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Image for Newsweek Magazine, November 12, 1945 *POSTWAR SOUTH AMERICA SEETHES WITH REVOLUTION*

Newsweek Magazine, November 12, 1945 *POSTWAR SOUTH AMERICA SEETHES WITH REVOLUTION*

By: N/A

Price: $199.95

Publisher: USA, Newsweek: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 823H4099

ISBN: B00QG2PWJK

Condition: Fair


B00QG2PWJK 116 pages. Features: Cover photo of revolution in Venezuela; Color ad for American Airlines System inside front cover; Alcoa ad for America's first aluminum boxcar; Ad for the Douglas DC-6; Nice black and white ad for Blackstone Cigars features George Raft and Charles Judels of the movie "Whistle Stop"; Color Ford car ad features tranquil mother and children in back seat; Fairchild aircraft ad; Truman struggles with inflation; The Gavin clemency case; 635,000 people tour the battleship Missouri in New York - and do considerable damage to the vessel; The Untold story of the... View more info

Carry It On!: A History in Song and Picture of the Working Men and Women of America

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster Books: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23209668

ISBN: 0671499637

Condition: Fair


0671499637 256 pages including song index. Includes over 80 songs. A book for singing, enjoying, and for learning. The rich array of pictures and illustrative material makes this piece of Americana as fascinating for the eye as the ear. Usual library markings. Front endpaper removed. Above average wear. Binding intact. View more info

Image for Harpers Magazine, September (Sept.) 1930, No. 964 - Racketeers and Organized Labor

Harpers Magazine, September (Sept.) 1930, No. 964 - Racketeers and Organized Labor

By: Adamic, Louis; Hale, L.C.; Murray, G.; Adams, J.T.; Haldane, J.; Layman, G.; Ueland, B.; Dublin, L.

Price: $79.95

Publisher: USA, Harper & Brothers Publishers: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 336H2841

Condition: Good


Pages 384-512 plus dozens of pages of nostalgic ads. Features: Racketeers and Organized Labor; Whoe Gets the Children - a wife's reflections on divorce; The New Stage Fright - talking pictures; The Real Value of the League of Nations; Is History a Fraud?; The Wallflower Complex; The Curious Statistics of Suicide; and much more. The following wonderful ads are worthy of mention: Nice Stetson Hats (for men) ad inside front cover; The Hotels Statler; Cadillac Motor Car Company - with illustration of their V-16-powered car; Japan Tourist Burea (color); Hawaii Tourist Bureau (color); and lastly a... View more info

Image for The Canadian Magazine, 2 January [Jan.] 1971 - Meet the Satan's Choice Motorcycle Gang, Whose Members include Actor Art Hindle!

The Canadian Magazine, 2 January [Jan.] 1971 - Meet the Satan's Choice Motorcycle Gang, Whose Members include Actor Art Hindle!

By: Alderman, Tom; Rasky, Frank; King, Paul; Grant, Maggie; Benoit, Jehane; Meyer, Helen

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Toronto, Southstar Publishers Limited: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 143H3860

Condition: Good


24 pages. Colour photos. Features: Interviews with members of the Satan's Choice motorcycle gang, including Big Jack Olliffe, Howard Berry, Ted Anderson, David White, Doug MacDonald, and Art Hindle - yes, Art Hindle, the handsome Canadian actor you've seen in dozens of movies and TV shows, not to mention modeling clothing in department store catalogs - who knew?; What goes on inside a strike? - Canadian Longyear; Daytime TV - the men who entertain other men's wives - Graham Kerr, Elwood Glover, Max Ferguson, David Anson, Ed Reid, Paul Soles; Data Security Co. is the brainchild of J. Philip ... View more info

Image for Country Gentleman Magazine - The Magazine for Better Farming, Better Living, January (Jan.) 1952 -  Low-Cost Dairying

Country Gentleman Magazine - The Magazine for Better Farming, Better Living, January (Jan.) 1952 - Low-Cost Dairying

By: Annixter, Paul; Mansfield, Margery; et al

Price: $129.95

Publisher: USA, Curtis Pub Co: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 301H2256

Condition: Good


100 pages. Features: An eye on the market; Feeders for 18 cents a pound; Should you wash eggs?; Here's low-cost dairying; Corn combines speed the harvest; Quick-change wagon; Save labor in the home; A Christmas Call (fiction); The King's Pear Tree (fiction). Ads: Allis-Chalmers (color inside front cover); Rexall (with Amos 'n' Andy); Champion spark plugs ad features Kenneth Cooke of Malabar Farm near Mansfield, OH; Natural Rubber Burea ad shows armed Malayan guard at rubber plantation; 1952 Pontiac; Case Tractors - showing the 'VAC' model; Nice two-page color-photo ad for New Holland forage ... View more info

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The New York Times Magazine, February 12, 1961:

By: Baldwin, Hanson W.; Palmer, C.B.; Raksin, A.H.; Galton, Lawrence; Quesada, E.R.; Schuach, Murray; Fitz-Gibbon, Bernice; Samuels, Gertrude; Glueck, Grace H.; Barclay, Dorothy; Furling, William Barry; Claiborne, Craig

Price: $199.95

Publisher: New York, The New York Times Company: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 449G1656

Condition: Fair


88 pages. Features: Many color-photo fashion ads in this issue; Cover photo of John Eagle and Family of Cabin Creek Valley, West Virginia - this miner has been jobless for 15 months; If Sixteen Countries Had the (Nuclear) Bomb; Feature article on the depressed mining town of Cabin Creek, West Virginia - article with seven sombre photos scenes including what financially challenged Americans did in the days before food stamps and EBT cards; Labor Lawyer Arthur J. Goldberg becomes Labor Secretary - article with photos, including a shot of Goldberg with JFK; A Review of Freud's Psychoanalysis 50 ... View more info

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Newsweek Magazine, August (Aug.) 10, 1981 - Japan's High-Tech Challenge

By: Barton, Clare Bishop; Axthelm, Pete; Greenfield, Meg; et al

Price: $99.95

Publisher: New York, Newsweek: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 838G4886

Condition: Good


72 pages. Features: Two-page color-photo ad for the Ford Series 10 tractor, "The World Tractor"; The Tuskegee Airmen Keep on Flying - the 99th Fighter Squadron and the 332nd Fighter Group and the 477th Bomber Group were the only all-black flying units organized by the US Air Force in WWII; Justice Rose Bird of the California Supreme Court; Reagan's War on Drugs - major article with photos, including George Bush Sr. leaning on bales of marijuana; Tax Bill politics in D.C.; A New Look at Child Labor; Jimmy Hoffa Legally Dead; Killenworth Mansion on Long Island - Soviet nest spying on l... View more info

Image for Strike!: 99 days on the line : the workers' own story of the 1945 Windsor Ford strike

Strike!: 99 days on the line : the workers' own story of the 1945 Windsor Ford strike

By: Baruth-Walsh, Mary E.; Walsh, G. M.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Canada, Penumbra Press: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 156C7028

ISBN: 0921254695

Condition: Very Good


0921254695 120 pages. Select bibliography. Dozens of great black and white archival photos. Clean and unmarked with light wear. A quality copy. View more info

Image for As Far As My Feet Will Carry Me - The Extraordinary Account of One Man's Escape From a Soviet Prison Camp and His Three-year Flight Across Siberia to Freedom

As Far As My Feet Will Carry Me - The Extraordinary Account of One Man's Escape From a Soviet Prison Camp and His Three-year Flight Across Siberia to Freedom

By: Bauer, Josef M.; Translated By Lawrence P.R. Wilson

Price: $169.95

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1957

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 431G2176

Condition: Good


347 pages. "Surely one of the most dramatic human adventures of our time is this amazing escape story of a German prisoner of war, sentenced to twenty-five years of forced labor in a Siberian mine. Rebelling against the brutal life of a Soviet prison camp, Clemens Forell undertook three years of lonely, fear-haunted flight across the endless wastes of Siberia - in pursuit of freedom." - from dust jacket. Average wear to unmarked book. Binding intact. Above-average wear to dust jacket which is now preserved in a glossy mylar cover. A sound copy. View more info

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Nothing But the Truth

By: Berger, Joseph

Price: $69.95

Publisher: New York, The John Day: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 42504525

Condition: Very Good


286 pages. Index. Joseph Stalin's prison camps - a survivor's account of the victims he knew. Author was the founder and General Secretary of the Communist Part in Palestine. He, along with thousands of other patriotic Russians, found himself summarily arrested and imprisoned. He spent 21 years in a dozen now notorious prison and labor camps.... Berger is believed to be the highest ranking political figure to emerge alive from Stalin's camps. Because of his steadfast refusal to speak anything but the truth under interrogation, he was repeatedly subjected to both mental and physical tor... View more info

Love 'em or Lose 'em: Getting Good People to Stay

By: Beverly Kaye; Sharon Jordan-Evans

Price: $49.95

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, U.S.A., Berrett-Koehler Publishers: 1999

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 42702146

ISBN: 1576750736

Condition: Fine


1576750736 234 pages including index. Provides 26 effective strategies for retaining valuable employees. "This charming, clever, practical, and user-friendly book isa great desk-side coach for anyone who manages people." - Rosabeth Moss Kanter, Harvard Business School. Glossy, clean and unmarked. Negligible wear. Superb copy. View more info

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The Case of the Tearful Tycoon: An Answer to J.V. Clyne

By: Bjarnason, Emil

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Vancouver, B.C., Trade Union Research Bureau: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 713C6146

Condition: Good


16 pages. Undated. Circa 1960s. "Labour CANNOT price itself out of the World Market" - from front cover. The trade union movement rebuts J.V. Clyne's contention that "Wages are too high". Unmarked. Average wear. A sound copy. View more info

Work of Faith, Labor of Love - the Spiritual History of the Firs Bible and Missionary Conference

By: Brown, Katherine

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Portland, OR, U.S.A., Multnomah Press: 1980

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 45100343

Condition: Fine


229 pages including bibliography and some black and white illustrations. "Near the sleeping waters of Lake Whatcom the sentinel firs reach tall into the sky. Their strength comes from the nurturing earth, but their yearning is clearly for the heavens above. No symbol could be more appropriate for the men and women whose spiritual strength and towerintg faith have built, through six decades, the camp and conference ministry known widely as The Firs." - from Foreward. Book clean, square and unmarked with very light wear. Light wear to dust jacket. Nice copy. View more info

WHEN FREEDOM WAS LOST

By: Brown, Lorne

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Montreal, PQ, Canada, Black Rose Books: 1987

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 41601855

ISBN: 0920057772

Condition: Fine


0920057772 208 pages including footnotes and black and white photographs. Backbreaking work for slave wages in labour camps - that was the government's response to thousands of young men looking for jobs in the Dirty Thirties. This historical account tells the little-known story of the jobless who drifted across the country during the Depression and were drawn into the work camps - offered poor food, mass shelter, and a few pennies a day in exchange for doney work on major government projects. Records the desperation, disillusionment, and rebellion of these welfare inmates, and the repressi... View more info

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Canada: The Communist Viewpoint

By: Buck, Tim

Price: $179.95

Publisher: Toronto, Progress Books: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 347A4602

Condition: Fair


288 pages. Index. "... A landmark in the history of the labor movement of this country, as the first comprehensive study, in the light of Marxism-Leninism, of the development and present crisis of Canadian monopoly capitalism. It provides a penetrating insight into the fundamentals of Canada's evolution. It will powerfully serve the cause of the fight for peace and democratic advance in our country." - from Foreword. CBC International ink stamp and date stamp inside front board. Card pocket inside back cover. Ink stamp and bit of writing on title page. Hinges starting. View more info

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America's Road to Socialism

By: Cannon, James P.

Price: $49.95

Publisher: New York, Pioneer Publishers: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 344G3584

Condition: Fair


80 pages. Six lectures given at the Los Angeles Friday Night Forum December, 1952 - January 1953: America Under Eisenhower; The International Prospects of Capitalism and Socialism; Prospects of Socialism and Capitalism in America; The Coming Struggle for Power; America Under Worker's Rule; What Socialist America will Look Like. Unmarked. Above-average but not excessive wear. Faint discolorations to orange card covers. Not listed in Seidman. View more info

Image for The Saturday Evening Post, March 23, 1957 -  Victor Borge / Operation Sharkbait / Preventing Premature Births

The Saturday Evening Post, March 23, 1957 - Victor Borge / Operation Sharkbait / Preventing Premature Births

By: Case, Victoria; Ruhen, Olaf; Brimmer, Lenor & Kenneth; Mayse, Arthur; Yoder, Robert; Smith, Beverly; Hauser, Ernest; Libler, John; Borge, Victor; Blair, Col. Charles F. Jr.; Wolf, Bill; Von Rosenstiel, W.; Le May, Alan; Case, Robert

Price: $199.95

Publisher: USA, The Curtis Publishing Company: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 357G2397

Condition: Good


126 pages. Fiction: Problem Mother; The Face of Death; First Baby; The Forbidden Island; Kiowa Moon (part 2 of 7); The Golden Shadow (conclusion). Articles: How an Amblance Chaser Works - other people's accidents make him money; If a President Collapses - proposed solutions to the problem of what to do if/when a President falls ill; The Face of America - The Golden Triangle - large color photo of the Monongahela meeting the Allegheny River; We are on the Spot in Spain - Franco's dictatorship rests on a powder keg; Premature Births Can Be Prevented - Releasin is used to delay labor - with ph... View more info

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The Theory of Social Economy (Volumes 1 & 2)

By: Cassel, G.

Price: $2,500.00

Publisher: London, T.Fisher Unwin: 1923

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 324H1208

ISBN: B0010IMBLM

Condition: Fair


B0010IMBLM xii, 341, vii, 313 pp. Index. Tables. First English Edition. "I intend to treat the economic relations of a whole social body as far as possible irrespective of its extension, its organisation, its laws of property, etc. The ultimate aim of economic science must be to discover those necessities which are of a purely economic nature and which cannot be arbitrarily mastered by the will of men. An intimate knowledge of these necessities is the first condition for Social Reformers being ever able to produce something more than cheap speculations on the economic organization of... View more info

Image for Country Gentleman - The Magazine for Better Farming, Better Living - June 1950: A Shot of Nitrogen?

Country Gentleman - The Magazine for Better Farming, Better Living - June 1950: A Shot of Nitrogen?

By: Cave, Hugh B.; Tracy, Don; et al

Price: $129.95

Publisher: USA, Curtis Pub Co: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 301H2272

Condition: Good


160 pages. Features: Grass silage facts; a shot of nitrogen for your crops?; ten tips to protect your flock; Journeying into America; Top feeders in a fat-cattle state - The Schmidt brothers of Clinton County, Iowa; I saw East Asia's unrest - John Strohm travelled to India, Indo-China and Malaya; Four Corn Belt Neighbors pool labor and equipment - Rusty Peddicord, Mickey Parr, Clint Peddicord, Floyd Long and Ken Peddicord; The way to maintain prosperity; "Swine Courts" control the hogs; Nice color-photo Camel cigarette ad on back cover features Metropolitan Opera Star Nadine Conner; a... View more info

Image for The New York Times Magazine, May 10, 1970 -  The Hip Baroness Wootton of Abinger / The Silent Black Majority

The New York Times Magazine, May 10, 1970 - The Hip Baroness Wootton of Abinger / The Silent Black Majority

By: Cleave, Maureen; Hamilton, Charles V.; Hacker, Andrew; Conquest, Robert; Jastrow, Robert; Hamilton, John A.Cain, Harriet; Claiborne, Craig; Reif, Rita

Price: $199.95

Publisher: New York, The New York Times: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 202G3985

Condition: Good


120 pages. Features: Many gorgeous fashion ads; The Hip Baroness Wooton of Abinger - photo-illustrated article - she calls for reduced marijuana penalties; Laird Apple Jack ad features photo of company President Jack Laird; One-page photo ad for the ILGWU features photo of historic labor organizer Mother Jones; Fantastic two-page color-photo ad for Talon zippers entitled "The 10 Worst Dressed Women of the Year"; The Silent Black Majority;; The Viokent Black Minority; The American Psychodrama called 'Everyone Hates Us'; Space Odyssey of Tomorrow - a Trip to Mars; How to pay for 15,000,... View more info