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The Professor's House

The Professor's House

First Printing. Octavo (19.5cm.); red-orange boards quarterbound in purple, stamped in gilt on the spine with red-orange topstain; dustjacket; 284pp. Spine gilt is slightly dulled (as is nearly always the case), minor soiling to the topstain and some faint spotting to the front board, with mild foxing to the rear...

The Doomsters

The Doomsters

First Printing. Octavo; purple and white patterned paper-covered boards, with titles stamped in black on spine; peach topstain; dustjacket; 252pp. Subtle fading to topstain, with light wear along lower board edges; very Near Fine. Supplied dustjacket is unclipped (priced $2.95), lightly spine-sunned, with heavy foxing to flaps and on verso...

Original pen-and-ink drawing, "Fascism"

Original pen-and-ink drawing, "Fascism"

Pen-and-ink on heavy composition paper, sheet size 17-1/2" x 22" (ca 45cm x 56cm), with ca. 2" margins on all sides. Slight mat burn; small tear into lower edge (far from image); light soil, still fine and bright. Titled and signed in pencil below image area; also signed and dated...

Velvet Fist: Women's Liberation Paper. Vol I, no 1 - Vol 2, no 3 (Sept. 1970 - April 1972, unbroken run)

Velvet Fist: Women's Liberation Paper. Vol I, no 1 - Vol 2, no 3 (Sept...

Twelve tabloid issues of 8pp each. Horizontal folds (as issued); light wear; Very Good. Bi-monthly publication of the Toronto Women's Caucus, which emerged as a feminist wing of the League for Socialist Action and the Young Socialists' Alliance in 1970. Despite a tiny circulation, Velvet Fist was notable for its...

Promotional poster for the 1938 Exploitation Film "Crime School"

Promotional poster for the 1938 Exploitation Film "Crime School"

Lithograph in two colors, 21" x 16-1/2" (ca 54cm x 42cm). Vertical and horizontal fold lines; mild toning to paper on verso; Near Fine - Grade A/A-.

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...

Verses from 1929 On

Verses from 1929 On

Octavo. Original green cloth boards, xxxii, 522pp, dustjacket. Signed by the author to front free endpaper. Minor coloring to dustjacket spine, original price intact. Text clean with no markings, a Near Fine copy. From the Library of Ben and Bernarda Shahn.

Not To Eat, Not For Love

Not To Eat, Not For Love

Octavo. Cloth boards; dustjacket; 421pp. Brief dampstain to cloth at crown of spine; spine and cover gilt slightly dulled, else clean and tight in a lightly edge-rubbed jacket with a short closed tear on rear panel and a small sliver of loss at upper extremity of front panel. Still a....

Love Is A PIe

Love Is A PIe

Square octavo. Linen-backed blue cloth boards; dustjacket; 223pp. Clean, tight Near Fine copy in the original Andy Warhol dustwrapper, sun-darkened on spine and lightly worn at extremities; Very Good. A presentable copy, and a very early example of Warhol's graphic work.

$60 Reward

$60 Reward

First edition, broadside (41.75x21cm.); adorned with plain photographic mug shots; some clean tears from previous folds, additional tears and shallow losses along edges, occasionally affecting text without loss of meaning; Good to Very Good.

East Moline Works: Photographic Record of Organization Activities During Strike Period--1946 [cover title]

East Moline Works: Photographic Record of Organization Activities During Strike Period--1946 [cover title]

Quarto (29.75cm.); printed postbound manila folder; 35ll. printed from typescript; original photographs mounted to each leaf. Edges quite frayed from handling; a few photographs detached but present, else interior fine. A Good copy of what may have been the only record of this kind produced.

Kuboyama and the Saga of the Lucky Dragon

Kuboyama and the Saga of the Lucky Dragon

Quarto (28.5cm). Original pictorial cloth boards; printed acetate dustjacket; 59pp; illus. Shahn's file copy, with Bernarda Shahn's ownership signature to front endpaper. Board edges rubbed, else Very Good in the original printed clear acetate dustwrapper, slightly rubbed and with small chips to edges. From the library of Ben and Bernarda...

Jarmark Umeni ("The Art Fair")

Jarmark Umeni ("The Art Fair")

12mo (18cm). Pictorial yellow wrappers designed by Frantisek Muller; 68pp. Mild external soiling; Very Good.

A Theory of Interest

A Theory of Interest

Small octavo (19cm). Cloth boards, spine lettered in gilt; xi, 228pp. Author's presentation inscription to front endpaper: "To Carl Strover / with the regards of / C.G. Hoag," dated 1940. Minor wear and dusting; Very Good to Near Fine.

The Rise of Dennis Hathnaught: Life of the Common People Across the Ages as Set Down in the Great Books of the World

The Rise of Dennis Hathnaught: Life of the Common People Across the Ages as Set...

"First Edition of 1,000 Printed in September, 1915," octavo (19.25cm.); original brown cloth double ruled and printed in dark brown, all edges speckled blue; [10],240,[4](ads)pp. Fine.

A Flash Of Green

A Flash Of Green

First Printing. Octavo; green cloth, with titles stamped in yellow and gray on spine; green topstain; dustjacket; 379pp, [2]. Topstain lightly sunned, with a tiny patch of sticker residue at upper left corner of front endpaper; Near Fine. Dustjacket is bright and unclipped (priced $5.50), lightly edge-rubbed, with a short...

The Animal Story Book

The Animal Story Book

Octavo; full blue calf bound by Bayntun, with leather spine labels, five raised bands, and animals stamped in gilt at center compartments; marbled endpapers, gilt dentelles, with all edges gilt; 400pp; illus. Spine subtly faded to gray, with a touch of light rubbing to panels; Near Fine.

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.

Goodbye To All That! A Newspaper For San Diego Women - Run of 22 Issues

Goodbye To All That! A Newspaper For San Diego Women - Run of 22 Issues

22 issues in tabloid format (45cm.) with publication sequence running as follows: nos. 1-[4], 6 (1970), 7-9, 12-14, 16-17, 19-21 (1971), 22-27 (1972). All issues with horizontal fold at center as issued; minor toning throughout, else Near Fine. Issues 1-17 printed in half tone on newsprint, 19-27 printed in color...

The Negro: The Hope Or The Despair Of Christianity

The Negro: The Hope Or The Despair Of Christianity

Octavo (20.5cm); red vertical-ribbed cloth, with titling and rule stamped in gilt and in blind to spine and front panel; red topstain; dustjacket; 98pp. Hint of spotting to top edge of text, else a fresh, Fine copy. Dustjacket is unclipped (priced $1.50), lightly rubbed and edgeworn, with chips to spine...

Art Comics and Satires

Art Comics and Satires

Folio (43cm). Printed paper portfolio containing 7 large loose broadsides folded to make 28 pages; Schjeldahl's critical essay "Reinhardt's Needle" is printed on inner pages of portfolio. Light wear; old stain to rear panel of portfolio, not extending to contents; Very Good or better. From the library of Ben and...

Doctor Birch and His Young Friends

Doctor Birch and His Young Friends

Octavo (19cm.); original pink pictorial boards (soiling) rebacked in gilt-lettered cloth to match, all edges gilt, yellow glazed endpapers; [2],49,[2](ads)pp.; colored frontispiece, added engraved title page, and 14 plates. Board extremities heavily worn, very occasional spotting throughout textblock; contemporary engraved bookplate to front pastedown. Still, a Good, internally Near Fine...

The Negro Speaks of Rivers. As Sung by Etta Moten

The Negro Speaks of Rivers. As Sung by Etta Moten

Quarto. Printed wrappers; [7pp]. Setting (with piano accompaniment) of Hughes's most famous poem. Mild wear to outer wrappers; Very Good or better. Notably scarce. Not in Dickinson (Bio-Bibliography of Langston Hughes); OCLC finds four locations (UVA; Yale; Brown; Xavier).

Poster: "You Are Needed Now - Join the Army Nurse Corps. Apply at your Red Cross Recruiting Station"

Poster: "You Are Needed Now - Join the Army Nurse Corps. Apply at your Red...

Original photo-illustrated poster, lithographed in colors and measuring 52.5cm x 78.5cm (20.75" x 31"). Professionally linen-backed, with old fold lines faintly visible; Fine.

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