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The 'Nazification' and 'Denazification' of the Courts in Belgium, Luxembourg and The Netherlands. The Belgian, Luxembourg and Netherlands courts and their reactions to occupation measures and measures from their governments returning from exile.
[Maastricht: by the Author, 2004]. First Edition. Octavo (24cm). Pictorial card wrappers; 391pp. Includes bibliography and appendices. Fine, unmarked copy with errata slip inserted before first leaf.
[Item #30515]
Price: $35.00
 
The 'Nazification' and 'Denazification' of the Courts in Belgium, Luxembourg and The Netherlands. The Belgian, Luxembourg and Netherlands courts and their reactions to occupation measures and measures from their governments returning from exile. J. N. M. E. MICHIELSEN.
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The Young Worker, Vol. II, no. 6, June, 1923
Chicago: Young Worker's League, 1923. First Edition. Published here under the banners "Official Organ of the Young Worker's League" and "A Magazine for the Militant Young Workers of America," this a Communist monthly magazine which ran from 1922 to 1936 before being renamed first the Champion of Youth (1936) and...
[Item #30514]
Price: $200.00
 
The Young Worker, Vol. II, no. 6, June, 1923. YOUNG WORKER'S LEAGUE.
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[Invitation to] Entertainment and Dance Given by the Millinery Strikers at Union Hall, 131 W. 28th St, Sat. Jan 9th 7.30 P.M.
[New York: United Cloth Hat, Cap Makers and Millinery Workers' Union of America, n.d., ca. 1930s]. First Edition. Oblong decorative mimeographed palm card (7.5x12.5cm.); printed on pink card stock; a hint darkened, else Near Fine. Invitation to a fundraiser ("Admission 25cents [sic]"). January 9th fell on a Saturday in 1932...
[Item #30512]
Price: $25.00
 
[Invitation to] Entertainment and Dance Given by the Millinery Strikers at Union Hall, 131 W. 28th St, Sat. Jan 9th 7.30 P.M. CAP MAKERS AND MILLINERY WORKERS' UNION OF AMERICA UNITED CLOTH HAT.
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I'm The Happiest Girl in the World
New York: Vanguard Press, 1935. First Edition. A cynical Depression-era take on the beauty pageant industry, following the adventures of a would-be Miss Universe from small-town girl to the big-time pageant circuit. Essentially a forgotten book by Held, who is best remembered as a quintessential jazz-age illustrator but who also...
[Item #30511]
Price: $450.00
 
I'm The Happiest Girl in the World. John HELD, Jr.
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Pearl Buck Speaks for Democracy. With a foreword by Mrs. Franklin D. Roosevelt
New York: Common Council for American Unity, 1942. First Edition. A frank and rather brave statement by the Nobel Prize author regarding race prejudice and the perpetuation of Jim Crow. "Are we Americans to go on accepting the stupidities of race prejudice? I know the oft-repeated wearisome defense. Intermarriage is...
[Item #30510]
Price: $125.00
 
Pearl Buck Speaks for Democracy. With a foreword by Mrs. Franklin D. Roosevelt. Pearl S. BUCK, fwd Eleanor Roosevelt.
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Black America
New York: Vanguard Press, 1929. First Edition. A comprehensive and unflinching portrait of African-American life in the first decades of the Twentieth Century. In his 1929 review of the book for The Book League Monthly, Langston Hughes concluded: "...is it not almost unbelievable...that twelve million people should live in an...
[Item #30433]
Price: $150.00
 
Black America. Scott NEARING.
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Dread: The Rastafarians of Jamaica
Kingston: Sangster, 1976. First Edition. Study on rastafarianism by a Jesuit social worker who lived in West Kingston between 1970-72, whose work involved helping to organize sugar workers in Lionel Town, Clarendon. With an introduction by professor Rex Nettleford. This edition precedes all others. First Printing, a trade paperback original...
[Item #30419]
Price: $30.00
 
Dread: The Rastafarians of Jamaica. Joseph OWENS.
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Jonah
New York: Robert M. McBride & Company, 1925. First Edition. Novel dealing with the life and times of the Biblical prophet Jonah. First Printing. Octavo (19.5cm); black cloth, with titles stamped in gilt on spine; dustjacket; [6], 212pp. Barely-discernable discoloration at base of spine from moisture, else Near Fine and...
[Item #30410]
Price: $50.00
 
Jonah. Robert NATHAN.
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Giants Should be Gelded
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1932. First Edition. Depression-era realist novel portraying the tribulations of a nine-foot-tall giant in a world of normal men. Partially set in Minneapolis and written by a Minnesota author. Apparently the only published novel by Carlaw (1905-1979), who went on to a storied career as...
[Item #30390]
Price: $150.00
 
Giants Should be Gelded. Bogart CARLAW.
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A Savage Place (Inscribed Copy)
New York: Delacorte Press / Seymour Lawrence, 1981. First Edition. Octavo. Cloth-backed boards; dustjacket; 184pp. Inscribed and signed by Parker on front endpaper: "For Susan / Best wishes and love." Near Fine copy in crisp jacket with a single closed tear at top of front panel; VG+ to NF. A Spenser novel.
[Item #30384]
Price: $40.00
 
A Savage Place (Inscribed Copy). Robert B. PARKER.
86.

Sometime
New York: Farrar & Rinehart, 1933. First Edition. "A future utopia contrasted with contemporary life in the U.S." (HANNA 1695), dealing with issues related to technology, eugenics, and a labor army in a time of abundance. Scarce in commerce, particularly in dustjacket. BLEILER, p.148; NEGLEY 558; SARGENT, p.100. First Printing...
[Item #30364]
Price: $250.00
 
Sometime. UTOPIAN FICTION, Robert HERRICK.
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The Infantile Sickness of "Leftism" in Communism
N.p. [New York]: Contemporary Publishing Association, 1920. Early edition, in the same year as the original Moscow printing, of this major Lenin work which is perhaps more familiar under the later translation of its title, "Left-Wing Communism: An Infantile Disorder." There were at least three English-language editions issued in this...
[Item #30362]
Price: $75.00
 
The Infantile Sickness of "Leftism" in Communism. N. LENIN, pseud Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov.
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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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Jenny Newstead
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1932. First American Edition. Suspense novel centered around the life and activities of English serial killer and bigamist George Joseph Smith, notorious for drowning three of his wives in bathtubs. Jenny Newstead touches the outer edges of this famous case, told in the voice of...
[Item #30353]
Price: $300.00
 
Jenny Newstead. Marie Belloc LOWNDES.
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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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Rulers 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
 
Rulers 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.
97.

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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