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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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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]
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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 [...]
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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
 
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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
 
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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
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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
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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
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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..."]
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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
 
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Americanism Versus Bolshevism
Garden City: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1920. First Edition. Former mayor of Seattle's account of the Seattle strike for which he blamed immigrants and the IWW. BRENNEMAN, p. 116; SEIDMAN H40; MILES 92. Octavo (19.5cm.); original cloth in white and green dust jacket; xi,[1],299pp.; photographic portrait frontispiece. Jacket extremities chipped...
[Item #26678]
Price: $50.00
 
Americanism Versus Bolshevism
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The Spirit of the Ghetto: Studies of the Jewish Quarter in New York. With Drawings from Life by Jacob Epstein. Revised Edition.
New York: Funk & Wagnalls, 1909. Second Edition. Hapgood's classic work on turn-of-the-century Jewish immigrant culture in New York City. Includes important chapters on the Yiddish theatre and on the Yiddish-language radical press. First published in 1902, this is the second edition, revised and with a new preface. All early...
[Item #16907]
Price: $90.00
 
The Spirit of the Ghetto: Studies of the Jewish Quarter in New York. With Drawings from Life by Jacob Epstein. Revised Edition.
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America in Ferment
Detroit & Indianapolis: Published for the Bay View Reading Club...by the Bobbs-Merrill Company, [1915]. First Edition. Octavo (19.25cm.); original green cloth, upper cover and spine lettered in dark green; [10],477pp. Cloth a bit spotted from damp, light shelf-wear, else Very Good and sound. Study of immigration and its effect on...
[Item #26408]
Price: $30.00
 
America in Ferment
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Przemyslowa Niewola i Socjalizm. Spolszczyl R. Mazurkiewicz
Chicago: Nakladem Dziennika Ludowego, n.d., but 1911 or later. Polish translation of Industrial Socialism (see MILES 3722 for the first, 1911, edition). SUNY, Central Connecticut, Illinois, and Minnesota only in OCLC as of October, 2014. Octavo (21cm.); printed staplebound self-wrappers; 63pp. Uniformly toned, rust staining from staples, edges rather worn...
[Item #21063]
Price: $75.00
 
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[Title in Bulgarian] Ekonomicheskoto Obiasnenie na Rablotata. Bulgarian: An Economic Interpretation of the Job
Chicago: Izdanie na Industralnit' Rabotnitzi na Svieta, 1923. Bulgarian translation of An Economic Interpretation of the Job (see MILES 4084 for the first, 1922, edition). NYU, UC Davis, Michigan, and Balch Institute only in OCLC as of October, 2014. Octavo (22.75cm.); original blue-green pictorial wrappers; [2],61,[1]pp. Wrapper edges a bit...
[Item #21061]
Price: $125.00
 
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The Immigration History Newsletter, Vol. XV, no. 1, May, 1983
St. Paul: Immigration History Center, 1983. First Edition. Quarto (27.25cm.); original staplebound self-wrappers; 19pp. Text in double colum. Includes the essay "Swedish-American Historiography" by H. Arnold Barton. Semiannual newsletter published from 1968 to 1998.
[Item #26106]
Price: $20.00
 
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The Discovery and Colonization of America, and Immigration to the United States
Boston: Little, Brown & Co. 1853. First Edition. Octavo. Printed wrappers; removed; 32p; cover wrappers lacking. Text slightly tanned, else Very Good. An oration on the history of American immigration, intended as a denunciation of nativist agitation.
[Item #10612]
Price: $30.00
 
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Immigration, and the Commissioners of Emigration of the State of New York
New York: The Nation Press, 1870. First Edition. Printed wrappers; (2), iii, (1) 5-241; frontis portr; 6 plates. Leaning; spine re-backed in paper (backing with horizontal tear); slight chipping to wrapper edges; embossed stamp of the "Deutsche Gesellschaft der Stadt New York" on front cover. A good or better copy...
[Item #8594]
Price: $175.00
 
Immigration, and the Commissioners of Emigration of the State of New York
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The Foreign Born in the United States
New York: American Committee for Protection of Foreign Born, 1936. First Edition. Octavo. Printed card wrappers; 82pp. Overall light external soil; minor creasing to corners; Very Good.
[Item #16275]
Price: $15.00
 
The Foreign Born in the United States
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An American in the Making: The Life Story of an Immigrant
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1917. First Edition. Blue cloth boards; gilt spine titles; 266pp. Mild wear to board edges; dusting to text block edges; endpapers tanned; Very Good, lacking the scarce dustwrapper. Classic account of late 19th-century immigrant life, scarce in the first edition. A tight, attractive copy.
[Item #7776]
Price: $75.00
 


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