New York: Random House, . First edition. Read More about The Unvanquished
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New York: Random House, . First edition. Read More about The Unvanquished
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1917. First American edition. From Pound to a Friend by Way of John Quinn. INSCRIBED from collector and patron John Quinn to sculptor Gwen Baxter on the front free endpaper, “To Miss G. Baxter from John Quinn at the suggestion of Ezra Pound. June 29..... Read More about ‘Noh’ or Accomplishment: A Study of the Classical Stage of Japan
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1926. First edition, some battering to type pp 38, 90, 248, first issue jacket with no battering to lips on front panel. First edition of Fitzgerald's third collection of short stories. Read More about All the Sad Young Men
Paris: Michel Levy, 1857. First edition, with dedication to "Senart" A handsome copy of Flaubert’s unequaled, scandalous novel, for which the author was unsuccessfully prosecuted on the grounds of offending public morals and religion. Now recognized not only as a masterpiece of French and world literature, but as the novel..... Read More about Madame Bovary. Mœurs de Provence
New York: Albert and Charles Boni, 1927. No. 281 of 300 copies. ‘The Good Soldier,’ Signed, one of 300 copies. The special edition of this modern classic, for which Ford supplied a new Dedication, one of only 300 hundred copies signed by the author on the flyleaf. Read More about The Good Soldier. A Tale of Passion
Alexandria: Whitehead Morris, 1938. Second edition, published under the auspices of the Royal Archaeological Society of Alexandria. With ALS. Includes autograph letter, signed, addressed to Kenneth Bailey — mentioning Lord Nelson, Charlotte Yonge and George Washington and remarking on how difficult it is to get a copy of this book..... Read More about Alexandria: A History and a Guide
Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1907. First edition, first impression. One of 1587 copies. FINE COPY OF FORSTER'S SECOND NOVEL. First edition of Forster's second book, preceded only by Where Angels Fear to Tread. "I believe this to be Mr. Forster's own favourite... the book angrily contrasts altruistic..... Read More about The Longest Journey
London: Collingwood Bros, . First edition. Introducing Dr. Thorndylke. The second book by the creator of Dr. Thorndyke, but the first to introduce that “most carefully established crime savant since Sherlock Holmes,” in the estimation of Christopher Morley. “Perhaps you will need to acquire a taste for Thorndyke — it..... Read More about The Red Thumb Mark
Middlebury, Vermont: Bread Loaf School of English, [n.d., ca. 1929]. First Separate edition, second printing. Exceedingly Scarce ‘Birches’. The first separate edition of Frost’s celebrated poem, “Birches,” here in the second printing, distinguishable from the first by the paper stock and the smaller italic type. Read More about Birches [Bread Loaf Folder, No. 3
London: David Nutt, 1913. First Edition, Second Issue, Binding D, No. 126 of 135 copies, signed and numbered by Frost. This issue offered by Louis Cohn of House of Books when he bought the remains of Dunster House Bookshop from Maurice Firuski. Read More about A Boy's Will
New York: Henry Holt and Company [The Spiral Press], [May, 1936]. First edition, no. 634 of 803 copies signed by Frost. LIMITED EDITION, FURTHER INSCRIBED. Inscribed on the ffep by the author "To Mary and Barrett Brown/ from/ Lesley and Robert Frost/ Amherst 1936." Read More about A Further Range. Book Six
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, [June, 1962]. First edition. Inscribed on ffep: "To Ruby Dagget librarian of a great bookstore and one of my oldest and best friends Robert Frost Dartmouth 1967." Dagget had worked at the Dartmouth bookstore. Read More about In the Clearing
New York: Henry Holt & Co, [October], 1923. Lankes, J.J. First trade edition. Inscribed to a friend and colleague. Inscribed on the ffep "For Louis A. Strauss/ from his friend/ Robert Frost."Louis Strauss was chairman of the English Department at the University of Michigan from 1920-1938, where Frost took up..... Read More about New Hampshire. A Poem with Notes and Grace Notes
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
New York: The New American Library, . First edition. Author’s First Book, Inscribed. Inscribed by the author on the title page, “For G— P— with best wishes, William Gass”. Read More about Omensetter's Luck
[Paris]: aux dépens d'un ami [Albert Skira], . First edition, Number 302 of 410 copies, SIGNED by Genet sur vélin de Lana. Read More about Journal du Voleur
Paris: Marc Barbezat, . Giacometti. Copy # 1338 of a limited edition of 3000 copies printed on Lana paper. Read More about Le Balcon
Lyon: L’Arbalète, 1946. First edition, number 256 of 475 copies “in-quarto coquille sur pur fil rives filigrané 'L'ABALETE.'" Read More about Miracle de la Rose
[San Francisco]: City Lights Books, [March, 1966]. Fifth edition. Pocket Poets Series no. 14. Presentation Copy to Hugo. Strange now to think of you gone …Ginsberg’s other long poem, in memory of his mother, Kaddish For Naomi Ginsberg 1894-1956. The first five editions were printed letterpress by Villiers in England..... Read More about Kaddish and Other Poems 1958-1960
Dublin: C. Jackson, 1780. First Dublin edition. The rare first Dublin edition of Goethe's immensely popular Sturm und Drang epistolary novel of unrequited love. First published in German 1774 and in English translation (from the French) in 1779 in London, from which this first Dublin edition takes its text. According..... Read More about The Sorrows of Werter: a German Story
Capri: February 3, 1912. “creating … a new and irreconcilable enemy in Persia”. Frederick Whelen was a member of the Persia Committee, which was a group formed in opposition to Britain's policy toward Persia in the wake of the 1907 Anglo-Russian treaty, which crushed the nascent constitutionalist movement and divided..... Read More about Typed Manuscript, signed (“M. Gorkii”), warning of the consequences of the Russian invasion...
New York: Harper & Brothers, . First edition (so stated on copyright page, and with code "I-X" beneath). Inscribed. Inscribed boldly in purple ink on the flyleaf: "To J. Stuart Groves from Zane Grey." A fine, early collection of five stories of adventure and endurance, set in the American West..... Read More about Tappan's Burro
Garden City: Doubleday, 1993-2018. Limited Signed Editions. Complete Set, Signed. A complete set of the Limited Signed Edition works of Grisham issued by Doubleday beginning in 1993 with his popular quartet, A Time to Kill, The Firm, The Pelican Brief, and The Client, through 2018 with The Reckoning. All are..... Read More about Novels, Complete Set of Limited Signed Editions
[Tokyo: Printed for the author by Toppan Printing Company, 1949]. First edition, unnumbered copy. Attractive copy of van Gulik's pioneering translation of Chinese detective fiction, begun during his wartime exile in the mountains and privately printed in Tokyo. Dee Goong An, published in an edition of 1200 numbered copies signed..... Read More about Dee Goong An. Three Murder Cases Solved by Judge Dee. An old Chinese detective novel translated...
New York: July, 1942. Hammett on Pozner "...the best novel that has come out of this war" A rare and beautiful example of Hammett's hand, and a remarkable sentiment from the author of THE MALTESE FALCON. Hammett responds to the publisher's request:"Vladimir Pozner's 'The Edge of the Sword' is by..... Read More about Autograph Note signed ("Dashiell Hammett ") at the foot of a TLS from David Sablodowsky...