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Hellas and Israel: a portrait of Sir Richard Livingstone [inscribed & signed]

by Price, Lucien [aka Seymour Deming]

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1962
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[no place]: Self-published by the author, 1962. Seven 7x25 inch sheets printed one side only and folded down to 7x9 inches, toning and several fold creases, personal inscription signed Lucien and dated Christmas 1963 with a handwritten addendum to the printed date of original reading. Livingstone was an Oxford educated Classicist. The addendum states [printed] *This paper was read… Read more
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Reading Susan Sontag: a critical introduction to her work

by [Sontag, Susan] Carl Rollyson

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2001
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9781566633918
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Chicago: Ivan R. Dee, 2001. Hardcover. xi, 259p., preface, Sontag glossary, works, works cited, index, near-fine first edition in quarter-cloth boards and bright unclipped dj. Biography and critique.
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The Queer Encyclopedia of the Visual Arts

by Summers, Claude J., editor

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2004
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9781573441919
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San Francisco: Cleis Press, 2004. Paperback. xix, 373p., 8.5x11 inches, introduction, entries, photos, contributors, index, very good first edition, first printing paperback in pictorial wraps.
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Rebolusyon! A Generation of Struggle in the Philippines

by Pimentel, Benjamin; foreword by Ramsey Clark, afterword by Edicio de la Torre

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Published
1991
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9780853458234
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New York: Monthly Review Press, 1991. Paperback. 350p., wraps, 5.5x8.25 inches, very good condition. Voices of Resistance. Biography of Edgar Jopson, a Communist leader who was assisinated in 1981.
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Tennessee Williams Notebooks

by Williams, Tennessee,edited by Margaret Bradham Thornton

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2006
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9780300116823
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New Haven: Yale University Press, 2006. Hardcover. xxvii, 828p., facsimile endpapers, introduction, chronology, editorial note, notebooks, index, illustrated throughout with b&w photos and facsimile handwriting from the notebooks, near fine second printing stated in boards and bright unclipped dj. Massive and detailed collection from the playwright's original notebooks.
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Russell Cheney 1881-1945: his life and his work with notes by F. O. Matthiessen

by Cheney, Russell, notes by F. O. Matthiessen

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Published
1947
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New York: Oxford University Press, 1947. Hardcover. 124p., 8.5x10.75 inches, introduction, b&w photos and 65 reproductions on plates, very good first edition monograph in cloth boards. Matthiessen and Cheney were lovers and partners. Cheney died in 1945 from mesenteric thrombosis. Matthiessen died by suicide in 1950 in the midst of the Red Scare stating in a suicide note that… Read more
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The Best Little Boy in the World the maturing of John Reid

by Reid, John [pseudonym of Andrew Tobias]

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Published
1973
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New York: Putnam, 1973. Hardcover. 246p., very good second printing stated in blue cloth boards and edgeworn, price-clipped dj. Twenty-fifth anniversary edition.
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Magnus Hirschfeld the origins of the Gay Liberation Movement

by [Hirschfeld, Magnus] Ralf Dose translated by Edward H. Willis

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Published
2014
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9781583674376
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New York: Monthly Review, 2014. Hardcover. 128p., introductions, appendices, bibliography, notes, index, illustrated with 16p. glossy b&w photo section, near-fine first US edition, first printing stated in boards and unclipped dj.
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A Room of One's Own Revisited: Virginia Woolf's masterpiece fifty years later

by [Woolf, Virginia] Teresa Susskind

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Published
1977
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9780911302301
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San Francisco: San Francisco Press, Inc, 1977. Paperback. 36p., near-fine first edition, first printing trade paperback in stiff blue dj with Woolf vignette/silhouette. UK expatriate living in Berkeley. Her essay on women writers since Woolf's book was published. Mentions of Gertrude Stein, Janet Flanner, Rachel Carson, Muriel Spark, Lillian Hellman and others.
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Oscar Browning: a biography

by [Browning, Oscar] Ian Anstruther

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Published
1983
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9780719540783
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London: John Murray, 1983. Hardcover. x, 209p., preface, postscript, appendixes: Pusey on masturbation & List of portraits, notes, bibliography and sources, index, illustrations and photos, very good first UK edition in cloth boards and unclipped but lightly-sunned dj. Biography of the notorious don of Eton and King's Cambridge.
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That Furious Lesbian": The Story of Mercedes de Acosta

by Schanke, Robert A.

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Published
2004
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9780809325795
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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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Anna Siemsen: Leben und Werk

by Siemsen, August

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Published
1951
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Hamburg: Europäische Verlagsanstalt GmbH, 1951. Hardcover. 227p., cloth-covered boards, 5x7.75 inches, boards lightly edgeworn, small stain on front board, pages lightly toned else good condition. No dj. Text in German. Biography of the German social democratic and pacifist politician by her brother.
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Conversations with the Capeman: the untold story of Salvador Agron

by Agron, Salvador, Richard Jacoby, introduction by Hubert Selby Jr.

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Published
2000
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9781891305504
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New York: Painted Leaf Press, 2000. Paperback. xii, 514p., introduction, very good first edition trade paperback original in white pictorial wraps. Agron was a 16 year old Puerto Rican in Hell's Kitchen in 1959 when he was involved in a gang fight between his gang, The Vampires, and some Anglo kids, killing two. The media called him The Capeman… Read more
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Soul Mates: the Oberlin correspondence of Lucy Stone and Antoinette Brown, 1846-1850

by Stone, Lucy & Antoinette Brown, edited by Carol Lasser & Marlene Merrill

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Published
1983
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Oberlin, OH: Oberlin College, 1983. Paperback. viii, 100p., introduction, methods, afterword, biographical notes, ownership name, sunning else good first edition trade paperback in pictorial wraps.
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Emiliano Zapata y el agrarismo en México (volumes 1 and 2)

by Magaña, Gildardo

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Published
1937
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Mexico City: Partido Nacional Revolucionario, Secretaria de Prensa y Propaganda, 1937. Two volumes, inscribed to a friend of the author. The first volume (330p.) is inscribed by Magaña to Sergio Bribiesca [Elvira]. The second volume (424p.) is inscribed to the same recipient, but in a different hand, perhaps by a secretary. Laid into the latter volume is a friendly… Read more
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Zim

by Kather, Jan Strausser

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Published
1978
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Elmira, NY: Horseheads Historical Society, 1978. Paperback. xi, 44p., wraps, 6x9 inches, illus., title pages lightly foxed, spine sunned else very good condition. Cover subtitle: The Life Story of Eugene Zimmerman, Horseheads Cartoonist. The Swiss-American cartoonist and satirist moved to Horseheads, NY in 1888.
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From Man to Woman: the transgender journey of Virginia Prince

by Docter, Richard F.

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2004
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9780974560007
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Northridge: Self-published by the author as Docter Press, 2004. Paperback. xiv, 149p., preface, introduction, references, index, b&w photos, very good first edition, first printing limited to 1000 copies trade paperback in pictorial wraps. "He became a woman at 55, then she led the battle for transgender rights.
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Magnus Hirschfeld Leben und Werk: ausstellungskatalog

by [Hirschfeld, Magnus]

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Published
1985
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9783921495629
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Berlin: Verlag rosa Winkel, 1985. Paperback. 73p. + ads, text in German, introductory materials, frontis and illustrations, very good trade paperback exhibition catalog in decorative wraps.
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The Forger's Tale: the search for Odeziaku

by Newell, Stephanie

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2006
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9780821417102
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Athens, OH: Ohio University Press, 2006. Paperback. xii, 233p., introduction, conclusion, notes, bibliography, index, illustrated with b&w photos & facsimiles, very good first edition, first printing trade paperback stated in pictorial wraps. On Manchester novelist and poet John Moray Stuart-Young known as Odeziaku aka Odoziaku to the Igbo in West Africa where he lived in the Little House of… Read more
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Gluck 1895-1978: her biography

by [Gluckstein, Hannah] Diana Souhami

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Published
2001
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9781842121962
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London: Pandora Press, 2001. Paperback. 333p., profusely illustrated with photos, bibliography, notes, works illustrated, index, very good new edition trade paperback in pictorial wraps. Biography of the rebel lesbian artist, daughter of the J. Lyons catering firm family.
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