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51.

The Devil and Daniel Webster
New York: Farrar & Rinehart, [1937]. First Trade Edition. Faustian novella set in New Hampshire and adapted into film twice, first in 1941 as "All That Money Can Buy," (starring Edward Arnold) and again in 2003 as "Shortcut to Happiness" (starring Anthony Hopkins, Jennifer Love Hewitt, and Alec Baldwin). Slim...
[Item #23923]
Price: $85.00
 
The Devil and Daniel Webster. Stephen Vincent BENÉT, illus Harold Denisen.
52.

Under Milk Wood: A Play for Voices
[New York]: New Directions Book, [1954]. First American Edition. Octavo (21cm.); original cloth in black pictorial dust jacket; xiv,[2],107pp.; photographic portrait frontispiece, music in text. Jacket extremities rather rubbed and worn with closed tears and subsequent creasing, smallish paper flaw to upper panel not affecting text or illustration, shallow loss...
[Item #23909]
Price: $50.00
 
Under Milk Wood: A Play for Voices. Dylan THOMAS.
53.

Wodwo
New York: Harper and Row, [1967]. First American Edition. Octavo (21cm.); original cloth-backed boards in brown price-clipped dust jacket lettered in two shades of teal; 184pp. Bottom edges of jacket a bit shelf-worn, rear panel has a few inoffensive soil-spots, else Near Fine in Very Good or better jacket.
[Item #23898]
Price: $30.00
 
Wodwo. Ted HUGHES.
54.

Collected Poems [Limited Edition]
London: Cecil & Amelia Woolf, 1974. First Thus. Limited to 200 copies of which this is no. 178. Slim octavo (24.5cm.); publisher's green cloth, gilt-lettered spine; 79pp.; photographic portrait frontispiece, two leaves of illus. printed on rectos and versos, additional text illus. throughout, pictorial endpapers printed in blue. Light shelf...
[Item #23192]
Price: $65.00
 
Collected Poems [Limited Edition]. Fr. ROLFE, Baron Corvo, ed. Cecil Woolf, intro.
55.

Bulldog Drummond Stands Fast
London: Hodder & Stoughton Limited, [1947]. First Edition. Octavo (19.25cm.); original cloth in grey pictorial dust jacket by Kenneth Inns; vi,7-319pp. General edge wear to jacket extremities, including a couple of short closed tears and tiny chips, rear panel lightly dust-soiled, corners dinged, faint spotting to cloth, else Very Good...
[Item #20913]
Price: $50.00
 
Bulldog Drummond Stands Fast. a. k. a. H. C. McNeile SAPPER, Gerard FAIRLIE.
56.

Puritan's Progress. An Informal Account: Of certain Puritans & their descendants from the American Revolution to the present time, their manners & customs, their virtues & vices. Together, with some possibly forgotten episodes in the development of American social & economic life during the last one hundred & fifty years [Inscribed & Signed]
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1931. First Edition. Octavo (23.25cm.); original cloth in off-white pictorial dust jacket printed in blue and black; x,[2],477pp. Jacket extremities a bit chipped and worn with a few short closed tears, two just touching text without loss of meaning, some light finger-soil and toning, cloth...
[Item #20907]
Price: $100.00
 
Puritan's Progress. An Informal Account: Of certain Puritans & their descendants from the American Revolution to the present time, their manners & customs, their virtues & vices. Together, with some possibly forgotten episodes in the development of American social & economic life during the last one hundred & fifty years [Inscribed & Signed]. Arthur TRAIN.
57.

The War And Human Freedom [translated into 13 languages]
Washington DC: [Office of War Information, ca 1942]. The Office of War Information, the U.S. propaganda arm during WW2, engaged in extensive leafleting campaigns to spread the message of democracy to allies and enemies alike. Secretary of State Cordell Hull's celebrated 1942 radio address, "The War and Human Freedom," is...
[Item #19374]
Price: $300.00
 
The War And Human Freedom [translated into 13 languages]. Cordell HULL.
58.

Smash the Political Machine
New York: Brentano's, Inc. 1932. First Edition. Depression-era appeal to the independent voter, co-authored by Rowntree, a political student and writer, and McCree, a journalist. "This timely book reveals to the average citizen how he has been exploited by the professional politician and how he can utilize the power he...
[Item #31424]
Price: $100.00
 
Smash the Political Machine. Harold ROWNTREE, Beatrice McCree.
59.

I Cover The Waterfront
New York: E.P. Dutton and Company, Inc. 1932. First Edition. "Journalistic human-interest stories of the San Diego waterfront, in the style of fiction, written and collected from the San Diego Sun" (BAIRD 1764). Basis for the 1933 pre-Code film of the same name, directed by James Cruze and starring Ben...
[Item #31423]
Price: $150.00
 
I Cover The Waterfront. Max MILLER.
60.

King Cotton Is Sick
Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1930. First Edition. Volume by the UNC Professor of Applied Economics on the plight of the cotton textile industry during the Great Depression. "In spite of a growing market, in spite of better management, better machinery, and constant technical progress, the industry suffers...
[Item #31422]
Price: $75.00
 
King Cotton Is Sick. Claudius T. MURCHISON.
61.

What of Tomorrow?
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1935. First Edition. Volume on economic reform by the former New York State Senator and Undersecretary of the Treasury under Calvin Coolidge. Mills was highly critical of FDR's New Deal policies, and What of Tomorrow? publishes his views on those policies "to which we are...
[Item #31421]
Price: $75.00
 
What of Tomorrow? Ogden L. MILLS.
62.

One More Chance: An Experiment in Human Salvage
Boston: Small, Maynard & Company, 1916. First Edition. "Human documents from the experiences of a Massachusetts probation officer in the application of the probation system to the problems of men and women who without it would have been permanently lost to useful citizenship" (from front panel). Octavo (19.5cm); olive green...
[Item #31420]
Price: $75.00
 
One More Chance: An Experiment in Human Salvage. Lewis E. MACBRAYNE, James P. Ramsay.
63.

The Grant Swinger Papers
[Washington, DC: Science & Government Report, 1983]. First Edition. Octavo (21.5cm.); original tan staplebound card wrappers; iv,32pp. Upper wrapper unevenly toned and lightly soiled, else Very Good and sound. Order blank laid in. Collection of anecdotes and essays by the science reporter.
[Item #31419]
Price: $25.00
 
The Grant Swinger Papers. Daniel S. GREENBERG, the Center for the Absorption of Federal Funds.
64.

The Story of Sterling Court: The Story of a Little Street. Being an elementary reader for adults on city planning
[Madison, WI?]: Robert M. Stanton, 1962. First Edition. Quarto (27.75cm.); original staplebound pictorial card wrappers; [4],33pp.; illus. by the author throughout, map laid in. Minor dust-soil else Very Good or better. Account of the development of Sterling Court, in Madison, Wisconsin.
[Item #31418]
Price: $35.00
 
The Story of Sterling Court: The Story of a Little Street. Being an elementary reader for adults on city planning. Robert M. STANTON.
65.

Joan Mitchell: Memory Abstracted
[New York]: Edward Tyler Nahem, 2002. First Edition. Small square quarto (21.5cm.); original purple staplebound card wrappers printed in white; 23pp.; chiefly color illus. Spine a bit rubbed else Very Good to Near Fine. Exhibition catalog of the works of the abstract expressionist Joan Mitchell (1925-1992).
[Item #31417]
Price: $30.00
 
Joan Mitchell: Memory Abstracted. Joan MITCHELL.
66.

Of Pulitzers, Pundits and Pedagogues: An Exhibit of Books by the Class of '55
[New Haven]: Sterling Memorial Library, 2005. First Edition. Octavo (21.5cm.); white pictorial staplebound card wrappers; [2],57pp. Wrappers a bit dust-soiled, else About Fine. Typed letter, signed, from Charlie Guggenheimer (1933-2011), Yale Class of 1955 Reunion Chairman. Exhibition catalog of the books by members of the Yale Class of 1955 mounted...
[Item #31416]
Price: $30.00
 
Of Pulitzers, Pundits and Pedagogues: An Exhibit of Books by the Class of '55. YALE UNIVERSITY, STERLING MEMORIAL LIBRARY.
67.

[Prospectus for] Masada: The Victory of the Vanquished. Homage to Moshe Dayan
[Paris]: Armand and Georges Israel Publishers, [1983]. First Edition. Quarto (27.5cm.); original white pictorial staplebound card wrappers printed in brown and black; [20]pp.; chiefly illus. About Fine. Prospectus for the deluxe portfolio celebrating the life and works of the Israeli political and military leader Moshe Dayan (1915-1981).
[Item #31415]
Price: $25.00
 
[Prospectus for] Masada: The Victory of the Vanquished. Homage to Moshe Dayan. Moshe DAYAN, illus Raymond Moretti.
68.

Jose Guadalupe Posada Aguilar (Commemorating the 75th Anniversary of His Death). December 16, 1988 - February 19, 1989, The Mexican Fine Arts Center Museum, Chicago
Chicago: Mexican Fine Arts Center Museum, 1988. First Edition. Large slim, square quarto (27.75cm.); original brown pictorial card wrappers; 59pp.; text printed on white, pink, and green stock, illus. throughout. Light wear from handling, else Very Good to Near Fine. Text in English and Spanish.
[Item #31412]
Price: $45.00
 
Jose Guadalupe Posada Aguilar (Commemorating the 75th Anniversary of His Death). December 16, 1988 - February 19, 1989, The Mexican Fine Arts Center Museum, Chicago. Jose Guadalupe POSADA.
69.

The Challenge of Housing
New York: Farrar & Rinehart, 1938. First Edition. On the growing crisis of housing America's lower- and working-class families during the Depression. Post was an influential planner with close ties to the Roosevelt administration; he is best remembered as the planner and sponsor of the Harlem River Houses, built in...
[Item #31411]
Price: $40.00
 
The Challenge of Housing. URBAN PLANNING - SLUMS, Langdon W. POST.
70.

Ethics of Democracy: A Series of Optimistic Essays on the Natural Laws of Human Society
Chicago: L.S. Dickey & Company, [1903]. Second Edition. Octavo (21.5cm.); publisher's blue decorative cloth embossed and lettered in gilt, top edge gilt; [2],xxxiii,[1],374pp.; photo-engraved frontispiece. Boards lightly rubbed at extremities, corners bumped, spine toned, else a Very Good and sound copy. This edition published the same year as the first...
[Item #31410]
Price: $75.00
 
Ethics of Democracy: A Series of Optimistic Essays on the Natural Laws of Human Society. Louis F. POST.
71.

Ethics of Democracy: A Series of Optimistic Essays on the Natural Laws of Human Society
Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill Company Publishers, [1916]. Third Edition. Octavo (21cm.); publisher's navy blue decorative cloth embossed and lettered in gilt; [2],vi,[14],[vii]-xxiii,[1],374pp.; photographic portrait frontispiece. Boards very lightly rubbed at extremities, some old soil to upper cover, light foxing to textblock fore-edge, else a Very Good, exceedingly bright copy. This edition with...
[Item #31409]
Price: $25.00
 
Ethics of Democracy: A Series of Optimistic Essays on the Natural Laws of Human Society. Louis F. POST.
72.

Sir Boss
N.p. Faversham House, [1959]. First Edition. Octavo (21.25cm.); publisher's cloth in white and orange pictorial dust jacket; [6],320pp. Jacket extremities a bit worn and dust-soiled, a couple short closed tears, the longest approx. 1" long touching photographic author portrait on rear panel, top textblock edge dust-soiled and boards lightly worn...
[Item #31408]
Price: $20.00
 
Sir Boss. Ralph Bushnell POTTS.
73.

Marxism and Negro Liberation
New York: New Century Publishers, 1951. First Edition. 12mo. Staple-bound pamphlet; printed thick paper wrappers; 24pp. Small chips and soil to covers, else Near Fine.
[Item #31406]
Price: $20.00
 
Marxism and Negro Liberation. Gus HALL.
74.

The Fight for Social Security
London: W.F.T.U. Publications, [1952]. First U.K. Edition. 12mo. Staple-bound pamphlet; printed paper wrappers; 42pp. Light external soil and wear; internally clean and unmarked; Very Good.
[Item #31404]
Price: $25.00
 
The Fight for Social Security. Henri RAYNAUD.
75.

Let Man Prevail: A Socialist Manifesto and Program
New York: The Call Association, [1960]. First Edition. 12mo. Staple-bound pamphlet; printed thick paper wrappers; 36pp. Light cover soil, else Near Fine. Internally clean and unmarked.
[Item #31402]
Price: $15.00
 
Let Man Prevail: A Socialist Manifesto and Program. Erich FROMM.

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