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An Ancient Jewish Lullaby" and "Child Laborers' Spring Song.

by [SHEET MUSIC] [LABOR] [JUDAICA] GALLAGHER, Mary E (lyrics) and Rudolf LIEBICH (composition)

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First Edition
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1920
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Chicago: International Song Publishers, 1920. First Edition. Music sheet (35.5cm x 27cm). Original lithographed covers; 4pp. Light soil and wear; small closed tear to cover at upper margin; Very Good. Text in English. Scarce labor song-sheet issued by a short-lived Chicago Socialist music publishing cooperative founded by Douglas Robson, who contributed at least two compositions to the IWW Songbook;… Read more about this item
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The I.W.W. in Theory and Practice

by [EBERT, Justus]

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Fifth Revised Edition
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ca. 1937
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Chicago: Industrial Workers of the World, ca. 1937. Fifth Revised Edition. Small octavo (19.25cm.); original grey printed wrappers; 124,[1](ad)pp. Pages uniformly toned, contemporary price rubberstamp cancel in red ink, else Fine. One of many later editions not specifically cited in Ebert. See MILES 4082 and 4248.
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Haywood Trial. Closing Argument of W.E. Borah

Haywood Trial. Closing Argument of W.E. Borah

by [IWW] [BIG BILL HAYWOOD] BORAH, W.E. [William Edgar]

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First edition
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[1907]
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Boise, ID: The Statesman Shop, [1907]. First edition. Octavo. Printed wrappers; 130pp. Light wear and soil, with bumps at crown and heel of spine; still a clean, sound copy, Very Good. Full transcription of Borah's closing statement as prosecuting attorney in the case of Idaho vs. William D. Haywood et. al., for the 1905 murder of former Idaho Governor… Read more about this item
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Homer in the Sagebrush [Inscribed Copy]
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Homer in the Sagebrush [Inscribed Copy]

by STEVENS, James

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First Edition
Published
1928
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1928. First Edition. Inscribed on front endpaper: "For David Grew / with best wishes and regards from a comrade of the ink-slinging craft," signed and datemarked Tacoma, September 1928. First printing. Small octavo; tan cloth, with titles in black and brown on spine and front cover; brown top-stain; 313pp. A tight, Near Fine copy,… Read more about this item
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Karl Marx: the Man and His Work and the Constructive Elements of Socialism. Three Lectures and Two Essays

Karl Marx: the Man and His Work and the Constructive Elements of Socialism. Three Lectures and Two Essays

by DANNENBERG, Karl

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First Separate Edition
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1918
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New York: The Radical Review Publishing Association, 1918. First Separate Edition. 12mo (19.5 cm). Printed thick card wrappers; 122pp. Binding flaw has resulted in an extra frontispiece, half-title and contents page to be inserted prior to the title page. Wrappers slightly stained on front cover; front hinge a bit messy over-glued as a result of the binding flaw, resulting… Read more about this item
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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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First Edition
Published
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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Joe Hill: A Biographical Novel. First Published as The Preacher and the Slave

Joe Hill: A Biographical Novel. First Published as The Preacher and the Slave

by STEGNER, Wallace

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1969
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Garden City: Doubleday & Company, 1969. Reissue; first edition under this title. Octavo (21.5cm). Cloth-backed, cloth-covered boards, lettered in gilt on spine and front cover; dustjacket; 381pp. Tight, fine copy in original dustwrapper, corner-clipped on front flap but with $6.95 price still present; spine sunned but legible, and a few brief nicks and marginal tears, Very Good. … Read more about this item
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The Great Midland

The Great Midland

by [RADICAL & PROLETARIAN LITERATURE] SAXTON, Alexander

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First Edition
Published
1948
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New York: Appleton-Century-Crofts, Inc, 1948. First Edition. First Printing. Octavo (20.25cm); green cloth, with titles stamped in yellow on spine and front cover; dustjacket; [iv],352pp. A few pinpoint rubs to spine ends, else Fine in a Very Good+ dustjacket, unclipped (priced $3.00), with a shallow loss to crown, a few small nicks and closed tears. Attractive copy of Saxton's… Read more about this item
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Der Wobbly

Der Wobbly

by TRAVEN, B.

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First Edition
Published
1926
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Berlin: Buchmeister-Verlag, 1926. First Edition. Octavo (24cm.); publisher's orange cloth lettered in black; 184pp. Light scuffing at spine ends, board very slightly bowed, else Very Good or better, internally fine. Labor novel first serialized in a Berlin newspaper as "Die Baumwollpflücker" ("The Cotton-Pickers"). The first half of the novel is set on a cotton farm among its workers who… Read more about this item
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First of May Magazine. A Journal of Constructive Revolution [2 Annual Issues]

First of May Magazine. A Journal of Constructive Revolution [2 Annual Issues]

by [SOCIALISM - WIIU] DANNENBERG, Karl (ed)

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First Edition
Published
1919 - 1923
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Detroit / Troy: Literature Bureau of the Workers' International Industrial Union, 1919 - 1923. First Edition. Quarto (30cm). Staple-bound pictorial card wrappers; 40pp; illus. Issue for 1919 in clean, unmarked condition, Very Good or better. Issue for 1923 worn, with wrappers darkened and stained, contents slightly age-toned, with corner-creases and occasional thumb-soil; complete and just Good. Annual souvenir of… Read more about this item
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The Songs of Joe Hill. Sung by Joe Glazer (Folkways FA 2039)

The Songs of Joe Hill. Sung by Joe Glazer (Folkways FA 2039)

by [I.W.W. - SOUND RECORDINGS] GLAZER, Joe

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[1954]
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New York: Folkways, [1954]. 10" vinyl record in original pictorial jacket. and kraft-paper inner sleeve. Disc appears unplayed, with excellent gloss and no visible surface scratches; jacket Very Good but for a horizontal surface scratch at bottom third. Includes descriptive booklet with lyrics. Glazer's pioneering recordings of Joe Hill's iconic labor songs, including "The Preacher and the Slave," "Casey… Read more about this item
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First of May Magazine. A Journal of Constructive Revolution [1919]

First of May Magazine. A Journal of Constructive Revolution [1919]

by [SOCIALISM - WIIU] DANNENBERG, Karl (ed)

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First Edition
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1919
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Detroit: Literature Bureau of the Workers' International Industrial Union, 1919. First Edition. Quarto (30cm). Staple-bound pictorial card wrappers; 40pp; illus. Issue for 1919 ; slightly worn, with wrappers darkened and stained, contents slightly age-toned, with corner-creases and occasional thumb-soil; Just Good. Hand-stamp of the SLP / Detroit to front cover. Annual souvenir of the Workers' International Industrial Union. The… Read more about this item
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Labor Unionism in American Agriculture [Bulletin No. 836]

Labor Unionism in American Agriculture [Bulletin No. 836]

by UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

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First Edition
Published
1945
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Washington DC: United States Government Printing Office, 1945. First Edition. Octavo (23cm.); publisher's orange decorative wrappers; x,457pp. Minor wear and dust-soil, faint manuscript spine titling, some underlining and marginalia to early leaves, else Very Good and sound. Includes chapters on the IWW in California and the IWW in the wheat belt.
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Comrade Yetta

Comrade Yetta

by [RADICAL & PROLETARIAN LITERATURE] EDWARDS, Albert (pseud. of Arthur Bullard)

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First Edition
Published
1913
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New York: The Macmillan Company, 1913. First Edition. First Printing. Octavo (19.5cm); dark blue cloth, blocked and titled in burgundy and gilt on spine and front cover; viii, 448, [8]pp ads. Neat, contemporary owner's name and date to front endpaper (a "Dr. L.W. Truman"). Mild external wear, with light rubbing to corners and spine ends; hinges very lightly pulled;… Read more about this item
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Free Speech for Radicals

Free Speech for Radicals

by SCHROEDER, Theodore

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Enlarged Edition
Published
1916
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Riverside, CT: Published for the Free Speech League / Hillacre Bookhouse, 1916. Enlarged Edition. Octavo (23.75cm.); publisher's grey cloth; viii,206pp. Boards rather rubbed and worn at extremities, corners bumped, spine darkened, three-inch crack at top of rear hinge, else About Very Good. Prospectus flyer tipped to front pastedown. MILES 197: "Probes the problem of how far a radical may… Read more about this item
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Egy Nagy Szervezet (One Big Union)

Egy Nagy Szervezet (One Big Union)

by [INDUSTRIAL WORKERS OF THE WORLD] [Joseph Gereb, trans.]

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First Hungarian Language Edition
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n.d., ca. 1920
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Chicago: I.W.W., n.d., ca. 1920. First Hungarian Language Edition. 12mo (18.75cm.); original dark blue pictorial staplebound card wrappers; 32pp.; folding frontispiece of the IWW "wheel," reproduced in smaller format on p. 32. Typed note tipped in with tape (see below) causing offsetting to title page, else Very Good and sound. Tipped in note with manuscript correction: "An official book[l]et… Read more about this item
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The Death and Birth of David Markand: An American Story

The Death and Birth of David Markand: An American Story

by [RADICAL & PROLETARIAN LIT] FRANK, Waldo; KENT, Rockwell (cover design)

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First Edition
Published
1934
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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1934. First Edition. First Printing. Octavo (21cm); lime green cloth titled in gilt on spine and front panel; dustjacket; 542pp. Sunning to cloth at spine and extremities, else a fresh, Near Fine copy. Dustjacket is unclipped (priced $2.75), gently spine-sunned and lightly dusty, with a few short closed tears; Very Good+. Frank's sequel to… Read more about this item
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Didactic Verses

Didactic Verses

by PFAFF, Henry J.

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First Edition
Published
1983
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Buffalo: Henry J. Pfaff, 1983. First Edition. 12mo (16.5cm.); original cream staplebound card wrappers; [2],62pp. Fine. Collection of protest poetry by a member of the IWW. Not in MILES.
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The Desert of Wheat: A Novel

The Desert of Wheat: A Novel

by [RADICAL & PROLETARIAN LITERATURE] GREY, Zane; W.H.D. Koerner, illus

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First Edition
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[1919]
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New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, [1919]. First Edition. Octavo (19.5cm.); original cloth in pictorial dust jacket; [6],376pp.; frontispiece & 3 leaves of plates. Extremities shelf-worn with a few tiny losses and closed tears, jacket spine rather sunned, else Very Good in About Very Good jacket. Anti-IWW and "anti-labor account of the ruin of a loyal German-American farmer in… Read more about this item
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Broadside: To Dead Fighters for Freedom (Funeral Chant)

Broadside: To Dead Fighters for Freedom (Funeral Chant)

by MAHLER, Herbert

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First Edition
Published
1949
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New York, 1949. First Edition. Quarto (28cm.); mimeographed on yellow stock. Extremities just a hint toned and rather brittle with one long closed tear to bottom edge affecting one word without loss of meaning. Very Good overall. Poem dated July 12, 1949, and "Dedicated to the memory of Benjamin H. Fletcher, veteran Negro revolutionary Industrialist Unionist who died July… Read more about this item
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