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The Assyrian and Other Stories
New York: Harcourt, Brace & Co, 1950. First Edition. Brown cloth (hardcover); dustjacket; 276pp. Ink gift inscription to front endpaper, else a clean, tight copy in pictorial jacket, price-clipped, somewhat darkened on spine and rear panel but just lightly worn. Story collection by the Armenian-American novelist and playwright, Pulitzer Prize...
[Item #4327]
Price: $25.00
 
The Assyrian and Other Stories. William Saroyan.
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Typed Letter, signed, to Clem Yore
1931. A remarkable, brief letter in which Tully defends himself against critics who claim he came by his knowledge of tramp life second hand: "...Different Bowery bums have stated that I was never on the road and so forth – after seven years of it. Hansen used one letter. I....
[Item #12091]
Price: $500.00
 
Typed Letter, signed, to Clem Yore. RADICAL LITERATURE, HOBOES, Jim TULLY.
3.

On Thermonuclear War
Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1960. First Edition. A Cold War classic, and Kahn's magnum opus, one of the first works to systematically predict the outcomes of "total war" with the Soviet Union. Kahn was co-founder of the Hudson Institute and among the foremost futurologists of his period. He was also...
[Item #32118]
Price: $100.00
 
On Thermonuclear War. Herman KAHN.
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Jewish Mysticism (4 vols). I: Late Antiquity. II: The MIddle Ages. III: The Modern Period. IV: General Characteristics and Comparative Studies
Northvale / Jerusalem: Jason Aronson, 1999. First Edition. Four octavo volumes (complete). A Fine set of the first printings in crisp, unworn dustjackets. Free of markings or wear - a new-appearing set.
[Item #32112]
Price: $150.00
 
Jewish Mysticism (4 vols). I: Late Antiquity. II: The MIddle Ages. III: The Modern Period. IV: General Characteristics and Comparative Studies. Joseph DAN.
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Afro-Asian Writings; Quarterly Review of the Permanent Bureau of Afro-Asian Writers, Vol. 1, nos. 2-3, Summer, 1968
Cairo: Permanent Bureau of Afro-Asian Writers, 1968. First Edition. Quarto (27.25cm); illustrated wrappers; 198pp; color illus. throughout. Light edgewear, wrapper fore-edges heavily foxed, else Near Very Good. Quarterly journal of Afro-Asian writers with the aim of promoting a wider knowledge of Afro-Asian literature and culture, and emancipating that culture from...
[Item #32110]
Price: $40.00
 
Afro-Asian Writings; Quarterly Review of the Permanent Bureau of Afro-Asian Writers, Vol. 1, nos. 2-3, Summer, 1968. Youssef EL-SEBAI.
6.

Episodes & Epistles. Poems by W.L.
New York: Thomas Seltzer, Inc. 1925. First Edition. Octavo. Cloth-backed boards; 80pp. Discoloration to board edges; ownership signature to front endpaper (Mary Elizabeth Raub); a Very Good copy. The prolific radical poet's rather uncommon first book, a collection of aesthetic verse displaying only glimpses of the vigorous, polemical tone of...
[Item #32086]
Price: $85.00
 
Episodes & Epistles. Poems by W.L. Walter LOWENFELS.
7.

Treading the Winepress
New York: George H. Doran Company, [1925]. First Edition. Octavo (19.5cm.); original cloth in white and orange pictorial dust jacket; vi,[7]-394pp. Jacket extremities a bit worn with some closed tears to extremities with some subsequent creasing, some old soil spots more heavily apparent to jacket verso, tiny loss to spine...
[Item #23287]
Price: $100.00
 
Treading the Winepress. Ralph CONNOR.
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The Red Pony: I. The Gift; II. The Great Mountains; III. The Promise [Limited Edition, Signed]
New York: Covici Friede Publishers, 1937. First Edition. Limited to 699 copies of which this is no. 572. Small quarto (26cm.); original flexible pictorial beige cloth in later glassine dust jacket, housed in custom glass, cloth, and card clamshell box, brown morocco gilt-lettered spine labels; 81pp. Bookplate to front pastedown...
[Item #20613]
Price: $1,500.00
 
The Red Pony: I. The Gift; II. The Great Mountains; III. The Promise [Limited Edition, Signed]. John STEINBECK.
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Beloved [Signed]
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1987. First Edition. The Nobel Prize-winning author's fifth book, a novel set in post-Civil War Ohio and centered on the lives of an escaped slave family. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, and voted by a New York Times poll in 2006 as the...
[Item #19774]
Price: $275.00
 
Beloved [Signed]. Toni MORRISON.
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In the United States Circuit Court of Appeals Eighth Circuit. No. 5255. Rose Pastor Stokes, Plaintiff in Error. Vs. United States of American, Defendant in Error
N.p. Champlin Law Printing Co. [1918]. First Edition. Case against member of the Socialist Party and anti-war advocate Rose Pastor Stokes under the Espionage Act of 1917. Though Stokes was sentenced three concurrent ten-year prison terms, her husband, the wealthy New York socialite J.G. Phelps Stokes, posted her $10,000 bail...
[Item #32068]
Price: $200.00
 
In the United States Circuit Court of Appeals Eighth Circuit. No. 5255. Rose Pastor Stokes, Plaintiff in Error. Vs. United States of American, Defendant in Error. Rose Pastor STOKES.
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Collection of 10 Mimeographed Pieces Issued by the Communist Party of Virginia
Richmond: Communist Party of Virginia, 1940-1948. Various sizes and formats as described below. Collection of Virginia state Communist Party propaganda issued from the Popular Front era to the second Red Scare following the end of WW2 under the leadership of Alice Burke. None located in OCLC as of November, 2016. 1...
[Item #32066]
Price: $500.00
 
Collection of 10 Mimeographed Pieces Issued by the Communist Party of Virginia. COMMUNIST PARTY OF VIRGINIA.
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The Winning of Sarenne
New York: Federal Book Company, 1902. First Edition. AHOUSE A3: "The medieval romance, The Winning of Sarenne, comes out of Sinclair's 'potboiler' experience, which overlapped with his serious writing career by several years." This binding not described in AHOUSE, which calls for either light blue or red cloth (no priority...
[Item #32065]
Price: $350.00
 
The Winning of Sarenne. St. Clair BEALL, pseud. Upton Sinclair, illus Louis F. Grant.
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In the Heart of a Fool [Inscribed & Signed by Upton Sinclair to His Mother]
New York: Macmillan Company, 1918. First Edition. Romantic Civil War-era novel presented to his mother Priscilla, née Harden (1857-1931), with whom Upton Sinclair had a rather frought relationship throughout the former's life. Though born to a wealthy Baltimore family, Priscilla raised her son in puritanical poverty, sharing her bed with...
[Item #32063]
Price: $350.00
 
In the Heart of a Fool [Inscribed & Signed by Upton Sinclair to His Mother]. Upton SINCLAIR, William Allen WHITE.
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Bound for Annapolis; or, The Trials of a Sailor Boy
New York: Street & Smith, [1903]. First Edition. Octavo (19cm.); original blue-green pictorial cloth stamped in tan, blue, and green, gilt-lettered spine with "Federal Book Co." imprint at foot; [6],ii,[7]-269,[1],[27](ads)pp.; frontispiece. Very light shelf wear, corners slightly bumped, spine a bit toned, some minor soiling, else a Very Good or...
[Item #32044]
Price: $500.00
 
Bound for Annapolis; or, The Trials of a Sailor Boy. Clarke FITCH, pseud. Upton Sinclair.
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From Port to Port; or, Clif Faraday in Many Waters
Philadelphia: David McKay, [1903]. Reprint. One of Sinclair's early pseudonymously published juvenalia, forming part of a series of maritime adventure stories for boys featuring Clif Faraday, Naval Cadet from Annapolis. The pseudonym Ensign Clarke Fitch was used by at least three authors, including Sinclair, Enrique H. Lewis, and Weldon J....
[Item #32041]
Price: $200.00
 
From Port to Port; or, Clif Faraday in Many Waters. Clarke FITCH, pseud. Upton Sinclair.
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Nothing Personal
New York: Atheneum Publishers, 1964. First Edition. Folio (36.25cm.); original white paper-covered boards stamped in silver and black, matching slipcase; unpaged; chiefly photographic illus. throughout. Boards a bit rubbed and lightly spotted, rear cover starting to split slightly from spine; still, Very Good and sound overall; slipcase a bit worn...
[Item #32038]
Price: $350.00
 
Nothing Personal. Richard AVEDON, photographs, text James Baldwin.
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The Black Panther: Intercommunal News Service - Vol.VI, No.8 (March 20, 1971)
San Francisco: Black Panther Party, 1971. Contents include articles on police brutality/corruption, notes from various prisons/prisoners, welfare mothers, agents provocateur, the incarceration of George Jackson, revolutionary self-defense, and a centerfold letter titled "To Eldridge Cleaver and his Conspirators from the San Quentin Branch of the Black Panther Party. Rear wrapper...
[Item #32036]
Price: $150.00
 
The Black Panther: Intercommunal News Service - Vol.VI, No.8 (March 20, 1971). Emory DOUGLAS, cover art.
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Limomonyane tsa Barali ba Thesele
Lesotho: Mazenod Book Centre, 1969. First Edition. 12mo (18.5cm.); original red and white photo-illustrated staplebound card wrappers; 59pp. Fine. Sotho-language poetry. OCLC locates three copies in North America as of November, 2016, at Buffalo State, Maryland, and Wisconsin.
[Item #32033]
Price: $30.00
 
Limomonyane tsa Barali ba Thesele. James Sefatsa NTSABA.
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A Catalogue of the African Collection in the Moorland Foundation Howard University Library
Washington DC: Published for the Moorland Foundation and the Program of African Studies by the Howard University Press, 1958. First Edition. Large octavo (25cm.); original blue printed card wrappers; 398pp. Slightly ex-library with just the residue of a shelf label at spine foot, upper cover extremities and spine a bit...
[Item #32032]
Price: $40.00
 
A Catalogue of the African Collection in the Moorland Foundation Howard University Library. Dorothy B. PORTER, ed.
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John Ruskin: The Early Years, 1819-1859
New Haven: Yale University Press, 1985. First Edition. Octavo (24cm.); original cloth in pictorial dust jacket; xvi,301pp.; frontispiece, illus. throughout. Minor wrinkling to jacket spine crown and top corners, else Near Fine. John Ruskin: The Later Years, would not be published until 2000.
[Item #32026]
Price: $40.00
 
John Ruskin: The Early Years, 1819-1859. Tim HILTON.
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Poster: Une Jeunesse que l'Avenir Inquiète Trop Souvent... [A Youth Too Often Disturbed by the Future]
[Paris: 1968]. One of the most popular images of the May 1968 Paris student protests, depicting the head of a presumed student, bandaged and silenced with a safety pin, only his eyes remaining unobscured. The text and image were appropriated in at least half a dozen iterations, artists unknown. See...
[Item #32023]
Price: $200.00
 
Poster: Une Jeunesse que l'Avenir Inquiète Trop Souvent... [A Youth Too Often Disturbed by the Future]. MAI 68.
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Précis de l'Organisation du Travail, Extrait de "L'Organisation du Travail et l'Association"
Paris: A la Librairie Sociétaire, 1846 [but 1848]. Second Edition. French dyer's proposal of Fourierist principles of organization for the working class, making the argument that certain points could be adopted by contemporary employers. Briancourt's publication could be considered one of a number of unsuccessful attempts to inspire the founding...
[Item #32022]
Price: $200.00
 
Précis de l'Organisation du Travail, Extrait de "L'Organisation du Travail et l'Association" Math BRIANCOURT.
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Our Looney Liberals
Columbus, OH: Stoneman Press, [1934]. Second Edition. Conservative author's anti-New Deal warning against liberalism in government: "Grant the Radicals six years of supremacy, and our Rich will disappear, our Middle Classes will be submerged, and at least one-third of the total population will die of hunger and violence" - upper...
[Item #32020]
Price: $200.00
 
Our Looney Liberals. Frank L. McKINNEY.
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[Text in Russian] Baraban Strogago Gospodina [Drum of the Stern Master]
[Berlin: "Ogon'ki" 1922]. First Edition. Collection of poetry published abroad due to Soviet censorship. Shkapskaia's work, much of it religious or glorifying a woman's role as mother and wife, was highly praised by her contemporaries, including Maxim Gorky and Aleksandr Blok. However, by the 1930s Shkapskaia had renounced her early...
[Item #32018]
Price: $150.00
 
[Text in Russian] Baraban Strogago Gospodina [Drum of the Stern Master]. Mariia SHKAPSKAIA.
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Three Hands, Nos. 1-3
[Washington, D.C.]: Three Hands, 1951-1952. First Edition. Small and attractively-produced poetry journal issued by three followers of Ezra Pound, including the virulently anti-semitic, pro-Fascist Holocaust-denier Eustace Mullins. Each issue features only three poets, including contributions by the editors themselves, among these Mullins's "For Ezra Pound." Covers designed by William Heine...
[Item #32017]
Price: $200.00
 
Three Hands, Nos. 1-3. Michael RECK, , Eustace Mullins, eds Joachim M. Ardanuy.


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