Adam Bede

Adam Bede

One of 2,101 copies printed. Three crown octavo volumes (20cm); re-bound in full tan calf by Brentano's; spines in six compartments with raised bands, gilt floral devices, contrasting morocco spine labels, and gilt turn-ins; top edges gilt; sample of original cloth bound in at rear of each volume (Baker &...

Poster: "Become A Nurse. Your Country Needs You."

Poster: "Become A Nurse. Your Country Needs You."

Original photo-illustrated poster, lithographed in colors and measuring 56.5cm x 71cm (22 1/8" x 28"). Professionally linen-backed, with old fold lines faintly visible; minute, expert retouching to upper fold, center; Fine.

Tee-Pee-Gee (The Prison Game)

Tee-Pee-Gee (The Prison Game)

Board game, consisting of one (1) game board (21.5" x 22"), set of two (2) red acrylic dice, 41 round and square painted wood pieces in black, white, green, red, yellow, blue, and brown (one black piece replaced), 17 game cards (2.25" x 3.75", printed on rectos only), and original...

Hard Times. For These Times

Hard Times. For These Times

Octavo (19.5cm.); original green blind- and gilt-tooled cloth, pale yellow glazed endpapers; viii,325pp. Spine a bit cocked and toned to tan, covers show some faint dampstaining, minor edge wear, hinges starting to crack but still holding. Very Good overall. GIMBEL A136; SMITH I 11.

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.

Late Lyrics and Earlier with Many Other Verses

Late Lyrics and Earlier with Many Other Verses

Octavo (19.75cm.); original cloth in tan decorative dust jacket printed in navy blue; xxiv,288pp. Jacket spine a hint toned, else a Fine copy. PURDY, pp. 214-27.

Roll, Jordan, Roll

Roll, Jordan, Roll

First Printing, preceded by a limited edition of 350 copies. Octavo (22cm); blue cloth with titles stamped in gilt on spine; black topstain; dustjacket; 251pp; illus. Brief, contemporary (1934) pencil inscription to front endpaper, with some very subtle fading to cloth at spine ends and upper board edges, else Near...

You Play The Black and The Red Comes Up

You Play The Black and The Red Comes Up

Octavo (21cm). Red linen boards, titled in black on spine and front cover; yellow top-stain; 213pp. Bit of soiling to upper edge of text-block, with consequent dulling to top-stain; very minor thumb-soil within; in all a tight, straight copy, VG+ to Near Fine. Lacking the scarce dustwrapper.

Ladies in Boxes

Ladies in Boxes

First Printing. Octavo; black cloth, with titles and publisher's imprint stamped in red on spine and front cover; red topstain; dustjacket; 312pp. Fine in a Near Fine dustjacket, unclipped (priced $2.00), with light wear to extremities, a few short tears, and a tiny puncture at upper spine panel.

The United Prayer of British Labourers and Artisans

The United Prayer of British Labourers and Artisans

Broadside (27x21.5cm.); text printed entirely in green within green typographically decorative border on stiff card stock. Previous folds, edges a bit worn from handling, verso (blank) rather soiled; overall Very Good and sound.

Childe Harold's Pilgrimage. A Romaunt, in Four Cantos

Childe Harold's Pilgrimage. A Romaunt, in Four Cantos

2 volumes; 16mo (15.5cm.); mid-19th-century half brown gilt-tooled morocco over cloth, gilt spine in 5 compartments, all edges speckled red; xiv,[2],218;[4],273pp. Bound without half titles, extremities rubbed, especially leather, else a Very Good, attractive set.

Seven Types of Ambiguity

Seven Types of Ambiguity

Octavo (21.5cm.); original cloth, gilt-lettered spine, in off-white dust jacket printed in brown and black, brown topstain; [6],325pp. Some minor wear to jacket extremities, including small loss at spine crown, extremities and spine toned, tiny soil spot to upper panel, else Near Fine in Very Good jacket. Considered to be...

Scoop: A Novel About Journalists

Scoop: A Novel About Journalists

First State of the text, with "8" in publication date indistinct and slightly raised, and with the "s" in "as" present in the last line of p.88. Octavo (19cm); publisher's black and red patterned boards with titles stamped in gilt on the spine; dustjacket; 309pp. Top edge slightly dusty, with...

Gas-House McGinty

Gas-House McGinty

Octavo (22cm). Tan cloth boards, lettered in red on spine and front cover; dustjacket; brown top-stain; 364pp. Faint offsetting to endpapers, else a tight, Fine copy, with deep, unfaded top-stain. In the original, unclipped dustwrapper, very slightly faded on spine with a single small (.

Einstein [Limited Edition] [Signed Bookplate Laid in]

Einstein [Limited Edition] [Signed Bookplate Laid in]

Limited to 100 copies on Holland Van Gelder Zonen, of which this is no. 55. Large, slim quarto (29.25cm.); white card wrappers printed in red and black; unpaged; tissue-guarded portrait frontispiece by Paul-Emile Becat, text printed in red and black throughout. Near Fine, lacking slipcase. Bookplate signed by the author laid in.

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.

Protection To American Labor and American Industries

Protection To American Labor and American Industries

Silk bandanna, 21-1/4" x 19-1/2", printed in blue and red ink on a white background. Old folds and soiling; tack holes to extremities; Very Good.

The Eggzercise Book d'André François

The Eggzercise Book d'André François

Oblong octavo (ca 17cm x 22cm). Original pictorial wrappers; [23]pp. One of 70 copies on Velin Arches, signed by André François on colophon. This copy further inscribed on half-title to Bernarda Bryson Shahn: "to Bernarda with love / Margaret and André François," undated but apparently contemporary. Very mild toning to.....

Apache Gold & Yaqui Silver

Apache Gold & Yaqui Silver

Octavo (22.5cm.); original cloth in pictorial dust jacket, black topstain; xvii,[1],366pp.; color frontispiece, text illus. throughout. Some minor rubbing to jacket extremities, else Near Fine in Very Good jacket.

Célébration de la Lettre

Célébration de la Lettre

Small square 12mo (15.5cm). White glossy paper boards, lettered in black; slipcase; unpaged [48pp]. Presentation copy for Ben Shahn from the Composing Room, Christmas, 1963 - so identified on a hand-lettered label affixed to outside of slipcase. Slight wear; small split to binding at base of backstrip; Very Good. From...

Under Fire with the Tenth U.S. Cavalry. Being a Brief, Comprehensive Review of the Negro's Participation in the Wars of the United States [Etc...]

Under Fire with the Tenth U.S. Cavalry. Being a Brief, Comprehensive Review of the Negro's...

Original pictorial cloth (hardcover); 361pp; illus. Rear cover stained and soiled, else just light wear to board edges; some pencil scribblings to endpapers. Text remains fresh and unmarked, joints & hinges tight; Good or better overall.

Can These Bones Live. With Forty-two Drawings by James Kearns and a Preface by Sir Herbert Read

Can These Bones Live. With Forty-two Drawings by James Kearns and a Preface by Sir...

Octavo. Cloth boards; dustjacket; 179pp; illus. Warm and lengthy author's presentation to Ben Shahn on front endpaper, dated 1960. Mild foxing to upper edge of text block, else Fine in lightly soiled and edge-rubbed jacket. First printing of the Revised Edition.

Beggars Abroad

Beggars Abroad

First Printing. Octavo (19.5cm); light green cloth, with titles stamped in hunter green on spine and front cover; red topstain; dustjacket; 300pp. Light sunning to spine, light wear and spotting to upper and lower board edges, with fading and a few faint stains to top edge; Very Good+. Dustjacket is...

From Broadway to Moscow

From Broadway to Moscow

Octavo (20cm). Red cloth boards, lettered in black on front cover and spine; red top-stain; dustjacket; 317pp. Clean, tight copy, Very Good to Near Fine, in Very Good example of the uncommon pictorial dustwrapper, with a few tiny losses at extremities and soil to lighter portions of rear panel.

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