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cover of The key to "modern utopia"; an original approach to the solution of the economic and industrial problems of today

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Chicago: Security Publishing Co, 1952. Pamphlet. 57p., stated first printing, 6x9 inches; corner wraps lightly shelfworn, staples slightly rusted, wraps mildly toned and slightly soiled, some rubbing on front wrap, in good condition. Signed and inscribed by the author. No holdings found in OCLC as of 6/22. Advocates the "Flexible Employment Barometer Plan," a way of measuring and "absorbing"… Read more
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cover of Out of the frying pan

Out of the frying pan

by Moore, Winston and Marian Moore

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Published
1939
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$15.00

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Los Angeles: DeVorss & Co., Publishers, 1939. Hardcover. 185p., second printing, endpapers toned, previous owner's name scrawled across free front endpaper, else very good condition in a price-clipped, edgeworn, and chipped dj. "A true history of the 'Ham and Eggs' movement..." California's answer to the Great Depression.
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cover of The Wall Street Murders

The Wall Street Murders

by Hoffecker, Douglas

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Published
1936
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$95.00

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New York: Fortuny's Publisher, 1936. Hardcover. 322p., 5.5x8 inch boards; dustjacket fairly toned, rubbed, and slightly edgeworn, fraying at head and tail of dj spine, dustjacket spine is slightly peeling off and loose, dj edges shelfworn, and dustjacket panels glued to the endpapers, bookplate on front free endpaper, textblock edges slightly toned, else very good.
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cover of Hot-Cha! Vol. I, No. 1

Hot-Cha! Vol. I, No. 1

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Published
1930
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$20.00

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New York: F.C.S. Publications, Inc, 1930. Pamphlet. 32p., self-wraps pamphlet in 9x6 inch stapled wraps, very acidic with edgewear, chips, toning, and bad taste. Endless jokes about feminine physique and psychology, from the POV of inexperienced males. Many fat jokes, underwear jokes, breasts, butts, one or two jokes involving African Americans, ads on back cover suggest that harder stuff… Read more
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cover of Diogenes on pension plans; self-liquidating warrants and kindred ideas

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Los Angeles: Gem Publishing, Co, 1938. Paperback. 96p., light rubberstamp on front wrap, minor soil and handling on wraps, small chip on head of spine and chip on corner of rear wrapper, light damp stain on top of text-block edge, staple rust is migrating on rear wrap, else good.
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cover of Meeting the Farm Crisis

Meeting the Farm Crisis

by Kolb, John H.

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Published
1933
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$15.00

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Chicago: American Library Association, 1933. Pamphlet. 24p., stapled wraps, 5.25x7.75 inches, extensive pencil notes on a blank part of p24, else very good condition. Exploring the Times.
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cover of Middletown in Transition; A Study in Cultural Conflicts

Middletown in Transition; A Study in Cultural Conflicts

by Lynd, Robert S. and Helen Merrell Lynd

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Published
1937
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$12.00

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New York: Harcourt, Brace and Co, 1937. Hardcover. xviii, 604p., original black cloth boards, corners bumped and rubbed, endpapers are illustrated, head and tail of spine slightly worn, else good. A study done on Muncie, Indiana from the prosperity of the roaring twenties to the Depression era.
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cover of Roosevelt and the Isolationists, 1932 - 45

Roosevelt and the Isolationists, 1932 - 45

by Cole, Wayne S.

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Published
1983
ISBN
9780803214101
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$12.00

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Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1983. Hardcover. xii, 698p., first edition cloth boards, very good condition in like dj.
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cover of The Truth About "Buy American.

The Truth About "Buy American.

by Alexander, C.K., Edwin M. Fitch [and] Haldor R. Mohat

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Published
1933
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$20.00

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Madison, WI: Research Associates, 1933. Pamphlet. 23p., stapled wraps, 5x7.5 inches, tables, charts, ownership stamp on front wrap else very good condition. Argues that the "Buy American" plan will not lift the US out of the Depression.
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cover of Plain Talk --- To Our Forgotten Men and Women

Plain Talk --- To Our Forgotten Men and Women

by Gee, Jay

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Published
1936
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$45.00

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New York: Self-published by the author, 1936. Pamphlet. [36]p., stapled wraps, 5.25x7.75 inches, a few small rust stains on front wrap, pages lightly toned else very good condition. Only 1 in OCLC as of 9/2021. Populist argument against both the government and "self-seeking demagogues" inciting people to "a struggle of class against class." Gee advocates government by a federation… Read more
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cover of The Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial

The Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial

by Halprin, Lawrence, author and Memorial designer

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Published
1997
ISBN
9780811817066
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$15.00

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San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 1997. Paperback. 137p., profuse period and contemporary photography with extensive captioning and a scattered running text, softbound in 10x9.5 inch frenchfold wraps, an entirely sound, clean, unmarked copy of a pretty good book, better than most US honcho memorials. The sculpture layout (part garden) brings more modernism to DC, following in the wake of Maya… Read more
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cover of Open wide the freedom gates; a memoir, foreword by Maya Angelou

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New York: Public Affairs, 2003. Hardcover. xi, 322p., plenty of b&w photographic illustrations, hardbound first edition in black and yellow boards titled copperfoil and enclosed in a photoportrait dust jacket. An immaculate copy, entirely sound, clean and unmarked. The civil rights activist's career spans the 20th century, from the Harlem Renaissance to the AIDS crisis.
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cover of From New Day to New Deal; American Farm Policy from Hoover to Roosevelt, 1928-1933

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Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 1991. xi, 333p., first edition hardbound in 9x6 inch gray cloth boards titled black, in glossy dust jacket. A very good copy: completely sound, clean and unmarked.
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cover of Ceresota Cook Book

Ceresota Cook Book

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Published
1930
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$12.00

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Minneapolis: The Northwestern Consolidated Milling Co, 1930. Pamphlet. 42p., illustrated with six pages in color and several dainty b&w line drawings, softbound, a 7.5x5 inch stapled booklet. Cover is slightly damaged, with two tiny nicks to back panel (one nick is tacked on verso with removable tape) and some abrasion and splitting to spinefold. Back panel also bears a… Read more
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cover of Who Won the San Francisco Earthquake? Uncle Sam's Plea for Humanity at the Geneva Disarmament Conference; An imaginary Oration covering ten days of February, 1932

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New York: Self-published by the author (as Robbins, 1931. Paperback. xiv, 125p., frontispiece a political cartoon, softbound book in 8x5 inch plain printed yellow wraps; cover is rubberstamped with author's price, titlepage stamped in similar fashion giving us "Robbins" and a NYC address. The unglazed cover-stock, of very soft paper, is mildly worn: edgewear, a corner-tip crease, tiny ink-stain… Read more
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cover of Who Won the San Francisco Earthquake? Uncle Sam's Plea for Humanity at the Geneva Disarmament Conference; An imaginary Oration covering ten days of February, 1932

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New York: Self-published by the author, 1931. Paperback. xiv, 125p., frontispiece a political cartoon, softbound book in 8x5 inch plain printed yellow wraps; the unglazed cover-stock, of very soft paper, is rather worn: edgewear, a corner-tip crease, small chip, short tear midway up spine panel. Inside find a seller's pencillings on half-title, scattered silverfishing (this has worn marginal holes)… Read more
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cover of Row's End

Row's End

by Cochran, Louis

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Published
1954
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$25.00

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New York; Boston: Duell, Sloan and Pearce; Little Brown and Company, 1954. 245p., very good hardcover, in a dustjacket designed by Paul Galdone. Tenant farmer novel set in Mississippi during the Depression.
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cover of Reclamation: Home Creating, Wealth Producing, Self Sustaining. Reclamation represents homes, livelihood for 900,000 persons [&c &c], irrigation, flood control, power, recreation

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Washington DC: United States Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation, 1940. Pamphlet. Single leaf of glazed alkaline stock folded four times to make an upright 8.5x3.5 inch promotional brochure for federal spending on water projects. Printed with b&w photos mingled with texts and tables. Some intersecting fold-lines are a little crimped, owing more to the nature of the… Read more
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cover of Mexico. Hotel Geneve -Mexico City- [with] rate-reduction notice [two items]

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Mexico D.F.: the hotel, 1930. promotional brochure, 16p., upright self-wraps printed sepia rotogravure, stapled and folded to 10x4 inches; exterior shots and numerous interiors are shown in vignette photography flanking columns of smallpoint text. First half of the brochure touts this cosmopolitan hotel, second boasts city scenes and countryside. Laid in is single folio leaf of marigold-yellow paper printed… Read more
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cover of Dear Friend; An Album Depicting the Family History of Myron Floren

Dear Friend; An Album Depicting the Family History of Myron Floren

by Olson, Virginia Floren

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Published
1981
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$15.00

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Aberdeen SD: printed by North Plains Press for the author, 1981. Paperback. 158p., numerous period and snapshot illustrations, paperbound in 9x6 inch colorphoto wraps, has external handling soil, former owner's signature inside the cover, sound and otherwise clean, a good copy.
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