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Washington, DC: Federal Board for Vocational Education, 1919-1920. Bulletins 35 through 54 inclusive, issued October 1919 through June 1920, custom bound in attractive black half-morocco boards lettered gilt, all edges handsomely marbled with marbled endpapers. External letterpress ownership mark of one "R.T. Fisher." Total around 1,100 pages. Fine condition. Each...
Wallace, Idaho: printed by Press-Times, . 6x9 inch sheet printed one side, several creases and edge tears (not affecting text). Undated, but the name of the newspaper printing the notice and the date/day of week combination pin it down to 1911. The Press-Times changed its name to Wallace Press Times in 1915.
Durham: Duke University Press, 1975. 176p., plain printed journal wraps, faintest signs of handling. Susan Socolow "Economic activities of the porteno merchants : the viceregal period" about 23p.; John Fisher "Silver production in the viceroyalty of Peru, 1776-1824" about 17p.; William Dudley "Institutional sources of officer discontent in the Brazilian...
Omaha: The Colonial Press, [197-?]. Unpaginated preliminaries, 265p., xliii [appendices], sizeable folded chart in the back, illustrated with period photography throughout, vignettes and plates; photo-reprint of 1940 original in cloth boards. Foredge is bumped with slight crumple and dust-soil to a dozen leaves, former owner's presentation inscription, an else sound...
Moscow: 1936. 22p., mimeographed pages stapled at left, ex-library with stamp on front cover, strip of paper inscribed "Stakhanov movement" pasted to lower left corner. Edgeworn, paper toned, front cover held on by only one staple. Paeans to Stakhanovite workers and the glorious metal industry.
San Francisco: Miller Freeman, 1954. Full year run for 1954, 12 monthly issues plus additional April catalog issue with contact info and ads for mining developers. Thoroughly illustrated, with profuse advertising, directed at mine operators rather than the workers. Articles on themes like "New dredging techniques recover ore in ..."...
San Francisco: Miller Freeman, 1953. Full year run for 1953, 12 monthly issues plus extra special issue. One page loose. Thoroughly illustrated, with profuse advertising, directed at mine operators rather than the workers. Original issues with wraps have been bound in black boards. Well over 1,200 pages total.
San Francisco: United Mine Workers of America, . 13.75x11 inch mini-poster promoting an event featuring union speakers on the strike against the Blue Diamond Coal Company; special guest Country Joe McDonald. Photo by Earl Dotter depicts coal-smudged workers sitting on a transit vehicle in a mine. Very good.
Washington DC: Big Mountain Support Group, . 8.5x14 inch poster, very good. The rally in DC opposed government and energy company efforts to clear the Native population from the area of Big Mountain, Arizona to make way for coal and uranium mining. Calls for repeal of Public Law 93-531.
[Philadelphia]: the company, 1909 - 1919. Pamphlet. Original copies in matching format: 9x6 pamphlet in plain printed staplebound wraps. Printed on high-gloss paperstock; nice, clean, sound, and unmarked, the five together as a small lot. All of the reports have fullpage b&w site photographs, three or four each, but one...
Garden City: Doubleday & Company, 1974. Hardcover. 258p., illustrated endpapers, profusely illustrated throughout with 19c artworks, very good in gilt-illustrated cloth, first edition stated, slightly worn, unclipped dj. 'Rediscovered' Alger novel, with a foreword by the biographer incapable of subtext. Originally serialized under a pseudonym. Latter chapters take place in...
Chihuahua: Gobierno del Estado de Chihuahua, 1988. Paperback. Respectively 416, 658, 541p., matching softbacks, three green paperbound books in 8x5.5 inch wraps. The glazed covers are a little rubbed, v.1 has a light corner-crease, paperstock is toned throughout (toned evenly, still supple), very good copies. NB, this is not a....
Paradise, CA: the quarterly, 1995. [Probably] 63p., in original unopened plastic pocket; self-wraps magazine, 10.75 x 8.25 inches with a decorated unglazed cover, illustrated where possible with period photography, plats, line maps and images. Still in its mailer, should be an immaculate copy. Collector's edition. Scholarly articles, this time featuring...
Chicago: Adams Press, 1966. vi+80p., 6x9 inches, foreword, index, bibliography, period photos, maps; the second printing signed by the author, in stapled pictorial wraps. Staples have rusted with migration to spinefold on the outside on to the centerfold leaf within, an else sound clean unmarked copy.