1880s from Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB

cover of The labor movement; the problem of to-day. The history, purpose and possibilities of labor organizations in Europe and America; guilds, trades-unions, and Knights of Labor; wages and profits; hours of labor; functions of capital, Chinese labor; competition; arbitration; profit-sharing and co-operation; principles of the Knights of Labor; moral and educational aspects of the labor question

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Boston: A.M. Bridgman & Co, 1887. Hardcover. xiv, [vi], 615, [xii]p., illustrated boards, front., illus., tissue guards for the illustrations are browned with offsetting on facing pages, corners bumped, boards rubbed and unevenly toned, board illustrations dimmed, endpapers slightly soiled, rear paste-down endpaper is somewhat peeling off, white substance on back board. Associate editors included Terence V. Powderly, Henry… Read more
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cover of Anarchism in North East England 1882-1992

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n.pl: Tyneside Anarchist Archive :: Active Distribution, 2021. Paperback. 505p., frontis., as new.
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cover of Boston Music Hall. Programme for Mr. A.P. Peck's Anniversary Concert! Wednesday Even'g, Oct. 24, 1883, at 7.45

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Boston: Edward Bradbury, Printer, 1883. Handbill. [4] pages. Edges chipped a little. Good. Pianist Amy Marcy Cheney (later Amy Beach) performing Chopin's Rondo in E-flat major and Moscheles's Piano Concerto No. 2 in G minor. Beach rose to fame as a composer in 1892, and was an important American composer of the early 20th century. She was a founding… Read more
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cover of Special Announcement! The Boston Symphony Orchestra, 75 performers, Mr. Wilhelm Gericke, Conductor, will give a Young People's Popular Concert Wednesday, Nov. 16, at 2.30 P.M. Soloists: Signorina Teresina Tua, The Talented Violiniste. Mons. Ch. Mole, Solo Flute, late of the Opera-Comique, Paris

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Boston: np, 1887. Handbill. 1 leaf. Very Good. This performance was one of the last of the Italian violinist Maddalena Maria Teresa Tua's unsuccessful 1887 tour of the United States. Tua was born to a poor musical family in Italy in 1866. She had a successful career as a solo violinist and toured Europe extensively.
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cover of Christian Socialism

Christian Socialism

by Kaufmann, Moritz

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1888
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London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co, 1888. Hardcover. 232p. hardcover, several poems and quotations from various sources neatly pasted to the front endpapers; otherwise minor handling wear.
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cover of Zaida Eversey, or, Life two-fold

Zaida Eversey, or, Life two-fold

by Montgomery, Carrie Judd

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Published
1881
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$100.00

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Buffalo, NY: H.H. Otis, 1881. Paperback. 234p paperback, several tiny chips and minor stains to edges of covers, otherwise very good. Novel with Christian themes, by the female evangelist and leading figure of the Divine Healing Movement. Montgomery was based in California from ca. 1890 to her death in 1946.
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cover of Alexander Penn Wooldridge

Alexander Penn Wooldridge

by Overbeck, Ruth Ann

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1963
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Austin TX: printed for the author by Von Boeckmann-Jones Company, 1963. Hardcover. xiv, 74p., illustrated from contemporary photojournalism and family portraits, a nice semi-fine-press treatment hardbound in 10x6.5 inch grey cloth boards, presswork on thick alkaline paperstock. Casing is slightly edgeworn, else clean and unmarked. Biography of a very active Austin city father.
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cover of Coeur D'Alene diary; the first ten years of hardrock mining in North Idaho

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Portland, OR: Metropolitan Press, 1968. Hardcover. 319p., first edition, b&w photos, in very good condition, in like dust jacket.
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cover of Milano e l'Esposizione italiana del 1881; cronaca illustrata della Esposizione nazionale-industriale ed artistica del 1881

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Milano: Fratelli Treves, Editori, 1881. Hardcover. 320p., a rebound folio in 15x11 inch cloth boards with both covers and the complete spine panel laid down on brownish-purple fabric (an opportunity to use the word "puce"), utilitarian but skilled, compatible endsheets, item rather worn at this point in time but still has strong hinges. Original covers were probably from a… Read more
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cover of Aphorisms of the three threes

Aphorisms of the three threes

by Towne, Edward Owings

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Published
1887
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Chicago: Charles H. Kerr & Company, 1887. Hardcover. 47p., original brown cloth boards, illustrations and titling in gilt, third edition, boards heavily soiled foxed, and damp stained, resulting on discoloration, head of spine slightly chipped, pages browning, damage does not migrate onto pages, pencil notation on free endpaper, some pencil marginalia throughout. Edward Townings was a playwright, novelist, and… Read more
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cover of Legends from story-land

Legends from story-land

by Blake, James Vila

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1888
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Chicago: Charles H. Kerr & Company, 1888. Hardcover. 87p., [2p. of advertisements], 5x7 inches, half cloth binding on illustrated boards; twelve plates, corners lightly bumped, titling dimmed on cloth, spine mildly toned, endpapers toning, ownership inscription on free end paper dated 1887, small damp stain on acknowledgement page, else in very good condition.
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cover of Wind Flowers

Wind Flowers

by Smith, J. Luella Dowd [Jane]

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Published
1887
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Chicago: Charles H. Kerr & Company, 1887. Hardcover. 235p., original 5x6.25 inch brown cloth boards with titling in gilt, boards rubbed, stained from soil, gilt slightly dimmed, top-edge of text block dust soiled, corners bumped and slightly rubbed, front free endpaper torn out, pages mildly browning, minor handling soil on page 15, else good. Early publication of the Charles… Read more
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cover of The cabin in the clearing and other poems

The cabin in the clearing and other poems

by Parker, Benjamin S.

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1888
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Chicago: Charles H. Kerr & Company, 1888. Hardcover. 310p., second edition, 5.5x8 inch original brown cloth boards with front board illustration in gilt, spine in gilt; includes second edition preface, light soil splotch on front and back board else clear, pages somewhat evenly browning, front hinge starting, some soil and toning along text block edges, head and tail of… Read more
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cover of Eames Vacuum Brake Company - Driver Brake Catalogue

Eames Vacuum Brake Company - Driver Brake Catalogue

by Thompson, John C., president Eames Vacuum Brake Company

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Published
1880
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Boston: printed by Franklin Press for the Eames Vacuum Brake Company, 1880. Pamphlet. Unpaginated; brief texts Illustrated with five plates devoted to ejectors, diaphrams and mufflers, followed by plates A through G showing the mechanisms engaged with driver wheels. Complete. Presswork done on high-quality alkaline paperstock sewn into oblong 6.5x10 inch brown cloth boards gilt, gilt panel with titling… Read more
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cover of Cluverius; my life, trial and convinction

Cluverius; my life, trial and convinction

by Cluverius, Thomas J.

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Published
1887
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Richmond, VA: S.J. Dudley, 1887. Pamphlet. 128p., second edition, 4.5x5.5 inches; slight damp stain on front wrap, wraps toned with minor soil, small chip on front bottom corner where page corners are slightly curling inwards, front wrap slightly edgworn, 1/16th of an inch thick burn hole on back wrap, else in very good condition.
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cover of The Prolongation of Human Life

The Prolongation of Human Life

by Hammond, Clement Milton

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Published
nd
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npl: Corvus Editions, nd. Pamphlet. 9p., stapled wraps, 5.5x8.5 inches, very good zine-style reprint of a work originally published in the November 1988 issue of The Popular Science Monthly. Hammond was the author of "Then and Now: Anarchy in the Year 2085," serialized in Benjamin Tucker's Liberty.
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cover of From Hungary to the United States (1880-1914). Translated by Maria Bales

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Budapest: Akademiai Kiado, 1982. Hardcover. 225p., illustrated with tables and a couple of line-drawn maps, hardbound in 9.5x6.5 inch grey cloth boards titled black and enclosed in the dust jacket. The terminal leaves are lightly creased, the book is otherwise quite sound, entirely clean and unmarked. The dj is serviceable but somewhat worn and creased. Studia historica, academiae scientiarium… Read more
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cover of The system of wire-cable railways for cities and towns; as operated in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Chicago, St. Louis, Kansas City, New York, Cincinnati, Hoboken, etc.

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Felton, CA: Big Trees Press, 1967. Pamphlet. 66p. staplebound booklet, 8.5x11 inches, covers mildly shelfworn and toned. Reprint of the 1887 Pacific Cable Railway Company prospectus.
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cover of First lessons on minerals

First lessons on minerals

by Richards, Ellen H.

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Published
1884
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Boston: Ginn, Heath & Co, 1884. Pamphlet. 50p. booklet in original wraps, very good. 4.5x6 inches. Boston Society of Natural History; Guides for Science-Teaching, no. XIII. Ellen Henrietta Swallow Richards was the first woman admitted to MIT, and the first American woman to obtain a degree in chemistry, from Vassar College in 1870. Her most enduring legacy was as… Read more
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cover of An Appeal [leaflet]

An Appeal [leaflet]

by Terlinde, B.W.

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Published
1885
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[Milburn, NJ-?]: National Party, 1885. Handbill. 6x9 inch leaflet issued in the name of Terlinde, the Milburn-based secretary and treasurer, by order of E.H. Gillette, chairman of the National Committee, soliciting funds to promote the organization and its opposition to the gold standard. Faint fold creasing, otherwise very good.
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