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Broadsides: "Wash. D.C. July 4, 1971 Smoke-In - Let's twist again like we did last summer!" [3 Variants]

Broadsides: "Wash. D.C. July 4, 1971 Smoke-In - Let's twist again like we did last...

Three illustrated broadsides, offset lithographed in black and in colors on white stock, each measuring 28cm x 17cm (11" x 17"); offered here in three variant colors - a) purple, pink, and brown, b) black and white, and c) rainbow-colored, the first printed on recto only, with the latter two...

The Uninhabited: Selected Poems of Andre Du Bouchet [Signed by Auster]

The Uninhabited: Selected Poems of Andre Du Bouchet [Signed by Auster]

First Printing, one of 500 numbered copies. Octavo; pale gray wrappers with French flaps, with titles printed in crimson on spine and front panel; 75pp. Signed by Auster on the title page. A Fine copy without flaws. Collection of poems by Du Bouchet, translated by Auster from the original French.

The Children

The Children

First printing. Octavo (20.25cm.); original cloth in salmon decorative dust jacket; [8],346pp. Jacket extremities a bit rubbed and worn, a few small losses to upper jacket flap edge, 1/5-inch closed tear to rear jacket panel not affecting text; spine a bit toned, cloth slightly spotted from damp, else Very Good...

Racial Factors in American Industry

Racial Factors in American Industry

Octavo. Blue cloth boards, lettered in gilt on spine and front cover; dustjacket; 318pp. Bright, clean copy, lightl foxed on endpapers and text block edges, in pristine dustwrapper, fine but for a brief nick along upper edge of front panel.

The City Boy: The Adventures of Herbie Bookbinder and his Cousin, Cliff -- a Novel

The City Boy: The Adventures of Herbie Bookbinder and his Cousin, Cliff -- a Novel

Octavo (21.5cm.); original cloth in tan pictorial dust jacket by H. Lawrence Hoffman, blue topstain; x,[2],306pp. Jacket spine dampstained, slightly affecting cloth with some bleeding showing through to rear jacket panel. Still, a Very Good, presentable copy of Wouk's second novel.

The Fables of La Fontaine [Limited Edition, Signed]

The Fables of La Fontaine [Limited Edition, Signed]

Limited to 400 copies of which this is no. 267. Large, thick octavo (25cm.); original red cloth, gilt-lettered spine, in black glossy board slipcase; x,342pp.; photographic frontispiece. Spine a bit faded, else a Fine, mostly unopened copy. Slipcase worn with a few panels starting to separate, Good or better. Signed...

Giants in the Earth; A Saga of the Prairie

Giants in the Earth; A Saga of the Prairie

Octavo; gilt-pictorial cloth; 465pp. Text block edges mildly dusted; top-stain faded, else Fine in the scarce and fragile pictorial dustwrapper, lightly edge-worn, mildly eroded at spine-ends, but unclipped and quite handsome.

The Spy Who Came In From The Cold [Signed Bookplate Laid in]

The Spy Who Came In From The Cold [Signed Bookplate Laid in]

Octavo (22cm.); original cloth-backed boards in grey photo-illustrated dust jacket; 256pp. Some wear to jacket extremities, including two closed tears to top edge of upper panel with subsequent crease line, spine a bit faded; minor soiling to rear board, else Near Fine in About Very Good jacket. Bookplate signed by...

Resistance

Resistance

Original poster, offset in red and black on white stock, measuring 41.5x59cm (16.25 x 23.25"). Stock rather wrinkled, a few short closed tears to extremities, a couple very slightly affecting text or illustration, else Very Good.

Casha - Vol.1, No.1 (July, 1973) and Vol 1, no.2 (November, 1973)

Casha - Vol.1, No.1 (July, 1973) and Vol 1, no.2 (November, 1973)

2 quarto volumes (28cm); [24pp] each; mimeographed on rectos only and side-stapled; illus. Mild external wear and toning, else Very Good or better.

Hurray for the Worm

Hurray for the Worm

Oblong quarto (ca 19cm x 31cm). Hand-silkscreened boards; unpaged (8 leaves), each with hand-set text and an original silkscreen illustration. Number 5 in a total edition of 7 copies, signed by the artist on colophon. From the library of Ben and Bernarda Bryson Shahn, with their estate label laid in at colophon.

American Notes for General Circulation

American Notes for General Circulation

First state, with verso of contents leaf incorrectly numbered "xvi" instead of "x". Two octavo volumes (20cm); bound in recent half green calf and marbled boards, spines in six compartments with raised bands, titling and decorations stamped in gilt; top edges gilt; [x], [2], 308; [viii], 306pp; lacking ad leaf...

Cynics: A Novel

Cynics: A Novel

Small octavo (19.25cm.); original cloth in green pictorial dust jacket, blue top- and fore-edge stain; 237pp. Some wear to jacket extremities, including a few tiny shallow losses at corners; light spotting to jacket spine; Fine in About Very Good jacket.

City of Illusion [Limited Edition, Signed]

City of Illusion [Limited Edition, Signed]

Limited to 100 copies of which this is no. 98. Octavo (20.75cm.); original blue gilt-lettered morocco, top edge gilt; [8],382pp. Light edge wear to leather, else Very Good to Near Fine. Signed by the author on colophon. Historical novel set in the Nevadan "Mormon Corridor."

Joseph Solman

Joseph Solman

Quarto (28cm). Green cloth boards lettered in red; dustjacket; 16pp text, 240 plates. Inscribed on front endpaper: "To my favorite American artist, Ben Shahn, from a fellow-artist, Joseph Solman," undated. From the library of Ben and Bernarda Bryson Shahn, with estate label tipped on to front pastedown.

Eight Harvard Poets

Eight Harvard Poets

Small octavo (19.5cm.); original taupe cloth-backed boards lettered in maroon; [6],118pp. Tiny loss of paper at bottom edge of upper board, light shelf-wear, else Very Good or better. Includes the poetry of e.e. cummings, S. Foster Damon, John Dos Passos, Robert Hillyer, R.S. Mitchell, William A. Norris, Dudley Poore, and.....

Over My Dead Body: A Nero Wolfe Mystery

Over My Dead Body: A Nero Wolfe Mystery

First Printing. Octavo (19.5cm); teal cloth, with titling and decorations stamped in dark blue on spine and front cover; orange topstain; [4], 293, [5]pp. Slight forward lean, with just a hint of rubbing to joints and sunning to spine; Very Good+ or better, lacking the rare dustjacket.

Der arme Teufel [The Poor Devil]

Der arme Teufel [The Poor Devil]

22 tabloid issues (ca.36cm); printed newsprinted wrappers; 8pp per issue. Publication sequence runs as follows: Vol.XI, Nos.565-567; Vol.XII, Nos.595, 597, 599-603; Vol.XIII, Nos.631-640, 642-643. Edgeworn, with occasional creasing and short tears; quite tender at folds, with splits starting; mailing label of previous owner to front wrappers of nearly all issues.....

Haggadah for Passover - Copied and Illustrated by Ben Shahn. With Translation, Introduction and Historical Notes by Cecil Roth

Haggadah for Passover - Copied and Illustrated by Ben Shahn. With Translation, Introduction and Historical...

Quarto (30cm). Tan linen boards, stamped in gilt; original acetate dustjacket (unprinted); xx, 130pp; illus. Ben Shahn's own file copy, unsigned but with estate label tipped on to front pastedown. Two brief nicks to the acetate protector, bit of browning to margins of text; still an attractive, Near Fine copy.

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.

The Day It Rained Forever [With Signed Bookplate Laid In]

The Day It Rained Forever [With Signed Bookplate Laid In]

First Impression. Octavo; presumed first binding (per Currey) in navy blue cloth, with titles stamped in silver; dustjacket; 254pp. Bookplate signed by the author loosely laid in. Spine ends gently nudged, with a tiny stain to right edge of textblock; Near Fine. Dustjacket is unclipped (priced 16s net), edgeworn and...

The Rosy Crucifixion. Book One: Sexus, Volumes One to Three; [with] Sexus, Volumes Four and Five [Limited Edition]

The Rosy Crucifixion. Book One: Sexus, Volumes One to Three; [with] Sexus, Volumes Four and...

Limited to 3000 copies of which these are nos. 2661 & 0004. Two volumes; small octavos (19.5cm.); original grey-green cloth, spines stamped in green and gilt; 368; 326pp. Spines a bit faded, gilt lettering starting to dull; preliminaries slightly foxed, else a Very Good or better set. The first title...

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.

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...

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