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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.

Stealing Through Life

Stealing Through Life

First Printing. Octavo (22.5cm); purple cloth, with titles stamped in gilt on spine and front panel; red topstain; dustjacket; 308pp, [1]. Vintage bookseller's ticket to rear pastedown, upper board edges slightly darkened, with a slight bump to upper right corner of front panel; Near Fine. Dustjacket is price-clipped, with several...

Original Carte-de-Visite Photograph of Conjoined African-American Twins Millie and Christine McKoy [aka Millie-Christine], ca 1882

Original Carte-de-Visite Photograph of Conjoined African-American Twins Millie and Christine McKoy [aka Millie-Christine], ca 1882

Original (vintage) albumen print, 3-1/4 x 2-1/4 inches; on 4-1/8 x 2-1/2 inch printed mount, (verso with backstamp of Ollivier & Co., New York). Captioned beneath image: "Millie Christine, The Two-Headed Nightingale. Born 1851. Age 31 Years." Some light soiling and wear; image slightly faded; still a very good copy...

Welcome American Federation of Labor

Welcome American Federation of Labor

Large display banner, 124cm x 87cm (ca 48" x 34"). Printed in white on a red background, with grommets for mounting along upper border. Without imprint, though a stamped union bug is visible on verso of canvas lining -- illegible, but resembling most closely the label of the Brotherhood of...

Gas-House McGinty

Gas-House McGinty

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 (.

The Three Roads

The Three Roads

First Printing. Octavo; brown cloth, with titling and decorations stamped in blue on spine and front cover; dustjacket; 223pp, [2]. Topstain faded, with light foxing to text edges; Near Fine. Dustjacket is unclipped (priced $2.50), lightly worn at extremities, with some scattered foxing on verso; Near Fine.

Hand-Made Album Containing 60 Original Photographs of Adolf Hitler and His Inner Circle. Presented to Adolf Hitler on His Birthday (April 20, 1933), With Presentation Inscription From Erna and Heinrich Hoffmann

Hand-Made Album Containing 60 Original Photographs of Adolf Hitler and His Inner Circle. Presented to...

Album of 21 leaves (18 used) containing 60 original silver-gelatin prints, each approx. 12cm x 8.5cm (4.5" x 3.5"), mounted three or four-to-a-page. Album bound in full crushed morocco; pastedowns with applied vellum panels, with inside front cover bearing a gilt-stamped presentation: "20.April.1933 / In Verehrung Und Dankbarkeit," above holograph...

Carl Browne's Labor Knight. Two Issues: Vol. 3, No. 52 (Nov. 3, 1907) and unnumbered issue dated June 20, 1911

Carl Browne's Labor Knight. Two Issues: Vol. 3, No. 52 (Nov. 3, 1907) and unnumbered issue dated June 20, 1911

Issue from 1907 bifolium [4pp], 45cm x 30cm, on newsprint, printed only on recto of first leaf. Second issue in broadside format, reproduced by Gestettner or some other early mimeograph process in orange-brown ink; printed on one side of a single quarto sheet (ca 35cm x 26cm). Archivally backed on...

Two Consolations...With an Excerpt from Una Jeffers' English Journal

Two Consolations...With an Excerpt from Una Jeffers' English Journal

Limited to 250 copies. Large, slim quarto (30cm); original brown boards lettered in black on upper cover, deckled edges; unpaged; title page adorned with a reproduced William Morris print of Kelmscott Manor; text printed in red and black. A touch of discoloration to small portion of textblock fore-edge, else Fine...

Art Young, His Life And Times. Edited by John Nicholas Beffel

Art Young, His Life And Times. Edited by John Nicholas Beffel

Octavo (23cm). Red cloth boards, lettered in gilt on spine, with gilt pictorial device to spine and front cover; dustjacket; 467pp; illus; pictorial endpapers. Presentation copy, inscribed by Young on half-title: To Ethel Clyde, With Best Wishes From Her Friend / Art Young," undated. Also laid in is a brief...

The Descent of Man, and Selection in Relation to Sex

The Descent of Man, and Selection in Relation to Sex

Two octavo volumes (20.5cm); textured brown cloth, with titles stamped in gilt on the spines and design and ruling in black on the panels; volume I pp. i-vi, 1-410 + [2pp. ads]; volume II pp. i-vi, [2], 1-436 + [12pp. ads]; illus. Gently rubbed at spine ends, with mild rubbing...

Three Soldiers

Three Soldiers

First state of text, without the publisher's colophon; 3 blank integral leaves at front, none at back, front and back endpapers present, and "signing" for "singing" on p.213 line 31. Octavo (19.5cm); black boards with titling stamped in orange on the spine and front panel; dustjacket; 433pp. Some darkening to...

Ein Beitrag zur Aufklärung über Anarchismus und Socialismus. Ein Vortrag gehalten von E. Dietzgen [...] / Die Zukunft der Socialdemokratie. Ein Vortrag, gehalten von J. Dietzgen [...]

Ein Beitrag zur Aufklärung über Anarchismus und Socialismus. Ein Vortrag gehalten von E. Dietzgen [...]...

Octavo (20cm). Staple-bound pamphlet. Printed pink wrappers; 32pp. Light wear and soil; corners creased; Very Good.

New Deal & The Negro: Take Your Choice [Title from cover]

New Deal & The Negro: Take Your Choice [Title from cover]

Octavo (21cm). Staple-bound pamphlet. Pictorial paper wrappers; 14pp; illus. Faint paper-clip shadow at upper margin, else Fine.

La Mano Dell'Uomo

La Mano Dell'Uomo

Octavo. Original pictorial wrappers; 15pp. Limited to 500 copies. This copy nicely inscribed on inside cover to Ben and Bernarda Shahn, dated 1966: "a Bernarda e Ben / tanti auguri / da Bruno e Lidia," with an original humorous drawing of the author/artist holding a fountain pen between his toes...

Mother of Truth: A Story of Romance and Retribution Based on the Events of My Own Life

Mother of Truth: A Story of Romance and Retribution Based on the Events of My...

Octavo (22cm); purple cloth, with titles stamped in gilt on spine and front panel; purple topstain; dustjacket; 230pp. Hint of sunning to upper board edges and topstain, else Fine in a Near Fine dustjacket, with light wear and a few small nicks to extremities and gentle sunning to spine.

The Bitter Cry of the Children

The Bitter Cry of the Children

Octavo (20cm). Brown gilt-pictorial cloth boards; 337pp; 32 inserted leaves of plates (halftones). Light edgewear to boards, still a bright, clean, and unmarked copy, Near Fine.

Preamble and Declaration of Principles of the Knights of Labor of America / Extract From the Journal of United Labor, The Official Organ of the Order of the Knights of Labor

Preamble and Declaration of Principles of the Knights of Labor of America / Extract From...

Circular, 10-3/4" x 7-3/4" (ca 27.5cm x 20cm). Printed both sides of a single sheet. Text in two columns; signed in type by Terence W. Powderly, General Master Workman, and Frederick Turner, General Sec'y. Light wear; brief splits to margins; Very Good.

The Return of the Native

The Return of the Native

First state of the text per Purdy, with quotation marks omitted on title page of first volume. Three demi-octavo volumes (ca. 19cm); 20th-c. crushed green morocco over cloth boards, top edges gilt, by Zaehnsdorf. Bound including half-titles but without terminal ad leaf in volume II. Spines gently faded to brown;...

River of Earth

River of Earth

Octavo. Cloth boards; dustjacket; 245pp. Brief ink date to front endpaper, else straight and tight in a crisp, unworn dustjacket, lightly soiled on lighter portions of rear panel.

Touch and Go. A Play in Three Acts

Touch and Go. A Play in Three Acts

12mo. Original flexible paper-covered boards; dustjacket; 96pp. Publisher's trade list (4pp) laid in. Mild wear to spine and covers; printed bookplate of noted folklorist Mellinger E. Henry to front pastedown; offsetting to endpapers from laid-in items. Very Good or better in the fragile dustjacket, which has small loss at base...

Die Judenpogrome in Russland (2 vols)

Die Judenpogrome in Russland (2 vols)

Two tall octavo volumes (25cm). Original buff wrappers, printed in black; xv, 404; vii, 536pp. Ex-library, with hand-stamps and spine labels; each volume with presentation bookplate to Hamilton Library from Elihu Root; texts clean, tight an unmarked. Text entirely in German.

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...

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