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White Teeth: A Novel

by Zadie Smith

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Published
June 2001
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Fine
ISBN
9780375703867
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$11.45

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New York: Vintage International, June 2001. Paperback. Fine. Crease to top inch of spine, otherwise pristine inside and out. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 448 pages. Winner of the Whitbread Award. 2001. At the center of this invigorating novel are two unlikely friends, Archie Jones and Samad Iqbal. Hapless veterans of World War II,… Read more
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The Last Resort: Taking the Mississippi Cure (Willie Morris Books in Memoir and Biography)

by Norma Watkins

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Published
May 2011
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781604739770
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$14.95

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Jackson, Mississippi: University Press of Mississippi, May 2011. First printing (stated) / full number line. Hardcover. Fine book in a Fine jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight, tail lightly bumped. Jacket clean and bright with slight edgewear. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. xii + 291 pages, 16 pages of plates.
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A History of Hitler's Empire, 2nd Edition (The Great Courses, 805)

by Thomas Childers

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Published
2001
Condition
Fine
Edition
2nd Edition
ISBN
9781565853850
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$18.85

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Chantilly, Virginia: The Teaching Company, 2001. Audio CDs. 2nd Edition. Twelve 30-minute lectures on six Fine Audio CDs in Fine original case along with an As New paperback Course Guidebook (58 pages). No shrinkwrap, otherwise As New. Pristine inside and out. Not from a library. Suitable for gifting. These twelve lectures are designed to answer two questions that have nagged generations… Read more
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Colours of the Mountain

by Da Chen

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Published
September 2000
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Paperback Edition
ISBN
9780099298007
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$9.95

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London: Arrow Books / Random House, September 2000. Trade Paperback. First Paperback Edition / full number line. Near Fine. Interior lightly tanned, otherwise pristine. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Covers clean and bright. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 323 pages. A unique modern memoir of growing up in rural China, Colours of the Mountain is… Read more
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Meridian

by Alice Walker

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Published
1986
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780671727017
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$7.45

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New York: Pocket Books, February 1986. Mass Market Paperback. Sixth printing. Very Good. Interior tanned, but unmarked. Spine faded, but straight, tight and uncreased. Rubbing to covers. Dog-ear crease to rear cover. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 220 pages. A Black woman who grew up amid prejudice and poverty in the South finds comfort and strength… Read more
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Santa and Pete: A Novel of Christmas Present and Past

by Christopher Moore; Pamela Johnson; Christopher Paul Moore

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Published
1998
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780684854953
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$6.95

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New York: Simon & Schuster, 1998. Hardcover. First Edition / full number line. Very Good book / no jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight. Ends bumped. No jacket. Not from a library. No remainder mark. 176 pages. Long, long ago Santa Claus had an African partner named Pete, who helped with the holiday rounds. Together the friends brought… Read more
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Small Island

by Andrea Levy

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Published
2004
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition, second paperback printing
ISBN
9780755307517
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$14.95

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London: Headline Review, 2004. Paperback. First Edition, second paperback printing. Near Fine. Interior unmarked. Spine straight and tight but creased. Covers clean. Stickers from Giggles Bookshop, Madras, India to rear cover. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 441 pages. Winner of the Whitbread, Orange and Commonwealth Writer's Prizes. Hortense shared Gilbert's dream of leaving Jamaica and coming… Read more
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The Origin of the White Race (Stories and Songs from Sierra Leone, 34)

by Benjei; Frederick Bobor James (trans)

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Published
1987
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Near Fine
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Freetown, Sierra Leone: People's Educational Association of Sierra Leone, 1987. Staple-bound pamphlet. Near Fine. Interior unmarked. Securely bound by two rusted staples. Original price penciled to front cover. Not from a library. 47 pages. B&W photos. Stories collected at Towaama village, Bo District, Souther Province, May 1st, 1986 and later translated by Frederick Bobor James.
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Caribbean Studies; A Symposium, Edited by Vera Rubin

by Vera Rubin

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Published
1957
Condition
Good+
Edition
First Edition
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$51.95

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Jamaica, B.W.I.: Institute of Social and Economic Research, University College of the West Indies, in association with the Program for the Study of Man in the Tropics, Columbia University, 1957. Hardcover. First Edition. Good+ book. No jacket as published. Prior owner's names and address on endpaper. Notes and underling to text. Tanning to cover. Spine straight and tight. Spine ends… Read more
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Washington, DC: Sierra Leone Institute for Policy Studies, 1984. Perfect-bound periodical. Very Good. Interior unmarked. Stain to front cover. Spine square and tight. No tears, creases, or folds. Not from a library. 163 pages. Contents: Transition Programme: A Hollow Promise?; Citizenship Law Reform: Is the Patrial Clause Racial Discrimination in the Constitution?; Historical Review of Elections in Sierra Leone;… Read more
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$19.95
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The World of "Mestre" Tamoda

by Uanhenga Xitu, Agostinho André Mendes de Carvalho, Antonio Jacinto (intro), Annella McDermott (trans)

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Published
1989
Condition
Near Fine
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$110.00

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Angola: União dos Escritores Angolanos + Empresa Nacional de Prospecção, Exploração, Lapidação e Comercialização de Diamantes de Angola, 1989. Hardcover. Green cloth in boards. An extremely rare copy of the Angolan publication of the first English translation of Xitu's classic "Mestre" Tamoda stories. Near Fine book in a Near Fine dust jacket. Minor shelfware and dust soiling to edges.… Read more
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$110.00
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Mayombe

by Pepetela; Artur Carlos Maurício Pestana dos Santos; Michael Wolfers (translator)

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Published
1982
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First English-language Edition
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$279.00

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Angola: União dos Escritores Angolanos + Empresa Nacional de Prospecção, Exploração, Lapidação e Comercialização de Diamantes de Angola, c. 1982. Hardcover. Green cloth in boards. Very good book in a very good dust jacket. Minor shelfwear and dust soiling to edges. Binding tight and square. Interior unmarked other than a price penciled on the front free endpaper. 184 pages. 8vo.… Read more
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Poemes Militants

by Ahmed Sekou Toure

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Published
1969
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Fine
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$695.00

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Conakry, Guinee: Parti Democratique de Guinee, 1969. Rare. Hardcover. Inscribed by the author. Black leatherette boards stamped in gold. 81 pages. Includes nine poems written after the 1964 first edition was published. No publisher or city listed, but the front cover shows the elephant symbol of the Parti Democratique de Guinee which published the much shorter first edition in paperback.… Read more
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Black Man's Burden, serialized in Analog Science Fact - Science Fiction, December 1961 - January 1962

by Mack Reynolds; Dallas McCord Reynolds

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Published
December 1961
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
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$24.95

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New York: Street & Smith Publications, December 1961 & January 1962. Digest-size Magazines. First Edition. Dec: Good; Jan: Very Good+. Mack Reynolds's novel Blackman's Burden first appeared in print when it was serialized as Black Man's Burden in the December 1961 and January 1962 issues of Analog Science Fact - Science Fiction with 12 interior illustrations by John… Read more
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Border, Breed, Nor Birth, serialized in Analog Science Fact - Science Fiction, July-August 1962

by Mack Reynolds; Dallas McCord Reynolds

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Published
July 1962
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Good+
Edition
First Edition
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$14.95

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New York: Condé Nast Publications, July - August 1962. Digest-size Magazines. First Edition. Good+. Mack Reynolds's novel Border, Breed, Nor Birth first appeared in print when it was serialized in the July and August 1962 issues of Analog Science Fact - Science Fiction with 8 interior illustrations by John Schoenherr. It is the continuation of Black Man's Burden,… Read more
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A History of Hitler's Empire, 2nd Edition (The Great Courses, 805)

by Thomas Childers

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Published
2001
Condition
Fine
Edition
2nd Edition
ISBN
9781565853850
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$18.85

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Chantilly, Virginia: The Teaching Company, 2001. Audio CDs. 2nd Edition. Twelve 30-minute lectures on six Fine Audio CDs in Fine original clamshell case along with an As New paperback Course Guidebook (58 pages). Not from a library. Suitable for gifting. These twelve lectures are designed to answer two questions that have nagged generations ever since Hitler and Nazism were… Read more
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