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Notting Hill in the Sixties


London: Lawrence and Wishart, 1991. A scarce photo-documentary of black life in Notting Hill. . First Edition. Paperback. Fine.


Going Where the Work Is


London: Hackney Reading Centre, 1979. Pamphlet, 34 pages, with photographs. The author's account of his travels from Jamaica to the USA and to London, in search of employment. . First Edition. Pamphlet. Very Good.


Ebony Jr! Volume 11 No 8


Chicago: Johnson Publishing Co Inc , 1983. In 1973, the publishers of Ebony magazine, a monthly periodical aimed at African American readers, expanded its readership to include children by producing 'Ebony Jr!'. Along with puzzles, craft projects, stories by and about readers, puzzles and cartoons, it also featured elements of black culture and history. This is the Christmas and Kwanzaa issue, published in December 1983. It contains a short story by Wole Soyinka. Chipped a little at the spine ends, and with a small piece missing from the bottom of the front cover; internally in near-fine condition. 46 pages.. First Edition. Magazine. Very Good.


Uncle Tom's Story of His Life from 1789 to 1876: An Autobiography of the Rev Josiah Henson (Mrs Harriet Beecher Stowe's 'Uncle Tom')

By HENSON Rev Josiah

London: Christian Age, 1877. Hardback. This volume was published in 1877, and is not a modern copy of any kind. Decorated boards with bevelled edges, and gilt and debossed detailing on front and spine. All edges gilt. Internally very good, with just a little foxing to the first couple of pages. Frontispiece portrait of the author, with tissue guard. The hinges are cracked.and loose.. Hardcover. Good.


Ben Baartman the Autobiography of a South African Textile Worker


London: South African Congress of Trade Unions, 1988. Pamphlet, 37 pages. . First Edition. Pamphlet. Near Fine.


Stranger at the Gate


London: Faber and Faber, 1956. Hardback with dustjacket. First edition, second impression. The book is near fine, with just a small signature on the front endpaper. The dustjacket is unclipped and in pretty good condition; there are bumps to the corners and spine ends and one bump mid-spine, a small tear and slight chipping to the top of the spine.. First Edition, Second Impression. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good.


Liberation Struggle: 6 Issues


London: Centre for Writers and Journalists from the Exploited World, 1972. Six issues of this black socialist newspaper. Volume 1: no 1(January 1972); no 3/4 (March/April 1972); no 5 (May 1972); no 6 (June 1972); no 9/10 (Sept/Oct 1972). Volume 2: no 1/2 (Jan/Feb 1973). All in near-fine condition. . First Edition. Newspaper. Near Fine.


The Mobility of the Negro: A Study in the American Labor Supply

By LEWIS Edward E

New York: Columbia University Press, 1931. Hardback, first edition. Black boards in excellent condition, with bright gilt titles on the spine and the publisher's embossed logo in bright gilt on the front. Internally near fine. Laid in is a compliments slip from the London publisher (P S King and Son) dated 21 July 1931. The book was previously in the collection of the Royal Statistical Society, London, and the Society's stamp is on the front endpaper, along with a very small inscription.. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine.


A Bibliography of Negro Migration

By ROSS Frank Alexander and KENNEDY Louise Venable

New York: Columbia University Press, 1934. This is the first edition, published in 1934, and NOT a reprint of any kind. Dark green boards with bright gilt titles on the spine and the embossed stamp of the publisher on the front cover. This book was previously in the collection of the Royal Statistical Society in London, and has the Society's stamp on a couple of pages. Internally fine but for a faint mark to the top of the front endpaper and the inside front cover.. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine.


Black Voices: Three Catalogues


Tony Aitman , 1994. The first three catalogues of black literature produced by socialist and bookseller Tony Aitman. . First Edition. Pamphlet. Near Fine.


Mariners Renegades and Castaways: The Story of Herman Melville and the World We Live In


Detroit: BEWICK/ED, 1978. Paperback in fine condition.. Paperback. Fine.


The Crisis: A Record of the Darker Races. Official organ of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

By IVY James W (ed)

New York: The Crisis Publishing Co Inc , 1955. This is NOT a modern reprint of any kind, but a complete run of original issues for the year 1955 (volume 62, numbers 1 to 10). Nicely bound in green boards, with bright gilt titles on the spine. Has the bookplate and stamp of the London School of Economics and Political Science.. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine.


Liberator: Volume 7 No 8

By WATTS Daniel H (ed)

New York: Afro-American Research Institute, 1967. August 1967 issue of this Afro-American journal. 23 pages. Features include: 'Open letter to Roy Wilkins' by Lawrence P Neal, 'Newark-Detroit-Black Power' (editorial),' Black Power Conference' by L H Stanton, 'Black Writers Must Be Free!' by Timothy Phoenix, 'Trap of the Radicals' by Jphn D Copping.. First Edition. Journal. Near Fine.


The Racial Politics of Militant in Liverpool: The Black Community's Struggle for Participation in Local Politics 1980-1986


Merseyside Area Profile Group and Runnymede Trust, 1986. One small signature inside the front cover.. First Edition. Paperback. Near Fine.


London Calling: How Black and Asian Writers Imagined a City
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London Calling: How Black and Asian Writers Imagined a City

By SANDHU Sukhdev

London: HarperCollins, 2003. Hardback with dustjacket. There is an inscription on the front endpaper, otherwise the book is in fine condition, as is the dustjacket.. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Fine.


Jamaican Volunteers in the First World War: Race, Masculinity and the Development of National Consciousness
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Jamaican Volunteers in the First World War: Race, Masculinity and the Development of National Consciousness

By SMITH Richard

Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2004. Signed and inscribed by the author. Hardback with dustjacket. Not a modern reprint. The book is in fine condition, the dustjacket has a few minor marks on the back.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine.


The Black Panther: Vol III No 25


San Francisco: The Black Panther Party, 1969. The newspaper of the Black Panther Party, dated Saturday 11 October 1969. Front and back pages becoming detached, with some small tears where folded horizontally; chips to the edges.. First Edition. Newspaper. Good.


C L R James: His Life and Work

By BUHLE Paul (ed)

London: Allison and Busby, 1986. Paperback in very good condition. Would be fine, but a very small piece is missing from the top corner of the back cover. . First Edition. Paperback. Very Good.


25 Years on the Move


Friends of Move, 1996. A revised, updated and expanded edition of the 1991 publication '20 Years on the Move'. 72 pages. There is a small mark at the bottom of the last page and the inside of the back cover, otherwise the condition is fine.. Paperback. Near Fine.


Between Struggle and Hope: Four Black Educators in the South, 1894-1915
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Between Struggle and Hope: Four Black Educators in the South, 1894-1915

By COOPER Arnold

Ames: Iowa State University Press , 1989. Hardback with dustjacket. Both fine.. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.


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