London: George Routledge & Sons Ltd, 1938. First Edition. With small stamp "Overseas Edition" on the verso of... Read More about To Beg I am Ashamed
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
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
London: Longman, Brown, Green & Longmans, 1855-56. First edition. "In 1852 Burton proposed to the Royal Geographical Society that he make the hajj, or pilgrimage, to the Islamic holy cities of Mecca and Medina. Forbidden to non-Muslims, less than half a dozen Europeans were known to have visited them and..... Read More about Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to El Medinah and Meccah
New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1934. Angelo, Valenti. One of 1500. Read More about The Book of The Thousand Nights and a Night. A Literal Translation of the Arabian Nights...
London: Longman, Green, Longman, and Roberts, 1861. First edition. Read More about The City of the Saints and Across the Rocky Mountains to California
London: Longman, Green and Co, 1870. Griset, Ernest. First edition, first issue. Read More about Vikram and the Vampire or Tales of Hindu Devilry Adapted by Captain Sir Richard Burton
London: Printed for John Hunt, 1823. First edition. Read More about Don Juan. Cantos IX.—X. — AND XI
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
Northampton [MA]: August 18, 1898. A letter by the American novelist known for his realistic protrayals of Creole life in his native New Orleans, with an apologetic holograph note that reads: "Pardon the crudeness of my inexperienced typewriter." Cable moved to Northampton, MA, after two essays he wrote encouraging racial..... Read More about Typed letter signed ("G.W. Cable") to Mr. F.C. Norton ("Dear Sir") answering...
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
Torino: Einaudi, 1980. Inscribed to his agent and publisher. Inscribed on the title page, "for Roz and Bill the most boring book by Italo". Roslyn Targ (1925-2017) was Calvino's literary agent; her husband William Targ (1907-1999) was an editor and then head of Putnam's before founding his own imprint, Targ..... Read More about Una pietra sopra. Discorsi di letteratura e società
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....
London: Geoffrey Bles Suffolk St., Pall Mall, 1928. First English edition. Play Production Charmingly Illustrated. Karel Čapek (1890-1938), a famous Czech novelist, dramatist, journalist, and theorist, is best known today for his book Rossum's Universal Robots, which introduced the world "robot" to the field of science fiction. He was a...... Read More about How a Play is Produced...Translated by P. Beaumont Wadsworth
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1925. First American edition. The dangers of scientific discovery, rare in dust jacket. Karel Čapek (1890-1938), a famous Czech novelist, dramatist, journalist, and theorist, is best known today for his book Rossum's Universal Robots, which introduced the world "robot" to the field of science fiction..... Read More about Krakatit. Translated by Lawrence Hyde
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 ...
London: The Venetian Society, 1929. Edition de luxe. One of 550 sets printed on specially manufactured wove deckle-edge india-tint paper. Read More about The Memoirs of Casanova de Seingalt. Translated by Arthur Machen to which has been added the...