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On Lumpen Ideology [cover title]

On Lumpen Ideology [cover title]

Octavo (21cm.); original white pictorial staplebound card wrappers; 11pp.; illustrated ad for the Black Liberation Front printed on p. [12]. Extremities a bit toned, else Fine.

Christ In Concrete

Christ In Concrete

First Printing. Octavo (20.5cm); black textured boards with red-orange topstain, titles and pick, shovel and halo design stamped in gilt on the spine and front panel; dustjacket; 311pp. This copy signed by the author on the front endpaper. Endpapers and pastedowns slightly toned, as is nearly always the case, else...

A Japanese Miscellany

A Japanese Miscellany

Octavo (19.25cm.); original green pictorial cloth embossed in pale yellow, orange, and gilt, top edge gilt; [10],305,[1],[2](ads)pp.; frontispiece, 4 leaves of plates, text illus. Cloth a bit rubbed, faint soil spots to upper cover, minor soil to front free endpaper, else contents fine. Near Very Good overall. State A as...

Social Worship for Use In Families Schools & Churches [...] Issued on Behalf of the West London Ethical Society as a Memorial of its Twenty-First Anniversary

Social Worship for Use In Families Schools & Churches [...] Issued on Behalf of the...

Two quarto volumes (28cm). Original blue-gray cloth, lettered in gilt on spines and front covers; lxxv,654; xxxv,229pp. Cloth boards slightly discolored at extremities; scattered foxing within; Very Good.

Original pen-and-ink drawing, "Fascism"

Original pen-and-ink drawing, "Fascism"

Pen-and-ink on heavy composition paper, sheet size 17-1/2" x 22" (ca 45cm x 56cm), with ca. 2" margins on all sides. Slight mat burn; small tear into lower edge (far from image); light soil, still fine and bright. Titled and signed in pencil below image area; also signed and dated...

Fanatic no. 2: Special Low Mindedness Issue

Fanatic no. 2: Special Low Mindedness Issue

Folio (40cm). Original stapled, illustrated wrappers; 12pp (incl. wrappers). Light soil and rubbing to margins; Very Good.

A Letter From John Steinbeck

A Letter From John Steinbeck

One of 150 copies printed at the Grace Hoper Press by Sherwood and Katharina Grover. Quarto; hand-sewn cream-colored wrappers, with titles printed in orange on front cover; [12pp]. A Fine copy.

American Horse-Drawn Vehicles

American Horse-Drawn Vehicles

Quarto (28cm). Cloth boards; dustjacket; 101pp. Very Good. A Christmas gift to Ben Shahn from Walker Evans, with a long and personal gift inscription: "Dear Old Dr. Ben - This book I've just found seems to be just for you. I hear we're about to see you, at last: what...

y & x. Drawings by Corrado Cagli

y & x. Drawings by Corrado Cagli

12mo. Staple-bound, printed wrappers; [12pp]; illus. The trade edition, issued as "Collectors Item No. 1" by Caresse Crosby. Covers unevenly toned, with a small spot of foxing to rear wrapper; small shelf label to base of front wrapper; Very Good. From the library of artists Ben and Bernarda Bryson Shahn...

Bartleby, the Scrivener: A Story of Wall-Street [as contained in Putnam's Monthly Magazine of American Literature, Science, and Art. Vol. II. July to December, 1853]

Bartleby, the Scrivener: A Story of Wall-Street [as contained in Putnam's Monthly Magazine of American...

Large, thick octavo (24.5 cm.); original green embossed cloth, decorative spine in gilt; vi,690pp.; engraved illus. throughout; text in double column. Spine a bit soiled and sunned, top textblock edge dampstained with slight bleeding to preliminaries, including title page. Still, Very Good and sound overall. Includes the first appearance of...

Wanted Poster: "$700.00 Reward For Jesse Coe - Negro. Wanted for Murder of Police Officer Chas. Russell, on night of September 30, 1906."

Wanted Poster: "$700.00 Reward For Jesse Coe - Negro. Wanted for Murder of Police Officer...

Original lithographed wanted poster, with text and photographic portrait printed in black on recto only; measures 10.75" x 7". Thin strip of paper reinforcement along top edge verso, a few faint folds and small tears; brief penciled notation to left of portrait; Very Good, clean example, without loss.

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.

Broadside: Böger Tilsalgs i Skandinavens Office [Books for Sale at the Scandinavens Office]

Broadside: Böger Tilsalgs i Skandinavens Office [Books for Sale at the Scandinavens Office]

Broadside (50.25x24.75cm.) printed on tissuepaper chiefly in blackletter in four columns. Previous folds, two extremely faint dampstains, else Very Good or better. Text mostly in Danish, occasional bibliographical descriptions in English.

We, The People: A Play in Twenty Scenes

We, The People: A Play in Twenty Scenes

First Printing. Octavo (19.5cm); orange cloth with titles stamped in black on spine and front panel; dustjacket; 253pp. Text edges foxed, with light soil to pastedowns, and a tiny nick to the cloth at upper fore-edge of front board; Very Good+ to Near Fine. Dustjacket is unclipped, and lightly sunned...

The Medicine Man: a Sociological Study of the Character and Evolution of Shamanism

The Medicine Man: a Sociological Study of the Character and Evolution of Shamanism

Maroon cloth boards (hardcover); dustjacket; xv, 330pp; bibliog; index; errata. A very well-preserved copy, clean and unmarked with scattered tanning to a few pages (apparently from use of sub-standard paper in a few signatures); still quite fresh overall and in the very scarce dustjacket, corner-clipped by the publisher with stamped...

Education of the Negro in the North. Reprinted from the Educational Review, VOl. 62, No. 3. October, 1921.

Education of the Negro in the North. Reprinted from the Educational Review, VOl. 62, No. 3. October, 1921.

Octavo. Staple-bound self wrappers; pp.232-238. Mild soil to cover leaves; rust to staples; Very Good.

Small Archive of Materials Relating to the National Counter-Olympic Committee

Small Archive of Materials Relating to the National Counter-Olympic Committee

Five pieces, including two press releases, two circulars and one fundraising pledge form. Old folds; general light wear, with some creasing at margins; pledge form is a file copy, with red pencil annotation to that effect; Very Good overall.

Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There. With Fifty Illustrations by John Tenniel

Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There. With Fifty Illustrations by John Tenniel

First issue, with "wade" for "wabe" on p.21. Octavo (18.5cm); original publisher's green cloth boards, lettered in gilt on spine, with vignettes in gilt on front and rear covers; brown coated endpapers, [vi] preliminary leaves; [1]-224pp. Fifty illustrations in-text by John Tenniel. Cloth lightly rubbed; spine gilt a little dull;.....

Photograph Album of CCC Camp Skokie Valley, Glenview Illinois

Photograph Album of CCC Camp Skokie Valley, Glenview Illinois

Oblong, 7” x 9 ¾”.  Light blue flexible faux leather photo album containing 56 silver gelatin prints (49 mounted, 7 laid in) most measuring 4 ½” x 2 ¾”, a few larger.  18 leaves, photos mounted rectos only, with three leaves blank.  Album very good with modest wear, mostly at...

Psalmen [Limited Edition]

Psalmen [Limited Edition]

Limited to 75 copies. Small quarto (26.75cm.); original tan stitched decorative wrappers printed in three colors (red, blue, and pale blue); [8]pp.; two full-page color stencilled illus. Some light interior spotting, else Fine.

Of Mice and Men: A Play in Three Acts

Of Mice and Men: A Play in Three Acts

First Printing. Octavo (19.5cm); bound in oatmeal buckram, with titles and decoration stamped in black and brown on spine and front panel; gray topstain; dustjacket; 172pp. Some trivial offset to gutters from binders glue, topstain slightly dulled, else very Near Fine. Dustjacket is unclipped, spine-sunned, with a few tiny nicks...

Seven Wives and Seven Prisons; or, Experiences in the Life of a Matrimonial Monomaniac. A True Story, Written By Himself

Seven Wives and Seven Prisons; or, Experiences in the Life of a Matrimonial Monomaniac. A....

Small octavo (17cm). Green cloth boards, blocked in gilt on spine; 205pp; frontis + 2 inserted leaves of plates. Light overall wear; trivial foxing within; a tight, Very Good copy.

Social Destiny of Man: or, Association and Reorganization of Industry

Social Destiny of Man: or, Association and Reorganization of Industry

Octavo (20cm). Original publisher's cloth-covered boards with leather spine label; xvi, 480pp; double engraved frontispiece. Prelims (including frontispiece) moderately foxed; cloth spotted and unevenly faded on spine; shadow of a removed bookplate on front pastedown. Text tight, clean and unmarked; about a Very Good copy overall, and uncommon in the...

If I Die In A Combat Zone

If I Die In A Combat Zone

First Printing. Octavo (21cm); olive green paper over boards, quarterbound in yellow cloth, stamped in blind on the front cover with titles stamped in green on the spine; dustjacket; 199pp. A bookplate signed by O'Brien is loosely inserted. A touch of the usual fading to the board edges, with evidence...

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