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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 (17cm x 23cm); publisher's red pictorial cloth boards; xi; 82pp text, each page with facing plate leaf. Spine ends and corners worn, with rubbing, hand-soil, and several stains to panels; still a tight and sound copy, internally fresh and clean - Very Good.

The Sea-Wolf

The Sea-Wolf

First Printing. Octavo; publisher's light blue vertical-ribbed cloth, with titles stamped in white on spine (Blanck's 'B' binding) and decorations stamped in ivory, orange and navy blue on front panel; top edge gilt; 366, [3pp] ads; illustrated frontispiece with 5 black and white plates inserted. Hinges neatly repaired, cloth lightly...

The Old House and Other Stories

The Old House and Other Stories

First Printing, with the title page a cancel tipped into sheets from the British edition published the previous year. Octavo (19cm); hunter green cloth, with titling and rule stamped in gilt on spine and front panel; black topstain; dustjacket; 295pp, [1]. Previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown, with a touch...

Homage to Mistress Bradstreet. With Pictures by Ben Shahn

Homage to Mistress Bradstreet. With Pictures by Ben Shahn

Octavo (24cm). Original pictorial paper-covered boards; dustjacket; 57, (4)pp. Mild rubbing to bottom board edges, else Near Fine in the original pictorial dustwrapper, slightly faded on spine but unclipped, easily Very Good.

Poems 3

Poems 3

Small octavo (21cm). Green cloth, lettered in gilt on spine; dustjacket; 61pp. Inscribed on leaf facing copyright page, below dedication: "For Ben & Bernarda / Love, Dugan," undated but apparently contemporary. Mild surface rubbing to dustwrapper, else a fine, fresh copy.

Flaubert's Parrot [with Signed Bookplate Laid In]

Flaubert's Parrot [with Signed Bookplate Laid In]

First Impression. Octavo; green paper-covered boards, with titles stamped in gilt on spine; dustjacket; 190pp. Bookplate signed by the author loosely laid in. Fine in a Fine, price-clipped dustjacket.

The Big Rock Candy Mountain [Signed Bookplate Laid in]

The Big Rock Candy Mountain [Signed Bookplate Laid in]

Octavo (22cm.); original cloth in white pictorial dust jacket; [4],515pp. Dust jacket cockled, a number of short closed tears along jacket extremities, spine ends rubbed, spine faded; dampstaining with some bleeding of cloth dye affecting preliminaries; contemporary bookplate to front pastedown; a Good or better copy. Later bookplate signed by...

The Rise of David Levinsky: A Novel

The Rise of David Levinsky: A Novel

Octavo (18cm). Red cloth boards, upper cover lettered in gilt; spine lettered in green; [6],529,[1],[2](blank),[4](ads)pp. Mild signs of use to boards, spine a touch faded, else a Fine copy.

Credential to the Convention of the American Federation of Labor

Credential to the Convention of the American Federation of Labor

Oblong broadside certificate accomplished in typescript (21.5x27.75cm.); printed in black, brown, and green within typographically decorative border on green stock; with the Federation's embossed foil seal at lower left corner slightly affecting text with some loss of meaning; previous folds, else about fine. Signed by the Granite Cutters International Association.....

The Forge

The Forge

Octavo (21cm). Black cloth boards with pictorial title onlays on spine and front cover; original pictorial dustjacket; 525pp. A crisp, Fine copy in the uncommon dustwrapper, lightly worn and soiled but unclipped and still easily VG to NF.

Keep Out of the Kitchen

Keep Out of the Kitchen

"An advance printing from the October, 1929, issue of Cosmopolitan," slim 12mo (15.5cm.); original blue printed boards, matching endpapers; 34,[1]; illus. Fine. First Printing of American Authors III, p. 216.

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

First Printing. Octavo; 3/4 purple diamond-embossed paper over red cloth, with titles stamped in gilt on spine; dustjacket; 309pp, [2]. Hint of rubbing to gilt, with light handling to spine cloth and boards; lower corner of front board gently tapped but still sharp; Very Good+. Dustjacket conforms to all first...

The Long Shadow of Little Rock. Inscribed

The Long Shadow of Little Rock. Inscribed

Octavo (21cm). Original red cloth boards, lettered in black on spine. Inscribed and signed by Daisy Bates on front endpaper: "Especially for David R. Cheney," dated 1964. Slight darkening to endpapers at gutters, else a tight, Near Fine copy in Very Good, unclipped dustwrapper, lightly rubbed at spine ends.

The Sun Also Rises

The Sun Also Rises

First State, with the word "stopped" spelled incorrectly as "stoppped" on p.181, line 26. Octavo (20cm); smooth black cloth with gold paper labels on spine and front panel, lettered and ruled in black; dustjacket; 259pp. Gold labels a bit dulled, with some creasing and a few scratches (though still perfectly...

Original Drawing: The Bread Basket

Original Drawing: The Bread Basket

Brown crayon on paper, 18" x 15". Professionally matted and handsomely framed in walnut, with original gallery label (Signature Galleries, Chicago) on verso of backing-board. A few trivial spots of foxing, else Fine sight condition. Not viewed out of frame.

Hustlers Convention

Hustlers Convention

Paperback original. Octavo. Illustrated card wrappers; 125, (2)pp; author portrait and promotional blurb at rear. Minimal external wear; slight soil to upper edge of text block; still a tight, apparently unread copy, Near Fine.

The Mansion

The Mansion

Limited Issue, one of 500 numbered copies signed by the author. Octavo (21cm); black cloth, with titling and rule stamped in gilt on spine and front panel; blue topstain; 436pp. Topstain slightly faded, else Fine in the original acetate dustjacket; lightly rubbed overall - Near Fine. The third volume in...

Typed Letter, signed. 1pp, to Jack Carney, dated July 23, 1919

Typed Letter, signed. 1pp, to Jack Carney, dated July 23, 1919

Brief 1-pp TLS on Liberator letterhead, addressed to Irish-American socialist writer Jack Carney. Mild wear and soil; old folds from mailing; Very Good.

Lazarus [bound together with] The Gentleman from San Francisco

Lazarus [bound together with] The Gentleman from San Francisco

First Printing. Slim octavo (20cm); beige paper-covered boards, with titling and rule printed in dark brown on front panel; dustjacket; 58pp, [6] ads. Light wear to crown, with faint sunning to board edges; Near Fine. Dustjacket shows light edgewear, with tiny chips at spine ends and old, partial sticker removed...

Exhibition of Sanko Inoue at I.M.F. Gallery, Washington, U.S.A., 8th December 1971 - 7th January 1972

Exhibition of Sanko Inoue at I.M.F. Gallery, Washington, U.S.A., 8th December 1971 - 7th January...

Oblong octavo (20cm x 29cm). Glossy pictorial card wrappers; [24pp], illus. Signed by the artist on front cover, and further inscribed inside front cover to American artist Bernarda Shahn, dated in Kanji characters. Also laid in is a three-line calligraphic note on rice-paper, in Kanji script, with the artist's chop...

Original Poster: "Armee Du Chah Hors D'Oman" ("Shah's Army Out of Oman")

Original Poster: "Armee Du Chah Hors D'Oman" ("Shah's Army Out of Oman")

Original silkscreened poster, printed and illustrated in black on white Gaubert Japon stock, measuring 32.5cm x 50cm (12 7/8" x 19 6/8"). Creasing and light wear to extremities, with a single tiny tear to right margin; Very Good+.

Pelle The Conqueror: Daybreak

Pelle The Conqueror: Daybreak

Octavo (19.5cm.); brown textured boards, with titles stamped in gilt on the spine and in black on the front panel; dustjacket; 280pp. Spine panel slightly toned (though gilt is still bright), with some fading to the upper boards edges and a few small scrapes to the upper edge of textblock;...

The Buccaneers: A Story of the Black Flag in Business

The Buccaneers: A Story of the Black Flag in Business

Octavo (19.5cm). Publisher's decorated tan cloth, lettered in brown on spine and front cover, with pictorial paste-on below title; 236pp; frontispiece illustration by Bert Knight. Mild cover wear and soil, else Near Fine, with ink ownership signature of Victor H. Metcalf (prominent California lawyer & politician; Sec'y of Commerce under...

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