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51.

Peccadilloes
New York: John Day, 1929. First Edition. Small octavo. Yellow cloth, dustjacket; 233pp. Board edges soiled, else Very Good, in the original Art Deco dustwrapper by Gorska, lightly rubbed and soiled with a few small chips to extremities, Very Good. Uncommon collection of short stories by the Hubin-listed, Alabama-born mystery...
[Item #25482]
Price: $50.00
 
Peccadilloes
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Peter Whiffle: His Life and Works
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1922. First Edition. Octavo. Linen-backed, batik-decorated boards; paper spine label; black top-stain; dustwrapper; 247pp. Nice, tight copy, just lightly faded at board extremities, in the scarce original dustwrapper, unclipped but mildly eroded at spine ends and with gentle soil at flap-folds; still easily Very Good...
[Item #25481]
Price: $200.00
 
Peter Whiffle: His Life and Works
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Three Women
New York: E.P. Dutton & Co. 1938. First Edition. Octavo. Tan cloth boards; dustjacket; maroon top-stain; 320pp. Endpapers darkened, else a tight, Near Fine copy in the original dustwrapper, complete but with several closed tears and creases; just VG. Fictional portrait of three Massachusetts women during the Civil War. Set...
[Item #25479]
Price: $75.00
 
Three Women
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Chicago: A More Intimate View of Urban Politics
New York: Macmillan, 1929. First Edition. Octavo. Maroon cloth boards, lettered in orange on spine and front cover; 305pp. Light external wear; boards slightly bowed; a tight, Very Good reading copy. Study of Chicago machine politics by an influential University of Chicago scholar, founder of the "behavioralist" school of political science.
[Item #25478]
Price: $25.00
 
Chicago: A More Intimate View of Urban Politics
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Flame Vine
New York: Appleton, Century Crofts, 1948. First Edition. Octavo. Cloth boards; dustjacket; 237pp. Sharp copy in lightly rubbed dustwrapper with a few small nicks to extremities, Very Good to Near Fine. Sensitive small-town girl faces disillusionment when she tries to pursue a career as a dancer. Michigan author.
[Item #25477]
Price: $50.00
 
Flame Vine
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They Seldom Speak
New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1936. First Edition. Octavo. Green cloth boards with applied spine label; maroon top-stain; dustjacket; 347pp. Tight, Near Fine copy in lightly edge-rubbed, Near Fine jacket. Family chronicle of two generations on a Maine farm, beginning in the 1880s and spanning the years of the...
[Item #25476]
Price: $125.00
 
They Seldom Speak
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Education of the Negro in the North. Reprinted from the Educational Review, VOl. 62, No. 3. October, 1921.
N.p. by the Author, 1921. Offprint. Scarce offprint, surveying the current state and future of educational opportunities for Blacks. "...While the mass of the race remains in the South, the educational center of gravity will be shifting towrad the North. Ambitious youth will flock to the centers of the best...
[Item #25474]
Price: $250.00
 
Education of the Negro in the North. Reprinted from the Educational Review, VOl. 62, No. 3. October, 1921.
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Winter in the Sun
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1937. First Edition. Octavo. Cloth boards; dustjacket; 300pp. Tight, VG+ copy in original, unclipped dustwrapper, slightly rubbed and worn at extremities, Very Good. HANNA 533: "Life on an Arizona dude ranch."
[Item #25473]
Price: $30.00
 
Winter in the Sun
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"Social Equality" [Offprint]
Washington DC: National Magazine, 1905. Offprint. Offprint from the February, 1905 issue of National Magazine. Octavo. Staple-bound self-wrappers; [6]pp. Binding holes in left margin. Somewhat worn copy, with general soil to outer leaves; partial split at bound edge; still Good or better. Scarce offprint; the article attacks Thomas Dixon's anti-miscegenation...
[Item #25472]
Price: $150.00
 
"Social Equality" [Offprint]
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Offprint: [Review of] The Negro in Chicago. Reprinted for private circulation from The American Journal of Sociology, Vol XXIX, No. 4, January, 1924
N.p. American Journal of Sociology, 1924. Offprint. Octavo; self-wraps, pp.499-505. Margins of outer leaves soiled; rusting to staples, else VG. Miller's review occupies the first 5 pages; also included in this offprint are two reviews by Robert E. Park.
[Item #25471]
Price: $40.00
 
Offprint: [Review of] The Negro in Chicago. Reprinted for private circulation from The American Journal of Sociology, Vol XXIX, No. 4, January, 1924
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Daily Worker Carries Your Fight To the Mines, to the Factories and Shops [...]
New York: The Daily Worker, [ca 1935]. Striking poster for the Daily Worker, the central organ of the CPUSA, featuring a typically Gellertian "red worker" whose fist is raised against a backdrop of the CP's hammer and sickle emblem. An exceptional American political poster, and a brilliant example of Gellert's...
[Item #25468]
Price: $2,500.00
 
Daily Worker Carries Your Fight To the Mines, to the Factories and Shops [...]
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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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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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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
75.

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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