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cover of Singing Sadness Happy: Poems [Inscribed]

Singing Sadness Happy: Poems [Inscribed]

by [AFRICAN AMERICANA] LYN (pseud. of Lyn A. Levy)

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Published
1972
Edition
First Edition
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$45.00

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Detroit: Broadside Press, 1972. First Edition. First Printing. Slim octavo (21.75cm); original printed card wrappers, stapled; 32pp. Generically inscribed on the title page to Puerto Rican editor, translator, and literary critic Roberto Marquez: "As it will BE - Write on / Yr. sister / Lyn." Some toning along the spine fold and upper wrapper edges, with light dust-soil to… Read more
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cover of Vernacular Photograph Album of Images from Oaksmere School, Mamaroneck, New York, 1917-1919

Vernacular Photograph Album of Images from Oaksmere School, Mamaroneck, New York, 1917-1919

by [WOMEN'S EDUCATION] [WINNIFRED EDGERTON] PERRINE, Sarah Gertrude

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$650.00

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[Mamaroneck: 1917-1919]. Oblong octavo album (18cm x 27cm - 7" x 10-1/2"). Flexible cloth covers; 48 leaves (of which 21 unused) holding 171 original photographs, all depicting scenes and classmates from Miss Perrine's period at Oaksmere School, 1917-1919. All are captioned in white ink. One photograph evidently lacking; one photograph torn in margin. Otherwise the contents are in excellent,… Read more
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cover of Beckoning from My Spirits [Inscribed]

Beckoning from My Spirits [Inscribed]

by [AFRICAN AMERICANA] GERSAMI (pseud. of Gersami Karen Frederick)

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Published
1977
Edition
First Edition
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$100.00

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New York: One & One Communications, Inc, 1977. First Edition. First Printing. Slim octavo (21.5cm); photo-illustrated wrappers, stapled; 41pp; illus. Inscribed on the title page to Puerto Rican editor, translator, and literary critic Roberto Marquez and his wife: "To Bob + Maddie / With special warmth + best wishes - Gersami / 4/25/77." Light wear, scattered foxing to rear… Read more
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cover of The Near-Johannesburg Boy and Other Poems [Inscribed]

The Near-Johannesburg Boy and Other Poems [Inscribed]

by [AFRICAN AMERICANA] BROOKS, Gwendolyn

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Published
1986
Edition
First Edition
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$125.00

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Chicago: The David Company, 1986. First Edition. First Printing. Slim octavo (21.75cm); original printed card wrappers, stapled; 31,[1]pp. Inscribed on the title page to Puerto Rican editor, translator, and literary critic Roberto Marquez: "For Roberto / From Gwendolyn Brooks / January 29, 1987." A Fine copy of this collection by the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet, and one that was reprinted… Read more
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The Hesitant Heart

by WELLES, Winifred

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Published
1919
Edition
First Edition
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$30.00

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New York: B.W. Huebsch, 1919. First Edition. First printing. 12mo. Paper-covered boards with gilt spine titles and printed title label on front cover; 56pp. Darkening to label, slight soil and wear to extremities; Very Good. The author's first published book, much-praised by contemporary critics, now forgotten.
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Last Operas and Plays. Edited and with an Introduction by Carl Van Vechten

by STEIN, Gertrude

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Published
1949
Edition
First Edition
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$75.00

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New York: Rinehart & Co, 1949. First Edition. Octavo (22cm); orange cloth hardcover, stamped in gilt and black on spine; dustjacket; xix,[1]-480pp. About fine, in the original dustwrapper, unclipped (priced $5.00 on front flap), lightly rubbed at folds with a few small chips to extremities, a shade darkened on spine panel; Very Good. A posthumous publication, collecting nineteen works… Read more
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What's O'Clock

by [PULITZER PRIZE] LOWELL, Amy

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Published
1925
Edition
First Edition
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$250.00

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Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1925. First Edition. First Printing. 12mo (18 cm). Blue backstrip over gray paper covered boards; paper title labels printed in black on cover and spine; dustjacket; x,240pp. Small bump to bottom of rear board; rubbing to the extremities including spine ends; square and tight copy with light toning to spine label; Very Good+. The dustjacket is… Read more
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Monologues devant la Vie et la Mort [Inscribed to Heinz Hartmann]

by BONAPARTE, Marie

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Published
1951
Edition
First Edition
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$500.00

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London: Imago Publishing Co, 1951. First Edition. Octavo (23cm.); publisher's pictorial card wrappers; 114pp. Wrappers toned and faintly stained on front cover; slight roll to spine; Very Good. Inscribed on front endpaper to fellow psychoanalyst Heinz Hartmann: "ces pages de tistesse inspirées par la vie et de la mort - avec la vieille amité de Marie Bonaparte," dated 1951.… Read more
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London: Women's Press, 1987-1991. First Editions. First impressions. Three octavo volumes (20cm) in original pictorial publisher's wrappers (softcover); 196+195+212pp. Near Fine to Fine, with some mild toning to the texts of the two later titles (as usual); Report for Murder is signed by McDermid on title page. Hard to find first printings of the socialist-feminist author's first… Read more
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$150.00
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Children Under Capitalism

by [CPUSA] HUTCHINS, Grace

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Published
1933
Edition
First Edition
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$40.00

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New York: International Publishers, 1933. First Edition. Slim octavo (18.75cm); photo-illustrated wrappers, stapled; 24pp. Trivial wear and dustiness, else Near Fine. "Communist pamphlet expressing grievances on behalf of the children of the working class. The author tells instance after instance of capitalism's inhumanity to the children, and concludes that children of the workers will really come into a full… Read more
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A Daughter's Geography

by SHANGE, Ntozake

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Published
1983
Edition
First Trade Edition
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$25.00

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New York: St. Martin's Press, 1983. First Trade Edition. First Printing. Octavo (24.25cm); pale green paper and royal blue cloth-covered boards, with titles stamped in gilt on spine; dustjacket; 74,[6]pp. Base of spine gently bumped, faint foxing to upper and lower board edges and text edges, else Near Fine in a Very Good+ price-clipped dustjacket, lighlty shelfworn, with some… Read more
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Molly's Dog. A Story by Alice Adams

by ADAMS, Alice

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Published
1983
Edition
First, Limited Edition
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$100.00

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Concord, NH: William B. Ewert, Publisher, 1983. First, Limited Edition. Regular issue. Number 28 of 64 copies in wrappers, from a total edition of 100 copies (There was a simultaneous lettered issue in boards). Octavo (23cm); olive-green thick-paper French wrappers, with paper title label to front cover; 22pp. Title page designed by Lance Hidy; binding by Carolyn Coman. An… Read more
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Hymen

by H.D. (pseud. of Hilda Doolittle)

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Published
1921
Edition
First American Edition (bound from English sheets)
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$200.00

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New York: Henry Hold and Company, 1921. First American Edition (bound from English sheets). Octavo (24.25cm); hand-stitched sheets, glued into quarto-fold light green wrappers on laid paper, with titling and double-ruled border stamped in dark green and gilt on front cover; [6],7-46,[2]pp. Wrappers a bit edgeworn, lighlty toned and evenly dust-soiled, with a few small tears and creases, and… Read more
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The Benefactor [Signed Bookplate Laid-in]

by SONTAG, Susan

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Published
1963
Edition
First Edition
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$75.00

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New York: Farrar, Straus & Company, 1963. First Edition. First Printing. Octavo (21.5cm); black cloth backstrip over black paper-covered boards; black topstain; dustjackket; 274pp.; Light offesetting inside covers, else a Fine copy. The dustjacket is unclipped (priced $4.50) with a shade of toning to spine; light edge wear; Near Fine. Author's first book: "The Benefactor is about… Read more
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Psychanalyse et Biologie [Inscribed & Signed to Heinz Hartmann]

by BONAPARTE, Marie

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Published
1952
Edition
First Edition
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$350.00

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Paris: Presses Universitaires de France, 1952. First Edition. Octavo (23cm.); publisher's pink pictorial card wrappers, yapp edges; 194pp. Rather worn, with substantial chip to spine crown; front wrapper partially detached; else a Near Very Good, unopened copy. Inscribed on front endpaper to her colleague Heinz Hartmann: "avec la vieille l'amité de Marie Bonaparte," undated but apparently contemporary. Forms part… Read more
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Washington DC: United States Government Printing Office, 1942. First Edition. Slim octavo (23cm); original printed wrappers, stapled; 10pp. Mild wear and handling, else Near Fine. Pamphlet issued as "Bulletin No.193" of the Women's Bureau, U.S. Department of Labor, highlighting the contributions of nearly 1.5 million newly-registered women in unemployment offices around the country.
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Middle Eastern Muslim Women Speak

by FERNEA, Elizabeth Warnock and Basima Qattan Bezirgan (eds)

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Published
1977
Edition
First Edition
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$35.00

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Austin: University of Texas Press, 1977. First Edition. Octavo (22cm). Cloth hardcover; dustjacket; 402,[12]pp; illus. Neat ownership signature, else tight and unmarked in a somewhat rubbed and edgeworn dustjacket with a few small losses at margins, Very Good.
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Chronos, Eros, Thanatos [Inscribed to Heinz Hartmann]

by BONAPARTE, Marie

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Published
1952
Edition
First Edition
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$500.00

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Paris: Presses Universitaires de France, 1952. First Edition. Octavo (23cm.); publisher's pictorial card wrappers; 156pp. Wrappers and text slightly aged, but else a straight, tight, Very Good copy. Inscribed and signed on front endpaper to fellow psychoanalyst Heinz Hartmann, undated but apparently contemporary with publication. Excellent association copy.
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$500.00
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The Windows Flew Open

by WELISH, Marjorie

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Published
1991
Edition
First Edition
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$25.00

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Providence: Burning Deck, 1991. First Edition. First printing. Octavo. Card wrappers; 78pp. Trace of wear at corners, else about Fine.
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Broadside: Abortion - Must We Come To This

by [WOMEN]

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Published
[1991-92]
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$30.00

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Statesville, NC: American Psychiatrists for Neutrality on Abortion, [1991-92]. Original broadisde, with text and illustrations printed in black on white bond, measuring 8.5" x 11". Horizontal fold smoothed-out at center, else Near Fine. Broadside issued by the American Psychiatrists for Neutrality on Abortion (APNOA), highlighting the conflict within the mental health community (specifically the APA) over the abortion issue.… Read more
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