London: Sampson Low, Son & Co., Ludgate Hill, 1863. First edition. A collection of sketches originally published in... Read More about My Miscellanies
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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..... Read More about
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..... Read More about 9 signatures attached to a card
London: Published at the Punch Office, 85, Fleet Street, 1847. Leech, John. First edition. Read More about The Comic History of England
Philadelphia: Printed by Young, Stewart, and M’Culloch, in Chesnut-Street, No. 7, below Third-Street, 1785. Abecedary of Roman and Italic alphabets, with ligatures and punctuation marks; and a short syllabary, with the Catechism, here adapted for American needs. A note at the foot of p. 2 reads, “The blanks left in..... Read More about The A, B, C. With the Church of England Catechism. To which is annexed, Prayers used in the...
New York & London: Chanticleer Press Edition. Harcourt, Brace & Jovanovich, 1979. First edition. Read More about Desert Images
New York: Dial, 1962. First edition. Read More about Fire on the Mountain
Boston: Crosby and Nichols, and S. G. Simpkins, 1848. First edition. Not in Wright. Read More about How to Spoil a Good Citizen; and Other Stories
[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 These images remained unpublished and largely unseen until they were included in Hank O'Neal's 1990 memoir of his relationship with Barnes..... Read More about Group of 14 photographic snapshots of Djuna Barnes
New York: erandom House, . First edition. Read More about The Pajama Game. Music and Lyrics by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross
Boston: Weeks, Jordan, and Company, 1839. First Edition. BRILLIANT COPY. The seventh Rollo book. Read More about Rollo's Experiments
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..... Read More about Rollo's Tour in Europe: Rollo on the Atlantic (1853); Rollo in Paris (1854); Rollo in Switzerland...
Boston: Published by Pierce and Parker, 1833. First edition. Read More about The Teacher: or Moral Influences employed in the Instruction and Government of the Young
Boston: Crocker & Brewster, 1839. First Edition. Read More about Caleb in the Country. A Story for Children. By the Author of the Rollo Books
Boston: Otis, Broaders, & Co, 1843. First edition. Read More about The Rollo Philosophy. Part IV. The Sky
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..... Read More about Autograph Letter, signed ("John S.C. Abbot") to Mr. Edward Brown Houghton
Boston: Lothrop Publishing Co, nd. Read More about The ABC Surprises
London: Printed for J.Dodsley, 1798. Read More about Letters of Abelard and Heloise. To which is prefixed a particular account of their lives,...
Boston: July 13 1874. Key Member of the Secret Six. A heartfelt letter to his friend and fellow abolitionist, expressing his condolences for the loss of Bird’s son, and explaining that he cannot attend the funeral. Reading in part: “I heard on Saturday of your son’s sudden death, and in..... Read More about Autograph letter signed ("F.B. Sanborn") to Francis William Bird ("My dear...
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..... Read More about The Last Medici
[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." Read More about Prince Isadore A Novel
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, . First edition. Artist’s Copy. Read More about The Twelve Dancing Pricesses
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..... Read More about Autograph Manuscript, signed (“Chas. Follen Adams”) and dated (“April 1, 1910”) of 8...
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..... Read More about The Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy
New York: Doubleday, Page, 1905. First edition. Read More about John Henry Smith