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Image for The Murder of George Wythe (Colonial Virginia Published 1955)

The Murder of George Wythe (Colonial Virginia Published 1955)

By: N/A

Price: $5.95

Publisher: Williamsburg, Virginia, The Institute of Early American History and Culture: 1955

Seller ID: 1176

Condition: Very good


Very nice clean booklet which tells a fascinating tale. George Whythe may not be a household name, but he was a big deal in colonial America -- first American law professor, abolitionist, noted classics scholar, Virginia judge, and the first of the seven Virginia signers of the United States Declaration of Independence. He also served as representative in the Continental Congress and at the Constitutional Convention.AND he taught and mentored to Thomas Jefferson, John Ma... View more info

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The Cosmopolitan Magazine March 1903 (Beauty and the Stage, Beauty at 50, Police of Europe)

By: N/A

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Ne York, Cosmopolitan Magazine Co.: 1903

Edition: Volume XXXiV, Number 5

Seller ID: 1743

Condition: Very good


Very nice clean, tightly bound magazine with a complete spine stip. The yapped edges have been trimmed, but they did their job keeping the pages pristine. The advertising at both front and back is fun in itself, but there's also much to read, including four complete pieces of fiction. There's two articles about beauty -- one as related to actresses (who out-earned their male counterparts)and also beauty and the 50 year old woman. Other topics include police systems in Eu... View more info

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Birth Control Methods (Margaret Sanger, 1924)

By: Bocker, Dorothy M.D.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York city, Birth Control Clinical Research: 1924

Seller ID: 3862

Condition: Fine condition


I was astounded to find this item in a flat at an auction filled with industrial items. The author, Dr. Dorothy Bocker, wrote this this important booklet, but she also was researcher for Margaret Sanger. Lay people interviewed the patients about income, education, family size, and health, but if a woman didn't have a feasible health problem by law the clinic had to decline to treat her. Dr. Bocker distributed these booklet to other doctors whom she required to sign his o... View more info

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The Assassination of Malcolm X

By: Breitman, George; Potter, HermanHerman

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York City, Pathfinder Press Inc.: 1971

Edition: Third printing

Seller ID: 4075

Condition: Very good


Other than light toning to the front spine and outside edge this is a very nicely kept booklet. The back shows no toning and there are no creases. The only defect inside is a name written very small in the upper corner of the first page. The text is dense and is divided into two parts: Unanswered Questions by George Breitman and The Trial by Herman Porter. The book measures 5-1/2" x 8-1/2" and has 31 pages View more info

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A Good Day At Saratoga (100th Anniversary of the American Bar Association 1978 -- SIGNED)

By: Carson, Gerald

Price: $15.00

Publisher: U.S.A, American Bar Association: 1977

Seller ID: 2482

Condition: Very good condition


This is a hard cover booklet published to commemorate the 100th celebration of the American Bar Association in Saratoga Springs, New York on August 21, 1878. It's SIGNED by William B. Spann Jr., the President of the Bar Association in 1977-78. Text relates the story of how the Bar Assoc. was formed. It's illustrated with photos and art.The booklet was printed as a gift book keepsake. It measures 8-/.2" across and 7-1/4" high. There's a tiny tear to upper front corner, bu... View more info

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Constitution of the Federal Peoples Republic of Yugoslavia

By: Dr. Ivan Ribar, President

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Washington D.C., Embassy of the Federal Peoples Republic of Yugoslavia: 1946

Edition: Presumed first

Seller ID: 4852

Condition: Very good


This booklet is tightly bound with 48 pages.and woth only one defect -- a bit of llight water drops. As for the Constitution of the Federal Peoples Repubilic of Yugoslavia, it , begins with Part One, Fundamental Principles pages; and Part Two, Organization of the State. There are also 139 articles in the document. and read it at Belgrade, the principal town of the Federal Peoples Republic of Yugoslavia on January 31, 1946. There is also a page for the a list of member... View more info

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Manuals Military Pensions 1899 (2 booklets)

By: Gaddis, Edgar T.; Tallmadge, T.W.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Unknown Location, Unknown publisher: 1899

Seller ID: 2204


Here are two booklets published in 1899 by two different attorneys, Edgar T. Gaddis and T.W. Tallmadge, each offering veterans information on pensions and bounties. The brown one is the Gaddis -- the other is missing its cover, hence has no title, but is clean and intact and was written by T.W. Tallmadge. The Gaddis booklet is 20 pages long and measures 3-3/4' x 5-3/4". I repaired the spine and one spot inside the front cover with archival tape which is almost invisible... View more info

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Carlos Feliciano: History and Repression (1872)

By: Kunstler, William M.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, The Committee To Defend Carlos Feliciano (1972): 1972

Seller ID: 3760

Condition: Good condition


This is a scarce booklet which is illustrated profusely with full page black and white photographs to augment a lengthy text. The booklet measures 8" square with 68 pages. Feliciano was a Nationalist and part of the Puerto Rican Movement. He was also an activist with strong political beliefs which got him arrested and sent him to prison in the Bronx. He was released in 1954 by the Supreme Court. There are also letters from Feliciano while imprisoned. View more info

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Connecticut Reports Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of Errors of the State of Connecticut Volume 109, Parts 1-9 (1929)

By: Phillips, Richard H.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Connecticut, State of Connecticut: 1929

Seller ID: 1869

Condition: Hood condition


Nine small booklets, originally sold both as single parts and as a bound volume. Here we have nine consecutive single parts spanning July through October, 1929. All are clean and toughtly bound, though three have a band of freckling at bottom front edge. Each contains an explanation of approximately eleven cases with outcomes, covering all manner of disputes, including personal injury, one caused by fright, traffic violations, foreclosure, the unlicensed practicing of d... View more info

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Parliamentary Law Simplified (Small Book)

By: Porter, Tilla Boyce

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Cleveland, ohio, No publisher Stated: No date. Copyright from 1911-1915

Seller ID: 2008

Condition: Near fine condition


This little booklet bound in hard cover was very likely published by its author and printed at the Evangelical Press. It is not a religious book -- it's based on the parliamentary practices of the Congress of the United States of America. It's a handsome little gift book which measures 3-1/2" x 6" and has very attractive endpapers. Its author was a teacher of parliamentary law and a past president of the Cleveland Federation of Women's Clubs. Book has 68 pristine pages... View more info

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Reed's Parliamentary Rules With Suggestions For Special Rules (1900)

By: Reed, Thomas B.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Chicago, Rand McNally: 1900

Edition: Later printing

Seller ID: 3093

Condition: Very good


Very nice, clean, pocket sized book which was initially published in 1894, then again in 1898 and here in 1900. The condition is quite good and the book is small at 4"x 6" with very clean bright end papers and pages. The exterior shows a little rubbing to the cloth at the top and bottom of the spine, but no loss of fabric. There are 19 chapters in 229 pages. There was also a tiny tear to top edge at the very back of the book, all of which were repaired by me with tiny pi... View more info

Image for The Fire This Time: The W.E.B. DuBois Club View of the Explosion in Los Angeles 1965

The Fire This Time: The W.E.B. DuBois Club View of the Explosion in Los Angeles 1965

By: Ridenour, Ron, Anne Leslie, Victor Oliver

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, California, W.E.B. Du Bois Club: 1965

Seller ID: 4043

Condition: Very Good


This small plain Jane booklet could easily be passed by. I almost did it myself until I remembered that the title "The Fire This Time" was the name of an important book by James Baldwin. W.E. B. du Bois was also many things -- an educator, an orator, a write, and a Civil Rights activist. The booklet measures 5-1/2" x 8-1/2" and has 14 pages. It's not commonly found, but is an important look at the looting and burning in L.A. in the 60's. The text covers why the eruption ... View more info

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Souvenir Kenosha County Court House and Bits of Yesterday (Wisconsin, 1925)

By: Trenary, Otis L. (compiler)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Wisconsin, Kenosha County Bicentennial Comission: 1925

Seller ID: 1945


Very handsome keepsake commemorating the Kenosha County Court House (Kenosha, Wisconsin) which had been built just two years earlier. This slim hard cover keepsake provides much history accompanied by black and white photographs of the interior and exterior as well as of local citizens of the day. Book is clean as a whistle inside and out. Only fault are evidence of erasure of name at front free endpaper and flat creases to lower corners of some pages. Measures 6-1/2"x... View more info