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26.

Werner, a Tragedy
London: John Murray, 1823. First Edition. First issue without the "The End" and printer's imprint on p. 188. Octavo (22.5cm.); original drab wrappers, remnant of contemporary bookseller's lithographically printed label to upper cover; viii,188,7pp. Spine starting to perish, wrappers quite rubbed with several tiny losses along extremities, still, About Very...
[Item #28877]
Price: $450.00
 
Werner, a Tragedy
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The Desert of Wheat
New York: Grosset & Dunlap, [1947]. "Great Western Edition" Novel first published in 1919, "An anti-labor account of the ruin of a loyal German-American farmer in Washington state by striking I.W.W. farm workers" - HANNA 1504; see also BLAKE, pp. 239-40, and MILES 4995 for the first edition. Octavo (19.5cm.);...
[Item #28876]
Price: $35.00
 
The Desert of Wheat
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Ben Shahn and the Passion of Sacco and Vanzetti [Shahn Family's Copy]
[Jersey City: Jersey City Museum, 2001]. First Edition. Square quarto (25cm.); original photo-illustrated card wrappers; ix,149pp.; illus., text in double columns. Light shelf wear, else Very Good to Near Fine. Gift inscription to Shahn's son on half title, "For Jonathan / With respect & admiration, / Laura [?], 10/02." From...
[Item #28874]
Price: $50.00
 
Ben Shahn and the Passion of Sacco and Vanzetti [Shahn Family's Copy]
29.

Advertising Composition Is an...
New York: Advertising Composition, n.d., ca. 1940s. First Edition. Large quarto (29.5cm.); two spiral bound interlocked volumes, black unadorned wrappers; unpaged. Upper wrapper quite worn and separated, rear cover with several white paint ring stains (made by Shahn?). Still, interior Very Good, albeit in Fair to Good only binding. Massive...
[Item #28872]
Price: $250.00
 
Advertising Composition Is an...
30.

African Folktales & Sculpture
[New York]: Pantheon Books, [1952]. First Edition. Folio (30.75cm.); original two-toned cloth in orange-brown photo-illustrated price-clipped dust jacket, brown topstain; xxi,[3],355pp.; map and photographic plates throughout. Jacket quite worn with numerous closed tears and losses, the largest to spine crown; ownership rubberstamp of artist Ben Shahn to front free endpaper...
[Item #28871]
Price: $50.00
 
African Folktales & Sculpture
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North Star Shining: A Pictorial History of the American Negro
New York: William Morrow & Co. [1947]. First Edition. Slim quarto (26.5cm.); original blue cloth, color pictorial plate mounted to upper cover; 44pp.; color illus. throughout. Some shelf-wear to spine ends and corners, old tape remnants to front pastedown with offsetting to front free endpaper, large contemporary pencil gift inscription...
[Item #28870]
Price: $25.00
 
North Star Shining: A Pictorial History of the American Negro
32.

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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A Comparative Clinical Study of Delinquent and Non-Delinquent Negro Boys: A Dissertation in Psychology
Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania, 1941. Offprint. Large octavo (24.75cm.); original grey printed staplebound card wrappers; [2],18pp. Near Fine. Reprinted from the Journal of Negro Education, April, 1941. Dissertation presented to the faculty of the graduate school of University of Pennsylvania in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of...
[Item #28868]
Price: $75.00
 
A Comparative Clinical Study of Delinquent and Non-Delinquent Negro Boys: A Dissertation in Psychology
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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
35.

Fifty Years of Negro Citizenship as Qualified by the United States Supreme Court
[Washington, DC]: Journal of Negro History, 1921. Offprint. Large, slim octavo (25cm.); original grey printed wrappers, yapp edges; 53pp. A number of small shallow losses to wrapper extremities, old fold line to upper cover fore-edge corner, interior fine and unopend. Very Good overall. Landmark essay first published in The Journal...
[Item #28866]
Price: $150.00
 
Fifty Years of Negro Citizenship as Qualified by the United States Supreme Court
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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 Call of the Carpenter
Garden City: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1913. Reprint. Octavo (19.25cm.); original dark blue gilt-lettered cloth; xxiv,[2],355pp.; color frontispiece. About Fine. First published in 1911, this life of Jesus as a working class social agitator would cost the author's post as Head Resident of Trinity House in New York, after which...
[Item #28844]
Price: $35.00
 
The Call of the Carpenter
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Her Infinite Variety
Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill Company Publishers, [1904]. First Edition. Octavo (20.5cm.); original dark green decorative cloth embossed in cream and gilt; [8],167pp.; frontispiece, 11 plates, tissue guards. Spine ends and corners a bit bumped, else Near Fine. Novel on Illinois politics and the women's suffrage movement. HANNA 3776; SMITH W-551.
[Item #28841]
Price: $25.00
 
Her Infinite Variety
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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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An Editor Looks at Russia: One Unprejudiced View of the Land of the Soviets
New York: Ray Long & Richard R. Smith, 1931. First Edition. 12mo (19.25cm.); original cloth in white pictorial price-clipped dust jacket illustrated by James Montgomery Flagg; ix,[1],114pp. One-inch closed tear to top edge of upper jacket panel, uniformly dust-soiled, old newspaper clipping tipped to front flyleaf with offsetting. Still, Near...
[Item #28835]
Price: $30.00
 
An Editor Looks at Russia: One Unprejudiced View of the Land of the Soviets
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Imperial Hearst: A Social Biography
New York: Equinox Cooperative Press, [1936]. First Edition. Octavo (22cm.); original black blind-embossed cloth, gilt spine; xvi,[17]-406pp. A few minor scratches to rear cover, else Fine. Biography of newspaperman William Randolph Hearst.
[Item #28834]
Price: $25.00
 
Imperial Hearst: A Social Biography
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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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Assignment in Utopia
New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, [1937]. Later printing. Thick octavo (22.25cm.); original cloth in blue decorative price-clipped dust jacket, blue topstain; ix,[1],658pp. Light shelf-wear, else Near Fine. Memoirs of the former United Press correspondent in Moscow.
[Item #28830]
Price: $25.00
 
Assignment in Utopia

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