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Illinois State Penitentiary [cover title]
[Joliet, IL?]: Vocational School Print Shop, [1940]. First Edition. Small 12mo (14.5cm.); original pale green pictorial staplebound card wrappers; 34pp.; illus. About Fine. Small broadsheet laid in providing data regarding "Escapes and Returned from Escape for Calendar Years Ending Dec. 31st, 1939" and "Average Inmate Per Capita Cost 20 Year...
[Item #26965]
Price: $75.00
 
Illinois State Penitentiary [cover title]
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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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Cora Street
Pittsburgh: ACTION-Housing, 1969. First Edition. Quarto (28cm.); original brown printed wrappers; [2],77,[1]pp.; illus. Fine. "A Pioneering Demonstration in Rehabilitating Aging but Structurally Sound Housing" (from upper cover).
[Item #22706]
Price: $45.00
 
Cora Street
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The Negro Family in the United States
Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1940. Second Printing. A classic study, in the University of Chicago Sociological Series. With 11 diagrams and maps and several dozen statistical tables. Octavo (20cm). Original cloth boards with pictorial front-cover onlay; xxxii+686pp; illus. Moderate wear and soiling; brief ex-library indications including inked call number...
[Item #14176]
Price: $25.00
 
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History of the Wheel and Alliance, and the Impending Revolution
Fort Scott, KS: J.H. Rice & Sons, 1889. First Edition. Octavo. Decorated cloth boards; 776, [6]pp. Board edges rubbed (corners showing); foxing to edges of text block; else a solid, VG copy. The official history of the Agricultural Wheel and Farmer’s Alliance, two closely-associated radical agrarian movements founded in the...
[Item #8467]
Price: $75.00
 
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Reveille for Radicals
Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1946. Second Printing. At the time of its publication, Jacques Maritain called Reveille for Radicals an "epoch-making" book, and time has only reinforced the enduring importance of Alinsky's work. Based upon Alinsky's own experiences in Chicago's "Back of the Yards" district during the waning years...
[Item #28798]
Price: $100.00
 
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Rules For Radicals: A Practical Primer for Realistic Radicals [Review Copy]
New York: Random House, 1971. First Edition. Published shortly before Alinsky's death, Rules For Radicals was an updated version of his "epoch-making" 1946 book Reveille For Radicals. Alinsky's goal for Rules was to create a guide for future community organizers to use in uniting low-income communities, or "Have-Nots," in order...
[Item #25885]
Price: $500.00
 
Rules For Radicals: A Practical Primer for Realistic Radicals [Review Copy]
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The Springfield Plan
New York: Viking Press, 1945. First Edition. Small quarto (24.25cm.); original cloth in red photo-illustrated dust jacket; 136pp.; photographic illus. throughout. Jacket extremities chipped and worn with several shallow losses, rear panel dust-soiled, spine rather toned; interior Very Good in Near Very Good jacket. Photo-essay of the Springfield Plan, an...
[Item #28796]
Price: $40.00
 
The Springfield Plan
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Chawama Self-Help Housing Project, Kafue, Zambia
Philadelphia: American Friends Service Committee, [1975]. First Edition. Large quarto (28cm.); original spiral-bound pictorial wrappers; mixed pagings; illus., text printed from typescript. Ownership signatures to upper cover, a touch worn from handling, else Very Good. Published "In cooperation with Kafue Township Council and the Republic of Zambia." Undated broadside newsletter...
[Item #24884]
Price: $75.00
 
Chawama Self-Help Housing Project, Kafue, Zambia
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The Crime of Drunkenness: A Discourse on Preventives and Remedies
Waterbury, CT: Press of E.B. Cooke, 1867. First Edition. Anderson, pastor of Waterbury's First Congregationalist Church, President of its Temperance League, and the city's official historian, sounds a tone at once latitudinarian -- "...we must not let our achievement of abstinence and our possession of confirmed virtue render us pharisaic...
[Item #29320]
Price: $85.00
 
The Crime of Drunkenness: A Discourse on Preventives and Remedies
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A Living without a Boss. Illustrated
New York: Harper and Brothers, 1911. First Edition. Anonymously-written account of a newspaperman's escape from urban dependency and rebirth as a farmer and rural real-estate agent. Highly representative example of the progressive-era 'back-to-the-land' movement genre, celebrating Americans' independence, pluck, and courage in the face of economic adversity. Marketed as a....
[Item #20234]
Price: $200.00
 
A Living without a Boss. Illustrated
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Injurious Effects of Tobacco
Philadelphia: The Tract Association of Friends, N.d. [ca 1880]. First Edition. Assembles an impressive range of arguments against the use of tobacco, from blindness and irregular heartbeat to feeble-mindedness and moral degeneration. OCLC 4 locations; none others in commerce (2013). 12mo. Folded self-wraps; 12pp. Light external wear; faint creases to...
[Item #18863]
Price: $45.00
 
Injurious Effects of Tobacco
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Catching Up with Housing
Newark: Beneficial Management Corporation, 1936. First Edition. 12mo (18cm); original flexible green cloth, spine and upper cover lettered in gilt, all edges dyed green, green endpapers; xvi,243pp.; plain photographic frontispiece, illus. Upper cover lettering partially effaced, else Fine. Rubberstamp gift inscription accomplished in manuscript on front free endpaper, additional rubberstamp...
[Item #23239]
Price: $30.00
 
Catching Up with Housing
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Bread and Water
Markham, IL: Jules St. Clair, Inc., "Mod Black" Publishers, [1972]. First Edition, Wrapper Issue. Octavo (22.5cm.); original white pictorial card wrappers; x,[2],125,[6]pp. Some faint foxing to wrappers, else About Fine. Study of race relations in the city of Chicago by a British West Indies-born author.
[Item #25706]
Price: $20.00
 
Bread and Water
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Forty-Ninth Annual Report, 1898
Baltimore: Baltimore Association for the Improvement of the Condition of the Poor, 1898. First Edition. Octavo (24.5cm.); original brown printed wrappers, yapp edges; 40pp.; photographic illus. A few shallow short closed tears to wrapper extremities, light discoloration to top edge of rear cover, else Very Good and sound. Includes an...
[Item #26963]
Price: $50.00
 
Forty-Ninth Annual Report, 1898
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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
 
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God's Dealings vs. Our Social Conditions: A Series of Conferences
New York: Joseph F. Wagner, [1912]. First Edition. Slim octavo (20.5cm.); original tan printed wrappers; [4],75pp. Extremities toned and lightly rubbed, else Very Good or better. Pro-Christian Socialist pamphlet, apparently Bellord's only published work according to holdings in OCLC.
[Item #23146]
Price: $45.00
 
God's Dealings vs. Our Social Conditions: A Series of Conferences
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Sex-Segregated Want Ads: Do They Discourage Female Job Applicants?
[Pittsburgh: Know, Inc. n.d., ca. 1970]. First Edition. Quarto (27.75cm.); two typescript leaves staplebound at top left-hand corner. About Fine. Study conducted at Carnegie-Mellon on sex-segregated wants ads as published by The Pittsburgh Press. Unlocated in OCLC as of April, 2016.
[Item #29439]
Price: $45.00
 
Sex-Segregated Want Ads: Do They Discourage Female Job Applicants?
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Training the Woman to Know Her Place: The social antecedents of women in the world of work
Stanford: Stanford University, 1971. First Edition. Quarto (27.75cm.); self-wrappers staplebound at top left-hand corner; 44pp.; printed from typescript. Fine. Research prepared in the Department of Psychology at Stanford for the Pennsylvania Department of Public Instruction "for distribution to all high school guidance counselors in the state..." Includes sections on discrimination...
[Item #29433]
Price: $45.00
 
Training the Woman to Know Her Place: The social antecedents of women in the world of work
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A Christmas Plea for the Homeless Men and Boys of the Bowery
[New York: Bowery Mission, ca 1910s]. Leaflet (16cm); illustrated, staple-bound wrappers; 18pp; illus. Mild external wear; Very Good or better. Fundraising appeal for the Bowery Mission. Attractively illustrated with portraits and mission scenes. Not found in OCLC.
[Item #29491]
Price: $75.00
 
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African Achievement: Building Tomorrow in British West Africa
[New York: British Information Services, 1946]. Revised Edition. Oblong octavo (15.75x21cm.); original brown photo-illustrated staplebound wrappers; unpaged; chiefly photographic illus. Fine. Photographic record of the progress made under British rule in Gambia, Sierra Leone, the Gold Coast (present-day Ghana), and Nigeria.
[Item #28385]
Price: $15.00
 
African Achievement: Building Tomorrow in British West Africa
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Land in Southern Rhodesia [cover title]
[London]: Africa Bureau, 1959. First Edition. Octavo (21.5cm.); original white and green staplebound wrappers; 32pp. Fine. On the Land Apportionment Act and the Land Husbandry Act in present-day Zimbabwe.
[Item #28391]
Price: $25.00
 
Land in Southern Rhodesia [cover title]
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The Day Care Book
Toronto: Canadian Women's Educational Press, [1972]. First Edition. Oblong quarto (19.75x23.5cm.); original photo-illustrated staplebound wrappers; 48pp.; illus. Fine. Proposal for universal day care with essays and a bibliography.
[Item #28230]
Price: $30.00
 
The Day Care Book
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Poster: Etes-Vous Pour ou Contre la Peine de Mort?
Nice, France: Imprimerie Robaudi, 1958. First Edition. Flyer announcing a lecture to be followed by a debate regarding capital punishment in France, held at the Salle de l'Artistique in Nice, March 28, 1958. The lecture, "Tu Ne Tueras Point!" (Thou Shalt Not Kill!) was delivered by the rather laconic author...
[Item #29271]
Price: $450.00
 
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Called to Be
[Bridgetown, Barbados: CADEC, 1973]. Second Edition. Quarto (27.5cm.); original white pictorial staplebound wrappers printed in green and black; 59pp.; illus. Mild dust soiling, else Fine. Guide and objectives of the Consultation as formed by the Caribbean Conference of Churches. Originally published as a report of the first Consultation held in 1971.
[Item #24847]
Price: $50.00
 
Called to Be


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