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What Is Marxism

By BURNS, Emile

New York: International Publishers, [1957]. First Edition. Paperback. Octavo (20cm.); publisher's blue-grey wrappers printed in maroon; 91pp. General wear from handling as well as some light dust-soil, spine slightly cocked, else Very Good and sound. Basic introduction to Marxist principles. SEIDMAN B749.

$25.00

Seventh World Congress of the Communist International: Resolutions Including Also the Closing Speech of Georgi Dimitroff
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Seventh World Congress of the Communist International: Resolutions Including Also the Closing Speech of Georgi Dimitroff

By DIMITROFF, Georgi

New York: Workers Library Publishers, [1935]. First Edition. Paperback. 12mo (18.5cm.); publisher's tan decorative staplebound card wrappers printed in blue; 56pp. A bit of toning to wrapper extremities, small ink stain at spine foot, brief underlining, else Very Good and sound.

$25.00

Gold Flower's Story
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Gold Flower's Story

By BELDEN, Jack

Somerville, MA: New England Free Press, n.d. [ca 1968]. Paperback. Quarto. Staple-bound pamphlet, pictorial orange wrappers; 43pp; illus. Mild toning & wear; sticker shadow to front cover; Very Good. Reprint of an extract from Belden's "China Shakes The World," originally published in 1949. Early NEFP printing, with 30 cent cover price.

$15.00

Broadside - Vote Communist Against Hunger, Wage Cuts, Fascism & War!

By [COMMUNISM - MICHIGAN]

Hamtramck, MI: [Michigan Communist Party], 1934. First Edition. Paperback. Broadside announcing the 1934 Communist Party municipal ticket for the Detroit suburb of Hamtramck, Michigan. Includes a large central portrait of mayoral candidate George Kristalsky and smaller portraits of seven City Council candidates, which include one woman (Jennie Romaniuk) and one African-American candidate (Cass Bailey). Broadside, 22" x 14", printed recto-only on newsprint. Slight toning; small puncture to lower right corner, else Very Good; shrink-wrapped on archival foamboard.

$200.00

Serving the People With Dialectics: Essays on the Study of Philosophy by Workers and Peasants
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Serving the People With Dialectics: Essays on the Study of Philosophy by Workers and Peasants

By [CHINA]

Peking: Foreign Languages Publishing House, 1972. First Edition. Paperback. Six essays "tell facts and vividly describe advanced deeds by China's workers, peasants and scientific workers, who attribute them their application of Chairman Mao's philosophic thinking" (from Editor's Note). Slim octavo (18.5cm); photo-illustrated wrappers; 48,[2]pp; illus. Light wear and some scattered foxing to wrappers, short tear to base of spine, else Very Good+.

$15.00

What Do You Read? [...] The Big-Money Press and the Workers Press [cover title]
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What Do You Read? [...] The Big-Money Press and the Workers Press [cover title]

By MAX, Alan

[New York: Workers Library Publishers, 1941]. First Edition. Paperback. 12mo (19.5cm.); original staplebound self-wrappers illustrated with a cartoon signed "del"; 15pp.; illus. Uniformly toned and rather chipped and brittle along extremities; Good only. Support for the Daily Worker by one of its editors. BRENNEMAN, p. 163; SEIDMAN M160.

$20.00

The People of Viet Nam Will Triumph! U.S. Aggressors Will Be Defeated! - Volume III
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The People of Viet Nam Will Triumph! U.S. Aggressors Will Be Defeated! - Volume III

By [VIETNAM]

Peking: Foreign Languages Publishing House, 1966. First Edition. Paperback. Chinese propaganda in text and photos, in support of the people of Vietnam's struggle against the United States. Part of a four-part series of periodicals. Quarto (25.5cm); photo-illustrated wrappers, stapled; unpaged; chiefly illus. Light wear and handling to wrappers, else Near Fine.

$35.00

The People of Viet Nam Will Triumph! U.S. Aggressors Will Be Defeated! The Heroic Struggle of the South Vietnamese People - Volume II
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The People of Viet Nam Will Triumph! U.S. Aggressors Will Be Defeated! The Heroic Struggle of the South Vietnamese People - Volume II

By [VIETNAM]

Peking: Foreign Languages Publishing House, 1965. First Edition. Paperback. Chinese propaganda in text and photos, in support of the people of Vietnam's struggle against the United States. Part of a four-part series of periodicals. Quarto (25.5cm); photo-illustrated wrappers, stapled; unpaged; chiefly illus. Light wear to extremities, faint crease to lower corner of rear wrapper; Near Fine.

$35.00

Steel Mill or Treadmill? How to Stop the Big Steel Steal. The Facts About Wages, Prices, Profits and Unionism in the Steel and Metal Industries
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Steel Mill or Treadmill? How to Stop the Big Steel Steal. The Facts About Wages, Prices, Profits and Unionism in the Steel and Metal Industries

By [COMMUNIST PARTY STEEL AND METAL WORKERS COMMISSION]

New York: New Outlook Publishers, 1971. First Edition. Pamphlet. 12mo. Staple-bound, printed paper wrappers; 21,(2)pp. Clean, sound and unmarked copy, Very Good.

$15.00

Le parti communiste Français et la dictature du proletariat
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Le parti communiste Français et la dictature du proletariat

By RODINSON, Michel (ed)

Paris: Lutte Ouvriere, 1976. First Edition. Pamphlet. Octavo. Staple-bound pamphlet; printed paper wrappers; 17pp. Very Good, with mild external wear and a few minor corner-creases to text.

$15.00

Color, Communism, and Common Sense
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Color, Communism, and Common Sense

By JOHNSON, Manning; Archibald B. Roosevelt, foreword

[New York: The Alliance, 1958]. Reprint. Paperback. Octavo (22.5cm.); staplebound wrappers; [2],75pp.; illus. throughout, text printed in blue and black. Light toning along spine edge, else Very Good to Near Fine. At head of upper cover: "American Opinion." Forms part of the "Reprint Series." Former black Communist politician's vitriolic attack on the Party.

$30.00

A People's Constitution for New York
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A People's Constitution for New York

By [COMMUNIST PARTY of NEW YORK]

New York: New York State Committee, Communist Party, [1938]. First Edition. Pamphlet. 12mo. Staple-bound pictorial paper wrappers; 29,[3]pp. Near Fine. Calls for a Constitutional Convention and revision of the State Constitution in accordance with Communist Party principles. Concludes with the Party's 9-point plan. Scarce; OCLC locates two copies only (Harvard, Michigan); not generally seen in commerce.

$65.00

5 or 10 Cents - Which is Fair
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5 or 10 Cents - Which is Fair

By CACCHIONE, Peter V.

Brooklyn: Peter V. Cacchione, [1943]. First Edition. Pamphlet. 12mo. Staple-bound pictorial paper wrappers; 23pp. Mild edgewear; ink notation to front wrapper, else a clean, Near Fine copy. Objecting to proposed increase of fares on New York City subway. Cacchione (1897-1947) a popular but controversial communist City Councilman from The Bronx.

$30.00

What War Means to the Workers. Answering the Question...will War Bring Back Prosperity
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What War Means to the Workers. Answering the Question...will War Bring Back Prosperity

By DUNN, Robert W.

New York: Workers Library, 1933. First Edition. Pamphlet. 16mo. Staple-bound pictorial paper wrappers; 23pp. Text age-toned; Very Good. Calls for payment of the Bonus and reallocation of war funds to support unemployed workers. SEIDMAN D287.

$30.00

Highway of Hunger: Story of America's Homeless Youth
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Highway of Hunger: Story of America's Homeless Youth

By DORAN, Dave

New York: Youth Publishers, 1933. First Edition. Pamphlet. 12mo. Pictorial paper wrappers; 14pp; illus. Text paper slightly toned, else Near Fine -- a fresh and attractive copy. On the plight of destitute youth in the Great Depression, with content on tramping and child prostitution. Illustrated with cartoons and halftones. "Youth Publishers" was the publishing arm of the Young Communist League. SEIDMAN D225.

$45.00

Capone, Karpis, Luciano...Convicted! How much longer will this vilest racketeer of all get away with it? [cover title]
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Capone, Karpis, Luciano...Convicted! How much longer will this vilest racketeer of all get away with it? [cover title]

By [WILLIAM RANDOLPH HEARST] AMERICAN LEAGUE AGAINST WAR AND FASCISM

[New York: American League Against War and Fascism, 1936]. First Edition. Pamphlet. 12mo (17cm.); original pictorial staplebound self-wrappers; 14pp.; illus. Wrapper extremities a bit dust-soiled, else Very Good. Stamp of the People's Book Shop, Los Angeles on front wrapper. Attack on millionaire newspaperman William Randolph Hearst. SEIDMAN A120.

$25.00

[Drop title] Defend the Endangered Chilean Militants! For Proletarian Revolution in Chile!
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[Drop title] Defend the Endangered Chilean Militants! For Proletarian Revolution in Chile!

By SPARTACIST LEAGUE

[Berkeley: Spartacist League, 1974]. First Edition. Endorsement issued by the Spartacist League and its youth section the Revolutionary Communist Youth for an upcoming demonstration organized by the Committee to Defend the Endangered Chilean Militants, to be held at the Chilean Consulate in San Francisco. Demands made by the Committee and the League included defense for all endangered militants targeted by the Chilean political junta under Pinochet's regime, with special emphasis on members of the MIR (Movimiento de Izquierda Revolutionaria). Not separately catalogued in OCLC as of September, 2019. Quarto (35.5cm.); side-stapled typescript leaves; 3pp. Horizontal fold, small "1974" in ballpoint pen at bottom edge of first page, else Very Good and fresh.

$75.00

[Broadside] Demonstration: Defend the Endangered Chilean Militants!
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[Broadside] Demonstration: Defend the Endangered Chilean Militants!

By COMMITTEE TO DEFEND THE ENDANGERED CHILEAN MILITANTS

San Francisco: Spartacist League, n.d. but 1974. First Edition. Flyer announcing a "demonstration of labor and left organizations and individuals" to be held Wednesday, April 10, at the Chilean Consulate, organized by the Committee to Defend the Endangered Chilean Militants, many of whom were being targeted by the Chilean military junta. OCLC locates one copy separately catalogued in North America as of September, 2019, at U. Kansas. Original pictorial broadside (35.5x21.5cm.); printed offset in black on yellow stock. Previous folds and several creases at extremities, some light soil, small "1974" in ballpoint pen, else Good or better.

$20.00

The Partisan. Vol. 1, No. 6 (October 1934)

By [RADICAL PERIODICALS] JOHN REED CLUBS OF THE WEST

Hollywood, CA: The John Reed Clubs of the West, 1934. First Edition. Paperback. Final issue of the theoretical and literary organ of the John Reed Clubs of the West, headquartered in Hollywood, CA. The Editorial Board included the Marxist film critic John R. Chaplin; painter Murray Hantman; German-Jewish Eva Gerson, and others. This issue includes a fabulous full-page wood-engraving (untitled) by Hantman. Other contents include "All Gabriel's Chilluns Got Wings," a "marionette-musical in several acts," attributed to Carlyle Rourke; an extended article on "Science and the Depression" by physicist Morton Mott-Smith; articles by Gerson, Louis Livingston, others. A very uncommon Depression-era communist literary periodical, only six issues appeared between 1933-34 (OCLC cataloguing suggests publication continued to 1944; clearly an error, as the John Reed Clubs did not survive past 1935). Single quarto issue in original woodcut wrappers; 20pp. Overall light soil and wear; internally complete, clean and unmarked; Very Good.

$150.00

The Organization of Labor and Association

By BRIANCOURT, Math[ieu]; Francis Geo. Shaw, trans

New York: William H. Graham, 1848. Second Edition. Hardcover. French dyer's elaboration of Fourierist principles of organization for the working class, making the argument that certain points could be adopted by contemporary employers. Briancourt's publication could be considered one of a number of unsuccessful attempts to inspire the founding of a miniature Fourierist "phalanx." See Pamela Pilbeam's French Socialists Before Marx (2000), p. 120. See EGBERT II, p. 49, for the first American (1845) edition. Small octavo (18cm.); publisher's tan wrappers printed within double rule; vii,[1],103pp. Slightly ex-Carleton College with their discreet internal markings, some shallow losses to wrapper corners not approaching text, evidence of having been previously bound into larger volume including long shallow paper flaw to rear spine edge, spine partly perished, else Good or better, internally sound.

$150.00

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