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Horrors of Armenia: The Story of an Eye-Witness

by Howard, William Willard

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Published
1896
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New York: The Armenian Relief Association, 1896. 62p., slender booklet, the fragile cover has a couple of minor corner chips; textblock is on better paper. Howard is described on the cover as "the only man who penetrated into the interior of the devastated regions of Armenia." A journalist, he sought out villages in what is now eastern Turkey and… Read more
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image of A directory of the charitable and beneficent organizations of Boston : together with legal suggestions, laws applying to dwellings, etc. Fourth edition

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Boston: Damrell & Upham, 1899. Hardcover. xvii, 475, xxxix-xlvip., preliminary and end ads toned, minor flaws and handling wear else good condition.
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image of Her Private Character a story of Man's crime_Woman's folly, and the retribution which follow both

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New York: published by the Eagle Book Co., copyright by the Pollard Publishing Co, 1891. Paperback. 205p., illustrated with 4 plates including frontis, lightly-worn paperback in dark yellow pictorial wraps. The book is copyright by the Pollard Co. and this is likely a separate cheaper edition published the same year. Only one copy of each edition is located in… Read more
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The Eighteen-Nineties: A Literary Exhibition

by Krishnamurtj, G., compiler

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Published
1973
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London: National Book League, 1973. Paperback. 204p. + [8]p. of plates, wraps, 5.5x8.5 inches, very good condition. Catalog / bibliography for the exhibition.
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image of Choudo shoga zuroku   聽雨堂書画図錄

Choudo shoga zuroku 聽雨堂書画図錄

by Watanabe Shotei 渡邊省亭

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Published
1898
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Tokyo: Aoki Kozaburo, 1898. Four volumes bound with thread in traditional format; illustrations, some colored by hand; very good, in a wrap-around case with some exterior fading and foxing. Ownership signature of Lillian McGee. First published 1891, this being a later printing. Watanabe was was one of the earlier Japanese painters to visit Europe, winning a medal at the… Read more
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image of Madagascar; Or, Robert Drury's Journal During Fifteen Years' Captivity on That Island.  And a further description of Madagascar by the Abbé Alexis Rochon

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London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1890. Hardcover. 898p., cloth-covered boards, gilt titles, 5.5x8,5 inches, illus., one fold-out map, boards edgeworn, corners bumped, spine dimmed, one illustration detached but present, offsetting to endpapers, hinges cracked and repaired with tape; first edition. Originally published in 1729. The Adventure Series.
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image of Is Suicide a Sin?  Robert G. Ingersoll's Famous Letter.  Replies by Mgr. Thos. Ducey, Roman Catholic, Nym Crinkle, Feuilletonist, Madison C. Peters, Protestant, Wm. Q. Judge, Theosophist, C. Wilfred Mowbray, Anarchist, John T. Nagle, Statistician.  And Col. Ingersoll's Brilliant Rejoinder.  A Verdict of a Jury of Twelve Eminent Men of New York. Prefaced by a Startling Chapter, Great Suicides of History!  Schopenjauer's Celebrated Essay

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New York: Standard Publishing Company, 1894. Paperback. 95p., wraps, 5x7.25 inches, wraps detached but present, wraps, title page, and rear blank evenly toned else good condition. Ingersoll was a prominent agnostic orator. Mowbray was an English anarchist, member of the Socialist League, and friend of William Morris. At the time of publication he was on a speaking… Read more
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The Anarchist: a story of to-day

by Savage, Richard Henry

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Published
1894
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Chicago: F. Tennyson Neely, 1894. Hardcover. 399p., cloth-covered boards with a blank spine label that is worn and peeling off, 5x7.25 inches, frontispiece portrait of Savage, boards lightly worn, corners bumped, small stain on rear board, pages evenly browned, previous owner's name penciled on front blank, frontispiece and title page dampstained along top edge, chipped, and beginning to… Read more
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Voluntary socialism, a sketch

by Tandy, Francis Dashwood

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Published
1896
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Denver, CO: Francis D. Tandy, Publisher, 1896. Hardcover. 228p., first edition, original cloth binding edge worn with fraying at the head and tail of the spine, large sticker scar (possibly from a library card pocket) on front paste-down endpaper, front hinge cracked else good condition. Individualist anarchist work dedicated to Benjamin Tucker. An individualist anarchist work reflecting… Read more
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image of Instead of a book, by a man too busy to write one. A fragmentary exposition of philosophical anarchism culled from the writings of Benj. R. Tucker.  Second edition

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New York: Benj. R. Tucker, Publisher, 1897. Hardcover. x, 512p., frontispiece portrait of Tucker, second edition, all edges tinted red as issued,original cloth binding slightly soiled with minor edge wear, head of spine chipped, top edge of front blanks and frontispiece lightly dampstained, front hinge cracked else very good condition with stamp of the anarchist newspaper "The Road to… Read more
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£183.30
image of Chamonix and the Range of Mont Blanc; A Guide with Illustrations and Maps. Second Edition

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London: John Murray, 1897. Hardcover. 24 (ads), xiv, 205p., 25-44 (ads), a very good copy in publisher's original format, 7x5 inch semi-flexible red leather binding gilt, all edges speckled as issued with rounded corner-tips. Head and tail rims are slightly frayed with an eighth-inch loss atop the front joint; that, a neat ownership stamp to ffep, and a sepia… Read more
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image of Instead of a book, by a man too busy to write one. A fragmentary exposition of philosophical anarchism culled from the writings of Benj. R. Tucker

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New York: Benj. R. Tucker, 1893. Hardcover. x, 512p., frontispiece portrait of Tucker, first edition, original cloth binding with edge wear, all edges tinted red as issued, corners bumped, head and tail of spine frayed, front hinge cracked else good condition.
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image of Life of the Blessed Charles Spinola, of the Society of Jesus. With a sketch of the other Japanese martyrs, beatified on the 7th of July, 1867

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New York: PJ Kennedy; Excelsior Catholic Pub. House, 1892. 250p., hardcover with gilt title "Japanese Martyrs" on spine and on front board; hinges starting.
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The original feminist attack on the Bible: (the Woman's Bible) introduction by Barbara Welter

by Stanton, Elizabeth Cady and the revising committee

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Published
1974
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9780405059971
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New York: Arno Press, 1974. Hardcover. xlii+217p., paper toned else good condition in a worn and chipped dj. Originally published in 1895.
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Revival of the Inquisition: details of the tortures inflicted on Spanish political prisoners

by Spanish Atrocities Committee; preface by Edward Carpenter

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Published
1897
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London: Published for the Spanish Atrocities Committee by J. Perry, 1897. 23p., stapled wraps, 5x7.25 inches, wraps lightly foxed, staple rusted else good condition. Reprinted from "Freedom." On the mistreatment of anarchist political prisoners.
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image of Plenty of Money: A New and scientific plan by which credit in the form of paper money is provided and substituted for credit in the form of goods, the inauguration of which will enable everybody to pay cash instead of buying on credit, resulting in universal prosperity

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New York: Louis Weiss & Co, 1899. Pamphlet. 13p. + [3]p. of ads, stapled wraps, 5.25x8 inches, wraps slightly worn and soiled, staples rusted, a few small rust stains. Westrup was an anarchist, bank reformer, and contributor to Benjamin Tucker's newspaper "Liberty
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image of Mutual banking: showing the radical deficiency of the present circulation medium and the advantages of free currency

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Columbus Junction, Iowa: E.H. Fulton, 1896. 66p., wraps, 5.25x7.75 inches, lacking rear wrap and ads at rear, spine chipped. Cover subtitle: A simple plan to abolish interest on money. Liberty Library Double No. 10-11, November-December 1896. Important early anarchist work on monetary policy.
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image of Nouvel Armorial du Bibliophile. Guide de l'Amateur des Livres Armories. Tome Premier [et] Tome II [sic; the complete two-volume set]

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Paris: Emile Rondeau Libraire, 1890. Leather Bound. Second Edition: xvii, 390, errata leaf, 494p., rubricated titlepage, text thick with hundreds of devices reproduced in vignette impressions (struck expertly in deep black), matching 11x7 inch hardbound volumes t.e.g in half morocco (executed by Zaehnsdorf) over marbled boards, with marbled endsheets of a different pattern. Third blank of v.1 bears a… Read more
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image of Revival of the Inquisition: details of the tortures inflicted on Spanish political prisoners

Revival of the Inquisition: details of the tortures inflicted on Spanish political prisoners

by Spanish Atrocities Committee; preface by Edward Carpenter

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Published
1897
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London: Published for the Spanish Atrocities Committee by J. Perry, 1897. 23p., stapled wraps, 5x7.25 inches, wraps lightly foxed, bottom edge of front wrap browned, staple rusted, pp8-17 evenly browned, rear wrap lightly silverfished along two edges. Reprinted from "Freedom." On the mistreatment of anarchist political prisoners.
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La Anarquía Ante los Tribunales. Tercera Edición

by Gori, Pietro

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Published
1910
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Barcelona: Centro Editorial Presa, 1910. Pamphlet. 64p., wraps, 4.25x6.25 inches, evenly browned, wraps fragile and chipped, leaves unopened; ownership stamp of Bertrand Smith's Book Store in Long Beach on half-title. Text in Spanish. Los pequeños grandes libros; 60. Anarchist lawyer Gori's defense of Luigi Galleani and other anarchists at their 1894 trial on conspiracy charges.
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