New York: Farrar, Straus and Cudahy, 1956. First edition. Read More about A Walk on the Wild Side
New York: Farrar, Straus and Cudahy, 1956. First edition. Read More about A Walk on the Wild Side
Cambridge: Dept of Printing and Graphic Arts of the Harvard College Library, 1960 & 1963. Read More about A Bestiary. Bound With: A New Bestiary
New York: 26 April 1987. The Golden Age of Science Fiction Is 13. Polymath and best-selling author Isaac Asimov writes a young fan a few words of encouragement:“Bob Zicklin gave me your story to read. Very grim, but interesting. It is certainly far better than anything I could have written... Read More about Typed Letter, signed (“Isaac Asimov”), 26 April 1987, a note of encouragement to a young fan
Kirchstetten, Austria: June 1, 1970. Auden writes to literary scholar N. John Hall regarding the English wit Sydney Smith: "... I don't recognise the Sydney Smith quotation. The sentence "What happiness ... domestic shackles" could well be by him, but, if so, certainly meant sarcastically. Smith was very respectable in... Read More about Autograph letter signed ("W.H. Auden"), 1 p, to N. John Hall
Original portrait signed by Baldwin. An accomplished pen and ink portrait of Baldwin in profile, by a Massachusetts artist, drawn on a sheet of stationery of African-American art collector Robert M. Hughes and inscribed to his wife Amy: "From Stacy Lee Simmons and the chequers on a balmy, grey day... Read More about Pen and ink portrait of James Baldwin, signed by him at lower left
Taschen, 2012. No. 20 of 100 copies with gelatin silver print, “George V Hotel Suite, Paris 1964”, signed by Harry Benson. Colossal, richly illustrated volume of the photographs of Harry Benson documenting the early years of the Beatles’ global success. Read More about The Beatles. On the Road 1964-1966
[Venice: Luca-Antonio Giunta, October 15, 1519]. First Giunta 8vo edition. Octavo Giunta bible, profusely illustrated. Read More about Biblia latina. Biblia cum concordatijis veteris et novi testamenti...(per Albertum Castellanum...
Kansas City, Missouri [printed at the 'Press of Grand Rapids Engraving Co., Michigan]: Kingman-Moore implement Company, 1903. Read More about Lion Buggy Co. Cincinnati [upper cover
New York: Scribners, 1886. First edition, later issue. A CHILDREN'S CLASSIC. Read More about Little Lord Fauntleroy
New York: Viking, . First edition. Read More about The Western Lands
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: Harrap, 1933-1938. First edition, first issue of all volumes. Churchill initially began the work in 1929, after his defeat in the general election, and the four volumes were published over a period of five years. One of England's most significant military commanders and statesmen, Marlborough had an extraordinary life... Read More about Marlborough: His Life and Times
New York: Oxford University Press, 1956. INSCRIBED. Signed and inscribed on the ffep in 1960 to Charles Brasefield Chairman of the Physics Department of Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois. "Professor Charles Brasefield, let the request of George Arnold, it is a pleasure to autograph for you this copy of my... Read More about Atomic Quest. A Personal Narrative
London: Bradbury and Evans, December, 1855 - June, 1857. Browne, H.K. First edition in original monthly parts, first issue part XV with "Rigaud" for "Blandois", without errata in part XVI. Little Dorrit in Parts. Read More about Little Dorrit
London: Chapman and Hall, December, 1864 - Nov. 1865. Stone, Marcus. First Edition, in the original parts; first issue text, “pricipal” in no. 14. Our Mutual Friend contains the greatest number of inserted ads of all of Dickens' books in parts. The present copy is a made up set, and... Read More about Our Mutual Friend. The original 19/20 monthly parts
[Paris; Liege: Panckoucke; Plomteux, 1785]. The complete set of these beautiful plates relating to Court Tennis (“le Jeu des Paumes”) from the Récueil de Planches, that extraordinary illustrated supplement to the magnificent Encyclopédie of Diderot and d'Alembert. The plates depict the creation of implements and play of tennis and billiards..... Read More about Paumier. Contenant neuf planches. [And:] Paulmerie. [Extracted from: Encyclopedie, ou...
New York: Henry Holt and Company, . Second American edition, one of 500 copies. Inscribed with five lines of verse. Inscribed with the last five lines from his celebrated poem, "For once, then, something": Water came to rebuke the too clear water.One drop fell from a fern and lo a.... Read More about North of Boston
Oxford: University Press, nd. INDIA PAPER. Read More about The Holy Bible
New York: Sotheby Parke Bernet, 1978. Read More about China for the West; Chinese Porcelain and other Decorative Arts for Export. Foreword by Nelson...
New York: Doubleday, . Order of service and eulogies for the funeral mass for Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis, held at the Church of St. Ignatius Loyola, 23 May 1994. Read More about In Memoriam Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis 1929-1994
London: Humphrey Milford, Oxford University Press, . Read More about The Poetical Works of John Keats. Edited with an Introduction and Textual Notes by H. Buxton Forman
Wrentham, Mass: November 5, . "How dark and empty the world would be without her!" A touching testament by Keller to the importance of her teacher and life-long companion, Anne Sullivan [Macy]. "My teacher and I thank you, not only for your sympathy and friendship, but also for your beautiful... Read More about Typed letter signed ("Helen Keller"), to Natalie Harris Hammond, regarding among other...
[N.p., Wyoming: 1930s]. Attractive print of an angler in a mountain lake.Hans Kleiber (1887-1967), born in Germany, emigrated to the U.S. in his teens and settled in the Big Horn Mountains of Wyoming in 1906 as a forest ranger. Self-taught, he is best known for outdoor scenes and as a...... Read More about Etching: The Lone Fisherman
Washington D.C and Nahant, Mass: March 30, 1901; October 7, 1907; and May 21, 1920. In the first letter Senator Lodge thanks Hammond for the copy of "Mrs. Hammond's pamphlet on the Boer War," saying he is "very glad to have it and to hear about both sides of this... Read More about 3 typed letters signed ("H.C. Lodge"), two to John Hays Hammond and one to the...
Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press, . First edition, first printing. Written in the form of a novella, Norman Maclean‘s autobiographical title story of fly fishing and life is drawn from his early years spent mostly in the Rocky Mountain region. Though critically acclaimed, the work received little attention..... Read More about A River Runs through It and Other Stories
London: Boston: Ralph C. Hale; Philip Lee Warner. The Medici Society, . Flint, Russell. Trade Edition. Read More about Le Morte Darthur. The History of King Arthur and of his Noble Knights of the Round Table
London: Printed for J. Johnson in St. Paul's Church-Yard, by T. Bensley, 1807. Fourth edition. Malthus is as controversial as he is influential. "The central idea of the essay ... was a simple one. The population of a community ... increases geometrically, while food supplies increase only arithmetically. If the... Read More about An Essay on the Principle of Population; or, a view of its past and present effects on human...
New York: Doubleday, Doran, 1936. Schwabe, Randolphe. First illustrated edition, no. 385 of 751 signed by the author and artist. With a typed note signed. Signed by Maugham and Schwabe, this copy with a typed note signed of Maugham mounted at back, dated 4th November 1964, thanking a Mr. Robertson... Read More about Of Human Bondage
Taschen, 2011. No. 635 of 750 copies. signed by Paul McCartney. Read More about Linda McCartney. Life in Photographs
Oxford: at the Clarendon Press, 1900. Read More about The Poetical Works of John Milton. Edited...by Rev. H.C. Beeching
New York: The Colonial Press, . Renaissance Edition, #421 of 1000 copies. Read More about The Spirit of the Laws
Higginbotham and Co, 1893. Second edition. First published in 1874 in Bangalore without illustrations. Read More about Indian Snakes. An Elementary Treatise on Ophiology with a Descriptive Catalogue of the Snakes...
Edinburgh: Alexander Donalson, 1774. Read More about Plutarch's Lives. In Six Volumes. Translated from the Greek...and a Complete Index. To which is...
New York: Reynal & Hitchcock, 1943. First trade edition, with publisher's Fourth Avenue address on front flap, five line colophon in italics at end. First trade edition of the beloved parable written and illustrated by Saint-Exupery, which was not published in France until 1945, following the end of the German occupation. Read More about The Little Prince … Translated from the French by Katherine Woods
[New York]: Harper & Row, . First edition. Read More about In the Night Kitchen
London: Printed by W. Smith and sold by W. Row, 1803. First edition. Read More about The Cabinet Dictionary, containing An Explanation of all the Terms used in the Cabinet, Chair...
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1890. First edition, de Luxe edition printed on thicker paper with extra illustrations, designated in red Author's Special Copy and signed by the author, #246 of 250 copies. AUTHOR'S SPECIAL COPY. Read More about In Darkest Africa or the Quest, Rescue and Retreat of Emin, Governor of Equatoria
New York: Viking Press, . First edition. Steinbeck's classic of the migrant Joad family in Depression-era America, winner of the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award and basis for John Ford's Academy Award-winning film. Read More about The Grapes of Wrath
Taschen, 2011. No. 29 of 125 copies with color pigment print on archival paper (print "A"), signed by Stern. Lavishly produced volume with the text of Norman Mailer’s 1973 biography, Marilyn, and photographs of the legendary actress taken by Bert Stern in a photo session shortly before her death. Read More about Marilyn Monroe
London: Printed for James Smith, 1822. First Smith edition. Gosden Plates. Sometimes referred to as the Gosden edition. Due to the Gosden imprint on the plates, it was believed to have been published at the expense of the famous sporting bookbinder. This copy is about the size of Coigney's copy... Read More about The Complete Angler, or Contemplative Man's Recreation …
Philadelphia: George Barrie & Son, 1899. Japan edition, no. 62 of 500 copies printed for Mr. Oakes Ames. Read More about Paris Known and Unknown
Dublin: 82 Merrion Square, 22 December [1923?]. Senator Yeats. A response from Yeats to an officer in the Irish army, dating from his years as Senator in the Irish Free State: "I thank you for your kind letter of Dec 7. I hope all that you wish will come true... Read More about Autograph letter signed ("WB Yeats"), to a Major de Bleis(?), regarding "army...
[Covelo, Calif.]: Yolla Bolly Press, . Out of series copy (marked OS) from an edition of 200 copies, signed by Schumaker and Plimpton on the colophon. Stein’s idiosyncratic “memoir” of Paris, originally published in 1940, here in a fine press edition with evocative plates and vignettes by Ward Schumaker, and..... Read More about Paris France. A memoir. Drawings by Ward Schumaker. Afterword by George Plimpton