Literature and Sets
Berstein, Leonard, T.H. White, Pearl S. Buck, W.H. Auden, Dylan Thomas et al.
Sauve, Erne de (cover illus).
Boston. Atlantic Monthly Company. 11- 1954. Volume 194. Number 5. November 1954 complete issue of magazine, illustrated in color and b/w, 111pp, 11 x 8 1/4 inches, color pictorial paper wrappers as issued. Good condition; light rubbing to cover, small stain to lower edge of... Item #30163
Bidwell, W.H. (ed).
New York. 01- 1847. Bound volume January to April 1847. 4 engravings (with aquatint), two of which are engraved by J. Sartain; 572 pp, index, 8vo, rebound in cloth covered boards with title, volume number and date on spine, bookstore stamp on ffep, small blindstamp on title page, light foxing... Item #27486
BURGESS, GELETT) Irwin, Wallace.
The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, Jr. Translated from the Original Bornese into English verse by Wallace Irwin.
Burgess, Gelett (illus).
San Francisco. Elder & Shepard. 1902. Black and white illustrations, 49pp, 9 1/4 x 6 inches, decorative color stiff card wrappers (softbound). Cover edges lightly worn with a small tear to mid right edge and tail of spine. Interior clean and in very good condition. A witty... Item #40695
No Place of Publication. Royal Association for the Promotion of the Fine Arts in Scotland, 1861. 6 engraved plates, unpaginated, elephant folio, gilt embossed cloth-covered boards (hardbound). Very good condition; light rubbing to extremities, corners bumped, tiny splits to top of spine, front hinge cracked, moderate foxing, a few pages... Item #30226
Burroughs, Edgar Rice.
London. Methuen & Co. Ltd. 1920. Third Edition. x+233pp (+8pp of ads), 6 3/4 x 4 1/4 inches, red cloth covered boards (hardbound) with color pictorial dust jacket. Dust jacket extremities worn with 1 1/4 inch paper loss to tail of spine and 1/2 inch paper loss to head of... Item #43354
Child, Maria L.
New York. C. S. Francis & Co. 1846. 287pp, 7 1/2 x 5 inches, cloth covered boards (hardbound). Covers lightly rubbed with small chips to head and tail of spine; ink notation to front endpaper, small spots to a few pages, very good, clean condition. A fascinating collection of letters... Item #45315
CHINA / SPAIN /WORLD WAR II) Ernest Hemingway.
Neff, Wesley (cover illus).
Chicago. Ken, Inc. 07-28- 1938. Volume 2. Number 2. July 28, 1938 complete issue of magazine, color and black and white illustrations and ads, 86pp, 13 1/2 x 10 1/2 inches, in color pictorial wrappers as issued. Considerable wear to covers, a few tears, still good... Item #52254
CHINESE FOLK TALES) Giles, Herbert A. (translated and annotated by).
New York. Boni and Liveright. 1925. 3 black and white tipped in plates, color decorative endpapers, two edges uncut, xxiii+488pp, 8 x 5 1/2 inches, paper-covered boards with cloth spine (hardbound). Cover edges lightly rubbed; interior good clean condition; line of abrasion to half title, title page, and last page... Item #50681
CHROMOLITHOGRAPHS) Weatherly, Fred. E.
Bennet, Harriet M.
New York. Geo. C. Whitney. No date. Ca. 1890. Chromolithographs, unpaginated, 5 x 4 inches, color pictorial stiff card wrappers (softbound). Light soiling to covers, ink inscription to inside front cover; very good condition. A charming tale of courtship by Fred. E. Weatherly accompanied by softly colored... Item #44520
London. William Mark Clark. 1849. Third Edition. Black and white steel engraved plates, xvi+367pp, 8 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches, cloth covered boards (hardbound). Moderate wear to covers, owner inscription on front endpaper, occasional light foxing, overall good clean condition. A curious tale of a sleepwalker with humorous... Item #42266
COLLECTED POEMS) Ginsberg, Allen.
San Francisco. City Lights Books. 1963. Collection of poems, 6 ¼ x 5 inches, 98 pp., heavy paper wraps. Number 18 in the Pocket Poets Series. Text on verso of rear cover states: "Printed at the Press of Villiers Publications Ltd. Ingestre Road, London, N.W.5, England." On the copyright page... Item #54109
DECORATIVE BINDING) Hugo, Victor. Introduction and Critical Note by Robert Louis Stevenson.
[New York]. Jenson Society. 1907. 20 VOLUME SET, limited to an edition of 500, black and white photogravure frontispieces with titled tissue guards, single color plates, top edges gilt, fore edge uncut and occasionally unopened, marble paper endpapers, 8vo, half leather with marble paper-covered boards, gilt lettering and decoration on... Item #46182
Dickens, Charles (Boz).
Cattermole, George and Hablot Brown (illus).
Philadelphia. Lea and Blanchard. 1841. First American Edition. Ninety one illustrations including the frontispiece and in-text wood engraved illustrations, vi+362pp, cloth-covered boards with gilt embossed pictorial spine, 10 x 6 inches. Spine has been repaired (tears to cloth glued), interior clean and tight (very... Item #40808
DICKENS, CHARLES / WINSLOW HOMER)
Homer, Winslow, et al. (illus).
Boston. Fields, Osgood & Co. 1870. First Edition. Bound volume of the weekly newspaper for the year 1870 illustrated throughout with black and white wood engravings; 880 pp. Page size for the New Series, begun in 1870, is 14 3/4 x 11 inches. Three-quarter leather... Item #51894
Mr. Pickwick's Reception: Sam Weller Introduces to Mr. Pickwick the Leading Characters in Mr. Dickens's Novels.
Eytinge, S. Jr. (illus).
Every Saturday. 04-09- 1870. Black and white wood engraving, 12 x 18 1/2 inches on sheet size 14 1/2 x 21 1/4 inches, centerfold as issued. 1 inch mended separations at lower centerfold and mid left and right edges (mainly outside image area), faint toning along... Item #44779
DICTIONARY) Harris, W. T. (Editor in Chief). F. Sturges Allen (General Editor)
Webster's New International Dictionary of the English Language Based on the International Dictionary of 1890 and 1900. Now Completely Revised in All Departments including also a Dictionary of Geography and Biography, Being the Latest Authentic Quarto...
Springfield, MASS. G. & C. Merriam Company. 1921. 8 color plates, black and white in-text illustrations, marbled edges and endpapers, xcii + 2620pp (about 5 1/2 inches thick), quarto (12 1/4 x 9 inches), leather covered boards (hardbound). Covers rubbed (some light abrasion to leather); overall very good condition, with... Item #46668
DREISER, THEODORE) Masters, Edgar Lee; Lyon, Harris Merton; Ficke, Arthur Davison; Powys, John Cowper.
McCord, P. B. and Ira L. Hill Studio (illus).
New York. John Lane Company. No date. Ca. 1916. String-bound booklet of 32 pp; 7 x 4 inches. Paste-down image of Dreiser on front cover; tipped in photo of Dreiser by Ira L. Hill Studio on verso of title page; tipped... Item #49812
Eliot, T. S.
London. Faber and Faber. 1942. First edition, second issue. Sixteen page staple-bound booklet in stiff card covers; approx. 8 3/4 x 6 inches. Light fading along spine and front cover's free edge; light bump at top free edge corner. Inscription on first page reads "Xmas 1942." Final portion of "Four... Item #52914
FITZGERALD, F. SCOTT)
Chicago. Esquire-Coronet. 10- 1937. October 1937, color pictorial wrappers as issued, illustrated in color and black and white, 250pp, 14 x 10 inches. Light wear to covers, interior very good. Includes fiction by F. Scott Fitzgerald "The Guest in Room Nineteen." Item #52036
Leipzig. G. Hirzel. 1909- 1912. 5 volumes, approx. 450 to 550pp each, 8vo (7.75 x 5 "), decorative embossed half leather binding, marbled boards, all edges marbled, occasional wear to extremities, but generally fine condition. Spines have four raised bands with three panels of gilt decoration and two gilt lettered... Item #29262
GIFT BOOK - LITERATURE/ POETRY) Bacon, Francis, et al.
Wilson, Mary G. W. (illus).
Boston. Le Roy Phillips. No date. Ca. 1910. Color illustrations, 36pp, 5 1/2 x 3 inches, color pictorial paper wrappers (softbound). Upper hinges starting to split, owner inscription on front endpaper, very good condition. Includes short works/excerpts by Francis Bacon, Charles Lamb, Robert Herrick, George... Item #40533
Glaspell, Susan, et al.
Hencke, Albert (cover illus).
New York. The Crowell Publishing Co. 08-13- 1917. Complete August 13, 1917 issue of magazine, black and white photo illustrations and ads, 23pp, 14 x 10 inches, color pictorial wrappers as issued. Issue marred by adhesive tape applied as a preservative to the margins of a.... Item #46817
New York. Harper's Weekly. 12-25- 1886. Single page wood-engraving from Harper's Weekly magazine, December 25 1886, sheet 16 x 11 inches. Very good condition. Bret Harte's poem is accompanied by a central illustration and 4 smaller ones. Item #47559
Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Cramer, Aikens & Cramer. 03- 1891. Volume III, No. 3, of "The Newspaper Library," March 1891. Stiff card covers, 7 3/4 x 5 1/2 inches, 32 pp. Very good clean condition. Volume contains "A Lying Vision" by the Irish novelist and politician Justin McCarthy, "Colonel Starbottle's Client" by... Item #54267
London. Ward, Lock, and Co. No date. Ca. 1878. First Edition. 184pp + 14pp advertising at rear, 6 3/4 x 4 inches, color pictorial paper wrappers (softbound), preserved in a heavy board slip case; leather spine on slip case with leather gilt-lettered title label. Chip to cover fore edge; paper... Item #46542