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cover of The Haldeman-Julius Monthly, vol. VII, no. 3, February 1928

The Haldeman-Julius Monthly, vol. VII, no. 3, February 1928

by Haldeman-Julius, E., editor

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1928
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Girard, KS: Haldeman-Julius, 1928. Magazine. 127p, stapled wraps, 5.5x8.5 inches, front wrap unevenly toned with a few spots of abrasion and foxing and a small section torn out along the top edge, pages evenly toned, else good condition. Includes an article on the KKK.
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cover of Drama Calendar: a weekly guide to theatrical & musical entertainment; vol. 3, #7 & 8, Nov. 16 & 23, 1925 [two issues]

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New York: New York Drama League, 1925. Magazine. Two issues, 16p. & 13p., 6x9.25 inches, reviews, news, calendar of performances, lightly-worn pamphlets in stapled pictorial wraps, ex-library stamp on covers.
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cover of Muraqqa-i Chughtai: paintings of M.A. Rahman Chughtai with full text of Diwan-i Ghalib

Muraqqa-i Chughtai: paintings of M.A. Rahman Chughtai with full text of Diwan-i Ghalib

by Chughtai, M.A. Rahman; Mohammad Iqbal; James Henry Cousins

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[195-]
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Lahore: Ahsan Brothers, [195-]. Hardcover. 276p. hardcover, dustjacket chipped at edges, blue boards with some silverfishing at edges, interior clean. Text retains the 1928 dates of the original introductory materials by Iqbal and Cousins, but this is obviously a later printing, given the use of Pakistan as the name of the country. Color reproductions of Chughtai's paintings are tipped… Read more
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cover of Communism

Communism

by Pau, Eden and Cedar Paul

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Published
1921
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London: The Labour Publishing Co, 1921. Pamphlet. 19p., wraps worn and chipped on the edges, minor creasing else good condition, 5.5x8.5 inches.
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cover of Indispensable Outcasts: Hobo Workers and Community in the American Midwest, 1880-1930

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Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2003. Paperback. 255, [4]p., wraps, 6x9 inches, illus., front wrap unevenly sunned else very good condition. The Working Class in American History.
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cover of Three plays: Bread, Our Lean Years & An American Family

Three plays: Bread, Our Lean Years & An American Family

by Eastman, [Dr.] Fred

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Published
1951
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New York: Samuel French, 1951. Paperback. Three playscripts, ex-library copies, various pagination, 5x7.5 inches, library stamps, stapled booklets in wraps. The three one-act plays written between 1927 and 1951 are all connected but standalone scripts. Dr. Eastman was rector at St. Mary on the Hill Episcopal Church.
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cover of Are they doomed? [cover title] The Sacco-Vanzetti case and the grim forces behind it. [caption title]

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New York: Workers Defense Union, 1920. Pamphlet. 31p., worn wraps, sticker removed from the front wrap has thinned the paper leaving an ugly scar, closed one inch tear in left margin of wraps and text block, minor creasing else good condition, first edition.
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cover of Gods of the lightning, [and] Outside looking in by Maxwell Anderson

Gods of the lightning, [and] Outside looking in by Maxwell Anderson

by Anderson, Maxwell and Harold Hickerson

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Published
1928
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$175.00

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New York: Longmans, Green and Co, 1928. Hardcover. [iv], 187p., first edition, bookplate on free front endpaper, else very good condition; dj with price intact and slightly chipped at the head of the spine. "Gods of the Lightning" is based on the Sacco-Vanzetti case. "Outside Looking In" is a play about hobo life.
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cover of The Kronstadt Commune

The Kronstadt Commune

by Mett, Ida

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Published
2021
ISBN
9781914567056
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Croatia: Active Distribution, 2021. Paperback. 120p., wraps, 4.25x5.75 inches, very good condition. First published in 1938 as "La Commune de Cronstadt.
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cover of Black & White Art Commercially Applied. Beginners' opportunities to-day

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[London]: Practical Correspondence College, 1920. Staplebound. 24 pages, illustrations, staplebound printed wraps. Rust stains around staples, otherwise Good. Advertisement for a correspondence course in art for advertisements in magazines, publishing, and various businesses. Instructor Charles E. Dawson's work-including his advertisement poster and bookplate design-is displayed prominently. Dawson briefly corresponded with Eric Gill in 1917, when the latter submitted a… Read more
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cover of The only weapon; the history of the Wellington Drivers Union

The only weapon; the history of the Wellington Drivers Union

by Campbell, Rob

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Published
1976
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[Wellington, New Zealand]: Wellington Drivers Union, 1976. Paperback. 110p., spine slightly toned, else in very good condition.
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cover of Havelock Ellis: philosopher of love, with illustrations

Havelock Ellis: philosopher of love, with illustrations

by [Ellis, Havelock] Houston Peterson

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Published
1928
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Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1928. Hardcover. 432p. + 8p. illustrations, ownership name, rear hinge starting but holding else good only first edition in lightly-shelfworn green cloth boards, all gilt faded.
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cover of The Louvain Library Controversy The misadventures of an American artist or "Furore teutonico diruta: dono americano restituta.

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Concord, NH: Rumford Press, 1929. Staplebound. [2], 30, [4] pages, illustrations, staplebound wraps. Essay by Belgian sculptor Soete on Whitney Warren's proposed inscription for the Louvain Library whose reconstruction was sponsored by the United States. The author passionately argues against the decision to strike the inscription and replace it with others with more gentle and general language.
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cover of The Forbidden Fires

The Forbidden Fires

by Anderson, Margaret C., edited and with an introduction by Mathilda Hills

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Published
1996
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Tallahassee: The Naiad Press, 1996. Hardcover. x, 162p. including 97 photos in text and both an editor's introduction and postscript, very good first edition stated trade paperback edition in pictorial wraps. There was also a hardcover which shared the same ISBN #. This is Anderson's lost lesbian novel, including Hills' story of tracking it down. The author was born… Read more
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cover of American outpost; a book of reminiscences

American outpost; a book of reminiscences

by Sinclair, Upton

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Published
1932
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Pasadena: the author, 1932. Hardcover. [iv], 280p., first Sinclair printing using the sheets from the first Farrar & Rinehart edition, two public library stamps else good condition in a poor dj (chipped, worn, tape repairs, sticker scar on spine). *Ahouse A48b.
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cover of Lilian Bridgman, Architect

Lilian Bridgman, Architect

by Davies, Lilian Bridgman

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Published
1983
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Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Architectural Heritage Association, 1983. Paperback. 37, [3] pages, illustrations. Orange wraps. Some smudging to the front cover and curled corners, otherwise Good. Berkeley Architectural Heritage Association publications series, no. 4. Biography of the architect by her niece. Bridgman graduated from the Kansas State Agricultural College in 1888 and earned a master's degree in science from… Read more
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cover of A book of shanties

A book of shanties

by Smith, C. Fox

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Published
1927
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Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1927. Hardcover. 93p., large prevous owner's book plate, minor edge wear else good condition.
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cover of Zaza. A lyric comedy in four acts after the play by P. Berton and Ch. Simon. Words and music by Ruggiero Leoncavallo. English version by Alice Mattullath

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New York: G. Schirmer, 1919. Pamphlet. 82 pages. Some toning and wear to covers, otherwise Good. G. Schirmer's Collection Of Opera Librettos. Opera libretto issued just before the first New York performance of Zaza at the Metropolitan Opera. Zaza premiered in Milan on November 10, 1900 and was produced in various cities for the next two decades. Parallel text… Read more
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cover of Marxism and the philosophy of Language

Marxism and the philosophy of Language

by Vološinov, V. N.

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Published
1986
ISBN
9780674551251
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Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1986. Paperback. xvi, 203p., spine lightly sun-faded, small tear on front wrap, else in very good condition.
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cover of Asta Nielsen, Europe's First Film Star

Asta Nielsen, Europe's First Film Star

by [Nielsen, Asta] Marguerite Engberg

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Published
1996
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Berkeley: University Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive, UC Berkeley, 1996. Pamphlet. 32p., 5.5x8.5 inches, txt, b&w films stills and photos, filmography, very good booklet in stapled pictorial wraps. Errata slip laid-in. Exhibition publication for the touring exhibition: Asta - The Tenth Muse. Nielsen was the major Danish and German silent film star in the 1920s and early 1930s… Read more
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