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The Country Newspaper: A Study of Socialization and Newspaper Content
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The Country Newspaper: A Study of Socialization and Newspaper Content

By Malcolm M. Willey, Ph.D.

The University of North Carolina Press, 1926. Cloth. Fine/Near Fine. The 1926 1st edition. Clean and Fine in a bright, Near Fine dustjacket, with just a touch of wear along the tips and the spine crown. Octavo, 153 pgs.

$50.00

Public Drinking and Popular Culture in Eighteenth-Century Paris

By Thomas Brennan

Princeton University Press, 1988. 1st. Cloth. Collectible; Very Good/Very Good. A solid copy of the 1988 1st edition. Tight and VG (with light wear at the spine base and light foxing to the fore-edge) in a bright, VG dustjacket, with a 1 1/2" chip at the foot of the spine. Still though, a very presentable copy. Octavo, 333 pgs.

$100.00

The Disinherited
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The Disinherited

By Jack Conroy

Moscow: Co-operative Publishing Society of Foreign Workers in the U.S.S.R., 1935. Cloth. Collectible; Very Good/Very Good. The 1935 1st Russian edition (with English text though) of this influential proletarian novel born of the American class struggle of the 30s and the Great Depression. Solid and VG in its beige cloth, with very light soiling at the panels. And in a bright, VG example of the fragile pictorial dustjacket, with mild darkening --and chipping-- to the spine, light wear along the flap-folds and light soiling to the rear panel. Still though, very presentable. 12mo, 371 pgs.

$300.00

The Mafia and Politics

By Michele Pantaleone

New York: Coward-McCann, Inc, 1966. cloth. Collectible; Very Good/Very Good. A solid copy of the 1966 stated 1st American edition. Clean and VG (with a slight lean to the binding) in a bright, price-intact, VG dustjacket, with very light wear along the spine ends and the tips. Octavo, 255 pgs.

$50.00

Illegitimacy Laws of the United States and Certain Foreign Countries

By Ernest Freund

Washington: Government Printing Office, 1919. 1st. Original Wraps. Collectible; Very Good. The 1919 1st edition of this study of Illegitimacy Laws of the U.S., sponsored by the Children's Bureau of the U.S. Department of Labor. Solid and VG in its light-green wrappers, with very light soiling to the wrappers and one very small tear at the foot of the spine. Octavo, 260 pgs.

$50.00

Blind Spots

By Henry Smith Leiper

New York: Friendship Press, 1929. 1st. Cloth. Collectible; Very Good. The 1929 1st edition. Bright and VG in its duotone cloth, with very light tanning along the panel edges. Small former owner name at the front free endpaper, otherwise very clean. 12mo, 143 pgs.

$50.00

Gauging Public Opinion
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Gauging Public Opinion

By Hadley Cantril

Princeton University Press, 1944. 1st. Cloth. Collectible; Fine/Very Good. INSCRIBED BY HADLEY CANTRIL on the front free endpaper. A crisp, well-preserved copy to boot of the 1944 1st edition. Near Fine in a bright, price-intact, VG+ dustjacket, with very light soiling to the rear panel. Octavo, 318 pgs. Signed by Author.

$150.00

Love and the American Delinquent: The Theory and Practice of "Progressive" Juvenile Justice 1825-1920
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Love and the American Delinquent: The Theory and Practice of "Progressive" Juvenile Justice 1825-1920

By Steven L. Schlossman

University of Chicago Press, 1977. 1st. Cloth. Collectible; Fine/Very Good. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR IN YEAR-OF-PUBLICATION on the half-title. A solid copy to boot of the 1977 1st edition. Tight and Near Fine in a bright, VG dustjacket, with very light creasing along the spine crown and tips. Octavo, 303 pgs. Signed by Author.

$50.00

Drug Addiction in Britain

By Sean O'Callaghan

London: Robert Hale & Co, 1970. 1st. Cloth. Collectible; Very Good/Very Good. A very solid copy of the 1970 1st edition. Tight and VG+ in a bright, price-intact, VG+ dustjacket, with very light creasing along the front panel's upper edges. Octavo, 223 pgs.

$100.00

Prisoners of the Tower (2 Vols.)
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Prisoners of the Tower (2 Vols.)

By Arthur Henry Cook (Former Chief Warder H. M. Tower of London)

1959. Half-Leather. Collectible; Very Good. 1959 photo-offset of the long-hand account of the former chief warder of the Tower of London, of all those imprisoned in the Tower, from Flamburd Runnald (Bishop of Durham) in 1101 to Rudolf Hess in 1941. ONLY 3 SETS OF THIS VALUABLE RECORD WERE MADE-- and all 3 were presented to American institutions. After the chief Warder's death, his widow presented the 2 manuscript books to the British military, which then authorized a few sets to be copied in photo-offset. 2 folio volumes, 247 handwritten pages. Clean and solid and VG+. Bound in 1/2 red morocco over red boards. Bright gilt-lettering and rule to the front panels. A wonderful piece of London history (and British criminology) and a rare glimpse into British attitudes toward punishment and imprisonent over the last milenium.

$1000.00

Prison Homicide

By Sawyer F. Sylvester, John H. Reed and David O. Nelson

New York: Spectrum Publications, 1977. 1st. Cloth. Collectible; Fine/Fine. The 1977 1st edition. Fine in a bright, Near Fine dustjacket. Octavo, 126 pgs.

$50.00

Hate Alley
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Hate Alley

By Martin L. Weiss

New York: Ace Books, 1957. 1st. Original Wraps. Collectible; Very Good. "Days and Nights of a Juvenile Delinquent". 1957 1st edition of this uncommon "JD" paperback. Bright and clean and VG in its original lurid wrappers. Light creasing at the spine, very light creasing at the panel corners and very light soiling to the rear panel. A very presentable copy of this fragile pocketbook.

$100.00

Indian Women and Sex
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Indian Women and Sex

By S.N. Rampal

New Delhi: Printox, 1978. 1st. Cloth. Collectible; Very Good/Fine. A crisp, clean copy of the 1978 1st edition. Tight and VG+ in a bright, price-intact, Near Fine dustjacket. Occtavo, 192 pgs.

$50.00