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The Locator [Unbroken Run of Seven Issues]
Tours: By and For the Personnel of the G.R.S. 1919. The Graves Registration Service (now known as Mortuary Affairs) was formed shortly after the United States entered World War I, in August of 1917. Most of the men who served in the Service, which was charged with the identification, retrieval...
[Item #38111]
Price: $675.00
 
The Locator [Unbroken Run of Seven Issues]. GRAVES REGISTRATION SERVICE.
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Mutiny? Or Legitimate Protest [...]
San Francisco: The Committee for the 27, [1969]. Ephemera. Flyer protesting the draconian sentences meted out in early 1969 to the so-called "Presidio Mutineers" – 27 military prisoners at the Presidio stockade who had staged a peaceful "sit-in" to protest overcrowding and the murder, by prison guards, of one of...
[Item #38109]
Price: $75.00
 
Mutiny? Or Legitimate Protest [...]. VIETNAM PROTEST - PRESIDIO MUTINY, COMMITTEE FOR THE 27.
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Grand National Allegory and Tableaux. Written Expressly for J.M. Hager's Grand Entertainments [...]
Springfield: Samuel Bowles & Co, 1865. Pamphlet. Souvenir booklet, printing the text to Hager's massive, traveling patriotic pageant celebrating the Union's victory in the Civil War. The production is described in detail in Brian Roberts' Blackface Nation: "...the pageant was certainly grand. It was backed by a brass band. It...
[Item #38084]
Price: $75.00
 
Grand National Allegory and Tableaux. Written Expressly for J.M. Hager's Grand Entertainments [...]. J. M. HAGER.
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Return: Poems Collected and New [Inscribed & Signed]
Ypsilanti, MI: Bilingual Press / Editorial Bilingüe, [1982]. First Edition. Paperback. Octavo (21.5cm.); publisher's brown pictorial card wrappers; xlix,[1],155pp. Some minor wear to wrapper extremities, spine sunned, else Very Good and sound. Inscribed and signed on title page: "Para el maestro al johnson de Corazón / su servidor / alurista."...
[Item #38082]
Price: $50.00
 
Return: Poems Collected and New [Inscribed & Signed]. ALURISTA, pseud. Alberto Baltazar Urista Heredia.
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Spik in Glyph? [Inscribed & Signed]
Houston: Arte Público Press, 1981. First Edition. Paperback. Slim octavo (22.75cm.); publisher's black pictorial card wrappers; 64pp. Some wear to wrapper extremities including faint crease at bottom fore-edge corner of upper cover, else Near Very Good. Incribed and signed on title page: "For Conrad Healy / with heart / Alurista."...
[Item #38081]
Price: $60.00
 
Spik in Glyph? [Inscribed & Signed]. ALURISTA, pseud. Alberto Baltazar Urista Heredia.
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How the García Girls Lost Their Accents
Chapel Hill: Algonquin Books, 1991. First Edition. Hardcover. First Printing. 12mo (18.5cm.); publisher's cloth-backed boards in pictorial dust jacket; [14],290pp. A hint of soil else Just About Fine. The Dominican-American author's first novel.
[Item #38080]
Price: $20.00
 
How the García Girls Lost Their Accents. Julia ALVAREZ.
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Mottke the Vagabond (Mottke Ganef)
Boston: John W. Luce & Co. [1917]. First English Language Edition. Hardcover. First appearance in English of this major work by the greatest of the American Yiddish emigre writers of the Twentieth Century. By all indications, this is only the second of Asch's novels to have been translated into English...
[Item #38079]
Price: $65.00
 
Mottke the Vagabond (Mottke Ganef). Sholom ASH, Szalom Asz alt. spellings Sholem Asch, trans Isaac Goldberg.
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Sónnica
New York: Duffield & Company, 1912. First American Edition. Hardcover. Octavo (19cm.); publisher's tan pictorial cloth stamped in red and blue; [4],331pp. Minor wear, tiny contemporary bookseller ticket to rear pastedown, else Very Good or better. The fifth novel in the author's Valencian series.
[Item #38078]
Price: $25.00
 
Sónnica. Vicente BLASCO IBÁÑEZ, trans Frances Douglas.
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One-Act Plays from the Yiddish
Cincinnati: Stewart Kidd Company Publishers, [1923]. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo (19.5cm.); publisher's blue cloth lettered in black; [8],165pp. Spine a shade sunned else a Very Good to Near Fine copy. Presumably in a remainder binding with "Appleton" printed at spine foot. Includes three plays by the Artef playwright Peretz (spelled...
[Item #38076]
Price: $40.00
 
One-Act Plays from the Yiddish. Etta BLOCK, trans.
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The Too Many Aptitude Woman
[Boston]: Human Engineering Laboratory Incorporated, [1941]. First Edition. Paperback. Wrapper issue. Octavo (21.5cm.); publisher's salmon wrappers printed in mauve; [2],xi,[1],191pp. Wrappers rather dust-soiled, spine a bit faded, else Very Good. Authored by the creator of the aptitude test.
[Item #38075]
Price: $30.00
 
The Too Many Aptitude Woman. Johnson O'CONNOR.
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The Red Cross Nurse in Action, 1882-1948
New York: Harper & Brothers, [1949]. First Edition. Hardcover. First Printing. Octavo (21.5cm.); publisher's cloth in photo-illustrated dust jacket; xix,[1],524pp.; 8 leaves of photographs printed on rectos and versos. Several losses to jacket extremities just touching text without loss of meaning, top half of upper spine edge split, red portion...
[Item #38072]
Price: $40.00
 
The Red Cross Nurse in Action, 1882-1948. Portia B. KERNODLE.
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The Too Many Aptitude Woman
[Boston]: Human Engineering Laboratory Incorporated, [1941]. First Edition. Paperback. Wrapper issue. Octavo (21.5cm.); publisher's salmon wrappers printed in mauve; [2],xi,[1],191pp. Wrappers a bit worn and toned at extremities, ink scribble to rear cover, else Very Good and sound. Authored by the creator of the aptitude test. Laid in contemporary mimeographed...
[Item #38071]
Price: $50.00
 
The Too Many Aptitude Woman. Johnson O'CONNOR.
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A Community Response to Rape: Polk County Rape / Sexual Assault Care Center, Des Moines, Iowa [An Exemplary Project]
[Washington, D.C.]: Office of Technology Transfer, National Institute of Law Enforcement & Criminal Justice, [1976]. First Edition. Paperback. Oblong octavo (14.75x23cm.); publisher's white photo-illustrated staplebound card wrappers; 12pp.; photographic illus. Fine condition.
[Item #38070]
Price: $20.00
 
A Community Response to Rape: Polk County Rape / Sexual Assault Care Center, Des Moines, Iowa [An Exemplary Project]. NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF LAW ENFORCEMENT AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE.
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The Marriage of Simon Harper
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1932. First American Edition. Hardcover. Little-known (and apparently little-read) British social novel, chronicling a working-class carpenter's rise to prosperity. Southwold/Bell is best remembered as a prolific science fiction writer, especially for his "Gas War" series (1930-31). Octavo. Blue cloth boards, lettered in gilt on spine;...
[Item #38055]
Price: $50.00
 
The Marriage of Simon Harper. Neil BELL, pseud Stephen Southwold.
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Africa Today, Vol. IV, no. 6, November-December, 1957
[New York: American Committee on Africa], 1957. Paperback. Octavo (22.5cm.); publisher's staplebound self-wrappers; 63pp.; photographic illus. throughout. Wrappers a bit worn and dust-soiled, rear cover postally used with "Return to Sender" rubberstamp, else Near Very Good and sound. Includes two contributions by the South African novelist Alan Paton, including the...
[Item #38052]
Price: $25.00
 
Africa Today, Vol. IV, no. 6, November-December, 1957. Alan PATON, contr., AMERICAN COMMITTEE ON AFRICA.
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Africa Today, Vol. VI, no. 5, November, 1959
[New York: American Committee on Africa], 1959. Paperback. Octavo (22.5cm.); publisher's photo-illustrated staplebound self-wrappers; 23pp.; illus. Some minor toning and dust-soil else Very Good. Includes an article on the newly elected first President of Guinea Sékou Touré, during whose 26-year régime approximatley 50,000 people would be killed.
[Item #38051]
Price: $25.00
 
Africa Today, Vol. VI, no. 5, November, 1959. AMERICAN COMMITTEE ON AFRICA, ed Homer A. Jack.
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European Rule in Africa
London: Historical Association, 1969. Reprint. Paperback. Octavo (21.5cm.); publisher's grey staplebound card wrappers printed in blue; 35pp. Tiny crease to upper wrapper, spine a hint toned, else Near Fine.
[Item #38050]
Price: $20.00
 
European Rule in Africa. A. J. HANNA.
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R.J.: In Appreciation of the Life of John David Rheinallt Jones and His Work for the Betterment of Race Relations in Southern Africa
[Johannesburg?]: South African Institute of Race Relations, 1953. First Edition. Paperback. Slim octavo (21.5cm.); publisher's blue card wrappers; [4],43pp.; photographic portrait frontispiece. Wrappers a bit worn from handling, rear cover rather dampstained, else About Very Good. Short biography of Jones, the first director of the Institute for Race Relations, published...
[Item #38049]
Price: $30.00
 
R.J.: In Appreciation of the Life of John David Rheinallt Jones and His Work for the Betterment of Race Relations in Southern Africa. Edgar H. BROOKES.
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SDS: An Introduction
[Chicago: SDS, n.d., ca. 1968]. First Edition. Single sheet folded into 8-panelled octavo (22.5cm.) pamphlet; photographic illus. Some minor wear from handling, else Very Good and sound. Recruitment flyer with order blank for the Society's publishing organ New Left Notes printed on rear panel.
[Item #38048]
Price: $30.00
 
SDS: An Introduction. STUDENTS FOR A. DEMOCRATIC SOCIETY.
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Documentary Proof that the Communist Party, U.S.A., Teaches and Advocates the Overthrow and Destruction of the United States Government by Force and Violence
Washington DC: United States Government Printing Office, 1952. First Edition. Paperback. Octavo (23cm.); publisher's staplebound self-wrappers; vii,[1],16pp. Fine condition. Compiled by the Subcommittee for the 82nd Congress, 2nd session. Documents cited include the works of Marx, Engels, Lenin, and Stalin.
[Item #38047]
Price: $25.00
 
Documentary Proof that the Communist Party, U.S.A., Teaches and Advocates the Overthrow and Destruction of the United States Government by Force and Violence. UNITED STATES CONGRESS - SUBCOMMITTEE TO INVESTIGATE THE ADMINSTRATION OF THE INTERNAL SECURITY ACT.
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Mile High
New York: Covici-Friede Publishers, [1932]. First Edition. Hardcover. The Chicago author's first novel, set among the high society-types in Denver, Colorado, whose energies "are devoted to the more serious pursuits of intensive drinking and love-making" (from the front flap). "Told through the experiences of one man in various amorous situations...
[Item #38045]
Price: $300.00
 
Mile High. Paul MATSON.
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The Communist: A Magazine of the Theory and Practice of Marxism-Leninism, Vol. XVIII, no. 4, April, 1939
New York: Communist Party of the United States of America, 1939. Paperback. Octavo (23.75cm.); publisher's white wrappers printed in red and black; [289]-384pp.; illus. Some foxing and dust-soil to wrappers, else Very Good, internally near fine. Includes Irene Browder's tribute to Nadezhda Krupskaya.
[Item #38044]
Price: $25.00
 
The Communist: A Magazine of the Theory and Practice of Marxism-Leninism, Vol. XVIII, no. 4, April, 1939. COMMUNIST PARTY OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Earl Browder, eds.
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Typed Letter, Signed. 1 p., on New York Post letterhead; undated (ca 1939). "Dear News Dealers..."
[New York: ca 1939]. Broun (1888-1939), a left-leaning syndicated columnist and sportswriter, was a charter member of the Algonquin Round Table, a one-time Socialist candidate for Congress, and a co-founder of the Newspaper Guild. Broun had published his widely popular weekly column "It Seems To Me" in the Scripps-Howard newspaper...
[Item #38042]
Price: $125.00
 
Typed Letter, Signed. 1 p., on New York Post letterhead; undated (ca 1939). "Dear News Dealers..." Heywood BROUN.
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Me and Thee
New York: Lothrop, Lee and Shepard Company, 1937. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo (20.25cm.); publisher's cloth in cream pictorial dust jacket signed in image by K.S. Woerner; [6],257pp. A few small chips at jacket extremities, some finger- and dust-soil, else Very Good and sound. Historical novel set on the Shaker colony...
[Item #38035]
Price: $125.00
 
Me and Thee. Robert W. McCULLOCH.
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North of Suez
Garden City: Doubleday, Doran & Company, 1930. First American Edition. Hardcover. Octavo (19.5cm.); publisher's cloth in pictorial dust jacket by Leroy Baldridge, black topstain; [12],309pp. Jacket extremities rubbed with contemporary kraft paper tape reinforcements to verso; cloth corners very slightly bumped, else Near Fine in Near Very Good jacket. World...
[Item #38034]
Price: $35.00
 
North of Suez. William McFEE.


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