Novel Writing in an Apocalyptic Time [Limited Edition, Signed by Percy and Welty]

Novel Writing in an Apocalyptic Time [Limited Edition, Signed by Percy and Welty]

Limited to 300 trade copies of which this is no. 197. Octavo (23.5cm.); original grey pictorial cloth in glassine dust jacket; [12],28pp.; illus. Jacket a bit creased, else Fine. Signed by Walker Percy and Eudora Welty. HOBSON A.1.14; POLK C83.

Wall Street Stories

Wall Street Stories

Small octavo (18cm.); original dark green gilt-lettered cloth; [8],224,[5]pp. Extremities a hint rubbed, mostly to spine ends, front hinge cracked and lacking front free endpaper, contemporary ownership rubberstamp to front pastedown, else quite an attractive, still-brilliant copy. The author's first book, a collection of magazine stories based on his experiences...

Towboat River

Towboat River

Quarto (27cm). Brown cloth boards lettered in silver; 295pp; illus. Inscribed on front endpaper to Ben and Bernarda Shahn: "For Bernarda - because she comes from the river country; For Ben - because he might like some of the language; For both - because they understand what this book tried...

Land of the Free

Land of the Free

Small quarto (23cm). Tan cloth boards, lettered blue; 93pp; illus. dustjacket. Review copy, with review stamp on front endpaper. Bernarda Bryson Shahn's copy, with her signature on front endpaper and ink note above publisher's stamp: "Please Return to Bernarda B. Shahn." A worn copy; covers soiled and toned, with split...

Poster: "If you tell where he's going...He may never get there!"

Poster: "If you tell where he's going...He may never get there!"

Original poster, lithographed in colors on off-white stock measuring 51.5cm x 71cm (20.25" x 28"). Professionally linen-backed, with old fold lines faintly visible; a bright, Fine example.

Kilby Kronikle (August 1940) and Kilbian (Vol.1, No.6 - October 1940)

Kilby Kronikle (August 1940) and Kilbian (Vol.1, No.6 - October 1940)

Two quarto issues (26cm); 7.5" x 10" sheets, mimeographed in colors and side-stapled into yellow and green card covers; each issue 30pp; illus. Contents, bright, fresh and clean; covers lightly edgeworn, with small creases, toning, and dust-soil to extremities, a few tiny tears and small stains; Very Good+.

Be a Victory Farm Volunteer in the U.S. Crop Corps. See Your Principal

Be a Victory Farm Volunteer in the U.S. Crop Corps. See Your Principal

Original poster, offset lithographed in colors on white stock, measuring 56.75x35.5cm. (22.5 x 14 inches). Previous folds, else Fine.

How To Write Business Letters, Correct Agreements, Telegrams, Good Letters, and Applications

How To Write Business Letters, Correct Agreements, Telegrams, Good Letters, and Applications

Octavo (21cm); illustrated wrappers, stapled; 60pp; illus. Light wear to extremities, touch of oxidation to staples, else Near Fine. Apparent first printing (per Peter Hogg) of this edition, but this is a re-working of an earlier (1964) work with an identical title attirbuted to R. Okonkwo. There were numerous later...

Valiant is the Word for Carrie

Valiant is the Word for Carrie

First Printing. Octavo (19.5cm); black cloth, with titles stamped in gilt on spine and front cover; blue-gray topstain; dustjacket; 292, [10]pp. Minor rubbing to covers, with pinpoint wear gilt lettering at base of spine; Near Fine. Dustjacket is unclipped (priced $2.00), lightly edge-rubbed and gently spine sunned, with a few...

Paterson, Books I-V

Paterson, Books I-V

First Printings. Five octavo volumes; original tan cloth boards; printed dustjackets (save Book V, which has a pictorial jacket). Uniformly Near Fine copies in original dustwrappers, all unclipped but with moderate toning to spines and extremities; Book I also with a small scuff to rear jacket panel, partially eliding one...

A Miscellany [...] Foreword by the Author

A Miscellany [...] Foreword by the Author

Octavo (23.25cm.); original dark blue cloth, upper cover and spine lettered in silver, glassine dust jacket; xi,[1],241pp.; photographic frontispiece. Glassine a bit toned with a few short closed tears, else Fine. Laid in mimeographed broadside prospectus with integral order blank printed at bottom of leaf. States that 1000 copies were...

Metroland [Signed]

Metroland [Signed]

Octavo (20.5cm.); original boards in black dust jacket lettered in white and silver; 176pp. Signed by the author on title page. Fine. The author's first book.

The Hospital

The Hospital

Octavo. Green cloth boards, lettered in gilt on spine and front cover; dustjacket; blue/gray top-stain; 279pp. Review copy, with A tight, Near Fine copy with top-stain gently faded near spine. In the original pictorial dustwrapper, unclipped, just slightly rubbed and with tiny losses at spine ends (not affecting lettering), VG.....

The Haunted Man and the Ghost's Bargain. A Fancy for Christmas-Time

The Haunted Man and the Ghost's Bargain. A Fancy for Christmas-Time

12mo (17cm.); original red decorative cloth embossed in blind and gilt, all edges gilt, yellow glazed endpapers; [8],188pp.; wood engraved frontispiece and added title page, illus. in text throughout. Spine ends a bit rubbed, contemporary gift inscription to front free endpaper, contemporary bookseller ticket to front pastedown. Very Good or...

Stone Dust: The Autobiography of a Stone Carving [Limited Edition, Inscribed & Signed to Bernarda Shahn]

Stone Dust: The Autobiography of a Stone Carving [Limited Edition, Inscribed & Signed to Bernarda...

Limited to 600 copies of which this is no. 428. Small quarto (27.75cm.); original cloth in white photo-illustrated dust jacket; unpaged; photographic endpapers, full-paged color-blocked copper-plate engravings throughout. Jacket a hint shelf-worn and rather dust-soiled with small soil stain to upper panel, else Fine in About Very Good jacket. Signed...

Moods: Cadenced and Declaimed [Limited Edition, Signed]

Moods: Cadenced and Declaimed [Limited Edition, Signed]

Limited to 550 copies of which this is no. 434. Octavo (23cm.); original half cloth, brown morocco gilt spine label, original black paper-covered board slipcase; x,[2],328pp. Leather spine label rubbed with a few tiny losses, else Very Good or better. Signed by the author on limitation page.

Original Lithographed Poster: Ein Volk Hilft Sich Selbst - Winterhilfswerk des Deutschen Volkes

Original Lithographed Poster: Ein Volk Hilft Sich Selbst - Winterhilfswerk des Deutschen Volkes

Lithograph printed in black and brown on cream stock, 42cm X 30cm (ca.16.5" X 11.75"). Folded vertically at center, with marginal toning to extremities and a few small corner creases; Near Fine.

Arsenic and Old Lace: A Comedy

Arsenic and Old Lace: A Comedy

First printing. Octavo (21cm.); original linen in lavender pictorial dust jacket; [8],187pp.; plain photographic frontispiece, 3 plates. Long closed tears to jacket professionally repaired, some uneven toning, including to spine; Fine in Good or better jacket. "A Random House Play." First trade edition of the play, originally produced on Broadway...

The Black Panther: Black Community News Service - Vol.III, No.20 (September 6, 1969) [published with] Basta Ya! - Panther Issue No.2

The Black Panther: Black Community News Service - Vol.III, No.20 (September 6, 1969) [published with]...

Tabloid (44.5cm); photo-illustrated newsprint wrappers; 20pp; illus. Bound dos-a-dos with Basta Ya! - Panther Issue No.2 (8pp). Horizontal fold at center, with mild toning and wear to extremities; Near Fine.

The Kingdom of Smoke: Sketches of My People

The Kingdom of Smoke: Sketches of My People

Octavo (21cm). Cloth-backed boards; paper spine label; dustjacket; 73pp; illus. One of 250 signed copies, signed by the author on limitation page. Very fine in bright, unworn dustjacket.

Archive of 10 original cartoons, mock-ups and illustrations by Socialist cartoonist Guy H. Lockwood (and students)

Archive of 10 original cartoons, mock-ups and illustrations by Socialist cartoonist Guy H. Lockwood (and students)

10 original pen-and-ink illustrations, in black ink on artist's board. Five signed by Lockwood; two pieces unsigned but apparently in Lockwood's hand; three works signed by other artists. Dimensions vary; most pieces ca. 13" x 7" to 12" x 10"; some slightly smaller. A few with marginal chips or soiling;...

Soviet River

Soviet River

Octavo. Red cloth boards, lettered in black on spine; dustjacket; 383pp. Paper-clip indent to first few leaves of text, else a tight, straight and unmarked copy, VG or better, in the original pictorial dustwrapper, lightly rubbed and soiled with a few small nicks at extremities. A Very Good, quite handsome...

The Weather Tree

The Weather Tree

First Printing. Octavo (19.5cm); maroon cloth, with titling and decorations stamped in black and gilt on spine and front panel; peach topstain; dustjacket; 298pp. Gently nudged and faded at spine ends, else Near Fine. Dustjacket is unclipped, lightly worn at joints and extremities, with some shallow chipping at spine ends...

Everywoman - Nos. 1-32 [All Published]

Everywoman - Nos. 1-32 [All Published]

32 issues, varying formats (approx. 28-45cm.); illus. Tabloid issues with horizontal fold line as usual, some light toning, else a Fine collection. Color printing introduced in issue no. 5.

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