Kings Point: United States Merchant Marine Academy, 1969. Hardcover. 266, 54p.[ads], glossy paperstock throughout with b&w and color photography, hardbound in massive 12.3x9.5 inch blue boards over a silver spine. No ownership or other marks, faintests signs of any handling or age, near-fine.
Ankara: The Ministry of Press, Broadcasting and Tourism, undated (1960s). Pamphlet. Staplebound pamphlet in 7.5x5 inch decorated wraps, texts in Turkish, English, German, Italian, Arabic (cursive) and French; texts and photos printed on glazed paperstock throughout, mild signs of handling and age but perfectly clean, sound and unmarked: a very...
Pittsburgh: the 351st F. A., 1942. 28p., 6x9 inches, centerfold of b&w photos, ads, very good booklet/program in silver and blue pictorial stapled wraps with drawing of a black soldier in Doughboy outfit. The reunion program includes a list of the 351st members who did the work for the event.....
London: Tiffany & Co., undated, perhaps 1970s. Paperback. Unpaginated, display of over one hundred "plates", i.e. buckles with caption descriptions, b&w exhibit photography on glossy coated paper, softbound in 8x6 inch decorated wraps; slightly edgeworn but very good exterior, clean within and marked only with a bookseller's unerasable pencilling; but.....
Barcelona: the weekly, 1924. Fifteen unduplicated issues from first year of publication; printed on both glazed paper (still bright-white) and newsprint (toned, undamaged). Magazines in uniform format, 12x8.5 inches, expect a little edgewear, scattered external dust-soil and foxing, clean within and quite sound, good to very good copies.
New York: American Veterans Committee, Berkeley Chapter #1, 1946-47. 8 issues of the mimeographed 8.5x11 inch newsletter published by the Berkeley chapter of the left-wing veterans' group; all from before the AVC's expulsion of communists in 1948. Issues present are vol. 1 nos. 4-6, 12-15, 17. Three or four pages...
Washington DC: Bureau of Naval Personnel, Navy Dept. . Paperback. 48p., 9.25x6 inches landscape format, Black history, historical highlights, future trends, education and training, profiles of the fleet, February historical calendar, b&w and color photos, very good first edition booklet in stapled black pictorial wraps. An informational booklet issued by.....
the newsletter, 1951. Four issues, each mimeographed on 8x13 inch sheets, 4 to 6 pages each, mild handling wear, occasional closed edge tears. Issues present are vol. 25 nos. 4-7 (April 27-30, 1951). Newsletter with world news briefs, especially updates on the Korean War at a time when Chinese troops...
Washington DC: United States War Department. 1943. Paperback. 127p., 4x5.25 inches, lightly worn wraps, very good phrasebook in pocketbook format, stapled green wraps. TM 30-645 Restricted. Phrases for use by soldiers in the field."What color were the uniforms" is transliterated as ka-KUV- BESH-ay tsvay-TA na oo-nee FOR-mee-tay eem?
n.p. . 8.5x11 inch handbill, very good. From context it appears that it was issued in the Mid-Peninsula area, perhaps around Stanford. On a walk to show solidarity with the Presidio 27, outlining the events that followed the killing of Richard Bunch by a guard in the Army stockade.
[Barcelona-?]: n.pub. 1938. Single sheet folded to make 4-panel 6.5x8.5 blank for writing letters, the front panel printed in red with a Catalonian shield and the slogan “Catalunya als seus combatents, endavant per la llibertat!” and the dates Sept. 11 1714 and 1938 (ie, marking Catalonian National Day). Very good...
Moscow: Vserossiiskii tsentral nyi ispolnitel nyi komitet sovietov r., k., k. i k. deputatov, Voennyi Otdiel, 1918. 7p., pamphlet folded from a single sheet; evenly toned, otherwise very good. Two short essays: "What is a Red Army soldier?" and "Remember the Red Army comrade!" Second printing.
Oakland: Connexions/ People's Translation Service, 1984. Magazine. 32p., 9x12 inches, articles, columns, ads, photos, poetry, reviews, resources, very good magazine in stapled pictorial wraps. A collective of feminists of diverse nationalities translating feminist and lesbian related materials and articles.