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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

Lorne Bair Rare Books
Winchester, VA
(540) 665-0855

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

Lorne Bair Rare Books
Winchester, VA
(540) 665-0855

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

200.00 USD

Lorne Bair Rare Books
Winchester, VA
(540) 665-0855

Black Country

Garden City: Doubleday, Doran and Company, 1928. Octavo. Black cloth w/ paper spine label (hardcover); 390pp. A clean, fresh copy, free of wear but lacking jacket. British social fiction set among the more

15.00 USD

Lorne Bair Rare Books
Winchester, VA
(540) 665-0855

Atonement, or Fallen and Risen

Canton, Ohio: Roller Printing Co, 1895. Small octavo. Publisher's cloth boards; 266p; frontis. portr. Light rubbing to cloth; front hinge tender, with partial splits (internal); text browned but not over-brittle. Society more

75.00 USD

Lorne Bair Rare Books
Winchester, VA
(540) 665-0855

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

Lorne Bair Rare Books
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

75.00 USD

Lorne Bair Rare Books
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

Lorne Bair Rare Books
Winchester, VA
(540) 665-0855

The Woman Within

New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, [1954]. Octavo (21.75cm.); original cloth in decorative price-clipped dust jacket; xii,307pp.; 4 leaves of plates, facsimiles in text. Jacket extremities rather chipped and rubbed, white spine more

20.00 USD

Lorne Bair Rare Books
Winchester, VA
(540) 665-0855

The Uncertain Sound: A Novel

Chicago: Path Press, 1969. Octavo (23.5cm.); original cloth in brown pictorial dust jacket; [8],349pp. General shelf wear to jacket extremities, else Fine in Very Good jacket. Novel set among more

30.00 USD

Lorne Bair Rare Books
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

Lorne Bair Rare Books
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

Lorne Bair Rare Books
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

Lorne Bair Rare Books
Winchester, VA
(540) 665-0855
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