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The Soviet Union Looks Ahead: The Five-Year Plan for Economic Construction
New York: Horace Liveright, 1929. First Edition. Octavo (19.5cm.); original black decorative cloth embossed in red; xii,275pp.; 2 color folding map plates bound in front. Extremities a bit rubbed, closed tear at gutter edge of second map plate, else Very Good and sound.
[Item #26642]
Price: $30.00
 
The Soviet Union Looks Ahead: The Five-Year Plan for Economic Construction
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Fields, Factories and Workshops, or, Industry Combined With Agriculture and Brain Work With Manual Work
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1901. Early printing of Kropotkin's classic popular exposition of Anarcho-Communist theories, originally published as a series of essays in the British monthly Nineteenth Century. "Second large Impression of the Popular Edition." Small octavo (19cm). Original green cloth boards, lettered in gilt on spine; (ix), 259pp...
[Item #16445]
Price: $25.00
 
Fields, Factories and Workshops, or, Industry Combined With Agriculture and Brain Work With Manual Work
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Washington and the Depression, Including the Career of W.N. Doak
New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1932. First Edition. Study of government activities during the early years of the Depression, with "Particular recognition and tribute...accorded the work of the Department of Labor under the leadership of its Secretary, W.N. Doak" (upper jacket panel). Prior to acting as the third United...
[Item #25455]
Price: $125.00
 
Washington and the Depression, Including the Career of W.N. Doak
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Metropolis; or, The Destiny of Cities
London: C.W. Daniel Company, [1930]. First Edition. 12mo (18cm.); original tan cloth-backed boards, gilt-lettered spine, dark brown topstain; 86,[2](ads)pp. Contemporary ownership inscription on half title, minor foxing to preliminaries and textblock fore-edge, else Near Fine. Brief study of the cities of Great Britain in the early years of the economic...
[Item #25155]
Price: $50.00
 
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Paul Baran on Marxism: Crisis of Marxism? [and] On the Nature of Marxism [Cover title]
N.p. [New England Free Press, Labor Movement, n.d., 1965?]. Offprint. Octavo (21.5cm.); staplebound self-wrappers; 224-268pp.; printed on yellow stock. Extremities a bit toned, light edge wear, else Very Good. Articles originally published in the October and November, 1958, issues of Monthly Review.
[Item #27033]
Price: $15.00
 
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The Cayman Islands [An Economic Survey]
London: Barclays Bank DCO, 1971. First Edition. Octavo (20.5cm.); original pictorial staplebound wrappers; 23pp.; illus. Fine.
[Item #26302]
Price: $20.00
 
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An Economic Survey of Guyana
London: Barclays Bank International Limited, 1972. First Edition. Octavo (20.75cm.); original green pictorial staplebound wrappers; 49pp.; black and white photographs and color illus. throughout. Fine. Addendum tipped in on title page verso. Attractively produced booklet published two years after the formation of the Republic of Guyana. OCLC locates one copy...
[Item #26252]
Price: $25.00
 
An Economic Survey of Guyana
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I Speak For Joe Doakes: For Co-Operation At Home and Among Nations
New York: Harper and Brothers, 1945. First Edition. Small octavo (18cm). Cloth boards; dustjacket; 167pp. Tight, Near Fine copy in the pictorial dustwrapper, spine-faded (but legible) with brief losses to spine ends (not affecting text); Very Good. "Special Cooperative League Edition" slug on front flap of dustwrapper (as on all...
[Item #20139]
Price: $30.00
 
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The Modern Corporation and Private Property
New York: Macmillan, 1948 [copyright 1932]. Reprint. Groundbreaking economic study on corporate governance and private property under 1930s-era corporate law, with the authors arguing that those with legal ownership over companies have relinquished control to the shareholders and the corporate directors that they elect. At the time of the original...
[Item #25153]
Price: $75.00
 
The Modern Corporation and Private Property
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Negro Employment in Retail Trade: A Study of Racial Policies in the Department Store, Drugstore, and Supermarket Industries ["Studies of Negro Employment, Volume VI]
Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania / The Wharton School of Finance and Commerce, 1972. First Edition. Octavo. Red cloth boards; dustjacket. Variously paginated. Tight, unmarked Near Fine copy in lightly worn, Very Good jacket. Sixth volume in the publisher's series "Studies of Negro Employment". Compiles three previously-published works, each with separate...
[Item #24743]
Price: $25.00
 
Negro Employment in Retail Trade: A Study of Racial Policies in the Department Store, Drugstore, and Supermarket Industries ["Studies of Negro Employment, Volume VI]
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The Great Change: Work and Wealth in the New Age
New York: Thomas Nelson and Sons, 1935. First Edition. Study of the effect of mechanization on economics and labor by economist Ely, and Bohn, a socialist and one of the founding members of the Industrial Workers of the World, although his increasing turn toward nationalism led him to abandon the...
[Item #24808]
Price: $45.00
 
The Great Change: Work and Wealth in the New Age
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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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Other People's Money and How the Bankers Use It
New York: Frederick Stokes, 1932. Later Printing. Brandeis's series of articles exposing conflicts of interest between investment bankers and the industrial trusts, originally published in 1913, proved sufficiently prescient to warrant this Depression-era reissue. It has rarely been out of print since. This a tight, attractive copy with a nice...
[Item #18434]
Price: $150.00
 
Other People's Money and How the Bankers Use It
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The Coming Economic Crisis [...] A Lecture Delivered Before the Discussion Circle, at the Woodstock Hotel, New York City, February 14, 1949 [WITH] More About the Economic Crisis [...] Discussion on the Coming Economic Crisis Before the Discussion Circle, at the Woodstock Hotel, New York City, March 14, 1949
New York: by author, 1949. First Edition. 1. 12mo (17cm.); original blue printed staplebound wrappers; 47pp.; printed from typescript. Lower wrapper edge trimmed slightly affecting price (25ยข), else Fine. BRENNEMAN, p. 29; SEIDMAN B631: "A prediction by the former leader of the party that a major economic crisis is developing...
[Item #25968]
Price: $45.00
 
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The Economics of Communism: the Soviety Economy in its World Relation
New York: Workers Library Publishers, [1939]. A brief demonstration of the Soviet Union's economic expansion, especially between 1929 and 1933, years that coincided with the decline of U.S. and world production. Title page verso: "This pamphlet is the text of a speech delivered at Town Hall, New York, February 27...
[Item #21025]
Price: $15.00
 
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Karl Marx and America
Yonkers: Earl Browder, 1957. First Edition. Quarto (28cm.); original yellow staplebound wrappers; 38 typescript leaves printed on rectos only. Fine. Selected essays by the ex-Communist Party leader, published over a decade after his expulsion.
[Item #25418]
Price: $30.00
 
Karl Marx and America
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War, Peace, and Socialism [...] A Lecture Delivered before the Forum Group, at Caravan Hall, 110 East 59th St., New York City, April 11, 1949
New York: 1949. First Edition. 12mo (17cm.); original blue staplebound wrappers printed in navy blue; 38pp.; mimeographed text. Extremities very slightly toned, else Fine. Delivered three years after Browder's expulsion from the Communist Party, this lecture argues that in the short term socialism and capitalism must learn to co-exist. SEIDMAN B636.
[Item #26103]
Price: $30.00
 
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"Surplus-Wages" (A New National Income)
[New York: American Unity League, 1942]. First Edition. Octavo (22cm.); original blue decorative cloth stamped in gilt, unadorned spine; 158pp. Ex-library with a few contemporary markings; top edge of cloth considerably faded, textblock a bit shaken, else Very Good and sound. 8-point economic proposal to end the war-time depression without...
[Item #27336]
Price: $50.00
 
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Bill of labor exchange note for 1/4
Kepner, PA: Brunswick Valley Colony, 1897. Serial number 38; oblong bank note (6.75x15.5cm.); illus.; printed in brown and red on recto, green on verso. Signed by C. A. (?) Burrows, Pres., and C. (?) D. Rapp, Acct. Previous folds, small loss to top left-hand corner slightly affecting image, else Very...
[Item #21600]
Price: $50.00
 
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People's Capitalism: Stock Ownership and Production
New York: International Publishers, [1958]. First Edition. Octavo (19.75cm.); original yellow card wrappers printed in green; 64pp. Near Fine, partially unopened copy.
[Item #27328]
Price: $20.00
 
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History of a Ring [cover title]
Portland, ME: Berry Printer, 1877. First Edition. Octavo (23cm.); original pictorial stitched self-wrappers; 13pp. Wrappers rather brittle with a few tiny shallow losses, else Very Goood. Satirical fable regarding the railroad industry. WILLIAMSON (Maine) I 835.
[Item #27256]
Price: $50.00
 
History of a Ring [cover title]
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Capitalism and the Family
San Francisco: Agenda Publishing Company, [1976]. Second (1978) printing. Octavo (21cm.); original white pictorial staplebound wrappers; 95pp. Collection of essays which originally appeared in the Socialist Revolution (later the Socialist Review), including Fernbach's "Toward a Marxist Theory of Gay Liberation."
[Item #26095]
Price: $15.00
 
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The Cash Intrigue: A Fantastic Melodrama of Modern Finance
Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill Company Publishers, [1909]. First Edition. Octavo (19.25cm.); original blue cloth embossed in gilt; [6],391pp.; frontispiece, 5 plates. Extremities a touch rubbed, spine very slightly cocked, else Very Good or better. BLEILER (1972), p. 76. Not in Hanna or Smith.
[Item #26062]
Price: $40.00
 
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China's Destiny & Chinese Economic Theory [Printer's File Copy]
New York: Roy Publishers, [1947]. First Edition. "Amerasia Edition" (spine foot). Octavo (22cm.); original terracotta cloth in black pictorial dust jacket; 347pp.; color map endpapers. Jacket extremities quite chipped and rubbed, spine considerably toned, shallow loss to spine foot affecting text without loss of meaning; Fine in About Very Good...
[Item #25966]
Price: $35.00
 
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The China Quarterly. No. 1: Jan-March, 1960
London: Congress for Cultural Freedom, 1960. First Edition. Scarce first issue of this important journal of Chinese-Western affairs. Contributors to this issue include Howard Boorman, Robert C. North, Choh-ming Li, Karl Wittfogel, Guy Wint, others. Octavo. Printed card wrappers; 115pp; folding map at rear. Covers slightly creased and soiled. Text...
[Item #15390]
Price: $25.00
 
The China Quarterly. No. 1: Jan-March, 1960


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