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Thirty One Sonnets

Thirty One Sonnets

12mo (17cm). Red cloth boards, spine lettered in gilt; dustjacket; [41]pp. A fine copy in lightly rubbed and unclipped jacket.

The Fountainhead

The Fountainhead

First Printing. Octavo; second issue green cloth, with titles stamped in gilt on spine and front panel; 754pp. A few faint smudges to panels, minor wear along endges and spine ends, faint stain to lower edge of text closed to spine, touch of offsetting to pastedowns, with the paper along...

The Missing Link; or, Bible-Women in the Homes of The London Poor

The Missing Link; or, Bible-Women in the Homes of The London Poor

12mo (16cm). Contemporary half-calf over marbled boards; gilt spine in six compartments; marbled endpapers and page edges; 296pp. Copy of the prominent Boston reformer and temperance lecturer John B. Gough, with his ownership signature and a lengthy presentation to him, dated 1859, from a John Lang, Dundee [Scotland?]. Corners and...

The Bluest Eye

The Bluest Eye

First Printing. Octavo (21.5cm); publisher's paper-covered boards backed in blue cloth, title in silver on spine; dustjacket; 164pp. Very slight lean to text block; boards and spine cloth mildly sunned along upper edge, with a few faint spots of foxing to upper edge of text block. Less than Fine, but...

A Curtain Of Green

A Curtain Of Green

First Printing. Octavo (21.5cm); burnt orange textured cloth stamped in green and gray on the spine and front cover, with an even gray-green topstain; 285pp. The book is Fine, giving every evidence of being unread. Dustjacket is unclipped, with an imperceptible degree of toning to the upper half of the...

A Man of Little Faith

A Man of Little Faith

Green cloth boards; dustjacket. One of an unspecified number of publisher's presentation copies, with tipped-on label bearing author's signature to front pastedown. Remainder issue, in Grosset & Dunlap dustjacket but with correct publisher's slug to spine, title page, and copyright page (jacket not supplied; as issued). Endpapers a little grubby...

The Birds' Christmas Carol: Dramatic Version

The Birds' Christmas Carol: Dramatic Version

Octavo (19cm.); gray pictorial paper over boards, quarterbound in green vertical ribbed cloth with titling stamped in gilt; 104pp. An association copy, inscribed by the author to actress and philanthropist Eleanor Robson Belmont, dated in the year of publication and bearing her bookplate on the front pastedown. Trivial wear to...

The Maine Woods

The Maine Woods

Octavo (18.5cm); variant binding (not noted by Blanck) of Brown LI cloth; lettered in gilt on spine with decorative stamping in blind on front and rear covers; [viii], [1]-328pp; brown coated endpapers. First Printing (per Blanck), with priced list facing title page; this copy bound without publisher's ads at rear.....

Exilforschung: Ein Internationales Jahrbuch. No. 1 - No. 28 (1983 - 2010, complete)

Exilforschung: Ein Internationales Jahrbuch. No. 1 - No. 28 (1983 - 2010, complete)

Together, 28 octavo volumes. Original printed card wrappers. Condition uniformly fine - free of markings or significant wear. Texts entirely in German.

Ansel Adams at 100

Ansel Adams at 100

Oblong quarto (32cm x 36cm / ca 12-3/4" x 14"). Tan linen boards with applied paper title label to front cover; matching publisher's slipcase; 192pp. 114 tritone photographic plates by Ansel Adams and 23 illustrations in text. With laid in photographic reproduction ("Aspens, Dawn, Dolores River Canyon, Colorado, 1937") in...

The House of Pride and Other Tales of Hawaii

The House of Pride and Other Tales of Hawaii

First Printing. Octavo; publisher's green 'S' cloth, with titling and decorations stamped in white, black and dark blue on spine and front panel; 232pp, [6] ads; illustrated frontispiece in black and white and three plates inserted. Top edge slightly dusty, extremities lightly rubbed, as is the periphery of the front...

Arshile Gorky

Arshile Gorky

Oblong 4to (27cm x 29cm); dustjacket; 235pp; 208 illustrations, including 40 tipped on color plates. Includes bibliography. From the library of Ben & Bernarda Shahn, with estate bookplate inside front cover and with Bernarda Shahn's ownership signature on front endpaper. Mild signs of use, including faint thumb-soil to a few...

A Son of the Sun

A Son of the Sun

First Printing. Octavo; publisher's navy blue 'V' cloth, with titling and decorations stamped in gray, ivory and orange on spine and front panel; 334pp; illustrated frontispiece and three plates inserted. Base of spine gently nudged, with light rubbing along lower board edges; Near Fine, with the front panel decorations entirely...

The Lord of the Rings Trilogy: The Fellowship of the Ring (1954); The Two Towers (1954); The Return of the King (1955)

The Lord of the Rings Trilogy: The Fellowship of the Ring (1954); The Two Towers...

Three octavo volumes; original red cloth boards, lettered in gilt on spines; red topstains; original dustjackets; maps bound into each volume following text. First Impression of each volume; Third State of text in Return of the King, with signature mark and slipped text on p.49. The three volumes nicely preserved...

Villette

Villette

Three octavo volumes. Attractive 20th-century binding of quarter-morocco over marbled boards; new endpapers; bound without half-titles or terminal adverts. Occasional light foxing within, but overall a very attractive copy of Bronte's last published novel.

CAW! Magazine of Students for a Democratic Society. Nos 1-3 (Feb-Fall, 1968)

CAW! Magazine of Students for a Democratic Society. Nos 1-3 (Feb-Fall, 1968)

Three small quarto issues (25cm). Staple-bound, pictorial card wrappers; 86; 96; 96pp; illus. Slight age-toning to texts; covers lightly worn and soiled; Very Good.

Our Daily Bread

Our Daily Bread

Octavo. Tan cloth; dustjacket; 438pp. Partially-elided old ink price on front endpaper, else a tight, attractive copy, Very Good or better, in the very scarce pictorial jacket, unclipped, lightly rubbed at extremities and a trifle soiled, with small affixed "Recommended by Book-of-the-Month Club" label adhered to front panel.

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...

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.

Collected Poems

Collected Poems

Octavo (22cm). Dun cloth boards, lettered in gilt; 200pp. Presentation inscription from Dugan to his mother-in-law, Bernarda Bryson Shahn, on front endpaper, dated 1971. Fine copy in lightly aged dustwrapper. From the library of Ben and Bernarda Bryson Shahn, with estate label tipped on to front pastedown.

Andrews' Harvest

Andrews' Harvest

Octavo. Cloth boards; dustjacket; 276pp. Two small stains to endpapers, else a straight, tight copy in the scarce dustjacket, lightly soiled and with brief splits at flap-folds; Very Good.

Broadside: "Dance Given by the Pearl Button Workers' Union Local No. 19842, A.F. of L. of A. at the C.S.P.S. Hall South Willington..."

Broadside: "Dance Given by the Pearl Button Workers' Union Local No. 19842, A.F. of L....

Broadside, 35.5cm x 28cm. Printed recto-only on red card stock. Faint old horizontal fold, minor edge-wear; Very Good or better.

"Me And My Captain" (Chain Gangs). Negro Songs of Protest from the Collection of Lawrence Gellert, arranged for Voice and Piano by Lan Adomian

"Me And My Captain" (Chain Gangs). Negro Songs of Protest from the Collection of Lawrence...

Octavo (25cm). Original printed wrappers, printed in black; 31pp. Light external toning and soil; still a very fresh copy, Very Good to Near Fine.

Poems Six

Poems Six

Small octavo (21cm). Green cloth, lettered in gilt on spine; dustjacket; 61pp. Inscribed on leaf facing copyright page, below dedication: "& for Bernarda with love / Alan Dugan," dated 1989. Judy Shahn has added her own greeting below: "..and with love from me too, Judy." Fine copy.

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