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Berkeley Festival . Greek Theatre . Berkeley California . May . June . 1941 / The Berkeley Festival Association presents Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare under the personal direction of  Dr. George Altman / with the following great artists: Lois Moran as Viola; Gilmore Brown as Sir Toby Belch; Barbara Horder as Olivia. Art Director Lloyd Stanford / Dedication: The Association dedicates this production to the memory of Benjamin Weed, who in eighteen hundred and ninety-four discovered the natural ampitheatre which afterwards bore his name and upon which the present Greek Theatre was erected in nineteen hundred and three. Sunday, June 8, 1941 3:00 P.M., Sixth Event
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Berkeley Festival . Greek Theatre . Berkeley California . May . June . 1941 / The Berkeley Festival Association presents Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare under the personal direction of Dr. George Altman / with the following great artists: Lois Moran as Viola; Gilmore Brown as Sir Toby Belch; Barbara Horder as Olivia. Art Director Lloyd Stanford / Dedication: The Association dedicates this production to the memory of Benjamin Weed, who in eighteen hundred and ninety-four discovered the natural ampitheatre which afterwards bore his name and upon which the present Greek Theatre was erected in nineteen hundred and three. Sunday, June 8, 1941 3:00 P.M., Sixth Event

Berkeley: The Berkeley Festival Association, 1941. Pamphlet. Unpaginated, about 32p., printed on semi-coated partly acidic paperstock and stapled into 10.5x7.5 inch pictorial wraps. Laid in, same size on same stock, a 4p program for the 12th Night production. All paper is somewhat toned, program has some creasing, a very good copy. From the Foreword : "This festival, which so fittingly commemorates the seventy-fifth Anniversary of our City, is a declaration to the Nation that Berkeley has assumed its place as a leader among cities.." [send for a free handkerchief soaked in tear gas..].

$25.00

The devil and Jimmy Byrnes. A sobering analysis of American policies toward the USSR based on revelations--and omissions--by the former secretary of state in his book \
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The devil and Jimmy Byrnes. A sobering analysis of American policies toward the USSR based on revelations--and omissions--by the former secretary of state in his book "Speaking Frankly.

By Schuman, Frederick L.

New York: Soviet Russia Today, 1948. 15p., wraps, wraps creased and unevenly toned, else very good condition.

$12.00

Russian in Song
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Russian in Song

By Lavaska, Anna, instructor in Russian language

Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1949. Paperback. 78p., musical notation and lyrics in Russian and English, texts appear to have been reproduced from typescript using both cyrillic and western machines. A softbound in 10.5x8.5 inch decorated wraps, somewhat edgeworn with turned corner-tips and a chip-flap to tail of spine. Mild general toning of paperstock, smudgy foxing to back cover, chip repaired expertly (it's still ugly), a good copy. Author remarks in her two-page preface that "Since Russian is a fairly new field in the English-speaking countries, I have come to rely upon the song as a teaching instrument.." Expect troikas and tractors, fairytales and warfare, many of these from children's repertoire.

$20.00

Radical America: Vol. 9, (1975), No. 1-6
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Radical America: Vol. 9, (1975), No. 1-6

Madison: Radical America, 1975. Full year run, wraps, no. 1 120p, no. 2 96p., no3 93p., no. 4-5 216p., no. 6 120p. Wraps somewhat smudged or worn on some numbers. Number 1 with stamp on front page, Number 2 with previous owner's initials on front page, Number 4-5 with soiled and stained wraps, else generally good condition. Topics include Detroit auto workers, Taylorism and the IWW, African liberation and US workers, labor and women during WWII, Revolution in Portugal, etc.

$25.00

Neither East Nor West: Selected Writings
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Neither East Nor West: Selected Writings

By Berneri, Marie Louise

London: Freedom Press, 1952. Paperback. 192p., wraps, wraps worn, soiled, and stained, else very good condition. Reprints of articles originally published in the anarchist journals "War Commentary" and "Freedom". Includes some articles written by Berneri in collaboration with John Hewetson and George Woodcock. Most articles are about World War II.

$20.00

L\'Aurora di Spagna
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L'Aurora di Spagna

By Ba Jin, editor [Inscribed by Ba Jin as Li Pei Kan]; art by SIM [Rey Vila]

Shanghai: Edizioni de Propaganda Ping-Ming, 1948. [64p.], pamphlet bound into blue cloth-covered wraps with gilt title, inscribed by Ba Jin (as Li Pei Kan) to the Italian-American anarchist periodical L'Adunata dei Refrattari. An address label of L'Adunata dei Refrattari has been pasted inside the front cover. The booklet was later owned by UC Berkeley professor Robert Scalapino, an expert on Chinese anarchism among other topics, who added his ornate ownership stamp on the first internal page, right under Ba Jin's somewhat shaky Italian greeting, which reads "Ai compagni dell'Adunata dei Refrattari, fraternamente, Li Pei Kan." Chinese edition of a collection of black and white art with captions in Italian, Chinese text on facing pages. The images were originally published in color in the Spanish album "Estampas de la revolución española, 19 julio de 1936." The preface has been translated into Italian by Ba Jin. A short list of subscribers indicates that the booklet was printed for $36, of which most was contributed by a comrade in Chicago, with the remainder coming from two Chinese comrades in San Francisco. Ba Jin was the most prominent culturally active anarchist of pre-revolutionary China. Born Li Yaotang, he wrote under the pen name Li Pei Kan in much of his correspondence with westerners. His most well-known pen name is Ba Jin, taken from the first and last Chinese characters in the names of Bakunin and Kropotkin.

$2000.00

Die Kommunistische Internationale 1919-1943: Ihr weltweites Wirken fur Frieden, Demokratie, nationales Befreiung und Sozialismus in Bildern und Dokumenten
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Die Kommunistische Internationale 1919-1943: Ihr weltweites Wirken fur Frieden, Demokratie, nationales Befreiung und Sozialismus in Bildern und Dokumenten

By Institut fur Marxismus-Leninismus beim ZK der SED

Berlin: Dietz Verlag, 1984. Hardcover. 362p., illus., 9.5 x 12 inches, very good condition in edgeworn dj with several closed tears. Txext in Gernamn.

$25.00

The Underground R. C. Carries On
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The Underground R. C. Carries On

By Fyodorov, A.

Moscow: Foreign Languages Publishing House, 1949. Hardcover. 304 p., 4.5 x 6.5 inches, frontispiece portrait of Fyodorov, boards shelfworn and slightly soiled, endpapers unevenly toned, else good condition. Novel of underground Ukrainian communists during the Nazi occupation.

$15.00

Xibanya de xue / Il sangue di Spagna
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Xibanya de xue / Il sangue di Spagna

By Ba Jin, editor [Inscribed by Ba Jin as Li Pei Kan]; art by Castelao

Shanghai: Wenhua shenghuo chubanshe, 1949. [56p.], pamphlet bound into blue cloth-covered wraps with gilt title, inscribed by Ba Jin (as Li Pei Kan) to the Italian-American anarchist periodical L'Adunata dei Refrattari. An address label of L'Adunata dei Refrattari has been pasted inside the front cover. The booklet was later owned by UC Berkeley professor Robert Scalapino, an expert on Chinese anarchism among other topics, who added his ornate ownership stamp on the half-title page. Ba Jin's somewhat shaky Italian greeting reads "Ai compagni dell'Adunata dei Refrattari, fraternamente, Li Pei Kan." Collection of black and white drawings related to the Spanish Civil War by the Galician artist Alfonso Daniel Rodríguez Castelao, with Chinese text on facing pages. Many of the images depict horrific war crimes. Ba Jin, who also contributes a preface, was the most prominent culturally active anarchist of pre-revolutionary China.Born Li Yaotang, he wrote under the pen name Li Pei Kan in much of his correspondence with westerners. His most well-known pen name is Ba Jin, taken from the first and last Chinese characters in the names of Bakunin and Kropotkin.

$2000.00

The Chinese: Their History and Culture
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The Chinese: Their History and Culture

By Latourette, Kenneth Scott

New York: Macmillan, 1946. 847p., hardcover, thrid revised edition; very good but for bookplate of of Bill Powell, China-born San Francisco resident who was tried for sedition in 1959 for publishing allegations of US germ warfare in Korea.

$15.00

Architecture of the Stalin era; designed and compiled by Mikhail Anikst
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Architecture of the Stalin era; designed and compiled by Mikhail Anikst

By Tarkhanov, Alexei & Sergei Kavtaradze

New York: Rizzoli, 1992. Hardcover. 192p., profuse color plates on coated paperstock throughout, 10x10 inch blue boards gilt in dj, very good copy. Public buildings mostly, a few apartment interiors, quite strong on exhibit buildings and exposition pavilions.

$25.00

It strikes by stealth ... seldom openly.  Revolution, it undermines, then destroys governments ... while their citizens sleep.  Will it strike down America while you sleep
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It strikes by stealth ... seldom openly. Revolution, it undermines, then destroys governments ... while their citizens sleep. Will it strike down America while you sleep

By Committee for Constitutional Government. [Robert Hunter]

New York: Committee for Constitutional Government, Inc, 1944. Six panel brochure, some ceasing and wear, 3.75x8.5 inches. Promotes the sale of Robert Hunter's book on Revolution, first published in 1940.

$15.00

Race and rumors of race; challenge to American crisis
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Race and rumors of race; challenge to American crisis

By Odum, Howard W.

Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 1943. x, 245p., hardcover in an edgeworn dj, personal bookplate. On the impact of African American servicemen in the South.

$12.00

Song ci tong lun
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Song ci tong lun

By Xue Liruo

Shanghai: Kaiming shudian, 1949. 350p., paperback, light edgewear, pages toned. Third printing.

$18.00

Pettengill again rolls back the smoke screeen over America ... shows how the New Deal is taking America into state socialism
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Pettengill again rolls back the smoke screeen over America ... shows how the New Deal is taking America into state socialism

By Committee for Constitutional Government

New York: Committee for Constitutional Government Inc, 1944. Six panel brochure, very good condition, 3.5x7.5 inches. Brochure promoting Samuel B. Pettingill's book "For Americans only" which was published in 1944.

$18.00

Art under socialist realism. Soviet painting, 1930 - 1950
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Art under socialist realism. Soviet painting, 1930 - 1950

By Prokhorov, Gleb

Roseville East, Australia: Craftsman House, 1995. Hardcover. 127p., illus. (some in color), very good condition in like dj.

$75.00

Here I stand
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Here I stand

By Beecher, John

New York: Twice A Year Press, 1941. Hardcover. 42p., first edition, one of 400 unsigned copies, this copy not numbered, very good condition in lke dj. Beecher, born in New York City, grew up in Birmingham, Alabama and worked at the open hearth furnaces in Birmingham's steel mills. This experience contributed to the working class imagery and related radicalism that informed all of his poetry. Beecher, after World War II, took a teaching position at San Francisco State University, in 1950 he was fired from it for refusing to sign a loyalty oath. In 1977 the California legislature reinstated his position at the University.

$15.00

Child photography, the modern way
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Child photography, the modern way

By Schneider, Josef

Baltimore: Camera Magazine, 1949. 208 pages, very good hardcover in a dustjacket with a closed edge tear.

$12.00

Blazing Guns on the Chisholm Trail [filmed as Red River]
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Blazing Guns on the Chisholm Trail [filmed as Red River]

By Chase, Borden [aka Frank Fowler]

New York: Random House, 1948. Hardcover. 216p., true first edition hardbound in dj, good to very good copy measuring 7.5x5 inches, tan cloth boards spine-titled black in an unclipped dust jacket. The book itself is clean, sound, square and lies flat; head and tail are slightly crimped, there's a small discoloration midway of the spine panel, general faint edgewear to extremities (no fray, no turning of corners, no tears), only one mark, the ownership signature of one Lee Silva, datelined July 16 1948 and hand-printed small on the pastedown. Dust jacket is quite presentable, there are neat clear-tape strengthenings to verso, strips which while still holding well and applied dexterously do overlap onto recto, especially onto the back-panel portrait of author. There are several tiny marginal chips (only one draws the eye, this is atop spine rim). Ergo, a good to very good copy, into which has been laid a leaf from the pocketbook edition, its "cast of characters" leaf; it is acidic and has toned adjacent copyright and dedication pages of the hardbound. The ownership might well have been the Lee Silva, lounge singer &c who also acted in cowboy media. He was born a little too late to have been cast in Red River. Chase's novel was scooped up immediately and he worked on the filmscript: he was Frank Fowler to his parents, to Chicago gangsters in his wheelman days, and to the readers of his first novel "Sand Hog," not a western. Mr Fowler took his first name from milk and his last from the bank.

$2000.00

Chinese Philosophy in Classical Times
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Chinese Philosophy in Classical Times

By Hughes, E. R. (editor and translator)

London: J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd, 1942. xlii, 336p., hardcover, pages evenly toned, very good. Everyman Library.

$12.00

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