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The Collected Works of Lysander Spooner (6 vols)

The Collected Works of Lysander Spooner (6 vols)

by [FREETHOUGHT] [ANARCHISM] SPOONER, Lysander; Charles Shively, ed. & introductions

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Weston, MA: M&S Press, 1971. Six octavo volumes. Green cloth hardcovers; variously paginated. Unread, just removed from publisher's shipping box, though with a few very faint freckles of foxing to fore edges, the result of long storage. Still, a Fine, unused set. Collected writings of the great American freethinker, iconoclast, legal theorist, and political anarchist. The works… Read more about this item
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Reminiscences of an Octogenarian in the Fields of Industrial and Social Reform

Reminiscences of an Octogenarian in the Fields of Industrial and Social Reform

by [ECONOMICS ] [LAND REFORM] INGALLS, Joshua King

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1897
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New York / London: M.L. Holbrook & Co. / L.N. Fowler, 1897. First Edition. Octavo (22.5cm.); publisher's cloth limb cloth boards, upper cover lettered in gilt; viii,200pp.; photographic portrait frontispiece. Boards a bit rubbed with brief cloth peeling, contemporary ownership signature to front free endpaper, else Very Good, internally sound. Printer's slug at bottom of title page: Elmira, NY:… Read more about this item
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The Currency Problem. The Problem of the Socialist Party Today

The Currency Problem. The Problem of the Socialist Party Today

by [MONETARY REFORM] SANDBERG, Karl F.M. [Ferdinand Marius]

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Chicago: by the Author, (1915). First Edition. 12mo. Staple-bound pamphlet. Printed pink paper wrappers; 48pp. Mild toning and wear to wrappers; internally clean, sound, and unmarked; Very Good. A somewhat scarce and early work by the Chicago medical doctor and Socialist Party organizer. Advocates the abolition of currency to be replaced with a system of social credit and labor… Read more about this item
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Thoughts for Workers. Published by Simplified Economics...a monthly magazine that leans strongly to the left

Thoughts for Workers. Published by Simplified Economics...a monthly magazine that leans strongly to the left

by [PARKER, Joseph Wm.] [PUBLISHER'S PROSPECTUS]

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Kansas City: Simplified Economics, N.d. [c. 1954?]. 24mo. Bifolium (4pp). Mild toning; Near Fine. Unrecorded prospectus for "Depression Omega," a socialist economics tract by Joseph William Parker published in 1954. Argues for revolution as the only effective means to economic justice: "Workers are confronted with a problem that, in spite of its having accomplished a great deal,… Read more about this item
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Methods of Acquiring National Possession of Our Industries

Methods of Acquiring National Possession of Our Industries

by RICHARDSON, N.A. [Noble Asa]

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Chicago: Charles H. Kerr, N.d. [c.1910]. Reissue (first published 1903). 16mo. Staple-bound self-wrappers; 32pp. Pencil catalog number to front wrapper, else unmarked and Near Fine. Issued in uniform format with the publisher's "Pocket Library of Socialism" series, but without series title and without the red glassine wrappers, which were phased out c. 1907. Richardson (1858-1931) was a California socialist… Read more about this item
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A Primer of Economics

A Primer of Economics

by CHASE, Stuart; Lynd Ward, illus

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1941
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New York: Random House, 1941. First Random House printing (originally published by Row, Peterson, 1941). Octavo. Blue cloth hardcover; 60pp; illus. Light rubbing at spine ends and board corners, else Near Fine. In the original illustrated dustwrapper, unclipped (priced $1.00 on front flap), but rather a wreck, rubbed, chippped and with a long closed tear to front panel, just… Read more about this item
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Good Work

Good Work

by SCHUMACHER, E. F.

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1979
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New York: Harper & Row, 1979. First Edition. First printing. Octavo (22cm). Brick red paper over boards, backed in bright blue cloth, in white dust jacket; [xiv],223,[1]pp; black and white diagrams. Tapped at spine ends, faded at base of spine: Very Good. Jacket unclipped (priced $9.95), rubbed at edges, creases to spine, mild dustsoil, generally just Very Good. Critique… Read more about this item
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The History of Unilever: A Study in Economic Growth and Social Change
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The History of Unilever: A Study in Economic Growth and Social Change

by WILSON, Charles

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1954
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London: Cassell & Company Limited, 1954. First Edition. First printing. Octavo (23.5cm). Two volumes in black cloth, titled in gilt, red topstains, in cream dust jackets; [xxii],335,[1]pp; [x],480pp; 12 folding plates, 7 color diagrams, additional black and white illustrations. Both volumes inscribed to J. W. Fredericks from Major V. J. A. Lillie-Costello, November 1955, on front free endpapers. With… Read more about this item
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Siberia's Untouched Treasure: its Future Role in the World

Siberia's Untouched Treasure: its Future Role in the World

by [RUSSIAN REVOLUTION - A.E.F.] CHANNING, C.G. Fairfax [pseud Christian Channing Gross]

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1923
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New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1923. First Edition. Octavo. Deep green textured cloth over boards, titled in gilt on spine and front cover; top edge gilt; xxv,476pp; frontispiece and 73 inserted leaves of photographic plates (halftones) and 15 inserted maps (one folding); one text illus. A straight, tight, Very Good or better copy in the original publisher's cloth; a… Read more about this item
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Address of the Association of Mechanics and other Working Men of the City of Washington, to the Operatives Throughout the United States

Address of the Association of Mechanics and other Working Men of the City of Washington, to the Operatives Throughout the United States

by [SMITH, Nathan]

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1830
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Washington DC: Printed at the Office of the National Journal by Wm. Duncan, 1830. First Edition. Octavo. Original printed self-wrappers; 15pp. Removed, with trace of binding residue at bulked edge; lacking cover wrappers if issued. Ink ownership signature on verso of final leaf (partially legible -- "Joshua (?) Dickinson." Very Good. Apparently the earliest publication of the… Read more about this item
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Historical Materialism and the Economics of Karl Marx

Historical Materialism and the Economics of Karl Marx

by CROCE, Benedetto; Michael Curtis, introd

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New Brunswick: Transaction Books, (1981). First printing thus. Octavo; cloth hardcover; dustjacket, xxx,188pp. Neat ownership signature to front endpaper, else a tight, Fine copy in the original dustwrapper. Includes a substantial new introduction by Michael Curtis.
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Oil and Foreign Policy

Oil and Foreign Policy

by BROOKS, Michael

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1949
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London: Lawrence & Wishart, 1949. First Edition. 12mo. Staple-bound wrappers; 143pp. Near Fine. Left perspective on the role of post-war imperialist foreign policy in the development of the international oil industry; includes chapters on the formation of Iraq, the rise of Azerbaijan as an economic power, Arab relations with the west, etc.
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Socialist Economics

Socialist Economics

by COLE, G.D.H. [George Douglas Howard]

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1950
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London: Gollancz, 1950. First Edition. First impression. Red cloth hardcover; dustjacket; 158pp. Near Fine in lightly worn and soiled dustwrapper; Very Good. Ownership signature (David Schwartz) to front free endpaper.
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Single Tax Year Book (Quinquennial). The History, Principles and Application of the Single Tax Philosophy

Single Tax Year Book (Quinquennial). The History, Principles and Application of the Single Tax Philosophy

by [SINGLE TAX MOVEMENT] MILLER, Joseph Dana (ed)

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New York: Single Tax Review Publishing Company, 1917. First Edition. Octavo. Blue cloth hardcover; xix,466pp. Slight rubbing and soil to covers; internally clean, tight, and unmarked; Very Good. Joseph Dana Miller (1865-1939) was editor of the Single Tax Review, and the leading proponent for the Single Tax movement in the U.S. in the decades following the death… Read more about this item
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Adapting to Abundance: Jewish Immigrants, Mass Consumption, and the Search for American Identity

Adapting to Abundance: Jewish Immigrants, Mass Consumption, and the Search for American Identity

by HEINZE, Andrew R.

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1990
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New York: Columbia University Press, 1990. First Edition. First printing. Octavo; cloth hardcover in dustjacket; 276pp; illus. Review copy, with publisher's slip laid in. Small reviewer's "check" mark in ink to front free endpaper, else Fine in a slightly spine-sunned, else Near Fine dustjacket.
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Mayor Hoan Answers Critics

Mayor Hoan Answers Critics

by [SOCIALISM - WISCONSIN] HOAN [Daniel Webster]

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[Milwaukee: Socialist Party, 1933?]. Single sheet, 9" x 24", folded to 9"x6", 10pp. Mild toning to margins; Very Good. Transcript of an extemporaneous speech delivered by Milwaukee's Socialist Mayor Daniel Hoan, answering attacks against his administration's decision to issue city-backed bonds (here called "scrip") rather than borrowing cash to address its outstanding budget deficit. The bonds were… Read more about this item
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Speech on Internal Improvements, by Robert Dale Owen

Speech on Internal Improvements, by Robert Dale Owen

by [ECONOMICS & REFORM] [INDIANA] OWEN, Robert Dale

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N.p., n.d. [Boston?: 1838]. Broadside, 53cm x 39cm. Text in five columns beneath headline. Issued without imprint, but introduced as follows: "To the Members of the Legislature of Massachusetts, now in Session..." Old folds; a few thin splits, with no loss to text; complete and Good. A large and substantial broadside, printing the text of Owen's address… Read more about this item
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The End of Strife: Nature's Laws Applied to Incomes
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The End of Strife: Nature's Laws Applied to Incomes

by BATDORF, John W.

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New York: Broadway Publishing Co, (1911). First Edition. Octavo (19.5cm). Publisher's cloth-covered boards, titled in gilt on spine and front cover; 151pp. Moderate external rubbing to cloth, still a straight, tight, Very Good copy. A call for a progressive Income Tax and a guaranteed annual income, the latter to be derived from surplus corporate revenue (defined as… Read more about this item
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Cost or Demand Inflation? The Third Woolwich Economic Lecture delivered before the Woolwich Polytechnic on 4 May 1965

Cost or Demand Inflation? The Third Woolwich Economic Lecture delivered before the Woolwich Polytechnic on 4 May 1965

by DICKS-MIREAUX, L.A.

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London: Woolwich Polytechnic - Department of Economics and Management, 1965. First Edition. 12mo. Staple-bound pamphlet; printed wrappers; 22pp. Clean, tight, unmarked copy, Very Good or better.
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De Leon - Berry Debate on Solution of the Trust Problem....held before the University Extension Society Philadelphia, January 27, 1913

De Leon - Berry Debate on Solution of the Trust Problem....held before the University Extension Society Philadelphia, January 27, 1913

by [SOCIALIST LABOR PARTY] DE LEON, Daniel and William H. Berry

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1933
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New York: New York Labor News, 1933. Reprint. 12m (19cm). Staple-bound pamphlet; 42pp. Mild cover soil; still Very Good to Near Fine. Berry was the former State Treasurer of Pennsylvania.
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