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The Liberator - Vol.2, No.5 (May, 1919)
New York: Liberator Publishing Co. 1919. The issue includes contributions by Carl Sandburg, John Reed, Max & Crystal Eastman, Arturo Giovannitti, et al., with illustrations by Elias Goldberg, Boardman Robinson, Art Young, William Gropper and others. With a striking cover portrait of Eugene Debs by Clive Weed. Quarto (27.5cm); illustrated...
[Item #35173]
Price: $100.00
 
The Liberator - Vol.2, No.5 (May, 1919). Max EASTMAN, Clive WEED, cover.
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The Liberator - Vol.2, No.6 (June, 1919)
New York: Liberator Publishing Co. 1919. Contains contributions by Maxim Gorky, John Kenneth Turner, Viola Paradise, and others. Illustrations throughout by Art Young, William Gropper, Maurice Becker, Elias Goldberg, J.J. Lankes, Boardman Robinson, and others. Octavo (28cm); illustrated wrappers, stapled; 58pp; illus. Some very mild tanning to text edges, wrappers...
[Item #35172]
Price: $150.00
 
The Liberator - Vol.2, No.6 (June, 1919). Max EASTMAN.
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The Liberator - Vol.1, No.5 (July, 1918)
New York: Liberator Publishing Co. 1918. Early issue of this socialist journal, with contributions by Max Eastman, Morris Hillquit, Arturo Giovanitti, John Reed, and Inez Haynes Irwin, et al. Cover art designed by Hugo Gellert. Quarto (27.5cm); illustrated wrappers, stapled; 34pp; illus. Some tanning to text edges, with a few...
[Item #35170]
Price: $125.00
 
The Liberator - Vol.1, No.5 (July, 1918). Max EASTMAN, Hugo GELLERT, cover.
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Hustlers Convention
New York: Harmony Books, 1973. First Edition. Nearly pristine copy of this absolutely seminal work, a book-length jive masterpiece chronicling street-life in Harlem from the Fifties through the Seventies, glorifying the violent lives of crap-shooters, pimps, drug dealers and gang-bangers. Nuriddin recorded the work (also under the nom-de-guerre "Lightnin' Rod")...
[Item #24916]
Price: $850.00
 
Hustlers Convention. LIGHTNIN' ROD, aka Jalal Mansur Nuriddin.
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A Moonshiner's Folly and Other Stories
Boston: Roxburgh Publishing Company, [1915]. First Edition. Octavo (20cm.); publisher's red cloth, upper cover and spine lettered in gilt; 186pp. Cloth lightly soiled, spine a bit faded, else Very Good and sound. Collection set in the Appalachian mountains of Southwest Virginia: "In the stories contained in this volume I have...
[Item #35146]
Price: $200.00
 
A Moonshiner's Folly and Other Stories. RADICAL & PROLETARIAN FICTION, Hannibal Albert COMPTON.
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The Young Delinquent
New York: D. Appleton & Co, 1929. Very nice copy of this classic of juvenile criminal psychology. Burt achieved great eminence during his lifetime, in 1946 becoming the first British psychologist to be knighted as a reward for his research. Burt's methodologies came into question after his death, however, and...
[Item #35124]
Price: $150.00
 
The Young Delinquent. CRIME & UNDERWORLD - JUVENILE DELINQUENCY, Cyril BURT.
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No. 2310 Criminal File Exposed! Aviator's Baby Was Never Kidnapped or Murdered [cover title]
[Chicago: Confidential News Syndicate, 1933]. First Edition. Transcript for a mock trial in which the author, the lawyer Mary Bell Spencer, acts as the defense lawyer. Through the course of the trial Spencer convinces the jury that the baby "Charles A. Limberg" of "Hoaxwell, New Jersey," was not kidnapped and...
[Item #35122]
Price: $250.00
 
No. 2310 Criminal File Exposed! Aviator's Baby Was Never Kidnapped or Murdered [cover title]. CRIME & UNDERWORLD, Mary Belle SPENCER.
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The Personal Finance Business
New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1933. Second Printing. The earliest such history of the personal finance business, authored by a statistician for the Beneficial Management Corporation, a company which supervised and audited the largest group of personal finance companies in the country. Neifeld would go on to write a....
[Item #35105]
Price: $200.00
 
The Personal Finance Business. ECONOMICS - FINANCE, M. R. NEIFELD.
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Our Church Industrial High Schools for Negroes
[New York: Abbott Press, n.d., ca, 1920]. First Edition. First Printing. Octavo (23cm.); publisher's grey staplebound card wrappers printed in dark blue; 48pp.; photographic illus. throughout. Light wear to extremities, brief bio-predation at top right-hand corner of rear wrapper, else Very Good or better. Published for the purposes of raising...
[Item #35099]
Price: $150.00
 
Our Church Industrial High Schools for Negroes. AFRICAN-AMERICANA - TENNESSEE, AMERICAN CHURCH INSTITUTE FOR NEGROES.
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Anonymous: the Need for Anonymity
Paris: Carrefour Editions, (1930). First Edition. Fraenkel's and Lowenfels' mystical collectivist literary manifesto, calling for the erasure of all individual authorial identities: "...by remaining Anonymous, [the artist] dedicates to all creation what is to him most important, his own creative effort. He merges his individual creative consciousness into the total...
[Item #35094]
Price: $250.00
 
Anonymous: the Need for Anonymity. RADICAL & PROLTERIAN LITERATURE, Michael and Walter Lowenfels FRAENKEL.
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The Plundered Heart
New York: E.P. Dutton & Company, 1948. First Edition. First Printing. Octavo (20.75cm.); publisher's cloth in green pictorial dust jacket; 318pp. Some light wear to jacket extremities, including a number of tiny chips, none approaching text, else Very Good and sound. Novel of a young widowed newspaperman and his struggle...
[Item #35091]
Price: $50.00
 
The Plundered Heart. Boris TODRIN.
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No More Peace! A Thoughtful Comedy
New York: Farrar & Rinehart, [1937]. First American Edition. Originally written in German as Nie Wieder Friede! while the author was exiled in England, this satirical anti-war play is set both on Mount Olympus, where Napoleon and St. Francis argue over whether mankind truly desires peace; and in the imaginary...
[Item #35090]
Price: $150.00
 
No More Peace! A Thoughtful Comedy. RADICAL & PROLETARIAN LITERATURE, Ernst TOLLER, trans Edward Crankshaw, lyric trans W H. Auden, music Herbert Murrill.
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Glimpses of Tazewell Through the Holley Heritage
Radford, VA: Commonwealth Press, 1977. First Edition. Small octavo. Black cloth boards, lettered in gilt; dustjacket; 51pp; illus. Signed by the author on front free endpaper. Tight, Near Fine copy in lightly worn dustwrapper with hand-written price on front flap. Uncommon memoir of African-American life in the small southwest Virginia...
[Item #35089]
Price: $125.00
 
Glimpses of Tazewell Through the Holley Heritage. AFRICAN-AMERICANA - APPALACHIA, Minnie C. HOLLEY.
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Prose Miscellanies. Fourth (and final) Edition.
Thomson, GA: The Tom Watson Book Company, 1927. Watson (1856-1922) was a populist Georgia politician and newspaperman, perhaps best remembered for his inflammatory role in the Leo Frank lynching case. Though Watson began his political career on the progressive Populist ticket, even running for Vice President beside William Jennings Bryan...
[Item #35085]
Price: $60.00
 
Prose Miscellanies. Fourth (and final) Edition. Thomas E. WATSON, Edward.
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Prose Miscellanies. Second Edition.
Thomson, GA: Jeffersonian Publishing Co, 1913. Watson (1856-1922) was a populist Georgia politician and newspaperman, perhaps best remembered for his inflammatory role in the Leo Frank lynching case. Though Watson began his political career on the progressive Populist ticket, even running for Vice President beside William Jennings Bryan in 1896...
[Item #35084]
Price: $75.00
 
Prose Miscellanies. Second Edition. Thomas E. WATSON.
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The Roman Catholic Hierarchy. The Deadliest Menace to American Liberties and Christian Civilization
Thomson, GA: The Jeffersonian Pub. Co. 1915. Fifth (and last) edition of this nativist diatribe by the populist Georgia politician and newspaperman, perhaps best remembered for his inflammatory role in the Leo Frank lynching case. Though Watson began his political career on the progressive Populist ticket, even running for Vice...
[Item #35079]
Price: $150.00
 
The Roman Catholic Hierarchy. The Deadliest Menace to American Liberties and Christian Civilization. RADICAL RIGHT & FASCISM, Thomas E. WATSON.
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Ancient Evenings [Limited Edition, Signed]
Boston: Little, Brown and Company, [1983]. First Edition. Limited to 350 copies of which this is no. 217. Octavo (24cm.); publisher's pictorial cloth stamped in gilt, spine lettered in metallic red and gilt, reddish-brown cloth slipcase, printed paper label mounted to upper panel; pictorial endpapers. Fine copy. Signed by the author on colophon.
[Item #33904]
Price: $150.00
 
Ancient Evenings [Limited Edition, Signed]. Norman MAILER.
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Dr. Kildare's Crisis
New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1942. First Edition. First Printing. Octavo (19.5cm.); publisher's cloth in pictorial dust jacket; vi,[2],206pp. General wear to jacket extremities, including tiny chips, crease to upper panel, red spine portion quite faded, tape repair to jacket extremities verso not showing through to exterior, else Near...
[Item #24011]
Price: $250.00
 
Dr. Kildare's Crisis. Max BRAND, pseud. Frederick Schiller Faust.
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Dr. Kildare's Search and Dr. Kildare's Hardest Case
New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1943. First Edition. First Printing. Octavo (19.5cm.); publisher's cloth in yellow-green pictorial dust jacket; [6],216pp. General wear to jacket extremities, including closed tears and chipping, some light dust-soil, spine a bit cocked, else Near Very Good and sound. The last of the Dr. Kildare...
[Item #23987]
Price: $200.00
 
Dr. Kildare's Search and Dr. Kildare's Hardest Case. Max BRAND, pseud. Frederick Schiller Faust.
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The Feathered Serpent
Garden City: Crime Club / Doubleday, Doran & Company, 1928. First American Edition. First Printing. Octavo (19.5cm.); publisher's cloth in pictorial dust jacket; [8],325pp. Jacket extremities rather rubbed and worn, bottom right-hand quarter of upper jacket panel torn and crudely reattached with old tape repair to verso and still suffering...
[Item #23787]
Price: $100.00
 
The Feathered Serpent. Edgar WALLACE.
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The Mind Readers
London: Chatto and Windus, 1965. First Edition. First Printing. Octavo (20.25cm.); publisher's simulated cloth in pictorial price-clipped dust jacket; 255pp. Light shelf wear to jacket extremities, red portion of spine a hint faded, else Near Fine. Eighteenth novel in the author's Albert Campion mystery series. HUBIN, p. 6.
[Item #20807]
Price: $50.00
 
The Mind Readers. Margery ALLINGHAM.
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The British Betrayal of the Assyrians
Chicago: The Assyrian National League of America, 1935. First Edition. Polemic on the British colonial government's abandonment of ethnic minorities following the independence of Iraq in 1933, which led to the death of thousands of ethnic Assyrians by the Iraqi army during the Simele Massacre of 1933. The Massacre was...
[Item #35073]
Price: $200.00
 
The British Betrayal of the Assyrians. COLONIALISM - MIDDLE EAST, Yusuf MALEK.
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Pierre Teilhard de Chardin und die Afrikanische Politik
[Köln]: Verlag M. DuMont Schauberg, [1968]. First German Edition. Slim octavo (20.5cm.); publisher's yellow photo-illustrated card wrappers; 60pp.; facsimile frontispiece. About Fine. Senegalese poet and politician's paper on the French philosopher and Jesuit priest, originally delivered in French at the Colloquium of the Teilhard-Gesellschaft, Vézaly, 1961.
[Item #35072]
Price: $25.00
 
Pierre Teilhard de Chardin und die Afrikanische Politik. Léopold Sédar SENGHOR, trans Karl Schmitz-Moormann.
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The Rising Tide of Color Against White World-Supremacy
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1922. Reprint. Octavo (21cm.); publisher's gilt- and blind-embossed pictorial cloth; xxxii,320pp.; 3 color-coded folding map plates. Boards a bit shelf-worn, spine gilt quite dulled, contemporary ownership signature to front pastedown and free endpaper, else Near Very Good. White supremacist and Klansman's account of the perils...
[Item #35070]
Price: $25.00
 
The Rising Tide of Color Against White World-Supremacy. Lothrop STODDARD, intro Madison Grant.
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The Beauty of Being Black: Folktales, Poems and Art from Africa
New York: Friendship Press, [1971]. First Edition. First Printing. Octavo (22.75cm.); publisher's pictorial card wrappers; 63pp.; illus. throughout. Light edge wear, some minor foxing to extremities, else Very Good and sound. Collection of stories for younger readers, compiled by a former leader of the World Christian Education Institute in Nairobi, Kenya.
[Item #35069]
Price: $20.00
 
The Beauty of Being Black: Folktales, Poems and Art from Africa. Olivia Pearl STOKES, ed. Louise Crane, illus Karen Tureck.


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