Depression, Great Depression, 1930s from Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB

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The Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial

by Halprin, Lawrence, author and Memorial designer

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Published
1997
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9780811817066
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San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 1997. Paperback. 137p., profuse period and contemporary photography with extensive captioning and a scattered running text, softbound in 10x9.5 inch frenchfold wraps, an entirely sound, clean, unmarked copy of a pretty good book, better than most US honcho memorials. The sculpture layout (part garden) brings more modernism to DC, following in the wake of Maya… Read more
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image of Open wide the freedom gates; a memoir, foreword by Maya Angelou

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New York: Public Affairs, 2003. Hardcover. xi, 322p., plenty of b&w photographic illustrations, hardbound first edition in black and yellow boards titled copperfoil and enclosed in a photoportrait dust jacket. An immaculate copy, entirely sound, clean and unmarked. The civil rights activist's career spans the 20th century, from the Harlem Renaissance to the AIDS crisis.
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image of From New Day to New Deal; American Farm Policy from Hoover to Roosevelt, 1928-1933

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Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 1991. xi, 333p., first edition hardbound in 9x6 inch gray cloth boards titled black, in glossy dust jacket. A very good copy: completely sound, clean and unmarked.
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Ceresota Cook Book

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Published
1930
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Minneapolis: The Northwestern Consolidated Milling Co, 1930. Pamphlet. 42p., illustrated with six pages in color and several dainty b&w line drawings, softbound, a 7.5x5 inch stapled booklet. Cover is slightly damaged, with two tiny nicks to back panel (one nick is tacked on verso with removeable tape) and some abrasion and splitting to spinefold. Back panel also bears a… Read more
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image of Who Won the San Francisco Earthquake? Uncle Sam's Plea for Humanity at the Geneva Disarmament Conference; An imaginary Oration covering ten days of February, 1932

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New York: Self-published by the author (as Robbins, 1931. Paperback. xiv, 125p., frontispiece a political cartoon, softbound book in 8x5 inch plain printed yellow wraps; cover is rubberstamped with author's price, titlepage stamped in similar fashion giving us "Robbins" and a NYC address. The unglazed cover-stock, of very soft paper, is mildly worn: edgewear, a corner-tip crease, tiny ink-stain… Read more
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New York: Self-published by the author, 1931. Paperback. xiv, 125p., frontispiece a political cartoon, softbound book in 8x5 inch plain printed yellow wraps; the unglazed cover-stock, of very soft paper, is rather worn: edgewear, a corner-tip crease, small chip, short tear midway up spine panel. Inside find a seller's pencillings on half-title, scattered silverfishing (this has worn marginal holes)… Read more
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image of Index for Eldorado by Bayard Taylor, Index #3 [with] Index for Three Years in California by J.D. Borthwick, Index #4 [with] Index for Personal Adventures in Upper and Lower California by William Redmond Ryan, Index #17 [three items together]

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San Francisco: State of California Emergency Relief Administration, 1930. Pamphlet. Three entries from a run, softbound pamphlets, each title complete in itself, accompanied by an explanation of the project on SERA letterhead and signed in the plate by Gaer. All three in roughly the same format: averaging twenty pages, they are mimeographed recto only from typewritten text, side-stapled into… Read more
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£22.38
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Pour y voirclair

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Published
1928
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Paris: STA, 1928. Pamphlet. 22p., printed in two colors on spongy cream paperstock, reasonably alkaline stuff, illustrated with vignettes of WWI battlegrounds, with chart showing inflation and deflation of the franc and, inside back cover, a miniature poster showing communist trying to flag down a locomotive symbolizing robust economic practice. Pamphlet, softbound in 8.5x5 inch stapled self-wraps, has a… Read more
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Wheat and the AAA

by Davis, Joseph Stancliffe

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Published
1935
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Washington DC: The Brookings Institution, 1935. Hardcover. xvii, 468p., illustrated with tables; hardbound in 8x5.5 inch black cloth boards gilt. A good-looking volume in bright unhandled condition. Institute of economics of the Brookings Institution publication no. 61. Find quite a number of indexed references to Henry A. Wallace. From director's preface: "The Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1933 launches the… Read more
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image of Reclamation: Home Creating, Wealth Producing, Self Sustaining. Reclamation represents homes, livelihood for 900,000 persons [&c &c], irrigation, flood control, power, recreation

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Washington DC: United States Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation, 1940. Pamphlet. Single leaf of glazed alkaline stock folded four times to make an upright 8.5x3.5 inch promotional brochure for federal spending on water projects. Printed with b&w photos mingled with texts and tables. Some intersecting fold-lines are a little crimped, owing more to the nature of the… Read more
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image of Mexico. Hotel Geneve -Mexico City- [with] rate-reduction notice [two items]

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Mexico D.F.: the hotel, 1930. promotional brochure, 16p., upright self-wraps printed sepia rotogravure, stapled and folded to 10x4 inches; exterior shots and numerous interiors are shown in vignette photography flanking columns of smallpoint text. First half of the brochure touts this cosmopolitan hotel, second boasts city scenes and countryside. Laid in is single folio leaf of marigold-yellow paper printed… Read more
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Dear Friend; An Album Depicting the Family History of Myron Floren

by Olson, Virginia Floren

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Published
1981
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Aberdeen SD: printed by North Plains Press for the author, 1981. Paperback. 158p., numerous period and snapshot illustrations, paperbound in 9x6 inch colorphoto wraps, has external handling soil, former owner's signature inside the cover, sound and otherwise clean, a good copy.
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image of The gallant cause; Canadians in the Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939

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Mississauga, ONT, CA: John Wiley & Sons Canada, Ltd, 2007. Hardcover. xi, 303p. xv, 280p., Originally published in 1996, this is a 2007 Canadian edition. Snapshot and archival photoillustrations throughout, very good hardcover in like dj.
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The Menace of the Millionaire; or, If I Had a Million

by Kathrens, Richard D.

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Published
1932
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Los Angeles: The N. V. Wade Company, 1932. Paperback. [71]p., softcover, staplebound textblock fastened into 7.5x5 inch plain printed wraps; mild handling wear, scattered light pencillings within. No ownership or institutional marks, a good copy. First published in 1914; unbridled greed (unbridled by law) is driving the masses to imminent and surely disastrous revolution. Author Kathrens devotes a new… Read more
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Los Angeles: County of Los Angeles, 1935. Paperback. Unpaginated preliminaries, 219p., reproduced from professionally-executed typewritten manuscript and printed both recto and verso, find numerous line maps (with blue, red, green and yellow spot-colors), tables and organizational charts of some thirty cities, and a lengthy treatment on health provision. Item is softbound in 11x8.5 inch printed wraps with binder's-tape spine… Read more
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image of Message of Gov. B. M. Miller to the Legislature of Alabama, August 16, 1932; 1,000 Copies ordered printed by the House

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Montgomery AL: The Brown Printing Company, for the state, 1932. Paperback. 27p., pamphlet, 9x6 inch plain printed staplebound wraps; ex library with a single accession stamp (1933) on the front wrap, the gray-blue cover is a little faded, a very good copy. Miller is addressing a radio audience as well as congressmen; explains that after twenty years of mounting… Read more
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They voted for Roosevelt: the Presidential vote 1932 - 1944

by Robinson, Edgar Eugene

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Published
1947
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Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 1947. Hardcover. vii, 207p., preface, conclusion, general note on the sources, footnotes, illustrated with 4 maps and numerous tables, ownership name otherwise very good first edition in cloth and worn dj with toned spine strip and closed tears at hinges of dj. FYI, bears the ownership of one "Irving Bernstein" who may very well… Read more
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Sold out

by Lippincott, Isaac

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Published
1936
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New York: D. Appleton-Century Company, 1936. Hardcover. 238p., front blank end paper removed, some foxing, first edition, heavily chipped dj. Anti-New Deal viewpoint by the once noted economist.
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image of Ray Boynton and the Mother Lode: the Depression Years, The Oakland Museum History Special gallery May 4 through August 15, 1976

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Oakland: The Oakland Museum, 1976. Paperback. 62p., 12x8 inches landscape format, introduction, preface, biography, bibliography, remembrances, memoirs, catalog of the exhibition, illustrated with photos and reproductions, very good slim trade catalog in pictorial wraps. Boynton was a WPA artist who visited the Gold Country of California in the 1930s and illustrated what he saw there.
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image of Cows and Horses Are Hungry" [story in] The American Mercury Vol. XXXIII No. 129 September 1934

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, Publisher, 1934. Pp. 53-56 in the entire magazine (which runs viii, 128, xvi p.), softbound in yapp-edged 10x7 inch wraps. Very edgeworn with a four-inch closed tear at the upper joint, rubbing and pressure-marks over the classic back-cover ad, an Edward Bernays orchestrated Lucky Strike color photo. LeSueur's famine-in-America report is lightly creased, other… Read more
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