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First Printing. Octavo (19.5cm); light green cloth, with titles stamped in hunter green on spine and front cover; red topstain; dustjacket; 300pp. Light sunning to spine, light wear and spotting to upper and lower board edges, with fading and a few faint stains to top edge; Very Good+. Dustjacket is...
One of 2,101 copies printed. Three crown octavo volumes (20cm); re-bound in full tan calf by Brentano's; spines in six compartments with raised bands, gilt floral devices, contrasting morocco spine labels, and gilt turn-ins; top edges gilt; sample of original cloth bound in at rear of each volume (Baker &...
Octavo (20cm). Red cloth boards, lettered in black on front cover and spine; red top-stain; dustjacket; 317pp. Clean, tight copy, Very Good to Near Fine, in Very Good example of the uncommon pictorial dustwrapper, with a few tiny losses at extremities and soil to lighter portions of rear panel.
Small square 12mo (15.5cm). White glossy paper boards, lettered in black; slipcase; unpaged [48pp]. Presentation copy for Ben Shahn from the Composing Room, Christmas, 1963 - so identified on a hand-lettered label affixed to outside of slipcase. Slight wear; small split to binding at base of backstrip; Very Good. From...
Original pictorial cloth (hardcover); 361pp; illus. Rear cover stained and soiled, else just light wear to board edges; some pencil scribblings to endpapers. Text remains fresh and unmarked, joints & hinges tight; Good or better overall.
Limited to 100 copies on Holland Van Gelder Zonen, of which this is no. 55. Large, slim quarto (29.25cm.); white card wrappers printed in red and black; unpaged; tissue-guarded portrait frontispiece by Paul-Emile Becat, text printed in red and black throughout. Near Fine, lacking slipcase. Bookplate signed by the author laid in.
Oblong octavo (ca 17cm x 22cm). Original pictorial wrappers; pp. One of 70 copies on Velin Arches, signed by André François on colophon. This copy further inscribed on half-title to Bernarda Bryson Shahn: "to Bernarda with love / Margaret and André François," undated but apparently contemporary. Very mild toning to.....
First Printing, preceded by a limited edition of 350 copies. Octavo (22cm); blue cloth with titles stamped in gilt on spine; black topstain; dustjacket; 251pp; illus. Brief, contemporary (1934) pencil inscription to front endpaper, with some very subtle fading to cloth at spine ends and upper board edges, else Near...
Small octavo (21cm). Green cloth, lettered in gilt on spine; dustjacket; 61pp. Inscribed on leaf facing copyright page, below dedication: "& for Bernarda with love / Alan Dugan," dated 1989. Judy Shahn has added her own greeting below: "..and with love from me too, Judy." Fine copy.
Octavo. Cloth boards; dustjacket; 179pp; illus. Warm and lengthy author's presentation to Ben Shahn on front endpaper, dated 1960. Mild foxing to upper edge of text block, else Fine in lightly soiled and edge-rubbed jacket. First printing of the Revised Edition.
First Printing. Octavo; black cloth, with titles and publisher's imprint stamped in red on spine and front cover; red topstain; dustjacket; 312pp. Fine in a Near Fine dustjacket, unclipped (priced $2.00), with light wear to extremities, a few short tears, and a tiny puncture at upper spine panel.
Octavo (21cm). Red linen boards, titled in black on spine and front cover; yellow top-stain; 213pp. Bit of soiling to upper edge of text-block, with consequent dulling to top-stain; very minor thumb-soil within; in all a tight, straight copy, VG+ to Near Fine. Lacking the scarce dustwrapper.
Quarto (25.5 cm). Original pictorial wrappers; 95pp (chiefly illustrations). Small losses to upper and lower corners of front wrapper (ca. 1" and 1/4" respectively); text tanned as usual; Very Good. From the library of Ben and Bernarda Bryson Shahn, with estate label tipped on inside front cover.
Silk bandanna, 21-1/4" x 19-1/2", printed in blue and red ink on a white background. Old folds and soiling; tack holes to extremities; Very Good.
Octavo (22cm). Tan cloth boards, lettered in red on spine and front cover; dustjacket; brown top-stain; 364pp. Faint offsetting to endpapers, else a tight, Fine copy, with deep, unfaded top-stain. In the original, unclipped dustwrapper, very slightly faded on spine with a single small (.
Board game, consisting of one (1) game board (21.5" x 22"), set of two (2) red acrylic dice, 41 round and square painted wood pieces in black, white, green, red, yellow, blue, and brown (one black piece replaced), 17 game cards (2.25" x 3.75", printed on rectos only), and original...
Octavo (21.5cm.); original cloth, gilt-lettered spine, in off-white dust jacket printed in brown and black, brown topstain; ,325pp. Some minor wear to jacket extremities, including small loss at spine crown, extremities and spine toned, tiny soil spot to upper panel, else Near Fine in Very Good jacket. Considered to be...
First State of the text, with "8" in publication date indistinct and slightly raised, and with the "s" in "as" present in the last line of p.88. Octavo (19cm); publisher's black and red patterned boards with titles stamped in gilt on the spine; dustjacket; 309pp. Top edge slightly dusty, with...
2 volumes; 16mo (15.5cm.); mid-19th-century half brown gilt-tooled morocco over cloth, gilt spine in 5 compartments, all edges speckled red; xiv,,218;,273pp. Bound without half titles, extremities rubbed, especially leather, else a Very Good, attractive set.
Broadside (27x21.5cm.); text printed entirely in green within green typographically decorative border on stiff card stock. Previous folds, edges a bit worn from handling, verso (blank) rather soiled; overall Very Good and sound.
Octavo (19.5cm.); original green blind- and gilt-tooled cloth, pale yellow glazed endpapers; viii,325pp. Spine a bit cocked and toned to tan, covers show some faint dampstaining, minor edge wear, hinges starting to crack but still holding. Very Good overall. GIMBEL A136; SMITH I 11.