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"This is the Enemy"
New York: Grinnell Lithographic Co. [n.d. but 1942]. A stunning poster created by Koehler and Ancona, depicting a chilling image of death by hanging, reflected in the monocle of a high-ranking Nazi officer. The poster won the National War Poster Competition in 1942, an effort of the Roosevelt administration to...
[Item #25467]
Price: $7,500.00
 
"This is the Enemy"
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Hellhole: The Shocking Story of the Inmates and Life in the New York City House of Detention for Women
New York: E.P. Dutton & Co. 1967. First Edition. Alarmist account of the House of Detention based on interviews with inmates, including call girls and "lesbian psychopaths," revealing "the evils permitted there--overcrowding, filth, bad food, lack of medical care, lesbianism, and endless petty tyranny" (upper jacket flap). Octavo (20.5cm.); original...
[Item #25465]
Price: $35.00
 
Hellhole: The Shocking Story of the Inmates and Life in the New York City House of Detention for Women
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The Intellectual Worker and His Work
New York: Macmillan Company, 1924. First American Edition. Octavo (19.5cm.); original maroon blind-ruled cloth, gilt-lettered spine; 351pp. Spine a shade faded, else Fine. Study of the economics of intellectual work and intellectual cooperation. Preceded by the British edition (1923).
[Item #25464]
Price: $45.00
 
The Intellectual Worker and His Work
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Why Young Mothers Feel Trapped: A Redbook Documentary
New York: Trident Press, 1965. First Edition. Octavo (21.5cm.); original cloth in white pictorial dust jacket; xvii,[1],253pp. Usual shelf-wear to jacket extremities, else Very Good and sound. Personal accounts of early motherhood by 32 contributors.
[Item #25463]
Price: $35.00
 
Why Young Mothers Feel Trapped: A Redbook Documentary
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What a Young Girl Ought to Know
Philadelphia: Vir Publishing Company, [1928]. "New Up-To-Date Edition." Small octavo (18cm.); original cloth in white decorative dust jacket, black topstain, marbled endpapers; 194,[9](ads)pp. Dust jacket, especially spine, darkened; minor shelf wear; some toning to endpapers, else interior about fine. Forms part of the series "Ought to Know" Books. Guide to...
[Item #25462]
Price: $35.00
 
What a Young Girl Ought to Know
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The War for the World
New York: Macmillan Company, 1917. Revised Edition. "Reprinted with corrections." Thick octavo (19.5cm.); original tan cloth, upper cover and spine embossed in red and gilt; viii,[2],455,[5](ads)pp. A bit dust-soiled, else About Fine. Collection of short works on the early years of World War I by Jewish British humorist, best known...
[Item #25459]
Price: $25.00
 
The War for the World
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The War for the World
New York: Macmillan Company, 1916. First American Edition. Thick octavo (19.5cm.); original tan cloth, red paper labels printed in gilt mounted to upper cover and spine; viii,[2],455,[9](ads)pp. Spine label partially perished, apparently during the binding process, as the gilt lettering has been partly applied directly to spine cloth. All else...
[Item #25457]
Price: $25.00
 
The War for the World
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Report of the 1st Constitutional Convention Proceedings, New York, N.Y., December 5-8, 1955
New York: American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations, 1955. First Edition. Octavo (21.5cm.); original terracotta pictorial wrappers (minor soiling); lx,180pp.; text in double column. General wear from handling, interior about fine. Near Very Good overall. Proceedings, attendance, and directory from the AFL-CIO's first biennial convention.
[Item #25456]
Price: $25.00
 
Report of the 1st Constitutional Convention Proceedings, New York, N.Y., December 5-8, 1955
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Washington and the Depression, Including the Career of W.N. Doak
New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1932. First Edition. Study of government activities during the early years of the Depression, with "Particular recognition and tribute...accorded the work of the Department of Labor under the leadership of its Secretary, W.N. Doak" (upper jacket panel). Prior to acting as the third United...
[Item #25455]
Price: $125.00
 
Washington and the Depression, Including the Career of W.N. Doak
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Charles Fourier: Sein Leben und Seine Theorien
Stuttgart: Verlag von J.H.W. Dietz, 1890. First Edition. German-language biography of the French utopian socialist and inventor of the Phalanstère, a building design for an intentional community. August Bebel was co-founder of the Social Democratic Workers' Party of Germany (1869) and acted as chairman of the Social Democratic Party of...
[Item #25452]
Price: $1,500.00
 
Charles Fourier: Sein Leben und Seine Theorien
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Brasil: 217 Photographies de / Photographs by / Fotografias de [...]
[Sao Paulo]: Livraria Agir Editôra, [1952]. Includes work by Pierre Verger, famous for his photographic documentation of the African diaspora. His coverage of Brazil took place in 1946 and was featured in various French and English-language magazines under the pseudonym Mr. Lensman. Preface by Alceu Amoroso Lima, founder of the...
[Item #25451]
Price: $35.00
 
Brasil: 217 Photographies de / Photographs by / Fotografias de [...]
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The Juvies
New York: Ace Books, Inc. 1961. First Edition. Collection of nine juvenile delinquent stories culled from a variety of scarce 1950's magazines and digests. The stories are stark and realistic in their depictions of gang violence, bleak moral outlook, and blighted social backdrops. Among Ellison's scarcer, more desirable titles, particularly...
[Item #25448]
Price: $200.00
 
The Juvies
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The Ghostland [Signed]
Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1940. First Edition. A Brooklyn family on relief relocates to dustbowl-era Oklahoma, where they organize local farmers to stage a sit-down strike for redistribution of food and land. Based on actual events. Rothermell authored several well-written novels, and worked on the New York Federal Writers' Project...
[Item #25447]
Price: $150.00
 
The Ghostland [Signed]
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And So Dedicated: An American Novel
New York: Harrison-Hilton Books, 1940. First Edition. Strike novel set in a small Midwestern town, where a young man marries the heiress of the town's ruling-class family, but discovers his heart belongs to a militant factory worker. "The strike begins in a packing plant and spreads to poor farmers and...
[Item #25446]
Price: $75.00
 
And So Dedicated: An American Novel
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The Hills Step Lightly
New York: William Morrow and Company, 1934. First Edition. The author's second novel, the story of a North Carolina woman's life, "from her lonely post-Civil War childhood with a widowed mother, through an emotionally eventful life to her old age. An interesting background of witch lore, mountain humor and the...
[Item #25445]
Price: $125.00
 
The Hills Step Lightly
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Original Design
New York: Minton, Balch & Company, 1933. First American Edition. The author's first novel, examining the daily workings of a machine factory at the beginning of the Depression. "The interest is centered sympathetically in the character of a pattern maker, whose invention saves the factory from going on the rocks...
[Item #25444]
Price: $250.00
 
Original Design
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Foolish Giant
New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1937. First American Edition. The author's first novel, set in an unnamed small town and following the tragic path of a widower and his twin sons. The father, a gifted speaker and member of the Communist party, is tarred, feathered, and beaten to death...
[Item #25443]
Price: $350.00
 
Foolish Giant
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Bloodbird [Inscribed]
New York: Smith & Durrell, 1941. First Edition. Longstreet's pseudonymous novel chronicles the clash between midwestern farmers and corporate interests over the erection of a hydroelectric dam and powerlines during the 1920's. Stephen Longstreet (1907-2002) was a prolific author and Hollywood screenwriter whose credits included Silver River (1948); The Jolson...
[Item #25442]
Price: $150.00
 
Bloodbird [Inscribed]
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The Golden Spike
New York: Farrar & Rinehart, 1934. First Edition. Dell's novel of "college life and marriage in the Middle West," which centers around the day-to-day joys and struggles between the son of an itinerant printer and his wife from a considerably higher social standing. HANNA 964. First Printing. Octavo (21cm); blue...
[Item #25441]
Price: $60.00
 
The Golden Spike
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Fresh Furrow
Chicago: Willett, Clark & Co. 1936. First Edition. Billed by the publisher as the "Uncle Tom's Cabin of the Co-operative movement in America;" set in a Missouri farming community during the Depression. HANNA 1912. Octavo (20.25cm); light greenish-tan cloth, with titles stamped in dark brown on spine; dustjacket; 257pp. Small...
[Item #25440]
Price: $75.00
 
Fresh Furrow
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Big Steel
New York: The Macaulay Company, 1934. First Edition. Novel of the steel industry from the late nineteenth century to the Depression, as seen in one man's rise from steel worker to magnate. Uncommon, particularly so in the scarce pictorial dustjacket. HANNA 3439. First Printing. Octavo (19.5cm); dark blue-gray cloth, titled...
[Item #25439]
Price: $250.00
 
Big Steel
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Saturday Afternoon
New York: Farrar & Rinehart, Inc. 1930. First Edition. First novel by the native Chicago author, who prior to its publication was known primarily for her short stories and as the associate editor of "Poetry: A Magazine of Verse." Novel set in Chicago following the antics of the heroine Susannah...
[Item #25438]
Price: $200.00
 
Saturday Afternoon
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Hide!
Boston: Meador Publishing Company, 1959. First Edition. The author, a right-wing Christian conspiracist, attacks communism, socialism, and capitalism in equal measure, along with evolutionary theory, modern psychology, vaccination, and practical jokes. The general tenor of the book can be gathered from the caption to a cartoon on page 103: "An...
[Item #25437]
Price: $35.00
 
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A Village Romeo and Juliet
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1914. First American Edition. A major and well-loved work by the Swedish poet and author of German literature - one which Friedrich Nietzsche called "one of the four masterpieces of German prose." With a lengthy introduction by Edith Wharton. Scarce in the original dustjacket. First...
[Item #25436]
Price: $350.00
 
A Village Romeo and Juliet
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Black Boy: A Record of Childhood and Youth
Cleveland and New York: The World Publishing Company, 1950. Wright's fourth book, a moving and shocking autobiography of race relations, growing up in the South, and his eventual move to Chicago, where he established his writing career and became involved with the Communist Party. First Printing of this edition, bearing...
[Item #25434]
Price: $75.00
 
Black Boy: A Record of Childhood and Youth

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