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1) ALS on Slavery in year of abolition in Great Britain
Brougham, Henry Peter, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux, Lord Brougham
 
1833. March 4th 1833, Autograph letter by Henry Brougham, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux to a Mr. Beaumont of Bradford. Written in the 3rd person, consistent with Brougham's style, this original letter presents his compliments to Beaumont and acknowledges receipt of a Petition from Bradford for the abolition of slavery. The Chancellor (Brougham) will take an early opportunity to present the petition to the House of Lords. Brougham was Lord Chancellor of England from 1830-1834 and is most well-known for bei ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$1,100.00
2) Affirmative Action Reconsidered : Was It Necessary in Academia?
Sowell, Thomas
 
Ann Arbor: UMI Books on Demand, 1975. Ann Arbor: UMI Books on Demand/Proquest. Facsimile reprint of 1975 book. 45 pp. New.. Facsimile Edition. Trade Paperback. New. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$58.00
3) Ann Petry: The Street, The Narrows (LOA #314) (Library of America)
Petry, Ann; Griffin, Farah Jasmine, editor
 
New York: Library of America, 2019. New York: Library of America, 2019. First edition thus. 8vo. Hard cover binding, 815 pp. Includes chronology, note on the texts and notes. Ann Petry was an American writer of novels, short stories, children's books and journalism. Her 1946 debut novel The Street became the first novel by an African-American woman to sell more than a million copies. New in new dust jacket.. First Edition. Hard Cover. New/New. 8vo.

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$59.00
4) Ann Petry: The Street, The Narrows (LOA #314) (Library of America)
Petry, Ann; Griffin, Farah Jasmine, editor
 
New York: Library of America, 2019. New York: Library of America, 2019. First edition thus. 8vo. Hard cover binding, 815 pp. Includes chronology, note on the texts and notes. Ann Petry was an American writer of novels, short stories, children's books and journalism. Her 1946 debut novel The Street became the first novel by an African-American woman to sell more than a million copies. New in new dust jacket.. First Edition. Hard Cover. New/New. 8vo.

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$59.00
5) Ann Petry: The Street, The Narrows (LOA #314) (Library of America)
Petry, Ann; Griffin, Farah Jasmine, editor
 
New York: Library of America, 2019. New York: Library of America, 2019. First edition thus. 8vo. Hard cover binding, 815 pp. Includes chronology, note on the texts and notes. Ann Petry was an American writer of novels, short stories, children's books and journalism. Her 1946 debut novel The Street became the first novel by an African-American woman to sell more than a million copies. New in new dust jacket.. First Edition. Hard Cover. New/New. 8vo.

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$59.00
6) The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation, Vol. 2: The Kingdom on the Waves
Anderson, M.T.
 
Cambridge: Candlewick, 2008. Cambridge: Candlewick, 2008. First edition, first printing. 8vo. Hard cover binding. New in new dust jacket, protected with an archival-quality mylar cover.. First Edition. Hard Cover. New/New. 8vo.

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$24.00
7) Aunt Jemimy's Southern Recipes
Anonymous
 
New York: Mittledorfer Straus New York: Mittledorfer Straus. No publication date, no edition stated. Oblong 12mo. 8 pp. of southern recipes in stiff wrappers with unusual racist imagery. An early rendering of "Aunt Jemimy". Recipes for various Southern standards, like southern fried chicken, mint julep, green gooseberry tart, written in heavily accented black English. Every page illustrated. Lightly soiled, very good condition.. Stapled Wrappers. Very Good. Oblong 12mo - over 6¾" - 7&f ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$95.00
8) Black Economic Development, The American Assembly, Columbia University
Haddad, William F.; Pugh, G. Douglas
 
Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1969. Englewood Cliffs: Prentice-Hall, 1969. 8vo. Wrappers. What does black economic development mean to Harlem, Bedford-Stuyvesant, and Watts? What does it mean to our cities and society as a whole? Very good.. First Edition. Wrappers. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$22.00
9) Blacker Than a Thousand Midnights
Straight, Susan
 
New York, NY: Hyperion Books, 1994. New York, NY, Hyperion Books, 1996. First edition, first printing. 8vo. Black quarter cloth over bright yellow boards, lavender endpapers, rough cut pages, 388 pp. Darnell Tucker struggles to establish his own business, facing a thousand midnights before he's home free, with a job that supports his young family. Yet, even as he gains a tentative sense of self, Darnell is drawn to the destructive beauty of fires, and to the wilder, untamed forces beyond the structure ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$24.00
10) Coming of Age in Mississippi, Dell 1488
Moody, Anne
 
New York: Dell, 1970. New York: Dell, 1970. Dell 1488. First Dell printing, first edition in paperback. 12mo. Mass market paperback, all edges stained green. No writing inside. Pages light tan, stable. Appears unread. Nick in bottom front corner at spine and light edgewear. Very good.. First Edition in Paperback. Mass Market Paperback. Very Good. 12mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" Tall.

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$40.00
11) The Darker Brother
Warner, James A.
 
New York: Dutton, 1974. New York: Dutton, 1974. First edition. 4to. Cloth binding, 165 pp. Edition limited to 8,000 copies. Warner's photographs combined with quotations from Ramsey Clark, Malcolm X, Pearl Bailey and others. Fine in fine dustjacket, protected with a mylar cover.. First Edition. Cloth. Fine/Fine. Illus. by Warner, James A.. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$49.00
12) Discrimination Against Coloured People
Yeates, Mary
 
London: World Federation of Trade Unions Publications London: World Federation of Trade Unions. Undated pamphlet c. 1951 detailing racial discrimination around the world, including the United States, Belgian Congo, French West Africa, France, England, South Africa, Morocco, and so on.76 pp., followed by footnotes. Brutal black and white photographs. Front cover loosening from staples. Good condition.. Stapled Wrappers. Good. Illus. by Photographs. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$30.00
13) Dreamer
Johnson, Charles
 
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1998. New York: Scribner's, 1998. First edition. 8vo. Hard cover binding, 236 pp. A work of historical fiction taking place at the end of the Martin Luther King years. Author won the National Book Award for Middle Passage. New in new dust jacket, protected with an archival-quality mylar cover.. First Edition. Hard Cover. New/New. 8vo.

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$42.00
14) English Seamen in the Sixteenth Century : Lectures Delivered at Oxford Easter Terms, 1893-4
Froude, James Anthony
 
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1895. New York: Scribner's, 1895. First edition. 8vo. Cloth. 228 p. Lecture subjects include the sea cradle of the Reformation, John Hawkins and the African slave trade, Sir John Hawkins and Philip the Second, Drake's voyage round the world, the great expedition to the West Indies, attack in Cadiz, and the sailing and defeat of the Armada. Exlibrary markings include labels, stamps, pocket, and date slip. Moderate shelfwear and darkening of spine. Very go ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$40.00
15) The Gettin Place
Straight, Susan
 
New York, NY: Hyperion Books, 1996. New York, NY, Hyperion Books, 1996. First edition, first printing. 8vo. Black quarter cloth over black boards with gilt lettering embossed on spine, tomato red endpapers, rough cut pages, 488 pp. A powerful portrait of a family struggling to defend its turf in a changing world, to hold on to the gettin' place, the source from which they derive the tools for survival. Dust jacket as minor shelf wear, otherwise in pristine condition. New in a near fine dust jacket, pr ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$29.00
16) Harlem Renaissance Novels: of the 1930s and 1920s. The Library of America Collection: (Two-volume boxed set)
Zafar, Rafia, editor; Hughes, Langston; Larsen, Nella; Toomer, Jean; Bontemps, Arna; Fauset, Jessie Redmon; Thurman, Wallace; McKay, Claude; Fisher, Rudolph; Schuyler, George S.
 
New York: Library of America, 2011. New York: Library of America, 2011. First edition. Two-volume set, 867, 848 pp. Includes chronology, biographical notes, notes on the texts, and notes. New in new dustjackets in new slipcase. . First Edition. Hard Cover. New/New. 8vo.

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$75.00
17) Harlem Renaissance Novels: of the 1930s and 1920s. The Library of America Collection: (Two-volume boxed set)
Zafar, Rafia, editor; Hughes, Langston; Larsen, Nella; Toomer, Jean; Bontemps, Arna; Fauset, Jessie Redmon; Thurman, Wallace; McKay, Claude; Fisher, Rudolph; Schuyler, George S.
 
New York: Library of America, 2011. New York: Library of America, 2011. First edition. Two-volume set, 867, 848 pp. Includes chronology, biographical notes, notes on the texts, and notes. New in new dustjackets in new slipcase. . First Edition. Hard Cover. New/New. 8vo.

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$75.00
18) Harlem Renaissance Novels: of the 1930s and 1920s. The Library of America Collection: (Two-volume boxed set)
Zafar, Rafia, editor; Hughes, Langston; Larsen, Nella; Toomer, Jean; Bontemps, Arna; Fauset, Jessie Redmon; Thurman, Wallace; McKay, Claude; Fisher, Rudolph; Schuyler, George S.
 
New York: Library of America, 2011. New York: Library of America, 2011. First edition. Two-volume set, 867, 848 pp. Includes chronology, biographical notes, notes on the texts, and notes. New in new dustjackets in new slipcase. . First Edition. Hard Cover. New/New. 8vo.

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$75.00
19) Historical Negro Biographies. International Library of Negro Life and History
Robinson, Wilhelmena S.
 
New York: Publishers Company, Inc., 1968. New York: Publishers Company, 1968. 4to. Second edition. Cloth binding, 291 pp. Illustrated throughout in black and white. Historical biographies of illustrated with drawings and photographs, from the fourteenth through the twentieth centuries. Includes bibliography and index. Very good book for school use. Ex-library. Very good condition.. Second Edition. Hard Cover. Good. Illus. by Illustrated. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Ex-Library.

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$39.00
20) Intervention and Colonization in Africa. World Diplomacy Volume One.
Harris, Norman Dwight
 
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1914. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1914. First edition. 12mo. Ex-library. Hardcover binding, 384 pp. Frontispiece illustration. 16 maps, including both in-text and color plates. A snapshot of African exploitation at the turn of the century. Ex-university library. Hinges sound. Text unmarked. Good.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good. Illus. by Illustrated. 12 mo.. Ex-Library.

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$32.00
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