The Shipping News [with Signed Bookplate Laid In]

The Shipping News [with Signed Bookplate Laid In]

First Printing. Octavo; two-tone gray and light green paper and cloth covered boards, with titles stamped in black on spine; dustjacket; 337pp. Bookplate signed by the author loosely laid in. Fine in a Fine, unclipped dustjacket (priced $20.00.

Los Milagros en Metal y en Cera de Puerto Rico. Photographs by Pablo Delano.

Los Milagros en Metal y en Cera de Puerto Rico. Photographs by Pablo Delano.

Small square quarto. Inscribed by the photographer's father Jack Delano to Bernarda Shahn: “For Bernarda with love, Jack.” Fine in about fine dustwrapper with a tiny tear and a little rubbing. From the library of the artists Ben Shahn and Bernarda Bryson Shahn, with estate label tipped on to front.....

Crime Beat: Selected Journalism 1984-1992 [Limited Edition, Signed]

Crime Beat: Selected Journalism 1984-1992 [Limited Edition, Signed]

Limited Issue, one of 150 numbered copies signed by the author, this being copy no.117. Octavo; black leather over marbled paper-covered boards, with titles stamped in gilt on spine; publisher's acetate overlay and black leather slipcase; 250pp, [2]. Fine in a Fine slipcase.

Sea of Cortez: A Leisurely Journal of Travel and Research

Sea of Cortez: A Leisurely Journal of Travel and Research

First Printing. Octavo (24cm); teal cloth with titles stamped in silver on spine and front panel; orange topstain; dustjacket; 598pp; illus. Fine in a Near Fine, unclipped dustjacket, quite bright, with light wear along extremities, flap folds and joints, with a few tiny tears and nicks. Illustrated with 40 photographic...

The Buccaneers: A Story of the Black Flag in Business

The Buccaneers: A Story of the Black Flag in Business

Octavo (19.5cm). Publisher's decorated tan cloth, lettered in brown on spine and front cover, with pictorial paste-on below title; 236pp; frontispiece illustration by Bert Knight. Mild cover wear and soil, else Near Fine, with ink ownership signature of Victor H. Metcalf (prominent California lawyer & politician; Sec'y of Commerce under...

Bataille Secrète en France. 167 dessins de l'auteur [TOGETHER WITH] Original pencil and ink cover maquette and one additional pencil and ink illustration, the latter signed

Bataille Secrète en France. 167 dessins de l'auteur [TOGETHER WITH] Original pencil and ink cover...

Octavo (20cm.); original cream pictorial wrappers printed in red and black depicting a signed illustration by Girard of a fallen soldier; 292pp.; illus. by the author throughout, including many full-paged. Spine a bit darkened, top textblock edge stained with very shallow bleeding onto leaves. A Very Good and tight copy...

Journal of an Novel: The East of Eden Letters

Journal of an Novel: The East of Eden Letters

Limited to 600 copies. Quarto (29cm.); original blue cloth-backed boards in glassine dust jacket, matching blue board slipcase, printed paper label of blue stock mounted to upper slipcase cover; ix,[1],182pp.; color photographic frontispiece, 7 folding facsimile plates; text printed in blue and black. Glassine spine a bit toned, small nick...

The Arm of Flesh [With Signed Bookplate Laid In]

The Arm of Flesh [With Signed Bookplate Laid In]

First Printing. Octavo; gray and orange cloth-covered boards, with titling and publisher's imprinted stamped in black on spine and front cover; dustjacket; 183pp, [1]. Bookplate signed by the author loosely laid in. Hint of dustiness to upper edge of textblock, some pinpoint wear to lower board edges, else tight, clean...

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...

Death Has Many Faces - We Demand Life!

Death Has Many Faces - We Demand Life!

Original lithographed poster, 22" x 17' (ca 56cm x 43cm). Printed in three colors on white paperstock. Faint clear tape remnant at upper margin (away from main image), else Near Fine / Grade A-.

Archive of 22 autograph letters signed to David W. Nevins of New York City

Archive of 22 autograph letters signed to David W. Nevins of New York City

Twenty-two manuscript letters, all but two with original stamped mailing envelopes, together with related ephemera including one small photographic print, several negatives, and three printed items. Text in (nearly flawless) English. Most letters 3-4pp (ca 300-500 words) on folded stationery, a few pieces with printed letterhead of the 2nd Moscow.....

The Down Hill Road

The Down Hill Road

Broadside (61.5x41cm.); depicting 19 captioned photoengravings printed in black and tan; dampstaining to bottom edge, else Very Good. A premium picture offered to subscribers of The Christian, "a large, 16-page family illustrated Christian Temperance paper." The largest, central vignette depicts "A High old time," with three carousing young men and...

The Spanish Earth

The Spanish Earth

Small octavo. Original pictorial cloth; decorated endpapers; 60pp. Number 674 of 1000 copies; this is the second issue, with plain endpapers. Very Near Fine, with a hint of toning to spine and board edges; ownership signature ("Lester Asheim") to front endpaper; lacking the original glassine wrapper (but with new glassine...

Waters Flowing Eastward

Waters Flowing Eastward

Octavo (22.5cm). Printed buff wrappers; glassine dustwrapper (unprinted); 226, [1]pp. Errata slip laid down inside front cover (as issued). Minor wear to the extremities; light bump to upper corner of text-block; glassine slightly clouded. In all a Very Good or better copy, free of significant wear.

Original Poster: "Joe Levy, Multi Millionaire Property Developer [...] Whose Side Are The Police On?"

Original Poster: "Joe Levy, Multi Millionaire Property Developer [...] Whose Side Are The Police On?"

Original silkscreened poster, printed in navy blue on yellow stock, measuring 52cm x 65cm (20.5" x 25 5/8"). Edgeworn and creased, with tears at the margins and shallow loss to three of four corners (none affecting image); Very Good.

Prossimo's Experience. On the Study of Theology

Prossimo's Experience. On the Study of Theology

16mo. Printed pamphlet; 16pp. Removed; lacking original cover wraps; Good.

Moby-Dick; or, The Whale

Moby-Dick; or, The Whale

Octavo (19cm); Blanck's first binding of slate A cloth with embossed circular publisher's device to front and rear boards; [i-xxiv], [1]-[635] + 6pp. publisher's ads. Original orange-coated endpapers. A good, unrestored copy. Spine has faded to tan, with consequent dulling to gilt; small losses to cloth at spine ends, joints...

Some We Loved

Some We Loved

Octavo. Cloth boards; dustjacket; 296pp. Review copy, with publisher's slip laid in, addressed to Cleveland bookseller Porter Welch. Fine in very nearly fine James Daugherty dustjacket.

Oliver Twist; or, The Parish Boy's Progress. By "Boz"

Oliver Twist; or, The Parish Boy's Progress. By "Boz"

Three octavo volumes. First issue, with "Boz" on title page of all three volumes and "Fireside" plate at p.312 of volume III. 4pp. of publisher's ads at end of volume I. Half-titles present in volumes I & II; lacking in volume 3, where the advertising leaf appears in lieu of...

The Rabbit Angstrom Novels: Rabbit, Run; Rabbit Redux; Rabbit Is Rich; Rabbit At Rest [With Signed Bookplates Laid In]

The Rabbit Angstrom Novels: Rabbit, Run; Rabbit Redux; Rabbit Is Rich; Rabbit At Rest [With...

First Printings. 4 octavo volumes; cloth and paper-covered boards, with titles stamped in gilt on spine; variously-colored topstains; dustjackets; 307, [2]; 407, [1]; 467, [2]; 512pp, [6]. A bookplate signed by Updike is loosely laid into each volume. Topstains on Rabbit, Run and Rabbit Redux slightly faded, else Fine. Dustjacket...

Palante: Young Lords Party

Palante: Young Lords Party

First Printing, cloth issue. Quarto (28.5cm); yellow cloth, with titles stamped in black on spine and front cover; dustjacket; 160pp; illus. Mild wear to spine ends, trifle dust-soil to board edges; clean throughout - Very Good+ to Near Fine. Dustjacket is unclipped (priced $8.95), lightly edgeworn, with small chips at...

Fanatic no. 2: Special Low Mindedness Issue

Fanatic no. 2: Special Low Mindedness Issue

Folio (40cm). Original stapled, illustrated wrappers; 12pp (incl. wrappers). Light soil and rubbing to margins; Very Good.

A Yankee in Canada, with Anti-Slavery and Reform Papers

A Yankee in Canada, with Anti-Slavery and Reform Papers

12mo (18.5cm.); recent morocco-backed marbled boards, black gilt morocco spine labels, marbled endpapers; [4],286pp. A Fine copy in attractive modern binding. "Prayers" (pp. [117]-122), composed by, but unattributed to, Emerson. BAL 20117.

The Daring Young Man On The Flying Trapeze and Other Stories

The Daring Young Man On The Flying Trapeze and Other Stories

Octavo (23cm); gray and black cloth boards with gold foil wrap-around title band, printed in black on spine and front cover; dustjacket; 270pp. Square, tight copy with typical toning/offsetting to boards from jacket. Jacket unclipped, gently toned at spine and margins, but otherwise crisp, clean and free of wear. A......

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