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On Call. Political Essays

By: Jordan, June

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, South End Press: 1985

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 29588


Wraps, a fine copy of these radical statements. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 155 pp View more info

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Passion. New Poems, 1977-1980

By: Jordan, June

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, Beacon Press: 1980

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 29590


Wraps, advance uncorrected proof copy, near fine with penciled intials on front wrap. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 100 pp View more info

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Some of Us Did Not Die. New and Selected Essays

By: Jordan, June

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Basic/Civitas: 2002

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 29593


Fine but for remainder mark on bottom edge in fine dust jacket.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 312 pp View more info

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I Was Looking at the Ceiling and Then I Saw the Sky. Earthquake / Romance

By: Jordan, June

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Scribner: 1995

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 29594


Fine in fine dust jacket, libretto and lyrics by Jordan.Promotional material laid in.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 95 pp View more info

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Dry Victories

By: Jordan, June

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Avon Books: 1975

Edition: 1s paper edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 29598


Wraps, near fine copy. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 114 pp View more info

Soldier A Poet's Childhood

By: Jordan, June

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Basic Civitas: 2000

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 29633


Fine in fine dust jacket, signed and inscribed by the author in the upper left corner of the title page. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall (5 x 9" or 13.5 x 22.5cm); 261 pp View more info

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Things That I Do in the Dark

By: Jordan, June

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1977

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 29655


Fine in fine dust jacket.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 203 pp View more info

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Civil Wars

By: Jordan, June

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, Beacon Press: 1981

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 30033


Fine in near fine dust jacket with a little wear at top edge ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall (5 x 9" or 13.5 x 22.5cm); 188 pages View more info

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Dry Victories

By: Jordan, June

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Holt: 1972

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 30041


A fine copy in very good- dust jacket with a 2" jagged tear at foot of front spine fold along with several adjacent short tears. Heavily illustrated and pitched to younger adults, it tells the story of two boys who are determined to investigate the Civil War and Reconstruction while trying to understand why so many of the conflicts still exist today. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 80 pages View more info

Who Look At Me

By: Jordan, June

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Crowell: 1969

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 30042


Sm 4to. Uncommon Young Adult title, illustrated with classic painted images of African Americans. School's rubber stamp on free front endpaper (twice) otherwise near fine in good only jacket with chips and many tears. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 97 pages View more info

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Soldier A Poet's Childhood

By: Jordan, June

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Basic Civitas: 2000

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 30077


Fine in fine dust jacket, signed and inscribed by the author in the upper left corner of the title page. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall (5 x 9" or 13.5 x 22.5cm); 261 pages View more info

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New Days. Poems of Exile and Return 1970-1972

By: Jordan, June

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, Emerson Hall Publishers: 1974

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 30255


Wraps, advance uncorrected proofs, fine with the publisher's obliteration of the publication date with 2/15/74 inked as the new date. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 127 pages View more info

New Days. Poems of Exile and Return 1970-1972

By: Jordan, June

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Emerson Hall Publishers: 1974

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 30256


Wraps, advance review copy with slip laid in, very good+ with corner crease to rear wrap and last few pages and wrinkling to spine. The book was also issued in cloth.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 128 pages View more info

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Soulscript. Afro-American Poetry

By: Jordan, June, ed.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday / Zenith Books: 1970

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 29585


Fine but for a black "X" on fore-edge, in near fine dust jacket with a rough top edge. Advance review copy with slip laid in. Forty-five contributors including Richard Wright, Jeab Toomer, James Weldon Johnson, Magaret Walker, Sterling Brown, Langston Hughes and more. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 146 pp View more info

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Kimako's Story

By: Jordan, June; Burford, Kay (Illus.)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: 1981

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 29589


Chidren's book, fine in fine dust jacket.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 42 pp View more info

The Voice of the Children

By: Jordan, June; Bush, Terri (eds.)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Holt, Rinehart and Winston: 1970

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 29654


Advance review copy with slip of a fine copy in fine dust jacket but for a small snag at the center of the spine. Poetry by 12 and 13 year old African American children, with photos of the children in the rear of the book. Nice collection. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 99 pp View more info

Black Chronicle. an American History Textbook Supplement

By: Kailin, Clarence

Price: $15.00

Publisher: n.p., Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction: 1979

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 24431


Wraps, very good+ copy, signed and inscribed by the author. A lengthy chronicle of black achievement and historic incidents offered to supplement and correct the racist aspects of history textbooks. Extra postage may be required for heavy or oversize books.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 82 pp View more info

Blow It Up!

By: Karagueuzian, Dikran

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, Gambit: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013161


Black Student Revolt at San Francisco State and the Emergence of Dr. Hayakawa. Fine in lightly used dust jacket, price-clipped and with tiny chips at spine head. Extra postage may be required for heavy or oversize books. View more info

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Social Implications of Early Negro Music

By: Katz, Bernard (ed. and Intro.)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Arno Press / New York Times: 1969

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 28906


Hardcover edition without dust jacket, this copy signed and inscribed to radical historian Herbert Aptheker, a tireless analyst of African American History..Facsimile reprints of many articles and songs (150), often with music from pre 20th century sources.A few short words on the rear pastedown, otherwise a fine copy. [The photograph shown with this copy is actually the binding of this copy and not a stock photograph which it closely resembles,. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 146 pp View more info

Eyewitness: The Negro In American History

By: Katz, William Loren

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, Pitman: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013840


Sm 4to, near fine in lightly used and lightly chipped dust jacket. Emphasizes the contributions of Blacks to all periods of American history. View more info