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The Beagle, the Wolf and the Whale

by Lawrence, Irene A.

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Published
2010
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£186.00

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Rhode Island: Self-published by the author, 2010. Paperback. [50]p., wraps, 5.5x8.5 inches, profusely illus., very good first edition; one of 50 copies. Signed by Lawrence (as "Irene") on the front blank. Color photos of the artist's paintings, each with a single word on the facing page; when read in order they form the sentence "He was drawn into the… Read more
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Creative Survival: The Providence Black Community in the 19th Century

by Burnham, Irene; director

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Published
1980
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£14.88

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Providence: Rhode Island Black Heritage Society, 1980. Paperback. 73p., slender paperback, 8.5x11 inches. Rear cover has corner crease, otherwise mild handling wear.
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image of Questions answered no. 1. A reply to the most consistent and persistent opponent of Socialism, the Providence Visitory (Catholic). 25 pointed, pertinent and pungent questions are given a direct answer, lucid, concise, comprehensive and consistent

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Cranston, RI: Fred Hurst, 1914. Pamphlet. 60p., wraps slightly chipped, paper a bit browned. Hurst was a leader of the Socialist Party in Rhode Island.
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£18.60
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The National Informant [open letter and questionnaire]

by Reniere, Ronald E.

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Published
1980
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£11.16

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Providence: NI/The National Informant, Inc, 1980. Two 8.5x11 inch sheets printed one side only, stapled upper-left corner, mild wear. No dates but no email nor web site listed. Collect call offered. Computer database. Mention of Advocate and InTouch. No mention of AIDS. Likely late 1970s early 1980s. An information service for gay and lesbian organizations. Introductory letter and questionnaire.… Read more
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Mine: an anthology of reproductive rights [number 2]

by Stern, Meredith

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Published
n.d.
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Philadelphia, PA: Meredith Stern, n.d.. Second issue of the photocopied zine, 44p., staplebound, rather worn, may be later reprinting. Pen correction shows that Stern moved to Providence, RI. Personal abortion stories from women of different ages.
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A New World Rising [four issues]

by Proletarian Warriors

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Published
1997
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£22.32

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Providence, RI: the zine, 1997. Four issues of the zine published in tabloid newspaper format on newsprint, trademark post-psychedelic text-heavy cut and paste design over pictorial backgrounds; evenly toned, otherwise very good. Issues present are nos. 11, 12, 28, and an unnumbered issue from 1990. Anarcho-ecological zine with a spiritual side. Hours of reading of dense text that may… Read more
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A New World Rising. No. 12

by Proletarian Warriors

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Published
1990
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Providence, RI: the zine, 1990. 8p. zine published in tabloid newspaper format on newsprint, trademark post-psychedelic text-heavy cut and paste design over pictorial backgrounds; evenly toned, otherwise very good. Anarcho-ecological zine with a spiritual side. Hours of reading of dense text that may hurt your eyeballs. Editor identifies himself as Grateful Fred.
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The Country: a novel

by Plante, David

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Published
1981
ISBN
9780689111891
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New York: Atheneum, 1981. Hardcover. 159p., very good first US edition stated in cloth boards and unclipped dj. Second novel of the Francouer Family in Rhode Island.
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image of Ninth annual report of the Woman's American Baptist home mission society, with the report of the annual meeting held in The first baptist church, Providence, R. I., May 4, 1887

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Boston: the society, printed by C. H. Simonds & Co, 1887. 66p., staplebound textblock in 7.5 x 5.25 inch decorated wraps, a couple of tiny corners lost and portions of untitled backstrip are chipped away; staples rusted. Otherwise, bright appearance, mild handling wear. Domestic outreach, to "the Chinese of Fresno, Cal.," &c &c; pp.27-8, in Alaska, competition with the… Read more
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image of Poets Fortnightly, Volume 1 Number 2; [featuring:] The Truth about Spiders... Lizzie Borden Remembered... Peculiar Ads & Announcements

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Providence RI: The Poets Press, 1991. Pamphlet. Unpaginated, about twelve pages, staplebound pamphlet in 8.5x5.5 inch wraps. Good clean unmarked copy. One short contribution by Stephen Ronan: "The best time for killing vampires / Is right after an election. / There are a lot of wooden stakes around.
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Poets Fortnightly: vol. 1, #2: The Truth about Spiders... Lizzie Borden Remembered... Peculiar Ads & Announcements

by Rutherford, Brett, William J. Pabodie, Emilie Glen, Stephen Ronan

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Published
1991
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Providence RI: The Poets Press, 1991. Pamphlet. [12p] 5.5x8.5 inches, very good poetry journal in stapled white pictorial wraps. Rutherford (who is likely to be The Reporting Angel aka publisher & editor) also published his own chapbooks of Supernatural and Horror poetry as well as a fan magazine "Tekeli-li! Journal of Terror" related to Lovecraft.
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image of Standing together: Union busting at Browne and Sharpe. A photo essay with strike documents

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[Cranston, RI]: IAM Locals 1142, 1088, 883, 1982. 60p., very good in wraps, illus., 8.5x11 inches.
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image of Proceedings of the Alumni Association of Friends' Yearly Meeting School: With the Oration, by John Stanton Gould, and the Poem, by William M. Rodman, Delivered Before the Association at Their Fourth Annual Meeting at Newport, 1862

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Providence RI: the Association, 1862. Pamphlet. 63p., softbound in plain printed 9.5x5.7 inch grey wraps, textblock held by original threads still strong, but the spinefold of paste-adhered wrapper was repaired long ago with cellophane tape (over mild small tears) and now needs repair itself (a 2-inch section is loose). Otherwise, general mild edgewear and a small tip-loss from a… Read more
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The Woods: a novel

by Plante, David

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Published
1982
ISBN
9780575027763
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London: Gollancz, 1982. Hardcover. 123p., very good first UK edition in boards and unclipped dj. Third book in the trilogy of the Francoeur Family in Rhode Island.
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The Country: a novel

by Plante, David

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Published
1981
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9780575029385
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London: Gollancz, 1981. Hardcover. 159p., very good first edition in boards and unclipped dj. Second novel of the Francouer Family in Rhode Island.
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image of What next? A bad word, a good deal, freedom, too. [cover title] An idea whose time has come? [caption title]

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Little Compton, RI: Jessie Lloyd O'Connor, 1975. 7p., stapled wraps, minor creasing else very good condition. Large quote by Jack Mabley on front wrap (which lacks the authors name).
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image of The Dorr War or the constitutional struggle in Rhode Island. With an introduction by Albert Bushnell Hart

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Providence, RI: Preston & Rounds Co, 1901. x, 420p., wraps, very good condition. Reprint of the 1901 edition. Volume II, Episodes of Violence in U.S. History series.
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Song: I want a witness

by Harper, Michael S.

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Published
1972
ISBN
9780822952312
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Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1972. Paperback. 63p., very good first edition trade paperback in pictorial wraps. Harper is a distinguished poet and longest-serving English professor at Brown University. He received his BA at CSULA and briefly taught in San Francisco before permanently locating to Rhode Island, where he became the state's first poet laureate.
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The Dorr Rebellion; a study in American radicalism, 1833-1849

by Gettleman, Marvin E.

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Published
1973
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£8.93

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New York: Random House, 1973. xxii, 257p., preface, introduction, extensive footnotes, illustrations, bibliographical essay, index, very good first edition in cloth boards and unclipped dj.
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The Native: a novel

by Plante, David

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Published
1988
ISBN
9780689119514
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New York: Atheneum, 1988. Hardcover. 122p., very good first US edition in quarter-cloth boards and unclipped dj. A continuation of the series that began withy the Francouer Family trilogy.
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