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London Dock-Labourers' Strike - Mass Meeting Will Be Held Tonight
[Leicester: 1889]. Announcement of a mass meeting of textile and shoe workers in Leicester, to express solidarity with striking dock-workers during the Great London Docker's Strike of 1889. The speakers, primarily representatives of the Hosiery and Shoe trade unions (Leicester was the seat of the British shoe trade in the...
[Item #17278]
Price: $150.00
 
London Dock-Labourers' Strike - Mass Meeting Will Be Held Tonight
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War On Saturday Week
Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1937. First American Edition. Adam's first novel, dealing with the rise of British political extremism on the left and right in the years leading up to the Second World War. Largely forgotten, Adam was the author of six books between 1937 and 1970, including her highly-regarded semi-autobipographical novel...
[Item #18897]
Price: $85.00
 
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Jamaica Farewell: Jamaican Migrants in London
Berkeley: University of California Press, 1978. First Edition. Octavo. Cloth boards; dustjacket; 262pp; includes bibliography. Removed from a non-circulating private library, with ink ownership markings to front endpaper and accompanying black ink elisions from de-accession. Else a clean, sharp, tight copy in crisp VG dustwrapper.
[Item #15235]
Price: $25.00
 
Jamaica Farewell: Jamaican Migrants in London
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The Anti-Slavery Movement and Reconstruction: A Study of Anglo-American Co-operation 1833 -77
London: Oxford University Press, 1969. First Edition. Octavo. Cloth boards; dustjacket; 197pp; illus. Removed from a non-circulating private library, with ink ownership markings to front endpaper and accompanying black ink elisions from de-accession. Else a clean, sharp, tight copy in lightly soiled dustwrapper.
[Item #15228]
Price: $15.00
 
The Anti-Slavery Movement and Reconstruction: A Study of Anglo-American Co-operation 1833 -77
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The Slave Power, Its Character, Career & Probable Designs
Newton Abbott: David & Charles, [1976]. Reprint. Octavo. Cloth boards; dustjacket; 410pp. Facsimile reprint of the 1863 edition. Removed from a non-circulating private library, with ink ownership markings to front endpaper and accompanying black ink elisions from de-accession. Else a clean, sharp, tight copy in lightly soiled, VG dustwrapper.
[Item #15244]
Price: $20.00
 
The Slave Power, Its Character, Career & Probable Designs
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The Loyal Blacks
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1976. First Edition. Octavo. Cloth boards; dustjacket; 463pp; includes bibliography. Removed from a non-circulating private library, with ink ownership markings to front endpaper and accompanying black ink elisions from de-accession. Else a clean, sharp, tight copy in lightly soiled dustwrapper.
[Item #15240]
Price: $15.00
 
The Loyal Blacks
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The Word Quarterly, Vol I, no. 1 (Spring 1950). Special Double Number: Gandhi Murder Trial: Official Account of the Trial of Godse, Apte, and Others for Murder and Conspiracy - With Verbatim Reports of Speeches by Godse and Savarkar
Glasgow: Strickland Press, 1950. First Edition. In-depth analysis of the Gandhi murder trial, incorporating documentary sources and extensive commentary by Guy Aldred. Aldred (1896-1963), a self-professed "non-sectarian anarchist," was a leading publisher of Communist-Anarchist materials and for many years the proprietor of the Strickland Press. "The Word Quarterly," of which...
[Item #18451]
Price: $150.00
 
The Word Quarterly, Vol I, no. 1 (Spring 1950). Special Double Number: Gandhi Murder Trial: Official Account of the Trial of Godse, Apte, and Others for Murder and Conspiracy - With Verbatim Reports of Speeches by Godse and Savarkar
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Street Fighting Years: An Autobiography of the Sixties
New York: Verso Books, 2005. Reprint. Octavo. Pictorial glossy card wrappers; 403pp. Clean, tight and unmarked copy, about Fine. Reprint, with new Preface, of Ali's autobiography originally published London, 1987.
[Item #15869]
Price: $14.00
 
Street Fighting Years: An Autobiography of the Sixties
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God's Children: A Modern Allegory
Chicago: Charles H. Kerr, 1903. First Edition. A Socialist freethought fantasy, in which God is re-imagined as an omnipotent but now caring being who wills that "in the near future ... those among you who live in idleness and work not, shall not live upon the blood and sweat of...
[Item #19291]
Price: $150.00
 
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Revolutionary Government
London: Freedom Press, 1943. Later Printing. Fifth Freedom Press edition (originally issued in 1880). Staple-bound pamphlet. Printed wrappers; 16pp. Mild external wear; Very Good.
[Item #14612]
Price: $12.00
 
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The Wind and the Whirlwind
Boston: Benj. R. Tucker, 1884. First thus. Scarce printing (possibly unauthorized) of Blunt's anti-Imperialist polemic, attacking British policy in the Sudan. Though Tucker generally limited his publishing ventures to projects that explicity furthered his individualist anarchist views, he occasionally found time for projects such as this; finely printed in two...
[Item #10112]
Price: $200.00
 
The Wind and the Whirlwind
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Communism
London: Catholic Truth Society, 1937. First Edition. Defense of the Catholic Church against communist accusatoins of protecting fascism and the interests of the ruling class. 12mo. Staple-bound pamphlet; pictorial paper wrappers; 32pp. Near Fine.
[Item #16297]
Price: $12.00
 
Communism
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Tittivulus; or, The Verbiage Collector
London: Max Reinhardt, 1953. First Edition. Small square octavo (20cm). Red cloth boards; 138pp. Illustrations by the author. Inscribed in Ayrton's hand on front endpaper: "Brought to Ben Shahn by Michael Ayrton," undated. A slightly worn copy, with spine slightly rolled, mild fading to boards; some scattered foxing - about...
[Item #17220]
Price: $50.00
 
Tittivulus; or, The Verbiage Collector
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Charles Bradlaugh: A Record of His Life and Work. With an Account of his Parliamentary Struggle Politics and Teacings by John M. Robertson, M.P. Seventh Edition, with Portraits and Appendices
London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1908. Reprint. Crown octavo. Green pictorial cloth, lettered in gilt on spine; 452pp; frontispiece portrait. Spine a little darkened; ownership signature to front endpaper; Very Good. Later printing.
[Item #16906]
Price: $15.00
 
Charles Bradlaugh: A Record of His Life and Work. With an Account of his Parliamentary Struggle Politics and Teacings by John M. Robertson, M.P. Seventh Edition, with Portraits and Appendices
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Christianity and Art
Cappel-y-ffin: Frances Walterson, 1927. First, Limited Edition. GILL 13: "...Comprises two esays which originally apeared in Blackfriars...both were revised for the present publication and again revised and reprinted in shortened form and as separate essays in Art-Nonsense..." One of 200 signed copies. Small octavo (20cm); original blue buckram, lettered in...
[Item #14069]
Price: $400.00
 
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AN ESSAY ON TYPOGRAPHY by Eric Gill, comprising a Composition of Time & Place (p.3) and chapters as follows: on Lettering (p.25), on Typography (p.61) on Punch cutting (p.77), on Paper & Ink (p.83), on the Compositor’s ‘Stick’, here called "the Procrustean Bed" (p.90), on the Instrument (p.97) and a final chapter on the Book (p.105)
London: Sheed & Ward, 1931. First, Limited Edition. Attractive copy of an important and uncommon Gill work. This was the fourth book from the press of Hague & Gill, and marks an early if not the first use of Gill's Joanna type. GILL 21. Limited to 500 signed copies printed...
[Item #14070]
Price: $500.00
 
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From the Jerusalem Diary of Eric Gill
London: Privately Printed, 1953. First, Limited Edition. One of 300 numbered copies. 16mo; quarter linen over printed paper boards; original glassine (unprinted) jacket; 59pp; 10 gravure plates of Gill's friezes for the Archaeological Museum of Jerusalem, commissioned in 1934. Hint of sunning to upper board edges, else Fine in original glassine. GILL Bibliography 54a.
[Item #7011]
Price: $200.00
 
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Change In The Village
New York: George H. Doran Company, 1912. First American Edition. Classic work on the sociology of rural villages and the changes wrought by advancing technology. Sturt (1863-1927) was a wheelwright by trade, and wrote from a rather unusual perspective - a sensitive, self-educated tradesman, documenting and eulogizing the passing of...
[Item #20177]
Price: $75.00
 
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The World Went Mad
New York: Macmillan, 1934. Novel of Great Britain during the Great War. Brophy (1899-1965) was an Anglo-Irish author whose rather biting portrayals of his native culture earned him the distinction of being the most-banned author (14 titles banned between 1933 and 1957) by the Irish Censorship of Publications Board. Octavo;...
[Item #16902]
Price: $75.00
 
The World Went Mad
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Pie in the Sky
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1937. First American Edition. Depression-era proletarian novel featuring bleak depictions of English factory life, homelessness and communist agitation. The title is taken from the I.W.W. hymn of the same name. Octavo (20cm). Cloth boards; dustjacket; 477pp. Boards and spine slightly faded at extremities, else a....
[Item #14063]
Price: $75.00
 
Pie in the Sky
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Youth in Industry
New York: International Pamphlets, 1932. First Edition. SEIDMAN H400. The plight of child labor in the Great Depression. Contrasted with enlightened conditions in the Soviet Union. Staple-bound pamphlet; illus.; 31pp. Pencil date to cover sunned along edges, spine and edges worn, else a sound copy.
[Item #9082]
Price: $12.00
 
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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)
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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
 
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The World of Labour. Edited with an inroduction andnotes by John Lovell
New York: Barnes & Noble Books, 1973. Reprint. Octavo. Red cloth boards, gilt titles; 443pp; introduction & notes. Previous owner's bookplate inside front cover; date stamp on rear endpaper, else a fine, unmarked copy.
[Item #16489]
Price: $14.00
 
The World of Labour. Edited with an inroduction andnotes by John Lovell
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They Helped Hitler: Fascist Re-Armament Financed From London; Why British Ships are Build in Germany
London: Labour Research Department, 1936. First Edition. Expose of Mosley and other Fascist elements within the British government prior to the outbreak of WWII. Staple-bound pamphlet; pictorial wrappers; 16pp. Covers foxed at margins, else clean and unmarked; VG to NF.
[Item #7931]
Price: $33.75
 


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