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John Steinbeck: His Language
Aptos: Roxburghe & Zamorano Clubs, 1970. First Edition. Prints an introduction by James D. Hart, reproducing a letter from Steinbeck as the frontispiece and includes Steinbeck's "translation" of a Ukranian poem into a fictitious language. GOLDSTONE & PAYNE A45a. One of 150 copies printed at the Grace Hoper Press for...
[Item #18983]
Price: $150.00
 
John Steinbeck: His Language
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A Letter From John Steinbeck
N.P. Roxburghe & Zamorano Clubs, 1964. First Edition. The first appearance in print of Steinbeck's letter to his former Stanford University professor regarding his "training in versewriting." GOLDSTONE & PAYNE A42a. One of 150 copies printed at the Grace Hoper Press by Sherwood and Katharina Grover. Quarto; hand-sewn cream-colored wrappers...
[Item #18979]
Price: $200.00
 
A Letter From John Steinbeck
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This Quiet Dust
[New York: Random House, 1967]. First Edition. A promotional pamphlet issued in advance of Styron's novel 'The Confessions of Nat Turner,' reprinted from an April 1965 article written for Harper's Magazine. Quarto; blue-gray stapled wraps, with titling printed in black on front cover; 16pp. Bookplate signed by Styron loosely laid...
[Item #18976]
Price: $200.00
 
This Quiet Dust
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Against Fear [Limited Edition, Signed]
[Winston-Salem]: Palaemon Press, 1981. First Edition. The commencement address Styron gave to the 1981 graduating class at his Alma Mater (Duke University). One of 300 copies signed by the author. Small folio; white letterpressed sheets sewn into gray wrappers, with titles stamped in black on front cover; [12pp]. A Fine copy.
[Item #18975]
Price: $75.00
 
Against Fear [Limited Edition, Signed]
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A Chance in a Million [Limited Edition]
Blacksburg, VA: Press de la Warr, 1993. First, Limited Edition. Facsimile of Styron's earliest work of fiction known to survive, written at age 16 as a class assignment while attending an Episcopal boarding school in Tidewater, VA. The original document is in Styron's papers at Duke University. OCLC locates only...
[Item #18914]
Price: $50.00
 
A Chance in a Million [Limited Edition]
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Famous Unsolved Murder Mysteries
Girard, KS: Haldeman-Julius, 1937. First Edition. Octavo. Staple-bound wrappers; 128pp. Horizontal tear into margin of rear wrapper and final text page; typical toning to text, else a fresh, VG copy.
[Item #18912]
Price: $25.00
 
Famous Unsolved Murder Mysteries
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The Picturesque and Adventurous Career of Chiang Kai-shek. A Convincing Portrait of the Man and His Period in Chinese History
Girard, KS: Haldeman-Julius, 1944. First Edition. Putatively objective biography of Chiang, with much on the conditions leading to the Japanese conflict and the Communist revolution. McCabe, best known as a Freethought author, takes a clearly deprecatory line towards Chiang's religious rhetoric. A somewhat uncommon Haldeman-Julius title. Octavo. Staple-bound wrappers; 95pp...
[Item #18911]
Price: $40.00
 
The Picturesque and Adventurous Career of Chiang Kai-shek. A Convincing Portrait of the Man and His Period in Chinese History
158.

True Freedom for Negro and White Labor. With introduction by Norman Thomas
New York: Negro Labor News Service, N.d. [1936]. First Edition. Socialist campaign pamphlet, outlining the racial policy platform of the Socialist Party of America in the elections of 1936. Frank R. Crosswaith, the pamphlet's principal author, was a West Indian-American socialist, prominent in Harlem politics and the 1936 SP candidate...
[Item #18906]
Price: $125.00
 
True Freedom for Negro and White Labor. With introduction by Norman Thomas
159.

Kicked in and Kicked Out of the President's Little Cabinet
Washington DC: Andrew Jackson Press, 1936. First Edition. Anti-New Deal screed by FDR's former Assistant Secretary of Commerce. Octavo. Maroon cloth; dustjacket; 371pp. Straight, tight copy, lightly soiled, in soiled and edgeworn dustwrapper with a few chips, about Very Good.
[Item #18882]
Price: $25.00
 
Kicked in and Kicked Out of the President's Little Cabinet
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To Women The World Over! Report of the Women's Anti-Fascist Meeting Held in Moscow on September 7, 1941
Moscow: Foreign Languages Publishing House, 1941. First Edition. Octavo. Staple-bound pamphlet; printed paper wrappers; 58pp. Slight external soil; text paper toned; Very Good.
[Item #18877]
Price: $25.00
 
To Women The World Over! Report of the Women's Anti-Fascist Meeting Held in Moscow on September 7, 1941
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La "Noire Idole". Etude sur la Morphinomanie
Paris: Albert Meissen, 1920. Second Edition. On morphine addiction. The six year discrepancy betwen the cover and title-page dates remains a mystery, at least to this cataloguer, though we would conjecture that the intervention of the Great War played a role. Preceded by a (much scarcer) 1907 edition, as well...
[Item #18876]
Price: $65.00
 
La "Noire Idole". Etude sur la Morphinomanie
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For Nicky's Sake
Pittsburgh: Freedmen's Department of Woman's Board of Home Missions, N.d. [ca 1910]. First Edition. Brief fictional parable illustrating the need for public free education for poor Blacks. Hamilton was the author of two Wright-listed novels, both set in the milieu of working-class railroad men. This title not recorded in OCLC;...
[Item #18875]
Price: $75.00
 
For Nicky's Sake
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Read What Happened on the Island of Nogi, or Why Business is Bad
Kansas City: by the Author, N.d. [1941?]. A brief quasi-utopian fictional allegory, set on the primitive island of "Nogi". The author attacks free-market economics and big business, with particular attention to the insurance industry: "...the moral of this story is that the insurance companies, the food trust and other large...
[Item #18874]
Price: $75.00
 
Read What Happened on the Island of Nogi, or Why Business is Bad
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Castaways of Plenty: A Parable of Our Times
Denver: The World Press, Inc. 1944. Later printing. A desert-island parable criticizing free-market economics. First issued as a Technocracy tract in the mid-1930s; there were many reprints - this is the 7th printing. A nicely preserved copy. Octavo. Staple-bound pictorial wrappers; 48pp; illus. Mild external soil, else Near Fine, with...
[Item #18870]
Price: $20.00
 
Castaways of Plenty: A Parable of Our Times
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The Stock Market Crash of 1929
Elizabeth, NJ: J.C. Kellogg Foundation, 1954. First Edition. Extremely detailed historical analysis of the factors leading up to the Wall Street failure of 1929, published on the 25th Anniversary of the Crash. The author was the head of a prominent Wall Street investment firm and founder, in 1954, of the...
[Item #18866]
Price: $100.00
 
The Stock Market Crash of 1929
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The League of Nations. Fabian Tract no. 226
London: The Fabian Society, 1929. First Edition. Octavo. Stapled self-wraps; 11pp; verso of final leaf is publisher's catalog. First printing, dated January, 1929. Hint of staple-rust, else Near Fine. A clean, sound copy.
[Item #18865]
Price: $50.00
 
The League of Nations. Fabian Tract no. 226
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Injurious Effects of Tobacco
Philadelphia: The Tract Association of Friends, N.d. [ca 1880]. First Edition. Assembles an impressive range of arguments against the use of tobacco, from blindness and irregular heartbeat to feeble-mindedness and moral degeneration. OCLC 4 locations; none others in commerce (2013). 12mo. Folded self-wraps; 12pp. Light external wear; faint creases to...
[Item #18863]
Price: $45.00
 
Injurious Effects of Tobacco
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Art Young's Political Primer. Scott Nearing for Congress. Simple Lessons in Politics - Socialism - Told and Drawn by the Light of the Torch by Art Young
New York: Graphic Press, [1918]. First edition. Brochure endorsing Scott Nearing's 1918 Congressional campaign. Illustrated throughout with caricatures in Young's distinctive style. Rare; none others in trade (2013); OCLC finds 3 locations. Octavo. Staple-bound pamphlet; pictorial wrappers; [16]pp; illus. Covers toned (heavier to rear wrapper); small tears; Very Good.
[Item #18857]
Price: $200.00
 
Art Young's Political Primer. Scott Nearing for Congress. Simple Lessons in Politics - Socialism - Told and Drawn by the Light of the Torch by Art Young
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The Invention of Solitude
New York: SUN, 1982. First Edition. First Printing. Octavo; illustrated wrappers; 174pp. Bookplate signed by Auster loosely laid in. Some trivial wear at spine ends, else Fine. Auster's first full-length work of prose.
[Item #18844]
Price: $85.00
 
The Invention of Solitude
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Facing The Music
Barrytown: Station Hill Press, 1980. First Edition. Limited Issue, one of 1000 copies. Slim octavo; glossy, illustrated wrappers printed in black and blue; [16pp]. Bookplate signed by Auster loosely laid in. A Fine copy. A slim volume of poems, most of which first appeared in the pages of Ironwood and Pequod.
[Item #18843]
Price: $75.00
 
Facing The Music
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Wall Writing
Berkeley: The Figures, 1976. First Edition. First Printing, one of 500 copies. Slim octavo; illustrated wraps, with titles printed in black on spine and front panel; 64pp. A few pinpoint rubs to extremities, else Fine. An early collection of the author's poetry, and a notably attractive copy.
[Item #18841]
Price: $175.00
 
Wall Writing
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The Uninhabited: Selected Poems of Andre Du Bouchet [Signed by Auster]
New York: Living Hand, 1976. First Edition. First Printing, one of 500 numbered copies. Octavo; pale gray wrappers with French flaps, with titles printed in crimson on spine and front panel; 75pp. Signed by Auster on the title page. A Fine copy without flaws. Collection of poems by Du Bouchet...
[Item #18838]
Price: $250.00
 
The Uninhabited: Selected Poems of Andre Du Bouchet [Signed by Auster]
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Black Graphics International: A Journal of Revolutionary Literature & Art - No.20 (Fall-Winter, 1975)
Detroit: Black Graphics International, 1975. First Edition. A later issue of this Detroit-based Black Arts journal, founded in 1969 by artist and poet Aaron Pori Pitts. This issue features an editorial on "Fascism in the Media," essays, news, and artwork by regulars in the Detroit arts and literary scene. Issues...
[Item #18836]
Price: $75.00
 
Black Graphics International: A Journal of Revolutionary Literature & Art - No.20 (Fall-Winter, 1975)
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A Beginning on the Short Story
Yonkers: The Alicat Bookshop Press, 1950. First Edition. One of 750 copies. Slim octavo; stapled wrappers; 23pp. Hint of sunning to extremities, else Fine. An address delivered in the Fall of 1950 to students of the University of Washington, in Seattle.
[Item #18826]
Price: $35.00
 
A Beginning on the Short Story
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Great Gay in the Morning! One Group's Approach to Communal Living and Sexual Politics
Washington, NJ: Times Change Press, 1972. First edition, paperback issue (there was a simultaneous issue in boards). Covers rubbed; internally fresh and unmarked; Very Good reading copy.
[Item #18823]
Price: $20.00
 
Great Gay in the Morning! One Group's Approach to Communal Living and Sexual Politics

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