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A Man of Little Faith

Philadelphia: Penn Publishing, 1927. A later work by this Rideout author whose early books, infused with a zeal for socialist reform, were well-received by critics and radical activists alike more

85.00 USD

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Winchester, VA
(540) 665-0855

The Turn of the Balance

Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1907. The travails of a small-time gangster and his German immigrant family in an unidentified Midwestern town. Whitlock, a progressive social critic who played a role more

35.00 USD

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Winchester, VA
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Mr. Pickett of Detroit

[Ann Arbor: Millard Press, 1916]. Small, slim octavo (20cm.); publisher's grey cloth lettered in black; [4],143pp. Light wear at spine ends, else Near Fine. "Settlement house social work in Detroit more

50.00 USD

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Winchester, VA
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The Doomsday Men

New York: Harper & Brothers, 1938. Apocalyptic fantasy, set in the Mojave Desert of California, in which a doomsday cult with an atomic weapon threatens world anihilation. BRIANS, "Nuclear Holocausts: Atomic more

45.00 USD

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Winchester, VA
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Brave New World Revisited

New York: Harper & Brothers, 1958. 8vo. Stated first edition. x, 147 p.p. Quarter bound in black cloth with blue paper boards, gilt lettering to spine. Boards are sunned at head, more

45.00 CAD

Minotavros Books
Whitby, ON, Canada
905.424.2641

Tilly From Tillamook

Portland: By the Author / Press of A.E. Kern, 1925. Written as an expose of the bootlegging and white slavery rackets of Oregon, the novel chronicles the fall and rise of an innocent country girl more

250.00 USD

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Winchester, VA
(540) 665-0855

As of the Gods

New York: D. Appleton-Century Co, 1937. Octavo. Black cloth (hardcover); dustjacket; 237pp. Mild dusting to boards, jacket spine slightly darkened, else a handsome copy, INSCRIBED by the author in year of more

25.00 USD

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Winchester, VA
(540) 665-0855

A Living without a Boss. Illustrated

New York: Harper and Brothers, 1911. Anonymously-written account of a newspaperman's escape from urban dependency and rebirth as a farmer and rural real-estate agent. Highly representative example of the progressive-era 'back-to-the-land' more

200.00 USD

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Winchester, VA
(540) 665-0855

Manassas: A Novel of the War

New York: Macmillan, 1904. Unusually nice copy of an early Sinclair novel, intended as the first volume of a Civil War trilogy (the subsequent volumes were never completed). While more

500.00 USD

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Winchester, VA
(540) 665-0855

The Man From Limbo

New York: Farrar & Rinehart, 1930. Endore's first novel, billed as "a novel of vicarious adventure," is a Bleiler-listed fantasy, framed as a novel-within-a-novel, in which the young male protagonist escapes more

75.00 USD

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Winchester, VA
(540) 665-0855

Teeftallow

New York: Doubleday, Page, 1926. HANNA 3405. BOGER 434. COAN p.155. Set in east Tennessee; the central event is a KKK lynching. Dramatized for Broadway in 1928, as "Rope." Uncommon more

200.00 USD

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Winchester, VA
(540) 665-0855

The Jazz Singer (Novelized By Arline De Haas)

New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1927. First printing of this novelization of Raphaelson's stage play, issued to coincide with the Warner Brothers film production - the first feature-length "talkie." With frontispiece more

200.00 USD

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Winchester, VA
(540) 665-0855

The Golden Village

London: Jonathan Cape, 1925. HANNA 95 (the American edition). Very scarce novel of Hungarian immigrants in New Jersey. The Cape edition, following the American edition by one year, appears more

250.00 USD

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Winchester, VA
(540) 665-0855
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