London: Poale Zion, 1944. First edition. 12mo, 47pp pamphlet in wrappers, stapled. A pair of essays that originally appeared in The Left News" here combined and re-edited.
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Jerusalem: Ministry for Foreign Affairs Information Division, June 1967. First edition. 8vo, 52pp + maps; printed wrappers, stapled. Collection of public statements, official records and data issued in the immediate aftermath of the Six Day War.
Jerusalem: Jewish Agency for Palestine Information Office, 1947. First edition. 8vo, 39pp pamphlet in wrappers, stapled. Data submitted to the Anglo-American Committee of Inquiry in advance of Israeli statehood.
Jerusalem: "Goren" 1946. First edition. 12mo, pp pamphlet in wrappers, stapled. Fragile pamphlet documenting six Jewish settlements in Palestine, illustrated with photographs.
Tel Aviv: Palestine Pioneer Library / Lion the Printer, (1947). First edition. 12mo, 95pp; pamphlet in printed wrappers, stapled. Poems, songs, stories, essays, and facts and figures, documenting life and culture of Israel on the brink of statehood. Illustrated.
New York: Albert & Charles Boni, 1927. First edition. 8vo, 240pp; three-quarter black cloth and red boards. The author's second book, very scarce, especially in its Mac Harshberger-illustrated dust jacket.
New York: Boni and Liveright, 1927. First edition. 8vo, 203pp; cloth-backed violet boards. English translation of the French symbolist's 1899 epistolary novel "Le Songe d'une Femme", this copy with the bookplate of music and art critic Warren Wilmer Brown. Seldom encountered in its lovely Hans Flato dust jacket.
Delhi: N.p., 1965. First edition. 8vo, unpag.; printed wrappers. One of 197 numbered copies (this being copy number 56), signed by Paz, the entire edition of this key mid-career poem. Additionally, Paz has inscribed and signed this copy on the half title page at the time of publication to Pierre...
New York: Albondocani Press, 1970. First edition. 8vo, chapbook in wrappers, saddle stitched. One of 180 numbered copies (copy 7), signed by Smith, the entire edition. Smith wrote this poem on the occasion of Porter's seventy-fifth birthday in 1965 and published here on her eightieth birthday. With publisher's separately printed prospectus laid in.
New York: Albondocani Press, 1968. First edition. Square 12mo, unpag. chapbook in wrappers, saddle stitched. One of 150 numbered copies; there were also 26 lettered copies bound in boards. The play is here printed from Stein's original manuscript in the Beinecke Library at Yale University. An earlier 1939 publication in...
New York: Boni and Liveright, 1920. First edition. 8vo, 463pp; cloth. Early work from the prominent anthropologist and protege of Franz Boas, from the library of George W. Maxey, Justice of the State Supreme Court in Pennsylvania, with his private bookplate. A scarce book, especially in dust jacket.
New York: Atheneum, 1962. First edition. 8vo, 53pp; cloth. Generally accepted to be Merrill's scarcest trade publication.
New York: Atheneum, 1962. First edition. 8vo, 53pp; printed wrappers. The softcover issue of one of Merrill's more elusive trade titles, inscribed and signed by Merrill on the title page at a later date.
London: Edward Arnold & Co., (1941). Later edition. 8vo, 320pp; maroon cloth stamped in gilt. An association copy, inscribed and signed by Forster on the title page for his friend the anthropologist and BBC official John Morris, whose ex libris stamp is present.
London: Macmillan, 1940. First edition. 12mo, 32pp pamphlet in wrappers, stapled. Published as the third in the publisher's series of Macmillan War Pamphlets. This copy has been inscribed by Forster on the inside front wrapper: "C.H.C.B. from E.M.F. 6-12-40". The recipient was Forster's friend Collins Baker (Charles Henry Collins Baker).....
London: Sidgwick & Jackson, Ltd., 1928. First edition. Crown 8vo, p; burgundy cloth. An attractive copy of this collection of six short stories.
Los Angeles: Sylvester & Orphanos, 1980. First edition. 4to, unpag.; olive green cloth stamped in gilt and black. One of 300 numbered copies (number 217) on heavy Rives mould-made paper, signed by Merrill.
London: Hogarth Press, 1925. First edition. 8vo, 23pp; variant cream-colored card wrappers with illustration by Vanessa Bell. One of 2000 copies published as No. 12 in the first series of Hogarth Essays. Woolmer 61.
London: Faber & Faber, 1929. First edition. 8vo, unpag.; boards. One of 400 numbered copies signed by Eliot (this being number 166), published as number 23 in the Ariel Poems series of illustrated chapbooks. As with other titles in this series, the signed edition was preceded by the ordinary pamphlet...
New York: Boni and Liveright, (1926). First edition. 8vo, 369pp; map endpapers; black cloth. A journalist, playwright, and author of a dozen books, Manuel Komroff was the production manager at Boni & Liveright. It took a special effort for him to convince a reluctant Horace Liveright to publish his reworking...
New York: Boni and Liveright, 1924. First edition. 8vo, 346pp; cloth. A disciple of Franz Boas, Lowie made a lasting mark on the fields of anthropology and comparative religion. This was one of his major works derived from extensive field work among the Plains Indians of North America.
New York: Horace Liveright, 1928. First edition. 8vo, 251pp; cloth. A death-house memoir written by Gray while awaiting execution for his part in the murder of his lover's husband. "The publishers issue this book only after confirming its authenticity beyond the shadow of a doubt. It was composed in the...
New York: Liveright Publishing Corporation, (1928). First American edition. Large 8vo, 414pp; burgundy cloth. The scarce dust jacket features a blurb by H.G. Wells.
New York: Boni and Liveright, 1926. First American edition. Large 8vo, 487pp illus; complete with eleven folding maps; green cloth. U.S. edition done up from sheets of the London edition published by George Allen & Unwin, with a cancel title page. Roheim was on the forefront of using psychoanalytical methods...
New York: Horace Liveright, 1930. First edition. Two vols., uniform 8os, frontispieces, 274, 359pp, illus.; red cloth. A former U.S. senator, and unsuccessful presidential candidate, Miles Poindexter served as American ambassador to Peru, where he undertook extensive research that led to this massive study, arguing for Asiatic origins of the...