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Up South: Stories, Studies, and Letters of This Century's African-American Migrations

By: Adero, Malaika

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New Press: 1993

Edition: Stated 1st Edition

Seller ID: 28488

ISBN: 1565840208

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine Dust Jacket


Gathers a vast range of documents and photographs -- from letters and turn-of-the-century items in the Chicago "Defender, Crisis, and Opportunity, to scholarly research and selections from some of the finest American literary writing, including work by Zora Neale Hurston, James Weldon Johnson, and Ralph Ellison, as well as Wright, DuBois, and Bontemps. A uniquie resource for students and teachers of urban and American studies, this volume is also a moving and eye-opening anthology of African American literature, scholarship, and journalism from the first half of this century. Two page spre... View more info

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Elena, An Italian Tale

By: Comyn, L. N.

Price: $105.00

Publisher: NY, Dodd, Mead: Circa 1870s

Seller ID: 21162

Condition: Good+ with no Dust Jacket


The British Library, working with Microsoft has embarked on an ambitious program to digitize its collection of 19th century books. My book offer is not a digitized copy, but an original published over a century ago. Green, black and gold decorated cloth boards are worn at extremities, corners bumped and frayed. Some foxing and top edge is dusty. Old purple stamp on flyleaf states "premium awarded by the Omaha Weekly Bee, The Bee publishing Co. , Omaha, Nebraska". Page 9/10 has a large closed tear at bottom edge. ; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 369 pages; 21162 View more info

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The [ Complete ] Works Of Alphonse Daudet, One Volume Edition

By: Daudet, Alphonse

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Walter J. Black: 1929

Seller ID: 28828

Condition: Good+ with no Dust Jacket


Backstrip age-darkened. Foxing, rather severe. Red topstain and gilt faded. Edgewear and corners bumped. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 637 pages; 28828N View more info

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Store up the Anger

By: Ebersohn, Wessel

Price: $9.75

Publisher: Great Britain, Penguin Books: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 30649

ISBN: 0140066969

Condition: Very Good+


The painful account of the death of Sam Bhengu, a young black in South Africa -- and a powerful, eloquent testimony to one man's struggle against anonymity and defeat. Very light edgewear, page edges tanning a little. ; King Penguin Series; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 208 pages; 30649 View more info

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The Decline And Fall Of The Roman Empire, Volume II

By: Gibbon, Edward

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Encyclopedia Britannica: 1952

Seller ID: 15752

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Quarter-bound blue cloth, black spine with gilt lettering. Gilt top edge. Minimal wear, minor rubbing. ; Great Books of the Western World Series; Vol. 41; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 15752 View more info

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The Works Of Victor Hugo, One Volume Edition

By: Hugo, Victor

Price: $27.00

Publisher: NY, P. F. Collier: 1928

Seller ID: 14498

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Poems, Novels, Stories of Crime, Dramas and Essays on Humanity. Marbled endpapers, teg. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 1001 pages; 14498Nss View more info

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The Value Of Understanding, The Story Of Margaret Mead

By: Johnson, Spencer

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Value Communications: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 29715

ISBN: 0916392376

Condition: Very Good


Summary: A biography, stressing the understanding and tolerance, of an anthopologist who did extensive studies of primitive cultures. Other titles in this series also available . Black mark on rear board; Value Tales Series; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 29715 View more info

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The Value Of Courage, The Story Of Jackie Robinson

By: Johnson, Spencer

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Value Communications: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 31930

ISBN: 0916392120

Condition: Very Good


Summary: A biography, stressing the courage of the first black player in professional baseball. ValueTales is a series of simple biographical children's books published primarily by the now-defunct Value Communications, Inc. In La Jolla, California. The forty-three books were written by Dr. Spencer Johnson and Ann Donegan Johnson, and illustrated by Stephen Pileggi. Each book gave a simplified biography of a historical figure as an allegory, illustrating the value of a positive characteristic. Each volume was a white pictorial glossy hardback book around 60 pages long with a brightly colored c... View more info

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Charlotte Bronte's World Of Death

By: Keefe, Robert

Price: $53.00

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 16953

ISBN: 0292750439

Condition: Fine+ in Near Fine Dust Jacket


Examines Charlotte Bronte's work and the themes of separation and exile in light of her response to and attempts to cope with the death of her mother, brother, and sisters. Black boards, gilt spine lettering. Lavender DJ (in mylar BJC) is lightly rubbed with very minor wear at extremities. ; Narrow 8vo - 8" to 9" tall; 224 pages; 16953 View more info

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Cry, The Beloved Country A Story of Comfort in Desolation

By: Paton, Alan

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1948

Seller ID: 25418

Condition: Very Good- with no Dust Jacket


An Oprah Book Club selection, Cry, the Beloved Country, the most famous and important novel in South Africa’s history, was an immediate worldwide bestseller in 1948. Alan Paton’s impassioned novel about a black man’s country under white man’s law is a work of searing beauty. Minor edgewear, front gutter cracking, previous owner's name. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 283 pages; 25418 View more info

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The Austin Affair

By: Pollack, D. J.

Price: $25.50

Publisher: Memphis, TN, Guild Bindery Press: 1995

Edition: 2nd Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 22847

ISBN: 1557930414

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good Dust Jacket


Set in Austin, Texas. Author's first novel. Autographed copy. Black DJ lightly rubbed ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 258 pages; 22847; Signed by Author View more info

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Oh, You Tex!

By: Raine, William MacLeod

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Boston, Houghton and Mifflin: 1920

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 28581

Condition: Poor with no Dust Jacket


Couple of black (ink? ) spots on boards. Binding shaky, front gutter cracked as well as the "sewing" of the signatures coming loose resulting in several pages being loose but present. Previous owner's name. ; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 340 pages; 28581 View more info

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Fra Napoleonstiden En Fortaelling

By: Reuter, Fritz

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Copenhagen, Denmark, Denmark Publisher: 1868

Seller ID: 18280

Condition: Very Good with no Dust Jacket


Minimal edgewear, faint foxing, corners bumped. Black with brown leather spine, half-bound, raised bands, gilt lettering. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 221 pages; 18280 View more info

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Mit Fangeliv (My Prisoner)

By: Reuter, Fritz

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Copenhagen, Denmark, Denmark Publisher: 1873

Seller ID: 18281

Condition: Very Good with no Dust Jacket


Danish text. Black, brown leather, half-bound, raised bands, gilt lettering. Minimal edgewear. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 236 pages; 18281 View more info

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Stillelivs-folk (quiet Life People) , Fortælling

By: Schandorph, S.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Copenhagen, Denmark, C. A. Reitzels Forlag: 1889

Seller ID: 18278

Condition: Very Good+


Danish language text from prolific Danish poet and novelist Sophus Schandorf, 1836-1901. Schandorf's power lay in his vivid portrayal of peasants and the lower middle class. Black half-bound, with red leather spine, gilt lettering, raised bands. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 304 pages; 18278 View more info

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Fra Isle De France Og Fra Sorø Amt. Fire Fortællinger

By: Schandorph, S. (Sophus)

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Copenhagen, Denmark, C. A. Reitzels Forlag: 1888

Seller ID: 18277

Condition: Near Fine


Danish language text. From prolific Danish poet and novelist, Sophus Schandorph, 1836-1901. Black half-bound, with red leather spine, gilt lettering, raised bands. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 354 pages; 18277 View more info

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Twenty Beautiful Stories From Shakespeare

By: Shakespeare (Retold by E. Nesbit)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL, D. E. Cunningham & Co.: 1926

Seller ID: 26941

Condition: Very Good- with no Dust Jacket


Beautifully illustrated with 8 four-color plates and many fine pen drawings, marbled edges. Black embossed boards rubbed at extremities. Previous owner's name on decorated endpapers. Last page which contains the second verse of Worldly Honors from Troilus and Cressida has been torn away, affecting text. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 317 pages; 26941 View more info

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Murder & Other Acts Of Literature

By: Slung, Michele (Ed. )

Price: $21.60

Publisher: NY, Book-Of-The-Month Club: 1997

Edition: BOMC

Seller ID: 26152

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Previous owner's label removal residue on front pastedown. Black DJ mildly worn. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 345 pages; 26152T View more info

Black Literature For High School Students

By: Stanford, Barbara Dodds, and Karima Amin

Price: $21.00

Publisher: National Council of Teachers of English: 1978

Seller ID: 16858

ISBN: 0814103308

Condition: Very Good with no Dust Jacket


Title page loose. ; Ex-Lib; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 273 pages; 16858ref View more info

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Gulliver's Travels & Tristram Shandy

By: Swift, Jonathan, and Laurence Sterne

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Encyclopedia Britannica: 1952

Seller ID: 15741

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Quarter-bound olive green cloth, black spine with gilt lettering. Gilt top edge. Minimal wear, minor rubbing. ; Great Books of the Western World Series; Vol. 36; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 15741 View more info