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Rosiebelle Lee Wildcat Tennessee. A Novel.
New York: Dial Press, (1980). First edition.
Inscribed by Andrews in his bold hand, and dated 1982. Attractively illustrated by Benny Andrews, the author's brother. Lower corner rubbed bare to the board, spine a bit cocked, else about very good in a used dust jacket, that has some tape-repair.
$35.00 Book Number: 4380 Order / Enquire
Now Sheba Sings the Song.
New York: Dutton/ Dial, (1987). First edition.
With Art by Tom Feelings. 4to. Fine in a price-clipped dust jacket.
$16.50 Book Number: 11431 Order / Enquire
ARNOLD, Augustus. [pseudonym].
Nefario. A Novel.
London: Allison & Busby, (1974). First English edition.
A novel by an unidentified Chicago-born musician. Fine in a very good dust jacket, with some creasing to the rear panel.
$16.50 Book Number: 8634 Order / Enquire
The Evidence of Things Not Seen.
New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston, (1985). First edition.
True crime. Fine in a price-clipped dust jacket.
$16.50 Book Number: 788 Order / Enquire
Tell Me How Long the Trains Been Gone.
New York: Dial, 1968. First edition.
Very good in a spine darkened, price-clipped dust jacket, with over-all dust soiling to the uncoated paper stock, a short tear at the rear fold, and a tiny brown stain to the front panel.
$16.50 Book Number: 978 Order / Enquire
Just Above My Head.
New York: Dial, (1979). First edition.
Review copy, with the Canadian publisher's slip laid in. Fine in dust jacket, with a 1 cm tear to the front panel and creasing to the rear panel.
$27.50 Book Number: 981 Order / Enquire
The Devil Finds Work.
New York: Dial, 1976. First edition.
An essay on film. Near fine in a very good dust jacket, with a 3/8" creased tear to head of spine, and some light creasing.
$16.50 Book Number: 982 Order / Enquire
BAMBARA, Toni Cade.
The Salt Eaters.
New York: Random House, (1980). First edition.
Initials on endpaper, remainder mark to bottom edge, light bump to lower corners, else near fine in a dust jacket with some light internal damp-staining.
$16.50 Book Number: 931 Order / Enquire
BRAITHWAITE, William Stanley.
Anthology of Magazine Verse for 1914 and Year Book of American Poetry.
Cambridge: Issued by W.S.B. [i.e. the author], 1914. First edition.
Octavo, brown boards, backed in dark brown cloth, paper labels, pp. xxiv, 205. With contributions by Bliss Carman, Louis Untermeyer, Witter Bynner, Richard Le Gallienne, and others. Binding is quite worn at the corners, covers lightly marked, labels worn. Just a good copy, but an early volume in this annual series, published by Braithwaite before Small Maynard took it up.
$60.00 Book Number: 8630 Order / Enquire
BRAITHWAITE, William Stanley. Editor.
Anthology of Magazine Verse for 1919 and Year Book of American Poetry.
Boston: Small, Maynard& Company, 1919. First edition.
Octavo, brown boards, backed in dark brown cloth, paper labels, pp. xiv, 320. With contributions by Claude McKay, Louis Untermeyer, Witter Bynner, and others. Dime-sized piece lacking from front free endpaper, pages partially unopened, binding is worn at the corners and the top edge of the rear board, covers lightly marked, labels worn. Just a good copy.
$16.50 Book Number: 8631 Order / Enquire
Sisters & Lovers.
(New York): HarperCollins, (1994). First edition.
Lightly bumped at head of spine, else near fine in dust jacket, with a tiny crease to corner of front flap.
$16.50 Book Number: 7448 Order / Enquire
BROCKETT, Joshua A[rthur].
Zipporah. The Maid of Midian.
(Chicago: Ustafrican B.P. & D. Co., 1926). First edition.
Large octavo, publisher's original full red morocco [presentation binding?], pp. ; frontispiece of the author in ceremonial garb is the only illustration. "Printed by Zion Printing and Publishing House, Zion Illinois." Presentation copy, "Presented to my friend Mr. John [Drensson?] J.A. Brockett, Feb 15/27". Inscribed in pencil in an unstable, quavering hand. Foxing to title page, page edges are browned, front hinge just starting, publisher's morocco is rubbed at the extremities, some rubbing to spine, slight loss at tips of corners. A very good copy; we have not seen this book in this binding before.
$500.00 Book Number: 9527 Order / Enquire
Five Plays. Goin' a Buffalo; In the Wine Time; A Son, Come Home; The Electronic Nigger; Clara's Ole Man.
Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, (1969). First edition.
Octavo, black cloth, pp. 282; illustrated. Fine in a very good to near fine dust jacket.
$45.00 Book Number: 4278 Order / Enquire
Conversation With Eldridge Cleaver/ Algiers, by Lee Lockwood.
New York: McGraw-Hill, (1970). First edition.
Review copy, with the Canadian publisher's slip laid in. Fine in a price-clipped dust jacket.
$16.50 Book Number: 985 Order / Enquire
DAVIS, Frank M.; Tidwell, John E. (editor)
Livin' the Blues. Memoirs of a Black Journalist and Poet (Wisconsin Studies in American Autobiography Series).
Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, (1992). First edition.
Octavo, red cloth, pp. xxxii, 373; illustrated. Signed by editor, John E. Tidwell. Fine in a very good dust jacket, that is creased at the front flap, and lightly sunned on the spine.
$22.00 Book Number: 10020 Order / Enquire