Tidal Wave. Poems of The Great Strikes

Tidal Wave. Poems of The Great Strikes

Staple-bound pamphlet, 8-1/2" x 5-1/2". Illustrated paper wrappers; 11pp. External toning and wear, some staining around staples; Very Good.

The Color Purple

The Color Purple

First Printing. Octavo (22cm); light gray paper over boards, quarterbound in purple cloth with titles stamped in silver on the spine; dustjacket; 245pp. Faint, scattered foxing to text edges, else Near Fine. Dustjacket is unclipped, with the colors perfectly unfaded on the spine; small patch of scoring on the rear...

Israel - 2 Conferencias por Vicente Lombardo Toledano

Israel - 2 Conferencias por Vicente Lombardo Toledano

Original linocut in three colors, 93cm x 67.5.5cm (ca 36" x 26") on thin paper. Mild wear to edges, with edge slightly creased at upper right; a few tiny closed tears and marginal losses; better than Very Good with colors bright and vivid; Grade A-/B+. Unbacked.

Proletaariaatteita: Kokoelma Kirjoituskia

Proletaariaatteita: Kokoelma Kirjoituskia

Octavo. Cloth boards; dustjacket; 437p. Tight, clean copy, Very Good or better. In original printed dustwrapper, chipped at margins and with small clear-tape reinforcements at flap-folds; Good.

Ben Shahn: New Deal Artist in a Cold War Climate, 1947-1954

Ben Shahn: New Deal Artist in a Cold War Climate, 1947-1954

Octavo (23.5 cm). Tan cloth boards; dustjacket; ix, 237pp. Presentation copy from the author to Shahn's widow Bernarda Bryson Shahn, with lengthy holograph note laid in, dated May, 1985. Fine copy. From the library of Ben and Bernarda Bryson Shahn, with estate label tipped on to front endpaper.

Libertad de Palabra - Una de las Cuatro Libertades Por Las Que Luchan Los Aliados

Libertad de Palabra - Una de las Cuatro Libertades Por Las Que Luchan Los Aliados

Lithographed poster in four colors, 102cm x 70cm (ca. 40" x 27-3/4"). Several repaired marginal tears; tape adhesion and ink attribution at extreme upper margin; Grade B/B+. Archivally backed on linen.

Report of the Committee on the Visual Arts at Harvard University

Report of the Committee on the Visual Arts at Harvard University

Octavo (23.5cm). Cloth-backed boards; 155pp. Presentation inscription on front endpaper from Nobel laureate George Wald to Ben Shahn: "To Ben Shahn / the "eminent artist" (p.49) / George Wald," undated. Covers soiled and stained; text clean and unmarked; about Very Good. From the library of Ben and Bernarda Bryson Shahn...

This Quiet Dust

This Quiet Dust

A promotional pamphlet issued in advance of Styron's novel 'The Confessions of Nat Turner,' reprinted from an April 1965 article written for Harper's Magazine. Quarto; blue-gray stapled wraps, with titling printed in black on front cover; 16pp. Bookplate signed by Styron loosely laid in. A Fine copy of this elusive...

The Gay Coloring Book

The Gay Coloring Book

Octavo (25cm). Staple-bound pictorial card wrappers; 34pp; chiefly illustrations. Covers slightly foxed and soiled; contents generally clean (and uncolored), with narrow moisture stain along upper margin throughout; Good to Very Good.

When God Laughs and Other Stories

When God Laughs and Other Stories

First printing. Title leaf a cancel (as with all copies, per Blanck). Octavo (19cm). Original pictorial cloth boards, stamped in colors on spine and front cover; ix, 319, (4)pp; illus. Previous owner's bookplate pasted inside front board; cloth slightly rubbed at crown and heel; spine design slightly dulled; a tight...

Scars: Stories

Scars: Stories

First Printing, cloth issue. Narrow octavo; burgundy cloth, with titles stamped in yellow on spine; dustjacket; 154pp. Bookplate signed by the author loosely laid in. Fine in a very Near Fine dustjacket, with two tiny tears.

Original lithograph (untitled) depicting an I.W.W. meeting

Original lithograph (untitled) depicting an I.W.W. meeting

Lithograph, 20-1/2" x 16". Printed in black ink on white stock; mounted on heavy pasteboard (as issued); signed in print "Rodney Thomson" at lower right. Mounting board worn, with losses at corners and edges; old damp-stain to entire lower margin, just into image; else just light soiling and wear --...

Oedipe, ou Tout le Monde ne Peut Pas Être Orphelin

Oedipe, ou Tout le Monde ne Peut Pas Être Orphelin

First trade edition of 425 copies, this copy not numbered (apparently as usual). Octavo; 43 folded, die-cut leaves laid loose within pictorial wrappers. Faint ring-stain tolean and unmarked in original wrappers; Very Good.

Saint Mammon: a Literary Blue Book of American Society. By a Member Of It

Saint Mammon: a Literary Blue Book of American Society. By a Member Of It

Original pictorial cloth boards; 440pp; illus. INSCRIBED: "Alice Merritt / from/ William Neely Freeman" on front endpaper. Spine slightly darkened; brief rubbing to covers and joints; thin split at base of rear hinge (internal); Very Good.

The Man with Seven Toes [Limited Edition]

The Man with Seven Toes [Limited Edition]

Limited to 300 copies of which this is no. 171. Oblong quarto (16.5x25.5cm.); original cloth in grey pictorial dust jacket with reproduction of a painting by John Chambers; 41,[6]pp.; mounted plate of jacket illustration to title page. Jacket spine and extremities toned, 1-inch closed tear to top edge of upper...

The Philosophy of Friedrich Nietzsche

The Philosophy of Friedrich Nietzsche

Octavo (21cm.); original maroon gilt-lettered cloth; xiii,[1],325pp.; engraved portrait frontispiece after Hans Olde. Spine a bit sunned with some shelfwear to ends, else Very Good or better. Mencken's second book, published at the age of 27.

Burning City

Burning City

One of 275 signed copies, signed by Benet on limitation page. Full burgundy morocco; later custom cloth chemise and slipcase; 80pp; illus. Fine in original glassine; slipcase lightly sunned on spine, VG or better.

Blood and Sand: A Novel

Blood and Sand: A Novel

Octavo (20.5cm.); original red pictorial cloth, upper cover and spine embossed in gilt; [8],343pp. Spine ends a bit rubbed, else Very Good or better.

Charles Fourier: Sein Leben und Seine Theorien

Charles Fourier: Sein Leben und Seine Theorien

Small octavo (19cm.); original decorative terracotta cloth, upper cover and spine embossed in black and gilt; 311pp.; woodcut portrait frontispiece, folding panorama plate of a "phalanstère" bound in rear. Some white soil spots to lower cloth edges, spine crown a touch frayed, pages uniformly toned due to poor paper stock.....

A Question of Upbringing: A Novel

A Question of Upbringing: A Novel

Small octavo (18.75cm.); original red cloth, spine embossed in black and gilt; [8],230pp. Spine lettering a bit rubbed, textblock edges slightly foxed, else Very Good and sound, albeit lacking the scarce jacket. Contemporary bookseller ticket to front pastedown. The first in the 12-volume series "A Dance to the Music of...

Shadow and Act

Shadow and Act

First Printing. Octavo (22cm); teal cloth, with titles stamped in gilt on spine; yellow topstain; dustjacket; 317pp, [2]. Hint of dustiness to topstain, else Fine. Dustjacket is unclipped, with a few pinpoint rubs along lower edge and some light dustiness to rear panel; very Near Fine.

The Collector

The Collector

First Printing. Octavo; rust-colored paper-covered boards, titled and blocked in gilt and dark brown on spine; yellow topstain; dustjacket; 305pp, [4]. Bookplate signed by the author loosely laid in, with the brief note "a cold day, 1996" below his written name. Rough erasure to contemporary owner's name and date on...

JR

JR

First Printing. Large octavo (24.5cm); textured black cloth, stamped in blind on the front cover and in gilt on the spine. red topstain; 726pp. The topstain is bright and even, without a hint of fading or blemish. Fine in a Near Fine, unclipped dustjacket, with a small, imperceptible trace of...

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