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The Temple Of My Familiar

by Walker, Alice

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Large-Print Edition
Published
1990
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Hardcover
ISBN 10
0896219291
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Walker, Alice: The Temple Of My Familiar. 1990 THORNDIKE PRESS LARGE-PRINT EDITION. Thorndike, Maine. By Alice Walker, author of "The Color Purple". Cover design by Lambert Davis. ISBN 0896219291. USED. VG CONDITION/ No DJ if Issued. 594 pages. Summary: "A romance of the last 500,000 years which spans continents as well as centuries." 5 ¾ X 9 ¾. A square,… Read more
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Terrible Honesty: Mongrel Manhattan in the 1920's

by Douglas, Ann

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First Edition Thus
Published
1996
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Paperback
ISBN 10
0374524629
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Terrible Honesty: Mongrel Manhattan in the 1920's. Douglas, Ann. Farrer First Noonday Press Edition, 1996. Softcover. Used. 6 1/8 X 9 1/8 606 pages, indexed. Summary: "Terrible Honesty: Mongrel Manhattan In The 1920's" is the biography of a decade, a portrait of the soul of a generation - based on the lives and work of more than a… Read more
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The Poisonwood Bible

by Kingsolver, Barbara

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Stated First Edition
Published
1998
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Hardcover
ISBN 10
0060175400
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Kingsolver, Barbara: The Poisonwood Bible VG/VG Used. HarperCollins 1998 Stated First Edition. Plot Summary: "In 1959 an overzealous Baptist minister named Nathan Price drags his wife and four daughters deep into the heart of the Congo on a mission to save the unenlightened souls of Africa. The five women narrate the novel. From the outset, the attitudes of the… Read more
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The Poisonwood Bible

by Kingsolver, Barbara

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Stated First Edition
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1998
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Kingsolver, Barbara: The Poisonwood Bible VG/VG Used. 1998, HarperCollins Stated First Edition. Plot Summary: "In 1959 an overzealous Baptist minister named Nathan Price drags his wife and four daughters deep into the heart of the Congo on a mission to save the unenlightened souls of Africa. The five women narrate the novel. From the outset, the attitudes of the… Read more
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The Poisonwood Bible

by Kingsolver, Barbara

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1998
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Kingsolver, Barbara: The Poisonwood Bible VG/VG Used. 1998 Harper Collins Stated First Edition. HarperCollins, 1998. Plot Summary: "In 1959 an overzealous Baptist minister named Nathan Price drags his wife and four daughters deep into the heart of the Congo on a mission to save the unenlightened souls of Africa. The five women narrate the novel. From the outset,… Read more
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Her Name Was Sojourner Truth

by Pauli, Hertha

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Stated First Edition
Published
1962
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Hardcover
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Pauli, Hertha: Her Name Was Sojourner Truth. 1962 Stated First Edition Appleton-Century-Crofts, Inc. Used. HARD TO FIND. A Biography of Sojourner Truth. Civil War Era. About Ms. Truth: "Sojourner Truth was an American abolitionist and women's rights activist. Truth was born into slavery in Swartekill, New York, but escaped with her infant daughter to freedom in 1826. After going to… Read more
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The Hole Book

by Newell, Peter

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First Edition
Published
October, 1908
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Hardcover
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RARE OCTOBER, 1908 HARPER & BROTHERS. UNEXPURGATED FIRST EDITION. INCLUDES THE WATERMELON PAGE. COLOUR PRINTS. ILLUSTRATED BY PETER NEWELL. HOLE-DRILLED. ANTIQUARIAN. Good condition/ No DJ Included. USED. Front paper past-down is scuffed. Binding is tight and all plates look in good shape. Finger marks noted. 7 3/8 X 8 7/8. This is so much fun! Like watching animation go… Read more
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Country Bunny And The Little Gold Shoes

by Heyward, Du Bose

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First Printing Thus
Published
1939
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Hardcover
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Heyward, Du Bose. The Country Bunny And The Little Gold Shoes. 1939 Houghton Mifflin First Edition, First Printing Thus. QUITE RARE in this first printing. No other printings listed. ILLUSTRATED BY MARJORIE FLACK. EXLIB. Good Condition/ No Dust Jacket Included. Library Bound. Nice condition. Bright red pictorial boards with red, green, and gold ornamentation. Shows some wear at corners.… Read more
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Porgy

by Du Bose Heyward

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2nd Printing Thus
Published
1925
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Hardcover
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THE ROSE B EDITION. Du Bose, Heyward. Porgy (1925 George H. Doran Mauve "B" Hardcover 1st Edition/ 2nd printing thus, known as the Mauve or Rose "B" Edition. Decorated By Theodore Nadejen. USED. Good Condition/ No Dust Jacket. Mauve/Purple boards with gold gilt titling and owl cartouche. Not an exlib item. ORIGINAL SOURCE MATERIAL FOR "PORGY AND BESS", THE DRAMATIC… Read more
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The Hole Book

by Newell, Peter

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First Printing Thus
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October, 1908
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Hardcover
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RARE OCTOBER, 1908 HARPER & BROS. UNEXPURGATED FIRST EDITION. FIRST PRINTING THUS. INCLUDES THE WATERMELON PAGE. COLOUR PRINTS. ILLUSTRATED BY PETER NEWELL. Good + condition / No DJ included. USED. Front paper past-down is in good shape. Some finger marks noticed on a few pages.
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American Slave Revolts: Rebels Against Slavery

by McKissack, Patricia C.

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As New
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4th Impression Thus
Published
1999
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Paperback
ISBN 10
0590662597
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AFRICAN-AMERICAN HISTORY. AMERICAN SLAVE REVOLTS: REBELS AGAINST SLAVERY. McKissack, Patricia C. Paperback. First Edition, 4th Impression Thus. Used. Very Good Condition. A CORETTA SCOTT KING HONOR BOOK. A clean, solid copy.
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Last Tales

by Dinesen, Isak

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First Edition
Published
1957
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Hardcover
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Dinesen, Isak: Last Tales, A Collection of Twelve New Tales of Compelling Beauty 1957, Random House. First Edition. Stated First Printing Thus. Used. Very Good/Good+ original red dust jacket, price-clipped. Jacket states 11/57 on front flap. 5 3/4 X
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Nullification and Secession in the United States: A History of the Six Attempts During the First Century of the Republic

by Powell, Edward Payson

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First Edition
Published
1898
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Hardcover
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Nullification and Secession in the United States. New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1897. By Edward Payson Powell. Uncommon/ rare in this 1897 FIRST EDITION+, AND IN THIS TITLE IN GENERAL. TRUE FIRST EDITION. Please see our photos. USED. VG-/ No Dust Jacket included if issued. Brown cloth boards with bright gilt titling and ornamentation. No topstain.… Read more
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The Wizard

by Haggard, H. Rider

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First Edition
Published
1896
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Hardcover
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The Wizard, Haggard, H. Rider: Longman's Green 1st Edition, 1896, London. A tale of Africa. Used. Very Good/ No dust jacket is included. Red Boards with gold titling on spine. Titling is still nice. Summary: "The novel is placed in the imperialist literature of 19th-century England. Just like many of his other works, this novel is inspired by… Read more
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The Hole Book

by Newell, Peter

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Reprint Edition
Published
1936
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Hardcover
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Peter Newell: The Hole Book, 1936 K-E Harper & Brothers reprint edition. Hardcover. Light blue boards. Drilled. Unexpurgated. Includes the watermelon page. Used. Good/ No DJ included. Please see our photos.
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The Hole Book

by Newell, Peter

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1936
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Newell, Peter: The Hole Book, Copyright 1936 K-I Harper & Brothers reprint edition. Hardcover. Tan boards, black titling. Hole drilled. Unexpurgated. Includes the watermelon page. Used. VG/ No DJ included. A nice find.
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Strange Fruit

by Smith, Lillian

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Stated Sixth Printing Thus
Published
1944
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Hardcover
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Smith, Lillian: Strange Fruit. Reynal & Hitchcock, 1944 1st. Ed, Stated 6th Printing Thus. About this book: Strange Fruit is a 1944 bestselling novel debut by American author Lillian Smith that dealt with the then-forbidden and controversial theme of interracial romance. The title was originally "Jordan is so Chilly", with Smith later changing the title to Strange Fruit. In her… Read more
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Lion: African Adventure With The King Of Beasts

by Johnson, Martin

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First Edition
Published
1929
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Hardcover
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Lion: African Adventure With The King Of Beasts (1929. G.P. Putnam's Sons 1st Ed.) Used. Good Condition/ NO DJ included. Stated 1929 First Edition, G.P. Putnam's Sons. WITH 63 HISTORIC PHOTOGRAPHS TAKEN BY THE JOHNSONS + MAP. All plates and fold-out map still present, in nice condition, and affixed to binding. TANZANYIKA.
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