N.d. [Ca. 1926]. Norman, Thomas. Read More about An Album of 39 fine pen and ink drawings, most signed, which are illustrations to Faust and other...
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...
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1940. First U.S. edition in English. #203 of 395 copies printed on Rives Liampre All-rag Paper, signed by the author. Read More about The Beloved Returns. Lotte in Weimar
Berlin: G. Fischer, 1922. Part of the Gesammelte Werke ("Collected Works") published by Fischer between 1922 and 1930. A very attractive copy. Read More about Buddenbrooks. Verfall einer Familie
Stockholm: Bermann-Fischer, . Read More about Die vertauschten Köpfe. Eine indische Legende
New York: 1944-1945. A group of contracts signed by Mann, represented by the Franz J. Horch agency (New York), for various foreign language editions of various works, including: a Spanish language edition of Der Zauberberg (The Magic Mountain); a Spanish language edition of Deutsche Hoerer (Listen, Germany!); a Portuguese language..... Read More about A group of 6 contracts signed ("Thomas Mann") for foreign rights of various titles
Poschingerstr. 1, Munich: 29 January 1930. The Nobel laureate thanks the photographer. German author Thomas Mann was awarded the Nobel prize in lterature in 1929, and Alfred Eisenstaedt was there to take his picture. Mann writes the young photographer to acknowledge receipt of photographs, reading in part: «Die Aufnahmen sind..... Read More about Typed Letter, Signed, to Alfred Eisenstaedt, on Munich letterhead, thanking him for portrait...
[Hartford, Conn: privately printed for Eugene E. Wilson, December, 1941]. First separate edition, one of 150 copies. Inscribed by Wilson on the half title, "To John / From Gene" Read More about Fishing Stories
London: Elkin Mathews & Marrot, 1930. Copy No. 195 of 530 copies signed by the author. Read More about Chelsea Way. Translated by Hamish Miles
Berlin: S. Fischer, . First edition. Read More about Die Gedichte Lieder und Chansons
London: John Murray, 1844. First English edition. Read More about Mary Schweidler, The Amber Witch … Translated from the German by Lady Duff Gordon
Leipzig: Breitkopf, 1781; 1783; 1785; 1788. First edition. The Life of Alcibiades - in Dialogue. The life of the infamous and brilliant Athenian general and bad-boy, Alicibiades, famous for his beauty, and immortalized in Plato’s Symposium for his praise of Socrates. Meissner portrays his entire life in the form of..... Read More about Alcibiades. Erster [Zweiter … Dritter … Vierter] Theil
New York: Edmond Byrne Hackett: The Brick Row Book Shop, 1922. First edition. The Melville Revival. Read More about Some Personal Letters of Herman Melville and a Bibliography
New York: Wiley and Putnam, 1846. First American edition. Melville's first book. The first American edition of Melville's first book, based on his idyll in the south Pacific, and which marked him as a writer of promise on both sides of the Atlantic.BAL notes of copies bound in cloth, "in..... Read More about Typee: A Peep at Polynesian Life. During a Four Months' Residence in a Valley of the Marquesas
New York: Random House, . First edition, signed by the author on an inserted leaf. Publisher’s presentation binding, signed by the author. Read More about Alaska
New York: Random House, . Signed. Read More about Centennial
New York: Random House, . Book club edition. Signed. Read More about The Drifters
New York: Random House, . First edition, signed by the author on an inserted leaf, with his chop. Presentation binding, signed by the author. Produced in a very small number of copies and not recorded in Groseclose’s comprehensive bibliography. Read More about Texas
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1939. First edition, one of 500 copies printed on Worthy Charta paper, signed by the author on an inserted limitation leaf on japan vellum. Signed. Read More about Huntsman, What Quarry?
New York: Mitchell Kennerley, 1917. First edition, deluxe issue, printed on Japan vellum, no. 3 of 15 signed and numbered copies. Author's First Book: First Edition, Deluxe Signed Limited. Millay’s first book in its rarest state, containing her most famous and enduring poem, "Renascence." Though limited to 15 copies, 17..... Read More about Renascence and Other Poems
New York: Limited Editions Club, 1968. Groth, John. No. 418 of 1500 copies signed by John Groth. With inscription and drawing by John Groth on the ffep, inscribed to Amy. Read More about Gone with the Wind
New York: Collins & Perkins, 1809. First Edition. Clement Moore’s Hebrew Lexicon in Signed Binding. Read More about A Compendious Lexicon of the Hebrew Language. In Two Volumes. Volume I. Containing an Explanation...
Berlin: Bruno Cassirer, 1920. Attractive 1920s private binding by a talented amateur, signed by the binder. Read More about Melancholie. Gedichte
London: MacMIllan, 1867. First edition. INSCRIBED BY THE TRANSLATOR. An interesting fantasy based on the voyages of Ponce de Leon. Read More about The Fountain of Youth..translated by Humphrey William Freeland
Paris: Olympia Press, 1955. First edition. The Nabokov Cousins: ‘Lolita’ Signed. This copy with ownership signatures of composer and cosmopolitan Nicolas Nabokov (1903-1978) on the flyleaf of each volume. With the signature of his first cousin the author on the flyleaf of the first volume: “Vladimir”.The cousins got to know..... Read More about Lolita
London: Longmans, 1845. First edition of this version. Printed by Richards 100, St. Martins Lane. Read More about Reynard the Fox. A Renowned Apologue of the Middle Age, reproduced in Rhyme. [Preface by S. Naylor