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Terrible Honesty: Mongrel Manhattan in the 1920's

by Douglas, Ann

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1996
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First Edition Thus
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9780374524623
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119DouglasHonesty 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 hundred men and women. In… Read more
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The Poisonwood Bible

by Kingsolver, Barbara

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1998
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Stated First Edition
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9780060175405
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106Kingsolverpoison3 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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1998
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106Kingsolverpoison2 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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106Kingsolverpoison1 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, the… Read more
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Her Name Was Sojourner Truth

by Pauli, Hertha

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1962
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066PauliTruth 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… Read more
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The Hole Book

by Newell, Peter

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October, 1908
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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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The Country Bunny And The Little Gold Shoes

by Heyward, Du Bose

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1939
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First Edition
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742HeywardShoes. 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. Nice condition bright red pictorial boards with red, green, and gold ornamentation. Shows some wear at corners. Plot Summary:… Read more
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Porgy

by Du Bose Heyward

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1925
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2nd Printing Thus
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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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cover of The Hole Book

The Hole Book

by Newell, Peter

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October, 1908
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First Printing Thus
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RARE OCTOBER, 1908 HARPER & BROS. UNEXPURGATED FIRST EDITION. 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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cover of American Slave Revolts: Rebels Against Slavery

American Slave Revolts: Rebels Against Slavery

by McKissack, Patricia C.

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Published
1999
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First Scholastic Trade Paperback Printing
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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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cover of Last Tales

Last Tales

by Dinesen, Isak

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Published
1957
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First Printing Thus
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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.
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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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Published
1898
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First Edition
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Nullification and Secession in the United States. New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1897. 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. 461 pp. "A study of… Read more
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cover of The Wizard

The Wizard

by Haggard, H. Rider

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Published
1896
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First Edition
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Haggard, H. Rider: The Wizard, 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 Rider Haggard's… Read more
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cover of The Hole Book

The Hole Book

by Newell, Peter

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Published
1936
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Reprint
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Peter: 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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cover of Strange Fruit

Strange Fruit

by Smith, Lillian

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Published
1944
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Sixth 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 her… Read more
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Lion: African Adventure With The King Of Beasts

by Johnson, Martin

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Published
1929
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First Edition
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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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