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Uncle Yah Yah
Detroit: Harlo Press, [1976]. First Edition. Dicken's scarce fourth book, a novel about a modern-day African American holy man who provides wisdom for the troubled and downtrodden souls who come to him for guidance. Dickens, a native of Winter Haven, FL, wrote Uncle Yah Yah while serving a 16 year...
[Item #24749]
Price: $125.00
 
Uncle Yah Yah
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Socialism New and Old
New York: D. Appleton & Co. 1901. Later printing. Octavo. Red cloth boards, blocked in black and gilt on spine and covers; lv,416,[4]pp. Hint of fading to spine; ownership signature to front flyleaf; Very Good to Near Fine. In the publishers "International Scientific Series."
[Item #24745]
Price: $25.00
 
Socialism New and Old
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Negro Employment in Southern Industry: A Study of Racial Policies in Five Industries ["Studies of Negro Employment, Volume IV]
Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania / The Wharton School of Finance and Commerce, 1970. First Edition. Octavo. Red cloth boards; Variously paginated. Tight, unmarked Near Fine copy, lacking jacket. Fourth volume in the publisher's series "Studies of Negro Employment". Compiles five previously-published works, each with separate title page and pagination: "The...
[Item #24740]
Price: $25.00
 
Negro Employment in Southern Industry: A Study of Racial Policies in Five Industries ["Studies of Negro Employment, Volume IV]
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Trade Union Woman
New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1915. First Edition. Octavo (19.25cm.); original navy cloth, gilt-lettered spine; xxiv,[2]314pp.; plain photographic frontispiece, three leaves of plates. Fine. History of "trade unionism in relation to the working-women of the United States" (p. vii). Earliest work by Alice Henry (1857-1943), Australian suffragist and member...
[Item #24719]
Price: $125.00
 
Trade Union Woman
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Lay Down Your Arms: The Autobiography of Martha von Tilling...Authorised Translation by T. Holmes. Revised by the Authoress
London: Longmans, Green and Co. 1894. Second Edition. Second British edition of Suttner's best-selling pacifist novel, originally published in Germany in 1889 under the title Die Waffen Nieder! Suttner, Austrian novelist and anti-war activist, was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1905, making her the second female Nobel recipient after...
[Item #24715]
Price: $75.00
 
Lay Down Your Arms: The Autobiography of Martha von Tilling...Authorised Translation by T. Holmes. Revised by the Authoress
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The Psychodynamic Implications of the Physiological Studies on Psychomimetic Drugs
Springfield, IL: Charles C. Thomas, [1971]. First Edition. Slim octavo (23.5cm); original cloth in white pictorial dust jacket; xiii,[1],81pp. Chip to jacket crown touching the "M" in "Madow," minor dust soiling to extremities, else Fine in Very Good dust jacket. Includes chapters on LSD and marijuana.
[Item #24578]
Price: $100.00
 
The Psychodynamic Implications of the Physiological Studies on Psychomimetic Drugs
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Women Must Work: A Novel
London: Chatto & Windus, 1934. First Edition. Octavo (19.5cm.); original blue cloth, gilt-lettered spine; [8],382,[1]pp. Corners a bit bumped, else Near Fine; lacking dust jacket. Fictional account of an English woman who leaves her comfortable middle class life to join the work force, starting as a private secretary.
[Item #24575]
Price: $25.00
 
Women Must Work: A Novel
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Fugitive
Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1935. First Edition. Chicago novel, depicting events of the Stock Market crash including a businesswoman's attempted suicide. Missed by Hanna. The author was the wife of naturalist and author Donald Culross Peattie. Quite uncommon, in or out of jacket. Octavo. Blue cloth boards, lettered in black on spine...
[Item #24180]
Price: $150.00
 
Fugitive
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The Mortgage Bond Racket. An Exposé of a Ten Billion Dollar Betrayal of Public Confidence
Philadelphia: Roland Swain Company, 1932. Fourth printing. 12mo (18cm). Blue cloth, dustjacket, 92pp. Scattered faint foxing to text, but still a tight, VG copy; in the original dustwrapper, edgeworn with a few small losses along spine; Good. Securities fraud in the real estate industry, leading to billions of dollars in...
[Item #24179]
Price: $85.00
 
The Mortgage Bond Racket. An Exposé of a Ten Billion Dollar Betrayal of Public Confidence
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Typewriter Town
New York: E.P. Dutton & Co. 1960. First Edition. Quarto. Yellow cloth, dustjacket; 32pp. Fine in lightly toned jacket. Signed by the author on front endpaper, with ink presentation (added later) below. A typographically inventive book for children "of all ages," assembled fromillustrations and text entirely composed on a typewriter.
[Item #24178]
Price: $50.00
 
Typewriter Town
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Seventy Years of Life and Labor: an Autobiography (2 vols)
New York: E.P. Dutton & Co. 1925. First Edition. Two thick octavo volumes (23cm). Green ribbed cloth, lettered in gilt on spines with gilt pictorial device to each front board; xi,557 + xxv,625pp; illus. Slight external wear to each volume; some innocuous pencil graffiti to endpapers of v.I; contemporary ownership...
[Item #24177]
Price: $100.00
 
Seventy Years of Life and Labor: an Autobiography (2 vols)
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Principles of Labor Legislation
New York: Harper and Brothers, 1916. Third edition (revised). Octavo (20cm). Green cloth boards, lettered in gilt on spine; [xii], 524pp. Fine, straight copy, free of markings or wear. Third revised edition, in same year as first: "...as when the second edition of this work was issued last October, the...
[Item #24176]
Price: $50.00
 
Principles of Labor Legislation
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Report of the Proceedings of the Thirtieth Annual Convention of the American Federation of Labor Held at St. Louis, Missouri, November 14 to 26, Inclusive [WITH] Report of Proceedings of the Thirty-First Annual Convention...Held at Atlanta, Georgia, November 13 to 25, Inclusive
Washington DC: Law Reporter Printing Company, 1910-1911. First Edition. Thick octavo (23cm.); original olive cloth, spine lettered in gilt, olive endpapers; xx,361;xxi,[1],378pp.; tables, text in double column. Minor wear to extremities, corners a bit bumped, else Very Good and sound. Includes the text for A.F.L. President Samuel Gomper's opening reports...
[Item #24175]
Price: $200.00
 
Report of the Proceedings of the Thirtieth Annual Convention of the American Federation of Labor Held at St. Louis, Missouri, November 14 to 26, Inclusive [WITH] Report of Proceedings of the Thirty-First Annual Convention...Held at Atlanta, Georgia, November 13 to 25, Inclusive
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Report of Atlantic City Conference on Workmen's Compensation Acts Held at Atlantic City, N.J., July 29-31, 1909
[Minneapolis? Minnesota Employees' Compensation Commission], 1909. First Edition. Octavo (23cm.); mid-century three-quarter brown morocco over marbled boards, gilt-lettered spine in 5 compartments, all edges speckled, blue endpapers; [6],319,[15]pp. Joints and spine slightly rubbed, attractive ownership rubberstamp to front free endpaper and title page, very occasional contemporary marginalia, else Very Good...
[Item #24174]
Price: $75.00
 
Report of Atlantic City Conference on Workmen's Compensation Acts Held at Atlantic City, N.J., July 29-31, 1909
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Trade Unionism and Labor Problems
Boston: Ginn and Company, 1905. First Edition. This magisterial survey of organized labor at the turn of the twentieth century, edited by Commons with contributions by many of the leading sociologists of the day, remains one of the best sources for understanding the tensions that precipitated the widespread labor struggles...
[Item #24173]
Price: $50.00
 
Trade Unionism and Labor Problems
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China Shakes the World
New York: Harper & Brothers, [1949]. First Edition. Octavo (21.25cm.); original cloth in yellow pictorial dust jacket; vii,[3],524pp. Jacket edges and spine a bit toned, else a Fine copy in Very Good or better jacket. Noted American war correspondent's coverage of the Chinese Revolution.
[Item #24172]
Price: $45.00
 
China Shakes the World
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The Glass Key
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1931. First American Edition. Hammett's fourth novel, first serialized in four parts in Black Mask (1930), then published in London prior to publication in the U.S. A hard-boiled gangster novel which served as the basis for two notable film adaptations: the 1935 Frank Tuttle picture...
[Item #24169]
Price: $850.00
 
The Glass Key
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Abaft the Funnel
New York: B.W. Dodge, 1909. First American Edition. Octavo (20cm). Pictorial deep blue textured cloth, stamped in gilt on spine and front cover; dustjacket; 360pp. Publisher's presentation copy, inscribed on front endpaper: "Best wishes of the publisher (see title page) and his wife / Xmas 1909." First issue, with gilt...
[Item #24013]
Price: $450.00
 
Abaft the Funnel
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Our Hawaii
New York: Macmillan, 1917. First Edition. Octavo (21cm). Original ribbed blue cloth, stamped in gilt on spine and front cover; xv, 345, [6]pp; illus. Frontispiece portrait of Jack London and fifteen inserted leaves of photographic plates (halftones). Gently rubbed at board edges and spine ends; upper edge of text block...
[Item #24004]
Price: $150.00
 
Our Hawaii
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When God Laughs and Other Stories
New York: Macmillan, 1911. First Edition. First printing. Title leaf a cancel (as with all copies, per Blanck). Octavo (19cm). Original pictorial cloth boards, stamped in colors on spine and front cover; ix, 319, (4)pp; illus. Previous owner's bookplate pasted inside front board; cloth slightly rubbed at crown and heel;...
[Item #24001]
Price: $250.00
 
When God Laughs and Other Stories
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Moon-Face and Other Stories
New York: Macmillan, 1906. First Edition. Octavo (19cm). Navy blue cloth, stamped in colors on spine and front cover; t.e.g.; [vi], 273, [4]pp. Old, faint dampstain affecting margins of text block throughout, with some consequent waviness to upper margin of final 10 or so leaves. Cloth just lightly rubbed, with...
[Item #23999]
Price: $200.00
 
Moon-Face and Other Stories
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Lost Face
New York: Macmillan, 1910. First Edition. Octavo (19cm). Navy blue cloth, stamped in colors on spine and front cover; vii, 240, [4]pp; frontis; 5 inserted leaves of plates. Spine ends and board corners a trifle rubbed, else a straight, tight copy, Very Good or better, with titling strong on spine...
[Item #23997]
Price: $250.00
 
Lost Face
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The Strength of the Strong
New York: Macmillan, 1914. First Edition. Octavo (20cm). Aqua cloth, stamped in white, gold and black on spine and front cover; [i]-[viii], 1-257, [5]pp. Frontispiece illus. Mild rubbing to bottom board edges; scattered foxing to title page and prelims; Very Good to Near Fine. Collection of seven stories, including the...
[Item #23985]
Price: $350.00
 
The Strength of the Strong
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Kossoh Town Boy. With Illustrations by Felix Cobbson
Cambridge: University Press, 1960. First Edition. Slim octavo (20.5cm); original cloth in white pictorial dust jacket; 190,[1]pp.; plain photographic frontispiece, illus. Jacket a touch dust-soiled, price-clipped by American distributor with rubberstamped dollar price ($2.75); Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. Childhood memoirs of Sierra Leonean surgeon Robert Benjamin Ageh Wellesley Cole...
[Item #23814]
Price: $45.00
 
Kossoh Town Boy. With Illustrations by Felix Cobbson
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Manion Forum Yearbook, 1962 & 1963 [Broadcast Nos. 380-482]
South Bend, IN: Manion Forum, 1962-1963. First Edition. Radio broadcast "Manion Forum," founded by Clarence Manion in 1954, was a weekly ultra-conservative radio talkshow in which the speaker made various outlandish predictions, including that the U.S. would be disarmed through the United Nations; that socialized medicine for some would lead...
[Item #23782]
Price: $450.00
 
Manion Forum Yearbook, 1962 & 1963 [Broadcast Nos. 380-482]


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