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  • KAO'S BOYHOOD (Originlly entitled Child Labour) by Kao Yu-pao; Kao Yu-Pao, Tao Chih-an, Lu Tan, Pen Ching-yu, Wang Hsu-yang and Chou Li, illustrators.
    Kao Yu-pao; Kao Yu-Pao, Tao Chih-an, Lu Tan, Pen Ching-yu, Wang Hsu-yang and Chou Li, illustrators.
    KAO'S BOYHOOD (Originlly entitled Child Labour)

    Edition: 3rd printing.

    Peking (Beijing): The Foreign Language Press, 1963 (c 1954). A graphic novel / comic strip from before the Cultural Revolution. Adapted from one chapter of Kao Yu-pao's autobiography, this tells of the part he played in the underground against the Japanese invaders in Northeast China before and in WWII. "The story thoroughly exposes the Japanese imperialists' oppression of the Chinese workers and faithfully brings out the militant struggle and lofty qualities of the Chinese working class led by the Chinese Communist Party." Illustrated in black and white on every page by Kao Yu-Pao, Tao Chih-an, Lu Tan, Pen Ching-yu, Wang Hsu-yang and Chou Li. Oblong format. 96 pp.

    Condition: Good overall - toning to pages and covers, slight chipping to bottom edge of front cover.

    Book ID: 86723
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  • ADVENTURES OF A YOUNG MAN: Short Stories from Life. by Reed, John (1887 - 1920)
    Reed, John (1887 - 1920)
    ADVENTURES OF A YOUNG MAN: Short Stories from Life.

    Edition: First thus- a trade paperback.

    San Francisco: City Lights Books, (1975). First edition - A re-issue of the original Seven Seas edition (published in Berlin in 1966) by this journalist and radical activist best known for "Ten Days That Shook the World" about the October Revolution. This edition includes a new a preface by Lawrence Ferlinghetti, who notes that "no American publisher saw fit to print" these stories, as well as an additional piece "Almost Thiry", Reed's assessment of himself, looking back. 144 pp. Original price of $3.00 on the back cover which notes that these were "suppressed and ignored short stories.". ISBN: 0-872860833.

    Condition: Very good in illustrated wrappers (prev owner's name).

    Book ID: 88667
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  • THE FOURTH DIMENSION: Selected Poems of Yannis Ritsos. by Ritsos, Yannis (1909-1990) Traslated by Rae Dalven.
    Ritsos, Yannis (1909-1990) Traslated by Rae Dalven.
    THE FOURTH DIMENSION: Selected Poems of Yannis Ritsos.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, issued simultaneously with hardcover.

    Boston: David R. Godine, Publisher, (1977). First edition - A substantial collection spanning 40 years by one of the greatest 20th century Greek poets. He was a Communist and an active member of the Greek Resistance during World War II but after the war he was arrested twice and sent to prison camps, from 1948-52 and again in 1967. Translated from the Greek by Rae Dalven, who also provides a long preface and a bibliographical note. Square format. xxiv, 156 pp. ISBN: 0-879231823.

    Condition: Near fine in illustrated wrappers (some toning to the covers).

    Book ID: 85059
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