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Black Love

By: Brooks, Gwendolyn

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Chicago, Brooks Press: 1982

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 29324


Single leaf of stiff card, folded to make 4 pages for this two-page poems. A fine copy, signed by the poet. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; (4) pp View more info

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Blacks

By: Brooks, Gwendolyn

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Chicago, The David Company: 1987

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 29341


Fine but for owner's bookplate on front pastedown endpaper, in fine dust jacket. The book includes A Street in Bronzeville, Annie Allen, The Bean Eaters, In the Mecca, Riot, Maud Martha and most of Family Pictures (from the dj flap). Close to The Collected Works. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 512 pp View more info

The Near-Johannesburg Boy And Other Poems

By: Brooks, Gwendolyn

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Chicago, The David Company: 1986

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 29345


Wraps a fine copy, signed by the author. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall (5 x 9" or 13.5 x 22.5cm); 31 pp View more info

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Family Pictures

By: Brooks, Gwendolyn

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Detrpot, Broadside Press: 1970

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 29346


Wraps, a fine copy, signed and inscribed by Brooks.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 23 pp View more info

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Beckonings

By: Brooks, Gwendolyn

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Detroit, Broadside Press: 1975

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 29348


Wraps, fine. This book was published on the 10th anniversary of Broadside Press, and in spite of the notice on the copyright page, this is not the 10th anniversary of the book.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 16 pp View more info

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Report from Part Two

By: Brooks, Gwendolyn

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Chicago, Third World Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 29350


Wraps, a fine copy, signed and inscribed by the author. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 170 pp View more info

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Black World. Volume XXI, Number 11 (September, 1972)

By: Brooks, Gwendolyn

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Chicago, Johnson Publishing Company: 1972

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 29351


Wraps, very good+ copy with a few wrinkles. Ten-page cover story excerpting Report from Part One . Also, Ted Joans on Langston Hughes, Barbara Christian on Bob Kaufman, and a large poetry portfolio. Negro Digest became Black World and the poetry portfolio seems to reprise Negro Digest's annual poetry issue. This copy signed and inscribed and dated 1981.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 97 pages View more info

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Maud Martha

By: Brooks, Gwendolyn

Price: $350.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1953

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 29352


A fine copy in very good dust jacket with a few short tears at top edge, showing wear and rubbing at head of front spine fold and spine. This copy signed and inscribed on the verso of the half-title, facing the title page. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 180 pages View more info

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Gottschalk and the Grand Tarantelle

By: Brooks, Gwendolyn

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Chicago, The David Company: 1988

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 29353


A fine and bright hardcover copy of this uncommon Brooks title. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 31 pages View more info

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Jump Bad. A New Chicago Anthology

By: Brooks, Gwendolyn

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Detroit, Broadside Press: 1971

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 29355


Wraps, a fine copy, like new, and signed by the author. A collection of poems by African American poets in Chicago. Don L Lee, Walter Bradford, Carolyn Rodgers, Rhonda Davis James Cunningham and more. Biographies of the contributors appear in the rear. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 188 pages View more info

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A Street In Bronzeville

By: Brooks, Gwendolyn

Price: $175.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1945

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 29354


A fine copy of the third printing, here called a "Third Edition," a fine copy but for owner's small and neat signature corner of free front endpaper, in near fine dust jacket with very slight signs of wear at spine ends and folds. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 57 pp View more info

People Protest in Sprawling Lightless Ways, in Poems, 1945. Prize-Winning Poems at the Midwestern Writers' Conference at Northwestern University

By: Brooks, Gwendolyn

Price: $40.00

Publisher: n.p., The Dierkes Press: (1945)

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 29541


Wraps, a very good+ copy with the lightest of soiling and a few old creases. Brooks' poem, People Protest in Sprawling Lightless Ways, won First Prize in the Poetry Workshop Awards. She has signed and inscribed this copy on page 18, where her poem appears. Poet Annabelle Merrifield, author of the book Grace Notes (1951), won the Ruth T. McGibeny Award for Best Ballade with Ballade of Lamps. She has also signed the page where her poem appears and she has made one correction to the poem. A number of Merrifield poems, clipped from a newspaper, have been laid in. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 20 ... View more info

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The Black Position No 1, No. 2, No. 3 (1971, 1972, 1973)

By: Brooks, Gwendolyn, ed.

Price: $400.00

Publisher: Detroit, Broadside Press: 1971, 1972,m 1973

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 29538


Wraps, issue No. 1 is very good with wrinkles at corners and signs of handling; it is 4to, No. 2 which is fine but for a little toning at spine, and No. 3, headed "Special Edition," is fine but for a little toning to the spine. Nos. 2-3 are 8vo. Featured are Dudley Randall on white reviewers, a long interview with Addison Gayle, articles by Carolyn Rodgers, Don L. Lee, Hoyt Fuller, Saundra Towns, Lerone Bennett and more. Quite uncommon. Julius E Thompson in Dudley Randall, Broadside Press, and the Black Arts Movement in Detroit 1960-1995,notes that Brooks often contributed financiall... View more info

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Report from Part One

By: Brooks, Gwendolyn; (Lee, Don L. and Kent, George, Prefaces.)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Detroit, Broadside Press: 1972

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 29358


Blue cloth stamped in gilt, a fine copy, originally issued without dust jacket. Illustrated wth many photographs of family and friends. Signed and inscribed by the author. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 215 pages View more info

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The Tiger Who Wore White Gloves

By: Brooks, Gwendolyn; Jones, Timothy (Illus)

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Chicago, Third World Press: 1974

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 29360


Wraps, a children's book with striking illustrations, this copy is very good with a bump to upper right corner. The bump is stronger at the rear than at the front. The first printing is stated, and the first printing is also 12 x 9, priced $5.95 on the copyright page. ; Oblong 4to 11" - 13" tall View more info

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Bronzeville Boys and Girls

By: Brooks, Gwendolyn; Ringgold, Faith (Illus.)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Amistad: 2007

Edition: New Edition; Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 29531


Fine in fine dust jacket. The Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and the noted illustrator combine their talents for a striking new edition of Brooks's 1956 book. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 41 pp View more info

Trumbull Park

By: Brown, Frank London

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chicago, Regnery: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021790


Near fine but for owner's gift inscription, in near fine dust jacket. Extra postage may be required for heavy or oversize books. View more info

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The Myth Maker

By: Brown, Frank London

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Chicago, Path Press: 1969

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 29440


Fine in very good dust jacket with short tear at head of front panel, his second novel, published posthumously and almost unknown. His first novel was Trumbull Park. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall (5 x 9" or 13.5 x 22.5cm); 170 pages View more info

Stand Up For Freedom. The Negro People Vs. The Smith Act

By: Brown, Lloyd L

Price: $30.00

Publisher: NY, New Century: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006184


Wraps, very good. Extra postage may be required for heavy or oversize books. View more info

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Negro Poetry and Drama

By: Brown, Sterling

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Washingon, DC, Associates in Negro Folk Education: 1937

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 29308


Wraps, very good+ with light old crease on lower corner of front wraps, where on the lower corner near the spine someone has neatly inked a small number "9" ; Bronze Books No. 7; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 142 pp View more info