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[Norman Thomas] Press Photo of 1940 National Convention of the Socialist Party

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Acme: 1940

Seller ID: 1560

Condition: Very Good


[Norman Thomas] Press Photo of 1940 National Convention of the Socialist Party. New York: Acme Newspictures (Newspaper Enterprise Association), April 7, 1940. Press photo, 22.8 by 17.8 cm. Very good with agency stamps and caption on verso and a 3.5 cm tear on the bottom edge with an old tape repair on the backside. A bunch of happy Socialists, the caption reads: “THOMAS NOMINATED AS SOCIALIST PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE, WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Demonstration by the national nomination convention of the Socialist Party in Washington, D.C., April 7, after Norman Thomas was selected as the party’... View more info

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[Leon Trotsky] Press Photo, Attempt to Assassinate Leon Trotsky Fails - 1940

By: N/A

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Dallas, NEA: 1940

Seller ID: 1561

Condition: Very Good


[Leon Trotsky] Press Photo, Attempt to Assassinate Leon Trotsky Fails. Dallas: Newspaper Enterprise Association, May 25, 1940. Press photo, 23 by 17.6 cm. Very good with light rippling from the caption label affixed to verso. A photograph of two prints; Trotsky, and a view of his nephew’s bedroom. The caption reads: “ATTEMPT TO ASSASSINATE TROTSKY FAILS / MEXICO CITY, MEXICO .. Left: Damage done by an incendiary bomb in the bedroom of Leon Trotsky’s nephew in suburban Mexico City. A group of around 20 men scaled the walls of the estate and fired about 200 rounds from a machine gun... View more info

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[Leon Trotsky] Press Photo – Last Photograph of Leon Trotsky - 1940

By: N/A

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Chicago, ACME: 1940

Seller ID: 1562

Condition: Very Good


[Leon Trotsky] Press Photo – Last Photograph of Leon Trotsky. Chicago: Acme Newspictures (Newspaper Enterprise Association), August 22, 1940. Press photo, 20.4 by 15 cm. Very good with caption and agency stamps on verso. Caption reads: “TROTSKY KILLED BY ASSASSIN / MEXICO CITY, MEX. – Last photograph of Leon Trotsky, taken before he died in Mexico City hospital a short while after a vain attempt to save his life by operation failed. Trotsky’s brain was pierced by a pickax wielded by Frank Jackson, who for months posed as a friend.” $100.00 View more info

Image for [Weathermen, SDS]  Four Press and Wire Photos of Bernadine Dohrn (and Friends) -Students for a Democratic Society, Weather Underground - 1968-1976

[Weathermen, SDS] Four Press and Wire Photos of Bernadine Dohrn (and Friends) -Students for a Democratic Society, Weather Underground - 1968-1976

By: N/A

Price: $110.00

Publisher: 196801976

Seller ID: 1563

Condition: Very Good


[Weathermen, SDS] Four Press and Wire Photos of Bernadine Dohrn (and Friends). A collection of four images of Bernadine Dohrn, who was involved with the Students for a Democratic Society and a leader of the Weather Underground, which landed her on the FBI’s 10 Most Wanted list. She is married to fellow Weathermen Bill Ayers. $110.00 Included are: NP: Associated Press, October 28, 1968. Wire photo, 20.5 by 25.3. Very good with heavy touch-ups; pencil notes and caption on verso. Caption reads: “CHICAGO, Oct. 28 -- DENOUNCE ‘HOAX OF ELECTIONS’ -- Bernadine Dohrn, left, national s... View more info

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[Weathermen] Wire Photo, FBI Arrests Three Weathermen in New York - Weather Underground, 1970

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: AP: 1970

Seller ID: 1564

Condition: Very Good


[Weathermen] Wire Photo, FBI Arrests Three Weathermen in New York. NP: Associated Press, April 15, 1970. Wire photo, 21.4 by 15.6 cm. Very good with date stamp on verso. Caption reads: “FBI ARRESTS THREE WEATHERMEN IN NEW YORK – The FBI Wednesday announced the arrest of three Weathermen radicals in New York City on separate charges. They are, from left: Linda Evans, 22, who had been sought on charges stemming from the October riots in Chicago; Dianne Donghi, 21, sought on bad check charges; and Tom Niehman, 22, charged with assault on a federal agent during Miss Evans’ arrest.” ... View more info

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[Works Progress Administration, Detroit] Press Photo of W.P.A. Demonstration in Front of Detroit City Hall - 1939

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Detroit, Detroit News: 1939

Seller ID: 1565

Condition: Very Good


[Works Progress Administration, Detroit] Press Photo of W.P.A. Demonstration in Front of Detroit City Hall. Detroit: The Detroit News, July 11, 1939. Press photo, 25.3 by 20.4 cm. Very good with light rippling from the Detroit News Photographic Department label affixed to verso. The caption reads: “W.P.A. Demonstrators in protest of their 130 hr. week march on city hall….. Pan shot showing size of crowd.” $30.00 View more info

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Community Murals: The Peoples Art along with Revolutionary Mural Flyer & Press Photo of Che Guevara Mural

By: Alan W. Barnett

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Art Alliance Press/Cornwall Books: 1984

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 491

ISBN: 0879820306

Condition: Very Good +


Philadelphia: Art Alliance Press/Cornwall Books, 1984. First edition. Very Good +/very good. Red-orange with bright gilt spine titles, dust jacket, 23.5 by 31 cm, 516 pp., illus. Light bumping to the lower corners and a tiny nick in the cloth on the bottom edge of the back cover. The interior is clean and bright with no marks. The dust jacket has light edge wear with a couple of tiny closed edge tears, very light scuffing here and there, and some wrinkling at the head of the spine panel. Heavily-illustrated, this is one of the most in-depth presentations of the artistic and social devel... View more info

International May Day and American Labor Day: A Holiday Expressing Working Class Emancipation Versus a Holiday Exalting Labor’s Chains

By: Boris Reinstein, Socialist Labor Party

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, National Executive Committee Socialist Labor Party:

Seller ID: 466

Condition: Good +


New York: Good +. New York: Good +. [Radical Politics] Reinstein, Boris. International May Day and American Labor Day: A Holiday Expressing Working Class Emancipation Versus a Holiday Exalting Labor’s Chains. New York: National Executive Committee Socialist Labor Party, no date (c.1921). Staple-bound wraps, 4 by 7-inches, 32 pp. Light rubbing and smudges to the light pink wraps, two-inch split at the tail of the spine and a very light upper corner crease to the entire booklet. Published by the Socialist labor Party, this booklet explores the real meaning behind May Day, “May ... View more info

How to Make a Revolution in the U.S. - A Speech by Peter Camejo

By: Camejo, Peter

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Pathfinder Press: 1970

Edition: Fourth printing

Seller ID: 1572

Condition: Very Good +


Staple-bound wraps, 9 by 21.7 cm, 24 pp. including covers. Near fine. An abridgement of a speech delivered by Camejo at a Socialist Workers Party/Young Socialist Alliance meeting in New York 1969. Camejo (1939-2008) was a Venezuelan-American who would go on to be Ralph Nader’s running mate in the 2004 presidential election. View more info

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Fourth International: The Magazine of the Socialist Workers Party - Volume 1, Number 5, October 1940 - Special Issue Reporting on the Assassination of Leon Trotsky

By: Cannon, James P.; Joseph Hansen; Albert Goldman; Felix Morrow, eds

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, National Committee of the Socialist Workers Party: 1940

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 463

Condition: Very Good +


New York: National Committee of the Socialist Workers Party, 1940. First edition. Very Good +. [Periodical] Vannon, James; Joseph Hansen; Albert Goldman; Felix Morrow, eds. Fourth International: The Magazine of the Socialist Workers Party. New York: National Committee of the Socialist Workers Party, Vol. 1, No. 5, October 1940. Staple-bound wraps, 23.2 by 31 cm, numbered 116 – 142 pp. Very light wear to the covers and edges with a faint crease down the center where it was originally folded for mailing. A scarce copy of the issue commemorating Leon Trotsky after his assassination in ... View more info

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Untitled (Iraq) – Signed Print by Kevin Caplicki [Stencil, Graffiti]

By: Caplicki, Kevin

Price: $30.00

Publisher: [Brooklyn], Kevin Caplicki: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Artist

Seller ID: 3214

Condition: Near Fine


No. 13 in an edition of 25. Three-color stencil, 23.5 by 17.8 cm, pencil signed and numbered by the artist. Near fine. Caplicki is a founding member of the Justseeds Artists’ Cooperative and Brooklyn-based artist. The artist’s statement on this piece: “I made this in response to the ongoing occupation of Iraq by the United States Military ad the redesign of the Iraqi flag chosen by the Iraqi Governing Council in 2004. We could just say it like it is and add some new stars; Puerto Rico, Iraq, South Korea…” View more info

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Understanding the Venezuelan Revolution: Hugo Chávez talks to Marta Harnecker

By: Chávez, Hugo; Marta Harnecker; Chesa Boudin, trans.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York/Delhi, Monthly Review Press/Daanish Books: 2005

Edition: First printing

Seller ID: 1904

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with illustrated boards, dust jacket, 14.5 by 22.3 cm, 203 pp., illus., indexed. Very good with light bumping to the corners, a few edge bumps, and bumping to the head and tail of the spine. Jacket has some edge wear, especially along the bottom edge. No writing, highlighting, names, or other marks. This volume was assembled from one lengthy interview the late Venezuelan leader, laid out is a question-answer format. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

The Communist International, Vol. XIII, No. 1, January 1936

By: Comintern

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Workers Library Publishers: 1936

Seller ID: 520

Condition: Very Good


New York: Workers Library Publishers, 1936. Very Good. New York: Workers Library Publishers, 1936. Very Good. Comintern. The Communist International. New York: Workers Library Publishers, Vol. XIII, No. 1, January 1936. Softcover, 6 by 9-inches, 104 pp. Light yellowing to the covers and pages with a few light stains and grime marks on the wraps. Strong brining with no names or writing within. The “Organ of the Executive Committee of the Communist International,” this issue features “The Stalinist School of Revolutionary Struggle for the Victory of Bolshevism,” K. Gottwald... View more info

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The Communist: A Magazine of the Theory and Practice of Marxism-Leninism - Thirty-Seven Issues, 1932-1939

By: Communist Party U.S.A

Price: $300.00

Publisher: New York, Communist Party U.S.A.: 1932-1939

Seller ID: 527

Condition: Good +


New York: Communist Party U.S.A., 1932-1939. Good +. New York: Communist Party U.S.A., 1932-1939. Good +. 3016. [Radical Politics] Communist Party U.S.A. Thirty-Seven Issues of The Communist: A Magazine of the Theory and Practice of Marxism-Leninism. New York: Communist party of the United States of America, a broken run of thirty-seven issues, 1932 – 1939. Wraps, 6 by 9-inches with a 1/8-inch variation is some issues, 96 – 128 pp. ea. Included are: Vol. XI, Feb., May, Sept. – Dec. 1932; Vol. XII, Jan. – Feb., April, Aug. – Dec. 1933; Vol. XIII, Feb. – March, May, Aug.,... View more info

Behind the Battle of Berkeley: The Mind of Clark Kerr [Berkeley Free Speech Movement]

By: Draper, Hal

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Berkeley, Independent Socialist Club: 1964

Seller ID: 1569

Condition: Very Good


Berkeley: Independent Socialist Club, 1964. Very Good. Staple-bound wraps, 13.8 by 21.5 cm, 16 pp. including covers. Very good with minor creasing. The ISC’s views on the Free Speech Movement—where an unprecedented number of protestors stood against the University of California’s ban on off-campus political activity and speech limitations—and Clark Kerr, UC president at the time. (eph) View more info

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César Chávez: A Brief Biography with Documents

By: Etulain, Richard W., ed., intro.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Boston/New York, Bedford/St. Martin’s: 2002

Seller ID: 3205

Condition: Near Fine


The Bedford Series in History and Culture. Wraps, 14 by 21 cm, xi 138 pp., illus. Near fine with light fading on the spine – appears unread. From the publisher: “This brief biography of César Chávez documents the life of one of the most important labor organizers of the last half of the 20th century — a reformer and activist who personified the American struggle for democracy. His story is told through an evocative biographical essay accompanied by several types of documents: Chávez in his own words, Chávez in the words of his contemporaries, Chávez as seen by historians in a gro... View more info

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An Anthology of Revolutionary Poetry

By: Graham, Marcus, editor; Ralph Cheney and Lucia Trent, intro

Price: $70.00

Publisher: New York, The Active Press, Inc.: 1929

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 772

Condition: Very Good +


Hardcover with dust jacket, 6 1/2 by 9 3/4-inches, 353 pp. plus a seven-page title index. Red cloth with black spine and cover titles, faded red top-stain. The book has light corner bumping, minor sun fading to the head of the spine (which corresponds with chips on the jacket), and a couple of drip stains on the top edge of the back cover (does not affect the textblock or endpapers). Light foxing to the endpapers and “Christmas 1934” and previous owner’s name in pen on the ffep. No other marks. The jacket is poor with heavy wear and chipping along the edges and creases, two small ho... View more info

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Racism and the Workers’ Movement [Class Struggle Unionism Pamphlet No. 1]

By: Griffin, Jim

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Philadelphia Workers’ Organizing Committee: nd

Seller ID: 3218

Condition: good-very good


Not dated (the latest date mentioned in the text in 1967). Staple-bound card wraps, 13.8 by 21.5 cm, 40 pp. illus. Light foxing and uneven yellowing to the wraps with a sticker ghost over the original 75 cent price. Published by the Communist PWOC, chapters include: How the Few Rule the Many; The Historical Roots of White Racism; The Dollars and Cents of Racism; Racism: the Great Wedge; Black Workers and the Class Struggle; The Road to Victory Over Racism: Class Unity and Class Struggle; Can the White Worker be Won to the Struggle Against Racism?; The Fight Against Racism in the Trade Union... View more info

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Che: Selected Works of Ernesto Guevara

By: Guevara, Che Ernesto; Rolando Bonachea, Nelson P. Valdes, eds.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Cambridge, MIT Press: 1969

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 43

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover is in very good condition with only very light wear to the boards. The dust jacket is good with some light edge wear and a few tiny chips and closed tears. A collection of Che's writings, speeches, interviews, and letters. View more info

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The Origins of American Marxism: From the Transcendentalists to De Leon

By: Herreshoff, David

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Monad Press/Pathfinder Press: 1973

Seller ID: 2712

Condition: Good


Originally published by Wayne State University in 1967. Glossy wraps, 13.3 by 20.9 cm, 215 pp. Wraps have yellowing, light edge wear, and a little curling; the front cover has a light lengthwise crease. The interior is clean and bright with no writing or other marks (but lots of Marx). From the back cover: “This book illuminates a fascinating but relatively unknown chapter in American history, the birth of American Marxism. Against the background of the Transcendentalists, the abolitionists, the feminists, and other homegrown radicals, the author traces the efforts of the German revoluti... View more info