San. Petroburgo: 1802. Italian Opera in St. Petersburg. Read More about La Morte di Cleopatra Tragedia per Musica da Rappresentarsi Nell’Apertura, del Nuovo Teatro...
London: Isaac Jaggard, 1625; 1620. First complete English edition (second edition of the first volume, first edition of the second volume). The first complete edition in English of Boccaccio's Decameron, the second edition of volume I, the first edition of volume II. The translator is unknown, though John Florio has... Read More about [The Decameron] The Modell of Wit, Mirth, Eloquence and Conversation. Framed in Ten Dayes of an...
Paris: Librairie des Bibliophiles, . One of 2500 copies. Read More about Le Décaméron de Jean Boccace. Traduction de Le Maçon. Avec Notice, Notes et Glossaire
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
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
[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...
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....
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: 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...
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