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Thirty-Fifth Annual Report of the National Labor Relations Boards for the Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 1970

By NATIONAL LABOR RELATIONS BOARD

Washington DC: United States Government Printing Office, 1971. First Edition. Paperback. Octavo (23cm.); publisher's blue printed card wrappers; ix,[1],198pp.; graphs and charts throughout. Spine sunned, soil spot to rear cover, else Very Good and sound. Substantial portion of text devoted to "Unfair Labor Practices," including employer discrimination, the bargaining obligation, and prohibited strikes and boycotts.

$25.00

Official Proceedings 1972 Constitutional Convention, New York State AFL-CIO, Kiamesha Lake, N.Y., September 6-7-8, 1972

By NEW YORK STATE AFL-CIO

[New York: New York State AFL-CIO], 1972. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo (23cm.); dark blue library cloth, gilt-lettered spine, original pictorial card wrappers bound in; 221pp. Binder's receipt bound in before title page, else Near Fine.

$25.00

You Can Get It: How White Collar Workers Can Win Higher Pay

By MERRILL, Lewis

[New York: United Office and Professional Workers of America, CIO, n.d., but 1946]. First Edition. Paperback. Octavo (20.5cm.); pictorial staplebound self-wrappers; 23pp.; illus throughout. Slightly ex-University of California with their rubberstamp to upper cover, light toning and faint vertical crease, else Very Good and sound. Promotional post-WW2 pamphlet for the UOPWA, first founded in 1937.

$35.00

The Story of a Toiler

By FRANZEN, Andrew

[Portland, OR, n.d. but ca. 1917]. First Edition. Paperback. 12mo (18cm.); publisher's grey printed staplebound card wrappers, yapp edges; 24pp. Some faint soil along spine edge, light wear to wrapper fore-edges, else Very Good and sound. Long, privately-published poem, told in the voice of a paper mill worker, whose "mighty boss controls my will" (p. 3). Despite the misery of his situation, the narrator promises that "Now I am not a socialist, / Nor love the blood-red anarchist. / For me no far Utopia gleams. / Nor see they all the world awry..." (p. 6). Place of publication based on OCLC.

$50.00

Labor Monopolies - Or Freedom
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Labor Monopolies - Or Freedom

By [ANTI-LABOR & UNION-BUSTING] SCOVILLE, John W.

New York: Committee for Constitutional Government, 1946. First Edition. Paperback. Anti-labor propaganda by a private industry group. Illustrated with a few halftones documenting atrocities committed by union picketers and organizers. 12mo. Pictorial wrappers; 166pp; illus. Clean, tight and unmarked; text paper slightly aged, else Near Fine.

$15.00

Clairvoyant Reminiscences and Herbal Recipes
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Clairvoyant Reminiscences and Herbal Recipes

By [WEIRD SCIENCE] POMROY, T.W.

New York: George A. Sparks, 1887. First Edition. Memoirs of the Maine millworker turned clairvoyant, who was introduced to mesmerism after being gravely injured while at work at the mill when the building collapsed and only a "Professor of Mesmerism" could cure him. The volume also includes herbal recipes and medical cures through clairvoyance, with numerous testimonials. Recipes have very occasional contemporary ink corrections, for example converting 1 ounce of Tarlington's Balsam and and 4 ounces of Wine of Antimony to drachums in a recipe for cough syrup (pp. 228-9). Exceedingly scarce. ATWATER 2862. Small octavo (18.5cm.); publisher's dark brownish-red cloth stamped in black, gilt-lettered spine; [2],268pp.; steel-engraved portrait frontispiece. Board scuffed and corners bumped, front hinge cracked but holding, else Good to Very Good overall.

$500.00

Discrimination Against Women in Bombay Textiles. Reprinted from Industrial and Labor Relations Review Vol 15, no.2, January 1962
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Discrimination Against Women in Bombay Textiles. Reprinted from Industrial and Labor Relations Review Vol 15, no.2, January 1962

By JAMES, Ralph C.

Berkeley: Institute of Industrial Relations - University of California, 1962. Offprint. Pamphlet. Octavo. Staple-bound card wrappers; pp.210-220. Faint creases to covers, scattered pencil marginalia else fine.

$25.00

Practice and Procedure in Labor Arbitration
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Practice and Procedure in Labor Arbitration

By FAIRWEATHER, Owen

Washington DC: Bureau of National Affairs, 1973. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo (23cm.); publisher's grey gilt-lettered textured cloth, xii,401pp. Just About Fine.

$35.00

Twenty Questions on the International Labor Organization
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Twenty Questions on the International Labor Organization

By INTERNATIONAL LABOUR ORGANIZATION

[New York: Carnegie Endowment for International Peace], 1939. First Edition. Paperback. Octavo (23cm.); bifolium printed on yellow stock. Light wear from handling, else Near Fine. Educational pamphlet on the UN peace and labor agency the ILO. OCLC locates one separately catalogued copy as of September, 2019, at Yale.

$20.00

Memo to Congress: A Positive Program for America
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Memo to Congress: A Positive Program for America

By AFL-CIO

[Washington, DC: American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations, 1960]. First Edition. Paperback. Octavo (22.5cm.); staplebound self-wrappers; 25pp. Minor wear from handling, else Very Good or better. Brochure setting forth the AFL-CIO's program, including raising the minimum wage, aiding depressed areas, guaranting civil rights, and health benefits for the eldery. A blank score card printed on rear few leaves in which to write in improvements made for each of the twelve bullet-points.

$25.00

Agreement Entered into By and Between the Pittsburgh and West Virginia Railway Company and Engineers, Firemen & Helpers, Hostlers & Hostler Helpers, employes of the Pittsburgh and West Virginia Railway Company Represented by the Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen
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Agreement Entered into By and Between the Pittsburgh and West Virginia Railway Company and Engineers, Firemen & Helpers, Hostlers & Hostler Helpers, employes of the Pittsburgh and West Virginia Railway Company Represented by the Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen

By PITTSBURGH AND WEST VIRGINIA RAILWAY COMPANY

[Pittsburgh?]: Pittsburgh and West Virginia Railway Company, 1946. First Edition. 12mo (15cm.); publisher's cloth tape-backed stiff card wrappers; iv,3-61pp. Faint vertical crease to upper cover, else Very Good to Near Fine. Agreement effective as of October 15, 1946, covering passenger service, freight service, yard service, hostler helper service, and other particulars of employment with the Company.

$25.00

Foreman Training in a Growing Enterprise [Inscribed and Signed]
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Foreman Training in a Growing Enterprise [Inscribed and Signed]

By ZALEZNIK, A[braham]

Boston: Division of Research / Graduate School of Business Administration / Harvard University, 1951. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo (21cm.); publisher's cloth in grey decorative dust jacket lettered in red; xv,[1],232pp. Chipping and toning along jacket extremities, corners bumped, else Very Good, internally sound. Bifolium abstract laid in. Inscribed and signed "Abe" to the author's mother and father.

$50.00

"Blue Chip" Investment! $1 in URW dues...$12 in wage increases. Your URW dues dollar pays real dividends!
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"Blue Chip" Investment! $1 in URW dues...$12 in wage increases. Your URW dues dollar pays real dividends!

By [UNITED RUBBER WORKERS]

[Akron: United Rubber, Cork, Linoleum and Plastic Workers of America, ca 1950s]. Ephemera. Single sheet folded to make four panels; opens to approx. 8-1/2" x 14". Fine. Mid-1950s promotional brochure for recruiting URW members; outlines the benefits of membership and explains the purpose of dues.

$15.00

The Eight-Hour Day. Various Articles, Arguments, and Bills Relating to the Eight-Hour Law. Presented by Mr. Martine February 28, 1913

By [EIGHT-HOUR DAY MOVEMENT] MARTINE, James E. (Sen.)

Washington DC: Government Printing Office, 1913. First Edition. Pamphlet. Octavo (ca 23cm). Staple-bound pamphlet; printed paper wrappers; 22pp. Moderae cover wear and soil; internally clean, complete, and unmarked; Good or better. Compilation of documents and statistics offered for debateon the Eight-Hour movement. Gathered and presented by New Jersey Senator James E. Martine. The 40-hour workweek was not adopted as a national standard in the U.S. until 1940.

$45.00

Flashes from the Trade Unions [Collection of 50 Issues]

By WORLD FEDERATION OF TRADE UNIONS

Prague: World Federation of Trade Unions, 1981-1983. First Edition. Paperback. Quite a substantial run of the WFTU's bimonthly newsletter, covering trade union and solidarity movement events from Poland to Australia. Includes coverage of the 1981 U.S. coal miners' strike, one of the issues adorned with a photograph of a worker burning the contract proposal in protest; the death of Bobby Sands, "A crime of the British government"; trade union conferences in Africa, the Middle East, and Asia; and multiple interviews with WFTU general secretary Ibrahim Zakaria. Fifty issues in 46 volumes; quarto (30cm.); blue and white pictorial bifolia or staplebound self-wrappers; illus. throughout. Publication sequence as follows: 1981, nos. 15, 17-23, 27, 28/9, 30-2, 37-42, Special unnumbered issue (October, 1981), 43-49; 1982, nos. 1/2, 3, Special unnumbered issue (January 25, 1982), 4, Special unnumbered issue (February 20, 1982), 7/8, 9, 13, 15-6, 18-21, 48/9; 1983, nos. 4, 6-7, 10. Light wear and some minor toning, one issue with tiny loss at bottom spine corner not approaching text, else a Very Good or better collection.

$450.00

The Apostate

By [RADICAL & PROLETARIAN LITERATURE] LONDON, Jack

Chicago: Charles H. Kerr, 1906 [but after 1915]. Paperback. WOODBRIDGE 1043 (mistakenly identifying this Kerr edition as the first printing). However, see BAL 11897, for the following note: "...advertised in Appeal to Reason. (Girard, Kansas) Oct. 27, 1906...there were many reprints; the earliest (probably not before 1912) was issued by Charles H. Kerr & Company's Co-Operative..." In fact, the address given for Charles H. Kerr on the rear wrapper dates this edition to 1915 or later, supporting Blanck's assertion of priority. First Kerr Edition. 12mo (17.5cm); photo-illustrated wrappers, stapled; 30,[2]pp. Mild wear to extremities, some faint, scattered foxing to upper text edges, else a bright, Near Fine copy.

$125.00

Thomas J. Mooney. Hearing Before a Subcommittee of the Committee of the Judiciary, United States Senate, Seventy-Fifth Congress, Second Session on S.J. Res. 127. A joint resolution memorializing the Honorable Frank M. Merriam, Governor of the State of California, to Grant to Thomas J. Mooney a Full and Complete Pardon. December 15, 1937
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Thomas J. Mooney. Hearing Before a Subcommittee of the Committee of the Judiciary, United States Senate, Seventy-Fifth Congress, Second Session on S.J. Res. 127. A joint resolution memorializing the Honorable Frank M. Merriam, Governor of the State of California, to Grant to Thomas J. Mooney a Full and Complete Pardon. December 15, 1937

By [MOONEY, Tom] UNITED STATES SENATE - COMMITTEE ON THE JUDICIARY

Washington DC: Government Printing Office, 1938. First Edition. Paperback. Octavo (23cm.); staplebound self-wrappers; iii,[1],17pp. Faint fold lines, some light wear from handling, else Very Good and sound. Transcript of four statements in favor of and opposed to the full pardon of Tom Mooney, who was found guilty for the Preparedness Day Bombing in 1916, though never granted a retrial when it came to light that the witnesses had perjured themselves. Speakers included Mooney's counselors Frank P. Walsh and George T. Davis; Secretary of the Mooney Defense Committee Gardner Jackson; and representative of that same Committee John W. Jenkins.

$25.00

North Star Newsletter: An Information Newsletter of the North Star Network. Vol. 2, no. 3, June, 1984
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North Star Newsletter: An Information Newsletter of the North Star Network. Vol. 2, no. 3, June, 1984

By NORTH STAR NETWORK

[Berkeley]: North Star Network, 1984. First Edition. Paperback. Small quarto (21.5cm.); tan pictorial staplebound self-wrappers; 15pp.; illus. Faint vertical fold line, postally used on rear wrapper, else Very Good and sound. Issued by the Network among whose objectives are the "building of a vanguard" and providing a "program of the North American revolutionary movement." Articles in this issue include "Defending Central America in the Labor Movement" and "CISPES and the Anti-Intervention Movement."

$30.00

Perspective: "For the Unity of Industrial Action and Socialist Politics!" Vol. II, no. 8, August, 1977
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Perspective: "For the Unity of Industrial Action and Socialist Politics!" Vol. II, no. 8, August, 1977

By SOCIALIST FORUM

New York: Socialist Forum, 1977. First Edition. Paperback. Folio newsletter (35.5cm.); side-stapled self-wrappers; 5pp.; illus. Previous horizontal mail fold, light wear from handling, else Very Good or better. Issue consisting of a single article on the Italian Marxist Antonio Gramsci, "The Evolution of Industrial Unionism. Italy in 1919-1920: Gramsci and the Red Years."

$35.00

Report on the Labor Laws and Labor Conditions of Foreign Countries in Relation to Strikes and Lockouts. Prepared for the information of His Excellency Governor James N. Gillett
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Report on the Labor Laws and Labor Conditions of Foreign Countries in Relation to Strikes and Lockouts. Prepared for the information of His Excellency Governor James N. Gillett

By WEINSTOCK, Harris

Sacramento: W.W. Shannon, 1910. First Edition. Hardcover. Slim octavo (23cm.); publisher's green decorative cloth stamped in black; 157pp. Ex-City College of San Francisco with their usual markings, boards a bit rubbed, loss to rear free endpaper. Good or better only.

$35.00

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