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image of The amazing frameup of Mooney and Billings: how California has stolen thirteen years from these labor leaders

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Girard, Kansas: Haldeman-Julius Publications, 1931. Pamphlet. 113p. + [15]p. of ads, stapled wraps, staples rusted, paper evenly toned else very good condition, 5.5x8.5 inches. *Slobodek p. 179 B-434.
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image of Educational frontiers; a book about Simon Nelson Patten and other teachers

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New York: Social Science Publishers, 1925. xiv, 250p., paperback with penciled notations, handling wear, a decent reading copy.
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£18.38
image of Imperial Palace, Invisible Empire, Knights of the Ku Klux Klan... Department of Propagation [unused letterhead]

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Atlanta: Ku Klux Klan, [192-?]. 8.5x11 inch sheet of printed letterhead, symbols to left and right of central text at the top. Caption in tiny text claims "The most sublime lineage in all history, commemorating and perpetuating as it does the most dauntless organization known to man." Copyright date of 1918 below the symbol at right, but the design… Read more
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Boomer Jones [cartoons by the man who gave Bugs Bunny his name]

by Earp, James W., illustrations by Ben "Bugs" Hardaway

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Published
1921
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£128.63

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Kansas City, MO: Burton Pub, 1921. Paperback. 96p., cartoons, very good paperback in yellow pictorial wraps. Humorous railroad tales including Brakemen Liars and Hoboes. Eight holdings located in OCLC as of 6/2021. Earp was born in Clarence MO and lived in Kansas City. Hardaway became one of the first animation storyboard artists. He worked for Warner Bros. Looney Tunes… Read more
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That Furious Lesbian": The Story of Mercedes de Acosta

by Schanke, Robert A.

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Published
2004
ISBN
9780809325795
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£11.03

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Chicago: Southern Illinois University Press, 2004. Paperback. 210p, preface, notes, index, illustrated with plates from b&w photos, very good first edition in cloth boards and unclipped dj. Theatre in the Americas: a series; Robert A. Schanke, series editor. Biography of the daring and out author, poet and playwright who seduced many of Hollywood's beauties in the silent and early… Read more
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Mandarin Chop Suey Cook Book

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Published
1928
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Chicago: The Pacific Trading Company, 1928. 96p., paperback, some edgewear and stains around the edges. Second edition.
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image of The Struggle for Utopia: Rodchenko, Lissitzky, Moholy-Nagy, 1917-1946

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Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1997. Hardcover. xiii, 261p., cloth-covered boards, 6.5x9.5 inches, illus., very good condition in an unclipped, lightly worn dj; bottom edge of dj is lightly dampstained.
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Borba protiv prostitucije

by Kolontaj, Aleksandra [Alexandra Kollontai]

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Published
1921
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£91.88

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Chicago: Nakladom Jugoslavenske radničke knjižare, 1921. 40p., staplebound booklet, very good. Translation, published for immigrants from Yugoslavia, of the essay known in English as "Prostitution and ways of fighting it." Laments the continuing existence of prostitution under the early Soviet government. "When the communist collective has eliminated the contemporary forms of marriage and the family, the problem of prostitution… Read more
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The Love Toy

by Anonymous [Lerrigo, P. H. J. (Peter Hugh James)]

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Published
1925
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New York: Macaulay, 1925. Hardcover. 253p., good first edition in blue pebbled boards with orange panels. A married woman escapes to New York City to explore her romantic and sexual desires amongst the artists of Greenwich Village. P.H.J. Lerrigo is noted as author in Catalog of Copyright Entries. New Series: 1925 #4280. Lerrigo appears to have been a missionary… Read more
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The Dearest Thing in Boots: a play

by MacKenzie, Edna I.

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Published
1922
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Dayton, OH: Paine's Popular Plays, Paine Publishing, 1922. 22p. + ads, 5x7.25 inches, cast of characters, costumes, script, very good playscript booklet in stapled gray wraps. One-act political comedy about women's shoes and suffrage! Characters include a Suffragette, an Anti-suffragette, a Socialist and the Dearest Thing in Boots.
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The road

by Tobenkin, Elias

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Published
1922
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£69.83

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New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1922. Hardcover. 316p., first edition, minor discoloration of the cover else very good condition. *Rideout novel. Hanna 3523. "Hilda Thorsen bears her illegitimate child alone and works in New York's garment industry to support herself and her son. She is gradually drawn into union activity and a close friendship with Socialist union organizer,… Read more
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Beware After Dark: the world's most stupendous tales of mystery, horror, thrills & terror

by Harré, T. Everett, editor, H.P. Lovecraft, E.F. Benson, Lafcadio Hearn, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Arthur Macken [sic] M.P. Shiel et al.

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Published
1929
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New York: Macaulay, 1929. Hardcover. 461p., introduction, 21 tales, ownership stamp on pastedown light wear else good first edition in black cloth boards and red panel titles. Lovecraft, Shiel, Machen et al. Many Arkham authors.
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Profane Earth

by Cahill, Holger [aka Edgar Holger Cahill born Sveinn Kristjan Bjarnarsson]

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Published
1927
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New York: Macaulay, 1927. Hardcover. 383p., light wear else very good first edition in blue cloth boards. *Hanna 557. "A farmboy caught up in the whirlpool of Chicago life." Itinerant laborer makes his way to the docks of Chicago. Cahill was the national director of the Federal Art Project of the Works Progress Administration. Fifteen physical copies found in… Read more
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The anarchist revolution, polemical articles 1924-1931

by Malatesta, Errico

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Published
1995
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9780900384837
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London: Freedom Press, 1995. Paperback. 123p., wraps slightly worn, rear wrap has glue remnants from a removed sticker.
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The birth of the Irish Free State, 1921-1923

by Curran, Joseph M.

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Published
1981
ISBN
9780817300135
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University, AL: The University of Alabama Press, 1981. Hardcover. 356p. pencilling on the end papers and a few other pages else good condition. No jacket.
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I Used to be a Highbrow but Look at Me Now [with 20 rules for detective stories]

by Van Dine, S.S. ( pseudonym of Willard Huntington Wright)

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Published
1928
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£183.75

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[New York]: The Crowell Publishing Co. & The American Magazine, 1928. Pamphlet. 38p. includes back cover, 3.25x5.75 inches, caricature of Van Dine on page 25, very good first separate printing, pamphlet in stapled white printed wraps. Autobiographical essay by the detective novelist dealing with the nervous breakdown that prostrated him in 1923 led to his writing mysteries. Originally published… Read more
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image of The British Labor Party and the European Settlement [...] A report of the 67th luncheon meeting (Hotel Astor, New York) of the Foreign Policy Association

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New York: Foreign Policy Association, 1924. Pamphlet. 31p., stapled wraps, 6x9 inches, wraps worn, staples rusted else good condition. F.P.A. Pamphlet No. 25, Series of 1923-24.
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The Outline of Marriage

by Dell, Floyd, with an introduction by E. S. P. Haynes

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Published
1927
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£183.75

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London: The Richards Press Ltd, 1927. Hardcover. 104p., introduction, mild foxing to text-block, spine slightly sloped else very good first UK edition in orange cloth boards, errata slip bound-in. Originally published in the US in 1926 serially in "Birth Control review" and by American Birth Control League in association with Margaret Sanger in paperback. This first UK edition is… Read more
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image of A Practical Course of Photo Coloring: General instructions

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Toronto: The Irving-VanceCompany, Ltd, 1929. 15p., 13.75x10.25 inch staplebound wraps, illus., wraps somewhat edgeworn, top corner dampstained else good condition.
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