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image of Fortress; Architecture and Military History in Malta. With photographs by David Wrightson

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London: Lund Humphries, 1969. Hardcover. 284p., profuse b&w illustrations immersed in the running text, mostly photographic (contemporary and exhibit) with an admixture of period images, hardbound in 8.5x8.5 inch black boards titled metallic red and enclosed in the dust jacket. Item bears a rubberstamp ownership and is very faintly "dished", and the dj shows mild edgewear. Else clean and… Read more
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image of [Reprint of] The HongKong Guide 1883 [aka Hong Kong] With an Introduction by H.J. Lethbridge

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Hong Kong: Oxford University Press, 1986. Paperback. Originally issued by Kelly and Walsh, this reissue runs x, ii, ii, 137p., x, ads, softbound in 7.5x5 inch glazed decorated wraps. Very nice: sound, clean, free of any markings.
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image of Vision of a place: a guide to the San Francisco general plan

Vision of a place: a guide to the San Francisco general plan

by Mercalf, Gabriel; Marshall Foster

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Published
2002
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San Francisco: San Francisco Planning and Urban Research Association, 2002. Paperback. vii, 62p., paperback, minor handling wear.
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Conquests and reconquests of Menorca

by Mata, Micaela

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Published
1984
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9788439813873
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Barcelona: Self-published by the author, 1984. Paperback. 248p., softbound in a cleanly little paperback, 7x4.5 inches. Mild signs of any age and handling; a small corner-crease to front cover and an ownership scribble to half-title, otherwise quite sound and unmarked.
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image of Under a grudging sun: photographs from Haiti libéré, 1986 - 1988

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New York: Thames and Hudson, 1989. Oversized Paperback. 85p., captioned color photography throughout, many reproduced in double-spread; first American edition glossy frenchfold wraps, 12x10 inches; rear wrap creased, a few pages dog-eared, remainder mark on bottom edge else good condition.
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£33.48
image of The Rise of Modern Urban Planning 1800-1914

The Rise of Modern Urban Planning 1800-1914

by Sutcliffe, Anthony, editor

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Published
1980
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£11.90

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London: Mansell, 1980. Hardcover. 235p., 9x6 inches; no dustjacket, else in very good condition. Planning and the Environment in the Modern World.
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image of Traction labor, vol. 1, no. 5 July, 1937

Traction labor, vol. 1, no. 5 July, 1937

by National Progressive Traction Workers League

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Published
1937
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£55.80

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N.pl: National Progressive Traction Workers League, 1937. Newsletter. Four page newsletter, 5.5x8.5 inches, paper toned else very good condition. Not found in OCLC as of 9/2021. Dissident newsletter for members of ATU, includes favorable mention of the TWU the CIO union.
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image of Civility in the city, Blacks, Jews, and Koreans in Urban America

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Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2002. Hardcover. vii, 270p., remains of stocker on rear cover else good condition lacking the dust jacket.
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Indigenas en la ciudad de Mexico: el caso de las "Marias

by Arizpe, Lourdes

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Published
1979
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Mexico, D. F.: Sep Diana, 1979. Paperback. 156p., illustrations, first edition 6.5x4.5 inch coated wraps; a fine copy. Text in Spanish.
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Short Circuit: Towards an Anarchist Approach to Gentrification

by Two Toronto Members

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Published
2003
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npl: što citas, 2003. Pamphlet. 31p., stapled wraps, 6x8.25 inches, very good zine.
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Wanted [handbill] Name: Carolynn Abst

by [Abst, Carolynn] Gay Shame, SF

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Published
2006
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San Francisco: Gay Shame: a virus in the system, 2006. Single 8.5x11 inch handbill printed one side only with two photos of the architect and reasons for apprehension, pink stock. Abst is a San Francisco architect who lives in Polk Gulch. Gay Shame, the younger generation anti-Gay Pride loosely organized group, claimed she was anti-trans/queer who was gentrifying the… Read more
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The Origin of Capitalism

by Wood, Ellen Meiksins

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Published
1999
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9781583670002
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New York: Monthly Review Press, 1999. Paperback. vii, 138p., trade-size softbound in 8x5 inch decorated wraps, very good condition. Caveat emptor, three years later author Wood issued a much-expanded version (213p) with a slightly different title: Origin of Capitalism A Longer View.
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image of Forever deceiving you: the politics of Vancouver development (revised). Election special

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Vancouver: Vancouver Urban Research Group, 1972. Pamphlet. 96p., wraps, paper toned, 8.5x11 inches. Eight page "Election special" laid in. Left critique of urban planning in Vancouver, commenting favorably on the NDP and other left formations in Vancouver. The group was led by David G. Whetter.
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image of Social struggles and the city, the case of Sao Paulo. introduction by William W. Goldsmith. Translated byWilliam H. Fisher and Kevin Munday

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New York: Monthly Review, 1994. Paperback. 269p., wraps, very good condition.
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America's housing crisis

by Mitchell, Louise

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Published
1946
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New York: New Century Publishers, 1946. 31p., 5x7.5 inches small drawings, tables, boxed information, wraps toned and worn, creasing, two bookshop stamps - Hugh Gordon Bookshop (African American books) and Maritime Book Shop Rental Library (CPUSA) else good condition. *Seidman M353. Communist perspective, critical of house construction for profit instead of people's needs, and ethnic discrimination in housing. Section… Read more
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Nuts & Bolts: Case studies in public design

by Gowan, Al; introduction by Ronald Lee Fleming

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Published
1980
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Cambridge: Public Design Press, 1980. 96p., stapled wraps, 9x12 inches, illus., wraps lightly worn and soiled else very good condition.
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image of Out in the Castro: desire, promise, activism

Out in the Castro: desire, promise, activism

by Leyland, Winston. editor, Jim Duggins, Susan Stryker, Gerard Koskovich, Justin Chin, Jewelle Gomez et al.

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Published
2002
ISBN
9780943595887
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San Francisco: Leyland Publications, 2002. Paperback. 352p., introduction, profusely illustrated with photos (many by Rink Foto) very good first trade paperback edition stated in pictorial wraps. Includes a walking tour.
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Sexuality, Poverty, and the Inner City

by Anderson, Elijah, PhD, Drew E. Altman, Jayne Garrison, Patricia Lynn Stern

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Published
1994
ISBN
9780944525197
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Menlo Park: Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, 1994. Paperback. xiv, 81p., introduction, summary, appendix, very good first edition paperback in plain white wraps. Sexuality and American Social Policy #2, edited by Jayne Garrison, Mark D. Smith & Douglas J. Besharov.
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Pornography in the Modern World

by Gagnon, Jean, translated by James Boake & Jeanluc Svoboda

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Published
1986
ISBN
9780920956229
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Toronto: Art Metropole, 1986. Paperback. 141p., foreword, introduction, notes, bibliography, backlist, several small b&w photos, very good first English-language Canadian edition trade paperback in plain brown wraps and plain black dj.
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image of Williams' Pacific Tourist and Guide Across the Continent. [cover title] / The Pacific Tourist, Adams & Bishop's Illustrated Trans-Continental Guide of Travel, from The Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean. Railroad routes across the continent, all pleasure resorts [&c &c] - Routes jof su;mmer travel, best localities for hunting [&c &c], A Complete Traveler's Guide The Union and Central Pacific Railroads, with special contributions by [&c &c] / Illustrations by Thomas Moran [et alia], Engravings by... Railroad Edition, Flexible Covers, 332 pp. / Full Cloth, Stiff Covers, 364 pp

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New York: Adams & Bishop, Publishers, 1881. Hardback, or let's call it that. FYI, format appears to be "Full Cloth" per pagination, but covers are flexible: [364]p., double-column text in a smallish but legible font, many fine and not so fine steel-engraved views, with multiple Thos Moran, one of the very finest of 19thC depictors of nature. Item is… Read more
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