Louisiana from Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB

cover of The case of General Edwin A. Walker, the muzzling of the military who warn of the communist threat [subtitle from cover]

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New Orleans: Conservative Society of America, 1961. Paperback. 155p., wraps, 4.75x7.75 inches, wraps worn, pages evenly toned, else good third printing. Walker was indoctrinating troops in Germany, got recalled. Foreword assures that the authors' point of view is not antisemitic, "Any person of Jewish faith who espouses atheistic Communism ceases to be a Jew," ditto for Christian espousers. … Read more
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cover of The gentle bush

The gentle bush

by Giles, Barbara

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Published
1947
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New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1947. Hardcover. 552p., first edition, edge worn dj with large chips on head and tail of spine, clipped and chipped dj panels, vertical tears between front/back dj and the panels, rear dj rubbed and chipping along top-edge, touch of foxing and soil on fore-edge, board corners slightly bumped, in good condition. *Rideout novel.… Read more
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cover of Labor's Champion: Vol. 8 No. 3 (Mar 13-31, 1991)

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New Orleans: Revolutionary Political Organization/Marxist-Leninist, 1991. Newspaper. Single issue of the Marxist-Leninist/Maoist tabloid-format biweekly paper, 8p. in English & Spanish language, evenly toned, horizontal fold, some edge wear, otherwise very good. The Revolutionary Political Organization/Marxist-Leninist based in New Orleans, Louisiana was one of the last traditional Maoist organizations in the U.S. to survive, almost all others having dissolved by… Read more
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cover of Eight poster-size (9x15 inches) colorized photographic plates showing buildings at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition; supplements to a San Francisco newspaper. The eight together

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Chicago / New York: The San Francisco Sunday Call, 1904. Poster. Photos have been worked over with artistic license, and the multitude of tiny strollers may have been artists' additions. Presswork is on glazed alkaline paperstock. A bit edgeworn, all are good copies in good condition, no enclosing packet. A baseline text informs the reader about these items: a)… Read more
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cover of A Bibliography of Fiction by Louisianians, and on Louisiana Subjects. With an Introduction by James A. McMillen

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Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University, 1935. Hardcover. 87p., a clean sound copy hardbound in 9x6 inch gray-blue cloth boards printed black. Very good condition: spine-rims and corner-tips show minute loss of sizing and color, item is otherwise fresh and unhandled. A very good copy. Study number XVIII. A diamond jubilee publication.
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cover of Can we co-operate

Can we co-operate

by Brown, Bob [Robert Carlton Brown]

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Published
1940
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Staten Island, NY: Roving Eye Press, 1940. Hardcover. 232p., first edition decorated red cloth dampstained, some internal dampstaining, hinges cracked, some penciling, a couple pages browned, a basic reading copy only. On the Llano Co-operative Colony in Louisiana. "[D]ocument[s] the failure of a secular community founded on Marxist principles that lasted over twenty years at the same site." *Egbert… Read more
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cover of Huey Long

Huey Long

by Williams, T. Harry

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Published
1970
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1970. Hardcover. xiv, 884, xxii pages, later printing, massive hardbound in blue-green cloth boards gilt, top edge tinted yellow, clean and unmarked, lacking the jacket: very good copy.
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cover of Desperate Circumstance, Dangerous Woman; a narrative poem

Desperate Circumstance, Dangerous Woman; a narrative poem

by Osbey, Brenda Marie

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Published
1991
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9780934257572
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Brownsville, OR: Story Line Press, 1991. Paperback. 105p., paperback, 6x9 inches, very good. First printing. Set in the Tremé neighborhood of New Orleans. Osbey is a native of New Orleans and professor at Louisiana State University.
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cover of Mojo Hand: an Orphic tale

Mojo Hand: an Orphic tale

by Phillips, J. J.

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Published
1985
ISBN
9780933944121
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$15.00

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Berkeley: City Miner Books, 1985. Paperback. 180p., facsimile of letter written to Phillips from Henry Miller printed on inner covers, very good later printing of this restored edition trade paperback in pictorial wraps (including text that had been excised by the original publisher). Reissue of one of the first novels to come out of the student civil rights movement… Read more
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cover of Myths & folktales of the Alabama-Coushatta Indians of Texas

Myths & folktales of the Alabama-Coushatta Indians of Texas

by Martin, Howard N.

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Published
1977
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9780884260523
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$17.00

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Austin, TX: The Encino Press, 1977. Hardcover. xxxvii, 114p., very good condition in a fair dj; a very snarky review of the book written in pen by a previous owner (no other markings in the book).
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cover of The real Huey P. Long

The real Huey P. Long

by Garlin, Sender

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Published
1935
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New York: Workers Library Publishers, 1935. Pamphlet. 47p., wraps browned else good condition, 4.75x7.25 inches, b&w photo of Long on cover. *Seidman G33.
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cover of Port of No Return: Enemy Alien Internment in World War II New Orleans

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Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2021. Paperback. 273 pg. paperback, 6 x 9 inches, very good. Illustrated profusely with b&w photographs and maps. During World War II, Germans, Italians, and Austrians were held and imprisoned at Camp Algiers, a detention facility three miles from downtown New Orleans.
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cover of Louisiana Women Writers: New Essays and a Comprehensive Bibliography

Louisiana Women Writers: New Essays and a Comprehensive Bibliography

by Brown, Dorothy H. and Barbara C. Ewell, editors

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Published
1992
ISBN
9780807117439
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Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1992. Hardcover. xiv, 348p., quarter-cloth boards, illus., very good condition in like dj.
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cover of Three Poets in New Orleans

Three Poets in New Orleans

by Grue, Lee Meitzen; Obradović, Biljana D.; Ward, Patricia A.

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Published
2000
ISBN
9781883275099
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$20.00

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New Orleans: Xavier Review Press, 2000. Paperback. ix, 100 pg. paperback, 6 x 9 inches. Wraps slightly shelfworn, else very good. Xavier Review Press Occasional Publication Number 10. Grue addresses Martin Luther King, Jr. and scenes of New Orleans life. Obradovic's poems carry themes of traveling. Ward's poems address racial tension, L.A. Uprisings in 1992, colorism.
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cover of Rally and march: in support of the brothers and sisters at Southern University [in Baton Rouge, La.] and to oppose genocidal acts of racist America in the murder of two students! At 3pm, Sunday, Nov. 26th - meet at the Malcolm X Unity House, 1553 Fulton Street - San Francisco

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San Francisco: n. pub, 1972. Handbill. 1p. flyer, 8.5x11 inches, small rust stain at top edge else very good condition. Drawing depicts police laying out the bodies of dead black men. "Whenever we move to take control over our lives, whether it be in Africa, or America we are faced with the dog-like forces of the police or the… Read more
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cover of Wings and Alarms

Wings and Alarms

by Martin, Camille

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Published
1992
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$22.00

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New Orleans: Real Bind Press, 1992. Pamphlet. 29 pg., staple-bound, 8.5" x 5.5" chapbook. Light fading to spine, else very good. Only two copies in OCLC as of November 2021. Camille Martin received a MFA from the University of New Orleans in 1996, and a PhD from Louisiana State University in 2003. She left New Orleans following Hurricane Katrina… Read more
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cover of The Cricket: Lyrics and Poetry of the Musicians and Poets of New Orleans

The Cricket: Lyrics and Poetry of the Musicians and Poets of New Orleans

by Lewis, Rudolph, ed.; Conoley, Gillian; Christian, Marcus B.; Komunykaa, Yusef; et al.

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Published
1985
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New Orleans: Wavelength Publications, 1985. Pamphlet. 12 pg. staple-bound pamphlet, 8.5" x 5.5". Staples rusted, with cover stained and heavily worn, a reading copy only. Among the notable contributors to The Cricket are Komunykaa, Conoley, and Christian. Komunykaa later went on to receive the Pulitzer Prize, Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize, and the Wallace Stevens Award. Conoley is a professor… Read more
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cover of Called Out of Darkness: a spiritual confession

Called Out of Darkness: a spiritual confession

by Rice, Anne

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Published
2008
ISBN
9780307268273
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$11.00

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New York: Knopf, 2008. Hardcover. 245p., very good first edition stated in boards and bright unclipped dj.
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cover of A generation of industrial peace

A generation of industrial peace

by Chase, Stuart

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Published
1947
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n.pl: Standard Oil Company (N.J.), 1947. Pamphlet. 63p., front., illus., very good condition, 5x7.25. Labor relations at Standard Oil Company (N.J.), with references to African American workers and a strike at Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
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cover of Zur Geschichte der deutschen am unteren Mississippi: das Redemptionssystem im Staate Louisiana

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New Orleans: the author ("Im Selbstverlage des Verfassers"), 1901. 36p., slender pamphlet, minor chips to spine ends, paper toned, otherwise very good. Deiler, a professor of German at the University of Louisiana (now Tulane), was an enthusiastic proponent of German immigrant culture in New Orleans and researched widely into the history of the local community.
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