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Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2006. Hardcover. x, 430pp., illustrated dj, blue cloth boards, illustrated with photos, drawings and maps, very good.
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San Francisco and Thereabout

by Keeler, Charles

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1903
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San Francisco: California Promotion Committee, 1903. 97p., very good hardcover, minor rubbing to spine. A handsome promotional book for pre-earthquake SF.
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The Coronal of Love

by White, Reverend Isaac

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1903
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Taunton, MA: Self-published by the author, 1903. 29p., 6x9 inches, dedication, introduction, note, very good chapbook in plain printed and stapled wraps with mild toning. Rev. White was a Presbyterian minister born in Hickory who served for a time in the 1890s in Ensenada, Baja California where he was known to write poetry. He died in 1907. No holdings… Read more
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Nor All Your Tears

by Yardley, Maud H.

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Published
1908
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New York: R.F. Fenno & Company, 1908. Hardcover. 285p., cloth-covered boards, 5x7.75 inches, frontis., boards edgeworn, corners bumped, head and tail of spine frayed, pages lightly toned, edges and rear endpapers foxed, pencil notation on free front endpaper, pencil scribble on rear pastedown endpaper. First edition. No dj.
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Los Angeles: Concord Publishing Company, 1907. Hardcover. xii, 236p., long blurb by Josephine M. Holmes pasted down on the front blank end paper, relevant pencil notes on title page else very good condition.
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Economic evolution. Translated and edited by Charles H. Kerr

by LaFargue, Paul

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Published
1909
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Chicago: Charles H. Kerr & Company, 1909. Pamphlet. 31p., original red glassine wrap edge worn and chipped, paper browned a few closed tears in the title page, 3.5x5.75 inches. Pocket library of socialism no. 56.
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Between Me and Life: a biography of Romaine Brooks

by [Brooks, Romaine] Meryle Secrest

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Published
1974
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9780385034692
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Garden City: Doubleday & Company, 1974. Hardcover. xviii, 432p. + 16p. photos and 4p. color illustrations, lightly-worn reprint in quarter-cloth boards, remainder spray on bottom edge and unclipped but heavily-worn and tape-repaired dj. Artist Brooks was a lover of Natalie Clifford Barney.
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What to Do and How to Do It. Socialism vs Capitalism

by Woodbey, George Washington

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1903
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Girard, KS: J.A. Wayland, 1903. Pamphlet. 44p., portrait of the author (described as a "Negro Socialist Orator"), staplebound pamphlet. Cover unevenly toned, some neat pencil marginalia on several pages. Woodbey, an African American Baptist minister from San Diego, was a Christian socialist who infused his sermons and his writings with the social gospel. Wayland's Monthly, no. 40. Born in… Read more
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Ithaca, NY: Henry Bool, 1902. 72p., stapled wraps, 4.5x6 inches, wraps toned along edges and lightly worn, soiled and foxed staples rusted else good condition. Henry Bool was the benefactor of several anarchist writers, including Benjamin Tucker, and a pamphleteer in his own right.
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image of To the labor organizations throughout the land, officers and members greeting: A crisis is confonting organized labor of Colorado, that should interest and arouse every member of organized labor throughout our broad land

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Denver, CO: Colorado State Federation of Labor, 1904. Single sheet, 8.5x17 inches, printed on one side only, a number of horizontal creases from storage else good condition. Printed signatures of H.B. Waters, Secretary-Treasurer and John C. Sullivan, President. A call for solidarity with the Western Federation of Miners strike at Cripple Creek, one of the truly brutal… Read more
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image of The Poetical Works of Oscar Wilde including poems in prose with notes, bibliographical introduction, index and facsimiles of title-pages

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Portland, ME: Thomas B. Mosher, 1908. Leather Bound. xxiii, 394p. + facsimiles, frontis-portrait of Wilde by Ellis & Walery, rubricated title page, introduction, mild musty scent, first edition thus in red leather with six bands on spine, filt titlestop edge gilt and marbled endpapers, mild wear to covers.
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Socialism vs Anarchy

by Simons, A.M. [Algie Martin]

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Published
1901
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Chicago: Charles H. Kerr & Company, 1901. Pamphlet. 30, [ii]p., 3.5x5.75 inches, original red glassine wraps with minor chipping on the edges, paper evenly browned else very good condition. Pocket library of socialism, No. 31, September 15, 1901. Reprints an address given by Simons at the Socialist Temple in Chicago following the assassination of President McKinley.
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Souvenir Portraits: Paris in the Belle Epoque

by Cocteau, Jean, translated by Jesse Browner

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Published
1990
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9781557781581
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New York: Paragon House, 1990. Hardcover. vi, 173p., introduction, illustrations, notes, very good first US edition stated in unclipped dj with tiny chip at tail of spine. European Sources Series, Russell Epprecht & Sylvère Lotringer, editors. Illustrated with Cocteau's sketches.
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London: Printed for W.J. Simpson at the Oxford University Press, 1908. Hardcover. 107p., cloth-covered boards, 5,75x9 inches, leaves unopened, endpapers and edges foxed else good condition. No dj.
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Ithaca, NY: Henry Bool, 1902. 72p., string-bound wraps, spine reinforced with non-archival tape over string, 4.5x6 inches, lightly worn, small stain on front wrap else very good condition. Henry Bool was the benefactor of several anarchist writers, including Benjamin Tucker, and a pamphleteer in his own right.
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Selected Letters vol. 2, 1904-1909

by Proust, Marcel, edited by Philip Kolb, translated with an introduction by Terence Kilmartin

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Published
1989
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9780195059618
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New York: Oxford University Press, 1989. Hardcover. xxx, 482p., introduction, translator's note, footnotes, index, very good first edition stated in boards and unclipped bright dj.
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New York: Comrade Publishing Company, 1904. Magazine. pp. 97-120, wraps browned, detached and heavily chipped else good condition, 9.25x12.25 inches. Complete issue. Includes John Spargo on Elbert Hubbard, Karl Marx & William Morris and more.
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New York: Comrade Publishing Company, 1903. Magazine. pp. 49-72, wraps slightly worn else very good condition, 9.25x12.25 inches. Complete issue. Includes A.P. Hazell on Ruskin & Socialist, John Spargo on Socialism & the arts & crafts, Frank Stuhlman on Vampires and more. Number 57 in Walter Goldwater's Radical Periodicals in American 1890-1950 where he notes that it merged… Read more
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The Kingdom of Heaven is at hand

by Wooldridge, C.W. [Charles William]

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Published
1906
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Chicago: Charles H. Kerr & Company, 1906. Pamphlet. 64p., wraps slightly soiled with minor creasing, paper lightly toned else good condition, 5x6.75 inches. Christian socialist viewpoint.
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New York: Comrade Publishing Company, 1903. Magazine. pp. [ii], 265-284, [iv]p., wraps edge worn with minor chipping in the margins, minor chipping in margins of last few pages else very good condition, 9.25x12.25 inches. Complete issue. Includes a full page color ad from the United Garment Workers Union for the union label, George D. Heron's "From revolution to revolution,"… Read more
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