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Paris: Etablissements A. Claverie, no date, circa 1920. 28p., matte paperstock, alkaline, illustrated with four fullpage color plates each tissue-guarded, each of a type of prosthetic leg, plus diagrams and stats, plus idealized sketches of maimed persons happily at work, plus numerous sepia vignettes in altered photography showing interiors of.....
Los Angeles: Southern District Committee Workmen's Circle, 1951. 78p., slender paperback, mostly Yiddish with an English section, a small stain to the cover of the English side. A celebration of the birthday of the immigrant cobbler who became a shoe baron on the west coast, with over 150 retail stores.....
New York: International Publishers, 1940. 256p., illus., hardcover with frayed spine ends, mildly soield boards, interior clean, a good reading copy; rubberstamp of Labor Research Association on blank endpaper. "...describes the depressed conditions of the shoe industry, the personnel policies followed by the shoe companies, and their use of violence.....
New York: International Publishers, 1940. 256p., illus., dj edge worn with an old sticker on the spine. "...describes the depressed conditions of the shoe industry, the personnel policies followed by the shoe companies, and their use of violence and spies to defeat unionism." *Seidman D68.
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1901. Hardcover. 562, [vi]p., front., illus., first edition, original cloth binding slightly edge worn, spine slightly sloped, previous owner's inscription dated 1901 else good condition. *BAL 6366. Prestridge 27. NAW. "Ellen Brewster, daughter of a shoe-factory worker, grows up among poverty and ignorance but manages.....
Stockholm: Almqvist & Wiksell International, 1992. Paperback. 93p., plus several pages of publishers' ads (other 'Scripta Minora'), printed on highly glazed paperstock throughout, softbound, a paperback in 9x6.5 inch plain printed wraps. Faintest signs of handling to cover, faint erasures on titlepage (another dealer's codes), a very good clean copy.....
New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1909. ix, 111p., calendared paperstock, first edition 7x4.5 inch ribbed blue cloth boards gilt; gilt titling and decorative cover illustration remain quite bright, boards slightly edgeworn, top edge a little dust-soiled, scattered light foxing, a very good copy. Story of an agricultural village that.....
Dayton, OH: Paine's Popular Plays, Paine Publishing, 1922. 22p. + ads, 5x7.25 inches, cast of characters, costumes, script, very good playscript booklet in stapled gray wraps. One-act political comedy about women's shoes and suffrage! Characters include a Suffragette, an Anti-suffragette, a Socialist and the Dearest Thing in Boots.
Philadelphia: WPA National Research Project; Bureau of Labor Statistics, 1939. 22p., stapled wraps, 7x10 inches, very good condition. National Research Project on Reemployment Opportunities and Recent Changes in Industrial Techniques. Studies in changing labor productivity. [Report no. B-6].
Philadelphia: WPA, 1939. 22p., stapled wraps, ex-library with rubberstamp on front cover else good condition. National Research Project on Reemployment Opportunities and Recent Changes in Industrial Techniques. Studies in changing labor productivity. [Report no. B-6]. Reprinted from Monthly Labor Review.
New York: Stuart Weitzman, Inc., n.d. 20'x14' poster in colors which shows sideview of highfashion pumps doing "69;" browns and greys as in a Picasso cubist portrait but sort of in Duchamp motion. The coated paperstock is tactile, a satiny grey. A little crimped here and there with a tiny.....