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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) 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
4) 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
5) 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
6) 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
7) 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
8) The World's Work Volume V, November, 1902 to April, 1903
 
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 government, labor, commerce in turn-of-the-century United States. Theodore Roosevelt, John Jacob Astor, American Museum of Natural History in New York City, New York Stock Exchange, Andrew Carnegie, New York City Subway, Assouan Aswan Dam, Mormons, Alfred Krupp, Hellen Keller and Annie Sullivan, with pictures, Growing Lemons,... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$65.00
9) 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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