New York: Christie's New York, 2006. Paperback. 290p., profuse exhibit photography entirely in color, captioned vignettes and a few fullpage shots, a sumptuous display beautifully produced in softbound 10.5x8 inch color wraps. Unmarked, the very faintest signs of handling, a near-perfect copy.
Paris: Printed by E. Desfosses-Neogravure [for the state], 1936, 1949. Pamphlet. Respectively  and p., both items are 10x8 inch pamphlets, staplebound. The 1936 piece is illustrated in b&w with facsimiles of documents establishing the game and remarkably clear small photogravures from various periods; somewhat handled and dusty with a....
n.p. n.p., n.d. Paperback. 128p., very good trade-size paperback in orange pictorial 9x6 inch wraps; professionally-printed but not mainstream publisher's format, dates from mid-30's or early 40's. Trashy underground novelization of American urban low-life; possibly by a reader of Charles Willeford.
London: Victor Gollancz, 1958. 314p., very good hardcover in a lightly shelfworn dustjacket; inscribed by the author to Judy [Stone, formerly of Look Magazine, later an SF Chronicle reviewer, also sister of I.F. Stone]. This novel, about a man's gambling and its effect on his family, was Babb's first major...
Barcelona: Imprenta El Sport, n.d., possibly 1950s. Pamphlet. 16p., pamphlet in 5.5x3.5 inch stapled wraps decorated with a vignette picture of a roulette wheel; staple is rusted with a touch of migration, p.2 has a lower-margin smudge with a rust-mark (or foxing), an otherwise very good copy. Back cover shows...
Girard KS: Haldeman-Julius Publications, undated, copyright deleted. Pamphlet. 64p., the usual small pamphlet format, 5x3.5 inches, white wraps matte-side out and semi-laminated side verso (H-J must have bought an odd lot), cover silverfished and irregularly toned, text stock evenly toned. Cover bears a rubber-stamped ownership name and address, a fair...
New York: William Morrow and Company, Inc., 1995. xv, 352p., two b&w photo-insert sections, hardbound in clothbacked boards and color-photo dust jacket. Kinda beat-up, both dj and boards are edgeworn, dj has a bit of tape and casing a white scuff-mark, hinges remain good, textblock is just a little grubby...
Las Vegas, NV: Bill Schafer, 2011. Magazine. 44p., 8.5x11 inches, color photos and ads, events, listings, reviews, very good LGBTQ+ entertainment magazine in stapled pictorial wraps. Cover story: Porn Bingo and Pleasantries with the Sin Sity Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence Nov. 26 at Onyx Theatre.
Garden City: Doubleday, 1977. Hardcover. 278p., illustrated endpapers, good first edition in yellow cloth boards and worn, chipped, tape-repaired dj. African American novelist's first book followed by "Diggstown Ringers" which was filmed as "Diggstown" with James Woods and Louis Gossett, Jr.