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One Christmas [slipcased]

by Capote, Truman

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
1983
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9780394532660
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$15.00

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New York: Random House, 1983. Hardcover. 41p.,near-fine first edition stated with number line ending in 2 as called for in Random House first printings of the period, in cloth boards and slipcase with paper label on cover.
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Without Magnolias

by Moon, Bucklin

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Published
1950
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$12.00

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New York: Pocket Books, 1950. 374p., mass market paperback, pages toned, corners shelfworn. "No mobs, no fiery crosses... A beautifully told, absorbing story of Southern Negro family life." - cover blurb.
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image of The Southern Conservative [seven issues]

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Fort Worth, TX: Southern Conservative, 1956. Seven issues of the tabloid-format newspaper; paper toned, some with edge chipping and/or penned comments about the contents. Issues present are vol. 3 no. 7/8, vol. 5 no. 9, vol. 6 no. 4, and vol. 7 nos. 2, 6 and 9. Coverage of contemporary events from the perspective that the segregated South has… Read more
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$95.00
image of Inward Light: vol. 28, #67, Spring 1965

Inward Light: vol. 28, #67, Spring 1965

by Bringhurst, Ann W., Lucille Eddinger, Irene Pickard, Virginia davis, J. Calvin Keene [and] Elizabeth Swayzee, editorial board

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Published
1965
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Washington DC: Inward Light, sponsored by the Friends Conference on Religion and Psychology, 1965. 64p., 5.75x8.75 inches, staplebound booklet format, small stain on front wrap else very good condition. "Inward Light seeks to be an organ of expression and intercommunication among those concerned with cultivating the inner life and relating it to the problems of our time." Articles include… Read more
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Following the Color Line: American Negro Citizenship in the Progressive Era illustrated

by Baker, Ray Stannard, introduction by Dewey W. Grantham, Jr.

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Published
1964
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New York: Harper and Row, 1964. Paperback. xix, 311p., backlist, introductions, note, index, illustrated with tables and b&w photos, very good first Torchbook Edition stated trade paperback in pictorial wraps. Harper Torchbook TB 3053. Originally published in 1908.
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image of Free our hand! An address by Asbury Howard, Regional Director at Bessemer, Alabama for the International Union of Mine, Mill and Smelter Workers. Delivered at IUMM&SW Convention, Nogales, Arizona, September 13, 1951

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Denver: Press and Education Department, IUMM&SW, 1951. 19p., staplebound pamphlet, very good. Illustrated with several cartoons depicting Black workers with one hand symbolically tied up by racism, holding them back from their full potential. "I used to think that all my troubles in this life came from being black... Now - my skin has always been black and it's going… Read more
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$30.00
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Constitution Press [six issues]

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Published
1957
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$95.00

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San Antonio, Texas: Philip Lee Eubank, 1957. Six issues of the newsletter, mostly four pages, some toning and handling wear. Includes nos. 13, 14 (a single-sheeter reprinting earlier articles), 16, 17, 20 and 2. Masthead motto is "State's Rights." Issued by supporters of the Constitution Party of Texas. Lists suggested platform planks such as repealing the communistic 16th amendment… Read more
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image of Mark of the Beast.; Southern Exposure; Vol. 8, No. 2, Summer 1980

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Durham, NC: Institute for Southern Studies, 1980. 112p., single issue of the journal, wraps worn else very good condition; 8.5x11 inches. Much of the issue addresses the KKK and anti-labor activities in the South.
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$12.00
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Fugitive Kind: a play

by Williams, Tennesse, eedited with introduction by Allean Hale, poem by Clark Mills

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
2001
ISBN
9780811214728
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$15.00

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New York: New Directions, 2001. Paperback. xxv, 147p., frontis of original Mummers cast playbill, introduction, production note, cast, script, very good first trade paperback edition thus, pictorial wraps. NDP 915. William's second full-length play, first produced by the activist theatre group, The Mummers in 1937. Williams had been influenced by "Winterset" & "The Petrified Forest" films as well as… Read more
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The FBI... Guardian of civil rights

by Hoover, John Edgar

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Published
1964
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$35.00

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Washington DC: United States Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 1964. 6p. staplebound pamphlet, mild handling wear. Depicts the FBI as an enforcer of the Civil Rights Acts of 1960 and 1964. Somehow neglects to mention the FBI's campaign to smear and undermine the work of prominent civil rights activists.
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The FBI's role in the field of civil rights

by Hoover, John Edgar

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Published
1964
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Washington DC: United States Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 1964. 8p. pamphlet, 8.5x11 inches, minor edgewear and smudging of soil; text reprinted from the August 1963 issue of the Yale Political Magazine. Claims that the FBI puts a high priority on civil rights cases, giving the example of several racist church burners caught in Georgia. Somehow neglects… Read more
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image of The Life You Save May Be Your Own: an American pilgrimage

The Life You Save May Be Your Own: an American pilgrimage

by [O'Connor, Flannery, Thomas Merton, Dorothy Day, Walker Percy] Paul Elie

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Published
2003
ISBN
9780374256807
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$12.00

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New York: Farrar , Straus and Giroux, 2003. Hardcover. xiv, 555p., frontis-portraits, prologue, epilogue, notes, index, b&w photo section, near-fine first edition, first printing stated in quarter-cloth boards and bright ubnclipped dj. Critical study and biographical sketches of these four American catholic authors.
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image of Twice the work of free labor; the political economy of convict labor in the New South

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London: Verso, 1996. Paperback. xix, 264p., wraps, very good condition. The Haymarket series.
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$17.00
image of Flannery: a life of Flannery O'Connor

Flannery: a life of Flannery O'Connor

by [O'Connor, Flannery] Brad Gooch

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Published
2009
ISBN
9780316000666
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$12.00

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New York: Little, Brown & Co, 2009. Hardcover. 448p., prologue, notes, index, illustrated with two glossy b&w photo sections, near-finefirst edition, first printing stated in boards and bright unclipped dj.
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Black Boy: a record of childhood and youth

by Wright, Richard

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Published
1979
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New York: Harper and Row, 1979. Hardcover. 285p., very good 1970s reprint (number line on last page ends with 3) in cloth boards and bright orange price-clipped dj. Originally published by Harper & Brothers in 1945. This published posthumously.
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image of Kenneth and John B. Rayner and the limits of southern dissent

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Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1993. Hardcover. xiii, 361p., first printing, hardcover, mildly worn unclipped dj, boards mildly splayed, else very good. Blacks in the New World. John Rayner, son of the North Carolina politician, was the son of Kenneth Rayner's union with a slave. He led a migration of Black farmworkers to Texas in 1880, then became the… 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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image of Cleveland Benjamin's Dead! A struggle for dignity in Louisiana's cane country [inscribed and signed]

Cleveland Benjamin's Dead! A struggle for dignity in Louisiana's cane country [inscribed and signed]

by Sims, Patsy, photographs by Mitchel L. Osborne [Jack Cady association]

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
1981
ISBN
9780525082156
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$20.00

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New York: E. P. Dutton, 1981. Hardcover. 170p. + 21p. photos, personal inscription to Jack Cady and Carol Orlock and signed by the European American author, very good first edition, first printing stated in boards and unclippeddj.
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image of Devil in the Grove: Thurgood Marshall, the Groveland Boys, and the Dawn of a New America

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New York: Harper, 2012. Hardcover. x + 434p., illus., hardcover, unclipped dj though with a few folds to flaps and owner tape repair of one short closed tear, else very good.
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$15.00
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Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press, 1971. Hardcover. xii+397p., 16p. photos, cartoons, and maps, very good hardcover with worn and chipped dj in protective mylar casing.
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$40.00