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Barcelona: Colectivo Antitortura, 1979. 12.25x15.25 inches, single sheet, printed both sides, some yellowing along a horizontal fold. Text in Spanish. OCLC lists two holdings in Barcelona. Single issue of the anti-torture publication, with discussion of the torture of local activists.
New York: Tomorrow Publishers, 1935. Pamphlet. 30p., wraps with a trace of fading else very good condition in the original Publisher's band around the pamphlet intact, 5.5x7.5 inches. Describes torture in Yugoslav prisons. Much of the material in this pamphlet first appeared in the September 1933 issue of "New Masses".....
Boston: Nichols and Noyes, 1869. Hardcover. 156p., hardbound first edition in 7.5x4.5 inch green cloth boards with cover- and spine-titling gilt; ex libris "Friends Meeting Library, Berkeley," conspicuous exterior numerals and pocket within, edgewear &c, a better than "reading" copy but not by much. Author accuses the accusers.
Santa Cruz, CA: Sentinel Pub. Co., 1910. 99p., index and extra photo, plates as called for, first edition 7.5x5.5 inch staplebound textblock under decorated grey wraps. A little edgeworn, with a snag and half-inch chip at the tail and a tiny chip at the head, a very good specimen of.....
London: James Barrie, 1953. Hardcover. xii, 320p., scattered period illustrations in b&w, the hardbound first edition in not quite collectable condition, but a good reading copy: spine panel is sunned with the light blue of the covers faded to grey, covers look a little "handled," a copyright cancellation strip has.....
Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 2008. xvi, 159 pages, very good softcover; inscribed by the author. "Set against the dogmas of state regimes that torture, against the misapplications of technology to the destruction of human subjectivities, and against the use of spiritual traditions to suppress human poesis, this book.....
Nottingham, England: the society, 1974. 52p., staplebound 8x6 inch cardstock wraps, cover decorated with a photo of riot police, a cannister of CS (overprinted in red, suitable for framing) on the back. Slight signs of crimping and handling, paper has turned a fraction brown. B S S R S paper.....
La Habana: Editorial en Marcha, ano de la planificacion, 1962. 51p., staplebound 8.2x6 inch wraps, cover detached from staple and split down the foldline. Text is complete; front cover titling and graphic edgeworn, detatched along spine, plain back cover is ragged and grossly defective.
n.p. the Committees, 1984. Approximately 17x24 inch poster depicting a shackled prisoner held standing between arrays of crude spikes. Black and white design, mildly uneven toning, minor closed edge tears. Calls for the repeal of the emergency decree, blamed for providing cover for torture of dissident prisoners.
online: printed for the author by Bright Pen / Authors OnLine Ltd, 2005. Paperback. 125p., professionally-printed "on demand" softbound in 8.5x5.5 inch glossy decorated wraps; absolutely clean and sound, a fine copy. The gist appears to be that Black on Black violence as well as Black on white violence, is.....
Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1968. Hardcover. xiii, 277p., two line maps, first edition cloth boards in dj, top edge soiled lightly, jacket a bit worn, good copy. A Republican, Escobal was imprisoned by the Nationalists early in the conflict. He describes the conditions of imprisonment and executions suffered by the.....
Berkeley: Human Rights Center, University of California, November 2008. Paperback. ix, 124p., illustrated with a few documents in facsimile and two cover photos in color, softbound in 11x8.5 inch photodecorated wraps; a fine unblemished copy. The principal authors are Berkeley professors.
Venice: Stamperia di Venezia editrice, circa 1966, when first published in Italian. Paperback. 143, xxvii [documents]p., numerous site and instrument photos plus floorplans &c; an upright softbound in 8.5x4.5 inch photo-decorated glossy wraps. A bit edgeworn with light corner-creasing, free of any marks within, a good copy.
Cambridge: Harvard University Press / Center for Middle Eastern Studies, 1968. Paperback. 98p., softbound in 8x5 inch plain printed grey wraps; front cover is creased in two places and back has small smudges. Titlepage bears an ownership signature and a crease corresponding to one on cover, else sound, clean and.....
Florence: Qua d'Arno, 1987. Paperback. 156p., bilingual texts in English and Spanish, b&w plates and text throughout, on coated paperstock, first edition 11x9.5 inch paperback in color pictorial wraps, somewhat edgewornn with corner-creasings. Otherwise sound, and entirely clean and unmarked. Author Held, though having written extensively on firearms, "accepted the.....