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The Socialist Workers Party; what it is-- what it stands for

by Hansen, Joseph

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1948
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New York: Pioneer Publishers, 1948. Pamphlet. 30p., staplebound pamphlet, evenly toned, mild handling, 5.5x8.5 inches.
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Sous les plis du Drapeau Noir: Le Drame de L'Anarchie

by Manevy, Raymond [and] Philippe Diole

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1949
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Paris: Editions Domat, 1949. 140p., wraps, 4.75x7.25 inches, wraps worn, 3/4 inch closed tear on front wrap along tail of spine, leaves unopened, pages evenly toned else very good condition. Text in French. Overview of French anarchism, with chapters on Max Stirner, the Bonnot Gang, the Panama Canal Scandal and more.
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Hitlerism! Oklahoma style [handbill]

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1940
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$75.00

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[Los Angeles]: Oklahoma Defense Committee of International Labor Defense, 1940. 8.5x11 inch handbill, issued late 1940 or early 1941; mimeographed text, couple small edge chips, otherwise very good. On the case of Robert Wood, the communist owner of the Progressive Bookstore in Oklahoma City. He and others were charged with violating the Criminal Syndicalism Act, and their confiscated books… Read more
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Wein: Globus-Verlag, 1949. Hardcover. 620p., illustrated with two folded maps with color onlay (bound in one at each hinge), clothbacked boards gilt in dust jacket. The dj is worn and torn but book itself, aside from a neat little ownership dated year of publication, is entirely sound, clean, and otherwise unmarked.
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$22.00
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Il pino e la rufola

by Taddei, Ezio

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1944
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New York: the author self-publishing as Edizioni in Esilio, printed by Cocce Press, 1944. Paperback. 258p., plain printed wraps, 8.25 x 5.5 inches, wraps somewhat edgeworn and soiled else very good condition. Text in Italian. Only four copies found in OCLC as of 10/2020. Taddei worked at Carlo Tresca's newspaper Il Martello; after Tresca's assassination … Read more
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image of Yes, we have no houses! 79 million dollars for jails and insane asylums, 7 1/2 million for Housing! That is the Warren record

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Los Angeles: Los Angeles CIO Council, 1946. Four-panel brochure, very good. Campaign brochure for state attorney general Robert W. Kenny's unsuccessful gubernatorial campaign. In the following year he led the defense of the Hollywood Ten.
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Praterbuch; mit Illustrationen von Hans Robert Pippal

by Muhr, Adelbert

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Published
1947
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Wein: Verlag Erwin Muller, 1947. 238p., sketch illustrations, hardbound in decorated paper over boards and dust jacket; the jacket is edgeworn, book itself bears a presentation inscription on its titlepage (datelined '47), a good to very good copy.
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Luigi Fabbri

by Fedeli, Ugo; preface by Luce Fabbri

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1948
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Torino: Gruppo Editoriale Anarchico, 1948. Paperback. 118p., wraps, 5.75x7.5 inches, frontispiece portrait of Fabbri, wraps lightly worn, evenly toned, and soiled else very good condition. Text in Italian. Fabbri & Fedeli were notable Italian anarchist militants.
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London: Freedom Press, 1946. 24p., french-fold wraps, 5.5x8.5 inches, wraps worn and soiled with a few small rust stains, ownership stamp on title page else good condition.
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$20.00
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Communism Unmasked

by Gordin, Abba

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1940
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New York: I.N. Hord, 1940. Hardcover. 311p., first edition, inscribed & signed by Gordin "Dr. Horace Meyer Kallen, with cordial regards, Abba Gordin, May 11, 1940 NYC," very good condition lacking jacket. Gordin, a Yiddish writer & anarchist who was active in Russia 1917 - 1920, argues that Marxism is a "master class ideology," and political communism is antithetical… Read more
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Italy after Mussolini

by Hewetson, John

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1945
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London: Freedom Press, 1945. Pamphlet. 18p., stapled wraps, 4.75x7.25 inches, wraps worn, dampstained along bottom edge and stapled edge, staples rusted else good condition with ownership stamp of anarchist, IWW member, and co-editor of The Bosses' Songbook Richard Ellington on title page.
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image of The Communist, 1944, Vol. 22, no. 1, January, - no. 12, December a magazine of the theory and practice of Marxism-Leninism

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New York: Workers LIbrary Publishers, 1944. Magazine. All twelve issues for the year, 1151p., wraps, good condition. Includes coverage of wartime developments, African American civil rights, Party-building efforts and more.Writers include Earl Browder, Robert Minor, Gil Green, Elizabeth Gurley Flunn, Eugene Dennis, Joseph Stalin,
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$40.00
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Washington: National Federation for Constitutional Liberties, [194-]. Six-panel brochure, very good. Introduction to the organization, which was quietly affiliated with the Communist Party's civil liberties efforts. Includes calls to protect labor organizing, abolish the poll tax and outlaw lynching, end persecution of immigrants, etc.
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image of The Communist, no. 1, Jan 1944  Vol. 22, nos. 1-12, 1944 a magazine of the theory and practice of Marxism-Leninism

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New York: Workers LIbrary Publishers, 1944. All twelve issues for the year, 1151p., original wraps, Jan issue has worn spine, issues are shelf and edge worn, else in good condition. Includes coverage of wartime developments, African American civil rights, Party-building efforts and more.
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War's first victim is ... the Bill of Rights ... You may be next ..

by Scheiderman-Darcy Defense Committee

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1940
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[Los Angeles, CA]: Scheiderman-Darcy Defense Committee, 1940. Leaflet, 8.5x11 inches, all text printed on both sides, paper browned, "duplicate" in pencil on the front panel else good condition. William Scheiderman was the State Secretary of the Communist Party in California. Speakers included Senator Robert W. Kenny, Scheiderman, Dr. Clinton J. Taft, Frederick Thompson, chaired by Leo Gallagher.… Read more
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image of The Communist, Vol. 19, no. 1, January to no. 12, December, 1940 a magazine of the theory and practice of Marxism-Leninism

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New York: Communist Party of the USA, 1940. Magazine. Complete run of twelve issues covering the period between January and December 1940. Issues present are Volume 19 Numbers 1 to 12. All have worn and soiled wraps, most are creased, many have stained wraps with staples beginning to show through as rusted, and a few also have… Read more
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$50.00
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Los Angeles: The Roman Forum and Rocker Publications Committee, 1946. 40p., stapled wraps, 6x9 inches, wraps worn and creased, paper evenly browned, bottom corner of front wrap torn off with no loss of text else very good condition. Contributions by Joseph Ishill, Roger N. Baldwin and others.
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image of Anarcho-Syndicalism: Theory_Practice; An introduction to a subject which the Spanish Civil War has brought into overwhelming prominence

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Indore, India: Modern Publishers, 1947. Hardcover. 202p., quarter-cloth boards, 5x7.5 inches, boards worn and soiled, corners bumped else very good condition win a worn, chipped, and dampstained dj. With a new epilogue by Rocker.
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image of On the drumhead; a selection from the writing of Mike Quin [pseud.] A memorial volume, edited, with a biographical sketch by Harry Carlisle

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San Francisco: The Pacific Publishing Foundation, 1948. Paperback. xl, 244p., illus., paper unevenly but heavily browned, corners slightly bumped, cover wrap creased, edge and shelf worn, else readable copy. This edition with illustrations by Bits Hayden.
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Los Angeles: The Roman Forum and Rocker Publications Committee, 1946. 40p., stapled wraps, 6x9 inches, paper lightly browned, rear wrap lightly silverfished along top edge, else very good condition. Contributions by Joseph Ishill, Roger N. Baldwin and others.
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$25.00