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26.

Trades' Unions: Their Advantages to the Working Classes [with] Fallacies of the House of Commons on the Ballot in America
[London]: Steam Press of C. & W. Reynell, n.d., 1845?]. First Edition. Octavo (25.5cm); original self-wrappers; 16pp.; text in double column. Ex-New York State Library with their unobtrusive rubber stamps to upper and rear wrappers; spine very nearly perished; a few chips and tiny losses along extremities, else Good and...
[Item #27257]
Price: $125.00
 
Trades' Unions: Their Advantages to the Working Classes [with] Fallacies of the House of Commons on the Ballot in America
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History of a Ring [cover title]
Portland, ME: Berry Printer, 1877. First Edition. Octavo (23cm.); original pictorial stitched self-wrappers; 13pp. Wrappers rather brittle with a few tiny shallow losses, else Very Goood. Satirical fable regarding the railroad industry. WILLIAMSON (Maine) I 835.
[Item #27256]
Price: $50.00
 
History of a Ring [cover title]
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[Prospectus for] The Organization of Labor in accordance with custom and the law of the decalogue; with a summary of comparative observations upon good and evil in the regime of labor, the causes of evils existing at the present time, and the means required to effect reform; with objections and answers, difficulties and solutions [cover title]
Philadelphia: Claxton, Remsen & Haffelfinger, 1873. First Edition. 12mo (19.5cm.); stitched self-wrappers; [iv]-xiiipp. Dust-soiling to extremities, faint vertical fold, else Very Good and sound. Prospectus for an American translation after the French of the secon revised and corrected edition, published at Tours in 1870. Text includes the translator's preface and...
[Item #27255]
Price: $60.00
 
[Prospectus for] The Organization of Labor in accordance with custom and the law of the decalogue; with a summary of comparative observations upon good and evil in the regime of labor, the causes of evils existing at the present time, and the means required to effect reform; with objections and answers, difficulties and solutions [cover title]
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Testimony of Edward G. Robinson
Washington DC: United States Government Printing Office, 1951. First Edition. Octavo (23cm.); staplebound self-wrappers; v,[1],3299-3344pp. Very minor foxing, else Fine. Hearing before the 81st Congress, second session, October 27 and December 21, 1950. Hollywood actor's testimony in which he managed to clear his name from blacklisting, though his career would consequentially suffer.
[Item #27234]
Price: $35.00
 
Testimony of Edward G. Robinson
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Hearings Regarding Steve Nelson (Including Foreword)
Washington DC: United States Government Printing Office, 1949. First Edition. Octavo (23cm.); staplebound selfwrappers; ix,[1],[129]-154pp.; 15 folding plates. Near Fine. Hearings before the 81st Congress, first session, June 8, 1949. Nelson would be among those members of the CPUSA to be convicted for violating the Smith Act in 1953.
[Item #27233]
Price: $25.00
 
Hearings Regarding Steve Nelson (Including Foreword)
31.

Trials and Triumph of Labor. The Text Book of the Labor Exchange
Independence, MO: Labor Exchange Association, 1894 [1896?]. Small octavo (18.5cm.); original decorative drab wrappers; [2],297pp.; photographic portrait frontispiece, 2 plates. Wrapper extremities chipped and worn with some minor foxing, loss to bottom fore-edge corner not affecting text, preliminaries a bit browned, else interior mostly fine. An About Very Good copy...
[Item #27232]
Price: $75.00
 
Trials and Triumph of Labor. The Text Book of the Labor Exchange
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The Sheltered Life
Garden City: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc. 1932. First Edition. Novel chronicling the "unhappy marriage of a Virginia woman," sheltered from a knowedge of life in true Southern fashion. COAN p.60; HANNA 1424. First Printing. Octavo (21.75cm); red cloth, with titling and decorations stamped in gilt to spine and front...
[Item #27226]
Price: $25.00
 
The Sheltered Life
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Vein of Iron
New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1935. First Edition. Novel about "the fifth generation of a Virginia family of Scotch Presbyterians," detailing their fortunes in the Shenandoah Valley from 1900-1932. COAN p.60; HANNA1426. First Printing. Octavo (21cm); black cloth, titled and blocked in gilt and red on spine; map decorated...
[Item #27225]
Price: $75.00
 
Vein of Iron
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En Quête de la Liberté
Yaoundé, Cameroun: Editions CLÉ, 1970. First Edition. 12mo (18cm). Pictorial card wrappers; 164pp. Fine. Text entirely in French. Cameroonian author's second novel, "which exhibits subversive awareness of the continuity between the evils of colonial rule and the disorders and oppression of the independent regimes" (see Gerard, European-Language Writing in Sub-Saharan...
[Item #27224]
Price: $75.00
 
En Quête de la Liberté
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The Prison Breakers: A Book of Escapes from Captivity
New York: Henry Holt and Company, [n.d. but 1927-28]. First American Edition. An accounting of "some of the most hazardous and thrilling escapes and attempts at escape" ever recorded, with chapters devoted to John Nevinson, Jack Sheppard, David Haggart, Louis Cartouche, Louis Napoleon, George Kelly, and Frederick Trenck - the...
[Item #27223]
Price: $150.00
 
The Prison Breakers: A Book of Escapes from Captivity
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Eating Chiefs: Iwo Culture from Lolwe to Malkal
London: Heinemann, 1970. First Edition. 12mo (18cm). Pictorial card wrappers; 113pp. Bit of foxing to lighter portions of covers, else a clean, tight, unmarked copy, Near Fine. In the publisher's "African Writers Series." Liyong, a native Ugandan, was the first African to receive a Creative Writing degree from the Writers...
[Item #27222]
Price: $25.00
 
Eating Chiefs: Iwo Culture from Lolwe to Malkal
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Cottonmouth
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1941. First Edition. Autobiographical novel by this noted Mobile, Alabama author. The story of "an adult delving deep into his own childhood, turning back the leaves and recalling, in minute detail, the psychological and emotional reactions to things and people, places and incidents" (Kirkus Review)...
[Item #27220]
Price: $125.00
 
Cottonmouth
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Houseboy
London: Heinemann, 1966. First English Language Edition. Octavo (20cm). Red cloth boards, lettered in silver on spine; dustjacket; 140pp. First English-language edition. Tight, Near Fine copy in slightly worn and soiled jacket, Very Good. The Cameroonian author's first novel, considered a major classic of anti-colonialist literature; originally published in French...
[Item #27219]
Price: $100.00
 
Houseboy
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The Palingenesis of Craps
New York: The Press of the Woolly Whale, 1933. First, Limited Edition. Small octavo. Cloth-backed decorated boards; map endpapers; [8pp]. Hand-set and printed on "Charles 1" handmade paper. Limited to 400 copies, of which 150 for sale; this copy annotated in pencil on front endpaper: "From Cary, June 1933." Melbert...
[Item #27218]
Price: $50.00
 
The Palingenesis of Craps
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Figures From a Double World
Denver: Alan Swallow, 1954. First Edition. Octavo. Red cloth boards, lettered in silver on spine; dustjacket; 83pp. A tight, VG copy in like jacket; offsetting from laid-in clipping to front endpapers, bit of toning and edgewear to jacket. McGrath's sixth published collection, recipient of the 1954 Swallow Poetry Book Award.
[Item #27217]
Price: $25.00
 
Figures From a Double World
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Believe You Me!
New York: George H. Doran Company, 1919. First Edition. The author's ninth novel, a series of monologues by the principal character Marie La Tour, a famous parlor dancer at the onset of World War 1. First Printing. Octavo (19.25cm); pale green cloth, with titling and decorations stamped in light and...
[Item #27216]
Price: $125.00
 
Believe You Me!
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An Attempt at Exorcism
Northwood, Middlesex: Scorpion Press, 1959. First, Limited Edition. Octavo. Decorated thin card wrappers; 50pp. One of 25 signed copies. Clean, tight copy, Near Fine. First printing of Brock's first published collection, written while he was still a member of the Metropolitan police force.
[Item #27215]
Price: $25.00
 
An Attempt at Exorcism
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Gallows Orchard
New York: Jonathan Cape & Harrison Smith, 1930. First Edition. "The story of a girl whose fearlessness antagonizes the little village in Scotland which is her home, of her effect upon the three men who love her, and of how she perishes finally at the hands of her righteous townsfolk."...
[Item #27214]
Price: $75.00
 
Gallows Orchard
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Necrocorrida
Los Angeles: Panjandrum, 1980. First Edition. Octavo. Pictorial card wrappers; 60pp. Bit of spotting to rear wrapper, else bright, tight and Near Fine.
[Item #27213]
Price: $20.00
 
Necrocorrida
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Rebel Daughter of a Country House: The Life of Eglantyne Jebb, founder of the Save the Children Fund
London: George Allen and Unwin Ltd, [1967]. First Edition. Octavo (22cm.); original cloth in white pictorial dust jacket, blue topstain; 228pp. Light edge wear to jacket extremities, else Fine.
[Item #27200]
Price: $25.00
 
Rebel Daughter of a Country House: The Life of Eglantyne Jebb, founder of the Save the Children Fund
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Literary Convert Women
Manchester, NH: Magnificat Press, 1928. First Edition. Octavo (23.25cm.); original dark green gilt-lettered cloth; [6],151pp. Spine gilt dulled; contemporary ownership inscription to front free endpaper, else Very Good and sound. Brief biographies of 16 religious literary female figures.
[Item #27199]
Price: $15.00
 
Literary Convert Women
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A Comparative Study of Undergraduate Women Majors and Non-Majors in Physical Education with Respect to Certain Personal Traits
New York: Bureau of Publications, Teachers College, Columbia University, 1936. First Edition. Octavo (22.75cm.); original blue printed wrappers; viii,[2],117pp.; tables in text throughout. A bit dust-soiled, else Fine. "Submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in the faculty of philosophy, Columbia University."
[Item #27198]
Price: $40.00
 
A Comparative Study of Undergraduate Women Majors and Non-Majors in Physical Education with Respect to Certain Personal Traits
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Alimony: The American Tragedy [Signed & Inscribed]
New York: Vantage Press, [1952]. First Edition. Octavo (22cm.); original cloth in green and brown dust jacket; xiii,[1],329pp. Jacket quite worn with long tears to front jacket flap, additional chips and losses, crude tape repair to jacket edges, rear flap excised and affixed to rear pastedown as issued. Author bio...
[Item #27194]
Price: $60.00
 
Alimony: The American Tragedy [Signed & Inscribed]
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Alimony: The American Tragedy [Signed & Inscribed; Typed Letter, Signed, Laid in]
New York: Vantage Press, [1952]. First Edition. Octavo (22cm.); original cloth in green and brown dust jacket; xiii,[1],329pp. Jacket very chipped and worn with some paper flaws to front flap affecting text with loss of meaning of a few words, rear flap excised and affixed to pastedown as issued. Near...
[Item #27193]
Price: $75.00
 
Alimony: The American Tragedy [Signed & Inscribed; Typed Letter, Signed, Laid in]
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The Religious and Educational Philosophy of the Young Women's Christian Association: A historical study of the changing religious and social emphasis of the Association as they related to changes in its educational philosophy and to observable trends in current religious thought, educational philosophy, and social situations
New York: Bureau of Publications, Teachers College, Columbia University, 1933. First Edition. Octavo (23cm.); original green printed card wrappers; [8],156pp. Wrappers a hint dust-soiled, small loss to bottom fore-edge corner of upper wrapper not affecting text; Very Good overall. "Submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of...
[Item #27192]
Price: $40.00
 
The Religious and Educational Philosophy of the Young Women's Christian Association: A historical study of the changing religious and social emphasis of the Association as they related to changes in its educational philosophy and to observable trends in current religious thought, educational philosophy, and social situations

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