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.
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.
New York: Dover Publications, Inc., 1959. First edition. Quarto; unpaginated; 277 plates; VG-/G+; blue and beige spine with ivory text; this volume only; dust jacket has slight rubbing to exterior, minor wear to corners, sunning to spine, price clipping to front flap; cloth has light sunning to edges, strong boards; text block shows slight toning to edges; interior clean; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
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.
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.
Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1985. Octavo; G+/G+; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, grey with white print; DJ has slight edgewear/shelfwear, fading to spine and portions of front and rear; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, clean and strong; Textblock has slight amount of pencil annotation throughout; 330 pages, map.
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.
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.
Berkeley, California: University of California Press, 1988. 8vo. VG/ VG. plain red glossy DJ spine and panels, with light white titling upo spine. jacket front features a light pink and black pictorial with expanded titling in light pink upon extended black segments. dark red clothbound HB as tiny black stamped type. few marks mar the front and rear board surface. fep/ffep have yellowed some, with staple attached slip of prior owner. illustrations follow page 229. this copy's outer edges are fine with 438 pp. ISBN# 0520059727.
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.
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.
London: Andre Deutsch, 1975. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 240 pages; VG/VG; Spine is black with green lettering; dust jacket is in a mylar covering, has price uncut, '£3.50';has minimal shelf wear on the top and bottom edges; binding has minimal bumping on the bottom of the spine and bottom fore edges; pages clear; inscribed by author on the ffep; shelved case 9.
St. Louis: Standard Book House, 1903. Octavo; G-/no-DJ; red spine with black text; covers have slight shelf wear, such lightly rubbed exterior; minor edge wear; panels are otherwise strong, intact & sturdy; text block has darkened due to age; worm holes through fore edge of first third of pages; page 147-8 has closed tear at fore edge; text pages are otherwise unmarked & binding is good; pp 327.
New York: Monthly Review Press, 1956. Second Edition. Second Edition; Octavo; VG/VG; Off white spine with dark bluet text. DJ has general shelf wear, slightly age toned, rubbing on edges, but no major tears; Boards have bumping on rear corner, apart from that, binding strong; Textblock is clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 332.
London, Boston & Sydney: George Allen & Unwin, 1985. first edition. Octavo; G+/G; red spine with white text; dust jacket shows slight wear & light scratches on exterior; 2 inch closed tear at tail spine edge; other minor edge wear; cloth has slightly sunned exterior; minor edge wear; panels are intact & strong; text block shows minor wear on exterior edges, due to use; previous owner's name on ffep; light pencil on few pages; tight binding; pp 400.
Moscow, Russia: Progress Publishers, 1980. USSR Printing, English translation from revised Russian text. petite 8vo. VG/VG. gloss ivory DJ spine with centered title in bold green capitals. jacket front split b/t ivory and green text fields, large contrast titling right-justified on each. light gray clothbound HB, with titling in matte blue on spine and cover both. textblock consists of thin sheets, binding is tight and sheets are clean. solid copy, in like DJ. 287 pp.
New York: Doubleday, Page & Co., 1926. First Edition. Hardcover Octavo; VG; Author Inscription Before Title Page; Maroon-brown spine with gilt text; Boards strong, bumping and/or rubbing on head and tail of spine and on corners and tail edges of boards, otherwise normal shelf wear; bio of author taped onto ffep; Text block is age toned with some light staining on head edge, otherwise clean, pages durable, text legible; pp 245.; shelved general american.
Denver, CO: Oil Workers Intl. Union (CIO), 1950. first printing, inscribed by author. Octavo, VG-/VG-, in olive green cloth; DJ spine is brown and cream with black title. Shelfwear; edges of DJ wrinkled and chipped; head of DJ spine reinforced with transparent tape; age-darkening of DJ and pages; light foxing of book and DJ; inscribed by author on ffep in pencil.