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Traicté de la Forme et Devis Comme on Faict les Tournois par Olivier de la Marche, Hardouin de la Jaille, Anthoine de la Sale etc. Mis en Ordre par Bernard Prost Enrichi de 16 Planches, Dont 9 Doubles Coloriées au Pinceau Avec le Plus Grand Soin et Rehausées d’Or.

Paris: A. Barraud, 1878. No. 8 of 258 (of 260) copies on papier vergé fort. 17 plates (16 hand-colored and heightened in gold), half-title and... Item #259772

Price: $1,250.00

Traicté de la Forme et Devis Comme on Faict les Tournois par Olivier de la Marche, Hardouin de la Jaille, Anthoine de la Sale etc. Mis en Ordre par Bernard Prost Enrichi de 16 Planches, Dont 9 Doubles Coloriées au Pinceau Avec le Plus Grand Soin et Rehausées d’Or

The Harbingers. Poems by E.C. Blunden, (Late of Christ's Hospital).

[Framfield, Uckfield, Eng.]: Privately printed, “To be had of G.A. Blunden” printed on upper cover, 1916. First edition. [4], 67 pp. 16mo. Beautiful copy of... Item #62439

Price: $2,000.00

The Harbingers. Poems by E.C. Blunden, (Late of Christ's Hospital)
The Original American Gothic

Arthur Mervyn; or, Memoirs of the Year 1793. By the Author of Wieland.

Philadelphia: H. Maxwell, 1799. First edition. [i-iv], [1] - 224. 12mo. The Original American Gothic. Charles Brockden Brown may not unjustly be termed “The Father... Item #220507

Price: $1,750.00

Arthur Mervyn; or, Memoirs of the Year 1793. By the Author of Wieland
Borowitz Copy Uncut in Boards

English Bards, and Scotch Reviewers. A Satire.

London: James Cawthorn, [1809]. First edition, second issue, with “Preface” leaf; p. 5 line 7 reading “despatch”; watermark “E & P 1805,” as per all... Item #259721

Price: $3,000.00

English Bards, and Scotch Reviewers. A Satire

The Prisoner of Chillon, and Other Poems.

London: John Murray, 1816. First edition. [vi], 60, [ii] pp., + 2 leaves of ads dated November 1816. 8vo. Item #259725

Price: $1,250.00

The Prisoner of Chillon, and Other Poems
First Robinson Crusoe in French

La Vie et les Avantures Surprenantes de Robinson Crusoe … [and:] … Tome Second [and:] Reflexions Serieuses et Importantes de Robinson Crusoe, Faites pendant les Avantures surprenantes de sa Vue. Avec Sa Vision Angelique … Tome Troisieme.

Amsterdam: Chez L'Honoré et Chatelain, 1720-1721. First edition in French. Title pages printed in red and black. 22 engraved plates in all, including: Frontispiece of... Item #259486

Price: $4,500.00

La Vie et les Avantures Surprenantes de Robinson Crusoe … [and:] … Tome Second [and:] Reflexions Serieuses et Importantes de Robinson Crusoe, Faites pendant les Avantures surprenantes de sa Vue. Avec Sa Vision Angelique … Tome Troisieme
The Immortal Alice

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. By Lewis Carroll [and] Through the Looking Glass and What Alice Found There. By Lewis Carroll.

London: Macmillan, 1866; 1872. Second edition (and the first published English edition) of Alice; first edition of Through the Looking Glass, first issue, with "Wade"... Item #37728

Price: $9,500.00

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. By Lewis Carroll [and] Through the Looking Glass and What Alice Found There. By Lewis Carroll

A Tangled Tale. By Lewis Carroll.

London: Macmillan, 1886. Second edition (third thousand). With six illustrations by Arthur B. Frost. [12], 153, [1, blank], 1, ads] pp. 8vo. Inscribed by Dodgson... Item #33841

Price: $6,500.00

A Tangled Tale. By Lewis Carroll
The Great 20th Century American Novel

The Great Gatsby.

New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1925. First edition, first issue. [vi], 218 pp. 8vo. The Great 20th Century American Novel. The celebrated classic of Twenties... Item #258626

Price: $4,000.00

The Great Gatsby

Typed Letter, signed ("Ernest Hemingway"), to Mr. Grover Whelan, declining an invitation to the world premier of the film of THE OLD MAN AND THE SEA.

Finca Vigia, San Francisco de Paula, Cuba: September 28, 1958. One page, on personal letterhead of Finca Vigia. 4to. Whales introduces himself as the Chairman... Item #35088

Price: $11,000.00

Typed Letter, signed ("Ernest Hemingway"), to Mr. Grover Whelan, declining an invitation to the world premier of the film of THE OLD MAN AND THE SEA

[Rasselas] The Prince of Abissinia. A Tale.

London: for R. and J. Dodsley … and W. Johnston, 1759. First edition, one of 1,500 copies printed by William Strahan. viii, 159; viii, 165... Item #226089

Price: $7,500.00

[Rasselas] The Prince of Abissinia. A Tale
Joyce’s Second Published Work

“The Day of the Rabblement" [published in Two Essays. “A Forgotten Aspect of the University Question” by F.J.C. Skeffington and “The Day of the Rabblement” by James A. Joyce].

Dublin: Gerrard Bros, [1901]. First edition of Joyce's second published work, one of 85 published. 8 pp. 8vo. Joyce’s Second Published Work. The first edition... Item #259573

Price: $13,500.00

“The Day of the Rabblement" [published in Two Essays. “A Forgotten Aspect of the University Question” by F.J.C. Skeffington and “The Day of the Rabblement” by James A. Joyce]

The Jungle Book & The Second Jungle Book.

London: Macmillan, 1894 & 1895. First edition. With decorations by J. Lockwood Kipling. 2 vols. 8vo. Fine copies of both volumes of Kipling’s The Jungle... Item #23327

Price: $7,500.00

The Jungle Book & The Second Jungle Book

Album Verses With a Few Others.

London: Edward Moxon, 1830. First edition, with ad at back for Rogers's "Italy" Sm 8vo. To help his friend and future son in law Edward... Item #219228

Price: $1,000.00

Album Verses With a Few Others
One of 56 Copies

An Essay on Flecker.

Garden City, N.Y: Doubleday, Doran, 1937. First American edition, one of 56 copies to secure copyright. 4 pp. 8vo. One of 56 Copies. Poet and... Item #35750

Price: $2,500.00

An Essay on Flecker
“One Enduring Plum-Cake”

Pictures of Life & Character … from the Collection of Mr. Punch [First through Fifth Series. Complete].

London: Bradbury and Evans, 1854, 1857, 1860, 1863, 1869. First edition, bound from the parts. Each series with several hundred wood-engraved illustrations after Leech. Oblong... Item #258220

Price: $1,000.00

Pictures of Life & Character … from the Collection of Mr. Punch [First through Fifth Series. Complete]
“The first humorous book produced West of the Alleghanies [sic]” (Howes)

Festoons of Fancy, Consisting of Compositions Amatory, Sentimental and Humorous, in Verse and Prose ….

Louisville, Kentucky: From the Press of William Farquar, 1814. First edition. [2], 180 pp. (pages 3-10, 13-18 and 179 in facsimile). 12mo. “The first humorous... Item #256849

Price: $3,250.00

Festoons of Fancy, Consisting of Compositions Amatory, Sentimental and Humorous, in Verse and Prose …
The Magnum Opus, Inscribed

Of Human Bondage.

New York: George H. Doran Company, 1915. First edition, second issue, with the misprint corrected at line 4, page 257. 8vo. The Magnum Opus, Inscribed... Item #56103

Price: $4,000.00

Of Human Bondage
Inscribed

The Trembling of a Leaf. Little Stories of the South Sea Islands.

London: William Heinemann, 1921. First edition. 8vo. Inscribed. Inscribed on the flyleaf: “For / de V. Payen Payne / W. Somerset Maugham.” One of the... Item #210698

Price: $2,000.00

The Trembling of a Leaf. Little Stories of the South Sea Islands
The Robert Wilson Collection of James Merrill

The James Merrill collection formed by bookseller and collector, Robert Wilson, comprising over 65 book, most of them inscribed, and an album of postcards from Merrill to Wilson.

V.p. Various publishers, 1942 - 2004. Mostly first editions. The Robert Wilson Collection of James Merrill. A virtually complete collection of James Merrill’s books, formed... Item #259805

Price: $35,000.00

The James Merrill collection formed by bookseller and collector, Robert Wilson, comprising over 65 book, most of them inscribed, and an album of postcards from Merrill to Wilson
A Rare Inscribed Copy

A View from the Bridge.

New York: The Viking Press, 1955. First edition. 8vo. A Rare Inscribed Copy. INSCRIBED on the flyleaf: “For Ruth Cooper, Without whom nothing [underlined] would... Item #257271

Price: $1,500.00

A View from the Bridge
One of 3 Copies on Vellum — Buxton Forman's Copy

Epipsychidion … A Type Fac-Simile Reprint of the Original Edition First Published in 1821. With an Introduction by the Rev. Stopford A. Brooke and a Note by Algernon Charles Swinburne. Edited by Robert Alfred Potts.

London: For the Shelley Society, 1887. One of 3 copies printed on vellum. lxvi, 31, [3] pp. 8vo. One of 3 Copies on Vellum — Buxton Forman's Copy. Item #4014

Price: $3,000.00

Epipsychidion … A Type Fac-Simile Reprint of the Original Edition First Published in 1821. With an Introduction by the Rev. Stopford A. Brooke and a Note by Algernon Charles Swinburne. Edited by Robert Alfred Potts
Original Cloth

The Masque of Anarchy. A Poem Now First Published, with a Preface, by Leigh Hunt.

London: Edward Moxon, 1832. First edition. 47 pp. 8vo. Original Cloth. "The poem was written in 1819 on the occasion of the infamous 'Peterloo' affair... Item #226039

Price: $2,000.00

The Masque of Anarchy. A Poem Now First Published, with a Preface, by Leigh Hunt

The Revolt of Islam; a Poem, in Twelve Cantos.

London: For C. and J. Ollier, Welbeck Street, 1818. First edition, second issue, with correctly dated title, a cancel; errata leaf (b2) bound at end... Item #219216

Price: $3,250.00

The Revolt of Islam; a Poem, in Twelve Cantos
Uncle Tom in the Original Cloth, Early Ownership

Uncle Tom's Cabin; or, Life Among the Lowly.

Boston: John P. Jewett, 1852. First edition (with Hobart & Robbins on the copyright pages). Illustrated vignette on title pages and 6 plates by Hammatt... Item #259578

Price: $10,000.00

Uncle Tom's Cabin; or, Life Among the Lowly


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