London: G. G. and J. Robinson, 1799; 1798; 1799; 1803. Vol. I, 2nd ed.; vols. II & III... Read More about Canterbury Tales. Volume the First [ ... Second] [ ... Third] [ ... Fourth
nd (c. 1870?). Reading in part:"Today's my birth-day-I'm fourteen,How quick the years pass by!" Read More about Manuscipt of Poem, "To my Mother." Four quatrains
Firenze: Felice le Monnier, 1845. Inscribed by Elizabeth Barrett Browning to Edith Story. Inscribed on the front free endpaper: “Edith Marion Story, from her affectionate friend, Elizabeth Barrett Browning. Rome - Dec 26 - 59.”Edith Story (1844-1907) was the daughter and youngest child of the expatriate American sculptor, lawyer and..... Read More about Margherita Pusterla, racconto di
New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, Franklin Square, 1860. First American Edition. Read More about Self-Control. A Novel
Inscription reads "To Alfred Eisenstaedt-with appreciation, Pearl S. Buck. October 18, 1956." Read More about Autograph Note Signed to Alfred Eisenstaedt, October 18, 1956
London: Edward Arnold, 1907. First edition. INSCRIBED. Inscribed by the author to R. Schwerdt , famed sporting book collector C.F.G.R. Schwerdt. "Bulpett was a member of W. N. McMillan's expedition through the Sudan and into Abyssinia. The party headed toward the Sobat River, collecting giraffe, tiang and a variety of..... Read More about A Picnic Party in Wildest Africa. Being a sketch of a winter's trip to some of the unknown waters...
New York: Robert M. De Witt, Publisher, 13 Frankfort Street, nd . Read More about The Only Complete Report of the Burch Divorce Case
Richmond, Virginia: Garrett and Massie Incorporated, (1941). First edition. The Author is the great-granddaughter of Emily Donelson who herself was the niece of President Andrew Jackson and who served as Hostess at the White House for him.Inscribed to Howard C. Smith "The author joins with Mary Phelps in Christmas Greetings-Pauline..... Read More about Emily Donelson of Tennessee
Southern Pines, North Carolina: 21 November 1958. Responding to Hartley's letter asking about some biographical details and also about the importance of her education to her writing. She writes “First, I never had ahigh-school education just an old fashioned private school. College experience is not necessary for the writer of..... Read More about Autograph letter signed “Katharine N. Burt”
New-York: Samuel Campbell, 1794. First American Edition. "Female Mind. . .sufficient for the acquisition of knowledge" Burton lectures on the expected topics: obedience, duties of a wife, daughter, etc., but he also strongly recommends reading for ladies as necessary to keep them from being insipid and to prepare them as..... Read More about Lectures on Female Education and Manners
Philadelphia: Carey, Lea & Blanchard, 1835. First American edition. First of acclaimed British actress Fanny Kemble's journals of her four-year residence in America, this work the record of her tour in 1832. The year before publication, she married Pierce Butler of South Carolina, in what proved to be a disastrous..... Read More about Journal. In Two Volumes
New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, . First edition. A follow-up to the successful formula of You Have Seen Their Faces. Read More about Say, is this the U.S.A
[London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1893]. One of 400. One of 25 photogravure portraits published in ALFRED, LORD TENNYSON AND HIS FRIENDS, a posthumous appreciation of Julia Margaret Cameron. Read More about Alfred Lord Tennyson, 1866
[London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1893]. One of 400. One of 25 photogravure portraits published in ALFRED, LORD TENNYSON AND HIS FRIENDS, a posthumous appreciation of Julia Margaret Cameron with “Reminiscences” by Mrs. Thackeray. Read More about Mrs. Thackeray Ritchie
Hutchinson & Co. Number 72 of 100 copies of the Edition De Luxe, signed with her signed card laid in. Mrs Patrick Campbell (February 9, 1865 – April 9, 1940) was one of the most successful British stage actresses of her generation. Her first marriage, from which she took the..... Read More about My Life and Some Letters
[Massachusetts: Privately Printed, c. 1900]. The story of Ruth Campbell, written in the third person. Not in OCLC. Read More about The Guest. A Story of an Insane Patient while in one of the Massachusetts Hospitals. Written by...
London: Cassell & Company Ltd, . First edition. Read More about Out in the Midday Sun
Washington, D.C and New York: 1921, 1927, 1928 and 1932 respectively. RELIEF FOR WHITE RUSSIAN REFUGEES. A collection of four letters to American magazine and newspaper publisher, Cyrus H.K. Curtis, asking for contributions for the relief of White Russian refugees who fled the country in the wake of the Russian..... Read More about A collection of four letters signed ("Julia Cantacuzène Spiransky nee Grant") to Cyrus...
London: Macmillan, 1895. Macmillan's Colonial Library. Read More about By Order of the Brotherhood. A Story of Russian Intrigue By Le Voleur
N. P: n.d. The British author of “See How They Run,” “The Wife,” “The Mayflower Men,” “Merry Merry Maidens,” and “Together Again.”¶ Seymour Halpern was a Representative from New York. From 1931 to 1933 he was a reporter and feature writer for the Long Island Daily Press and the Chicago..... Read More about Photograph signed “Helen Grace Carlisle”
New York: November 1, 1933. Published in PORTRAITS: the Photographs of Carl Van Vechten, (1978), edited by Saul Mauriber. Kitty Carlsle, 1933. Read More about Portrait photograph of Kitty Carlisle as the Prince in "Fledermaus"
London: Chatto and Windus, 1878. Caldecott, Randolph. First Edition. Read More about North Italian Folk. Sketches of Town and Country Life
Newark, N.J: Dodd, Starbuck & Anderson, Printers, 785 Broad Street, 1871. First edition. With Photo of School. Read More about Catalogue of the Miss Robinson's School Orange N.J. 1870-1871
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1931. First edition. Signed and Limited. No. 589 of 619 copies on Croxley hand-made paper. Read More about Shadows on The Rock
New York: McClure, Phillips & Co, 1905. First edition, second issue with Doubleday Page & Co at foot of spine. Inscribed. Inscribed "To Judge James S. Young. Willa Sibert Cather, Pittsburgh November 13, 1910" and signed Linda B. Young beneath on the front free-flyleaf - a rare inscription of this..... Read More about The Troll Garden
Cambridge: Printed at the Riverside Press, 1872. First Edition. Spiritualist's Poems, Inscribed. Inscribed on flyleaf "Hiram B. Croisby With the Regards of the Author, June 17, 1872."Miss Chafa went on to become Mrs. H.S. Lake, speaker at the First Spiritual Temple. Her life was quite spirited. Her husband Mr. Lake..... Read More about Napoleon Bonaparte and other Poems