New York: Charles L. Webster, 1885. First American edition, mixed state. The first edition of Twain's enduring classic... Read More about Adventures of Huckleberry Finn … By Mark Twain
Munich: 1906. First Edition, (34-36,000). Read More about Goethe: Sein Leben und seine Werke
Leipzig: Hirzel, 1932. Kataloge von Sondersammlungen der Universitäts-Bibliothek zu Leipzig, 1. Chronological catalogue of approximately 3,000 items, with annotations. Read More about Verzeichnis von Salomon Hirzels Goethe-Sammlung der Universitäts-Bibliothek zu Leipzig. Nach...
Munich: Theodore Stroefer, n.d. [ca. 1885]. inscribed "To our dear Annie Prang Hegeler Cole. Louis Prang Mary Prang Feb. 15 1908." Read More about Faust. A Tragedy...The First PartTranslated, in the original metres, by Thomas James Arnold
Paris: Librairie des Bibliophiles, 1885. One of 15 copies on Whatman paper, from the Large Paper edition of 100. In Cuir Cisele Binding by David. Read More about Faust…Traduction d’Albert Stopfer
Lowell: Published by Daniel Bixby, 1841. First American from the London edition. This work “Bettina von Arnim, Goethes Briefwechsel mit einem Kinde” was first published in 1835. The first edition in English was 1838. Read More about Goethe's Correspondence with a Child
Stuttgart und Tübingen: J.G. Cotta'scher Verlag, 1854. A Distinguished American Provenance, Benjamin Pierce. Inscribed on the flyleaf, “Charles Henry Davis with the love of his Friend and Brother Benjamin Pierce Junction Grove 19 Nov '58.”Benjamin Pierce was an American mathematician who taught at Harvard University for approximately 50 years. He..... Read More about Goethe's Sammtliche Werke
Dublin: C. Jackson, 1780. First Dublin edition. The rare first Dublin edition of Goethe's immensely popular Sturm und Drang epistolary novel of unrequited love. First published in German 1774 and in English translation (from the French) in 1779 in London, from which this first Dublin edition takes its text. According..... Read More about The Sorrows of Werter: a German Story
Richmond: Printed at the Enquirer-Press [by Thomas Ritchie], 1805. First American edition of this translation. Thomas Holcroft (December 10, 1745 - March 23, 1809) was an English dramatist and miscellaneous writer. Read More about Herman and Dorothea. A Poem, From the German of Goethe. Translated by Thomas Holcroft
New York: A Helen and Kurt Wolff Book/Harcourt Brace & World, . First American edition. Read More about Cat and Mouse. Translated by Ralph Manheim
New York: A Helen and Kurt Wolff Book/Harcourt Brace & World, . First American edition. This is the third volume of the trilogy which started with the Tin Drum and Cat and Mouse. Read More about Dog Years. Translated by Ralph Manheim
New York and London: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, . First American edition. Signed by the author on the title page. Read More about The Flounder. Translated by Ralph Manheim
[Neuwied &Berlin]: Lucherhand, . First Edition. Read More about Katz und Maus
New York: Limited Editions Club, 1981. No. 780 of 2000 copies, signed by the artist. Read More about The Adventures of Simplicissimus. A new translation by John P. Spielman
Hull: J.R. Tutin, 1907. First edition. Inscribed "Gwenllian E.F. Morgan from J.R. Tutin. Buckingham Palce Brecon."Gwenllian Elizabeth Fanny Morgan (1852 –1939) was the first woman in Wales to hold the office of Mayor. She collaborated with Guiney on a volume of Vaughan's work, with biographical sketch and historical notes... Read More about Thomas Stanley: His Original Lyrics, Complete in Their Collated Readings of 1647, 1651, 1657....
[Chicago: Caxton Club, 1953]. One of 250 copies. Layout by Victor Hammer, presswork by Jacob Hammer. Read More about Doctor Faustus. A Play-based upon old German puppet versions
New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1881. First edition, first state, with "presumptive" for "presumptuous" in the last line, p. 9, and with no mention of this book in the ads at the back of the book. Attractive copy of this American classic. "The instant success of this first Uncle..... Read More about Uncle Remus His Songs and His Sayings The Folk-Lore of the Old Plantation
np: 1934. With others pp. 120 & 121 of autograph notebook. Read More about ANS to Alfred Eisenstaedt. With 3 other sentiments from other people
Schreiberhau: 23 May 1892. A friendly letter written by Hauptmann's wife with his postscript added. Hauptmann (1862-1946) won the Nobel Prize in literature in 1912 in “special recognition of the distinction and the wide range of his creative work in the realm of dramatic poetry.” Among his best known works..... Read More about Autograph postscript signed “Gerhart Hauptmann” on autograph letter by Marie Hauptmann. To...
N. P. and Wiesenstein, Agnetendorf i. Riesengebirge: n.d. and 4 November 1902. Thank you note and an invitation. Hauptmann (1862-1946) won the Nobel Prize in literature in 1912 in “special recognition of the distinction and the wide range of his creative work in the realm of dramatic poetry.” Among his..... Read More about Two autograph notes signed “Gerhart Hauptmann”
Dresden: Hotel Europäischer Hof, 13 February 1923. Warmly thanks the recipient for the loan of books, “which in fact I have unfortunately not yet seen as I have been on the road for weeks. With warmest greetings […] Gerhart Hauptman. Hauptmann (1862-1946) won the Nobel Prize in literature in 1912..... Read More about Typed note signed “Gerhart Hauptmann,” with autograph one line addition
New York: Doubleday & McClure, 1899. First ediion in English. Read More about The Sunken Bell. A Fairy Play in Five Acts. Freely Rendered in English Verse by Charles Henry...
Cambridge, [Mass.]: at the University Press, 1884. First edition, No 78 of 350 Large Paper Copies. Read More about Nathaniel Hawthorne and His Wife. A Biography
New York: George P. Putnam, 1853. First edition, BAL printing C with cancel title page dated 1853. Read More about Journal of an African Cruiser … by an Officer of the U.S. Navy. Edited by Nathaniel Hawthorne
New York: Wiley & Putnam, 1845. First edition, BAL printing B with 3-line copyright, Clark's presumed second printing. Bridge and Hawthorne were classmates at Bowdoin and became lifelong friends, with Bridge at times offering needed encouragement and financial aid. Bridge helped finance the publication of Hawthorne's Twice-Told Tales (1837) and..... Read More about Journal of an African Cruiser … by an Officer of the U.S. Navy. Edited by Nathaniel Hawthorne
Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin & Co. Riverside Press, . Graylock Edition. Read More about The Complete Works of …