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Lithographed Membership Certificate for the Socialistischer Turner-Bund, ca.1850's
N.p. [Cincinati?]: Issued without imprint, [N.d. but before 1860]. Early membership certificate for the North American Socialistischer Turner-Bund, a German Socialist Athletic society formed by exiles from the Revolution of 1848. The Bund, established in 1850 in Cincinnati (with nearly simultaneous chapters in other centers of German immigration, including Philadelphia...
[Item #19565]
Price: $500.00
Lithographed Membership Certificate for the Socialistischer Turner-Bund, ca.1850's

Brother Jim Crow
New York: Post War World Council, 1943. First Edition. On the opportunities for Negro advancement in the post-war world. The Post War World Council (PWWC) was an outgrowth of the Keep America Out Of War Congress, which had been dissolved following Pearl Harbor; the PWWC was a Socialist-affiliated group, under...
[Item #15115]
Price: $25.00
Brother Jim Crow

Elect Howard Fast to Congress / Vincent Hallinan for President / Mrs. Charlotta A. Bass for Vice President
New York: Howard Fast Campaign Committee, [1952]. Fast's platform includes an immediate cease fire in Korea, independence for Puerto Rico, repeal of the Taft-Hartley Law and reinstatement of the Wagner Act. Fast had just gotten out of prison the year before, after refusing to testify before the House Un-American Activities...
[Item #16057]
Price: $125.00
Elect Howard Fast to Congress / Vincent Hallinan for President / Mrs. Charlotta A. Bass for Vice President

Morals in Politics: a Collection of Essays
New York: New Leader Publishing Association, 1945. First edition. Octavo. Staple-bound pamphlet. Printed wrappers (softcover); 32p. Near fine.
[Item #10872]
Price: $20.00

Czechoslovakia and Counter-Revolution. Why the Socialist Countries Intervened
New York: New Outlook Publishers, 1969. First Edition. Octavo. Staple bound pamphlet; 30pp. About fine copy with very little wear.
[Item #15631]
Price: $20.00
Czechoslovakia and Counter-Revolution. Why the Socialist Countries Intervened

Pay and Place Under Socialism...
New York: The Socialist Party, ca. 1932. Upper cover: "All socially healthful incentives and industrial opportunities now existing to be retained, and many new and better ones established. False and ignorant 'dead-level' charge authoritatively refuted. Individual initiative encouraged and personal liberty safeguarded." Incidentally, this subtitle is longer than the pamphlet...
[Item #21022]
Price: $15.00

Typed Letter, signed. 1pp, to Art Young, dated Nov. 11, 1912
[Terre Haute]: 1912. Brief letter in which Theodore Debs writes on behalf of his older brother, the prominent Socialist and Presidential candidate Eugene V. Debs, a few days after the end of Debs' unsuccessful Presidential campaign of 1912: "Dear Comrade Young - Gene wishes me to send you a thousand...
[Item #14481]
Price: $300.00
Typed Letter, signed. 1pp, to Art Young, dated Nov. 11, 1912

Man's Last Jungle Struggle. Atavistic Darkness Before Dawn. The Advent of the World's "Spirit of Truth." Volume One
Detroit: M.M. Bailey Publishers, 1912. "Second Thousand" A substantial and apparently unrecorded work of radical reform fiction. The author compares the latter stages of Capitalism to the brute struggle of savages; Socialism will initiate the "World's Spirit of Truth." This is presumably the second printing of Volume One, but neither...
[Item #18984]
Price: $200.00

The Rose Door
Chicago: Charles H. Kerr, 1911. First Edition. A socialist conversion novel exploring the economic basis of white slavery, originally published serially in Kerr's International Socialist Review. A title fraught with bibliographic complexity, as varying issues and printings appear to have been produced more or less at the publisher's whim, some...
[Item #18909]
Price: $150.00

The Tongues of Toil and Other Poems
Chicago: The Workers' Art Press, 1913. Socialist poems in praise of the workers' struggle. This is the first trade edition, following a limited edition in 1910. 12mo. Green cloth (hardcover); 192pp. Corners and spine ends touched, else close to fine with gilt bright on boards and no internal soiling or wear.
[Item #1311]
Price: $18.75

America's Struggle for Electric Power
New York: League For Industrial Democracy, 1935. Staple-bound pamphlet; biblio.; 46pp. Pencil date to lightly sunned and foxed cover, small crease to top right corner of cover and pages, pencil marks to rear endpaper, else very good.
[Item #9046]
Price: $18.75

Looking Backward 2000-1887
Boston: Ticknor & Company, 1888. First Edition. Without question the most influential 19th-century American utopia, and included among the Grolier Club's One Hundred Influential Books Printed Before 1900. Looking Backward spawned not only a host of literary imitators, accounting for the great profusion of utopian fantasies between 1890 and 1900...
[Item #17556]
Price: $1,500.00
Looking Backward 2000-1887

Evolutionary Socialism: a Criticism and Affirmation [die voraussentzungen Des Sozialismus Und Die Aufgaben Der sozialdemokratic)
New York: B.W. Huebsch, 1912. Second Edition. Red cloth (hardcover); 224pp+ads. Mild fading to spine; ownership signature to front endpaper, front hinge reinforced. Else a fresh and solid copy. One of the major theoretical statements of the 19th century; this is the second American edition (after the first of 1909)...
[Item #549]
Price: $45.00

Revolutionary Lives: Anna Strunsky & William English Walling
Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 1998. First Edition. Octavo. Cloth boards; dustjacket; 334pp; illus. Slight crease at jacket extremities, else fine, tight and unmarked; an apparently unread, as-new copy.
[Item #15943]
Price: $15.00
Revolutionary Lives: Anna Strunsky & William English Walling

Social Destiny of Man: or, Association and Reorganization of Industry
Philadelphia: C.F. Stollmeyer, 1840. First Edition. Brisbane's (1809-1890) major work, and the first complete exposition in America of the ideas of the French utopian socialist Charles Fourier. As the direct inspiration for the conversion of George Ripley's Brook Farm to a Fourierist phalanx in 1842, and the subsequent establishment of...
[Item #13547]
Price: $500.00
Social Destiny of Man: or, Association and Reorganization of Industry

My Friends at Brook Farm
New York: Desmond Fitzgerald, 1912. First Edition. Octavo. Green cloth boards, gilt titles; 172pp; illus. Mild soil to edges of text block, light wear, VG or better. MYERSON A133. DARE 525.
[Item #8438]
Price: $60.00

The Mills of Mammon
Joliet, IL: P.H. Murray, 1909. First Edition. Described by Rideout as sounding like "500 pages of Harold Bell Wright on a soapbox," Brower's work was a direct attack on the moral and cultural depredations of capitalism. This copy retains a printed promotional slip in which the author invites the reader...
[Item #11309]
Price: $250.00
The Mills of Mammon

E.V. Debs: the Socialist Movement of His Time - Its Meaning For Today
New York: Merit Publishers, 1967. Second Edition. Wraps. Very Good. Second Edition. Staple-bound pamphlet. Original printed wrappers; 30pp. Mild wear to covers; internally Fine.
[Item #3701]
Price: $12.00

The Red Republic. A Romance of the Commune
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1895. First Edition. Historical romance of the Paris Commune, one of numerous historical romances, many set in France, by this prolific American author. Chambers (1865-1933) is best-known for his fantasy stories, which are said to have exerted a strong influence on the style of H.P....
[Item #17132]
Price: $85.00
The Red Republic. A Romance of the Commune

The Bitter Cry of the Children
New York: Macmillan, 1906. First Edition. A socialist's exposť of child labor in America, well-illustrated with photographic plates credited to Marjory Hall, G.W. Goler, Peter Roberts, and the Pennsylvania Child Labor Committee (the last photographic plates, though uncredited, almost certainly by Lewis Hine). Spargo (1876-1966) edited the socialist monthly The...
[Item #15675]
Price: $275.00
The Bitter Cry of the Children

Treatise on Socialist Turkey (Sosyalist Turkiye)
Washington DC: U.S Department of Commerce, 1967. Quarto. Stapled sheets; 146pp. Government report, xerographically reproduced and staple-bound with cover sheet. Mild creasing to page edges; Very Good. English translation of Cihan's monograph "Sosyalist Turkiye"
[Item #892]
Price: $25.00

Social Attitudes Towards War and Peace
New York: Rand School Press, 1934. Anti-war literature by the future Executive Secretary of the Social Democratic Federation, an off-shoot of the Socialist Party. Introduction by George W. Hartmann, professor of psychology, Pennsylvania State College. First edition, 8vo (21cm.); printed staplebound self-wrappers; 15pp. Spine edge heavily foxed, else Very Good.
[Item #21023]
Price: $20.00

Jeremy Bentham (Fabian Tract No 221; Fabian Biographical Series No. 11)
London: The Fabian Society, 1927. First Edition. 12mo. Staple-bound pamphlet; 19pp. Negligible soil to wrappers, else about Fine.
[Item #3940]
Price: $12.00
Jeremy Bentham (Fabian Tract No 221; Fabian Biographical Series No. 11)

A Short History of the British Working Class Movement (3 Vols in 2)
New York: Macmillan, 1927. Three octavo volumes. Original cloth. Early printing of Volumes I-II, together in one volume (as issued); first printing of v.III (published separately). Dusting to page edges, mild foxing to endpapers, occasional brief pencil marginalia to first volume. A solid, Very Good set overall; a widely acknowledged...
[Item #3903]
Price: $50.00

Native Daughter: The Story of Anita Whitney
San Francisco: Anita Whitney 75th Anniversary Committee, 1942. First Edition. Biography of a long-time California labor leader and prominent figure in the International Labor Defense. SEIDMAN R111: includes "...a dramatic acount of her 1920 trial and conviction in California for criminal syndicalism, her imprisonment, and her pardon in 1927." Octavo...
[Item #16500]
Price: $25.00
Native Daughter: The Story of Anita Whitney

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