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1 Asociacion Judeo Argentina De Estudios Historicos Argentina, El Antisemitismo Y Los Judios. Informe Redactado En El Ano 1964 Por El Movimiento Sionista Socialista Mordejai Anilevich Perteneciente al Partido Mapam En Argentina
Buenos Aires Asociacion Judeo Argentina De Estudios Historicos 1987 no Original Wraps Good 
63 pages. All text in SPANISH. A look at Antisemitism and the Jewish people in Argentina, as written in 1964 by the Socialist Zionist Party in Argentina. In GOOD condition. In card stock covers with staples along the binding. Minor to moderate soiling, uneven fading and darkening. Minor curling and creasing along the extremities. Small horizontal tear at the rear lower binding. Text clean and solid with some creasing in the fore edge margins. 
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2 Browder, Earl The Most Peculiar Election. The Campaign Speeches of Earl Browder
New York Workers Library Publishers 1940 no Original Wraps Good 
Wraps. 94 pp. A collection of speeches given by Earl Browder upon his nomination as a Communist Party candidate for President of the United States in 1940. Browder cites instances of electoral corruption and fraud, and castigates Roosevelt for adopting Hitler-like policies and strategies in the elections. He also outlines Communist Party platforms and advocates for an expansion of many of Roosevelt's programs, all that would help the average worker and farmer. Earl Browder was an activist and leader in various socialist organizations, as well as the Communist Party USA, jailed several times for some of his activities, and eventually, with the declassification of Soviet documents, revealed to be a recruiting agent at one point for the USSR (Wikipedia). GOOD+ condition. Minor soiling and some scuffing to the covers, a bit heavier to the rear wrap. Uneven darkening. Minor edgewear. Interior clean and solid with light toning to the paper. Seidman B560. 
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3 Dae-jung, Kim Three Stage Approach to Korean Reunification Focusing On the South-North Confederal Stage
Los Angeles University of Southern California 1997 no Cloth Near Fine Very Good 
392 pages. A detailed explanation of Dae-jung's ideas on reuniting North and South Korea. Dae-jung was a political activist, kidnapped, imprisoned and exiled, but always seeking to develop a strategy to unite Korea under democratic principles. He became president of the Republic of Korea in 1998 and won a Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts. VERY GOOD jacket on a NEAR FINE book. Minor general scuffing and fading to the jacket, with some scuffing and curling along the extremities. Light fading to the book. Interior clean and solid. 
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4 de Tocqueville, Alexis. Translated by Henry Reeve, with an original preface and notes by John C. Spencer. Democracy in America
The Legal Classics Library 1988 no Full-Leather Fine No Jacket 
Bound in leather with gilt decorations. All page edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. This book reproduces the 1838 edition . In FINE condition with the previous owner’s large bookplate present on ffep. Nice copy of this classic treatise. 
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5 Flower, B.O.; Campbell, Helen; Ridpath, John Clark; Abbott, Rosa G., et al The Arena. January, 1898
Boston The Arena Company, Publisher 1898 no Wraps Good 
Printed wraps. 144 pp., plus ads. A single issue of this magazines. Includes: an article by B.O Flower on the poet James G. Clark, 'James G. Clark, the American Laureate of Labor,' examining his treatment of labor and poverty issues in his poetry; 'Is American Domesticity Decreasing, and if so, Why?' by Helen Campbell in which she studies domestic life and the rise of women in the workforce, citing labor trends and effects on home life; 'Plutocracy and War,' by John Clark Ridpath; and 'The Higher Civilization Versus Vivisection,' by Rosa G. Abbott, examining torture and mistreatment of animals in society. With other articles and features as well. Arena was a progressive magazine published in the late 1800's, noted for examining various social causes of the time. GOOD condition. Moderate soiling and darkening to the wraps. Minor staining along the extremities. One title underlined in blue pencil on the front cover. Alphanumeric sequence at the upper right front cover. Interior clean and solid with most pages unopened throughout. 
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6 Goff, Kenneth The Long Arm of Stalin
Engelwood, CO Kenneth Goff, Publisher 1952 no Original Wraps Good 
Wraps illustrated with a fist against a white hammer and sickle on a red backdrop. 63 pp. An anti-communist tract, declaring Soviet communism to be a religion with the Russian people worshipping Stalin. Goff also outlines the 'secret army' in America, detailing the activities and purported Soviet backing of communist and socialist parties active the U.S. A list of names of those in charge and locations of the groups are included. Goff was a minister who was supposedly a former member of the Communist Party in the United States, actively speaking out against communism and alleging many communist plots to overthrow the U.S. GOOD condition. Moderate to heavy browning/offsetting along the extremities with a faint ownership stamp on the lower front cover. Date in ink at the same locale. Moderate to heavy browning to the paper in the interior. Ownership stamp on the lower title page. 
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Our Generation. Vol. 8 No. 3 Part 2. June 1972., Hunnius, Gerry et al
7 Hunnius, Gerry et al Our Generation. Vol. 8 No. 3 Part 2. June 1972.
Montreal, Canada Our Generation Press 1972 no Wraps Good 
Side stapled newsprint journal. Quarto. 36 pp. A single issue of this Canadian journal devoted to anarchist and radical issues. This with a lengthy discussion of democracy and parliamentary politics by Gerry Hunnius. Also featured is a timeline and history/recap of the May 1972 general strike in Quebec. Our Generation was published from 1961 to 1994, focusing on anarchist causes, philosophy and ideals. GOOD condition. Moderate to heavy uneven browning. Some wrinkling. Minor soiling. 
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8 Kautsky, Karl The Commonwealth of the Future
New York No Publisher no Hard Cover Good No Jacket Ex-Library 
). Apparent excerpt from his larger work: The Class Struggle. No publisher given. (New York). No date but believed early 1900's. Cloth binding with marbled boards. 79pp. A cyrillic/Russian language printing of a chapter from Karl Kautsky's work, "The Class Struggle," apparently chapter four titled "The Commonwealth of the Future." Kautsky was a noted Czech-German philosopher and a leading propent of Marxism, contributing to the formation and refining of its philosophical and political ideals. This copy from the Socialist Party of Chelsea (Massachusetts), perhaps from their library, bearing two circular party stamps on the title page depicting a handshake. Slightly ex-library, with the aforementioned stamps present, as well as a small paper label with a shelf number, at the head of the spine. Another label present at the upper front cover, bearing handwriting in Cyrillic. GOOD condition with minor to moderate scuffing to the boards and extremities. Minor soiling and general fading. Very minor scattered soiling to the interior, with general minor darkening to the paper. 
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9 Knappman, Edward W.; Irons, Peter; Lander, Dawn; Hathaway, Richard O.; Johnson, Steven H.; Brecher, Jeremy (editors). Washington Reports. Newsletter of the Political Action Information Service. Volume 1, Number 1. October, 1963.
No Place Political Action Information Service 1963 no Wraps Good 
Top corner and mid center stapled photomechanically reproduced newsletter. 6 pp. First leaf on blue paper. A newsletter for the Political Action Information Service, a group formed to coordinate various research projects related to peace concerned election campaigns (from the rear page). This issue reports on freshman senator George McGovern and his protest in the Senate over the size of the defense budget, discussion of the test ban, the FCC ruling that affected the radical right, etc. GOOD condition. Mailing label of Richard O. Hathaway present, perhaps the Vermont based historian. Fold creases present. Some staining from the staples. Minor soiling and curling. 
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10 Morton, Joseph McCarthy the Man and the Ism
San Francisco The Pacific Publishing Foundation no Original Wraps Good 
Printed wraps with a small black and white photo of McCarthy. 31 pp. A short work questioning the ethics and motives of Joseph McCarthy, citing conflicting military records on his service during World War II, as well as questionable conduct while serving as a judge, perhaps misappropriating money. The piece cites anti-communism as a gimmick and urges union and labor leaders to unite against McCarthyism. GOOD condition. Moderate to heavy uneven browning to the book, with light creasing and edgewear. Interior clean and solid. Seidman M423. 
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11 No Author Ephemera related to Lewis Bertrand and his candidacy for the presidency of the United States of America in 1960. Two Pieces
No Place No Publisher 1960 no Unbound Good 
Ephemera related to Lewis Bertrand and his candidacy for the presidency of the United States of America in 1960. Two pieces. Single sheets, folded once, making four pages each. The first, bearing a photo of Lewis Bertrand, solicits a write in vote for Bertrand as a candidate for president in the 1960 election, running on the platform of settling with Russia. Bertrand provides a brief synopsis of his belief in conciliatory talks with Russia to avoid a conventional war or protracted Cold War. The second piece outlines the concept and platform of a 'Mankinds Assembly,' outlining goals for peace through the establishment of a permanent peace congress, independent, but concomitant with the United Nations. Peace between Russia and the United States figure heavily into the outline. Online searches yielded no information on Bertrand or the Mankinds Assembly. GOOD condition. Red date stamps at the top of each piece. Vertical fold creases present, with other creasing and wrinkling present. Minor toning to the paper. Rust stains, perhaps from staples, present to the write in vote piece. 
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12 No Author Given Achievements in Progressive, Humane and Constructive Legislation. Herbert H. Lehman as Governor of New York
New York Independent Citizens Committee for the Election of Lehman and Bray, Publishers no Original Wraps Good 
no date, circa 1934. Wraps with a photo of Lehman on the front and rear cover. 168 pages. A detailed look at the accomplishments and goals of Herbert Lehman, then governor of New York. This includes legislation he pursued, as well as speeches in response to bills, etc. Included is a look at regulation of public utilities, unemployment relief, labor and social legislation, slum clearance and low cost housing, aid to the farmer, beer and repeal, etc. Lehman, whose family founded the Lehman Brothers investment firm (and of which he was a member before entering politics) was a democrat from New York active in establishing progressive legislation in the 1930's, and a supporter of Roosevelt's New Deal. GOOD condition with some browning to the wraps. Minor soiling and creasing, with the wraps starting to detach along the stapled binding. Minor creasing and tearing along the staples. Interior clean and solid with minor toning to the paper. 
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Acts Passed at the Second Session of the Thirteenth Congress of the United States, No Author Given
13 No Author Given Acts Passed at the Second Session of the Thirteenth Congress of the United States
No Place No Publisher 1814 no First American Edition Original Wraps Good 
No publisher or printer given. Page numbers begin at page 243 and end at page 429, with a title page preceding and a 3 page table of contents following the text. Bound in paper wrappers. Acts include an act for the relief of Daniel Boone (granting rights to land received by him from the Spanish government), an act supplemental to the one ascertaining the titles and claims in the state of Louisiana, an act establishing the mode of laying off districts in Indiana, acts pertaining to the territories of Mississippi and Missouri, etc. In GOOD condition. Heavy chipping to the fore edge of the paper wraps, with some loss. Minor scuffing, chipping and wear to the extremities. Minor soiling and general darkening. The top three and bottom two inches of the spine binding is missing but the binding is still solid and intact. The text is clean and solid, with many pages unopened. Heavy foxing and darkening to many pages throughout, although many pages are relatively unaffected. Many pages unevenly and rather closely cropped at the margins, though not affecting text. Solid copy in GOOD condition. 
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Annahmeschreiben des Republikanischen Prasidentschafts-Candidaten General James A. Garfield. (Caption Title)., No author Given
14 No author Given Annahmeschreiben des Republikanischen Prasidentschafts-Candidaten General James A. Garfield. (Caption Title).
No Place No Publisher no Pamphlet Good 
No publisher, place or date. 1880 (based on OCLC records). Pamphlet, 8 pp. With 'No. 23' at the upper left corner. All text in German. A German language work issued in support of James Garfield for president of the United States. With short sections on Chester A. Arthur and the Republican platform. GOOD+ condition. Horizontal and vertical fold creases present. Crease at lower right corner. Minor toning and soiling. 
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15 No Author Given Business Men's Honest Money Club. Protection, Honest Money, Reciprocity
No Place No Publisher no Wraps Fair 
No publisher, place or date. (Cleveland, 1896). Grayish green wraps. 32 pp., including covers. A club program written to promote William McKinley as president and his platform of tariff and gold/silver standard reform. This is primarily done through songs skewering other politicians and their platforms, as well as lauding McKinley and others. The Business Men's Honest Money Club, according to the front cover, met noon every day. Front cover bears portraits of McKinley, Hobart and Theodore Burton. (Miles: Songs, Glees and Ballads #338). FAIR condition. Wrappers heavily chipped and torn along the spine, almost detached from the text block. Moderate soiling, darkening and some staining to the covers, with minor foxing. Old price erased from the upper front covers. Some chipping, tearing and associated creasing along the extremities. 
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16 No Author Given Democratic Quarterly Review. Vol. 1, No. 1. January, 1924
Concord, NH Henry H. Metcalf, Publisher 1924 no Original Wraps Good 
Wraps. 48 pages. The first issue of this journal written "In support of the principles of Jeffersonian Democracy as enunciated by the author of the Declaration of Independence and maintained by the illustrious leaders of the party, from Jefferson to Wilson." The editor and publisher (and perhaps author), Metcalf, saw this work as a means to counter Republican policies and philosophies, arguing in his preface that most newspapers and journals of the day were owned by Republicans. This issue examines the Republican strategy for the upcoming presidential election, American foreign policy, Henry Cabot Lodge and his ideas, etc. Perhaps the first and only issue of this journal. No records found in the OCLC. In GOOD+ condition. Uneven fading to the covers, mostly along the extremities. Minor scuffing and soiling. Faint diagonal crease to the front cover. Light scuffing along the extremities, with a small chip missing from the upper rear cover. Interior solid, with moderate foxing to the first several pages and an ink corrections to words on pages 42 and 45. 
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17 No Author Given First Report. Fair Employment Practice Committee. July 1943 to December 1944
Washington Government printing Office 1945 no Original Wraps Very Good 
152 pages including index and a few fold out charts. Citing Nazi use of propaganda to divide U.S. Citizens, this report documents African-Americans, Mexican-Americans and other minorities working in the labor force during World War II. While seeking to shed a positive light on the minority work force and their treatment in the U.S., this report also documents, primarily through statistics rather than particular cases, discrimination in the various industries. The Fair Employment Practice Committee was first established by Roosevelt in 1941, to address widespread discriminatory practices, and with executive order 9346 in 1943, gained more authority, investigating bias against African-Americans in the defense industry. The Fair Employment Practice Committee program was terminated in 1946. VERY GOOD condition. Minor fading and creasing to the wraps, with some creasing to the corners. Interior clean and solid. Minor soiling along the upper fore edge. 
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18 No Author Given Growth of the Nation Under Republican Rule. Information for the People. No. 1
Washington Union Republicans Congressional Executive Committee, Publisher no Original Wraps Fair 
no date, presumed circa 1876 based on the mention of the then upcoming presidential campaign, as well as OCLC records. Pamphlet. 8 pages. A short piece outlining the brief history of the Republican Party, as well as citing its successes since its formation, providing many tables charting various growths in wealth, from property values to income. The pamphlet also outlines goals for the party relating to the national currency, etc. In FAIR condition, with all pages either DETACHED from each other, or on the verge of doing so. Moderate to heavy browning to the paper, especially along the extremities. A few small ink spots to the piece. Minor creasing. Some chipping and tearing along the extremities. 
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19 No Author Given Seven Years of Mr. Willkie!
No Place Issued by the Democratic National Committee no Original Wraps Good 
Issued by the Democratic National Committee. No place or date. Circa 1940. Pamphlet with an illustrated front cover. 12pp. With a two page photo of the Wilson Dam. A pamphlet issued by the Democratic National Committee attacking Willkie's management of the Commonwealth and Southern Corporation, which found itself in competition with Roosevelt's Tennessee Valley Authority, both of which sought to supply power to the South. Among other items, the pamphlet alleges the construction of spite lines put up by Commonwealth and Southern Corporation to compete with the TVA, obstructing TVA construction and misleading consumers. GOOD+ condition. Two fold creases present, with minor toning to the paper. Light creasing and edgewear. A staple present at the upper left corner, which has rusted. 
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20 No author given The People's Democratic Guide. Volume One. November 1841- September 1842. Numbers 1-10
New York James Webster 1842 no Cloth Good 
Black quarter leather with marbled boards. 376 pp. A bound volume of the first ten issues of this journal devoted to politics and government in the United States. From the preface, it appears it was conceived of as an anti-Whig journal, as well as a journal to discuss various federal frauds. Topics range from Daniel Webster to monetary loss in electioneering by the Bank of the United States, a short piece on women's suffrage, many pieces on various politicians and state governments, etc. GOOD condition. Minor fading and minor to moderate scuffing, heaviest along the extremities. Owner's name stamped several times onto the endpapers. Scattered foxing throughout. Sabin 60821. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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