Octavo (18cm). Printed buff wrappers; 891pp + ads. Covers and text mildly toned; still a tight, lightly worn copy of the unusual wrappered edition. Simultaneously reprinted in cloth by Sinclair; initially published by John C. Winston & Co. in 1915.
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 (20cm); linen-backed boards; dustjacket; 209pp. Presentation inscription from Dreiser to Burleigh Rodick on title page, dated 1923. Board edges and spine ends rubbed; scarce jacket lightly soiled, with a small area of restoration at crown. A quite presentable copy, nicely inscribed.
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.
The Real Bohemia: A Sociological and Psychological Study of the "Beats" [Inscribed Presentation Copy to...
Octavo. Red cloth boards, lettered in gilt on spine; dustjacket; 250pp. Warmly inscribed by editor Rigney to David Meltzer (contributor to the work) and his wife: "To David & Tina Meltzer with my deep appreciation for their very real help in producing this book - Francis Rigney." Undated, but clearly...
Octavo (18cm). Red cloth boards, lettered in gilt on front cover, lettered in green on spine; printed dustjacket; 520,pp. Mild signs of use to boards, including thumbsoil and a few brief surface nicks; gilt slightly oxidized on front cover; still a tight, unmarked, Near Fine copy in the extremely uncommon...
Octavo. Quarter black cloth over red cloth boards, lettered in white on spine; dustjacket; 255pp. Fine copy in unclipped dustwrapper, lightly rubbed with a few short, closed nicks at extremities; VG+ to NF.
Octavo (21cm). Blue-gray ribbed cloth, stamped in gilt and black on spine and front cover; top edge gilt; page edges untrimmed; xiii, 319, pp; 9 inserted leaves of plates (halftones); text illus. A bright copy; gilt slightly dulled on spine, mild rubbing to bottom board edges, and typical foxing to...
Octavo (23cm). Original pictorial wrappers; pp 385-472. Slight cover wear and soil; light wear to spine; occasional creasing; Very Good.
Octavo (19.5cm). Green cloth boards, stamped in blue and yellow; dustjacket; 281pp. Faint spot of soil to front board; upper edge of text block slightly dusty, else a tight, clean copy, VG or better. In the original pale green and orange dustwrapper, unclipped but with publisher's perforation on front flap...
Octavo. Cloth boards; dustjacket; 370pp. Tight, near fine copy in the very scarce pictorial jacket, bright and clean but lightly chipped at edges (costing a few characters at upper front panel), front flap partially detached. Scarce novel of Texas sharecroppers during the Great Depression. HANNA 2590. COAN p.63.
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.
Octavo. Original gilt-decorated red cloth boards; 222p; frontis, illus. Slight dusting to edges of text block, else a remarkably bright, straight copy, very near Fine, with gilt lettering on spine and cover brilliant and free of the usual flaking & dulling.
Octavo. Tan cloth boards, pictorially decorated and lettered in brown; 159pp. Straight, tight, clean copy, Near Fine; lacking the presumed dustwrapper. Text entirely in Yiddish. Cover and title page decoration by Aaron Godelman.
Tan cloth; dustjacket; red top-stain; 558pp. Hint of dusting to cloth and text block edges, else Fine in nice example of the dustwrapper, price-clipped but showing just light wear to extremities, mild soil to lighter portions of rear panel, still Near Fine.
First Impression. Octavo (19.5cm); black cloth, with titling and rule in orange on spine; dustjacket; 438pp. With a contemporary presentation inscription on the half-title page to Christina Foyle, reknown bookseller and owner of Foyles Bookshop in London's West End: "To Christina Foyle, With best wishes, Albert Halper. Feb - 1935."...
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.
One of 275 signed copies, signed by Benet on limitation page. Full burgundy morocco; later custom cloth chemise and slipcase; 80pp; illus. Fine in original glassine; slipcase lightly sunned on spine, VG or better.
Octavo (20cm). Red cloth boards, lettered in black on front cover and spine; red top-stain; dustjacket; 317pp. Clean, tight copy, Very Good to Near Fine, in Very Good example of the uncommon pictorial dustwrapper, with a few tiny losses at extremities and soil to lighter portions of rear panel.
First Printing. Octavo (19.5cm); bound in oatmeal buckram, with titles and decoration stamped in black and brown on spine and front panel; gray topstain; dustjacket; 172pp. Some trivial offset to gutters from binders glue, topstain slightly dulled, else very Near Fine. Dustjacket is unclipped, spine-sunned, with a few tiny nicks...
Octavo (21cm). Green cloth boards; dustjacket; 572pp. Purple top-stain slightly faded, else a tight, Near Fine copy in the original pictorial dustwrapper, price-clipped and with minor spots of rubbing at flap-folds and spine ends; Very Good Plus.
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.
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