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Stop Communism! [Complete (?) Sheet of 20 Anti-Communist Stamps Issued by The Anti-Communist Seal Company]
N.p. Anti-Communist Seal Co. 1948. Unused sheet of twenty identical stamps with gummed versos, each with a portrait of Uncle Sam beside the legend: "Stop Communism! Go The American Way of Life!" Copyright 1948 by the "Anti-Communist Seal Company. Slight discoloration to upper margin of sheet, else very Near Fine...
[Item #29550]
Price: $75.00
 
Stop Communism! [Complete (?) Sheet of 20 Anti-Communist Stamps Issued by The Anti-Communist Seal Company]. ANTI-COMMUNIST.
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Socialism or Empire. A Danger [...] the most serious questions presented to the American people since the abolishment of slavery is not receiving due consideratin [&c]
[Omaha: Klopp & Bartlett, ca 1908]. Octavo. Red cloth boards, lettered in black on spine and front cover; 229pp. Ownership signature to front endpaper (James J. McNeely, Sturgeon Bay WI) to front endpaper, dated 1909. Very Good copy. Anti-socialist polemic by a proponent of laissez-faire economics: "...any interference with the...
[Item #28278]
Price: $20.00
 
Socialism or Empire. A Danger [...] the most serious questions presented to the American people since the abolishment of slavery is not receiving due consideratin [&c]. Col. Ed. F. BROWNE.
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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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The Grapple: A Story of the Illinois Coal Region [&c...]
Boston: L.C. Page & Company, 1905. First Edition. Hardcover. Strike novel with a strong anti-union message, set in the coal fields of southern Illinois. SMITH C-724. HANNA 788. Not in Blake. Octavo (19.5cm); publisher's olive green pictorial cloth boards, stamped in colors on spine and front cover; [iv], [1]-415 +...
[Item #18331]
Price: $125.00
 
The Grapple: A Story of the Illinois Coal Region [&c...]. Grace MacGowan COOKE.
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The Scarlet Empire
Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1906. First Edition. Hardcover. Socialist dystopia with Atlantean setting. The author was President of the very conservative National Association of Manufacturers, so perhaps may be forgiven his jaundiced take on social progress. NEGLEY 891. SARGENT p.138. LEWIS p.143. Octavo. Red cloth boards, blocked in black and yellow on...
[Item #16766]
Price: $20.00
 
The Scarlet Empire. DYSTOPIAN FICTION - ATLANTIS, David M. PARRY.
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Our Chameleon Comrades. The Reds Turn Yellow!
San Diego: Danielle Publishers, 1938. First Edition. Small octavo (19cm). Red cloth boards; dustjacket; 178pp. Tight, Near Fine copy in lightly soiled jacket, Near Fine. Right-wing anti-Soviet propaganda from a fundamentalist Christian perspective.
[Item #27358]
Price: $45.00
 
Our Chameleon Comrades. The Reds Turn Yellow! Dan GILBERT.
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An Appeal To America [...] Plan Christian Action Against Anti-Christ Educational System
San Diego: Danielle Publishers, 1938. First Edition. Tabloid (44cm) bifolium; 4pp. On newsprint. Newsprint slightly browned, a little tender at folds with brief splits at outer margin; Good or better. Christian-right attack against communist influence in schools, encroaching "modernism." OCLC locates no institutional copies as of September, 2015.
[Item #27359]
Price: $45.00
 
An Appeal To America [...] Plan Christian Action Against Anti-Christ Educational System. Dan GILBERT.
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Socialism: The Nation of Fatherless Children
Boston: Thomas J. Flynn, N.d. (ca 1914). Second Edition. Octavo (20cm). Red cloth boards, lettered in white on spine and front cover; 365pp. Spine lettering mostly flaked away; endpapers darkened; else a tight, VG copy. Refutation of Marxism by two Catholic writers, one of them (Goldstein) a briefly prominent convert...
[Item #20124]
Price: $25.00
 
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The Desert of Wheat
New York: Grosset & Dunlap, [1947]. "Great Western Edition" Hardcover. Novel first published in 1919, "An anti-labor account of the ruin of a loyal German-American farmer in Washington state by striking I.W.W. farm workers" - HANNA 1504; see also BLAKE, pp. 239-40, and MILES 4995 for the first edition. Octavo...
[Item #28876]
Price: $35.00
 
The Desert of Wheat. Zane GREY.
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The Desert of Wheat: A Novel
New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, [1919]. First Edition. Hardcover. Anti-IWW and "anti-labor account of the ruin of a loyal German-American farmer in Washington state by striking I.W.W. farm workers" - HANNA 1504; see also BLAKE, pp. 239-40, and MILES 4995. Octavo (19.5cm.); original cloth in pictorial dust jacket; [6],376pp.;...
[Item #20877]
Price: $750.00
 
The Desert of Wheat: A Novel. Zane GREY, illus W H. D. Koerner.
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[Spine Title] Investigation of Un-American Activities. Volume XXIX: 1958
Washington DC: Government Printing Office, 1958. First Edition. Investigation Of Soviet Espionage (Parts I & II); Investigation of Communist Infiltration and Propaganda Activities in Basic Industry (Gary, Ind., Area); Investigation of Communist Activities in the New England Area (Parts I-III); Communist Propaganda, Part 9: Student Groups, Distributors, and Propagandists; Communism...
[Item #25699]
Price: $150.00
 
[Spine Title] Investigation of Un-American Activities. Volume XXIX: 1958. HOUSE UN-AMERICAN ACTIVITIES COMMITTEE.
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[Spine Title] Investigation of Un-American Activities. Volume XXX: 1958
Washington DC: Government Printing Office, 1958. First Edition. Communist Program for World Conquest: Consultation with Gen. Albert C. Wedemeyer, United States Army; Communist Psychological Warfare (Brainwashing). Consultation with Edward Hunter; International Commlunism (Communist Propaganda Activities in Canada). Consultation with Milan Jakubec; Communist Psychological Warfare (Thought Control). Consultation with Constantin W. Boldyreff;...
[Item #25697]
Price: $150.00
 
[Spine Title] Investigation of Un-American Activities. Volume XXX: 1958. HOUSE UN-AMERICAN ACTIVITIES COMMITTEE.
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Original lithograph (untitled) depicting an I.W.W. meeting
Kalamazoo, MI: G.H. Lockwood, N.d. (ca 1910s). A dramatic and well-executed caricature, depicting the God of "Barbarism" fanning the flames of "Class Hatred" through the mouth of an IWW orator, while a concerned Uncle Sam and a horde of gullible-looking laborers look on. Thomson was well-known for his anti-Labor cartoons...
[Item #20103]
Price: $300.00
 
Original lithograph (untitled) depicting an I.W.W. meeting. IWW, Rodney THOMSON.
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The Rising Tide: A Novel Dealing With the Spread of Bolshevism and Atheism Throughout America
New York: The Christian Alliance Publishing Company, (1927). First Edition. Anti-bolshevik, anti-semitic novel, set as a "Christian romance" among students and faculty at the fictional "Union Bible Institute." Contemporary events are mentioned, including the Bridgman Raid and the "discovery" of the Protocols of the Learned Elders of Zion (a document...
[Item #25928]
Price: $250.00
 
The Rising Tide: A Novel Dealing With the Spread of Bolshevism and Atheism Throughout America. Elizabeth KNAUSS.
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The Red Peril
Cleveland: The Ohio Apostolate, 1912. First Edition. Octavo (21cm). Printed thick paper wrappers; 56pp. Inked catalog number to front wrapper, else just light external wear and soil; internally clean and unmarked; Very Good. A Catholic priest's exegesis on the evils of Socialism. Includes a substantial section on the Society of...
[Item #20428]
Price: $60.00
 
The Red Peril. William Stephens KRESS.
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Classes and Masses: Wealth Wages and Welfare in the United Kingdom. A Handbook of Social Facts for Political Thinkers and Speakers.
London: A & C Black, 1896. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo. Tan buckram (hardcover); 139pp. Clean and solid copy, not far from fine but for a spot of lifting to cloth on front cover and mild darkening to spine; internally fine.Though advertised as a "handbook of social facts," the author in...
[Item #1349]
Price: $40.00
 
Classes and Masses: Wealth Wages and Welfare in the United Kingdom. A Handbook of Social Facts for Political Thinkers and Speakers. W. H. MALLOCK.
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Tin Soldiers: The Organized Militia and What It Really Is
Boston: Richard Badger, 1912. First Edition. Hardcover. Plea for a volunteer militia movement, well-illustrated with 15 leaves of halftone plates. Includes a chapter on Strike Duty, which the author calls "the worst kind of duty that can fall to the lot of the soldier." Octavo (20cm). Blue cloth boards, spine...
[Item #14092]
Price: $65.00
 
Tin Soldiers: The Organized Militia and What It Really Is. MILITIAS, UNION-BUSTING, Walter Merriam PRATT.
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Tin Soldiers: The Organized Militia and What It Really Is
Boston: Richard Badger, 1912. First Edition. Hardcover. Plea for a volunteer militia movement, well-illustrated with 15 leaves of halftone plates. Includes a chapter on Strike Duty, which the author calls "the worst kind of duty that can fall to the lot of the soldier." Octavo (20cm). Blue cloth boards, spine...
[Item #14093]
Price: $30.00
 
Tin Soldiers: The Organized Militia and What It Really Is. MILITIAS, UNION-BUSTING, Walter Merriam PRATT.
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Crucible Island: A Romance, an Adventure and an Experiment
New York: Manhattanville Press, 1919. First Edition. Hardcover. NEGLEY 881. LEWIS p.142. SARGENT p.84. Anti-Socialist dystopia, described by Lewis as "dull, and not only anti-Socialist, but anti-feminist and anti-Irish as well." Pallen (1858-1929) was a prolific Catholic writer; as Chairman of the National Civic Federation's Department of Subversive Movements, he...
[Item #8606]
Price: $125.00
 
Crucible Island: A Romance, an Adventure and an Experiment. RADICAL & PROLETARIAN LITERATURE, UTOPIAS, Conde PALLEN.
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The Red Network: A "Who's Who" and Handbook of Radicalism for Patriots
Kenilworth, IL: by the Author, 1934. First Edition. Hardcover. The somewhat uncommon first edition of Dillings oft-reprinted manual for red-baiters. SEIDMAN D200: "...lists 450 organizations and 1,300 individuals under the communist label, applying this term indiscriminately to all types of social reform as well as to radical groups." Octavo (21cm)...
[Item #16359]
Price: $45.00
 
The Red Network: A "Who's Who" and Handbook of Radicalism for Patriots. RADICAL RIGHT & FASCISM, Elizabeth DILLING.
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The Red Network: A "Who's Who" and Handbook of Radicalism for Patriots
Kenilworth, IL: by the Author, 1934. Sixth (1936) Printing. Hardcover. Oft-reprinted manual for red-baiters. SEIDMAN D200: "...lists 450 organizations and 1,300 individuals under the communist label, applying this term indiscriminately to all types of social reform as well as to radical groups." Octavo (21.25cm.); publisher's red cloth in yellow pictorial...
[Item #31690]
Price: $35.00
 
The Red Network: A "Who's Who" and Handbook of Radicalism for Patriots. RADICAL RIGHT & FASCISM, Elizabeth DILLING, Mrs. Albert W. Dilling.
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Revolutionary Radicalism: Its History, Purpose and Tactics. With an Exposition and Discussion of the Steps Being Taken and Required to Curb It; Being the Report of the joint legislative committee investigating seditions activities, fled April 24, 1920, in the Senate of the State of New York [4 vols]
Albany: J.B. Lyon Company, Printers, 1920. First Edition. The massive four-volume report of the Lusk Committee, established by the New York State Senate at the height of the Red Scare to investigate presumed anti-American activities. Though the Committee's investigations -- using strong-arm tactics with the help of local constabulary --...
[Item #28691]
Price: $225.00
 
Revolutionary Radicalism: Its History, Purpose and Tactics. With an Exposition and Discussion of the Steps Being Taken and Required to Curb It; Being the Report of the joint legislative committee investigating seditions activities, fled April 24, 1920, in the Senate of the State of New York [4 vols]. Senate of New York.
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Red Alley
Cedar Rapids: The Torch Press, 1938. First Edition. Hardcover. HANNA 424. Novel of workers and communist labor organizers in a New England textile town, with a decidedly anticommunist slant. A very fresh copy. Cloth boards; dustjacket; 351pp. Front hinge cracked, else Very Good+ or better. Dustjacket lightly shelfworn, priced $2.00...
[Item #8548]
Price: $95.00
 
Red Alley. SOCIAL FICTION, ANTI-COMMIE NOVELS, Charles J. BREADY.
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Ganton & Co. A Story of Chicago Commercial and Social Life
Chicago: A.C. McClurg, 1908. First Edition. Hardcover. Anti-union novel, focusing on labor unrest and corrupt union bosses in the Chicago meat-packing industry. SMITH E-31. HANNA 1066. BLAKE p.232. Octavo (20cm). Original green cloth boards, lettered in darker green on spine and front cover; 415pp. Frontis. and four inserted leaves of...
[Item #14578]
Price: $60.00
 
Ganton & Co. A Story of Chicago Commercial and Social Life. SOCIAL FICTION, CHICAGO, Arthur Jerome EDDY, Thomas Fogarty.
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Socialism: "The Creed of Despair" :: Joint Debate in Faneuil Hall, March 22, 1909 between George B. Hugo, President Employers' Association of Massachusetts, Affirmative, and James F. Carey, State Secretary Socialist Party of Massachusetts, Negative
[Boston]: George B. Hugo, 1909. First Edition. Hardcover. Full transcript of the debate, including occasional interjections from the audience. Since the volume was published at Mr. Hugo's expense, we may assume he thought himself the victor; though he notes in his foreword that "...they [the Socialists] submitted [their own] copy...
[Item #16299]
Price: $85.00
 
Socialism: "The Creed of Despair" :: Joint Debate in Faneuil Hall, March 22, 1909 between George B. Hugo, President Employers' Association of Massachusetts, Affirmative, and James F. Carey, State Secretary Socialist Party of Massachusetts, Negative. SOCIALISM - MASSACHUSETTS, George B. HUGO, James F. CAREY.


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