Dublin: The Crane Bag, 1981. 94p., illustrations, very good in wraps. Irish journal. Contributors consider anti-Catholicism, sex legislation, minorities, church and state in Ireland (interview with Sean McBride), homosexual people and the christian churches in Ireland ("A minority and its oppressors"), the disabled.
Berkeley, CA: Collective, Communal and Cooperative Network, 1981. Single issue of the Bay Area newsletter for intentional communities, 8.5x11 inches, 22p., very good. Includes John Curl on "Dialogue on social transformation," Gaby Welford on confrontation and change at the Atlantis commune in Ireland, an article on child abuse within communes...
London: Inside Story, 1972-73. Nearly complete run of issues 1-13 of the iconoclastic magazine, missing no. 8 and the January 1974 supplement. Very good, staplebound pictorial wraps. Early issues have wonderful pictorial covers; later issues show the effects of budgetary limitations with less elaborate production quality. Includes much on events...
Dublin: Hodges and Figgis, [197-]. 54p., bookseller's catalog, lightly soiled wraps, text only. Catalogue 26. Listing of 556 titles from the 1600s to the turn of the 20th century, useful chiefly for weeping over while considering how inexpensively these treasures could have been obtained forty years ago.
London: Verso, 1995. vii, 226p., first wraps issue, trade-size softbound. Endsheet bears a datestamp, otherwise faint sings of handling, a very good copy. "Bram Stoker's sexual ethnology and the question of Irish nationalism," for starters. But it's more than just lit crit, another essay recounts how remote Brazilian tribes are...
Dublin, Ireland: Workers Solidarity Movement, 2001-2003. Three issues of the magazine, glossy wraps, 19, 19 and 31 pages respectively, 8.5x11.5 inches, good to very good. Discussions of both global and Irish issues. Includes some discussion of anarchism and Islam, in the wake of heightened pro-Islamist participation in anti-war events.
Douglas, Cork: St. Patrick's Seminary, 1980. 56p., mimeographed sheets bound with staples, formerly taped along spine, the tape now missing; address and postage stamp on rear cover. Literary magazine including pieces by members of the community on missionary work in Nigeria, local social work, gardening, and other topics.
London: Spare Rib Collective, 1982. Magazine. 56p., includes covers, 8.25x11.75 inches, articles, stories, reports, news, services and resources, critique and reviews, photos and art, lightly-worn magazine in stapled pink pictorial wraps. Irish Women: Our history, our lives, cover story.
Dublin: Spartacist Group Ireland, 2005. Single issue of the staplebound periodical, 16p., very good on semigloss paper, 8.25x11.75 inches. Issued by the Irish section of the International Communist League. Coverage includes criticism of the "war on terror" and a piece about the destruction of New Orleans.
Havana: Organization of Solidarity of the Peoples of Africa, Asia, and Latin America, 1971. 159p., paperback, spine ends mildly worn, otherwise very good. Articles on anti-imperialist culture and politics, guerrilla movements in Africa and Asia, the Vietnam war, and Latin America.This issue includes a piece by James Higgins about self-censorship...