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IUSY bulletin. No. 4
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IUSY bulletin. No. 4

By International Union of Socialist Youth

Vienna: IUSY, 1966. 15p., staplebound wraps, horizontal fold, 8.25x11.75 inches. Text in Spanish. Includes articles on developments in Argentina, the Dominican Republic, India, and Spain.

$18.00

Rethinking Normal: A Memoir in Transition
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Rethinking Normal: A Memoir in Transition

By Hill, Katie Rain with Ariel Schrag

New York: Simon and Schuster BFYR, 2015. Paperback. 266p., wraps, 5.5 x 8.25 inches, reading guide, resources, very good condition. Young adult memoir by a transgender girl.

$12.00

The Telescope, 1939
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The Telescope, 1939

By [yearbooks]

San Francisco: Galileo High School, 1939. Hardcover. Unpaginated, perhaps 150 pages counting appended ads, standard hardcover year book format printed sepia on coated alkaline paperstock throughout, hardbound in 11x7.5 inch pale grey fabric boards spine-titled bronze. A little edgeworn with slight fraying of top and tail rims, a trace of handling soil within and lots of autographs. A good copy.

$25.00

Culture, youth, and suicide in the Pacific: papers from an East-West Center conference
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Culture, youth, and suicide in the Pacific: papers from an East-West Center conference

By Hezel, Francis X; Donald H Rubinstein; Geoffrey M White

Honolulu: Pacific Islands Studies Program, Center for Asian and Pacific Studies, University of Hawaii at Manoa; in collaboration with the Institute of Culture and Communication, East-West Center, 1985. 216p., staplebound paperback, 8.5x11 inches, covers unevenly toned.

$15.00

The Telescope, June, 1940
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The Telescope, June, 1940

By [yearbooks]

San Francisco: Galileo High School, 1940. Hardcover. Unpaginated, perhaps 150 pages counting appended ads, standard hardcover year book format printed in dark blue ink on glazed alkaline paperstock throughout, hardbound in 11x7.5 inch blue fabric boards spine-titled black. A little edgeworn with slight fraying of top and tail rims, a trace of handling soil within and lots of autographs. A good copy.

$25.00

The new international youth radicalization
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The new international youth radicalization

By Young Socialist Alliance

New York: Young Socialist Alliance, 1968. 13p., wraps, 8.5x11 inches, 3 holes punched along spine with no loss of text, else very good condition. Young Socialist discussion bulletin.

$15.00

Tom Swift & Company; \
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Tom Swift & Company; "Boys' Books" by Stratemeyer and Others

By Dizer, John T., Jr.

Jefferson NC / London: McFarland, 1982. Hardcover. viii, 183p., printed from keyboard-set mss and sturdily hard-bound in red cloth boards gilt. Front free endpaper bears a rubber-stamped "File" notice, carelessly applied, and a faint erased seller's price at the corner-tip; an otherwise unmarked, sound clean copy.

$15.00

Orange and Black. Volume IV of the Lincoln High School, June 1917
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Orange and Black. Volume IV of the Lincoln High School, June 1917

By Cook, Laurence, editor in chief

Los Angeles: the school, 1917. Paperback. 146p., the usual highschool yearbook format with coated alkaline paperstock. Softbound in 10x7.5 inch yapp-edged unglazed paper covers with minimalist decoration (the letter L and date); the overlapping edges are badly chipped and the tail of spine panel has tears. Textblock has staples, these exposed at titlepage gutter and slightly rusted, frontispiece partly torn away from them. No autographs or Look-at-Me's; ownership signature is stylishly slant-written across endsheet. Good copy.

$30.00

Garibaldi: Knight of Liberty [signed]
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Garibaldi: Knight of Liberty [signed]

By Burton, Jean, illustrated by Egon Hood

New York: Knopf, 1945. Hardcover. 225p., illustrated with line drawings, signed by the author, gift inscription added, very good first edition in cloth boards and unclipped, edgeworn dj. Young adult biography of the Hero of Montevido.

$20.00

You Stop Me from Being Bummed
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You Stop Me from Being Bummed

By Forde, Maria, author / illustrator

[San Francisco]: Self-published, 2015. Pamphlet. Reprint; "originally printed 2006"; line drawings and text on every page, quite miscellaneous and much of it copied too tiny to read easily; unpaginated, [16]-page 5.5x4.5 inch booklet. Background color (yellow) has been added to cover by hand. Staplebound, very good clean copy. Place published determined from content.

$20.00

Read This to Get Your Enjoys; Volume Two [with, bound in] the alphabet according to Jenny and Maria
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Read This to Get Your Enjoys; Volume Two [with, bound in] the alphabet according to Jenny and Maria

By Forde, Maria, editor and contributor

no place: Self-published, 2008. Pamphlet. Unpaginated, a 24-page 6.5x5.5 inch booklet with a teeny 4x4 inch one fastened inside. Some pages are color-reproduced, the artwork varies (most notably by sex), the smaller book is an ABC for teens. Staplebound, very good clean copy (it may be no.2 of 50, unclear). NB, find a ostensible "pocket," quite flimsy, inside back cover labeled "Death Mix 69" -it shows no sign of ever having had a CD in it and is probably just another authorial joke.

$22.00

T. H. S., The Alert, 1942  [Turlock High School yearbook]
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T. H. S., The Alert, 1942 [Turlock High School yearbook]

Turlock CA: for the high school by Harder's P[rinting] S[ervice?], 1942. Unpaginated, middle-school yearbook format with less information than is usual (no indices, no joke page) but pleasant chapter dividers, 11x8.5 inch embossed red cloth casing lettered white. Edgeworn with a little fray, front hinge is partially split and very loose, rear hinge also weak. No inscriptions, text quite clean. Find the inconspicuous ownership signature of one Tom Kajioka on front pastedown; we see a small number of Asian faces, none identified by this name.

$20.00

Japan in History, Folk Lore and Art
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Japan in History, Folk Lore and Art

By Griffis, William Elliot

Boston: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1892. Hardcover. viii, 230p., plus publisher's ads, hardbound first edition in 6.5x4 inch dark blue cloth boards cover-titled in black and spine-lettered gilt. A nice little copy; casing is slightly edgeworn, spine darkened evenly to black, clean and sound. Riverside library for young people no. 10.

$18.00

True adventure stories for youth: stirring narratives of danger and devotion
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True adventure stories for youth: stirring narratives of danger and devotion

By Warren, Arthur, et al.

Watford, Herts: Stanborough Press, 1938. 96p., paperback, black and white photos; personal ownership label inside cover, numerals penned at bottom of spine. Colonial-era adventure stories featuring missionaries in Africa, China, the South Seas, etc.

$20.00

Spade Cooley - Ghost in the Music. Drawings by Kira Lynn Cain
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Spade Cooley - Ghost in the Music. Drawings by Kira Lynn Cain

By Malnik, Donnelle, story & music

Oakland: printing & binding by The Key [for author], 2000. Unpaginated, about 15p, monochrome illustrations verso and text recto, hardbound first edition in 7.5x8.5 monochrome boards with gilt spine panel (looks like a little Golden Book, the kids' series, except slightly larger). Inside the rear cover find a 45rpm vinyl record in an adhered pocket. Book, pocket and record in fine clean shape. Content is not for small children; the rasty ghost of a real-life local jazzman comes to haunt a living player. Addictions and sexual jealousy are part of this story, which obliquely refers to California realities (a music joint on Market Street, Ronald Reagan governor, &c. Author Malnik may be related to the deceases, as Spade's given name was Donnell, without the terminal e.

$20.00

Some thoughts on small college newspapers
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Some thoughts on small college newspapers

By Van Camp, Julie

[Washington DC-?]: United States Student Press Association (USSPA), 1968. 7 pages; 8.5x11 inch sheets stapled together at upper left corner, very good. "This paper was originally prepared in somewhat different form for the 1968 Congress.." Discusses ways in which smaller newspapers can take advantage of their special characteristics to appeal to student bodies. The author was editor of Choragos at Mount Holyoke College.

$15.00

RMA Poughkeepsie NY [Riverview Military Academy photo album]
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RMA Poughkeepsie NY [Riverview Military Academy photo album]

By RMA staff; Harwell-Evans Co., photographers

Poughkeepsie: the academy, 1875. Unpaginated booklet, softbound, with ten gravure plates in clear sepia photography, two folding out to doublespreads, each tissue-guarded; booklet is oblong, 6x9 inches, buff cardstock bearing the school shield in gilt and fastened at one end with decorative cord. The front cover is edgeworn and dust-soiled, with a short rough tear at the foredge, the back cover is dusty, the narrow untitled spine panel has an inch-long burst at the tail and a snag at the head. Plates and their tissue guards are unmolested and near fine. Founded 1867, a military-style prep school; find site and interior photos: gorgeous approach through light groves, conventional archetecture, depressing laboratory, stodgy parlour for when mum comes to visit. Et cetera. The sole whiff of things military is a photo showing, from a great distance, a parade ground and sixty or seventy uniformed cadets with shouldered arms, caption reading simply "Battalion". Net info states that RMA "prepared students for college, business." It "boasted a commanding view of the Hudson River to its west

$40.00

Call Me Consuelo
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Call Me Consuelo

By Lachtman, Ofelia Dumas

Houston: Arte Publico, 1997. Paperback. 149p., illustrations, very good first edition trade paperback in pictorial wraps. YA, teen novel.

$12.00

Maya\'s Divided World [Roosevelt High School part 2]
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Maya's Divided World [Roosevelt High School part 2]

By Velasquez, Gloria

Houston: Pinata Books/Arte Publico Press, 1995. Paperback. 125p., glossary at rear, very good first edition trade paperback in sunned pictorial wraps.

$12.00

Muhammad, the Last Prophet
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Muhammad, the Last Prophet

By Ismail, Imam Vehbi

Beltsville, MD: Amana Publications, 2001. Paperback. xvii + 167p., trade paperback, illus., very good condition. Anecdotal stories about the Prophet's life, intended largely for young readers. The author was past president of the Albanian Muslim Communities of the USA and Canada.

$12.00

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