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An Army of the Aged: A History and Analysis of the Townsend Old Age Pension Plan
Caldwell, ID: Caxton Printers, 1936. First Edition. Study of the Townsend Old Age Pension Plan (also known as the Old Age Revolving Pension Plan), which proposed a $200/month pension to every citizen over the age of 60, funded by a 2% national sales tax. The present work was published the...
[Item #25365]
Price: $45.00
 
An Army of the Aged: A History and Analysis of the Townsend Old Age Pension Plan
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Smoking and Drinking
Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1868. First Edition. Temperance and anti-smoking work by English-born American biographer, best known for his works on Horace Greeley, Andrew Jackson, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, and Voltaire. 12mo (17cm.); original green blind and gilt-ruled cloth, upper cover and spine lettered in gilt, brown glazed endpapers; viii,[9]-151pp...
[Item #25364]
Price: $150.00
 
Smoking and Drinking
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Progressive Formosa
Formosa: Government of Formosa, 1926. First Edition. Promotional propaganda highlighting the prosperity of Taiwan as a Japanese colony. Compiled by R. Hosui, former Chief of the Foreign Division. 12mo (19cm.); original green printed cloth; [6],108pp.; 36 plain photographic plates, one folding color map bound in rear. A touch rubbed at...
[Item #25361]
Price: $150.00
 
Progressive Formosa
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How to Abolish Poverty
Jersey City: George L. Record Memorial Association, [1936]. First Edition. Posthumously published "program of political action to end the present and prevent future depressions, provide permanent employment for all, increase the production of wealth and secure its more equitable distribution" (title page). Record (1859-1933), was an active, though somewhat unsuccessful...
[Item #25360]
Price: $50.00
 
How to Abolish Poverty
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How to Abolish Poverty [Inscribed by the Association]
Jersey City: George L. Record Memorial Association, [1936]. First Edition. Posthumously published "program of political action to end the present and prevent future depressions, provide permanent employment for all, increase the production of wealth and secure its more equitable distribution" (title page). Record (1859-1933), was an active, though somewhat unsuccessful...
[Item #25359]
Price: $60.00
 
How to Abolish Poverty [Inscribed by the Association]
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An Autobiography: The Story of The Lord's Dealings with Mrs. Amanda Smith, The Colored Evangelist
Chicago: Christian Witness Co. n.d. [1919?]. Octavo (19.5cm.); original black pictorial cloth (a bit soiled), upper cover and spine embossed in gilt; xvi,17-506pp.; 25 leaves of plates; list of plates (p. xvi) calls for a frontispiece not issued here. Spine a bit faded, upper hinge cracked but holding; gift inscription...
[Item #25353]
Price: $75.00
 
An Autobiography: The Story of The Lord's Dealings with Mrs. Amanda Smith, The Colored Evangelist
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Reluctant Rebel
[Johannesburg]: Voortrekkerpers, n.d. [1966]. First Edition. Reaction to Great Britain's policy of no independence before majority rule, written by a British-born member of the Rhodesian police force, and unironically described as a study of "Rhodesia's struggle for independence--an independence granted so easily and without reservation to numerous non-White states but...
[Item #25352]
Price: $75.00
 
Reluctant Rebel
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Feather Woman of the Jungle
London: Faber and Faber, [1962]. First Thus. 12mo (18.5cm.); original red pictorial wrappers; 132pp. Price cancel mounted inside upper wrapper cover, faint foxing to rear cover, else Very Good to Near Fine. Forms part of the Faber Paper Covered Editions. Collection of short stories inspired by Yoruba folktales, first published in 1962.
[Item #25350]
Price: $20.00
 
Feather Woman of the Jungle
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Songs for Seamen [cover title]
New York: National Maritime Union, CIO, [1947]. First Edition. Octavo (21.5cm.); original decorative staplebound self-wrappers; unpaged. Minor toning along spine edge of rear wrapper, else Fine. Publication no. 15 of the Pilot, Education, and Publicity Department. Collection of songs from the Knights of Labor, the IWW, and the CIO and...
[Item #25253]
Price: $50.00
 
Songs for Seamen [cover title]
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Tutor From Lesbos
New York: Universal Publishing and Distribution Corporation, 1964. First Edition. Sleaze novel with lesbian themes, involving the teenage daughter of a wealthy newspaper owner and a slightly predatory actress. Scarce; no copies for sale in the trade (2015), and OCLC finds 2 copies only. Octavo (18cm); illustrated wrappers; yellow edge-staining;...
[Item #25252]
Price: $50.00
 
Tutor From Lesbos
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Heroes Today, Tramps Tomorrow? [cover title]
[New York? Education Department of the National Maritime Union, 1943]. First Edition. Octavo (21cm.); original pictorial staplebound self-wrappers; unpaged; illus. Uniformly toned due to poor paper stock, else Fine. Publication no. 12 of the Department, based on a report made by William L. Standard at the 1943 convention of the...
[Item #25249]
Price: $35.00
 
Heroes Today, Tramps Tomorrow? [cover title]
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The Twisted Ones
New York: Beacon-Signal Books / Universal Publishing and Distributing Corporation, 1963. First Edition. Lesbian novel set among artists in Greenwich Village. OCLC finds 7 copies. A paperback original novel. Octavo (18cm); illustrated wrappers; yellow edge-staining; 154pp, [6] ads. Fine, unread copy.
[Item #25248]
Price: $50.00
 
The Twisted Ones
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Lesbos Hill
Chicago: Newsstand Library, 1960. First Edition. Lesbian novel set in Hollywood, CA among small-time actors. OCLC finds 6 copies. Octavo (16cm); printed wrappers; dark yellow edge-staining; 192pp. Some pinpoint rubbing to spine ends and extremities, else very Near Fine and unread.
[Item #25246]
Price: $30.00
 
Lesbos Hill
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Campus Kittens
New York: Midwood / Tower Publications, 1964. First Edition. Campus sex novel centered around three female roommates. "Each came to college for knowledge...and the first thing they learned was that there were certain advantages in sharing a room with two other restless and reckless young girls." OCLC locates 2 copies...
[Item #25245]
Price: $50.00
 
Campus Kittens
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21 Gay Street
New York: Midwood / Tower Publications, 1960. First Edition. Pseudonymous sleaze novel by Lawrence Block, where a girl from the Midwest moves to Greenwich Village and has a number of sordid encounters with her lesbian neighbors, and gets involved in an orgy which her male neighbor invites her to. OCLC...
[Item #25241]
Price: $60.00
 
21 Gay Street
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After the War--What? [cover title] [Drop title: The Post-War Program of the CIO Maritime Committee]
Washington DC: CIO Maritime Committee, 1944. First Edition. Addressing the future of all seamen, whether CIO-affiliated or not, after the approaching end of World War II, with the introduction of the CIO Maritime Committee Post-War Program. Joseph Curran, President of the National Maritime Union, acted as chairman. Scarce despite the...
[Item #25239]
Price: $30.00
 
After the War--What? [cover title] [Drop title: The Post-War Program of the CIO Maritime Committee]
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The Equal Opportunity for Displaced Homemakers Act: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Equal Opportunities of the Committee on Education and Labor, House of Representatives Ninety-Fourth Congress, Second Session on H.R. 10272 to Provide for the Establishment of Multipurpose Service Programs for Displaced Homemakers, and for Other Purposes
Washington DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1976. First Edition. Octavo (23cm.); original printed staplebound self-wrappers; iv,74pp. Fine. Hearing held in Los Angeles, November 18, 1976, with Carl D. Perkins, Representative from Kentucky, as chairman of the Committee. Perkins also contributed to the production of the Equal Opportunity Act of 1964...
[Item #25237]
Price: $45.00
 
The Equal Opportunity for Displaced Homemakers Act: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Equal Opportunities of the Committee on Education and Labor, House of Representatives Ninety-Fourth Congress, Second Session on H.R. 10272 to Provide for the Establishment of Multipurpose Service Programs for Displaced Homemakers, and for Other Purposes
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Venus of Lesbos
Chicago: Newsstand Library, 1961. First Edition. Novel with lesbian characters involved in the diving and tourist industry. OCLC finds 2 copies, only one in the U.S. Octavo (16cm); illustrated wrappers; dark yellow edgestaining; 190pp, [2] ads. Fine, unread copy.
[Item #25236]
Price: $35.00
 
Venus of Lesbos
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The Gay Sound
Buffalo, NY: First Niter Books, 1967. First Edition. Sex novel wherein a scorned wife hires a hunky detective to sabotage her husband's relationship with his three mistresses, and bring her wayward daughter back to the fold. Everyone gets laid. Not in OCLC. Octavo (17cm); illustrated wrappers; yellow edge-staining; 160pp. Some...
[Item #25235]
Price: $50.00
 
The Gay Sound
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Pinktoes
London: Arthur Barker Limited, 1965. First U.K. Edition. A provocative sex-farce which finally saw publication in the U.S. and U.K. four years after being published in Paris. The title, according to Himes, "refers to a term of affection applied to white women by Negro men, and sometimes conversely by Negro...
[Item #25234]
Price: $50.00
 
Pinktoes
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Good-Bye, Proud World
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1945. First Edition. Octavo (21cm.); original cloth in brown pictorial dust jacket; [8],408pp. Jacket extremities quite rubbed and worn, small chip at spine, old tape repair to spine end versos; Near Fine in Good or better jacket. Bailey's memoirs, though told in the third person...
[Item #25233]
Price: $50.00
 
Good-Bye, Proud World
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The Power of Women and the Subversion of the Community: Women and the Subversion of the Community, by Mariarosa Dalla Costa; A Woman's Place, by Selma Jones [cover title]
Bristol, England: Falling Wall Press Ltd. [1973]. Second Edition. Octavo (20cm.); original magenta printed staplebound wrappers; [2],78pp. Fine. Seminal work co-authored by an Italian and an American-born Englishwoman, arguably launching the "domestic labor debate," in which Dalla Costa and James define housework as necessary labor, invisible by its removal from...
[Item #25231]
Price: $20.00
 
The Power of Women and the Subversion of the Community: Women and the Subversion of the Community, by Mariarosa Dalla Costa; A Woman's Place, by Selma Jones [cover title]
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Women Behind Bars: An Organizing Tool
[Washington]: Resources for Community Change, [1975]. First Edition. Quarto (28cm.); original yellow pictorial staplebound wrappers; 56pp.; illus., text printed in double column. Fine. Contents include support group and general resources, as well as bibliographical information (pp. 49-50).
[Item #25225]
Price: $25.00
 
Women Behind Bars: An Organizing Tool
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Caroline's Doll Book
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, [1962]. First Edition. Folio (33cm.); original blue and red pictorial staplebound wrappers; unpaged; chiefly illus. About Fine. Satirical cartoon collection of Caroline Kennedy's doll collection, namely political and popular figures depicted as wind-up dolls, including the Jackie Kennedy doll: "You wind it up and invites...
[Item #25222]
Price: $40.00
 
Caroline's Doll Book
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The Objectivist Newsletter: Volumes 1, 2, 3, 4, 1962-1965
New York: The Objectivist, 1965. First Thus. Quarto (28.5cm.); original green cloth, upper cover and spine lettered in silver; mixed pagings; text in double column. Some faint foxing to cover extremities, else Near Fine. Complete run of the Newsletter, which, after 1965, was published simply as The Objectivist. Among the...
[Item #25220]
Price: $35.00
 
The Objectivist Newsletter: Volumes 1, 2, 3, 4, 1962-1965


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