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51.

Yellow Back Radio Broke-Down [Limited Paperback Edition]
Garden City: Doubleday, 1969. First Edition. Octavo. Printed card wrappers; 177pp. Covers very slightly toned at extremities, else Fine. Reed's second novel, a black-themed wild-west parody. This "Limited Paperback Edition" from Doubleday (as stated on front wrapper) was presumably an advance review copy, though absent a bibliography we can't definitely...
[Item #25074]
Price: $50.00
 
Yellow Back Radio Broke-Down [Limited Paperback Edition]
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Journal of Black Poetry: 1st Pan African Issue - Vol.1, No.13 (Winter-Spring 1970)
San Francisco: Journal of Black Poetry, 1970. First Edition. Large issue of this Black Arts literary journal, featuring contributions by Wanda Coleman, Marvin X, Sister Zubena, Sarah Webster Fabio, Pearl Cleage, Audre Lorde, Nikki Grimes, Amiri Baraka, Edward Braithwaite and others. Quarto (28.25cm); illustrated wrappers, stapled; 116pp, [4]; illus. Some...
[Item #25073]
Price: $35.00
 
Journal of Black Poetry: 1st Pan African Issue - Vol.1, No.13 (Winter-Spring 1970)
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Black Volume
Mount Vernon, NY: A & J Press, 1973. "Revised Edition" Shands's first book, collecting 28 poems "for mature readers...varying in theme from Vietnam to mental illness and in form from sonnet to haiku..." The author was a former lecturer in the English department at Baruch College in New York City.  Laudatory...
[Item #25072]
Price: $45.00
 
Black Volume
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A Folk Fabel [sic] (For My People) [cover title]
[Chicago: Third World Press, 1969]. First Edition. First printing. Quarto (28cm.); bifolium, upper panel illustrated by Jeff Donaldson. Fine. Long poem, partly set on the moon, by a member of the Black Arts Movement.
[Item #25071]
Price: $35.00
 
A Folk Fabel [sic] (For My People) [cover title]
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The Anti-Slavery Reporter and Aborigines' Friend. Series V, Vol. 32, no. 2, July, 1942
London: Anti-Slavery and Aborigines Protection Society, 1942. First Edition. Octavo (24.5cm.); staplebound self-wrappers; [53]-66pp. Dust-soiling, edge wear from handling with very shallow separation at spine crown; about Very Good.
[Item #25070]
Price: $25.00
 
The Anti-Slavery Reporter and Aborigines' Friend. Series V, Vol. 32, no. 2, July, 1942
56.

Another Kind of Rain: Poems
Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, [1970]. First Edition. Octavo (21cm.); original cloth in white and grey pictorial dust jacket; [8],86,[2]pp. Jacket fore-edge a bit foxed, else Very Good. Forms part of the Pitt Poetry Series. African-American poet's first published work.
[Item #25069]
Price: $25.00
 
Another Kind of Rain: Poems
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Jordanstown
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1937. First Edition. Portrays a working-class midwesterner's attempt to establish a farmer-consumer cooperative among onion-pickers and striking factory workers during the Depression. Praised by Blake as a "sensitive, poetic novel." Johnson won the Pulitzer Prize for her first novel "Now in November" (1935). RIDEOUT p.298...
[Item #25063]
Price: $50.00
 
Jordanstown
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Conference Proceedings. Southwide Conference of Black Elected Officials, Dec. 11-14, 1968. Dinkler Hotel, Atlanta Georgia. Sponsored by the Voter Education Project Southern Regional Council, Inc.
Atlanta: Southern Regional Council, 1968. First Edition. Quarto (11" x 8-1/2"). Side-stapled wrappers; 62pp; illus. Fine. Includes statements by Vernon Jordan, Vivian Henderson, James Mays, Richard Hatcher, Shirley Chilsholm, others; numerous portraits (halftones) and views of the conference. Uncommon, and a key document in the evolution of Black leadership in the South.
[Item #25061]
Price: $125.00
 
Conference Proceedings. Southwide Conference of Black Elected Officials, Dec. 11-14, 1968. Dinkler Hotel, Atlanta Georgia. Sponsored by the Voter Education Project Southern Regional Council, Inc.
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The Economic Status of Negroes: in the Nation and in the South
Atlanta: Southern Regional Council, N.d. [1962?]. First Edition. Quarto (11" x 8-1/2"). Side-stapled wrappers; 23pp. Fine. Author was Chair of the Department of Economics at Fisk University. "...there is, in reality, little cause for optimism regarding rapid change in the status of Negroes in the near future..."
[Item #25060]
Price: $45.00
 
The Economic Status of Negroes: in the Nation and in the South
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Special Report. A Study of Negro Farmers in South Carolina
Atlanta: Southern Regional Council, 1962. First Edition. Quarto (11" x 8-1/2"). Side-stapled wrappers; 20pp. Fine. "This report seeks to give brief but accurate description of the meaning which federal agricultural programs have for Negro farmers in the Deep South."
[Item #25059]
Price: $45.00
 
Special Report. A Study of Negro Farmers in South Carolina
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The Present Dilemma of the Negro. An Address Before the Annual Meeting of the Southern Regional Council November 2, 1967
Atlanta: Southern Regional Council, 1967. First Edition. Quarto (11" x 8-1/2"). Corner-stapled wrappers; 17pp. Fine. Major statement, in the wake of the riots of the summer of 1967, by the influential African-American psychiatrist and civil rights leader, later first African-American president of the American Psychological Association. "...During the past few...
[Item #25058]
Price: $75.00
 
The Present Dilemma of the Negro. An Address Before the Annual Meeting of the Southern Regional Council November 2, 1967
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November 15, 1964. What Happened in the South?
Atlanta: Southern Regional Council, 1964. First Edition. Quarto (11" x 8-1/2"). Corner-stapled wrappers; 11pp. Fine. Report on the effect of the SRC's Voter Education Project on the outcome of the 1964 Presidential election. "Of the six southern states carried by the Democratic Party in the 1964 Presidential election, four (Arkansas...
[Item #25057]
Price: $50.00
 
November 15, 1964. What Happened in the South?
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On the National Crisis. A Statement by the Southern Regional Council, August 1967
Atlanta: Southern Regional Council, 1967. First Edition. Quarto (11" x 8-1/2"). Side-stapled wrappers; 7pp. Fine. Position paper from this southern civil rights advocacy group on the 1967 race riots in Detroit, Newark and elsewhere.
[Item #25056]
Price: $45.00
 
On the National Crisis. A Statement by the Southern Regional Council, August 1967
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Special Report. September 1965. School Desegregation: Old Problems Under A New Law
Atlanta: Southern Regional Council, 1965. First Edition. Quarto (11" x 8-1/2"). Side-stapled wrappers; 23pp. Fine. On the failure of implementation of desegregation guidelines throughout the South in the wake of Brown v. Board of Education.
[Item #25055]
Price: $30.00
 
Special Report. September 1965. School Desegregation: Old Problems Under A New Law
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Special Report. School Desegregation 1966: the Slow Undoing
Atlanta: Southern Regional Council, 1966. First Edition. Quarto (11" x 8-1/2"). Side-stapled wrappers; 46,[8]pp. Fine. On the failure of implementation of desegregation guidelines throughout the South in the wake of Brown v. Board of Education. 8-pp Appendix includes facsimiles of handwritten letters from victims of racial discrimination.
[Item #25054]
Price: $45.00
 
Special Report. School Desegregation 1966: the Slow Undoing
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Special Report. Hungry Children
Atlanta: Southern Regional Council, N.d. [1967?]. First Edition. Quarto (11" x 8-1/2"). Side-stapled wrappers; 48pp. Fine. Report by six medical professionals on the chronic malnourishment of rural children in the South and Appalachia.
[Item #25053]
Price: $30.00
 
Special Report. Hungry Children
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The Federal Executive and Civil Rights
Atlanta: Southern Regional Council, 1961. First Edition. Quarto (11" x 8-1/2"). Comb-bound wrappers; 48pp. Fine.
[Item #25052]
Price: $30.00
 
The Federal Executive and Civil Rights
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Black Elected Officials in the Southern States
Atlanta: Voter Education Project of the Southern Regional Council, [1969]. First Edition. Quarto (11" x 8-1/2"). Side-stapled wrappers; 36pp. Fine. A roster of Black elected officials in the south as of 1969. Alabama had the most; North Carolina had the least.
[Item #25051]
Price: $25.00
 
Black Elected Officials in the Southern States
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Special Report. Fayette County, Tennessee: Tragedy and Confrontation
Atlanta: Southern Regional Council, 1969. First Edition. Quarto (11" x 8-1/2"). Side-stapled wrappers; 36pp. Fine. On racial conflict in Somerville and Fayette County Tennessee during the summer and fall of 1969.
[Item #25050]
Price: $40.00
 
Special Report. Fayette County, Tennessee: Tragedy and Confrontation
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Racial Discrimination in the Southern Federal Courts
Atlanta: Southern Regional Council, 1965. First Edition. Quarto (11" x 8-1/2"). Side-stapled wrappers; 10pp. Fine. In terms of numbers of volunteers and public political support, the SRC was perhaps the most influential civil rights organization of the Fifties and Sixties.
[Item #25049]
Price: $25.00
 
Racial Discrimination in the Southern Federal Courts
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Special Report. Lawlessness and Disorder: Fourteen Years of Failure in Southern School Desegregation
Atlanta: Southern Regional Council, [1968]. First Edition. Quarto (11" x 8-1/2"). Side-stapled wrappers; 58pp. Fine. Includes "Full Circle of Failure," by Bartley; with Appendices: "Jefferson County and Macon County School Desegregation Decisions" by Gignilliat & Horwitz; Appendix II, text of a telegram sent to 1968 Presidential candidates Nixon & Humphrey...
[Item #25048]
Price: $30.00
 
Special Report. Lawlessness and Disorder: Fourteen Years of Failure in Southern School Desegregation
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Voter Registration in the South. Summer, 1968
Atlanta: Southern Regional Council, 1968. First Edition. Quarto (11" x 8-1/2"). Side-stapled wrappers; 34pp. Fine. Statistics on black voter registration in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, etc. Foreword signed by Vernon Jordan and Marvin Wall. In terms of numbers of volunteers and public political support, the SRC was perhaps the most influential...
[Item #25047]
Price: $30.00
 
Voter Registration in the South. Summer, 1968
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Blueschild Baby
New York: McGraw-Hill, 1970. Second Printing. Octavo (22cm). Cloth boards; dustjacket; 201pp. Fine, in fine, unfaded pictorial dustwrapper. Street-life in 1960s Harlem, seen through the eyes of a drug-addicted ex-con. Stunning dustwrapper design by Paul Bacon.
[Item #25045]
Price: $25.00
 
Blueschild Baby
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Who Took The Weight? Black Voices From Norfolk Prison.
Boston: Little, Brown & Co. 1972. First Edition. Anthology of prison writings by inmates of the Norfolk Prison Colony in eastern Massachusetts. Foreword by Elma Lewis, under whose auspices much of the work was completed. With an introduction by James A. Lang, an inmate who presumably shared the editorial credit...
[Item #25043]
Price: $40.00
 
Who Took The Weight? Black Voices From Norfolk Prison.
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Four Dynamite Plays
New York: William Morrow and Company, 1971. First Edition. Octavo. Cloth boards; dustjacket; 179pp. Fine in a brilliant, unfaded dustjacket. The Obie-winning playwright's fifth book. Collects four one-act plays: "It Bees Dat Way," "Death List," "The Pig Pen," and "Night of the Beast." Uncommon in this condition.
[Item #25042]
Price: $50.00
 
Four Dynamite Plays

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