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The Long Road of Woman's Memory
New York: Macmillan Company, 1916. First Edition. Octavo (19.5cm.); original blue gilt-embossed cloth; xv,[1],168,[2],[4](ads)pp. Some light shelf wear, spine gilt a bit dulled, else Very Good or better. Study based on accounts provided by elderly first generation immigrant women living in Hull House, the settlement house in Chicago co-founded by...
[Item #31872]
Price: $50.00
 
The Long Road of Woman's Memory. Jane ADDAMS.
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Latviešu Technisk s Terminologijas V rdn ca (Priekšdarbi): Darba instrukcija un citi nor d jumi latviešu technisko terminu v kšanai
[Lincoln, NE]: Association of Latvian Engineers Abroad / Latviešu Inženieru Apvien bas rzem s izdevums, 1962. First Edition. Large, slim octavo (24.75cm.); original tan printed staplebound wrappers; 27pp.; text printed from typescript. Some general wear to extremities from handling, minor toning, else Near Very Good and sound. Latvian-English phrasebook for...
[Item #33286]
Price: $25.00
 
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Blatchford-Wright's Sozialistische Briefe. Für Amerikanische Verhältnisse Bearbeitet
Milwaukee: Verlag des "Vorwärts" 1899. First Thus. German translation of Robert Blatchford's socialist treatise Merrie England (1893), first published in a series of articles in The Clarion. This edition has been adapted for a German-American readership. Cloth issue. Octavo (22.25cm.); original red decorative cloth lettered in black; xxiv,188pp. Corners a....
[Item #30122]
Price: $250.00
 
Blatchford-Wright's Sozialistische Briefe. Für Amerikanische Verhältnisse Bearbeitet. intro Victor L. Berger, Robert BLATCHFORD, Henry Wright.
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Blatchford-Wright's Sozialistische Briefe. Für Amerikanische Verhältnisse Bearbeitet
Milwaukee: Verlag des "Vorwärts" 1899. First Thus. German translation of Robert Blatchford's socialist treatise Merrie England (1893), first published in a series of articles in The Clarion. This edition has been adapted for a German-American readership. Wrapper issue. Octavo (21.75cm.); original red decorative wrappers; xxiv,188pp. Lacking rear wrapper, upper wrapper...
[Item #30182]
Price: $125.00
 
Blatchford-Wright's Sozialistische Briefe. Für Amerikanische Verhältnisse Bearbeitet. intro Victor L. Berger, Robert BLATCHFORD, Henry Wright.
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Imported Americans. The story of the experiences of a disguised American and his wife studying the immigration question
New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1904. First Edition. The author went undercover to Italy, posing as a peasant emigré, to produce what is essentially a nativist exposé of the immigration "problem" and the underhanded methods employed by immigration agents. Originally published as a series of articles in Leslie's Magazine...
[Item #31492]
Price: $85.00
 
Imported Americans. The story of the experiences of a disguised American and his wife studying the immigration question. Broughton BRANDENBURG.
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The Song Book of Quong Lee of Limehouse. Transcribed by Thomas Burke
New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1920. First American Edition. Small octavo (19.5cm); original pictorial boards in unadorned glassine dust jacket; 67pp. Glassine jacket quite fragile with chips and tears to extremities, three smallish losses to spine, the largest approx. 1/5 inches; Near Fine in a Good or better copy...
[Item #23856]
Price: $150.00
 
The Song Book of Quong Lee of Limehouse. Transcribed by Thomas Burke. Thomas BURKE.
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Whither Kenyan Emigrants?
London: Fabian Society, 1969. First Edition. Octavo (21.75cm.); original pale blue-grey staplebound wrappers; 30pp.; text in double columns. Fine. Young Fabian Pamphlet no. 18. Society membership form laid in.
[Item #27264]
Price: $15.00
 
Whither Kenyan Emigrants? Vincent CABLE.
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The Rise of David Levinsky: A Novel
New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1917. One of a handful of truly great novels of the Jewish experience in America of the 20th century, this an account of a Jewish immigrant who becomes a millionaire garment manufacturer, continuously in print since its first appearance in 1917. Includes description of...
[Item #22016]
Price: $100.00
 
The Rise of David Levinsky: A Novel. Abraham CAHAN.
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The Rise of David Levinsky: A Novel
New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1917. First Edition. One of a handful of truly great novels of the Jewish experience in America of the 20th century, this an account of a Jewish immigrant who becomes a millionaire garment manufacturer, continuously in print since its first appearance in 1917. Includes...
[Item #22073]
Price: $500.00
 
The Rise of David Levinsky: A Novel. Abraham CAHAN.
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Yekl: A Tale of the New York Ghetto
New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1896. First Edition. Cahan's first English-language book, a high-point of 19th-century literary naturalism and one of the key documents of the Jewish-American immigrant experience. The novel centers around the title character, who leaves Russia for New York City in order to escape the anti-Jewish...
[Item #30891]
Price: $500.00
 
Yekl: A Tale of the New York Ghetto. Abraham CAHAN.
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The Light of the World. Christmas Nineteen Forty-Four
Marengo, IL: Colcord Institute of Professional Sales Training, (1944). First Edition Thus. Christmas keepsake from this popular motivational author of the Thirties and Forties. The author rhapsodizes on the glories of Free Enterprise, using as his objective correlative the Carnegie Steel Corporation and its long history of elevating "common labor"...
[Item #18599]
Price: $45.00
 
The Light of the World. Christmas Nineteen Forty-Four. Dave COLCORD.
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The Fifth Son of the Shoemaker
New York: Robert M. McBride, 1930. First Edition. Corley's second published book and only novel, a loosely-gathered series of anecdotes concerning a family of Russian emigre shoemakers in New York's Lower East Side. The jacket art is by Corley himself, who was perhaps better-known as an illustrator than an author...
[Item #17178]
Price: $75.00
 
The Fifth Son of the Shoemaker. Donald CORLEY.
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Manuale di Informazioni Sugli Stati Uniti d'America per uso degli Immigranti
[Washington, D.C.]: Società Nazionale, Figlie della Rivoluzione Americana, 1921. First Thus. 12mo (18.5cm.); publisher's tan decorative staplebound card wrappers; 52pp.; photographic illus. throughout. Wrappers rather soiled and dampstained with general cockling, dampstain partially affecting textblock, else a Near Very Good, sound copy. One of the earliest Manuals for Citizenship issued...
[Item #33282]
Price: $200.00
 
Manuale di Informazioni Sugli Stati Uniti d'America per uso degli Immigranti. DAUGHTERS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION.
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Colour and the British Electorate 1964: Six Case Studies
London: Pall Mall Press, 1965. First Edition. Collection of case studies issued under the auspices of the Institute of Race Relations, exploring "the effects of the issues of colour and immigration in the General Election..." (from front flap). Focus of the case studies is on Brixton, Southall, Sparkbrook, Smethwick, Deptford...
[Item #31830]
Price: $25.00
 
Colour and the British Electorate 1964: Six Case Studies. Nicholas DEAKIN.
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Immigrant Saint: The Life of Mother Cabrini
New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, [1960]. First Edition. Octavo (20.5cm.); original cloth over boards, tan dust jacket; [8],246pp. Small ink stains along jacket extremities, previously removed library label to spine, else About Very Good and sound. Biography of the Italian-American immigrant and founder of the Roman Catholic institute the Missionary...
[Item #22641]
Price: $30.00
 
Immigrant Saint: The Life of Mother Cabrini. Pietro DI DONATO.
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Ein Beitrag zur Aufklärung über Anarchismus und Socialismus. Ein Vortrag gehalten von E. Dietzgen [...] / Die Zukunft der Socialdemokratie. Ein Vortrag, gehalten von J. Dietzgen [...]
New York: [E. Dietzgen], 1896. First Edition. Transcripts of two lectures by Joseph Dietzgen and his son Eugen respectively, including what is apparently the first appearance in America of Joseph Dietzgen's influential essay "Die Zukunft der Socialdemokratie" ("The Future of Democratic Socialism"), first delivered as a lecture in Koln in...
[Item #17426]
Price: $650.00
 
Ein Beitrag zur Aufklärung über Anarchismus und Socialismus. Ein Vortrag gehalten von E. Dietzgen [...] / Die Zukunft der Socialdemokratie. Ein Vortrag, gehalten von J. Dietzgen [...]. Eugen DIETZGEN, Joseph Dietzgen.
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Fight Against Deportation: Free Ferrero and Sallitto
[New York: Ferrero-Sallitto Defense Conference of New York, n.d., 1936]. First Edition. 12mo (19cm.); original staplebound self-wrappers (a bit soiled); 16pp.Light from handling, previous fold, else Very Good and sound. IWW-sponsored Conference's plea against the deportation of two Italian anti-Fascists who, if sent back to Italy, would be hounded by...
[Item #26880]
Price: $50.00
 
Fight Against Deportation: Free Ferrero and Sallitto. FERRERO-SALLITTO DEFENSE CONFERENCE OF NEW YORK.
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Alien Legislation and American Democracy
New York: Foreign Language Information Service Incorporated, [1940]. First Edition. Octavo (19.5cm.); staplebound self-wrappers (minor dust-soiling); 22pp. Near Fine.
[Item #26962]
Price: $15.00
 
Alien Legislation and American Democracy. FOREIGN LANGUAGE INFORMATION SERVICE.
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Hogyan Kell Olvasni, Szavalni, Cikket irni, Beszédet tartani, Vitát lerendezni, Gyülést vezetni [cover title]
[Cleveland]: Bérmunkás az I.W.W. magyar nyelvü lapja, n.d. but 1932. First Separate Edition. Contemporary typescript note tipped in providing publishing history: "This booklet is a reprint [of the appendix] from the book, 'Forradalmárok Könyve' (The Book of the Revolutionist) by Joseph Gereb, Published by the Central Committee of the Hungarian...
[Item #32943]
Price: $100.00
 
Hogyan Kell Olvasni, Szavalni, Cikket irni, Beszédet tartani, Vitát lerendezni, Gyülést vezetni [cover title]. József GERÉB.
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Az Állandó Munka Biztositása [Hungarian: How to Insure Your Job]
Chicago: Az I.W.W. Magyar Közp. Szerv. Bizottsága, ca. 1920. First Hungarian Language Edition. Slightly later (ca. 1944) typescript note tipped in providing publication information: "'The Security of a Steady Job' / A pamphlet of revolutionary industrial unionism. By Joseph Gereb. Published by the Central Organization Committee of the Hungarian Section...
[Item #32945]
Price: $75.00
 
Az Állandó Munka Biztositása [Hungarian: How to Insure Your Job]. József GERÉB.
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[Item #16554]
Price: $25.00
 
Deutsche Intellektuelle im Exil: Ihre Akademie und die "American Guild for German Cultural Freedom" - Eine Ausstellung des Deutschen Exilarchivs 1933-1945 der Deutschen Bibliothek, Frankfurt am Main. GERMAN EXILE LITERATURE, American Guild for German Cultural Freedom.
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Die deutsche Exilliteratur 1933-1945
Stuttgart: Philipp Reclam, 1973. Octavo. Printed card wrappers; 624pp. Biographical appendix. Bump to rear corner; mild creasing to covers; Very Good.
[Item #16556]
Price: $22.00
 
Die deutsche Exilliteratur 1933-1945. GERMAN EXILE LITERATURE, Manfred DURZAK.
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From Swastika to Jim Crow: Refugee Scholars at Black Colleges
Malabar, FL: Krieger Publishing Co. 1993. First Edition. Octavo. Pictorial glossy card wrappers; 144pp. Fine - free of markings or significant wear.
[Item #16555]
Price: $25.00
 
From Swastika to Jim Crow: Refugee Scholars at Black Colleges. GERMAN EXILE LITERATURE, Gabrielle Simon EDGCOMB.
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Nize Baby
New York: George H. Doran Company, 1926. First Edition. A novel portraying "life among the tenants, mainly Jewish, of a Bronx apartment house." HANNA 1513. First Printing. Octavo (19.25cm); orange cloth, with titling and decorations stamped in red on spine and front cover; dustjacket; 207pp; illus. Contemporary owners name and...
[Item #20545]
Price: $50.00
 
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lady Polskie w Ameryce: Szkice Historyczne [Inscribed & Signed]
Chicago: Drukiem Dziennika Zjednoczenia, 1938. First Edition. Octavo (21.5cm.); original red card wrappers; 298pp. Near Fine. Signed author inscription in Polish on title page dated Chicago, March 29, 1938. History of the Polish population in the United States. Text almost entirely in Polish save for Section IX, a collection of Polish-American poetry.
[Item #26961]
Price: $75.00
 
lady Polskie w Ameryce: Szkice Historyczne [Inscribed & Signed]. Mieczys aw HAIMAN.


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