Edinburgh: Printed for the author and sold by William Creech, 1787. Second (First Edinburgh) edition, mixed issue (Roxburgh... Read More about Poems, Chiefly in the Scottish Dialect
Buenos Aires: Torres Agüero, . Second edition. Read More about Prólogos. Con un prólogo de prólogos
London: Hogarth House, . With list of the Hogarth House Library titles inside front wrapper, issued in weekly penny parts and as bound volumes in illustrated covers. Read More about King of Diamonds: or, The Adventures of the Pack in France. A sequel to "Gentleman George"
N.p [St. Petersburg?]: n.d [ca. 1830s]. “Emeilan the Fool”. The working manuscript, with deletions and corrections, of the first two pages of George Borrow’s translation of the Russian folk tale “Emelian the Fool.” As the text differs substantially from the printed version, this is likely one of Borrow’s earlier attempts..... Read More about Autograph Manuscript fragment of “Emelian the Fool”
London: Aldine Publishing Company, [1895, 96]. Read More about The Island School. A story of school life and adventure
London: "Boys of England" Office, 1899. Harkaway Series Nos. 12 & 13. Both books were originally issued in parts (21 & 12 pts, respectively), "but here reissued as one of the sixpenny volumes in the Harkaway series of complete novels." (James & Smith). Read More about Edwin J. Brett's Jack Harkaway and His Son's Adventures in Greece. Complete in Two Volumes. WITH:...
London: [Edwin J. Brett, "Boys of England Office"], [ca. 1890]. Original 65 weekly numbers. Read More about The Young Apprentice, or The Watchwords of Old London
London: Hogarth House, n.d. [ca. 1890]. First edition, bound from 10 parts. A later Jack Harkaway installment from Hemyng. Summers notes that the Hogarth House numbers “fell below the standard of the original series”. Read More about Jack Harkaway on the Prairie
London: James Henderson, n.d [c. 1875]. “‘Our Young Folks’ Shilling Story Books”. Read More about Young Tom Rodman. A Stirring Story of School Life
[London: W. Lucas (?), ca. 1890]. Weekly penny parts. A collection of Ching-Ching adventures from “the boys’ Charles Dickens,” Edward Burrage (1839-1916). Ching-Ching rivaled the popularity the Victorian-era boys’ adventure hero Jack Harkaway. Read More about Cheerful – Daring – Wonderful Ching-Ching [With:] The Wild Adventures of Jam Josser &...
London: Published by George Emmett, at the Office, Hogarth House, St. Bride’s Avenue, [ca. 1885]. Early edition. James & Smith tentatively attributed this boys’ adventure to George Emmett, who appears here as the publisher. The illustrations, at least one of which is signed “Phiz,” have been attribited to Hablot Knight..... Read More about Young Tom Wildrake’s Adventures in Europe, Asia, Africa, and America
London: “Boys of England” Office, n.d. [ca. 1874]. Bound from 73 penny parts. The title pages note “Volume II” though the novels are complete. Read More about Bound volume of Dick Lightheart novels, including: The Scapegrace of the School; The Scapegrace...
London: “Boys of England” Office, n.d. [ca. 1880]. E.J. Brett edition, bound from 21 penny parts. With Three Color Plates. This installment of the Jack Harkaway series is attributed to Hemyng, though this copy bears the signature of Phillip Richards, who authored at least two titles in the series. Read More about Edwin J. Brett’s Jack Harkaway After Schooldays. His Adventures Afloat and Ashore. Volume I...
London: [Edwin J. Brett] “Boys of England” Office, n.d [ca. 1880]. E.J. Brett edition (Harkaway Series no. 6 & 7), bound from 23 parts. Author’s Copy. With a note in the author’s hand beneath the title, “by Philip Richards.” Bracebridge Hemyng wrote most of the Jack Harkaway series and this..... Read More about Jack Harkaway Among the Brigands … Volume I & II [complete
London: [Edwin J. Brett] “Boys of England” Office, n.d [ca. 1880]. E.J. Brett edition, bound from 21 penny parts. Author’s Copy. With a note in the author’s hand beneath the title, “by Philip Richards.” Bracebridge Hemyng wrote most of the Jack Harkaway series, though Richards is thought to have authored..... Read More about Jack Harkaway and His Son’s Adventures Around the World … Volume I & II [complete
New York: The Literary Guild, 1931. First Edition. Inscribed to Joseph Mankiewicz. “The legend of a character born of the imagination of Southern Negro workers. He was six feet, strong and robust and capable of doing humans feats.” Treasure Trove p. 9.INSCRIBED on the flyleaf to legendary film producer and..... Read More about John Henry
New York: Harper and Brothers, 1929. First Edition. INSCRIBED: “For L. R Jefferson, may the bonds and shares sell as well as I hope this book does. Roark Bradford, February 15, 1929.”. Read More about This Side of Jordan
New York: Harper and Brothers, 1929. First Edition. Signed. Signed “Roark Bradford / New Orleans 1940” on the flyleaf. Read More about This Side of Jordan
New York: Harper & Brother Publishers, 1937. First Edition. Inscribed to Joseph Mankiewicz. Inscribed by Bradford on the flyleaf to the great producer, writer and director Joseph Mankiewicz: “For Joe & Rosa Mankiewicz the (from left to right) beau and Belle of Dixie. Roark Bradford / New Orleans 1940.”... Read More about The Three Headed Angel
London: Hogarth House, ca. 1880. First edition, bound from 12 penny parts. [Bound with:] [ANON.] Jack Rushton; or, Alone in the Pirate’s Lair. [London:] Publishing Office, 1877. Illus, incl. colored frontis and one colored plate;154 pp. Not in James & Smith. Read More about On the Queen’s Service, a Tale of Many Lands
Boston: B.J. Brimmer Company, 1923. First edition, #153 of 245 numbered copies & signed by the anthologist and African-American poet W.S. Braithwaite. LARGE PAPER COPY. Read More about Anthology of Magazine Verse for 1923 and Yearbook of American Poetry
Dallas: The Kaleidograph Press, . WITH POEM LAID IN. Jonathan Henderson Brooks (1905-1945), Baptist minister and poet, was born in Lexington, Mississippi. He attended high school in Missouri and was a graduate of Tougaloo College, where for three years he was employed as assistant to the President. In the last..... Read More about The Resurrection & Other Poems
Chicago: Henry Regnery Company, 1959. First Edition. Read More about Trumball Park
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
Amsterdam: 1716. A very famous poet in his day. Read More about Aarnout en Adolf van Egmond, hertogen van Gelder. Treurspel
New York: Walden Publication, 1939. First American edition. Read More about Dark Rapture. The Sex-Life of the African Negro. English Version by Dr. Arthur J. Norton