Rome: 1886. Fine Photo Album of Rome. Wonderful assemblage of period photos of the Eternal City, assembled by... Read More about Album of 73 mounted photographs of Rome, 1886
Derry, New Hampshire: 25 May 1959. Replying to Hartley's enquiry about her writing and education. She describes how one teacher greatly affected her by introducing her to contemporary literature and having them keep “thought books.” She writes that college helps in exposing one to a wide range of ideas, “One..... Read More about Typed letter signed “Shirley Barker”
London: for Henry Colburn, Public Library, Conduit Street, Hanover Square, 1818. First edition thus. Barrett (1786-1820) first published a poem entitled ' Woman' in 1810; in this version of 1818 ' I determined to rewrite the poem ... I have found so much omission, alteration, and new matter necessary, that... Read More about Woman, A Poem
New York: Harper & Brothers, . First edition, Number 221 of 265 copies, Signed by the Author, on special paper. Signed Limited. Read More about Memories: An Autobiography
London: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge and New York: E. & J. B. Young & Co, [ca. 1879]. Second edition, with new preface. Read More about Alone Among the Zulus. The Narrative of a Journey through the Zulu Country, South Africa
1931. Inscribed Picture of Bernard Baruch. Isabel Leighton (Mrs. Frederick A., later Mrs. Arthur Hugh Bunker), actress, writer, translator, playwright, radio personality, foreign correspondent, and editor of the best-selling The Aspirin Age, was a very close friend of Baruch over many decades until his death. Read More about Photograph of oil painting of the great financier and presidential advisor, inscribed on the...
New York: Robert M. De Witt, Publisher, 13 Frankfort Street, nd . First edition. This case was quite juicy. There was adultery on both sides. Read More about Report of the Beardsley Divorce Case, containing the Full and Unabridged Testimony of All the...
Paris: Chez J.-B. Garnery, Librairie, rue de Pot-de-Fer, No. 14, [c. 1823]. Jeanne-Marie Le Prince de Beaumont (1711-1780) was a Royal Governess, Teacher, Popular Novelist, Educational Writer for Women and Children. She settled in London and started a Monthly Magazine for Women: "Nouveau Magasin" and the first woman editor of... Read More about Le Magasin des Jeunes Dames, ou Instructions pour les Personnes qui entrent dans le monde et se...
Inscribed to her American editor. Inscribed to her editor, "Mr. Targ, avec toute ma sympathie S. de Beauvoir". William Targ (1907-1999), was an editor and then head of Putnam's before founding his own imprint, Targ Editions; he was also a noted bibliophile and collector. During his tenure at Putnam's, 1964-1978... Read More about Photograph signed ("S de Beauvoir") and inscribed to William Targ
New York: The Misses Selby, [c 1920]. Inscribed "To Isabelle Leighton, with best wishes, affectionately David Belasco. Nov. 22nd 1920. "Signed in pencil below image "The Misses Selby, N.Y." and with their label "The Misses Seby 628 Fifth Avenue." on the back. Read More about Portrait photograph of David Belasco writing with quill pen
Hartford: Printed by Hudson and Goodwin, 1791. First American edition, with half-titles. The author, the curate at St. Mary's, Manchester, also wrote “Strictures on Female Education”. Read More about Letters to a Young Lady, on a Variety of Useful and Interesting Subjects
Philadelphia: Printed for W. Spottiswood, and H. & F. Rice, Market-street, 1793. First American edition. Read More about Strictures on Female Education; chiefly as it relates to the Culture of the Heart, in Four...
New York: Published by Sea Cliff Press, . First edition, #36 of 90 copies. Read More about Prayers & Sermons for the Stations of the Cross
Elliot Stock, 1880. First edition of this imprint. A photographic facsimile, reproduced on hand-made deckle-edge paper, with an interesting introduction. "One of the best facsimiles ever executed" - Westwood & Satchell. Read More about A Treatyse of Fysshynge with an Angle. Being a facsimile reproduction of the first book on the...
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1938. First edition of the author's first novel. Read More about The Journey Down
New York: American Bible Society, 1855. Sophia Augusta Brown's Bible, Wife of John Carter Brown. The bible of Sophia Augusta Brown (1825-1909), wife of John Carter Brown, herself an active bibliophile who helped her husband build his library and oversaw its stewardship after his death. Sophia Augusta was 34 and... Read More about The Holy Bible containing the Old and New Testaments
London: Rowland Ward, 1898. First edition. Presentation Copy. A lively account of the author's adventures during an eight-month shooting trip in Baltistan, Ladakh, and Kashmir.Very scarce.A presentation copy, inscribed on the half title: “Robert Frazer from his old schoolfellow, the writer, February 1898”. Read More about Sport in the Highlands of Kashmir. Being a narrative of eight months’ trip in the Baltistan and...
London: George Routledge, 1846. Later edition. Inscribed by Edward VII. A most desirable copy with a royal association. Inscribed on the front free endpaper: "To Harry Hanson / from / Edward R / Xmas 1902." Loosely inserted is a card bearing the Royal crest "Dieu et mon droit."The Guild of... Read More about Seymour's Humorous Sketches comprising ninety-two caricature etchings
New York: Putnam. London: John Murray, 1899. First American Edition. Her last work. Read More about The Yangtze Valley And Beyond An Account Of Journeys In China, Chiefly In The Province Of Sze...
Paris: Black Sun Press, 1947. Portfolio number 5. First Edition. Read More about Portfolio
Cambridge: March 12, 1937. Brief letter written by Alice Stone Blackwell to Mr. Paine, offering assistance to the crew of the British merchant ship Linaria, who refused to put into port in Spain during the Spanish Civil War. She writes: "Dear Mr. Paine: Here is a small contribution for the... Read More about AUTOGRAPH LETTER, SIGNED, FROM ALICE STONE BLACKWELL, CONTRIBUTING MONEY TO THE CREW OF THE SHIP...
Cambridge: June 23, 1949. Letter signed by suffrage leader and activist Alice Stone Blackwell, less than a year before the end of her life. The letter, to Rev. George L. Paine, simply reads: "Dear Friend: Your kind communication has wholly bewildered me. I do not know in the least what... Read More about Letter, Signed, from ALICE STONE BLACKWELL to REV. GEORGE L. PAINE
[Chicago]: Published by the Author [Charles H. Kerr], 1906. First edition. Translation sof Russian songs by the noted suffragist, Alice Stone Blackwell. Read More about Songs of Russia. Rendered into English Verse
[Harrisburg, Pa: Pennsylvania Women Suffrage Association, c. 1914]. Suffragte circular arguing that women have always been complicit in their own subjugation, citing women’s conservative reactions to Vassar College and female education in general. Blackwell aargues that the suffragists movement must persist despite the indifference or opposition of those who stand..... Read More about “Women Do Not Want It.”
n.p: v.d., ca. 1818-1839. 'Stanzas by the Countess of Blessington' and 4 Autograph Letters Signed. 1: “Stanza’s [sic] by The Countess of Blessington.” 1p. on folded sheet. A 16-line, 4 stanza poem opening with the line, “Like some lone Bird who in a Cage Confined …”2: Autograph letter signed in..... Read More about Collection of 4 autograph letters to various recipients and one fair copy poetical manuscript, in...
Boston, New York and London: Lamson Wolffe and Company, 1897. First edition. Printed at the Norwood Press. In Original Glassine. Read More about At the Queens's Mercy