New York: January 3, 1939. Published in PORTRAITS: the Photographs of Carl Van Vechten, (1978), edited by Saul Mauriber. Read More about Portrait photograph of Alexander Woollcott
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
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 These images remained unpublished and largely unseen until they were included in Hank O'Neal's 1990 memoir of his relationship with Barnes...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: 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...
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
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...
New York: Doubleday, Page, 1905. First edition. Read More about John Henry Smith
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... Read More about Autograph letter, signed “J. Adams”
New York: Robert M. McBride, 1925. First Edition, one of 10 signed copies on Ingres paper not for sale. The Author's First Book -- One of 10 Copies. The rare signed issue of the author's first book -- unrecorded by our only bibliographical resource: Bruccoli - Clark's First Printings of American Authors. Read More about Those Not Elect
Los Angeles: Sylvester & Orphanos, 1982. First Edition 1 of 300 numbered copies, signed by Richard Adams (total edition of 330). Read More about The Legend of the Tuna
New York: Macdowell, Oboenksy, . First Edition, first issue, with title printed in blue and “walking” for “waking” on p. 80. Read More about A Death in the Family
New Haven: Yale University Press, 1934. First edition. Read More about Permit Me Voyage
New York: George Braziller, . First edition. Inscribed, "For Allen/con amore/ and I don't know How/ Somerset Maugham got on my back-!/ Conrad/ 1967." Read More about Thee
New York: April 18, 1961. Variant of the session portrait published in PORTRAITS: the Photography of Carl Van Vechten (1978), edited by Saul Mauriber. Van Vechten Portrait of Albee, 1961. Read More about Portrait photograph of Edward Albee
New York: April 18, 1961. Published in PORTRAITS: the Photographs of Carl Van Vechten (1978). Read More about Portrait photograph of Edward Albee
Pattenburg, New Jersey: 20 November 1957. Responding to Hartley's letter asking about some biographical details and also about the importance of her education to her writing. “I do want to state quite emphatically that I believe in as good an education as anybody can get. Personally I find knowledge acquired... Read More about Typed letter signed “Martha Albrand”
Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1908. First edition. Signed "Henry Cabot Lodge. A Memory March 22nd 1907" on flyleaf and below a card from Mrs. Thomas Bailey Aldrich giving this book. On pastedown is the bookplate of Thomas Bailey Aldrich and his cut signature. Read More about The Life of Thomas Bailey Aldrich
59 Mount Vernon Street, Boston: May 7, 1905. "You did me a favor in asking me to write in this book. Sincerely yours, T.B. Aldrich" Read More about Autograph letter signed ("T.B. Aldrich"), to Rev. James E––
N.p: n.d. [ca. 1892?]. Two lyrics, literally back-to-back, expressive of the poet’s yearning for escape. Read More about Autograph manuscript copies of select stanzas from his Poems "Insomnnia" and...
[Massachusetts]: Reprinted with the Author’s Permission, and Sold at the Fair of the MAssachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children, 1880. First Separate Edition. Author’s Own Copy (?). With the bookplate and tipped in signature of Thomas Bailey Aldrich. Read More about The Little Violinist