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Broadsides: "Wash. D.C. July 4, 1971 Smoke-In - Let's twist again like we did last summer!" [3 Variants]
N.P. Youth International Party, 1971. Attractive set of broadsides promoting the second annual 4th of July Smoke-In on the Washington, D.C. Mall, a Yippie-sponsored event which began the previous year. Each broadside features a photo of a young man smoking a joint while holding a burning American flag, with the...
[Item #19869]
Price: $600.00
 
Broadsides: "Wash. D.C. July 4, 1971 Smoke-In - Let's twist again like we did last summer!" [3 Variants]
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Illinois State Penitentiary [cover title]
[Joliet, IL?]: Vocational School Print Shop, [1940]. First Edition. Paperback. Small 12mo (14.5cm.); original pale green pictorial staplebound card wrappers; 34pp.; illus. About Fine. Small broadsheet laid in providing data regarding "Escapes and Returned from Escape for Calendar Years Ending Dec. 31st, 1939" and "Average Inmate Per Capita Cost 20...
[Item #26965]
Price: $75.00
 
Illinois State Penitentiary [cover title]
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Original Poster: "Joe Levy, Multi Millionaire Property Developer [...] Whose Side Are The Police On?"
N.p, n.d. [London: All London Squatters, ca 1974?]. Poster calling attention to the plight of those evicted from the Camden Street Squat, formerly located at 220 Camden High Street. The owner of the building, Joseph Levy (1906-1990), was a wealthy London property developer whose company Stock Conversion helped rebuild the...
[Item #19873]
Price: $750.00
 
Original Poster: "Joe Levy, Multi Millionaire Property Developer [...] Whose Side Are The Police On?"
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Original Poster: May Day "If our people fight one tribe at a time, all will be killed. They can cut off our fingers one by one, but if we join together we will make a powerful fist."
Washington DC: Students & Youth for a Peoples' Peace, [1971]. Poster from the 1971 May Day protests in Washington, DC, a series of large-scale civil disobedience actions in protest against the Vietnam War. The poster reproduces a well-known portrait of Sioux chief Sitting Bull, and utilizes a quote by him...
[Item #19818]
Price: $150.00
 
Original Poster: May Day "If our people fight one tribe at a time, all will be killed. They can cut off our fingers one by one, but if we join together we will make a powerful fist."
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Sammelband of 9 Russian- and Ukrainian-language Revolutionary Imprints
V.p. 1905-1910. Hardcover. 1. Leone, Enriko [Enrico Leone]. Sindikalizm. [Moscow: Pechatnoe Delo, 1907.] viii,174pp. First Russian edition, published the same year as the first Italian edition, translated by G. Kirdetsoca. Leone, a journalist and economist, was one of the top Italian national syndicalists. His current work outlines the history and...
[Item #21691]
Price: $750.00
 
Sammelband of 9 Russian- and Ukrainian-language Revolutionary Imprints
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The Mother of the Hoboes and Other Stories
Erie, PA: A-No.1 Publishing Company, 1918. Sixth Edition. Paperback. No.9 in A-No.1's fictionalized hoboe series. Collects five stories, chief among them being "Mother Delcassee of the Hoboes," about the female proprietor of a hobo flophouse in the French Quarter of New Orleans. A-No.1, moniker of real-life vag Leon Ray Livingston...
[Item #25202]
Price: $200.00
 
The Mother of the Hoboes and Other Stories. A-No.1, pseud Leon Ray Livingston.
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Peacework: New England Peace Movement Newsletter #52 (April, 1977)
Cambridge, MA: American Friends Service Committee, 1970. First Edition. An earlier issue of one of the longest-running journals on peace and justice in the U.S. Founded in 1972 and rooted in Quaker values, Peacework focused on "Global Thought and Local Action for Nonviolent Social Change." A good portion of the...
[Item #19012]
Price: $25.00
 
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Colombia: Vrijheid voor alle politieke gevangenen [Colombia: Freedom for All Political Prisoners]
N.p. n.d., ca. 1980. Political poster by the Dutch artist, most of whose work has been informed by his travels in South America (see harryvanderaart.nl). Unlocated in OCLC as of September, 2016. Original pictorial poster (50x70cm.) printed in four colors on glossy white stock; previous vertical fold, light wrinkling to...
[Item #31557]
Price: $100.00
 
Colombia: Vrijheid voor alle politieke gevangenen [Colombia: Freedom for All Political Prisoners]. Harry van der AART.
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Pakistan's Drift into Extremism: Allah, the Army, and America's War on Terror [Inscribed & Signed to the Late Arthur Obermayer]
Armonk, NY: M.E. Sharpe, [2005]. Paperback. Octavo (22.5cm.); original glossy photo-illustrated card wrappers; xvii,[1],275pp. Small bump to bottom fore-edge corner, else Fine. Inscribed and signed by the author on p. [1]: "For / Mr. Arthur Obermayer, A man whom I hold in high respect. Thank you for your friendship. With...
[Item #32176]
Price: $35.00
 
Pakistan's Drift into Extremism: Allah, the Army, and America's War on Terror [Inscribed & Signed to the Late Arthur Obermayer]. Hassan ABBAS, foreword Jessica Stern.
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Sappho Was A Right-On Woman: A Liberated View of Lesbianism
New York: Stein and Day Publishers, 1972. First Edition. Hardcover. Two-part study about lesbianism, examining how lesbians live their lives and their place in the women's movement. "Very little has been written about Lesbianism. What has appeared in book form has been written by men. This is the first account...
[Item #31762]
Price: $25.00
 
Sappho Was A Right-On Woman: A Liberated View of Lesbianism. Sidney ABBOTT, Barbara Love.
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Mother of Truth: A Story of Romance and Retribution Based on the Events of My Own Life
New York: Graphic Literary Press, 1929. First Edition. Hardcover. A novel based on events from the author's life, woven around the motion picture industry in modern Russia, with a dash of romance and a Tsar-like Trust which dominates the cinema field. Abramson was a Polish-born filmmaker and screenwriter in the...
[Item #20013]
Price: $200.00
 
Mother of Truth: A Story of Romance and Retribution Based on the Events of My Own Life. Ivan ABRAMSON, novel, POLITZER, Irving, jacket design.
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All Things Censored [Inscribed & Signed by the Editor]
New York: Seven Stories Press, [2000]. First Edition. Hardcover. First Printing. Octavo (23cm.); publisher's boards in photo-illustrated dust jacket; 303pp.; photographic portrait frontispiece, illus. Boards a hint worn, else Fine. Inscribed and signed by Hanrahan on front pastedown. Includes the CD with Abu-Jamal's banned radio commentaries. At the time of...
[Item #33744]
Price: $50.00
 
All Things Censored [Inscribed & Signed by the Editor]. Mumia ABU-JAMAL, ed. Noelle Hanrahan, foreword Alice Walker.
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Bella! Ms. Abzug Goes to Washington
New York: Saturday Review Press, [1972]. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo (21.5cm.); publisher's cloth in red photo-illustrated dust jacket, yellow topstain; [6],314pp. Memoir of the Second Wave feminist New York Congresswoman's first year in Office.
[Item #33026]
Price: $20.00
 
Bella! Ms. Abzug Goes to Washington. Bella S. ABZUG, ed Mel Ziegler.
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Common Ground - Vol.1, No.1 (Autumn, 1940)
New York: Common Council for American Unity, 1940. First Edition. Paperback. Premiere issue of the ahead-of-its-time quarterly, devoted to celebrating multicultural Americanism and fighting intolerance and discrimination. With contributions by Arthur M. Schlesinger, Sr., Michael De Capite, and George Schuyler, et al., with a bibliography of children's books about life...
[Item #25988]
Price: $50.00
 
Common Ground - Vol.1, No.1 (Autumn, 1940). Louis ADAMIC.
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Comrade Jill
Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, [1927]. Hardcover. A novel set in 1931, where London is on the verge of a general strike. The story involves the daughter of England's biggest press magnate, and the three men who fall in love with her - a gentleman, a labor leader, and a revivalist. The...
[Item #17483]
Price: $275.00
 
Comrade Jill. Herbert ADAMS.
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War and Wages
New York: Primrose Publishing, 1935. First Edition. Octavo. Blue cloth boards, lettered in gilt on spine and front cover; 324pp. Clean, tight, unmarked copy, Very Good or better. Army officer argues for greater military spending, warns of America's relatively weak military infrastructure, explains that a good war will stimulate the economy.
[Item #27381]
Price: $25.00
 
War and Wages. Robert E. ADAMS.
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Jane Addams: A Centennial Reader
New York: Macmillan Company, 1960. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo (21.25cm.); publisher's cloth in black photo-illustrated dust jacket; xix,[1],330pp.; photographic portrait frontispiece. Light wear to jacket extremities, slight spine lean, minor cockling to textblock and jacket from exposure to damp, else Very Good and sound.
[Item #34042]
Price: $20.00
 
Jane Addams: A Centennial Reader. Jane ADDAMS.
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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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Do We Want Rifle Practice in the Public Schools? Answers by Justice Hughes, President Eliot, President Nicholas Murray Butler, President David Starr Jordan, Professor Charles Zueblin, Jane Addams, Andrew Carnegie, Edward Everett Hale, and others [cover title]
[Philadelphia: Peace Association of Friends, 1914]. Second Edition. Paperback. 12mo (18.5cm.); staplebound self-wrappers; 12pp. Small soil spot to upper wrapper, light wear from handling, else Very Good or better. Collection of publicly issued statements compiled by this Pacifist Association in response to a recent proposal to introduce rifle practice to...
[Item #32992]
Price: $75.00
 
Do We Want Rifle Practice in the Public Schools? Answers by Justice Hughes, President Eliot, President Nicholas Murray Butler, President David Starr Jordan, Professor Charles Zueblin, Jane Addams, Andrew Carnegie, Edward Everett Hale, and others [cover title]. Jane ADDAMS, , Andrew Carnegie, PEACE ASSOCIATION OF FRIENDS.
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A Short History of the Young Communist League of the Soviet Union
Moscow: Co-Operative Publishing Society of Foreign Workers in the U.S.S.R. 1934. First English Language Edition. Paperback. 12mo (18.75cm.); original off-white pictorial card wrappers; 69pp. Wrappers toned and a bit worn from handling, interior fine. Very Good.
[Item #26296]
Price: $15.00
 
A Short History of the Young Communist League of the Soviet Union. A. AFONIN.
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Socialist Development in Africa [cover title]
[Cambridge, MA: Africa Research Group, 1970]. Reprint. Paperback. Octavo (21cm.); original yellow decorative staplebound wrappers; [2],12-20,[1],11-30pp. Minor insect damage to bottom edge of upper wrapper, small chip to rear wrapper, else About Very Good. "Reprint" series no. 7. Reproduces two articles originally published in the Monthly Review, Giovanni Arrighi and...
[Item #27996]
Price: $25.00
 
Socialist Development in Africa [cover title]. AFRICA RESEARCH GROUP.
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Look For Me in the Whirlwind: The Collective Autobiography of the New York 21
New York: Random House, 1971. First Edition. Hardcover. A collection of individual testimonies written by sixteen of the Blank Panther members who were part of 21 defendants accused of plotting to bomb public buildings and later acquitted of the charges in 1969; Written while in jail, these straightforward and powerful...
[Item #21762]
Price: $200.00
 
Look For Me in the Whirlwind: The Collective Autobiography of the New York 21. AFRICAN AMERICANA, Haywood BURNS, introduction.
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Black Reconstruction in America 1860-1880. An essay toward a history of the part which Black folk played in the attempt to reconstruct democracy in America, 1860-1880
New York: Russell & Russell, 1935 [but later]. Reprint. Hardcover. An attractive copy of Du Bois' important contribution to post-Civil War African-American history, of which Herbert Aptheker wrote: "...Du Bois' magnum opus as he knew and as the world now acknowledges...with this book he revolutionaized the historical profession in the...
[Item #34807]
Price: $200.00
 
Black Reconstruction in America 1860-1880. An essay toward a history of the part which Black folk played in the attempt to reconstruct democracy in America, 1860-1880. AFRICAN AMERICANA, DuBois, W. E. B. DU BOIS.
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Negro American Literature Forum - Vol.8, No.3 (Fall, 1974)
Terre Haute: Indiana State University, 1974. First Edition. Paperback. Contents include a study of James Baldwin's "Sonny's Blues," articles on Soul on Ice and Native Son, and an examination of character prototypes for the protagonist in Willard Motley's Knock on Any Door. Quarto (28cm); illustrated wrappers, stapled; [229]-256pp; illus. Mild...
[Item #28862]
Price: $25.00
 
Negro American Literature Forum - Vol.8, No.3 (Fall, 1974). AFRICAN AMERICANA, Hannah HEDRICK.
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Bayard Rustin: Goals and Strategies
Brunswick, ME: Tragos Press, 1964. First Edition. Fine-press broadside, printing the text of Rustin's 1964 speech at Bowdoin College, produced at Thomas Cornell's Tragos Press. The portrait of Rustin, though unsigned, is by Cornell. Thomas Cornell (1937-2012) was long-time Artist in Residence at Bowdoin College. This a rare Tragos Press...
[Item #33443]
Price: $300.00
 
Bayard Rustin: Goals and Strategies. AFRICAN AMERICANA, Bayard RUSTIN.


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