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| 293045 ANDERSON, John. THE DEPRESSION OF THE THIRTIES: A Personal History by a Rank and File Worker.|
Hera Press, 1980. 15 pages. 1st printing / edition. Stapled paperback. Illustrated. Very Good+. Tiny stain front cover and the fore-edge. Internally bright, tight and clean; no names, marks or tears. ISBN: B00073BLLW $11.95.
Anderson, a member of the IWW (Industrial Workers of the World) in the 1930s, helped found International Socialist Organization in 1977.
| 143793 ASBURY, Herbert. ALL AROUND THE TOWN.|
Alfred A. Knopf, 1934. 1st edition. Hardcover. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket - spine slightly slanted, price-clipped & small chips to jacket corners. In protective mylar. $40.
By the author of 'The Gangs of New York'.
| 130084 BITTELMAN, Alex. GOING LEFT: The Left Wing Formulates a 'Draft Program for the Socialist Party of the United States'.|
NY: Workers Library, 1936. 46 pages. 1st edition. Stapled paperback. 'Seidman B238'. Light vertical and horizontal creases from having been folded, Very Good-. ISBN: B00085BSVW $11.95.
| 171808 BODENHEIM, Maxwell. BRINGING JAZZ.|
NY: Liveright, 1930. 69 pages. 2nd printing of the 1st edition, issued the same month of publication. Small Hardback, quarter lavender cloth over illustrated beige papered boards. Very Good. A handsome copy with light spine fading and a little wear-through of the paper at the tips. Lacks the dustjacket. $31.
'These poems were written to be set to music, and a jazz-composer is earnestly invited.' A 'Rideout' author. Uncommon.
| 170430 CHINCHINIAN, Harry. IMMIGRANT SON. Book One (1): An Armenian Boyhood.|
Plum Tree Press, 1996. 1st Trade paperback edition. Illustrated by the author. Presentation copy, 'To Jean, Fabulous singer,' and SIGNED by the Author. Fine-. Unread, light cover rubbing. ISBN: 0965353508 $6.95.
The Depression in America. Hard times.
| 170431 CHINCHINIAN, Harry. IMMIGRANT SON. Book Two (2): Refusing to Grow Up.|
Plum Tree Press, 1997. 188 pages. 1st Trade paperback edition. Illustrated by author. Presentation copy, 'To Jean, Fabulous actress,' and SIGNED by the Author. Fine-. Unread, light cover rubbing. ISBN: 0965353567 $8.95.
| 125341 COLLINS, Mary. THE FIGHT FOR RECOVERY: Stop the Sit-Down Strike of Big Business in the 1938 Elections.|
NY: Workers Library Publishers, 1938. 23 pages. Stapled paperback pamphlet. Illustrated. Page edges browned with age, Very Good. ISBN: B0008AQQZU $12.95.
Communist critique of the short comings and failures of the New Deal in light of Big Business' opposition and the rise of fascism.
| 127782 Commission of Inquiry into National Policy In International Relations. (HUTCHINS, Robert, Chairman). INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC RELATIONS: Report of the Commission of Inquiry into National Policy In International Relations.|
University of Minnesota, 1935. 91 pages. 2nd printing. Stapled paperback pamphlet. Stiff printed wraps. Short tear foot of cover spine, otherwise Very Good+. $16.95.
Parts 1 and 2, reprinted from the Report of the Commission of Inquiry into National Policy In International Relations.
| 173143 CONDLIFFE, J. B. WAR AND DEPRESSION.|
Boston: World Peace Foundation, 1935. 30 pages. Small Hardback, orange cloth. World Affairs pamphlet #10. Near Fine-. $175.
| 145007 COWLEY, Malcolm. THE DREAM OF THE GOLDEN MOUNTAINS: Remembering the 1930's.|
NY: Viking, 1980. 328 pages. 1st edition. Hardcover. Near Fine in Very Good+ dustjacket. Name on front endpaper, couple tiny tears head of Jacket spine. ISBN: 0670284742 $6.95.
| 131955 CROSBY, Percy. WOULD COMMUNISM WORK OUT IN AMERICA?|
McLean: Freedom Press, (1938). 316 pages. 1st edition. Trade Paperback original. Cover lightly soiled, otherwise nice tight Very Good copy. $12.95.
Anti-communist, anti-Roosevelt diatribe. Uncommon tract by the cartoonist who created Skippy issued in a small printing.
| 181453 CUMMING, William. SKETCHBOOK: A Memoir of the 30's and The Northwest School.|
University of Washington, 1984. 239 pages. 1st printing / edition. Hardcover. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Cover has light wear at the spine ends, else Near Fine in Very Good dustjacket. Jacket has tiny tears at 3 corner, couple small tears top rear edge. Bright, tight and clean; no names or markings. ISBN: 0295961562 $17.95.
The good 'ol days with Kenneth Callahan, Mark Tobey, Morris Graves, Betty MacDonald, and the Blue Moon Tavern (where some of us still carouse), the anarchist John Cage and the Cornish Riot!.
| 180744 DICKSTEIN, Morris. DANCING IN THE DARK: A Cultural History of the Great Depression.|
Norton, 2009. xxiii, 598 pages. 2nd printing. Hardcover. Photos, notes, select bibliography, index. Fine in Fine- dustjacket. Bright, tight and clean; no names, marks or tears, price intact. Gift quality. ISBN: 0393072258 $13.95.
| 128464 DOBYNS, Fletcher. THE AMAZING STORY OF REPEAL: An Expose of the Power of Propaganda.|
Chicago: Willett, Clark & Co., (1940). 547 pages. 2nd printing. Hardback. Very Good in Very Good- dustjacket with short tears and a few small pieces missing. $8.95.
Attempts to understand the propaganda techniques by which the 18th amendment was so easily overturned (within 15 years) after so many years of hard work - and to dispel the common notion that 'it just didn't work.' 'The author argues that Prohibition worked and that repeal was orchestrated by the propaganda of financiers who wanted liquor tax instead of income tax'.
| 130416 DUNNE, William F. THE SUPREME COURT'S CHALLENGE TO LABOR: The N.I.R.A. Decision a Signal for Intensified Attacks on the Workers.|
NY: Workers Library, 1935. 25 pages. Stapled paperback pamphlet. Very Good. Light crease from being folded in half horizontally. ISBN: B00085JSQ4 $12.95.
The National Industrial Recovery Act was opposed by the Communist Party, but it argues the Supreme Court's finding it unconstitutional is an opening salvo in a new offensive against the working class by the trusts and monopolies. See 'Seidman D326'.
| 172802 FOSDICK, Raymond B. COMPANIONS IN DEPRESSION: The International Implications of the Business Slump.|
NY: Margaret C. Peabody Fund for the League of Nations Association, 1930. 19 pages. 1st printing / edition. Stapled paperback. Very Good+. $35.
Address delivered before the Carnegie Institute on occasion of the 25th anniversary of its founding, Pittsburgh, November 25, 1930. Fosdick is best known as a one-time president of the Rockefeller Foundation.
| 132970 FOSTER, William Z. QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS ON THE PIATAKOV-RADEK TRIAL.|
NY: Workers Library, 1937. 79 pages. Stapled paperback. A little tanned along the spine cover fold, otherwise Very Good+. ISBN: B0006AQPTO $12.95.
Communist Party line on the 1937 Moscow trials of 17 Trotskyites accused of treason. See 'Seidman F321'.
| 133208 GARLIN, Sender. THE REAL RICKENBACKER.|
NY: Workers Library, 1943. 23 pages. Stapled paperback pamphlet. Very Good. Price blocked. Cheap paper bit browned, tiny cover tear head of spine fold. ISBN: B0007DWQ66 $11.95.
Communist take on Rickenbacker, an acclaimed war hero - and member of the America First Committee, anti-labor/labor baiter, and a Nazi sympathizer as late as 1940 when it was not so fashionable. See 'Seidman G34'.
| 293063 GUILLAMON, Agustin. THE FRIENDS OF DURRUTI GROUP: 1937-1939.|
AK Press, 1996. xi, 114 pages. 1st printing / edition. Trade paperback. Illustrated. Translated by Paul Sharkey. Near Fine. Bright, tight and clean; no names, marks or spine creasing. ISBN: 1873176546 $14.95.
| 181189 HUGGINS, Nathan Irvin. HARLEM RENAISSANCE.|
Oxford University, 1971. xi, 343 pages. 1st printing / edition. Hardcover. Photos. Notes. Index. Near Fine in Very Good+ dustjacket. A little faint soil fore-edge. Jacket has a tiny tear and fraying bottom of the spine. Book is bright, tight and clean; no names, marks or tears, price intact. ISBN: B007EJ1TZA $16.95.
| 130508 JOHNPOLL, Bernard K. (Norman Thomas). PACIFIST'S PROGRESS: Norman Thomas and the Decline of Socialism.|
Chicago: Quadrangle, 1970. 336 pages. Hardback. Owner's odd mark front endpaper. Very Good in Very Good dustjacket with tiny edge tear. ISBN: 0812901525 $4.95.
Biography of this six-time Socialist Party presidential candidate. Reprint was 67. bucks.
| 225245 KELMAN, Ari Y. STATION IDENTIFICATION: A Cultural History of Yiddish Radio in the United States.|
University of California, 2009. xviii, 280 pages. 1st printing / edition. Hardcover. B/W photos, notes, bibliography, index. New. Fine in Fine unclipped dustjacket. Unread. ISBN: 0520255739 $2.95.
| 181210 KLEHR, Harvey. THE HEYDAY OF AMERICAN COMMUNISM: The Depression Decade.|
Basic Books, 1984. xiv+511 pages. 1st printing / edition. Hardcover. Notes. Index. Fine- in Near Fine dustjacket. Jacket has a tiny tear top front edge. Bright, tight and clean; no names or markings, price intact. ISBN: 0465029450 $17.95.
Sheds light on Communist success in trade unions, the Democrat Party and among intellectuals in the 1930s.
| 292947 KWONG, Peter. CHINATOWN, N.Y.: Labor and Politics, 1930-1950.|
Monthly Review, 1981. 178 pages. 1st Trade Paperback printing / edition. Notes. Bibliography. Index. Very Good+. Thin spine crease, name inside front cover, else bright, tight and clean; no markings or tears. ISBN: 0853455260 $9.95.
| 125655 LEVAL, Gaston. COLLECTIVES IN SPAIN.|
London: Freedom Press, 1945. 16 pages. Small stapled softcover. Cover lightly aged, otherwise Near Fine. ISBN: B0007JXFHE $14.95.
Abridged version of part of Leval's 'Social Reconstruction in Spain' (1938) which was also published by this anarchist press.
| 170845 LEWIN, Moshe. THE MAKING OF THE SOVIET SYSTEM: Essays in the Social History of Interwar Russia.|
Pantheon, 1985. 354 pages. 1st printing / edition, Trade paperback. Notes. Bibliography. Index. Very Good+ but for age-browning along the page edges. Bright, tight, clean, with light spine crease and a light crease bottom front corner. ISBN: 0394729005 $4.95.
| 180843 MACDONALD, Nancy. [Mary McCarthy, preface]. HOMAGE TO THE SPANISH EXILES: Voices from the Spanish Civil War.|
Human Sciences, 1987. 358 pages. 1st printing / edition. Hardcover. Illustrated. Appendix. Bibliography. Index. Preface by Mary McCarthy. Fine in Near Fine dustjacket. Jacket has a tiny closed tear top front edge. Bright, tight and clean; no names or markings. ISBN: 0898853257 $9.95.
History, interviews and photos. Particularly sympathetic to the anarcho-syndicalists, this book is dedicated to all the Spanish refugees (over half million) who fled to France during the Spanish Revolution and Civil War. The author founded Spanish Refugee Aid in 1953 and translated Abel Paz's biography of Durutti. Includes a small section on anarchists and an interview with Miguel Garcia, who worked with helping other refugees for many years.
| 213676 MANGIONE, Jerre. THE DREAM AND THE DEAL: The Federal Writers' Project, 1935-1943.|
Little, Brown, 1972. xii+416 pages. 1st printing / edition. Hardcover. Photos. Selected publications of the WPA. Sources. Index. Good+ in Very Good dustjacket. Ex-library with front endpaper removed. Jacket has light fading all-around, in taped down mylar protector. ISBN: 0316545007 $5.95.
| 220256 MARKHOLT, Ottilie. MARITIME SOLIDARITY: Pacific Coast Unionism, 1929-1938.|
Tacoma: Pacific Coast Maritime History Committee, 1998. xvi, 461 pages. 1st printing / edition. Trade paperback. Photos. Glossary. Notes. Bibliography. Index. Very Good. Nice solid copy with light corner crease bottom rear cover corner. Bright and clean; no names, marks or spine creasing. ISBN: 0966439708 $36.
| 180877 MENCKEN, H. L. HEATHEN DAYS, 1890-1936.|
Alfred A. Knopf, 1955. 299 pages. 6th printing of the 1st edition. Hardcover. Very Good in Very Good price-clipped dustjacket. Jacket has a couple minuscule tears top edge. Book is solid, tight and clean; no names, marks or tears. In protective mylar. $35.
| 121179 MORGULAS, Jerrold. THE SIEGE.|
Holt Rinehart & Winston, 1972. 1st printing / edition. Hardback. Very Good+ in Very Good dustjacket. Jacket has a couple tiny edge tears. ISBN: 0030860032 $2.95.
A novel of the Spanish Civil War. The story of a refugee, a young idealist and former army officer, seeking to take his family to Madrid but is caught in the Siege of Alcazar.
| 173656 National Americanism Commission of the American Legion. ISM'S: A Review of Revolutionary Communism and Its Active Sympathizers in the United States.|
Indianapolis: The American Legion, 1936. 207 pages. 1st printing / edition. Trade paperback, red cover. Illustrated (photos, facsimiles, and political cartoons). Index. Very Good+. Nice bright copy with quite minor wear at the cover corners. $50.
A wonderful collection, with, for example, a list of American bookshops selling Communist literature, a complete 1935 catalog of books and pamphlets from 'The Workers Library' publisher sold through these stores, etc. wonderful reproductions of magazine covers, posters, flyers, etc.
| 142519 OLSEN, Tillie. YONNONDIO, From the Thirties.|
NY: Delacorte, 1974. 2nd printing. Hardcover. Very Good+ in Very Good dustjacket, but for front endpaper neatly removed. Small closed tear bottom front of jacket. In protective mylar. ISBN: 0440091969 $5.95.
Superb novel of a rural family in the Great Depression who migrates to an industrial city to escape poverty. By a longtime socialist / feminist. '& when is there time to remember, to sift, to weigh, to estimate, to total?'.
| 180842 PEREZ LOPEZ, Francisco. DARK AND BLOODY GROUND: A Guerilla Diary of the Spanish Civil War.|
Little Brown, 1972. vi, 275 pages. 1st printing / edition. Hardcover. Maps on endpapers. Translated by Joseph D. Harris. Edited with Introduction Victor Guerrier. Near Fine in Very Good dustjacket. Jacket has light scattered touches of scuffing, minuscule chip top rear fold. Book is bright, tight and clean; no names, marks or tears. Price intact. ISBN: 0316699268 $10.95.
Lopez was the 21-year-old noted guerilla leader ('El Mexicana'), commander of the legendary 'First Death Platoon' of the International Brigades.
| 176031 PERIODICAL. [Samuel Sillen, S.J. Perelman, and Ruth McKenney, William Gropper]. THE NEW MASSES. Vol. XXX, No. 7. February 7, 1939.|
NY: Weekly Masses, 1939. 31 pages. Large stapled magazine. Illustrated. Good. A 2 x 2-3/4 inch piece bottom front cover at the spine has been excised, leaving a small razor cut thru the first page. $15.
Contributors include Samuel Sillen, S.J. Perelman, and Ruth McKenney. Illustrators include William Gropper and Mischa Richter.
| 158038 PERIODICAL. ADLER, Nathan, et al (eds.) [Mary Heaton Vorse, Edward Dahlberg, Art Young, William Gropper]. THE NEW MASSES. Vol. X, No. 5. January 30, 1934.|
NY: New Masses, 1934. 31 pages. Large stapled magazine. Illustrated. Very Good. Top front corner lightly creased. $35.
Contributors include Mary Heaton Vorse ('Dynamite and Scabs'), Edward Dahlberg ('Nightgown Riders of America'), Stanley Burnshaw, Joshua Kunitz, Arthur Pense. Illustrators include Art Young and William Gropper.
| 136303 PERIODICAL. GOLDWAY, David (ed.) [Annette Rubinstein]. SCIENCE AND SOCIETY. Volume L, Number 3. Fall 1986. Special 50th Anniversary Issue.|
NY: Science & Society, 1986. Trade paperback. Very Good. $12.95.
Includes Annette Rubinstein's 'The Radical American Theatre of the Thirties'.
| 176034 PERIODICAL. HICKS, Granville, et. al. (ed.). [Dorothy Parker, Louis Budenz, Leonard Boudin, Art Shields, Joris Ivens, William Gropper ]. THE NEW MASSES. Vol. XXX, No. 12. March 14, 1939.|
NY: Weekly Masses, 1939. 31 pages. Large stapled magazine. Illustrated. Very Good. Browned at the edges. $30.
Contributors include Dorothy Parker, Louis Budenz, Leonard Boudin, Art Shields, Joris Ivens. Illustrators include William Gropper and Mischa Richter.
| 176036 PERIODICAL. HICKS, Granville, et. al. (ed.). [Ernst Toller, John Vernon, A.B. Magil, Samuel Sillen, William Gropper, John Groth]. THE NEW MASSES. Vol. XXXI, No. 11. June 6, 1939.|
NY: Weekly Masses, 1939. 31 pages. Large stapled magazine. Illustrated. Good. A 4 x 6-inch wide piece bottom front cover corner missing (affecting the 'Between Ourselves' column inside the cover). Browned at the edges. $25.
Contributors include Ernst Toller (Last Testament), John Vernon, A.B. Magil, Samuel Sillen. Illustrators include William Gropper, John Groth and Mischa Richter.
| 176040 PERIODICAL. HICKS, Granville, et. al. (ed.). [Joseph North, Samuel Sillen, John Vernon, George Kauffman, Maurice Dobb, William Gropper, Gardner Rea, John Heliker]. THE NEW MASSES. Vol. XXXII, No. 2. July 4, 1939.|
NY: Weekly Masses, 1939. 31 pages. Large stapled magazine. Illustrated. Very Good. Browned at the edges. $25.
Contributors include Joseph North, Samuel Sillen, John Vernon, George Kauffman, Maurice Dobb. Illustrators include William Gropper, Gardner Rea, John Heliker and Mischa Richter.
| 292998 PLATT, Susan. ART AND POLITICS IN THE 1930'S: Modernism, Marxism, and Americanism.|
Midmarch Arts Press, 1999. 317 pages. 1st printing / edition. Trade paperback. Photos. Notes. Bibliography. Index. Presentation copy, inscribed and SIGNED by the Author. Thin vertical crease rear cover, else Near Fine. Internally bright, tight and clean; no names, marks or spine creasing. ISBN: 1877675288 $25.
| 181476 PRESTON, Paul. WE SAW SPAIN DIE: Foreign Correspondents in the Spanish Civil War.|
Skyhorse Publishing, 2009. xii, 436 pages. 1st printing / edition. Hardcover. Photographs. Notes. Bibliography. Index. Fine- in Fine- dustjacket. Bright, tight and clean; no names, marks or tears, price intact. ISBN: 1602397678 $23.
Ernest Hemingway, John Dos Passos, Josephine Herbst, Martha Gellhorn, W. H. Auden, Stephen Spender, Kim Philby, George Orwell, Arthur Koestler, Cyril Connolly, Andre Malraux, Antoine de Saint Exupery, and others wrote eloquently about the horrors they saw firsthand.
| 174171 PYROS, John. MIKE GOLD: Dean of American Proletarian Literature.|
NY: Dramatika Press, 1980. x+218 pages. 1st printing / edition. Trade paperback original, red wraps. Very Good+ but for offsetting of cover color to endpaper edges, distributor stamp inside front cover. Text clean and tight, spine lightly sunned. ISBN: B002JMTH4W $18.95.
| 181404 SHOGAN, Robert. BACKLASH: The Killing of the New Deal.|
Ivan R. Dee, 2006. 276 pages. 1st printing / edition. Hardcover. Fine in lightly rubbed Fine dustjacket. Bright, tight and clean; no names, marks or tears, price intact. Unread. ISBN: 1566636744 $8.5.
The outbreak of labor unrest, particularly the spread of a new and potent union weapon, the sit-down strike, and FDR's launching of a scheme to overhaul the Supreme Court combined to generate a fierce public backlash that drained the lifeblood from the New Deal.
| 125319 SOUCHY, Augustin. THE TRAGIC WEEK IN MAY.|
Barcelona: C.N.T./F.A.I., 1937. 47 pages. Stapled paperback pamphlet. Very Good. Cover and page edges lightly browned with age. NY Libertarian League stamp on title page. ISBN: B0006ED25A $50.
| 202554 STEWART, Graham. BURYING CAESAR: The Churchill-Chamberlain Rivalry.|
The Overlook Press, 2001. Hardcover. First American edition. Notes. Bibliography. Index. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. Light shelfwear. Else bright, tight, and clean; no names, marks, or jacket tears. ISBN: 1585671304 $8.95.
| 176422 STOTT, William. DOCUMENTARY EXPRESSION AND THIRTIES AMERICA.|
NY: Oxford, 1973. 361 pages. 1st printing / edition. Hardcover. Photos, bibliography. Index. Near Fine but outside edges of the text block have light scattered foxing top and fore-edge, in a Very Good dustjacket with light damp stain on the rear panel. Name on the front endpaper, faint mustiness. ISBN: 019501717X $17.95.
| 181298 TANENHAUS, Sam. WHITTAKER CHAMBERS: A Biography.|
Random House, 1997. 638 pages. 1st printing / edition. Hardcover. Notes. Bibliography. Index. Very Good+ in Very Good+ dustjacket. Jacket has alight wear at the corners. Bright, tight and clean; no names, marks or tears, price intact. ISBN: 0394585593 $3.95.
A slime-ball who could lie and switch stories in a blink. A former Communist Party member and editor of Time magazine, who still, along with Roy Cohn, epitomizes the particular tenor of the McCarthy witch-hunts and the right-wing in general (Nixon and William F. Buckley, Jr. notwithstanding). Chambers accused Hiss of being a Soviet agent, which Russia has recently revealed was not the case.
| 175719 U.S. SENATE COMMITTEE ON THE JUDICIARY. THE COMMUNIST PARTY OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA: What It Is, How It Works. A Handbook for Americans.|
Washington: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1956. 101 pages. Stapled wraps. Senate Document no. 117. Very Good+. $12.95.
Subcommittee to investigate the administration of the Internal Security Act and other internal security laws of the committee on the Judiciary, 84th Congress, 2d Session. As our ol' pal Dan at boojum and snark books says, 'Rabid Red Scare propaganda in the genre of 'Killer Weed', with even less intellectual integrity'.
| 172641 VITTOZ, Stanley. NEW DEAL LABOR POLICY.|
University of North Carolina, 1987. 241 pages. 1st printing / edition. Hardback. Notes. Bibliography. Index. Fine in Near Fine dustjacket. Jacket lightly rubbed, book appears unread. ISBN: 0807817295 $11.95.
| 142161 VORSE, Mary Heaton. LABOR'S NEW MILLIONS.|
NY: Modern Age, (1938). vii, 312 pages. 1st edition. Trade paperback, in illustrated dustjacket. Bibliography, Index. Foreword by Marquis W. Childs.Modern Age Books #59. Very Good in Very Good dustjacket, with short tear front panel. Nice copy. $9.95.
By a seasoned labor reporter. Focus is on the mid-30s when important auto, steel and textile strikes forced negotiations and recognition. See 'Seidman V39'. Vorse was also a 'proletarian' novelist, cited by Rideout.
| 127054 WALLACE, Henry A. NEW FRONTIERS.|
Reynal and Hitchcock, 1934. 309 pages. Trade paperback printing, probably an 'Advance Review Copy' (ARC). Very Good. Minor bit of pencil underlining and marginalia. $3.95.
An economic history of the US to the mid-30s.
| 217821 WATKINS, T.H. THE HUNGRY YEARS: A Narrative History of the Great Depression in America.|
Henry Holt, 1999. xvi+587 pages. 1st printing / edition. Hardcover. Notes. Sources. Index. Fine in lightly rubbed Near Fine dustjacket. Price intact. ISBN: 0805016759 $7.95.
| 180975 WEST, Dorothy. THE RICHER, THE POORER: Stories, Sketches, and Reminiscences.|
Doubleday, 1995. 254 pages. 2nd printing of the 1st edition. Hardcover. Preface by Helen Washington. Near Fine in Fine dustjacket. 2 faint tiny fore-edge spots, 3 on the top, else bright, tight and clean; no names, marks or tears, price intact. ISBN: 0385471459 $4.95.
Harlem Renaissance writer who experienced her own renaissance in her 80s. She began writing stories in 1914, at age 7; at age 19 she moved to Harlem to join the burgeoning literary and artistic movement led by Langston Hughes, Zora Neale Hurston, Wallace Thurman, etc. The movement faded in the early 1930s, as did her fame. Then in 1995 she published her bestseller 'The Wedding' (made into a TV miniseries by Oprah Winfrey).
| 172402 WOOLF, Virginia. THE LONDON SCENE: Five Essays.|
NY: Random House, 1982. 44 pages. 1st US printing / edition. Hardback, maroon cloth. Fine in Fine dustjacket. In protective mylar, appears unread. ISBN: 0394528662 $8.95.
Woolf on sights and lives in London during the 1930s, combining a keen psychology and observation with poetic flights of fancy, from 'The Docks of London' and 'Great Men's Houses' to 'Abbeys and Cathedrals'.
| 180891 YOO, David K. GROWING UP NISEI: Race, Generation, and Culture among Japanese Americans of California, 1924-49.|
University of Illinois, 1999. 244 pages. 1st printing / edition. Trade paperback. Photos. Notes. Index. Near Fine. One page corner turned down, else bright, tight and clean; no names, marks or spine creasing. ISBN: 025206822X $17.95.