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Black Heat
New York: Belmont Books, 1970. First Edition. 12mo (18cm). Pictorial card wrappers; 140pp. Slight, uneven fading to edge-stain, else a pristine, apparently unread copy of this mass-market paperback original, very Near Fine. Blaxploitation novel in which an African-American Vietnam vet loses himself in the psychedelic free-love excesses of the East...
[Item #25041]
Price: $40.00
 
Black Heat
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Snakes: A Novel
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, [1970]. First Edition. Octavo (21.5cm.); original cloth in grey pictorial dust jacket; [10],149pp. Fine. Young's first novel, which recounts a young black man's rise and fall as the guitar player in a popular band.
[Item #25040]
Price: $25.00
 
Snakes: A Novel
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Poems
[Omaha, NE?]: Gazette Collective, [n.d. but ca.early 1970's]. First Edition. Rice's first book of poetry, written from prison in Omaha, NE. Rice, along with Ed Poindexter, were both both leaders in the Omaha chapter of the Black Panthers' National Committee to Combat Fascism. Both men were fingered by 15 year-old...
[Item #25037]
Price: $200.00
 
Poems
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Mission to Kala: A Novel
[London]: Frederick Muller, [1958]. Second (1969) impression. Octavo (20.5cm.); original cloth in pictorial dust jacket; 206,[1]pp. Fine. Cameroonian novel first published in French in 1957 under the title Mission terminé, earning Beti the Prix Sainte-Beuve the following year.
[Item #25036]
Price: $25.00
 
Mission to Kala: A Novel
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The Duplex: A Black Love Fable in Four Movements
New York: William Morrow and Company, 1971. First Edition. Octavo (22cm). Cloth boards; dustjacket; 166pp. Fine and unmarked in clean dustwrapper, Near Fine but for some bubbling to laminate on front panel. Bullins's third book, a four-act fable written in dramatic form. Bullins perhaps the best-known playwright to emerge from...
[Item #25035]
Price: $75.00
 
The Duplex: A Black Love Fable in Four Movements
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From the Windows of My Mind: Poems
New York: Togetherness Productions, 1970. First book of poetry by the Cleveland native, and the first publication issued by Togetherness Productions, "a company formed to stage live poetry, jazz and songs by black creative artists." Second Printing. Octavo (21.5cm); yellow and black illustrated wrappers, stapled; 52pp. Light wear to spine...
[Item #25034]
Price: $25.00
 
From the Windows of My Mind: Poems
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Fire Sign For The Free And Will Be
San Jose: Firesign Press, 1973. First Edition. Eckels is an ordained Methodist minister as well as author of more than 14 volumes of poetry and criticism. His 1969 volume, Home Is Where The Soul Is, published by Dudley Randall's Broadside Press, is considered one of the most influential volumes of...
[Item #25033]
Price: $25.00
 
Fire Sign For The Free And Will Be
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Book Of Life
Detroit: Broadside Press, 1973. First Edition. Collection of poetry written in two parts: the first contains six poems on identity and Black unity, with the second part containing the 48pp title poem, divided into 92 sections, offering guidelines for living and building a better life. First Printing. Octavo (21.5cm); illustrated...
[Item #25031]
Price: $25.00
 
Book Of Life
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New Expressions in Black Poetry 1974
Chicago: The Browning Publications, [1974]. First Edition. Anonymously-edited anthology of African-American poetry, much on political and social themes. Contributors include Preston Wilcox, Joe Sanders, Jr., Inez Thurman, others. "Browning Publications" was the imprint of Chicago poet Alice C. Browning (editor, in the 1940s, of the influential Negro Story magazine), who...
[Item #25030]
Price: $50.00
 
New Expressions in Black Poetry 1974
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Miscegenation in the U.S.A.
Roxbury, MA: Scoham Publishing Co. 1964. First Edition. A defense of Black-White intermarriage, by an African-American author. Crudely written, but including at least one nugget of inarguable wisdom: "The whiteman in America is the most backward person in the world, with the exception of South Africa, when it comes to...
[Item #25029]
Price: $60.00
 
Miscegenation in the U.S.A.
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Aftermath of Invisibility II
New Orleans: New Orleans Writers' Conference and the Department of English, Xavier University, 1975. First edition. Octavo (21cm). Pictorial card wrappers; 88pp. Fine, unread condition. Annual anthology of poetry, fiction and drama by New Orleans authors, most affiliated with Xavier University, the only historically Black Catholic university in the United...
[Item #25028]
Price: $25.00
 
Aftermath of Invisibility II
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Aftermath of Invisibility III
New Orleans: New Orleans Writers' Conference and the Department of English, Xavier University, 1976. First edition. Octavo (21cm). Pictorial card wrappers; 88pp. Fine, unread condition. Annual anthology of poetry, fiction and drama by New Orleans authors, most affiliated with Xavier University, the only historically Black Catholic university in the United...
[Item #25027]
Price: $25.00
 
Aftermath of Invisibility III
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Aftermath of Invisibility [with] Aftermath of Invisibility II [with] Aftermath of Invisibility III
New Orleans: New Orleans Writers' Conference and the Department of English, Xavier University, [1974]-1976. First edition. Three octavo volumes (21cm). Pictorial card wrappers; 73+88+88pp. All three volumes in fine, unread condition. Annual anthology of poetry, fiction and drama by New Orleans authors, most affiliated with Xavier University, the only historically...
[Item #25026]
Price: $75.00
 
Aftermath of Invisibility [with] Aftermath of Invisibility II [with] Aftermath of Invisibility III
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Trap of Time
Roxbury, MA: Scoham Bookshelf, 1974. First Edition. Octavo (21cm). Staple-bound card wrappers; [24pp]. Publisher's price inked-out, with new price stamped in ink, at base of front cover. Fine, apparently unread copy. Poems by an Indonesian-American author, one of just three titles issued (per OCLC) by the Scoham Bookshelf, which advertised...
[Item #25025]
Price: $30.00
 
Trap of Time
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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. Octavo (21.5cm.); original cloth-backed boards in black pictorial dust jacket; [2],viii,48,[1]pp. Fine. Angelou's second book.
[Item #25024]
Price: $75.00
 
Just Give Me a Cool Drink of Water 'fore I Diiie: The Poetry of Maya Angelou
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Hard Facts (Excerpts)
[Newark: Peoples War, 1976]. [Second edition?] Folio (28cm.); original red pictorial staplebound wrappers; unpaged. Fine. Poetry collection printed by the Maoist Revolutionary Communist League, Newark.
[Item #25023]
Price: $25.00
 
Hard Facts (Excerpts)
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Black American Literature Forum. Volume 12, Number 3 (Fall 1978)
Terre Haute: Indiana State University, 1978. Quarto (27.5cm.); original brown pictorial staplebound wrappers; 78-119pp.; illus. by Ezell McQuay, text printed in double column on tan stock. Previous owner's address label on rear cover, else Fine. Includes John M. Reilly's essay "The Black Anti-Utopia."
[Item #25022]
Price: $40.00
 
Black American Literature Forum. Volume 12, Number 3 (Fall 1978)
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The Price of Dirt
Los Angeles: Accent Publishers, 1974. First Edition. Octavo (21cm). Pictorial card wrappers; 70pp. Minimal external dusting; no other signs of use, a crisp, Near Fine copy. Stories of African-American life in the South, described in the author's foreword as "...the collected stories of a people's reactions to a fantastic world...
[Item #25021]
Price: $60.00
 
The Price of Dirt
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Black American Literature Forum. Volume 11, Number 3 (Fall 1977)
Terre Haute: Indiana State University, 1977. Quarto (27.5cm.); original brown pictorial staplebound wrappers; 75-119pp.; illus., text printed in double column on tan stock. Some minor wear from handling, previous owner's address label on rear cover, else Very Good. Includes three poems by Pulitzer Prize-winner Yusef (misspelled "Jusef") Komunyakaa; and three...
[Item #25020]
Price: $40.00
 
Black American Literature Forum. Volume 11, Number 3 (Fall 1977)
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Cry at Birth: Collected and Edited by the Bookers
New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, [1971]. First Edition. Octavo (21.5cm.); original cloth in brown pictorial dust jacket; xvii,[3],172pp.; frontispiece reproduction of a collage by William Harris III; additional text illus. Fine. Includes the first published appearance, the poems "Ghetto Service" and "Retrospect," of novelist Pearl Cleage, author of What Looks...
[Item #25019]
Price: $60.00
 
Cry at Birth: Collected and Edited by the Bookers
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Journey All Alone
New York: Dial Press, 1971. First Edition. Gritty, realistic young-adult novel by an African-American author. Set in Harlem and told from the point of view of a thirteen-year-old girl whose father abandons the family in pursuit of a jazz music career; the story concludes with the girl's violent rape by...
[Item #25018]
Price: $95.00
 
Journey All Alone
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Two Love Stories
New York: Dial Press, 1972. First Edition. Octavo (22cm). Cloth boards; dustjacket; 180pp. Fine in dustjacket; a new-appearing, apparently unread copy. First work of adult fiction by the author of Look Out Whitey! Black Power's Gon' Git Your Mama and numerous children's books. This collection includes the two novellas Basketball...
[Item #25015]
Price: $30.00
 
Two Love Stories
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The Captain and His Crew
Los Angeles: Black Book Production, [1971]. First Edition. Octavo (21.5cm.); original blue pictorial staplebound wrappers; [4],40pp.; illus. Fine. African-American children's book, recounting the fantastical adventures of a family on their home-made ship.
[Item #25014]
Price: $35.00
 
The Captain and His Crew
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When Rain Clouds Gather: A Novel
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1968 [but 1969]. Pseudo-autobiographical novel, the author's first published work, recounting a black South African man's escape to Botswana, where Head lived throughout her adult life, later gaining the reputation as that country's most influential novelist. Second printing of the first American edition. Octavo (21cm.);...
[Item #25013]
Price: $25.00
 
When Rain Clouds Gather: A Novel
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Black Poetry: A Supplement to Anthologies Which Exclude Black Poets
Detroit: Broadside Press, 1971. Fourth Printing. Octavo (19cm). Staple-bound printed card wrappers; 48pp. Faint external rubbing along folded edge of wrappers, else a Fine, apparently unread copy. Important Black Arts anthology; contributors include Gwendolyn Brooks, Ray Durem, Nikki Giovanni, Leroi Jones, Etheridge Knight, Don L. Lee, Sonia Sanchez, others.
[Item #25010]
Price: $20.00
 
Black Poetry: A Supplement to Anthologies Which Exclude Black Poets

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