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Illinois State Penitentiary [cover title]
[Joliet, IL?]: Vocational School Print Shop, [1940]. First Edition. Paperback. Small 12mo (14.5cm.); original pale green pictorial staplebound card wrappers; 34pp.; illus. About Fine. Small broadsheet laid in providing data regarding "Escapes and Returned from Escape for Calendar Years Ending Dec. 31st, 1939" and "Average Inmate Per Capita Cost 20...
[Item #26965]
Price: $75.00
 
Illinois State Penitentiary [cover title]
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Original Poster: "Joe Levy, Multi Millionaire Property Developer [...] Whose Side Are The Police On?"
N.p, n.d. [London: All London Squatters, ca 1974?]. Poster calling attention to the plight of those evicted from the Camden Street Squat, formerly located at 220 Camden High Street. The owner of the building, Joseph Levy (1906-1990), was a wealthy London property developer whose company Stock Conversion helped rebuild the...
[Item #19873]
Price: $750.00
 
Original Poster: "Joe Levy, Multi Millionaire Property Developer [...] Whose Side Are The Police On?"
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Bella! Ms. Abzug Goes to Washington
New York: Saturday Review Press, [1972]. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo (21.5cm.); publisher's cloth in red photo-illustrated dust jacket, yellow topstain; [6],314pp. Memoir of the Second Wave feminist New York Congresswoman's first year in Office.
[Item #33026]
Price: $20.00
 
Bella! Ms. Abzug Goes to Washington. Bella S. ABZUG, ed Mel Ziegler.
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Cora Street
Pittsburgh: ACTION-Housing, 1969. First Edition. Paperback. Quarto (28cm.); original brown printed wrappers; [2],77,[1]pp.; illus. Fine. "A Pioneering Demonstration in Rehabilitating Aging but Structurally Sound Housing" (from upper cover).
[Item #22706]
Price: $45.00
 
Cora Street. INC ACTION-HOUSING, text Arthur P. Ziegler Jr.
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Jane Addams: A Centennial Reader
New York: Macmillan Company, 1960. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo (21.25cm.); publisher's cloth in black photo-illustrated dust jacket; xix,[1],330pp.; photographic portrait frontispiece. Light wear to jacket extremities, slight spine lean, minor cockling to textblock and jacket from exposure to damp, else Very Good and sound.
[Item #34042]
Price: $20.00
 
Jane Addams: A Centennial Reader. Jane ADDAMS.
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The Negro Family in the United States
Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1940. Second Printing. Hardcover. A classic study, in the University of Chicago Sociological Series. With 11 diagrams and maps and several dozen statistical tables. Octavo (20cm). Original cloth boards with pictorial front-cover onlay; xxxii+686pp; illus. Moderate wear and soiling; brief ex-library indications including inked call...
[Item #14176]
Price: $25.00
 
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Violence Against Women and the Ongoing Challenge to Racism
Latham, NY: Kitchen Table: Women of Color Press, 1985. Paperback. Davis's contribution to the "Freedom Organizing Series," which focussed on the political concerns of women of color. Here, she specifically addresses the issue of rape and sexual violence against women. Third Printing. Slim octavo (21.5cm); stapled wrappers; 18,[2]pp. Light wear...
[Item #37808]
Price: $45.00
 
Violence Against Women and the Ongoing Challenge to Racism. AFRICAN AMERICANS, WOMEN, Angela Y. DAVIS.
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Louisa May Alcott: Her Life, Letters and Journals
Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1889. First Edition. Hardcover. Issued a year after Alcott's death, Cheney's Life "...remained the standard reference for a century" (Eiselein, Louisa May Alcott Encyclopedia. Westport: 2001). This a good-looking copy of the slightly less common first printing. BAL 221. Small octavo. Publisher's decorated cloth, blocked in gilt...
[Item #32602]
Price: $75.00
 
Louisa May Alcott: Her Life, Letters and Journals. Louisa May ALCOTT, ed Ednah D. Cheney.
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Reveille for Radicals
Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1946. First Edition. Hardcover. At the time of its publication, Jacques Maritain called Reveille for Radicals an "epoch-making" book, and time has only reinforced the enduring importance of Alinsky's work. Based upon Alinsky's own experiences in Chicago's "Back of the Yards" district during the waning...
[Item #27590]
Price: $375.00
 
Reveille for Radicals. Saul D. ALINSKY.
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Reveille for Radicals
Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1946. Second Printing. Hardcover. At the time of its publication, Jacques Maritain called Reveille for Radicals an "epoch-making" book, and time has only reinforced the enduring importance of Alinsky's work. Based upon Alinsky's own experiences in Chicago's "Back of the Yards" district during the waning...
[Item #28798]
Price: $100.00
 
Reveille for Radicals. Saul D. ALINSKY.
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The Springfield Plan
New York: Viking Press, 1945. First Edition. Hardcover. Small quarto (24.25cm.); original cloth in red photo-illustrated dust jacket; 136pp.; photographic illus. throughout. Jacket extremities chipped and worn with several shallow losses, rear panel dust-soiled, spine rather toned; interior Very Good in Near Very Good jacket. Photo-essay of the Springfield Plan...
[Item #28796]
Price: $40.00
 
The Springfield Plan. Alexander ALLAND, photographs, text James Waterman Wise.
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Chawama Self-Help Housing Project, Kafue, Zambia
Philadelphia: American Friends Service Committee, [1975]. First Edition. Paperback. Large quarto (28cm.); original spiral-bound pictorial wrappers; mixed pagings; illus., text printed from typescript. Ownership signatures to upper cover, a touch worn from handling, else Very Good. Published "In cooperation with Kafue Township Council and the Republic of Zambia." Undated broadside...
[Item #24884]
Price: $75.00
 
Chawama Self-Help Housing Project, Kafue, Zambia. AMERICAN FRIENDS SERVICE COMMITTEE.
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Alabama: "Kind of Tough Living Here." A report on bad rural housing in all 67 Alabama counties
Philadelphia: American Friends Service Committee, [1976]. First Edition. Paperback. Square quarto (22.75cm.); original photo-illustrated card wrappers; 100pp.; photographic illus. throughout. Wear from handling, especially at spine foot; toning and light dampstaining to spine edge of upper wrapper; About Very Good. Showcasing the worst housing available in each Alabama county, including...
[Item #28116]
Price: $150.00
 
Alabama: "Kind of Tough Living Here." A report on bad rural housing in all 67 Alabama counties. FLORIDA HOUSING PROGRAM AMERICAN FRIENDS SERVICE COMMITTEE.
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The Science of Society. No. 1. The True Constitution of Government in the Sovereignty of the Individual as the Final Development of Protestantism, Democracy and Socialism [togther with, as issued] No. 2, Cost the Limit of Price
Boston: Sarah E Holmes, 1888. Hardcover. The definitive edition of Andrews's most important work, regarded by James J. Martin as "the finest statement of Warrenism ever written" (Men Against the State, p. 153). This edition republishes two separate works originally published in 1851. The first had been delivered earlier as...
[Item #31905]
Price: $650.00
 
The Science of Society. No. 1. The True Constitution of Government in the Sovereignty of the Individual as the Final Development of Protestantism, Democracy and Socialism [togther with, as issued] No. 2, Cost the Limit of Price. ANARCHISM, Stephen Pearl ANDREWS.
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The Basic Outline of Universology. An Introduction to the Newly Discovered Science of the Universe; its Elementary Principles; and the First States of their Development in the Special Sciences. Together with Preliminary Notices of Alwato, the Newly Discovered Scientific Universal Language, Resulting from the Principles of Universology
New York: Dion Thomas, 1872. First Edition. An attempt at universal philosophy, bringing together language, music, mathematics, and religious (as well as anti-religious) thought. This was Andrews's most ambitious (or at least most all-encompassing) work, and includes the first introduction of his invented language, "Alwato," which was to be the...
[Item #31930]
Price: $1,250.00
 
The Basic Outline of Universology. An Introduction to the Newly Discovered Science of the Universe; its Elementary Principles; and the First States of their Development in the Special Sciences. Together with Preliminary Notices of Alwato, the Newly Discovered Scientific Universal Language, Resulting from the Principles of Universology. Stephen Pearl ANDREWS.
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A Living without a Boss. Illustrated
New York: Harper and Brothers, 1911. First Edition. Anonymously-written account of a newspaperman's escape from urban dependency and rebirth as a farmer and rural real-estate agent. Highly representative example of the progressive-era 'back-to-the-land' movement genre, celebrating Americans' independence, pluck, and courage in the face of economic adversity. Marketed as a....
[Item #20234]
Price: $200.00
 
A Living without a Boss. Illustrated. Anon.
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Discrimination in Education Against the Arab Palestinians in Israel
[Nazareth, Israel]: Arab Association for Human Rights, [1994]. First Edition. Paperback. Octavo (24.25cm.); original cream printed card wrappers; [4],19pp. Light wear from handling, occasional ink underlining, else Very Good. Uncommon report: OCLC locates two copies in North America as of August, 2016, at U. Chicago and the Hennepin County Library.
[Item #31111]
Price: $75.00
 
Discrimination in Education Against the Arab Palestinians in Israel. ARAB ASSOCIATION FOR HUMAN RIGHTS.
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Catching Up with Housing
Newark: Beneficial Management Corporation, 1936. First Edition. Hardcover. 12mo (18cm); original flexible green cloth, spine and upper cover lettered in gilt, all edges dyed green, green endpapers; xvi,243pp.; plain photographic frontispiece, illus. Upper cover lettering partially effaced, else Fine. Rubberstamp gift inscription accomplished in manuscript on front free endpaper, additional...
[Item #23239]
Price: $30.00
 
Catching Up with Housing. Carol ARONOVICI, Elizabeth McCalmont.
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Bread and Water
Markham, IL: Jules St. Clair, Inc., "Mod Black" Publishers, [1972]. First Edition, Wrapper Issue. Paperback. Octavo (22.5cm.); original white pictorial card wrappers; x,[2],125,[6]pp. Some faint foxing to wrappers, else About Fine. Study of race relations in the city of Chicago by a British West Indies-born author.
[Item #25706]
Price: $20.00
 
Bread and Water. Harold S. AUSTIN.
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Forty-Ninth Annual Report, 1898
Baltimore: Baltimore Association for the Improvement of the Condition of the Poor, 1898. First Edition. Paperback. Octavo (24.5cm.); original brown printed wrappers, yapp edges; 40pp.; photographic illus. A few shallow short closed tears to wrapper extremities, light discoloration to top edge of rear cover, else Very Good and sound. Includes...
[Item #26963]
Price: $50.00
 
Forty-Ninth Annual Report, 1898. BALTIMORE ASSOCIATION FOR THE IMPROVEMENT OF THE CONDITION OF THE POOR.
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The Tongues of Toil and Other Poems
Chicago: The Workers' Art Press, 1913. Hardcover. Socialist poems in praise of the workers' struggle. This is the first trade edition, following a limited edition in 1910. 12mo. Green cloth (hardcover); 192pp. Corners and spine ends touched, else close to fine with gilt bright on boards and no internal soiling or wear.
[Item #1311]
Price: $20.00
 
The Tongues of Toil and Other Poems. William Francis BARNARD.
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The Tongues of Toil and Other Poems
Chicago: The Workers' Art Press, 1913. [Second Edition]. Hardcover. 12mo (17.5cm.); publisher's navy blue cloth, upper cover and spine lettered in gilt; xii,13-192pp. Spine a hint cocked, corners a bit rubbed, faint dampstain along spine edge, else Very Good and sound. Socialist poems in praise of the workers' struggle.
[Item #32585]
Price: $25.00
 
The Tongues of Toil and Other Poems. William Francis BARNARD.
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God's Dealings vs. Our Social Conditions: A Series of Conferences
New York: Joseph F. Wagner, [1912]. First Edition. Paperback. Slim octavo (20.5cm.); original tan printed wrappers; [4],75pp. Extremities toned and lightly rubbed, else Very Good or better. Pro-Christian Socialist pamphlet, apparently Bellord's only published work according to holdings in OCLC.
[Item #23146]
Price: $45.00
 
God's Dealings vs. Our Social Conditions: A Series of Conferences. James BELLORD.
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Sex-Segregated Want Ads: Do They Discourage Female Job Applicants?
[Pittsburgh: Know, Inc. n.d., ca. 1970]. First Edition. Paperback. Quarto (27.75cm.); two typescript leaves staplebound at top left-hand corner. About Fine. Study conducted at Carnegie-Mellon on sex-segregated wants ads as published by The Pittsburgh Press. Unlocated in OCLC as of April, 2016.
[Item #29439]
Price: $45.00
 
Sex-Segregated Want Ads: Do They Discourage Female Job Applicants? Sandra L. BEM, Daryl J.
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Training the Woman to Know Her Place: The social antecedents of women in the world of work
Stanford: Stanford University, 1971. First Edition. Paperback. Quarto (27.75cm.); self-wrappers staplebound at top left-hand corner; 44pp.; printed from typescript. Fine. Research prepared in the Department of Psychology at Stanford for the Pennsylvania Department of Public Instruction "for distribution to all high school guidance counselors in the state..." Includes sections on...
[Item #29433]
Price: $45.00
 
Training the Woman to Know Her Place: The social antecedents of women in the world of work. Sandra L. BEM, Daryl J.


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