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1 A Tourist in Spite of Himself 
Newton, A. Edward
Boston, MA: Little, Brown and Co., 1930. First Thus
Cloth Very Good. No Jacket Gluyas Williams 
1st thus, of trade edition. Green illus. cloth. 252 pp. Slightly warped top board with a few surface marks, heavily spotted rear panel. Slight lean. Clean interior. 004853 
Price: 7.50 USD
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2 A Tourist in Spite of Himself 
Newton, A. Edward
Boston, MA: Little, Brown and Co., 1930. First Edition
Decorative Cloth Near Fine. No Jacket 
Green cloth, illustrated and lettered in black. 3rd ptg.: Oct. 1930. Modestly rubbed along joints and at spine extremities. Nicely preserved. The bibliophile of Berwyn, PA, travels 'round the globe to Scandinavia, Paris, London, Egypt, Jerusalem, and Rome. Of course, all he does is acquire more books and manuscripts. What fun! 007121 
Price: 10.00 USD
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3 A Tourist in Spite of Himself 
Newton, A. Edward
Boston, MA: Little, Brown and Co., 1930. First Edition
Decorative Cloth Near Fine. Very Good 
Green cloth, illustrated and lettered in black. 4th ptg.: Nov. 1930. Nicely preserved copy showing slightly rubbed corners and spine extremities, slightly age-toned text block. Illus. dust jacket slightly chipped at corners with modest loss at head of spine, spine panel toned by age, price intact, now in archival mylar. The bibliophile of Berwyn, PA, travels 'round the globe to Scandinavia, Paris, London, Egypt, Jerusalem, and Rome. Of course, all he does is acquire more books and manuscripts. What fun! 034436 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4 Derby Day and Other Adventures 
Newton, A. Edward
Boston, MA: Little, Brown and Co., 1934. First Edition
Cloth Near Fine. No Jacket 
Black and white checked gingham cloth covered boards, light green title labels mounted on upper front cover and upper spine panel. 1st edition: Sept. 1934. Light shelf wear, cloth somewhat toned along spine, spine title label tanned (front cover remains bright). xii,351 pp., illus. w/ color frontis., b&w plates. Former owner's (Elizabeth R. and Morton Freund) illus. book plate neatly mounted on front flyleaf. 030036 
Price: 9.95 USD
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5 Derby Day and Other Adventures 
Newton, A. Edward
Boston, MA: Little, Brown and Co., 1934. First Edition
Cloth VG+. No Jacket 
Black and white checked gingham cloth covered boards, light green title labels mounted on upper front cover and upper spine panel. 1st edition: Sept. 1934. Light shelf wear, cloth somewhat toned along spine, spine title label tanned (front cover remains bright), small area of cloth loss along rear joint and at heel of spine. xii,351 pp., illus. w/ color frontis., b&w plates. 034438 
Price: 8.50 USD
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6 Doctor Johnson: A Play 
Newton, A. Edward
Boston: Atlantic Monthly Press, 1923. First Edition
Hard Cover Very Good. No Jacket 
Blue 1/4 cloth, red paper over boards, paper title labels on front and spine panels. Some cover spotting and rubbing along fore-edges, with exposed corners. Spine label is slightly chipped. Vintage gift inscription, dated 1923, on front flyleaf. Interior clean, with deckled edges. xvii,120 pp., color frontis. of Samuel Johnson, title page and announcement page printed in red and black. Among the most enduring of Mr. Newton's works, given his life-long fascination with, and collecting of, Dr. Johnson and his rare forays into creative literary endeavors, as opposed to recollections of his antiquarian pursuits. No late printings indicated, thus 1st. 011599 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7 End Papers: Literary Recreations [#948/1351, INSCRIBED] 
Newton, A. Edward
Boston, MA: Little, Brown and Co., 1933. Limited
Hardcover Very Good. Not Issued Ex-Library 
Tan 1/4 buckram, light blue paper covered boards, lettered in black. No. 948 of the Dream Children Edition, limited to 1351 copies, hand-numbered and inscribed by the author on limitation page (after R. S. Surtees Handley Cross, 1843): '"Fox 'unting is the sport of Kings, the image of war without its guilt" / A. Edward Newton' - especially appropriate, given that the color frontis. portrait of Newton portrays him in full foxing garb, "the book-collector masquerading as master of hounds." Ex-libris copy, typically marked/stamped (from the Free Library of Philadelphia, just a few miles from Newton's beloved Oak Knoll, the Main Line residence that housed his library) but never circulated, with modestly soiled covers but very little actual wear. [xiv],235 pp., illus., with "Dream Children" reverie facsimile MS, fully intact, tucked into rear pocket. Lacks original slipcase. 029778 
Price: 25.00 USD
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8 Newton on Blackstone 
Newton, A. Edward
Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1937. First Separate
Cloth Near Fine. N/A Signed by Author
Originally published in The Atlantic Monthly, 1st (and only) here in book form. Gold cloth. #89 of an edition limited to 2,000 numbered copies, SIGNED by the author. 26 pp., frontis. portrait. Boards are slightly warped, showing some spotting along joints and edges, foxed endpapers. Clean interior, firm binding. 004950 
Price: 50.00 USD
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9 Newton on Blackstone 
Newton, A. Edward
Philadelphia & London: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1937. First Separate
Cloth Near Fine. N/A Ex-Library Signed by Author
Originally published in The Atlantic Monthly, 1st (and only) here in book form. Gold cloth. #821 of an edition limited to 2,000 numbered copies, SIGNED by the author. 26 pp., frontis. portrait. Ex-library, typically marked/stamped, little actual wear. Cloth is modestly soiled. Clean interior, firm binding. Library stamp on colophon, below author's signature. A reasonably priced though not unattractive copy. 007120 
Price: 30.00 USD
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10 The A. Edward Newton Collection of Books and Manscripts [Parts One, Two, Three (1, 2, 3; I, II, III) - Complete, w/ Original Pt. 1 Dust Jacket Re-Issue] [Parke-Bernet Galleries Auction Catalogues, 1941] 
Newton, A. Edward; Charles Grosvenor Osgood (intro., Pt. 1); William Holland Winterrowd (intro., Pt. 2); Frederick Albert Pottle (intro., Pt. 3)
New York: Parke-Bernet Galleries, 1941. First Edition
Hardcover Fine. Near Fine 
Complete in three (3) volumes, uniformly bound in gray paper covered boards, lettered in blue. All three volumes essentially without wear, showing slight binding leans original to issue and slightly age-toned text block edges. All three volumes have their original dust jackets, each showing slight rubbing along edges and corners, minor toning, minor soiling to blank rear panels, all in archival mylar. Pt. 1 retains its original dust jacket as well as the re-issued dust jacket in heavier paper stock issued with Pt. 2, with an explanatory card (torn along one edge) laid in. Part One: A-D (16-18 Apr. 1941); Part Two: E-M (14-16 May 1941); Part Three: N-Z (29-30 Oct. 1941). [xx],232 + [xiv],278 + [xii],178 pp., illus., pictorial endpapers. 584 + 834 + 585 catalogued lots. One (along with Rosenbach, Huntington, Kern, Hoe, and a few others) of the superlative collections of the Golden Age of American book collecting, and among the most impressive auction catalogues ever assembled. Slight overall wear, a lovely set including seldom-found peripherals, lacking only the Prospectus for completion. 033462 
Price: 60.00 USD
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