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Didysis Lietuviu Tautos Priešas: Lietuvos Rašytojai Apie M su Tautos Ilgaamž Kova Su Vokiškaisiais Grobikais
Brooklyn: Laisv s Spauda, 1943. First Edition. Octavo (19.75cm.); original pictorial card wrappers signed in image by Mažeika; 254pp.; illus. and photographs throughout. Some wear from handling, faint vertical crease to spine, else Very Good and sound. World War II propaganda publication of the Lithuanian American Worker's Literary Society Journal.
[Item #31145]
Price: $75.00
 
Didysis Lietuviu Tautos Priešas: Lietuvos Rašytojai Apie M su Tautos Ilgaamž Kova Su Vokiškaisiais Grobikais. AMERIKOS LIETUVIU DARBININKU LITERAT ROS DRAUGIJOS LEIDINYS.
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Sammelband of Four Russian-American Anarchist Imprints
V.p. 1892-1920. 1. Zaiats, Stenka (pseud.). Kak Muzhiki OStalis Bez Nachalstca. Skazka. [New York]: Izdatel'skoi Gruppy "Golos Truda," 1916. [2],18pp. Second printing of anarchist Zaitsev's (pseud. Zaiats) story about the life of Russian peasants. 2. Kropotkin, Petr. Ka Molodomu Pokoleniiu. [New York]: Izdanie Russkoi Rabochei Gruppy v Niu Iork, 1913. 30pp...
[Item #21363]
Price: $350.00
 
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Madri d'Italia! per Augusto Masetti
Lynn, MA: Tipografia della Cronaca Sovversiva, 1913. First Edition. A plea for the release of Augusto Masetti, an Italian soldier in the Libyan campaign who assassinated his colonel during a long-winded rallying of the troops. Masetti is reputed to have shouted: "Down with the War! Long Live Anarchy!" while committing...
[Item #14108]
Price: $200.00
 
Madri d'Italia! per Augusto Masetti. ANARCHISM, ITALIAN-AMERICAN IMPRINTS, "MENTANA", pseud Luigi Galleani.
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Kelias Nauja Gyvenima [The Way to a New Life]
Chicago: "Vilnies" Spauda, 1937. First Edition. One of the many historical and social works by Lithuanian-born American Communist newspaperman Anthony Bimba. At the time of this publication the author was working as the editor of the left-wing newspaper Šviesa ("Light"). Octavo (19.5cm.); original green pictorial wrappers (a touch soiled) printed...
[Item #24171]
Price: $125.00
 
Kelias Nauja Gyvenima [The Way to a New Life]. Antanas BIMBA.
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Kas Tie Fasistai? [Who Are the Fascists?]
[Brooklyn: Dienraštis "Laisve" 1927]. Second Edition. Description of the rise and ideology of the Fascists by Lithuanian-American labor historian, Marxist newspaper editor, and radical political activist. A member of the Lithuanian Socialist Federation of the Socialist Party of America until the Party's fracture into socialist and communist factions, Bimba would...
[Item #29702]
Price: $200.00
 
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Blatchford-Wright's Sozialistische Briefe. Für Amerikanische Verhältnisse Bearbeitet
Milwaukee: Verlag des "Vorwärts" 1899. First Thus. German translation of Robert Blatchford's socialist treatise Merrie England (1893), first published in a series of articles in The Clarion. This edition has been adapted for a German-American readership. Cloth issue. Octavo (22.25cm.); original red decorative cloth lettered in black; xxiv,188pp. Corners a....
[Item #30122]
Price: $250.00
 
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Blatchford-Wright's Sozialistische Briefe. Für Amerikanische Verhältnisse Bearbeitet
Milwaukee: Verlag des "Vorwärts" 1899. First Thus. German translation of Robert Blatchford's socialist treatise Merrie England (1893), first published in a series of articles in The Clarion. This edition has been adapted for a German-American readership. Wrapper issue. Octavo (21.75cm.); original red decorative wrappers; xxiv,188pp. Lacking rear wrapper, upper wrapper...
[Item #30182]
Price: $125.00
 
Blatchford-Wright's Sozialistische Briefe. Für Amerikanische Verhältnisse Bearbeitet. intro Victor L. Berger, Robert BLATCHFORD, Henry Wright.
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Imported Americans. The story of the experiences of a disguised American and his wife studying the immigration question
New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1904. First Edition. The author went undercover to Italy, posing as a peasant emigré, to produce what is essentially a nativist exposé of the immigration "problem" and the underhanded methods employed by immigration agents. Originally published as a series of articles in Leslie's Magazine...
[Item #31492]
Price: $85.00
 
Imported Americans. The story of the experiences of a disguised American and his wife studying the immigration question. Broughton BRANDENBURG.
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Whither Kenyan Emigrants?
London: Fabian Society, 1969. First Edition. Octavo (21.75cm.); original pale blue-grey staplebound wrappers; 30pp.; text in double columns. Fine. Young Fabian Pamphlet no. 18. Society membership form laid in.
[Item #27264]
Price: $15.00
 
Whither Kenyan Emigrants? Vincent CABLE.
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The Rise of David Levinsky: A Novel
New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1917. One of a handful of truly great novels of the Jewish experience in America of the 20th century, this an account of a Jewish immigrant who becomes a millionaire garment manufacturer, continuously in print since its first appearance in 1917. Includes description of...
[Item #22016]
Price: $100.00
 
The Rise of David Levinsky: A Novel. Abraham CAHAN.
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The Rise of David Levinsky: A Novel
New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1917. First Edition. One of a handful of truly great novels of the Jewish experience in America of the 20th century, this an account of a Jewish immigrant who becomes a millionaire garment manufacturer, continuously in print since its first appearance in 1917. Includes...
[Item #22073]
Price: $500.00
 
The Rise of David Levinsky: A Novel. Abraham CAHAN.
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Yekl: A Tale of the New York Ghetto
New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1896. First Edition. Cahan's first English-language book, a high-point of 19th-century literary naturalism and one of the key documents of the Jewish-American immigrant experience. The novel centers around the title character, who leaves Russia for New York City in order to escape the anti-Jewish...
[Item #30891]
Price: $500.00
 
Yekl: A Tale of the New York Ghetto. Abraham CAHAN.
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The Light of the World. Christmas Nineteen Forty-Four
Marengo, IL: Colcord Institute of Professional Sales Training, (1944). First Edition Thus. Christmas keepsake from this popular motivational author of the Thirties and Forties. The author rhapsodizes on the glories of Free Enterprise, using as his objective correlative the Carnegie Steel Corporation and its long history of elevating "common labor"...
[Item #18599]
Price: $45.00
 
The Light of the World. Christmas Nineteen Forty-Four. Dave COLCORD.
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The Fifth Son of the Shoemaker
New York: Robert M. McBride, 1930. First Edition. Corley's second published book and only novel, a loosely-gathered series of anecdotes concerning a family of Russian emigre shoemakers in New York's Lower East Side. The jacket art is by Corley himself, who was perhaps better-known as an illustrator than an author...
[Item #17178]
Price: $75.00
 
The Fifth Son of the Shoemaker. Donald CORLEY.
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Immigrant Saint: The Life of Mother Cabrini
New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, [1960]. First Edition. Octavo (20.5cm.); original cloth over boards, tan dust jacket; [8],246pp. Small ink stains along jacket extremities, previously removed library label to spine, else About Very Good and sound. Biography of the Italian-American immigrant and founder of the Roman Catholic institute the Missionary...
[Item #22641]
Price: $30.00
 
Immigrant Saint: The Life of Mother Cabrini. Pietro DI DONATO.
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Ein Beitrag zur Aufklärung über Anarchismus und Socialismus. Ein Vortrag gehalten von E. Dietzgen [...] / Die Zukunft der Socialdemokratie. Ein Vortrag, gehalten von J. Dietzgen [...]
New York: [E. Dietzgen], 1896. First Edition. Transcripts of two lectures by Joseph Dietzgen and his son Eugen respectively, including what is apparently the first appearance in America of Joseph Dietzgen's influential essay "Die Zukunft der Socialdemokratie" ("The Future of Democratic Socialism"), first delivered as a lecture in Koln in...
[Item #17426]
Price: $650.00
 
Ein Beitrag zur Aufklärung über Anarchismus und Socialismus. Ein Vortrag gehalten von E. Dietzgen [...] / Die Zukunft der Socialdemokratie. Ein Vortrag, gehalten von J. Dietzgen [...]. Eugen DIETZGEN, Joseph Dietzgen.
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Fight Against Deportation: Free Ferrero and Sallitto
[New York: Ferrero-Sallitto Defense Conference of New York, n.d., 1936]. First Edition. 12mo (19cm.); original staplebound self-wrappers (a bit soiled); 16pp.Light from handling, previous fold, else Very Good and sound. IWW-sponsored Conference's plea against the deportation of two Italian anti-Fascists who, if sent back to Italy, would be hounded by...
[Item #26880]
Price: $50.00
 
Fight Against Deportation: Free Ferrero and Sallitto. FERRERO-SALLITTO DEFENSE CONFERENCE OF NEW YORK.
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Alien Legislation and American Democracy
New York: Foreign Language Information Service Incorporated, [1940]. First Edition. Octavo (19.5cm.); staplebound self-wrappers (minor dust-soiling); 22pp. Near Fine.
[Item #26962]
Price: $15.00
 
Alien Legislation and American Democracy. FOREIGN LANGUAGE INFORMATION SERVICE.
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Rádio Daloskönyv 1940.
[Toledo, OH: 1940]. 16mo. Pictorial card wrappers; 48pp. Mild cover soil; Very Good. Radio premium for station WSPD, Toledo - 1340, printing lyrics to some hundred songs as heard on Jozsef Galambos's weekly "Melodies of Hungary" program. Rare; not catalogued in OCLC, though internet research suggests that the anthology may...
[Item #29646]
Price: $45.00
 
Rádio Daloskönyv 1940. Jozsef GALAMBOS.
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[Item #16554]
Price: $25.00
 
Deutsche Intellektuelle im Exil: Ihre Akademie und die "American Guild for German Cultural Freedom" - Eine Ausstellung des Deutschen Exilarchivs 1933-1945 der Deutschen Bibliothek, Frankfurt am Main. GERMAN EXILE LITERATURE, American Guild for German Cultural Freedom.
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Die deutsche Exilliteratur 1933-1945
Stuttgart: Philipp Reclam, 1973. Octavo. Printed card wrappers; 624pp. Biographical appendix. Bump to rear corner; mild creasing to covers; Very Good.
[Item #16556]
Price: $22.00
 
Die deutsche Exilliteratur 1933-1945. GERMAN EXILE LITERATURE, Manfred DURZAK.
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From Swastika to Jim Crow: Refugee Scholars at Black Colleges
Malabar, FL: Krieger Publishing Co. 1993. First Edition. Octavo. Pictorial glossy card wrappers; 144pp. Fine - free of markings or significant wear.
[Item #16555]
Price: $25.00
 
From Swastika to Jim Crow: Refugee Scholars at Black Colleges. GERMAN EXILE LITERATURE, Gabrielle Simon EDGCOMB.
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Nize Baby
New York: George H. Doran Company, 1926. First Edition. A novel portraying "life among the tenants, mainly Jewish, of a Bronx apartment house." HANNA 1513. First Printing. Octavo (19.25cm); orange cloth, with titling and decorations stamped in red on spine and front cover; dustjacket; 207pp; illus. Contemporary owners name and...
[Item #20545]
Price: $50.00
 
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Das Buch zum Leibweh-lachen. Eine Sammlung des lustigsten Schwänke und Streiche, dass einem die Herz im Leibe wackelt und klappert und sich auf der Kopf stellt ["The book of belly-laughs: A collection of the funniest anecdotes and jokes, &c..."]
Glandorf, OH: H. Fischer & Co. 1885 [but 1897]. Rare German language imprint from this small municipality in northwestern Ohio, Glandorf being one of that state's earliest German immigrant communities. The text, entirely in German gothic type, consists of humorous anecdotes, poems, and sketches apparently culled from various sources. A....
[Item #18572]
Price: $250.00
 
Das Buch zum Leibweh-lachen. Eine Sammlung des lustigsten Schwänke und Streiche, dass einem die Herz im Leibe wackelt und klappert und sich auf der Kopf stellt ["The book of belly-laughs: A collection of the funniest anecdotes and jokes, &c..."]. H. Fischer.
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lady Polskie w Ameryce: Szkice Historyczne [Inscribed & Signed]
Chicago: Drukiem Dziennika Zjednoczenia, 1938. First Edition. Octavo (21.5cm.); original red card wrappers; 298pp. Near Fine. Signed author inscription in Polish on title page dated Chicago, March 29, 1938. History of the Polish population in the United States. Text almost entirely in Polish save for Section IX, a collection of Polish-American poetry.
[Item #26961]
Price: $75.00
 
lady Polskie w Ameryce: Szkice Historyczne [Inscribed & Signed]. Mieczys aw HAIMAN.


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