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This is an Italian Book Company import: underneath the name of the Casa ed. "La Madonnina," the Milanese publisher on the cover, is the notice that the Italian Book Company is "the only custodian [for this work] in the United States of North…

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Eugene Debs on cover, & Debs introduction ("Man, Woman and Child in the Conception of Debs"; oration of Norman Thomas; preface by Morris Hilquit, Anna Kuliscioff.

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Prefatory essay by Bernard Lazare; 13 pages of historical references, by date, from March 1906 through March 1907 [it says "1897"]; other essays by him, and other Italians (including Luigi Fabbri), and works translated from French and German…

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"Appeal of the Italian National Front at the Underground Conference in Milan, December, 1942." L'Unità del Popolo was the Italian-language newspaper of the Communist Party U.S.A.

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Text is only in Italian, unlike the "Per un governo" which is otherwise a similar pamphlet issued by the Italian Communist Party, whose newspaper was L'Unità del Popolo.

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Note the advertisement on rear cover for L'Adunata dei Refrattari, not exactly consistent with the prominente press values that Personeni represented.  This otherwise general business-advertisement filled "almanac" is noteworthy for the 16-page…

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This copy bears a copyright date of 1905, in contrast to date on the cover of 1913 for printing, as well as 89 Centre Street address, rather than the earlier 79 Centre Street, thus suggesting that this is a later printing by Vincenzo Ciocia at a…

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This anonymous work, an elegantly written and substantial (nearly 300 pages) mock-epic in terza rima of sixteen cantos, is of course about the life and work of Mussolini. It bears signs of perhaps more communist than either socialist or anarchist…

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While not a play as such, this small pamphlet, first published in Treviso in 1898, tells the dramatic tale of the troubles of an oppressed, slow-thinking comedic servant, a harlequin in the commedia dell'arte style of melodrama, a method used by…

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In the 62 pages of this work are essays by various writers. Of particular note at the end, however, is a 4-page catalogue of other books published by the Libreria Sociologica.

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There is no indication of authorship, no date of publication, or publisher, just the printer, namely, the Tipografia de "La Stella di Pittsburgh." I do not find it on OCLC or in the Italian library system.This copy was a gift to me from distinguished…

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See the entry for the 1912 facsimile copy of the original of this work for the full story of Vincenzo Paternò del Cugno, a Sicilian baron who killed his married lover, the Countess Giulia, in Rome in March 1911, when she refused to give him any more…

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On the cover, at bottom, it states "Copyright 1930 by Italian Book Co. 145-147 Mulberry Street New-York| This copy can be imported in the U.S. of A. only by Italian Book Co. of New-York." The work was actually published by the Casa Gennarelli,…

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After a 15-page almanac of historical events associated with each day of the year, there are essays by Luisa Migel, Pietro Gori, Joe Hill, and Clifford Howard. List of "opere" and "opuscoli" by anarchists are in the rear. Rear cover: "La Nostra…

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This work was issued in the series "Problemi Attuali [Current Problems]," unnumbered, which series also includes as no. 2 the same author's Il Bolscevismo: Che cosa è?; also, see Damiani's La bottega for same publisher, a bookstore, Libreria…

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This work is in the series of this publisher known as Problemi Attuali [Current Problems] - Numero 2. The author, an anarchist editor, activist and polemicist, was known for his disputes with individualists. He contributed to many anarchist…

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Stamped on the title page - bare of any printed text except "L'Urto di due mondi" without "poemetto" much less author Zavattero's name -  is "Libreria SOCIALE Italiana, Giuseppe Popolizio E Co., 232 East 123rd ST., New York, N.Y." That the bookstore…

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This collection of poetry is dedicated to those who have gone through the same struggles that Damiani had suffered.For a brief biography of Damiani, see entry for his La bottega. After the deaths of Galleani and Malatesta, the fascist regime in Italy…

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Giovanni Schiavo, a self-taught historian, brought out many volumes of his Italian-American Who's Who, in English (unlike Flamma), from the late 1930s through as late as the 1960s. This Italian language guidebook was a departure from his usual…

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This French version of Da Ponte's memoirs, q.v., dated 1860, translated from the Italian by M.C.D. De la Chavanne, still pre-dated by a couple of decades any publication in Italian in Italy of this work, so critical of the Austro-Hungarian empire…

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Although the author's name appears nowhere in this work itself, Sébastien Faure (1858-1942) is listed as the author on p. 3, under "opuscoli di propaganda antireligiosa" of the catalogue at the end of the 1908 Almanacco della Rivoluzione, q.v.,…

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In this 24-page pamphlet, Lisanti praises fascism, though noting its differences from Christianity. Lisanti declares that fascism has substituted for Christ’s exhortation to “Love your neighbor as you love yourself,” the “political imperative of…
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