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Peacework: New England Peace Movement Newsletter #52 (April, 1977)
Cambridge, MA: American Friends Service Committee, 1970. First Edition. An earlier issue of one of the longest-running journals on peace and justice in the U.S. Founded in 1972 and rooted in Quaker values, Peacework focused on "Global Thought and Local Action for Nonviolent Social Change." A good portion of the...
[Item #19012]
Price: $25.00
 
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Pacifism in the Modern World
Garden City: Doubleday, Doran, 1929. First Edition. Octavo. Blue cloth boards, lettered in yellow on spine; 278pp. Tight, straight, Near Fine copy, lacking the dustwrapper.
[Item #18889]
Price: $25.00
 
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The 49 Questions: How would you reply to these statements or questions if your job was to talk to people at a public demonstration or discussion?
[Exeter, NH: Philips Exeter Academy Student Peace Group, N.D. but ca.1962]. A curious list of questions designed to prepare demonstrators or debaters for issues they might be challenged with in a public forum. The sheets are undated, but appear to be compiled around the time of the Cuban Missle Crisis...
[Item #19014]
Price: $45.00
 
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Congress and the Atom
Stanford: Stanford Law Review, 1948. Staple-bound pamphlet; original printed wraps; pp 23-42. Toning and light soil to covers; internally fine. Offprint from the Stanford Law Review, Vol. 1 No. 1 (November 1948).
[Item #7443]
Price: $18.75
 
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The War-God Walks Again [Inscribed and Signed]
London: Williams & Norgate, 1926. First U.K. Edition. One of the author's fictional "Future War" works, this a collection of eight short stories dealing with potential wars involving Great Britain. Austin, a former Captain during World War I, was known for detailing the dangers of modern military technology in his...
[Item #25845]
Price: $50.00
 
The War-God Walks Again [Inscribed and Signed]
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"Halt!" Cry the Dead: A Pictorial Primer on War and Some Ways of Working for Peace
New York: Association Press, [1935]. First Edition. Octavo (21.5cm.); original navy buckram in red and white pictorial dust jacket; 160pp.; illus. Jacket extremities rather worn with some small losses slightly affecting text with minor loss of meaning; contemporary owner bookplate and signature to front pastedown. About Fine in About Very...
[Item #25844]
Price: $45.00
 
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Our Dishonest Constitution
New York: B.W. Huebsch, 1914. First Thus. Ohio socialist exposes the American Constitution as a fundamentally anti-democratic document, produced 'By the rich, for the rich.' Includes a veiled antisemitic critique of the Rothschild banking empire. Endorsements by Eugene Debs, Victor Berger, Edwin Markham, others. First separate edition, paper issue; originally...
[Item #25705]
Price: $40.00
 
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A Constitution for the World
Santa Barbara: Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions, 1965. First Edition. Octavo. Printed card wrappers; 112pp. Tight, fresh, unmarked copy, Near Fine.
[Item #18964]
Price: $10.00
 
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Broken Guns...Illustrated by Louise E. Jefferson
New York: Friendship Press, [1937]. First Edition. Octavo (19.5cm.); original cloth in red pictorial price-clipped dust jacket; [8],120pp.; illus. Top jacket edges a bit rubbed, ex-library with discrete markings and card envelope mounted to rear pastedown, location label removed with minor damage to spine foot, rubberstamp of the Ohio Conference...
[Item #23232]
Price: $35.00
 
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Behind Bars: A Prison Anthology
Chicago: Chicago Area Draft Resisters, 1968. First Edition. Collection of material prepared by and about those who were imprisoned for draft resistance and anti-war activities during the 1960's, compiled in an effort to provide information on prison life for persons thinking about resistance or non-compliance with the draft. OCLC notes...
[Item #19479]
Price: $45.00
 
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Social Attitudes Towards War and Peace
New York: Rand School Press, 1934. Anti-war literature by the future Executive Secretary of the Social Democratic Federation, an off-shoot of the Socialist Party. Introduction by George W. Hartmann, professor of psychology, Pennsylvania State College. First edition, 8vo (21cm.); printed staplebound self-wrappers; 15pp. Spine edge heavily foxed, else Very Good.
[Item #21023]
Price: $20.00
 
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Falsifiers of History: An Historical Document on the Origins of World War II
New York: Committee for Promotion of Peace, (1948). Soviet anti-Western propaganda, published shortly after WWII; accuses the Allies of conspiring to isolate the Soviet Union and to encourage Nazi aggression as a means of toppling the Bolshevik regime. The essay originally appeared in English in "Soviet Union Today;" this reprint...
[Item #18408]
Price: $25.00
 
Falsifiers of History: An Historical Document on the Origins of World War II
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Arma Virumque Cano
Pasadena: Untide Press, 1950. First, limited edition. Typically fine production of this small press, founded by William Everson and some co-internees (including Walker) of the conscientious objector's camp in Waldport, Oregon during the Second World War. Octavo. Original pictorial wrappers; [40pp]. One of 500 copies. Mild fading to wrapper edges, else Fine.
[Item #5191]
Price: $25.00
 
Arma Virumque Cano
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Handbook for Conscientious Objectors, Ninth Edition (January, 1968)
Philadelphia: Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors, 1968. Vietnam-era printing of this standard manual of legal and procedural advice for C.O.'s. Octavo. Printed paper wrappers; 110pp. Includes bibliography. Mild toning to wrapper edges, else Near Fine.
[Item #15867]
Price: $15.00
 
Handbook for Conscientious Objectors, Ninth Edition (January, 1968)
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War is Kind
New York: Frederick A. Stokes, 1899. First edition. Widely acknowledged as a masterpiece of Art Nouveau book design and a key Will Bradley work. The title poem remains Crane's most searing indictment of war, condensing the spirit of The Red Badge of Courage into a work of 32 lines. Octavo...
[Item #11310]
Price: $750.00
 
War is Kind
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A Letter to Americans
New York: Rand School Press, 1941. First Edition. Staple-bound pamphlet; original printed wrappers; 13 (3)pp. Touch of faint foxing to wrapper edges, else about Fine. Eastman, arguing from an anti-fascist viewpoint, urges American entry into WWII. 12mo.
[Item #7302]
Price: $26.25
 
A Letter to Americans
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International Cartels and World Peace: a Condensation of a Study Prepared for and Published by the Kilgore Committee
[New York]: Post War World Council, [1944]. Condensation of a report by Dr. Corwin D. Edwards, prepared for the Sub-Committee on War Mobilization of the Senate Committee on Military Affairs. First edition, 8vo (21cm.); white pictorial staplebound self wrappers; 28pp. Light dust soiling and scattered foxing along bottom upper cover...
[Item #21020]
Price: $20.00
 
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The Heritage of Eugene Debs - The Fight Against War
Chicago: Socialist Party National Headquarters, 1935. First Edition. Staple-bound pamphlet; original printed wrappers; 32pp; illus. Covers soiled and toned; corner-creasing; internally clean; Very Good. Brief biography, with several halftone portraits.
[Item #7410]
Price: $12.00
 
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Original Poster: "Free The Ft. Dix 38"
Wrightstown, NJ: S.i. [1969]. Crudely-drawn poster for an October 12, 1969 demonstration at the U.S. military base at Ft. Dix, NJ. An army of civilians nearly 10,000-strong, made up primarily of young people and led by a contingent of 100 women, marched from the G.I. Coffee House in Wrightstown toward...
[Item #19870]
Price: $350.00
 
Original Poster: "Free The Ft. Dix 38"
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The Dead of Spring
Glen Gardner, NJ: Libertarian Press, 1950. First Edition. Ocatvo. Comb-bound pictorial thick card wrappers; 200pp. Small chip to front wrapper at corner of bound edge; text browned (but not brittle); Very Good. 2000 copies printed. Among the author's scarcer titles.
[Item #21822]
Price: $50.00
 
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Kafka's Prayer
New York: Vanguard Press, 1947. First Edition. Octavo. Red cloth boards, lettered in brown on spine; dustjacket; gray top-stain; 265pp. Fine, tight, unmarked copy in bright dustwrapper, upper corner clipped on front flap but original price ($3.75) present at lower corner. Exemplary copy of this early collection of cultural essays...
[Item #21823]
Price: $75.00
 
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Untitled Signed Drawing, Dated 1968
1968. Accomplished drawing of a refugee couple cradling a small child; possibly a trial sketch for his illustrated edition of Mark Twain's War Prayer, published in 1968, which featured a number of similar images. John August Groth (1908-1988) was a prolific illustrator, best known for his documentary drawings of soldiers...
[Item #15684]
Price: $200.00
 
Untitled Signed Drawing, Dated 1968
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Character "Bad" - The Story of a Conscientious Objector
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1934. First Edition. Narrative of Harold Studley Gray's career as a C.O. during WWI, told through his letters from prison. Gray worked as a YMCA volunteer in British prison camps at the beginning of the war, then refused to accept conscription upon his return to...
[Item #17173]
Price: $125.00
 
Character "Bad" - The Story of a Conscientious Objector
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Character "Bad" - The Story of a Conscientious Objector
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1934. Second Printing. Narrative of Harold Studley Gray's career as a C.O. during WWI, told through his letters from prison. Gray worked as a YMCA volunteer in British prison camps at the beginning of the war, then refused to accept conscription upon his return to...
[Item #18885]
Price: $25.00
 
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Professional Patriots [...] an Exposure of the Personalities, Methods and Objectives Involved in the Organized Effort to Exploit Patriotic Impulses in These United States During and After the Late War
New York: Albert & Charles Boni, 1928. Second Printing. Octavo. Maroon cloth boards; 210, [8]pp. Light external wear; internally clean, tight and unmarked; Very Good, lacking the uncommon dustwrapper. Includes biographical Appendices.
[Item #25764]
Price: $40.00
 


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