Promotional poster for the 1938 Exploitation Film "Crime School"

Promotional poster for the 1938 Exploitation Film "Crime School"

Lithograph in two colors, 21" x 16-1/2" (ca 54cm x 42cm). Vertical and horizontal fold lines; mild toning to paper on verso; Near Fine - Grade A/A-.

Tales of Fishing Virgin Seas

Tales of Fishing Virgin Seas

Quarto (26.75cm.); original olive gilt-lettered buckram; vii,[3],216pp.; photographic frontispiece, 56 plates depicting 112 photographs, text illus. throughout, photo-illustrated endpapers. Minor shelf-wear, rear cover dampstained, two leaves (between pp. 8/9 & 24/25) loose but present. About Very Good.

Bread & Puppet Presents: Washer Woman Nativity

Bread & Puppet Presents: Washer Woman Nativity

Small 16mo (13.75cm.); pictorial staplebound self-wrappers; 32pp.; chiefly illus. Minor toning, light wear from handling, else Very Good to Near Fine.

The Education of Henry Adams

The Education of Henry Adams

Octavo, red cloth; 517pp. Very Good. An undistinguished reprint, except that this copy bears a taped-in accession slip from the Danbury [CT] Federal Correctional Institution: "This item has been approved for quarters for the following inmate only [completed in type]: Name: Marzani. No. 7333-Ct. Date: January 15, 1950." Signed in...

Carolina Folk-Plays [Third Series] [Inscribed & Signed to the Editor's Son]

Carolina Folk-Plays [Third Series] [Inscribed & Signed to the Editor's Son]

Octavo (19.25cm.); publisher's cloth in blue-grey pictorial dust jacket printed in blue; xxxvi,267pp.; photographic frontispiece, 7 leaves of photographic stills. Jacket spine a bit toned, plates rather foxed, else Very Good to Near Fine. Inscribed and signed by the editor to his son on front free endpaper: "For 'Ra' from...

Leah Schwartz: the life of a woman who managed to keep painting

Leah Schwartz: the life of a woman who managed to keep painting

Oblong quarto (23cm x 29cm); cloth boards; dustjacket; 294p. Inscribed by the artist on front endpaper to artist Bernarda Bryson Shahn: "Dear Bernarda / Congratulations on your retrospective! this book is the result of my retrospective last year / with love Leah Dubin Schwartz," undated but obviously contemporary. Fine copy...

Diversion - Number 1 (June, 1973)

Diversion - Number 1 (June, 1973)

Slim octavo (23.5cm); metallic copper wraps, stapled; 55pp, [1]; illus. Some pinpoint wear to spine ends and extremities; Near Fine.

Zola Todt! [Newspaper extract from Neues Wiener Tagblatt, Demokratisches Organ, September 29, 1902]

Zola Todt! [Newspaper extract from Neues Wiener Tagblatt, Demokratisches Organ, September 29, 1902]

Large broadside (41x27.5cm.) printed in Roman and blackletter; previous fold lines, type a bit smudged, presumably at time of production, a few tiny chips and closed tears along extremities, else Very Good and sound.

Muskegon Worker. Issued Monthly by the "Unemployed Council". Vol.1, No. 1 and Vol.1, No. 2

Muskegon Worker. Issued Monthly by the "Unemployed Council". Vol.1, No. 1 and Vol.1, No. 2

Two bifolium issues (22.75cm), printed in black on newsprint; 4pp. Slight toning to paper, else Fine.

Homely Girl, a Life

Homely Girl, a Life

Limited to 1200 copies. 2 volumes; large quarto (29.5cm.); original cloth, spines lettered in red, grey board slipcase; 19 color plates, including 8 double-paged photographs in Vol. II. Printed at the Stinehour Press; designed by Klaus Baumgärtner.

Célébration de la Lettre

Célébration de la Lettre

Small square 12mo (15.5cm). White glossy paper boards, lettered in black; slipcase; unpaged [48pp]. Presentation copy for Ben Shahn from the Composing Room, Christmas, 1963 - so identified on a hand-lettered label affixed to outside of slipcase. Slight wear; small split to binding at base of backstrip; Very Good. From...

A Letter From John Steinbeck

A Letter From John Steinbeck

One of 150 copies printed at the Grace Hoper Press by Sherwood and Katharina Grover. Quarto; hand-sewn cream-colored wrappers, with titles printed in orange on front cover; [12pp]. A Fine copy.

Spectre: Paper of Revolutionary Lesbians. No 1 (Mar-Apr 1971) - No. 6 (Jan-Feb 1972; all issued).

Spectre: Paper of Revolutionary Lesbians. No 1 (Mar-Apr 1971) - No. 6 (Jan-Feb 1972; all issued).

Six tabloid bi-monthly issues, the complete run; together with undated mimeographed broadsheet announcing the end of publication after six issues. Horizontal folds (as issued); toning to newsprint; still fresh and clean, VG or better. Short-lived organ of the Spectre Collective, self-described as "a revolutionary, feminist, separatist lesbian group." The undated...

Pelle The Conqueror: Daybreak

Pelle The Conqueror: Daybreak

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;...

Raw Edge

Raw Edge

Octavo. Red cloth boards, lettered in gilt on spine and front cover; dustjacket; 261pp. First printing, with (1) present on final page of text. Gilt a trifle oxidized, else a fine, tight copy in scarce original dustwrapper, lightly nicked at extremities but unusually bright and unfaded, VG+ to Near Fine...

The Venal Sin

The Venal Sin

Octavo (19cm); purple cloth, with titles stamped in black on spine and front cover; dustjacket; 256pp. Hint of sunning to spine and rear panel, with faint foxing to text edges; Near Fine. Dustjacket is unclipped (priced $2.00), gently spine-sunned, with light shelfwear and a few short tears; Near Fine.

The Courting of Dinah Shadd and Other Stories

The Courting of Dinah Shadd and Other Stories

Octavo (20.5cm.); original printed wrappers in custom blue cloth double slipcase, gilt-lettered spine; xii,182,[2](ads)pp.; engraved portrait frontispiece. Wrappers chipped and worn along extremities with several shallow losses, not affecting text, contemporary ownership signature to upper wrapper, spine quite darkened and cracked with small losses; interior near fine. An About Very.....

Malone Dies [Limited Edition]

Malone Dies [Limited Edition]

Hardcover issue limited to 500 numbered copies, this being #438. Octavo; cream-colored canvas, with titles stamped in black on spine and front panel; 120pp. Small bookplate to center of front pastedown, else a Fine copy, lacking the original glassine dustjacket.

You Play The Black and The Red Comes Up

You Play The Black and The Red Comes Up

Octavo (21cm). Red linen boards, titled in black on spine and front cover; yellow top-stain; 213pp. Bit of soiling to upper edge of text-block, with consequent dulling to top-stain; very minor thumb-soil within; in all a tight, straight copy, VG+ to Near Fine. Lacking the scarce dustwrapper.

Foggerty's Fairy and Other Tales

Foggerty's Fairy and Other Tales

Octavo (19.25cm.); original dark maroon gilt-lettered cloth, black glazed endpapers; viii,[9]-366,[2](ads)pp. Some light shelf wear, spine a bit sunned, rear hinge just starting to crack, else a Very Good or better, still quite brilliant copy, now housed in custom cloth slipcase.

Was Neues! Bestehend in kurzen Beantwortungen Auff scrupulose Fragen uber sehr viele Curiose Wissenschafften [...]

Was Neues! Bestehend in kurzen Beantwortungen Auff scrupulose Fragen uber sehr viele Curiose Wissenschafften [...]

Small quarto ( 203mm). Later half-morocco over marbled boards; A-E4 (A1 being title page), [38]pp; apparently complete, and not an extract, though possibly lacking cover wraps. Fresh copy, with mild toning to text block.

Photographic portrait of Kathleen Millay

Photographic portrait of Kathleen Millay

Small original photographic portrait (15.25x10.25cm.), bottom edge with contemporary typescript note "Kathleen Millay, Author of THE BEGGAR AT THE GATE, Published by Horace Liveright Inc. N.Y. Photograph by Man Ray, Paris." Tiny loss at bottom left-hand corner not affecting image or text, else Very Good. Author portrait of Edna St.....

The World a Department Store: A Story of Life Under a Coöperative System [Inscribed Copy]

The World a Department Store: A Story of Life Under a Coöperative System [Inscribed Copy]...

Octavo; decorated gray cloth; dustjacket; 310pp; folding frontispiece & 15 plates. Illustrations by Harry C. Wilkinson. A tight, unworn copy, Near Fine, lacking the scarce dustwrapper. Lengthily inscribed by Peck on front endpaper: "My offering to my associate masters and workers in our State Chamber of Commerce this work published...

Redburn: His First Voyage. Being the Sailor-boy Confessions and Reminiscences of the Son-of-a-Gentleman, in the Merchant Service

Redburn: His First Voyage. Being the Sailor-boy Confessions and Reminiscences of the Son-of-a-Gentleman, in the...

First printing with publisher's advertisements ending on p. [10]. Octavo (19.25cm.); publisher's dark blue blind-embossed cloth, yellow glazed endpapers; xi,[12]-390,[4],9,[1]pp. Spine a bit cocked, boards and extremities rather shelf-worn, spine gilt effaced at foot; some foxing and faint tide-mark affecting first half of textblock; contemporary ownership inscription on early blank.....

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