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  • Ferris, John, et al.
    50 years of labour in Algoma : essays on aspects of Algoma's working-class history

    Sault Sainte Marie, Ontario: Algoma University College, 1978. Octavo, card covers, pp x, 178. Illustrated. VG copy.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 45467
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  • HOWELLS, William D.
    A HAZARD OF NEW FORTUNES

    New York: Harper, 1890. Second edition, first in the two volume format (first ed. was in 1889 in a one volume format). Two volumes, original terra cotta cloth gilt lettered. pp (4), 332; (4), 332. Interesting bookplate on front pastedowns of Daniel Baugh (monkey with glasses, reading & writing, between two candles). Ink name on fly leaves and on rear pastedown of volume I; light rubbing and light age darkening to spines; s VG unworn pair otherwise. One of Howells' more important novel and his first set in New York. it reflects his growing interest in socialism and the problems of the machine age. The story involves a magazine financed by a millionaire farmer, the editor who hires a…

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    New York: Harper, 1890. Second edition, first in the two volume format (first ed. was in 1889 in a one volume format). Two volumes, original terra cotta cloth gilt lettered. pp (4), 332; (4), 332. Interesting bookplate on front pastedowns of Daniel Baugh (monkey with glasses, reading & writing, between two candles). Ink name on fly leaves and on rear pastedown of volume I; light rubbing and light age darkening to spines; s VG unworn pair otherwise. One of Howells' more important novel and his first set in New York. it reflects his growing interest in socialism and the problems of the machine age. The story involves a magazine financed by a millionaire farmer, the editor who hires a socialist, and a streetcar employees' strike, inspired by the Haymarket Riot. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra shipping may be required.

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    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 41845
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  • JEROME, V.J.
    A LANTERN FOR JEREMY: a novel

    Edition: First printing

    New York: Masses & Mainstream, 1952. Green cloth. Endpaper tanning, VG+ otherwise, no owner names. Price-clipped jackdet has mild rubbing, small tears, at spine ends; splits to front flap fold; corner crease and two small snags to front panel; one inch tear to rear panel; generally VG otherwise, still respectable in appearance, colours bright. An autobiographical novel of a Jewish boyhood in Poland by this American Communist author. In Ridout.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 43255
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  • A SYMPOSIUM ON ANDREW FURUSETH.

    New Bedford, MA: The Darwin Press, no date [1948]. Green cloth. [2], vi, 7-233, [2] pp + frontispiece portrait and numerous plates. Rubber stamp of American Merchant Marine Library Association to front pastedown; AMMLA presentation label to front free endpaper; rubber stamped to top page edges; foxing to endpapers, page edges, and first three leaves; a good, unworn copy otherwise, tight in the binding. Furuseth was leader of the SUP and the ISU seamen's unions on the west coast of the USA. Contributions by Robert LaFollette, Louis Adamic, John L. Lewis, Fiorella LaGuardia, and many others.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 11891
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  • SMITH, A.E, Rev., 1871-1947
    ALL MY LIFE: an autobiography

    Edition: First Edition

    Toronto: Progress Books, 1949. Blue cloth. pp 224 + frontispiece portait. Very good clean, tight and unworn jacketless copy, no owner names. Rev. Smith, a Methodist minister, was a advocate of the social gospel who served in the Manitoba legislature 1920-22 and joined the Communist Party in 1925. He remained a member for the rest of his life. One of the few first-hand accounts of the strike at the coal mine at Bienfait, Saskatchewan, and subsequent riot. Peel(3) 6972.

    Condition: Book: Very Good, Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 44785
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  • AN APPEAL TO THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE SOCIALIST PARTY. By the Revolutionay Policy Committee, March 1934

    Edition: First Edition

    New York: Socialist Party, 1934. Octavo, pp (12), stapled in self wrappers. Partial spine split neatly repaired; corner creases; small tear and creases to fore edge of one leaf; VG otherwise. On front cover is affixed a blue postage stamp-like sticker of the Continental Congress for Social Reconstruction. Laid in is a strip of paper advising people to study and discuss socialist principles. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 47266
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  • BEAMES, John
    AN ARMY WITHOUT BANNERS

    Edition: First printing

    Boston: Little, Brown, 1930. Blue cloth lettered in light green. pp (8), 301, [3]. Yellowing to page edges; Labor Day, 1931, ink owner inscription at front; creased nicks to upper inner corner of pp 281-90; else a VG clean, tight and unworn jacketless copy. Peel III 2661. Weinrich , Social Protest, 1302. Beames, born in India in 1889, went out to Canada at age 15 where he worked as a hunter, trapper, freighter, labourer, and lumberjack in the Canadian Northwest. This novel, the first of his three, was reprinted in 1988, and there was a Canadian issue (McClelland & Stewart) also in 1930 (made from US sheets). Based on his experiences of pioneer life in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 42962
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  • HALPER, Albert (1904-84)
    ATLANTIC AVENUE

    Edition: First printing

    New York: 1956. 16mo, card covers, red page edges. A paperback original, Dell First Edition 94. Just a little leaned, light rubbing to spine folds, else a VG clean, tight, and uncreased copy. "A twelve-mile stretch of weathered cobblestone cleaving its way from New York Harbor deep into South Brooklyn." Brooklyn novel by the noted 30s left wing author of UNION SQUARE (1933) and many other novels. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 38482
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  • BERNSTEIN, Samuel
    AUGUSTE BLANQUI AND THE ART OF INSURRECTION

    Edition: First UK printing

    London: Lawrence & Wishart, 1971. Black boards, pp 364, index. Ink owner name else fine in VG+ jacket. Louis Auguste Blanqui was a professional French revolutionary who was active in period from the restoration of the Bourbons to the defeat of the Paris Commune. He spent 33 of his 76 years in nearly 30 different prisons.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 47963
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  • Masters, Anthony
    Bakunin, the father of anarchism

    Edition: First US printing

    New York: Saturday Review Press / Dutton, 1974. Cloth & boards. pp 279; notes, index. Ink owner name, else fine in VG jacket.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 48370
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  • GRIB, V. [Honoré de Balzac]
    BALZAC. Translated from the Russian by Samuel G. Bloomfield. Edited by Angel Flores

    Edition: First US edition

    New York: Critics Group, 1937. 12mo (93) Stapled, in yellow card covers. Covers a little dusty, yellowing to page edges, else a VG clean, uncreased, and tight copy, no owner names. A Marxist analysis, no. 5 in the Critics Group Series. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced, depending upon your location.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 26153
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  • SHANNON, David A., editor (Beatrice Webb)
    BEATRICE WEBB'S AMERICAN DIARY 1898

    Edition: First printing

    Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press, 1963. Grey cloth. pp 181; biographical directory, index. Ink owner name, else fine in VG price-clipped jacket.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 48684
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  • EYGES, Thomas B.
    BEYOND THE HORIZON. The Story of a Radical Emigrant.

    Edition: First Edition

    Boston: Group Free Society, 1944. Black cloth. 200 pp. Light foxing to page edges, endpapers, VG otherwise. Author's memoirs of 50 years in the socialist and labour movements, by a Russia-born author. Includes a visit with Peter Kropotkin and a meeting with Trotsky.

    Condition: Book: Very Good, Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 8260
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  • BUCK, Tim
    CANADA AND THE RUSSIAN REVOLUTION: The Impact of the world's first socialist revolution on labor and politics in Canada

    Edition: First printing

    Toronto: Progress Books, 1967. Card covers. pp 98. Ink owner name on title page, else fine. Buck was for many years head of the Communist Party of Canada. Note: lighter parcel, any default shipping price may be reduced.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 48320
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  • WOODSWORTH, J.S., M.J. Coldwell, Angus MacInnis, T.C. Douglas, G.C. MacNeil, P.J. Rowe, A.A. Heaps
    CANADA'S ROAD TO PEACE

    Ottawa: House of Commons, 1939. Tall octavo, green card covers. pp 38, [2], text in double columns. Text paper a bit toned, sunning to margins of covers, soft curl to upper outer corners; VG. Front cover rubber stamped "Compliments of J.S. Woodworth". Verbatim "Official Report" of selected debates in the House of Commons by CCF members, including "Greatest Canadian" Tommy Douglas. These six were the first members of the new social democratic party to be elected in 1935 (along with A.A. Heaps). Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 46996
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  • HORWILL, George
    CAPITALISM AND THE FAR EAST. With an Introduction by J.C. Wedgwood, M.P., D.S.O.

    London: The Independent Labour Party, 1921. 16 pp, stapled, in self wrappers. A little curled at bottom from light damp stain throughout; else fine. I.L.P. Pamphlets. New Series. No. 43. "A war between the Unites States and Japan may not be the end of civilization, but it would certainly mean the ultimate doom of Europe becase of its effect on the development of China." Focuses on China and Japan. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced, depending upon your location.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover.

    Book ID: 22952
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  • RANDALL, Margaret
    CARLOTA. Prose & Poems from Havana

    Edition: First printing.

    Vancouver: New Star Books, 1978. The simultaneous paper issue. 95 pp. Copy for review with ink notations on the half-titlte leaf; very nearly fine otherwise. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover.

    Book ID: 22631
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  • ROSENBERG, Ethel and Julius
    DEATH HOUSE LETTERS

    Edition: First Edition

    New York: Jero Publishing Company, 1953. Card covers. pp 168 + photos. Covers rubbed, corner creases, VG clean and unworn copy otherwise. Letters to their attorney and each other published to raise money for the future of their sons.

    Condition: Book: Good, Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 44835
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  • DER KARREN by TRAVEN, B.
    TRAVEN, B.
    DER KARREN

    Edition: First printing

    Berlin: Büchergile Gutenberg, 1931. Octavo, light blue cloth lettered in red. Spine and inner margins of covers a bit darkened; damp stain with white tide mark to inner from cover; yellowing to endpapers; yellowing and a bit of foxing to page edges; comic private bookplate at front; else a VG unworn jacketless copy. The sixth novel in the Jungle series, published in English as THE CARRETA. Traven was on the first list of authors banned by the Nazis in 1933.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 46829
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  • TRAVEN, B.
    DIE BAUMWOLLPFLÜCKER

    Berlin: Buchmeisterverlag, 1931. Later German edition. 12mo, orange cloth, dark orange endpapers, yellow top page edges. pp (279(, (1, ads). Spine lightly darkened, else a VG+ jacketless copy, no owner names. A novel first published Berlin, 1926, as DER WOBBLY, it was revised, expanded, and retitled for later editions. Published in English as THE COTTON PICKERS in 1956.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 44002
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