Hamburg: Hoffmann und Campe, 1833. First edition. Read More
New York: Macdowell, Oboenksy, . First Edition, first issue, with title printed in blue and “walking” for “waking” on p. 80.
London: Saunders and Otley, Conduit Street, 1843. First Edition in English, with half-titles.
New York: Weltdemokratische Vereinigong, 1939.
Duluth: March 11, 1948. Margaret Frances Culkin Banning. Best-selling author and early advocate of women's rights. Daughter of William E. Culkin who served two terms in the Minnesota State Senate (1895-99). Spent one year at Sacred Heart Academy in Rochester, New York. B.A., Vassar College, 1912; certificate, Chicago School of...
[New York]: September 17, 1928. Benêt on John Brown: “I tried to do my best with him…”. Fascinating letter, written soon after the publication of Benêt’s most enduring poem, JOHN BROWN’S BODY (1928), to America’s most eminent literary agent of the day, Major Pond. “Thank you very much.....
New York: William Sloane Associates, . First edition. First edition of Berryman's biography of Stephen Crane, signed ("John Berryman") on the title-page.
Leipzig, Berlin: Insel-Verlag, etc, 1928-1936. First editions of the first four titles, later editions of the last two titles. He Created the Myth of Nietzsche. Ernst Bertram (1884-1957), Germanist and poet, was appointed professor of German literature and philology at the University of Cologne in 1921. His friends included Stefan...
Harrisonburg: Davidson and Bourne, 1813. First Edition, with half-title.
Seal Harbor, Maine: Printed & Sold at High Loft, (1982). Number 122 of copies 51 to 200 of the regular edition. Printed in 16 pt. Blado, on Gutenberg paper at High Loft, the printing office of August Heckscher; by Tom Coleman and Karen MacDonald, printers.
Berlin: Suhrkamp Verlag, 1957-1965 (Volume 9 is dated 1965). All are first editions except Vol I and IX.
New York: Printed for Random House [by the Bremer Presse], . Number LXXIII of 530 copies on Zanders hand-made paper (250 done for Random House). Initial designed by Anna Simons.
[Munich: Bremer Presse, 1932]. First edition, no. 61 of 85 copies, signed by Martin Bodmer on the colophon. One of 85 copies. Scarce trial specimen in preparation for a proposed edition of Goethe.
Leipzig: Im Insel-verlag [Boeschel & Trepte], 1920. Number 455 of 520 copies of this the first separate edition of this tragedy. It was from this work that the Austrian composer Alban Berg composed his very successful opera “Wozzeck” (1925). These fragments were first published posthumously in 1850 as “Wozzeck”.
Chicago: A.C. McClurg & Co, 1914. First edition, first state, with printer’s name set in two lines of Old English type. The first edition of the first Tarzan novel — a brighter than usual copy.The child of Lord and Lady Greystoke who were marooned in West Africa, Tarzan ("White Skin".....
New York: Hurd and Houghton, 1871. First edition. First Book.
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1906. Shinn, Florence. Number 40 of 100 copies of this special edition on Japanese were printed June, 1906, of which sixty are for sale. With TLS laid in mentioning working on this book and his regets that he cannot come to ABA dinner honoring him.
New York: Charles L. Webster, 1885. First American edition, mixed state. The first edition of Twain's enduring classic of boyhood, the book that prompted Hemingway to state: “All modern literature comes from one book by Mark Twain. It’s the best book we’ve had. All American writing comes from that. There.....
New York: Charles L. Webster, 1885. First American edition. Fine in Publisher's Deluxe Morocco Binding. A stunningly fine first edition of Twain's enduring classic of boyhood, in the deluxe publisher's half morocco binding — at the time of publication the rarest and most expensive of the various publisher's bindings. The...
London: Printed for N.T. Longman and O. Rees, By G. Woodfall, 1800. First edition of Coleridge's English translation. The first English edition of Schiller’s Wallenstein, set in Germany during the Thirty Years War, and translated by Samuel Taylor Coleridge from a manuscript copy of the first German edition of 1799.....
n.p: [June 17, n.y.]. "A blunder!" "My dearest Anster, A blunder! On looking at Mr. Carey's [sic] letter it was for last Wednesday I was invited. - I shall, however; be at Mr. Allsop's on Tuesday (tomorrow) by 2 o'clock, & you might return with me. God bless you S....
Altdorf, Weingarten, etc. [Germany]: 1852-1862. Charming and decorative mind-nineteenth-century German album of sentiments, most dated variously between 1852 and 1854. On the verso of a poem headed Trennung (Separation) and inscribed “Tobis seiner liebsten Anna” is a portait of a pensive young man and the caption “Jetzt bin ich’s nicht.....
New York: James G. Gregory (Successor to W.A. Townsend & Co.), 1862. First edition. India Proofs.
London: Henry Colburn, New Burlington Street, 1828. First edition.
Philadelphia: Carey, Lea & Blanchard, 1836. First edition.
Dresden: Printed for Walther, 1830. First edition, one of just a few copies to survive, the rarest of Cooper's works. The Dresden Water Witch. The Water Witch was written in Naples and was first printed in Dresden in September 1830, a month before the English edition, and two months before...