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image of Aaron Henry, The Fire Ever Burning; Introduction by John Dittmer

Aaron Henry, The Fire Ever Burning; Introduction by John Dittmer

by Henry, Aaron, with Constance Curry

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
2000
ISBN
9781578062126
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$15.00

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Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2000. Hardcover. xxi, 263p., illustrated with extensively captioned b&w period and contemporary photography; hardbound first edition in clothbacked boards titled gilt and in dust jacket. Bears a presentation inscription signed from co-author Curry. Except for this inscription on the half-title, item is in as-new condition: entirely sound, clean, and unmarked by anybody else. … Read more
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image of The Eyes of Willie McGee: A Tragedy of Race, Sex, and Secrets in the Jim Crow South

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New York: Harper, 2010. Hardcover. 404p., 16-pg. photo section, hardbound first edition in black and tan casebinding gilt-titled and enclosed in the portrait dust jacket. Book itself is fine: entirely sound, clean and unmarked, while the dj is a bit worn with light sticker-scarring. The case generated high-level opinion; Eleanor Roosevelt thought McGee guilty, William Faulkner et alia thought… Read more
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Redemption; The Last Battle of the Civil War

by Lemann, Nicholas

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Published
2006
ISBN
9780374248550
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$12.00

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New York: Farrar , Straus and Giroux, 2006. Hardcover. xi, 257p., hardbound first edition boards in pictorial dust jacket. Aside from an ownership signature on the ffep, a fine copy: perfectly sound and clean, and free of any other marks.
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image of After All That---Affection I Threw: An Autobiography in Prose and Poetry

After All That---Affection I Threw: An Autobiography in Prose and Poetry

by Hobbs, Glen W.; illustrated by Eddie "Wine" Anderson and Deborah A. Descarreaux

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Published
1976
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$25.00

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Ayer, MA: Hale-Moore Printing, 1976. ix, 315p., wraps, 5.5 x 8.5 inches, illus., 2.75 inch tear along spine on front wrap repaired with tape, previous owner's owernship label on first page, rear wrap lightly soiled else good condition. Autobiography and poetry by the African American Mississippi native. Some Christian content. Only 4 in OCLC as of 6/2020.… Read more
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image of We are not afraid; the story of Goodman, Schwerner, and Chaney and the civil rights campaign for Mississippi

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New York: Macmillan Publishing Company, 1988. Hardcover. 500p., illustrated with b&w photograps on inserted coated stock, hardbound first edition in clothbacked blue boards titled silverfoil and enclosed in the dust jacket. Pretty good condition; owner's name in inkpen on front free endsheet (a neat bold "Jones"), two tiny squashed-insect stains (Author's Note leaf & opposite), and back cover a… Read more
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image of American Congo; the African American freedom struggle in the Delta

American Congo; the African American freedom struggle in the Delta

by Woodruff, Nan Elizabeth

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
2003
ISBN
9780674010475
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$20.00

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Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2003. Hardcover. 282p., red cloth boards, dj in protective mylar casing, very good.
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image of Freedom Summer. The Savage Season That Made Mississippi Burn and Made America a Democracy

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New York: Viking Press, 2010. Hardcover. 370p., illustrated with a center section of b&w photographs, hardbound first edition in cream boards titled in copperfoil and enclosed in the photographic dust jacket. Beautiful condition, entirely sound, clean and unmarked.
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image of An American Insurrection: the Battle of Oxford, Mississippi, 1962

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New York: Doubleday, 2001. Hardcover. viii, 383p., endpaper maps, prologue, 16p. glossy b&w photo section, source notes, selected bibliography, index, very good first edition, first printing stated in boards and bright unclipped dj.
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image of Dark journey; black Misissippians in the age of Jim Crow

Dark journey; black Misissippians in the age of Jim Crow

by McMillen, Neil R.

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
1990
ISBN
9780252061561
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$12.00

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Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1990. Paperback. xvii, 430p., illustrated with plat maps, tables, and a b&w photo section. Large softbound in 9x6 inch wraps, as-new condition: totally sound, clean and unmarked. "During the years between the two world wars, a gathering black challenge to white supremacy became an impending black revolution. Born of repressed rage and nurtured by… Read more
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image of The Senator and the sharecropper; the freedom struggles of James O. Eastland and Fannie Lou Hamer

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Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina, 2011. Paperback. xvi, 368p., map frontis, preface, notes, index, photographs, very good trade paperback.
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image of Rebel with a cause; P. D. East, southern liberalism, and the civil rights movement, 1953-1971

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Wilmington, DE: Scholarly Resources, 1985. Hardcover. xii, 232p., no illustrations except rear panel dj (the famous "Jack Ass ad"), hardbound first edition in grey cloth boards titled silverfoil and enclosed in the dust jacket; the book itself yawns slightly and the dj is torn with verso masking-tape repairs and some further edgewear and a one-inch chip. The text of… Read more
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$17.00
image of The rise of massive resistance; race and politics in the South during the 1950's

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Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1969. ix, 390p., photo section, red cloth boards lightly worn at corners, bit worn dj in protective mylar casing, previous owner's signature and stamp on ffep, else very good.
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image of Devil's Sanctuary: An Eyewitness History of Mississippi Hate Crimes

Devil's Sanctuary: An Eyewitness History of Mississippi Hate Crimes

by Alston, Alex A. Jr. and James L. Dickerson

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
2009
ISBN
9781556527630
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$12.00

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Chicago: Lawrence Hill Books / Chicago Review Press, 2009. Hardcover. ix, 369p., photo section on inserted stock, first edition hardbound in black boards with black cloth backstrip titled in metallic blue and enclosed in a photographic dust jacket. An absolutely clean sound copy unmarked by anybody.
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image of Count Them One by One. Black Mississippians Fighting for the Right to Vote

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Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2010. xii, 272p., has a substantial b&w photo section with portraits & snapshots as well as newsphotos, hardbound first edition in blue cloth boards gilt and dust jacket. The casebinding yawns a little (may've sat in the sun) an otherwise as-new copy: sound, clean, unmarked.
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image of Tenth annual conference: The federal child labor bill Program of Tenth Annual Conference on Child Labor, New Orleans, LA., March 15-18, 1914 with a copy of the Federal Chilc Laobr Bill and a memorandum on its constitutionality

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New York: National Child Labor Committee, 1914. Magazine. 78, [vi]p., wraps, illus., very good condition. The child labor bulletin,; vol. 2, no. 4, February 1914. Includes: Lewis W. Hine's "Present conditions in the South" illustrated with his photographs, along with Anna Rochester's "The eight-hour day," Edward N. Clopper "The majesty of the law in Mississippi," Harry M. Bremer "Strawberry… Read more
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$150.00
image of The Citizen: Official Journal of the Citizens Councils of America. January 1977

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Jackson, MS: Citizens' Councils of America, 1977. Single issue of the slender digest-sized pro-segregation monthly, 31p., very good. The neo-Confederate journal stood for "States rights and racial integrity." Cover depicts Jimmy Carter embracing Martin Luther King Sr., with an article lamenting his election. Another article describes a verdict against the NAACP for its role in leading a boycott in… Read more
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$30.00
image of The Citizen: Official Journal of the Citizens Councils of America. December 1976

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Jackson, MS: Citizens' Councils of America, 1976. Single issue of the slender digest-sized pro-segregation monthly, 31p., very good except for several titles in the literature list at the end having been crossed out as no longer available. The neo-Confederate journal stood for "States rights and racial integrity." Much on the situation in Port Gibson, where it is reported that… Read more
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image of The Citizen: Official Journal of the Citizens Councils of America. February 1977

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Jackson, MS: Citizens' Councils of America, 1977. Single issue of the slender digest-sized pro-segregation monthly, 31p., very good. The neo-Confederate journal stood for "States rights and racial integrity." Cover depicts Lincoln with his quote, "What I would most desire would be the separation of the white and black races." Includes an article on the case of Republic of New… Read more
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image of Yazoo: integration in a Deep-Southern town

Yazoo: integration in a Deep-Southern town

by Morris, Willie

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
1971
ISBN
9780061264009
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$12.00

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New York: Harper's Magazine Press, 1971. Hardcover. [iii] 192p., very good first edition, stated in cloth boards and unclipped dj. Early autobiographical journal by the Southern writer who was raised in Yazoo City, Mississippi and was the editor of Harper's.
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image of The Reivers, A Reminiscence

The Reivers, A Reminiscence

by Faulkner, William

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Published
1990
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$25.00

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Shelton CT / New York: The First Edition Library / Random House, 1990. Hardcover. 305p., fine copy of a faithful facsimile; hardbound in red cloth boards ruled in a slightly different red and titled gilt; top edge tinted pinky-red, enclosed in dust jacket and cloth slipcase. We see no flaw; all elements (casebound book, dj, slipcase, the laid-in "publisher's… Read more
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