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cover of Oil! A Novel

Oil! A Novel

by [RADICAL & PROLETARIAN LITERATURE] SINCLAIR, Upton

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Published
1927
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First Edition
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New York: Albert & Charles Boni, 1927. First Edition. First Printing. Octavo (19.5cm); maroon cloth, with titling and pictorial elements stamped in yellow on spine and front cover; yellow topstain; [vi],527,[3]pp. Forward lean, some wear to spine ends, with rough erasure to previous owners name to front endpaper; contents clean; Very Good+. A novel "largely concerned with the social… Read more
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cover of Opportunity: Journal of Negro Life - Vol.XIII, No.3 (July-September, 1945)

Opportunity: Journal of Negro Life - Vol.XIII, No.3 (July-September, 1945)

by [AFRICAN AMERICANA] [FERGUSON, Dutton] (editor); DECOVERLEY, Roy, May Miller, and George H. Atkinson, et al. (contributors)

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Published
1945
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First Edition
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New York: National Urban League, 1945. First Edition. Slim quarto (27.5cm); original pictorial wrappers; stapled; pp.[121],122-168; illus. Light wear and a few faint creases to wrappers, faint vertical bend at center; Very Good+. Elusive issue of this sociological and literary journal produced by the National Urban League. Published between 1923-1949, Opportunity was significant for fostering many of the literary… Read more
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cover of Opportunity: Journal of Negro Life - Vol.X, No.10 (October, 1932)

Opportunity: Journal of Negro Life - Vol.X, No.10 (October, 1932)

by [AFRICAN AMERICANA] CARTER, Elmer Anderson (editor); BOND, Horace Mann, Anne Palmer, and Georgette Seabrooke, et al. (contributors)

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Published
1932
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First Edition
ISBN
2973013023253
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New York: National Urban League, 1932. First Edition. Slim quarto (28cm); original pictorial wrappers; stapled; pp.[297-301],302-325,[3]; illus. Light wear and handling, a few patches of surface wear to wrappers, with a few small tears and corner creases to text; Very Good or better. Elusive issue of this sociological and literary journal produced by the National Urban League. Published between… Read more
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cover of Opportunity: Journal of Negro Life - Vol.XXIII, No.1 (Winter, 1945)

Opportunity: Journal of Negro Life - Vol.XXIII, No.1 (Winter, 1945)

by [AFRICAN AMERICANA] [FERGUSON, Dutton] (editor); THOMAS, Jessie O., Madeline Aldridge, and Marjorie E. Greene, et al. (contributors)

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Published
1945
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First Edition
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New York: National Urban League, 1945. First Edition. Slim quarto (27.5cm); original pictorial wrappers; stapled; [1],2-56pp; illus. Light wear and faint creasing to wrappers, vertical bend at center, with some tanning to text edges; Very Good+. Elusive issue of this sociological and literary journal produced by the National Urban League. Published between 1923-1949, Opportunity was significant for fostering many… Read more
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cover of Opportunity: Journal of Negro Life - Vol.XXI, No.3 (July, 1943)

Opportunity: Journal of Negro Life - Vol.XXI, No.3 (July, 1943)

by [AFRICAN AMERICANA] [FERGUSON, Dutton] (editor); JOHNSON, Ernest E., Louis Martin, and Pauline Redmond Coggs, et al. (contributors)

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Published
1943
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First Edition
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New York: National Urban League, 1943. First Edition. Slim quarto (27.5cm); original pictorial wrappers; stapled; pp.[97],98-144; illus. Light wear to extremities, faint vertical bend at center, with a few small creases; Very Good+ or better. Elusive issue of this sociological and literary journal produced by the National Urban League. Published between 1923-1949, Opportunity was significant for fostering many of… Read more
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cover of Opportunity: Journal of Negro Life - Vol.XXVI, No.1 (Winter, 1948)

Opportunity: Journal of Negro Life - Vol.XXVI, No.1 (Winter, 1948)

by [AFRICAN AMERICANA] FERGUSON, Dutton (editor); STAPLES, Mildred, John Garfield, and Louis B. Seltzer, et al. (contributors)

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Published
1948
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First Edition
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New York: National Urban League, 1948. First Edition. Slim quarto (27.5cm); original pictorial wrappers; stapled; [1],2-32pp; illus. Light wear and handling to wrappers, two faint vertical bends; Very Good or better. Elusive issue of this sociological and literary journal produced by the National Urban League. Published between 1923-1949, Opportunity was significant for fostering many of the literary and artistic… Read more
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cover of Opportunity: Journal of Negro Life - Vol.XVI, No.10 (October, 1938)

Opportunity: Journal of Negro Life - Vol.XVI, No.10 (October, 1938)

by [AFRICAN AMERICANA] CARTER, Elmer Anderson (editor)

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Published
1938
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First Edition
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New York: National Urban League, 1938. First Edition. Slim quarto (27.5cm); original pictorial wrappers; stapled; pp.[289],290-320; illus. Light wear to extremities, faint vertical bend at center, with a few corner creases; Very Good+ or better. Elusive issue of this sociological and literary journal produced by the National Urban League. Published between 1923-1949, Opportunity was significant for fostering many of… Read more
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cover of Opportunity: Journal of Negro Life - Vol.XI, No.4 (April, 1933)

Opportunity: Journal of Negro Life - Vol.XI, No.4 (April, 1933)

by [AFRICAN AMERICANA] CARTER, Elmer Anderson (editor); BROWN, Sterling, Charles H. Houston, and Minnie Hite Moody, et al. (contributors)

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Published
1933
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First Edition
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New York: National Urban League, 1933. First Edition. Slim quarto (28cm); original pictorial wrappers; stapled; pp.[99-101],102-126,[2]; illus. Light wear and handling, a few faint creases, and a pair of faint, shallow stains to right edge of front wrapper; Very Good+. Elusive issue of this sociological and literary journal produced by the National Urban League. Published between 1923-1949, Opportunity was… Read more
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cover of Opportunity: Journal of Negro Life - Vol.XVI, No.5 (May, 1938)

Opportunity: Journal of Negro Life - Vol.XVI, No.5 (May, 1938)

by [AFRICAN AMERICANA] CARTER, Elmer Anderson (editor); WALKER, Margaret, Effie Carrow, and Anita Scott Coleman, et al. (contributors)

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Published
1938
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First Edition
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New York: National Urban League, 1938. First Edition. Slim quarto (27.5cm); original pictorial wrappers; stapled; pp.[129],130-160; illus. Light wear, dust-soil, and a few tiny stains to wrappers; vertical crease at center; Very Good+. Elusive issue of this sociological and literary journal produced by the National Urban League. Published between 1923-1949, Opportunity was significant for fostering many of the literary… Read more
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cover of Opportunity: Journal of Negro Life - Vol.XI, No.1 (January, 1933)

Opportunity: Journal of Negro Life - Vol.XI, No.1 (January, 1933)

by [AFRICAN AMERICANA] CARTER, Elmer Anderson (editor); HUGHES, Langston, Arthur Huff Fauset, Alain Locke, and Pearl S. Buck, et al. (contributors)

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Published
1933
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First Edition
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New York: National Urban League, 1933. First Edition. Slim quarto (28cm); original pictorial wrappers; stapled; [5],6-28,[4]pp; illus. Wrappers detached but present, edgeworn and a little sunned, with a faint vertical bend at center, a few tiny stains, and some biopredation along lower right edge of rear wrapper; contents clean, complete; Good. Elusive issue of this sociological and literary journal… Read more
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cover of Opportunity: Journal of Negro Life - Vol.X, No.6 (June, 1932)

Opportunity: Journal of Negro Life - Vol.X, No.6 (June, 1932)

by [AFRICAN AMERICANA] CARTER, Elmer Anderson (editor); HUGHES, Langston, Sterling Brown, and James Weldon Johnson, et al. (contributors)

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Published
1932
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First Edition
ISBN
1611651661919
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New York: National Urban League, 1932. First Edition. Slim quarto (28cm); original pictorial wrappers; stapled; pp.[161-165],166-191,[9]; illus. Modest wear to extremities, faint vertical bend at center, with heavier wear and some shallow loss to lower left corner; pencil marginalia to left margin of rear wrapper; Very Good. Elusive issue of this sociological and literary journal produced by the National… Read more
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cover of Opportunity: Journal of Negro Life - Vol.XXII, No.4 (Fall, 1944)

Opportunity: Journal of Negro Life - Vol.XXII, No.4 (Fall, 1944)

by [AFRICAN AMERICANA] [FERGUSON, Dutton] (editor); JOHNSON, Reginald, Ruth Albert Cook, and Fanny McConnell, et al. (contributors)

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Published
1944
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First Edition
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New York: National Urban League, 1944. First Edition. Slim quarto (27.5cm); original pictorial wrappers; stapled; pp.[149],150-196; illus. Light wear and creasing to wrapper extremities, faint vertical bend at center; Very Good+. Elusive issue of this sociological and literary journal produced by the National Urban League. Published between 1923-1949, Opportunity was significant for fostering many of the literary and artistic… Read more
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cover of Montessori Schools As Seen in the Early Summer of 1913 [WITH PROSPECTUS]

Montessori Schools As Seen in the Early Summer of 1913 [WITH PROSPECTUS]

by WHITE, Jessie

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Published
1914
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First Edition
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Birmingham; London: Cornish Brothers; Humphrey Milford, 1914. First Edition. First printing. 12mo (18cm). Publisher's green cloth, titled in gilt, in tan dust jacket; plain endpapers; 185pp; 2pp of black and white halftones. Brief contemporary annotations to front flap. A straight, clean copy, lightly rubbed, cloth lifting slightly over rear board, with minor browning to endpapers, else fresh: Very Good… Read more
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cover of Manuscript Notes on History and Grammar

Manuscript Notes on History and Grammar

by [MARYLAND STATE NORMAL SCHOOL] CAHALL, Margaret F.

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Published
1890
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Baltimore, 1890. Octavo (22cm). Notebook in half brown leather, marbled paper over boards, paper label to front; plain endpapers; 43ll of manuscript notes; color diagram at front. Owner's name inscribed on paper label on front cover, and on f.f.e.p. Rubbed, both boards detached, internally largely clean, written in a neat hand: around Very Good. The text is… Read more
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cover of A Hot Time in the Old Town. As Sung by Josephine Sabel

A Hot Time in the Old Town. As Sung by Josephine Sabel

by [VAUDEVILLE] HAYDEN, Joe (lyrics) and Theo A. Metz (music)

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Published
1896
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New York: Willis Woodward & Co, 1896. Sheet music. 4to; pictorial coated thick-paper wrappers; 6pp (including covers). Mild creasing and external soil; partial split at folded margin; Very Good. Owner's name in ink at upper front cover ("Lora Mae Powell"). Racist dialect song, and an early hit for the French-born American vaudeville star Josephine Sabel, popular in… Read more
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Tuskegee & Its People: Their Ideals and Achievements

by [AFRICAN AMERICANA] WASHINGTON, Booker T. (editor)

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Published
1906
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New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1906. Third Printing. Octavo (21cm); maroon vertically-ribbed cloth, with titling and decorative elements stamped in gilt and in blind to spine and front cover; xiv,354pp, with photographic frontispiece portrait of Washington and 23 plates. Gentle sunning to spine, thin, partial crack to front hinge, light wear to spine ends and corners, with some… Read more
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Civil Rights Crisis of 1957: NAACP Annual Report, Forty-Ninth Year

by [AFRICAN AMERICANA] [NAACP]

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Published
1958
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First Edition
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New York: National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, 1958. First Edition. Octavo (21.5cm); original card wrappers, stapled; [4],5-100pp. Light wear to extremities, original recipient's label on rear wrapper, with some faint, scattered foxing to text edges; Very Good+. Annual report detailing the major achievements of the organization, as well as milestones within the Civil Rights movement, in… Read more
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I Heard It Through The Grapevine: Rumor in African-American Culture

by TURNER, Patricia A.

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Published
1994
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First Paperback Edition
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Berkeley & Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1994. First Paperback Edition. First Printing. Octavo (22.75cm); pictorial card wrappers; xvi,260,[4]pp. Trivial wear, else Fine and unread.
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Racial Equality in America [Uncorrected Proof Copy]

by FRANKLIN, John Hope

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Published
1976
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First Edition
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Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1976. First Edition. Octavo (21.5cm); photomechanically-reproduced sheets, comb-bound into printed card covers, with publisher's typed and date-stamped label mounted to front cover; xiv,[2],3-113,[1]pp. Mild wear and toning to wrappers, with a faint diagonal crease to lower right corner of front cover and preliminary leaf, faint stain to lower left edge of front cover,… Read more
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Survey Graphic: Magazine of Social Interpretation - Vol.XXX, No.7 (July, 1941)

by KELLOGG, Paul (editor)

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Published
1941
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First Edition
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New York: Survey Associates, Inc, 1941. First Edition. Quarto (29.5cm); pictorial wrappers, stapled; pp.[365]-412; illus. Light wear to extremities, touch of dustiness to rear wrapper, with a faint vertical bend at center; quite fresh, about Near Fine. Contents include contributions by Richard Neuberger, M.L. Wilson, Paul McNutt, Russell Wilder, Henry Sherman, Lewis Hershey, Claude Wickard, Henry A. Wallace, Frances… Read more
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