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THE ILLEGAL: a novel

by HILL, Lawrence

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Published
2016
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First paper edition
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Toronto: HarperCollins. 2016. First paper edition. Softcover. Card covers with flaps. Fine copy. ; Octavo .
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New York: Anchor Books / Doubleday, c1992. Softcover. Fourth printing. Card covers. Text paper a little toned, very nearly fine otherwise. No hardcover issue.; Octavo .
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THE COLOR PURPLE

by WALKER, Alice

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Published
1983
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First UK printing
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London: The Women's Press. 1983. First UK printing. Softcover. Card covers. Second state of the front cover with a triangular yellow sticker to lower fore corner stating "Pulitzer Prize Winner 1983". Book very leaned; page edges lightly yrellowed and soiled; VG otherwise. US edition in 1982. ; Octavo .
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THE DIAL: an annual of fiction

by (Baldwin, James; Kelley, William; Melvin; Brossard, Chandler; Mansfield, Katherine)

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Published
1962
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First printing
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New York: Dial Press. 1962. First printing. Softcover. Card covers. Apollo trade paperback A-45. Light yellowing and soiling to page edges, soft cover creases; else a VG unworn copy. With ink ownership signature of acclaimed Canadian short story writer and novelist Leon Rooke when he was at Chapel Hilll. First publicatiion of an excerpt from James … Read more
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WHYLAH FALLS

by CLARKE, George Elliott

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Published
2000
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Vancouver: Polestar Press. 2000. Hardcover. 10th anniversary edition. Orange boards. Fine in fine jacket. Poetry, prose, photos, about a mythical community of African-Canadians in Nova Scotia.; Octavo .
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I & I

by CLARKE, George Elliott

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Published
2009
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First printing
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Fredericton, NB: Goose Lane. 2009. First printing. Softcover. Card covers. Large rubber stamp on title page, covers a bit curled, VG. Poetry. .
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NEGRO FOLK LORE STORIES: What Aunt Dorcas told little Elsie

by Cotton, Sallie Southall

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Published
1923
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First printing
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Charlotte, North Carolina: Queen City Printing Company. 1923. First printing. Hardcover. Brown boads with pictorial cover label. pp (23). Illustrated. Small ink notation to lower inner corner of title page, else fine. Kindly old Aunt Dorcas, daughter of slaves, domestic servant, tells little white Miz Elsie bedtime stories in Negro dialect, while the white folk are dining.… Read more
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LITTLE GREEN: an Easy Rawlins mystery

by MOSLEY, Walter

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Published
2013
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First printing
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New York: Doubleday. 2013. First printing. Hardcover. Green and black boards. Fine in fine jacket, no remainder mark. Easy and Mouse cruise the mean streets of Los Angeles in 1967 looking for a young black man who disappeared during an acid trip.; Octavo .
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PHILADELPHIA FIRE

by WIDEMAN, John Edgar

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Published
1990
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First printing
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New York: Holt. 1990. First printing. Hardcover. Cloth & boards. Fine in fine jacket. This novel won a PEN / Faulkner Award; Octavo .
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LE DIVAN DES ALTERNANCES

by LAFOREST, Jean-Richard

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Published
1978
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First Edition
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Montréal: Nouvelle Optique. 1978. First Edition. Softcover. Card covers. Text paper a bit toned, as always, VG+ unopened copy otherwise. Only book of poetry by this Haitian writer who settled in Quebec.Note: light parcel, any default shipping may be reduced.; Octavo .
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TWO SIDES

by JAMES. Christopher

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Published
1971
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First printing
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Toronto: Author. 1971. First printing. Softcover. Card covers with flaps. Light ink squiggles to upper outer corner of front cover, VG otherwise. Poetry. Produced by Austin. C. Clarke. West Coast African-Canadian author. Note: light parcel, any default shipping may be reduced.; Octavo .
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"ON THE ELEVENTH LINE IN THE FIRST HOUSE"

by JAMES, Kit (Christopher James)

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First printing
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Toronto: Author, no date (1972?). First printing. Softcover. Card covers with flaps. pp [44]. Fine copy. Poetry by this West Coast Afican-Canadian author. "Special thanks to Bp Nichol and Leonard Cohen". Produced by Austin C. Clarke. Note: light parcel, any default shipping may be reduced.; Octavo .
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DRIFTGLASS. With a new Introduction by Robert Thurston

by DELANY, Samuel R.

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Published
1977
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First US hardcover edition
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Boston: Gregg Press. 1977. First US hardcover edition. Hardcover. Green cloth without dust jacket, as issued. Reprinted with corrections from the 1971 Signet paperback original. 10 stories, long new introduction. ; Octavo .
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STARBOARD WINE: more notes on the language of science fiction

by DELANY, Samuel R.

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Published
1984
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First printing
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Pleasantville, NY: Dragon. 1984. First printing. Hardcover. Black cloth without jacket, as issued. pp 244, [4]. Quite minor rubbing to spine ends and outer corners; small ink name at front; else fine. Signed by the author. Edition of 500 copies. ; Octavo; Signed by Author .
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MOTION OF LIGHT IN WATER: sex and science fiction writing in the East Village, 1957-1965

by DELANY, Samuel R.

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Published
1988
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First printing
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New York: Arbor House. 1988. First printing. Hardcover. Blue boards. pp (xx), 302, [2]. One photo in text. Fine in fine jacket. Won the 1989 Hugo Award for best non-fiction.; Octavo .
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THE AMERICAN SHORE Meditations on a Tale of Science Fiction by Thomas M. Disch - Angouleme

by DELANY, Samuel R.

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Published
1978
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First printing
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Elizabethtown, NY: The Dragon Press. 1978. First printing. Hardcover. Black cloth without jacket, as issued. Fine copy. ; Octavo .
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THE SWEET FLYPAPER OF LIFE (inscribed)

by HUGHES, Langston and Roy De Carava

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Published
1955
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First printing
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New York: Simon and Schuster. 1955. First printing. Softcover. Inscribed by Author; The simultaneous paper issue. pp 98 (including front cover), black & white card covers. Rubbing at head of spine, with a 2 cm split to top front spine fold, minor rubbing to foot of spine, VG clean and unworn copy otherwise, no creases. Inscribed… Read more
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LeROI JONES (Imamu Amiri Baraka): A Checklist of Books by and About Him

by DACE, Letitia (LeRoi Jones)

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Published
1971
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9780900859076
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London: Nether Press. 1971. Softcover. :0900859075 . Card covers. pp 196. Index. Remainder mark to bottom page edges, small corner crease to front cover and first few pages, VG otherwise. A detailed and extensive bibliography. ; Octavo .
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OLD UNCLE NED. Illustrated by G.W. Brenneman

by FOSTER, Stephen C.

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Published
1889
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New York: White and Allen, no date (1889). 1889. Hardcover. Blue and brown pictorial bevel edge cloth, front cover stamped in black and gilt, all edges gilt. pp [42], unpaged, blank leaf at front and rear. Good illustrations on every page of text, 3 in colour on pasted-in labels, 2 pp of music at rear. Spine lightly… Read more
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JAMES BALDWIN, ARTIST ON FIRE: a portrait

by WEATHERBY, W.J. (James Baldwin)

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Published
1989
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First printing
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New York: Donald I Fine. 1989. First printing. Hardcover. Cloth & boards. pp xiv, 412, [4]; index. Light yellowing to page edges, red dot to bottom page edges, else fine in fine jacket. "In this book, W. J. Weatherby, a friend of Baldwin's for nearly thirty years, has woven together a warm and illuminating portrait of both… Read more
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