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Cleopatra and Her Loves

by Wood, Clement

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Published
1925
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Girard, KS: Haldeman-Julius Publications, 1925. Pamphlet. 64p., stapled wraps, 5x3.5 inches, list of other Little Blue Books by Wood at rear, wraps toned along edges, pages evenly toned else very good condition. Little blue book no. 975. The Alabama native and socialist discusses Cleopatra in revisionist, positive terms.
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Choctaw Genesis 1500-1700

by Galloway, Patricia

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Published
1995
ISBN
9780803221512
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Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1995. xvii, 411p., illustrated with a phenomenal number of period and modern line maps, and quite a collection of information arranged in tables. Hardbound, the first edition in 10.5x7 inch brown cloth boards titled silverfoil and enclosed in the glossy dust jacket. A nearly-new copy, quite sound, and except for a small unobtrusive adhesion… Read more
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Skalicious. 1st issue

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Published
1992
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Birmingham, AL: VINI, 1992. [22p.], stapleound photocopied zine, 8.5x11 inches, very good. News and reviews of ska bands and records, ads (many for Moon Records, which is thanked for its support), interview with Alex Tasch of the Skeletones, and an article about recent racist incidents in Birmingham, linking them to the city's troubled past. This piece concludes, "If you… Read more
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n.p.: Citizens Committee for Eisenhower, 1952. Four-panel brochure, 8.5x11 inches, neatly fold-creased. An attack on "Uncle Tom Negro Democrats" who "stood silent, mute and trembling" as the Democratic presidential candidate, Adlai Stevenson, chose the "red-necked" Alabama segregationist John Sparkman as his vice presidential candidate in an effort to cater to Dixiecrats. Includes quotes from Sparkman opposing civil rights. "Don't… Read more
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£55.46
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n.p.: [Ikenobo School], 1957. Thrice-folded certificate in brushstroke calligraphy, awarded to Carolyn Pasho in Showa year 32 (1957), in a thin folded case, in recognition of her achievements in this school of traditional Japanese flower arrangement. Also included, in a paper wrapper with Pasho's name, is one of the series of small booklets that were used for instruction, dated… Read more
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£33.28
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New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 1998. 432p., numerous line maps (urban plats) and photographs, first edition hardbound in tan & cream boards title white and enclosed in dust jacket. An as-new copy: entirely sound, clean and unmarked.
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Birmingham, AL, 1987. 21p., staplebound booklet, very good.
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Birmingham, AL, 1983. 20p., staplebound booklet, very good.
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Health and welfare fund

by Laborer's District Council of Alabama

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Published
n.d.
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Birmingham, AL: the Council, n.d.. 27p., staplebound booklet, very good. Outlines available medical plans.
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Auburn, Alabama: Buddha Heart Buddhaology Institute 佛心禪院, 1989. 24p., staplebound booklet format, very good. Text mostly in Chinese. Publication of the Ch'an (Zen) institute in Alabama.
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Congregations in Conflict: the battle over homosexuality

by Hartman, Keith

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Published
1996
ISBN
9780813522296
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New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 1996. Hardcover. xii, 173p., preface, epilogue, denomonational overview, notes & sources, index, illustrated with b&w photos, very good first edition in quarter-cloth boards and unclipped dj. Alabama-born writer.
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Birmingham, AL: The Research Associates, 1985. 43p., stapled wraps, very good condition.
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Birmingham, AL: The Research Associates, 1983. 28p., stapled wraps, very good condition.
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Here I stand

by Beecher, John

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Published
1941
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New York: Twice A Year Press, 1941. Hardcover. 42p., first edition, one of 400 unsigned copies, this copy not numbered, very good condition in like dj. Beecher, born in New York City, grew up in Birmingham, Alabama and worked at the open hearth furnaces in Birmingham's steel mills. This experience contributed to the working class imagery and related… Read more
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Come on in ... the water's fine!

by Alabama Labor Council, AFL-CIO

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Published
1965
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Birmingham, AL: Alabama Labor Council, AFL-CIO, 1965. Eight panel brochure, pen doodle on front panel else very good condition, illustrated (pictures of white folks), 3.5x8.5 inches. For local unions encouraging them to affiliate with the Council. Not even a whisper about the civil rights movement or African Americans.
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The Upper Room [signed uncorrected proof/ARC]

by Monroe, Mary

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Published
2001
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New York: Dafina Books/Kensington, 2001. Paperback. 337p., signed by the author, very good uncorrected proof/ARC of the reissue of the author's first novel originally published in 1985, trade paperback in pictorial wraps. Alabama-born African American author.
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Ludwig von Mises: Scholar, Creator, Hero

by Rothbard, Murray N.

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Published
1988
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Auburn, AL: Ludwig Von Mises Institute, 1988. Paperback. 87p., trade paperback, sunned spine, light soiling to cover, lower right bumped corner, perfect-bound binding still intact though aging, else good. Published by Lew Rockwell's Mises Institute in Alabama. Rockwell and Rothbard were part of the effort to align libertarians and paleo-cons.
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The price we pay

by Tucker, Irwin St. John

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Published
1917
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Chicago: National Office, Socialist Party, 1917. [4p.] brochure, 5.875x9.25 inches, paper browned with extensive chipping in the margins and stains in the margins. Opposed to the war and conscription, published as an inducement to subscribe to The American Socialist. Tucker, born in Mobile Alabama, was a priest of the Protestant Episcopal Church. "War is the price of… Read more
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Grey is not a color

by Perry, Darryl W.

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Published
[200-]
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n.p.: the author, [200-]. 70p., very good paperback, signed by the author. Poetry by the Alabama-based libertarian activist.
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The Log of The Vigilante (poem)

by Martin, Herbert Woodward

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Published
2000
ISBN
9780773434226
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Lewiston: Mellen Poetry Press, 2000. Paperback. 116p., very good first edition trade paperback in blue wraps. Alabama-born, Ohio-raised African-American poet ; poem-sequence on the slave trade (Martin invents advertisements), Jim Crow (offers a mock obituary), lynching, Cadillac fetish versus Ford (Henry the cracker).
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