New York: Harper & Brothers, . First edition. With a wonderful inscription from Wright to his close personal... Read More about How "Bigger" Was Born
London: for R. Dodsley, 1741. First edition thus. The first edition of Charles Balguy's translation of the Decameron, reprinted several times thereafter. Read More about The Decameron, or Ten Days Entertainment of Boccace. Translated from the Italian. [Translated by...
Paris: Chez Oncelein, imprimeur-librairie, rue da Hurepoix, No. 17, 1801. Translated from the Italian into French by A. Sabatier de Castres (1742-1817). The engravings after Gravelot, Boucher, Eisen are slightly reduced copies of those in the Paris edition of 1757-61. Read More about Contes de J. Bocace; traduction nouvelle, augmentée de divers contes et nouvelles en vers...
Florence: Fratelli Alinari, 1909-1915. First edition thus. Read More about Il Decamerone di Messer Giobvanni Boccacio
Paris: Isidore Liseux, 1887. First edition. Read More about Curiosa. Essais critiques de Littérature Ancienne ignorée ou mal connue
Buenos Aires: Rueda, . The classic Argentine epic poem, El Gaucho Martin Fierro, with an introduction by Borges. Read More about Martin Fierro. [Prologo de Jorge Luis Borges
Buenos Aires: Emece, . Second printing. Read More about El lenguaje de Buenos Aires
Mexico: Fundo de Cultura Economica, . Second edition. Read More about Antiguas Literaturas Germanicas
Parma: Franco Maria Ricci, 1981. Number 1012 of 4000 copies. Read More about The Congress of the World. [Translated by Alberto Manguel
[Buenos Aires]: Emecé, . Later printing. Signed by Borges. Signed by Borges on the half-title. Read More about Historia de la eternidad
Buenos Aires: Editorial Columba, . Signed. Borges the great reader presents an insightful and wide-ranging survey of American literature from Mather and Freneau to Cooper, Emily Dickinson, and O. Henry, from Eliot and Faulkner to Poe, H.P. Lovecraft, Heinlein and Bradbury. Read More about Introducción a la literatura norteamericano
Buenos Aires: ECO, . Signed. Lecture on the literature of the fantastic, presented on 7 April 1967, touching upon Kafka, David Garnett’s Lady into Fox, the Arabian Nights, the dream of Chuang Tzu, H.G. Wells, Poe, and Oscar Wilde.With an item of Borges ephemera, the program for: ICA Presents Four..... Read More about La Literatura Fantástica. Conferencia pronunciada en la Escuela No 38 Camillo y Adriano...
Buenos Aires: Francisco A. Colombo, 1933. First edition. Read More about Las Kenningar
[Milano]: Franco Maria Ricci, . First edition, #1125 of 3000 copies, signed by the Publisher. Read More about Libro delle Visioni di Jorge Luis Borges. Saggio storico-critico sull'iconografia di Mariusz...
Buenos Aires: Torres Agüero, . Second edition. Read More about Prólogos. Con un prólogo de prólogos
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: W. Lucas (?), ca. 1886]. Weekly penny parts. Contains the first appearance of Burrage’s popular hero, Ching-Ching. Read More about Handsome Harry of the Fighting Belvedere
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...