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Fugitive
Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1935. First Edition. Chicago novel, depicting events of the Stock Market crash including a businesswoman's attempted suicide. Missed by Hanna. The author was the wife of naturalist and author Donald Culross Peattie. Quite uncommon, in or out of jacket. Octavo. Blue cloth boards, lettered in black on spine...
[Item #24180]
Price: $150.00
 
Fugitive
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Our Hawaii
New York: Macmillan, 1917. First Edition. Octavo (21cm). Original ribbed blue cloth, stamped in gilt on spine and front cover; xv, 345, [6]pp; illus. Frontispiece portrait of Jack London and fifteen inserted leaves of photographic plates (halftones). Gently rubbed at board edges and spine ends; upper edge of text block...
[Item #24004]
Price: $150.00
 
Our Hawaii
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When God Laughs and Other Stories
New York: Macmillan, 1911. First Edition. First printing. Title leaf a cancel (as with all copies, per Blanck). Octavo (19cm). Original pictorial cloth boards, stamped in colors on spine and front cover; ix, 319, (4)pp; illus. Previous owner's bookplate pasted inside front board; cloth slightly rubbed at crown and heel;...
[Item #24001]
Price: $250.00
 
When God Laughs and Other Stories
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Moon-Face and Other Stories
New York: Macmillan, 1906. First Edition. 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...
[Item #23999]
Price: $200.00
 
Moon-Face and Other Stories
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Émeutes en Espagne
Paris: Les Editions de France, 1931. Journalistic account of Spain in the aftermath of a very short-lived military revolution which took place on December 15th, 1930. Apart from the author's travel series "Ce Que J'ai Vu," Béraud is best known for winning the Prix Goncourt for his best-selling novel Le...
[Item #23739]
Price: $35.00
 
Émeutes en Espagne
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Relatives
New York: Harper and Brothers, 1929. First Edition. Caldwellian take-down of Pennsylvania backwoods yokel culture, the title and jacket illustration making a fairly blatant allusion to consanguinous relations. Described by Hanna, perhaps understatedly, as "a disenchanted view of small-town life in Pennsylvania." Uncommon in or out of jacket. HANNA 2612...
[Item #23696]
Price: $150.00
 
Relatives
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Gestes et Opinions du Docteur Faustroll, Pataphysicien: Roman Néo-Scientifique, Suivi de Spéculations
Paris: Bibliothèque-Charpentier, Eugène Fasquelle, Éditeur, 1911. First Edition. One of Jarry's most important works, though unpublished in his lifetime. Most likely begun in 1894 and completed before 1897, Faustroll was the author's attempt at a treatise on his pseudo-scientific philosophy "Pataphysics," in which the author defined it as "the science...
[Item #23611]
Price: $1,250.00
 
Gestes et Opinions du Docteur Faustroll, Pataphysicien: Roman Néo-Scientifique, Suivi de Spéculations
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Not in the Calendar
London: Macmillan, 1964. First Edition. Octavo. Green cloth boards, lettered in gilt on spine; dustjacket; 241pp. Fine copy in lightly worn dustwrapper, Near Fine. Novel of a deaf-mute. The black dustwrapper is fragile and prone to fading; this a particularly nice example.
[Item #23608]
Price: $60.00
 
Not in the Calendar
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Ubu Enchaîné. Précédé de Ubu Roi
Paris: Éditions de la Revue Blanche, 1900. First Edition. Sequel to Ubu Roi, including the earlier play, here in its sixth printing. Ubu Roi (1896), possibly the longest-enduring school-boy prank in history, was based on Sophocles' Oedipux Rex, with the title character styled after Jarry's hated and anti-semite high school...
[Item #23607]
Price: $750.00
 
Ubu Enchaîné. Précédé de Ubu Roi
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St. George of Weldon
New York: Farrar & Rinehart, 1937. First Edition. Octavo. Black cloth boards, stamped in gilt and red; dustjacket; red top-stain; 432pp. Faint darkening to endpapers, else a tight, Near Fine copy in the original pictorial dustwrapper, light rubbed, unclipped; Very Good Plus. Portrait of a prominent white family in Mississippi...
[Item #23606]
Price: $50.00
 
St. George of Weldon
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Creative Revolution: A Study in Communist Ergatocracy
London: George Allen & Unwin, 1920. First Edition. Octavo. Red cloth boards; dustjacket; 224pp. Includes bibliography. Ownership signature to front endpaper (David Stamelman) dated 1937, else a tight, Near Fine copy, free of markings or wear. In the original printed dustwrapper, darkened on spine panel but otherwise quite sharp; Very...
[Item #23603]
Price: $25.00
 
Creative Revolution: A Study in Communist Ergatocracy
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Messaline: Roman de l'Ancienne Rome
Paris: Editions de la Revue Blanche, 1901. First Edition. Arguably, along with Le Surmâle (1902), Jarry's most traditional (and heterosexual) novel, originally serialized in the Revue Blanche in July, 1900. A meticulously researched fictionalization of the life of the Roman Empress Messalina, possibly written in the hopes of replicating the...
[Item #23599]
Price: $150.00
 
Messaline: Roman de l'Ancienne Rome
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The Battle of Ventry Harbor; which Took Place in the Fourth Century, and Continued without Intermission for 366 Days. Being a Literal Translation from an Old Irish Manuscript
Boston: Published for the trade, 1856. First Edition. Small slim octavo (19cm.); original green pictorial saddle-stitched wrappers (upper cover a bit soiled); 48pp.; illus. Chips and tears along wrapper edges not affecting text, loss to lower wrapper bottom edge, spine ends perished; still, a Very Good copy in original, still-vibrant...
[Item #23585]
Price: $250.00
 
The Battle of Ventry Harbor; which Took Place in the Fourth Century, and Continued without Intermission for 366 Days. Being a Literal Translation from an Old Irish Manuscript
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Seraph on the Suwanee: A Novel
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1948. First Edition. Hurston's seventh book, and in a departure from her usual cast of African-American characters, this novel is set among a family of Florida crackers. An attractive copy. First Printing. Octavo (20.75cm); light gray cloth, with titling and author's facsimile signature stamped in...
[Item #23553]
Price: $300.00
 
Seraph on the Suwanee: A Novel
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The Oxen of the Sun: A Novel of Our Times
New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1935. First Edition. Late novel by Bacheller, a journalist and author best-known for founding the first modern newspaper syndicate in the United States. A sweeping panorama of American life, centered around several characters from Bacheller's previous novels and covering the era of mass-production, with...
[Item #23347]
Price: $125.00
 
The Oxen of the Sun: A Novel of Our Times
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Seven Red Sundays
New York: Liveright Publishing Corporation, 1936. Revolutionary novel of the early days of the Spanish Civil War, set within the socialist and anarchist milieu of pre-war Madrid. Sender, an anarchist and a Republican sympathizer, fled Spain in 1938 and became one of the best-known Spanish exile-intellectuals of the post-war period...
[Item #23297]
Price: $65.00
 
Seven Red Sundays
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On My Way: Being the Book of Art Young in Text and Picture
New York: Horace Liveright, 1928. First Trade Edition. The left-wing cartoonist's colorful autobiography. Considerably less common in the trade edition than the ubiquitous limited edition of 1000 copies. First Printing. Octavo (22.5cm); tan pictorial cloth boards, stamped in red and black on spine and front cover; brick red topstain; dustjacket;...
[Item #23260]
Price: $100.00
 
On My Way: Being the Book of Art Young in Text and Picture
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Proletarian Journey: New England, Gastonia, Moscow
New York: Hillman-Curl, 1937. First Edition. Large, thick octavo (24cm.); original cloth in red pictorial price-clipped dust jacket; xiv,[15]-352pp.; plain photographic frontispiece of Beal on the stand, 7 leaves of plates. Jacket edges rubbed with shallow chips and closed tears, spine quite faded; Fine in About Very Good jacket. Memoir...
[Item #23238]
Price: $75.00
 
Proletarian Journey: New England, Gastonia, Moscow
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13 Years with Dr. H.F. Verwoerd
Johannesburg: Voortrekkerpers, 1967. First English Language Edition. Personal memoir of South African Prime Minister Verwoerd by his private secretary. Verwoerd, who was assassinated the previous year, is best known for engineering and implementing apartheid in 1948. Rather overly obsequious portrayal of "that man," endearingly described in the opening page as...
[Item #23234]
Price: $50.00
 
13 Years with Dr. H.F. Verwoerd
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The New Columbia; or, The Re-United States
Findlay, OH: New Columbia Publishing Co. 1909. First Edition. Utopian work which begins with the deportation from the United States and Canada to the "Old World" all precious metals and forms of currency, as well as "all persons who are unwilling to do, with their hands or brain, their fair...
[Item #23231]
Price: $250.00
 
The New Columbia; or, The Re-United States
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Workers of All Countries, Unite, Oppose Our Common Enemy!
Peking: Foreign Languages Press, 1963. First Thus. Octavo (18.25cm.); original blue and white printed wrappers; [6],393,[1]pp. A touch dust-soiled, textblock uniformly toned, else Very Good or better. Collection of seven editorials originally published in Renmin Ribao ("People's Daily") and the Hongqi ("Red Flag") between December, 1962, and March, 1963.
[Item #23144]
Price: $20.00
 
Workers of All Countries, Unite, Oppose Our Common Enemy!
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The Ashes of Six Million Jews
Milwaukee: People's Book Shop, 1946. First Edition. Octavo (21.25cm.); original illustrated staplebound wrappers by Joseph Eisler stamped in orange and black; 23pp. A bit of age toning along extremities, corners bumped, else Very Good and sound. Holocaust poem "dedicated to the Wisconsin men who died in the immortal Abraham Lincoln...
[Item #23142]
Price: $25.00
 
The Ashes of Six Million Jews
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Don't Underestimate Woman Power [drop title]
[New York: Public Affairs, 1951]. First Edition. Octavo (21cm.); original green pictorial staplebound wrappers; 32pp.; illus. by Carl Trommer and Arthur S. Raymond. Very minor wear from handling, else About Fine. Public Affairs Pamphlet no. 171.
[Item #23140]
Price: $35.00
 
Don't Underestimate Woman Power [drop title]
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The Grim Truth About Legalized Abortion: What Does the Drive for "Abortion on Demand" Really Mean?
[New Orleans: Independent American, 1971]. First Edition. Anti-abortion pamphlet addressing issues such as "Legal Rights of the Unborn," and "When Does Life Begin?" Lists examples of talented people born with physical handicaps, erroneously including Helen Keller. UC-Davis only in OCLC as of November, 2014. Octavo (21.5cm.); single leaf folded into...
[Item #23138]
Price: $15.00
 
The Grim Truth About Legalized Abortion: What Does the Drive for "Abortion on Demand" Really Mean?
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A Woman Is a Sometime Thing; or, Cornering Capitalism by Removing 51 Percent of its Commodities [cover title]
[Toronto: New Hogtown Press, ca. 1970]. First Edition. Octavo (21.5cm.); original green pictorial printed staplebound wrappers; 36pp.; illus. Fine. Analysis of "What went wrong with the women's movement?" Publication no. 27 of the Hogtown Press, "a radical, independent publishing and reprint project."
[Item #23137]
Price: $30.00
 
A Woman Is a Sometime Thing; or, Cornering Capitalism by Removing 51 Percent of its Commodities [cover title]


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