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Socialist Development in Africa [cover title]
[Cambridge, MA: Africa Research Group, 1970]. Reprint. Octavo (21cm.); original yellow decorative staplebound wrappers; [2],12-20,[1],11-30pp. Minor insect damage to bottom edge of upper wrapper, small chip to rear wrapper, else About Very Good. "Reprint" series no. 7. Reproduces two articles originally published in the Monthly Review, Giovanni Arrighi and John...
[Item #27996]
Price: $25.00
 
Socialist Development in Africa [cover title]. AFRICA RESEARCH GROUP.
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Report to the Minister of Finance
Washington DC: 1940. First Edition. Octavo (24.75cm.); original brown printed staplebound card wrappers; [2],x,340pp.; tables and graphs throughout; text printed from typescript. Minor creasing to upper cover, extremities slightly dust-soiled, else Very Good and sound. Report addressed to Minister of Finance in Venezuela Francisco J. Parra.
[Item #28302]
Price: $45.00
 
Report to the Minister of Finance. AMERICAN ADVISORY ECONOMIC MISSION TO VENEZUELA.
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Man on Spikes
New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, [1955]. First Edition. Octavo (20.75cm.); original simulated cloth in teal pictorial dust jacket; [10],276pp. Minor shelf wear with very tiny loss to spine crown, else Very Good to Near Fine. Fictional account of the sports business as seen through the eyes of a minor league...
[Item #21467]
Price: $250.00
 
Man on Spikes. Eliot ASINOF.
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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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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
 
The Cayman Islands [An Economic Survey]. BARCLAYS BANK DCO.
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The Old Merchants of New York City [...] Second Series
New York: Carleton, 1863. First Edition. Octavo (19.5cm.); publisher's grey blind-embossed cloth, gilt-lettered spine, grey glazed endpapers; 406,[2](ads)pp. Spine quite sunned, minor shelf-wear, else Very Good and sound. Contemporary ownership signature and inscription to front pastedown and free endpaper of a Solomon Rice of Delhi, NY; later inscription (1977) to...
[Item #30210]
Price: $75.00
 
7.

The Old Merchants of New York City [...] Third Series
New York: Carleton, 1865. First Edition. Octavo (19.5cm.); publisher's greem blind-embossed cloth, gilt-lettered spine, green glazed endpapers; 351,[1],8(ads)pp. Spine a hint sunned else Near Fine. Contemporary ownership inscription to front pastedown of a Solomon Rice dated 1866; an autograph letter dated 1981 notes to the recipient "The book...belongs to your...
[Item #30211]
Price: $75.00
 
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Marx' philosophische Entwicklung, sein Verhältnis zu Hegel
Zurich/New York: Verlag Oprecht, 1940. First Edition. Octavo (22cm). Card wrappers with printed dustjacket; 134pp. Mild toning to text, else a tight, nicely preserved copy in the original printed dustwrapper. On the genesis of Marx's economic philosophy. Text entirely in German.
[Item #30141]
Price: $30.00
 
Marx' philosophische Entwicklung, sein Verhältnis zu Hegel. Konrad BEKKER.
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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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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]. Gordon F. BLOOM, F. Marion Fletcher, Charles R. Perry.
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A Short Course of Economic Science
[London]: Communist Party of Great Britain, 1923. Revised Edition. 12mo (18.5cm.); original dark teal decorative wrappers; xi,[1],391pp. A few tiny losses to wrapper extremities, spine darkened, else Near Very Good. Thorough analysis of Marxist economics. OCLC locates 6 copies of this edition as of December, 2015, UC Davis and UC...
[Item #28320]
Price: $40.00
 
A Short Course of Economic Science. A. BOGDANOFF, Aleksandr Bogdanov, S M. Dvolaitsky rev., trans J. Fineberg.
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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. G. BORSKY, preface Lord Vansittart.
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The Way Forward
New York: Macmillan, 1932. First Edition. Essays on the economic future of the United States and the Soviet Union, gathered and unpdated "in this day of world-wide industrial depression...in the hope that the experience of a long life...may contribute something of value to their discussion." Surprisingly uncommon in the trade...
[Item #28268]
Price: $125.00
 
The Way Forward. Robert S. BROOKINGS.
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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
 
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. Earl BROWDER.
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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. Earl BROWDER.
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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 the author, 1949]. First Edition. 12mo (16.25cm.); staplebound self-wrappers; 16pp.; printed from typescript. Fine. BRENNEMAN, p. 32; SEIDMAN B634: "Criticism of the Communist Party's 'left-deviationism.' The author...argues that true Leninists should support state capitalism in the U.S. as a transition to ultimate socialism."
[Item #28060]
Price: $25.00
 
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. Earl BROWDER.
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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
 
War, Peace, and Socialism [...] A Lecture Delivered before the Forum Group, at Caravan Hall, 110 East 59th St., New York City, April 11, 1949. Earl BROWDER.
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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
 
"Surplus-Wages" (A New National Income). Edmund Warren BROWN.
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Socialism or Empire. A Danger [...] the most serious questions presented to the American people since the abolishment of slavery is not receiving due consideratin [&c]
[Omaha: Klopp & Bartlett, ca 1908]. Octavo. Red cloth boards, lettered in black on spine and front cover; 229pp. Ownership signature to front endpaper (James J. McNeely, Sturgeon Bay WI) to front endpaper, dated 1909. Very Good copy. Anti-socialist polemic by a proponent of laissez-faire economics: "...any interference with the...
[Item #28278]
Price: $20.00
 
Socialism or Empire. A Danger [...] the most serious questions presented to the American people since the abolishment of slavery is not receiving due consideratin [&c]. Col. Ed. F. BROWNE.
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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
 
People's Capitalism: Stock Ownership and Production. J. M. BUDISH.
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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]. "BY ONE OF THE GOVERNOR'S WARDS"
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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
 
Capitalism and the Family. Mina Davis CAULFIELD, , David Fernbach, Deirdre English, Barbara Ehrenreich, Eli Zaretsky.
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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
 
The Cash Intrigue: A Fantastic Melodrama of Modern Finance. George Randolph CHESTER, illus M. Leone Bracker.
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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. CHINA, Roderick MacFARQUHAR.


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