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Nigger Jokes and Stump Speeches : Being a Collection of Approved Nigger Jokes, Stump Speeches, Conundrums, and the Essence of Minstrelsy; Part One

By: ANON

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York and London, Samuel French:

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Seller ID: 051109

Condition: Very Good


Part One of Four, published separately. Undated, late nineteenth century, edition/printing unknown. 64pp, including an index, not illustrated. Publisher's ads to the insides of both wrappers. Interior pages are very white and clean. Unmarked. Binding is tight and square. Gold-coloured wrappers are also clean and unmarked. Wear to paper covering spine with a little loss and moderate cracking. Scarce! We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and of... View more info

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Nigger Jokes and Stump Speeches : Being a Collection of Approved Nigger Jokes, Stump Speeches, Conundrums, and the Essence of Minstrelsy; Part Four

By: ANON

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London and New York, Samuel French:

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Seller ID: 051110

Condition: Very Good


Part Four of Four, published separately. On the title page is the sub-title - 'Being a Collection of New and Original Jokes, Conversations, Riddles, Catches, Stump Speeches and Poems in Nigger Dialect'. Undated, late nineteenth century, edition/printing unknown. Price on cover is One Shilling. 64pp, including an index, not illustrated. Publisher's ads to the insides of both wrappers. Interior pages are very white and clean. Unmarked. Binding is tight and square. Gold-col... View more info

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Oroonoko : an authoritative text, historical backgrounds, Criticism

By: BEHN, Aphra

Price: $12.00

Publisher: USA, W. W. Norton & Company: 1997

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 2365

ISBN: 0393970140

Condition: About 'As New'


This long-awaited Norton Critical Edition of Aphra Behn's best-known and most influential work makes available the original 1688 text, the only text published in her lifetime. 'A Norton critical edition'. Edited by Joanna Lipking. Printed in gold on the rear wrapper it states, 'Instructor's Desk Copy'. xvi, 272pp. Bright, clean, unmarked copy, quite fresh. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Micro wear to a handful of tips to the top of pages. Unpacked weight, 310g.... View more info

White Tribe Dreaming: Apartheid's bitter roots : notes of an eighth-generation Afrikaner

By: De VILLIERS, Marq

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Canada, Macmillan of Canada: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 611

ISBN: 0771595301

Condition: As New


'..., book written to explain how apartheid came to be. Tracing the Afrikaner's history from settlement at the Cape, it chronicles the founding of race relations on slavery and a master-servant relationship'. Neither pro nor anti apartheid. xxvii, 420pp, maps, genealogical table. Book appears 'as new' - except for a bookplate to the ffep. Several newspaper articles of relevance in a plastic bag laid-in. Unpacked weight, 883g. We ship Worldwide, at cost, using both Canada... View more info

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Nigger Jokes and Stump Speeches : Being a Collection of Approved Nigger Jokes, Stump Speeches, Conundrums, and the Essence of Minstrelsy; Part Second

By: FRENCH, Samuel - Publisher

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York & London, Samuel French:

Edition: Edition Unknown; Possible First

Seller ID: 051099

Condition: VG, or Better


Collection of African-American Wit & Humor with a strong racist bias. Undated, but would appear to be 1878 from external sources. 64pp. Body of text, stapled, is clean and very tight, pages remarkably white. Gold wrappers, with adverts to the inside panel, are bright, clean and still well attached but the paper covering the spine is wekening at top & bottom of the spine. has deteriorated in part. Scarce publication. Scan available. We use both the Canada Post and the Un... View more info

Bold Moment [The Horncasters]

By: JOHNSON, Victor H.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York, Pyramid Books: 1956

Edition: First Paperback Printing

Seller ID: 577

Condition: Good


Novel of miscegenation - inter-racial relations. 'She called him her Othello, her dark lover. She wanted him, more than she had wanted the white men in the city. In the darkness of the hayloft she called to him'. Pyramid 504 [formerly 125]. Printed in Canada. Reprint of a hardcover book from 1947. GGA cover - attractive young white woman in thin dress sees a cautious black man approach. 158pp. Pages clean and unmarked, barely browned. Tight binding. No spine creases buu... View more info

Go For the Body

By: LACY, Ed

Price: $9.00

Publisher: USA, Avon Publications: 1954

Edition: First Avon Printing

Seller ID: 578

Condition: VG+


A novel of inter-racial relations, miscegenation. 'A negro boxer, his French wife - and a different kind of love story'. Avon 566. 191pp. Great cover art featuring an attractive woman seated looking at a black boxer with his white manager behind .Interior is clean and unmarked. Pages are lighly taned. Bindin g is tight and square, no spine creases. Probably never fulkly opened. Light crease to the tip of the top corner of the front panel - would otherwise be about Fine. ... View more info

Local Color

By: RICE, John Andrew; CALDWELL, Erskine

Price: $8.00

Publisher: USA, Dell First Edition: 1955

Edition: Dell First Edition #71

Seller ID: 550

Condition: Near Fine


'...an unwhitewashed gallery of Southern Whites and Negroes lving in a world together - and worlds apart'. Foreword by Erskine Caldwell. 160pp. Cover art by Arthur Shilstone. Clean, unmarked interior, ages lightly browned. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Sligt wear to some edges. optherwise Fine. Display quality. View more info

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John Newton (Men of Faith)

By: SWIFT, Catherine

Price: $6.00

Publisher: USA, Bethany House Pub: 1994

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 2368

ISBN: 1556613059

Condition: VG+


"John Newton (1725-1807) was a British sailor whose life of sin took him to the western coast of Africa, where he became a virtual slave before getting involved in the African slave trade. His dramatic conversion during a violent storm in the North Atlantic, however, did not end his involvement with slave trading. It would be six years before he gave up his career as a sea captain and went on to become an Anglican clergyman. Dissatisfied with the hymns of the day, Ne... View more info

Nigger Jokes and Stump Speeches : Being a Collection of Approved Nigger Jokes, Stump Speeches, Conundrums, and the Essence of Minstrelsy; Part Three

By: WALLACE, John Jnr.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London and New York, Samuel French:

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Seller ID: 054495

Condition: Very Good


Part Three of Four, published separately. On the title page is the sub-title - 'Being a Collection of New and Original Jokes, Conversations, Riddles, Catches, Stump Speeches and Poems in Nigger Dialect'. Undated, late nineteenth century, edition/printing unknown. Price on cover is One Shilling. 62pp, including an index, not illustrated. Publisher's ads to the insides of both wrappers. Interior pages are very white and clean. Unmarked. Binding is tight and square. Gold-co... View more info