New York: November 25, 1955. Peter Abrahams (1919- ), is a South African novelist who was deeply influenced... Read More about Portrait photograph of Peter Abrahams
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....
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 ...
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...
Mexico: Ignacio Escalante, 1904. No. 12 of 200 on Japan paper. Edición limitada a 200 ejemplares numerados, en papél de Japón. Este es el número 12. Inscribed on colophon by author. Read More about Cayo Valerio Catulo. Su vida y sus obras... Con un prólogo de Victoriano Salado Álvarez
New York: Brentano's, [October, 1906]. Read More about The Life of Benvenuto Cellini, Written by Himself
New York: Brentano’s, 1906. Read More about The Life of Benvenuto Cellini, Written by Himself. Edited and Translated by Johns Addington...
New York: Brentano’s, [October],1906]. Printed at the Merrymount Press. Read More about The Life of Benvenuto Cellini, Written by Himself. Edited and Translated by Johns Addington...
New York: Brentano’s, [October], 1906. Read More about The Life of Benvenuto Cellini, Written by Himself. Edited and Translated by Johns Addington...
Edinburgh: John Grant, 1902. "Library Edition" Read More about The History of the Ingenious Gentleman Don Quixote of La Mancha. Translated from the Spanish by...
Pamplona: Nicolas de Assiayn, Impressor del Reyno de Navarra, 1614. Second edition. The rare true second edition of Cervantes' Novelas Ejemplares, a collection of 12 novellas inspired by Boccaccio and first published by Robles in Madrid in 1613, between publication of the first and second parts of Don Quixote (1605..... Read More about Novelas Exemplares
Paris: (Everart for) J.-J. Dubouchet et Cie., Éditeurs, Librairie Paulin, rue de Seine, 33, 1836-1837. First edition, first issue with Johannot's Illustrations, with frontispiece with Quixote with moustache; woman on p, 256 of Vol. I turned to right. "This edition of Don Quixote is a wonder of Romantic bookmaking." Ray..... Read More about L'ingénieux hidalgo Don Quichotte de la Manche. Traduit et annoté par Louis Viardot. Vignettes...
London: Cadell and Davies, 1817. The earliest state of the plates, one of a few copies thus issued, for the publisher’s edition of 1818. The Smirke Plates for Quixote, Proofs on India paper. Robert Smirke was an English painter and illustrator who specialized in small paintings showing subjects taken from..... Read More about Engravings, Illustrative of Don Quixote, from pictures by Robert Smirke
[London: Thomas M'Lean, 1819]. Clark, J. First edition. This is separate isuue of the plates for the 1819 M'Lean edition of the Jarvis translation of Don Quixote with the same plates with much smaller margins. Read More about Illustrations to Don Quixotte [front cover title
Paris: Defer Demaisonneuve, 1788. First edition. Read More about Nouvelles Espagnoles. Traduction Nouvelle, avec des Notes, ornée de douze Belles Figures pr...
Bagatelle: 1788; and Saint Lazare, Chez Donat Gourdin, n.d. First editions. The Ancient Love of Women for Fools. Attributed by Barbier to the marquis de Champcenetz, an unrepentant anti-revolutionary and acerbic wit, who was guillotined in 1790. Barbier cites Grimm with the following identifications: Mme de Valée ( i.e., de..... Read More about Petit traité de l'amour des femmes pour les sots. [with:] Petit commentaire sur le titre de la...
London: Printed for the Villon society, 1885. ROBERT HOE'S SET. Read More about Chap-Books and Folk-Lore Tracts. First Series. I - V [general-title], comprising: I. The History...