Modern Books and Manuscripts / Social & Political History
CANNING George.; GIFFORD John (1809)
A History of the Political Life of the Right Honourable William Pitt; including some account of the times in which he livedEnquire
6 volumes. Engraved portrait frontispieces to volumes one and two. First 8vo edition. 8vo., half titles, contemporary half calf, dark blue leather labels to the spine. London, Cadell and Davies.
OWEN Robert (1817)
An Address delivered to the inhabitants of New Lanark, on the first of January, 1816, at the opening of the Institution established for The Formation of Character. By Robert OwenEnquire
Third Edition. 8vo. 48, pp. Modern quarter calf, marbled boards, spine lettered in gilt. Modern book-label of John Clay.
London: for Longman ... [Printed by Richard and Arthur Taylor Shoe-Lane.]
COMMITTEE AGAINST MALNUTRITION. ; CORBETT ASHBY Margery.; CHICK Harriette., et al (1937])
Children in Spain To-day. Their Welfare and Their NeedsEnquire
With six b&w photographic plates. First edition. Landscape 8vo., stapled into the original grey paper wrapper. London, Committee Against Malnutrition, N.d. [but circa February,
E.B.. ; UNWIN Raymond. foreword ((1910))
Co-Partnership in HousingEnquire
Being some account of the two HAMPSTEAD TENANTS' SOCIETIES from the formation of the first in May 1907. Colour frontispiece, black and white illustrations, some folding, folding map. First edition. Small 8vo., 32pp, 22pp adverts, perforated printed share application leaf, original printed wrappers. London, The Co-partnership Publishers Ltd.
FRANCO RÉGIME. ; COMITÉ DE SOUTIEN A EVA FOREST ET A TOUTES LES VICTIMES DE LA RÉPRESSION EN ESPANGE (1975.])
Franco Est Morte, Le Franquisme est Toujours Vivant / Franco Ha Muerto, El Franquismo Continua Vivo. [Franco is Dead, but Francoism lives on]Enquire
Original flyer. A4., facsimile holograph titles, mimeographed in black on yellow paper. Paris, Comité de Soutien a Eva Forest et a Toutes les Victimes de la répression en Espagne, N.d. [but circa
FRANCO RÉGIME. ; COMITÉ DE SOUTIEN A EVA FOREST ET A TOUTES LES VICTIMES DE LA RÉPRESSION EN ESPANGE (1976.])
Franco Mort Ou Presque, Accélerons La Chute de Son Régime. [Franco Dead or Almost, Let Us Speed Up the Downfall of His Regime]Enquire
Original flyer. A4., mimeographed in black, line drawn illustration on verso. Paris, Comité de Soutien a Eva Forest et a Toutes les Victimes de la répression en Espagne, N.d. [but circa
BLACK PANTHER PARTY (1971.])
Free All Political Prisoners. Ruchell Cinque MageeEnquire
Original poster (43.3 x 28 cm)., b&w potographic portrait in a box with a black border, titles above and below this with with the BPP Panther on the foot, offset lithography. N.p. [Oakland?], N.p. [Black Panther Party], N.d.
BLACK PANTHER PARTY, ; DAVIS Angela (1970.])
Free Angela Davis and All Political Prisoners.Enquire
Original poster (44.5 x 57 cm)., titles above a head and shoulders portrait with quotation and details below this, in black on white paper, offset. N.p. [Oakland], N.p. [Bay Area Committee To Free Angela Davis], N.d. [but circa
SOCIETE PHILANTHROPIQUE (1812)
Instruction sur les Soupes économiquesEnquire
Three plates, two vignettes. First edition. Pp. 24, errata page, 14. 8vo., an extremely handsome and fresh copy in an astoundingly good pastiche binding imitating contemporary French red morocco bindings, spine gilt. Paris, L'Imprimerie Impériale.
FRANCO REGIME (1975)
Le Canard Des Puces. Spécial Espagne. 24 Novembre 1975. 50 CentimesEnquire
Original zine. Foolscap, unpaginated, mimeographed on both sides in black, corner stab-stapled once into the original covers, the upper portion with Letraset titles, typeset Summary and a strapline in darker facsimile handwritten block capitals. N.p., N.p., 24 Novembre,
LLOYD GEORGE David
LLOYD GEORGE (David)Enquire
Fine large Photograph Signed ('D Lloyd George'), a three-quarter length portrait showing the statesman seated sideways to the camera, his head turned to face the photographer, signed by him on the grey border below the image. Framed in a handsome wooden frame, the image c. 33 x 26 cms, in all 54 x 43cms, photographer's imprint of Reginald Haines on the mount, n.p. [but London], n.d.
MILK Harvey <b>MAUPIN<n>Armistead Foreword.; BLACK Dustin Lance Introduction, interview extracts (2009)
Milk. A Pictorial History of Harvey Milk. Featuring oral histories, archival photographs, movie stills, and the story of the making of the Gus Van Sant filmEnquire
130 b&w and colour photographs. First edition. 4to., original grey cloth, titles stamped in white on spine, photographic dustjacket. Contemporaneously signed by the authors Dustin Black, Armistead Maupin and also Cleve Jones, Michael Wong, Denton Smith, Medora Payne, Dan Nicoletta and others on the front free endpaper. New York, Newmarket Press,
FRANCO RÉGIME. ; PARTIDO OBRERO DE UNIFICACION MARXISTA (1970s.])
Por la transformación Revolucionaria de la Sociedad, Por la Democracia Obrera el Socialismo y la Libertad / Por La Frente al pacto, defensa de clase / !Por un Parlamento andaluz, Ya!Enquire
Four original stickers. Three in green, red and black (with one in duplicate), the other in black on white, all on peel back surfaces. N.p., N.p. [P.O.U.M.], N.d. [but circa
REPUBLICAN MOBILISATION (1936.])
Primero de Mayo. ¡Jovenes Espanoles! La Juventud Soviética también luchó por libertad y la independencia de su patria. Hoy, ya goza de libertad y alegria. [Mayday. YOUNG SPANIARDS! Soviet Youth also fought for liberty and independence for their homeland. Today, they enjoy freedom and joy.]Enquire
Original poster/banner (16.8 x 43 cm). Text in black on newsprint in Spanish. N.p., N.p., N.d. [but circa
GLADSTONE W.E (1860)
Speech of the Chancellor of the Exchequer on the Finance of the Year and the Treaty of Commerce with France. Delivered in the House of Commons, on Friday, February 10th, 1860. Reprinted by permission from the 'Times' and Corrected by the AuthorEnquire
First edition. 8vo., original printed wrappers, housed in a folding box. London, John W. Parker and Son.
TRUETA Josep (1939)
Treatment of War Wounds and Fractures, with Special Reference to the Closed Method as used in the War in SpainEnquire
Illustrations. With a Foreword by Ernest W. Hey Groves. Second Impression. Small 8vo., dark blue cloth, with the original dust-jacket. London, Hamish Hamilton Medical Books
PROGRESSIVE LABOR MOVEMENT / HARLEM DEFENCE LEAGUE (1964)
Wanted For Murder Gilligan, The Cop Lieut. Thomas Gilligan of The 14th Division. Harlem Defense Council 336 Lenox Ave. N.Y.CEnquire
Original poster (44.5 x 28.9 cm)., one photographic portrait, titles in black, offset. N.p. [New York], N.p. [Harlem Defense League], N.d.,
BLACK PANTHER PARTY, ; EMORY DOUGLAS Graphics (1967.])
Wherever Death May Surprise Us, It Will Be Welcome, .Enquire
Provided That This, Our Battle Cry, Reach Some Receptive Ear, That Another Hand Stretch Out To Take Up Weapons And That Other Men Come Forward To Intone Our Funeral Dirge With The Staccato Of Machine Guns And New Cries Of Battle And Victory.
Original poster (43 x 55.8 cm)., linedrawn illustration and text in black on thin white stock, offset lithography. N.p. [San Francisco/Oakland?], N.p. [Black Panther Party], N.d. [but circa