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Democratic Victory - Dedicated to Mrs. County Leader [Title from cover]
[New York]: Women's Division - Democratic National Campaign Committee, [1936]. Motivational and instructional booklet for Democratic women campaigners in the 1936 Presidential election; illustrated throughout with lively cartoons, not directly attributed but presumably by one of the two listed authors. Text urges female County Leaders to be "a self-cranker!...Don't Wait...
[Item #21968]
Price: $125.00
 
Democratic Victory - Dedicated to Mrs. County Leader [Title from cover]
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Red Economics
New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1932. First Edition. Octavo. Cloth boards; dustjacket; 327pp. Covers slightly dusted; endpapers darkened; brief pencil notations to front endpaper; Very Good. In the uncommon photomontage dustwrapper (credited to Keystone View); rubbed overall with small losses and abrasions; Good. Overview of the Soviet Union's First Five Year Plan.
[Item #21964]
Price: $75.00
 
Red Economics
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C.I.O. Industrial Unionism In Action
New York: W.W. Norton, 1937. First Edition. Early study of the C.I.O. and John L. Lewis, written by a Harvard economist. Uncommonly well-preserved copy in the original pictorial dustwrapper; jacket art signed "Tabatchnik." Octavo (20.5cm); gray cloth, with titles stamped in black and orange on spine and front cover; dustjacket;...
[Item #21775]
Price: $75.00
 
C.I.O. Industrial Unionism In Action
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The Blackness of My Skin and the Kinkiness of My Hair
Washington DC: Nuclassics and Science Publishing Co. 1972. First Edition. Cycle of love poems and one short story. From the jacket copy: "Warning: This book was written for black women of the world. White women daring to read this book do so at their own risk. The author can not...
[Item #21769]
Price: $75.00
 
The Blackness of My Skin and the Kinkiness of My Hair
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The Harlem Renaissance Remembered: Essays Edited with a Memoir by Arna Bontemps
New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1972. First Edition. Collection of essays on a variety of important Harlem Renaissance figures, including Jean Toomer, Wallace Thurman, Jessie Fauset, Countee Cullen, and Zora Neale Hurston, et al. Octavo (21.5cm); black cloth, with titles stamped in silver on spine; yellow topstain; dustjacket; 310pp;...
[Item #21764]
Price: $50.00
 
The Harlem Renaissance Remembered: Essays Edited with a Memoir by Arna Bontemps
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Forbidden Neighbors: A Study of Prejudice in Housing
New York: Harper and Brothers, 1955. First Edition. A study of "the close link between the problem of discrimination in housing and the growth of prejudice in American communities...Because America's slum problem has become largely a minority problem, and, in consequence, the most serious aspects of housing are now concerned...
[Item #21763]
Price: $50.00
 
Forbidden Neighbors: A Study of Prejudice in Housing
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Look For Me in the Whirlwind: The Collective Autobiography of the New York 21
New York: Random House, 1971. First Edition. A collection of individual testimonies written by sixteen of the Blank Panther members who were part of 21 defendants accused of plotting to bomb public buildings and later acquitted of the charges in 1969; Written while in jail, these straightforward and powerful accounts...
[Item #21762]
Price: $200.00
 
Look For Me in the Whirlwind: The Collective Autobiography of the New York 21
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The Opening of a Door
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1931. Davis's only novel, of the sexual awakening of a Chicago clerk. Despite its not-so-subtle exploration of homosexual themes, the novel was praised by critics as diverse as Clifton Fadiman and William Lyon Phelps; Davis became an overnight literary sensation and went on to an...
[Item #21621]
Price: $75.00
 
The Opening of a Door
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Jeremy Hamlin
New York: D. Appleton-Century Company, 1934. First Edition. Superb copy of this novel by the native New Hampshire author, telling the story of "a New England village dictator as seen by four of his fellow citizens." HANNA 470. First Printing. Octavo (19.5cm); blue cloth, with titles stamped in black on...
[Item #21605]
Price: $150.00
 
Jeremy Hamlin
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The Hospital
New York: Random House, 1939. First Edition. Excellent copy of Fearing's uncommon first novel (following three volumes of poetry), a real-life account of professional life in an American hospital. Precedes his best-known book, "The Big Clock," by seven years. Octavo. Green cloth boards, lettered in gilt on spine and front...
[Item #21593]
Price: $650.00
 
The Hospital
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Black Players: The Secret World of Black Pimps
Boston: Little, Brown & Co. 1973. First Edition. Sizeable volume on the secret world of Black pimps, written by husband and wife anthropologists Christina and Richard Milner. "To gain access to this hidden world during her graduate studies in anthropology, Christina Milner became "Tiger Red," a topless dancer in a....
[Item #21438]
Price: $125.00
 
Black Players: The Secret World of Black Pimps
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Race Decadence; an Examination of the Causes of Racial Degeneracy in the United States
Chicago: A.C. McClurg, 1922. First American Edition. An eclectic admixture of physical culture, mental hygiene, eugenics, and racist philosophy from the most famous disciple of John H. Kellogg. Sadler, who studied under Kellogg as well as Freud, was a staunch believer in the myth of Nordic superiority - both mental...
[Item #21362]
Price: $200.00
 
Race Decadence; an Examination of the Causes of Racial Degeneracy in the United States
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Maitland Varne or The Bells of De Thaumaturge
New York: De Thaumaturge Company, 1911. First Edition. An early Rideout novel by Loux, an Abigdon Square evangelist and Socialist convert who attempts to show that genuine Christian doctrine and Socialism are perfectly harmonious. Uncommon; we find no other copies for sale in the trade (2014), with OCLC showing just...
[Item #21360]
Price: $300.00
 
Maitland Varne or The Bells of De Thaumaturge
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The Best of Isaac Asimov [Review Copy]
Garden City: Doubleday & Company, 1974. First edition, octavo (21.5cm.); original blue cloth in blue pictorial dust jacket; xiv,[2],294pp. Jacket spine a bit toned, light edge wear, else a Fine copy in about Fine dust jacket. Review copy with the editor's compliments laid in and publisher's compliments rubberstamped to front...
[Item #21357]
Price: $75.00
 
The Best of Isaac Asimov [Review Copy]
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Something About My Father and Other People
New York: Thomas Yoseloff, [1956]. First edition, octavo (21.5cm.); original blue-green cloth, spine lettered in red, in pictorial dust jacket; 366pp. Spine toned, shallow tears along jacket edges not affecting text; Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. A collection of short stories by "the foremost interpreter in fiction of Jewish...
[Item #21354]
Price: $50.00
 
Something About My Father and Other People
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The Feminists
New York: Pinnacle Books, 1972. First Edition. The prolific Cooper's best-known book, a dystopian future-world fantasy depicting a United States under the rule of a separatist feminist matriarchy, in which heterosexual sex is punishable by death and men are relegated to a servant's role. Predicts by 20 years the spirit...
[Item #21280]
Price: $100.00
 
The Feminists
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Supplement to the General Organization Bulletin of the Industrial Workers of the World, June, 1964
[Berkeley]: Industrial Workers of the World, 1964. Quarto (27.5cm.); original red printed staplebound wrappers; 18pp.; text printed from typescript; p. [1] with the reproduction of a letter addressed to "Fellow Workers" signed in facsimile by Patricia Ellington, David Rike, and Alan Graham, I.U. 450, Labor Donated.
[Item #21087]
Price: $20.00
 
Supplement to the General Organization Bulletin of the Industrial Workers of the World, June, 1964
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Memories of the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW)
[New York: American Institute for Marxist Studies, 1977]. Second (1979) printing, quarto (28cm.); original cream printed staplebound wrappers; [2],40pp.; text printed from typescript. Minor creasing and small loss to upper cover bottom edge not affecting text; textblock fine. Occasional Paper no. 24. MILES 3696.
[Item #21086]
Price: $15.00
 
Memories of the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW)
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Out of a Job!
[Chicago: I.W.W. ca. 1930]. Broadsheet (28x11.5cm.); previous folds, uniformly toned, else about Fine. Recruitment flyer for the unemployed issued by the Industrial Workers of the World with their Preamble provided on verso. See MILES 4422 for a similar flyer, with the subtitle "The Fate of Millions." This variant unlocated in...
[Item #21084]
Price: $65.00
 
Out of a Job!
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La Crisi del Socialismo
Chicago: "Il Proletario" [1922]. First edition, 12mo (19cm.); original red printed staplebound wrappers; 15,[1]pp. Two small, shallow chips to upper wrapper fore-edge not affecting text; shallow dampstain to bottom inch of spine. Anarchist-socialist tract, printed by "Il Proletario," the Italian-language propaganda arm of the I.W.W. Scarce; only five copies located...
[Item #21080]
Price: $125.00
 
La Crisi del Socialismo
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The I.W.W. in Theory and Practice
Chicago: Industrial Workers of the World, ca. 1937. Fifth revised edition, octavo (19.25cm.); original grey printed wrappers; 124,[1](ad)pp. Pages uniformly toned, clean 2.5-inch split at bottom of upper wrapper, a few shallow chips along edges not affecting text; Good or better. One of many later editions not attributed to Ebert...
[Item #21078]
Price: $20.00
 
The I.W.W. in Theory and Practice
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The Revolutionary I.W.W. [cover title]
London: Industrial Workers of the World, ca. 1920. British reprint of an essay which originally appeared in a small collection of the same title. See MILES 4429. Cornell only in OCLC as of October, 2014. Reprint, octavo (21.5cm.); printed self-wrappers; 8pp. Spine split with all leaves loose; a few faint...
[Item #21077]
Price: $90.00
 
The Revolutionary I.W.W. [cover title]
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Twenty Five Years of Industrial Unionism [cover title]
[Chicago]: Industrial Workers of the World, ca. 1930. Includes essays by Roger N. Baldwin and Ralph Chaplin. See MILES 4619. Octavo (21.75cm.); original grey pictorial staplebound wrappers (some minor soiling) printed in red and black; 79pp. Contemporary ownership inscription on p. [1], some pencil notes in the same hand, including on...
[Item #21076]
Price: $100.00
 
Twenty Five Years of Industrial Unionism [cover title]
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Young Libertarian No. Three, December, 1962 [cover title]
[San Francisco]: Printed & Published by Members of IWW, 1962. Typescript broadside laid in, which includes corrections to this issue of the Young Libertarian, as well as a short message from Tom Speck, "YPSL Member at Large," addressed in manuscript "Comrades." Speck announces that this is in fact the first...
[Item #21075]
Price: $75.00
 
Young Libertarian No. Three, December, 1962 [cover title]
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The I.W.W. in Theory and Practice
Chicago: Industrial Workers of the World, ca. 1937. Fifth revised edition, octavo (19.25cm.); original grey printed wrappers; 124,[1](ad)pp. Pages uniformly toned, else Fine. One of many later editions not attributed to Ebert. See MILES 4082 and 4248.
[Item #21074]
Price: $25.00
 
The I.W.W. in Theory and Practice


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