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"DANGEROUS THOUGHTS"

By: Quin, Mike (Pseudonym of Paul William Ryan)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: San Francisco, The People's World, 1940

Inscription: Signed


102p. 2nd printing. Cover separated from text block although still attached at back hinge, binding weak throughout the book, cover has edge wear, damp stain on back top cover edge. Author's inscription: "To Ned Glass, with best regards, Mike Quin" on first page. B&w illustrations. (9"x6") View more info

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APARTHEID AND LABOUR: A CRITICAL REVIEW OF THE EFFECTS OF APARTHEID ON LABOUR MATTERS IN SOUTH AFRICA

By: International Labour Office

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Geneva, International Labour Office, 1983


56p. Cover rubbed and corners worn. B&w photographs. (8-1/4"x5-7/8") View more info

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ARE UNIONS NECESSARY?

By: Auerbach, Irving

Price: $19.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Irving & Myrtle Auerbach, 1954

Edition: First Edition, Stated

Inscription: Signed


229p. Signed by author on half title page. Jacket has chips and tears to edges with a 1" tear on top front edge. The author's answer to his title question is "yes." (8-1/4"x5-1/2") View more info

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BILL HAYWOOD'S BOOK: THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF WILLIAM D. HAYWOOD (JACKET TITLE: THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF BIG BILL HAYWOOD)

By: Haywood, William D.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York, International Publishers, 1929


368p. New printing, 1958. Page edges brown from acid discoloration, cover corners bumped, jacket has small tears and chips to edges especially at corners with spine sunned. Liberty Book Club News, February 1, 1956 laid in. (8-3/8"x5-3/4") View more info

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CHILD WORKERS IN AMERICA

By: Lumpkin, Katharine DuPre & Dorothy Wolff Douglas

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, International Publishers, 1937

Edition: Second Edition


[xiv], 321p. Endpapers toned, a few pages unopened, top of cover spine torn, jacket has chips and tears to edges. Includes bibliography. "[A] detailed and definitive study of child labor in the United States." (8-3/8"x5-5/8") View more info

CITIZENSHIP FOR HARRY BRIDGES: PRODUCTION SOLDIER

By: Huberman, Leo

Price: $35.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Harry Bridges Victory Committee, Citizens Victory Committee, 1942


23p. Former owner's embossed stamp on title page, pink paper stuck on front cover, holes on back cover with large chips on top near spine with additional chips to edges, moisture stain on top front cover. B&w illustrations. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. View more info

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COLLECTIVE BARGAINING: LABOR RELATIONS IN STEEL; THEN AND NOW (1975 BENJAMIN F. FAIRLESS MEMORIAL LECTURES)

By: Abel, I.W.

Price: $19.00

Publisher: [Pittsburgh], Carnegie-Mellon University, 1976


[62p.] Jacket flaps taped to pastedowns and black stamp on back pastedown with a few fade spots on cover. B&w photographs. (8-3/4"x5-5/8") View more info

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CONSTITUTION OF THE OPERATIVE PLASTERERS' AND CEMENT FINISHERS' INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF THE UNITED STATES AND CANADA

By: Operative Plasterers' and Cement Finishers' International Association of the United States and Canada

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Denver, Colorado, Operative Plasterers' and Cement Finishers' International Association of the United States and Canada, 1923


48p. Wrap edges toned, creases to wraps causing the booklet to be a bit misshapen. (6"x3-5/8") View more info

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Dave Beck

By: McCallum, John D.

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Mercer Island, Washington, Writing Works, 1978

Edition: (First Edition)

Inscription: Signed


256p. Signed by Beck on title page. Photographs of Beck with two women stapled to table of contents and dedication page, cover edges and corners worn, jacket rubbed with 1" tear on top back edges and chips to edges. B&w photo plates. (8-1/2"x5-1/2") View more info

DYNAMITE, THE STORY OF CLASS VIOLENCE IN AMERICA

By: Adamic, Louis

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Press, 1931

Edition: (1st Edition)


[xii], 452p. Bookplate on front pastedown, cover corners worn to cardboard, paper label on spine is coming up and whole spine sunned. [Christian; 506] 16 b&w photo plates. (8-1/2"x5-3/4") View more info

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GANGWAY SAFETY TALKS: A GUIDE

By: Pacific Maritime Association, Training/Accident Prevention Department

Price: $35.00

Publisher: [San Francisco], Pacific Maritime Association, 1989


58p., 2 leaves for notes. Wraps soiled. Cover art and design by Keith Criss. Scarce. (6"x4") View more info

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HISTORY OF OIL WORKERS INTL. (INTERNATIONAL) UNION (CIO)

By: O'Connor, Harvey

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Denver, Oil Workers Intl. Union (CIO), 1950

Edition: First Edition, Stated


[xiv], 442p. 1st printing. Cover has fade spots especially on the back, jacket has large chips and tears to edges. B&w photographs. (8-3/4"x5-3/4") View more info

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HUMAN DEBRIS: THE INJURED WORKER IN AMERICA

By: White, Lawrence

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, Seaview / Putnam, 1983

Edition: (1st Edition)


191p. Page edges have brown spots, top cover edge sunned, jacket edges lightly worn. A study of workers' compensation laws aimed at the general public. Includes bibliography. Jacket design by Lawrence Ratzkin. (8-3/4"x5-3/4") View more info

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INDUSTRIAL VALLEY

By: McKenney, Ruth

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt, Brace & Co., 1939

Edition: First Edition, Stated


[xviii], 379p. Cover corners lightly worn with top and bottom of spine bumped, jacket edges creased with large chips to top and bottom of spine and corners, former owner's name on half title page. Novel set in the rubber-producing factories in Akron, Ohio depicting the struggle for international labor during the 1930s. [Seidman; M205] B&w illustrations. (8-3/4"x6") View more info

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INTERNAL RELATIONS BETWEEN UNIONS AND THEIR MEMBERS IN THE UNITED STATES, REPRINT NO. 140

By: Aaron, Benjamin

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Institute of Industrial Relations, University of California, Los Angeles, 1964


[25p.] Cover lightly worn and creased, cover and page edges browning. Reprinted from Rutgers Law Review, vol. 18, no. 2, Winter 1964. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. View more info