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Porgy (The 1925 George H. Doran Mauve "B" Edition)

by Heyward, Du Bose

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Published
1925
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First Edition
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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 THE DRAMATIC BROADWAY MUSICAL AND MOTION PICTURE, SCORED BY… Read more
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The Hole Book (Oct. 1908 Harper & Bros. First Ed.)

by Newell, Peter

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Published
October, 1908
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First Edition
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RARE OCTOBER, 1908 HARPER & BROS. UNEXPURGATED FIRST EDITION. INCLUDES THE WATERMELON PAGE. COLOUR PRINTS. Very good- condition. No dust jacket as issued. USED. Front paper past-down is in good shape. Some finger marks noticed on a few pages.
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Beloved, A Novel (1987, Alfred A. Knopf 2nd Printing before Publ.)

by Morrison, Toni

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Published
1987
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VG
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First Edition
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9780394535975
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BELOVED. By Toni Morrison. Stated 2nd Printing before Publication, 1987, Alfred A. Knopf. VG/ VG Original Unclipped Dust Jacket. Cover Price $18.95. A Ghost Story.
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American Slave Revolts: Rebels Against Slavery

by McKissack, Patricia C.

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9780590662598
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BLACK HISTORY. 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 Isak Dinesen (1957 Random House Stated 1st Ed. W/Dj)

by Dinesen, Isak

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Published
1957
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First Edition
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Stock Photo. Dinesen, Isak: Last Tales. 1957 Random House Stated First Edition.Used. Very Good/Good+ original red dust jacket, price-clipped.
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The Confessions Of Nat Turner (1967 Random House 1st Ed. W/Dj)

by Styron, William

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Published
1967
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Styron, William: THE CONFESSIONS OF NAT TURNER, 1967 Random House Stated First Printing Thus. Used. VG Condition/ VG- Original unclipped dust jacket. Front flap price $6.95. pine is a bit sunned. WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE. Summary: A first-person narrative of the slave revolt in 1831 Virginia, Nat Turner's Rebellion aka The Southampton Insurrection. A nice copy.
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Nullification and Secession in the United States : A History of the Six Attempts During the First century of the Republic, 1897 1st. Ed.

by Powell, Edward

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Published
1897
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First Edition
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"Powell, Edward Payson. Nullification and Secession in the United States. New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1897. UNCOMMON/RARE IN THIS 1897 FIRST. NOT A REPRINT. NOT AN EXLIB. Please see our photos. USED. VG-/ No Dust Jacket. 461 pp. A study of secession and nullification movements in the United States from the Nullification Resolutions of 1798 to the American… Read more
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Strange Fruit (1944, Reynal & Hitcfhcock)

by Smith, Lillian

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Published
1944
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Edition
6th Printing Thus
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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… Read more
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Little Henry and his Bearer Boosey, A Tale of Dinapore

by Mrs. Sherwood

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Published
1814
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Very Good
Edition
New Illustrated Edition
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Mrs. Sherwood: Little Henry and his bearer Boosey, A Tale of Dinapore. Houlston And Sons, Patternoster Square, London. 3 ¾ X 5 7/8. New Illustrated Edition. Undated, (circa 1814) , Used. Not an exlib. Very good condition miniature book / No DJ included if issued. A nice find. Rare/Scarce
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M.C. Higgins, The Great (1974 Macmillan 1st. Ed. w/DJ)

by Hamilton, Virginia

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Published
1974
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First Edition
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Used. Exlib. Macmillan Publishing 1974 First Edition, First Impression Thus 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10. Newbery Honor Book. A solid copy. Bright pages, hinges are intact. Comes in a nice original dust jacket. No award sticker on dust jacket. Past and present, daydream and reality meet in this wonderful book by author Virginia Hamilton.
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