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Capitalst [sic] America, Socalist [sic] Russia
N.p, n.d. [St. Petersburg: 1918-1919?]. Bolshevik propaganda leaflet addressed to American and British occupying forces during the Russian Revolution. The text encourages soldiers to stand in class solidarity with their Soviet comrades and to reject "the tyranny of your Tzars Morgan, Rothchild and Rockefeller." Soldiers are advised to break military...
[Item #19982]
Price: $750.00
 
Capitalst [sic] America, Socalist [sic] Russia
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Utinam: A Glimmering of Goddesses
London: John Lane, The Bodley Head, 1917. First Edition. Octavo (19.5cm.); original cloth in grey decorative dust jacket printed in blue, blue topstain; xv,[3],120pp.; title page printed in red and black within typographically decorative border; color frontispiece, 6 plates with printed tissue guards. A few very short closed tears to...
[Item #25129]
Price: $250.00
 
Utinam: A Glimmering of Goddesses
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Beside the Paths of Glory: Poems
New York: Henry Herrison, [1937]. First edition, slim octavo (21.5cm.); original cloth in orange decorative dust jacket; 64pp. Jacket edges chipped and worn, edges rather faded, spine darkened; a Fine copy in about Very Good dust jacket.
[Item #22140]
Price: $20.00
 
Beside the Paths of Glory: Poems
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The Dead Lands of Europe
New York: George H. Doran, N.d. (ca 1918). First Edition. Staple-bound pamphlet; printed wrappers; 31pp. Dusting to covers, else Near Fine. Discussion of Balkanization in Eastern Europe at the close of WWI.
[Item #7920]
Price: $12.00
 
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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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I Pose
New York: Macmillan Company, 1916. First American Edition. British feminist's first book, originally published in Great Britain in 1915, composed during the early stages of the first World War, during which time Benson worked for the Women Writers' Suffrage League and United Suffragists. Rececca West described I Pose as "the...
[Item #25470]
Price: $200.00
 
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Pipers and a Dancer
New York: Macmillan, 1924. First Edition. Octavo (19.5cm.); original olive cloth, gilt-lettered spine; [6],178pp. Spine a hint faded, else Near Fine, albeit lacking dust jacket. One of the British feminist author's lesser-known novels, partly set in post-Great War California.
[Item #26550]
Price: $20.00
 
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The Fire Eater
Philadelphia: Jewish Publication Society of America, 1948. Later printing. Fourth printing. Octavo (20cm); blue cloth boards; dustjacket; 394pp. Tight, Near Fine copy in a bright example of the uncommon photomontage dustwrapper, just lightly worn at folds and spine ends; Very Good.
[Item #20142]
Price: $60.00
 
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Crater News - Vol.1, No.12 (16 June, 1945)
[Honolulu]: Lieut. D.G. Rorie, 1945. Newsletter produced by US Navy officers stationed in Honolulu, this issue published just after V-E Day. Contents include the latest scuttlebutt, calendar of activities, sports news, and a few off-color jokes. Final page prints the main points of the G.I. Bill of Rights. Rare; we...
[Item #20528]
Price: $125.00
 
Crater News - Vol.1, No.12 (16 June, 1945)
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Near and Far: New Poems
New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1930. First American Edition. Large octavo (24.5cm.); original cloth-backed boards in drab printed dust jacket; viii,[2],64,[1]pp. A few short closed tears to top edge of rear jacket panel, jacket spine toned; Very Good. First published in England in 1929. Includes new Great War poems...
[Item #21206]
Price: $40.00
 
Near and Far: New Poems
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The Greatest Swindle in the World: The Story of the German Reparations
London: New Europe Publishing Co. [1942]. First Edition. Octavo (21.5cm.); original red decorative card wrappers; 78pp. Spine a bit dustsoiled, United States distributor's ticket to title page, else Very Good or better. Study of World War I German reparations funded by the Czechoslovak Research Institute.
[Item #26240]
Price: $25.00
 
The Greatest Swindle in the World: The Story of the German Reparations
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Housing and the State: 1919-1944
London: George Allen & Unwin, 1945. First Edition. Octavo. Tan cloth boards; 283pp. Light wear and soil; text paper slightly tanned; Very Good. Lacking dustwrapper. Survey and analysis of British housing policy in the interwar period.
[Item #20548]
Price: $25.00
 
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Allied Intervention in Russia 1917-1920
New York: Basic Books, 1968. First Edition. Octavo. Cloth boards; dustjacket; 251pp. Fine, unread copy in barely edge-rubbed jacket. A new-appearing copy.
[Item #20158]
Price: $25.00
 
Allied Intervention in Russia 1917-1920
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The World Went Mad
New York: Macmillan, 1934. Novel of Great Britain during the Great War. Brophy (1899-1965) was an Anglo-Irish author whose rather biting portrayals of his native culture earned him the distinction of being the most-banned author (14 titles banned between 1933 and 1957) by the Irish Censorship of Publications Board. Octavo;...
[Item #16902]
Price: $75.00
 
The World Went Mad
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Basque People
New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1931. First Edition. Octavo (20.5cm.); original cloth in cream pictorial price-clipped dust jacket, blue topstain; [6],272pp.; illustrated endpapers printed in green, plain text illus. Shallow chips and small losses to jacket extremities, most notably spine ends, none affecting text; spine faded; Fine in About...
[Item #21289]
Price: $75.00
 
Basque People
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The Creation of Russia and Other Rhymes of the A.N.R.E.F.
By the Author, 1931. First edition. Poems written by a soldier in the American North Russian Expeditionary Forces during the Allied intervention in Russia, 1918-1920. Scarce; OCLC finds six locations, most in Michigan (leading us to the assumption that the author was likely a Michigan native). 12mo (20cm). Pictorial card...
[Item #11818]
Price: $125.00
 
The Creation of Russia and Other Rhymes of the A.N.R.E.F.
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Paths of Glory: Impressions of War Written At and Near the Front
New York: George H. Doran Company, 1915. First Edition. Octavo. Green cloth boards with gilt; no jacket; 414pp; light bumping to boards; else a tight, bright copy in very good or better condition.
[Item #15823]
Price: $200.00
 
Paths of Glory: Impressions of War Written At and Near the Front
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Boss Man
Caldwell, Idaho: Caxton Printers, 1939. First Edition. Octavo (21.75cm.); original linen in pictorial price-clipped dust jacket; 270,[1]pp.; repeating title page vignette and head-pieces. Chips along edges of dust jacket with shallow loss at spine head not affecting text; a fine copy in a very good, still-vibrant dust jacket. Publisher's backlist...
[Item #22332]
Price: $50.00
 
Boss Man
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Selected Quotations on Peace and War, with especial reference to a course of lessons on International Peace, a study in Christian fraternity, included in this volume
New York: Federal Council of the Churches of Christ in America, [1915]. First Edition. Octavo (20.75cm.); original dark plum blind-ruled cloth, upper cover and spine lettered in gilt; xiii,[1],540pp. Spine a bit toned with one very small abrasion, offsetting to endpapers; still, a Near Fine copy. Selected quotations "chosen primarily...
[Item #26372]
Price: $40.00
 
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The Fall of a Nation: A Sequel to The Birth of a Nation
New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1916. First Edition. One of the many novels published during WWI criticizing the pacifist movement in the United States. Describes the events of a hypothetical attack on American soil by the "Imperial Nation" in 1918 due to the fact that America, while leading the...
[Item #22932]
Price: $150.00
 
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One Man's Initiation - 1917
London: George Allen & Unwin, 1920. First UK Edition. The author's first book, chronicling his time as an ambulance driver in France during World War I. The British edition precedes the American by two years. HANNA 1027. First Issue (per Ahearn), with broken "d" and the word "flat" obliterated on...
[Item #17429]
Price: $1,200.00
 
One Man's Initiation - 1917
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Deutscher Revolutions Almanach für das Jahr 1919 über die Ereignisse des Jahres 1918
Hamburg: Hoffmann & Campe Verlag, 1919. First Edition. Only edition published of this yearly almanach relating the events of the German Revolution (November, 1918-August, 1919), triggered at the end of World War I with the replacing of the imperial government with a republic. Includes short biographies of major political figures...
[Item #26038]
Price: $125.00
 
Deutscher Revolutions Almanach für das Jahr 1919 über die Ereignisse des Jahres 1918
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The Crisis: A Record of the Darker Races. Vol. 18, no. 1 - Whole No. 103. "First War History Number"
New York: National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, 1919. First Edition. Entire issue devoted to the role of Black soldiers in the First World War. Includes a section of official documents concerning the role of Black troops, compiled with commentary by W.E.B. Du Bois; numerous photographs of Black...
[Item #24747]
Price: $175.00
 
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Servia's Effort - "French Homage"
Paris: Bloud and Gay, 1916. Praise for Serbia's role in WW1. Publication of the Committee "The Effort of France and of her Allies." Staple-bound pamphlet; 22pp. Wear and sunning to edges of covers, pages foxed and chipped at two points of fore edge, else a clean and sound copy.
[Item #9067]
Price: $50.00
 
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The Testament of Dominic Burleigh
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1926. First American Edition. A semi-autobiographical novel of the First World War. The author, an Oxford don, had a long and distinguished career as an historian of modern Europe. This appears to have been his only work of fiction. Octavo. Blue cloth, lettered in gilt on spine...
[Item #18776]
Price: $40.00
 


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