[Charlottesville, Va.]: February 4, 1935. Read More about Group photograph of Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas with unidentified faculty members of the...
New York: Dial Press, 1965. First Edition. Read More about Going to Meet the Man
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1896. First edition. Inscribed "To Robert Howard Russell/ with affectionate regards/ John Kendrick Bangs/ May 16, 1896. " Publication date March, 1896. Rusell was Bangs's publisher for "Emblemland." and a famous publisher in the 1890s and beyond. A nice association. Read More about The Bicyclers and Three Other Farces
New York: Harpers, 1900. New edition from new plates. Inscribed from “The Idiot” to Charles Dexter Allen. Inscribed to the famous autograph collector Charles Dexter Allen, “Signed for Charles Dexter Allen Esq. by his very truly, The Idiot, per John Kendrick Bangs, Private Secretary. May 29, 1900”. Read More about Coffee & Repartee and The Idiot
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1896. Newell, Peter. First Edition. Illustrated by Newell, Inscribed by Shakespeare. INSCRIBED on front free endpaper, “To Col. J.H. Amman / with the best wishes of Wm. Shakespeare / per J.K.B. / May 3: 1896”, Shakespeare's signature being in his usual shaky hand. Read More about A House-Boat on the Styx. Being some account of the divers doings of the associated shades
New York: George J. Coombes, . First edition. Author' First Book. Read More about The Lorgnette 1886
New York: Freundlich Books, 1984. First Edition. Read More about The Autobiography of Leroi Jones
Derry, New Hampshire: 25 May 1959. Replying to Hartley's enquiry about her writing and education. She describes how one teacher greatly affected her by introducing her to contemporary literature and having them keep “thought books.” She writes that college helps in exposing one to a wide range of ideas, “One..... Read More about Typed letter signed “Shirley Barker”
11 Dec 1808. Br;low was a poet, politician and a Hartford Wit. Read More about Autograph Letter, signed. About fencing. "Dear Madam. I would be much obliged to you to...
Hartford, Connecticut: June 14, 1787. Barlow to Hayley, Student to Mentor. Hayley was a major influence on Barlow and this is a very interesting letter. Read More about Autograph Letter, signed. To William Hayley Esq. "The character you sustain in the literary...
[Philadelphia: William Duane, January 1, 1801. First edition. Read More about Joel Barlow to his Fellow Citizens of the United States. Letter II. On Certain Political Measures...
[London]: Andre Deutsch, . Second printing. Djuna Barnes's Copy, With 2 Postcards from Guggenheim to Barnes. Djuna Barnes' copy, with compliments slip from the author and publisher laid-in, and with two autograph postcards signed ("Peggy") to Djuna Barnes in Paris and London, circa 1936-7, around the time of the writing..... Read More about Confessions of an Art Addict
Paris: Librairie Paul Ollendorff, n.d. Nouvelle édition. Djuna Barnes' Copy. Djuna Barnes's copy, specially bound for her by her literary executor Hank O'Neal. The illustrations were an early inspiration for Barnes woodcut-style illustrations in Ladies Almanack and Ryder. Read More about Les Images d'Épinal … Préface par Maurice Barrés
Algeria: n.d., ca. 1926. Barnes writes a short note from Algeria — commenting on the jewelry of the Bedouin women on the front of the postcard — to one Charles Barnes of East Orange, NJ, presumably a relative. Read More about Autograph postcard signed ("Djuna"), to Charles Barnes
Ca. 1928. The hand-colored front cover of the parchment dust-jacket used for the limited edition of Ladies Almanack. The coloring, which is susceptible to fading, is here immaculate and bright. Read More about "Ladies Almanack"
[Norfolk, Connecticut: New Directions, n.d., ca. 1945]. Later printing of New Classics edition. With blank bank deposit slips for Barnes's account with Manufacturers Hanover laid-in. Read More about Nightwood. Introduction by T.S. Eliot
New York: Horace Liveright, 1928. First edition. 'Property of Djuna Barnes'. Barnes's own copy, inscribed by her on the ffep, "Property of Djuna Barnes." Barnes has also crossed out her Foreword in pencil. Read More about Ryder
New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, (1980). Second printing. Inscribed. Inscribed by Barnes to her literary executor, Hank O'Neal: "To Hank O'Neal, with the author's regards. Djuna Barnes. N.Y. N.Y. 1980" and with signed compliments card of publisher Roger Williams Straus, Jr. Read More about Selected Works of Djuna Barnes: Spillway / The Antiphon / Nightwood
Paris: Printed for the Author, and Sold by Edward W. Titus, 1928. No. 1,000 of 1,000 (of 1,050) copies on Alfa. Inscribed. The first edition of Djuna Barnes's bawdy and satirical Ladies Almanack, an exploration of lesbian love. Inscribed by Barnes on the front free endpaper to her literary executor..... Read More about Ladies Almanack. Showing Their Signs and Their Tides; Their Moons and Their Changes; the Seasons...
Malibu, California: 25 September 1958. The noted criminologist and historian writes to Hartley that his high school education had little significance on his writing career due to the courses offered by his school but that he feels that the curricula of 1958 would be much better suited to a writer..... Read More about Typed letter, signed “Harry E. Barnes”
Bellefontaine, O: Hubbard & Brothers, Printers, 1858. Private Edition, Published by the Author. Read More about The Guerilla-Bride; A Poem
Carmel, California: 1 October 1958. ¶THE IMPORTANCE OF EDUCATION. Responding to a question about the importance of his high school education and asking whether the college experience was necessary in creative writing. Regarding high school he writes “I think a high school education is extremely important, if for no other..... Read More about Typed letter, signed “Larry Barretto”
Northridge, California: Lord John Press, 1982. Limited SIGNED edition, no 80 of 300 (of 400) copies, SIGNED by the author. An attractive setting of Barth's post-modern clarion call, published for the first time with its companion essay, "The Literature of Replenishment" Read More about The Literature of Exhaustion and the Literature of Replenishment
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, . First edition, 621 of 750 signed. Read More about Sabbatical. A Romance
Boston: Little, Brown, 1967. The author's first book. Read More about Come Back, Dr. Caligari