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Men Working (ARC)

Men Working (ARC)

Octavo. Original pictorial wrappers; 300pp. Advance copy for reviewers, with publisher's complimentary slip tipped in at title page. Touch of soil to text block edges; brief rubbing to cover wraps; still a Fine, tight copy.

Mountain Interval

Mountain Interval

First state of the text, with all points per Clymer & Green. 12mo; blue cloth boards lettered in gilt on spine and front cover; 102pp. Contemporary ownership signature and printed bookplate to front endpapers, else a tight, Near Fine copy, lightly foxed on a few leaves and with dusting to...

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.

Moon-Face and Other Stories

Moon-Face and Other Stories

Octavo (19cm). Navy blue cloth, stamped in colors on spine and front cover; t.e.g.; [vi], 273, [4]pp. Old, faint dampstain affecting margins of text block throughout, with some consequent waviness to upper margin of final 10 or so leaves. Cloth just lightly rubbed, with titling strong on spine and cover...

Longshot Pomes For Broke Players

Longshot Pomes For Broke Players

One of ca.200 copies printed. Slim octavo; stiff beige illustrated wrappers, stapled; [44pp]; illus. Some trivial wear along spine-fold, with a small, faint crease to upper edge of front wrapper; very Near Fine.

[The Alexandria Quartet] Justine (1957), Balthazar (1958), Mountolive (1958), Clea (1960)

[The Alexandria Quartet] Justine (1957), Balthazar (1958), Mountolive (1958), Clea (1960)

Four octavo volumes. Cloth boards; dustjackets; 253+250+320+287pp. First Printings. Each Near Fine, clean and unmarked in original dustwrappers. Justine in unclipped, mildly spine-sunned jacket retaining a portion of the "Book Society" wraparound advertising band; Balthazar, Mountolive and Clea each price-clipped, Balthazar with mild spine fading. Still a Near Fine set...

A Fable

A Fable

Limited Issue, one of 1000 numbered copies signed by the author. Octavo (22cm); navy blue cloth, with titles and pictorial elements stamped in blue, white, and gilt on spine and front panel; blue topstain; 437pp. Small, vintage booksellers label to lower rear pastedown, else a Fine copy, lacking the original...

Three Erfurt Tales

Three Erfurt Tales

12mo. Cloth boards; viii, 62, iii pp. One of 310 copies. Presentation to Ben Shahn from Lessing Rosenwald on front endpaper: "To Ben Shahn / With Kindest Regards / Lessing," dated 1962. Fine copy. From the library of Ben and Bernarda Bryson Shahn, with estate label tipped on to front pastedown.

Trashing

Trashing

First Printing. Octavo (21.5cm); navy blue cloth with titles stamped in silver on spine; red topstain; dustjacket; 131pp. Signed on the first blank both as Ann Fettamen and Anita Hoffman, and dated Los Angeles 9/18/91. Fine in a lovely example of the original suppressed dustjacket, featuring the nude Hoffman's embracing...

Original lithographed poster: Warning! Inflation Means Depression - Register - Vote

Original lithographed poster: Warning! Inflation Means Depression - Register - Vote

Lithograph in colors, 41-1/8" x 27-3/4" (ca 105cm x 71cm). Signed twice by the artist, in pencil, at center below image and again at lower right. Vertical and horizontal fold lines (as issued); small loss at upper left corner and along upper margin (away from image); light edge-wear, tack-holes at...

The Old House and Other Stories

The Old House and Other Stories

First Printing, with the title page a cancel tipped into sheets from the British edition published the previous year. Octavo (19cm); hunter green cloth, with titling and rule stamped in gilt on spine and front panel; black topstain; dustjacket; 295pp, [1]. Previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown, with a touch...

Deutschsprachige Exilliteratur seit 1933, Band 4: Bibliographien - Schriftsteller, Publizisten und Literaturwissenschaftler in Den USA (in 3 volumes)

Deutschsprachige Exilliteratur seit 1933, Band 4: Bibliographien - Schriftsteller, Publizisten und Literaturwissenschaftler in Den USA (in 3 volumes)

Three large octavo volumes, together comprising the entirety of Vol. IV of the series; xxx, 1-665; xii, 666-1366; xiv, 1367-2110pp. Pristine in the original printed cloth boards; no dustjackets as issued. An apparently unused and unread set.

Original lithograph (untitled) depicting an I.W.W. meeting

Original lithograph (untitled) depicting an I.W.W. meeting

Lithograph, 20-1/2" x 16". Printed in black ink on white stock; mounted on heavy pasteboard (as issued); signed in print "Rodney Thomson" at lower right. Mounting board worn, with losses at corners and edges; old damp-stain to entire lower margin, just into image; else just light soiling and wear --...

Wood Works. Constructions by Robert Indiana

Wood Works. Constructions by Robert Indiana

Quarto. Pictorial wrappers; 64pp; illus. INSCRIBED to Bernarda Shahn on half-title: "Skowhegan / 3.viii.85 / For Bernarda, my best (such a lovely weekend to remember)." Also laid in is a postcard from the artist, a reproduction of his iconic "LO/VE" painting, addressed to Bernarda Shahn and dated 1969: "Bernarda -...

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.

Typed Letter, Signed. 2pp, to Ben Shahn, dated 31 July 1967

Typed Letter, Signed. 2pp, to Ben Shahn, dated 31 July 1967

Original 2pp typed letter on two sides of a sheet of hotel letterhead, dated 31 July 1967. Addressed: Dear Ben [Shahn], signed in ink "Ed Locke." Three old folds, else fine.

Hike and the Aeroplane

Hike and the Aeroplane

Octavo (19.5cm); gray pictorial cloth; 275pp; illus. Spine slightly sunned, some soil to text edges, with rubbing to the extremities and cover decorations and minor pull to rear endpaper; a Very Good copy, housed in a custom clamshell case.

Metroland

Metroland

First Impression. Octavo; gray cloth, with titles stamped in silver on spine; dustjacket; 176pp. Bookplate signed by Barnes is laid in. Fine in a Fine dustjacket, price-clipped, with the publisher's 7.95 sticker directly above. A lovely copy of the author's first novel, absent the usual heavy rubbing.

Collection of 188 Republican Newspapers from the Spanish Civil War

Collection of 188 Republican Newspapers from the Spanish Civil War

188 tabloid issues (various sizes), with text and illustrations printed in black and red on newsprint. Condition generally Good to Very Good, a few better or worse, but all issues complete; most issues horizontally folded at center, many with mild to moderate toning to folds and extremities, with occasional splitting...

Der Marsch ins Reich der Caoba

Der Marsch ins Reich der Caoba

Octavo (23.5cm); blue-gray cloth, with titles stamped in maroon on spine and front cover; red topstain; dustjacket; 255pp. Some trivial wear to spine ends, else Fine. Dustjacket is lightly edgeworn, with several short edge tears (a few archivally mended on verso) and some minor touch-up to the black portions at...

The Long Pursuit

The Long Pursuit

Octavo (21cm). Black cloth boards, lettered in gilt; dustjacket; 310pp. Warmly and lengthily inscribed to a young Stephen Sondheim in year of publication: "To Stephen Sondheim: novelist and musician - With all good wishes," followed by a lengthy quotation from Proust's The Past Recaptured. Bottom board edges rubbed; abrasions along...

El Salvador: El Pueblo Vencera (The People's Victory). A Film by The Film Institute of Revolucionary [sic] El Salvador F.M.L.N.

El Salvador: El Pueblo Vencera (The People's Victory). A Film by The Film Institute of...

Original silkscreened poster in three colors; 30" x 20" (ca 77cm x 56cm). Printed in red, blue and black inks on heavy art paper. Considerable bleed-through of colors to verso; impression slightly uneven along upper margin; a few small spots of soil -- still a bright, clean example, Near Fine. Unbacked.

The Forge

The Forge

Octavo (21cm). Black cloth boards with pictorial title onlays on spine and front cover; original pictorial dustjacket; 525pp. A crisp, Fine copy in the uncommon dustwrapper, lightly worn and soiled but unclipped and still easily VG to NF.

The Molly Maguires: The Origin, Growth, and Character of the Organization

The Molly Maguires: The Origin, Growth, and Character of the Organization

Small octavo; publisher’s cloth boards; gilt spine titles; [vii], ix-xi, 9-380pp; map. Spine ends and board corners lightly rubbed; faint old dampstain to bottom 1/8" of endpapers at gutter (not extending into text); a solidly VG copy, better than usually seen.

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