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    CAD $30.00

    Historic Speeches of Mahatma Gandhi by Gandhi, Mahatma; Bharadwaj, Ramesh (editor)

    New Delhi: Acharya Kakasaheb Kalelkar Loksewa Kendra, 2006. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo. 168 p.p. B&W photos throughout. Illustrated hard cover with dust jacket. Some wear to boards and bumping to spine ends. A few small tears to jacket edges and bumping to corners. Some pencil annotations and underlining throughout. Bubbling to pastedowns. A little wear to rear hinge.


    CAD $150.00

    Celluloid Activist: The Life and Times of Vito Russo by Schiavi, Michael

    Madison, Wisconsin: University of Wisconsin Press, 2011. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. Original jacket, bound in black cloth. 361 p.p. First Edition, signed by author on title page. Small scratch and crease on bottom front jacket and rubbing to head of jacket and spine. Otherwise a fine copy. Wonderful biography on Vito Russo (1946-1990), the founding member of the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) and co-founder of the AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power(ACTUP). In 1981, Russo wrote The Culluloid Closet:Homosexuality in the Movies, looking at the treatment and portrayal of gay and lesbian characters in film, Biographer Michael Schiavi draws on archival material, letters, interviews and conversations with Russo's friends and family members. Schiavi is an associate professor at the New York Institute of Technology.


    CAD $40.00

    Su Man-Shu (1884-1918): A Sino-Japanese Genius by McAleavy, Henry

    London: The China Society, 1960. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Good. 8vo. China Society Sinological Series, Edited by Cyril Birch, No. 6. Based on a lecture delivered before The China Society on 26 June 1957. 51 p.p. Blue cloth boards with black lettering to front board. Damp stain to rear board. Dust jacket has some wear, chips to spine ends (with loss), chips to corners, a few small perforations to joints, sunning to edges, price is clipped. B&W illustration to verso of title page. Su Man-Shu was a Chinese writer, poet, painter, revolutionist, and a translator born in Japan. He became a Buddhist monk three times during his life. He studied in Japan and traveled to many Buddhist countries including India and Java, and was involved in revolutionary activity against the Qing Dynasty. He died at the age of 34 in Shanghai, reputedly of eating 60 meat dumplings to win a bet.


    AUD $33.50

    Confrontation on Campus: Student Challenge in California by Seidenbaum, Art

    Los Angeles, CA, U.S.A.: The Ward Ritchie Press, 1969 The dust jacket has moderate wear and several tears around the edges. The dust jacket has been clipped. The edges of the book and inside covers are somewhat tanned. 150 pages.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. Size E: 8"-9" Tall (203-228mm).



    Confrontation on campus: student challenge in California. Foreword by Harry S. Ashmore, photographs by Bill Bridges by Seidenbaum, Art

    Los Angeles: The Ward Ritchies Press, 1969. vii, 150p., very good hardcover in edgeworn dj, illus.


    CAD $65.00

    A Friction to the Machine: The Writings of Tooker Gomberg by Gomberg, Tooker and Anthony Davison (Editor)

    [Toronto]: [Anthony Davison], 2009. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo. Orig. spiral bound wrappers, 344pp. Illustrated. Light soiling and rubbing to wrappers o/w very good. Tooker Gomberg [1955-2004] was an environmental activist. This complilation of Gomberg's writings include samples from newspaper and magazine articles, blogs, photographs and more ranging from Human Rights, Clean Energy, Climate Change, Fossil Fuels and many more ecologicial issues.



    The Rainbow People of God: The Making of a Peaceful Revolution by Tutu, Desmond

    Image. PAPERBACK. 0385483740 Signed 2nd Image soft cover printing, 1994. VG, w/ clean text, tight binding, uncreased spine. Light edge/corner wear. Signed and inscribed (to p.o.) by Nobel peace prize winning author on half-title page. Free delivery confirmation. . Very Good.


    CAD $55.00

    Grey Owl: An Appreciation by Cory, Harper

    London: Animal Pictorial Ltd, 1938. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 12mo. 30 p.p. Original black-stamped stiff wraps. B&W photos. Sunning to covers, front cover bowed. Light foxing to covers and some pages. Offsetting from rear cover to last page.

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