London: Henry Colburn, New Burlington Street, 1828. First edition. Read More about Notions of the Americans: Picked up by a Travelling Bachelor
Washington: [Privately printed at the Press of J. H. Furst Co., Baltimore.], 1910. First edition. Signed by Adams at the end of the introductory letter, as it seems that most copies were. Adams, historian and a direct descendant of John Quincy Adams, published and disseminated widely this present work. It..... Read More about A Letter to American Teachers of History
London: Saunders and Otley, Conduit Street, 1843. First Edition in English, with half-titles. Read More about The Burgomaster of Berlin. Translated from the German...[by William Atkinson Gardner
New York: Farrar, Straus and Cudahy, 1956. First edition. Read More about A Walk on the Wild Side
London: Richard Bentley, New Burlington Street, 1845. First Edition in English. Read More about The Improvisatore: or, Life in Italy, from the Danish...translated by Mary Howitt
New York: R.H. Russell, 1898. The Merrrymount Edition. Read More about The Nightingale. [Translation by H.W. Dulken
Paris: Hachette, 1905. Read More about Contes d'Andersen. Traduit du Danois par D. Soldi
New York: Weltdemokratische Vereinigong, 1939. Read More about Adolf Hitler. Der letzte 'grosse' Antisemit
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..... Read More about ANS to Alfred Eisenstaedt
[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 indeed for..... Read More about Autograph Letter, signed, to the literary agent, Major Pond, on Benêt’s “John Brown’s...
New York: William Sloane Associates, . First edition. First edition of Berryman's biography of Stephen Crane, signed ("John Berryman") on the title-page. Read More about Stephen Crane … The American Men of Letters Series
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..... Read More about Collection of six books inscribed to the author's brother Hans Georg, including: Deutsche...
Boston: Charles E. Goodspeed, 1902. No. 458 of 500 copies. "an unfinished binding done by me at Miss Emily Preston's bindery, N.Y. Patty P.L. Sesler" and below in another hand J.S. Brown. Emily Preston was a Cobden-Sanderson student who ran a bindery at 223 East 17th St., NYC and was..... Read More about The Service. Edited by F. B. Sanborn
Berlin: Suhrkamp Verlag, 1957-1965 (Volume 9 is dated 1965). All are first editions except Vol I and IX. Read More about Stucke (Plays), complete
POTSDAM: Gustav Kiepenheuer Verlag, 1924. First edition of author's third book. Read More about Leben Eduards des Zweiten von England [nach Marlowe]. Historie
[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. Read More about Die Echten Ausgaben von Goethes Faust
Berlin: Maurersche Buchhandlung, 1817. Read More about Victoria und ihre Geschwister, mit fliegenden Fahnen und brennender Lunte
Harrisonburg, Virginia: Davidson and Bourne, 1813. First Edition, without half-title. Read More about The Mountain Muse. Comprising the Adventures of Daniel Boone; and The Power of Virtuous and...
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”... Read More about Wozzeck
Boston: Sanborn, Carter, and Bazin, 1855. First Edition, first issue. A nice copy of this classic, which we would venture to say, has virtually never been out of print since this first edition. Bulfinch dedicated it “To Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, the poet alike of the many and of the few..... Read More about The Age of Fable; or, Stories of Gods and Heroes
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..... Read More about Tarzan of the Apes
Boston: Houghton, Mifflin, 1906. First edition. Read More about Bird and Bough
New York: Hurd and Houghton, 1871. First edition. First Book. Read More about Wake Robin
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, [June], 1913. First Edition, first issue with date on title-page and copyright page. Read More about O Pioneers!
Hartford: American Publishing Company, 1899. Autograph Edition, number 128 of 512 copies. Finely Bound, with Two Autograph Leaves. Includes two manuscript leaves from the 1873 novel, The Golden Age. Twain and Warner jointly wrote this, which was the only author collaboration in which Twain participated. The title of the work..... Read More about The Writings of Mark Twain
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..... Read More about Collection of Autograph Sentiments in German, including Love Poems with drawings, preserved in a...