New York: Century, 1899. Later printing. Inscribed to Frank Doubleday's Son, With a Poem. Inscribed on the title-page... Read More about The Second Jungle Book
London: printed for John Morphew, near Stationer's-hall, 1712. Third edition (price from imprint “3 d”). Read More about An Appendix to John Bull Still in his Senses: or, Law is a Bottomless Pit. Printed from a...
London: printed for John Morphew, near Stationer's-Hall, 1712. Second edition. Dated by the first purchaser at the foot of p.  “Aprl. 16, 1712”, the date of publication (see Bower & Erickson). This is the third of Arbuthnot's series, in Bower & Erickson's permutation (b), i.e., with p. 25 in..... Read More about John Bull Still in his Senses: being the third part of Law is a Bottomless Pit. Printed for a...
London: Printed for John Morphew, 1712. First edition. Read More about Lewis Baboon turned Honest and John Bull Politician. Being the Fourth Part of Law is a...
London: F.V. White & Co, 1889. First edition. Read More about The Queen Anne's Gate Mystery. A Novel
London: W. Collins Sons & Co., 48 Pall Mall. [Printed by W. Collins, Glasgow], . First edition. In Dust Jacket. Read More about The Green Hat. A Romance for a Few People
London: Macmillan and Co, 1896. Read More about Letters of Mathew Arnold 1848-1888. Collected and arranged by George W.E. Russell
Amsterdam: aux depends de la compagnie, 1781. "Nouvelle edition" Matthew Arnold's copy. From the library of English poet and master essayist Matthew Arnold (1822-1888), with his bookplate in each volume. Read More about Les Essais
Rugby: Combe and Crossley, 1840. First edition. Arnold's Debut, Inscribed. The first edition of Matthew Arnold's first work, his Rugby School prize poem on the conquest of Rome by the Visigoth Alaric I in 410 AD. Unusual for a prize poem, the work was published anonymously and was not identified..... Read More about Alaric at Rome. A Prize Poem, Recited in Rugby School, June XII, MDCCCXL
Oxford: Printed and Published by J. Vincent, 1843. First edition of the author's second appearance in book form, preceded by his first book, Alaric in Rome, 1840. Arnold was awarded the Newdigate Prize for this poem, written while he was a student at Oxford. Read More about Cromwell: a prize poem, recited in the theatre, Oxford; June 28, 1843
London and New York: Macmillan and Company, 1888. Collected edition. With engraved invitation to reception in Arnold's honor at the Academy of the Fine Arts, laid-in. Read More about Poems [contains:] Early Poems, Narrative Poems and Sonnets; Lyric and Elegiac Poems; Dramatic and...
London: B. Fellowes; R. Clay, Printer, 1852. First edition. With author's signature laid-in. Read More about Empedocles on Etna and Other Poems
London: B. Fellowes, Ludgate Street; R. Clay, Printer, 1849. His First Book. With the contemporary inscription "William Stubbs ma/Vicar of Havestock/ His book 1853." Read More about The Strayed Reveller and other Poems
London: John Russell Smith, 1864. Now collected and Revised. Read More about The Whole Works of...with a Life of the Author by the Rev. Dr. Giles
London: Printed and published by Allen & Co, 1811. Third Edition. Only copy of this Third Edition is in BL. Read More about The Spirit of 'The Book;" or, Memoirs Of Caroline Princess of Hasburgh, A Political and...
New-Haven: George Bunce, 1798. Second American edition. The second American edition of this tale of the horrors of slavery as experienced by white Christians, by the moralizing author Penelope Aubin (ca.1679-1738?). First published in London in 1722 as The Noble Slaves: Or the Lives and Adventures of Two Lords and..... Read More about The Noble Slaves. Being an Entertaining History of the Surprising Adventures, and Remarkable...
London: Faber and Faber, . First edition, one of 2000 copies. Read More about The Dog Beneath the Skin or Where is Francis? a play in three acts
London: Faber and Faber Limited, . First English edition, one of 3000 copies, preceded a year earlier by the American edition. Read More about The Age of Anxiety. A Baroque Eclogue
Kirchstetten, Austria: June 1, 1970. Auden writes to literary scholar N. John Hall regarding the English wit Sydney Smith: "... I don't recognise the Sydney Smith quotation. The sentence "What happiness ... domestic shackles" could well be by him, but, if so, certainly meant sarcastically. Smith was very respectable in..... Read More about Autograph letter signed ("W.H. Auden"), 1 p, to N. John Hall
London: Faber and Faber, . First edition. Read More about Look, Stranger! Poems
New York: Voyage's Press, 1956. One of 700 copies of the trade issue of a total edition of 750 (there were also 50 signed copies). Read More about The Old Man's Road
nd. An uncommon typescript copy of Auden's Pulitzer Prize-winning poem, prepared by a collector and signed by Auden at the poem's conclusion. "The Age of Anxiety," a six-part ecologue concerned with the increasing industrialization of modern life, served as the basis for a symphony composed by Leonard Bernstein shortly after..... Read More about Typescript, Signed of "The Age of Anxiety, A Baroque Eclogue" prepared by a collector...
Pasadena, California: The Ampersand Press, 1948. Printed by Grant Dahlstrom at the Castle Press. Read More about Jane Austen
Oxford: The Clarendon Press, 1923. Large paper edition. Limited to 1000 sets. The best edition (and the source for many Oxford re-issues), comprising Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, Mansfield Park, Emma, Northanger Abbey and Persuasion. The plates include fashions, views, and reproductions of title pages. Read More about Novels. The Text Based on the Collation of the Early Editions by R.W. Chapman. With Notes, Indices
London: William Jackson (Books) Ltd, 1929. Austen, John. Number 75 of 200 copies printed at the Curwen Press, signed by the Artist and inscribed to "To my new good friend Howard L. Epstein." This story first appeared in Coburn's "New Monthly Magazine" in 1834. His father thought it his best..... Read More about The Infernal Marriage
London: Printed by Richard Olton for Ralph Mabb, 1637. First edition. Austin (1587-1634), a barrister of Lincoln's Inn was also author of Devotionis Avgvstininae Flamma, or, Certaine Devovt, Godly, and Learned Meditations, printed in the same year as this early work advocating legal and public liberties for women. His works..... Read More about Haec Homo, Wherein the Excellency of the Creation of Woman is described, By way of an Essay