually bright...
[Item #25939]
Price: $250.00
 
Raw Edge
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War: Organized Destruction and Mass Murder by Civilized Nations
New York: Vanguard, 1931. First Edition. On the inevitability of a second European war, and on the capitalist origins of all wars. Among Nearing's less common works, seldom found in attractive condition, and like most Vanguard titles of this era almost impossible to find in an attractive jacket. Octavo. Blue...
[Item #25931]
Price: $350.00
 
War: Organized Destruction and Mass Murder by Civilized Nations
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The Rising Tide: A Novel Dealing With the Spread of Bolshevism and Atheism Throughout America
New York: The Christian Alliance Publishing Company, (1927). First Edition. Anti-bolshevik, anti-semitic novel, set as a "Christian romance" among students and faculty at the fictional "Union Bible Institute." Contemporary events are mentioned, including the Bridgman Raid and the "discovery" of the Protocols of the Learned Elders of Zion (a document...
[Item #25928]
Price: $250.00
 
The Rising Tide: A Novel Dealing With the Spread of Bolshevism and Atheism Throughout America

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