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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...

Our Darktown Press

Our Darktown Press

12mo (17.5cm); dark blue cloth, with titling and decorations stamped in orange on spine and front panel; dustjacket; 80pp. Inscribed and signed by the author on front endpaper, dated in year of publication. A Fine copy in bright, crisp dustwrapper clipped on all four corners; violet on spine very slightly...

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.

On the Iliad. Translated from the French by Mary McCarthy, with an Introduction by Hermann Broch

On the Iliad. Translated from the French by Mary McCarthy, with an Introduction by Hermann...

Octavo (23cm). Cloth-backed boards; 126pp. With presentation inscription from Hermann Broch to Ben and Bernarda Shahn: "To Bernarda and Ben with all good wishes in friendship / Hermann," dated "New Year, 1948." Mild external dusting and wear; Very Good, lacking the dustwrapper.

Charles Fourier: Sein Leben und Seine Theorien

Charles Fourier: Sein Leben und Seine Theorien

Small octavo (19cm.); original decorative terracotta cloth, upper cover and spine embossed in black and gilt; 311pp.; woodcut portrait frontispiece, folding panorama plate of a "phalanstère" bound in rear. Some white soil spots to lower cloth edges, spine crown a touch frayed, pages uniformly toned due to poor paper stock.....

Under the Volcano

Under the Volcano

First Printing. Octavo (21cm); light gray linen, with titles stamped in maroon on spine and front panel; dustjacket; 375pp. Slight lean, with some very faint soil to boards and extremities, rough erasure to front pastedown, and some glue residue from a small, circular sticker on the rear pastedown; Very Good+...

The White Peacock

The White Peacock

First Issue, with title page bound integrally with "1910" copyright statement on verso. Octavo (19cm); publisher's blue-green pictorial cloth, stamped in white and black on spine and front cover; 496pp. Spine faded, with titling nearly rubbed away; peacock device and lettering on front board partially flaked, but still perfectly legible;...

The Bridge of San Luis Rey

The Bridge of San Luis Rey

Octavo (20.75cm.); original tan decorative cloth embossed in green and black, green topstain, green pictorial dust jacket; 235pp.; map endpapers, frontispiece & text illus. throughout. Jacket extremities chipped and rubbed with small loss to top edge of upper panel affecting the title's "THE," additional loss to top edge of rear...

Ulysses

Ulysses

Number 1019 of 2000 numbered copies. Octavo (21.5cm); original blue-green wrappers, title reverse-printed in white on front cover; 732pp. 4 leaves [8pp] of errata preceding title page. Moderate wear and soil; spine panel creased with brief erosion at base of spine; occasional creasing/thumbsoil to contents. In all a complete, Very...

[Broadside] Abajo el Fanatismo!! Abajo Los Curas!! Viva La CRMDT

[Broadside] Abajo el Fanatismo!! Abajo Los Curas!! Viva La CRMDT

Broadside, ca. 24" x 16", on newsprint. Old folds; marginal losses; brief ink annotation at upper right. Brief losses to text, without loss of sense, at center fold. Rare poster issued by the C.R.M.D.T., a far left party of Michoacan state that advocated land and labor reform on socialist principles.....

Bond and Free; a True Tale of Slave Times

Bond and Free; a True Tale of Slave Times

Apparent second state, with frontispiece portrait omitted (qv Whiteman, p.14). Octavo; original green cloth boards; 280pp. A spectacular copy, just lightly dusted at upper edge of text block, else free of wear or soil; Fine.

Proceedings of the First Convention of the Industrial Workers of the World, Founded at Chicago, June 27-July 9, 1905. Stenographically Reported by W.E. McDermut. Revised and Approved by Wm. E. Trautmann, Secretary of the Convention

Proceedings of the First Convention of the Industrial Workers of the World, Founded at Chicago...

Octavo. Original red fabric wrappers; xii, [2], 616pp. Worn along spine; hinges thinly cracked; still Good, and uncommon thus. With the ownership stamp of Michigan labor organizer, journalist, and long-time Socialist Labor Party activist Frank Girard (d. 2009).

That Red October Day: A True Story of the Riot at the Colorado State Penitentiary on October Third Nineteen Hundred Twenty Nine, As Told By Eyewitnesses to R.M. Crane, Convict Number 15828 [Original Manuscript]

That Red October Day: A True Story of the Riot at the Colorado State Penitentiary...

Quarto (28cm); Buff wrappers, with title hand-typed on front cover; 11" x 8-1/2"; 28pp. mimeographed sheets, side-stapled into orange orange covers; 28pp. One new staple at upper right; other staples oxidized, some shallow, moderate staining to upper margins (not affecting text), Very Good. Ownership signature in pencile ("Lucile") at base...

Letters of James Joyce

Letters of James Joyce

Vol. I: Revised and expanded edition; Vols. II & III, first American editions. 3 volumes, large octavos (24cm.); original cloth in cream decorative dust jackets, matching board slipcase; illus. Slipcase a bit scuffed, minor edge wear to jackets, Vol. I jacket spine a bit toned, occasional minor foxing, else Very...

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...

Discovery: The Story of the Second Byrd Antarctic Expedition

Discovery: The Story of the Second Byrd Antarctic Expedition

Large octavo (24cm.); original cloth in pictorial dust jacket by Paul Laune; xxi,[3],405pp.; photographic portrait frontispiece, 23 leaves of plates, map endpapers by James Darley. Jacket extremities a bit rubbed with a few very short closed tears, spine faded. Fine in Very Good jacket. Generously illustrated account of the second...

Altruria

Altruria

Small octavo. Original printed wrappers; 120pp. Bottom third of spine perished; wrappers lightly soiled and chipped; front wrapper partially detached along the joint. Text clean and unmarked; untrimmed & unopened.

Labor and Textiles

Labor and Textiles

Octavo (20cm). Black cloth boards, lettered in gilt on spine; 256pp; frontispiece and 4 inserted leaves of plates (halftones). Fine, unmarked copy in the original Louis Lozowick dustwrapper, price-clipped and gently faded on spine, still crisp and Near Fine.

"This is the Enemy"

"This is the Enemy"

Original poster, offset lithographed in colors on white stock, measuring 34.25" x 24". Archivally backed on linen; minor conservation to marginal extremities, else a fine, bright example, A-/B+.

Scenes and Sequences: Fifty Eight Monotypes. Text by E.L. Doctorow

Scenes and Sequences: Fifty Eight Monotypes. Text by E.L. Doctorow

Limited to 1600 copies. Large, oblong folio (35.5x50cm.); original blue cloth-backed boards, upper cover and spine lettered in blue, white board slipcase; unpaged; chiefly color illus. Fine. Bookplate signed by Doctorow laid in.

Original Poster: "Free The Ft. Dix 38"

Original Poster: "Free The Ft. Dix 38"

Original lithographed poster, with text and illustrations printed in black on white stock, measuring 43cm x 56cm (17" x 22"). Light wear and creasing along bottom edge, with slight curl to a few corners; demonstration date hand-corrected in marker on masking tape and applied at center of poster, with NJ...

All About Washington. Including Dining In Washington. An Intimate Guide

All About Washington. Including Dining In Washington. An Intimate Guide

"Bi-Centennial Edition." Octavo. Decorative cloth with paper spine label; dustjacket; 238pp; illus. INSCRIBED by the author on half-title: "To Ira Bennett, who helped the town up - with sincere regards - L.S.," dated 1932. Mild toning/soil to board edges, else about Fine in the original pictorial dustwrapper, faded on spine.....

The Pirate

The Pirate

3 volumes; octavo (20.5cm.); original blue cloth-backed drab boards, printed paper spine labels. Spines a bit faded, labels toned with tiny losses affecting text without loss of meaning. Faint ownership signature to each title page of a Cha. Lamb. A Very Good, sound set in original binding. Vol. II in...

The Story of My Life

The Story of My Life

Octavo. Cloth boards; dustjacket; 465pp; illus. Straight, clean copy with ink ownership signature to front endpaper, mild rubbing to bottom board edges. In a lovely, unfaded original dustwrapper, lightly eroded at spine ends and with a small (1/16") chip at upper rear panel, still Near Fine.

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