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Clif, the Naval Cadet; or, Exciting Days at Annapolis
New York: Street & Smith, [1903]. First Edition. Octavo (19cm.); publisher’s green pictorial cloth stamped in white, black, and orange; [6],ii,[7]-272,[28](ads)pp; frontispiece. Slight staining to cloth; cloth rubbed through at bottom front corner; thin cracks to hinges; a Good, sound copy. This imprint forms part of the Amercian Boys’ Library...
[Item #32043]
Price: $650.00
 
Clif, the Naval Cadet; or, Exciting Days at Annapolis. Clarke FITCH, pseud. Upton Sinclair.
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The Gertrude Stein First Reader & Three Plays
Dublin & London: Maurice Fridberg, [1946]. First U.K. Edition. Slim octavo (22cm.); original cloth-backed boards in pink pictorial dust jacket; 83pp.; pictorial endpapers, illus. in text throughout. Jacket extremities and spine unevenly faded, some chipping and a few short closed tears, else Very Good and sound. WILSON A37c.
[Item #28094]
Price: $60.00
 
The Gertrude Stein First Reader & Three Plays. Gertrude STEIN, illus Francis Rose.
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Lyrics of Lowly Life
New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, 1898 [copyright 1896]. Reprint. 12mo (17cm.); original green decorative cloth by Alice Cordelia Morse embossed in gilt, top edge gilt; xx,208pp.; plain photographic portrait frontispiece. Spine a bit faded, very light shelf-wear; three printed poems by Dunbar pasted to rear free endpaper and pastedown...
[Item #24928]
Price: $35.00
 
Lyrics of Lowly Life. Paul Laurence DUNBAR, intro W D. Howells.
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The Gertrude Stein First Reader & Three Plays
Dublin: Maurice Fridberg, [1946]. First U.K. Edition. Slim octavo (22cm.); original cloth-backed boards in pink pictorial dust jacket; 83pp.; pictorial endpapers, text illus. throughout. Chips and a few tiny losses to jacket extremities, notably to top spine corner of upper panel (not touching image or text), extremities darkened, spine a....
[Item #23166]
Price: $60.00
 
The Gertrude Stein First Reader & Three Plays. Gertrude STEIN, illus Francis Rose.
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Don Renato: An Ideal Content. A Historical Romance
London: Chatto & Windus, 1963. First Edition. Octavo (20.5cm.); original decorative simulated cloth in white pictorial dust jacket printed in purple and red; [8],343pp. Jacket spine toned, tiny blemish to upper panel, top textblock edge foxed else a Very Good or better copy. Cover illustration based on the author's design...
[Item #23165]
Price: $75.00
 
Don Renato: An Ideal Content. A Historical Romance. Frederick ROLFE, Baron Corvo, ed. Cecil Woolf, intro.
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The Book of a Naturalist
London: Hodder and Stoughton, [1919]. First Edition. Octavo (22.5cm.); original green gilt-lettered cloth; viii,360pp. Boards a hint shelf-worn, spine toned to brown, light foxing to preliminaries else Near Very Good. WILSON 35.
[Item #22843]
Price: $40.00
 
The Book of a Naturalist. W. H. HUDSON.
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Ezra Pound: His Metric and Poetry
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1917 [but 1918]. First Edition. Octavo (19.25cm.); original rose paper-covered boards, upper cover lettered in gilt, unadorned spine; 31pp.; frontispiece. Spine faded to tan, gilt lettering a bit dulled, else Very Good and sound. One of 1000 copies published. Written anonymously by T.L. Eliot and...
[Item #21983]
Price: $400.00
 
Ezra Pound: His Metric and Poetry. Ezra POUND, T. S. ELIOT, ANONYMOUS.
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Dix Portraits: Texte Anglais Accompagné de la Traduction [Limited Edition]
Paris: Éditions de la Montagne, [1930]. First Trade Edition. Limited to 400 copies printed on Alfa paper of which this is no. 418. Octavo (23cm.); original cream pictorial card wrappers in glassine dust jacket; 85pp. Glassine a bit yellowed with rather substantial loss at bottom edge of rear panel, wrappers...
[Item #21659]
Price: $200.00
 
Dix Portraits: Texte Anglais Accompagné de la Traduction [Limited Edition]. Gertrude STEIN, préf Pierre de Massot, G. Hugnet, trans V. Thomson.
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The Dream of Debs: A Story of Industrial Revolt
Chicago: Charles H. Kerr, [n.d., not before 1912]. First Edition. London's utopian vision of a socialist society, based on the writings of Eugene Debs. Scarce, earliest issue, preceded only by publication in The International Socialist Review, and rarely found in attractive condition. BAL 11941; LEWIS p.113. Earliest issue (Blanck's printing...
[Item #19321]
Price: $150.00
 
The Dream of Debs: A Story of Industrial Revolt. Jack LONDON.
10.

The White Negro
San Francisco: City Lights Books, 1957. Octavo; pictorial, staple-bound wrappers; [27]pp. Second issue, with 50c. cover price. Mild cover soil; previous owner's name on title page; Very Good.
[Item #14761]
Price: $30.00
 
The White Negro. Norman MAILER.
11.

Brain Guy
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1934. First Edition. Appel's first novel and a classic of Depression-era hard-boiled fiction, concerning the rise of a young hoodlum in the Hell's Kitchen section of New York, where Appel himself was born in 1907. Critics have remained divided on whether to call Appel an...
[Item #14310]
Price: $350.00
 
Brain Guy. RADICAL & PROLETARIAN LITERATURE, Benjamin APPEL.
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Christianity and Art
Cappel-y-ffin: Frances Walterson, 1927. First, Limited Edition. GILL 13: "...Comprises two esays which originally apeared in Blackfriars...both were revised for the present publication and again revised and reprinted in shortened form and as separate essays in Art-Nonsense..." One of 200 signed copies. Small octavo (20cm); original blue buckram, lettered in...
[Item #14069]
Price: $400.00
 
Christianity and Art. BOOK ARTS & TYPOGRAPHY, Eric GILL, David JONES, illus.
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Waiting for Nothing
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1935. First Edition. Quintessentially bleak novel of the Great Depression, written by a West Virginia drifter who famously scribbled his story down on scrap paper scrounged on the streets, in boxcars, and in hobo jungles. The novel was highly praised upon publication, but Kromer never...
[Item #8536]
Price: $175.00
 
Waiting for Nothing. RADICAL & PROLETARIAN FICTION, GREAT DEPRESSION, Tom KROMER.
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From the Jerusalem Diary of Eric Gill
London: Privately Printed, 1953. First, Limited Edition. One of 300 numbered copies. 16mo; quarter linen over printed paper boards; original glassine (unprinted) jacket; 59pp; 10 gravure plates of Gill's friezes for the Archaeological Museum of Jerusalem, commissioned in 1934. Hint of sunning to upper board edges, else Fine in original glassine. GILL Bibliography 54a.
[Item #7011]
Price: $200.00
 
From the Jerusalem Diary of Eric Gill. BOOK ARTS & TYPOGRAPHY, SCULPTURE, Eric GILL.
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Transition, Vol. 7, no. 34, December/January, 1968
Kampala: Transition, 1968. First Edition. Quarto (28cm.); publisher's magenta pictorial staplebound wrappers; 64pp.; illus. throughout. Some wear to extremities, spine edge a bit browned, else Very Good and sound. Ugandan literary magazine.
[Item #34534]
Price: $15.00
 
Transition, Vol. 7, no. 34, December/January, 1968. Rajat NEOGY, ed.
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Transition, Vol. 4, no. 16
Kampala: Transition, 1964. First Edition. Quarto (27.5cm.); publisher's white pictorial staplebound card wrappers printed in red and black; 56pp.; illus. throughout. Wrappers a bit worn from handling, the whole rather dust-soiled, else Very Good and sound. Ugandan literary magazine, this issue featuring a short story by the South African novelist...
[Item #34533]
Price: $15.00
 
Transition, Vol. 4, no. 16. Bessie HEAD, contr., Rajat NEOGY, ed.
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Thomas Matthew McGrath: Selected Poetry
[Bismarck, ND]: North Dakota Humanities Council / McGrath for the Millennia Division, 2000. First Edition. Tabloid format folio (44.25cm.); photo-illustrated self-wrappers; 16pp.; illus. About Fine. We find no copies of this publication in OCLC as of July, 2017.
[Item #34531]
Price: $35.00
 
Thomas Matthew McGrath: Selected Poetry. Thomas Matthew McGRATH, ed David Martinson.
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Ilya Kabakov: The Man Who Never Threw Anything Away
[New York]: Harry N. Abrams, [1996]. First Edition. Folio (32cm.); publisher's cloth in pictorial dust jacket; 255pp.; color illus. throughout. Light wear to jacket and cloth extremities, brief tape residue to front free endpaper from previously removed sticker, else Very Good and sound. Catalogue raisonné of the Russian-American conceptual artist...
[Item #34530]
Price: $50.00
 
Ilya Kabakov: The Man Who Never Threw Anything Away. Ilya KABAKOV, Amei WALLACH, intro Robert Storr.
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Incident at the Museum, or Water Music / [Text in Russian] Sluchai v Muzee, ili Muzyka na Vode
Chicago: Museum of Contemporary Art, 1993. First Edition. Slim folio (30.5cm.); publisher's cloth tape-backed boards, color photographic plate mounted to upper cover; [2],25pp.; six photographic plates mounted to grey card stock in text. Some wear from handling, including short closed tear to upper cover fore-edge not approaching text, else Very...
[Item #34529]
Price: $50.00
 
Incident at the Museum, or Water Music / [Text in Russian] Sluchai v Muzee, ili Muzyka na Vode. Ilya KABAKOV.
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"Monument to a Lost Civilization" / "Monumento alla Civilità Perduta"
[Milano]: Charta, [1999]. First Edition. Oblong quarto (21x27cm.); publisher's white pictorial card wrappers; 247pp.; color frontispiece, illus. throughout. Wrappers a bit worn with faint crease at bottom fore-edge corner of upper wrapper, uniformly dust-soiled, old price sticker to upper cover, else Near Very Good, internally fine. Bilingual (Italian and English)...
[Item #34528]
Price: $30.00
 
"Monument to a Lost Civilization" / "Monumento alla Civilità Perduta" Ilya KABAKOV, curators Paolo Falcone.
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Ilya & Emilia Kabakov: Under the Snow / Bajo la Nieve
Málaga: Centro de Arte Contemporáneo / CAC de Málaga, 2009. First Edition. Slim, square quarto (25.75cm.); original pictorial boards; 103pp.; color illus. throughout. Light dustiness, else Near Fine. Bilingual (English and Spanish) exhibition catalog of works by Russian-American conceptual artists Ilya and his wife Emilia Kabakov.
[Item #34526]
Price: $75.00
 
Ilya & Emilia Kabakov: Under the Snow / Bajo la Nieve. Ilya and Emilia KABAKOV.
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The American Mercury, Vol. IX, no. 35, November, 1926
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1926. First Edition. Large octavo (25.75cm.); original green decorative card wrappers printed in red and black, yapp edges; lxiv,257-383,[1],lxv-lxxxviiipp.; illus. General wear to jacket extremities, else Very Good and sound. Includes historian Bernard DeVoto's essay "Vestige of a Nordic Arcady."
[Item #34524]
Price: $25.00
 
The American Mercury, Vol. IX, no. 35, November, 1926. Bernard DeVOTO, contrs., H. L. MENCKEN, ed.
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The American Mercury, Vol. IX, no. 36, December, 1926
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1926. First Edition. Large octavo (25.75cm.); original green decorative card wrappers printed in dark green and black, yapp edges; lxiv,385-510,[2],lxv-lxxxviiipp.; illus. General wear to jacket extremities, else Very Good and sound. Includes Robinson Jeffer's poem "Preface."
[Item #34523]
Price: $25.00
 
The American Mercury, Vol. IX, no. 36, December, 1926. Robinson JEFFERS, contrs., H. L. MENCKEN, ed.
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The American Mercury, Vol. X, no. 38, February, 1927
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1927. First Edition. Large octavo (25.75cm.); original green decorative card wrappers printed in red and black, yapp edges; xxxii,129-255,[1],xxxiii-lvipp.; illus. Light wear to jacket extremities, else Very Good and sound. Includes Fred C. Kelly's essay "Logic and the Stock Market."
[Item #34522]
Price: $25.00
 
The American Mercury, Vol. X, no. 38, February, 1927. H. L. MENCKEN, ed.
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The American Mercury, Vol. XI, no. 44, August, 1927
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1927. First Edition. Large octavo (25.75cm.); original green decorative card wrappers printed in red and black, yapp edges; xxxii,385-510,[2],xxxix-liipp.; illus. Light wear to jacket extremities, else Very Good and sound. Includes Rudolph Fisher's essay "The Caucasian Storms Harlem."
[Item #34521]
Price: $25.00
 
The American Mercury, Vol. XI, no. 44, August, 1927. H. L. MENCKEN, ed.


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