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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

The Case of Morton Sobell

By PRITT, D.N.

[New York: National Committee to Secure Justice for Morton Sobell in the Rosenberg Case, n.d. but ca. 1953]. First Edition. Paperback. Fundraising pamphlet issued by the Committee on behalf of Morton Sobell, convicted in 1951 of conspiracy to commit espionage for the Soviet Union toward the end of World War II while working for General Electric. Sentenced to 30 years in prison, Sobell served seventeen, the first twelve in Alcatraz. Date of pamphlet based on reference to the recent executions of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg in 1953. 12mo (16cm.); staplebound self-wrappers; 31pp.; illus. throughout. Stock tanned due to inferior quality, else Very Good to Near Fine.

$25.00

Free Man's Companion; A New and Original Work, consisting of numerous moral, political, and philosophical views, examples and explanations, tending to illustrate the general cause of truth, justice, virtue, liberty, and human improvement; and to expose, contrast, and defeat the systems, policies, and conduct of a contrary and fatal tendency

By [AMERICANA - POLITICAL SCIENCE & THEORY] BREWSTER, Abel

Hartford: Abel Brewster, 1827. First Edition. Hardcover. Collection of short--some less than a page long--essays on various topics, addressed to white men eligible to vote, ranging from novels, which "are extremely apt to make young people /giddy headed/"; slavery ("evidently of savage origin"); and dueling ("Most duels originate from offences, /too trifling to be taxed with a penalty/"). SHOEMAKER 28917. Octavo (22.5cm.); contemporary full mottled sheep, maroon gilt spine label, all edges speckled red; 384pp. Leather rather dried and extremities scuffed and slightly chipped at corners and spine foot, foxing and a bit of toning throughout textblock, else Very Good and sound overall. Authorship attributed to the publisher Abel Brewster based on "the right whereof he claims as author and proprietor" (copyright page).

$250.00

Eclipse, Vol. 1, no. 5, Wednesday, October 12, 1977

By [SANDERS, Bernie] MacAUSLAND, Peter, et al.

Burlington: Vermont Eclipse, 1977. First Edition. Paperback. Burlington, Vermont, newspaper, covering local and national news. Includes a short article on :Bernard Sanders" and his withdrawal from the "radical alternative" Liberty Union Party, on whose ticket he ran for Governor of the state the previous year. Behind his reasoning Sanders stated that "the organization's promise to remain active after elections has not been kept and that it has become 'virtually dormant'" going on to say that "A serious political party cannot maintain the respect of people if it simply pops up every two years for elections" (p. 5). OCLC locates two holdings of this periodical as of October, 2019, neither outside Vermont. Tabloid format (44cm.); pictorial self-wrappers, disbound as issued; 20pp.; illus. throughout. Previous mail fold, stock toned and a bit brittle due to poor paper quality, else Very Good and sound.

$35.00

The Journal of Social Issues, Vol. 31, no. 2, Spring, 1975 [Civil Liberties Issue] [Review Copy]

By ZALKIND, Sheldon S., ed

[Los Angeles: Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues], 1975. First Edition. Paperback. Octavo (22.5cm.); publisher's printed white card wrappers; [2],196pp. Extremities rather toned, light wear from handling, else Very Good and sound. Review copy with rubberstamp to upper cover. Issue devoted entirely to civil liberties.

$25.00

A Challenge to Candidates: Turning Point Toward Peace [...] A Non-Partisan Study to Help the Independent Voter in Supporting a Positive American Program for Peace

By WARBURG, James P.

New York: Current Affairs Press, [1955]. First Edition. Paperback. Quarto (27cm.); staplebound self-wrappers printed on newsprint; 56,[8]pp.; text printed in triple column. Minor toning and a few tiny chips to extremities due to inferior paper stock, else Very Good or better. Argument in favor of disarmament, by the banker and financial advisor to Franklin D. Roosevelt. Warburg was a leading organizer of the Society for the Prevention of World War III, this work including chapters on "Most Likely Causes of World War III," followed by chapters on "Preventive Action in Europe" and "Preventive Action in Asia."

$30.00

1987 Edition of Litigation Under the Federal Freedom of Information Act and Privacy Act

By ADLER, Allan, ed

Washington DC: American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, 1987. 12th Edition. Paperback. Octavo (23cm.); publisher's glossy pink card wrappers; [12],128pp. Spine sunned, light curling to wrapper extremities, else Very Good and sound.

$25.00

The Negro Family: The Case for National Action
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The Negro Family: The Case for National Action

By UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF LABOR - OFFICE OF POLICY PLANNING AND RESEARCH

[Washington, DC]: Office of Policy Planning and Research / United States Department of Labor, 1965. First Edition. Paperback. Quarto (26cm.); publisher's black staplebound card wrappers lettered in white; [6],78pp.; graphs throughout. Extremities a bit rubbed, else Very Good and sound.

$25.00

[Poster] Impeach Johnson [Signed]

By WEEGE, William

San Francisco: Happening Press, 1967. Originally issued in Weege's 1967 "Peace Is Patriotic" portfolio. Adorned with photograph of three naked women assuming the position of "Hear No Evil, See No Evil, Speak No Evil," beneath which Weege has added a reproduction of one of Walt Kelly's "Pogo" comic strips. Original poster (64x48cm.) printed offset in red on white stock; very light wrinkling, a hint of soil at top right-hand corner, else Very Good or better. Signed by the artist in pencil at bottom edge.

$150.00

The Nomination Day. Republican National Convention. Miami Beach, August 22nd, 1972

By [NEW LEFT / COUNTERCULTURE] MIAMI CONVENTIONS COALITION

Miami: Miami Conventions Coalition, 1972. Terrific monochrome pop-art inspired poster featuring a repeated image of Richard Nixon's demonic-looking face. Issued ahead of the 1972 Republican National Convention demonstrations by the Miami Conventions Coalition, a loosely affiliated association of left groups that included Yippies, main-line Marxists, and pacifists. This poster rare; IISH only in OCLC as of September, 2019; not at Center for Social & Political Graphics (CSPG) - however an on-line search does turn up a single copy at Tamiment Library, NYU. Pictured in Ralph Young, Make Art Not War: Political Protest Posters from the Twentieth Century (NY: 2016). Original lithographed poster, 21-1/2" x 16". Printed in black on thick, uncoated stock. Faint fold lines, else Very Good to Near Fine.

$650.00

Diario 1945-1947
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Diario 1945-1947

By EINAUDI, Luigi; Paolo Soddu, ed

[Roma]: Editori Laterza, 1993. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo (21cm.); publisher's cloth in white photo-illustrated dust jacket; viii,781pp. Very light wear to jacket extremities, else Near Fine. At head of upper jacket panel: "Collana Storica della Banca d'Italia - Documenti." Diary kept by the second President of Italy Luigi Einaudi during his tenure as Governor of the Bank of Italy.

$40.00

Lincoln's Treatment of Gen. Grant
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Lincoln's Treatment of Gen. Grant

By LINCOLN, Abraham, Ulysses S. Grant, and George B. McClellan

[New York, 1864]. First Edition. Paperback. Democratic campaign pamphlet collecting newspaper clippings contrasting Lincoln's correspondence to Republican General Ulysses S. Grant ("I wish to express in this way, my entire satisfaction with what you have done up to this time") versus his "interference" with the activities of Democratic General George B. McClellan, Lincoln's letters to him displaying his increasing dissatisfaction and eventual dismissal, the commentary on these letters arguing that Lincoln displays "The Taint of Disunion." Octavo (22cm.); self-wrappers; 8pp.; text printed in double columns. Some wear to extremities, shallow crease to bottom fore-edge corner of textblock, small soil spots along spine edge, faint contemporary date rubberstamp (11 Oct 1864), else Very Good and sound. At head of title: "Document No. 12. Sold at 13 Park Row, and all Democratic Newspaper Offices."

$500.00

"From Our Italian Correspondent": Luigi Einaudi's Articles in "The Economist," 1908-1946
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"From Our Italian Correspondent": Luigi Einaudi's Articles in "The Economist," 1908-1946

By EINAUDI, Luigi; Roberto Marchionatti, ed

Firenze: Leo S. Olschki Editore, 2000. First Thus. Paperback. Two volumes; octavo (24cm.); publisher's cream card wrappers printed in red and brown; liv,329; xiv,[331]-834pp.; photographic portrait frontispiece to Vol. I. Light dust-soil and wear from handling, else Very Good to Near Fine. Fondazione Luigi Einaudi Studi Vol. 36. Vol. I: 1908-1924; Vol. II: 1925-1946.

$125.00

The Snap Revolution: A Post-Mortem
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The Snap Revolution: A Post-Mortem

By CONSTANTINO, Letizia R.

[Quezon City, Philippines: Karrel, 1986?]. First Edition. Paperback. Octavo (22cm.); publisher's decorative mustard staplebound wrappers; 27pp. A hint of toning, else Fine. Account of the 3-day People Power Revolution which took place on February 22-25, 1986, resulting in the departure of the kleptocrat President Ferdinand Marcos and the restoration of democracy to the country.

$25.00

Bringing It Into Focus
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Bringing It Into Focus

By [ACHTENBERG, Roberta]

[San Francisco: Roberta Achtenberg for Mayor, n.d. but 1995]. First Edition. Octavo (21.5cm.); single leaf folded into 8-panelled brochure; photographic illus. throughout. Rather cockled from exposure to damp, else Very Good overall. Promotional pamphlet issued during Roberta Achtenberg's unsuccessful bid for Mayor of San Francisco in 1995. Upper cover adorned with blurry photograph of a magnifying glass, opening up to two blurry photographic portraits of opponents Frank Jordan ("Says forgive me") and Willie Brown ("Says Trust Me"), whereas Achtenberg "Says join me." Brown won the election, becoming the first African American to hold that office.

$25.00

The 100 Families That Rule the Empire
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The 100 Families That Rule the Empire

By WIRSING, Giselher; George Sylvester Viereck, pref

Scotch Plains, NJ: Flanders Hall, [1941]. First American Edition. Paperback. Nazi journalist's critique of Great Britain's global power, published in the United States as part of the isolationist rhetoric stating that the war is "a world revolution against British plutocracy. Is this caste of a few hundred families once more to come out of a war as the exploiter and profiteer?" With a preface by the German-American Nazi propagandist George Sylvester Viereck. Octavo (20.5cm.); publisher's pink and white decorative card wrappers lettered in black; xii,13-116pp.; photographic frontispiece, there leaves of plates including one folding plan, additional text illus. throughout, several double-paged. Wrappers a bit faded at extremities, chipping at spine foot, some neat contemporary underlining in blue and red pencil, ownership signature to front free endpaper, else Good to Very Good overall.

$50.00

For an Authentic Socialist Alternative, Peace & Freedom in 1980
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For an Authentic Socialist Alternative, Peace & Freedom in 1980

By PEACE AND FREEDOM PARTY

Oakland: Alameda County Campaign Committee / Peace & Freedom Party and Movement, 1980. First Edition. Octavo (21.5cm.); single leaf folded into six-panelled brochure; illus. Fine condition. Listed on the ticket for the Party are Maureen Smith for President ("A clerical worker and union steward"); and Elizabeth Cervantes Barrón for Vice President ("A teacher and community activist").

$25.00

The Story of Roosevelt and Garner As It Affects the Negro [cover  title]
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The Story of Roosevelt and Garner As It Affects the Negro [cover title]

By REPUBLICAN NATIONAL COMMITTEE

N.p.: Republican National Committee, n.d., but 1932. First Edition. Paperback. Attack on Democratic presidential hopeful Franklin D. Roosevelt and his running mate John Nance Garner, the Democratic Speaker of the House of Congress. The pamphlet, targeting African-American voters, would have been issued during the 1932 presidential election, and delineates the ways in which FDR and Garner "disenfranchised the Negro in the Southern states" (p. 3), among these by firing every black man employed in the capitol, proposing bills to provide Jim Crow cars in Washington, D.C., and opposing the Anti-Lynching Bill of 1922. FDR and Garner would, in fact, win the election, and with the New Deal gain significant popularity among the African American vote. Quite scarce: OCLC locates 2 holdings as of October, 2019 (U.So.Florida, Michigan State). Octavo (22.25cm.); staplebound self-wrappers; 12pp. Minor dustiness to wrapper extremities, very light wear from handling, else Very Good or better.

$150.00

Il Lungo Viaggio Attraverso il Fascismo: Contributo alla storia di una generazione
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Il Lungo Viaggio Attraverso il Fascismo: Contributo alla storia di una generazione

By ZANGRANDI, Ruggero

Milano: Feltrinelli Editore, [1964]. Quinta Edizione "Universale Economica". Paperback. 12mo (18cm.); publisher's white card wrappers printed in black; 610pp. Light wear and soil, spine a bit toned, as is textblock, else Very Good and sound. History of the rise of fascism in Italy, text entirely in Italian.

$20.00

Siege at Chepachet
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Siege at Chepachet

By [DORR REBELLION] DOGERTY, Roger [pseud. Effingham Lawrence?]

Providence, n.d., ca. 1842. First Edition. Paperback. Lengthy poem "dedicated to the three tail Bashaw of Tripoli, and all the Barbary Powers," recounting the history of the Dorr Rebellion from a Dorrite's perspective, albeit unflatteringly. The rebellion of middle class citizens of Rhode Island, led by Thomas Wilson Dorr in 1841 and 1842, turned out to be an unsuccesful bid to expand enfranchisement in the state--at the time voters were required to be white, male, and own at least $134 in property. Attributed to the Louisiana politician Effingham Lawrence, later known for holding the shortest tenure in Congress, from March 4 to March 5, 1875 (see Susah H. Graham, "Call Me a Female Politician" (2006), p. 204, citing the inscription on a copy of this poem). SABIN 80868. Octavo (23cm.); publisher's brown pictorial side-stitched wrappers; 8pp. Wrappers a bit chipped and worn at extremities with brief splitting at previous horizontal fold, light soiling to both wrappers, else a Good or better copy of a quite fragile item.

$750.00

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