Polka Siberia. Composed by D. Rokoff (Nihilist Prisoner) - Formerly Leader of the Czar's Ball Orchestra

Polka Siberia. Composed by D. Rokoff (Nihilist Prisoner) - Formerly Leader of the Czar's Ball...

Quarto (single sheet folded to make 4pp). Lithographed cover; two pages of music; p.4 is blank. Mild toning and edge-wear; Very Good.

Brann's Annual for 1897

Brann's Annual for 1897

Octavo. Original pictorial wrappers; 72pp. Covers toned and worn, with partial splits at spine and a horizontal tear to rear wrapper; internally clean and unmarked; Very Good. Annual collection of Brann's pieces from his newspaper "The Iconoclast." The notorious Brann was one of America's first succesful "attack journalists," launching vicious...

One Big Union of the I.W.W. (Chart Included)

One Big Union of the I.W.W. (Chart Included)

Octavo (23cm.); original green pictorial staplebound wrappers printed in red and black; 26,[5](ads)pp.; folding plate of the IWW structure wheel mounted inside rear wrapper. Spine ends splitting, textblock uniformly toned and brittle due to poor paper stock, faint vertical crease; contemporary ownership rubberstamps of the Marine Transport Workers I.U. 510.....

Heart of an Indian. A Gripping Story Based upon A Great American Truth [Inscribed Copy]

Heart of an Indian. A Gripping Story Based upon A Great American Truth [Inscribed Copy]

Octavo. Blue cloth boards, lettered in gilt on spine; dustjacket; 339pp. Inscribed by the author on front endpaper, "with all good wishes / Robert E. Callahan." Further inscribed by composer Charles Wakefield Cadman, "with best wishes;" and by the Native-American performer (and the book's dedicatee) Tsianina Redfeather, "with deepest appreciation."...

The Parasite

The Parasite

Small 12mo (17.5cm.); publisher's dark blue pictorial cloth embossed in gilt, top edge gilt, others uncut; [6],124pp. Minor shelf wear to cloth corners and spine ends, top edge gilt a bit dulled, else Very Good or better. First volume in the publisher's series The Acme Library. Short novel of the...

Sammelband of 9 Russian- and Ukrainian-language Revolutionary Imprints

Sammelband of 9 Russian- and Ukrainian-language Revolutionary Imprints

Nine volumes bound in one, octavo (20.75cm.); green cloth, private paper spine label printed in manuscript. Edges rubbed, some soil spots to preliminaries; 2.5-inch loss at bottom edge of first title page with loss of imprint; about Very Good otherwise. Text entirely in Russian and Ukranian. Library bookplate, with lending...

An American Exodus: A Record of Human Erosion

An American Exodus: A Record of Human Erosion

Quarto (26cm); navy blue cloth, with titles stamped in gilt on spine and front cover; dustjacket; 158pp; illus. Pronounced foxing to preliminary and terminal leaves, cloth clean and without wear; Very Good+. Dustjacket is unclipped (priced $2.75), edgeworn, with chips to spine ends (affecting titles) and a triangular chip to...

Cider House Rules [Limited Edition, Signed]

Cider House Rules [Limited Edition, Signed]

Limited Issue, one of 795 numbered copies signed by John Irving. Octavo; half hunter green cloth over yellow buckram, titled and blocked in gilt and green on spine; top edge gilt; slipcase; 560pp, [2]. Fine in a Fine acetate dustjacket. Cloth slipcase is rubbed at the extremities, else Near Fine...

The Theory of Prior Choice [Limited Edition]

The Theory of Prior Choice [Limited Edition]

Limited to 25 copies. Octavo (21.5cm.); original unadorned reddish-brown card wrappers; [6],vii,[2]-404pp.; illus. Spine quite faded, else Very Good or better. With occasional pencil holograph editorial notes (in Brown's hand?); cancel mounted to p. 404. Considerable treatise on the Bayesian statistical theory, typed on an IBM no. 1 Boldface Executive...

A Change of World [Signed Bookplate Laid in]

A Change of World [Signed Bookplate Laid in]

Slim 12mo (19.5cm.); original boards in salmon printed dust jacket; 85pp. Boards slightly rubbed, jacket extremities darkened, else Very Good, bookplate signed by the author laid in. Yale Series of Younger Poets, Vol. 48. First printing of 551 copies. The author's first book "as an adult" (AHEARN, Collected Books, 4th...

Death Has Many Faces - We Demand Life!

Death Has Many Faces - We Demand Life!

Original lithographed poster, 22" x 17' (ca 56cm x 43cm). Printed in three colors on white paperstock. Faint clear tape remnant at upper margin (away from main image), else Near Fine / Grade A-.

The Daring Young Man On The Flying Trapeze and Other Stories

The Daring Young Man On The Flying Trapeze and Other Stories

Octavo (23cm); gray and black cloth boards with gold foil wrap-around title band, printed in black on spine and front cover; dustjacket; 270pp. Square, tight copy with typical toning/offsetting to boards from jacket. Jacket unclipped, gently toned at spine and margins, but otherwise crisp, clean and free of wear. A......

Journey's End. A Play in Three Acts

Journey's End. A Play in Three Acts

Original cloth-backed batik paper boards; 204pp. SIGNED by the entire 10-member cast of the play's premiere at the Henry Miller Theatre in New York City, including: Evelyn Roberts, Leon Quartermaine, Victor Stanley, Derek Williams, Colin Keith-Johnston, Jack Hawkins, Sydney Seaward, Eric Stanley, Henry Wenman and Sol Dowday. A tight, attractive...

Noa Noa. Voyage de Tahiti

Noa Noa. Voyage de Tahiti

Quarto. Linen-backed, printed paper-covered boards; pictorial dustjacket; 204pp. Fine in lightly worn dustwrapper with small loss at crown of spine, still Very Good. Facsimile edition of Gauguin's original manuscript, reproduced in offset on Papier Chiffon. Quite uncommon in jacket.

Gilt Edged Guilt [...] A Fleming Stone Detective Novel

Gilt Edged Guilt [...] A Fleming Stone Detective Novel

Octavo (19.5cm.); original cloth in blue and tan pictorial dust jacket, red topstain; 318pp. General edge wear to jacket extremities, more heavily at spine ends, longish narrow dampstain and some dust-soil to rear panel not appearing on verso or with bleeding to cloth; bottom edge of cloth a bit toned...

Ditte: Girl Alive

Ditte: Girl Alive

First Printing. Octavo (19.5cm); red cloth with titles and design stamped in gilt on the spine; dustjacket; 268pp, [2] ads. Fine in a Near Fine dustjacket, with a few tiny nicks at spine ends and three faint splash marks on the spine.

Education of the Negro in the North. Reprinted from the Educational Review, VOl. 62, No. 3. October, 1921.

Education of the Negro in the North. Reprinted from the Educational Review, VOl. 62, No. 3. October, 1921.

Octavo. Staple-bound self wrappers; pp.232-238. Mild soil to cover leaves; rust to staples; Very Good.

The French Lieutenant's Woman [Signed and Dated Bookplate Laid in]

The French Lieutenant's Woman [Signed and Dated Bookplate Laid in]

Octavo (20.25cm.); original boards in maroon pictorial dust jacket lettered in gilt, purple topstain; 445pp.; illustrated endpapers by Tom Adams. Jacket extremities a bit rubbed, ring stain to upper jacket panel verso almost imperceptible to exterior, else Very Good. Laid in bookplate signed and dated by the author "England, 1996."

Alphabet for Joanna. Illustrated by Bernarda Bryson

Alphabet for Joanna. Illustrated by Bernarda Bryson

24mo. Rebound in publisher’s presentation binding of three quarter red morocco gilt and cloth. Minor external rubbing, else very near fine. Presentation card laid in from Edgar Rigg, Chairman of Holt, Rinehart and Winston, sending this specially bound copy as a Christmas greeting to the illustrator, Bernarda Bryson Shahn. From.....

The War Speeches: Into Battle; The Unrelenting Struggle; The End of the Beginning; Onwards to Victory; The Dawn of Liberation; Victory; Secret Session Speeches

The War Speeches: Into Battle; The Unrelenting Struggle; The End of the Beginning; Onwards to...

7 volumes, octavo (22cm.); original uniform cloth, dust jackets; plain photographic frontispieces. Minimal shelf wear to boards, jacket edges a bit worn along the edges with shallow chips and tears; Vol. VII dust jacket foxed; additional minor foxing to textblock edges, else a Very Good or better set. Contemporary bookplate...

When Crime Pays Off: A volume written after a continuous lesson learned in that always-existent institution, the School of Experience

When Crime Pays Off: A volume written after a continuous lesson learned in that always-existent...

Octavo (23.5cm.); original red card wrappers, photo-illustrated belly-band; 124pp.; photographic illus. throughout. Wrapper extremities a bit rubbed and worn, long closed tear to belly-band touching text and image without loss, rear cover of belly band quite rubbed with loss to text and image with some minor loss of meaning. Still...

Lazarus Laughed [Limited Edition, Signed]

Lazarus Laughed [Limited Edition, Signed]

Limited to 775 copies of which this is no. 370. Octavo (23.5cm.); original parchment-backed decorative boards, printed paper spine label, in black paper-covered slipcase, printed label mounted to upper panel; 179pp.; title page printed in magenta. Spine rather toned with some light scratches and small dampstain at foot, some wear...

Genius in the Backlands: Popular Artists of Brazil

Genius in the Backlands: Popular Artists of Brazil

Octavo (23.5cm). Red cloth boards; dustjacket; 148pp; illus. Inscribed by Rodman on half-title to artist Bernard Bryson Shahn: "for Bernarda, whose genius is now coming into the foreground / Affectionately, Selden," datemarked Roosevelt, NJ, 1978. Boards yawning very slightly, else Near Fine in original illustrated dustwrapper. From the library of...

Typed Letter, Signed. 2pp, to Ben Shahn, dated 31 July 1967

Typed Letter, Signed. 2pp, to Ben Shahn, dated 31 July 1967

Original 2pp typed letter on two sides of a sheet of hotel letterhead, dated 31 July 1967. Addressed: Dear Ben [Shahn], signed in ink "Ed Locke." Three old folds, else fine.

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