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What shall we do for food

by Socialist Party

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Published
[191-]
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Chicago: Socialist Party, [191-]. Handbill. Sheet intended to be folded to make a four-panel brochure of 5.5x8.5 inches, but this example not folded; evenly toned, minor wear. Discusses rising food prices, comparing current prices of various commodities to those of various dates in the 1890s. Concludes: "A vote for the Socialist party is a vote against private ownership of… Read more
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image of the Greek struggle in Macedonia, 1897 - 1913

the Greek struggle in Macedonia, 1897 - 1913

by Dakin, Douglas

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Published
1966
ISBN
9789607387004
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£14.92

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Thessalonikē, Greece: Insitute for Balkan Studies, 1966. Hardcover. xvi, 538, [29]p., minor discoloration of the cloth binding, rear cover stained from dampness, last 29 pages of plates intact but damaged from dampstaining. A basic reading copy. Hidryma Meletōn Chersonēsou tou Haimou, no. 88.
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image of Confrontation at Winnipeg; labour, industrial relations, and the general strike. Revised edition

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Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 1990. Paperback. 239p., wraps, very good condition. "Why was Winnipeg the scene of the longest and the most complete general strike in North American history? This study seeks the answer to this question by examining the development of union labour and the impact of depression and war in the two decades preceding the general strike."… Read more
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£8.95
image of The Centralia tragedy of 1919; Elmer Smith and the Wobblies. Introduction by Albert F. Gunns

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Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1993. Hardcover. xv, 233p., illus., very good condition but lacks the jacket.
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image of The American labor year book, 1917-18

The American labor year book, 1917-18

by Trachtenberg, Alexander

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Published
1918
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New York: The Rand School of Social Science, 1918. Paperback. 384p., wraps chipped on the edges & spine else good condition.
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image of Report to the National Convention of the Socialist Party, at Indianapolis, May 12-16, 1912, by the Executive Committee, National Lettish Organization, SP

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Indianapolis: Socialist Party, 1912. 7p., staplebound pamphlet, minor handling wear and soil. Report by the Lettish (Latvian) organization within the Party, discussing its membership, finances, agitational efforts, and resolutions on such topics as the agrarian question and its attitude toward the Church.
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£55.94
image of La Revolution Inconnue, 1917-1921: Documentation inédite sur la Révolution russe. Ornée de 2 portraits et 2 cartes

La Revolution Inconnue, 1917-1921: Documentation inédite sur la Révolution russe. Ornée de 2 portraits et 2 cartes

by Voline [pseudonym of Vsevolod Mikailovich Eichenbaum]

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Published
1947
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Paris: Les Amis de Voline, 1947. Paperback. 690p., wraps, 5.5x9 inches, illus., with two portraits of Voline and two maps, spine creased, rear wrap soiled, pages evenly toned else very good first edition. Text in French.
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image of The New Philosophy of Money, or, The Tragedy of Economics: A text book of economics dealing with the nature and office of money and the correct method of its supply. Second edition

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Chicago: The Bronson Canode Printing Co, 1915. Hardcover. 174p., cloth-covered boards, 5.25x8 inches, frontispiece portrait of Westrup and his wife, boards edgeworn and rubbed, previous owner's name penned on front pastedown endpaper else very good condition. Features a new preface by Maud Denning Westrup. Treatise on economics by the anarchist, bank reformer, and contributor to Benjamin Tucker's newspaper "Liberty… Read more
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image of The plot that failed; official records which show that the Chicago Tribune employed Burns Detectives, who manufactured evidence intended to convict an honest man of the crime of perjury. Startling evidence of a deliberate conspiracy against William Lorimer and Edward Hines

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Hastings-on-Hudson: the author, 1912. 24p., staplebound pamphlet, neatly ex-library with stamps in blind; faint rubberstamp on cover states "Donated by Barton Warren Evermann." William Lorimer, who represented Illinois, was removed from the Senate in 1912 on charges of corrupting the legislature through practices such as vote-buying. This pamphlet argues that he was targeted by a fraudulent media campaign. … Read more
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£67.12
image of The New Philosophy of Money, or, The Tragedy of Economics: A text book of economics dealing with the nature and office of money and the correct method of its supply. Second edition

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Chicago: The Bronson Canode Printing Co, 1915. Hardcover. 174p., cloth-covered boards, 5.25x8 inches, frontispiece portrait of Westrup and his wife, boards edgeworn and rubbed, offsetting to front endpapers else very good condition. Features a new preface by Maud Denning Westrup. Treatise on economics by the anarchist, bank reformer, and contributor to Benjamin Tucker's newspaper "Liberty
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image of The Socialist candidate for president says... [leaflets 5, 6, 7, and 8]

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Chicago: Socialist Party, 1916. handbill leaflet. Four leaflets from a weekly series issued during the campaign (there were projected to be ten in all); 6x8.5 inches, printed on both sides, front has a small portrait of Benson. The paper is toned, otherwise very good. "Whiskey is bad for the body, but is it any worse for the body than… Read more
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£74.58
image of Editorial by Samuel Gompers in American Federationist (from February, 1912 issue). Socialist methods versus trade union methods

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Washington DC: American Federationist, 1912. Pamphlet. 8p., soiled wraps, pencil note on front wrap, minor creasing else good condition, 6x9 inches. Offprint. Attack on the Socialist Party, Eugene Debs and commentary on the McNamara Case.
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£22.37
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Una Troubridge; the friend of Radclyffe Hall

by [Troubridge, Una] Richard Ormrod

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Published
1985
ISBN
9780881841930
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£11.19

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New York: Carroll & Graf Publishers, 1985. Hardcover. xii, 340p. + 8p. photos, very good first US edition in boards and price-clipped dj.
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Oh, You Texas Tommy Rag [sheet music]

by Pollard, Laurence C; words and music

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Published
1912
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New York: Shapiro Music Publisher, 1912. 5p., 10.75x13.75 inch sheet music, minor edgewear. From a newspaper article published in June 1912, Pollard is described as being a skillful pianist and composer from Oakland, CA.
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It Takes a Long Tall Brown-skin Gal to Make a Preacher Lay His Bible Down [sheet music]

by Walker, Marshall; music by Will E. Skidmore

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Published
1917
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Kansas City, MO: Will E. Skidmore, 1917. Four-panel, 10.5x13.5 inch sheet music, chipped and with old clear tape reinforcements to tears; a reference example only. Laid in is a sheet with the hand-copied lyrics. Cover includes a portrait of the Vaudeville singer Rae Samuels. Lyrics in stereotyped dialect. "It takes a Long, Tall, Brown-Skin Gal to make a… Read more
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image of Political Action. No. 91 (April 13, 1912)

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Milwaukee, WI: Political Action Co, 1912. Four page miniature newspaper affiliated with the Socialist Party, paper toned, horizontal fold, 8.5x13 inches. Includes a cover story on the election in Milwaukee.
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£33.56
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La Guerre dans l'acte sexuel

by Devaldès, Manuel [pseudonym of Ernest-Edmond Lohy]

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Published
1930
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Paris: La Brochure Mensuelle, 1930. Pamphlet. 24p. + [6]p. of ads. stapled wraps, 5x7.25 inches, front wrap unevenly toned, rear wrap toned along edges, pages lightly toned else very good condition. Text in French. Reprinted from a 1934 article in the magazine "L'en Dehors." La "Bonne Collection" No. 167. Devaldès was a French individualist anarchist and neo-Malthusian who was… Read more
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image of An open letter to American liberals, with a note on recent documents

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New York: Socialist Publication Society, September, 1918. Pamphlet. 31, [i]p., wraps soiled and browned with some stains including from rusted staples, pencil notations on front wrap, wraps beginning to split along spine, 5.5x8 inches. Reprinted from The Class Struggle, September-October 1918. Nuorteva was a representative of the Finnish Workers' Republic.
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Turkestan [sheet music]

by Jones, Bobby; music by Jack Stern

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Published
1919
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New York: Broadway Music Corp, 1919. Four-panel sheet music, very good, 8.75x11.75 inches. Lyrics describe romantic fantasies about veiled women.
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image of Cosmism or Amorphism. Reprint from Camera Work

Cosmism or Amorphism. Reprint from Camera Work

by Weichsel, John

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Published
1913
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[New York]: [Camera Work], 1913. pp.69-82, wraps, 8.5x12 inches, wraps heavily chipped along edges, leaves unopened else good condition. Reprinted from Camera Work Numbers 42-43, April-July 1913. Manifesto in favor of "New Art," i.e. modern art, by the anarchist art critic, a teacher at the Ferrer Center in NY. In 1915, Weichsel founded the People's Art Guild, an artist-run… Read more
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