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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

N. I. Bukharin et al; Joseph Needham, P. G. Werskey (intrs) | Science at the Cross Roads | Frank Cass | 1971 | 714628689 VG book in G jacket. Jacket is worn & marked, most noticeably on spine, with a couple of closed tears to upper edge of front panel, & some loss to top of rear panel. Front flap is creased. | £75

Nikolai I. Bukharin; Kenneth J. Tarbuck (ed., intr.) | The Politics and Economics of the Transition Period | Routledge & Kegan Paul | 1979 | 0710001142 Hardback in jacket. Old academic remainder price label on jacket, name on ffep. | £40

Alan Burns | The Angry Brigade | Quartet | 1973 | At first glance, a very good copy. But there is a light crease down the front cover & opening pages (up to p.6) & a reading crease on the back cover near the spine. | £30

Henry Champly | White Women, Coloured Men | John Long | 1936 | No jacket, cover worn & marked. Front pastedown marked, Times Book Club sticker on rear pastedown. No problem with text pages or plates. | £30

Guy Debord, Gianfranco Sanguinetti, etc. | The Veritable Split in the International | Chronos | 1990 | 0950838020 Revised third edition. | £40

Frantz Fanon | Black Skin, White Masks | MacGibbon & Kee | 1968 | UK first edition. No jacket, a few light ink marks on ffep, narrow crease at top corner of half title page, pencil underlining & marginal marking. | £200

FOR OURSELVES Council for Generalized Self-Management; Bob Black (pref.) | The Right to be Greedy | Loompanics Unlimited | ND | 0915179350 Reading copy in poor condition. The book has been exposed to damp at some time, & the red tone of its cover has stained the endpapers. The lower corner of the book is bowed. | £50

Charles Fourier; Charles Gide & Frank E. Manuel (intrs) | Design for Utopia | Schocken | 1971 | 0805203036 A reading copy. Cover worn, spine faded & damp-marked, back cover faded at edge & damp-marked. Outer edge of page-block foxed & damp-marked. Line of writing on blank last page. No problem with text pages. | £30

Free | Revolution for the Hell of It | Dial | 1968 | First edition in unclipped jacket. Jacket is grubby & worn at the edges, with some loss at the extremities of the spine. The pictorial cover underneath still looks fresh, but the top & bottom of the spine are bumped. The front hinge is cracked but still firm. There is a previous owner’s signature on the ffep, & a little scorch mark in the outer margin of a couple of pages. The upper tips of pp. 175-180 are creased. | £300

Peter Handke | A Journey to the Rivers | Viking | 1997 | 9780670873418 First printing of this translation in unclipped jacket. Some foxing to unlaminated jacket & outer edge of page-block. | £500

C. L. R. James | At the Rendezvous of Victory | Allison & Busby | 1984 | 0850314046 Light wear to cover & edge. | £40

Georg Lukacs | Reviews and Articles | Merlin | 1983 | 0085362814 A few small pressure marks to cover. Some wear to cover & edge, outer edge of page-block foxed. | £50

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

Karl Marx & Frederick Engels | Revolution in Spain | International Publishers | 1939 | Dustjacket is price-clipped, worn with some loss to edges & spine. Pencil marking to editor’s introduction. | £100

Vladimir Mshvenieradze | Anti-Communism Today | Progress | 1974 | Rather worn booklet with sunned cover. No problem with text pages. | £30

Trevor Munroe, Don Robotham | Struggles of the Jamaican People | Workers’ Liberation League | 1977 | Some wear to cover & edge, a little foxing, previous owner’s rubber stamp on ffep, with offset to reverse of front cover. Collet’s price label on back cover. | £100

Rudy Narayan | Black England | Doscarla | 1977 | 0950529605 Worn reading copy, with cup ring marks on both front & back cover. Book is gently bowed, its paper tanned with age. No problem with text pages. | £100

E. A. Preobrazhensky | From New Economic Policy to Socialism | New Park | 1973 | Upper tip of last few pages creased, does not affect text area. | £50

Wole Soyinka | The Man Died | Penguin | 1978 | 140038469 Some wear to cover, edge of spine scuffed, lower corner of spine/front panel bumped. | £40

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

Yanis Varoufakis | Adults in the Room | Bodley Head | 2017 | 9781847924452 First printing, signed by author on title page. Book is in excellent condition apart from a scuffed patch on the front endpaper. | £100

Adolfo Sanchez Vazques | The Philosophy of Praxis | Merlin | 1977 | 0850362032 UK 1st in unclipped jacket. Fingernail nick at inner edge of front panel, small pressure mark on back cover. Date & a brief note on endpapers, some pencil marking in text. Front cover set a little forward. | £75

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

M. Velli | The Seizure of State Power | Phoenix Press | 1992 | 0948984236 Spine lightly faded, edges of cover scuffed. | £35

Vitali Solomonovich Vygodski | The Story of a Great Discovery | Abacus | 1974 | 0856260754 Outer edge of page-block foxed. Dust jacket worn, with a pen mark on the front panel. | £50

Cellestine Ware | Woman Power | Tower | 1970 | Spine lightly faded, paper tanned with age, name on ffep. | £30

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