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Japanese Folk-Songs with Piano Accompaniment. Piano Accompaniment Arranged by Teiji Miyahara and Masao Shinohara. Verses Translated into English by Iwao Matsuhara. Explanatory Notes by Ryutaro Hattori. with verses translated into English by Iwao Matsuhara
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Japanese Folk-Songs with Piano Accompaniment. Piano Accompaniment Arranged by Teiji Miyahara and Masao Shinohara. Verses Translated into English by Iwao Matsuhara. Explanatory Notes by Ryutaro Hattori. with verses translated into English by Iwao Matsuhara

By Hattori, Ryutaro, compiler

Tokyo: The Japan Times, Ltd, 1967. Paperback. Sixth edition; 100p., scattered b&w illustrations, lyrics and notes in different fonts, transcriptions are also in Japanese characters and transliteration. Large softbound, 11.5x8 inch decorated wraps, in glossy dust jacket with ditto'd design. Book has small tears at head and tail of spine panel, otherwise general mild edgewear, while dj is in similar state but wear is a little more severe. A good to very good copy. "38 melodies of representative Japanese Folk-songs with Western musical notation .. time-honored songs sung before 1900 - still sung today.

$18.00

Peoples Appalachia, Vol. 2, No. 1 (Sept.-Oct. 1971)
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Peoples Appalachia, Vol. 2, No. 1 (Sept.-Oct. 1971)

By Peoples Appalachian Research Collective

Morgantown, WV: Peoples Appalachian Research Collective, 1971. 31p., pictorial wraps, 8.5x11 inches, staple-bound, very good. Cover story, "Last stand to save the land," is about strip mining.

$20.00

A veteran Communist speaks
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A veteran Communist speaks

By Dougher, Joe

San Francisco: Proletarian Publishers, 1974. Paperback. 68p., wraps slightly stained, minor staining in outer margin of title page else good condition, 5.25x8 inches. Dougher joined the CP in 1930, was active in the UMWA, and a member of the Lincoln Brigade.

$15.00

Minutes of the twenty-second constitutional general convention of the Industrial Workers of the World, November 9-16, 1936
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Minutes of the twenty-second constitutional general convention of the Industrial Workers of the World, November 9-16, 1936

By Industrial Workers of the World

Chicago: Industrial Workers of the World, 1936. Pamphlet. 29, 4, 4, 12, 2, 3, 16p., wraps faded and worn, mimeographed, due to mimeograph mishap two pages are blank in the middle of a report but no text is missing (collated with another copy), 8.5x11 inches. First section is minutes, other sections are various reports (Fred Thompson's report, finances, etc) and much on the Herbert Mahler and a dispute over the defense of four Kentucky coal miners.

$150.00

March of labor, national monthly magazine for the active trade unionist.  Vol. 6, no. 7, August, 1954
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March of labor, national monthly magazine for the active trade unionist. Vol. 6, no. 7, August, 1954

By Steuben, John, ed

New York: March of Labor Inv, 1954. Magazine. 23, [i]p., wraps slightly worn, musty, small tear on bottom of rear wrap, else good condition, 8x10.5 inches. Includes Anne Braden's article "Kentucky miners prepare for battle," and more. Noted in Walter Goldwater's "Radical periodicals in American, 1890-1950" no. 144 "Monthly edited by John Steuben, spokesman for the Communist line in union matters during this period

$12.00

March of labor, national monthly magazine for the active trade unionist.  Vol. 6, no. 7, August, 1954
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March of labor, national monthly magazine for the active trade unionist. Vol. 6, no. 7, August, 1954

By Steuben, John, ed

New York: March of Labor Inv, 1954. Magazine. 23, [i]p., wraps slightly worn, minor wrinkling else good condition, 8x10.5 inches. Includes Anne Braden's article "Kentucky miners prepare for battle," and more. Noted in Walter Goldwater's "Radical periodicals in American, 1890-1950" no. 144 "Monthly edited by John Steuben, spokesman for the Communist line in union matters during this period

$20.00

Strike every mine on April 1st!  Elect broad strike committees in every mine!  Miners of UMWA and PMA join hands in struggle against the coal operators
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Strike every mine on April 1st! Elect broad strike committees in every mine! Miners of UMWA and PMA join hands in struggle against the coal operators

By [Communist Party, USA]

Springfield, IL: Sub-district Committee, Southern Illinois, 1935. Leaflet, printed on one side only, 8.5x11.5 inches, paper browned slightly chipped with a few closed tears, fragile but intact. All text.

$35.00

Deep digs!  Cartoons of the miners\' strike.  A benefit book for Women against Pit Closures
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Deep digs! Cartoons of the miners' strike. A benefit book for Women against Pit Closures

By [Women against Pit Closures]

London: Pluto Press, 1985. Paperback. [112p.], wraps slightly soiled, spine sloped else good condition, 8.25x5.75 inches.

$12.00

Compulsory information in Coal, a fact finding agency
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Compulsory information in Coal, a fact finding agency

By Brophy, John

[Washington, DC]: Nationalization Research Committee, United Mine Workers of America, 1922. Pamphlet. 28p., wraps chipped, worn and fragile, text block paper still white overall in good condition, stamp of the League for Industrial Democracy on the front wrap. Corporate author: United Mine Workers of America. Nationalization Research Committee. Done as part of the UMWA's campaign to nationalize coal mines.

$45.00

Selections from the diary and correspondence of Joseph S. Elkinton, 1830 - 1905
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Selections from the diary and correspondence of Joseph S. Elkinton, 1830 - 1905

By Elkinton, Joseph S.

Philadelphia: printed for private distribution, 1913. xiv, 512p., hardcover, minor scuffing and handsoil, wear to bottom of spine with an eighth-inch loss to cloth rim; inscribed by the author to Ralston B. Hoopes. Bookseller's penciled annotation to front endpaper. The Quaker author discusses his work with African Americans, workers (including coal miners), the Doukhobors, Native Americans, etc.

$75.00

The Toiler. No. 136 (Sept. 10, 1920)
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The Toiler. No. 136 (Sept. 10, 1920)

Cleveland, OH: Toiler Publishing Association, 1920. 16p., single issue of the newspaper, in magazine format, 8.75x10.75 inches. Minor edgewear and soil, generally very good. Includes coverage of the Great Minneapolis Demonstration, Emil Lyons on Danzig workers marching, the Brooklyn carmen's strike, and more. Cover cartoon shows a coal miner being buttonholed by a cigar-smoking fat cat who says "Say, you ought to be satisfied with 17 per cent. Why, I only make from 1000 to 3000 per cent myself.

$45.00

The great strike, the miners\' strike of 1984-5 and its lessons
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The great strike, the miners' strike of 1984-5 and its lessons

By Callinicos, Alex and Mike Simons

London: Socialist Worker, 1985. Paperback. 256p., wraps, fore edges slightly stained else very good condition.

$12.00

Written in blood, courage and corruption in the Appalachian war of extraction
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Written in blood, courage and corruption in the Appalachian war of extraction

By Harris, Wess, ed

Oakland: PM Press, 2017. Paperback. 252p., wraps, illus. Like new.

$12.00

Testimony of John L. Lewis, before the House of Representatives Subcommittee on Miner\'s Welfare of the Committee on Education and Labor, April 3, and Subcommittee of the Senate Committee on Public Lands to Investigate the Centralia Mine Explosion, April 17, 1947
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Testimony of John L. Lewis, before the House of Representatives Subcommittee on Miner's Welfare of the Committee on Education and Labor, April 3, and Subcommittee of the Senate Committee on Public Lands to Investigate the Centralia Mine Explosion, April 17, 1947

By Lewis, John L.

Washington, D.C.: Labor's Non-Partisan League, 1947. 128p., slender paperback, very good. Cover quote from Lewis - "Coal is already saturated with the blood of too many men and drenched with the tears of too many surviving widows and orphans.

$25.00

Daughter of the Hills: A Woman\'s Part in the Coal Miner\'s Struggle
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Daughter of the Hills: A Woman's Part in the Coal Miner's Struggle

By Page, Myra

New York: Persea Books, 1977. Paperback. 245p., wraps worn else good condition. On coal miners in the Cumberland mountains.

$12.00

Pioneers in cooperation, the National Coal Policy Conference, Inc
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Pioneers in cooperation, the National Coal Policy Conference, Inc

By Love, George H.

Washington DC: National Coal Policy Conference, Inc, 1961. Pamphlet. [13p.], wraps, library stamps and sticker on front wrap else clean, 8x5.5 inches. Collaboration between the bosses and UMWA.

$15.00

Penncraft in progress
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Penncraft in progress

Philadelphia: American Friends Service Committee. [24p.], staplebound booklet, 9x12 inches, lower corners worn, otherwise very good. Black and white photos. Introduction to the planned cooperative homestead community that was established in 1937 to provide stability to families that could no longer rely on the dwindling local coal industry.

$45.00

Labor agreements in coal mines, a case study of the administration of agreements between miners\' and operators\' organizations in the bituminous coal mines of Illinois
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Labor agreements in coal mines, a case study of the administration of agreements between miners' and operators' organizations in the bituminous coal mines of Illinois

By Bloch, Louis

New York: Russell Sage Foundation, 1931. Hardcover. 513p., tables, diagrams, bookplate of the Foundation, remainder mark on bottom fore edge else very good condition in like dj. Industrial relations series.

$30.00

Coal strike 1974: economic crisis and political promise
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Coal strike 1974: economic crisis and political promise

By New American Movement

Minneapolis, MN: New American Movement, 1974. [24p.], staplebound pamphlet, 8.5x11 inches, some rust adjacent to staples.

$15.00

The Molly Maguires
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The Molly Maguires

By Broehl, Wayne G., Jr.

Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1968. Hardcover. vi, [iv], 409p., map, illus., first printing, previous owner's name else very good condition in a shelf worn and chipped dj.

$17.00

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