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There Is A Fountain: The Autobiography of a Civil Rights Lawyer
Westport: Lawrence Hill, 1979. First Edition. Octavo. Paper-covered boards (hardcover); dustjacket; 240pp. Mild wear to jacket extremities; internally free of markings or use; Very Good.
[Item #15962]
Price: $20.00
 
There Is A Fountain: The Autobiography of a Civil Rights Lawyer. AFRICAN AMERICANS - LAW, Conrad LYNN.
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American Communism and Black Americans: A Documentary History, 1930-1934
Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1991. First Edition. Octavo. Maroon cloth boards (hardcover); 381pp. As New, unread copy, free of markings, soil or wear.
[Item #15758]
Price: $45.00
 
American Communism and Black Americans: A Documentary History, 1930-1934. AFRICAN AMERICANS, Philip FONER, eds Herbert Shapiro.
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Mozambique Will Be Free
New York: Committee of Returned Volunteers/New York Africa Committee, 1969. First Edition. Photo-documentary of the Mozambican struggle for independence from Portuguese colonialists. Assembled by members of the Africa Committee of the Committee of Returned Volunteers (CRV), New York Chapter, who outline the philosophy of FRELIMO (Frente de Libertação de Moçambique)...
[Item #26637]
Price: $75.00
 
Mozambique Will Be Free. AFRICANA.
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Maurice Sugar: Law, Labor, and the Left in Detroit 1912-1950
Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 1988. First Edition. Octavo. Cloth boards; 334pp. Clean, tight and unmarked, about Fine, without jacket.
[Item #15939]
Price: $20.00
 
Maurice Sugar: Law, Labor, and the Left in Detroit 1912-1950. AUTO WORKERS, Christopher H. JOHNSON.
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Revolutionary Lives: Anna Strunsky & William English Walling
Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 1998. First Edition. Octavo. Cloth boards; dustjacket; 334pp; illus. Slight crease at jacket extremities, else fine, tight and unmarked; an apparently unread, as-new copy.
[Item #15943]
Price: $15.00
 
Revolutionary Lives: Anna Strunsky & William English Walling. James BOYLAN.
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Hu Shih and the Chinese Renaissance: Liberalism in the Chinese Revolution, 1917-1937
Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1970. First Edition. Octavo. Cloth boards; dustjacket; 420pp. Includes bibliography. Clean, tight and unmarked in slightly worn dustwrapper; Very Good.
[Item #15854]
Price: $20.00
 
Hu Shih and the Chinese Renaissance: Liberalism in the Chinese Revolution, 1917-1937. CHINA, Jerome B. GRIEDER.
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Shanghai on Strike: The Politics of Chinese Labor
Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1993. First Edition. Octavo. Cloth boards, dustjacket;187pp. Includes bibliography. Fine copy, free of markings or wear, in crisp, unworn dustwrapper.
[Item #15846]
Price: $40.00
 
Shanghai on Strike: The Politics of Chinese Labor. CHINA, Elizabeth J. PERRY.
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Principles of Labor Legislation
New York: Harper and Brothers, 1916. Third edition (revised). Octavo (20cm). Green cloth boards, lettered in gilt on spine; [xii], 524pp. Fine, straight copy, free of markings or wear. Third revised edition, in same year as first: "...as when the second edition of this work was issued last October, the...
[Item #24176]
Price: $50.00
 
Principles of Labor Legislation. John R. COMMONS.
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Race and Radicalism: The NAACP and the Communist Party in Conflict
Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1964. First Edition. Octavo. Cloth boards; dustjacket; 237pp. Ownership signature to front pastedown; a few page corners turned down, else a clean, tight copy in lightly edgeworn dustwrapper; VG or better.
[Item #15935]
Price: $40.00
 
Race and Radicalism: The NAACP and the Communist Party in Conflict. COMMUNISM - AFRICAN AMERICANS, Wilson RECORD.
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Ganbatte: Sixty Year Struggle of a Kibei Worker
Los Angeles: Asian American Studies Center, 1983. First Edition. Octavo. Pictorial wrappers;244pp; illus. Gentle external wear; internally clean, tight and unmarked; VG to NF.
[Item #15944]
Price: $25.00
 
Ganbatte: Sixty Year Struggle of a Kibei Worker. COMMUNISM - JAPAN, Karl G. YONEDA.
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The Red Angel: The Life and Times of Elaine Black Yoneda, 1906-1988
New York: International Publishers, 1991. First Edition. Octavo. Illustrated card wrappers; 332pp; illus. Last few leaves wrinkled, else a tight, clean, unmarked copy. Yoneda was a San Francisco organizer for the CPUSA, and active in the ILD.
[Item #15907]
Price: $15.00
 
The Red Angel: The Life and Times of Elaine Black Yoneda, 1906-1988. COMMUNISM - WOMEN, Vivian McGuckin RAINERI.
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William Z. Foster and the Tragedy of American Radicalism
Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1999. First Edition. Octavo. Cloth boards; dustjacket; 352pp; illus. Fine, unread copy in unworn jacket - near new.
[Item #15955]
Price: $25.00
 
William Z. Foster and the Tragedy of American Radicalism. CPUSA, James R. BARRETT.
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Labor and Communism: The Conflict that Shaped American Unions
Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1977. First Edition. Octavo. Blue cloth boards (hardcover); dustjacket; 394pp; illus (halftones). Hint of rubbing to board edges, else a tight, unmarked copy in spine-faded jacket. Very Good.
[Item #15761]
Price: $25.00
 
Labor and Communism: The Conflict that Shaped American Unions. CPUSA, Bert COCHRAN.
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Philadelphia Communists, 1936-1956
Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1982. First Edition. Octavo. Cloth-backed boards (hardcover); dustjacket; 244pp. Minimal signs of use to book or jacket; a Near Fine, apparently unread copy.
[Item #15760]
Price: $40.00
 
Philadelphia Communists, 1936-1956. CPUSA, Paul LYONS.
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The Workers' (Communist) Party and American Trade Unions
Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Press, 1928. First Edition. Scarce early study of the CPUSA and its infiltration to organized labor. Issued as Series XLVI, No. 2 in John Hopkins University Studies in Historical and Political Science. Octavo. Red buckram boards, lettered in gilt on spine; 117+xii pp. The book was issued...
[Item #15766]
Price: $60.00
 
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March For Peace: May 1, 1948
New York: Committee for May Day, 1948. First Edition. Pamphlet promoting the 1948 May Day Peace Parade in New York, a march which began at 54th St. and 8th Ave and on to 17th St. and Union Square. With five superb illustrations in-text by cartoonist Fred Ellis, best-known for his...
[Item #19808]
Price: $50.00
 
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Trapped in the Cold War: The Ordeal of an American Family
San Francisco: Presidio Press, 1982. First Edition. Octavo. Cloth boards; dustjacket; 270pp; illus. Gentle external wear; internally clean, tight and unmarked; VG to NF.
[Item #15946]
Price: $20.00
 
Trapped in the Cold War: The Ordeal of an American Family. Hermann and Kate FIELD.
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The People's Films: A Political History of U.S. Government Motion Pictures
New York: Communication Arts Books / Hastings House, 1973. First Edition. Thorough history of U.S. Government-sponsored documentary filmmaking, including much on the work of Pare Lorentz and the U.S. Film Service during WWII and the Cold War. Uncommon in cloth. Octavo. Cloth boards; dustjacket; 238pp. Clean, tight and unmarked in...
[Item #16531]
Price: $50.00
 
The People's Films: A Political History of U.S. Government Motion Pictures. FILM HISTORY - DOCUMENTARY FILM, Richard Dyer MacCANN.
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Schwarzweiss und Farbe. DEFA-Dokumentarfilme 1946-92
Berlin: Jovis, 1996. First Edition. Quarto (30cm). Pictorial heavy card wrappers; 463pp; illus. Slight bump to upper corner of rear wrapper, else clean, tight and unmarked - Near Fine. Text entirely in German.
[Item #15971]
Price: $65.00
 
Schwarzweiss und Farbe. DEFA-Dokumentarfilme 1946-92. FILM HISTORY - GERMANY, Günter JORDAN, Ralf Schenk.
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May Day: A Short History of the International Workers' Holiday, 1886-1986
New York: International Publishers, 1986. First Edition. Details the origins of the holiday in 1890 and the highlights of May Day celebrations over the last century. First Printing. Octavo (21.5cm); glossy, illustrated wrappers; 184pp; illus. Some trivial edgewear, else very Near Fine.
[Item #19807]
Price: $20.00
 
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The Long Pursuit
New York: Rinehart, 1947. First Edition. Satirical novel about an American radio troupe touring post-war Germany as part of a USO tour, drawing heavily on Freeman's own experience as a writer for the popular radio quiz show Information Please. The lengthy inscription is to American Broadway composer Stephen Sondheim, who...
[Item #14436]
Price: $750.00
 
The Long Pursuit. Joseph FREEMAN.
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[Item #27298]
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Three American Radicals: John Swinton, Crusading Editor; Charles P. Steinmetz, Scientist and Socialist; and William Dean Howells and the Haymarket Era. Sender GARLIN, foreword Howard Zinn.
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Radical Periodicals in America 1890-1950
New Haven: Yale University Library, 1964. First Edition. Quarto. Red cloth boards; no jacket; 51pp; includes genealogical chart and a lexicon of the parties and groups which issued the radical periodicals. An ex-library copy with standard deaccession marks; glue residue to tail of spine and front and rear pastedowns; else...
[Item #15824]
Price: $20.00
 
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Anschläge. Politische Plakate in Deutschland 1900-1970
München: Verlag Langewiesche-Brandt, 1972. First Edition. 166 full-page facsimiles of 20th-century German propaganda posters. The included text booklet provides background, including artist & date, for each piece pictured. Quarto (29cm). Cloth-backed laminated boards; [ii], 166pp, with separate 16pp text booklet laid in at rear. Some external wear, including the expected...
[Item #16016]
Price: $45.00
 
Anschläge. Politische Plakate in Deutschland 1900-1970. GRAPHIC ARTS - POSTERS, Friedrich ARNOLD.
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Geschichte des Plakates - Histoire de l'affiche - History of the poster
Zurich: ABC Verlag, 1971. First Edition. Major scholarly work on the evolution of European poster art; well-illustrated with b/w and color text illustrations. Quarto (26cm). Laminated boards; dustjacket; 244pp; illus. Includes bibliography. Tight, clean copy, close to Fine, in original dustwrapper which is rolled at edges with closed tears to...
[Item #16005]
Price: $65.00
 


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