I have been collecting rare books, out of print books, antiquarian books and other used books, pamphlets and magazines since the early 1970s and presently have approximately 8,000 titles. My collection is General Stock, including First Editions, Fiction, and other Literature, though I concentrate on Politics and History. Specifically, I focus on Labor History; Radical History; Progressive History; Populism; Leftist Politics; Legal Studies; Law Books; Chinese, Cuban, Soviet and other Socialist Publications; Biographies in all of the preceding areas.
I also collect Vermont and New Hampshire related publications including: Town Histories, Biographies, Almanacs, Photo Journals, Magazines, Pamphlets, Tracts, and Fiction. I have over 1,500 books, pamphlets, magazines and ephemera in this area.
I have established relationships with other rare used book dealers and I am always willing to track down hard to find books for people, especially in my area of concentration.
I am always interested in acquiring books and collections in my specialty areas: Labor, Radicalism, Progressives, Populism, Anarchism, Leftists, Law, and Socialism, as well as Vermont, New Hampshire, Western Massachusetts, and Upstate New York related materials.
My books are not offered for sale until I have accurately described their condition, edition and other publication information. I use the standards given by ABE (Advanced Book Exchange) in describing condition and size of my books and I am conservative in applying the standards. I guarantee that the books are as described and I offer a full refund if the book is returned within 30 days in the same condition as when I shipped it out. I welcome e-mail contact in advance of purchase for detailed description of articles. On request, I will e-mail a photo in advance of purchase.
More Feature Titles
The Jehovah's Witnesses Herbert Hewitt Stroup
Autobiography of an Elderly Woman Anonymous (Mary Heaton Vorse)
Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, transmitting a statement of monies disbursed for expenses of intercourse with the Barbary powers : together with acco Albert Gallatin
Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, transmitting a statement of monies disbursed from the Treasury of the United States, for expenses of intercourse with Albert Gallatin
Pierre Curie Marie Curie
New Haven Negroes: A Social History Robert Austin Warner
The Abraham Lincoln Brigade: Americans Fighting Fascism in the Spanish Civil War Don Lawson
Documents respecting Barbary: Accompanying the President's communications to Congress, of the 8th December, 1801 Thomas Jefferson, et al
The Counter-Revolution of Science: Studies on the Abuse of Reason F. A. Hayek
On Education: Selected Articles and Speeches N.K. Krupskaya
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|The Spectator, vol. 1; nos. 1 - 62|
Joseph Addison, Richard Steele, et al. (A. Chalmers, ed)
R. Worthington 1883 New York HB VG $285.00
8 volume set. Index in volume 8. White leather (?) binding with red and gilt spine; gilt top edge; deckle edges; some pages unopened. Pages are somewhat brittle, but in VG condition.
|The Spanish People's Fight for Liberty / La Lucha del Pueblo Espaņol por su Libertad|
A. Ramos Oliveira (comp)
Spanish Embassy in London 1937 London PB G+ $245.00
Good+ softcover. Glossy photo plate front cover; sewn binding. Clean, scuffed covers; slight age darkening on back cover; tightly bound; clean interior. 15 page preface in Spanish, English, French. 128 pages of photos, many full page, with captions in Spanish, English, French. Photos of many Republican leaders and notables, including Garcia Lorca, Azana, Ibarruri. Photos of many Loyalists as well as Fascists, Moors and other mercenaries. 4to, unpaged (about 143 pp).
Elkin Mathews 1911 London HB VG $500.00
1st printing. "Streaky grey cloth boards", gilt letters; title page in black letters w/ red device; watermarked laid paper, uncut on fore & tail edges. Slight browning at cover edges and on spine; light rubbing at spine ends w/ few small splits; tight; very clean interior; one leaf w/ dog-ear crease. Gallup A-7; Nelson 1911.20.
|The Autobiography of a Catholic Anarchist|
Catholic Worker Books 1954 New York HB VG $145.00
Limited edition of 3000 (unnumbered). Red cloth over boards, black letters. Bright, clean covers & spine; light rubbing at spine end corners; end papers somewhat age darkened; tight; crisp, clean interior. DJ in protective mylar has very slight wear at spine end corners; no chips or tears; price ($3.00) intact. Illustrations by Fritz Eichenberg & Ade Bethune.
|Idyls Of The King|
Ticknor and Fields 1859 Boston HB G $35.00
1st US edition, uncertain printing - no adverts at rear. Good HC, no DJ. Dark brown, vertical rib-grain, cloth over boards; blind stamped quatrefoils at cover centers, enclosed in blind stamped triple fillets with corner floral sprays; gilt letters on spine; brown end papers. Clean, lightly scuffed covers; rubbed at fore corners and spine ends, light fraying; 1/8 inch strip of back strip missing at spine head; tightly bound; pencil name on front fly sheet; clean interior. 12mo, 227 pp. Includes 4 Idyls: Enid, Vivien, Elaine, Guinevere.
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