Giants in the Earth; A Saga of the Prairie

Giants in the Earth; A Saga of the Prairie

Octavo; gilt-pictorial cloth; 465pp. Text block edges mildly dusted; top-stain faded, else Fine in the scarce and fragile pictorial dustwrapper, lightly edge-worn, mildly eroded at spine-ends, but unclipped and quite handsome.

Chikuho No Kodomotachi [Children of Chikuho]

Chikuho No Kodomotachi [Children of Chikuho]

Quarto (25.5 cm). Original pictorial wrappers; 95pp (chiefly illustrations). Small losses to upper and lower corners of front wrapper (ca. 1" and 1/4" respectively); text tanned as usual; Very Good. From the library of Ben and Bernarda Bryson Shahn, with estate label tipped on inside front cover.

Typed Letter, Signed, 1962. With Additional Material Relating to the First SDS National Convention and the Drafting of the Port Huron Statement

Typed Letter, Signed, 1962. With Additional Material Relating to the First SDS National Convention and...

Mimeographed form letter, extending an invitation to the first SDS National Convention, June 11-15, 1962. Signed in blue ink by SDS Chairman Robert A. Haber. Together with a one-page Convention Program, and a 5-pp prospectus titled "What is the S.D.S.?" (both mimeographed). Original folds for mailing, else Fine.

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...

La Mano Dell'Uomo

La Mano Dell'Uomo

Octavo. Original pictorial wrappers; 15pp. Limited to 500 copies. This copy nicely inscribed on inside cover to Ben and Bernarda Shahn, dated 1966: "a Bernarda e Ben / tanti auguri / da Bruno e Lidia," with an original humorous drawing of the author/artist holding a fountain pen between his toes...

Für ein Württemberg der Arbeiter u. Bauern wählt Kommunisten! ... 35% der Bauern in der Sowjet-Union Steuerfrei

Für ein Württemberg der Arbeiter u. Bauern wählt Kommunisten! ... 35% der Bauern in der...

Lithographed poster in four colors, 95cm x 70cm (ca 37-1/4" x 27-1/2"). Repaired tears with modest retouching to repaired areas, but no infill or other major restoration. Archivally backed on neutral paper. Grade B/B+.

The Town

The Town

Limited Issue, one of 450 numbered copies signed by the author. Octavo (21cm); tan cloth, with titles and rule stamped in gilt on spine; red topstain; 371pp. A fine, unworn copy, lacking the original acetate jacket (though a mylar jacket has been supplied for protection).

History of the Zoar Society From its Commencement to Its Conclusion. A Sociological Study in Communism

History of the Zoar Society From its Commencement to Its Conclusion. A Sociological Study in...

Octavo (23cm). Publisher’s green cloth boards; gilt titles; 100pp; illus; folding plan. Trivial rubbing to boards; scattered faint foxing; Very Good or better. DARE 1908.

The Return of the Native

The Return of the Native

First state of the text per Purdy, with quotation marks omitted on title page of first volume. Three demi-octavo volumes (ca. 19cm); 20th-c. crushed green morocco over cloth boards, top edges gilt, by Zaehnsdorf. Bound including half-titles but without terminal ad leaf in volume II. Spines gently faded to brown;...

October 20 Lockdown Lockheed

October 20 Lockdown Lockheed

Original screen print in two colors on white paperstock, 16-1/2" x 14-1/2" (ca 42cm x 37cm). Mild creasing along left edge; tackholes and associated brief tears at edges; light soil; Very Good / Grade B.

Nothing Is Sacred

Nothing Is Sacred

First Printing. Octavo (19.5cm); rough blue cloth with titling stamped in gilt on spine and front panel; dustjacket; 244pp. Laid into this copy is a half-page typed letter, signed, addressed to literary editor Aaron Asher (dated October 21, 1959). Hint of a lean, else Near Fine. Dustjacket is unclipped, lightly...

Liza of Lambeth

Liza of Lambeth

First Issue (per Ahearn), with brackets around copyright statement on verso of title page. Demi octavo (19cm); publisher's gilt-pictorial green cloth, titled in gilt on spine and front cover; 242pp. + [6]pp. publisher's catalog at rear. Endpapers darkened, as seems to be unavoidable with this book; gentle toning to spine...

Report on The Address of a Portion of the Members of the General Assembly of Georgia

Report on The Address of a Portion of the Members of the General Assembly of...

Octavo sewn pamphlet. Removed; 6pp. Binding remnants on bound edge, else clean and unmarked; Near Fine.

The Rise of David Levinsky

The Rise of David Levinsky

Octavo; original red cloth boards. Spine leaning, covers a trifle darkened; a Good copy. Housed in a custom-made cloth clamshell box.

Direction - Vol.3, No.3 (March, 1940)

Direction - Vol.3, No.3 (March, 1940)

Quarto (27.5cm); white stapled wrappers, printed in red and blue and designed by Paul Rand; 24pp; illus. A trifle rubbed along spine fold, with a few spots of oxidation to staples; a bright, Near Fine copy.

Lawrence 1912: The Bread and Roses Strike

Lawrence 1912: The Bread and Roses Strike

Lithographed poster on heavy coated paper, 20-1/2" x 30-3/4". Signed and inscribed, lower right: "Good Luck on your show, Keep Fighting Ralph," dated 1980.

Welcome American Federation of Labor

Welcome American Federation of Labor

Large display banner, 124cm x 87cm (ca 48" x 34"). Printed in white on a red background, with grommets for mounting along upper border. Without imprint, though a stamped union bug is visible on verso of canvas lining -- illegible, but resembling most closely the label of the Brotherhood of...

Mayse-Shap [Shop Tales]

Mayse-Shap [Shop Tales]

Octavo. Tan cloth boards, pictorially decorated and lettered in brown; 159pp. Straight, tight, clean copy, Near Fine; lacking the presumed dustwrapper. Text entirely in Yiddish. Cover and title page decoration by Aaron Godelman.

The Spanish Revolution. Weekly English Bulletin of the Workers' Party of Marxist Unification of Spain (P.O.U.M.). Fourteen Issues (of Seventeen)

The Spanish Revolution. Weekly English Bulletin of the Workers' Party of Marxist Unification of Spain...

Quarto (ca 28cm); each issue 8pp. On newsprint, toned and slightly brittle with occasional marginal tears, but free of folds or losses; Very Good. Includes the following issues: Vol I, nos 1 (Oct. 21, 1936)-5, 8, 9; Vol II, nos 1-6; 8 (May 19, 1937; the final number issued). Together, 14 issues (of seventeen total issues published).

Krasnyi podarok belomu panu ("A Red Present to the White Landlords")

Krasnyi podarok belomu panu ("A Red Present to the White Landlords")

Lithograph in three colors; printed recto-only on thin lithographic paper; 83cm x 60cm (ca 32" x 24"). Small (1") loss to left margin (away from image); darkening and toning to extremities; image bright and unfaded; grade B+/B.

No More Genocide In My Name

No More Genocide In My Name

Original screenprint in four colors; 35" x 22-1/2" (ca 89cm x 57cm). Very minor surface rubbing, else Fine, Grade A.

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.

This Quiet Dust

This Quiet Dust

A promotional pamphlet issued in advance of Styron's novel 'The Confessions of Nat Turner,' reprinted from an April 1965 article written for Harper's Magazine. Quarto; blue-gray stapled wraps, with titling printed in black on front cover; 16pp. Bookplate signed by Styron loosely laid in. A Fine copy of this elusive...

Les Cahiers de la Photographie. Combined Issue 11/12 & Special 3 (1983): Robert Frank la photographie, enfin

Les Cahiers de la Photographie. Combined Issue 11/12 & Special 3 (1983): Robert Frank la photographie, enfin

Octavo (21cm). Original pictorial card wrappers; 144pp. Faint dusting to cover, else a fine, fresh copy. From the libary of Ben and Bernarda Bryson Shahn, with estate label tipped on inside front cover.

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