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Chicago: Demos Press, for the Chicago Unit, Revolutionary Workers League US (Revolt), 1939. 34p., 8.5x11 inches, mimeographed text. Lyrics only, some tunes indicated in titles. Small adhesion to right edge of front cover, otherwise very good. There were two groups simultaneously called the RWL; this was the Detroit-based one (which had branches in Chicago and other cities), lead by… Read more
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image of To all workers, Native and foreign born! Protest Keegan fingerprint bill.... Come to the mass meeting Thurs. Feb. 27 at 8:30 P.M., Herman Ridder High School to protest against the bill!

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New York: Communist Party Branch ! of the 5th A.D., 1936. Leaflet, printed on one only, paper browned and chipped on the edges, tape repairs on verso, 8.5x11 inches, all text. The bill would be "Requiring registration and complete identification of all aliens within the City of New York except diplomatic employees of foreign governments" - the leaflet. … Read more
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Facts About Nutrition

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1937
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London: Economic League, 1937. Single sheet, printed both sides, 7.5x10 inches, fold-creased and evenly browned, top edge chipped else good condition. Economic League 1937 Series No. 2. "Nutrition and malnutrition have become within the past year questions of public interest and are now recognised as being of national importance...[u]nfortunately both the Socialists and Communists have attempted to exploit the… Read more
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image of Save General Fang Chih-Min, valiant Chinese anti-Japanese fighter arrested and tortured by Chiang Kai-Shek... Protest Meeting... Hear latest news of Chinese Red Army [handbill]

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New York: American Freinds of the Chinese People, 1935. 8.5x11 inch handbill mimeographed one side, paper toned, minor corner chipping. Announcement of a May 6th event in support of the Chinese Communist general (modern Pinyin Romanization Fang Zhimin) who had been captured by the KMT. Speakers listed include Haru Matsui (pseudonym of Ayako Ishigaki, the Japanese immigrant activist who… Read more
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Educational Foundations of the Jesuits in Sixteenth-Century New Spain

by Jacobsen, Jerome Vincent

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1938
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Berkeley: University of California Press, 1938. Hardcover. xii, 292p., illustrated. Burgundy boards, gilt lettering, rubricated title page, Jesuit coat-of-arms on half title page. Stains to boards, else very good but no dj.
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Big bargains! Books, Pamphlets

by Pioneer Publishers

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Published
1939
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£8.70

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New York: Pioneer Publishers, 1939. Four panel brochure, some pencil markings else good condition, 3.75x8.5 inches. Features books by Trotsky, Victor Serge, C.L.R. James (3 titles + a J.R. Johnson title), Felix Morrow and Daniel Guerin.
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Facts About Strikes

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1936
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London: Economic League, 1936. Four-panel brochure, 7.25x10 inches, fold-creased, evenly browned, top edge chipped else good condition. Economic League 1936 Series No. 11. Argues that strikes cost wages, drain union funds, harm the nation by interrupting production in vital industries, and fail to win better conditions.
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[Sheet of fundraising stamps, with slogan "Esto lo primero"]

by Solidaridad Internacional Antifascista

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[193-]
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[Barcelona]: SIA, [193-]. Sheet of 12 stamps in the denomination of 5 pesetas, rubberstamped with the cancellation of the Spanish section of the SIA to show that the donation had been received. Design features a hand raised to shield a child from falling bombs marked with a swastika and a fascist emblem. The SIA was a humanitarian organisation aligned… Read more
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New York, 1936. 8.5x11 inch handbill, chipped around the edges but text intact. Announces events celebrating the 25th anniversary of "Novogo Mira" (New World), including a grand ball, a mass-meeting, and a banquet.
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Black Tobias and the Empire

by Werner, Heinz, illustrations by William Sharp

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1938
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Chicago: Esquire-Coronet, 1938. Hardcover. [iii] 11p. + frontispiece and two plates, foreword, very good first edition #1176/1200 copies in cloth boards with black and gilt title label affixed to the front cover, tiny flaw in the centerfold illustration, chipped and yellowed original glassine dj. Preview of a short story that appeared in the May 1938 issue of Esquire Magazine.… Read more
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image of Workers of the neighborhood - stop and think, are you unemployed? Is your job secured? Are you protected against old age and sickness? How can we improve our life? Unemployment and social insurance would answer all these problems. Come to the meeting of Branch 656, International Workers Order, hear George Powers...

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[New York]: International Workers Order, Branch 645, 1935. Leaflet, printed on one side only, text and illustrated, toned, ink date in lower margin, small ink stains else good condition, 8.5x11 inches.
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Social Progress

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1937
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London: Economic League, 1937. Single sheet, printed both sides, 7.5x10 inches, fold-creased and evenly browned else good condition. Economic League 1937 Series No. 5. Argues that "under capitalism Britain has made greater social progress than the countries that have had socialism in practice.
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Scroll. Vol. 4 no. 4 (April 1931)

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1931
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Zanesville, OH: Theodore Roosevelt Junior High School, 1931. 5p., staplebound orange covers, very good, about 8x10.75 inches. April Fool's Day issue of the monthly school newspaper; first story claims that the publication had won a Nobel Prize in literature. The cover has an interesting early pirating of Mickey Mouse.
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Election symposium ... The most pressing problem facing people today is the high cost of living..

by Progressive Womens Council, Bronx Section

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Published
1936
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New York: Bronx Section of the Progressive Womens Council, 1936. Leaflet, paper browned with closed tears, 8.5x11 inches. The candidates: Mr. Joseph Cohen, Republican, Mr. A. Gans, Democrat, Mr. S.B. Marcus, Socialist and Mr. M.J. Olgin, Communist.
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[Sheet of fundraising stamps, with slogan "Es vida otra vez"]

by Solidaridad Internacional Antifascista

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[193-]
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[Barcelona]: SIA, [193-]. Sheet of 9 stamps in the denomination of 50 centimos, rubberstamped with the cancellation of the Spanish section of the SIA to show that the donation had been received. Some minor splitting at a couple of perforations. Design features a woman revived by drinking milk. The SIA was a humanitarian organisation aligned with the CNT and… Read more
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Socialists in the City Hall

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Published
1932
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Buffalo, NY: Socialist Party of Buffalo & Erie County, 1932. Four-panel brochure, 6x9.25 inches, wraps unevenly browned, date penned on front wrap, beginning to split along fold else good condition. Promotes the Party's Presidential and Vice Presidential candidates Norman Thomas and James H. Maurer. Includes a section on the Socialist elected officials of Milwaukee.
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Freedom

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1937
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London: Economic League, 1937. Single sheet, printed both sides, 7.5x10 inches, fold creased and evenly toned else good condition. Economic League 1937 Series No. 7. Touts the freedom of press, speech, and religion in Britain as compared to the Soviet Union and Germany.
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Eleggete I candidati Comunisti al consiglio municipale

by Communist Party, USA

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1937
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New York: Commissione Italiana del Comitato Statale del Partito Comunista di New York, 1937. Pamphlet. Six panel brochure, paper browned, small chip in front panel else good condition, 3.75x8.5 inches. Text in Italian. Candidates were: I. Amter for Manhattan, Peter Cacchione for Kings, Isidore Begun for the Bronx, Peul Crosbi for Queens.
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Cross-Country: a miscellany; American & European forewords by Nelson Antrim Crawford & Richard Thoma

by Barber, Solon R., Nelson Antrim Crawford & Richard Thoma

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Published
1931
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The Hague: The Servire Press, 1931. Paperback. 89p., 7.25x10 inches, forewords, first paperback edition in heavily-chipped plain wraps. There was also a limited hardcover edition. Gay poetry. Mexico and the US South as a subject in some.
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Will you help build a worker's world

by Socialist Party of America

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1931
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Chicago: Socialist Party of America, 1931. Four page brochure, 6x9 inches, edgeworn, evenly browned, small rust stain on front wrap else good condition.
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