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Broadside: The Socialist Party City Platform
Martinsburg, WVa. Socialist Party of the City of Martinsburg, 1912. First Edition. 1912 flyer issued by the Socialist Party of the city of Martinsburg in preparation of that year's mayoral race, naming M.B. Adams as the lead candidate, accompanied by five ward aldermen, including two carpenters, two railroadmen, and a....
[Item #31549]
Price: $450.00
 
Broadside: The Socialist Party City Platform. SOCIALIST PARTY OF THE CITY OF MARTINSBURG, W Va.
2.

Three Cheers for the Paraclete [Signed Bookplate Laid in]
[Sydney & London]: Angus and Robertson, [1969]. First U.K. Edition. Octavo (20.5cm.); original cloth in green pictorial dust jacket; [6],240pp. General shelf wear to jacket extremities, short closed tear to top edge of upper panel, a few additional chips; tiny dampstain to upper cloth cover else Near Fine in Near...
[Item #24104]
Price: $75.00
 
Three Cheers for the Paraclete [Signed Bookplate Laid in]. Thomas KENEALLY.
3.

The Social Gangster: Adventures of Craig Kennedy, scientific detective
New York: Hearst's International Library Co. 1916. First Edition. Octavo (19.25cm.); publisher's brick gilt-lettered buckram; vi,342pp.; frontispiece by Will Foster. Light wear to spine ends, spine cloth and gilt rather dulled, else a Very Good and sound copy. Mystery novel featuring Craig Kennedy, a Sherlock Holmes-like "scientific detective" at Columbia...
[Item #20915]
Price: $50.00
 
The Social Gangster: Adventures of Craig Kennedy, scientific detective. Arthur B. REEVE.
4.

The Big Shot
Garden City: Crime Club / Doubleday, 1929. First Edition. Octavo (19.5cm.); original black pictorial cloth stamped in red; [10],286pp. Top textblock edge a bit dusty, very minimal shelf wear, else Very Good or better. Late crime novel by the Canadian author. HUBIN, p. 316.
[Item #20912]
Price: $50.00
 
The Big Shot. Frank L. PACKARD.
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North Star: A Dog Story of the Canadian Northwest
New York: G. Howard Watt, 1925. First Edition. Octavo (19.25cm.); original buckram in black pictorial dust jacket; x,11-302pp.; color frontispiece. Jacket extremities rubbed with a few tiny losses, closed tear to spine crown touching one word without loss of meaning, rear panel and spine dusted, the former with some additional...
[Item #20910]
Price: $200.00
 
North Star: A Dog Story of the Canadian Northwest. Rufus KING, illus Charles Livingston Bull.
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Saudi Arabia. With an Account of the Development of its Natural Resources
Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1947. First Edition. Small octavo. Cloth boards (hardcover); dustjacket; xiii, 192pp; illus, map. Tight, Near Fine copy in the pictorial dustwrapper, frayed at edges but complete; still a very presentable copy. Important early contribution to geopolitical and geological studies of the Arabian peninsula. Twitchell was among...
[Item #31506]
Price: $60.00
 
Saudi Arabia. With an Account of the Development of its Natural Resources. K. S. TWITCHELL, Karl Saben.
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The Hill-Caves of Yucatan. A Search for Evidence of Man's Antiquity in the Caverns of Central America. Being an Account of the Corwith Expedition of the Department of Archaeology and Paleontology of the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, 1896. First Edition. Octavo. Pictorial cloth (hardcover), lettered in gilt on spine; 183pp; illus. Covers slightly soiled; ownership inscriptions on front and rear endpapers, else a tight, Very Good or better copy, nicely preserved. 74 photographic illustrations in text (halftones). Reprinted by the University of Oklahoma Press...
[Item #31500]
Price: $125.00
 
The Hill-Caves of Yucatan. A Search for Evidence of Man's Antiquity in the Caverns of Central America. Being an Account of the Corwith Expedition of the Department of Archaeology and Paleontology of the University of Pennsylvania. Henry C. MERCER.
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Sherwood Anderson's Notebook [Limited Edition, Signed]
New York: Boni & Liveright, 1926. First Edition. Limited to 225 copies of which this is no. 121. Octavo (23.5cm.); publisher's green cloth-backed marbled boards, printed paper spine label, green paper-covered slipcase with printed label mounted to upper panel; 230pp. Cloth spine and paper label starting to brown, spine ends...
[Item #24162]
Price: $250.00
 
Sherwood Anderson's Notebook [Limited Edition, Signed]. Sherwood ANDERSON.
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Schindler's Ark [Signed Bookplate Laid in]
London: Hodder and Stoughton, [1982]. First Edition. Octavo (22.25cm.); original simulated cloth in black pictorial dust jacket; 432pp.; map illus.. Jacket extremities a bit worn along top edges with some subsequent wrinkling to rear panel, spine just a hint cocked and sunned, corners very gently bumped, minor soil to front...
[Item #24111]
Price: $250.00
 
Schindler's Ark [Signed Bookplate Laid in]. Thomas KENEALLY.
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The Place at Whitton [Signed Bookplate Laid in]
New York: Walker and Company, [1965]. First American Edition. Octavo (20.5cm.); original boards in black pictorial dust jacket designed by Christopher Simon; [4],219pp. Light shelf wear to jacket extremities and panels, minor dusting to rear panel, textblock uniformly toned due to poor paper stock, else interior near fine. Very Good...
[Item #24107]
Price: $200.00
 
The Place at Whitton [Signed Bookplate Laid in]. Thomas KENEALLY.
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A Draft of XXX Cantos
New York: Farrar & Rinehart, [1933]. First American Edition. Octavo (22.5cm.); original cloth in yellow decorative dust jacket printed in brown and black; [4],149pp. Jacket extremities and spine toned, a few short closed tears and shallow losses, small damp stain to jacket spine crown, additional small loss mid-upper jacket panel...
[Item #22749]
Price: $300.00
 
A Draft of XXX Cantos. Ezra POUND.
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Doors of the Night
New York: George H. Doran Company, [1922]. First American Edition. Octavo (19.5cm.); original cloth in white pictorial dust jacket; vi,[7]-297pp. Jacket extremities rather rubbed and worn with a number of closed tears and shallow losses, a couple touching text without loss of meaning; corners gently bumped, some offsetting to endpapers...
[Item #20911]
Price: $100.00
 
Doors of the Night. Frank L. PACKARD.
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Envisioning Information / The Visual Display of Quantitative Information / Visual Explanations (3 vols)
Cheshire, CT: Graphics Press, 1992-97. Later printings. Three uniform quarto volumes; all later printings but each signed by Tufte on title page. Cloth boards (hardcovers) in dustjackets; slight external dusting and wear, but internally clean, tight and unmarked. The pioneering graphic designer / theorist's three most influential works, nicely signed.
[Item #31496]
Price: $60.00
 
Envisioning Information / The Visual Display of Quantitative Information / Visual Explanations (3 vols). Edward R. TUFTE.
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Negro Folk Rhymes, Wise and Otherwise
New York: Macmillan, 1922. First Edition. Octavo. Blue cloth boards, lettered in gilt on spine; xii, 347pp. Rubbing to board corners and spine ends; endpapers darkened; Very Good, lacking the dustwrapper. A tight, unmarked reading copy of this seminal work of African-American folklore.
[Item #31494]
Price: $45.00
 
Negro Folk Rhymes, Wise and Otherwise. Thomas W. TALLEY.
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Imported Americans. The story of the experiences of a disguised American and his wife studying the immigration question
New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1904. First Edition. The author went undercover to Italy, posing as a peasant emigré, to produce what is essentially a nativist exposé of the immigration "problem" and the underhanded methods employed by immigration agents. Originally published as a series of articles in Leslie's Magazine...
[Item #31492]
Price: $85.00
 
Imported Americans. The story of the experiences of a disguised American and his wife studying the immigration question. Broughton BRANDENBURG.
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Mrs. Fischer's War
New York: Book League of America, 1931. Octavo (19.5cm.); original cloth in pink Art Deco dust jacket printed in red and green; [10],301pp. A hint of shelf wear to jacket extremities, spine lightly toned, corners bumped, else a Near Fine copy of a very attractive book. World War I novel...
[Item #31488]
Price: $75.00
 
Mrs. Fischer's War. Henrietta LESLIE, pseud. Gladys Henrietta Schütze.
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History of the Lost State of Franklin
New York: Press of the Pioneers, 1933. Revised Edition. Large octavo (24cm.); publisher's blue cloth, gilt-lettered spine; xviii,[2],378pp.; portrait frontispiece. Boards lightly shelf worn, spine gilt quite dulled, heavy foxing to frontispiece and title page, else contents near fine. Near Very Good overall. History of the unrecognized autonomous state of...
[Item #31481]
Price: $75.00
 
History of the Lost State of Franklin. Samuel Cole WILLIAMS.
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Four Lectures: The Civil Service as a Profession (1861); The Present Condition of the Northern States of the American Union (1862 or 1863); Higher Education of Women (1868); On English Prose Fiction as a Rational Amusement (1870) [Limited Edition]
London: Constable & Co. [1938]. First Thus. Limited to 150 copies. Octavo (20.5cm.); publisher's blue cloth, gilt-lettered spine; vii,[1],139pp. Attractive ownership bookplate of Trollope collector Roger Dow, later ballpoint pen ownership signature to front free endpaper, else Near Fine.
[Item #31480]
Price: $75.00
 
Four Lectures: The Civil Service as a Profession (1861); The Present Condition of the Northern States of the American Union (1862 or 1863); Higher Education of Women (1868); On English Prose Fiction as a Rational Amusement (1870) [Limited Edition]. Anthony TROLLOPE, ed Morris L. Parrish.
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The Survivors
Garden City: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc. 1932. First American Edition. First novel in Sibson's Survivors sequence, which describes "the Near Future volcanic creation of a new island in the Sargasso Sea, an event so violent that it causes two ocean liners to collide; the survivors of this cataclysm find...
[Item #31479]
Price: $175.00
 
The Survivors. Francis Henry SIBSON.
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Against the Sky
New York: Covici Friede, 1932. "First and second printings before publication" Octavo (19.5cm.); original cloth in yellow pictorial dust jacket printed in red and black; [6],285p. A couple tiny chips to jacket extremities, at spine crown and bottom edge of rear panel, else a Fine, exceedingly brilliant copy. Novel of...
[Item #31478]
Price: $75.00
 
Against the Sky. SOCIAL FICTION, GYPSIES, Konrad BERCOVICI.
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The Riddle of Erskine Childers
London: Hutchinson, [1977]. First Edition. Octavo (22.25cm.); original simulated cloth in black photo-illustrated price-clipped dust jacket; 351pp.; two leaves of photographs printed on rectos and versos. Jacket extremities a bit rubbed and worn, mostly to top edges, shallow chip to spine crown, corners lightly bumped, else Near Very Good overall...
[Item #31477]
Price: $50.00
 
The Riddle of Erskine Childers. Andrew BOYLE.
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Vermont Tradition: The Biography of an Outlook on Life
Boston: Little, Brown and Company, [1953]. First Edition. Octavo (21.75cm.); original cloth in green decorative dust jacket; [3],488pp. Jacket extremities chipped and worn with some short closed tears and creasing, shallow losses to spine ends, spine rather sunned, corners lightly bumped, else Near Fine in About Very Good jacket.
[Item #31476]
Price: $60.00
 
Vermont Tradition: The Biography of an Outlook on Life. Dorothy CANFIELD FISHER.
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Bugle-Echoes: A Collection of Poetry of the Civil War, Northern and Southern
New York: White, Stokes, & Allen, 1886. New and Revised Edition. Octavo (20cm.); publisher's white gilt-embossed cloth over floral cloth, gilt spine; x,[11]-336pp.; engraved frontispiece and 7 plates. Boards rather dust-soiled and edge-worn, spine toned, contents fine. About Very Good overall. Handsomely bound collection of Civil War poetry, sold by...
[Item #31475]
Price: $75.00
 
Bugle-Echoes: A Collection of Poetry of the Civil War, Northern and Southern. Francis F. BROWNE, ed.
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Home: Femme Heroic and Miscellaneous Poems
Boston: Colby and Rich, 1875. First Edition. Octavo (19.5cm.); publisher's blue decorative gilt-embossed cloth; 236pp.; engraved portrait frontispiece, tissue guard. Boards rather rubbed, upper cover soiled and gilt unevenly dulled, some foxing to textblock edges and frontispiece, else About Very Good and sound. Chiefly amateur nature poetry by a San...
[Item #31474]
Price: $75.00
 
Home: Femme Heroic and Miscellaneous Poems. Jessee H. BUTLER.
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Rumble on the Docks
New York: Crown Publishers, Inc. 1953. First Edition. Hard-boiled novel of crime and violence on the Brooklyn waterfront, where a juvenile gang leader becomes involved with a union racketeer. Pseudonymously written by a Brooklyn native and social worker. Basis for the 1956 film directed by Fred Sears, starring James Darren...
[Item #31473]
Price: $125.00
 
Rumble on the Docks. JUVENILE DELINQUENCY - GANGS, Frank PALEY, pseud. of Frank Palescandolo.


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