New York: The Fountain Press, 1929. Warde, Frederic. First edition, one of 642 numbered copies, signed by the... Read More about The Winding Stair
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
Chicago: Brooks Press, 1983. First Edition. With an ALS to Bill Targ laid-in about the book and happy memories. With an ANS holiday card and another book Young Poet's Primer. Second Printing 1981. Read More about Very Young Poets
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
Washington D.C: May 22, 1972. Read More about Typed note signed ("Art"), to Putnam's editor William Targ, arranging a lunch date
London: Macmillan and Co, 1904-1905. First Edition thus. Fanny Burney's Diary. Fanny Burney needs no introduction as the author of "Evelina, "and her diary has been called an "inexhaustible storehouse of amusement and information as to the manners and customs of the eighteenth century." Read More about Diary and Letters of Madame d'Arblay, (1778-1840)
Edinburgh: Printed for the author and sold by William Creech, 1787. Second (First Edinburgh) edition, mixed issue (Roxburgh misspelled “Boxburgh” on p. xxxvii, the Addenda to the subscription list at p. xlvi and the “Stinking” reading on page 263). The first affordable edition of Burns’ Poems, Chiefly in the Scottish..... Read More about Poems, Chiefly in the Scottish Dialect
London: Burton Club for Subscribers, n.d. The Connoisseur Edition, #35 of 100 copies. CONNOISSEUR EDITION, ONE OF 100. Read More about The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night
London: Printed for the Translators, In One Volume, For Private Subscribers Only, 1894. First edition, no. 3 of 4 copies on Japanese vellum. Rare. This verse translation of Catullus was one of the final literary projects of explorer-linguist Sir Richard F. Burton; it took several years for his friend and... Read More about The Carmina of Caius Valerius Catullus. Now first completely Englished into Verse and Prose, the...
Paris: Librairie Astra, n.d. Read More about The Perfumed Garden, a Manual of Arabian Erotology
[Denver: The Burton Society of Denver, Colorado, c. 1899]. No. 41 of 1000 copies of this facsimile edition of the Benares edition. Illustrated Facimile of the First Burton Edition. A fine facsimile of the first edition of Burton’s translation, produced by the Burton Society for private circulation, and with the... Read More about A Plain and Literal Translation of the Arabian Nights' Entertainments, now entitled The...
London: John Murray, Albemarle-Street, 1832-1833. Read More about The Works of Lord Byron: with His Letters and Journals, and His Life by Thomas Moore, Esq
London: Joseph Thomas, et al, 1839. First edition. Rare in wrappers. "This piece contains much vague, confused, rambling satire on men and manners." However, Chew allows that "the piece is of unusual significance, for the character of the younger Juan, in its brutal, cynical faithlessness and egotism, is the nearest... Read More about Don Juan Junior: a Poem, by Byron's Ghost! Edited by G.R. Wythen Baxter, Author of “Humour and...
Paris: Librairie des Bibliophiles. Charles Carrington, Éditeur. 13, Fabourg Montmartre, 13, 1898. Number 273 of 500 copies on Van Gelder's vellum paper. Read More about Curious Bypaths of History: Being Medico-historical Studies and Observations
Venice: Società Albriziana, . Beautiful copy of this impressive edition, with the Italian translation of Francesco Baldelli, Palladio's corrections, and the stunning engravings adapted from the Samuel Clarke edition. Read More about C. Julii Caesaris Quae Extant Omnia, Italica Versione ... auxit Hermolaus Albritius
London: J. Hatchard, 1807. First edition. First edition of this English translation of 17th-century Spanish drama, comprising The Fairy Lady (La Dama Duende) and Keep Your Own Secret (Nadie Fie Su Secreto) by Pedro Calderón de la Barca and One Fool Makes Many (Un Bobo Hace Ciento) by Antonio de..... Read More about Three Comedies Translated from the Spanish
London, England: The Harvill Pres Ltd, . Schmid, Elsa. One of 110 copies were printed on Fabriano, a mould made paper, made in Italy. The type 12 point Palatino, set at Huxley House, New York. The book printed at the Olsen Press, Newark...with the kind permission of the Haverill Press... Read More about The Poems of St. John the Cross. Spanish Text with a Translation by Roy Campbell. Preface by M.C....
New York: Doubleday & McClure Company, 1899. First American edition. Notable collection of supernatural tales. Read More about At a Winter’s Fire
Paris: Stendahl & Co, . Béclémicheff, Cleo. No. 294 of 300 copies with the engravings (total edition of 800). Inscribed on the flyleaf by the author in 1939. Read More about Beauty a Legend Of Georgia Done into English for the First Time by ..
np: Privately printed for subscribers only. Aventuros, 1925. Kent, Rockwell. One of 1000 copies. Read More about The Memoirs of Casanova de Seingalt. Complete in Twelve Volumes as translated by Arthur Machen ...