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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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Original Poster: "Joe Levy, Multi Millionaire Property Developer [...] Whose Side Are The Police On?"
N.p, n.d. [London: All London Squatters, ca 1974?]. Poster calling attention to the plight of those evicted from the Camden Street Squat, formerly located at 220 Camden High Street. The owner of the building, Joseph Levy (1906-1990), was a wealthy London property developer whose company Stock Conversion helped rebuild the...
[Item #19873]
Price: $750.00
 
Original Poster: "Joe Levy, Multi Millionaire Property Developer [...] Whose Side Are The Police On?"
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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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Three Autograph Letters To His Publisher, Signed, Dated 1891
Harrow on the Hill [London]: 1891. A fascinating series of letters relating to publication of Kropotkin's major book Fields, Factories, and Workshops, a popularization of his Communist Anarchist philosophy intended for workingmen and general readers. In the first letter, dated April 7th, Kropotkin pitches his concept of the book, to...
[Item #14441]
Price: $2,800.00
 
Three Autograph Letters To His Publisher, Signed, Dated 1891
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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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Join The Campaign Against A Criminal Trespass Law
N.p. [London: ca 1976]: C.A.C.T.L. [Campaign Against the Criminal Trespass Law]`. Large, vivid poster promoting the rights of squatters, tenants, and gypsies. Unattributed, but possibly from the Paddington Printshop in London, a peoples' printmaking workshop where a great many squatters' rights materials were produced. This poster advertises the Campaign Against...
[Item #19731]
Price: $750.00
 
Join The Campaign Against A Criminal Trespass Law
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A Meeting of American Radicals The British Scene Where It's At
N.p. [London, ca 1985?]. Universal calendar points to 1985 being the most likely date of creation for this vivid and graphically inspired poster, advertising a meeting of American radicals at the famed Conway Hall, long-time meeting place for radicals and intellectual center of the Conway Hall Ethical Society, thought to...
[Item #19732]
Price: $500.00
 
A Meeting of American Radicals The British Scene Where It's At
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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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Objections to Anarchism
London: Freedom Press, [1921]. First Edition. Catechism of the anarchist movement, in the form of 24 questions and answers. Our favorite being no. 6: Q: If a man will not vote for the Revolution, how can you Anarchists expect him to come out and fight for it? A: "...though I....
[Item #21006]
Price: $25.00
 
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Christianity and the New Africa
New York: Frederick A. Praeger, 1967. First Edition. Octavo. Cloth boards; dustjacket; 206pp. Fine, in lightly rubbed, Near Fine jacket. Analysis of the role of religion in the newly de-colonized African countries. By a long-serving Methodist Missionary.
[Item #23588]
Price: $30.00
 
Christianity and the New Africa
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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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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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Housing and the State: 1919-1944
London: George Allen & Unwin, 1945. First Edition. Octavo. Tan cloth boards; 283pp. Light wear and soil; text paper slightly tanned; Very Good. Lacking dustwrapper. Survey and analysis of British housing policy in the interwar period.
[Item #20548]
Price: $25.00
 
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Souls in the WIlderness
Toronto: 21st Century Book, 1970. First Edition. Brathwaite, a Barbadian immigrant to Brixton and East London, describes his encounters with white racism, both direct and systemic, culminating in his radicalization and adoption of militant Black nationalism. Sequel to his "A Black British Soldier," published a year earlier. A remarkable account...
[Item #21060]
Price: $75.00
 


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