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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

Palm of Your Hand; a collection of writings and drawings by lesbians from Baltimore and elsewhere
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Palm of Your Hand; a collection of writings and drawings by lesbians from Baltimore and elsewhere

By Meeron, Ruth, et. al

Baltimore: n. pub, [197-?]. [48p] 7x7 inches, poetry and illustrations, one 2,000 copies, badly worn booklet in stapled orange pictorial wraps: dampstained, discolored, a touch of either dust or mildew, general rippling of textblock and several large dog ears. Poetry, prose and art issued to support artistic efforts by Baltimore's lesbian community.

$25.00

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

International Committee Against Racism calls for a March on the White House against racist murders! [handbill]
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International Committee Against Racism calls for a March on the White House against racist murders! [handbill]

Hyattsville, MD: INCAR, 1981. 8.5x11 inch mimeographed handbill, very good. "The racist and fascist terror that stalks the streets of Atlanta, Buffalo and other cities is not the work of isolated maniacs. Individual racists may be pulling the triggers, but the guns are put into their hands, and the racist motives put into their heads, by the rulers of this system..." INCAR was a front group of the the Progressive Labor Party.

$17.00

Stations in a dream
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Stations in a dream

By Weaver, Michael S.

Baltimore: Dolphin-Moon Press and Lite Circle Books, 1993. Paperback. 65p., wraps, very good condition. This copy signed by the author on the title page. Baltimore, Maryland-born African American poet.

$17.00

Our Lives: Pride in action - section B of Gaypaper [7 issue broken run]
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Our Lives: Pride in action - section B of Gaypaper [7 issue broken run]

Baltimore: Gaypaper, 1990. Newspaper. Seven issue broken run of the B-section of the Baltimore LGBT folded tabloid, primarily the entertainment section of the newspaper with events, ads, reviews, photos and classified ads, very good. Includes sections from the February, March, April and May issues. Cover stories on Black gays and lesbians.

$35.00

Annual contest of the Lesbian and Adelphian Honor Literary Societies, Brodbeck Hall, Hood College, April 9, 1921 at 8:00 P. M. [leaflet/program]
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Annual contest of the Lesbian and Adelphian Honor Literary Societies, Brodbeck Hall, Hood College, April 9, 1921 at 8:00 P. M. [leaflet/program]

Frederick MD: Hood College, 1921. Single 6x9 inch leaflet/program, lists the events and participants, fold crease and small chip from right margin otherwise good. Includes participation of Margaret Shipley, Eleanor Wood, Adelyn Miller, Frances Carson et al.

$35.00

I saw the catalyst forming: an analysis of child care and adult behavior
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I saw the catalyst forming: an analysis of child care and adult behavior

By Branchcomb, Sylvia Woingust

[Baltimore]: Self-published by the author, 1983. Paperback. 431p., introduction, prose, poetry, photos, illustrations, some underlining on page 51 otherwise a very good first edition trade paperback in white pictorial wraps with light soiling. African American poet studying in Baltimore. Two holdings located in OCLC as of 8/2016.

$35.00

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