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1) 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. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$24.00
2) 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
3) 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
4) 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. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$40.00
5) Dox Thrash: An African-American Master Printmaker Rediscovered
Ittmann, John W.; Ittmann, John
 
Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.: Univ of Washington Pr, 2001. Seattle: University of Washington, 2001. First Edition. 4to. Maroon cloth binding, 176 pp. Illustrated throughout in black and white and color. Georgia-born printmaker Dox Thrash came of age as an artist in Chicago and New England in the 1920s and 1930s -- a time when art in the United States was beginning to produce realistic reflections of everyday life, in a movement alternately known as "Regionalism," "Social Realism," or simp... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$59.00
6) Dox Thrash: An African-American Master Printmaker Rediscovered
Ittmann, John W.; Ittmann, John
 
Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.: Univ of Washington Pr, 2001. Seattle: University of Washington, 2001. First Edition. 4to. Maroon cloth binding, 176 pp. Illustrated throughout in black and white and color. Georgia-born printmaker Dox Thrash came of age as an artist in Chicago and New England in the 1920s and 1930s -- a time when art in the United States was beginning to produce realistic reflections of everyday life, in a movement alternately known as "Regionalism," "Social Realism," or simp... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$59.00
7) 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
8) The Invisibles : Voodoo Gods in Haiti
Huxley, Francis
 
New York: McGraw Hill, 1969. First edition, second printing. 8vo. Cloth. 247 p. Black and white photographs. Glossary. A firsthand account of the practice of the voodoo religion in Haiti. Book owned and signed by Paul Magriel, backgammon and poker expert. Jacket has minor edgewear. Fin in near fine jacket in mylar cover.. First Edition. Cloth. Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$40.00
9) Jump and Other Stories
Nadine Gordimer
 
New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1991. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1991. First edition. 8vo. Hard cover binding. Nadine Gordimer was a South African writer, political activist and recipient of the 1991 Nobel Prize in Literature. Her work helped break the silence about the struggles and tragedies of South Africa under apartheid. Appears unread. Dust jacket price-clipped. Fine in very good dust jacket, protected with an archival-quality mylar cover.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good. 8v... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$22.00
10) Life on the Color Line: The True Story of a White Boy Who Discovered He Was Black
Williams, Gregory Howard
 
New York, New York, U.S.A.: E P Dutton, 1995. New York: Dutton, 1995. 8vo. First edition. Hard cover binding, 285 pp. Near fine in near fine dust jacket, protected with an archival-quality mylar cover.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$33.00
11) Nubia and Abyssinia: comprehending their civil history, antiquities, arts, religion, literature, and natural history. Harper's Family Library LXI.
Russell, Rev. Michael
 
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1840. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1840. Reprint of 1833 edition. Harper's Stereotype Edition. 12mo. Hard cover binding, titles and spine decoration in gilt. Engraved map. Frontispiece vignette. 7 additional engraved plates, complete. Previous owner name in pencil to front endpaper. Light foxing. Wear top and bottom of spine. Very good.. Reprint. Hard Cover. Very Good. Illus. by Illustrated. 12 mo.. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$29.00
12) Pearl's Secret: A Black Man's Search for His White Family
Henry, Neil
 
Berkeley: Univ of California Pr, 2002. Berkeley: University of California, 2002. First edition in paperback. 8vo. Trade paperback, 315 pp. A well-written story of a black man's quest to learn about his white family. Unread book. Light shelf wear, fold to front cover. Very good.. First Edition in Paperback. Trade Paperback. Very Good. 8vo. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$22.00
13) Popular Technology or Professions and Trades. In two volumes, volumes 1 only. Harper Family Library No. 149
Hazen, Edward
 
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1841. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1841. First American edition. 16mo. Hard cover binding with gilt decoration and title to spine, 261 pp. 81 engravings illustrating the trades. Previous owner name in pencil, small chip to spine. Moderate foxing. Good.. First American Edition. Hard Cover. Good. Illus. by Steel Engravings. 16 mo.. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$35.00
14) Race Relations: Opposing Viewpoints
Bender, David; Leone, Bruno, series editors; Winters, Paul A., book editor
 
San Diego: Greenhaven Pr, 1996. San Diego: Greenhaven, 1996. First edition. 8vo. Pictorial boards, 239 pp. Opposing viewpoints series. Unread ex-library book with usual library marks. Very good.. First Edition. Pictorial Boards. Very Good. 8vo. Ex-Library. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$22.00
15) Report from Black America
Goldman, Peter
 
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1969. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1969. First edition, stated first printing. 8vo. Hard cover binding. It is now thirteen years after Little Rock, seven years after Birmingham, six after Harlem, five after Watts, and for American Negroes, the impact of these events has been intense. An exploration into black rank-and-file Americans. Fine in near fine dust jacket, protected with an archival-quality mylar cover.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7&frac... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$45.00
16) Tell Freedom: Memories of Africa
Abrahams, Peter
 
New York: Knopf, 1954. New York: Knopf, 1954. First American Edition, stated. 8vo. Decorative red cloth binding, gold titles, 370 pp. topstained. Owner name on ffep, spine of dustjacket sunned, fading along top edge. Near fine in very good dustjacket, protected with a mylar cover.. First American Edition. Decorative Cloth. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$45.00
17) To Be Equal
Young, Whitney M.
 
New York, NY, U.S.A.: McGraw-Hill Companies, The, 1964. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1964. 8vo. Hard cover binding, 254 pp. Stated first edition. A program of special effort in employment, education, housing, health, welfare and leadership proposing practical alternatives to continuous racial conflict. Corners bumped. Dust jacket worn at extremities. Light soiling to boards. Very good in good dust jacket, protected by an archival-quality mylar cover.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$28.00
18) Two Nations: Black and White, Separate, Hostile, Unequal
Hacker, Andrew
 
New York, NY, U.S.A.: Ballantine Books, 1993. New York: Ballantine, 1993. First edition in paperback. 257 pp. including index. Why does race remain America's deepest and most enduring division? A bestselling analysis of a divided society. Very good condition.. First Edition. Trade Paperback. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$22.00
19) Why Black Power?
Barndt, Joseph R.
 
New York: Friendship Press, 1968. New York: Friendship, 1968. 12mo. Trade paperback, 122 pp. Joseph R. Barndt writes this about out of his own intense and deeply-felt experience in Chicago's slums. Very good.. Trade Paperback. Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$22.00
20) The World's Work Volume VI May, 1903 to October, 1903
Washington, Booker T.
 
New York: Doubleday, Page, 1903. New York: Doubleday, Page, 1903. First edition. 4to. Cloth binding, indexed. Illustrated in black and white throughout. Many interesting articles on Successful Training of the Negro by Booker T. Washington, Negro Suffrage, Louisiana Purchase, New York Subway System, Jewish Immigration, Rise of Tourism, Teddy Roosevelt, Newfoundland Codfishers, Motorcycles, Revolution of Farm Machinery, Cleveland, Where Immmigrants to the US Settle. Many more. A bit of scuffing to boards. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$65.00
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