Paris: Opleshnik, 1953. Inscribed by the author on the flyleaf in Russian, with flourishes: “To Nikolai Dmitrievich Nabokov... Read More about Myshkina dudochka. [The mouse flute
New York: Cassell Publishing Company, [n.d., 1890]. Pygmies, Gulos, Vegetable Lambs, Centaurs, Lami, and More. Read More about Curious Creatures in Zoology
London: Macmillan and Co, 1891. First Edition. Read More about The Last of the Giant Killers or the Exploits of Sir Jack of Danby Dale
Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1988. First Canadian edition. Short listed for the Booker Prize. Read More about Cat's Eye
New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company Publishers, n.d. [ca. 1908]. This blank book directs signers to “sign your name along the fold of a page with a full pen of ink and then double the page over without using blotting paper.” This copy is unused. Read More about The Ghosts of My Friends. Arranged by …
Amsterdam: Gedrukt [by Hendrik Harmensz] voor d'Autheur, waar by dit werk ook te bekomen is, op de Bloemgraft, omtrent de drukkery van d'Heer Blaauw : en by Timotheus ten Hoorn, Boekverkooper in de Nes, naast de Brakke-Gront, 1685. First edition. Prophets, Oracles, and Sacrifices. Four-part work on religion in the..... Read More about Spiegel der Sibyllen, van Vierderley Vertooningen ... Seer rykelijk verçiert met allerhande...
London: Michael Joseph, . First English edition. This play was one of America's major theatrical and literary events of 1964. Read More about Blues for Mister Charlie. A Play
New York: The Dial Press, 1965. First Edition. The first collection of Baldwin’s short stories. Read More about Going To Meet The Man
n.p: January 1975. Self-portrait of Balliett playing the drums, the kick labeled “Big Sid Catlett,” done at the request of collector Burt Britton. INSCRIBED “Dreams of glory don’t / ever really die. / Whitney Balliett / January 1975”. Read More about Self-portrait
New York: 1975. Abstract self-portrait done at the request of collector Burt Britton. Titled and SIGNED “Whitney Balliett / 1975 N.Y.C.”. Read More about Self-portrait, “The Author on the Mark : Morning”
New York: Freundlich Books, 1984. First Edition. Read More about The Autobiography of Leroi Jones
London: Printed for A. Millar, 1757. First edition. The first paragraph of the preface was written by Baretti's friend Dr. Johnson. The work comprises an outline of the development of the Italian language and an annotated bibliography of works in Italian. Read More about The Italian Library. Containing an Account of the Lives and Works of the Most Valuable Authors of...
Milano: Luigi Mussi & Giovanni Pirotta, 1813-1820. Read More about Opere di Giuseppe Baretti Scritte in Lingua Itlaiano
London: T. Davies … and L. Davis, 1770. First English edition. A work suggested by Baretti's friend Samuel Johnson, "It was he that exhorted me to write daily and with all possible minuteness: it was he that pointed out the topics which would most interest and most delight in a...... Read More about A Journey from London to Genoa, Through England, Portugal, Spain, and France
Hartford, Connecticut: June 14, 1787. Barlow to Hayley, Student to Mentor. Hayley was a major influence on Barlow and this is a very interesting letter. Read More about Autograph Letter, signed. To William Hayley Esq. "The character you sustain in the literary...
The Hague: The Servire Press, 1932. Djuna Barnes's Copy. Djuna Barnes's copy, inscribed on the front free endpaper, "Djuna Barnes, Paris 1932." Barnes's story "The Little Girl Continues" (later published as "The Grande Malade") is collected here, and Barnes has corrected one line in blue ink. Read More about Americans Abroad. An Anthology
London: Faber and Faber Ltd, (1950). Second edition. Read More about Nightwood … with a Preface by T.S. Eliot
London: Faber and Faber Ltd, (1958). Second edition, second printing. Read More about Nightwood … with a Preface by T.S. Eliot
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1950. First edition. The basis for the 1948 Italian neo-realistic film, The Bicycle Thief by Vittorio De Sica. Read More about Bicycle Thieves. Translated by C.J. Richards
London: Printed for John Wilkins at the Sign of the Maiden-Head in New Cheap-side in Moor-field, 1671. First Edition in English. see pp. 100 for Peter Martyr; p. 102 for Peru; p. 91 for Columbus. Read More about The History of the Administration of Cardinal Ximenes, Great Minister of State in Spain...and...
London: Faber and Faber, . First UK edition. Read More about Happy Days
New York: L. B. Fischer, 1945. First Edition. This was the first US Merchant Marine ship under a Negro commander with white and colored men working together as officers and crew. The story of how well this worked is told by the great-grand nephew of Harriet Beecher Stowe who was..... Read More about All Brave Sailors. The Story of the SS Booker T. Washington
London: Hutchinson and Co, n.d. [ads dated Autumn, 1923]. First edition. Read More about Visible and Invisible
New York: May 19, 1960 and January 19 (n.y.). Two items of correspondence from Eric Bentley (b.1916), the prominent translator, editor, and critic. In the letter he thanks Aaron Asher, longtime editor at Meridian Books, for the "handsome edition of Mayakovsky", referring to the 1960 collection The Bedbug and selected..... Read More about Typed letter signed and typed postcard signed, to Aaron Asher and a Mr. Cohen, respectively,...
Paris: E. Basset, Éditeur 3, Rue Dante, 1912. INSCRIBED. Inscribed by the publisher. Read More about Les Morts Lyriques. Contes