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Views and Comments no. 47 (Summer 1964)

by [LIBERTARIAN LEAGUE]

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1964
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New York: The Libertarian League, 1964. Pamphlet. 12mo. Staple-bound pamphlet; pictorial thick paper wrappers; 26pp. Mimeographed. Mild aging and soil; pages 11-14 laid in at center, but missed by the stapler; text unmarked - Very Good. Official organ of this small anarchist organization, fronted by Sam Dolgoff and Russell Blackwell. Cover illustration by Lowell Naeve.
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There Is Justice. A Summary of the Sacco-Vanzetti Case

by [ANARCHISM - SACCO-VANZETTI] [FLOYD, William]

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[1927]
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First Edition
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New York: Sacco-Vanzetti National League, [1927]. First Edition. Pamphlet. Only printing. Octavo. Staple-bound, printed card wrappers; 21pp. Near Fine. Post-mortem examination of the Sacco-Vanzetti case by a mainstream left-wing commentator, citing evidentiary gaps, questionable witnesses, and the ultimate injustice of the imposed death penalty.
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The Rebels. Commentaries Upon Sacco and Vanzetti [...] A "Hornbook" of American Citizenship

by [ANARCHISM - SACCO-VANZETTI] WADE, Martin J. (L.L.D.)

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1927
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First Edition
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Dubuque: American Citizen Publishing Company, 1927. First Edition. Pamphlet. Only printing. 12mo. Staple-bound pamphlet; printed stiff card wrappers; 52pp; illus. Mild external soil; pencil ownership signature and five-line gift inscription at bottom of front wrapper, signed illegibly; Very Good. Anti-liberal screed, penned by a conservative "constitutionalist" scholar shortly after the Sacco-Vanzetti execution, taking to task all those who give… Read more
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The Revolutionary Movement in Spain

by [SPANISH CIVIL WAR] "M. DASHAR" (pseud Helmut Rüdiger)

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[1934]
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First Edition
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New York: Libertarian Publishing Society, [1934]. First Edition. Pamphlet. 12mo. Staple-bound pamphlet; printed paper wrappers; 24pp. Text paper tanned and slightly fragile with shallow stains in margins; chipped at corners (without loss to text), front wrapper partially split at spine-fold, but still attached; a complete, sound copy, no better than Good. Covers the anti-fascist uprisings in Spain in December,… Read more
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Instead of a Book by a Man Too Busy to Write One. A Fragmentary Exposition of Philosophical Anarchism

by [ANARCHISM] TUCKER, Benj[amin] R[icketson]

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Published
1893
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First Edition
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New York: Benj. R. Tucker, 1893. First Edition. Hardcover. Perhaps the clearest exposition ever published of individualist anarchism, written by the movement's foremost exponent in America. The work is comprised of selections from Tucker's voluminous, incisive, often acidic articles in his long-running journal Liberty. These are arranged thematically, in chapters such as "The Individual, Society, and the State;" "Money… Read more
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Stamford, CT, 1936. Pamphlet. Prospectus, disguised as a biography, for Schroeder's speaking tours, with a brief biographical essay followed by several pages of press opinions. Schroeder (1864-1953) was a prominent lecturer on free speech, freethought, and pacifism, a co-founder with Lincoln Steffens of The Free Speech League, known for his vocal opposition to American entry to WW1 and… Read more
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Socialism Versus Anarchism: An Address

by DE LEON, Daniel

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1962
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New York: New York Labor News Company, 1962. Paperback. Full text of an address given after the assassination of President McKinley. "De Leon shows that the deed had nothing to do with Socialism. Instead, it was attributable to a philosophy inherent in class-ruled society - the belief, natural enough in a less complex society, that an individual act can… Read more
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Views and Comments no. 43 (June 1962)

by [LIBERTARIAN LEAGUE]

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1962
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New York: The Libertarian League, 1962. Pamphlet. 12mo. Staple-bound pamphlet; pictorial thick paper wrappers; 29pp. Covers stained and slightly mis-folded; corner-creasing; text tight and unmarked - just Very Good. Single issue of the official organ of this small anarchist organization, fronted by Sam Dolgoff and Russell Blackwell. Articles in this issue signed by "R.B." [Russell Blackwell]; Robert Wolf;… Read more
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Views and Comments no. 25 (Dec 1957)

by [LIBERTARIAN LEAGUE]

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1957
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New York: The Libertarian League, 1957. Pamphlet. 12mo. Staple-bound pamphlet; pictorial thick paper wrappers; 29pp. Mimeographed. Covers aged; text tight and unmarked - just Very Good. Early issue of the official organ of this small anarchist organization, fronted by Sam Dolgoff and Russell Blackwell.
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Le Carceri Russe. Traduzione e Prefazione di Alighiero Tanini

by FIGNER, Vera

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1912
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Spezia: Cromo-Tipo "La Sociale, 1912. Pamphlet. First Italian edition. 12mo; printed red paper wrappers with applied photo-illustration; frontispiece portrait; 71pp; 1 inserted leaf of plates. Mild creasing to wrappers; slight aging to text; Very Good. Italian translation of Figner's memoir of her twenty-year imprisonment in the Shisselburg Fortress following the assassination of Emperor Alexander II in 1881. The Italian… Read more
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An Appeal to the Young / Socialism and Intervention / Unity and VIctory

by [People's Pocket Series] KROPOTKIN, Prince [Peter] / Charles P. Steinmetz / Eugene V. Debs

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N.d. [ca 1919]
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Girard, KS: Appeal to Reason, N.d. [ca 1919]. Pamphlet. 16mo (12.5cm x 9cm). Printed, staple-bound wrappers; 64pp. Cover soil; text slightly aged; closed tear to first text leaf (no loss of text); Very Good. People's Pocket Series no.23. GIBBS 23a, second variant, with ads for "The Labor Movement" and "How I Wrote the Raven" on verso of final leaf… Read more
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The Death-Ship: The Story of an American Sailor

by [RADICAL & PROLETARIAN LITERATURE] TRAVEN, B.

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Published
1934
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First American Edition
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1934. First American Edition. Hardcover. Traven's own translation of his first novel, which was translated from the German by Eric Sutton for the UK edition published by Chatto & Windus. A novel set in the aftermath of World War I, centered around a group of merchant seamen who lack citizenship, money, and papers; it… Read more
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The Thirty-Six Trades of the State

by [ANARCHISM] ALEXANDRE, Arsène; Benj. R. Tucker, trans

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Published
1897
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First Separate Edition
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New York: Benj. R. Tucker, 1897. First Separate Edition. Paperback. Satirical short essay by a founding editor of "Le Rire," describing the trades of "The State," from art collector to tapestry weaver, from transportation enterprise to colonialism. Though "The State" is everywhere, it is also nothing, and the essay opens with the description of a man being thrown out… Read more
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Ruth and Marie. A Fascinating Story of the Nineteenth Century

by BAUDER, Emma Pow

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(1895)
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First Edition
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Chicago: American Bible House, (1895). First Edition. Hardcover. Small octavo. Publisher's blue cloth boards, lettered in black; floral endpapers; [6],364,(3)pp; illus. Small ownership label and a circular blank sticker to front endpapers, else a tight, Near Fine copy in the original publisher's cloth. Romance set against the background of a labor strike in San Francisco. The strikers are portrayed… Read more
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The Wage System. Freedom Pamphlets No. 1 (New Edition, 1920)

by KROPOTKINE, Peter [aka Kropotkin; aka Pierre; aka Piotr]

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1920
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London: Freedom Press, 1920. Pamphlet. New edition. Staple-bound pamphlet. 12mo; printed paper self-wraps; 15pp. Outer wrappers pulled free from staples, else Very Good, with text clean, tight and unmarked. Among Kropotkine's most influential anarchist tracts, widely reprinted in English from the time of its first publication (ca 1895).
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Anarchism: What it is and what it is not

by LABADIE, Joseph A.

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N.d. [ca 1900]
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Detroit: International Anarchist Group of Detroit, N.d. [ca 1900]. Ephemera. Edition and printing not stated. Single folded sheet, 16cm x 27cm, folded to make six panels. Printing a bit faint in spots, as always; negligible surface soil, else Fine. A brief exigesis on the nature of the American anarchist movement, concluding with recommendations to read Proudhon, Tucker, Mackay… Read more
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Henry George, Traitor

by TUCKER, Benj. R. [Benjamin]

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Published
1896
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First Edition
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New York: Benj. R. Tucker, 1896. First Edition. Pamphlet. 12mo (15cm); staple bound wrappers; 15pp. A few tiny spots of foxing, still Near Fine. Assails the integrity of "Single Tax" advocate Henry George, who (Tucker claims) cynically shifted his public posture regarding the Haymarket Trial in order to improve his viability as a candidate for Secretary of State of… Read more
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Paris: Imprimerie Ranchal, 1974-79. Official organ of TAC, an anarchist-communist collective mostly associated with the French medical doctor and political activist Paul Denais (1922-2014). This is a significant and nearly continuous run of issues from 1973 to 1979, including the following: no. 11 (3rd quarter 1973); 13 - 28 (April 1974 to December, 1979). Includes several double issues. Sixteen… Read more
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Sind Anarchisten Mörder

by TUCKER, Benj. [Benjamin] R.

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1907
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Berlin: B. Zack, 1907. Pamphlet. Drittes bis fünftes tausend." Octavo. Staple-bound printed self-wrappers; 14,(2)pp. Negligible toning to text margins, else Fine. German edition of Tucker's "Are Anarchists Thugs?," originally published as a letter to the editor of the New York Daily Tribune. Translated from the English, and with a brief introduction, by John Henry Mackay.
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A Blow at Trial by Jury. An examination of the special jury law passed by the New York Legislature in 1898

by [ANARCHISM] TUCKER, Benj. [Benjamin] R.

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Published
1898
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First Edition
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New York: Benj. R. Tucker, 1898. First Edition. Pamphlet. 12mo. Staple-bound pamphlet. Original printed orange paper wrappers; 46pp. Wrappers lightly chipped at extremities, with old clear tape reinforcement at bound edge; text firm, not fragile, with scattered ink and pencil marginalia; Good or better. Transcript of Tucker's speech at the Cooper Union in June, 1897, under the auspices of… Read more
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