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Close Range: Wyoming Stories [Limited Edition, Signed]

Close Range: Wyoming Stories [Limited Edition, Signed]

Limited to 150 specially bound copies of which this is no. 38. Octavo (24cm.); original linen, color plate mounted to upper cover, blind-lettered spine; matching slipcase; 383,[2]pp.; watercolor frontispiece, 5 plates. Fine. Limitation statement on bookplate mounted to front pastedown; signed by the author and artist. Collection concludes with the novella "Brokeback Mountain."

The White Peacock

The White Peacock

First Issue, with title page bound integrally with "1910" copyright statement on verso. Octavo (19cm); publisher's blue-green pictorial cloth, stamped in white and black on spine and front cover; 496pp. Spine faded, with titling nearly rubbed away; peacock device and lettering on front board partially flaked, but still perfectly legible;...

The Philosophy of Art: Being "Art et Scholastique"

The Philosophy of Art: Being "Art et Scholastique"

Small octavo (18.5cm.); original black cloth-backed marbled boards, printed paper label mounted to upper cover, textblock edges deckled; [2],iii,[1],182pp.; title page and colophon vignettes by Gill. Light shelf wear, minor foxing to preliminaries, else Very Good or better.

1st Woman in Her Field / Ms. Interview / Gail Garrot: Big City Cop

1st Woman in Her Field / Ms. Interview / Gail Garrot: Big City Cop

Broadside, 36.5cm x 56cm (ca 14-1/2" x 22"). Printed recto-only; text in three columns with photographic reproductions. Fine. Satirical broadside, originally published as a centerfold in the Detroit anarchist underground newspaper Fifth Estate; here separately issued on higher-quality paper. Lampoons the middle-class, anglo-centric ethos of Ms. magazine, which by the...

Schönheit im Olympischen Kampf

Schönheit im Olympischen Kampf

Folio (31.5cm.); original cloth in white photo-illustrated dust jacket printed in red and black; 280pp.; chiefly photographic illus. Light wear and soiling to jacket, tiny loss to top of front flap crease, additional small loss to spine crown, tiny unobtrusive pieces of tape repair to verso extremities; still, Very Good...

The Railroad Trainman: Official Publication of the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen [...] Volume XXXI, 1914

The Railroad Trainman: Official Publication of the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen [...] Volume XXXI, 1914

Large, thick octavo (24cm.); original full sheep, red and black morocco gilt spine labels, all edges marbled, floral endpapers; [6],1134pp.; illus., text in double column. Some peeling and cracking to leather, extremities scuffed; textblock fine. About Very Good.

Proceedings of the National Negro Conference, 1909, New York, May 31 to June 1

Proceedings of the National Negro Conference, 1909, New York, May 31 to June 1

Octavo (19cm.); original green gilt-lettered cloth; 229pp.; illus., including photographs, in text. Ex-library with usual markings, cloth quite discolored and textblock cockled from damp. A Good reading copy.

Play It Again, Sam

Play It Again, Sam

First Printing. Octavo (20.75cm); red paper and black cloth-covered boards, with titles stamped in gilt on spine; dustjacket; 94, [6]pp. Faint foxing to endpaper, text edges tanned, else very Near Fine in a Near Fine, price-clipped dustjacket, with minimal wear to extremities.

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...

The Social Economist: Gunton's Magazine

The Social Economist: Gunton's Magazine

Octavo. Marbled boards. Nearly complete run with only Vol. 7, 26 & 27 missing. Vol 1-9 are entitled The Social Economist; from Vol 8 onward the work was renamed Gunton's Magazine. Boards and joints moderately rubbed with some chips on spine; a few boards tender and one board detached; else in good condition.

The Vestal Lady on Brattle and Other Poems [Inscribed]

The Vestal Lady on Brattle and Other Poems [Inscribed]

Facsimile reprint of the 1959 first edition. Octavo; printed card wrappers; 35pp. Inscribed by Corso inside the front wrapper: "My first work / O how I loved poetry - but yet I was weak here - / Gregory," undated and with no inscribee stated. Mild soil to cover wrappers, else...

The Admirable Crichton

The Admirable Crichton

Thick quarto; crimson cloth, with titling and elaborative decorations stamped in gilt on spine and front cover; viii, 236pp; illus. + 20 hand-tipped color plates. Some trivial wear to board edges, offsetting to endpapers, with old, shallow dampstain to right edge of text; Very Good+.

Frankie and Johnnie

Frankie and Johnnie

First Printing. Octavo (19.5cm); orange cloth, with titles stamped in gilt on spine and decorative elements in gilt on front panel; orange topstain; dustjacket; 212pp. Final two pages a little roughly opened, else a fresh, Fine copy. The beautiful H. Post-designed dustjacket is unclipped, with a few tiny nicks and...

The Chicken Without A Head: A New Version [Limited Edition, Signed]

The Chicken Without A Head: A New Version [Limited Edition, Signed]

Limited to 500 copies of which this is no. 45 of 75 signed by the author. Octavo (23.5cm.); original deep salmon pictorial stitched wrappers; unpaged; illus. Fine. Signed by the author on colophon. Second publication by Trace Editions.

Young Man with a Horn

Young Man with a Horn

Octavo (21cm.); original cloth in black pictorial dust jacket; [8],243pp. Spine a bit cocked, jacket extremities rubbed and a bit ragged with several short closed tears and subsequent creasing. Still, Very Good or better in Near Very Good jacket. "A Houghton Mifflin Fellowship Novel" - upper jacket panel. Author's first...

Story of My Exile [aka, Confession of Albert Balanow] (Typed Manuscript)

Story of My Exile [aka, Confession of Albert Balanow] (Typed Manuscript)

Post-bound, typed manuscript of 68 leaves (unnumbered), typed recto-only. Moderate wear and soil, especially to outer leaves; generally Very Good and apparently complete. Contents comprised of five pages of preliminary biographical details folllowed by a lengthy deposition, marked "D-U-P-L-I-C-A-T-E" at head of first page. One of an unknown number of...

Bambi: A Life in the Woods

Bambi: A Life in the Woods

First Printing. Octavo (20.5cm); green vertical-ribbed cloth, with pictorial device on front panel, titles stamped in gilt on the spine, and pictorial endpapers; dustjacket; 293pp. + 1 page ad; illus. Top edge slightly dusty, spine ends gently nudged, decorative bookplate of designer Harry Bordeaux Dorr on the front pastedown, with...

$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.

Darkness and the Deep [Limited Edition, Signed]

Darkness and the Deep [Limited Edition, Signed]

Limited to 100 copies of which this is no. 39. Octavo (20.75cm.); full blue gilt-lettered morocco, top edge gilt; [6],296pp. A hint of rubbing to spine ends, else Fine. The first in the 12-volume "Testament of Man" series, set among primitive humans. BLEILER (1972), p. 115.

Original Cartoon Illustration, "The End of the Trail - Ridden to a Finish - The Allied Academy Award"

Original Cartoon Illustration, "The End of the Trail - Ridden to a Finish - The...

Original drawing in black ink on artist board, sheet size 54cm x 41cm (ca 21" x 16") with ca. 1" margins. Signed in ink, lower right. Also inscribed: "To E.A. Brininstool with my best regards, Bruce Russell" in bottom margin. Compositor's instructions in pencil; a few areas of white ink...

Jerusalem: A Facsimile of the Illuminated Book

Jerusalem: A Facsimile of the Illuminated Book

Of 516 copies in the total edition, this is one of 250 reserved for sale in America. Quarto (34cm). Stiff card wrappers; five original fascicles (Text volume plus 4 fascicles of 25 plates each) in original publisher's cloth-and-board clamshell case. Minor splits to corners of box; slight offsetting from the...

What the Moon Saw: And Other Tales

What the Moon Saw: And Other Tales

Octavo (18.5cm.); contemporary half green calf over marbled boards, gilt spine in 6 compartments, red morocco spine label; viii,372,[4]pp.; frontispiece, text illustrations throughout. Extremities a bit rubbed; a few small faint soil spots to preliminaries, else Very Good and sound. Illustrations engraved by the Brothers Dalziel, Edward and George.

The Family Moskat

The Family Moskat

Octavo (21.5cm.); original two-toned cloth in decorative dust jacket by George Salter, grey topstain; [10],611,[2]pp. Shallow chips and closed tears to jacket extremities, none affecting text; spine and rear panel a shade darkened, else Very Good.

Collection of Eleven Original Photographs of the Berkshire Knitting Mills Strike, 1936

Collection of Eleven Original Photographs of the Berkshire Knitting Mills Strike, 1936

Eleven images, 10 measuring approx. 8x11.5cm., the last measuring 8.5x14.75cm. All Fine in mailing envelope, rubberstamped addressee Stony Creek Mills, Pennsylvania, with contemporary pencil note providing provenance: "Pictures taken 1st wk of Dec. During Berkshire Strike 1936." Additional contemporary (though irrelevent) note in faint pencil to envelope verso.

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