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.
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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.
New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1898. Reprinted. Octavo; pp 556; G-/no-DJ; burgundy spine with gilt text; cloth shows moderately rubbed exterior; slight sunning to spine; some soiling to exterior; noticeable wear to corners; moderate wear to head and tail edges; text block has slight age toning to exterior edges; light pencil to front pastedown; cracking to front gutter; slight pencil throughout; previous owner's stamped to endpapers.
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: Arono & The New York Times, 1969. Reprint edition. Octavo; Originally published by Charities Publication Committee, New York, 1910; Reprint edition; VG-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, green with white print; Boards in green cloth with white print, slight wear to spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; xv, 292 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (b&w plates).
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.
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, 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.
Knoxville: The University of Tennessee Press, 1986. First Edition. Octavo; pp 306; G-/G-; white spine with black and red text; dust jacket shows slight toning to edges; minor rubbing to exterior; cloth has slight spotting to exterior; some light smudges to front; strong boards; text block shows light foxing to exterior head edge; interior clean.
Albany: Early American Industries Association, 1981. Octavo; Reprint of edition published by Harper and Brothers, New York, 1846; 2 volumes; VG/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, red with gold print; Boards in red cloth with gold print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; 2 vols. (xii, 261, 275 pages), frontispiece, illustrated.
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.
London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1906. Octavo; G+ hardcover with no dust jacket; light brown and black spine with gold text; boards have severe edge wear with damp stain and creases at the rear but sturdy and are in tact; text block is extremely tanned with pencil marks in some of the margins; fore edges and free end papers have foxing and are deckled , otherwise pages are legible; 98p.
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.
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; Dustjacket 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. See three photos of book for details.
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.
Baltimore and London: The Johns Hopkins University, 1995. First Edition. Octavo; pp 367; VG/VG; pinkish beige and black pictorial spine with white text; dust jacket has minimal wear to exterior; cloth is clean; strong boards; text block has very light wear to exterior edges; brown endpapers; interior clean; frontispiece; profusely illustrated.
Montclair, NJ: Allanheld, Osmun & Co., Publishers, Inc., 1979. First Edition. Octavo; pp 358; G/G; black spine with red text; dust jacket shows slightly sunned exterior, mostly to spine; light wear to edges; cloth has little wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has light foxing to exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated; inscribed by author to former U.S. Senator Harris Wofford;.
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.
London: Secker & Warburg, 1959. Uniform edition. Octavo; G+/G-; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, brown and black and white with black and white print; DJ in mylar, small tears at spine ends and flap corners, five-inch closed tear to rear, soiling to spine; Boards in green cloth with gold print, mild warping, mild wear to corners and spine caps; Text block clean and tight, vendor label to front pastedown; 230 pages.
Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 1976. first edition. Octavo; VG-/VG-; Terra cotta brown spine with black text; Dust jacket is covered with mylar, spine is slightly sunned with light handling to the exterior, otherwise clean; Boards have some exterior wear/handling as well as light rubbing along edges; Text block is lightly age tone with foxing on exterior head edge; pp 206.