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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 main title. Early leaves show light dampstain along a short portion of bottom margins nearest binding. 254 pp., illus. w/ 9... 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. Former owner's book plate mounted on front fixed endsheet, with 1853 gift inscription inked on front blank. 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

Tennessee Williams: A Catalogue of his Works [Gotham Book Mart]

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Gotham Book Mart: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 047805

ISBN: B000J0FFHY

Condition: Fine


Stiff b&w pictorial wraps, stapled binding. 21 pp. Catalogue issued by Gotham Book Mart. As issued. From Gotham Book Mart collection. View more info

Russian and European Avant-Garde Art and Literature: 1905-1930 [Sotheby Parke Bernet sale 4299 (1979)]

By: N/A

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, Sotheby Parke Bernet: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 047830

ISBN: B07C6WMB9S

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff black color illus. wraps. Minor shelf wear. Catalog for Sotheby Parke Bernet auction 4299, 6-7 Nov. 1979. 475 catalogued lots, illus. w/ color plates, b&w thumbnails. Unmarked interior. View more info

The Princeton Bric-a-Brac Vol. XLIV (1920) - Published June 1st, 1919

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Princeton, NJ, Princeton University [Printed by E. A. Wright, Philadelphia]: 1919

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 048700

ISBN: B005ZVU7HU

Condition: Very Good


Black pebble-grain leather, lettered/illus. in gilt, beveled edges, oblong format, top edge in gilt. Mild surface rubbing to covers, text block edges typically a bit tanned by age, firm binding. Crease to front blank. Illus. private ex-libris book plate mounted inside front cover. Tape repairs to two leaves internally, otherwise fully intact and clean interior. The "Victory Commencement" of the Class of 1919, during which a throng of alumni, happy to be back from WWI service, formed the longest and most colorful P-rade up to that time, lives on in Princeton lore. That year Alumni... View more info

Becoming Abigail

By: Abani, Chris

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, Akashic Books: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 048077

ISBN: 1888451947

Condition: New


Stiff pictorial wraps, French flaps. New, as issued. 123 pp. 1st ptg. 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 chapter B, composed entirely of words beginning with A and B, and so on through chapter Z -- and then, remarkably, a reversal ... 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