Taos, New Mexico: Nov 21 1951. Lueders was the author of a biography of Van Vechten, entitled CARL... Read More about Portrait photograph of Edward Lueders
Boston: Published by W[illiam] Andrews and L[emuel] Blake, Greenough and Stebbins, Printers, 1807. First American from the fifth London Edition (1807, edited by Edmund Malone). The First edition was published in 1791. First American in Boards, Uncut. John McVickar is rest recalled as an economist. He was one of the..... Read More about The Life of Samuel Johnson LLD. Comprehending an account of his Studies, and Numerous Works, in...
London: Henry Baldwin for Charles Dilly, 1791. First edition, "gve" uncorrected at line 10 on p. 135 in vol. I, and with the usual cancels (Mm4 and Nn1 in vol. I, E3, Oo4, Qq3 in vol. II). Read More about The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D … in Two Volumes
London: Henry G. Bohn, 1848. Read More about The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. Including a Journal of His Tour to the Hebrides … New...
London: Henry Baldwin for Charles Dilly, 1791. First Edition, first state of S4r with “gve” for “give”. Read More about The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.…in Two Volumes
New York: D. Appleton, 1860. First edition. Pioneer of Sporting Journalism. The biography of Porter, who in 1831 founded the American sporting periodical 'spirit of the Times," and served as its editor from 1835 to 1850. He also edited the American Turf Register and Sporting Magazine from 1840-1844, and the..... Read More about Life of William T. Porter
Chicago: A. c. McClurg & Co, 1904. First edition. Read More about Florence in the Poetry of the Brownings
Boston: Houghton, Mifflin, 1890. First edition. Inscribed "Miss Marion Ward Low/ in remembrance of her first visit to the Squirels,/ from/ her, her mothers and her grandmothers/ affectionate friend/ John Bigelow/ October 29, 1899." Read More about William Cullen Bryant
New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1899. Early American edition (First 1897). Read More about The Romance of Isabel Lady Burton. The Story of Her Life. Told in Part by Herself and in part by...
London: Chapman & Hall, 1893. First edition. Presentation from Lady Burton to Mrs. Chapman. Highly desirable presentation set of Lady Burton's biography of her husband, the famed explorer and linguist. The inscription reads "To Mrs. Frederic Chapman, With Isabel Burton's best regards. 1893" Read More about The Life of Captain Richard F. Burton ... With numerous portraits, illustrations, and maps. In...
London: Everett & Co, 1906. First edition. Read More about The Life of Sir Richard Burton
New-York: Printed by Southwick and Pelsue, 1809. First edition. WITH NOTES THROUGHOUT. First edition of this account by Paine's most malicious biographer. Cheetham had met Paine in 1803 and was a great admirer at first, often printing Paine's articles in his newspaper the American Citizen. But the men soon grew..... Read More about The Life of Thomas Paine, Author of Common Sense
New York: The Penguin Press, February 24, 2004. Advanced proof preceding the first edition. Rare advanced uncorrected proof. Read More about Alexander Hamilton
Sonora, CA: Printed by the Banner, Copyright applied for Marcy 1924. First edition. Signed. Signed by the author on the title. This was later expanded and reissued as “Gold Rush Days with Mark Twain,” 1930.¶ Steve Gillis had gone to San Francisco in 1853 and worked on the “San Francisco..... Read More about Memories of Mark Twain and Steve Gillis
Springfield: Published by G. and C. Merriam, 1833. First edition. Mathematical Boy Genius. Colburn (1804-1839), the “American lightning-calculating boy.” His extraordinary calculating powers became evident when at the age of 6 he could calculate amazing figures. His father took him to various institutions in America and then to Europe showing..... Read More about A Memoir of Zerah Colburn; Written by Himself. Containing an Account of the First discovery of...
London: The First Edition Club [Curwen Press], 1926. Most limited to 220 copies. The pamphlets are: “Twenty Letters to Joseph Conrad. An Introduction and Some Notes” by G. Jean-Aubry; “ A Letter from James Gibbons Huneker to Joseph Conrad;” “A Letter from John Galsworthy to Joseph Conrad;” “Arnold Bennet to..... Read More about Twenty Letters to Joseph Conrad. An Introduction and Some Notes by G. Jean-Aubry
London: Werner Laurie, . Uncorrected Proofs. With TLS from publisher. Read More about The Mirror of Conrad
London: Printed for G. Nicol and G. G. J. and J. Robinson, 1788. First edition. FIRST BIOGRAPHY OF COOK. The first edition of this highly influential first English biography of Cook by the Anglican clergyman Kippis, one of the leading biographers of his day. In addition to describing the three..... Read More about The Life of Captain James Cook
London: Henry Colburn, 1815. Second edition, Revised and Improved. Read More about The Life of George Fred. Cooke, (late of the Theatre Royal, Covent Garden
New York: Random House, 1939. First edition, first printing. Number 265 of 550 copies signed by Katharine Cornell. Read More about I Wanted to be an Actress. As told to Ruth Woodbury Sedgwick
New York: Privately printed for fifty appreciative friends, n.d. [ca. 1930]. First edition. Read More about Stephen Crane: In Memoriam
New York: Random House, 1931. Second Printing. Da Vinci, In a Handsome Binding. Read More about The Romance of Leonardo da Vinci
New York: Arbor House, . First edition. Inscribed to Barbara Walters. Inscribed, "for Barbara Walters - A little something to remember me by. Clifton Daniel May 14, 1984". Shirley Clurman (from whose library this came) worked for Barbara Walters. Daniel was Managing editor of the NY Times and husband of..... Read More about Lords, Ladies and Gentlemen. A Memoir
Chicago: A.C. McClurg & Co, 1904. First edition. Read More about Farmington
Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1859. First edition. Read More about The Life and Times of Sir Philip Sidney
London: Printed by J. Churchill, J. Nicholson, et al, 1712. Seventh edition newly corrected. With an Account of the Author and his last Minutes. How to Prepare to Die Well. Read More about The Christian's Defence against the Fears of Death. With Seasonable Directions how to Prepare...