Light in August

Light in August

Octavo (21cm); original tan coarse cloth boards. First binding, lettered in blue and orange on spine and in orange on front cover; reddish-brown top-stain; dustjacket; 480pp. A Fine copy in the original, unclipped jacket, well-preserved but for two small clear tape repairs verso, mild rubbing and fading to spine and...

Freeland: A Social Anticipation

Freeland: A Social Anticipation

Publisher's green cloth boards, stamped in gilt; xxiv, 443pp; 12pp publisher's catalogue at rear. Small repaired nick to front cover cloth, else a tight, handsome copy with only trivial rubbing to board edges and spine ends. Ownership signature of Arthur S. Pier (see note below), with scattered pencil marginalia, presumably...

Poems Six

Poems Six

Small octavo (21cm). Green cloth, lettered in gilt on spine; dustjacket; 61pp. Inscribed on leaf facing copyright page, below dedication: "& for Bernarda with love / Alan Dugan," dated 1989. Judy Shahn has added her own greeting below: "..and with love from me too, Judy." Fine copy.

Let's Be Offensive: A Revue With Political Punch

Let's Be Offensive: A Revue With Political Punch

Original lithographed poster, 54cm x 41cm (21" x 16"). Professionally matted and framed (not laid down) beneath UV-protective glass. Fine, unfaded example; Grade A.

The Disinherited [Inscribed]

The Disinherited [Inscribed]

Second Printing. Octavo (19.5cm); orange cloth, with titles printed in black on spine; dustjacket; 310pp. With a contemporary presentation inscription to author Ernest Doerfler on front endpaper: "For Ernest Doerfler, With sincere best wishes, Jack Conroy. New York City, April 30, 1935." Barely perceptible splash mark to front panel, else...

Support the People of Angola. Victory to the MPLA!

Support the People of Angola. Victory to the MPLA!

Original screenprint in four colors, 22-1/2" x 17-1/2" (ca 57cm x 46cm). Minor creases to corners, else bright and Fine, grade A-/A. Signed in screen lower left, "Jerry Biggs."

Original lithographed poster: Venti anni di lotta per abbattere la dittatura - Bandiere rosse contro il fascismo ["Twenty years of struggle against dictatorship - Red Flags Against Fascism!"]

Original lithographed poster: Venti anni di lotta per abbattere la dittatura - Bandiere rosse contro...

Lithographed poster (offset) in three colors; 100cm x 70cm (ca 40" x 28"); on heavy paper. Minor toning; light creases at margins; Near Fine - Grade A/A-.

Dr. Sadhu's Muffins

Dr. Sadhu's Muffins

Octavo, illustrated card wrappers; 136pp; illus. Presentation copy from McCaffery to Jackson Mac Low, inscribed on half-title with small original drawing, dated 1975. Minor external wear; 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.

Haggadah for Passover - Copied and Illustrated by Ben Shahn. With Translation, Introduction and Historical Notes by Cecil Roth

Haggadah for Passover - Copied and Illustrated by Ben Shahn. With Translation, Introduction and Historical...

Quarto (30cm). Tan linen boards, stamped in gilt; original acetate dustjacket (unprinted); xx, 130pp; illus. Ben Shahn's own file copy, unsigned but with estate label tipped on to front pastedown. Two brief nicks to the acetate protector, bit of browning to margins of text; still an attractive, Near Fine copy.

Of Mice and Men: A Play in Three Acts

Of Mice and Men: A Play in Three Acts

First Printing. Octavo (19.5cm); bound in oatmeal buckram, with titles and decoration stamped in black and brown on spine and front panel; gray topstain; dustjacket; 172pp. Some trivial offset to gutters from binders glue, topstain slightly dulled, else very Near Fine. Dustjacket is unclipped, spine-sunned, with a few tiny nicks...

Stop the Death Squads in El Salvador and Los Angeles

Stop the Death Squads in El Salvador and Los Angeles

Original screen print in three colors, 22" x 17" (ca 56cm x 43cm). On heavy white poster paper. Clean, uncreased and unmarked; Near Fine / Grade A.

Manuscript for "Marquis de Sade" (Published as "Satan's Saint: A Novel About the Marquis de Sade")

Manuscript for "Marquis de Sade" (Published as "Satan's Saint: A Novel About the Marquis de...

Bound typescript (carbon) on onionskin, bound between red card wrappers; xxiv, 453pp. Number 6 of 10 copies (so stated on typed limitation statement on title page). Mild aging and wear; Very Good to Near Fine.

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...

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.

The Swiss Family Perelman. Drawings by Hirschfeld

The Swiss Family Perelman. Drawings by Hirschfeld

Octavo (21.5cm). Canary-yellow cloth boards, stamped in blue and black; 213pp; illus. Warmly inscribed on front endpaper to Ben Shahn: "For Ben / another vignette of tzoris, self-induced by one who modestly considers himself an expert at self-destruction, / Tout a vous / Sid," dated 1961. Modest external soil; internally...

Looking Backward 2000-1887

Looking Backward 2000-1887

Octavo (19cm); original gray cloth; 470pp. Blanck's earliest printing, with imprint of printer J.J. Arakelyan on verso of title page; "wore" for "were" on p.210. Laid in are an original albumen photographic portrait of Bellamy and a card signed by the author, each with evidence of having been removed from.....

Infants

Infants

Folio (40cm). Illustrated card portfolio containing 12 loose lithographic plates and a single sheet of letterpress, as issued. General external wear and dusting to portfolio; contents clean and fresh. This is the regular edition; there were simultaneous limited editions of 150 and 25 copies (per colophon).

The Vestal Lady on Brattle and Other Poems [Inscribed]

The Vestal Lady on Brattle and Other Poems [Inscribed]

Facsimile reprint of the 1959 first edition. Octavo; printed card wrappers; 35pp. Inscribed by Corso inside the front wrapper: "My first work / O how I loved poetry - but yet I was weak here - / Gregory," undated and with no inscribee stated. Mild soil to cover wrappers, else...

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...

Amber Satyr

Amber Satyr

Octavo. Cloth boards; dustjacket; 304pp. Green top-stain slightly faded, else Near Fine in the original pictorial dustwrapper, unclipped and just very lightly worn; Near Fine.

Broadside: "Dance Given by the Pearl Button Workers' Union Local No. 19842, A.F. of L. of A. at the C.S.P.S. Hall South Willington..."

Broadside: "Dance Given by the Pearl Button Workers' Union Local No. 19842, A.F. of L....

Broadside, 35.5cm x 28cm. Printed recto-only on red card stock. Faint old horizontal fold, minor edge-wear; Very Good or better.

Cholera

Cholera

Octavo (20cm). Illustrated wrappers by Josef Sima; 101pp. Moderate rubbing and wear, with a touch of irregular fading to wrappers; Very Good.

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...

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