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 (433 x 280mm). Offset lithograph, with a black and white photographic portrait in a box with a black border, titles above and below, with the BPP Panther on the foot (old central horizontal fold, a light brown spot on the far left margin). N.p. [Oakland?], N.p. [Black Panther Party], N.d.
BLACK PANTHER PARTY, ; DAVIS Angela (1970.])
Free Angela Davis and All Political PrisonersEnquire
Original poster (445 x 570 mm). Titles above a head and shoulders portrait with quotation and details below, in black on white paper, offset (near fine, a clean, crisp copy). N.p. [Oakland], N.p. [Bay Area Committee To Free Angela Davis], N.d. [but
RUSSELL Bertrand (1896)
German Social Democracy. Six Lectures, with an Appendix on Social Democracy and the Woman Question in Germany, by Alys RussellEnquire
First edition, second impression. 8vo (189 x 131mm). , xiv, 204, pp. Original navy ribbed cloth, spine and front board lettered in gilt (tiny chip to spine, boards a trifle rubbed, bookplate removed from rear free endpaper). London, Longmans, Green and Co.
BLACK PANTHER PARTY, ; EMORY DOUGLAS Revolutionary Art by as Minister of Culture (1969)
"In Revolution one wins, or one dies"Enquire
Original poster (57.6 x 38 cm). Colour offset lithograph on thin white stock (loss of top right corner, central horizontal crease, minor tape residue to corners of verso). San Francisco, Ministry of Information, [Black Panther Party],
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.
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 (even browning, central vertical fold). N.p., N.p., N.d. [but circa
BLACK PANTHER PARTY, ; EMORY DOUGLAS Graphics (1971.])
Survival Pending RevolutionEnquire
Huey told me that The People are responsible for making Revolution. But while in the process of making the Revolution. Huey Says: "We The People are threatened with genocide, because racism and fascism are rampant not only in our country but throughout the world"...
Original poster (51 x 34.8 cm). Two line drawn illustrations and text in black in a box with a black border, signed in the stone (slightly creased, verso with a small pen annotation and some numbers in pencil, otherwise a very good copy).
N.p. [San Francisco/Oakland?], N.p. [Black Panther Party], N.d. [but circa
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). Offset with titles in black and one photographic portrait (old browned, central horizontal fold, staple indentations, corners lightly creased). N.p. [New York], N.p. [Harlem Defense League], N.d.,