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The Long Road of Woman's Memory
New York: Macmillan Company, 1916. First Edition. Hardcover. 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...
[Item #31872]
Price: $50.00
 
The Long Road of Woman's Memory. Jane ADDAMS.
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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
 
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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. Paperback. 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...
[Item #33286]
Price: $25.00
 
Latviešu Technisk s Terminologijas V rdn ca (Priekšdarbi): Darba instrukcija un citi nor d jumi latviešu technisko terminu v kšanai. ASSOCIATION OF LATVIAN ENGINEERS ABROAD.
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Blatchford-Wright's Sozialistische Briefe. Für Amerikanische Verhältnisse Bearbeitet
Milwaukee: Verlag des "Vorwärts" 1899. First Thus. Hardcover. 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...
[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. Paperback. 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...
[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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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
 
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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. Hardcover. 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...
[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. Hardcover. 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...
[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. Paperback. 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. Hardcover. 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...
[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. Hardcover. 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...
[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. Hardcover. 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...
[Item #30891]
Price: $500.00
 
Yekl: A Tale of the New York Ghetto. Abraham CAHAN.
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Heintz
Kingsport, TN: Southern Publishers, 1945. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo. Cloth boards; dustjacket; 155pp. Mild bumps to corners, else a tight, Near Fine copy in the pictorial dustwrapper, lightly rubbed at extremities, VG to NF. Lighthearted portrayal of a German-American civil servant during WW2, illustrated with humorous drawings by Fitts. Not...
[Item #35006]
Price: $35.00
 
Heintz. Alan Lake CHIDSEY, illus F. Moylan Fitts.
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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. Paperback. 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...
[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. Hardcover. 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...
[Item #17178]
Price: $75.00
 
The Fifth Son of the Shoemaker. Donald CORLEY.
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[Text in Yiddish] Heldn Fun Unzer Zeit [alt. spelling: Heldn Fun Undzer Tsayt]
[Chicago: Stern Printing Company / In. Arbeter Ordn, 1936]. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo (22cm.); publisher's blue pictorial cloth; 127pp.; frontispiece and one photographic plate. Corners bumped and extremities a bit rubbed, else Very Good or better. Collection of short stories in Yiddish.
[Item #34095]
Price: $75.00
 
[Text in Yiddish] Heldn Fun Unzer Zeit [alt. spelling: Heldn Fun Undzer Tsayt]. Solomon DAVIDMAN.
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[Text in Yiddish] Gey in Folk mit Olgins Vort! Fartseykhenungen = Short Stories About M. Olgin
[Brooklyn: Solomon Davidman / Vest-Bruklin Olgin Leyen-Krayz], 1954. First Edition. Paperback. Slim octavo (20.25cm.); publisher's orange card wrappers; 46pp.; photographic illus. Wrappers a bit darkened at extremities, small chip at spine foot, else Very Good and sound. Stories commemorating the Russian-born Jewish-American journalist and founding member of the Workers Party...
[Item #35139]
Price: $25.00
 
[Text in Yiddish] Gey in Folk mit Olgins Vort! Fartseykhenungen = Short Stories About M. Olgin. Solomon DAVIDMAN, alt. spelling Shloim.
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Colour and the British Electorate 1964: Six Case Studies
London: Pall Mall Press, 1965. First Edition. Hardcover. 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...
[Item #31830]
Price: $25.00
 
Colour and the British Electorate 1964: Six Case Studies. Nicholas DEAKIN.
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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. Paperback. 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...
[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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Ward Eight
New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1936. Third Edition. Hardcover. Octavo (21.25cm.); publisher's cloth in yellow decorative dust jacket printed in green and black; vi,[2],329pp. Jacket uniformly dust-soiled, extremities a bit rubbed and worn, spine darkened, ownership rubberstamp of an Albert E. King to bottom textblock edge, else Near Fine...
[Item #34559]
Price: $150.00
 
Ward Eight. Joseph F. DINNEEN.
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In den Steppen Sibiriens
Rosthern, Sask., Kanada: Druck und Verlag von J. Heese, n.d., 1957? First Edition. Paperback. Slim octavo (22cm.); publisher's textured grey pictorial card wrappers; [6],156pp.; illus. throughout. Light wear to corners from handling, spine a bit toned with later "G. Fast" written in black marker, else Very Good and sound. History...
[Item #34566]
Price: $75.00
 
In den Steppen Sibiriens. Gerhard FAST.
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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. Paperback. 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...
[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. Paperback. 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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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. Paperback. 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...
[Item #32945]
Price: $75.00
 
Az Állandó Munka Biztositása [Hungarian: How to Insure Your Job]. József GERÉB.
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Die Deutsche Exilliteratur 1933-1945
Stuttgart: Philipp Reclam, 1973. Paperback. 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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