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[Berkeley]: [First Presbyterian Church], 1926. Unpaginated, perhaps sixty leaves mimeo'd recto only plus numerous slapdash screen-printed section dividers, and several sheets of vignette snapshot portraits reproduced a dozen to each leaf; real photographs, if not terribly clear. Has most of the usual departments although not the classic "school yearbook." 8.5x7.5...
New York: Published on behalf of the ECYCI by the Young Communist League, USA, 1929. Magazine. 70p., toned wraps with minor edgewear. One of several publications with confusingly identical titles, this journal was produced by the YCL in the US as a local section of the YCI, the youth parallel...
Kailua, HI: Little Book, 1972. [24p.], single issue of the publication, 11x8 inches, newsprint toned, chip to lower right corner of the front cover. "Third edition" means third issue. Multi-ethnic young people's publication, which the preface describes as trying to emerge from the contraints of an "underground paper." Includes articles...
Oakland: the Foundation, 1980. Single sheet, two-fold six-panel brochure advertising the foundation and its work. The 15 year old Melvin Black was shot by the Oakland police, bringing a wide-ranging condemnation of the department and its treatment of blacks. The Foundation established scholarships and worked on other human rights issues.
Moscow: Novosti Press Agency, 1987. 22p., archival photos interspersed in the largepoint text; staplebound 6.2x8.5 inch oblong wraps, a very good copy. The sizeable typeface suggests a young adult audience. Andrei Tupolev designed the special plane, which looked uncannily like the U2 three decades later, a U2 with a nose-prop...
Turlock CA: for the high school by Harder's P[rinting] S[ervice?], 1942. Unpaginated, middle-school yearbook format with less information than is usual (no indices, no joke page) but pleasant chapter dividers, 11x8.5 inch embossed red cloth casing lettered white. Edgeworn with a little fray, front hinge is partially split and very.....
San Francisco: Urban Pioneer Program, n.d. Single sheet folded to make 6-panel brochure, 4.75x8.5 inches, dampstain in one corner extending through all panels (not musty). Introduction to a program based in J. Eugene McAteer High School that introduced urban kids to wilderness experiences. The program was the focus of a......
Berkeley: National Coordinating Committee, c/o Matthew Hallinan, [196-]. 6p., 8.5x11 inch sheets stapled together at upper left corner; four pages consist of a list of endorsements by activists from various groups. Calls for a new group melding civil rights and anti-war activities with concerns about other issues.
New York: April 4th Committee, . 4-page brochure, 7x8.5 inches, portrait of Martin Luther King on cover, small ink spot on edge, year penned at top. Calls for nationwide rallies and conferences to mark the legacy of MLK and support the UN’s resolution to address racism in the decade of.....
Santa Barbara: Wallace Hebberd, 1927. Hardcover. 112p., illustrated with plates and decorative drop-cap chapter headings, slightly bowed boards otherwise a very good first edition in illustrated boards and unclipped dj. Young adult's story set in Spanish California. True first edition with original illustrator.
New York: HarperCollins, 1994. Hardcover. xi, 273p., very good first edition in quarter-cloth boards unclipped dj. 16 original short stories on growing up gay and lesbian, with contributions by Lesléa Newman and Jane Yolen, among others. The hardcover first is signed on the title page by the editor.