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Tailor's Progress: The Story of A Famous Union and the Men Who Made It by  Benjamin STOLBERG - First Edition - 1944 - from Lorne Bair Rare Books and Biblio.com

Tailor's Progress: The Story of A Famous Union and the Men Who Made It

by STOLBERG, Benjamin

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New York: American Mercury - Doubleday Doran, 1944. First Edition. Octavo (20cm). Cloth boards; dustjacket; 360pp. Previous owner's printed bookplate ("Simon B. Shapiro"); faint wear and soil, still tight and Near Fine in the original pictorial dustwrapper, unclipped and lightly worn, Very Good+. Presumed advance copy for review, with publication date stamped on rear panel of jacket. History of the International Ladies Garment Workers Union, from its founding through the reign of long-time union president David Dubinsky.




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