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Universal Black Writer Volume I, Number 8 (Summer 1981)

By: N/A

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, The Universal Black Writer: 1981

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 29367


Special issue on The African-American Writer behind Bars. Many poets represented. How to set up a creative writing workshop in a prison, Malcolm X in Prison, etc. Near fine copy.; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 31 pages View more info

The Universal Black Writer Volume I, Number 10 (Spring 1982)

By: N/A

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, The Universal Black Writer: 1982

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 29368


Wraps, special issue on bookstores.. Eight poets are represented + articles on planning book parties and bookfairs, Black Bookstores Moving through Decades, The African National Memorial Bookstore and more. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 36 pages View more info

Slave Narratives

By: Andrews, William L. & Gates, Henry Louis, editors

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Library of America: 2000

Edition: First Edition Thus; First Printing

Seller ID: 23395

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Fine book in near fine dust jacket.; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 1033 pp View more info

Black Dimensions in Contemporary American Art

By: Atkinson, J. Edward, ed.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Plume Books (New American Library): 1971

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 30386


Wraps, soiling with a few stray marks on the covers, otherwise near fine. A nice collection with each artist given a biography and one full color illustration. Not only artists like Margaret Burroughs and Lois Mallou-Jones but many younger and not well-known artists are presented. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 126 pp View more info

Is Love Ever Enough

By: Bacon, Gloria Jackson

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Champaign, Finial Press: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 30387


Wraps in dust jacket, one of 2000 copies signed by the author on the first blank; on the verso, she has also signed and inscribed the book. Near fine with little bump/tear to the fore-edge, in very good dust jacket with small stain in upper right corner of the front panel and a bumb/tear at the fore-edge of the rear flap. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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The Price of the Ticket. Collected Non-Fiction 1948-1985

By: Baldwin, James

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's / Marek: 1985

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 29509


A fine copy in very good- dust jacket with jagged, internally mended, tear at the head of the front spine fold The tear is 1¾" long and veers off onto the front panel for ½". There are several other much smaller tears as well.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 690 pp View more info

Report Of The January 1970- Grand Jury United States District Court Northern District Court of Illinois Eastern Division

By: Black Panther Party

Price: $450.00

Publisher: Washingon, DC, U.S. Government Printing Office: 1970

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 29506


Wraps, very good+ copy with sunning to spine, a few old creases to corners, short wrinkle at top edge. Folding map of the premises tipped in at rear. Nice looking copy. On December 4, 1969, police assigned to the Cook County States Attorney's office, supposedly executing a search warrant for illegal weapons, without warning opened up a deadly barrage through windows and doors, killing two sleeping members of the BPP, Fred Hampton and Mark Clark. While the officers painted a picture that had them only firing in self defense, the bullet holes told the stories, and neighbors conducted tours of t... View more info

Report from Part One

By: Brooks, Gwendolyn

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Detroit, Broadside Press: 1972

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 29494


Fine and bright, first issued without dust jacket, in fine dust jacket. This is an advance review copy with slip laid in, signed and inscribed by the author. Many photos of family and friends. I am probably the source of the information that the first copies of this book to arrive in stores came without dust jackets. I specifically did NOT say that the jacketed copies that came from a reorder were from a second printing. My guess is that the jackets were not ready when the first copies of the book were shipped, so this would be a second issue or state of the first printing. I know no way of fi... View more info

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Surging

By: Brown, Charles E.; Jimison, Robert M (Photographs)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Terre Haute, Afro-American Cultural Center, Indiana State University: 1973

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 29874


Wraps, a near fine copy but for slight sunning to spine, signed by the author on the inside front cover. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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The Mud Actor

By: Cassells, Cyrus

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Holt: 1982

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 29865


Wraps, advance uncorrected proofs with review slip laid in, including stiff card showing the dust jacket art work. Both fine. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 84 pp View more info

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The Mud Actor

By: Cassells, Cyrus

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Holt: 1982

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 29871


Fine in near fine dust jacket with short tear at bottom edge of rear panel and toning to edges. Advance review copy with slip laid in. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 84 pp View more info

Revolution and Education

By: Cleaver, Eldridge

Price: $65.00

Publisher: n.p., n.p.:

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 30384


Pale green wrap with author's photo on cover, very good with old crease, minor soiling and sunning at edges. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 8 pp View more info

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Art in the Court of the Blue Fag [Sparrow 59, August, 1977)

By: Coleman, Wanda

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Santa Barbara, Black Sparrow Press: 1977

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 29570


Wraps, author's first book, issued in the monthly Sparrow series by Black Sparrow Press as issue No. 59. Fine copy. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; (12) pp View more info

Raps

By: Duckett, Alfred; Wesley, Len (Drawings)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chicago, Nelson-Hall Company: 1973

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 30493


Fine copy in fine dust jacket but for very minor scuffs to rear panel. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 68 pp View more info

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Blue Monday

By: Forbes, Calvin

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Middletown, Wesleyan University Press: 1974

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 29864


Fine in near fine dust jacket with rubbing near the spine Advance review copy with slip laid in.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 63 pp View more info

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Across the Mutual Landscape

By: Gilbert, Christopher

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Port Townsend, Graywolf Press: 1984

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 29876


Wraps, fine copy. Copyright page reads "First Printing 1984" and beneath that "98765432" but it is an advance review copy with slip laid in. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 91 pp View more info

Blacklist

By: Harris, Helen Y.; Parks, Lanetta; Story, Lillie (compilers)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Baltimore, Enoch Pratt Free Library: 1969

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 30391


Wraps, very good with small chip at upper left corner of front cover and 1" split at the head of the spine. Suggested reading, arranged by categories like Black Rage, Black Power: Profiles in Courage, Black Beauty, Growing Up, etc. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Corrida de Toros

By: Hayden, Robert

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Paul Bremen: 1960

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 29857


Stiff card twice folded to make six panel, fine. Their are multiple printings of this holiday card from the Bremens; this one has "Robert Hayden" in lower right corner of front panel,and a limitation statement showing this one to be an unnumbered copy of 100 copies. Contains Three poems one on the bull, one on the matador and one on the bullfight itself. ; 8" x 4¼" folded; 1 pp View more info

Good Morning, Revolution. Uncollected Social Protest Writings

By: Hughes, Langston; Berry, Faith, (ed.); Redding, Saunders (Forewood)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Lawrence Hill: 1973

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 30389


Wraps, bumping to spine, previous owner's inscription, otherwise a near fine copy of the simultaneous paper edition. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 145 pp View more info

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I Hate All You Artists Especially You White Boys Pretending to Be Black Hipsters

By: Johnson, Brad

Price: $15.00

Publisher: n.p., No Press: 1985

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 29875


Wraps, near fine copy with tiny corner crease.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info