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Clinton H. Meneely Bell Company, Troy, N.Y., Manufacturers of Church, Academy, Tower-Clock, Factory, Chime, Court-House, Fire-Alarm, and Other Bells, Mounted in the Most Approved Manner and Fully Warranted

Clinton H. Meneely Bell Company, Troy, N.Y., Manufacturers of Church, Academy, Tower-Clock, Factory, Chime, Court-House...

Octavo. Sewn, printed and illustrated wrappers; 50pp; illus. Wrappers chipped at extremities; front wrapper neatly detached at spine; rear wrapper nearly so; contents fresh and unmarked. Library of Congress duplicate stamp to title page; Good. A complete, clean copy of this desirable and uncommon trade catalog. A general survey of...

Farmington

Farmington

Octavo. Pictorial cloth; 277pp; teg. Ink ownership signature to front endpaper, else a nearly pristine copy, very Near Fine with only trivial evidence of use.

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.....

Proceedings of the First Convention of the Industrial Workers of the World, Founded at Chicago, June 27-July 9, 1905. Stenographically Reported by W.E. McDermut. Revised and Approved by Wm. E. Trautmann, Secretary of the Convention

Proceedings of the First Convention of the Industrial Workers of the World, Founded at Chicago...

Octavo. Original red fabric wrappers; xii, [2], 616pp. Worn along spine; hinges thinly cracked; still Good, and uncommon thus. With the ownership stamp of Michigan labor organizer, journalist, and long-time Socialist Labor Party activist Frank Girard (d. 2009).

Pylon

Pylon

Limited Issue, one of 310 numbered copies signed by the author. Octavo (19.5cm); silver foil boards back in light blue cloth, with title stamped in gilt on spine and pictorial device stamped in blue on front board; top edge gilt; 315,[3]pp. Bookplate to front pastedown, spine cloth faded and lightly...

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).

Go in Beauty

Go in Beauty

Octavo (21cm.); original two-toned cloth in pictorial dust jacket by Peter Burchard; [8],279pp. Jacket extremities a touch rubbed, spine toned; Fine in Very Good or better jacket. Eastlake's first novel, set in "Navaho country."

Kangaroo

Kangaroo

12mo (19cm.); original cloth in yellow pictorial dust jacket (dampstaining); [6],421pp. Shallow chips and rubbing to jacket extremities, spine uniformly faded to tan; minor additional dampstain with ink bleed from external source to bottom textblock edge affecting interior; jacket not price-clipped, though a rubberstamp price cancel of $2 slightly obscures...

The History of Middle Earth - 12 Volumes

The History of Middle Earth - 12 Volumes

First Printings, except Vol.3 (2nd printing). 12 octavo volumes; full black cloth, with spines stamped in gilt; dustjackets; 297; 385; 393; 380; 455; 497; 504; 476; 482; 471; 470; 482pp. Books uniformly Near Fine or better, except for Vol.IV, with some smudging and discoloration along upper board edges; Dustjackets unclipped, with exception to Vol.VI, uniformly Near Fine or better.

Towboat River

Towboat River

Quarto (27cm). Brown cloth boards lettered in silver; 295pp; illus. Inscribed on front endpaper to Ben and Bernarda Shahn: "For Bernarda - because she comes from the river country; For Ben - because he might like some of the language; For both - because they understand what this book tried...

The Game

The Game

Second Issue, with rubber-stamp of Metropolitan Magazine Co. on copyright page. Octavo; teal vertical-ribbed cloth, with titling and decorations stamped in gilt, white, red and brown to spine and front panel; decorative endpapers; top edge gilt; 182pp, [6] ads; illus. Brief contemporary inscription to verso of frontispiece, some trivial rubbing...

Salt House

Salt House

Octavo. Green cloth boards; dustjacket; yellow top-stain; 294pp. Tight, Near Fine copy in the original dustwrapper, sun-darkened on spine else better than Very Good. Portrait of a Depression-era love triangle, set among the dune-shacks of Provincetown on Cape Cod. Hazel Hawthorne (aka Hazel Hawthorne-Werner), 1901-2000, was the daughter of Cape...

Omkring Fædrearven [On Our Ancestral Heritage]

Omkring Fædrearven [On Our Ancestral Heritage]

Octavo (20.5cm). Publisher's lilac pictorial cloth, stamped in black and red on spine and front cover; 200pp. Gift inscription and ownership signature ("Johanna Opgrande") to front free endpaper; minor external wear; Very Good. Text in Norwegian.

Spoon River Anthology

Spoon River Anthology

First Issue (per Ahearn), with boards bulking to 7/8". Octavo; slate blue cloth decoratively stamped in black; gilt titles to spine and front cover; 248pp + 6pp ads. A tight, clean copy, boards a trifle dull and gilt on front cover slightly rubbed on three letters of title; Very Good...

The Spanish Earth

The Spanish Earth

Small octavo. Original pictorial cloth; decorated endpapers; 60pp. Number 674 of 1000 copies; this is the second issue, with plain endpapers. Very Near Fine, with a hint of toning to spine and board edges; ownership signature ("Lester Asheim") to front endpaper; lacking the original glassine wrapper (but with new glassine...

Black Boy of Atlanta

Black Boy of Atlanta

Octavo (20cm). Maroon textured cloth, lettered in gilt on spine and front cover. Inscribed and signed by the author on front endpaper: "To Bluefield State Teachers College through the courtesy and devotion of a great citizen and friend - Mr. Thomas B. Dyett of New York City," dated 1952. Rubbing...

The Birds' Christmas Carol: Dramatic Version

The Birds' Christmas Carol: Dramatic Version

Octavo (19cm.); gray pictorial paper over boards, quarterbound in green vertical ribbed cloth with titling stamped in gilt; 104pp. An association copy, inscribed by the author to actress and philanthropist Eleanor Robson Belmont, dated in the year of publication and bearing her bookplate on the front pastedown. Trivial wear to...

Report on the American Communist (Inscribed to Richard Nixon)

Report on the American Communist (Inscribed to Richard Nixon)

Octavo (21.5cm). Black cloth boards, lettered in silver on spine; dustjacket; 240pp. Inscribed and signed by Morris Ernst on front endpaper to Senator Richard M. Nixon: "For Senator Nixon - who will no doubt disagree but may still respect the desire to work out a solution other than McCarthyism," undated...

The Communistic Societies of the United States; From Personal Visit and Observation

The Communistic Societies of the United States; From Personal Visit and Observation

Publisher’s green cloth boards lettered in gilt; laid endpapers; 439, (8)pp; illus; map. Engraved bookplate of Frederic Rowland Marvin to front pastedown. Bit of minor fraying to spine ends; a bright, Near Fine copy.

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."

Mother of Truth: A Story of Romance and Retribution Based on the Events of My Own Life

Mother of Truth: A Story of Romance and Retribution Based on the Events of My...

Octavo (22cm); purple cloth, with titles stamped in gilt on spine and front panel; purple topstain; dustjacket; 230pp. Hint of sunning to upper board edges and topstain, else Fine in a Near Fine dustjacket, with light wear and a few small nicks to extremities and gentle sunning to spine.

Original Poster: Sixth Annual Fourth of July Smoke-In at the Ellipse, Washington, D.C.

Original Poster: Sixth Annual Fourth of July Smoke-In at the Ellipse, Washington, D.C.

Original lithographed poster, printed in colors on white stock measuring ca.43cm x 56xcm (17" x 22"). 1cm tear at upper right corner, with a few small rubs to lower quarter; Near Fine.

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;.....

Poems

Poems

Octavo (21.5cm); gray and black illustrated wrappers, stapled; 36pp. Light edgewear, with scattered foxing to upper edge of text; Near Fine.

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