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...

Original lithographed poster: Keep The Wheels Turning! Repair Work is Vital to the War Effort

Original lithographed poster: Keep The Wheels Turning! Repair Work is Vital to the War Effort

Lithograph in two colors, 20" x 15" (ca 51cm x 38cm). Light crease at bottom margin; paper very slightly tanned; still a Fine, unrestored example, Grade A/A-.

Le Message

Le Message

Original black linen-covered boards with paper cover label, 9.5cm x 12.5cm; unpaged (24 leaves). Warmly and lengthily inscribed to Ben Shahn on second blank, in Folon's miniscule hand: "Mr. Ben Shahn, Un grand merci pour votre lettre et pour l'autorisation concernant Sacco-Vanzetti. Bien entendu, il faut r'conter le docteur mais...

An Account of the George-Hewitt Campaign in the New York Municipal Election of 1886

An Account of the George-Hewitt Campaign in the New York Municipal Election of 1886

12mo (18cm). Original printed paper wrappers; 193pp. Endpapers and wrappers (versos) are ads. Pulp paper text somewhat tanned and brittle, with minute chips to corners (away from text); cover wraps lightly chipped and soiled; Good.

Gravity's Rainbow

Gravity's Rainbow

First Printing, one of 4,000 copies published in hardcover. Large octavo (22cm); textured orange cloth, with publisher's arc device stamped in blind on the front cover and in red on the spine; dustjacket; 760pp. Topstain is a strong, bright orange. Fine in a very Near Fine, unclipped dustjacket, notably unfaded...

Freeland: A Social Anticipation

Freeland: A Social Anticipation

Publisher's green cloth boards, stamped in gilt; xxiv, 443pp; 12pp publisher's catalogue at rear. Small repaired nick to front cover cloth, else a tight, handsome copy with only trivial rubbing to board edges and spine ends. Ownership signature of Arthur S. Pier (see note below), with scattered pencil marginalia, presumably...

Doktor Hellmuts Donnerstage

Doktor Hellmuts Donnerstage

Octavo (19.75cm.); original tan decorative wrappers printed in red and black; 179pp; text printed in blackletter. Upper wrapper separated, shallow chips along wrapper edges not affecting text; interior fine. Good and sound.

History of The Hopedale Community, from Its Inception to Its Virtual Submergence in the Hopedale Parish

History of The Hopedale Community, from Its Inception to Its Virtual Submergence in the Hopedale...

Octavo. Original maroon cloth, spine lettered in gilt; xvii, 415pp; engr. frontis. portr. Hint of sunning to spine; bit of ink offsetting to front pastedown from presentation inscription (see note), else a very fresh, clean copy, Near Fine. DARE 1149.

Enemies of Promise [Review Copy]

Enemies of Promise [Review Copy]

Octavo (20.75cm.); original cloth in grey decorative price-clipped dust jacket; viii,340pp. Jacket extremities a bit rubbed and darkened (especially spine), else Very Good and sound. Review slip accomplished in rubberstamp laid in. Author's critical and autobiographical work, first published in the United Kingdom the previous year.

How to Wrap Five Eggs: Japanese Design in Traditional Packaging

How to Wrap Five Eggs: Japanese Design in Traditional Packaging

Quarto. Cloth-backed, glazed white boards; dustjacket; 203pp. Few small spots of soil to boards and board edges, else a tight, Near Fine copy in the pictorial dustwrapper which is nicked on rear panel and slightly toned on verso; Very Good to Near Fine. Classic work on Japanese packaging design. This...

The Emperor's New Clothes

The Emperor's New Clothes

Quarto (26cm). Tan cloth boards, stamped in gilt; dustjacket; unpaged [57pp]. Inscribed by both authors on front endpaper to Bernarda Bryson Shahn. Boards yawning slightly; jacket dusted and toned at margins; Very Good.

Our Examination Round His Factification for Incamination of Work in Progress

Our Examination Round His Factification for Incamination of Work in Progress

12mo; (19.5cm.); publisher's cloth in blue-green pictorial dust jacket; [6],194pp. Jacket spine toned to tan, some faint spotting and light edge wear, brief tape repair to spine verso, else a Very Good and sound copy overall. Collection of essays on James Joyce originally published by Shakespeare & Co. (the title...

Social Destiny of Man: or, Association and Reorganization of Industry

Social Destiny of Man: or, Association and Reorganization of Industry

Octavo (20cm). Original publisher's cloth-covered boards with leather spine label; xvi, 480pp; double engraved frontispiece. Prelims (including frontispiece) moderately foxed; cloth spotted and unevenly faded on spine; shadow of a removed bookplate on front pastedown. Text tight, clean and unmarked; about a Very Good copy overall, and uncommon in the...

Plowing Through: the Story of the Negro in Agriculture

Plowing Through: the Story of the Negro in Agriculture

Quarto. Blue cloth boards (hardcover); dustjacket; 60pp; illus. Boards slightly faded at extremities; jacket un-clipped; mildly rubbed with brief losses at spine ends; Very Good.

Nightmare Alley

Nightmare Alley

First Printing, with the required publisher's device on the copyright page. Octavo; black cloth, titled and blocked in gilt and green on spine; green topstain; dustjacket; [10], 275, [3]pp. Spine ends gently nudged, a bit of offsetting to pastedowns, else Near Fine with a bright, even topstain. Dustjacket is unclipped...

The Martian Chronicles [Signed Bookplate Laid in]

The Martian Chronicles [Signed Bookplate Laid in]

Octavo (20.5cm.); original cloth in pictorial dust jacket; 222pp. Cloth a hint discolored, two small, unobtrusive strips of yellowed tape to upper and rear jacket panels, spine a bit faded with a slight lean; a few soil spots to textblock edges. Still, Very Good overall. Forms part of the Doubleday...

Earth In Upheaval

Earth In Upheaval

Octavo. Cloth boards; dustjacket; 301pp. Inscribed on front endpaper: "To Bernarda and Ben Shahn a book of unrest for peaceful reading from friends Elis and Immanuel Velikovsky," dated 1964. Very good in slightly edge-worn dustjacket with 1/2" loss at base of spine.

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.....

Facing East [Limited Edition, Signed]

Facing East [Limited Edition, Signed]

Limited to 2500 copies of which this is no. 2430. Portfolio loose as issued in cloth chemise and matching clamshell box, black leatherette belt; xxxipp. & four leaves of color plates; additional "hors texte" woodcut printed on vellum laid in. Signed by the author and artist. Clamshell box very lightly...

Look! We Have Come Through!

Look! We Have Come Through!

First Printing. Small quarto; salmon red cloth, with white paper spine label printed in red; 164pp, [3] ads. Lightly spine-faded, with softening to spine ends and some toning to title label; Very Good+. In a custom quarter leather slipcase and chemise, moderately rubbed and scuffed, with some starting separation at joints.

White Collar: A Novel in Linocuts

White Collar: A Novel in Linocuts

Small quarto (27.5cm); original black card wrappers, illustrated on front cover in white ink and title stamped in white on spine; unpaged [130 leaves], with linocut illustrations printed in orange and black inks. Introduction by Rockwell Kent, with an afterword by John L. Lewis. Wrappers scuffed and slightly dusty, small...

Beggars Abroad

Beggars Abroad

First Printing. Octavo (19.5cm); light green cloth, with titles stamped in hunter green on spine and front cover; red topstain; dustjacket; 300pp. Light sunning to spine, light wear and spotting to upper and lower board edges, with fading and a few faint stains to top edge; Very Good+. Dustjacket is...

Original Etching. "Bandit's Cave"

Original Etching. "Bandit's Cave"

From the portfolio SIX AMERICAN ETCHINGS (SERIES I), published by The New Republic, New York, 1924. Edition of between 500 and 600 (per Morse).

Erewhon: or, Over the Range

Erewhon: or, Over the Range

Octavo. Original deep red cloth with gilt titles; xviii, 324, (1)pp. Mild discoloration to boards; endpapers darkened and a few scattered and faint spots of foxing to text else a tight, attractive copy with gilt bright on spine and front cover; Very Good or better. The Revised and expanded edition...

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