Indianapolis, Ind: Bobbs, Merrill, . First American edition, variant (possibly later) issue in light brown cloth. His First... Read More about Laughter in the Dark
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London: Printed by R. Norton, for George Pawlet at the sign of the Bible in Chancery-Lane, near Fleetstreet, 1687. Later edition, first published in 1660. Early edition of this popular manual on the right conduct of gentlemen, most often ascribed to the Royalist celrgyman Richard Allestree. Read More about The Gentleman's Calling
N. P: n.d. Inscribed “To Wes Hartley-a bright and dignified Sport-With Adminration… Gloria I. Alley. Read More about Autograph note signed “Gloria I. Alley
London: Hogarth Press, 1937. First edition. A curious fictional biography or biographical fiction. Uncommon in dust jacket. Read More about A Childhood
Rome: Typis. Sac. Congreg. de Prop. Fide, 1789. Read More about Alphabetum Aethiopicum sive Gheez et Amhharicum, cum Oratione dominicali, Salutatione angelica,...
Rome: Typis. Sac. Congreg. de Prop. Fide, 1797. Read More about Alphabetum Arabicum una cum Oratione Dominicali, Salutatione Angelica et Symbolo fidei
Rome: Typis. Sac. Congreg. de Prop. Fide, 1787. Second, revised edition, following the 1776 first edition. Text rewritten, plate enlarged. Read More about Alphabetum Barmanorum seu regni Avensis. Editio altera emendatior
Rome: Typis. Sac. Congreg. de Prop. Fide, 1771. First edition. Read More about Alphabetum Brammhanicum seu Indostanum Universitatis Kasi
[Rome: Typis. Sac. Congreg. de Prop. Fide, n.d., 1809]. The last in the series of elegant type specimens of exotic languages issued by the Propaganda Press from the 1770s onward. Uncommon. Read More about Alphabetum Cophtum sive Aegyptiacum [Caption title
Rome: Typis. Sac. Congreg. de Prop. Fide, 1771. Read More about Alphabetum Graecum cum Oratione Dominicali, Salutatione Angelica, Symbolo Fidei, & Praeceptis...
New York: Viking, (1996). First edition. This copy is inscribed by Patricia "Tish" Hankey Alsop, wife of Stewart to her sister-in-law Corinne , 'sis", Alsop Chubb, "For Sis with love from Tish February 1996." A fine association copy. Read More about Taking on the World, Joseph and Stewart Alsop-Guardians of the American Century
New York: Harper & Row, (1964). First edition. This copy is inscribed by the Author, famous WASP columnist, to his sister Corinne , 'sis", Alsop Chubb, "For darling Corinney with much love and infinite admiration, Joe." Read More about From the Silent Earth. A Report on the Greek Bronze Age
hartford: Printed by Hudson and Goodwin, 1800. First edition, first issue, before the lines "In swelling phrase and terms unmeaning veils | Her hellish plots, her dark designs conceals' were censored from p. 20. One of the founding and most talented members of the Hartford Wits and of the famous..... Read More about A Poem; Sacred to the Memory of George Washington, late President of the United States, and...
New York: Harper & Row, (1968). First edition. This copy has a T.L.S. laid in to Percy Chubb, his brother-in-law from this famous WASP columnist, on Saturday Evening Post stationery thanking him for his letter about the book, with a holograph postscript "As you probably know I'm switching to Ñewsweek."..... Read More about The Center. People and Power in Political Washington
New York: The Derrydale Press, 1934. First edition, first state, No. 276 of 332 copies, signed by the author on the title page. Superior Copy. The mythic lumberjack (and Babe, his blue ox) in picture and poetry. Laid in the front is a printed Merry Christmas note entitled “Bunyan's Biggest..... Read More about Paul Bunyan and Resinous Rhymes of The North Woods
New York: The Derrydale Press, 1934. First edition, first state, No. 222 of 332 copies, signed by the author on the title page. Superior Copy. The mythic lumberjack (and Babe, his blue ox) in picture and poetry. Read More about Paul Bunyan and Resinous Rhymes of The North Woods
New York: The Derrydale Press, 1934. First edition, second state, no. 25 of 166 copies [first state, signed by author on title, consisted of 332 copies]. The mythic lumberjack (and Babe, his blue ox) in picture and poetry; very scarce. Read More about Paul Bunyan and Resinous Rhymes of The North Woods
New York: Targ Editions, 1983. First edition in English, one of 250 copies, signed by the Author. Read More about The Miracle of Birds. Translated by Barbara Shelby Merello
London: Hogarth Press, 1937. First edition, remainder binding in typographic “Cheap edition” dust jacket with reviews. In Dust Jackets. Diaries and letters of the mid-Victorian Amberleys, John Russell, Viscount Amberley (1842-76), and his wife Kate (1842-1874), who both died young. Bertand Russell (1872-1970), 3rd Earl Russell was their youngest child..... Read More about The Amberley Papers. The Letter and Diaries of Lord and Lady Amberley. Edited by Bertrand and...
London: Hodder and Stoughton Limited, . First edition. One of Ambler’s most celebrated novels and the basis for the 1944 film, A Coffin for Dimitrios, starring Peter Lorre, Sidney Greenstreet, and Zachary Scott. Rare. Read More about The Mask of Dimitrios
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1960. First American edition. Advance copy in special dust jacket. The advance issue in white dust jacket printed in black on front panel only, "Here is your advance copy of Eric Ambler's New Book...." Read More about Passage of Arms
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1953. First American edition. Read More about The Schirmer Inheritance
London: 1 November, 1957. "Self-discipline is the professional writer's primary need" Interesting letter from Ambler, in answer to the question, "How important to you was your high school education, and is college experience necessary for creative writing?" Ambler points out that in England "there is no real equivalent of 'high..... Read More about Typed Letter Signed ("Eric Ambler") to Westley S. Hartley, in response to the latter's...
Los Angeles: December 10, 1962. Read More about Typed Letter, Signed, To Mr. T. Roy Pitts, sending autograph
Various places: 1937-40. On American Realism. The American authors Frazier Hunt, Flannery Lewis, Willen Brand, Rupert Hughes, Bradford Smith, Margaret Ayer Barnes and Hans Otto Storm respond to Kronovet's question “Has American Realism contributed anything beyond Balzac and Zola.” Accompanied by an autograph note signed, "Gilbert Parker” to Schoenwold thanking..... Read More about Collection of 8 letters from literary figures to Dr. Milton Kronovet, V. S. D. C
places: 1960-1970s. Columbia Writer's Conference. Much of the correspondence relates to the Writers Conference that Humphreys directed for Columbia University, authors sending in acceptances and regrets, some relate to grants and others from friends such as Leoni Adams Troy consisting of seven cards with notes (some additional leaves inserted) and..... Read More about A group of letters from American authors consisting of 36 typed and autograph letters and 7...