San Francisco: C.A. Murdock & Co, 1887. First edition. In Rare Dust Jacket. First edition of this immensely... Read More
New York: Published by The Century Co, . First edition. In the Rare Dust Jacket -- and an Original Brownie Drawing. Unusually pretty fifth book of the perennially popular Brownie series. Laid in is an original pen and ink Brownie drawing, docketed on rear with directions to printer.
New York: Published by The Century Co, . First edition, second issue, with de Vinne seal on copyright page. The First Brownie Book: With an Original Drawing. The first book of the immensely popular Brownie series. This copy is accompanied by a an original Palmer Cox pen-and-ink drawing for the...
Philadelphia: Hubbard, 1895. First edition.
London: Osgood, McIlvaine and Co, 1893. Crane, Walter. First Crane Edition.
Boston & New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1894. Crane, Walter. First American edition.
Saint Paul, Minn: Printed by the Banning Press…For Unity Church of St. Paul, . First edition of his first book. First Book. Scarce. Longtime minister of the First Parish in Cambridge and preacher for Harvard College, the author later wrote several well known and popular whimsical essays including “The Pardoner's.....
London: J. and P. Harwood, 1843. First edition.
London: Charles Baldwyn, 1824. Cruikshank, George. First edition, first issue, with "creditor" for "debtor" on p. 32, l. 10; and with the "Dead Rider" plate at p. 58, later suppressed. Printed by T. White, Johnston's Court, Fleet Street.
London: David Bogue, . Cruikshank, George. First edition, later issue. “George Cruikshank’s Fairy Library”. Wih the Plates Colored by Hand.
[London: David Bogue, [1853; 1854; and 1855; and 1845]. 19 India Proofs, with a Masterful Cruikshank Self-Portrait. Superb set of proofs for three books from Cruikshank’s perennially popular Fairy Library; with the addition -- indeed, the first plate in the album, of a Cruikshank masterpiece from Table Talk, featuring Cruikshank...
Garden City: Doubleday, Doran, 1941. First edition.
Garden City, N.Y: Doubleday, Doran, . First edition.
Baghdad: Printed by the Government Press, 1920. A short didactic anecdote, extracted from the author’s Thoughts on Education, for the benefit of children. An hypocritical mullah receives his comeuppance at the hand of the villagers he has exploited.With an addendum, reading in part: “It is therefore not only necessary for.....
[California: 1947-ca.1954]. SCRAPBOOK KEPT BY BETTE DAVIS. A scrapbook kept by Hollywood star Bette Davis (1908-1989) following the birth of her only biological child, Barbara Davis Sherry (b.1947), documenting her first seven years of life and providing a portrait of Davis as affectionate mother. Sherry's father was William Grant Sherry...
New York: Doubleday, Doran, 1940. First edition.
New York: Harrison Smith and Robert Hass, 1936. First American Edition, second printing. The First Babar Book.
New York: Random House, (1937). First American edition. This is the fourth book of the Barbar series and the first devoted soley to Zephir. The introduction by A.A. Milne only adds to this cheerful tale.
London: Duckworth, 1910. First Edition, first issue. In the Scarce Dustjacket. De la Mare's first children's book, now a recognized classic.
Bristol: Reprinted by J.M. Gutch and sld in London by T. Baldwin and R. Triphook, 1812. A reprint of the 1609 edition, Title printed in red and black.
Albany: Printed by E. & E. Hosford, 1818. The last two pages contain "Virtue Rewarded"
Ashford, Middlessex: 9 Feb 1919. Talking about the movie with Isobel Elsom of "The Way of the Eagle" made in 1918.
N.p: n.d. [ca. 1810?]. Later edition. Demoustier's letters to a schoolgirl on the sometimes delicate and racy myths of the Greeks were all the rage at the end of the 18th century, and his book went through several editions. This edition resembles that cited in Gumuchian (Brunswick, 1796, 4 vols...
New York: Harper & Bros, 1941. First edition.
Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1982. A Wonderful Association. Inscribed on half-title to Canadian Actress Colleen Dewhurst who played Marilla Cuthbert in "Anne of Green Gables" and "Anne of Green Gables: The Sequel" from Kevin Sullivan, the Executive Producer and Writer: "Colleen, I am indebted to you for your influence in...
v.p., Pittsburgh, et al: November 17, 1898 - October 22, 1900. Oscar travels with his family from Fremantle, Australia to England, where they remain for some months, before departing from Southampton for America. The diary begins abroard the German mail ship P.R. Lutpold, bound for England, with stops at Aden...