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New Masses - Vol.LXVI, No.3 (January 13, 1948)

by [RADICAL & PROLETARIAN LITERATURE] NORTH, Joseph (editor); GROPPER, William (cover)

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1948
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New York: The New Masses, Inc, 1948. First Edition. Slim quarto (29cm); original pictorial wrappers, stapled; 24pp; illus. Toning and wear to text edges and wrapper extremities, spine-fold a bit tender with several splits, wrappers with a few small nicks and closed tears; complete, but Good to Very Good. Contents include contributions by Joseph North, A.B. Magil, Bill Richards,… Read more about this item
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Verve: Revue Artistique et Littéraire - Vol.VI, No.24 [Cover title: Contes de Boccace]

Verve: Revue Artistique et Littéraire - Vol.VI, No.24 [Cover title: Contes de Boccace]

by PRÉVERT, Jacques and Frantz Calot (text); CHAGALL, Marc and Giovanni Boccaccio (illustrations)

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1950
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Paris: Éditions de la Revue Verve, 1950. First Edition. Tall quarto (35.75cm); cream boards, covered in publisher's pictorial French-fold dustjacket, with cover illustration by Marc Chagall; [72]pp; illustrated with 26 small mounted color plates after Boccaccio miniatures, each facing a corresponding black & white lithograph by Chagall. Faint foxing to text edges, a few preliminary leaves, and the margins… Read more about this item
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November Twenty Six Nineteen Hundred Sixty Three [Limited Edition, Signed]

by BERRY, Wendell (poem); SHAHN, Ben (illustrations)

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1964
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New York: George Braziller, Inc, 1964. First Edition. Limited Issue. Oblong quarto (18.5cm); white cloth, with titles stamped in black on spine and front cover; publisher's black cloth slipcase, with title label mounted to front cover; [36]pp; illus. Faint, scattered foxing to cloth and text edges, faint mustiness; Near Fine in a lightly rubbed, Near Fine slipcase. Attractive copy… Read more about this item
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Candide or, Optimism

Candide or, Optimism

by VOLTAIRE, Francois Marie Arouet de; Richard Aldington, transl; May Neama, illus

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First Thus
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1973
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New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1973. First Thus. First LEC printing. Number 310 of 1500 copies signed by the illustrator. Quarto (29cm). White leather over maroon and white gilt-stamped boards; 123pp; illus. Very slight toning to leather on spine, else a Fine copy in Near Fine slipcase. Monthly Letter laid in.
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Wilderness: A Journal of Quiet Adventure in Alaska

Wilderness: A Journal of Quiet Adventure in Alaska

by KENT, Rockwell; Dorothy Canfield, intro

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1930
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New York: Modern Library, 1930. First Thus. Stated First Modern Library Edition (originally published by Putnam, 1920). 12mo; brown balloon cloth; 243pp; map endpapers; illus. Rear hinge (internal) split at lower third, elsse a quite clean and attractive copy, with gilt still bright on spine; Very Good, lacking the dustwrapper. This Modern Library edition includes a new preface by… Read more about this item
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The Broken Spoke (Signed)
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The Broken Spoke (Signed)

by GOREY, Edward

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[1976]
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New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, [1976]. First Edition. First printing; trade issue. Signed by Gorey on title page, with printed name crossed through in ink (as usual for signed copies). Oblong octavo (13cm x 19.5cm); pictorial boards in matching pictorial dust jacket; unpaged; plain and color illustrations throughout. A fine copy. In the original dustwrapper, unclipped (priced $6.95… Read more about this item
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All thy neighbors..

All thy neighbors..

by MARTIN, David Stone (illus)

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N.d. (c. 1947)
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New York: Federation of Jewish Philanthropies of New York, N.d. (c. 1947). Small quarto (26cm x 20cm). Staple-bound, pictorial card wrappers; [16pp]; illus. Trace of wear at bound edge, else tight, clean and unmarked. A Near Fine example. Illustrations by David Stone Martin; text unattributed. Very scarce fundraising prospectus for the Federation of Jewish Philanthropies 1947 fundraising campaign.… Read more about this item
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Ein Landarzt / A Country Doctor
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Ein Landarzt / A Country Doctor

by [JANUS PRESS] KAFKA, Franz; Claire Van Vliet, illus; Jim McWilliams, design; Willa & Edwin Muir, transl

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First, Limited Edition
Published
1962
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Philadelphia: Janus Press, 1962. First, Limited Edition. One of 250 numbered copies, signed by both illustrator and designer. Quarto (30cm); original cloth-covered boards; slipcase; twelve relief etchings by Claire Van Vliet, printed from the original plates. The text block has a very faint mustiness from long storage, but the book is otherwise pristine - Fine, in a very lightly… Read more about this item
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Moby Dick; or, The Whale

Moby Dick; or, The Whale

by MELVILLE, Herman (novel); MOSER, Barry (illustrations)

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1981
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Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1981. First Edition. First Printing. Octavo (27cm); dark blue cloth, with titles stamped in silver on spine; dustjacket; xvi,576,[4]pp; illus. Some scattered foxing to the text edges, else clean internally; Near Fine. Dustjacket is unclipped (priced $19.95 and $24.95 at upper and lower corners of the front flap), lightly edgeworn, with… Read more about this item
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Alfred, Lord Tennyson: Selected Poems

Alfred, Lord Tennyson: Selected Poems

by TENNYSON, Alfred (poems); STEPHENS, Ian (engravings)

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First Folio Society Edition
Published
2006
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London: The Folio Society, 2006. First Folio Society Edition. First Printing. Large octavo (28cm); patterned cloth boards and quarter green morocco backstrip, with titles stamped in gilt on spine; dark green topstain; publisher's original paper-covered slipcase; xvi,429,[3]pp; illus. Fine in a Near Fine slipcase, showing light wear, gentle bump to one lower corner, and a small circular patch of… Read more about this item
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William Wordsworth: Selected Poems

William Wordsworth: Selected Poems

by WORDSWORTH, William (poems); REDDICK, Peter (engravings)

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2003
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London: The Folio Society, 2003. Second Printing. Large octavo (28cm); patterned cloth boards and quarter brown morocco backstrip, with titles stamped in gilt on spine; dark brown topstain; publisher's original paper-covered slipcase; xx,495,[5]pp; illus. Fine in a Near Fine slipcase, with a tiny bump to one lower corner at the opening, and some trivial dust-soil.
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The Golden Legend

The Golden Legend

by LONGFELLOW, Henry Wadsworth; Sidney N. Meteyard, illus

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[1910]
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London / New York: Hodder and Stoughton / Geo. H. Doran, [1910]. Edition and printing unstated; this is an early trade issue, bound from British sheets. Small quarto (25cm). Rough-woven tan cloth with spine and covers stamped in gilt and blind; 153pp; 24 inserted leaves of mounted color plates, each with captioned tissue-guard. Engraved bookplate of Marjorie H. Thorpe… Read more about this item
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The Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne

The Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne

by WHITE, Gilbert; John Henry Nash, illus

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1972
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New York: Limited Editions Club, 1972. First LEC printing. One of 1500 copies signed by the illustrator; this is copy no.310. Quarto (30cm). Calf-backed patterned boards; slipcase; 278pp; illus. Tiny flaw to leather at rear joint, else Fine in the original slipcase, slightly worn and thinly split at one joint; Very Good.
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The Birth Life and Acts of King Arthur, of His Noble Knights of the Round Table, Their Marvellous Enquests and Adventures, the Achieving of the San Greal, and in the End Le Morte Darthur with the Dolorous Death and Departing Out of This World of Them All

The Birth Life and Acts of King Arthur, of His Noble Knights of the Round Table, Their Marvellous Enquests and Adventures, the Achieving of the San Greal, and in the End Le Morte Darthur with the Dolorous Death and Departing Out of This World of Them All

by MALORY, Thomas (text); BEARDSLEY, Aubrey (illustrations)

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Facsimile Edition
Published
1985
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Woodbridge, Suffolk & Dover, New Hampshire: Boydell Press, 1985. Facsimile Edition. One of 500 sets. Two thick octavo volumes (25cm); tan cloth, with titling and pictorial elements stamped in gilt on spine and covers; publisher's original black paper-covered slipcase; [xc],455,[3]; [xxxvi],457-990,[4]pp; illus. Fine in a lightly rubbed, Near Fine slipcase. A handsome facsimile edition of Malory's 1893 work. … Read more about this item
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My First Horse. Illustrated by the Author

My First Horse. Illustrated by the Author

by JAMES, Will

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Published
1940
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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1940. First Edition. First printing (with "A" on veso of title page). Oblong octavo. Pictorial cloth hardcover; unpaginated [45pp]; illus. Slight bumps to board corners; tiny bit of rubbing to spine ends, still a tight, handsome copy, the text fresh and unmarked; Very Good or better, lacking the scarce dustwrapper. A late juvenile title… Read more about this item
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A Felicity of Carols. With Wood-Engravings By Helen Siegl

by [JANUS PRESS] SIEGL, Helen (Illus)

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1970
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[West Burke, Vermont: Janus Press, for Barre Publishers], 1970. First, Limited Edition. Number 566 of 900 signed copies. Octavo (23cm). Loose folded sheets (unpaginated), printed on Japanese paper in black and red; in printed paper portfolio and slipcase, as issued. Woodcut illustrations printed from the original blocks cut by Helen Siegl. A fine copy.
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Fear and Loathing: On the Campaign Trail '72
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Fear and Loathing: On the Campaign Trail '72

by THOMPSON, Hunter S. (text); STEADMAN, Ralph (illustrations)

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1973
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San Francisco: Straight Arrow Books, 1973. First Edition. First Printing. Octavo (21.75cm); black glazed cloth boards, titled in white on spine, with decorative elements embossed onto front cover; dustjacket; [14],15-506,[6]pp; illus. With Thompson's bold signature in black Sharpie following the front endpaper, and inscribed and extra-illustrated by Steadman on the half-title page using a red paint pen, dated 24.10.92.… Read more about this item
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Archive of original artwork for patriotic workplace production posters, designed for the Caterpillar Military Engine Company, 1944
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Archive of original artwork for patriotic workplace production posters, designed for the Caterpillar Military Engine Company, 1944

by [WW2] [COMMERCIAL ART & ILLUSTRATION - WW2 - HOME FRONT] COLLINS, R.D. [Ralph Dorr]

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[Decatur IL: ca 1944-45]. A compact and substantial archive, comprised of 30 signed original drawings, one printed poster, and a large printed sample-book of wartime production advertisements for the Caterpillar Military Engine Company (a wartime subsidiary of the Caterpillar Tractor Company) of Decatur, Illinois. Drawings are on art board, in pen-and-ink (but one, a pencil sketch) measuring about 13"… Read more about this item
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Leaves of Grass

Leaves of Grass

by WHITMAN, Walt (text); DANIEL, Lewis C. (illustrations); MORLEY, Christopher (introduction)

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First Edition Thus
Published
1940
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New York: Doubleday, Doran & Co., Inc, 1940. First Edition Thus. Quarto (28cm); green buckram, with title label mounted to spine; green topstain; publisher's original slipcase; xvi,316,[2]pp. Some of the usual sunning to spine, upper rear board corner gently tapped (though still sharp), else clean internally; Very Good+ or better. Slipcase lightly shelfworn, title label gently sunned, with a… Read more about this item
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Triumphal March [Ariel Poems, no. 35]

Triumphal March [Ariel Poems, no. 35]

by ELIOT, T. S. [Thomas Stearns]; E. McKnight Kauffer (design)

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[1931]
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London: Faber & Faber, [1931]. First edition. 12mo. Sewn illustrated wrappers; [4 pp]; illus. Single poem, issued as Ariel Poems No. 35; one of 2000 copies so issued. Not issued separately in the US. Drawing by E. McKnight Kauffer. Printed at the Curwen Press. A clean, unworn copy, minimally toned on text; Near Fine. Gallup A19.
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