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A Vocabulary of Criminal Slang with some examples of common usages
Portland, OR: [Modern Printing Co. 1914]. First Edition. Collection of slang compiled in collaboration with C.R. Hellyer, a member of the City Detective Department of Portland, Oregon. Includes 430 terms and their geographies; many of these are still current (a "buck" for a dollar; a "chump" for an inferior), others...
[Item #29481]
Price: $750.00
 
A Vocabulary of Criminal Slang with some examples of common usages. Louis E. JACKSON, C R. Hellyer.
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Education By, For, and About African Americans: A Profile of Several Black Community Schools
[Lincoln: University of Nebraska, 1972]. First Edition. Slim quarto (27.75cm.); black pictorial card wrappers; xvii,[1],86pp. Fine. Study prepared by the Student Committee, Study Commission on Undergraduate Education and the Education of Teachers.
[Item #33495]
Price: $25.00
 
Education By, For, and About African Americans: A Profile of Several Black Community Schools. Deborah K. DANIELS.
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The Leadbelly Songbook: The Ballads, Blues, and Folksongs of Huddie Ledbetter
New York: Oak Publications, [1962]. First Edition. Slim octavo (23.54cm.); tan photo-illustrated card wrappers; 96pp.; sheet music and illus. throughout. Light shelf wear, else Very Good or better. Musical transcriptions by Jerry Silverman; essays and biographical sketches by Frederic Ramsey, Jr., Charles Edward Smith, Woody Guthrie, and Pete Seeger.
[Item #33493]
Price: $40.00
 
The Leadbelly Songbook: The Ballads, Blues, and Folksongs of Huddie Ledbetter. Huddie LEDBETTER, Moses Asch, contrs Pete Seeger.
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My Mother Who Fathered Me: A Study of the Family in Three Selected Communities in Jamaica
London: George Allen & Unwin Ltd, [1966]. Second Revised Edition. Octavo (22cm.); publisher's simulated cloth in photo-illustrated price-clipped dust jacket, orange topstain; 227pp.; tables and charts in rear. Jacket extremities a bit worn, splitting along top inch of rear jacket flap fold, corners a bit bumped, else Very Good and...
[Item #33491]
Price: $20.00
 
My Mother Who Fathered Me: A Study of the Family in Three Selected Communities in Jamaica. Edith CLARKE, pref Hugh Foot, intro M G. Smith.
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Aladdin's Problem. Translated by Joachim Neugroschel
New York: Marsilio / Eridanos Library, 1992. First American Edition. Octavo. Maroon paper-covered boards; dustjacket; 136pp. Mild spotting to upper edge of text block, else tight and fine copy crisp, unworn dustwrapper with just a hint of soil to lighter portions, Near Fine.
[Item #33485]
Price: $40.00
 
Aladdin's Problem. Translated by Joachim Neugroschel. Ernst JÜNGER.
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A Dangerous Encounter. Translated by Hilary Barr
New York: Marsilio / Eridanos Library, 1993. First American Edition. Octavo. Maroon paper-covered boards; dustjacket; 187pp. Foxing to upper edge of text block, else tight and fine copy crisp, unworn dustwrapper with just a hint of soil to lighter portions, Near Fine.
[Item #33484]
Price: $30.00
 
A Dangerous Encounter. Translated by Hilary Barr. Ernst JÜNGER.
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The Black Panther: Intercommunal News Service - Vol.VIII, No.28 (September 30, 1972)
Oakland: Black Panther Party, 1972. Contents include articles on the death of Native American revolutionary Richard Oakes, Attica prison a year after the massacre, the case of Larry Justice and Early Gibson, voter registration in Oakland, and works by Charles Garry and Ruchell Magee. Rear wrapper features full page artwork...
[Item #32406]
Price: $150.00
 
The Black Panther: Intercommunal News Service - Vol.VIII, No.28 (September 30, 1972). contributors, Ruchell MAGEE, Charles Garry.
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The Black Panther: Intercommunal News Service - Vol.VII, No.27 (February 26, 1972)
San Francisco: Black Panther Party, 1972. Contents include articles on Malcolm X, California declaring the death penalty unconstitutional, a lecture by Bobby Seale, police brutality in Philadelphia and Boston, and a centerfold article (and cover) titled "The Soul of W.E.B. Du Bois." Rear wrapper features full-page artwork by Emory Douglas...
[Item #32398]
Price: $150.00
 
The Black Panther: Intercommunal News Service - Vol.VII, No.27 (February 26, 1972). Bobby SEALE, contributor, Emory DOUGLAS, cover art.
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The Black Panther: Intercommunal News Service - Vol.VII, No.19 (January 1, 1972)
San Francisco: Black Panther Party, 1972. Contents include articles on the California prison system, the murder of a 16 year-old mentally retarded teenager by police, the Free Breakfast Program, the city of Watts being sealed with a wire fence, and a centerfold article titled "Cease-Fire Verdict in L.A." Rear wrapper...
[Item #32397]
Price: $150.00
 
The Black Panther: Intercommunal News Service - Vol.VII, No.19 (January 1, 1972). Emory DOUGLAS, cover art.
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Liberation. Vol. 18, no. 2 (Sept/Oct 1973)
New York: Liberation Collective, 1973. First Edition. Single quarto issue. Staple-bound card wrappers; 43pp; illus. Address label to front wrapper; Very Good. Monthly magazine of non-Marxist leftist opinion and commentary, co-founded by Dave Dellinger and A.J. Muste in 1956. Articles by Murray Bookchin (The Myth of City Planning), Dick Goldensohn...
[Item #28725]
Price: $15.00
 
Liberation. Vol. 18, no. 2 (Sept/Oct 1973). Gwenda Linda BLAIR, aka Liberation Collective.
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American Emigrants' League - North American Chapter Newsletter, Vol 1 no 3 (Summer 1963)
Los Angeles: American Emigrants' League, 1963. First Edition. Single issue of this short-lived counterculture periodical, published to provide information to Americans seeking to emigrate out of the U.S. in order to escape "conformity" and the "smoke screen" of distorted information promulgated by the American media (presumably referring to mainstream coverage...
[Item #33476]
Price: $50.00
 
American Emigrants' League - North American Chapter Newsletter, Vol 1 no 3 (Summer 1963). AMERICAN EMIGRANTS' LEAGUE.
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Solidarity. A Revolutionary Open Forum for All Workers. No. 63/64 (August-September 1943)
[Glasgow]: Worker's Revolutionary League, 1943. First Edition. Tabloid; printed both sides of single sheet, folded to make eight panels. Slightly browned at edges; still Very Good or better. Single issue of this scarce bimonthly organ of the Worker's Revolutionary League, a British communist-anarchist party that grew out of Guy Aldred's...
[Item #33474]
Price: $40.00
 
Solidarity. A Revolutionary Open Forum for All Workers. No. 63/64 (August-September 1943). WORKER'S REVOLUTIONARY LEAGUE.
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The Western Socialist. The Official Organ of the Socialist Party of Canada. Eleven Issues, 1936-38
Winnipeg: Socialist Party of Canada, 1936-38. First Edition. Eleven representative issues of this elusive Canadian periodical, founded in 1933 and which, despite remaining in monthly publication until 1980 (per OCLC), appears to be held by only two North American instiutions (U. Vic & UBC), with no holdings in the United...
[Item #33473]
Price: $250.00
 
The Western Socialist. The Official Organ of the Socialist Party of Canada. Eleven Issues, 1936-38. SOCIALIST PARTY OF CANADA.
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Ten Sonnets to Orpheus. Translated by Robert Bly.
[Berkeley]: Mudra / Zephyrus Image, [1972]. Second Edition. Second edition. Signed by translator Robert Bly on title page. Octavo; staple-bound wrappers; [24pp]. A fine copy. First issue of Zephyrus Image Magazine, and the fifth book of the press. This second edition was printed offset from the hand-printed first edition of...
[Item #33461]
Price: $60.00
 
Ten Sonnets to Orpheus. Translated by Robert Bly. Rainer Maria RILKE.
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Lies and Libels of Frank Harris
New York: Antigone Press, 1929. First Edition. Octavo (20cm.); original cloth in green printed dust jacket, magenta topstain; xi,[1],197pp. Small tear in the middle of upper jacket panel affecting text without loss of meaning, spine a hint toned, light shelf wear, else Near Fine in Very Good jacket. Scathing response...
[Item #23511]
Price: $30.00
 
Lies and Libels of Frank Harris. Frank HARRIS, arguments Kate Stephens, Gerrit SMITH, eds Mary Caldwell.
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The Brownstone [Six Issues, Mar-Nov 1963]
New York: V.L. Richman, 1963. Six representative issues, including the scarce inaugural number, of this individualist anarchist semi-monthly, which ran to a total of 23 issues, ceasing publication in 1965. An eccentric and ephemeral publication, described on the mast-head thus: "An independent and assertedly individual journal of commentary news and...
[Item #33458]
Price: $200.00
 
The Brownstone [Six Issues, Mar-Nov 1963]. ANARCHIST PERIODICALS, V. L. RICHMAN.
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I.W.W. Songs: Songs of the Workers [cover title: Songs to fan the flames of discontent]
Chicago: Industrial Workers of the World, 1927. Twenty-Third Edition. 16mo (14.5cm.); original red pictorial staplebound card wrappers; 96pp.; photographic illus. Minor wear to extremities, old ink stain at spine foot, else Very Good and sound. Songbook first published in 1909 and, as of 1980, has appeared under varying titles in...
[Item #33457]
Price: $30.00
 
I.W.W. Songs: Songs of the Workers [cover title: Songs to fan the flames of discontent]. INDUSTRIAL WORKERS OF THE WORLD.
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Song Book
[Washington, D.C. Union Label and Service Trades Department, AFL-CIO, 1970]. First Thus. 16mo (15cm.); original white pictorial staplebound card wrappers; 48pp.; text and music printed in blue throughout. Minor dust-soil, else Fine. COHEN 169.
[Item #32894]
Price: $20.00
 
Song Book. UNION LABEL, SERVICE TRADES DEPARTMENT - AFL-CIO.
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CIO Song Book
[Washington, D.C.]: CIO Department of Education and Research, [1951]. Second Edition. 16mo (15cm.); white pictorial staplebound self wrappers; 31pp.; text printed in blue throughout. Minor dust-soil, else Very Good or better. COHEN 17.
[Item #32849]
Price: $25.00
 
CIO Song Book. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, CIO RESEARCH.
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CIO Songs [cover title]
[Birmingham, AL: Birmingham Industrial Union Council, ca. 1930]. First Edition. Octavo (21cm.); original green photo-illustrated staplebound self-wrappers; 31pp. Some general wear to extremities, including shallow losses to extremities of a couple of leaves, none approaching text, the whole uniformly toned, else Near Very Good and sound. Faint ownership rubberstamp to...
[Item #32846]
Price: $125.00
 
CIO Songs [cover title]. CONGRESS OF INDUSTRIAL ORGANIZATION.
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Seven Poor Men of Sydney
New York: D. Appleton-Century Company Incorporated, 1935. First American Edition. Octavo (19.75cm.); publisher's cloth, decorative silver paper labels mounted to upper cover and spine, in the silver, black, and red decorative dust jacket; vi,[2],369pp. Contemporaneous archival paper tape reinforcing jacket verso; nevertheless, jacket extremities rather rubbed and worn with shallow...
[Item #33445]
Price: $75.00
 
Seven Poor Men of Sydney. Christina STEAD.
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Spider
Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1933. First American Edition. Octavo (19.5cm.); original cloth in pictorial dust jacket, yellow topstain; [4],303pp. Contemporaneous brown paper tape reinforcement to jacket verso, unobtrusive contemporary manuscript shelf number (?) at top edge of upper jacket panel, the whole a bit dust-soiled and lightly shelf-worn, cloth...
[Item #33444]
Price: $125.00
 
Spider. Marguerite STEEN.
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Shall We Commercialize the Negro? Nineteenth Formal Opening Day Address, Gammon Theological Seminary 1901
Atlanta: Gammon Theological Seminary, 1901. First Edition. Lecture on Negro education by a white clergyman, before what one assumes to have been a mostly African-American audience. Bigham, while not free of paternalism, makes the laudable proposition that Negro education and aspiration should not stop with industrial (i.e. vocational) training: "...if...
[Item #33442]
Price: $150.00
 
Shall We Commercialize the Negro? Nineteenth Formal Opening Day Address, Gammon Theological Seminary 1901. Rev. R. J. BIGHAM.
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[Text in Russian] Russkaia Ikonopis': Ot Istokov Do Nachala XVI Veka
Moskvo: "Iskusstvo" 1994. Second Edition. Folio (34cm.); publisher's brown cloth embossed in brown and gilt, matching cloth slipcase, two large color plates mounted to both sides of slipcase; 536pp.; illus. throughout, including many in color and full-paged. Fine. Massive reference on 16th century Russian icon painting. OCLC locates three copies...
[Item #33438]
Price: $350.00
 
[Text in Russian] Russkaia Ikonopis': Ot Istokov Do Nachala XVI Veka. V. N. LAZAREV.
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Shanty Irish
New York: Albert & Charles Boni, [1928]. Second Printing. Tully's fifth book, an unabashedly autobiographical work which attempts "to portray the entire Irish-American immigrant experience (starting with the potato famine that drove many of his people to emigrate to America in desperation) through the prism of his own colorful family"...
[Item #23945]
Price: $200.00
 
Shanty Irish. Jim TULLY.


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