Poverty and Riches: a Study of the Industrial Régime [...] Illustrated With Photographs and Pictures...
Octavo (21cm). Pictorial cloth boards, blocked in colors and gilt on spine and front cover; 261pp; 15 inserted leaves of plates (halftones). Number 139 of 1000 copies of the limited first edition (reissued the same year without a limitation). Bright, clean copy with mild rubbing at spine ends.
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...
First Printing. Octavo (19.5cm); rough blue cloth with titling stamped in gilt on spine and front panel; dustjacket; 244pp. Laid into this copy is a half-page typed letter, signed, addressed to literary editor Aaron Asher (dated October 21, 1959). Hint of a lean, else Near Fine. Dustjacket is unclipped, lightly...
Octavo (ca 22cm x 14cm). Single sheet folded to make 4pp; illus. Faint creases, light cover soil; Very Good.
Octavo. Original boards; 134pp; 25 illus; portr. frontis. This copy with the variant cover title "The Shakers." Spot of abrasion at crown of spine; mild wear to board edges; a solid, attractive copy. Pencil ownership signature of "D.W. Bartlett" to second blank.
Narrow octavo (21cm). Staple-bound pamphlet; pictorial wrappers; 24pp. Mild creasing and toning to cover wraps, else clean and complete; Very Good.
12mo (18cm). Pale blue ribbed cloth with paper spine and cover labels; dustjacket; 221pp; frontis. portr. Tight, Near Fine copy in the original pictorial dustwrapper with brief loss at crown and closed tear at base of spine; Very Good. Uncommon in jacket.
Quarto (28cm); 8.5 X 11" sheets stapled between thicker, offwhite paperstock, with titles and text printed in black on front cover; 18pp; illus. Moderate toning to front cover, with some trivial creasing along edges; Very Good+.
Octavo (21cm). Maroon faux-leather boards; dustjacket; 297pp; illus. Inscribed by the author on front endpaper, dated "April 10, AK113." Clean, tight copy in pictorial dustwrapper with a few small chips to edges; Very Good. The use of the Klan dating system ("AK" being an acronym for "Anno Klan") would suggest...
Octavo. Pictorial wrappers; 128p; illus. Light wear and soil; small creased to corners; Very Good.
Octavo (19cm). Presentation binding of full limp morrocco; titled in gilt on spine and with recipient's name stamped in gilt on front cover; floral endpapers; 513pp. Advance issue of the first edition, including preliminary leaf ("Note To Editors") not present in later copies. Fine.
Tabloid (43.5cm). A cohesive run of 36 issues, dated from April 1970 - February 1973, with the sequence running as follows: Vol.1, Nos.1-3, 6-9, 11-14, 16-21; Vol.2, Nos.1-11; Vol.3, Nos.1-8. Newsprint, with illustrated covers in black, white, and color; illus. Old fold, mailing label, and bulk rate slug to Vol.1...
Octavo (22cm). Original printed wrappers, 188 + pp + 8pp plates, illus. Pages unopened, errata slip laid in at first leaf. Preface by Daniel Mayer. Minor soiling to lower edge of front cover, minimal wear to extremities. Very Good.
The General Cause (Causa General): The Red Domination In Spain. Preliminary Information Drawn Up by...
Small quarto (25cm). Original printed wrappers; -392pp; plates, portraits, facsims. Covers worn and slightly soiled; internally fine, with ink ownership signature to front front cover and to front endpaper; Very Good.
Octavo (21.5cm); orange stapled wraps printed in black; 64pp; illus. Text edges and wrapper extremities, lightly toned, else a very well-preserved example; Near Fine.
[RADICAL PERIODICALS - CPUSA] [INTERNATIONAL LABOR DEFENSE] ENGDAHL, Louis; Sender GARLIN and Joseph NORTH (eds)
Quarto (12" x 9"). Single issue in original staple-bound pictorial wrappers; pp18-31; illus. Just Good, with two holes punched through at bound edge; spine reinforced with paper and clear tape. Text complete and clean, though two pages have brief blue-pencil marginalia; ownershp stamps erased/sanded from front cover. Official organ of...
Octavo. Blue cloth boards; 142pp; illus. Includes bibliography. Foxing to endpapers; mild external wear and soil; Very Good. Bookplate inside front cover of General Albert Coady Wedemeyer, Commander of U.S. Forces in China during and after WWII; also with the embossed ownership stamp of George H. Olsted, Jr., son of.....
Quarto (33cm). Staple-bound, pictorial wrappers; 66pp; illus. Light cover wear; Near Fine.
Octavo (24cm). Blue cloth boards, lettered in gilt; 574pp. One of 525 hand-numbered copies in the limited issue, signed by Rocker on colophon as called for. Straight, fine copy without jacket (perhaps as issued - we have never seen a jacket for the limited issue, though one certainly existed for...
Octavo (20cm). Publisher's blue ribbed cloth, with title reverse-stamped in cream on spine and front cover; 372pp. Covers slightly soiled and faded; a bit of foxing to endpapers; small ink stamp to front pastedown; text tight and clean. A solid, Good to Very Good copy.
Autograph letter on letterhead of The Labor Enquirer, to a Wm. J. Taylor of Eureka, California, dated June 14th, 1887. Old folds; brief loss at upper corner (with loss of a few printed characters of letterhead); Very Good.
Small octavo (19cm). Green paper-covered boards lettered in black on spine and front cover; 104pp; 8 inserted leaves of plates (halftones); numerous text illustrations. Mild external soil and wear; coated endpapers slightly musty; scattered faint staining and foxing to text block; Good or better.
Octavo. Staple-bound pamphlet. Printed wrappers; 72pp. Covers lightly stained and soiled; old dampstain to margin of text block (text unaffected); Good.
Small broadside (ca. 9" x 6-1/4"), announcing a public lecture by Meta Stern at the Philadelphia Labor Lyceum. Old horizontal fold; slight toning; still Near Fine. Text in German.
Original printed wrappers; spine with early cloth reinforcement. 143pp. Old library stamps; faint stain to half-title; moderate soil & foxing to cover wraps & text; Very Good overall. A tight, complete copy, scarce in original wrappers. 12mo.
Octavo (19.5cm). Black cloth boards, lettered in yellow on spine; title stamped in blind on front cover; dustjacket; [[i]-[xiv], 1-258, (1)pp. Tight, Near Fine copy in the uncommon dustwrapper, lightly rubbed and soiled with a few small nicks to extremities, Very Good.
Octavo. Green textured cloth, lettered in black on spine and front cover; 306pp. Shallow crease to fore edge of about six leaves toward end of book, else a tight, Near Fine copy, well preserved but lacking the dustwrapper.
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