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More than patches: a study of the trade union question
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More than patches: a study of the trade union question

By Potomac Socialist Organization

West Hyattsville, MD: Potomac Socialist Organization, 1978. Pamphlet. 42, [6]p., staplebound pamphlet (7x8.5 inches), very good.

$25.00

About You\
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About You" poems

By Rivera, Maritza, illustrations by Edna Searles

Rockville, MD: Self-published by the author, 1998. 66p., 5.5x8.5 inches, #40/150 copies, very good first edition chapbook in stapled lavender pictorial wraps. Puerto Rican poet and military veteran living in Rockville, MD. Only one holding located in OCLC as of 7/2019.

$30.00

Sometimes I think of Maryland
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Sometimes I think of Maryland

By Braxton, Jodi, introduction by Gwendolyn Brooks

New York: Sunbury Press, 1977. Paperback. 51p., introduction, review slip laid in, very good first edition trade paperback original in brown pictorial wraps. The African American poet, raised in a small Maryland town, captures the oral tradition of her grandmothers.

$20.00

All American Boy [large photo print of a Chinese-American boy eating on the stairs]
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All American Boy [large photo print of a Chinese-American boy eating on the stairs]

By Stacks, Richard; photographer

Baltimore: The Sunpapers, [195-]. 11x18 inch black and white print, very good mounted on a slightly worn board, title penned at lower left, the photographer's rubberstamp on the reverse. Photo depicts a boy wearing a traditional Chinese outfit but sitting in such a way that his western shoes and socks are visible. Richard Stacks was a renowned photographer for the Baltimore Sun.

$95.00

Moonroot. No. 2, Moonroutes
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Moonroot. No. 2, Moonroutes

Baltimore: the zine, 2011. 41p., staplebound zine, very good. Asian diaspora women's zine. "Our theme for issue two is MOONROUTES. geographical and / or historical happenings, place / space, body as landscape, reincarnations / past lives, diaspora / migrations / borderlands / uprooting, queering the diaspora, displacing biological notions of blood, home, and patrilineal descent, movements / moments / motions, historical memory / mind pathways, home / belonging / origins, thoughts on future lives, shifting relationships to our identities / our identity journeys!...

$20.00

DIGNITY/Baltimore News: a monthly newsletter of the Gay Catholic Community and concerned friends; vol. 11, #1, May/June 1984; Gay Pride
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DIGNITY/Baltimore News: a monthly newsletter of the Gay Catholic Community and concerned friends; vol. 11, #1, May/June 1984; Gay Pride

Baltimore: DIGNITY/Baltimore, 1984. [6p] 8.5x11 inches, articles, events, news, services and resources, mild toning otherwise very good. Baltimore Gay Pride cover story.

$15.00

Design in Familiar Places; What Makes Home Environments Look Good
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Design in Familiar Places; What Makes Home Environments Look Good

By Brower, Sidney

New York: Praeger, 1988. Hardcover. xvi, 187p., illustrated with b&w site photography and tables, first edition hardbound in grey cloth boards titled in cream-white. A sound copy, clean and unmarked. One site in particular is described in detail, Harlem Park, "a predominantly black, low-income neighborhood in Baltimore's inner city"; the writer is a South African who moved to the US to do graduate studies, and stayed.

$15.00

Loneliness Oceans poems
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Loneliness Oceans poems

By Garman, Jack

Baltimore: Self-published by the author at Turning Point Pub, 1995. Hardcover. 59p., three satin ribbon bookmarks sewn in, fine limited first edition #32/500 signed and dated by the poet hardcover in white decorative boards with photo of ship on cover. The poet was manager of the Lambda Rising Bookstore in Baltimore and a close friend of ACT UP AIDS activist John Stuban whom he eulogizes in a long poem and dedicates the book to his late friend.

$35.00

A History of Germantown, Maryland
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A History of Germantown, Maryland

By Soderberg, Susan

Germantown MD: Self-published by the author, 1988. Paperback. 257p., numerous period photos reproduced badly, professionally-produced very legible text, softbound in 9x6 inch decorated wraps.

$15.00

American to the Backbone. The Life of James W. C. Pennington, the Fugitive Slave Who Became One of the First Black Abolishonists
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American to the Backbone. The Life of James W. C. Pennington, the Fugitive Slave Who Became One of the First Black Abolishonists

By Webber, Christopher L.

New York: Pegasus Books, 2011. Hardcover. Unpaginated preliminaries, 493p., period illustrations reproduced on inserted coated stock, a first edition hardbound in dust jacket. Jacket has a small closed tear at rear flap-fold, else completely sound and quite clean; signed by author Webber over his printed titlepage credit and dated June 2014.

$15.00

Loneliness Oceans poems
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Loneliness Oceans poems

By Garman, Jack

Baltimore: Self-published by the author at Turning Point Pub, 1995. Hardcover. 59p., three satin ribbon bookmarks sewn in, fine limited first edition #74/500 signed and dated by the poet hardcover in white decorative boards with photo of ship on cover, clear mylar jacket. The poet was manager of the Lambda Rising Bookstore in Baltimore and a close friend of ACT UP AIDS activist John Stuban whom he eulogizes in a long poem and dedicates the book to his late friend.

$45.00

Crabcakes a memoir
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Crabcakes a memoir

By McPherson, James Alan

New York: Simon and Schuster, 1998. Hardcover. 281p., very good first edition in boards and unclipped dj. This memoir, from his Baltimore youth to his participation in the Iowa Writers Workshop, constitutes the return to published writing by the African American author of Elbow Room.

$15.00

The Die; New Readings in Culture, Literature, and Philosophy [four issues]
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The Die; New Readings in Culture, Literature, and Philosophy [four issues]

College Park, MD: the zine, 2004. Four issues of the zine, varying format, 8.5x11 to 8.5x14 inches, issues present are vol. 1 no. 3, vol. 2 nos. 2 and 3, and vol. 3 no. 1.

$15.00

The Communist Party of Maryland, 1919-57
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The Communist Party of Maryland, 1919-57

By Pedersen, Vernon L.

Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2001. Hardcover. 253p., very good condition in like dj.

$25.00

Free all political prisoners! Free Greg Dunkel!
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Free all political prisoners! Free Greg Dunkel!

By Youth Against War & Fascism

[Washington DC]: YAWF, 1972. Four-panel brochure, 8.5x11 inches, very good. On the case of a YAWF member facing trial for trespassing on the University of Maryland campus for anti-war organizing.

$25.00

Heart to heart
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Heart to heart

By Smith, Mary Carter, introduction by Paul Evans

Columbia, MD: C. H. Fairfax Company, 1980. Paperback. [184p] inscribed and signed by the African American educator, first edition trade paperback original in white die-cut wraps. One corner has a long crease-line, the die-cut heart is slightly torn, and edges have picked up a little soil. Good-only copy. Poetry and other writings by the Birmingham, Alabama-born African American educator.

$30.00

Land Records of Wicomico County, Maryland 1666-1810
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Land Records of Wicomico County, Maryland 1666-1810

By Dryden, Ruth T.

Westminster, MD: Family Line, 1992. Paperback. [iii] 486p., map, notes and sources, index, very good reprint trade paperback in plain red printed wraps.

$20.00

Monday, September 14, 1970, 7:30 PM come hear Rennie Davis of the Chicago Eight speak on the future of the Anti War Movement at the Brint Dillingham for Sheriff Teach In on the General Strike... [handbill]
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Monday, September 14, 1970, 7:30 PM come hear Rennie Davis of the Chicago Eight speak on the future of the Anti War Movement at the Brint Dillingham for Sheriff Teach In on the General Strike... [handbill]

By Davis, Rennie

Bethesda: [Brint Dillingham for Sheriff campaign], 1970. 8.5x11 inch handbill, very good, if slightly smudgy. Dillingham's campaign promised to turn the county into America's "first Liberated Zone," shutting down the draft board, freeing all political prisoners, disarming law enforcement officials, etc.

$12.00

The sweeter the juice
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The sweeter the juice

By Bellamy, Avon J.

[Baltimor, MD]: Words, Incorporated, 1991. Paperback. 119p. Unknown printing. inscribed, signed and dated 7/22/95 by the author opn the title page/ vrey good. Slight wear to corners of wraps. "Romantics Poems for Black Women.

$25.00

Vote for Brint Dillingham for sheriff of Montgomery County on September 15 [handbill]
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Vote for Brint Dillingham for sheriff of Montgomery County on September 15 [handbill]

By Dillingham, Brinton

[Montgomery County, Maryland]: [the campaign], 1970. 8.5x11 inch handbill, dittoed or mimeographed in blue ink, very good, if slightly smudgy. Dillingham had recently had his obscenity conviction from an underground newspaper case overturned. His campaign promised to turn the county into America's "first Liberated Zone," shutting down the draft board, freeing all political prisoners, disarming law enforcement officials, etc. Lower right corner reproduces a Washington Post report about his criticism of a shooting by the sitting sheriff's department.

$20.00

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