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Towards Technocracy
Los Angeles: Angelus Press, 1933. First Edition. CAL Tech professor's New Deal-era work on the newly popularized government system based on technological knowledge, coined as "Technocracy" in 1919. Quarto (24.5cm.); original buckram-backed paper-covered boards, yellow pictorial dust jacket; 100pp.; photographic illus. Jacket extremities quite chipped and worn with chips and...
[Item #25604]
Price: $75.00
 
Towards Technocracy
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Women Loving Women: A Select and Annotated Bibliography of Women Loving Women in Literature
Chicago: Lavender Press, 1974. First Edition. Octavo (21cm.); original blue printed staplebound wrappers; [2],iii,[1],28pp.; illustrated located advertisements throughout. Publication from the Press billed as "A Lesbian Publishing House," described as having been rushed to press to coincide with the 1974 Chicago Lesbian Writers Conference. Among the advertisements is one for...
[Item #25601]
Price: $35.00
 
Women Loving Women: A Select and Annotated Bibliography of Women Loving Women in Literature
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The Golden Door: The Life of Katharine Drexel
New York: P.J. Kenedy & Son, [1957]. First Edition. Octavo (21cm.); original cloth in green pictorial dust jacket; xi,[1],329pp.; plain photographic portrait frontispiece of Drexel, one additional plate. A bit of shelf wear to jacket extremities, damp-spots to jacket verso not affecting exterior; Very Good and sound. Biography of Mother...
[Item #25600]
Price: $25.00
 
The Golden Door: The Life of Katharine Drexel
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Saleswomen in Mercantile Stores, Baltimore, 1909
New York: Charities Publication Committee, 1912. First Edition. Study funded by the Russell Sage Foundation on the working conditions of saleswomen at various mercantile stores in early 20th century Baltimore. Introduction by John M. Glenn, General Director of the Foundation. Butler, who died of tuberculosis before this book was published...
[Item #25599]
Price: $150.00
 
Saleswomen in Mercantile Stores, Baltimore, 1909
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The War of the End of the World
New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1984. First American Edition. Octavo. Cloth-backed boards; dustjacket; 568pp. Tight, fine copy in crisp, unfaded and unclipped dustwrapper.
[Item #25597]
Price: $40.00
 
The War of the End of the World
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The Jewels of Aptor
London: Gollancz, 1968. First Edition. First U.K. edition, and first edition in hardcover. Octavo; red cloth boards; dustjacket; 189pp. Board-corners bumped; presumed second-issue jacket, with £1.25 price sticker over original printed price on front flap. Delany's first book, written when he was 19 years old; originally published in the U.S....
[Item #25596]
Price: $65.00
 
The Jewels of Aptor
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The Jewels of Aptor
London: Gollancz, 1968. First Edition. First U.K. edition, and first edition in hardcover. Octavo; red cloth boards; dustjacket; 189pp. An absolutely brilliant copy, as new in crisp, unfaded, and unclipped dustwrapper. Delany's first book, written when he was 19 years old; originally published in the U.S. as an Ace paperback...
[Item #25593]
Price: $100.00
 
The Jewels of Aptor
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Martha Berry: The Sunday Lady of Possum Trot
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, [1932]. History of Martha Berry (1866-1942), founder in 1902 of the Berry School and later the Berry Junior College at Mount Berry, Georgia, where "There are estimated to be a million illiterate or semi-literate white people in the mountains of Southern Appalachia, of the purest...
[Item #25592]
Price: $40.00
 
Martha Berry: The Sunday Lady of Possum Trot
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Illicit Traffic in Weapons and Drugs Across the United States-Mexican Border
Washington DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1977. First Edition. Octavo (23cm.); original printed staplebound self-wrappers; iv,107pp.; illus. Fine. Report of investigations held in the states of California and Texas, complete with photographic evidence involving marijuana, cocaine, and automatic weapons used against Cuban drug lord Alberto Sicilia-Falcon.
[Item #25590]
Price: $45.00
 
Illicit Traffic in Weapons and Drugs Across the United States-Mexican Border
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An Eye-Witness at the Wreckers' Trial
[New York]: Workers Library Publishers, [1937]. First Edition. 12mo (18.5cm.); original orange printed staplebound wrappers (a bit dust-soiled); 63,[1](ad)pp. Spine a bit misaligned from handling, else Very Good. Communist account of the January, 1937, trials in the Soviet Union of accused "Trotskyists," including Piatakov and Radek. BRENNEMAN, p. 70; SEIDMAN D27.
[Item #25589]
Price: $30.00
 
An Eye-Witness at the Wreckers' Trial
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Environmental Pollution: A Challenge to Science and Technology. Report... [cover title]
Washington DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1966. First Edition. Octavo (23cm.); original printed self-wrappers; vi, 60pp. Cover wrappers a bit loose from handling; previous ownership signature in red ink to upper cover, very occasional neat underlining with same pen, else About Very Good. Report presented at the Eighty-Ninth Congress, Second...
[Item #25586]
Price: $25.00
 
Environmental Pollution: A Challenge to Science and Technology. Report... [cover title]
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Liberation in Southern Africa: The Organization of Angolan Women [cover title] [Drop title: The Struggle for Liberation in Southern Africa]
[Chicago: Chicago Committee for the Liberation of Angola, 1974]. Revised Edition. Description of the Organization of Angolan Women, which formed part of the Popular Movement for the Liberation of Angola from Portuguese rule. Includes a 1973 interview with an OMA militant, Maria Simao Paim, presumably not found in the original...
[Item #25585]
Price: $20.00
 
Liberation in Southern Africa: The Organization of Angolan Women [cover title] [Drop title: The Struggle for Liberation in Southern Africa]
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Portable Soul
Detroit: Third World Press, 1969. First Edition. First Printing. Slim octavo (21.5cm); illustrated wrappers, stapled; 21pp. Fine. First book of poetry by the native Mississippi author, who has spent most of his literary career in Chicago. All of Plumpp's early books are uncommon in the trade.
[Item #25582]
Price: $75.00
 
Portable Soul
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Handbook of the City Council of Port Louis
Port Louis: City Council, 1966. First Edition. Handbook produced to celebrate Port Louis' newly attained status as a City. Includes a foreword by the city's first Lord Mayor Dorasamy Moorghen. Contents include a history of Port Louis, tourist attractions and landmarks, and an illustrated directory of the members of the...
[Item #25581]
Price: $60.00
 
Handbook of the City Council of Port Louis
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Labour Force Survey of Tanzania
[N.p., Dar-es-Salaam?]: Ministry of Economic Affairs and Development Planning, 1966. First Edition. Survey published five years after the end of British rule with contents covering the correlation of labor force and population, as well as employment, education, and mobility. Compiled by Ray, a consultant to the government of Tanzania for...
[Item #25580]
Price: $60.00
 
Labour Force Survey of Tanzania
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Tounka: Nouvelle
Paris: Présence Africaine, [1965]. First Thus. 12mo (17.5cm.); original white pictorial wrappers printed in red and black; 90pp. Pages uniformly toned, else Fine. Novella by Senegalese author Sadji, a leading member of the literary movement Négritude. His fictional works were very much inspired by local African folklore, his earliest book...
[Item #25579]
Price: $50.00
 
Tounka: Nouvelle
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The Wedding of Zein & Other Stories
London: Heinemann Educational Books Ltd. [1969]. First Thus. 12mo (18.5cm.); original orange and black pictorial card wrappers; [8],120pp.; illus. Fine. Forms part of the African Writers Series, edited by Chinua Achebe. Sudanese satirical novella comprised of several related short stories set in a small village in northern Sudan. Originally published...
[Item #25578]
Price: $35.00
 
The Wedding of Zein & Other Stories
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Cher Ami: Selections
New York: Rough and Brown Press, [1926]. First Thus. Octavo (21cm.); original blue blind-ruled cloth, upper cover and spine lettered in gilt; 64pp.; illus., including many photographs. Very light rubbing to extremities, spine a touch faded, else Near Fine. Poetry and short prose pieces for children, most of which originally...
[Item #25572]
Price: $30.00
 
Cher Ami: Selections
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Our Military Chaos: The Truth About Defense
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1939. First Edition. A scathingly anti-war study of the American defense policy by former owner and editor of the Nation, a position Villard held from 1918 to 1935. Villard makes a number of arguments, claiming that the large funds being used in the U.S., France...
[Item #25569]
Price: $35.00
 
Our Military Chaos: The Truth About Defense
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The Ardent Eighties: Reminiscences of an Interesting Decade [Inscribed and Signed]
New York: International Press, [1928]. First Edition. History of the 1880s by Weinstein, a Russian émigré, editor of Novy Mir and member of the Socialist Party. Weinstein also served as secretary to the Russian-American Nationalist League. This work, somewhat autobiographical in tone, provides an overview of Socialist activities during the...
[Item #25568]
Price: $50.00
 
The Ardent Eighties: Reminiscences of an Interesting Decade [Inscribed and Signed]
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Face the Future
New York: Vantage Press, [1958]. First Edition. Octavo (20.5cm.); original cloth in black pictorial dust jacket; 178pp. Shelf wear to jacket extremities, red lettering on spine fading; Fine in Good or better jacket. Red Scare-era plea for democratic socialism by former editor of the Milwaukee Leader and one of the...
[Item #25566]
Price: $45.00
 
Face the Future
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Structural Bases of the Organization of the Latin America Labour Movement: Some Notes for Discussion
Montreal: Centre for Developing-Area Studies, McGill University, 1975. First Edition. Quarto (28cm.); original blue die-cut staplebound wrappers; 14 leaves printed from typescript. Fine. The Centre's Working Papers no. 3. "This paper was originally prepared for the Workshop on 'The Labouring Poor in the Third World: Perceptions of Strategy of Change'...
[Item #25565]
Price: $35.00
 
Structural Bases of the Organization of the Latin America Labour Movement: Some Notes for Discussion
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Youth in the Ghetto: A Study of the Consequences of Powerlessness and a Blueprint for Change
New York: HARYOU, 1964. Second Edition. Sociological study on the Harlem youth, conducted by HARYOU, an organization founded by psychologist Kenneth Bancroft Clark in 1962. As a result of the HARYOU's efforts, the Johnson administration provided $110 million to fund educational changes recommended in this study, among them the short-term...
[Item #25563]
Price: $35.00
 
Youth in the Ghetto: A Study of the Consequences of Powerlessness and a Blueprint for Change
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Cette Afrique-là!
Paris: Présence Africaine, [1963]. First Edition. Small octavo (18.5cm.); original oranged printed wrappers; 241pp. Wrappers a touched rubbed, else a Near Fine, unopened copy. Cameroonian author's first book, published just a few years after Cameroon gained independence. Ikellé-Matiba's work is a sweeping historical novel set in late 19th-century Cameroon at...
[Item #25562]
Price: $25.00
 
Cette Afrique-là!
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All of Ted Joans And No More: Poems and Collages [...] Introduction by Miss Ilizibeth D. Klar
New York: Excelsior Press, 1961. Second Printing. Collected poems and collages from early in the poet's career. The introduction, humorously signed in print "Miss I.D. Klar" states that this was to be Joans's final literary work, and that the remainder of his career would be devoted to painting. History proved...
[Item #25561]
Price: $50.00
 
All of Ted Joans And No More: Poems and Collages [...] Introduction by Miss Ilizibeth D. Klar


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