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76.

Tomorrow's Bread
Philadelphia: Jewish Publication Society of America, 1938. First Edition. Sympathetic rendering of the life of a Jewish labor organizer among garment workers in New York and Chicago. Winner of the first Edwin Wolf Award (1938) for best novel of Jewish interest. The JPS co-published the book with a trade publisher...
[Item #20012]
Price: $100.00
 
Tomorrow's Bread
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Chains
New York: Lincoln Mac Veagh - The Dial Press, 1929. First Edition. A novel dealing with the aspirations and quarrels of a Jewish family and their community, just prior to the "reign of terror" and a series of anti-Semitic uprisings. A lovely copy, with jacket artwork by K.S. Woerner. First...
[Item #20011]
Price: $75.00
 
Chains
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The Kill-Off
New York: Lion Books, 1957. First Edition. A novel of murder, sex, and deception in a small New England town, basis for the 1989 film directed by Maggie Greenwald. First Printing. Octavo; illustrated wrappers, with wraparound cover art by William Rose; yellow edge-staining; 192pp. Light crease to lower corners of...
[Item #20010]
Price: $125.00
 
The Kill-Off
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Notes of a Native Son
Boston: The Beacon Press, 1955. First Edition. Baldwin's second book and first collection of essays, originally written in the pages of Harper's, The Reporter, Partisan Review, and etc. First Printing. Octavo (21.5cm); red cloth with titles stamped in black on spine and front panel; dustjacket; 175pp. Base of spine gently...
[Item #20009]
Price: $125.00
 
Notes of a Native Son
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McTeague: A Story of San Francisco
New York: Doubleday, Page & Co. 1902. First Edition. Extremely attractive copy of Norris's first mature novel, generally regarded as the first major work of American literary naturalism. The basis for two film adaptations, most famously Erich von Stroheim's 1924 silent epic Greed. An elusive and attractive edition of a....
[Item #20008]
Price: $75.00
 
McTeague: A Story of San Francisco
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Integration Is A Bitch
Gary, IN: Opinion News Syndicate. Cartoons, by a black cartoonist, on the frustrations of professional Blacks joining the white-collar workforce. Third printing. Oblong octavo; pictorial card wrappers; 116pp. Mild cover wear and creasing; Very Good.
[Item #20006]
Price: $35.00
 
Integration Is A Bitch
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Le Point - Revue Artistique et Litteraire, XL (Janvier 1952). Le Jazz
Paris: Le Point, 1952. First Edition. Entire issue devoted to (mostly American) jazz, with articles by Hugues Panassie ("Le Jazz, musique vivant"), Madeleine Gautier ("Le Blues"); Big Bill Broonzy ("Lowland Blues"), others. Many full-page photographs featuring portraits of Don Byas, Zutty Singleton, Mezz Mezzrow, Louis Armstrong, and others; 10 photos...
[Item #20005]
Price: $100.00
 
Le Point - Revue Artistique et Litteraire, XL (Janvier 1952). Le Jazz
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Nationalisme et Syndicalisme en Tunisie 1918-1929
Tunis: Union Generale Tunisienne du Travail, 1976. First Edition. Octavo. Glossy card wrappers; 691pp. Inscribed by the author on title page to a Mr. Irving. No other markings. Mild external dusting; internally fine. Text entirely in French.
[Item #20004]
Price: $45.00
 
Nationalisme et Syndicalisme en Tunisie 1918-1929
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More Necessary Nonsense (The First American Nonsense Writers)
New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1931. First Edition. A compilation of pieces written by early American humorists (Mark Twain, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Eugene Field, Edgar Nye, and Artemus Ward, et al). Illustrated throughout by William Gropper, who has designed a vivid two-color frontispiece following the jacket illustration. First Printing...
[Item #19974]
Price: $50.00
 
More Necessary Nonsense (The First American Nonsense Writers)
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The Negro Spiritual Speaks of Life and Death: Being the Ingersoll Lecture on the Immortality of Man
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1947. First Edition. Thurman's highly-regarded lecture on the significance of the Negro spiritual. First Printing, with correct code of 'K-W' on copyright page. 12mo. (17cm); green cloth, with beige printed title label applied to front panel dustjacket; 56pp, [1]. Fine in a Very Good dustjacket...
[Item #19973]
Price: $30.00
 
The Negro Spiritual Speaks of Life and Death: Being the Ingersoll Lecture on the Immortality of Man
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Broadside: "Free!! Dance and Social. Friday, February 13, 8:30pm. Center for Marxist Education."
[New York]: Center For Marxist Education, 1970. Advertising broadside for a free dance and social at the Center for Marxist Education on March 13, 1970. The original CME was set up in New York in August, 1969, and has served as a hub for CPUSA activities through the present day...
[Item #19896]
Price: $40.00
 
Broadside: "Free!! Dance and Social. Friday, February 13, 8:30pm. Center for Marxist Education."
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Looking Backward 2000-1887 [Introduction by Heywood Broun]
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, [1931]. Reprint. Attractive reissue, for the "Riverside Library" series, of Bellamy's landmark utopian novel. Adds a brief (4pp) introduction by the left-wing journalist Heywood Broun and a striking Art Deco dustwrapper, designed by Roland Cosimini (Jackets Required, p.24). Octavo. Textured red cloth boards, lettered in gilt on...
[Item #19877]
Price: $40.00
 
Looking Backward 2000-1887 [Introduction by Heywood Broun]
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The Story of Lena Murphy the White Slave and other Startling Revelations Graphically Told
N.p. [Chi: ca 1910?]: S.i. Two brief extracts, apparently taken from Wilson's two classic 1910 underworld exposÚs "Chicago By Gas-Light" and "Chicago And Its cess-Pools of Infamy." Issued without imprint, retaining the pagination of the original sheets - possibly printed for distribution at lectures, as a marketing piece for Wilson's...
[Item #19875]
Price: $85.00
 
The Story of Lena Murphy the White Slave and other Startling Revelations Graphically Told
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The American Jail: What It Is and What To Do About It
New York: Standing Committee on Jails of the American Prison Association, (1937). First Edition. Octavo. Staple-bound pamphlet. Printed wrappers; 24pp. Light external soil and wear; Very Good. Includes brief (1-pp) bibliography.
[Item #19834]
Price: $20.00
 
The American Jail: What It Is and What To Do About It
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The Book of Ted or, Roosevelt and the Railroads in Scripture
N.p. [Chicago?]: by the Author, 1907. First Edition. 12mo. Staple-bound pamphlet. Original printed card wrappers; 39pp. Just mild external wear; Very Good to Near Fine. Satire, in Biblical language, of Theodore Roosevelt and the Rail Trust, including thinly-veiled depictions of Morgan, Rockefeller, Landis, etc.
[Item #19833]
Price: $40.00
 
The Book of Ted or, Roosevelt and the Railroads in Scripture
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Original Poster: May Day "If our people fight one tribe at a time, all will be killed. They can cut off our fingers one by one, but if we join together we will make a powerful fist."
Washington DC: Students & Youth for a Peoples' Peace, [1971]. Poster from the 1971 May Day protests in Washington, DC, a series of large-scale civil disobedience actions in protest against the Vietnam War. The poster reproduces a well-known portrait of Sioux chief Sitting Bull, and utilizes a quote by him...
[Item #19818]
Price: $150.00
 
Original Poster: May Day "If our people fight one tribe at a time, all will be killed. They can cut off our fingers one by one, but if we join together we will make a powerful fist."
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The Masses - Vol.IX, No.6 (April, 1917)
New York: The Masses Publishing Co. 1917. The issue includes articles by Max Eastman, John Reed, and Floyd Dell, with illustrations throughout by Boardman Robinson, K.R. Chamberlain, Maurice Stern and Art Young. Phenomenal cover of a worker shoveling by G. Hartmann. Quarto (27.5cm); illustrated wrappers, stapled; 42pp; illus. Tanning to...
[Item #19801]
Price: $200.00
 
The Masses - Vol.IX, No.6 (April, 1917)
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On Our Rag - Issue 3
San Francisco: On Our Rag, 1991. First Edition. Uncommon lesbian zine with a focus on menstruation, sexual experiences, and amateur pornography. Includes interviews, some interesting letters to the editor, and a page-long "Cuntinglingus Questionaire." No copies in the trade (2014); OCLC notes single issues at 4 institutions (Cornell, SFPL, Northwestern...
[Item #19789]
Price: $75.00
 
On Our Rag - Issue 3
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Black Art, Black Culture
San Francisco: Journal of Black Poetry Press, 1972. First Edition. Sole issue of this black arts publication, with contributions by Askia Muhammad Abu Bakr El Toure, Ed Spriggs, Norman Jordan, Ahmed Akinwole Ato Alhamisi, and Marvin X's interview with Milford Graves. Scarce; none in commerce (2014), with OCLC showing 9...
[Item #19786]
Price: $50.00
 
Black Art, Black Culture
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The War Crisis: Questions and Answers
New York: Workers Library Publishers, 1940. First Edition. SEIDMAN F354: "...advocates a policy of neutrality for the U.S. with no aid to either side, and supports the Hitler-Stalin pact as a victory of Soviet diplomacy over world imperialism." 12mo (18.75cm); illustrated wrappers, stapled; 64pp. Light wear and creasing; Very Good+.
[Item #19785]
Price: $12.00
 
The War Crisis: Questions and Answers
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America's Decisive Battle
New York: New Century Publishers, 1945. First Edition. SEIDMAN B615: "...report to the national committee of the Communist Political Association ... aproving decisions at the Yalta Conference ... John L. Lewis is denounced for his strike threat." One of Browder's last pamphlets as head of the American Communist Party; he...
[Item #19784]
Price: $45.00
 
America's Decisive Battle
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Somebody Blew Up America [Signed]
Oakland: blackdotpress, 2001. First Edition. A provocative 12pp poem written shortly after the events of September 11, 2001. The poem, alternately praised and criticized for its frankness, is full of truth and venom, taking aim at the American power structure. The cover features a portrait of Baraka by Emory Douglas...
[Item #19773]
Price: $375.00
 
Somebody Blew Up America [Signed]
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Treatise On Living
Palo Alto: The Re-Invention of Everyday Life, [n.d. but ca.1970's]. Pamphlet containing excerpts from the English translation of Traite de Savoir Vivre a l'usage des jeunes generations, including others from "Treatise on Living" and "Some Advice Concerning Generalized Self-Management." Produced by The Re-Invention of Everyday Life, a pro-Situ group that...
[Item #19757]
Price: $100.00
 
Treatise On Living
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How The Negro Can Start His Own Business
New York: Pilot Books, 1968. First Edition. Guide to starting and financing a franchise business, written by Jones, an officer of a leading New York business consulting firm. Jones discusses the problem of the ghetto in America, and that "a community's stability is directly related to the existence and growth...
[Item #19623]
Price: $35.00
 
How The Negro Can Start His Own Business
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Forget Me Not. "Determination is the Key to Success"
Onitsha: Highbred Maxwell, [1971]. Fourth Edition. A tragic story of two friends, inseparable from the time they were young, who ultimately die within minutes of each other as teenagers. One of numerous examples of the popular market literature that flourished in West African market stalls in the 1960's-70's, especially in...
[Item #19622]
Price: $85.00
 
Forget Me Not. "Determination is the Key to Success"

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