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The Big Squeeze; Crisis on the Campus
New York: American Youth for Democracy, 1946. First Edition. SEIDMAN A59: "A discussion of the crisis in education which is traced to government expenditures for battleships rather than scholarships, to capitalist emphasis on department stores instead of dormitories." Octavo. Pictorial wrappers; 23pp with comic illustrations by Morris Crowe. Light dusting...
[Item #15639]
Price: $20.00
 
The Big Squeeze; Crisis on the Campus. Jo ALLEN.
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Toward Security Through Disarmament: A report prepared for the American Friends Service Committee
Philadelphia: American Friends Service Committee, 1952. First Edition. Octavo (22.75cm.); original yellow pictorial staplebound wrappers; 48pp. Wrapper extremities a bit foxed and toned, else Very Good.
[Item #28166]
Price: $20.00
 
Toward Security Through Disarmament: A report prepared for the American Friends Service Committee. AMERICAN FRIENDS SERVICE COMMITTEE.
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Return to Human Decency [drop title]
[Cambridge, MA? American Friends Service, New England Region, ca. 1957]. First Edition. Octavo (22.75cm.); photographically illustrated bifolium printed on cream stock. Fine. Compilation of quotes by various newssources and scientists against nuclear bomb testing, all dated 1957. Unlocated in OCLC as of September, 2015.
[Item #27436]
Price: $30.00
 
Return to Human Decency [drop title]. NEW ENGLAND REGION AMERICAN FRIENDS SERVICE COMMITTEE.
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The Seventh World Congress of the Communist International. July 25 to August 21, 1935
Berlin: Anti-Comintern (League of the German Anti-Communistic Associations), 1935. First Edition. Octavo (24cm.); original printed white staplebound wrappers; 56pp. Extremities a bit dust-soiled and lightly worn from handling, else Very Good and sound. Anti-Communist exposé of the Seventh Communist International.
[Item #31697]
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The Seventh World Congress of the Communist International. July 25 to August 21, 1935. ANTI-COMINTERN, LEAGUE OF THE GERMAN ANTI-COMMUNISTIC ASSOCIATIONS.
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Communism: Diagnosis - Treatment
Los Angeles: World Vision, N.d. [ca 1960]. Schwarz -- "Physician, Surgeon, World Traveler of Sydney, Australia" -- suggests a medical approach to fighting communism. Illustrated throughout with photographs (halftones) of North Korean atrocities. Staple-bound pamphlet; pictorial wrappers; 56pp; illus. Ownership signature at top of title page, else fine.
[Item #16497]
Price: $15.00
 
Communism: Diagnosis - Treatment. ANTI-COMMUNIST, Dr. Fred SCHWARZ.
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The Communist Interpretation of Peace
Long Beach: The Christian Anti-Communist Crusade, N.d. [ca 1953]. Transcript of a speech by Fred Schwarz -- "Physician, Surgeon, World Traveler" -- in the Congressional Dining Hall, February, 1953. With a foreword by Alabama Congressman Fred W. Boykin. Includes a frontispiece portrait of the author. Staple-bound pamphlet; 28pp; frontispiece portrait...
[Item #16495]
Price: $15.00
 
The Communist Interpretation of Peace. ANTI-COMMUNIST, Dr. Fred SCHWARZ.
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Soviet Russia and the Jews
New York: American Jewish League Against Communism, 1949. First Edition. Octavo (21.5cm.); original white staplebound wrapeprs printed in dark blue; 51pp. Wrapper extremities toned, else Near Fine.
[Item #27181]
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Soviet Russia and the Jews. Gregor ARONSON.
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Giles Goat-Boy; or, The Revised New Syllabus [Signed Bookplate Laid In]
New York: Doubleday & Company, 1966. First Edition. Large octavo (23.75cm.); original cloth in tan decorative price-clipped dust jacket; xxxi,[3],710pp. Near Fine. Bookplate signed by the author laid in. Allegorical metafictional novel of the Cold War.
[Item #21744]
Price: $75.00
 
Giles Goat-Boy; or, The Revised New Syllabus [Signed Bookplate Laid In]. John BARTH.
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Thirty Years of Treason: Excerpts from Hearings before tehe House Committee on Un-American Activities, 1938-1968
New York: Viking Press, 1972. Second Printing. Octavo. Cloth-backed boards; dustjacket; 991pp. Especially fresh and fine; an apparently unread copy, free of aging or wear.
[Item #28009]
Price: $25.00
 
Thirty Years of Treason: Excerpts from Hearings before tehe House Committee on Un-American Activities, 1938-1968. Eric BENTLEY.
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The Dilemma of the Scientist
[Bridgeport, CT]: Society for Social Responsibility in Science, [1956]. Reprint. 12mo (18.25cm.); original pink staplebound die-cut wrappers; [2],14pp. Fine. Society pamphlet no. 2. Short piece first published by the National Peace Council, 1955. OCLC locates 2 copies of this edition as of December, 2015, at Western Michigan and Swarthmore.
[Item #28349]
Price: $35.00
 
The Dilemma of the Scientist. Jacob BRONOWSKI.
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Marx and America: a Study of the Doctrine of Impoverishment
New York: Duell, Sloan, & Pierce, 1958. First Edition. Octavo (19cm). Black cloth boards; dustjacket; 146pp. Binding flaw to leaf 59/60, resulting in raggedness at margin, else a tight, Near Fine copy in a lightly rubbed, unclipped jacket, Very Good. By the one-time General Secretary of the CPUSA, expelled from...
[Item #27360]
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Seventh Report of the Senate Fact-Finding Committee On Un-American Activities, 1953 [bound with] Eighth Report of the Senate Fact-Finding Committee On Un-American Activities, 1955
Sacramento: California State Printing Office, 1951. First Edition. Seventh and Eighth reports of the California Un-American Activities Committee, covering the years 1952-1955. Includes lengthy investigation of the "Gadar" [i.e., "Ghadar"] Party, a far-left organization of Punjabi exiles. Octavo. Later black buckram; original wrappers bound in; 296+622pp. Copy of high-ranking FBI...
[Item #25702]
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Seventh Report of the Senate Fact-Finding Committee On Un-American Activities, 1953 [bound with] Eighth Report of the Senate Fact-Finding Committee On Un-American Activities, 1955. CALIFORNIA STATE LEGISLATURE.
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Red Masquerade: Undercover for the F.B.I.
Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company, [1950]. First Edition. Octavo (21.25cm.); original cloth in blue pictorial dust jacket; 284pp. Jacket extremities rather ragged with several smallish losses, including at spine ends touching text without loss of meaning, corners bumped, else Very Good only. Author's memoir of working as an F.B.I. undercover agent...
[Item #32496]
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The Education of Henry Adams
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, N.d. [ca 1940s]. Reprint. Carl Marzani (1912-1994), a CPUSA organizer and veteran of the Spanish Civil War, became the central figure in a noted 1947 espionage trial when it was discovered that he had concealed his Communist Party membership during a three-year period of employment with the...
[Item #32595]
Price: $300.00
 
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Deadly Farce: Harvey Matusow and the Informer System in the McCarthy Era
Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2004. First Edition. Octavo. Cloth boards; dustjacket; 227pp; illus. Fine and unmarked in unworn jacket; near-new.
[Item #16013]
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Deadly Farce: Harvey Matusow and the Informer System in the McCarthy Era. COLD WAR - RED SCARE, Robert M. LICHTMAN, Ronald D. COHEN.
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The Big Brainwash
Toronto: Northern Book House, 1958. First Edition. A remarkable Cold War document, written by the career Soviet apologist (editor of the pro-Soviet journal "Northern Notes") Dyson Carter. Carter contrasts - at considerable length - the realities of the post-Sputnik USSR against the mythically primitive culture caricatured in the mainstream American...
[Item #15011]
Price: $20.00
 
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Is There A Pink Fringe in the Methodist Church? If so, what shall we do about it?
Houston: The Committee for the Preservation of Methodism, 1951. First Edition. An exposé of "communist activity" within the Methodist church, particularly intended to expose the members of the Methodist Federation for Social Action, about 150 of whose members are here named and their affiliations identified. Borrowing a favorite tactic of...
[Item #14844]
Price: $45.00
 
Is There A Pink Fringe in the Methodist Church? If so, what shall we do about it? COMMIES IN THE WOODPILE, METHODISM, Committee for the Preservation of Methodism.
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A Message From Alameda County...
Oakland: Joe Studevant, [1948]. First Edition. The authors claim that the results of the 1948 elections prove that "...the vanguard party (the Communist Party) has lost its base in the working class and is not recognized by the working class as a spokesman for its interests," and call for a....
[Item #16421]
Price: $75.00
 
A Message From Alameda County. COMMUNISM - CALIFORNIA, USA Committee of Alameda County Communists for the Re-establishment of a. Marxist-Leninist Communist Party.
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The Communist Fifth Column: What's The Truth About It -- And What Isn't?
Chicago: Chicago Journal of Commerce, 1946. First Edition. Reprints a series of postwar essays by Avery, a professional red-baiter. SEIDMAN A273: "...[exposes] Communist influence in labor and liberal organizations. Affected unions, Party fronts, and individuals are listed, and a program to combat infiltration is presented." 12mo. Staple-bound pamphlet; pictorial wrappers;...
[Item #15898]
Price: $25.00
 
The Communist Fifth Column: What's The Truth About It -- And What Isn't? COMMUNISM - COLD WAR, Andrew AVERY.
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Heresy, Yes - Conspiracy, No!
New York: American Committee for Cultural Freedom, [1952]. First Edition. Two essays originally published in the New York Times Magazine in 1950 and 1951. With introduction stating the origin and aims of Hook's American Committee for Cultural Freedom, now known to be a CIA front organization. This pamphlet was reprinted...
[Item #15903]
Price: $35.00
 
Heresy, Yes - Conspiracy, No! COMMUNISM - COLD WAR, Sidney HOOK.
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The Unfinished Story of Alger Hiss
New York: Morrow, 1958. First Edition. Small octavo (19cm); cloth-backed boards, dustjacket, 184pp. Clean and unmarked in lightly rubbed jacket; Very Good or better. Expansion of an article originally published in The Nation. New York journalist defends Hiss and criticizes the legal process and atmosphere of red-baiting which led to...
[Item #27366]
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The Unfinished Story of Alger Hiss. Fred J. COOK.
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Sixteen leaflets promoting The Conservative Society of America and the "American Party"
New Orleans / Pineville LA: Kent Courtney, 1965-72. 1. The Conservative Society of America: An Invitation to Patriotic Political Action (C.S.A. no. 1, 1969) 2. Meet Kent Courtney: A Biographical Sketch (C.S.A. no. 2, ca. 1970) 3. American Patriots Speak: Patrick Henry, Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death (CSA No. 3...
[Item #20506]
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Sixteen leaflets promoting The Conservative Society of America and the "American Party" Kent COURTNEY.
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This Is My Story [Title From Cover: Confessions of Stalin's Agent]
Englewood, CO: By The Author, [1948]. First Edition. Early work by Goff, a one-time Party member who, "...in repentance, left Josef Stalin to serve Jesus Christ" (from the cover blurb). Goff went on to a highly successful career as a red-baiter and antisemitic conspiracist in the 1950s; the current work...
[Item #15993]
Price: $35.00
 
This Is My Story [Title From Cover: Confessions of Stalin's Agent]. CPUSA - RED SCARE, Kenneth GOFF.
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Ideas They Cannot Jail
New York: International Publishers, [1950]. First Edition. Octavo (20.5cm.); original cloth in blue-green pictorial dust jacket lettered in black and white; 192pp. Jacket a bit scuffed; Fine in Very Good jacket. Collection of General Secretary of the CPUSA Dennis' speeches, articles, and reports made between January, 1946, and May, 1950...
[Item #24810]
Price: $35.00
 
Ideas They Cannot Jail. Eugene DENNIS, intro William Z. Foster.
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Brief History of the Cold War: Shocking Facts
Batesville, AR: n.d., ca. 1955. First Edition. Octavo (21.5cm.); original tan staplebound card wrappers; 15pp. Lightly toned, two faint dampspots to upper cover, else Very Good or better. Critique of the Truman-Eisenhower Cold War foreign policy by a former member of the Arkansas legislature. U. Oregon only in OCLC as...
[Item #29999]
Price: $75.00
 
Brief History of the Cold War: Shocking Facts. W. P. DETHEROW.


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