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Brain Guy

Brain Guy

Octavo (19.5cm). Tan cloth boards stamped in red on front cover and spine; dustjacket; 356pp. Slight lean to spine and a little dusting to cloth, still a tight, Very Good copy in the notoriously fragile silver foil dustwrapper which has delaminated at spine ends and extremities, with some minor loss...

The Venal Sin

The Venal Sin

Octavo (19cm); purple cloth, with titles stamped in black on spine and front cover; dustjacket; 256pp. Hint of sunning to spine and rear panel, with faint foxing to text edges; Near Fine. Dustjacket is unclipped (priced $2.00), gently spine-sunned, with light shelfwear and a few short tears; Near Fine.

Archive of Letters, Signed Documents, and Related Materials

Archive of Letters, Signed Documents, and Related Materials

Archive of 18 substantial typed, signed letters with excellent content, together with 5 other related signed documents; 15 unsigned documents generated by Mr. Gacy, and approximately 10 further related items, all assembled by journalist Richard Vachula, most in the course of writing a 1989 article for Chicago Magazine on Gacy's...

The Hawk in the Rain

The Hawk in the Rain

Slim octavo (22.5cm.); original cloth in yellow decorative dust jacket printed in red and blue, original Poetry Book Society bellyband; 59pp. Jacket spine and small portion of upper panel faded, small soil spot to upper wrapper, some near-imperceptible expert repair to jacket crown; Fine in Very Good jacket. The author's...

Astyanax: an Epic Romance of Ilion, Atlantis & Amaraca

Astyanax: an Epic Romance of Ilion, Atlantis & Amaraca

Octavo. Original gilt-pictorial ribbed blue cloth; variously paged; 47 inserted leaves of plates; 4 folding maps. Trivial rubbing to board corners, else a remarkable, unworn copy, very near Fine. Prehistoric lost race novel involving Atlantis, Troy, and Mexico.

Archive of 10 original cartoons, mock-ups and illustrations by Socialist cartoonist Guy H. Lockwood (and students)

Archive of 10 original cartoons, mock-ups and illustrations by Socialist cartoonist Guy H. Lockwood (and students)

10 original pen-and-ink illustrations, in black ink on artist's board. Five signed by Lockwood; two pieces unsigned but apparently in Lockwood's hand; three works signed by other artists. Dimensions vary; most pieces ca. 13" x 7" to 12" x 10"; some slightly smaller. A few with marginal chips or soiling;...

Land of the Free

Land of the Free

Small quarto (23cm). Tan cloth boards, lettered blue; 93pp; illus. dustjacket. Review copy, with review stamp on front endpaper. Bernarda Bryson Shahn's copy, with her signature on front endpaper and ink note above publisher's stamp: "Please Return to Bernarda B. Shahn." A worn copy; covers soiled and toned, with split...

The Plague

The Plague

Octavo (22cm.); original cloth in pictorial dust jacket by Jean Carlu, red topstain; [2],v,[1],278pp. 1" short closed tear to lower edge of upper jacket panel affecting the "s" in "Camus"; extremities rubbed and chipped, spine rather faded. Fine in Near Very Good jacket. First published in France in 1947 as...

Das Buch zum Leibweh-lachen. Eine Sammlung des lustigsten Schwänke und Streiche, dass einem die Herz im Leibe wackelt und klappert und sich auf der Kopf stellt ["The book of belly-laughs: A collection of the funniest anecdotes and jokes, &c..."]

Das Buch zum Leibweh-lachen. Eine Sammlung des lustigsten Schwänke und Streiche, dass einem die Herz...

12mo (18cm). Original staple-bound, glazed pictorial paper wrappers; 64pp. 1897 date on title page, with copyright date 1885 on verso. Covers spotted and worn at extremities; text toned at margins but not brittle; pencil graffiti inside front wrapper. A Good copy, sound and complete. Text entirely in German.

October 20 Lockdown Lockheed

October 20 Lockdown Lockheed

Original screen print in two colors on white paperstock, 16-1/2" x 14-1/2" (ca 42cm x 37cm). Mild creasing along left edge; tackholes and associated brief tears at edges; light soil; Very Good / Grade B.

South Pacific...Illustrated by Michael Hague. Based on Rodgers and Hammerstein's South Pacific

South Pacific...Illustrated by Michael Hague. Based on Rodgers and Hammerstein's South Pacific

Limited to 250 copies of which this is no. 68. Large quarto (28.5cm.); full turquoise cloth, upper cover and spine lettered in silver, original acetate dust jacket, linen slipcase; unpaged; illus., pictorial endpapers. Signed by the author and artist on limitation page. Fine.

Yarrow Revisited, and Other Poems

Yarrow Revisited, and Other Poems

12mo (17cm.); recent half leather over marbled boards, black gilt leather spine label, all edges marbled; xv,[1],349,[1],[4](ads)pp. Includes half title and publisher's ads. Extremities a bit rubbed, else Very Good and sound.

Biddy Brogan's Boy

Biddy Brogan's Boy

First Printing. Octavo (20.5cm); blue cloth, with titles stamped in gilt on spine; dustjacket; 300pp. Small, vintage booksellers ticket to lower rear pastedown, with some offsetting to same from binders glue, else Fine. Dustjacket is unclipped (priced $2.50), spine-sunned and edgeworn, with several small nicks to spine ends and corners...

Five original amateur black-and-white photographs of the so-called "Battle of Toledo," during the Toledo Auto-Lite Strike of 1934

Five original amateur black-and-white photographs of the so-called "Battle of Toledo," during the Toledo Auto-Lite...

Five original (vintage) b/w photographs on glossy photographic paper. Each image 11cm x 8cm (4-1/4" x 3-1/2") or the reverse. Each captioned identically in the same hand, in blue ink, on verso: "Electric Auto-lite Strike / Toledo, Ohio / 1934." Images well-printed, with good contrast; minimal fading; images clean on...

The Red Box: A Nero Wolfe Mystery

The Red Box: A Nero Wolfe Mystery

First Printing. Octavo (20cm); light gray cloth, titled and blocked in red on spine and front cover; red topstain; [4], 298, [10]pp. Joints and extremities rubbed and slightly toned, hint of sunning to spine, with some fading to topstain and pronounced offset to pastedowns and endpapers; Very Good.

Protection To American Labor and American Industries

Protection To American Labor and American Industries

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.

1789-1939: The World of Tomorrow, New York World's Fair

1789-1939: The World of Tomorrow, New York World's Fair

Oblong 12mo (12.5x16.5cm.); 6-panelled diorama peepshow bound in color pictorial boards with die-cut peephole; when unfolded accordion-style, displays a view of the Grand Concourse of the 1939 World's Fair, which leads to Sam Gottscho's Trylon, Perisphere, and Helicline. Horizontal stain to rear view, else Very Good.

Bambi: A Life in the Woods

Bambi: A Life in the Woods

First Printing. Octavo (20.5cm); green vertical-ribbed cloth, with pictorial device on front panel, titles stamped in gilt on the spine, and pictorial endpapers; dustjacket; 293pp. + 1 page ad; illus. Top edge slightly dusty, spine ends gently nudged, decorative bookplate of designer Harry Bordeaux Dorr on the front pastedown, with...

Sixteen leaflets promoting The Conservative Society of America and the "American Party"

Sixteen leaflets promoting The Conservative Society of America and the "American Party"

Various printings & editions; various dates. Sixteen leaflets, each a single sheet folded to make six or eight panels. Condition generally fine. Also includes two issues of the CSA Newsletter. Most contents authored by Kent Courtney (1918-1997), ultra-right, segregationist political organizer and pamphleteer; founder (in 1969) of the American Party. Included...

The Social Economist: Gunton's Magazine

The Social Economist: Gunton's Magazine

Octavo. Marbled boards. Nearly complete run with only Vol. 7, 26 & 27 missing. Vol 1-9 are entitled The Social Economist; from Vol 8 onward the work was renamed Gunton's Magazine. Boards and joints moderately rubbed with some chips on spine; a few boards tender and one board detached; else in good condition.

The French Lieutenant's Woman: A Screenplay [Limited Edition, Signed]

The French Lieutenant's Woman: A Screenplay [Limited Edition, Signed]

Limited Issue, one of 360 numbered copies signed by Pinter and Fowles, this being copy no.31. Octavo; navy blue buckram, with titles stamped in gilt on spine; publisher's brick red cloth slipcase, with printed title label applied to front panel; [8],xv, 104pp. Fine in a Fine slipcase, with the publisher's...

Sea Garden

Sea Garden

Second state, published from English sheets. Octavo (19.5cm.); drab card wrappers in blue-green pictorial dust jacket; v,[1],47pp. Wrapper joints quite tender, as are jacket folds; small coin-sized loss to top corner of upper panel not affecting text, spine ends perished, long closed tear to bottom edge of upper panel not.....

Original watercolor: "Gypsy Camp"

Original watercolor: "Gypsy Camp"

Original graphite and watercolor sketch on thick paper, 18.5cm x 35cm (ca 7-1/2" x 13-3/4"). Apparently cut from a larger sheet; dimensions slightly uneven. Initialed, titled and dated in pencil, lower right. Colors vibrant and unfaded, free of creases, wear or soil; Fine.

Poster: "Penny Pamphlets That Help Fight Against Hunger - Read and Spread Among Your Fellow Workers"

Poster: "Penny Pamphlets That Help Fight Against Hunger - Read and Spread Among Your Fellow...

Original poster, offset printed in black on white stock, measuring 67.5cm x 80.5cm. Light wear to extremities, old horizontal and vertical folds with attendant creasing; Very Good+.

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