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cover of De Vagebond [Signed by Artist and Designer]

De Vagebond [Signed by Artist and Designer]

by HOLST, A. Roland; Nicolas Eekman; Fokko Mees

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Published
1930
Edition
First Edition
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$250.00

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Vereeniding tot Bevordering der Grafische Kunst: S. H. de Roos, 1930. First Edition. No. 5 of 100 copies printed. Octavo (26cm). Hand-sewn pamphlet in black and cream block-printed paper wrappers, titled on paper label on front, in original glassine jacket; [8]pp, printed on one side of the sheet only; large relief plate and relief title-page vignette by Nicolas Eekman.… Read more
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cover of Scritti Politici e Letterarii. Raccolti ed ordinati da Giovanni Di Gregorio; Elogio di Enrico Leone; Introduzione di Arturo Giovannitti

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New York: Venanzi Memorial Committee, 1921. First Edition. Octavo (21cm). Later cloth, titled in gilt on spine; xxiii,304pp. Very Good, with mild wear to board edges and the rear board mildly pulled. Ex-libris Alfredo Verrico, Italian-American film producer and exporter, with his engraved bookplate and blind-embossed stamp. Memorial anthology of writings by Venanzi (1882-1920), an Italian-American anarchist-socialist… Read more
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$200.00
cover of Lännen Auringon Alla

Lännen Auringon Alla

by [FINNISH-AMERICANS] MATTSON, Helmi

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Published
1926]
Edition
First Edition
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$150.00

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[Superior, WI: Tyomies Societyn Kirjapainossa, 1926]. First Edition. Small octavo (19cm); pictorial card wrappers; 101pp. Covers slightly shelf worn, rear wrapper a bit dust-soiled, else Very Good and sound. Text entirely in Finnish. Proletarian novel by Helmi Mattson, among the more prominent Finnish-American women leftists of the interwar period. Born in Finland, Mattson emigrated to International Falls, Minnesota, married,… Read more
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cover of Ping Fan Di Tu Di: Meiguo Dangdai Zhong Xi Bu Shi Xuan [Text in Chinese]

Ping Fan Di Tu Di: Meiguo Dangdai Zhong Xi Bu Shi Xuan [Text in Chinese]

by VINZ, Mark and Thom Tammaro (ed.); Naikan Tao (trans.)

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Published
1992
Edition
First Thus
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$30.00

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Kunming: [Yunnan People's Publishing House], 1992. First Thus. Octavo (18cm); blue/color pictorial glossy paper wrappers; 137pp. Book is overall slightly warped, possibly from damping; wrappers mildly scratched and worn, spine creased. Interiors toned with light foxing. Very Good, sound. The title translates to: "Common Ground: Anthology of Contemporary Midwest Poetry"; a book of the same title and content… Read more
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cover of Amerikán: Národní Kalendár na rok 1914. Se 105 Vyobrazeními Vázného i Žertovného Obsahu. Rošník XXXVII

Amerikán: Národní Kalendár na rok 1914. Se 105 Vyobrazeními Vázného i Žertovného Obsahu. Rošník XXXVII

by [FOREIGN LANGUAGE IMPRINTS - CZECH]

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Published
1913
Edition
First Edition
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$125.00

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Chicago: Nákladem a tiskem Aug. Geringera, 1913. First Edition. Octavo (25.5cm.); original color lithograph wrappers;338,[26](ads)pp.; illus. throughout. Wrapper extremities chipped with shallow one-inch loss to fore-edge of upper cover, spine crown chipped, a few interior leaves dog-eared, else Good to Very Good. Text entirely in Czech. Czech-American literary almanac, including a daily calendar, cartoons, poetry, jokes, short stories, and… Read more
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cover of Amerikán": Národní Kalendár na rok 1900. S Mnoha Obrázky Vážného i Žertovného Obsahu. Ro ník XXIII

Amerikán": Národní Kalendár na rok 1900. S Mnoha Obrázky Vážného i Žertovného Obsahu. Ro ník XXIII

by [FOREIGN LANGUAGE IMPRINTS - CZECH]

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Published
1899
Edition
First Edition
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$125.00

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Chicago: Tiskem a Nákladem Aug. Geringera, 1899. First Edition. Octavo (26cm.); original color lithograph wrappers; 240pp.; double frontispiece, illus. throughout. Wrapper extremities chipped and a bit dog-eared with loss at both spine ends slightly affecting upper cover, extremities a bit toned, else Good to Very Good. Text entirely in Czech. Czech-American literary almanac, including a daily calendar, cartoons, poetry,… Read more
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cover of Sarastuksia

Sarastuksia

by [FINNISH-AMERICANS] FINNISH FEDERATION

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Published
1936
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$100.00

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[Superior, WI?]: Finnish Federation, 1936. First Edition. Octavo (21cm.); publisher's cream pictorial card wrappers printed in green and yellow; 160pp. Extremities a bit toned and dusty, a few leaves dog-eared, else Very Good or better. Finnish language anthology of American proletarian short fiction, including pieces by William Rollins, Jr., Michael Gold, James T. Farrell, Jack Conroy, Erskine Caldwell, and… Read more
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cover of Erämaassa ja Mailmalla

Erämaassa ja Mailmalla

by [FINNISH-AMERICANS] MATTSON, Helmi

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Published
n.d., ca. 1920s
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$100.00

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Astoria, OR: Western Workmen's Publishing Society, n.d., ca. 1920s. First Edition. Small octavo (19.5cm); publisher's olive printed wrappers; 94pp. Covers rather chipped and curled, faint soil to bottom textblock edge, spine cocked, else Good to Very Good overall. Text entirely in Finnish. Proletarian novel by Helmi Mattson, among the more prominent Finnish-American women leftists of the interwar period. Born… Read more
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cover of Pennsylvania-German Stories: Prose & Poetry [Text in Pennsylvania-German dialect]

Pennsylvania-German Stories: Prose & Poetry [Text in Pennsylvania-German dialect]

by HULSBUCK, Solly (pseud. Harvey Monroe Miller)

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Published
1911
Edition
First Edition
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$50.00

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Elizabethville, PA: The Hawthorne Press, 1911. First Edition. Octavo (23pp); brown cloth, ribbed, stamped in gilt; VI, 192pp. Boards soiled, rubbed about extremities; lower corners bumped; spine creased. Textblock toned and foxed throughout; bindings slightly shaken. Overall Good. Harvey Monroe Miller—better known as Solly Hulsbuck—published four books of poetry and prose over his lifetime, as well as many… Read more
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cover of Pauloihin Kierretty

Pauloihin Kierretty

by [FINNISH-AMERICANS] MATTSON, Helmi

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Published
1949
Edition
First Edition
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$65.00

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Superior, WI: Työmies Society Print, 1949. First Edition. Octavo. Printed, textured card wrappers; 111pp. Slight toning to text block, a bit of creasing to text at upper corner; still a sound, attractive copy, Very Good or better. A socialist novel of Finnish-American immigrant life -- the title translates literally as "Twisted Paul" -- by one of the leading Finnish-language… Read more
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cover of Pauloihin Kierretty

Pauloihin Kierretty

by [FINNISH-AMERICANS] MATTSON, Helmi

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Published
1949]
Edition
First Edition
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$65.00

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[Superior, WI: Työmies Society Print, 1949]. First Edition. Octavo (20cm.); publisher's tan printed card wrappers; 111pp. Light shelf wear and very faint soiling to upper cover, else Very Good or better. A socialist novel of Finnish-American immigrant life -- the title translates literally as "Twisted Paul" -- by one of the leading Finnish-language left-wing literary voices in the United… Read more
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cover of Nihon no Sekijuji; Japanese Red Cross [Text primarily Japanese, with some English]

Nihon no Sekijuji; Japanese Red Cross [Text primarily Japanese, with some English]

by [Japanese Red Cross Society]; Ichiro Hatoyama and Tadatsugu Shimadzu (forewords)

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Published
1958
Edition
Later printing
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$100.00

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Tokyo: Nihon Sekijuji-sha, 1958. Later printing. Heavy quarto (30cm); dark red cloth, stamped in white and gilt, slipcover presumed missing; pictorial endpapers; 269pp. Rubbing and material chipping to extremities, with very small gouges along lower rear edge; cloth "bubbled" on rear board; mild wear and soiling. Textblock edges soiled (especially top); interiors toned with some offsetting and light foxing… Read more
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cover of Mt. Huangshan, The Fairyland [Text in Chinese, Japanese, and English]

Mt. Huangshan, The Fairyland [Text in Chinese, Japanese, and English]

by LI, Zhu

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Published
1995
Edition
Second Printing
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$35.00

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Peking: Xin Hua Publication Center, 1995. Second Printing. Square quarto (26cm); plain paper wrappers, in color pictorial dustwrapper w/ gilt; 71pp. Dustwrapper shows moderate toning; mild shelf wear, scratches and rubbing; lower rear edge bumped and chipped towards spine. Interior margins also lightly toned; handling wear, intermittent smudging; rear copyright page has small card w/ English distribution information tipped-in.… Read more
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cover of [Drop title] Ein Neues Lied von der Mordgeschichte des Joseph Müller, welcher im Januar 1822, in einer Sonntags-Nacht, seine schwangere Frau und zwei Kinder auf eine grausame Urt ermordete und sich selbst erhing; welches Alles, wie man glaubt, aus Armuth geschah

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N.p. [Pennsylvania?], 1822. Broadside (36.5x19.5cm.) printed in blackletter within typographically decorative border. Faint folds, some spotting, else Very Good and sound. German-American murder poetry broadside recounting the life and death of the Prussian-Polish immigrant Joseph Müller, who eloped to Lebanon, Pennsylvania, with his upper-class wife. Destitute and homesick, Müller would eventually murder his pregnant wife and two children with… Read more
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$450.00
cover of On Chinese Gardens / Shuo Yuan (Text in English and Chinese)

On Chinese Gardens / Shuo Yuan (Text in English and Chinese)

by CONGZHOU, Chen

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Published
n.d. [1984]
Edition
First Edition
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$40.00

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Shanghai: Tongji University Press, n.d. [1984]. First Edition. Quarto (26cm); plain paper wrappers in color pictorial dustwrapper; 59pp+106pp+[32 plates], English version bound dos-a-dos with Chinese version, with 32 illustrated plates between. General handling wear, with bumping and rubbing about spine hinges; wrapper toned in patches (English side), edges slightly rolled. Textblock edges also toned, otherwise clean and sound, Very… Read more
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cover of Mes Secrets De Cuisine [Text in French]

Mes Secrets De Cuisine [Text in French]

by BERNARD, Françoise (pseud. Andrée Jonquoy)

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Published
1972
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$50.00

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Paris: Hachette, 1972. First Edition. Thick octavo (22cm); printed paper wrappers, in color pictorial dustwrapper; 732pp. Mild soiling and dampstaining to boards and wrapper; extremities chipped w/ slight material loss in places; rear inner flap creased; wrapper verso foxed; textblock toned at margins, with light soiling throughout; ex libris embossed on half-title. Very Good or Better in Very Good… Read more
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cover of [Text in Chinese and Japanese] Dao Shì Huà / Miyata Masayuki-teki Sekai

[Text in Chinese and Japanese] Dao Shì Huà / Miyata Masayuki-teki Sekai

by MIYATA, Masayuki

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Published
2003
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$150.00

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Beijing: China Youth Publishing House, 2003. First Edition. Quarto (31.5cm); red handmade paper boards, textured, flexible, with silver label tipped on; 104pp. Boards sunned, with some chapping to extremities; slightly detached from textblock in places; ffep has tear along bottom edge; interiors clean and sound. Overall Very Good, with Near Fine text. Masayuki Miyata (1926-1997) was a preeminent… Read more
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cover of Holy War Commemoration Photo Album: Isa's Forces, Fukaya's Forces [Text in Japanese]

Holy War Commemoration Photo Album: Isa's Forces, Fukaya's Forces [Text in Japanese]

by [Imperial Japanese Army Medical Corps; Nishimura Company; Taisho Photo Factory]

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Published
1939
Edition
Edition not stated
Item Price
$450.00

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Shanghai: Nishimura Company, 1939. Edition not stated. Quarto (26.5cm); black simulated leather, stamped in red and gilt, in brown paper slipcover; unpaginated photo-illustrated plates w/ rice paper overlays. Wear, minor scuffs and soiling to boards; toning and foxing intermittent throughout text (especially on overlays); some overlays creased or torn. Slipcover worn and chapped, with abrasions and two large (one… Read more
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cover of SABENA Revue 1966 No. 1: Canada [Periodical/Airline Magazine] [Text in English, French, and Dutch]

SABENA Revue 1966 No. 1: Canada [Periodical/Airline Magazine] [Text in English, French, and Dutch]

by [SABENA Revue] PEARSON, H.E. Lester B., Georges Chonchon, F. Collin, and Dan Wallace

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Published
1966
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$30.00

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Brussels, Belgium: [SABENA], 1966. Quarto (27cm). Two-tone pictorial paper wrappers; 127pp. Spine creased and well-sunned; some bumping and rubbing to edges and leading corners; mild handling wear and soiling throughout. Very Good or better, a sound copy. A 1966 issue of the SABENA Revue, a biannual in-flight magazine produced by SABENA, Belgium's former national airline. This issue celebrates… Read more
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cover of Budapest Világváros [Text in Hungarian]

Budapest Világváros [Text in Hungarian]

by JALSOVSZKY, Katalin and Em ke Tomsics; Péter Hanák, forew

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Published
1996
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$45.00

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Budapest: Helikon, 1996. First Edition. First printing. Quarto (29cm); burgundy paper-covered boards, no dustwrapper; 172pp. Some surface wear, mild scratches, dings to boards; interior clean and tight; Near Fine. A chronicle, in text and b/w photo-illustrations, of Austria-Hungary's newly formed capital city Budapest at the turn of the 20th century, and its development into a world city ("világváros")… Read more
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