Politics

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E. B. Ashton | The Fascist: his State and his Mind | Putnam | 1937 | First UK edition, no jacket, short split at top of spine, lower corner of front cover bumped. Front cover set slightly forward, outer edge of page-block & endpapers foxed. | £120.00

Charles Bettelheim | Class Struggles in the USSR. Two volumes: First Period: 1917-1923; Second Period: 1923-1930 | Harvester | – | Both volumes are rather worn, with lightly sunned, moderately creased spines and Dillons’ price stickers on their covers. The cover of vol. 1 is creased at the corners and edge. The outer edges of the page-blocks of both volumes are marked, and there is a small bump at the top of the spine of vol. 1. These are good, solid reading copies with unmarked text pages. | £60.00

Nick Caistor, Ernesto Sabato [intrs.] | Nunca Mas (Never Again) A Report by Argentina’s National Commission on Disappeared People | Faber | 1986 | 9780571138494 A review copy, with a publisher’s slip & press release loosely inserted. The white background of the cover has darkened slightly with age, the spine is moderately creased, & the outer edge of the page-block is lightly foxed & shelf-marked. The lower edge of the half title page is slightly miscut, & has been folded back at the outer corner. | £20.00

William Cobbett; Asa Briggs [intr.] | Rural Rides – 2 volume set | Dent | 1966 – 1967 | Everyman’s Library set in jackets | £15.00

Chapman Cohen | Pamphlets for the People | Pioneer Press | n.d. | series of 18 pamphlets, bound together, former library ownership indicated by ink inscription on front endpaper, traces of tape on rear endpaper, light pencil marking in the margin of at least one page | £25.00

Antonio Gramsci | Selections from Cultural Writings | Lawrence & Wishart | 1985 | 0853155224 hardback in jacket, paper tanned with age, various reviews loosely inserted in book | £24.00

Courtney W. Howland [ed] | Religious Fundamentalisms and the Human Rights of Women | Palgrave | 2001 | 9780312293062 At first glance, a very good copy BUT there is ink underlining & marginal marking throughout the introduction & first chapter – an acceptable copy for reading or study. | £20.00

Conor Mark Jameson | Silent Spring Revisited | Bloomsbury | 2013 | 9781408194072 First paperback printing, outer tip of p.103 folded over. | £15.00

Yvonne Kapp | Eleanor Marx Volume II The Crowded Years 1884-1898 | Lawrence & Wishart | 1976 | 0853153701 first printing in unclipped jacket; spine of jacket is a little faded, top edge of pageblock foxed | £25.00

Jurgen Kuczynski | Hunger and Work | Lawrence & Wishart | 1938 | rather worn hardback with no jacket, foxed edge, no problem with text pages | £7.50

Peter Linebaugh | The Magna Carta Manifesto | California | 2008 | 9780520247260 first printing in dustjacket | £20.00

Herbert Marcuse | Eros and Civilization | Routledge & Kegan Paul | 1956 | First British edition, inscribed by Marcuse to an unknown recipient on the first page (With sincere regards / Herbert Marcuse / August 19, 1956). A photocopy of the Political Preface to the 2nd edition has been loosely inserted at the front of the book. The book itself is in excellent condition, but the unclipped jacket is worn, with loss to the top of the front cover, and closed tears to its lower edge. | £1,250.00

S. S. Prawer | Karl Marx and World Literature | Oxford | 1976 | 0198157452 In unclipped jacket. Top edge of pageblock foxed, lower edge a little dustmarked. | £25.00

M. Petrosyan | Humanism | Progress | 1972 | no jacket, a little wear to edges of cover, most evident at top of spine | £12.00

Victor Serge | Memoirs of a Revolutionary 1901-41 | Oxford | 1963 | First UK edition, no jacket. | £25.00

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Stalinist Workers Group | Towards Victorious Afro-American National Liberation | Ray O. Light Publication | 1982 | Paperback. Good. ‘A Collection of Pamphlets, Leaflets and Essays Which Dealt in a Timely Way With the Concrete Ongoing Struggle for Black Liberation Over the Past Decade and More.’ Cover rather sunned, esp. on spine and lightly bumped at top of spine, v. light creasing at corners. Edges of page block have some foxing marks. Internally vg, no marking. Ready to post in UK | £50.00

F. J. P. Veale | The Man from the Volga: a life of Lenin | Constable | 1932 | First Edition. Hardback, with some spotting to cover, in a rather tatty jacket, which has been reinforced with clear tape at a couple of places. The book carries a personal dedication from the author on the ffep, & there is a collection of clippings about Lenin at the back of the book, together with a postcard which appears to have been sent from the author to his young daughter. A later owner has added their name to the front flap, & marked a date on the rear pastedown. The text pages are in very good condition, with foxed outer edge. | £25.00

Michael Velli; Lorraine & Fredy Perlman [eds.] | Manual for Revolutionary Leaders | Black & Red | 1974 | Second edition, including the sources of Velli’s thought. Spine worn, mark on ffep. Some wear to outer edge of page-block. | £100.00

Weather Underground | Prairie Fire: The Politics of Revolutionary Anti-Imperialism: Political Statement of the Weather Underground | Communications Co. | 1974 | Small pressure mark on back cover & final page of book. Small splash mark on back cover. A tiny notch has been taken out of the outer edge of the first 9 sheets of the book, plus another 5 further on: this isn’t insect damage, so I assume it’s a fault dating from the original production of the book. | £70.00

Georg Weerth, Ingrid & Peter Kuczynski [eds] | A Young Revolutionary in Nineteenth Century England – Selected Writings of Georg Weerth | Seven Seas | 1971 | Spine faded, general wear to cover, paper tanned with age. | £50.00