Literature of the World Revolution. No. 1: June, 1931

Literature of the World Revolution. No. 1: June, 1931

Large octavo (24.5cm). Original printed card wrappers; 128pp. Wrappers somewhat worn, with triangular losses to rear cover costing a few words of promotional text; spine abraded, with titling partially rubbed away. Occasional mild creasing to contents, but generally clean and free of markings; just Good. Text entirely in English.

Jonah's Gourd Vine [Signed]

Jonah's Gourd Vine [Signed]

First Printing. Octavo (19cm); light green cloth, with titling and decorative elements stamped in dark green on spine and front panel; dustjacket; 316pp. Signed by Hurston in red ink on the front free endpaper. Introduction by Fanny Hurst. Tight, Near Fine copy with a hint of sunning to spine ends...

The Mulatto in the United States. Reprinted from "The American Journal of Sociology", July, 1917

The Mulatto in the United States. Reprinted from "The American Journal of Sociology", July, 1917

Octavo. Staple-bound wrappers; p. 218-224. Offprint. Mild soil to wrapper edges; final leaf foxed; perforations for binding at bound edge; Very Good.

Creative Intuition in Art and Poetry. A. W. Mellon Lectures in the Fine Arts, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.

Creative Intuition in Art and Poetry. A. W. Mellon Lectures in the Fine Arts, National...

Quarto (25cm). Cloth-backed tan linen boards, stamped in gilt; xxxii, 423pp; tipped-in color frontispiece & 68 leaves of plates. Inscribed on front endpaper by artist Ben Shahn to his wife Bernarda, dated 1955. Minor external wear; internally clean and unmarked; Near Fine, lacking the dustwrapper. From the library of Ben...

The Long Shadow of Little Rock. Inscribed

The Long Shadow of Little Rock. Inscribed

Octavo (21cm). Original red cloth boards, lettered in black on spine. Inscribed and signed by Daisy Bates on front endpaper: "Especially for David R. Cheney," dated 1964. Slight darkening to endpapers at gutters, else a tight, Near Fine copy in Very Good, unclipped dustwrapper, lightly rubbed at spine ends.

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...

Blood Stained Russia

Blood Stained Russia

Quarto (31.5cm); publisher's cloth boards with photo-pictorial inset; viii, 200pp (chiefly illus). Mild to moderate rubbing to boards; endpapers foxed; scattered thumbsoil to text; Very Good.

The Medicine Man: a Sociological Study of the Character and Evolution of Shamanism

The Medicine Man: a Sociological Study of the Character and Evolution of Shamanism

Maroon cloth boards (hardcover); dustjacket; xv, 330pp; bibliog; index; errata. A very well-preserved copy, clean and unmarked with scattered tanning to a few pages (apparently from use of sub-standard paper in a few signatures); still quite fresh overall and in the very scarce dustjacket, corner-clipped by the publisher with stamped...

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First Printing. Octavo (21cm); black cloth, with titles stamped in gilt on spine; dustjacket; 295pp. Some trivial rubbing to crown and lower board edges, else Fine. Dustjacket is unclipped (priced $4.95), with light rubbing to panels, a few short, closed tears, and two tiny chips at upper corners of rear...

Narcotic Agent

Narcotic Agent

First Printing. Octavo (21cm); hunter green cloth, with titles stamped in black on spine and front panel; dustjacket; 319pp. Base of spine gently nudged, with faint tanning to text edges; Near Fine. Dustjacket is price-clipped, lightly edgeworn, with short tears and shallow edge-chipping, fading to red spine lettering and nine...

Me and Lawson: "Humpty" Hotfoot's Little Run In With Frenzied Copper, Amalgamated Gas and Scrambled Oil

Me and Lawson: "Humpty" Hotfoot's Little Run In With Frenzied Copper, Amalgamated Gas and Scrambled...

12mo (17.5cm). Original light green pictorial cloth, designs stamped in black; 78pp; illus. Covers slightly soiled; bit of age-darkening to spine; early ink ownership signature: Very Good.

Sound The Trumpet

Sound The Trumpet

First Printing. Octavo (21.5cm); blue cloth, with titling, rule, and decorations stamped in dark yellow on spine and front panel; dustjacket; 342pp. Contemporary gift inscription to front endpaper, top edge foxed, faint spotting to endpapers and text edges, with a hint of sunning to spine and light rubbing to lower...

Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There. With Fifty Illustrations by John Tenniel

Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There. With Fifty Illustrations by John Tenniel

First issue, with "wade" for "wabe" on p.21. Octavo (18.5cm); original publisher's green cloth boards, lettered in gilt on spine, with vignettes in gilt on front and rear covers; brown coated endpapers, [vi] preliminary leaves; [1]-224pp. Fifty illustrations in-text by John Tenniel. Cloth lightly rubbed; spine gilt a little dull;.....

We, The People: A Play in Twenty Scenes

We, The People: A Play in Twenty Scenes

First Printing. Octavo (19.5cm); orange cloth with titles stamped in black on spine and front panel; dustjacket; 253pp. Text edges foxed, with light soil to pastedowns, and a tiny nick to the cloth at upper fore-edge of front board; Very Good+ to Near Fine. Dustjacket is unclipped, and lightly sunned...

King Heroin on a Street Corner

King Heroin on a Street Corner

Slim octavo (21.5cm); red wrappers printed in black, stapled; 45pp. Oxidation to staples, with some trivial wear to extremities; Near Fine.

Broadside - Vote Communist Against Hunger, Wage Cuts, Fascism & War!

Broadside - Vote Communist Against Hunger, Wage Cuts, Fascism & War!

Broadside, 22" x 14", printed recto-only on newsprint. Slight toning; mounted on archival board, else Near Fine.

Art and Artists in New Jersey. [With Original Perrine Watercolor]

Art and Artists in New Jersey. [With Original Perrine Watercolor]

First edition, limited to 100 signed, numbered copies. This copy additionally signed by 49 of the 55 artists whose work is discussed in the book, and includes a small original watercolor sketch by American impressionist Van Dearing Perrine, tipped in at front endpaper. Original cloth-backed boards, mildly toned and with...

Tropic of Capricorn

Tropic of Capricorn

Octavo. Original publisher's wrappers printed in red and black; 367pp. Bookplate signed by Henry Miller laid in at front endpaper. Neat ownership signature to front endpaper ("S. Lewis Rand / Paris / 1945").Price elided on front flap, with new price stamped on spine (as on most copies); moderate creasing, wear...

The Fountainhead

The Fountainhead

First Printing. Octavo; second issue green cloth, with titles stamped in gilt on spine and front panel; 754pp. A few faint smudges to panels, minor wear along endges and spine ends, faint stain to lower edge of text closed to spine, touch of offsetting to pastedowns, with the paper along...

La France De Profil

La France De Profil

Quarto (28cm). Stiff wraps with pictorial wraparound jacket; 121, (7)pp; illus. Corners bumped, spine creased, else light wear; Very Good, lacking the original (unprinted) glassine jacket protector. From the library of Ben and Bernarda Bryson Shahn, with estate label tipped on inside front cover.

Collection of 65 Event Posters from the A-House, Provincetown, MA. ca 1983-1999

Collection of 65 Event Posters from the A-House, Provincetown, MA. ca 1983-1999

65 posters, ca.10" x 15" - 14" x 17", offset printed or xeroxed in black & white and in colors on variously-colored stock; illus. A few examples with light edgewear, occasional spotting or grime on verso, faint creases and short tears - Very Good or better, with the majority being clean, Near Fine examples.

Invisible Man

Invisible Man

First Printing. Octavo (21.5cm); two-tone black and beige cloth, with titling and decorations stamped in white and dark gray on spine; black topstain; dustjacket; 439pp. Hint of offsetting to front endpaper, else a fresh, Fine copy. Dustjacket is unclipped (priced $3.50), with Gordon Parks' photo of Ellison on rear panel;...

What Socialists Think [a Series of 5 Leaflets, Including]: I: How We Explain People's Actions; II: How the Laborer Makes Surplus Value and How the Capitalist Gets It; III: The Class Struggle Between Workers and Owners; IV: The Co-operative Commonwealth; V: The Socialist Party of America

What Socialists Think [a Series of 5 Leaflets, Including]: I: How We Explain People's Actions;...

Five leaflets, each a single sheet folded to make 4pp, ca 14cm x 9cm. Paper slightly toned, but not brittle; light soil; Very Good. The complete series.

The American Empire

The American Empire

Stated "Second Edition, February 1921." Limited to 400 signed and numbered copies. Tall octavo (25cm). Paper-backed boards, lettered in gilt on spine and front cover; dustjacket; 266pp +index. A very good copy in the extremely uncommon dustwrapper, fashioned from the same stock used for the book's endpapers, hand-titled in Nearing's...

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