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image of [Three leaflets about the arrests of PFOC members for activities with the Weather Underground]

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San Francisco: PFOC, 1978. Three items - "Fighting the State's Attacks;" " Political Struggle in the Courtroom - Women Fight for Self-representation Rights;" and "Defense Bulletin - Free the Five Comrades! - Fight Attacks on National and Women's Liberation!" The second item is a single 8.5x11 inch sheet; the other two are 4-panel brochures in similar format. Together with… Read more
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£74.40
image of Fighting Ships and Prisons; The Mediterranean Galleys of France in the Age of Louis XIV. With drawings by John W. Ekstrom

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Minneapolis: The University of Minnesota Press, 1973. Hardcover. x, 380p., sketch illustrations as called for, hardbound first edition in grey-blue cloth boards and dust jacket. Top edge of textblock bears blotchy foxing (unsightly, none elsewhere) and the dj is somewhat rubbed. Else clean and unmarked and quite sound.
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£8.93
image of This man has been programmed by prison to return to prison

This man has been programmed by prison to return to prison

by [Norris, Clyde]

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
1971
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£18.60

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San Francisco: Clyde Norris Defense Committee, 1971. Pamphlet. Six-panel brochure, three lines of text blacked out with a handwritten correction of the trial date. On a local man who had spent most of his adult life in prison; his psychologist is said to have concluded that Norris committed crimes with the goal of returning to the life behind bars… Read more
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image of Christopher Street: vol. 3 [12 issue complete run]

Christopher Street: vol. 3 [12 issue complete run]

by Ortleb, Charles L. editor & publisher, Harvey Milk, Randy Shilts, Danny Slocum, Tennessee Williams, Jane Rule, Manuel Puig, et al.

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
1979
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£93.00

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New York: That New Magazine, 1979. Magazine. Twelve issue complete run of volume three, various pagination, 8.5x11 inches, articles, reviews, news, photos, illustrations, ads, very good magazines in stapled pictorial wraps, in Christopher Street Binder. July 1978 through June 1979. Cover stories include The Chic New Gay Novel of the Year, Kids Who Attack Gays, Gay D.C., Stavrinos, Deep… Read more
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£93.00
image of The Flowery, 1942-4. The Scrubs "Conchie" Review

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London: Central Board for Conscientious Objectors, 1945. 48p., staplebound booklet, 5.5x8.5 inches, front and back covers mildly crinkled from damp, as is the first interior page; erased pencil notation still visible at top of front cover; otherwise evenly toned but clean. Postwar anthology of a prison journal furtively circulated by conscientious objectors. "This is a unique book... it gives… Read more
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£167.40
image of Abandoned and abused: Orleans Parish prisoners in the wake of Hurricane Katrina

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New York: American Civil Liberties Union. National Prison Project, 2006. Paperback. 136p. paperback, 8x12 inches, mild shelfwear. On the thousands of inmates who were infamously trapped in Orleans Parish Prison during the hurricane.
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£22.32
image of Appeal to Reason. No. 569 (October 27, 1906)

Appeal to Reason. No. 569 (October 27, 1906)

by Wayland, J.A., editor

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Published
1906
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£18.60

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Girard, KS: the newspaper, 1906. Newspaper. 6p. newspaper, folded into quarters; paper toned, some wear at the corner where folds meet, but otherwise very good. We have obtained a small trove of this issue in unusually good condition. Prison letter from Big Bill Haywood appears on front cover, asserting that he remains the Socialist candidate for Governor of Colorado… Read more
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image of POSRIP [People Organized to Stop Rape of Imprisoned Persons [pamphlet]

POSRIP [People Organized to Stop Rape of Imprisoned Persons [pamphlet]

by Smith, Russell D., John & Janet Drohan, Jerry James Everett, Barry Mehler eta

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
1980
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£14.88

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St. Louis: POSRIP, 1980. [22p] 5.5x8.5 inches, statistics, the story of Everett, Smith's journal recording rape and abuse, myths about prison rape, worn ex-library copy with book pocket and markings, pamphlet in stapled pictorial wraps. As is. Smith was a prisoner, founder of POSRIP and one of the original Marion Brothers.
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image of Chicago Gay Crusader: the total community newspaper; #18, 1974: Sally Rand

Chicago Gay Crusader: the total community newspaper; #18, 1974: Sally Rand

by Bergeron, Michael A., editor, William B. Kelley, Margaret Wilson, Richard Pfeiffer, Donald Kasper, et al.

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
1974
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£14.88

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Chicago: Advocates of Gay Action Publishing Co-Op, 1974. Newspaper. 20p., folded tabloid newspaper, photos, ads, articles, wear at folds and edges else good on newsprint. Many photos of gay, drag, and lesbian events. Letters from prisoners.
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image of Brother: a forum for men against sexism #11-12

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Berkeley: Brother, 1975. Magazine. 44p., 8.x11 inches, articles, poetry, fiction, services and resources, heavily-worn, stained with rusted staples, magazine format in stapled wraps. Reading copy only. Combines radical politics with sexual liberation, including gay liberation.
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image of San Francisco Express Times: vol. 1, #27, July 24, 1968: Haight-Ashbury deep in pain and boredom..

San Francisco Express Times: vol. 1, #27, July 24, 1968: Haight-Ashbury deep in pain and boredom..

by Garson, Marvin, editor, Richard Brautigan, Huey P. Newton, R. Cobb, Tod Gitlin, Terence Cannon, Marlene Charyn, Lee Oleson, Kathy Boudin, Sandy Darlington, et al.

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
1968
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£26.04

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San Francisco: The Trystero Company, 1968. Newspaper. 20p., folded tabloid underground newspaper, news, opinion, articles, photos, events, actions, comix, psychedelia, light wear and folded else very good on newsprint. Cover stories on the death of the Haight-Ashbury scene. Also Brautigan profile, Huey speaks, Cuba, Ron Polte manages the Quicksilver Messenger Service.
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image of Attica... did not start here nor will it end here! No. 1 (November 1971)

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Buffalo, NY: National Lawyers Guild, Buffalo Chapter, 1971. 4p. newsletter in tabloid newspaper format, evenly toned, horizontal fold, very good. "The National Lawyers Guild, Buffalo Chapter, is publishing this newsletter in an effort to provide a link between community and prison. A link that can add strength to movements inside and outside walls. This link reflects our view that… Read more
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£55.80
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Homosexuality in Prisons

by Buffum, Peter C., preface by G. Richard Bacon

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
1972
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£26.04

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Washington: U.S. Department of Justice. Law Enforcement Assistance Administration. National Institute of Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice, 1972. v, 48p., 5.75x9.25 inches, preface, introduction, notes, bibliography, ex-library copy with pocket and markings, fair pamphlet in stapled green wraps. PR-72-3, Feb. 1972. Paper based on the national conference on prison homosexuality held in Philadelphia, October 14-15, 1971. Includes a section… Read more
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image of Remember Attica! Wed. Sept. 13th 6:00 PM. Humboldt Park [handbill]

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Buffalo, NY: People's Coalition Against Repression, 1972. Handbill. 8.5x11 inch handbill, unevenly toned, minor edgewear. Announcement of a memorial rally on the anniversary of the suppression of the uprising; speakers included attorney William Kunstler and Attica Brother Joe Little.
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image of Critical Path AIDS Project: vol. 2, #7 & 8, October, 1991: The Speed of Light: AIDS information in the 1990s

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Philadelphia: Critical Path AIDS Project, 1991. Magazine. 60p. includes covers, articles, reports, news. references, calendar, services and resources, very good newsletter/journal in stapled wraps. The organization was founded in 1989 by Kiyoshi Kuromiya, civil rights, gay rights, and HIV activist.
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£18.60
image of Petition to Governor Nelson Rockefeller and Attorney-General Louis Lefkowitz of New York State [handbill]

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New York: Attica Fund, 1972. 8.5x14 inch sheet printed one side; the left column argues that the rebellion was a foreseeable response to prison conditions, and enumerates problems with the way it was suppressed and the subsequent legal moves against suspected leaders. The right column offers space for signatures.
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Letter from Birmingham city jail

by King, Martin Luther, Jr.

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
1963
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£111.60

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Philadelphia: American Friends Service Committee, 1963. Pamphlet. 15p., staplebound pamphlet, old price penned in corner of front cover, AFSC contact address for Portland, OR neatly stamped on rear cover, otherwise very good. Preface is dated May 1963, but tiny type on back cover indicates this is the fifth printing, from September 1963. Dr. King's famous letter, published together with… Read more
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image of News Jersey: monthly newsletter of the NJ Lesbian & Gay Coalition; July, 1984: Question the Question

News Jersey: monthly newsletter of the NJ Lesbian & Gay Coalition; July, 1984: Question the Question

by Ganner, Bill, editor, Ron Swidor, Robin Riback, David Beaty, Keith McCoy, et al.

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Published
1983
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New Brunswick: The Coaliton, 1983. Newsletter. 16p. includes covers, 8.5x11 inches, reports, news, events, services and resources, heavy toning to covers else good. Cover story on NJ State Prisons & Prisoners with AIDS.
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image of Planet Roc: the monthly newsletter of Wholesom Roc Gallery, Museum & Cafe; vol. 2, #6, June 1990: Wholesome Roc Due to Re-Open! and Art, Poetry & Music from behind prison walls

Planet Roc: the monthly newsletter of Wholesom Roc Gallery, Museum & Cafe; vol. 2, #6, June 1990: Wholesome Roc Due to Re-Open! and Art, Poetry & Music from behind prison walls

by Bouyer, Simone, Stephanie Coleman, Spencer E. Rose #A-91580, Gregory Frederick #88A0019 H-87, William M. Smith, Yuba LaSumba, Patrick English, et al.

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Published
1990
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Chicago: Wholesom Roc, 1990. Newsletter. 20p. folded sheets, 7x8.75 inches, poetry, fiction, essays, events, ads, articles, photos and art, very good newsletter. Mostly African American poetry, art and fiction from Chicago prisoners.
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image of Support the Attica Brothers [handbill]

Support the Attica Brothers [handbill]

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Published
1974
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£22.32

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Buffalo, NY: Attica Brothers Legal Defense, 1974. 8.5x11 inch handbill, "Buffalo 1974" penciled in lower left corner, otherwise very good. Announces a rally in support of prisoners still being tried for their role in the Attica prison uprising.
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