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The Big Squeeze; Crisis on the Campus
New York: American Youth for Democracy, 1946. First Edition. Paperback. 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...
[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. Paperback. 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. Paperback. 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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ABC of Socialism / ABC of Capitalism / Who & What Controls Capitalism / False Witness of the Left / Risk and the Need for Speculation
[New York: L.L.B. Angas, 1953-1955]. First Edition. Group of self-published, anti-socialist "Fighting pamphlets" by the British-born former Wall Street stockbroker and unapologetic capitalist Major Lawrence Lee Bazley Angas, issued at the height of the McCarthy era. Angas promises his readers a "Counter Attack On Leftist Professors," and "An Analysis of...
[Item #34669]
Price: $200.00
 
ABC of Socialism / ABC of Capitalism / Who & What Controls Capitalism / False Witness of the Left / Risk and the Need for Speculation. L. L. B. ANGAS.
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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. Paperback. 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]
Price: $50.00
 
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]. Paperback. 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]. Paperback. 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...
[Item #16495]
Price: $15.00
 
The Communist Interpretation of Peace. ANTI-COMMUNIST, Dr. Fred SCHWARZ.
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Giles Goat-Boy; or, The Revised New Syllabus [Signed Bookplate Laid In]
New York: Doubleday & Company, 1966. First Edition. Hardcover. 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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Africa's Challenge to America [Author's Compliments Laid in]
Berkeley: University of California Press, 1956. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo (20cm.); publisher's cloth in orange pictorial dust jacket; xi,[3],134pp.; map illus. Tiny chip at top edge of upper jacket panel not approaching text, else Near Fine. Author's compliments card laid in. The former Ambassador to India and Governor of Connecticut...
[Item #34896]
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Africa's Challenge to America [Author's Compliments Laid in]. Chester BOWLES, foreword Thomas K. Finletter.
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Africa's Challenge to America [Review Copy]
Berkeley: University of California Press, 1956. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo (20cm.); publisher's cloth in orange pictorial dust jacket; xi,[3],134pp.; map illus. Light shelf wear, spine a hint sunned, else Very Good and sound. Review copy with slip mounted to front free endpaper. The former Ambassador to India and Governor of...
[Item #34894]
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Africa's Challenge to America [Review Copy]. Chester BOWLES, foreword Thomas K. Finletter.
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The Dilemma of the Scientist
[Bridgeport, CT]: Society for Social Responsibility in Science, [1956]. Reprint. Paperback. 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]
Price: $25.00
 
Marx and America: a Study of the Doctrine of Impoverishment. Earl BROWDER.
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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. Hardcover. 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...
[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. Hardcover. 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...
[Item #32496]
Price: $20.00
 
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Deadly Farce: Harvey Matusow and the Informer System in the McCarthy Era
Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2004. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo. Cloth boards; dustjacket; 227pp; illus. Fine and unmarked in unworn jacket; near-new.
[Item #16013]
Price: $25.00
 
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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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. Paperback. 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...
[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. Paperback. 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...
[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. Paperback. 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...
[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. Paperback. 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...
[Item #15903]
Price: $35.00
 
Heresy, Yes - Conspiracy, No! COMMUNISM - COLD WAR, Sidney HOOK.
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Ideas They Cannot Jail
New York: International Publishers, [1950]. First Edition. Hardcover. 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...
[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. Paperback. 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...
[Item #29999]
Price: $75.00
 
Brief History of the Cold War: Shocking Facts. W. P. DETHEROW.
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The Roots of American Communism [Octagon Reprint]
New York: Octagon Books, 1977. Reprint. Hardcover. Octavo. Red cloth; 498pp. Ownership label to front endpaper, else a tight, Near Fine, unmarked copy. Facsimile reprint of the 1957 edition. Standard reference on the subject.
[Item #32700]
Price: $25.00
 
The Roots of American Communism [Octagon Reprint]. Theodore DRAPER.
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Report on the American Communist [Inscribed]
New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1952. First Edition. Hardcover. A Cold War-era study of American Communists, co-authored by one of the founders of the ACLU. First Printing. Octavo (21.5cm); black cloth boards, with titles stamped in silver on spine; dustjacket; 240pp. Inscribed and signed by Morris Ernst on front...
[Item #19408]
Price: $30.00
 
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Reds Behind World Federalism
Hollywood: Cinema Educational Guild, 1949. Paperback. One of a series of pamphlets written by Fagan, who was National Director of the Cinema Educational Guild, organized to combat communism in Hollywood. Considerable attention given to the so-called communist plan to infiltrate California state legislature. Scarce in commerce, with OCLC locating 6...
[Item #17296]
Price: $85.00
 
Reds Behind World Federalism. Myron C. FAGAN.


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