Self Published, 1927. First Thus. Quarto; G/No jacket hardcover; Black leather spine with gilt lettering; Covers have some wear at all corners and edges; Good deal of cracking to the spine hinges, some rubbing to all sides; Binding is sturdy; Foxing to the outer edge of the text block, interior of text block is age toned but clean; NOTE: Leather bound collection of union newsletter from 1924-26, signed by members.
New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 1987. US Printing. 8vo. VG+/VG. light gray solid DJ spine with red italicized capitals between smaller black italics. half b/w pictorial jacket front beneath enlarged italics and full subtitling. cherry red clothbound HB, black stamped titling, adjacent boards in neat and solid form. textblock clear, includes some tables. clean, outer edges smooth and unblemished. 234 pp. ISBN# 0195048741.
Milwaukee, Wisconsin: Marquette University Press, 2010. Octavo; VG/no-DJ, paperback; Yellow spine with black text. Covers have general shelf wear, fraying on corners, apart from that, binding strong and no tears; Textblock is clean, free of underlining/highlighting, half title page has a personal inscription by author; pp 276.
Denver: Golden Bell Press. Ex libris; Octavo; VG/Fair+; Black spine with white text; Dust jacket shows moderate edge wear and scuffing, one inch square of corner missing, repair made with tape to front of jacket; Boards are clean and undamaged, light wear at head and tail of spine; Text block and interior are clean and undamaged; 372pp.
Armonk, NY: M.E. Sharpe, Inc. 1996. First Printing. 8vo. VG/ - no DJ. navy glossy wraps spine with centered bold red capitals for title between editors and publisher in red also. no wrappers spine with slight rubbing panel areas, a bit thumbed. generally handled interior, wrappers interior unmarked. smooth head and tail-edge with indelible red mark on fore-edge. 260 pp. ISBN #1563245167.
New York, NY: St. Martin's Press, 1982. Unstated, apparent first edition. Octavo. VG in good+ dust jacket. Notable sun-fading to the spine and the edges of the DJ, where the red has faded to white. White lettering to the spine and wrappers. Small scuff mark near fore-edge of front wrapper. Covers clean, text block edges clean. Text of pages age-toned but clean and free of markings excepting several lines of highlighting on page 131. 173pp.
New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2006. Digitally printed first paperback version. 8vo. VG+/ - no DJ. rusty medium brown glossy wraps spine, large textbox in pink with author, title in lowercase and publisher close to tail. very glossy and smooth brown/pink front softcover panel with centered and neatly stacked bold black title between publisher and full author on grayish pink textbox. stamped L.O.C. Surplus duplicate several times on half-title page. textblock includes on numbered figure and 24 numbered tables within the chapters. flipped through lightly, excellent shape and clear interior just as outer edges, smooth and ivory. above average shape, without reading creases, nor impressions to either very glossy softcovers.
Westport, CT and London: Greenwood Press, 1981. First edition. Octavo. Good with no dust jacket. Brown spine with glossy red lettering. Moderate mottling shelf-wear to covers and spine. Binding intact. Top corners very slightly worn. Sporadic foxing to top text block edge and single discoloration to fore-edge. Text of pages clean and free of markings. 325pp.
Cambridge, MA; London: Harvard University Press, 1976. Octavo; vg+/good; dj, mostly white spine with black text; dj, in protective cover, minor shelf wear, chipping; hb, brown spine with silver text; brown cloth boards, strong, clean; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block clean; illus.: tables, reproduction, photo; 301pp. One in the series 'Harvard Studies in Urban History', Stephan Thernstrom and Charles Tilly, Series Editors.
Madison, Wisconsin: The University of Wisconsin Press, 1967. US Printing. 8vo. VG/VG-. dull olive green DJ spine, moderate wrinkling at spine ends and along full edges and corners of the adjacent panels, which have light rubbing and surfacewear. DJ under clear protective cover. plain green clothbound HB with stamped gold titles between worn ends, outer corners are a touch abraded. prior owner inscription on right fep. skimmed ivory textblock, with frontispiece and 8 illustrations following page 42. as is, 144 pp.
New York / London: G. P. Putnam's Sons / The Knickerbocker Press, 1910. Being the Larwill Lectures for 1909. Small octavo; good/good-; dj, faded-to-gold spine with black text; dj, age-toned; small open tears; HB, black cloth spine with gilt lettering; boards, minor shelf wear and bumping; binding, tight; endpapers, browned; text block, clean; toning starts; 128pp., plus advertising pages.
Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina Press, 2003. US Printing. 8vo. VG+/VG+. light stone gray DJ spine with small red author, black and khaki titliing to mid-spine and smaller khaki publisher at tail. jacket front split between white and gray with enlarged titling. minimal jacket edgewear, under clear protective cover. medium red clothbound HB with gold stamped type, its adjacent boards are neatly cornered. dark brown endpages, textblock a mild ivory, no marks or writing within, and 25 illustrations. smooth ivory edges. excellent inside and out. 254 pp. ISBN# 0807827746.
Hartington: Moorland, 1977. Quarto; VG/G; Orange spine with black text; DJ has few open/closed tears around edges (1-2"), multiple pieces of tape around edges, stickers on front cover interior flap and rear cover, strong creases to interior flaps; Boards strong, moderate rubbing to spine/corners; Textblock has few small marks through pages, otherwise clean; 112pp.
New York: Union Publishing House, 1892. Reprint. Reprint Octavo; G/No-DJ; Spine is age-toned green with rubbed off gold text, outlined image in black of woman in a chair; Boards have some rubbing and bumping to corners and edges, scratches and scuffs, joints and hinges are sensitive and split; Text block has general signs of handling, age-toning, foxing, content is clear; pp 644.
New York, NY: Carlton Press, Inc. 1983. N/A. small 8vo. VG/VG-. white DJ spine with small dark blue author and publisher with small uppercase red title between. gently worn tip and tail, small chips and closed cuts, light edgewear otherwise. purple clothbound HB with stamped titling. SIGNED/INSCRIBED ON LEFT AND RIGHT FEP. gently read copy, no marks or writing. 214 pp. ISBN# 0806220236.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1976. First Edition. Octavo; G+/G+; beige spine with large black lettering, small greenish lettering; dust jacket clean, spine and top edges sunned, minor light scratches on front cover, a few small tears a top edges (from spine to front inside flap), couple small tears on spine tail, minor to minimal other edgewear, no markings or stains; textblock has deckle fore edge, top edge colored red, minor to moderate underlining, minor writing/markings in margins, bookplate on front free end paper, no age toning, no stains, no tears/folds. pp. 343.
London: Lawrence & Wishart, 1956. Octavo; vg/good-; dj, sunned white text surrounds swath of red at head of spine; dj [protective cover], age-toned; chipping, all edges; HB, black cloth spine with green text; boards, minor shelf wear and bumping; former owner's name inked to front pastedown; text block, clean; toning at the edges; B/W illustrations; 256pp. SIGNED by author on front free endpaper.
Urbana & Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 2003. First Edition. Octavo: VG/no-DJ hardcover: Dark brownish red boards with silver text: Boards are strong and clean, light edgewear, binding solid: Textblock exterior has stamp to tail edge stating this is a complimentary copy else clean, free page has large sticker with information proclaiming this a reviews copy, rest of text clean and unmarked: 255 pp.
Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1978. US Printing. 8vo. VG/VG-. medium gray DJ spine with ivory titling extends to speckled band and black publisher near tail. some simple b/w illustrations fill jacket front with outer edgewear to the perimeter. black clothbound HB with white titles, neat solid black boards. textblock skimmed with some underlining in ink in the intro and conclusion.
Octavo; VG-/no DJ; Ex-Library; Hardcover without DJ; Spine, green with gold print; Boards in green cloth with gold print, clean and strong, library call number written on spine; Textblock has grey top edge, library stamp on bottom edge, front edge has slight spotting, front endpapers have date stamp, library stamp and affixed library label, title page has impressed pinhole design, date and number stamps on dedication page, text clean; 316 pages.
New York: Gotham House Inc, 1982. First Edition. Octavo: VG-/no-DJ; spine black w/red text, has ample wear, creasing and a section of the pulse fabric torn, law sticker, and chipping, scraping fraying all around; boards firm, frayed edges, rear corner frayed immensely, scrapes, library of congress stamp and sticker inside front cvr otherwise clean; binding strong; pages have some wear and aging, stamp on free front page, as well as stamp and prev owner writing on back of the tile page otherwise cond. good. 243pp.
Cambridge, MA: The Massachusetts Institute of Technology, April 1972. First MIT Press Paperback Edition. 8vo. VG - / - no DJ. gray softcover, entire panel area lightly spotted and faintly chafed at edges, light scuffs and rubbing to the exterior gray softcover, all. light nicks and sections of tiny creases. age-toned areas, appear browned and discolored in tone. some partial smudges on foreedge, clear and even at top and bottom signatures. flipped through gently and includes 57 b/w figures through textblock., smooth panel spine has no reading crease on wraps spine. condition noted. 350 acceptably clear pages, makes an excellent student copy. ISBN # 262590050.
Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1989. Review Copy. Octavo; VG+/VG+; red and black spine, white text; dust jacket has minor shelfwear, minor age toning along interior head edge, protected by mylar; boards strong, very slight edgewear along tail; text block age toned; review inserts included; xxv, 414pp.
New York: International Publishers, 1936. 12mo; good+/good-; dj, white spine with black text and brown markings; HB, brown cloth spine with black text; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 223 pp.; tables; age-toning; binding, shaken; dj, deeply sunned; water staining; chipping and short open and closed tears; faded; else good.
Chicago: Charles H. Kerr Publishing Company, 1975. New Edition. Octavo; New Edition; VG-; Paperback; Cover yellow with black print, some foxing, smudging, spine staples rusting; Textblock has slight foxing to page edges, otherwise clean and tight; parallel title on cover "Le Droit à la Paresse"; on title page "Translated from the 1883 edition ... reprinted from the 1907 Kerr edition"; 79 pages.
Cinnaminson, NJ: Foris Publications, 1985. Octavo: VG-/no-DJ paperback: Light yellow spine with brown text: Cover show age with toning, chipping,, creasing along joints, fraying at corners, some scuffing and denting: Textblock is clean and free of markings, folds and tears: Boko is a revised edition of the author's dissertation, defended in 1983: 209pp.
Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 1986. First Edition. Octavo; G+/VG-; White spine with blue and red lettering; Jacket has some wear and tears along the edges, one chip to jacket at lower edge of spine, now protected in mylar brodart cover; Boards and binding are strong; Some underlining and notes in ink on fewer than ten pages. A very scarce book; 227 pages.