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cover of The Great Agnostic: Robert Ingersoll and American Freethought

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New Haven: Yale University Press, 2013. Hardcover. ix, 246p., cloth-covered boards, very good condition in like dj.
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cover of Let them tremble, biographical interventions marking 100 years of the Communist Party, USA

Let them tremble, biographical interventions marking 100 years of the Communist Party, USA

by Pecinovsky, Tony, foreword by Gerald Horne

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Published
2019
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9780717807697
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New York: International Publishers, 2019. Paperback. xiv, 425p., wraps slightly worn, minor internal creasing else good condition. Biographies of Arnold Johnson, Charlene Mitchell, Gus Hall, Henry Winston, Judith LeBlanc and W. Alphaeus Hunton.
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cover of Deux Grandes Figures Juives de la Renaissance: Dona Gracia Mendesia Nasi [&] Don Joseph Nasi Duc de Naxos

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Paris: Editions: Vidas Largas, 1985. Paperback. 99, 43p., illustrated with a few crudely Xeroxed period images, all preliminaries are also crudely copied, item resembles an "advance copy" except for main texts which are odd in a different way. Text is entirely in French. Softbound in 9.5x6 inch plain printed blue wraps; a little edgeworn but entirely sound, clean and… Read more
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cover of Memphis Tennessee Garrison, the remarkable story of a Black Appalachian woman. Historical afterword by Joe W. Turner

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Athens: Ohio University Press, 2001. Paperback. xxxiv, 249p., wraps, signed by Bickley on the title page, very good condition. Based in West Virginia, Garrison was involved in the black coal mining community, union activities, and the NAACP.
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cover of Studies in Rebellion

Studies in Rebellion

by Lampert, E. [Evgenii]

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Published
1957
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$20.00

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London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1957. Hardcover. xi, 295p., b&w portrait plates as called for, first edition in dark wine-red cloth boards spine-titled gilt, and enclosed in the dust jacket. Book itself is very good: slightly crimped at head and tail, top corner-tips minutely turned, one leaf fractionally protrudes (a bindery problem, book is perfectly sound), while the plain… Read more
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cover of The Wedding: a family's coming out story [signed by all the Merlings]

The Wedding: a family's coming out story [signed by all the Merlings]

by Wythe, Douglas, Andrew Merling, Roslyn Merling & Sheldon Merling

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Published
2000
ISBN
9780380976911
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New York: Avon, 2000. Hardcover. xiv, 273p., signed by three Merlings, introduction, afterword, conclusion, appendix, very good first edition, first printing stated in boards and bright unclipped dj. Apparently they could not afford a photographer? No wedding photos!
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cover of Erinnerungen

Erinnerungen

by Korsch, Hedda, Berta Rohm, Hedwig Dohm

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Published
1980
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9783855090136
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Zürich: Ala, 1980. Paperback. 207p. + [i], pocketbook size wraps, 4x6 inches; mild rubbing on wraps, minor shelfwear on spine ends, else in very good condition. Text in German. Hedwig Dohm was the grandmother of both Hedda Korsch and Katia Mann. Hedda Korsch was a founding member of the KPD in Germany before she was kicked out for her… Read more
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cover of Mark Twain: His Life and Work; A Biographical Sketch

Mark Twain: His Life and Work; A Biographical Sketch

by Clemens, William Montgomery

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Published
1892
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$40.00

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San Francisco: The Clemens Publishing Company, 1892. Hardcover. Copyrighted 1891, title page gives 1892, a typed vita of about 300 words is laid in discussing other editions (detailed below). Sewn textblock in a hard casing, cloth-covered boards, matte-green cloth titled gilt and ruled black. Most of cover gilt has flaked away, spine titling flaked and completely illegible. Endsheets and… Read more
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cover of Letters of Heinrich and Thomas Mann, 1900-1949

Letters of Heinrich and Thomas Mann, 1900-1949

by Mann, Heinrich & Thomas, edited by Hans Wysling, translated by Don Reneau, additional translations by Richard & Clara Winston

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Published
1998
ISBN
9780520072787
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$15.00

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Berkeley: University of California Press, 1998. Hardcover. xviii, 444p., foreword, introduction, letters, documents, notes, bibliography, index, glossy b&w photo section, very good first edition, first printing stated in blue cloth boards and unclipped dj. Weimar & Now: German Cultural Criticism series #18, edited by Martin Jay & Anton Kaes.
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cover of Jim Morrison & the Doors: an unauthorized book

Jim Morrison & the Doors: an unauthorized book

by [Morrison, Jim] Mike Jahn

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Published
1969
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New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1969. Paperback. 95p, profusely illustrated with b&w photos and graphics, song credits, very good first edition trade paperback original in pictorial wraps. Early unauthorized biography by NY Times & Ingenue rock critic Jahn.
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cover of Thomas Mann: the making of an artist, 1875-1911

Thomas Mann: the making of an artist, 1875-1911

by [Mann, Thomas] Richard Winston, afterword by Clara Winston

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Published
1981
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9780394471716
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New York: Knopf, 1981. Hardcover. vi, 325p.,notes, afterword, index, light foxing at bottom edges of boards else good first edition stated in cloth boards and price-clipped dj. "From his childhood to the writing of "Death in Venice.
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cover of The Beloved Returns: Lotte in Weimar

The Beloved Returns: Lotte in Weimar

by Mann, Thomas, translated from the German by H. T. Lowe - Porter

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Published
1940
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1940. Hardcover. 453p., preface, first and second printings before publication (aka 2nd printing) US edition, offsetting and toning on endpapers likely from binding glue acid bleed through, reading copy in black buckram cloth boards and gilt. On Goethe & Lotte, the inspiration for Charlotte in "The Sorrows of Young Werther
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cover of Jacob Alexandre Marius; alias Escande, alias Attila, alias Georges, alias Bonnet, alias Feran, alias Hard to Kill, alias The Robber

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n.pl: Elephant Editions | Active Distribution, 2015. Paperback. 263p., pictorial wraps, as New.
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cover of Obras Completas de Ignacio Ramirez "El Nigromante", I, II - Escritos Periodisticos, 1, 2. Compilacion y Revision: David R. Maciel y Boris Rosen Jelomer [two volume sub-set, complete in itself]

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Mexico City: Centro de Investigacion Cientifica Jorge L. Tamayo, 1984. Paperback. cxlv, 331, 516p., matching softbound volumes in 9.5x6.5 inch glossy frenchfold wraps (each decorated with slightly differing images of Ramirez), texts illustrated by a few facsimiles from subject's newspaper work, both in very good condition: slightest edgewear to covers, otherwise entirely sound, clean and unmarked. The set was… Read more
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$75.00
cover of Frage und Antwort: Interviews mit Thomas Mann 1909-1955

Frage und Antwort: Interviews mit Thomas Mann 1909-1955

by Mann, Thomas, edited by Volkmar Hansen & Gert Heine

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Published
1983
ISBN
9783813507072
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$12.00

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Hamburg: Albrecht Knaus Verlag, 1983. Hardcover. 440p., text in German, introduction, notes, index, underling and marginal notes in ink else good first edition in boards and unclipped dj.
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cover of In Another Language: a record of the thirty-year relationship between Thomas Mann & his English translator, Helen Tracy Lowe-Porter

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New York: Knopf, 1966. Hardcover. xx, 209p., vii, preface, two essays by Lowe-Porter, very good first edition stated in cloth boards and unclipped dj. Includes Lowe-Porter on translating Mann and her thoughts on "Dr. Faustus
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cover of What I'm Doing

What I'm Doing

by Hartman, Arleen

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Published
1997
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$50.00

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Cleveland, OH: Generator Press, 1997. Pamphlet. [20] pages, wraps. Bound with silver duct tape. Label pasted beneath copyright statement with new address. Manifesto-like biography and artist's statement reflecting on author's role as a radical feminist artist: "In general, this means that my art and my life are dedicated to making conditions better for women." Reflecting on the early 1990s,… Read more
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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 will to live; the battle of a young boy against muscular distrophy

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Alexandria, VA: Humor Books, n.d.. Paperback. 96p., 5.5x8.5 inches; wraps, in very good condition.
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cover of Walking Slow

Walking Slow

by Potrebenko, Helen

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Published
1985
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Vancouver: Lazara Publications, 1985. Paperback. 67p., pictorial wraps, slightly toned wraps, else in very good condition. Ukrainian Canadian author, activist and poet.
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