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Spreading Germs of Hate

by Viereck, George Sylvester; with a Foreword by Colonel Edward M. House

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Published
1930
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$1,000.00

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New York: Horace Liveright, 1930. RARE. With the ownership signature of F. W. Rueckheim, (1846-1937) , German immigrant and entrepreneur who is credited with inventing Cracker Jack, and who became the target of anti-German sentiments in 1917 when he was reported to the Secret Service for insulting the Illinois Militia. He was later cleared of those charges, having established his… Read more
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The Best of Art Young

by Young, Art; Introduction by Heywood Broun

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Published
1936
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$500.00

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New York: The Vanguard Press, 1936. SCARCE, especially so SIGNED BY ARTIST Art Young at front end page "Art Young August 1938 Bethel, Conn". Near Fine, prior owner name, end papers darkened at gutters, in a Very Good dust jacket, moderate wear and small chips at edges of front panel and spine ends. 3 preliminary leaves xi-xix pages, 1… Read more
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The James Way; A book showing how to build and equip a practical up to date Dairy Barn . Catalogue 17, 1914

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Published
1915
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
17th Edition
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$500.00

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Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin: The James Manufacturing Co., 1915. RARE. paginated 5-255, with numerous black and white photographs and blue and white building plans. Original paper covered boards, printed paper label with cow front cover, Near Fine, 1/4" loss of paper at head of spine, small rub tail of spine, light soiling and slight bow to boards. Great product pictures, a… Read more
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The Life and Works of Thomas Paine, Patriots' Edition, in Ten Volumes

by Paine, Thomas; Introduction by Thomas A. Edison

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Published
1925
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$400.00

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New Rochelle, NY: Thomas Paine National Historical Association, 1925. Ten volumes in publishers' original brown cloth with leather spine labels,black and white frontispiece in each volume, the bookplates of Florence Josephine Taylor Vols. 2-10. Volume I with special illustrated dedication page tipped in before title page "The Thomas Paine National Historical Association in appreciation of assistance in erecting Memorial… Read more
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A Manual of the Ornithology of the United States and of Canada; The Land Birds

by Nuttall, Thomas

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Published
1832
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$400.00

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Cambridge, Massachusetts: Hilliard and Brown, 1832. SCARCE. First Edition, 1832, a second volume The Water Birds, was published separately by Hilliard and Brown in 1834. Bound in contemporary full calf, gilt back with black label, marbled end papers.About Very Good, triangular chip to calf at head of spine, label with about 50% loss, boards rubbed, front hinge just starting yet… Read more
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A Tour of St. Louis; or, The Inside Life of a Great City

by Dacus, J.A. & James W. Buel

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Published
1878
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$125.00

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St. Louis, MO: Western Publishing Co., 1878. Original publisher's dark brown embossed cloth with gilt stamped lettering front cover and spine. Very Good, prior owner name stamp front paste down, cloth rubbed at edges and lightly soiled, front hinge about half open yet holding nicely, end papers toned. Internally clean and unmarked, with numerous illustrations. A great history of the… Read more
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A Physiographic Diagram of the United States, (Small Scale Edition). Map with Accompanying Text

by Lobeck, A. K.

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Published
1950
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
18th Printing
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$250.00

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New York: The Geographical Press, Columbia University, 1950. SCARCE. 8 pp,, 6 with text and 2 page map printed verso pages 1 and 8, 19" h x 12" w closed, map 19" h x 24" w open. Near Fine, centerfold as issued, prior owner name top edge front page, light foxing bottom margin front page with text. Scale 1/9,000,000… Read more
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Muhammad Speaks. August 29, 1975, Vol. 14 No. 51

by Muhammad, Elijah et al.

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Published
1975
Condition
Very Good Plus
Edition
First Printing
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$65.00

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Chicago: Muhammad's Mosque No. 2, Publisher, 1975. "The Mark of the Beast - Ramadan" issue. 32 pp. Very Good Plus, uniform age toning, a few small edge tears, center fold as issued. . First Printing. Newsprint. Very Good Plus/No Jacket, As Issued. 15" h x 11 3/4" W.
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The Black Panther. Black Community News Service - Vol. IIII, No. 1, Saturday, December 6, 1969

by Newton, Huey P.

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Published
1969
Condition
Very Good Plus
Edition
First Printing
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$200.00

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San Francisco: Black Panther Party, 1969. Iconic front cover of Huey P. Newton, Minister of Defese, Black Panther Party. Feature article "Huey P. Newton to the R.N.A" (Republic of New Africa). Rear cover features full-page artwork by Emory Douglas. Very Good Plus, slight age toning, a few small edge tears, center folded as issued. . First Printing. Newsprint.… Read more
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The Education of Henry Adams; An Autobiography

by Adams, Henry; Revised and Edited by Henry Cabot Lodge

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Published
1918
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Later Printing
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$250.00

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Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1918. Handsomely rebound in contemporary full polished calf, five raised bands and gilt lettering and leaf decorations back, top edge gilt, marbled end papers. No date title page, dated 1918 copyright page, with no additional printings listed. Winner of the 1919 Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography. Very Good, calf rubbed at spine and corners, scattered light… Read more
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The Rise of the Russian Empire

by Munro, Herbert H. (Saki)

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Published
1900
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$450.00

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London and Boston : Grant Richards / L. C. Page & Co., 1900. SCARCE First Edition of his first published book. Herbert H. Munro would go on to write under the pen name of Saki or just H.H. Munro, becoming well-known for sardonic writing on Edwardian society, generally in the form of short stories. Very Good in original yellow cloth,… Read more
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Battles and Leaders of the Civil War, in Four Volumes

by Johnson, Robert Underwood; Buel, Clarence Clough

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Published
1887
Condition
Very Good Plus
Edition
First Edition
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$475.00

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New York: The Century Co., 1887. 1884-1887. "Being for the most part contributions by Union and Confederate officers. Based upon 'The Century War Series'." Four Volumes bound in original publisher's blue cloth, gilt lettering at spines and front boards, top edges gilt, profusely illustrated and with numerous maps. A Very Good Plus set, light wear to cloth at edges. Prior… Read more
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Cabinet Card Portrait in Profile of Ma To Chu Tu Hu (Bear's Rib)

by Gardner, Alexander - Photographer )

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Near Fine
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$800.00

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Portland, OR: Watson No date, circa 1890s-1905 ( Langdon's List of 19th & Early 20th Century Photographers). The publisher most likely Joseph E. Watson. Cabinet card depicting Chief Ma To Chu Tu Hu (Bear's Rib), Hunkpapa Sioux Chief, done in 1872 by Alexander Gardner. Seated, in profile, in partial native dress with Peace Medal and headdress and holding pipe and… Read more
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Cabinet Card of Sioux Chief High Horse

by Anderson, John A. - Photographer

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Published
1900
Condition
Near Fine
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$900.00

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Reading Pa : J. D. Strunk, 1900. Cabinet card titled in image "Sioux Chief High Horse copyright 1900 J.A. Anderson". Published by J.D. Strunk, verso reads "Instantaneous process used exclusively Strunk Ast Photography 730 Penn Street, Reading, PA. Duplicates of this picture can be ordered any time at reduced rates." John A. Anderson was noted for his photographs of… Read more
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Cabinet Card of Osh - Tisch ( "Find Them and Kills Them" ) and His Wife

by John H. Fouch.- Photographer)

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Fine
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Mobile, Alabama : Reed & Wallace Cabinet card depicting Osh-Tisch " Find Them and Kills Them" (left) and his wife. The first portrait of an American Indian berdache ( a man who chose to dress and live as a woman), and the earliest (and the only contemporary ) picture of an Indian woman-warrior. John H. Fouch made this portrait,… Read more
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The Strength of Government ( The Godkin Lectures at Harvard, 1968)

by Bundy, McGeorge

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Published
1968
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$250.00

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Cambridge, MA: Harvard Univ Press, 1968. Association Copy, SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR at half-title page -" To Jim Armsey, with the deep appreciation of his friend. McGeorge Bundy, February 11. 1969". James Armsey, ( 1918-2008) who was the Ford Foundation executive who oversaw grants to universities and colleges in the 1960s, with the only requirement that they had… Read more
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Berlin Command

by Brigadier General Frank Howley, U.S. Army, , U.S. Commandant in Berlin

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Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$150.00

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New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR at front end page -" To James Armey with best wishes Frank Howley". James W. Armsey ( 1918-2008) was the Ford Foundation executive who oversaw grants to universities and colleges in the 1960s, with the only requirement that they had to raise matching funds from other sources. At his… Read more
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image of AB-SA-RA-KA Land of Massacre; Being the Experience of an Officer's Wife on the Plains. With an Outline of Indian Operations and Conferences from 1865-1878, Revised, Enlarged, and Illustrated with Maps, Cuts, Indian Portraits, Etc.

AB-SA-RA-KA Land of Massacre; Being the Experience of an Officer's Wife on the Plains. With an Outline of Indian Operations and Conferences from 1865-1878, Revised, Enlarged, and Illustrated with Maps, Cuts, Indian Portraits, Etc.

by Col. Henry B. Carrington; ( Fourth Edition of Mrs. Carrington's Narrative )

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Published
1878
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Fourth Edition
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$750.00

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Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott & Co. , 1878. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on front end page - "With regards of the author Henry Carrington". Very Good in original blue cloth stamped in gilt front cover with decoration of Native American war chief, gilt lettering and rules at spine, cloth rubbed at spine ends, spine a bit sunned, front hinge starting.… Read more
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AMERICAN LABOR IS FREE .... Let's Keep it That Way ! OUR Work Will Win or Lose the War ( World War II Propaganda Poster )

by Dearborn (MI) Branch Ford Dealers

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Near Fine
Edition
First Printing
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$750.00

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Detroit: U.A.W.- C.I.O Labor-Management Committee RARE World War II propaganda poster, " Distributed by Dearborn Branch Ford Dealers: Approved by U.A.W.-C.I.O. Labor Management Committee" No Date, circa 1941-1945. Small union label botto edge indicates printed in Detroit. Near Fine, a few tiny edge nicks. Strong colors and an even stronger image of an American worker's hands bound in handcuffs… Read more
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Millbrook, NY: No Publisher SCARCE. No date, circa 1907-1910. Five sepia toned original photographic postcards of the Bennett College for Girls in Millbank, Dutchess County, New York, a school founded in 1890 in Irvington, New York which moved to this location in 1907. Its main building, Halcyon Hall, was built in 1893 by H. J. Davison Jr., a publisher… Read more
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