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Problems of To-Day:  Wealth - Labor - Socialism
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Problems of To-Day: Wealth - Labor - Socialism

By Carnegie, Andrew

NY: Doubleday, Page & Company. Very Good with no dust jacket; Minor wear to boards, owner name on front . free endpaper, several pages have penciled marginalia.. 1908. First Edition. Hardcover. Red cloth with gilt titles on front boards and spine. Top edges gilt. Carnegie’s views on such economic subjects as capitalism, socialism, taxation, estate law, tariffs, and labor management. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 207 pages .

$50.00

An Atlas of Empire
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An Atlas of Empire

By Horrabin, J. F.

NY: Alfred A. Knopf. Very Good with no dust jacket; Corners bumped, cloth wrinkling on rear . board, endpapers toned.. 1937. First American Edition. Hardcover. Black cloth binding. xii, 141 pages + iii index. Black and white maps. A companion volume to the author's An Atlas of Current Affairs and An Atlas of European History, whose aim was to catalog the areas of the world which were the property not of their own inhabitants (colonial possessions) , but of some other alien state. .

$15.00

Markers XXXI:  Annual Journal for the Association of Gravestone Studies
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Markers XXXI: Annual Journal for the Association of Gravestone Studies

By Ciregna, Elise Madeleine (editor)

Greenfield, MA: The Association for Gravestone Studies. Near Fine. 2015. Softcover. 1878381245 . Five articles about various aspects of gravestone studies, from World War I memorials to Canadian community mausoleums. Many photos. Index, editor's introduction. ; 123 pages; Signed by Author .

$15.00

Madness in Power
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Madness in Power

By Dumas, Francois Ribadeau

Philadelphia: Chilton Book Company. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Spine bumped, page tops spotted, . jacket lightly chipped.. 1969. First American Edition. Hardcover. Black cloth. x, 259 pages. Black and white illustrations and photos, index. A study of thirty-one world leaders who are either mad or insane including Caligula and Claudius, Ferdinand and Isabella, and Adolf Hitler. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$18.00

War and Peace:  A Statement Made before the Political Committee of the  General Assembly, November 23, 1949
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War and Peace: A Statement Made before the Political Committee of the General Assembly, November 23, 1949

By Malik, Dr. Charles

Stamford, CT: Overbrook Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket very lightly tattered.. N.D.. Hardcover. Black cloth binding with glassine jacket. .

$10.00

The Wild Flag:  Editorials from the New Yorker on Federal World Government  and Other Matters
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The Wild Flag: Editorials from the New Yorker on Federal World Government and Other Matters

By White, E. B.

Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Pages toned, jacket rubbed and lightly . worn.. 1946. Later Printing. Hardcover. Navy decorated cloth. xiv, 188 pp. A collection of Whites eloquent paeans for world government and against nationalism, originally published in the New Yorker during and after World War II. The wild flag of the title refers to the iris, which grows throughout the world and "does not lend itself to frantic waving or nationalist exploitation." (from rear jacket flap) .

$20.00

The Company of Strangers:  A Natural History of Economic Life
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The Company of Strangers: A Natural History of Economic Life

By Seabright, Paul

Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 2004. First Printing. Hardcover. 0691118213 . "In The Company of Strangers, Paul Seabright provides an original evolutionary and sociological account of the emergence of those economic institutions that manage not only markets but also the world's myriad other affairs." x, 304 pp, index. .

$13.00

Race and Population Problems
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Race and Population Problems

By Duncan, Hannibal Gerald

NY: Longmans, Green & Company. Good with no dust jacket; Library bookplate and markings on spine. Boards . rubbed.. 1929. First Edition. Hardcover. xv, 424 pp. Index. An enlightened sociology text for its time, discounting eugenics and racial superority theories. ; Ex-Library .

$17.00

McLuhan: Hot and Cool:  A Critical Symposium
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McLuhan: Hot and Cool: A Critical Symposium

By Stearn, Gerald Emanuel

NY: Dial Press. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Boards rubbed, jacket price-clipped and . soiled, with tattering along top margins.. 1967. Second Printing. Hardcover. An anthology of essays critiquing the ideas of Marshall McLuhan, by such intellectual luminaries as Susan Sontag, Tom Wolfe, Dwight Macdonald, Howard Gossage, etc, including rebuttals by McLuhan. Bibliography. ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; 312 pages .

$10.00

Reason to Believe
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Reason to Believe

By Cuomo, Mario

NY: Simon and Schuster. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket lightly scuffed.. 1995. First Printing. Hardcover. 0684815176 . Inscribed by the late politician and orator on the front free endpaper. Index. A call to political action and analysis of contemporary social and political issues written in the year after Governor Cuomo lost his bid for a fourth term as New York State Governor. ; 191 pages .

$25.00

Banker to the Poor: Micro-Lending and the Battle Against World Poverty
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Banker to the Poor: Micro-Lending and the Battle Against World Poverty

By Yunus, Muhammad

NY: Publicaffairs, LLC. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Page tops and bottoms lightly soiled, . sticker liftoff on rear pastedown, else a clean, tight and bright copy.. 1999. First Printing. Hardcover. 1891620118 . The Nobel Laureate founder of the Grameen Bank, which makes very small loans to poor families, primarily headed by women, in developing countries, outlines his philosophies. ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; 258 pages .

$12.00

Belief and the Counter Culture: A Guide to Constructive Confrontation
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Belief and the Counter Culture: A Guide to Constructive Confrontation

By Evans, Robert A.

Philadelphia: Westminster Press. Very Good with no dust jacket; Covers toned.. 1971. Softcover. 0664249396 . 123 pp. + 5 pages of song lyrics at rear. 33-1/3 rpm red vinyl record bound in rear. Many illustrations and photos, including anti-war and civil rights posters, artwork by Robert Hodgell. The author, a theology professor at McCormick Theological Seminary relates the power of various media to bridge political and social differences "...for all kinds of groups looking for program and planning materials that can be use effectively to bring people and ideas together." (from rear cover blurb). ; 128 pages .

$17.00

A Treatise on the Construction of the Statutes 13 Eliz. C. 5, and 27 Eliz.  C. 4, Relating to Voluntary and Fraudulent Conveyances
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A Treatise on the Construction of the Statutes 13 Eliz. C. 5, and 27 Eliz. C. 4, Relating to Voluntary and Fraudulent Conveyances

By Roberts, William

Burlington, [VT]: Chauncey Goodrich. Good with no dust jacket; Boards scuffed, worn and stained, contemporary . owner signature on front pastedown endpaper, foxing throughout.. 1845. 3rd American Edition. Hardcover. Subtitle: And on the Nature and Force of Different Considerations to Support Deeds and Other Legal Instruments in the Courts of Law and Equity. Title page notes that this edition is reprinted from the last English edition, with additional notes and references to American and later English decisions. Original brown leather binding with leather spine label. viii, 675 pp. Index. .

$75.00

A Treatise of the Law Relative to Contracts and Agreements Not under Seal  with Cases and Decisions Thereon in the Action of Assumpsit. Volume 2.
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A Treatise of the Law Relative to Contracts and Agreements Not under Seal with Cases and Decisions Thereon in the Action of Assumpsit. Volume 2.

By Comyns, Samuel

Flatbush, NY: Isaac Riley. Good with no dust jacket; Pages heavily toned, boards worn, top third of . front free endpaper missing.. 1809. First American Edition. Leather. Vol. II only of two volume set, which contains the last two parts of this four part title. Brown ruled leather with leather spine label. Index. ; 617 pages .

$85.00

Capitalism and Freedom
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Capitalism and Freedom

By Friedman, Milton

Chicago: University of Chicago Press. Good with no dust jacket; Hole in front cover, covers rubbed, owner name, . some penciled underlining.. 1963. Softcover. 202 pages .

$12.00

Industry and Society
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Industry and Society

By Whyte, William Foote (editor)

New York and London: McGraw Hill. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1946. Second Printing. Hardcover. Black cloth binding. Index, bibliography. ; 211 pages .

$15.00

One Man's Word:  Selected Works of Simon H. Rifkind (In Three Volumes)
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One Man's Word: Selected Works of Simon H. Rifkind (In Three Volumes)

By Rifkin, Simon H. ; Bellow, Adam (editor) ; Keens, William (editor)

NY: Keens Company. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1986. Hardcover. Navy cloth with silver lettering stamped on spines. In slipcase. A collection of the legal writings of the District Court Judge assembled by the partners of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison to honor him on the occasion of his 85th birthday. Each volume has several pages of color photos. Typed signed letter laid in from one of the book's contributors to one of the law firm's partners advising him of status of third volume. .

$60.00

Cottonwood Summer
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Cottonwood Summer

By Slaughter, Gary

Nashville, TN: Fletcher House. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket lightly scuffed.. 2004. First Printing. Hardcover. 0974420603 . Inscribed by the author on the title page. A novel about two young Michigan boys who help capture two escaped German POWs. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 400 pages; Signed by Author .

$8.00

Media Marathon:   A Twentieth-Century Memoir
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Media Marathon: A Twentieth-Century Memoir

By Barnouw, Erik

Durham, NC: Duke University Press Books. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Spine cocked, jacket scuffed.. 1996. First Edition. Hardcover. 0822317281 . Inscribed by the author on the title page. Index, photos. Red cloth binding. A memoir by the late Dutch-born Columbia University Professor, author and broadcasting scholar. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 264 pages; Signed by Author .

$25.00

Cathy Come Home
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Cathy Come Home

By Sandford, Jeremy

London: Marion Boyars Publishers. Very Good with no dust jacket. 2003. First Paperback Edition. Hardcover. 0714525162 . The screenplay and many stills from the BBC documentary first shown in 1966. The documentary told the story of a young homeless woman, Cathy, whose plight inspired many changes in official British social policy. Introduction by Sandford, bibliography, epilogue; Open Forum; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 143 pages .

$20.00

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