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Scritti Politici e Letterarii. Raccolti ed ordinati da Giovanni Di Gregorio; Elogio di Enrico Leone; Introduzione di Arturo Giovannitti
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Scritti Politici e Letterarii. Raccolti ed ordinati da Giovanni Di Gregorio; Elogio di Enrico Leone; Introduzione di Arturo Giovannitti

by [ANARCHISM] VENANZI, Flavio

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1921
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New York: Venanzi Memorial Committee, 1921. First Edition. Octavo (21cm). Later cloth, titled in gilt on spine; xxiii,304pp. Very Good, with mild wear to board edges and the rear board mildly pulled. Ex-libris Alfredo Verrico, Italian-American film producer and exporter, with his engraved bookplate and blind-embossed stamp. Memorial anthology of writings by Venanzi (1882-1920), an Italian-American anarchist-socialist… Read more about this item
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Predigten für alle Sonn- Left- und Feiertage nebst einigen Busstags-Predigten und Grabreden

Predigten für alle Sonn- Left- und Feiertage nebst einigen Busstags-Predigten und Grabreden

by HOFACKER, Ludwig

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First American Edition
Published
1872
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Philadelphia: Verlag von J. Kohler, 1872. First American Edition. Large, thick octavo (25.5cm.); publisher's deluxe brown elaborately blind-tooled morocco, gilt-lettered spine, all edges marbled, marbled endpapers; xxxx[sic];512pp.; steel engraved portrait frontispiece, text entirely in German blackletter. Boards rather rubbed with some exposure at corners, pp. 497/8 separated and rather chipped along extremities, though still present and complete, else a… Read more about this item
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Lännen Auringon Alla

Lännen Auringon Alla

by [FINNISH-AMERICANS] MATTSON, Helmi

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1926]
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[Superior, WI: Tyomies Societyn Kirjapainossa, 1926]. First Edition. Small octavo (19cm); pictorial card wrappers; 101pp. Covers slightly shelf worn, rear wrapper a bit dust-soiled, else Very Good and sound. Text entirely in Finnish. Proletarian novel by Helmi Mattson, among the more prominent Finnish-American women leftists of the interwar period. Born in Finland, Mattson emigrated to International Falls, Minnesota, married,… Read more about this item
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Amerikán: Národní Kalendár na rok 1914. Se 105 Vyobrazeními Vázného i Žertovného Obsahu. Rošník XXXVII

Amerikán: Národní Kalendár na rok 1914. Se 105 Vyobrazeními Vázného i Žertovného Obsahu. Rošník XXXVII

by [FOREIGN LANGUAGE IMPRINTS - CZECH]

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1913
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Chicago: Nákladem a tiskem Aug. Geringera, 1913. First Edition. Octavo (25.5cm.); original color lithograph wrappers;338,[26](ads)pp.; illus. throughout. Wrapper extremities chipped with shallow one-inch loss to fore-edge of upper cover, spine crown chipped, a few interior leaves dog-eared, else Good to Very Good. Text entirely in Czech. Czech-American literary almanac, including a daily calendar, cartoons, poetry, jokes, short stories, and… Read more about this item
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Amerikán

Amerikán": Národní Kalendár na rok 1900. S Mnoha Obrázky Vážného i Žertovného Obsahu. Ro ník XXIII

by [FOREIGN LANGUAGE IMPRINTS - CZECH]

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Published
1899
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Chicago: Tiskem a Nákladem Aug. Geringera, 1899. First Edition. Octavo (26cm.); original color lithograph wrappers; 240pp.; double frontispiece, illus. throughout. Wrapper extremities chipped and a bit dog-eared with loss at both spine ends slightly affecting upper cover, extremities a bit toned, else Good to Very Good. Text entirely in Czech. Czech-American literary almanac, including a daily calendar, cartoons, poetry,… Read more about this item
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Sarastuksia

Sarastuksia

by [FINNISH-AMERICANS] FINNISH FEDERATION

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Published
1936
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[Superior, WI?]: Finnish Federation, 1936. First Edition. Octavo (21cm.); publisher's cream pictorial card wrappers printed in green and yellow; 160pp. Extremities a bit toned and dusty, a few leaves dog-eared, else Very Good or better. Finnish language anthology of American proletarian short fiction, including pieces by William Rollins, Jr., Michael Gold, James T. Farrell, Jack Conroy, Erskine Caldwell, and… Read more about this item
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Erämaassa ja Mailmalla

Erämaassa ja Mailmalla

by [FINNISH-AMERICANS] MATTSON, Helmi

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n.d., ca. 1920s
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Astoria, OR: Western Workmen's Publishing Society, n.d., ca. 1920s. First Edition. Small octavo (19.5cm); publisher's olive printed wrappers; 94pp. Covers rather chipped and curled, faint soil to bottom textblock edge, spine cocked, else Good to Very Good overall. Text entirely in Finnish. Proletarian novel by Helmi Mattson, among the more prominent Finnish-American women leftists of the interwar period. Born… Read more about this item
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Pauloihin Kierretty

Pauloihin Kierretty

by [FINNISH-AMERICANS] MATTSON, Helmi

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Published
1949
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Superior, WI: Työmies Society Print, 1949. First Edition. Octavo. Printed, textured card wrappers; 111pp. Slight toning to text block, a bit of creasing to text at upper corner; still a sound, attractive copy, Very Good or better. A socialist novel of Finnish-American immigrant life -- the title translates literally as "Twisted Paul" -- by one of the leading Finnish-language… Read more about this item
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Pauloihin Kierretty

Pauloihin Kierretty

by [FINNISH-AMERICANS] MATTSON, Helmi

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1949]
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[Superior, WI: Työmies Society Print, 1949]. First Edition. Octavo (20cm.); publisher's tan printed card wrappers; 111pp. Light shelf wear and very faint soiling to upper cover, else Very Good or better. A socialist novel of Finnish-American immigrant life -- the title translates literally as "Twisted Paul" -- by one of the leading Finnish-language left-wing literary voices in the United… Read more about this item
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Nihon no Sekijuji; Japanese Red Cross [Text primarily Japanese, with some English]

Nihon no Sekijuji; Japanese Red Cross [Text primarily Japanese, with some English]

by [Japanese Red Cross Society]; Ichiro Hatoyama and Tadatsugu Shimadzu (forewords)

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Later printing
Published
1958
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Tokyo: Nihon Sekijuji-sha, 1958. Later printing. Heavy quarto (30cm); dark red cloth, stamped in white and gilt, slipcover presumed missing; pictorial endpapers; 269pp. Rubbing and material chipping to extremities, with very small gouges along lower rear edge; cloth "bubbled" on rear board; mild wear and soiling. Textblock edges soiled (especially top); interiors toned with some offsetting and light foxing… Read more about this item
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Mt. Huangshan, The Fairyland [Text in Chinese, Japanese, and English]

Mt. Huangshan, The Fairyland [Text in Chinese, Japanese, and English]

by LI, Zhu

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Second Printing
Published
1995
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Peking: Xin Hua Publication Center, 1995. Second Printing. Square quarto (26cm); plain paper wrappers, in color pictorial dustwrapper w/ gilt; 71pp. Dustwrapper shows moderate toning; mild shelf wear, scratches and rubbing; lower rear edge bumped and chipped towards spine. Interior margins also lightly toned; handling wear, intermittent smudging; rear copyright page has small card w/ English distribution information tipped-in.… Read more about this item
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[Drop title] Ein Neues Lied von der Mordgeschichte des Joseph Müller, welcher im Januar 1822, in einer Sonntags-Nacht, seine schwangere Frau und zwei Kinder auf eine grausame Urt ermordete und sich selbst erhing; welches Alles, wie man glaubt, aus Armuth geschah

[Drop title] Ein Neues Lied von der Mordgeschichte des Joseph Müller, welcher im Januar 1822, in einer Sonntags-Nacht, seine schwangere Frau und zwei Kinder auf eine grausame Urt ermordete und sich selbst erhing; welches Alles, wie man glaubt, aus Armuth geschah

by [CRIME & THE UNDERWORLD] KOPPELBERGER, Johannes [alt. spelling "Coppelberger"]

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1822
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N.p. [Pennsylvania?], 1822. Broadside (36.5x19.5cm.) printed in blackletter within typographically decorative border. Faint folds, some spotting, else Very Good and sound. German-American murder poetry broadside recounting the life and death of the Prussian-Polish immigrant Joseph Müller, who eloped to Lebanon, Pennsylvania, with his upper-class wife. Destitute and homesick, Müller would eventually murder his pregnant wife and two children with… Read more about this item
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On Chinese Gardens / Shuo Yuan (Text in English and Chinese)

On Chinese Gardens / Shuo Yuan (Text in English and Chinese)

by CONGZHOU, Chen

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n.d. [1984]
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Shanghai: Tongji University Press, n.d. [1984]. First Edition. Quarto (26cm); plain paper wrappers in color pictorial dustwrapper; 59pp+106pp+[32 plates], English version bound dos-a-dos with Chinese version, with 32 illustrated plates between. General handling wear, with bumping and rubbing about spine hinges; wrapper toned in patches (English side), edges slightly rolled. Textblock edges also toned, otherwise clean and sound, Very… Read more about this item
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Mes Secrets De Cuisine [Text in French]

Mes Secrets De Cuisine [Text in French]

by BERNARD, Françoise (pseud. Andrée Jonquoy)

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First Edition
Published
1972
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Paris: Hachette, 1972. First Edition. Thick octavo (22cm); printed paper wrappers, in color pictorial dustwrapper; 732pp. Mild soiling and dampstaining to boards and wrapper; extremities chipped w/ slight material loss in places; rear inner flap creased; wrapper verso foxed; textblock toned at margins, with light soiling throughout; ex libris embossed on half-title. Very Good or Better in Very Good… Read more about this item
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[Text in Chinese and Japanese] Dao Shì Huà / Miyata Masayuki-teki Sekai

[Text in Chinese and Japanese] Dao Shì Huà / Miyata Masayuki-teki Sekai

by MIYATA, Masayuki

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First Edition
Published
2003
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Beijing: China Youth Publishing House, 2003. First Edition. Quarto (31.5cm); red handmade paper boards, textured, flexible, with silver label tipped on; 104pp. Boards sunned, with some chapping to extremities; slightly detached from textblock in places; ffep has tear along bottom edge; interiors clean and sound. Overall Very Good, with Near Fine text. Masayuki Miyata (1926-1997) was a preeminent… Read more about this item
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Holy War Commemoration Photo Album: Isa's Forces, Fukaya's Forces [Text in Japanese]

Holy War Commemoration Photo Album: Isa's Forces, Fukaya's Forces [Text in Japanese]

by [Imperial Japanese Army Medical Corps; Nishimura Company; Taisho Photo Factory]

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Published
1939
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Shanghai: Nishimura Company, 1939. Edition not stated. Quarto (26.5cm); black simulated leather, stamped in red and gilt, in brown paper slipcover; unpaginated photo-illustrated plates w/ rice paper overlays. Wear, minor scuffs and soiling to boards; toning and foxing intermittent throughout text (especially on overlays); some overlays creased or torn. Slipcover worn and chapped, with abrasions and two large (one… Read more about this item
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SABENA Revue 1966 No. 1: Canada [Periodical/Airline Magazine] [Text in English, French, and Dutch]

SABENA Revue 1966 No. 1: Canada [Periodical/Airline Magazine] [Text in English, French, and Dutch]

by [SABENA Revue] PEARSON, H.E. Lester B., Georges Chonchon, F. Collin, and Dan Wallace

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1966
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Brussels, Belgium: [SABENA], 1966. Quarto (27cm). Two-tone pictorial paper wrappers; 127pp. Spine creased and well-sunned; some bumping and rubbing to edges and leading corners; mild handling wear and soiling throughout. Very Good or better, a sound copy. A 1966 issue of the SABENA Revue, a biannual in-flight magazine produced by SABENA, Belgium's former national airline. This issue celebrates… Read more about this item
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Budapest Világváros [Text in Hungarian]

Budapest Világváros [Text in Hungarian]

by JALSOVSZKY, Katalin and Em ke Tomsics; Péter Hanák, forew

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First Edition
Published
1996
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Budapest: Helikon, 1996. First Edition. First printing. Quarto (29cm); burgundy paper-covered boards, no dustwrapper; 172pp. Some surface wear, mild scratches, dings to boards; interior clean and tight; Near Fine. A chronicle, in text and b/w photo-illustrations, of Austria-Hungary's newly formed capital city Budapest at the turn of the 20th century, and its development into a world city ("világváros")… Read more about this item
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A Collection of Paintings by Luo Jian [Text in Chinese]

A Collection of Paintings by Luo Jian [Text in Chinese]

by [Luo Jian]

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Published
1993
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Hangzhou, China: [National Zhejiang Academy of Fine Art], 1993. First Edition. First printing. Square octavo (25 x 26cm); pictorial paper wrappers; unpaginated, 55 plates. Wrappers have handling wear, light rubbing and scratches; interiors creased in places, else clean and sound, Very Good or better. Showcases the works of calligrapher and painter Luo Jian, through fifty-five b/w and color… Read more about this item
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[Text in Chinese and English] Manual of International Standardization of Acupuncture (Zhenjiu) Point Names

[Text in Chinese and English] Manual of International Standardization of Acupuncture (Zhenjiu) Point Names

by WANG, Deshen

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Published
1988
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Beijing: [People's Health Publishing House], 1988. First Edition. First printing. Octavo (24cm.); white pictorial paper wrappers; iv,159pp. On newsprint. Slight aging to text; moderate external wear and soil; about Very Good. This book introduces, in Chinese and English, a collaborative effort by international acupuncturists and the WHO to standardize the nomenclature of acupuncture point names and related terms. Includes… Read more about this item
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