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26.

New Poets From Jamaica (Issued as Savacou no 14/15)
Kingston, Jamaica: Savacou Journal, 1979. First Edition. Octavo. Printed card wrappers; 134pp. Slight external soil; internally clean and unmarked; Very Good or better. Double issue of the Caribbean literary journal Savacou, this issue devoted entirely to rising Jamaican poets. Includes early work by Oku Onuora (b. Orlando Wong), widely regarded...
[Item #25546]
Price: $75.00
 
New Poets From Jamaica (Issued as Savacou no 14/15)
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You Can Escape
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1929. First Edition. Collection of 19 true stories of ingenious escapes from American prisons, among them Dannemora, San Quentin, Sing Sing, Leavenworth, and Joliet. Among the famous escapees discussed are Clarence Adams, R. Irving Latimer, James Ryan (aka "Shoebox" Miller), Harvey Logan, "Soapbox" Casey, and...
[Item #25543]
Price: $250.00
 
You Can Escape
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La Conspiración de Gual y España y el Ideario de la Independencia
Caracas: Instituto Panamericano de Geografia e Historia, 1949. First Edition. History of the failed conspiracy orchestrated by the Venezuelans Manuel Gual and José Maria España against the Spanish colonial rule in 1799 and 1800. Large octavo (23cm.); original grey printed card wrappers, yapp edges; 300pp.; 8 leaves of plates. Very...
[Item #25542]
Price: $45.00
 
La Conspiración de Gual y España y el Ideario de la Independencia
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"Humane Endeavour": The Story of the China War
New York: Farrar & Rinehart, [1939]. First Edition. Octavo (21cm.); original cloth in black dust jacket; x,390pp.; photographic frontispiece, map endpapers. Jacket extremities chipped and rubbed with some occasional foxing; small soil spots to lower edges of front endpapers, else interior about fine. Very Good. Journalist's account of the on-going...
[Item #25541]
Price: $50.00
 
"Humane Endeavour": The Story of the China War
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The Problem of the Land in Spain in Relation with the Town and Country Planning [ = El Problema de la Tierra en España: Memoria Presentada a la Conferencia Internacional de la Habitacion y del Trazado de Ciudades, de Viena, Septiembre de 1926]
Madrid: Imprenta de la Ciudad Lineal, 1926. First Edition. Presentation on the Linear Cities theory given at the Vienna Conference of the International Federation for Town and Country Planning and for Garden Cities, held in September, 1926. Soria Hernandez was the son of the celebrated Spanish urban planner Arturo Soria...
[Item #25540]
Price: $50.00
 
The Problem of the Land in Spain in Relation with the Town and Country Planning [ = El Problema de la Tierra en España: Memoria Presentada a la Conferencia Internacional de la Habitacion y del Trazado de Ciudades, de Viena, Septiembre de 1926]
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The Quakers as Pioneers in Social Work (Studien über die Sozialpolitik der Quäker)
New York: Macmillan Company, 1931. First Edition. Octavo (20.5cm.); original cloth in orange printed dust jacket; 269pp. A few short closed tears to jacket extremities, spine toned; original price clipped with later issue "$2.00" printed to upper jacket flap; Fine copy in Very Good jacket. German-language study on Quakers first...
[Item #25539]
Price: $40.00
 
The Quakers as Pioneers in Social Work (Studien über die Sozialpolitik der Quäker)
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Democratic Industry: A Practical Study in Social History
New York: P.J. Kenedy & Sons, 1920. Reprint of the first (1919) edition. Octavo (19cm.); original cloth in white dust jacket printed in blue; ix,[3],362pp. A few short chips and tears to jacket extremities, several clean tears along folds, the largest to lower 2/3rds of rear jacket spine fold with...
[Item #25538]
Price: $40.00
 
Democratic Industry: A Practical Study in Social History
33.

Let's Go Some Where
Chicago: Third World Press, 1970. First Edition. Pan-African Nationalist Separatist author's fourth publication, printed by the Third World Press, whose ethos is described as "a liberating concept for people of color, non-europeans--for Black people" (upper wrapper verso). BAILEY, pp. 19-20. First Printing. Octavo (21cm); illustrated matte wrappers, stapled (the second...
[Item #25536]
Price: $40.00
 
Let's Go Some Where
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The Desegregation of Southern Schools: A Psychiatric Study
New York: Anti-Defamation League of B'nai B'rith, 1963. First Edition. Octavo (23cm.); original blue staplebound wrappers lettered in white; vi,25pp. Extremities a bit toned, else Fine. Prominent child psychiatrist's first book, published for the Jewish organization the Anti-Defamation League in conjunction with the Southern Regional Council in Atlanta. A seminal...
[Item #25535]
Price: $50.00
 
The Desegregation of Southern Schools: A Psychiatric Study
35.

Caroling Dusk: An Anthology of Verse by Negro Poets
New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1927. First Edition. Octavo (21cm.); original black cloth, pink printed paper label mounted to upper cover, red topstain; xxii,[2],237pp.; illus., pink decorative endpapers. Faint ringstain to upper cover, lacking spine label, rear hinge cracked but holding; still, a Very Good reading copy overall, lacking...
[Item #25534]
Price: $25.00
 
Caroling Dusk: An Anthology of Verse by Negro Poets
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Welfare on Skid Row: A Novel
New York: Exposition Press, [1974]. First Edition. Octavo (21cm.); original simulated cloth in grey pictorial dust jacket; 175pp. Jacket a touch cockled, else Fine. The author's first book, a self-published novel about "The Derelicts, the Misfits, the Outcasts and Cheaters, and a Big-Time Swindle in the Dark Alleys of Los...
[Item #25533]
Price: $65.00
 
Welfare on Skid Row: A Novel
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The Force of Superstition [Cover subtitle: The Story of Umo and Amasa; The Murder of Obong Ebio]
Ibadan [Nigeria]: Oxford University Press, 1970. Revised Edition. 12mo (18.5cm.); purple pictorial wrappers; [2],vii,[1],94pp.; illus. About Fine. At head of title page: "Adventures in Africa / Senior Series." Work apparently first published as The Realm of Superstition (1962, but unlocated in OCLC as of February, 2015), revised "for the middle...
[Item #25532]
Price: $30.00
 
The Force of Superstition [Cover subtitle: The Story of Umo and Amasa; The Murder of Obong Ebio]
38.

Waging Industrial Peace in Nigeria [Review Copy]
Hicksville, NY: Exposition Press, [1977]. First Edition. Octavo (21cm.); original cloth in tan dust jacket; xv,[1],216pp. Jacket panels a touch rubbed, else About Fine. "An Exposition-University Book." Review copy with two pieces of promotional ephemera laid in (press release edges a bit worn). Study of labor relations in post-colonial Nigeria...
[Item #25531]
Price: $25.00
 
Waging Industrial Peace in Nigeria [Review Copy]
39.

Moon Under
New York: Exposition Press, [1946]. First Edition. Small octavo (19.5cm.); original cloth in brick pictorial dust jacket; 62pp. Short closed tears along jacket extremities, spine faded; interior fine. Very Good and sound. Brown's second (and last?) book, a self-published collection of untitled poems composed during her time as a Spar...
[Item #25527]
Price: $40.00
 
Moon Under
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Provincial Daughter
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1961. First American Edition. Octavo (21cm.); original cloth in green pictorial dust jacket; 192pp.; illus. Very light wear to jacket spine ends, else Fine. The author's diary during her years as a housewife in the 1950s, written in homage to her mother E.M. Delafield's best-selling...
[Item #25526]
Price: $30.00
 
Provincial Daughter
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The Wantons
London: Ortolan PRess, [1966]. First English Language Edition. Octavo (20.5cm.); original simulated cloth in white pictorial price-clipped dust jacket; 140pp. Rear jacket panel a bit rubbed, else Fine. "A Searing Study of the Humiliation of Women in Modern Sicily" (jacket cover). Based on over 600 interviews with Sicilian men and...
[Item #25525]
Price: $35.00
 
The Wantons
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The Truth About Woman
London: Eveleigh Nash, 1913. First Edition. Sociological and historical study of woman through the lens of "difference feminism," in which the author argues that the Women's Movement is too concerned in having the freedom of living and working in the same capacity as men, believing that "this was a wastage...
[Item #25524]
Price: $60.00
 
The Truth About Woman
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A Bill of Particulars
New York: David McKay Company, [1955]. First Edition. Octavo (21cm.); original boards in red pictorial dust jacket; [10],304pp. Some rubbing, chips and short closed tears along jacket extremities, else Very Good and sound. Novel about a female lawyer "pioneering in a new profession," and facing the choice between a successful...
[Item #25523]
Price: $25.00
 
A Bill of Particulars
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The Big Black Fire
Los Angeles: Holloway House Publishing Co. [1969]. First Edition. First printing. 12mo (17.5cm.); original black pictorial wrappers by Don Weller; 312,[8](ads)pp. Pages uniformly toned, else Fine. "An Original Holloway House Edition." Biography of Jack Johnson, the first black heavyweight champion, billed as "The Real Story of the 'White Hope.'"
[Item #25520]
Price: $20.00
 
The Big Black Fire
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70 Soul Secrets of Sapphire
[San Francisco: Sapphire Publishing Company, 1973]. First Edition. Octavo (21.5cm.); original white pictorial card wrappers; unpaged; 70 cartoons, each accompanied with an epithet regarding "Sapphire," "a jive named used to refer to a Black woman" (see introduction). Tanning and scattered foxing to front wrapper edges; Near Fine and unread. Publication...
[Item #25519]
Price: $20.00
 
70 Soul Secrets of Sapphire
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Bottom Pig: A Novel in Three Stories
New York: William-Frederick Press, 1978. First Edition. Octavo (22cm.); original cloth in white pictorial dust jacket; [12],139pp. About Fine. Novel described as "a key to tribal rituals, whiteness that gets rid of blacks, blackness that gets rid of whites--and a key to an integrated America too sobering to seem likely...
[Item #25516]
Price: $20.00
 
Bottom Pig: A Novel in Three Stories
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A Time of Black Devotion
Ashland, OH: Ashland Poetry Press, [1971]. First Edition. Louisiana-born poet, whose work primarily addresses racial tensions, beginning with the poem "The White Man Pressed the Locks," in which a white man locks his car doors while driving "down the concrete vein." Also includes poems dedicated to Frantz Fanon and Martin...
[Item #25515]
Price: $40.00
 
A Time of Black Devotion
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Soon, One Morning: New Writing by American Negroes, 1940-1962
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1963. First American Edition. Sizable anthology of fiction, letters, poems and essays by well-known African American authors. Contributors include James Baldwin, Gwendolyn Brooks, Ralph Ellison, Chester Himes, Robert Hayden, Langston Hughes, LeRoi Jones, Willard Motley, Ann Petry, Dorothy West, and Richard Wright, et al. First...
[Item #25512]
Price: $75.00
 
Soon, One Morning: New Writing by American Negroes, 1940-1962
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If Words Could Set Us Free: Poems
Jericho, NY: Exposition Press, [1974]. First Edition. Octavo (21cm.); original buckram in white pictorial dust jacket; 59pp. In original shrinkwrap. Fine. Virginia-born African American social worker and author, whose poetry "reflects the Black renaissance which is etching itself so deeply on the conscience and consciousness of today" (upper jacket flap).
[Item #25507]
Price: $40.00
 
If Words Could Set Us Free: Poems
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The Kandi Man [cover title]
[Detroit: Broadside Press, 1970]. First Edition. Arkansas-born African American poet's first book, at the time a PhD candidate at the University of Detroit. Includes several Detroit-themed poems. BAILEY, p. 26. Octavo (21.5cm.); original white pictorial wrappers; 27pp. A touch dust-soiled, else Fine.
[Item #25503]
Price: $35.00
 
The Kandi Man [cover title]

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