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Image for The Man Inside; being the record of the strange adventures of Allen Steele among the Xulus [*SIGNED*]

The Man Inside; being the record of the strange adventures of Allen Steele among the Xulus [*SIGNED*]

By: Calverton, V.F.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 22861

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dj


[very nice book, clean and tight, thin diagonal scrape mark across top edge of text block (light scrape on red topstain); jacket lightly edgeworn, a couple of tiny closed tears at top of rear panel INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author on the ffep: "To Upton Sinclair / one of America's / very best / V.F. Calverton." The second (and last) novel by this radical writer and literary critic, who died at the age of 40 in 1940, this is a utopian-fantasy sort of tale about an American scientist who's taken himself off to the deepest jungles of South America in order to conduct hypnosis-based ex... View more info

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Woman's Coming of Age: A Symposium

By: Schmalhausen, Samuel D., and V.F. Calverton, eds.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: New York, Horace Liveright, Inc.: (c.1931)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24970

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dj


[good solid copy, minor bumping to bottom edges of covers; uncoated-paper jacket lightly but evenly soiled, slightly darkened at spine, tiny tears at spine extremities, very shallow chipping at top of rear panel]. The 28 essays in this self-proclaimed "first definitive appraisal of woman in relation to the modern world" are presented under four general headings -- Woman Through the Ages; Psychology and Pathology of the Sexes; The New Woman; Problems and Prospects -- and were all specially commissioned for this ambitious publication, that strives to present "the most complete, the m... View more info