New York: June 4, 1947. Fine portrait of the Jewish-Italian author and painter (1902-1975), member of the Resistance... Read More
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Although printed in 1785, the introductory matter was destroyed by fire, and Ritson abandoned the completion of it. The sheets eventually fell into the hands of Triphook, who issued it thus, with a new title page, preface, and, according to him a portrait by "Mrs. Park of Hampstead" - which...
American Autographs. Signatures include: Henry James, Sr.Wm.E. Russell, Mayor of CambridgeSara C. BullEllen M. StoneR. N. JohnsonLouise Imogen GuineyPaul H. HayneGeorge S. HillardOn the back of the sheet onto which the signatures are laid down is a note identifying each of the signatories, which ends, "All except R.N.J.––who is merely.....
London: Published at the Punch Office, 85, Fleet Street, 1847. Leech, John. First edition.
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New York & London: Chanticleer Press Edition. Harcourt, Brace & Jovanovich, 1979. First edition.
New York: Dial, 1962. First edition.
Boston: Crosby and Nichols, and S. G. Simpkins, 1848. First edition. Not in Wright.
[New York: October, 1957]. Rare Berenice Abbott Portraits of Djuna Barnes. Rare images of Barnes in middle-age, taken by her friend Berenice Abbott at her studio in New York. These images remained unpublished and largely unseen until they were included in Hank O'Neal's 1990 memoir of his relationship with Barnes...
New York: erandom House, . First edition.
Boston: Weeks, Jordan, and Company, 1839. First Edition. BRILLIANT COPY. The seventh Rollo book.
Boston: W. J. Reynolds, 1853-55. First Editions. Rollo in Europe--First Editions. Jacob Abbott (1803-79), an American congregational minister and educator, wrote the famous Rollo series of books (Rollo at Work, Rollo at Play, etc.) to teach his young readers specific moral values and concepts. In these travel books, following the...
Boston: Published by Pierce and Parker, 1833. First edition.
Boston: Crocker & Brewster, 1839. First Edition.
Boston: Otis, Broaders, & Co, 1843. First edition.
Brunswick, Maine: Nov., 2, 1858. "Your favor of Nov. 6 I have just rec'd. I regret very much that I have no autograph of the Emperor and have never had any. While in Europe I received some notes from distinguished men but they have long since passed into the hands...
Boston: Lothrop Publishing Co, nd.
New York: November 25, 1955. Peter Abrahams (1919- ), is a South African novelist who was deeply influenced by his discovery of the literature of the Harlem Renaissance. His early novel "Mine Boy" (1946) was the first to emphasize the dehumanizing effect of racism upon South African blacks.
London: Methuen, 1958. Second edition, Revised from the 1932 edition. Inscribed Presentation Copy to Uncle Guy. Inscribed on the flyleaf:"to Uncle Guy"with best wishes"for a happy Birthday"and much love"from Harold."Guy Mitchell was the brother of Harold’s mother, Hortense (Mitchell) Acton. Guy was the proprietor of Villa Giullarino, which faced his.....
[London]: Methuen, . First edition. Inscribed on the flyleaf to Acton's friend Edward Eberly:"May this little book avert all evil eyes from my friend Edward and amuse his leisure moments! With all best wishes, from Harold."
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, . First edition. Artist’s Copy.
Roxbury, Bosston, Mass: April 1, 1910. German Immigrant Dialect Poem. After his service in the Civi War, Charles Follens Adams (1842 -1918) began writing humorous verse for magazines and periodicals. His “Leedle Yawcob Strauss” was written in 1876, and first published in book form in LEEDLE YAWCOB STRAUSS, AND OTHER...
London: Arthur Baker Limited, . First edition. Don’t Panic. “Forty-Two.”First edition of this comic masterpiece of science fiction, which began life in Douglas Adams’ scripts for the six-part BBC radio series, chronicling the intergalactic adventures of Arthur Dent, hapless Earthman, and his considerably more together friend Ford Prefect, “who really.....
New York: Doubleday, Page, 1905. First edition.
Garden City, New York: 6 Old Westbury Road, 25 October 1957. Writing to Hartley regarding his education and his writing, “the person who wants to write clearly must work hard and long himself,” citing his literary experiences in high school followed by his college years as an English major. He...
Boston: Press of the Boston Daily Advertiser, L. L. Lewis, Printer, 1829. First edition, with a period in imprint at end of “Congress-street”. The previous October the National Intelligencer had contained a statement made by the President denouncing “certain citizens of Massachusetts as having been engaged in a design to.....