Homage to Mistress Bradstreet. With Pictures by Ben Shahn

Homage to Mistress Bradstreet. With Pictures by Ben Shahn

Octavo (24cm). Original pictorial paper-covered boards; dustjacket; 57, (4)pp. Mild rubbing to bottom board edges, else Near Fine in the original pictorial dustwrapper, slightly faded on spine but unclipped, easily Very Good.

Death of A Salesman. Certain private conversations in two acts and a requiem.

Death of A Salesman. Certain private conversations in two acts and a requiem.

First Printing. Octavo; orange cloth boards, lettered in dark brown on spine and with brown pictorial device to front board; black topstain; dustjacket; 139pp. Signed by Miller in black felt-tip pen on title page. Spine and board edges sunned; front and rear hinges very slightly pulled; topstain faded to gray;...

Now We Are Six

Now We Are Six

First Impression. Octavo (19.5cm); publisher's pictorial red cloth boards, stamped in gilt on spine and covers; dustjacket; top edge gilt; 103pp. Illustrated by Ernest H. Shepard. A bright, Near Fine copy in original printed dustwrapper, slightly toned on spine and with small areas of discoloration to front panel. Still a....

Original Silkscreen Poster: Untitled [Portrait of Pete Seeger]

Original Silkscreen Poster: Untitled [Portrait of Pete Seeger]

Original four-color screenprint, 89cm x 57cm (ca 35" x 22-1/2"), on heavy white poster stock. Signed in pencil lower right, dated 1965. Light edgewear; darkening and adhesive tape remnants to verso; image bright and clean - Very Good to Near Fine.

Puerto Rican Obituary

Puerto Rican Obituary

Octavo (21cm). Original orange cloth boards, lettered in black on spine; dustjacket; 109pp. Slight toning to margins of text, still a sharp, Near Fine copy in a bright, unworn and unclipped dustwrapper with just a hint of dusting to lighter portions.

Original pen-and-ink drawing: "U.S. Recovery"

Original pen-and-ink drawing: "U.S. Recovery"

Pen-and-ink on heavy composition paper, ca 18" x 15" (ca 47cm x 39cm). Compositor's marks and notes at margins; light soil; Very Good. Signed "KET" lower left.

The Violent Bear It Away

The Violent Bear It Away

First Printing. Octavo (21cm.); red marbled paper over boards, quarterbound in dark gray textured cloth, titles stamped in gray and white on the spine with a gray topstain; dustjacket; 243pp. Faint tidemark to lower textblock edge at the gutter, small darkened patch to cloth at the base of the spine...

Three Erfurt Tales

Three Erfurt Tales

12mo. Cloth boards; viii, 62, iii pp. One of 310 copies. Presentation to Ben Shahn from Lessing Rosenwald on front endpaper: "To Ben Shahn / With Kindest Regards / Lessing," dated 1962. Fine copy. From the library of Ben and Bernarda Bryson Shahn, with estate label tipped on to front pastedown.

Gravity's Rainbow

Gravity's Rainbow

First Printing, one of 4,000 copies published in hardcover. Large octavo (22cm); textured orange cloth, with publisher's arc device stamped in blind on the front cover and in red on the spine; dustjacket; 760pp. Topstain is a strong, bright orange. Fine in a very Near Fine, unclipped dustjacket, notably unfaded...

Farmers' Industrial Union

Farmers' Industrial Union

Ca. 1910 (dated from text). 12mo (19cm). Staple-bound pamphlet; printed wrappers; 21, [3]pp. Light wear and soil; Very Good.

Nobody Starves

Nobody Starves

Octavo (19.5cm). Green cloth boards, stamped in blue and yellow; dustjacket; 281pp. Faint spot of soil to front board; upper edge of text block slightly dusty, else a tight, clean copy, VG or better. In the original pale green and orange dustwrapper, unclipped but with publisher's perforation on front flap...

Portrait of the Artist as An American. Ben Shahn: A Biography With Pictures

Portrait of the Artist as An American. Ben Shahn: A Biography With Pictures

Quarto (25cm). Cloth boards; 180pp; illus. BEN SHAHN'S COPY, warmly inscribed by Rodman to Ben & Bernarda Shahn in year of publication: "For Bernarda, who generously "forgot" my worst lapses, and to Ben, who won't (conveniently) stop "remembering" - with my love, Selden," datemarked Roosevelt, NJ, 1951. Mild wear; spine...

Wood Works. Constructions by Robert Indiana

Wood Works. Constructions by Robert Indiana

Quarto. Pictorial wrappers; 64pp; illus. INSCRIBED to Bernarda Shahn on half-title: "Skowhegan / 3.viii.85 / For Bernarda, my best (such a lovely weekend to remember)." Also laid in is a postcard from the artist, a reproduction of his iconic "LO/VE" painting, addressed to Bernarda Shahn and dated 1969: "Bernarda -...

Ditte: Girl Alive

Ditte: Girl Alive

First Printing. Octavo (19.5cm); red cloth with titles and design stamped in gilt on the spine; dustjacket; 268pp, [2] ads. Fine in a Near Fine dustjacket, with a few tiny nicks at spine ends and three faint splash marks on the spine.

Knock On Any Door

Knock On Any Door

First printing, with (1) following final paragraph. Octavo (22cm); tan cloth boards, lettered in blue on spine and front cover; dustjacket; 504pp. Cloth darkened along bottom edge, else a tight, Near Fine copy in lightly worn dustwrapper with foxing to verso and several brief creases and nicks to extremities; Very Good.

The Descent of Man, and Selection in Relation to Sex

The Descent of Man, and Selection in Relation to Sex

Two octavo volumes (20.5cm); textured brown cloth, with titles stamped in gilt on the spines and design and ruling in black on the panels; volume I pp. i-vi, 1-410 + [2pp. ads]; volume II pp. i-vi, [2], 1-436 + [12pp. ads]; illus. Gently rubbed at spine ends, with mild rubbing...

Kampf in Schnee und Eis

Kampf in Schnee und Eis

Third printing (19. bis 24. Tausend). Octavo; pictorial tan cloth boards; 113pp text; 155 leaves of plates (halftones). Endpapers darkened, else a tight, Near Fine copy in the scarce pictorial dustwrapper, lightly soiled and frayed along upper edge, still easily Very Good and retaining the publisher's wrap-around advertising band. Text in German.

Novum Organum 1 - New Organ of the Student Body of Yale School of Art and Architecture [Nov. 14, 1968]: "Yale Has Thus Far Been Spared The Ugliness Which Elsewhere Dramatized The Issues"

Novum Organum 1 - New Organ of the Student Body of Yale School of Art...

Offset lithograph, printed in red on both sides of sheet; 88cm x 59cm (ca 34-1/2" x 23cm). Minor edgewear; tack-holes at corners; Near Fine.

Lonely Crusade

Lonely Crusade

Octavo. Cloth boards; dustjacket; 398pp. Tight, clean copy, Near Fine, in price-clipped jacket with remainder price stamped on front flap; two brief, closed edge-tears and some mild soiling to lighter portions of the jacket; Very Good.

Democracy

Democracy

Octavo. Cloth boards; dustjacket; 332pp. Page edges dusty, else a tight, straight copy, near to Fine, in the very scarce dustjacket, toned and chafed on spine with brief closed tears, losses at corners and heel of spine; nibbling to upper spine, just into lettering of title; Good.

The Mystic Masseur

The Mystic Masseur

First Printing. Octavo; black cloth, with titling and decorations stamped in mauve and light blue; dustjacket; 215pp. Faint foxing to text edges and endpapers, with faint residue to lower edge of terminal leaf; Near Fine. Dustjacket is unclipped, lightly spine-sunned, with three tears extending into front panel and some faint...

Erik Dorn

Erik Dorn

Octavo (19cm). Cloth boards; dustjacket; 409pp. In Johnson's first binding of plum cloth. A very tight, fresh copy with just a few small spots of discoloration to edges of text block; Near Fine. In an attractive example of the very scarce jacket, lightly dusted overall and with a few brief...

Golden Sections. With an Introduction by Wyndham Lewis

Golden Sections. With an Introduction by Wyndham Lewis

Small octavo. Original red cloth boards; pictorial dustjacket; 219pp. Warm and lengthy presentation inscription on front endpaper to Ben Shahn: "For Ben Shahn, non writer, from Michael Ayrton, also a non writer, this Book (which contains enough misprints to justify the claim of illiteracy but, I hope, contains enough sense...

Nineteen Eighty-Four

Nineteen Eighty-Four

First Printing. Octavo; beige cloth, with titling and decorations stamped in black and crimson on spine and front panel; red variant dustjacket; 314pp. Spine ends slightly nudged, else a clean, Fine copy. Dustjacket is unclipped, lightly spine-sunned, with minor wear to joints and extremities, some shallow chipping to spine ends...

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