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The Secret River

The Secret River

First Printing. Octavo; brown cloth, with titling and illustrations stamped in white on spine and front panel; dustjacket; 62pp; illus. Fine in a Near Fine dustjacket, uncliped, with gentle spine-sunning, minor wear at spine ends, and a single tear along upper edge that is tape-mended on verso.

The Wind and the Whirlwind

The Wind and the Whirlwind

Small quarto. Original japan vellum over cardstock wrappers; 30pp. Unopened. Slight browning to edges, else a neat, unworn copy.

Jumanji

Jumanji

First Printing. Slim oblong quarto (25.5cm.); publisher's cloth in green pictorial dust jacket; [32]pp.; full-page illus. throughout. A couple tiny closed tears to jacket extremities, none approaching text or images, spine a hint cocked, else Near Fine in a Very Good or better jacket. The author's Caldecott Medal-winning picture book...

The President Vanishes

The President Vanishes

Octavo (20.5cm.); original red cloth, upper cover and spine lettered in blue, dark blue topstain; [8],296pp.; photographic frontispiece, 3 leaves of illus. printed on rectos and versos. Light rubbing to spine ends, else a Near Fine, unfaded copy, albeit lacking the scarce dust jacket.

The Mansion

The Mansion

Limited Issue, one of 500 numbered copies signed by the author. Octavo (21cm); black cloth, with titling and rule stamped in gilt on spine and front panel; blue topstain; 436pp. Topstain slightly faded, else Fine in the original acetate dustjacket; lightly rubbed overall - Near Fine. The third volume in...

Novy Ikaros

Novy Ikaros

Oblong octavo (19cm X 24cm). Original printed wrappers, designed by Frantisek Musika. Minor external creasing, with a faint chaffed area to front wrapper (away from text). Text paper tanned; one leaf with brief closed tear away from text; Good to Very Good.

The Emperor Jones [Limited Edition, Signed]

The Emperor Jones [Limited Edition, Signed]

Limited to 775 copies of which this is no. 760. Large octavo (26.5cm.); original cloth-backed decorative boards in grey pictorial dust jacket, black paper-covered slipcase with yellow printed wrap-around label; 90pp.; 8 color plates. Jacket spine rather toned, verly small pieces of tape repair to jacket verso, else Near Fine...

ABC of Socialism / ABC of Capitalism / Who & What Controls Capitalism / False Witness of the Left / Risk and the Need for Speculation

ABC of Socialism / ABC of Capitalism / Who & What Controls Capitalism / False...

Five volumes; narrow octavos (24.75cm.); uniformly bound in grey printed staplebound card wrappers; some light fading to wrapper extremities, very occasional pen marginalia, else a Fine set.

Ditte: Towards The Stars

Ditte: Towards The Stars

Octavo (19cm); red cloth with titles and design stamped in gilt on the spine; dustjacket; 268pp, [4] ads. Split at front hinge neatly mended; Very Good, clean throughout, with bright cloth and the spine gilt unrubbed. Dustjacket is slightly toned at the spine, with light, general wear at the extremities...

Norwegian Wood

Norwegian Wood

Trade Issue. Two volumes; 16mo (14.75cm.); bound in publisher's decorative card wrappers and housed together in publisher's octavo (23cm.) clamshell box; [8],247; [8],247pp. Minor wear to box else a Fine set.

Hurray for the Worm

Hurray for the Worm

Oblong quarto (ca 19cm x 31cm). Hand-silkscreened boards; unpaged (8 leaves), each with hand-set text and an original silkscreen illustration. Number 5 in a total edition of 7 copies, signed by the artist on colophon. From the library of Ben and Bernarda Bryson Shahn, with their estate label laid in at colophon.

Moments Preserved: Eight Essays in Photographs and Words

Moments Preserved: Eight Essays in Photographs and Words

Tall quarto (33cm). Original cream linen boards, lettered in black on spine; 183pp. (chiefly illus). Spine cloth a bit toned, else Near Fine, albeit lacking photo-illustrated slipcase. From the library of Ben and Bernarda Bryson Shahn, with estate label tipped on to front pastedown.

Odette D'Antrevernes and A Study in Temperament

Odette D'Antrevernes and A Study in Temperament

Octavo (19.25cm.); original blue gilt-lettered wrappers; 45pp. Wrappers quite fragile with long shallow loss along upper wrapper fore-edge not affecting text, upper wrapper starting to separate, spine toned; interior about fine. About Very Good. The author's first book, comprised of two short pieces inspired by the London aesthetes and the...

Prossimo's Experience. On the Study of Theology

Prossimo's Experience. On the Study of Theology

16mo. Printed pamphlet; 16pp. Removed; lacking original cover wraps; Good.

Institute of the Black Peoples Constituent Assembly [...] Convention Establishing the Institute of the Black Peoples (I.B.P.) [Cover title: Acts of the Constituent Assembly of the Institute of the Black Peoples (I.B.P.)]

Institute of the Black Peoples Constituent Assembly [...] Convention Establishing the Institute of the Black...

Quarto (29cm.), original tan pictorial staplebound wrappers (a few soil spots); [2],157 typescript leaves; title page illustrated in color. Old tape residue to spine edges of both wrappers, indicating previous tape cloth backing (?). Edges slightly rubbed, else Very Good and sound.

Touch and Go. A Play in Three Acts

Touch and Go. A Play in Three Acts

12mo. Original flexible paper-covered boards; dustjacket; 96pp. Publisher's trade list (4pp) laid in. Mild wear to spine and covers; printed bookplate of noted folklorist Mellinger E. Henry to front pastedown; offsetting to endpapers from laid-in items. Very Good or better in the fragile dustjacket, which has small loss at base...

The Biography of a Painting

The Biography of a Painting

Oblong 12mo (ca. 13cm x 20cm). Original pictorial wrappers; 32pp. Bernarda Bryson Shahn's copy, with her ink signature to front endpaper. Mild external dusting; a Near Fine copy.

Popular Reality: A Vital Organ of the Shima Underground - Run of Ten Issues

Popular Reality: A Vital Organ of the Shima Underground - Run of Ten Issues

Ten tabloid format issues (34cm.); [8]-[12]pp.; illus. throughout. Previous mail folds, some splitting and light wear along extremities from handling, else a Very Good collection. Publication sequence as follows: Nos. 5-11, 13-15. Publishing organ of the Kalamazoo / Ann Arbor anarchist group known as the Shimo Underground Network. The present...

Drypoint Etching: "Coal Gleaners"

Drypoint Etching: "Coal Gleaners"

Original drypoint etching. Sheet size 23cm x 30.5cm (ca 9" x 12"); image area 18cm x 25cm. Titled and signed in pencil in lower margin. Mounted to hinged gallery mat. No edition stated (artist's proof?). Mat dusted; print clean and bright, with very faint toning at in image; Near Fine.

Metroland

Metroland

First Impression. Octavo; gray cloth, with titles stamped in silver on spine; dustjacket; 176pp. Bookplate signed by Barnes is laid in. Fine in a Fine dustjacket, price-clipped, with the publisher's 7.95 sticker directly above. A lovely copy of the author's first novel, absent the usual heavy rubbing.

Broadside: Madame Lagarde - Dealer in Real Hair [...] Hair Work Promptly Done! [...] No. 18 Eleventh Street, Wheeling, W.Va.

Broadside: Madame Lagarde - Dealer in Real Hair [...] Hair Work Promptly Done! [...] No...

Broadside proof, printed on India paper; 38cm x 34cm; image area approx. 25cm x 18cm. Vertical and horizontal text in three columns surrounding central graphic. Pin-hole at center, else Fine condition.

Abaft the Funnel

Abaft the Funnel

Octavo (20cm). Pictorial deep blue textured cloth, stamped in gilt on spine and front cover; dustjacket; 360pp. Publisher's presentation copy, inscribed on front endpaper: "Best wishes of the publisher (see title page) and his wife / Xmas 1909." First issue, with gilt stamping to cloth (later issues stamped in red)...

The Castle

The Castle

Octavo (21cm.); original grey pictorial cloth stamped in blue and grey, black topstain; xi,[1],339pp. Some shelf wear, spine quite toned, else Very Good, albeit lacking dust jacket. Posthumously published incomplete novel first begun in 1922 and published in Germany in 1926.

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.

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