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Image for Press Photo of Rold Clemens Wagner [Red Army Faction, Baader-Meinhof Gang]

Press Photo of Rold Clemens Wagner [Red Army Faction, Baader-Meinhof Gang]

By: Keystone Press Agency

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Keystone Press Agency, Inc.: 1977

Seller ID: 2321

Condition: Near Fine


Original photographic print, 6 by 8-inches. Near fine with light edge wear. A rather grainy shot of Wagner (passport or police photo?), a "second generation" member of the RAF who was suspected of being involved in the 1977 kidnapping and murder of industrialist and former SS oficer Hans Martin Schleyer. Wagner was later imprisoned for his role in a failed assassination attempt on NATO Commander Alexander Haig. Verso has the stamp of the press agency and a blurb on Wagner's arrest after a gun battle with Dutch police in 1977. View more info

Twenty-Two Issues of Labor Age, 1922-24, Labor Publication Society [Radical, Socialist]

By: Labor Publication Society

Price: $200.00

Publisher: New York, Labor Publication Society: 1922-24

Seller ID: 1579

Condition: Poor


Staple-bound wraps, 20.5 by 28 cm, 28 pp. ea., illus. All issues have cover wear and chipping, with initials or name in pencil on the front covers and additional defects as noted. The interiors are clean and complete. Included are: Jan. 1922 (covers detached, badly chipped, and bottom quarter of front cover missing), Feb. 1922 (covers detached), May 1922 (covers detached), June 1922 (covers detached with an old tape repair holding the front and back covers together), Sept. 1922 (covers detached), Oct. 1922 (back cover detached and badly chipped), Nov. 1922, Dec. 1922, Feb. 1923 (front cover... View more info

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Labor History, Spring 1978, Vol. 19 No. 2

By: Leab, Daniel J., ed.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, New York University: 1978

Seller ID: 2339

Condition: Good


Spring 1978, Vol. 19 No 2. Wraps, 15.3 by 23.4 cm, pp. 166-318. Good with light wear and creases to the wraps. Includes Clandestine Black Labor Societies and White Fear, The Spokane Free Speech Fight, 1909-1910: A Study in IWW Tactics, The Socialist Party of the United States, A Bibliography of Secondary Sources 1945-1974, John L. Lewis: To the Presidency of the UMWA, etc. View more info

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Unrepentant Radical: An American Activist’s Account of Five Turbulent Decades

By: Lens, Sidney

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston, Beacon Press: 1980

Edition: First printing

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 2062

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with dust jacket, 14 by 20.6 cm, 438 pp. Signed by Lens on the ffep. Light wear to the boards and tanned leaves. The price-clipped jacket is good with light wear, faint sun fading on the spine, and a damp stain along the bottom edge and up about 4 cm near the spine panel – the stain does not appear to have affected the book itself. Sidney Lens (1912–1986), also known by his birth name Sid Okun, was an American labor leader, political activist, and author, best known for his book, The Day Before Doomsday, which warns of the prospect of nuclear annihilation, published in 1977 b... View more info

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The Fight Against Trotskyism [Radical Politics, Communist party of the United States]

By: Lumer, Hyman

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, New Outlook Publishers: nd

Seller ID: 3220

Condition: fair


Not dated (last date mentioned in the text is 1968). Staple-bound wraps, 14 by 21.6 cm, 13 [1] pp. The wraps are detached from the single staple that binds this booklet, and they have uneven yellowing, light creases, and edge chips and tiny tears. Lumer, editor of Political Affairs, the journal of the Communist Party of the United States, and his scree against Trotsky and his “Left opportunism.” View more info

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An Encyclopedia of Political Record Labels [Pound the Pavement #16] [Radical Politics]

By: MacPhee, Josh

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Brooklyn, Pound the Pavement: 2017

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 3219

Condition: Fine


Pound the Pavement issue no. 16, August 2017, updated second edition of 400 copies. Staple-bound card wraps with French flaps, 14.7 by 21.6 cm, 56 pp., illus. in black and red. Fine. The sixteenth issue of MacPhee’s Pound the Pavement that features an index of 230 record labels which released political vinyl between 1965 and 1990. View more info

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The Place of Marxism in History [Revolutionary Studies Series]

By: Mandel, Ernest

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Atlantic Highlands, NJ, Humanities Press International: 1994

Seller ID: 2714

Condition: Very Good


Wraps, 15.1 by 22.7 cm, vii 104 pp. Very good with only faint shelf wear to the wraps. No writing or other marks (but lots of Marx!). Mandel puts forth that “Marxism ‘constantly learns from perpetually changing reality’ and that it is the conscious expression of the real movement of workers toward self-emancipation, Mandel proposes a formula which provides for a dialectical interaction between innovation and the verification of established tenets.” View more info

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Karl Marx: Selected Writings [Second Edition]

By: Marx, Karl; David McLellan, ed.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford University Press: 2005

Edition: second edition

Seller ID: 3207

Condition: Very Good


Wraps, 17 by 24.5 cm, xi 687 pp. Very good with light wear to the edges and corner of the covers. No writing or other marks. From the publisher: “This second edition of McLellan's comprehensive selection of Marx's writings includes carefully selected extracts from the whole range of Marx's political, philosophical, and economic thought. Each section of the book deals with a different period of Marx's life, allowing readers to trace the development of his thought from his early years as a student and political journalist in Germany up through the final letters he wrote in the early 1880s. ... View more info

Los Sindicatos URSS EE.UU. Estudios Comparativos (Comparative Studies of USSR and USA Labor Unions)

By: Morris, George

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Moscow, Profizdat: 1979

Seller ID: 408

Condition: Good +


Moscow: Profizdat , 1979. Good +. Moscow: Profizdat , 1979. Good +. Morris, George. Los Sindicatos URSS EE.UU. Estudios Comparativos (Comparative Studies of USSR and USA Labor Unions). Moscow: Profizdat (Soviet Central Council of Syndicates), 1979. Softcover, 5 by 6 1/4-inches, 165 pp. Text is IN SPANISH. Light wear and minor creasing to the wraps with a bit of grime along the edges, rounding at the corners, and a corner crease on back cover. The pages are unmarked, but yellowed. This copy was brought from El Salvador by a U.S. Army Special Forces officer who worked as an advisor ... View more info

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Las Comunidades Negras de Colombia: Pasado, Presente y Futuro [The Black Communities of Columbia: Past Present and Future]

By: Mosquera, Juan de Dios

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Pereira, Colombia, Movimiento Nacional por los Derechos Humanos de las Comunidades Negras de Colombia (CIMARRON): 1986

Edition: Second edition

Seller ID: 1891

Condition: Good


Wraps, 11.5 by 16.8 cm, 164 pp. Good with light rubbing to the wraps and heavy yellowing to the leaves. There is a tax stamp or similar on the last page and a “donated by” stamp on the half-title page. No other marks or writing. Published by Movimiento Nacional CIMARRON, an Afrocolombian human rights organization that is still active. View more info

Handbook of Revolutionary Warfare: A Guide to the Armed Phase of the African Revolution

By: Nkrumah, Kwame

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, International Publishers: 1969

Edition: First American edition

Seller ID: 1566

Condition: Very Good


Wraps, 12.2 by 17.7 cm, [x] 122 pp. plus index. Light cover and edge wear with some faint foxing on the edges of the textblock. Nkrumah led Ghana to independence from Britain in 1957 and served as its first prime minister and president. In this volume he not only details the basic principles and techniques of guerrilla warfare, he lays out his views on imperialism, African liberation objectives, and the organization for revolutionary warfare. $30.00 First Edition. View more info

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Ear to the Ground: Contemporary Worker Poets [South Africa]

By: Oliphant, A.W., ed.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Fordsburg, South Africa, Congress of South African Writers (COSAW) with the Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU): 1991

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 3149

Condition: Very Good -


Wraps, 14.5 by 20.7 cm, 95 pp. Light creases and corner wear to the wraps. Inscribed and signed on the half-title by Phedi Tlhobolo, one of the contributors. A collection of left-leaning South African poetry with works by Thabadiawa Mufamadi, Nondumiso Dingiswayo, Roseline Naapo, Yunus Adams, Phedi Tlhobolo, Mi Hlatshwayo, Frank Meintjies, Cindy Maroleng, Buyisile Jonas, Obed Majozi, Gladman Ngubu, Madlizininyoka Ntanzi, Mvunge Shezi, Meshack Masumpa, and Thembi James Wosiyane. A photo and half-page bio accompany each writers’ work. View more info

Image for What Shall They Read?  Should underground newspapers, and like material, be banned from the Public Library?  An actuality recording of a public hearing before the Richmond (California) City Council [Berkeley Barb, Free Speech, Libraries]

What Shall They Read? Should underground newspapers, and like material, be banned from the Public Library? An actuality recording of a public hearing before the Richmond (California) City Council [Berkeley Barb, Free Speech, Libraries]

By: Pacifica Archive

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Berkeley, CA, Pacifica Foundation/KPFA: [1968]

Seller ID: 2999

Condition: Very Good


Vinyl LP in original sleeve, mono. The LP is very good with only a few faint scratches – the sound is excellent. The center labels have library sticker and discard stamps. The sleeve is well-worn with rubbing, yellowing, side splits, small spots of skinning, shelf numbers in pen, discard stamps, and a shelving label that is attached by a single corner. From the Pacifica Archive, a “documentary on the City Council hearings about censoring literature in the Richmond Public Library. The recording was made on August 26, 1968 at the Richmond, California City Council Meeting. The last issu... View more info

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Spark: The Communist Newspaper - Three Issues from 1974, Radical

By: Party for Workers Power

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Boston, Party for Workers Power: 1974

Seller ID: 1576

Condition: Good +


Boston: Party for Workers Power, 1974. Good +. [Periodical] Spark: The Communist Newspaper. Boston: Party for Workers Power, 1974. Three issues from 1974 of this scarce radical newspaper including Volume 1, numbers 2, 3 and 5. Newsprint, 29 by 43 cm, 28-40 pp., ea. Yellowed with chips and tears; a little brittle, but complete. Bilingual (English/Spanish) coverage of strikes, protests, unions, racism, education – everything that a good Red paper should be. (os) View more info

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Estudios Historicos, Sociales y Literarios [Mexico, Marxism] - Signed

By: Ramos Pedrueza, Rafael

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Mexico City, np: 1923

Seller ID: 3063

Condition: Very Good


Half-leather, marbled paper over brown leather spine with gilt spine titles, 16 by 23.5 cm, 278 pp. plus a 2-page index. Heavy rubbing to the boards and corners and some scratches on the spine. Name stamp of a previous owner, José Maria Tapia (governor of Baja California around 1930), on the half-title page and pages 35, 79, 147, and 243. Leaves are heavily toned. Binding is solid. Text is in Spanish. Inscribed by the author below the frontis portrait to “gran revolucionario” Lt. Col. Francisco Lazcano. Unfortunately, when this copy was bound the binder trimmed off much of the auth... View more info

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Let Your Motto Be… Resistance: Newsletter of Resistance No. 1 [Puerto Rican Independence, Republic of New Afrika, etc.]

By: Resistance Task Force

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Resistance Task Force: 1983

Seller ID: 802

Condition: Very Good +


New York: Resistance Task Force, 1983. Very Good +. New York: Resistance Task Force, 1983. Very Good +. [Puerto Rican Independence, Republic of New Afrika, etc.] Let Your Motto Be… Resistance: Newsletter of Resistance No. 1. New York: Resistance Task Force, April 1983. Newsprint self-wraps, 8 1/4 by 10 7/8-inches, 40 pp. Yellowing, minor chipping to the fore edge (mouse nibbles?). Articles include “Solomon Brown: Anatomy of a Traitor,” “Puerto Rican Independence Movement Fights Grand Jury With 20-20 Vision,” “Women Freedom Fighters, Live Like Them,” “Death to the K... View more info

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Cory: Corazon Aquino and the Philippines

By: Siegel, Beatrice

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Lodestar Books (E.P. Dutton): 1988

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 2645

Condition: Very Good


Siegel, Beatrice. Cory: Corazon Aquino and the Philippines. New York: Lodestar Books (E.P. Dutton), 1988, first printing. Hardcover with dust jacket, red cloth with black spine titles, 16 by 23.5 cm, ix [i] 118 pp., illus. with black and white photos, errata slip laid in. Very good with light bumping at the extremities, a name and date in pen on the ffep, and a small remainder mark on the bottom edge; the jacket is very good with light edge wear and a few small wrinkles. Well-illustrated juvenile non-fiction. From the jacket flap: “Thrust into the public eye after the assassination of ... View more info

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Forty-Five Bound Issues of The Socialist Call - Journal of the Socialist Party - Socialist Party-Social Democratic Federation, 1953-1957

By: Socialist Party/Socialist Party-Social Democratic Federation

Price: $300.00

Publisher: New York, Socialist Party/Socialist Party-Social Democratic Federation: 1953-1957

Seller ID: 1578

Condition: Very Good +


New York: Socialist Party/Socialist Party-Social Democratic Federation, 1953-1957. Very Good +. Vol. XXI No. 1 (October 1953) through Vol. XXV No. 12 (December 1957). Originally issued as staple-bound wraps, these volumes were bound as four hardcovers in various shades of red with dulled gilt spine tiles, approx. 22 by 28 cm, 275-300 pp. per book. Very good with minor edge wear and smudging to the boards. There is a corner torn from the rear free endpaper of the 1953-54 volume. Founded in 1935 (and ceasing publication in 1962), the journal of the Socialist Party, and later the Socialist... View more info

Twenty-Three Issues of The African Communist - Radical Politics, South Africa, Apartheid, Mandela, 1971-1980

By: South African Communist Party

Price: $125.00

Publisher: London, Inkululeko Publications: 1971-1980

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 972

Condition: Very Good


London: Inkululeko Publications, 1971-1980. First edition. Very Good. [Radical Politics, South Africa, Apartheid, Mandela] Twenty-Three Issues of The African Communist. London: South African Communist Party/Inkululeko Publications, 1971 – 1980. Perfectbound wraps, 5 5/8 by 8 1/8-inches, 94 – 136 pp. each. Published quarterly, included are: Second Quarter, 1971; Fourth Quarter, 1972; First and Third Quarters, 1973; Third and Fourth Quarters, 1974; Third Quarter, 1975; all four issues from 1976 and 1977; First and Second Quarters, 1978; Second, Third and Fourth Quarters, 1979; and Fi... View more info

Bossism and Monopoly

By: Spelling, Thomas Carl

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton and Company: 1906

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 558

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover, lacks dust jacket, 5 1/8 by 7 5/8-inches, ix, 358 pp. Green cloth with gilt spine and cover titles. Light rubbing to the corners and head and tail of the spine panel, faint yellowing of the pages, and darkening of the edges of the textblock. Previous owner’s name in pencil on the front pastedown. No writing, highlighting, names, or bookplate. “A plea for radical action” against oil and railroad monopolies. First Edition. View more info