Octavo. Cloth boards; 226pp. Covers somewhat darkened and soiled; page edges stained; text clean and unmarked; a good, solid copy.
Original sepia-tone photograph, ca 16cm x 11cm (6-1/4" x 4-1/4"). Mounted on gray cardstcock, and signed on mount below image: "Max Eastman / 91 Greenwich Ave N.Y. - Please return!" Photographer's studio monogram stamped at lower right, unidentified. Two small ink spots to image, one of which slightly affects the...
Bound typescript (carbon) on onionskin, bound between red card wrappers; xxiv, 453pp. Number 6 of 10 copies (so stated on typed limitation statement on title page). Mild aging and wear; Very Good to Near Fine.
First Printing. Octavo (21cm); beige cloth with titling and rule in blue; dustjacket; 371pp. Previous owner's name (in ink) to front endpaper, else very Near Fine. Dustjacket is unclipped, lightly dust-soiled, with several short edge tears and shallow losses to spine ends and cornertips; Very Good+.
Octavo. Cloth boards; dustjacket; 437p. Tight, clean copy, Very Good or better. In original printed dustwrapper, chipped at margins and with small clear-tape reinforcements at flap-folds; Good.
Pale blue cloth, lettered in gilt on spine and front cover; 283pp; page edges and margins tinted blue. Corner chip to front free endpaper, else a tight, clean copy, just lightly soiled on boards; Very Good or better.
Crown octavo (19cm). Yellow cloth boards, lettered in red on spine; dustjacket; 256pp. Fine and unmarked in the original printed dustwrapper, mildly toned on spine and with a few tiny edge-nicks; Very Good or better.
Octavo. Original brown decorated cloth (hardcover); 312pp. Straight, clean copy, unsoiled and unmarked, in crisp jacket with a bit of wear and heel and crown. A slow-witted but gentle Czech immigrant participates in, then quells a bakery strike. Striking jacket design by Karl S. Woerner. HANNA 3824. BLAKE p.246. COAN p.215.
Octavo. Light blue cloth; dustjacket; 259pp. Signed by Johnson on half title, with added presentation inscription in another hand. With publisher's review slip laid in. Hinges darkened; old tape shadows to rear endpaper, else a clean, tight copy in the Arthur Hawkins-designed dustjacket, bright and unclipped.
Four 12mo volumes (18cm), in uniform pictorial buff wrappers printed in black ink. Wrappers toned, lightly soiled; one with a small (1/4") closed chip near upper spine; Very Good. Lacking wrap-around outer jacket as described in Ahouse (never seen by us).
GROPPER, William and HARRIS, M. Tjader (editors); GUTHRIE, Woody (contributor); LANGE, Dorothea (photographs)
Quarto (27.5cm); white stapled wrappers, printed in red and blue and designed by Paul Rand; 24pp; illus. A trifle rubbed along spine fold, with a few spots of oxidation to staples; a bright, Near Fine copy.
Octavo (19.5cm.); brown textured boards, with titles stamped in gilt on the spine and in black on the front panel; dustjacket; 280pp. Spine panel slightly toned (though gilt is still bright), with some fading to the upper boards edges and a few small scrapes to the upper edge of textblock;...
No date (ca 1900?). Handbill or circular, 22cm x 13cm. Printed recto-only, in colors; text in two columns beneath central graphic. Faint horizontal and vertical creases; paper slightly browned; Very Good.
Octavo. Original gilt- and ink-blocked cloth; 491p; 8 leaves of plates. Review copy, with laid-in promotional slip from the author. Minor soiling to boards; small stain at base of front cover, still a tight, attractive copy, Very Good or better, of the decidedly uncommon first edition.
Octavo. Staple-bound pamphlet; illustrated card wrappers; 23pp. Presentation copy, inscribed by Edith Segal in October, 1953: "To Lil, Moishe, & Paul, warmest regards and heads up - Edith." Moderate cover wear; mild soiling within; Very Good.
Preceded by a limited edition of 145 signed and numbered copies the same year. Octavo (19cm); orange cloth, with titles stamped in black on spine; black topstain; dustjacket; 271pp. A Fine copy in a Near Fine, unclipped dustjacket, gently sunned at the spine, with a few tiny nicks and tears...
Octavo (19.5cm). Red cloth boards, gilt-lettered on spine, blocked in black ink on front cover; dustjacket; xi + 209,(3)pp. Hint of darkening to endpaper gutters, else a fine, fresh copy in the the scarce and fragile printed dustwrapper, lightly dusted but still crisp and Near Fine.
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.
Octavo (19.5cm). Tan cloth boards stamped in red on front cover and spine; dustjacket; 356pp. Slight lean to spine and a little dusting to cloth, still a tight, Very Good copy in the notoriously fragile silver foil dustwrapper which has delaminated at spine ends and extremities, with some minor loss...
Octavo. Green cloth; dustjacket; 304pp. First trade edition. Clean, tight copy, Near Fine, in lightly dusted jacket. Very handsome copy of Dell's fifth novel, a chronicle of a failed marriage and the relationship between an unconventional father (perhaps based on the real-life figure of George Cram Cook) and his daughter.
Octavo (19.5cm); red boards with titles stamped in gilt on the spine; dustjacket; 294pp. Signed by the author on the front endpaper. Spine gently sunned, with a small patch of rubbing at the left edge of the front panel; Near Fine. The unclipped dustjacket is lightly chipped at the crown...
Octavo (21cm); lime green cloth titled in gilt on spine and front panel; dustjacket; 542pp. Cloth lightly faded at spine and along the edges (as in all copies we have seen), gilt slightly dulled, with minor fraying at the base of the spine; Near Fine. The Rockwell Kent-designed dustjacket is...
Small octavo. Sewn card wrappers with pictorial paste-on; 6pp; woodcut head- and tail-piece. Nicely inscribed by Chaplin on the front endpaper: For my good friend Earnest Hill, of New Castle Pa., with best regards from / Ralph Chaplin / Tacoma / Easter Sunday, 1950." A bright, barely worn copy, Near Fine.
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