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No Name in the Street

No Name in the Street

by [AFRICAN AMERICANA] BALDWIN, James

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1972
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London: Michael Joseph Ltd, 1972. First U.K. Edition. First Impression. Octavo (22.5cm); turquoise paper-covered boards, blocked and titled in gilt and black on spine; dustjacket; [12],13-168pp. Small bruise to upper margin of pp.25-28, else a fresh, Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, unclipped (priced £2.00 net), with some mild surface wear and a very fine crease along… Read more about this item
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26 Ways of Looking at a Black Man and Other Poems

26 Ways of Looking at a Black Man and Other Poems

by PATTERSON, Raymond R.

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[1969]
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New York: Award Books, [1969]. First Edition. 12mo (17.5cm.); original pictorial card wrappers; 185,[7](ads)pp; line drawings throughout by Lawrence F. Sykes. Textblock uniformly toned, else Fine.
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The Notorious Riot

The Notorious Riot" - The Socio-Economic and Political Bases of Paul Bogle's Revolt

by [JAMAICA] ROBOTHAM, Don

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1981
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[Kingston]: Institute of Social and Economic Research, University of the West Indies, 1981. First Edition. Quarto. Printed card wrappers; 95pp. Mimeographed; printed from typescript. Slight external wear; internally clean, tight and unmarked; Very Good+. Published as ISER Working Paper No. 28.
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The Education of Black People: Ten Critiques 1906-1960

The Education of Black People: Ten Critiques 1906-1960

by DU BOIS, W.E.B. [DuBois, William Edward Burghardt]; Herbert Aptheker, ed

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1973
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Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 1973. First Edition. First printing. Octavo. Cloth hardcover; dustjacket; 171pp. Tight, unmarked copy, Near Fine. In the original dustwrapper, unclipped (priced $10.00 on front flap); lightly rubbed with a few short tears at extremities, Very Good or better. Collects the texts of ten lectures delivered by Du Bois over a span of… Read more about this item
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The Movement: Documentary of a Struggle for Equality

The Movement: Documentary of a Struggle for Equality

by [AFRICAN AMERICANA] [CIVIL RIGHTS] HANSBERRY, Lorraine (text); LYON, Danny (photographs)

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1964
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New York: Simon and Schuster, 1964. First Edition. First Printing, wrappered issue. Quarto (27.5cm); photo-illustrated card wrappers; 128pp; illus. Light wear to extremities, hint of sunning to spine, some mild surface wear and a few very faint handling creases to wrappers, with the $1.95 price partially blacked-out at upper right corner of front wrapper; contents clean; Very Good+. Superb… Read more about this item
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Myths About Malcolm X: Two Views

Myths About Malcolm X: Two Views

by [AFRICAN AMERICANS] [CIVIL RIGHTS] CLEAGE, Albert and George BREITMAN

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1968
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New York: Merit Publishers, 1968. First Edition. Staple-bound pamphlet. Pictorial wrappers; 30pp. Near Fine. Text of two speeches delivered at the Detroit Friday Night Socialist Forum in February and March of 1967.
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Black Power: The Politics of Liberation in America

Black Power: The Politics of Liberation in America

by [AFRICAN AMERICANA] [CIVIL RIGHTS] CARMICHAEL, Stokely (AKA Kwame Ture) and Charles V. Hamilton

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1967
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New York: Random House, 1967. First Edition. First Printing. Octavo (21.5cm); bluish-grey paper-covered boards and turquoise cloth backstrip, with titles stamped in gilt on spine, and authors initials embossed onto front cover; light blue topstain; dustjacket; [4],xvi,198,[6]pp. Topstain faded, with a faint, tiny splash mark to heel; contents fresh; Near Fine. Dustjacket is unclipped (priced $4.95), showing light wear… Read more about this item
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Speeches and Letters of Gerrit Smith (From January, 1864 to January, 1865) on the Rebellion. Volume II

Speeches and Letters of Gerrit Smith (From January, 1864 to January, 1865) on the Rebellion. Volume II

by [SLAVERY & ABOLITION] SMITH, Gerrit

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1865
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New York: American News Company, 1865. First Edition. First printing. Octavo. Sewn, printed wrappers; 76pp. Brief closed tear to title page margin; bit of wear at upper fore-corner of text block well away from text, else a clean, fresh copy in the original printed wraps; Very Good or better. Includes text of letters written to various colleagues in the… Read more about this item
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George Jackson - 1941-1971

George Jackson - 1941-1971

by [BLACK POWER MOVEMENT - SOLEDAD BROTHERS]

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N.p., s.i., [1971]. Original offset lithograph, 17" x 11", printed in reddish-brown ink on off-white, uncoated poster stock. Photographic portrait vignette at center of sheet within a thick plain border; one line of text at bottom margin below border. Slight soil and creasing to extremities, and a single short, closed tear at lower right; Very Good (B/B+). … Read more about this item
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The Soft Revolution; A Student Handbook for Turning Schools Around

The Soft Revolution; A Student Handbook for Turning Schools Around

by [EDUCATION] POSTMAN, Neil [with] WEINGARTNER, Charles

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1971
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New York: Delacorte Press, 1971. First Edition. First Printing. Octavo. 21.5cm. Publisher's black cloth titled and decorated in red and purple gilt. Dustjacket. 184pp. Very light wear to the cloth, predominantly shallow bumping to the spine ends, a bright, clean copy in a dustjacket that has seen some use, with creasing and small closed tears to the upper edge… Read more about this item
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Christian Church: Anti-Slavery and Non-Resistance Applied To Church Organizations

Christian Church: Anti-Slavery and Non-Resistance Applied To Church Organizations

by [SLAVERY & ABOLITION] [PACIFISM] WRIGHT, Henry C.

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1845
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Glasgow: For the Glasgow Emancipation Society, by David Russell, 1845. First Edition. 12mo (17cm). Sewn, printed wrappers; 17,(1)pp. Removed; bit of creasing at corners; Very Good. Wright, the radical American abolitionist and Freethinker, attacks the reigning orthodoxy of American churches by pointing out the logical incompatibility between the tenets of true (versus orthodox) Christianity and the evils… Read more about this item
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Which Side Are You On? U.S. History in Perspective

Which Side Are You On? U.S. History in Perspective

by [NEW LEFT] [SDS / WEATHER UNDERGROUND] IGNATIN, Noel

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1969]
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[Chicago: SDS - Students for a Democratic Society, 1969]. First Edition. Octavo (23cm). Folded pamphlet consisting of a single sheet accordion-folded to make 8pp; illustrated cover (portrait of John Brown) and three photographic text illustrations. Printed in black on thin white stock; Fine, apparently unread copy. Brief history of U.S. class conflict, the rise of working-class people's… Read more about this item
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Letter From Birmingham City Jail

Letter From Birmingham City Jail

by [AFRICAN AMERICANA] [CIVIL RIGHTS] KING, JR., Martin Luther

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1963
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Philadelphia: American Friends Service Committee, 1963. Later Printing. Slim octavo (22.75cm); pictorial wrappers, stapled; 15,[1]pp. Modest handling, faint tidemark to lower right margin, with eight tiny green ink marks in the text; Very Good. King's eloquent assertion of the principles of non-violent resistance, which would become one of the key documents of the American civil rights struggle, and one… Read more about this item
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A Political Biography of Angela Davis

A Political Biography of Angela Davis

by [AFRICAN AMERICANA] [ANGELA DAVIS]

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1971
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San Francisco: New York Committee to Free Angela Davis, 1971. Second Printing (January, 1971). Slim octavo (21.25cm); photo-illustrated wrappers; 8pp. A Fine copy. Biographical portrait of an incarcerated Davis, charting her life and activist accomplishments, asserting her innoncence, and concluding with an appeal for support. This pamphlet appeared under a variety of local imprints (New York, Los Angeles, Philadelphia),… Read more about this item
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Suspect Tenderness; The Ethics of The Berrigan Witness

Suspect Tenderness; The Ethics of The Berrigan Witness

by STRINGFELLOW, William [with] TOWNE, Anthony

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1971
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New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1971. First Edition. 8vo. 22cm x 15cm. Publisher's black cloth. Dustjacket. Titled and decorated in pale purple to the spine and front board. Clean and strong, light wear to extrmities, in a smart pricelipped pictorial dustjacket with some minor fraying and creasing and a small closed tear to the lower edge of the… Read more about this item
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We Are The People Our Parents Warned Us Against

We Are The People Our Parents Warned Us Against

by Von HOFFMAN, Nicholas

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1968
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Chicago: Quadrangle Books, 1968. First Edition. 8vo. 21.5cm x 14.5cm. Publisher's black cloth spine over grey paper covered boards. Dustjacket. Titled in silver gilt to spine and black to front board. Very light bumping and edgewear in a clean and bright dustjacket with some light wear. A very good, clean copy indeed. 279pp. Top edge stained yellow, yellow endpapers,… Read more about this item
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The Hit

The Hit

by MAYFIELD, Julian

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New York: Belmont Productions, Inc, [c. 1970]. First Belmont printing. Mass-market paperback. 12mo; pictorial wrappers (softcover); 220,(4)pp. Text uniformly toned throughout; touch of wear at crown of spine, still a tight, clean, Near Fine copy, with no reading creases or significant wear to wrappers. Mass-market reissue of Mayfield's highly-regarded first novel, a gritty and realistic tale of… Read more about this item
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Montgomery Alabama, Money Mississippi and Other Places: A Pamphlet in Poetry [Review Copy]
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Montgomery Alabama, Money Mississippi and Other Places: A Pamphlet in Poetry [Review Copy]

by MERRIAM, Eve

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1956
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New York: Cameron Associates, 1956. First edition. First printing. 12mo. Pale tan cloth (hardcover); dustjacket; three preliminary leaves; [32]pp. Mild toning to cloth on spine, else Near Fine. In the original dustwrapper, unclipped (priced $2.00 on front flap), lightly rubbed and toned, VG+. Publisher's review materials laid in, including a facsimile of a TLS from Eleanor Roosevelt, endorsing the… Read more about this item
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Malcolm X Talks to Young People

Malcolm X Talks to Young People

by MALCOLM X.

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1979
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New York: Pathfinder Press, 1979. Fifth Pathfinder printing. Slim octavo (21.5 cm); photo-illustrated wrappers, stapled; 30pp. Near Fine. Includes: "Malcolm X Talks to Young People, December 31, 1964"; "Interview with Malcolm X, January 18, 1965"; and "In Tribute to Malcolm X" (by Jack Barnes). Much reproduced in various formats by various publishers.
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Secondary Education for Negroes. Bulletin, 1932, No. 17 - National Survey of Secondary Education, Monograph No. 7

Secondary Education for Negroes. Bulletin, 1932, No. 17 - National Survey of Secondary Education, Monograph No. 7

by CALIVER, Ambrose

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1933
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Washington DC: USGPO, 1933. First Edition. First printing. Octavo; original printed thick-paper wrappers (softcover, as issued); 121pp. A somewhat worn copy; a faint tide-mark affects bottom margin of text block throughout; there is occasional pencil underlining and aging to covers; complete and just Good. Uncommon first edition of this Depression-era report on the status and future of… Read more about this item
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