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Invisible Man

Invisible Man

First Printing. Octavo (21.5cm); two-tone black and beige cloth, with titling and decorations stamped in white and dark gray on spine; black topstain; dustjacket; 439pp. Hint of offsetting to front endpaper, else a fresh, Fine copy. Dustjacket is unclipped (priced $3.50), with Gordon Parks' photo of Ellison on rear panel;...

Moby-Dick; or, The Whale

Moby-Dick; or, The Whale

Octavo (19cm); Blanck's first binding of slate A cloth with embossed circular publisher's device to front and rear boards; [i-xxiv], [1]-[635] + 6pp. publisher's ads. Original orange-coated endpapers. A good, unrestored copy. Spine has faded to tan, with consequent dulling to gilt; small losses to cloth at spine ends, joints...

The Pothunters

The Pothunters

First Issue, without ads. Octavo (19cm); publisher's royal blue cloth, titles stamped in silver on the spine, and silver loving cup on front and spine panels; 272pp. Bookplate of author Leslie Mead on front pastedown, with a later, Wodehouse-themed bookplate of bibliophile Douglas R. Vining on the front endpaper. Spine...

Down With Starvation Wages in South-East Missouri - 30 Cents an Hour - White and Colored Together

Down With Starvation Wages in South-East Missouri - 30 Cents an Hour - White and...

16mo (15cm). Printed paper wrappers; [10pp]. Mild toning to paper; brief split at spine; Very Good.

The Professor's House

The Professor's House

First Printing. Octavo (19.5cm.); red-orange boards quarterbound in purple, stamped in gilt on the spine with red-orange topstain; dustjacket; 284pp. Spine gilt is slightly dulled (as is nearly always the case), minor soiling to the topstain and some faint spotting to the front board, with mild foxing to the rear...

Adobe Walls: A Novel of the Last Apache Rising

Adobe Walls: A Novel of the Last Apache Rising

First Printing. Octavo; patterned paper-covered boards; yellow topstain; dustjacket; 279pp, [1]. Small booksellers ticket to rear pastedown, else Fine in a Near Fine dustjacket, unclipped, with just a hint of sunning to spine and minor rubbing along joints to note.

The Raw Edge

The Raw Edge

Octavo. Cloth-backed boards; dustjacket; 384pp. Inscribed to Ben Shahn and family on front endpaper: "On the edge of the Assinpunk [sic] 1958 - to a fellow author; Bernarda; and kids / Ben Appel." Endpapers slightly browned, light wear to board edges; Very Good or better in the original pictorial dustwrapper...

Erik Dorn

Erik Dorn

Octavo (19cm). Cloth boards; dustjacket; 409pp. In Johnson's first binding of plum cloth. A very tight, fresh copy with just a few small spots of discoloration to edges of text block; Near Fine. In an attractive example of the very scarce jacket, lightly dusted overall and with a few brief...

The Invisible Man. A Grotesque Romance

The Invisible Man. A Grotesque Romance

Demi-octavo (19cm); publisher's pictorial red cloth boards, lettered in gilt on spine and front cover; pictorial device in black on front cover; [i[vi],vii-viii, 2[i.e. 1]-245, 2pp. publisher's ads. First page of text misnumbered as "2". Clean, tight copy with just minimal rubbing to the original cloth binding. Faint evidence of.....

Lithographed poster: Liberty or Pen: The brutal Mill Owners of Little Falls will send these men and women to the Penitentiary unless you act at once

Lithographed poster: Liberty or Pen: The brutal Mill Owners of Little Falls will send these...

Original lithographed poster, 25" x 19". Printed in red and black on uncoated stock. Text in three languages (English, Polish, and Italian), within rules, surrounding central 8-image portrait montage. Blank rules at center (unused). Old wrinkles and wear; single mended tear to upper margin; no losses or significant soil - Very Good.

The Animal Story Book

The Animal Story Book

Octavo; full blue calf bound by Bayntun, with leather spine labels, five raised bands, and animals stamped in gilt at center compartments; marbled endpapers, gilt dentelles, with all edges gilt; 400pp; illus. Spine subtly faded to gray, with a touch of light rubbing to panels; Near Fine.

The Shape of Things to Come - Vol.1, No. None (December, 1969)

The Shape of Things to Come - Vol.1, No. None (December, 1969)

Quarto (35.5cm); variously-colored mimeographed sheets, ranging in size from 21.5 x 28cm to 21.5 x 35.5.cm and stapled at upper left corner; [6pp], printed on rectos only; illus. Oxidation to staple, two faint horizontal folds, with light wear to extremities; Very Good+.

This is Your Enemy: A Documentary Record of Nazi Atrocities Against Citizens and Soldiers of Our Soviet Ally [Inscribed Presentation Copy]

This is Your Enemy: A Documentary Record of Nazi Atrocities Against Citizens and Soldiers of...

Oblong quarto (ca 19cm x 26cm). Pictorial linen-backed boards; [48]pp; illus. Bessie has inscribed and signed in ink, on verso of title page, to film producer Spyros Skouras (undated). Slight rubbing to board edges; spine cloth split along crown; text block slightly shaken, but still a Good, sound copy. Issued...

Typed Letter, Signed, 1962. With Additional Material Relating to the First SDS National Convention and the Drafting of the Port Huron Statement

Typed Letter, Signed, 1962. With Additional Material Relating to the First SDS National Convention and...

Mimeographed form letter, extending an invitation to the first SDS National Convention, June 11-15, 1962. Signed in blue ink by SDS Chairman Robert A. Haber. Together with a one-page Convention Program, and a 5-pp prospectus titled "What is the S.D.S.?" (both mimeographed). Original folds for mailing, else Fine.

A Concise History of the United Society of Believers called Shakers

A Concise History of the United Society of Believers called Shakers

Octavo. Original boards; 134pp; 25 illus; portr. frontis. This copy with the variant cover title "The Shakers." Spot of abrasion at crown of spine; mild wear to board edges; a solid, attractive copy. Pencil ownership signature of "D.W. Bartlett" to second blank.

The Gang

The Gang

Reprint. Octavo (19.5cm); blue cloth with titles stamped in gilt on spine and front panel; dustjacket; 276pp. Some trivial soil to rear gutter and upper edge of text, with purple rubber stamp of "A. George Volck Incorporated" to pastedowns and endpapers; Near Fine, but for the stamping. Dustjacket is soiled...

"Summation." Original lithograph, ca. 1939

"Summation." Original lithograph, ca. 1939

Original lithograph. Sheet size ca. 20" x 13". Edition 175; signed in pencil, lower right. Mild, uniform toning to image, else fine.

Moral Philosophy

Moral Philosophy

Octavo (20cm). Original mustard wrappers, printed in black on front cover; 100pp. Mild external wear and soil, else Near Fine.

Hell Up To Date: The Reckless Journey of R. Palasco Drant, Special Correspondent, Through the Infernal Regions, As Recorded by Himself

Hell Up To Date: The Reckless Journey of R. Palasco Drant, Special Correspondent, Through the...

Oblong Quarto. Publisher's pictorial cloth boards; xi; 82pp text, each page with facing plate leaf. Tight, Very Good copy in original boards; front board unevenly sunned, else tight and fresh; internally free of markings or significant wear.

Omkring Fædrearven [On Our Ancestral Heritage]

Omkring Fædrearven [On Our Ancestral Heritage]

Octavo (20.5cm). Publisher's lilac pictorial cloth, stamped in black and red on spine and front cover; 200pp. Gift inscription and ownership signature ("Johanna Opgrande") to front free endpaper; minor external wear; Very Good. Text in Norwegian.

Arthur Hammerstein Presents "The End of St. Petersburg." The Russian Film Classic Directed by W.J. Pudowkin

Arthur Hammerstein Presents "The End of St. Petersburg." The Russian Film Classic Directed by W.J....

Quarto. Pictorial wrappers; [16pp]. Covers lightly worn; faint vertical crease; Very Good.

Farmers' Industrial Union

Farmers' Industrial Union

Ca. 1910 (dated from text). 12mo (19cm). Staple-bound pamphlet; printed wrappers; 21, [3]pp. Light wear and soil; Very Good.

Democracy

Democracy

Octavo. Cloth boards; dustjacket; 332pp. Page edges dusty, else a tight, straight copy, near to Fine, in the very scarce dustjacket, toned and chafed on spine with brief closed tears, losses at corners and heel of spine; nibbling to upper spine, just into lettering of title; Good.

Let's Be Offensive: A Revue With Political Punch

Let's Be Offensive: A Revue With Political Punch

Original lithographed poster, 54cm x 41cm (21" x 16"). Professionally matted and framed (not laid down) beneath UV-protective glass. Fine, unfaded example; Grade A.

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