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51.

Dago Red [Signed]
New York: The Viking Press, 1940. First Edition. Fante's third book and first collection of short stories, nine of which had previously appeared in the pages of Mencken's The American Mercury between 1932-1937. The stories, some deeply autobiographical, portray the lives of working-class Italian Americans in a Colorado town, and...
[Item #30917]
Price: $3,750.00
 
Dago Red [Signed]. John FANTE, stories, Valenti ANGELO, illustrations.
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[Text in Russian] Ispoved' [A Confession]
Moskva: Posrednik, 1906. First Russian Edition. Autobiographical essay on the author's spiritual evolution penned shortly after Tolstoy turned to Christian anarchism in his late-middle age. Inspired by his reading of Schopenhauer's "The World as Will and Representation," the author describes emerging from a midlife crisis and a break from his...
[Item #30896]
Price: $1,250.00
 
[Text in Russian] Ispoved' [A Confession]. Leo N. TOLSTOY.
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Real-Photo Postcard of the Lynching of Leo Frank
[Atlanta? n.d. but 1915]. Photograph taken shortly after the lynching of Leo Frank in a grove outside of Marietta, Georgia, depicting a group of predominantly working-class men, including one young African American, gathered below Frank's still-strung-up body. Presumably none but one of the bystanders captured in the photograph were part...
[Item #30800]
Price: $1,500.00
 
Real-Photo Postcard of the Lynching of Leo Frank. Leo FRANK.
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When Crime Pays Off: A volume written after a continuous lesson learned in that always-existent institution, the School of Experience
[Mobile, AL: Press of Heiter-Starke Printing Co. 1937]. First Edition. Memoirs of a former member of the Pensacola, Florida, police force, and the crimes and criminals he has encountered, generously illustrated with photographs, including mugshots. Herrington joined the police force of the coastal city of Pensacola in 1907, and was...
[Item #29485]
Price: $1,250.00
 
When Crime Pays Off: A volume written after a continuous lesson learned in that always-existent institution, the School of Experience. Jeff M. HERRINGTON.
55.

Laughter In Hell [Signed]
New York: Albert & Charles Boni, Inc. 1932. First Edition. The author's ninth book, "set in the 1880's, about an Irish-American railroad man who is sentenced to a chain gang after killing his wife and her lover in a jealous rage" (Prouty, Howard. The Dozen and One: A Field Guide...
[Item #29346]
Price: $1,500.00
 
Laughter In Hell [Signed]. Jim TULLY.
56.

The Movement: Documentary of a Struggle for Equality [Inscribed by John Lewis and Members of The Freedom Singers]
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1964. First Edition. Superb documentary photobook on the Civil Rights struggle in the South, with images taken chiefly by SNCC staff photographer Danny Lyon, but also Roy De Carava, Robert Frank, David Heath, Kenneth Thompson, Don Charles, and Norris McNamara. The present copy inscribed by...
[Item #29301]
Price: $850.00
 
The Movement: Documentary of a Struggle for Equality [Inscribed by John Lewis and Members of The Freedom Singers]. Lorraine HANSBERRY, text, Danny LYON, photographs.
57.

Zane Grey's Adventures in Fishing
New York: Harper & Brothers, [1952]. First Edition. Large octavo (24cm.); original 2-toned cloth in blue pictorial dust jacket; xv,[3],263pp.; 16 leaves of photographic illustrations printed on rectos and versos. Jacket extremities a bit rubbed and cockled from damp, else About Very Good and sound. Upper jacket subtitle: "...For Trout...
[Item #21759]
Price: $125.00
 
Zane Grey's Adventures in Fishing. Zane GREY, ed Ed Zern.
58.

Maine Indians in History and Legends
Portland, ME: Severn-Wylie-Jewett Company, [1952]. First Edition. Octavo (23.25cm.); original blue gilt-lettered cloth; [10],180pp.; 4 leaves of photographs. Cloth a hint faded along extremities, spine gilt a bit toned, bottom corners dinged, contemporary gift and ownership inscriptions to front free endpaper, else Very Good and sound overall.
[Item #31983]
Price: $60.00
 
Maine Indians in History and Legends. MAINE WRITERS RESEARCH CLUB.
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Clarke County, a Daughter of Frederick: A History of Early Families and Homes
Berryville, VA: Blue Ridge Press, 1943. First Edition. Octavo (23.5cm.); original blue printed staplebound card wrappers, yapp edges; [6],63pp.; map plate laid in, photographic illus. throughout in text. Spine edge a bit sunned, light shelf wear, else Very Good and sound. History of Clarke County in northern Virginia.
[Item #31981]
Price: $40.00
 
Clarke County, a Daughter of Frederick: A History of Early Families and Homes. Rose M. E. MacDONALD.
60.

Photo Album and Collection of Related Photographs and Items Belonging to Japanese-American WWII Soldier Richard Ohashi
V.p. ca. 1944-1946. Photo album of a member of the 442nd Infantry Regiment, notable during WW2 for being one of the most decorated units of its size and comprised almost entirely of Americans of Japanese descent at a time when most "Nisei" were held in internment camps. The present collection...
[Item #30837]
Price: $8,500.00
 
Photo Album and Collection of Related Photographs and Items Belonging to Japanese-American WWII Soldier Richard Ohashi. Richard OHASHI.
61.

The Mamba's Precipice
London: Frederick Muller Ltd. 1953. First Edition. Octavo (19cm.); publisher's simulated cloth in pictorial price-clipped dust jacket; 175pp.; frontispiece, illus. throughout. Just About Fine. Novel of white children in rural South Africa.
[Item #23344]
Price: $75.00
 
The Mamba's Precipice. Roy CAMPBELL, illus Dolf Rieser.
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The World's Desire
London: Longmans, Green and Co. 1890. First U.K. Edition. Octavo (19.25cm.); publisher's greenish-black gilt-lettered cloth, black glazed endpapers; viii,316,[4]16pp. Boards rubbed with some chipping of cloth at spine ends, spine a bit sunned, hinges cracked but holding, some foxing to preliminaries. About Very Good and sound overall. 16pp. publisher catalog...
[Item #23268]
Price: $75.00
 
The World's Desire. H. Rider HAGGARD, Andrew Lang.
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The Bomb
New York: Mitchell Kennerley, 1909. Harris's only foray into "proletarian" fiction--a novel set among the anarchist victims of the events surrounding Chicago's Haymarket Square bombing of 1886. Later printing with "The Robert Kerr Press / Springdale Connecticut / New York 2 E. 29th St." printed at bottom of title page...
[Item #21244]
Price: $25.00
 
The Bomb. Frank HARRIS.
64.

Change and Renewal in the Caribbean: A Collection of Papers by William G. Demas
Barbados: CCC Publishing House, 1975. First Edition. Collection of six papers by the Trinidadian author on the subject of the indigenous Caribbean ideology of development and social change. Issued as No.2 in the "Challenges in the New Caribbean" series edited by David I. Mitchell. Octavo (22.75cm); turquoise and black printed...
[Item #31969]
Price: $20.00
 
Change and Renewal in the Caribbean: A Collection of Papers by William G. Demas. William G. DEMAS.
65.

West Indian Nationhood and Caribbean Integration: A Collection of Papers by William G. Demas
Barbados: CCC Publishing House, 1974. First Edition. Collection of five papers by the Trinidadian author on the subject of West Indian Nationhood and Caribbean Integration. Issued as No.1 in the "Challenges in the New Caribbean" series edited by David I. Mitchell. Octavo (22.75cm); green and black printed wrappers; vi, 74pp...
[Item #31968]
Price: $20.00
 
West Indian Nationhood and Caribbean Integration: A Collection of Papers by William G. Demas. William G. DEMAS.
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Special orders No. 139 [...] the following officers, non-commissioned officers and privates are announced as the officers of the First Regiment of West Tennessee Infantry of African descent....
Memphis: Headquarters, 16th Army Corps, 1863. First Edition. Special Order establishing the first unit of colored troops in Tennessee, some months following the Union’s victory at the Battle of Memphis, which effectively ended Con- federate control of the state. The First Regiment West Tennessee Infantry (AD) mustered in June of...
[Item #31199]
Price: $1,500.00
 
Special orders No. 139 [...] the following officers, non-commissioned officers and privates are announced as the officers of the First Regiment of West Tennessee Infantry of African descent. S. J. HUBBARD, Maj. General, by order of.
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The New Revelation
New York: George H. Doran Company, [1918]. First American Edition. Octavo (19.75cm.); publisher's brown cloth lettered in darker brown and gilt, in white dust jacket printed in green; viii,[9]-122pp. Light dust-soil and rubbing to jacket extremities, very minor toning to upper panel, some foxing to preliminaries, else a Very Good...
[Item #23277]
Price: $150.00
 
The New Revelation. Arthur Conan DOYLE.
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The Explainers
London: Collins, [1961]. First U.K. Edition. Octavo (21cm.); original simulated cloth in blue pictorial dust jacket; unpaged; chiefly illus. Light wear to jacket and board extremities, mostly at top fore-edge corner of upper panel, else a Very Good or better, unfaded copy.
[Item #23257]
Price: $30.00
 
The Explainers. Jules FEIFFER.
69.

Dred; A Tale of the Great Dismal Swamp
Boston: Phillips, Sampson and Company, 1856. First American Edition. Two octavo volumes (20cm.); publisher's dark brown blind-embossed cloth, gilt-lettered spines, pale yellow endpapers; vi,[7]-329,[1],[6];v,[2],6-370pp. Boards a bit rubbed with shallow loss to spine end cloth, some light internal soil, old ownership rubberstamp of the Oklahoma Baptist University Library at bottom...
[Item #22695]
Price: $150.00
 
Dred; A Tale of the Great Dismal Swamp. Harriet Beecher STOWE.
70.

Edward Wayne: A Novel [Manuscript]
Little Falls, NJ: By the Author, 1924. Heavily-corrected unpublished manuscript by McMahon (1875-1956), author of the 1907 radical novel Toilers and Idlers (Rideout, p.293). Loosely autobiographical in parts, and at least partially based on the lives of John Reed and Louise Bryant, Edward Wayne follows the title character from his...
[Item #29541]
Price: $2,500.00
 
Edward Wayne: A Novel [Manuscript]. John Robert MCMAHON.
71.

To Reach a Dream [Review Copy]
New York: Dial Press, 1972. First Edition. Octavo (21.5cm.); original cloth-backed boards in black pictorial dust jacket; [8],212pp. General shelf-wear to jacket extremiites, small loss to spine crown with old tape repair, else Very Good and sound overall. Review copy with promotional letter and author photograph (repeated on rear jacket...
[Item #31961]
Price: $50.00
 
To Reach a Dream [Review Copy]. Nathan C. HEARD.
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Woman as Leader: Double Jeopardy on Account of Sex
Seattle: Radical Women, [1972]. First Edition. Quarto (28cm.); original pink printed staplebound wrappers; 9pp.; text printed mimeograph. Fine. Paper originally presented to the Group Without a Name (Psychiatric Research Society), September 8-10, 1972.
[Item #31959]
Price: $25.00
 
Woman as Leader: Double Jeopardy on Account of Sex. Clara FRASER.
73.

The Marriage Machine: A Novel
New York: Stein and Day, [1975]. First American Edition. Octavo (23.5cm.); original cloth-backed boards in pictorial dust jacket; [2],271pp. Some general shelf-wear to jacket extremities, minor chipping to spine ends, light dust-soil, else Near Fine in Near Very Good jacket. Jacket is, however, about 1/3 cm. shorter than textblock. British...
[Item #31958]
Price: $25.00
 
The Marriage Machine: A Novel. Gillian FREEMAN.
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Women and the Revolution
New York: E.P. Dutton & Co. 1939. First Edition. Octavo (20.75cm.); original red cloth embossed in silver; [12],314pp. Spine cloth and lettering a bit dulled, else Very Good to Near Fine. Collection of biographical essays of women associated with various revolutions, including the French revolution and the suffrage movement, but...
[Item #31957]
Price: $35.00
 
Women and the Revolution. Ethel MANNIN.
75.

Proud Kate: Portrait of an Ambitious Woman [Inscribed & Signed]
New York: Harper & Brothers, [1953]. First Edition. "Dramatic biography" (upper panel) of Kate Chase Sprague, the Civil War-era Washington society hostess. Octavo (21.25cm.); publisher's cloth in pictorial dust jacket; [8],309pp.; plates throughout. Jacket quite worn with losses to extremities, including bottom 2 inches of spine, rear panel very faintly...
[Item #31956]
Price: $50.00
 
Proud Kate: Portrait of an Ambitious Woman [Inscribed & Signed]. Ishbel ROSS.

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