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image of To the labor organizations throughout the land, officers and members greeting: A crisis is confonting organized labor of Colorado, that should interest and arouse every member of organized labor throughout our broad land

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Denver, CO: Colorado State Federation of Labor, 1904. Single sheet, 8.5x17 inches, printed on one side only, a number of horizontal creases from storage else good condition. Printed signatures of H.B. Waters, Secretary-Treasurer and John C. Sullivan, President. A call for solidarity with the Western Federation of Miners strike at Cripple Creek, one of the truly brutal… Read more
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image of The golden trade: or a discovery of the River Gambra, and the golden trade of the Aethiopians, set down as they were collected in travelling part of the yeares 1620-1921

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London: The Penguin Press, 1932. Hardcover. xix, 217p., cloth-covered boards, 5.5x8.75 inches, corners bumped, offsetting to endpapers else very good first Penguin Press edition. No dj. Originally published in 1623. The annals of Jobson's foray into the gold trade for the Company of Adventurers of London in the 1620s.
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image of The race for what's left, the global scramble for the world's last resources

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New York: Henry Holt, 2012. Hardcover. 306p., first edition, first printing, inscribed & signed to the gay activist Allen Young - "To Allen - With great appreciation of your friendship over so many years! Michael [Klare], March 12, 2012," very good condition in like dj.
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image of The Indian Response to European Technology and Culture (A.D. 1498-1707)

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Delhi: Oxford University Press, 1982. xv, 225p., substantial plates section on glazed alkaline paperstock, with several in color; hardbound in dark blue cloth boards gilt and dust jacket. Slight edgewear to dj, yellow dj has left streaks on front endsheets, an otherwise nearly-new copy: perfectly sound, free of any soil, and unmarked except for those endpaper streaks.
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£25.38
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Bibliotheca Machanica

by Roberts, Verne L. & Ivy Trent

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Published
1991
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£43.50

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New York: Jonathan A. Hill, 1991. xiv, 391p., frontis portrait of Isaac Newton and other period images, hardbound, one of one thousand handsome clothbound specimens in a run of eleven hundred with leather additional; text records an immense number of personal holdings in the field of mechanics, its development in Europe, with professionally researched annotations, item gotten-up in… Read more
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image of District Fifty news, 4 issues, 1955, Vol. 8, Nos. 3, 7, 20_23

District Fifty news, 4 issues, 1955, Vol. 8, Nos. 3, 7, 20 & 23

by United mine workers of america, District fifty

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Published
1955
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£32.63

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Washington DC: UMWA, 1955. Four issues, 9.25x12.5 inches, printed on newsprint, shelf and edge worn, even toning throughout the issues, subscriber's mailing address stamped along spine and library stamp in red along bottom edges, else in good condition. District Fifty of the UMWA was a "catch all" district that had absorbed another CIO union, the United Construction Workers union… Read more
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image of Mining Deed. From B.T. Powers, Ajo, Arizona. To H.A. McIntosh. Dated December 23rd, 1916

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[Tucson]: Recorder, Pima County, 1917. Two legal-size sheets, folded into quarters, relevant information typed on printed forms, with pen signatures. Records the sale of claims in the Red Top area to a San Diegan for $100.
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image of Government hands off / Victory to the Miners / National United Workers Organization [pinback button]

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n.p.: NUWO, [197-]. 1.75 inch pin in support of the miners' strike, somewhat off-center. NUWO was a front group of the RCP.
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£8.70
image of Pit sense versus the state, a history of militant miners in the Doncaster area

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London: Phoenix Pres, 1994. Paperback. 112p., 5x8.5 inches, like new.
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Come i falchi. Scene drammatiche in due atti

by Postiglione, Umberto

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Published
1939
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£145.00

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Philadelphia: Circolo d'Emancipazione sociale, 1939. 22p., staplebound pamphlet, mild corner wear and handling soil. This work also appeared from the same publisher with an orange cover. "Like the hawks," a two-act play about the exploitation of mine workers. Postiglione, who died in 1924, had been an active contributor to Luigi Galleani's "Cronaca Sovversiva" under a host of pseudonyms. … Read more
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Come i falchi. Scene drammatiche in due atti

by Postiglione, Umberto

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Published
1939
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Philadelphia: Circolo d'Emancipazione sociale, 1939. Pamphlet. 22p., staplebound pamphlet, mild corner wear and handling soil, staples rusted, large stain and light foxing on rear wrap else very good condition. This work also appeared from the same publisher with an orange cover. "Like the hawks," a two-act play about the exploitation of mine workers. Postiglione, who died in 1924, had… Read more
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The Positive and the Negative

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Published
1984
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London: n.pub, 1984. 4p., 8.25x11.5 inch sheets stapled together at corner; horizontal fold crease. Discussion of the miners' strike after six months, celebrating new tactics and criticizing shortcomings. Calls for the establishment of revolutionary workers' groups. No publisher cited, but the PO box, A.C.E., 355 Holloway Road, was used by a publication called "A Communist Effort." "For the end… Read more
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Workers' Power, No. 43, Oct 15-28, 1971 International Socialist biweekly

by International Socialists (US)

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Published
1971
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Highland Park, MI: International Socialists, 1971. Newspaper. One issue, 16 pp., tabloid folded in half, very toned, smudged and chipped, Previous owners name penciled in top right of cover wrap.
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image of Workers' Power, No. 59, Jun 9-30, 1972 International Socialist biweekly

Workers' Power, No. 59, Jun 9-30, 1972 International Socialist biweekly

by International Socialists (US)

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1972
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Highland Park, MI: International Socialists, 1972. Newspaper. One issue, 16 pp., tabloid folded in half, very toned, smudged and chipped, Previous owners name penciled in top right of cover wrap. "Miners Fight UMW Regime", "Imperialists Meet in Moscow", "UAW
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image of Labor history. vol 16, no. 1, Winter, 1975

Labor history. vol 16, no. 1, Winter, 1975

by Leab, Daniel, ed

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Published
1975
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New York: The Tamiment Institute, 1975. Magazine. pp. 1-160p, 6x9.25 inches for this quarterly magazine, wraps, a little edge and shelf worn, else in good condition. Articles include Toward industrial unionism: Bell telephone workers and company unions, 1919-1937 by John N. Schacht, Quotas for blacks: The public works administration and the black construction worker by Marc W. Kruman, Radicals… Read more
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image of Labor history. vol 18, no. 4, Fall, 1977

Labor history. vol 18, no. 4, Fall, 1977

by Leab, Daniel, ed

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Published
1977
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New York: The Tamiment Institute, 1977. Magazine. pp. 485-640, 6x9.25 inches for this quarterly magazine, wraps, a little edge and shelf worn, else in good condition. Articles include, Wage differentials based on skill in the united states, 1899-1914: A case study by Peter R. Shergold, Ideology and industrial conflict: President Wilson's first industrial conference of October 1919 by Haggai… Read more
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image of California Gold Rush Camps; The Book Club of California 1998 Keepsake [a keepsake in fourteen parts, cover text]

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San Francisco: The Book Club of California, 1998. Fourteen 8.5x11 inch folio leaves folded to quarto brochure format, each with the history of a camp and color illustrations (usually color; several are tipped-in), loose-leaf in decorated green paper pocket. Pocket margin faintly sunned, an else very good clean handful of uncommon curiosities.
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image of Support the Miners [brochure unfolding to make a poster]

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New York: Young Socialist Alliance, 1977. Six-panel brochure unfolding to make a 11x17 inch poster, some toning, otherwise generally very good. Overview of the strike, which began in December 1977 and continued into the next spring; introduces the YSA.
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image of Free our hand! An address by Asbury Howard, Regional Director at Bessemer, Alabama for the International Union of Mine, Mill and Smelter Workers. Delivered at IUMM&SW Convention, Nogales, Arizona, September 13, 1951

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Denver: Press and Education Department, IUMM&SW, 1951. 19p., staplebound pamphlet, very good. Illustrated with several cartoons depicting Black workers with one hand symbolically tied up by racism, holding them back from their full potential. "I used to think that all my troubles in this life came from being black... Now - my skin has always been black and it's going… Read more
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Come i falchi. Scene drammatiche in due atti

by Postiglione, Umberto

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Published
1939
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Philadelphia: Circolo d'Emancipazione sociale, 1939. 22p., staplebound pamphlet, faint creasing, otherwise very good. "Like the hawks," a two-act play about the exploitation of mine workers. Postiglione, who died in 1924, had been an active contributor to Luigi Galleani's "Cronaca Sovversiva" under a host of pseudonyms.
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