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Author:
Forster?, Nathaniel
Title:
An Answer to a Pamphlet Entitled, "The Question Stated, Whether The Freeholders of Middlesex forfeited their Right by Voting for Mr. Wilkes at the last Election? In a Letter from a Member of Parliament to one of his Constituents" [etc.]. Not in Eller
Publisher:
Printed for James Fletcher [and two others] [etc.], London, 1769.
Description:
Part of the debate whether John Wilkes should sit in Parliament, the postscript possibly by Blackstone, accused of saying one thing in his 'Commentaries' and another as a Member of Parliament, in Ian Doolittle's words "caught leaden-footed in debate"
Condition:
Disbound, laid into modern marbled wraps, some foxing and the margins cut somewhat close, a sound copy; 38 pages, without the half title
Book No.:
W-77763
Price:
$ 750.00
Category:
Parliament, Radicals
 
Author:
Joshi, S.T. (ed.)
Title:
Closing Arguments, Clarence Darrow on Religion, Law, and Society
Publisher:
Ohio University Press, Athens, 2005.
Description:
Over twenty essays, addresses, and debate contributions of Darrow's for the most part not collected elsewhere, including those on philosophy and religion, on law and crime, and on politics and society, inter alia
Condition:
Original printed illustrated wraps, an uncorrected proof copy, well-preserved; 263 pages
Book No.:
W-72840
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
Radicals
 
Author:
Bailey, Robert
Title:
Radicals in Urban Politics, The Alinsky Approach
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 1974.
Description:
Condition:
Brown cloth, a sound copy in a wrinkled dustjacket
Book No.:
W-90484
Price:
$ 30.00
Category:
Radicals
Author:
Wallis, Ralph
Title:
More News from Rome or Magna Charta, Discoursed of between a Poor Man & his Wife . . . An Assertion of Dr. William Warmstrey . . . wherein he affirmeth, that It is a lesser sin for a man to kill his Father, than to refrain coming to the Divine Service
Publisher:
for the Author, for the only benefit of his Wife and Children, London, 1666.
Description:
One of the few surviving works of Wallis, the radical protestant called the Cobbler of Gloucester, invoking Magna Charta as part of his vituperative attack on the Church of England and "the scandalous and shameful conduct of Anglican clergyman"
Condition:
Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, gilt, definite browning and the margins cut close, but clean and usable; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78007
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
Magna Carta, Religion, Radicals
Author:
Darrow, Clarence
Title:
The Story of My Life
Publisher:
Buccaneer Books, Cutchogue, 1960.
Description:
Darrow's principal autobiographical work, written in his 70's, full of reflection, with much on the Scopes trial, the Leopold and Loeb case, and his other great involvements; with the 1960 copyright obtained by Darrow's three grandchildren
Condition:
Original dark gray cloth, a very good copy; the facsimile reissue of the original 1932 edition, and the first Buccaneer Books printing
Book No.:
W-69985
Price:
$ 75.00
Category:
biography, Radicals, Darrow
 
Author:
Title:
The Supreme Court vs The People, Karl Marx Influence Increases. Communism is Treason!
Publisher:
Common Sense, The Nation's Anti-Communist Newspaper, Union, 1962.
Description:
The lead article devoted to the nomination of Arthur Goldberg to the Court, highly, even rabidly, critical and anti-Semitic, bracketing him not only with "Marxian and Fabian Socialists", but with Felix Frankfurter "representing the minority group"
Condition:
Four pages (one sheet folded) measuring 11x15 inches as folded, browning yet usable; the September 15 issue, with a front-page photo of Mr Goldberg
Book No.:
W-75104
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
Supreme Court, Radicals
 
Author:
Taylor, Paul S.
Title:
Communist Strategy and Tactics of Employing Peasant Dissatisfaction over Conditions of Land Tenure for Revolutionary Ends in Vietnam (A Study . . . for the Foreign Operations and Government Information Subcommittee)
Publisher:
Government Printing Office, Washington, 1970.
Description:
A fitting part of Taylor's lifelong goal of land reform, whether in this country (with his wife, Dorothea Lange) or in the third world, here providing a cautionary historical survey of Communist efforts to use land reform for revolutionary purposes
Condition:
Original printed stapled wraps, some browning, else a very good copy; 28 pages
Book No.:
W-78860
Price:
$ 125.00
Category:
Vietnam, Radicals, Real Property
 
Author:
Tietjen, Randall (ed.)
Title:
In the Clutches of the Law, Clarence Darrow's Letters
Publisher:
University of California Press, Berkeley, 2013.
Description:
More than 500 letters brought together over twenty years, meticulously edited and glossed, and destined to materially change our views of Darrow, in the words of Michael Tigar--"one of the three best books on Clarence Darrow ever published"
Condition:
Original cloth, as new in the dustjacket
Book No.:
W-77129
Price:
$ 100.00
Category:
biography, Radicals, Law and Literature
Author:
Darrow, Clarence
Title:
The Story of My Life. Grosset's Universal Library Edition
Publisher:
Grosset & Dunlap, New York, 1957?.
Description:
Darrow's principal autobiographical work, written in his 70's, full of reflection, with much on the Scopes trial, the Leopold and Loeb case, and his other great involvements, the 27th work to appear in the publisher's Universal Library
Condition:
Illustrated multi-colored library cloth, somewhat worn and unevenly faded, else sound, the reissue in facsimile of the original 1932 edition
Book No.:
W-59528
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
biography, Radicals
Author:
Title:
Brief of Plaintiff in Error, Robert Wood, Plaintiff in Error, vs. The State of Oklahoma Defendant in Error, The Criminal Court of Appeals of State of Oklahoma. No. A-10,046. George Croom, Oklahoma City, Okla. Attorney for Plaintiff in Error
Publisher:
King Law Brief Co., 20 S. Walker, Oklahoma City, 1941.
Description:
The rare appellate brief following the raid on Wood's Oklahoma City Communist bookshop, the seizure of thousands of the shop's books and Wood's trial and sentencing to a ten year prison term, his conviction ultimately reversed on this appeal
Condition:
Original printed sewn wraps, a bit chipped, but a good sound copy, 115 pages; no copy in OCLC
Book No.:
W-77197
Price:
$ 350.00
Category:
Radicals, trials, freedom of speech, freedom of press
Author:
Title:
The Trial of James Wilson, for High Treason, With an Account of His Execution at Glasgow, September 1820 . . . Now Respectfully Submitted to the Consideration of the Reformers of Glasgow, By . . . The Exposer of the Spy System [Peter Mackenzie]
Publisher:
Printed and Published by Muir, Gowans, & Co. [etc.], Glasgow, 1832.
Description:
Three accounts of Wilson's trial, one of three individuals executed for participating in the Scottish Insurrection of 1820, later discovered by Mackenzie to have been instigated by government agents, leading to the pardon of all the other insurgents
Condition:
Original ?self-wraps, disbound, a good clean copy, 48 pages; five copies in OCLC, one in Scotland
Book No.:
W-77513
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
SCOTLAND, trials, criminal law, Radicals
 
Author:
Title:
Would You Have the U.S. Supreme Court "Curbed and Bridled?"
Publisher:
Chicago Committee to Defend Democratic Rights, Chicago, 1958.
Description:
Condition:
8.5" x 14" sheet, folded into quarters
Book No.:
W-44512
Price:
$ 15.00
Category:
Supreme Court, Radicals
Author:
Title:
Argument of Clarence Darrow In the Case of the Communist Labor Party in the Criminal Court, Chicago. Hunsberger 130 [erroneously stating the work to contain Darrow's 1912 bribery trial argument]
Publisher:
Charles H. Kerr & Company, Chicago, 1920.
Description:
Darrow's powerful argument supporting freedom of speech, anticipating Holmes' dissent in Gitlow, defending twenty men arrested in an infamous 'Palmer Raid'; "seldom [have I] seen a case where I believed so heartily that I am right as this"
Condition:
Original light-gray printed wraps, chipped but sound; 116 pages
Book No.:
W-67438
Price:
$ 250.00
Category:
communist law, freedom of speech, Radicals, constitutional law
 
Author:
Samuels, H.
Title:
The Industrial Worker's Guide to His Rights and Duties
Publisher:
Pitman, London, n.d.
Description:
Condition:
Pictorial stapled wraps; 40 pages
Book No.:
W-44259
Price:
$ 20.00
Category:
Radicals, labor law
 
Author:
Title:
Rights
Publisher:
National Emergency Civil Liberties Committee, New York, 1982.
Description:
A good run of the Committee's publication, though not complete, thirty-two issues over fifteen years, with contributions by Alexander Cockburn, Irving Dilliard, Jessica Mitford, Larry McMurtry (on the Salman Rushdie fatwa) and Tom Stoppard inter alia
Condition:
Original stapled self-wraps, ex-library, in a black acco-binder
Book No.:
W-91333
Price:
$ 75.00
Category:
civil liberties, Radicals, civil rights
 
Author:
Darrow, Clarence
Title:
The Story of My Life
Publisher:
Da Capo Press, New York, 1996.
Description:
Darrow's principal autobiographical work, written in his 70's, full of reflection, with much on the Scopes trial, the Leopold and Loeb case, and his other great involvements; with an new introduction, sometimes contentious, by Alan M. Dershowitz
Condition:
Printed wraps, a very good copy
Book No.:
W-64926
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
biography, Radicals
Author:
Title:
Argument of Clarence Darrow In the Case of the Communist Labor Party in the Criminal Court, Chicago. Hunsberger 130 [erroneously stating the work to contain Darrow's 1912 bribery trial argument]
Publisher:
Charles H. Kerr & Company, Chicago, 1920.
Description:
Darrow's powerful argument supporting freedom of speech, anticipating Holmes' dissent in Gitlow, defending twenty men arrested in an infamous 'Palmer Raid'; "seldom [have I] seen a case where I believed so heartily that I am right as this"
Condition:
?Original patterned dark-red cloth, the spine gilt-lettered, somewhat rubbed and some browning, the occasional pencil markings, else a very good copy
Book No.:
W-76301
Price:
$ 250.00
Category:
communist law, freedom of speech, Radicals, constitutional law
Author:
Title:
The Triumphs of Justice over Unjust Judges. Exhibiting I. The Names and Crimes of Four and Forty Judges, hanged . . . IV. The Proceedings of the Ship-Money Judges . . . VII. The Case of William Penn, for a Riot in Fenchurch Street
Publisher:
For J.J. Franklin (Grand Nephew to Dr. Franklin) [etc.], London, 1817.
Description:
A populist tract of the first rank originally published in 1681, recounting with approval the executions of oppressive judges and praising upright judges and juries (including Sir Matthew Hale and the jury acquitting Penn and Mead) and habeas corpus
Condition:
Original ?self-wraps, disbound, light browning and a very little foxing, else sound, 36 pages; uncommon, four copies in OCLC in this country
Book No.:
W-79124
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
trials, Radicals, juries, habeas corpus

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