An important report on scientific advancement on contraception, in the scarce dust jacket
Sanger, Margaret and Hannah Mayer...
The Practice of Contraception: An...
Baltimore: Williams & Wilkins, 1931. First edition. Original green publisher's cloth binding with gilt to spine. With the exception of faint offsetting from jacket to the preliminaries, a pristine, square... (Item #2711)
"I tried to make a real old man, a real boy, a real sea and a real fish and real sharks."
The Old Man and the...
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1952. First edition. Book Fine with a previous owner's signature and address on the front endpaper, otherwise unread and in excellent condition. In a Near... (Item #2707)
Scarce first edition of the first play published and produced by an African American woman, great-niece of the activist Angelina E. Grimke
Grimke, Angelina W.
Rachel: A Play in Three...
Boston: The Cornhill Company, . First edition. Octavo collates complete: 96, [8 blank]. Original cloth backed boards with gilt to spine and cover. Only the slightest touch of shelfwear to... (Item #2703)
A guide that aided women in navigating existing laws while exposing their limitations and encouraging change
Wilson, Jennie L.
Legal and Political Status of...
Cedar Rapids, Iowa: [Torch Press], 1912. First edition. With pristine publisher's prospectus containing praise from suffrage leaders and legal experts. Original publisher's cloth binding with title to spine and cover... (Item #2688)
New York: Viking Press, 1981. First Thus. Original publisher's cloth binding, housed in the original cloth slipcase. Top edge gilt. Pictorial endpapers depicting a performance of the play. Author's signature... (Item #2651)
O'Neill's Pulitzer Prize winning play, illustrated and signed
The Emperor Jones (Signed Ltd...
New York: Boni and Liveright, 1928. First Thus. Publisher's quarter cloth over marbled boards with gilt to spine. Fraying and loss to extremities of spine. Boards with significant rubbing and... (Item #2647)
A moth eaten mink, a distressed waitress, and a murder victim make one of Perry Mason's most shocking cases
Gardner, Erle Stanley
Perry Mason in the Case...
New York: William Morrow and Company, 1952. First edition. Original publisher's cloth binding stamped in black on spine and front board. Some bumping and shelf wear to bottom extremities. In... (Item #2645)
The best novel by one of America's strongest novelists, a critic of business civilization and inescapable social laws
An American Tragedy (Presentation copy)
New York: Boni & Liveright, 1925. Limited Edition. Two volumes in original publishers' boards. One of 795 deluxe copies, this one marked for Presentation, signed on the limitation page and... (Item #2644)
New York: Cosmopolitan, 1931. First edition. One of 250 signed copies. Finely bound by Sangorski and Sutcliffe. Half morocco with gilt on spine and boards. Marbled endpapers. In all, a.... (Item #2638)
The story of a charioteer who seeks vengeance but finds redemption through chance encounters with Christ
Ben-Hur A Tale of the...
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1880. First edition. Original pictorial publisher's cloth binding. A Very Good copy that has been rebacked retaining the original spine, with some cloth repair to... (Item #2633)
An important work tracking Wilkes’ career progress and the rapid early advancement of computing technology.
Programming for the EDSAC 2
Cambridge: University Math Lab, 1958. First edition. Original gray printed wrappers, slightly faded at spine. Signed by Wilkes on the first leaf. 64pp. A Fine copy of this important work... (Item #2586)
Computer pioneer Maurice Wilkes's first paper on electronic computing
The ENIAC--high speed calculating machine
[N.P.]: Electronic Engineering 19, (April 1947). First edition. Original printed self-wrappers signed by Wilkes on the front. 6 pages, complete with text illustrations. A Fine copy of this rare and... (Item #2585)
The first appearance of Marvell's Coy Mistress, which influenced the works of Woolf, Eliot, and Heminway
Marvell, Andrew; Henry Savile
Miscellaneous Poems; [together with:] Advice...
London: Printed for Robert Boulter; [place and publisher not stated], 1681; [1679; 1679?]. First editions. 3 works, folio (293 x 186 mm). Mid-20th-century brown calf (Miscellaneous Poems) and brown morocco-backed... (Item #2504)