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The Forbidden Path [Complete in 112 parts]
[Cincinnati: Nielsen Publishing Co. 1916]. First Edition. Very little has been written about the Nielsen Publishing Co., which appears to have specialized in publishing massive serialized romance novels until the early 1940s. The Forbidden Path, by the mysterious Helen Glyn Kingsley (possibly a pseudonym), recounts the adventures of two American...
[Item #34103]
Price: $850.00
 
The Forbidden Path [Complete in 112 parts]. Helen Glyn KINGSLEY.
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The Sun Also Rises
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1926. First Edition. Hemingway's second novel, and one that became synonymous with the "Lost Generation." HANNEMAN A6.a. CONNOLLY 100. First State, with the word "stopped" spelled incorrectly as "stoppped" on p.181, line 26. Octavo (20cm); smooth black cloth with gold paper labels on spine and...
[Item #17030]
Price: $22,500.00
 
The Sun Also Rises. Ernest HEMINGWAY.
3.

Dimitroff's Letters from Prison
New York: International Publishers, [1935]. Second Printing. Writings assembled while Dimitrov was in prison during his trial for complicity in the 1933 Reichstag Fire. Octavo (20.75cm.); publisher's greyish-tan cloth lettered in red; 160pp. Boards a bit rubbed, especially at spine ends and corners, else Very Good and sound. Contemporary rubberstamp...
[Item #34091]
Price: $60.00
 
Dimitroff's Letters from Prison. Georgi DIMITROFF, explanatory notes Alfred Kurella, Dona Torr, trans Michael Davidson.
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Braunbuch II: Dimitroff contra Goering. Enthüllungen über die Wahren Brandstifter
Paris: Éditions du Carrefour, 1934. First Edition. Octavo (23cm.); drab card wrappers; 461pp.; 20 leaves of photographic plates, facsimiles in text throughout. A Very Good sound copy, albeit lacking all but the mounted flaps of the John Heartfield dust jacket. The second of the "Brown Books," in which first appeared...
[Item #34090]
Price: $75.00
 
Braunbuch II: Dimitroff contra Goering. Enthüllungen über die Wahren Brandstifter. WORLD COMMITTEE FOR THE VICTIMS OF GERMAN FASCISM.
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Black On Black: Baby Sister and Selected Writings
Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc. 1973. First Edition. Collection of Himes's early short stories and essays, most published before or shortly after the Second World War. First Printing. Octavo (21.5cm); black and green cloth-covered boards, with titles stamped in gilt on spine; dustjacket; 287pp. Mild offset to pastedowns from...
[Item #33586]
Price: $60.00
 
Black On Black: Baby Sister and Selected Writings. Chester HIMES.
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Blind Man With A Pistol
New York: William Morrow and Company, 1969. First Edition. Sharp copy of the eighth novel in Himes's Harlem cycle, where detectives Grave Digger Jones and Coffin Ed Johnson "find themselves looking for the elusive murder of a white homosexual film producer, and in the process they move through a mad...
[Item #33585]
Price: $150.00
 
Blind Man With A Pistol. Chester HIMES.
7.

To Disembark
Chicago: Third World Press, 1981. First Edition. Uncommon hardcover issue of this title, collecting four of the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet's small press publications under a new title: Riot, Family Pictures, To the Diaspora, and Beckonings. First Printing, cloth issue. Octavo (22.25cm); purple boards, with titles and author's initials stamped in...
[Item #34075]
Price: $60.00
 
To Disembark. Gwendolyn BROOKS.
8.

The Naked and the Dead [Signed]
Franklin Center: Franklin Library, 1979. Limited Edition. 30th anniversary edition of Mailer's novel set during World War II, detailing "the capture of a Japanese island in the Pacific by amphibious assault and jungle fighting. Studies the relationship of the individual soldier within the Army organization, shows what the act of...
[Item #33899]
Price: $75.00
 
The Naked and the Dead [Signed]. Norman MAILER.
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Meanwhile (The Picture of a Lady)
New York: George H. Doran Company, 1927. First American Edition. Late career novel by Wells, following the tumultuous relationship of a wealth British couple living in an Italian villa, ca.1926. First Printing. Octavo (20cm); blue cloth, with titles stamped in gilt on spine and author's signature stamped in blind to...
[Item #33845]
Price: $75.00
 
Meanwhile (The Picture of a Lady). H. G. WELLS.
10.

The Moneychangers
New York: B.W. Dodge & Company, 1908. First Edition. Attractive copy of Sinclair's sequel to The Metropolis (1908), "an attack on the methods used by Wall Street to refinance steel companies and railroads" (Coan, p.98). AHOUSE A12.a; HANNA 3239. First Printing. Octavo (19cm); olive green pictorial cloth, with titling and...
[Item #33542]
Price: $60.00
 
The Moneychangers. Upton SINCLAIR.
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Samuel The Seeker
New York: B.W. Dodge & Company, 1910. First Edition. Socialist conversion novel with some Wall Street content, described by Ahouse as Sinclair's contribution to "the literature of the guileless fool, whose sincerity, innocence, and purity of heart carry him forward to the attainment of wisdom in a generally complacent world."...
[Item #33541]
Price: $75.00
 
Samuel The Seeker. Upton SINCLAIR.
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The Cannibal
[New York]: New Directions, [1949]. First Edition. 12mo (16.5cm.); publisher's grey paper-covered boards in yellow and black decorative price-clipped dust jacket; xiv,[15]-223pp. Jacket extremities a bit rubbed with a few short closed tears, general dust-soil, else Very Good and sound. "Direction 13." The author's first novel, set during World War...
[Item #23674]
Price: $60.00
 
The Cannibal. John HAWKES.
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Arrow of God [Signed]
New York: John Day Company, 1967. First American Edition. The author's third novel, set in the Ibo villages of Umuaro in Eastern Nigeria during the 1920s, describing the clash between the Chief Priest, his zealously Christian son, and the British District Officer. First Printing. Octavo (21cm); magenta cloth, with titles...
[Item #33768]
Price: $350.00
 
Arrow of God [Signed]. Chinua ACHEBE.
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The Dance of Death
[London]: Faber & Faber, [1933]. First Edition. First printing in green paper-covered boards. Slim octavo (22.5cm.); publisher's boards in green decorative dust jacket printed in red and black; 37pp. Jacket and boards a bit rubbed along extremities, a couple tiny tears and splitting at spine ends with old but brief...
[Item #23681]
Price: $125.00
 
The Dance of Death. W. H. AUDEN.
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Die Pflanzenwelt der Deutschen Heimat und der angrenzenden Gebiete [3 (of 4) Volumes: Der Wald / Seen, Moore, Wiesen, Heiden / Dünen und Sandfelder Salzpflanzen, Steppenheiden, Alpine Vegetation]
Berlin: Hugo Bermühler Verlag, ca. 1930-1935. First Edition. Thick folios (29.75cm.); publisher's green cloth-backed marbled boards (Vol. III marbled boards differ from Vols. I & II), top edges green; 424 photographic plates, many in color. Vol. III boards a bit rubbed with some small paper flaws to marbled paper, else...
[Item #34053]
Price: $200.00
 
Die Pflanzenwelt der Deutschen Heimat und der angrenzenden Gebiete [3 (of 4) Volumes: Der Wald / Seen, Moore, Wiesen, Heiden / Dünen und Sandfelder Salzpflanzen, Steppenheiden, Alpine Vegetation]. Kurt HUECK.
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Report From Part Two [Inscribed]
Chicago: Third World Press, 1996. First Edition. A series of autobiographical writings, sketches, essays, and letters by the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet. First Printing, cloth issue. Octavo; dark teal cloth, with title and author's initials stamped in gilt on spine and front cover; dustjacket; 170pp. Inscribed by the author on the...
[Item #33497]
Price: $60.00
 
Report From Part Two [Inscribed]. Gwendolyn BROOKS.
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The National Being: Some Thoughts on an Irish Polity
New York: Macmillan Company, [1930]. Reprint. Unstated reprint lacking the "First Printed 1916" on copyright page. 12mo (19cm.); publisher's blue gilt-lettered cloth; [6],176pp. Boards a bit rubbed, front hinge starting to crack but holding, else Very Good or better. Irish nationalist treatise by the poet and mystic.
[Item #23726]
Price: $50.00
 
The National Being: Some Thoughts on an Irish Polity. A. E., pseud. George William Russell.
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Myra Breckinridge [Signed Bookplate Laid in]
Boston: Little, Brown and Company, [1968]. First Edition. Octavo (21.5cm.); original boards in black pictorial dust jacket; [8],263pp. Some light wear to jacket extremities, creasing to flaps with subsequent lamination bubbling, else Fine in a Very Good jacket. Bookplate signed by the author laid in. The first novel in which...
[Item #23647]
Price: $150.00
 
Myra Breckinridge [Signed Bookplate Laid in]. Gore VIDAL.
19.

Harriet Hume: A London Fantasy
Garden City: Doubleday, Doran & Company, 1929. First American Edition. Octavo (19.75cm.); publisher's cloth in cream pictorial price-clipped dust jacket by Lucina Smith Wakefield, maroon topstain; [4],275pp. Light wear to jacket extremities with two tiny losses at spine crown and top edge of rear panel, neither approaching text or illustration...
[Item #23515]
Price: $125.00
 
Harriet Hume: A London Fantasy. Rebecca WEST.
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A Bibliography of the Writings of Sir James Matthew Barrie [Limited Edition]
London: Bookman's Journal, 1928. First Edition. Limited to 500 copies of which this is no. 176. Octavo (22.75cm.); publisher's blue buckram, gilt-lettered spine, top edge gilt; 146pp.; facsimile title pages throughout. Light shelf wear, else Near Fine.
[Item #23402]
Price: $30.00
 
A Bibliography of the Writings of Sir James Matthew Barrie [Limited Edition]. Herbert GARLAND.
21.

Twenty Poems of César Vallejo
Madison, MN: Sixties Press, 1962. First Edition. Small octavo. Red cloth boards, lettered in gray on spine; dustjacket; frontispiece portrait by Zamorano; 63pp. Tight, Near Fine copy, free of markings or significant wear, in the uncommon pictorial dustwrapper, a little age-toned at margins and spine, with a few brief, closed...
[Item #34051]
Price: $85.00
 
Twenty Poems of César Vallejo. César. Robert Bly VALLEJO, James Wright, John Knoepfle, transl.
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[Text in Russian] Iskusstvo Narodov SSSR, 1917-1970-e
Leningrad: Isdatel'stvo "Avrora" [1977]. First Edition. Large folio (32.25cm.); publisher's leatherette in white pictorial dust jacket, yellow board slipcase; 502pp.; chiefly color illus. throughout. Some wear and sunning to slipcase, chipping to jacket corners and spine ends else Very Good and sound overall. Massive catalogue of Soviet art.
[Item #34048]
Price: $50.00
 
[Text in Russian] Iskusstvo Narodov SSSR, 1917-1970-e. O. I. SOPOTSINSKII.
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[Text in Russian] Iskusstvo Oformleniia Knigi: Raboty Leningradskikh Khudozhnikov, 1917-1964 [Art of Book Design Works of Leningrad Artists, 1917-1964]
Leningrad: "Khudozhnik RSFSR" 1966. First Edition. Quarto (29.5cm.); publisher's tan cloth, upper cover and spine lettered in black; 184pp.; color illus. throughout. Cloth soiled and a bit shelf-worn, corners bumped, else Near Very Good, contents fine. Beautifully illustrated work on Soviet book arts, text entirely in Russian.
[Item #34047]
Price: $150.00
 
[Text in Russian] Iskusstvo Oformleniia Knigi: Raboty Leningradskikh Khudozhnikov, 1917-1964 [Art of Book Design Works of Leningrad Artists, 1917-1964]. Sergei Ivanovich BARABOSHIN, ed.
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[Text in Russian] Izobrazitel'noe Iskusstvo Kieva: Zhivopis' / Dekorativno-Monumental'naia Khuvopis' / Teatral'no-Dekoratsionnoe Iskusstvo / Grafika / Skul'ptura / Monumental'naia Skul'putura / Dekorativno-Prikladnoe Iskusstvo
[Moskva: Izdatel'stvo "Sovetskii Khudozhnik" 1977]. First Edition. Folio (34cm.); publisher's cloth in black pictorial dust jacket; [28],165,[15]pp.; chiefly color illus. throughout. Jacket extremities a bit chipped and rubbed, else Near Fine in Near Very Good jacket. Catalogue of contemporary Ukrainian art, text entirely in Russian and Ukrainian.
[Item #34046]
Price: $50.00
 
[Text in Russian] Izobrazitel'noe Iskusstvo Kieva: Zhivopis' / Dekorativno-Monumental'naia Khuvopis' / Teatral'no-Dekoratsionnoe Iskusstvo / Grafika / Skul'ptura / Monumental'naia Skul'putura / Dekorativno-Prikladnoe Iskusstvo. ART - UKRAINE.
25.

Jane Addams: A Centennial Reader
New York: Macmillan Company, 1960. First Edition. Octavo (21.25cm.); publisher's cloth in black photo-illustrated dust jacket; xix,[1],330pp.; photographic portrait frontispiece. Light wear to jacket extremities, slight spine lean, minor cockling to textblock and jacket from exposure to damp, else Very Good and sound.
[Item #34042]
Price: $20.00
 
Jane Addams: A Centennial Reader. Jane ADDAMS.


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