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First Love and Other Sorrows

by Brodkey, Harold

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1957
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New York: Dial, 1957. Hardcover. 223p., light toning else a very good first edition in red cloth boards with white spine titles and unclipped, edgeworn and chipped dj, $3.50 price intact. The author's first book, a book of short stories. Brodkey died of AIDS which contracted during an admitted homosexual relationship but did not identify as gay. Marvelous storyteller.… Read more
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A Thirsty Evil seven short stories [inscribed & signed]

by Vidal, Gore

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Published
1956
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New York: The Zero Press, 1956. 154p., personal inscription signed "Gore" by Vidal dated New Haven '57, shelfworn first edition stated in black and white cloth boards and lightly-worn and toned dj with $3.00 price penciled-out. Young 3937*.
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Students of Liberty

by Read, Leonard E.

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1950
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Irvington-on-Hudson, NY: The Foundation for Economic Education, 1950. 59p., stapled wraps, 5.25x7.5 inches, wraps lightly edgeworn else very good condition. The Foundation for Economic Education, a libertarian think tank, was founded by Read in 1946.
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Our Way is the Real Revolution

by Colbert, L.L.

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Published
1952
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npl: npub, 1952. Pamphlet. 26p., stapled wraps, 4.5x7.25 inches, very good condition. Address by Colbert, the President of the Chrysler Corporation, before the Alumni Business Conference of the College of Business Administration at the University of Texas on October 3, 1952. On rising productivity and the need for free enterprise.
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Get Wise to Communism

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1958
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[Marion County, IN]: XI District American Legion, Department of Indiana, 1958. Pamphlet. 15p., stapled wraps, 5.5x8.5 inches, one illus., offsetting to first page else very good condition. Reprints the 1958 HUAC testimony of Dr. Gerhart Niemeyer along with commentary and a map labeled "Tourist's Guide to Seldom Visited Spots in Russia-Slave Labor Camps.
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New York: Labour Youth League, 1955. Eight-panel brochure, 3.5x6.85 inches, date in colored pencil on rear wrap, a few small stains else good condition. Recruitment brochure for the CPUSA's youth section.
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Government - An Ideal Concept

by Read, Leonard E.

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Published
1954
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Irvington-on-Hudson, NY: The Foundation for Economic Education, 1954. Paperback. 149p., wraps, 5.25x7.5 inches, very good condition. The Foundation for Economic Education, a libertarian think tank, was founded by Read in 1946.
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Washington DC: American Federation of Labor, 1953. Pamphlet. 42p., stapled wraps, 4x6.5 inches, very good condition.
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The Judgment of Paris a novel [signed]

by Vidal, Gore

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1952
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New York: E. P. Dutton & Company, 1952. Hardcover. 375p., signed by Vidal on flyleaf, toning and soiling, shelfwear else good first edition, first printing in black and salmon cloth boards, unclipped but worn dj with ownership name in green ink on inner flap. Young 3931. Retelling in a modern setting of the legend of Paris and the Golden… Read more
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Yes - But..

by Schauble, Peter L.

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1951
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Philadelphia: Americans for the Competitive Enterprise System, Inc, 1951. Pamphlet. 15p., stapled wraps, 4x7 inches, very good condition. "There are some folks around our country who call themselves Americans. But are they? We're talking about 'Yes-BUT' Americans. What's a 'Yes-BUT' American? He - or she - says something good about this nation. And then adds a BUT [...] Don't… Read more
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How You Can Teach About Communism

by Crary, Ryland W. and Gerald L. Steibel

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1951
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New York: Anti-Defamation League of B'Nai B'Rith, 1951. Pamphlet. 48, [4]p., stapled wraps, 6x9 inches, touch of rust to staples, 1/4 inch closed tear at top edge of front wrap, small stain on rear wrap else very good condition. Freedom Pamphlets.
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Washington DC: Research Division, Republican National Committee, 1950. Pamphlet. 20p., stapled wraps, 5.5x7.5 inches, wraps lightly toned, touch of rust to staples else very good condition.
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Washington DC: Union for Democratic Action Educational Fund, 1955. Pamphlet. 52p., stapled wraps, 6x9 inches, rear wrap toned along bottom edge else very good condition. On the need for a Western alliance against Communism.
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Cancel Out Conscription and Militarism

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1955
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Washington DC: The National Council Against Conscription, 1955. Pamphlet. Six-panel brochure, 4x9 inches, bottom edge lightly silverfished, date penned on rear wrap, small strip of toning on rear wrap else good condition. List of the National Council's publications along with an order form.
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New York: American Jewish Committee, 1955. 40p., staplebound booklet, faint smudge on cover, otherwise very good. Two articles reprinted from the American Jewish Yearbook. Overview of recent developments, including Brown v. Board of Education.
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USA, bilad al-hurriyat al-muzayyafah

by Pozner, Vladimir

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1952
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Beirut: al-Maktabah al-ʻIlmiyah; Dar al-Qalam, 1952. 96p., slender paperback, rubberstamp of a bookseller on the front cover, otherwise very good; pages uncut. Cover art depicts the Statue of Liberty lifting a bomb and a lynched man hanging from a noose; she has the letters KKK on her robe and is clutching a bundle of money. Arabic translation of Pozner's… Read more
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New York: National Advisory Committee on Farm Labor, 1960. Pamphlet. 51p., wraps, School of Social Work stamp on the front wrap, else very good condition. Form presentation letter from the publisher laid in. Second printing, first published in 1959.
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image of Either the Constitution or the Mundt Bill, America can't have both! Testimony against the Mundt-Nixon Bill (H.R. 7595) before the House Un-American Activities Committee, May 2, 1950, by a spokesman for the Communist Party

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New York: New Century Publishers, 1950. Pamphlet. 15p., wraps, minor foxing, staples rusted, pen mark on front wrap else good condition. *Seidman G101.
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Strength of the Weak

by Saltus, Marie (nee Marie Flores Giles)

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Published
1958
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Hollywood: House-Warven, 1958. Hardcover. 154p., toning to margins and several bookshop stamps else very good first edition in green cloth boards and gilt, unclipped but worn and chipped white dj with green titles. Novel set in Liverpool and London by the third wife of Edgar Saltus. One critic of her biography said that she should be burned alive on… Read more
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Sedmdesatipetilete Jubileum Ceskeho Narodniho Hrbitova v Chicagu, Ill

by Janda, Rudolf; compiler

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Published
1952
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Chicago: R Mejdrich & Co, 1952. Hardcover. 571p. hardcover, very good. Illustrated with a few black and white photos. On the 75th anniversary of the Czech cemetery in Chicago.
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