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John Newton; From Disgrace to Amazing Grace

By: AITKEN, Jonathan; YANCEY, Philip

Price: $15.00

Publisher: USA, Crossway Books: 2013

Edition: Reprint In Trade Paperback

Seller ID: 413

ISBN: 1433541815

Condition: As New


John Newton,1725-1807, was an English Anglican clergyman and abolitionist who was forced to served as a sailor in the Royal Navy for a period. He was first a slave of Princess Peye, a black princess of the Sherbro people and then, years after, He became the captain of slave ships. He became ordained as an evangelical Anglican cleric, served Olney, Buckinghamshire, for two decades, and also wrote hymns, known for "Amazing Grace" and "Glorious Things of Thee Are Spoken" [wikipedia]. 400pp. An 'as new' copy - bright, clean and fresh, no signs of use. Unpacked weight, 561g. We use... View more info

Time: The Weekly Newsmagazine, January 3, 1964

By: ALEXANDER, Roy - Editor

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Time Inc.: 1964

Edition: Vol 83, No 1

Seller ID: 053523

Condition: About Fine


Cover features portrait of Civil Rights leader and 'Man of the Year', Martin Luther King, artwork by Robert Vickery. Canada edition - same content as USA edition but scarcer, plus Canadian news. 76pp. Bright and clean copy - attrative front cover portrait. Sound binding. Address label to lower left corner. No creases. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. This item weighs 132g and qualifies for inexpensive Lettermail postage within Canada. View more info

Time: The Weekly Newsmagazine, February 14, 1964

By: ALEXANDER, Roy - Editor

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Time Inc.: 1964

Edition: Vol 83, No 7

Seller ID: 055160

Condition: VG+


Cover features portrait of Marina Oswald, wife of Lee Harvey Oswald. Canada edition - same content as USA edition but scarcer, plus Canadian news. Feature on the Warren Commission. 84pp. Bright and clean copy - attrative front cover portrait. Sound binding. No address labelpresent. No tears or creases. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. This item weighs 164 g and qualifies for inexpensive Lettermail postage within Canada. View more info

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A Terrible Revenge: the ethnic cleansing of the East European Germans

By: ALFRED-MAURICE DE ZAYAS

Price: $11.50

Publisher: New York, Palgrave Macmillan: 2006

Edition: Second Edition, Revised & Updated

Seller ID: 27318

ISBN: 1403973083

Condition: VG+


This book deals with the fate of fifteen million German civilians who found themselves on the wrong side of new post WWII borders. All over Eastern Europe, the inhabitants of communities that had been established for many centuries were either expelled or killed. Over two million Germans did not survive..... Translated from the German by John A. Koehler ; poetry and new texts transl. by A. De Zayas. xlii, 182pp, illustrated, maps.Bright, clean interior. Unmarked except for a small rubber stamp to the ffep. Unpacked weight, 264g. Ships via inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail. Postage $4.00 to 6.... 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 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 offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. This item weighs 46g and qualifies for inexpens... View more info

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Post-Colonial Studies: The Key Concepts (Routledge Key Guides)

By: ASHCROFT, Bill; GRIFFITHS, Gareth; TIFFIN, Helen

Price: $9.50

Publisher: London, Routledge: 2007

Edition: Second Edition, Paperback

Seller ID: 10745

ISBN: 0415428556

Condition: Fine


"This best-selling key guide, now in its second edition, provides an essential key to understanding the issues which characterize post-colonialism, explaining what it is, where it is encountered and why it is crucial in forging new cultural identities". A 'Routledge Key Guide'. xii, 292 pages ; 23 cm. An 'about as new' copy - bright, clean and unmarked. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Unpacked weight, 328g. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. Canadian GST included. ... View more info

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The Good Black: a True Story of Race in America

By: BARRETT, Paul M.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, Dutton Penguin: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 268

ISBN: 0525943447

Condition: About Fine


Larry Mungin spent his life preparing to succeed in the white world. He looked away from racial inequality and hostility, believing that he'd succeed if he worked hard and played by the rules. He rose from a Queens housing project to Harvard College and Law School, and went on to the world of corporate law. But just when he should have been considered for partnership at his mostly white law firm, he sued for racial discrimination. viii, 296pp. Interior of the book is bright and clean. previous owner's name to the top margin of the ffep, otherwise unmarked. The price-clipped dustjacket is also ... 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. We ship Worldwide, at cost, using both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges, at cost, ... View more info

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Chasing Their Dreams: Chinese Settlement in the Northwest Region of British Columbia

By: CHOW, Lily

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Prince George, B. C., Caitlin Press Inc.: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14959

ISBN: 0920576834

Condition: As New


An account of Chinese settlement in the Northwest region of British Columbia. xxiv, 158 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 23 cm. An 'as new' cop y -bright, fresh and unmarked. tight, square binding, glossy unmarked wrappers. Unpacked weight, 288g. Ships via inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail within North America, in card sleeve. Images available. Enquire for rates to Worldwide destinations. View more info

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The Gypsies of Eastern Europe

By: CROWE, David; KOLSTI, John; HANCOCK, Ian

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York and London, M. E. Sharpe, Inc.: 1991

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 477

ISBN: 0873326717

Condition: Fine


The essays in this collection detail the fate of gypsies in the countries of Eastern Europe through the socialist era, and pay special attention to the experience of the Nazi holocaust. The volume includes essays on Czechoslovakia, Yugoslavia, Albania, Hungary and Romania. vi, 194pp. Book and dustjacket is 'as new' - bright, fresh and unmarked. Unpacked weight, 509g. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. Images always available. Shipped well packed. [Maximum postage to anywhere withi... View more info

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

By: De VILLIERS, Marq

Price: $9.95

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 Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges, at cost, without overcharging. Canadian domestic postal... View more info

The Dachau concentration camp 1933 to 1945 ; text and photo documents from the Exhibition

By: DISTEL, Barbara et al - Editors

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Munich, Comite International de Dachau: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037784

ISBN: 3874907511

Condition: As New


"The Dachau Concentration Camp 1933 - 1945" ; the new design of the exhibitions undertaken by the House of Bavarian History in cooperation with the Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site and the ComiteĀ“ International de Dachau and in consultation with the expert advisory board. Curatorial and authorial team led by Barbara Distel. Text, and photo documents from the Exhibition, with CD. Text in English. 228pp, photo illustrations. CD-ROM in pocket at back. An 'as new' never-used copy. Weight, 667g. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competit... View more info

Newsweek, December 19, 1966

By: ELLIOTT, Osborn - Editor

Price: $7.95

Publisher: New York, Newsweek, Inc.: 1966

Edition: Vol. LXVIII, No. 25

Seller ID: 34160

Condition: VG+


Single issue of Newsweek magazine for December 19, 1966. Cover features a photo of Rhodesia's Ian Smith [Zimbabwe] and a feature entitled, 'White Power in Africa'. 120pp, photo illustrated, advertising. Bright, clean interior. Sound, stapled wraps. No address label present. Weight, 226g. Postage under $5.00 within Canada; $5.00 to the USA, more overseas. We mail at cost. Image available. 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 United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. This item weig... View more info

The Essential Gesture: Writing, Politics & Places

By: GORDIMER, Nadine

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1988

Edition: First American Printing

Seller ID: 040240

ISBN: 0394573978

Condition: About Fine


Autobiography of Nadiner Gordimer, 1923-2014, South African writer, political activist and recipient of the 1991 Nobel Prize in Literature. Edited and introduced by Stephen Clingman. 294 pages ; 22 cm. Clean, unmatrked interior, bright, white pages. Tight, square binding, no wear to the boards. Similar, unclipped dustjacket. Unpacked weight, 590g. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. No taxes on Canadian, American or Overseas Orders. Images always available. View more info

Cotton Coon's Two Step

By: HARRISON, C. R. - Composer

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Woodstock, Ontario, D. W. Karn Co.: 1903

Seller ID: 055137

Condition: Very Good


Piano music for a Two-Step or Rag, No lyrics. Features illustration of Four Black Americans - Seated man playing a banjo, woman beside singing and two men dancing. This edition 'Compliments of the D. W. Karn Co. Limited of Woodstock, Ontario, Canada, manufactures of the Karn Piano, Pipe Organs and the Pianauto. Three pages of piano music. Karn advertising throughout. Printed on brittle paper. Some minor loss at tips of fore-edge; Music store stamp in blank field [Miller Brothers, Charlottetown, PEI]; minor soiling. Overall, a quite decent copy! Ships via inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail with... View more info

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The Magnificent Activist: The Writings of Thomas Wentworth Higginson (1823-1911)

By: HIGGINSON, Thomas Wentworth; MEYER, Howard N.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: [Cambridge, Mass], Da Capo Press: 2000

Edition: First Printing Trade Paperback

Seller ID: 643

ISBN: 0306809540

Condition: As New


The extraordinary writings of one of the most vigorous, effective-and overlooked-shapers of American history, and the rediscovery of an American visionary - a groundbreaking activist at the forefront of the social movements reshaping nineteenth-century society. xviii, 618 pages : portrait ; 23 cm. An'as new' copy - bright, fresh and unmarked. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Unpacked weight, 777g. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. Canadian GST is included. Images always a... 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 buut a reading crease and wear to spine edges. Faiant diaganal lower corner crease. Tiny old price. Not a file copy but a solid ... View more info

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The Voyage of the Komagata Maru: The Sikh Challenge to Canada's Colour Bar

By: JOHNSTON, Hugh J. M. - Editor

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Univ of British Columbia Press: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 30437

ISBN: 0774803401

Condition: About 'As New'


A thoroughly researched account of the Komagata Maru incident when a shipload of Sikh 'immigrants' was refused entry to Canada. 162pp. Bright, clean, unmarked copy about 'as new'. Unpacked weight, 250g. Ships via inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail. Postage $4.00 to 6.00 within North America, in card sleeve. Enquire for rates to the Rest of the World. We ship at our cost. Image available. View more info

The Pol Pot Regime: Race, Power, and Genocide in Cambodia Under the Khmer, Rouge 1975-1979

By: KIERNAN, Ben

Price: $7.95

Publisher: New Haven, USA, Yale Univ Press: 2008

Edition: Third Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 051891

ISBN: 9749575717

Condition: VG+


"I first visited Cambodia in 1975," Ben Kiernan writes. "None of the Cambodians I knew then survived the next four years." In The Pol Pot Regime, Kiernan presents the first definitive account of the four-year reign of terror known as "Democratic Kampuchea." xxiii, 477 pages, [20] pages of plates : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 21 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Only defect - top corner-tip crease affecting last few pages. Unpacked weight, 505g. We ship Worldwide, at cost, using both Canada Post and the United States Post... View more info