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The Captain Hates the Sea
New York: Covici Friede Publishers, 1933. First Edition. Attractive copy of Smith's novel, centered around an odd cast of characters on a cruise ship traveling from San Francisco to New York through the Panama Canal. Basis for the 1934 comedy film of the same name, directed by Lewis Milestone for...
[Item #30358]
Price: $450.00
 
The Captain Hates the Sea. Wallace SMITH, novel, Miguel COVARRUBIAS, jacket art.
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The Possessed
New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1933. First Edition. The author's second novel, "the story of Christine Kent, whose life was almost ruined by her mother's intense and possessive love; of Christine's disastrous first marriage, really nothing but an ill-starred effort to escape from her mother's tyranny; and of Christine's...
[Item #30355]
Price: $60.00
 
The Possessed. Erika Zastrow.
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Paths Of Glory
New York: The Viking Press, 1935. First Edition. The author's first book, a novel retelling real-life events involving four French soldiers during World War 1 who were executed for cowardice to set an example to the rest of the troops. Basis for the powerful 1957 film directed by Stanley Kubrick...
[Item #30352]
Price: $125.00
 
Paths Of Glory. Humphrey COBB.
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Rommel Drives On Deep Into Egypt
New York: Delta Books / Dell Publishing Co., Inc. 1970. First Paperback Edition. Brautigan's eighth book of poetry, published simultaneously in cloth and wrappers. Slim octavo (20.25cm); photo-illustrated wrappers; 85pp. Hint of sunning to spine, faint vertical crease along front joint, with a few small scrapes to rear wrapper; Very Good+.
[Item #30351]
Price: $20.00
 
Rommel Drives On Deep Into Egypt. Richard BRAUTIGAN.
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The Apple and Eve
New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1933. First American Edition. Octavo (19.25cm.); original cloth in dark blue pictorial dust jacket signed "Gene" in image; [6],307pp. Minor rubbing to jacket extremities, white portion of spine a bit darkened, quarter-sized loss to bottom edge of upper panel affecting author's name, else Fine/Near...
[Item #30349]
Price: $75.00
 
The Apple and Eve. Jo van AMMERS-KÜLLER, trans Mrs. C. B. Bodde.
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Rules of Kings: A Novel
New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1904. First Edition. Octavo (19.25cm.); original brown pictorially embossed cloth stamped in white and gilt; [8],412pp. A hint of shelf-wear else Fine. Political novel of Americans in fin-de-si├Ęcle Vienna. SMITH A-347.
[Item #30348]
Price: $40.00
 
Rules of Kings: A Novel. Gertrude ATHERTON.
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Ain't You Got No Shame? [Inscribed & Signed to Ben Shahn]
Washington DC: New Merrymount Press, 1965. First Edition. Octavo (22cm.); original cloth in pale tan pictorial dust jacket; [10],98pp.; illus. Jacket quite brittle with small loss to spine foot, 2-inch closed tear along bottom spine edge of upper panel, some minor soil spots. Fine in Good or better dust jacket...
[Item #30346]
Price: $50.00
 
Ain't You Got No Shame? [Inscribed & Signed to Ben Shahn]. William M. BARRETT, illus Leonard Guardino, intro Joseph Auslander.
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Farewell Miss Julie Logan: A Wintry Tale
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1932. First American Edition. Small octavo (19.25cm.); original green pictorial cloth embossed and lettered in gilt; [10],103pp. Spine gilt a bit toned, else Near Fine, albeit lacking almost the entire jacket with only the neatly-excised flaps present. Novella billed as "the first story Barrie has...
[Item #30345]
Price: $25.00
 
Farewell Miss Julie Logan: A Wintry Tale. J. M. BARRIE.
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7 1/2 Cents
Boston: Atlantic Monthly Press Book / Little, Brown and Company, [1953]. Reprint. Octavo (21cm.); original cloth in black pictorial dust jacket by Jane Pitts; [8],245pp. Some general edge wear to jacket extremities else a Very Good or better, bright copy. Satirical novel and basis for the musical comedy "The Pajama...
[Item #30344]
Price: $45.00
 
7 1/2 Cents. Richard BISSELL.
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Introduzione alla Volgar Poesia
Bassano: Tipografia Remondini, 1818. New Edition. 12mo (16cm.); contemporary half mottled sheep over boards, manuscript spine label; 560pp. Boards a bit rubbed, tiny losses along extremities of spine label, rather heavy foxing to preliminaries else Very Good and sound. From the library of Ben and Bernarda Shann with their estate...
[Item #30343]
Price: $50.00
 
Introduzione alla Volgar Poesia. P. Giambatista BISSO.
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Deep River
New York: William Godwin, Inc. 1934. First Edition. Alabama author's racially-charged novel, centered around the marriage between a white socialite and the son of a former slave, "the world's leading baritone." In his foreword, Wood states: "This novel is a frank study of intermarriage between a Negro man and a....
[Item #30342]
Price: $300.00
 
Deep River. Clement WOOD.
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Kansas Zephyrs
[Cadmus, KS: Ed. Blair, 1901]. First Edition. Octavo (19.5cm); original blue pictorial cloth embossed in gilt; viii,194pp.; photographic portrait frontispiece adorned with line drawing, two text illus. Upper fore-edge corners of both boards have been bumped, minor soil, else Very Good and sound. Collection of Kansas slang poetry, most of...
[Item #30341]
Price: $50.00
 
Kansas Zephyrs. Ed BLAIR.
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Jerk
San Francisco: Artspace Books, [1993]. First Edition. Slim octavo (21cm.); original red and white photo-illustrated boards; 54pp.; color photographic illus. throughout. Light dust-soil else Fine. Short story based on the confession of David Brooks, one of the accomplices of serial killer Dean Corll (a.k.a. the Candy Man).
[Item #30340]
Price: $15.00
 
Jerk. Nayland BLAKE, art, story Dennis Cooper.
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Songs of Innocence and of Experience Shewing the Two Contrary States of the Human Soul, 1789-1794
[New York: Orion Press, 1967]. First Thus. Octavo (23cm.); original blue cloth in matching cloth slipcase, color plates mounted to slipcase panels; unpaged; color illus. and text in facsimile throughout. Book spine cloth and gilt lettering sunned and dulled, else Very Good to Near Fine. Smaller format facsimile edition designed...
[Item #30339]
Price: $50.00
 
Songs of Innocence and of Experience Shewing the Two Contrary States of the Human Soul, 1789-1794. William BLAKE.
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The Papyrus. Third Series, Vol. 3, no. 4, February, 1912
[New York]: Mitchell Kennerley, 1912. First Edition. 12mo (18cm.); original brown pictorial staplebound card wrappers printed in red and black; [4],32,[4]pp. Tiny loss to top corner of upper wrapper, vertical crease, else About Very Good. "A Magazine of Individuality," with contents chiefly by Monahan himself. This issue includes the story...
[Item #30337]
Price: $20.00
 
The Papyrus. Third Series, Vol. 3, no. 4, February, 1912. Michael MONAHAN, ed.
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The Papyrus. Third Series, Vol. 3, no. [2], December, 1911
[New York]: Mitchell Kennerley, 1911. First Edition. 12mo (18cm.); original brown pictorial staplebound card wrappers printed in red and black; [4],32,[4]pp. Near Fine. "A Magazine of Individuality," with contents chiefly by Monahan himself. This issue includes the poem "The Rose in His Heart," by W.B. Yeats, "A Dream," by Andrew...
[Item #30336]
Price: $20.00
 
The Papyrus. Third Series, Vol. 3, no. [2], December, 1911. Michael MONAHAN, ed.
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The Papyrus. Third Series, Vol. 1, nos. 5/6, March/April 1911
[New York]: Mitchell Kennerley, 1911. First Edition. 12mo (18cm.); original brown pictorial staplebound card wrappers printed in red and black; [4],32,[4]pp. Near Fine. "A Magazine of Individuality," with contents chiefly by Monahan himself. This issue includes Monahan's essay on Tolstoy, and the short story "Second Sight," by Anatole France.
[Item #30335]
Price: $20.00
 
The Papyrus. Third Series, Vol. 1, nos. 5/6, March/April 1911. Michael MONAHAN, ed.
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The Papyrus. Third Series, Vol. 4, no. 1, May, 1912
[New York]: Mitchell Kennerley, 1912. First Edition. 12mo (18cm.); original brown pictorial staplebound card wrappers printed in red and black; [4],32,[4]pp. Small, shallow loss to top corner of upper wrapper else Very Good or better. "A Magazine of Individuality," with contents chiefly by Monahan himself.
[Item #30334]
Price: $20.00
 
The Papyrus. Third Series, Vol. 4, no. 1, May, 1912. Michael MONAHAN, ed.
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The Papyrus. Third Series, Vol. 2, no. 2, June, 1911
[New York]: Mitchell Kennerley, 1911. First Edition. 12mo (18cm.); original brown pictorial staplebound card wrappers printed in red and black; [4],32,[4]pp. Near Fine. "A Magazine of Individuality," with contents chiefly by Monahan himself. This issue also includes a short essay on Guy de Maupassant by Frank Harris and an essay...
[Item #30333]
Price: $20.00
 
The Papyrus. Third Series, Vol. 2, no. 2, June, 1911. Michael MONAHAN, ed.
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The Papyrus. Third Series, Vol. 2, no.1, May, 1911
[New York]: Mitchell Kennerley, 1911. First Edition. 12mo (18cm.); original brown pictorial staplebound card wrappers printed in red and black; [4],32,[4]pp. Wrapper extremities a bit shelf-worn, else Very Good or better. "A Magazine of Individuality," with contents chiefly by Monahan himself. This issue also includes an excerpt from Bernard Shaw's...
[Item #30332]
Price: $25.00
 
The Papyrus. Third Series, Vol. 2, no.1, May, 1911. Michael MONAHAN, ed.
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The Papyrus. Third Series, Vol. 1, nos. 3/4, January-February, 1911
[New York]: Mitchell Kennerley, 1911. First Edition. 12mo (18cm.); original brown pictorial staplebound card wrappers printed in red and black; [4],32,[4]pp. Wrapper extremities a bit shelf-worn, some uneven darkening, else About Very Good. "A Magazine of Individuality," with contents chiefly by Monahan himself. This double issue also includes the short...
[Item #30331]
Price: $20.00
 
The Papyrus. Third Series, Vol. 1, nos. 3/4, January-February, 1911. Michael MONAHAN, ed.
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The Papyrus. Third Series, Vol. 3, no. 3, January, 1912
[New York]: Mitchell Kennerley, 1912. First Edition. 12mo (18cm.); original brown pictorial staplebound card wrappers printed in red and black; [4],32,[4]pp. Wrapper extremities a bit shelf-worn, some uneven darkening, else About Very Good. "A Magazine of Individuality," with contents chiefly by Monahan himself. This issue also includes the short story...
[Item #30330]
Price: $25.00
 
The Papyrus. Third Series, Vol. 3, no. 3, January, 1912. Michael MONAHAN, ed.
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Original Photograph of Alan Lomax and Morris and Martin Bressler
1949. Original silver gelatin photograph (20.25x25.75cm.) presumably taken by the artist Ben Shahn from whose collection this item came. The photograph was taken in a rather dimly lit sitting room lined with books, the folk musician Alan Lomax slumped on the couch besides Shahn's friends Morris and Martin Bressler, all...
[Item #30321]
Price: $400.00
 
Original Photograph of Alan Lomax and Morris and Martin Bressler. Ben SHAHN.
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Guernica, Pablo Picasso
New York: Curt Valentin, 1947. First American Edition. Quarto (30.75cm.); original brown cloth, upper cover and spine lettered in black; 76pp.; folding frontispiece, plates in rear. Spine darkened, frontispiece fore-edge a bit rubbed else Very Good and sound. From the library of Ben and Bernarda Shahn with their estate label...
[Item #30320]
Price: $50.00
 
Guernica, Pablo Picasso. Juan LARREA, intro Alfred H. Barr Jr.
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Giovanni Pisano, Sculptor
New York: Weybright and Talley, [1969]. First American Edition. Square quarto (27.5cm.); original cloth in black photo-illustrated dust jacket; 248pp.; frontispiece, plates throughout. General edge wear to jacket extremities, minor tape residue from previously removed label to front panel, else Near Very Good. Gift inscription to artist Bernarda Shahn to...
[Item #30319]
Price: $40.00
 
Giovanni Pisano, Sculptor. Michael AYRTON, intro Henry Moore, photographs Ilario Bessi.


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