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26.

McCarthyism: The Fight for America. Documented Answers to Questions Asked by Friend and Foe
New York: Reprinted by National Weekly, [1952]. Quarto (27.5cm.); original white pictorial wrappers; viii,101,[3]pp.; illus., text in double columns. Spine darkened, some wear from handling, else Very Good and sound. Originally printed the same year by Devin-Adair. OCLC locates copies at Central Florida, Western Michigan, and Whitworth only as of...
[Item #25218]
Price: $40.00
 
McCarthyism: The Fight for America. Documented Answers to Questions Asked by Friend and Foe
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JFK Coloring Book [cover title]
N.p. [New York? Kanrom Inc. 1962]. First Edition. Sardonic joke-coloring book, inspired by Richard Nixon, with text written in the first person as JFK's children. Begins with "My daddy is very important. He has a lot of people working for him. They would do anything for my daddy. Color their...
[Item #25217]
Price: $40.00
 
JFK Coloring Book [cover title]
28.

The Sorrows of Priapus
[Norfolk, CT]: New Directions Book, [1957]. First Trade Edition. Octavo (23cm.); original cloth in violet pictorial dust jacket; [8],118,[1]pp.; illus. Minor rubbing to jacket extremities, else About Fine. BILLINGS A7b.
[Item #25211]
Price: $75.00
 
The Sorrows of Priapus
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Invitation to the Lecture "Nationalism, Its Principles, Aims, & Methods"
New York: Nationalist Club of New York, no. 9, 1890. First Edition. Lecture organized by one of the many Nationalist Clubs, socialist political groups which began to emerge in the United States after the publication of Edward Bellamy's novel Looking Backward, 2000-1887 (1888). Oblong palm card (7.5x12.5cm.); printed on pink...
[Item #25206]
Price: $75.00
 
Invitation to the Lecture "Nationalism, Its Principles, Aims, & Methods"
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Invitation to the Lecture "The Borderland of Crime"
New York: Harlem Nationalist Club, 1891. First Edition. Lecture organized by one of the many Nationalist Clubs, socialist political groups which began to emerge in the United States after the publication of Edward Bellamy's novel Looking Backward, 2000-1887 (1888). Oblong palm card (7.5x13cm.); printed on pale grey card stock; Fine...
[Item #25205]
Price: $75.00
 
Invitation to the Lecture "The Borderland of Crime"
31.

Land Dimly Seen
New York: Cox and Hopewell Publishers, [1975]. First Edition. Octavo (22cm.); original cloth in white printed dust jacket; xvi,[2],187,[1]pp. Some foxing to rear panel and spine, else Fine. African American poet, publisher, and professor, honored with the International Poet Laureate Award in 1973.
[Item #25204]
Price: $20.00
 
Land Dimly Seen
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Someday I'm Going to be Somebody
[Chicago: Children's Press, 1970]. Children's book describing the African American author's early childhood struggles after the murder of his father, and the opportunities he would later have after passing a civil service exam and becoming an IBM operator. Concludes with a section on career guidance for director of computer operations...
[Item #25201]
Price: $40.00
 
Someday I'm Going to be Somebody
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Your Most Humble Servant
New York: Julian Messner, [1949]. Liberty Book Club Edition. Biography of Benjamin Banneker (1731-1806), a free African American, described here as the grandson of an African prince and an English servant girl. Banneker became a renowned astronomer, almanac-publisher, correspondent to Jefferson, and surveyor who contributed to the planning of Washington...
[Item #25199]
Price: $35.00
 
Your Most Humble Servant
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South Africa's Defence Strategy [cover title]
London: Anti-Apartheid Movement, 1969. Pamphlet by the Honorary Secretary of the Anti-Apartheid Movement, a position Minty held from 1962 to 1995. This account of the defense strategy of apartheid South Africa would galvanize the organization of a campaign to terminate the Simonstown Agreement between South Africa and Britain, a naval...
[Item #25197]
Price: $35.00
 
South Africa's Defence Strategy [cover title]
35.

Speeches of Defendants' Counsel and the Charge of Judge Burnside, in the Case of Hinchman vs. Richie et al. Reported by Oliver Dyer and Dennis F. Murphy
Philadelphia: [T.K. and P.G. Collins, Printers], 1849. First Edition. Proceedings of what has been called the "Hinchman Conspiracy Case." In 1847, Morgan Hinchman, a wealthy Quaker landowner, was abducted from a tavern by a group of family and friends and placed in the Friends Asylum, an early private, exclusively mental...
[Item #25190]
Price: $250.00
 
Speeches of Defendants' Counsel and the Charge of Judge Burnside, in the Case of Hinchman vs. Richie et al. Reported by Oliver Dyer and Dennis F. Murphy
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Journal of Black Poetry - Vol.1, No.12 (Summer-Fall, 1969)
San Francisco: Journal of Black Poetry, 1969. First Edition. Twelfth issue of this important Black Arts poetry journal, with contributions by Victor H. Cruz, Clarence Major, Ed Bullins, Sonia Sanchez, Amiri Baraka, and Marvin X, et al. Quarto (28.25cm); illustrated wrappers, stapled; 82pp, [6] ads; illus. Light wear and toning...
[Item #25184]
Price: $30.00
 
Journal of Black Poetry - Vol.1, No.12 (Summer-Fall, 1969)
37.

The President's Voyage to the Colonies and the European Crisis: The Present Position in Portugal
Lisbon: SPN Books, 1940. First Edition. Octavo (19.5cm.); original red and blue wrappers lettered in red and white; 62,[1]pp. Shallow chip to upper wrapper fore-edge, rear panel dust soiled, textblock uniformly toned, else About Very Good. "Documents Relating to Portugal's Imperial and Foreign Policy" (from upper cover). Relating to President...
[Item #25181]
Price: $30.00
 
The President's Voyage to the Colonies and the European Crisis: The Present Position in Portugal
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A Little Talk on America [drop title] [Cover title: "Look, You Boob...!" What Bernard Shaw Told the Americans About Russia! His Famous Broadcast]
[London: Friends of the Soviet Union, 1931]. Sixth (1932) printing. Octavo (21cm.); original pictorial staplebound wrappers printed in red and black adorned with a cartoon by William Gropper from "New Masses"; 15pp. Minor toning to wrapper extremities, else Very Good and sound.
[Item #25180]
Price: $25.00
 
A Little Talk on America [drop title] [Cover title: "Look, You Boob...!" What Bernard Shaw Told the Americans About Russia! His Famous Broadcast]
39.

Woman Power, Social Imperatives, and Home Science
Accra: Ghana Universities Press, 1969. First Edition. Octavo (21.5cm.); original blue staplebound printed wrappers; 19pp.; illus. Fine. Inaugural lecture delivered on May 16th, 1969, at the University of Ghana, Legon, where the author was a professor of Home Science. Delineates a number of imperatives, including the improvement of women's education...
[Item #25178]
Price: $30.00
 
Woman Power, Social Imperatives, and Home Science
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Aimbe the Pastor: A Novel [Review Copy]
Hicksville, NY: Exposition Press, [1979]. First Edition. Octavo (23.5cm.); original cloth in pictorial dust jacket; 328pp. Minor shelf wear to jacket extremities, especially to spine ends, else Very Good or better. Anti-colonial novel by the Ambassador to the United Nations from Papua New Guinea. Review copy with publisher's compliments and...
[Item #25177]
Price: $60.00
 
Aimbe the Pastor: A Novel [Review Copy]
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Aimbe the Pastor: A Novel
Hicksville, NY: Exposition Press, [1979]. First Edition. Octavo (23.5cm.); original cloth in pictorial dust jacket; 328pp. Minor shelf wear to jacket extremities, especially to spine ends, else Very Good or better. Anti-colonial novel by the Ambassador to the United Nations from Papua New Guinea.
[Item #25175]
Price: $50.00
 
Aimbe the Pastor: A Novel
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Golgotha
Ife [Nigeria]: P.P.P. 1971. First Edition. Octavo (20.25cm.); original purple pictorial staplebound wrappers; 34,[2]pp. Fine. Pan African Pocket Poets, Vol. 4. Igbo author, at the time a PhD student in the SUNY system and featured by the Outriders Poetry Society. One of just a handful of published works by Ndu...
[Item #25172]
Price: $75.00
 
Golgotha
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Seeking Kenya's Treasures: The Life of Charles F. Johnston, Pioneer Missionary of the Africa Inland Mission
Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan Publishing House, [1942]. First Edition. Octavo (19.5cm.); original cloth in cream pictorial dust jacket printed in brown; [2],147pp. Spine faded, minor wear to extremities, else Very Good or better. Introduction by V. Raymond Edman, president of Wheaton College. Attractive contemporary Wheaton College bookplate to front pastedown...
[Item #25171]
Price: $45.00
 
Seeking Kenya's Treasures: The Life of Charles F. Johnston, Pioneer Missionary of the Africa Inland Mission
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The Old Man and the Medal
[London]: Heinemann, [1967]. First English Language Edition. Cameroonian author's second novel, a criticism of colonialism in the same vein as his first, and arguably most important, work, Une Vie de Boy (1956), translated into English as Houseboy. Octavo (20.5cm.); original cloth in white pictorial dust jacket, rear flap cancel; [6],167pp...
[Item #25170]
Price: $125.00
 
The Old Man and the Medal
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How the Soviets Work
New York: Vanguard Press, [1927]. Study of the USSR based on two trips, in 1920 and 1926, made by Brailsford, a left-wing British journalist and editor of the British socialist newspaper the New Leader from 1922 to 1926. Second (1928) printing. 12mo (18cm.); original yellow pictorial cloth; xv,[1],169pp.; pictorial endpapers...
[Item #25152]
Price: $20.00
 
How the Soviets Work
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"Is Russia a Socialist Community?" Affirmative Presentation in a Public Debate
Yonkers: Earl Browder, 1950. First Edition. 12mo (17.5cm.); staplebound self-wrappers; 24pp.; printed from typescript. Dust-soiling to wrappers, else Very Good or better. Browder presents an affirmative argument during a debate at Webster Hall, New York City, March 30, 1950, based on what he interprets as Russia's economic success and "peaceful...
[Item #25151]
Price: $30.00
 
"Is Russia a Socialist Community?" Affirmative Presentation in a Public Debate
47.

Word Over All
London: Jonathan Cape, [1943]. First Edition. Slim octavo (20.5cm.); original cloth in cream dust jacket printed in red and black, red topstain; 52pp. Jacket spine toned with a few cracks affecting text without loss of meaning. Fine in About Very Good jacket. Includes numerous poems from Day Lewis's collection Poems...
[Item #25147]
Price: $25.00
 
Word Over All
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Black and White Coloring Book
San Francisco: Troubador Press, 1969. First Edition. Folio (31.5cm.); original white pictorial staplebound card wrappers; unpaged; chiefly illus. Wrappers uniformly toned, creasing to extremities from handling, gift inscription from a Sister Judith inside upper cover, else interior fine. An About Very Good copy. Provides biographies of 15 historical African-American figures...
[Item #25133]
Price: $35.00
 
Black and White Coloring Book
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Reveille for Radicals
Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1946. At the time of its publication, Jacques Maritain called Reveille for Radicals an "epoch-making" book, and time has only reinforced the enduring importance of Alinsky's work. Based upon Alinsky's own experiences in Chicago's "Back of the Yards" district during the waning years of the...
[Item #25130]
Price: $50.00
 
Reveille for Radicals
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The Witch's Daughter
Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company, [1966]. First American Edition. Octavo (21.5cm.); original cloth in olive pictorial dust jacket, green topstain; [8],181pp. Jacket extremities rubbed with a few short closed tears and creasing; Fine in About Very Good jacket. Paranormal young adult novel twice adapted for television, in 1971 and 1996.
[Item #25128]
Price: $25.00
 
The Witch's Daughter

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