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The Cooperative Movement and Some of Its Problems
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The Cooperative Movement and Some of Its Problems

By CASSELMAN, Paul Hubert

New York: Philosophical Library, [1952]. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo (20.5cm.); publisher's simulated cloth in cream decorative dust jacket; xiii,[1],178pp. Jacket quite dust-soiled and rather chipped with two small paper flaws mid-spine affecting text without loss of meaning, rear board a bit warped, else Near Very Good overall.

$25.00

Co-Op: A Novel of Living Together
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Co-Op: A Novel of Living Together

By SINCLAIR, Upton

Pasadena: Published by the Author, [1936]. Hardcover. Octavo (19.5cm.); publisher's cloth in white printed dust jacket; xii,426pp. Light chipping to jacket extremities, most heavily at spine crown, some general soil and light foxing, spine darkened, corners bumped, else Very Good and sound. Ownership inscription on front free endpaper (dated 1945) of the Textile Workers Union of America Local 96, Stottville, N.Y. Presumed reprint, lacking the Farrar emblem on title page verso as called for by AHOUSE A57b. HANNA 3230: "A group of unemployed Californians form a cooperative during the Depression." See also BAIRD 2266 and COAN, p. 98.

$75.00

Underdog

By BURNETT, W.R.

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1957. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo. Cloth-backed boards; dustjacket; 242pp. Boards slightly sunned at edges, upper edge of text block lightly dusted; jacket lightly rubbed, marked and faded on spine panel, but still complete and unclipped, VG or better. Late novel by the author of Little Caesar and The Asphalt Jungle.

$40.00

The Story of the C.W.S. The Jubilee History of the Co-Operative Wholesale Society Limited, 1863-1913
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The Story of the C.W.S. The Jubilee History of the Co-Operative Wholesale Society Limited, 1863-1913

By Redfern, Percy

Machester: The Co-Operative Wholesale Society Limited, 1913. Hardcover. Very Good. First Edition. Original publisher's red gilt- and ink-stamped cloth (hardcover); 439pp. Covers bright and unsoiled; scattered internal foxing, front hinge starting. A solid, attractive copy.

$30.00

Through Consumption to Prosperity: An Outline of Major Douglas's Credit Proposals
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Through Consumption to Prosperity: An Outline of Major Douglas's Credit Proposals

By Brenton, Arthur

London: Credit Resesarch Library, 1924. Paperback. Original Wraps. Very Good. First Edition. 12mo. Staple-bound pamphlet; 15pp. Old soil to covers, internally clean. Scarce.

$25.00

The Collectivist Declaration
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The Collectivist Declaration

By Winn, Ralph B.

New York: The American Collectivist, 1934. First Edition. Paperback. Manifesto for the Collectivist movement, borrowing from Marxist philosophy and communitarian doctrine, possibly intended as a reincarnation of the New York Collectivist Society of the early 1900s. Inside rear cover announces publication of Winn's "The American Collectivist" newspaper, but we find no evidence of actual publication, nor indeed any evidence that Winn's "collectivism" achieved any prominence as a social movement. Staple-bound pamphlet; 31pp. Mild soil to covers, else a VG, fresh copy.

$75.00