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1.

Black America: A Study of the Ex-Slave and His Late Master
Westport: Negro Universities Press, 1970. Facsimile Reprint. Octavo. Cloth boards; 240pp. Removed from a non-circulating private library, with ink ownership markings to front endpaper and accompanying black ink elisions from de-accession. Else a tight, VG copy with unmarked text.
[Item #15247]
Price: $15.00
 
2.

Breaking Loose: African-Canadian Dance in Southwestern Ontario 1900-1955
Windsor: by the Author, 1995. First Edition. Octavo. Pictorial wrappers; 174pp. Removed from a non-circulating private library, with ink ownership markings to front endpaper and accompanying black ink elisions from de-accession. Author's inscription to front endpaper has also been "X'd" with black ink. Else a tight, VG copy with unmarked text.
[Item #15246]
Price: $35.00
 
Breaking Loose: African-Canadian Dance in Southwestern Ontario 1900-1955. AFRO-CANADIANS, Ruth Ann SHADD.
3.

Natural Inequality
Manchester: National Labour Press, n.d., ca. 1890. First Edition. Octavo (20.5cm.); decorative staplebound self-wrappers (dust-soiling); 15pp. Extremities a bit chipped, wrappers separated but present. Canadian evolutionist's argument for socialism as the best "endeavour to preserve and make the best of [man's] natural inequality" (p. [3]).
[Item #26929]
Price: $25.00
 
Natural Inequality. Grant ALLEN.
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Solidarity Magazine: Journal of Libertarian Socialism and Official Organ of the Great Conspiracy [drop title]
New Westminster, B.C. Solidarity Press, n.d., ca. 1969. First Edition. Quarto (27.75cm.); original blue pictorial staplebound self-wrappers; 8pp.; illus., mimeographed text printed on blue, white, and yellow stock. About Fine. Presumably not the first issue of this anarchist periodical, though no edition is stated. Includes contributions by George Metesky, J....
[Item #28371]
Price: $75.00
 
Solidarity Magazine: Journal of Libertarian Socialism and Official Organ of the Great Conspiracy [drop title]. ANARCHISM - CANADA.
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Solidarity Magazine: Journal of Libertarian Socialism and Official Organ of the Great Conspiracy [drop title]
New Westminster, B.C. Solidarity Press, n.d., ca. 1969. First Edition. Quarto (27.75cm.); original yellow pictorial staplebound self-wrappers; 8pp.; illus., mimeographed text printed on blue, white, and yellow stock. About Fine. Presumably not the first issue of this anarchist periodical, though no edition is stated. Includes contributions by George Metesky, J....
[Item #28372]
Price: $75.00
 
Solidarity Magazine: Journal of Libertarian Socialism and Official Organ of the Great Conspiracy [drop title]. ANARCHISM - CANADA.
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The Hidden History of the Female [&] The Early Feminist Movement in the United States [With] A History of the rise of women's consciousness in Canada & in Quebec including various tracts on the ideology of women in the working class, the movement for female emancipation & its links with the temperance struggle & with some conclusions drawn concerning the struggle of Canadian women today
Toronto: Hogtown Press, n.d., ca. 1970. First Edition. Quarto (28cm.); mimeographed staplebound wrappers, upper cover printed on yellow stock; 9,[3],22,[2]pp.; last two leaves separated but present, upper wrapper dampstained. About Very Good. Second wave publication featuring a very early essay by the lesbian poet Maureen Hynes.
[Item #27511]
Price: $50.00
 
The Hidden History of the Female [&] The Early Feminist Movement in the United States [With] A History of the rise of women's consciousness in Canada & in Quebec including various tracts on the ideology of women in the working class, the movement for female emancipation & its links with the temperance struggle & with some conclusions drawn concerning the struggle of Canadian women today. Martha ATKINS, Maureen Hynes.
7.

Hot Potatoe [Sic]
[Montreal]: Drawn & Quarterly, [2009]. First Edition. Large quarto (29.75cm.); original pictorial boards; [2],269pp.; chiefly illus. Small remainder mark to bar code on rear cover, else Fine. Compilation of the Canadian graphic novelist's shorter works, including magazine articles, individual illustrations, and comic strips.
[Item #27762]
Price: $45.00
 
Hot Potatoe [Sic]. Marc BELL.
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The Political Economy of Women's Liberation
Boston: New England Free Press, 1969. Offprint. Octavo (21cm.); disbound (as issued) yellow printed self-wrappers; 13-26pp. Fine. Article first published in the Monthly Review, September, 1969, by Canadian chemist and future founder of the Vancouver Women's Caucus (1988).
[Item #29397]
Price: $20.00
 
The Political Economy of Women's Liberation. Margaret BENSTON.
9.

West Indians in Canada: A Selective Annotated Bibliography
Guelph: The Library [of] University of Guelph, 1970. First Edition. Quarto (27.75cm.); original orange printed spiral-bound wrappers; [6],41 typescript leaves. Top edge of upper wrapper a bit toned, else Near Fine. Bibliography Series no. 1.
[Item #28946]
Price: $60.00
 
West Indians in Canada: A Selective Annotated Bibliography. Flora Helena BLIZZARD.
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King's Highway [Inscribed]
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1941. First Edition. Final book in the author's Starforth Trilogy, the story of the early formation of the southern states of America - with a short incursion into Canada - and a great deal about the Indians. First Printing. Octavo (21cm); navy blue cloth, with...
[Item #27066]
Price: $25.00
 
King's Highway [Inscribed]. Lucille Papin BORDEN.
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No Man's Meat [Limited Edition, Signed]
Paris: Edward W. Titus, 1931. First Edition. Limited to 525 copies of which this is no. 7. Slim 12mo (19.75cm.); original linen-backed boards, printed paper labels mounted to spine and upper cover, red metallic topstain, glassine dust jacket, black paper-covered board slipcase; [6],42pp. Glassine a bit toned with small grease...
[Item #22888]
Price: $150.00
 
No Man's Meat [Limited Edition, Signed]. Morley CALLAGHAN.
12.

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. Barb CAMERON, Myra Nobogrodsky, Lesley Towers.
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Against Feminism. Link the struggle for our rights to the struggle for socialism. Criticism of the Committee to Struggle for Free Abortion and Contraception on Demand by ex-militants of the Committee, sympathizers of the CCL(ML)
(Montreal): Canadian Communist League (Marxist-Leninist), 1978. First Edition. Stapld-bound pamphlet; pictorial thick paper wrappers; 32pp. Fine. Canadian Maoist group formed in 1975 with the merger of the Celle Militante Ouvriere (CMO), the Celle Ouvriere Revolutionnaire (COR), and the Mouvement Revolutionnaire des Etudiants du Quebec.
[Item #27363]
Price: $25.00
 
Against Feminism. Link the struggle for our rights to the struggle for socialism. Criticism of the Committee to Struggle for Free Abortion and Contraception on Demand by ex-militants of the Committee, sympathizers of the CCL(ML). CANADIAN COMMUNIST LEAGUE, Marxist-Leninist.
14.

Azania Shall Be Free
Montreal: The Forge, [1978]. First Edition. Staple-bound pamphlet; 44pp; illus. Old price sticker to front wrapper, else fine. On the struggle against apartheid in South Africa ("Azania"). Issued as a supplement to "The Forge," the official organ of the Canadian Communist League (Marxist-Leninist).
[Item #17863]
Price: $30.00
 
Azania Shall Be Free. Canadian Communist League, Marxist-Leninist.
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From Opposition to Assassination: The Story of Trotsky and the Trial of his Terrorist Group
Toronto: Central Committee, Communist Party of Canada, [1936]. First Edition. 12mo (16.75cm.); original grey decorative card wrappers; 48pp. Very Good. Contemporary rubberstamp of the Modern Book Store to upper wrapper.
[Item #26946]
Price: $40.00
 
From Opposition to Assassination: The Story of Trotsky and the Trial of his Terrorist Group. Sam CARR.
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Canadian Progressives on the March: The Story of the Rise of the C.C.F.
New York: League For Industrial Democracy, 1944. Staple-bound pamphlet; 32pp. Pencil date to sunned and foxed cover, foxed and slightly creased pages, else very good.
[Item #9037]
Price: $18.75
 
Canadian Progressives on the March: The Story of the Rise of the C.C.F. M. J. Coldwell.
17.

Tempest-Tost
New York: Rinehart & Co. [1952]. First American Edition. Octavo (21cm.); original simulated cloth in pink and green dust jacket by Edwin Schmidt; [6],307pp. Light rubbing and short closed tears to jacket extremities, else Near Fine. The first in the Canadian author's Salterton Trilogy.
[Item #22122]
Price: $200.00
 
Tempest-Tost. Robertson DAVIES.
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The Table Talk of Samuel Marchbanks
Toronto: Clarke, Irwin & Company Limited, 1949. First Edition. Octavo (21cm.); original cloth in pictorial dust jacket; vi,[2],248pp.; illus. Spine darkened; interior fine. Very Good and sound. The second in the author's Samuel Marchbank trilogy.
[Item #21389]
Price: $100.00
 
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A Strange Manuscript Found in a Copper Cylinder
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1888. First Edition. Dystopian posthumously and anonymously published novel by the popular Canadian author. Describes a lost race in the Anarctic, "satirizing current visions of men as better than they are" (LEWIS, p. 51); BLEILER (1972), p. 27; NEGLEY 272. Octavo (19cm.); original dark blue...
[Item #28842]
Price: $125.00
 
A Strange Manuscript Found in a Copper Cylinder. James DE MILLE, illus Gilbert Gaul.
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Recolonization or Liberation: The bonds of structural adjustment and struggles for emancipation
[Toronto]: Ecumenical Coalition for Economic Justice, [1990]. First Edition. Quarto (21.25cm.); green pictorial staplebound card wrappers; 96pp.; illus. and cartoons throughout. Extremities a bit rubbed, else Very Good or better.
[Item #29463]
Price: $20.00
 
Recolonization or Liberation: The bonds of structural adjustment and struggles for emancipation. ECUMENICAL COALITION FOR ECONOMIC JUSTICE.
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Let The Niggers Burn! The Sir George Williams University Affair and its Caribbean Aftermath
Montreal: Black Rose Books - Our Generation Press, 1971. First Edition. An early title by this Canadian anarchist press on the "Sir George Williams Affair" - "the escalation of a conflict from a small internal charge of 'racism' by six black students against a professor at the university, to a....
[Item #29572]
Price: $50.00
 
Let The Niggers Burn! The Sir George Williams University Affair and its Caribbean Aftermath. Dennis FORSYTHE.
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The Report of the Royal Commission Appointed under Order in Council P.C. 411 of February 5, 1946 to Investigate the Facts Relating to and the Circumstances Surrounding the Communication, by Public Officials and Other Persons in Positions of Trust of Secret and Confidential Information to Agents of a Foreign Power. June 27, 1946 [aka, "The Gouzenko Report"]
Ottawa: Edmond Cloutier, 1946. First Edition. Original published text of the so-called "Gouzenko Report," prompted by the defection of the Soviet cipher clerk Igor Gouzenko in 1945. Gouzenko outed many high-level Canadian government workers as being on the Soviet Union's payroll as paid spies or informants. Octavo. Printed card wrappers;...
[Item #16100]
Price: $75.00
 
The Report of the Royal Commission Appointed under Order in Council P.C. 411 of February 5, 1946 to Investigate the Facts Relating to and the Circumstances Surrounding the Communication, by Public Officials and Other Persons in Positions of Trust of Secret and Confidential Information to Agents of a Foreign Power. June 27, 1946 [aka, "The Gouzenko Report"]. GOUZENKO DEFECTION, Commissioners, Robert TASCHEREAU, R L. Kellock.
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The Defection of Igor Gouzenko. In Three Volumes
Laguna Hills, CA: Aegean Park Press, [1989]. Reprint. Three-volume reissue of the so-called "Gouzenko Report," first issued by the Canadian government in 1946. Includes a brief historical foreword. Three quarto volumes. Printed card wrappers; 733pp. Near Fine.
[Item #16114]
Price: $60.00
 
The Defection of Igor Gouzenko. In Three Volumes. GOUZENKO DEFECTION, Robert and R. L. Kellock; Commissioners TASCHEREAU.
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Women At Work in Nova Scotia
Halifax: Halifax Women's Bureau, 1973. First Edition. Quarto. Staple-bound wrappers; on newsprint; 47pp. Slight wear; Very Good or better. Survey of women's employmnent and working conditions. Photographic illustrations (halftones), charts and graphs.
[Item #17882]
Price: $25.00
 
Women At Work in Nova Scotia. HALIFAX WOMEN'S BUREAU.
25.

Dan McGann [drop title]
Vancouver: Vancouver Branch of the Industrial Workers of the World, n.d., ca. 1970? First Thus. Broadsheet (22.75x20.25cm.) intended to be folded into a bifolium; printed on red stock. Fine. Promotional flyer reproducing three labor poems, including Irish Wobbly poet Dublin Dan's "Dan McGann," J.P. Thompson's "Union Poem," and "Labor Speaks,"...
[Item #27498]
Price: $75.00
 
Dan McGann [drop title]. VANCOUVER BRANCH INDUSTRIAL WORKERS OF THE WORLD, DUBLIN DAN.


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