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The Atlantic Monthly

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Atlantic Monthly: 1932

Seller ID: 003462

Condition: VG+


Diamond Jubilee Issue, Nov. 1932, orig. wraps, orig. slipcase. 75th Anniv. A bit toned, several short closed tears along fore-edge, slipcase showing one separated joint. View more info

The Folger Shakespeare Library Prints: The Shakespearian Theatre

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., Folger Shakespeare Library: 1935

Seller ID: 006189

Condition: Fine


Complete suite of (12) 5x7" prints housed in original printed paper envelope-type sleeve, as issued. View more info

Charles Dickens: An Exhibition to Commemorate the Centenary of His Death

By: N/A

Price: $12.50

Publisher: London, England, Victoria & Albert Museum: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006298

Condition: Very Good


[xiv] + 121 pp. + 89 b&w plates. Moderate shelf/handing wear and binding lean, rubbed edges. Stiff paper covers have been laminated, apparently not original to publication. Excellent centenary exhibition for the Dickens enthusiast. View more info

Four Americans in Paris: The Collections of Gertrude Stein and Her Family

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Museum of Modern Art: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010709

Condition: VG+


Catalogue to accompany 1970 MoMA exhibition on Gertrude, Leo, Michael and Sarah Stein. Stiff burgundy paper wraps, oblong format. Spotted toward top front corner, light shelf wear. Firm, square binding. 175 pp., illus. Text block edges are lightly foxed. View more info

William Blake 1757-1827: A Descriptive Catalogue of an Exhibition of the Works of William Blake Selected from Collections in the United States

By: N/A

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Philadelphia Museum of Art: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: LIT0048

Condition: Good-VG


Illus. stiff paper wraps. Moderately toned/soiled covers, mild binding lean with several creases, chipped with slight loss at head of spine, slight separation along lower front joint. xix,[ii],175 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. Clean interior. View more info

Stevensoniana, Being a Reprint of Various Literary and Pictorial Miscellany Assocaited with Robert Louis Stevenson, the Man and his Work

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, The Bankside Press:

Seller ID: 020457

Condition: Near Fine


Light blue cloth, front cover illus. and lettering in green, spine panel lettering in gilt, deckled text block edges. Light shelf wear, mild abrasion to cloth at top front corner. [v],94 pp., illus. Undated, ca. 1920s. Scarce issue. View more info

The Freeman Book: Typical Editorials, Essays, Critiques, and Other Selections from the Eight Volumes of the Freeman 1920-1924

By: N/A

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, B. W. Huebsch: 1924

Edition: First Collected

Seller ID: 030663

Condition: Near Fine


Brown cloth, lettered in orange, paper title label mounted on upper spine. Light shelf wear, top text block edge and spine label somewhat toned. Firm binding, clean interior. [xii],394 pp. Former owner's embossed name stamp on front flyleaf, otherwise unmarked. View more info

Bread Loaf Writers' Conference - Middlebury College, Vermont, April 1934 [Middlebury College Bulletin Vol. XXVIII, No. 8 (April 1934)]

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Middlebury, VT, Middlebury College: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031141

Condition: Near Fine


Booklet, stiff pictorial wraps. Slight shelf wear, covers slightly toned/foxed. 12 pp. Early program for the celebrated annual conference, held Aug. 16-30, 1934, this year staffed by Hervey Allen, Bernard DeVoto, Julia Peterkin, Gorham B. Munson, Walter Prichard Eaton, and Raymond Everitt. Scarce. View more info

An Englishwoman's Love-Letters

By: N/A

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, Doubleday, Page and Co.: 1900

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 033088

Condition: Very Good


Tan cloth, lettered and bordered in gilt, untrimmed text block edges with top edge in gilt. Modest shelf wear, a few light surface marks to cloth, mild exposure to top corners. Firm binding, clean interior. View more info

The Roycroft Review: A Western New York Collection of Literature and Art - Vol. 2 (1992)

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: East Aurora, NY, The Roycroft Wordsmiths: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 037810

Condition: Fine


Stiff color wraps. As issued. [vi],ii,130 pp., illus. Published annually. Limited to 1,500 copies. View more info

Faust: Eine Tragodie von Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - Erster Theil. Illustrirt in 50 Compositionen von Alexander Liezen Mayer...mit Ornamenten von Rudolf Seitz

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Munich, Germany, Theodor Stroefer's Kunstverlag: 0

Seller ID: 038455

Condition: VG-


Light brown faux-morocco cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt, black, gray, and burgundy, beveled edges, all text block edges in gilt. Modest shelf wear with cloth rubbed at spine extremities and at least minor exposure at all four corners (a bit more prominent on front corners). Small ink stain on upper front cover. Hinges mostly intact though with a bit of wobble, text binding firm, interior clean beyond two former owners' signatures (dated 1920 and 1940) on upper ... View more info

Modern First Editions: Bloomsburiana [Bernard Quaritch Catalog No. 919 - 1972]

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Bernard Quaritch Ltd.: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 039766

Condition: Near Fine


Booklet, stiff white pictorial wraps, lettered in black. Light shelf/handling wear, interior somewhat toned by age. 64 pp., 760 entries, illus. Highlights a special collection of works by and about the Bloomsbury Group, also miscellaneous literature and modern firsts. View more info

Virginia Woolf, Bloomsbury and the Hogarth Press [Paul Evans Spring 1997 catalog]

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Sompting, Lancing, West Sussex, U.K., Paul Evans: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 039767

Condition: Near Fine


Booklet, pale yellow wraps, lettered/illus. in black. Short handwritten note on upper front cover, otherwise essentially as issued. [32] pp., 245 entries. View more info

Monk's House, East Sussex [The National Trust]

By: N/A

Price: $5.00

Publisher: London, The National Trust: 1982

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 039768

Condition: VG+


Pamphlet, white pictorial wraps. Slight foxing. Tri-fold, [6] pp. Photograph of Virginia Woolf on front cover. View more info

Homes of American Authors; Comprising Anecdotal, Personal, and Descriptive Sketches, by Various Writers

By: N/A

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam and Co.: 1853

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 042236

Condition: Good


Brown embossed leather, decorated on both covers, 5 raised spine bands, bevelled edges, marbled endpapers, text block edged in gilt. Leather along front joint shows separation and repair, and the joint is sound. Some loss to title panel on spine, slightly affecting lettering. Leather rubbed along bands and at corners, but nicely intact. viii,366 pp., illus. w/ engravings. Front flyleaf and adjacent front blank each show horizontal tear with archival tape repair. For... View more info

Shenandoah 36/3 [Vol. 36, No. 3 (1986)

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Lexington, VA, Washington and Lee University: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 042255

ISBN: B001AI03NK

Condition: Near Fine


Red pictorial wraps. Slightly soiled covers, foxed text block edges, otherwise nearly as issued. Inked address of former owner (poet Jared Carter) inside front cover. 120 pp. "Depth of Field" by Ann Beattie, "Inside and Outside - Sherlock Homes: A Rhapsody" by Kim Herzinger, Sally Mann photographic portfolio "Sweet Silent Thought: Photographs of Twelve-Year-Old Girls." View more info

Living after Midnight

By: Abbott, Lee K.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 043462

ISBN: 0399136568

Condition: Fine


Black and gray paper covered boards, lettered in silver foil. As issued. Pictorial dust jacket as issued. 239 pp. First edition, complete number line. Author's first book. View more info

A Medical History of Lord Byron [Troubled Waters - Eaton vignette No. 5]

By: Abeshouse, Benjamin S., M.D.; Eaton Laboratories (editors)

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Norwich, NY, Eaton Laboratories: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034856

Condition: Near Fine


Booklet, stiff color illus. wraps, foldout rear chart. [32] pp., illus. Slight handling wear. Scarce. View more info

Alphabetical Africa

By: Abish, Walter

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, New Directions: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035470

ISBN: 0811205320

Condition: Near Fine


Orange cloth, lettered in black. [vi],152 pp. Slightly rubbed corners and spine extremities, numerical/price stamp on lower front flyleaf. Text block edges lightly foxed, both flyleaves showing a mild toning line. Firm binding, clean interior. Dust jacket shows light shelf wear, vertical crease to front flap, price intact, now in mylar. "Extraordinary linguistic tour de force" in which all words in the first chapter, A, begin with that letter, followed by c... View more info

Delaware Literature

By: Able, Augustus H., III; Henry Seidel Canby (fwd.)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Lewis Historical Publishing Co.: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 029360

Condition: Very Good


Booklet, light blue wraps, lettered in black. Moderate handling wear, tanned toward edges. Interior slightly toned by age but otherwise intact. [iv],32 pp., frontis. Limited to 250 numbered copies, this copy out of series. View more info

Delaware Literature

By: Able, Augustus H., III; Henry Seidel Canby (fwd.)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Lewis Historical Publishing Co.: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034716

Condition: Very Good


Booklet, light blue wraps, lettered in black. Light dampstaining, tanning on lower front cover and a thin line along lower back cover fore-edge, slight dampstaining along lower fore-edge through most of text block. [iv],32 pp., frontis. Limited to 250 numbered copies, this copy out of series. View more info

Prize Stories 1967: The O. Henry Awards

By: Abrahams, William (editor, intro.); Joyce Carol Oates, Donald Barthelme, Jonathan Strong

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday and Co., Inc.: 1967

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 042492

ISBN: B013VJ17CQ

Condition: VG+


Putty brown cloth, lettered in gold foil. Oddly marked with dye lightening along top edges of both covers and partially along bottom rear edge, but absolutely no other evidence of dampstaining and otherwise as issued. xiii,221 pp. Olive dust jacket shows slight rubbing to spine extremities, now in mylar. Beyond the three listed authors, entries by Updike, Yates, others. View more info

Families and Survivors

By: Adams, Alice

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1974

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 042214

ISBN: 039449167X

Condition: Fine


Burgundy-brown cloth, lettered in gold foil, top text block edge stained blue. "Property of R. R. Bowker Co. Not To Be Sold" stamp on front flyleaf (this copy sent as review copy), otherwise essentially as issued. Color pictorial dust jacket shows minor toning along spine panel and a bit of rubbing along top rear edge, now in mylar. Stated first edition. 211 pp. View more info

The Spectator: A New Edition, with Biographical Notices of the Contributors [Complete in One Volume]

By: Addison, Joseph

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, Printed for H. Washbourne & Co.: 1855

Seller ID: 028235

Condition: Near Fine


Original edition, rebound in brown buckram, lettered in gilt, retaining original marbled text block edges. Slight shelf wear, rear board slightly warped with mild dried residue spotting on rear cover near fore-edge, endpapers somewhat age-toned. xxxii,722 pp., frontis. portrait engraving of Addison. Condition reflects overall presentation of volume, not factoring in rebound status. Sturdy reference copy. View more info

The Spectator - Complete in Two Volumes [Vol. I + II]

By: Addison, Joseph

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Cincinnati, OH, H. S. and J. Applegate and Co.: 1851

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 033906

Condition: VG+


Complete in two (2) volumes, uniformly bound in black 1/2 morocco, dark brown pebbled cloth, with gilt borders, spine panel lettered and decorated in gilt with 5 raised bands. Modest shelf wear, covers showing mild surface rubbing and mild soiling to upper portions, corners and spine extremities showing rubbing with surface loss. Firm bindings, interiors showing scattered foxing typical of age/issue, generally light. Vintage blue pencil price on Vol. I front pastedown... View more info