New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1935. First edition, second state, with pp. 349-52 canceled. Fitzgerald's second collection of... Read More about Taps at Reveille
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1969. Uncorrected Proof. Rare. The edition all baby boomers read and some reread. Read More about The Glass Bead Game (Magister Ludi] (In a new translation by Richard and Clara Winston. With a...
Berlin: G. Fischer Verlag, . First edition, first printing with "1. bis 15. Auflage 1927" on the copyright page. The author's most famous book. Read More about Der Steppenwolf
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1899. First Edition. HENRY CABOT LODGE COPY. Higginson was “a remarkable combination of the courageous man of action and the true scholar (sapientia et fortitudo), and in his life and work exemplified his own high ideals. He had a fine critical capacity...abundant sympathy, and a...... Read More about Old Cambridge
New York: Simon and Schuster, . First edition. Read More about Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House
London: J.M. Dent & Co, 1902. Brock, H.M. No. 161 of 250 copies. Read More about The Autocrat of the Breakfast Table, The Professor at the Breakfast Table, and The Poet at the...
Boston: Phillips, Sampson and Company, 1858. First edition, first printing with period after "Company" in the imprint, without advertisements at the back and with the illustrated title-page. With an autograph letter. The autograph letter is actually a letter and a documentation of the letter on the attached page: "The note..... Read More about The Autocrat of the Breakfast-Table
Leipzig: G. J. Göschen, 1798; 1800. Two works by the prolific Iffland (1759-1814), the most popular dramatist of his day. The first is a drama of murder and love, the second a comedy. Read More about Die Jäger. Ein ländliches Sittengemählde in fünf Aufzügen. [With:] Die Reise nach der Stadt....
New York: The Dresden Publishing Co., C.P. Farrell, 1902. Dresden Edition. Read More about The Works of …
London: Richard Bentley, New Burlington Street, 1836. First British edition, issued shortly after the American edition. This is the most uncommon binding for this book which, when in the original state, is usually seen in cloth backed boards. There is a half title in the first volume, but none is..... Read More about Astoria, or Anecdotes of an Enterprise Beyond the Rocky Mountains
Boston: James R. Osgood, 1877. First edition, first issue, with “was” for “so” on line 16, p. 65. One of 1280 copies. Author's First Book. Attractive copy of the first book by Sarah Orne Jewett. Read More about Deephaven
New York: Schocken Books, . First American edition. Read More about Dearest Father. Stories and Other Writings. Translated by Ernest Kaiser and Eithne Wilkins
New York: Limited Editions Club, 1987. No. 800 of 800 copies, signed by the artist. Read More about In the Penal Colony. Translated by Willa and Edwin Muir
London: Secker & Warburg, 1953. Read More about Letters to Milena. Edited by Willi Haas. Translated by Tania and James Stern
Garden City, New York: Doubldeay, Doran and Company, 1929. First edition. Inscribed. Signed on ffep, "Sincere Greetings/ Helen Keller." Read More about Midstream: My Later Life
Frankfurt: Thomæ Henri Hauensteinii...Typis Johan, 1672. Pages 63, 146, and 175 numbered 36, 346, and 171 respectively.The first work is on Roman Rings. Read More about De Annulis Liber Singularis WITH Kornman, Henry. De Annulo Triplici Usitato, sponsalitio et...
1882. Anton von Kleisheim was an Austrian poet and actor (1812-1884) who wrote under the name Anton Platzer. This letter, written in a shaky hand in purple ink, bears his signature and is dated 1882. Read More about Manuscipt. 3 four line stanzas from "Das Mailüfterl
Altenburg: ex officina Richteria, 1762. First edition. Klotz's Ridicularia! Rare little collection of amusing essays by this controversial professor at the University of Halle, who has been called the Thersites of Literature, and is perhaps best remembered for his literary feud with Lessing which led to the latter's ANTIQUARISCHE BRIEFE..... Read More about Ridicula Litteraria
New York: Printed by G.F. Hopkins, for William Dunlap, 1800. Page 8 lists the characters and performers as the play was "performed at the New-York Theatre, March 26, 1800." Read More about Pizarro in Peru or the Death of Rolla. A Paly in Five Acts. From the German of Augustus von...
Philadelphia: T. B. Peterson & Brothers, . First edition, first issue. Written in German-American dialect, these humorous sketches first appeared in “Graham's Magazine” in 1857. Read More about Hans Breitmann's Party. With other Ballads
New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, . First edition, second issue. With an ALS regarding Babbitt. With an ALS, October 5, 1922, to John Seymour Winslow laid in to envelope tipped to the front pastedown reading, in part: "Thank you very much for your note about Babbitt, & for the..... Read More about Babbitt
New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, [March, 1929]. First edition. Read More about Dodsworth
New York: Limited Edition Club, 1962. Illustrated with Wood engravings by Felix Hoffmann. One of 1500 copies, signed by the artist. Read More about The Magic Mountain. [ Der Zauberberg]. translated from the German by H. T. Lowe-Porter. With aan...
New York: Mitchell Kennerley, 1913. First Edition of the author's First Book. Lindsay's First Book, Inscribed, with Accompanying Letters. Inscribed by Lindsay to Katharine Lee Bates, who is at Wellesley College: "To Katharine Lee Bates, my very good friend with the most loyal sentiments from Nicholas Vachel Lindsay-Welleseley-Feb 19, 1915."..... Read More about General William Booth Enters Into Heaven and Other Poems by
Boston: James R. Osgood and Company, 1871. First edition, 8vo format (BAL gives no priority). Read More about The Divine Tragedy
Munich: Joseph Lentner, 1798. First (and only?) edition. The Indecision of a Mother. Rare one-act play by Karl von Lütgendorf, author of Trennung aus Stolz (1794). “The Indecision of a Mother”: the noble lady, fifteen years a widow, has a terrible secret. When she gave birth to a son, another..... Read More about Die Unentschlossenheit einer Mutter, oder die zwey Neffen. Ein Schauspiel in einem Aufzug vom...