London: Henry G. Bohn, 1848. Read More about The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. Including a Journal of His Tour to the Hebrides … New...
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..... Read More about Correspondence between John Quincy Adams, Esquire President of the United States and Several...
Washington: Printed by Gales and Seaton, 1835. First edition, a regular paper issue? Said to have been issued in thin, regular and thick paper issue, the first two from same setting imposed on 8vo and thick paper issue imposed as 4to. Type on title slightly larger than other copies that..... Read More about Oration on the Life and Character of Gilbert Motier de Lafayette delivered at the Request of Both...
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
New York: Viking, (1996). First edition. This copy is inscribed by Patricia "Tish" Hankey Alsop, wife of Stewart to her sister-in-law Corinne , 'sis", Alsop Chubb, "For Sis with love from Tish February 1996." A fine association copy. Read More about Taking on the World, Joseph and Stewart Alsop-Guardians of the American Century
London: 1 November, 1957. "Self-discipline is the professional writer's primary need" Interesting letter from Ambler, in answer to the question, "How important to you was your high school education, and is college experience necessary for creative writing?" Ambler points out that in England "there is no real equivalent of 'high..... Read More about Typed Letter Signed ("Eric Ambler") to Westley S. Hartley, in response to the latter's...
New York: Boni & Liveright, 1926. First edition. Limited to 350 copies, this being number 344. Signed by Anderson on the limitation page. Limited edition, signed. Autobiographical novel. Read More about Tar. A Midwest Childhood
New York: Published by the author. G.F. Bruce Printer, 1831. Second Edition, Revised and Corrected. Second and best edition, after the first of 1829, of this rare autobiography by a Pequot Indian, and the first such work truly written by an American Indian. Other Indian autobiographies appeared before this one..... Read More about A Son of the Forest. The Experience of William Apes, a Native of the Forest
London: Printed for Messr. Rivingtons, 1782. New Edition, usual cancels. Read More about Biographia Dramatica, or, A Companion to the Playhouse: containing historical and critical...
London: Richard Bentley, 1839. First Edition. Read More about Memoirs of John Bannister, Comedian
[New York]: Privately Printed by [The Derrydale Press], 1930. One of 500 copies. Memorial volume of verse privately printed by Connett and never intended for sale. "An extremely rare Derrydale book ... very scarce ... and very hard to come by" (Frazier). Read More about Abdul. An Allegory
[New York: G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 1954]. First American edition. Read More about Persona Grata
New York: Farar and Rinehart, 1933. Child, Charles. First edition, #21 of 125 copies, signed by both Benéts and Childs. Read More about A Book of Americans
New York: Putnam's, . First American edition. Inscribed. Inscribed by the author on the title page: “To Steven Moore, Miriam Benkovitz”. Read More about Frederick Rolfe: Baron Corvo. A Biography
Paris: Charpentier, 1907. Later edition. Read More about Ma Double Vie: Mémoires de …
New York: Delacorte Press, . First edition. Inscribed, "To 'Darling Shirley'(Clurman) 'Bright' 'Nifty' 'Attractive' 'Sharp' and a 'Lady' With respect Milton" Read More about Milton Berle An Autobiography with Haskel Frankel
Newcastle: R. Robinson, 1887. A large and handsome study of Bewick's life, with reproductions of his work. Read More about Thomas Bewick, His Life and Times
London: Constable and Company Limited, 1920. First edition, number 64 of 100 signed copies. Read More about Frederick Locker-Lampson: A Character Sketch - with a small selection from letters addressed to...
Saint Louis: William K. Bixby [Printed by the Torch Press, Cedar Rapids], 1915. One of 200 copies printed. Freer on Whistler. With a very interesting 8-page 8vo autograph letter from Charles L. Freer, the eminent American collector written from London, May 1902, to W. K. Bixby regarding his visit with..... Read More about Holograph Letter of Charles I. Formerly in possession of John Evelyn. Later in the collection of...
Saint Louis: Privately printed for William K. Bixby [by the University Press, Cambridge, U.S.A], 1908. Privately printed “Second Edition,” Bixby having allowed the Bibliophile Society to print their edition for their members and then producing 250 copies for presentation to his friends. Additional portraits. The originals were in Bixby's extensive..... Read More about Charles Dickens and Maria Beadnell (“Dora”) Private Correspondence between Charles Dickens...
Boston: The Bibliophile Society, 1910. Firrst Edition. Limited to 483 copies. Bixby's Copy. Bixby had had privately printed in 1898 the “Charles Dickens and Maria Beadnell Private Correspondence,” the originals of which were in his collection. The Dickens-Kolle letters were in Harry B. Smith's private collection. Henry William Kolle was..... Read More about The Dickens-Kolle Letters. Supplemental to the Letters from Charles Dickens to Maria Beadnell...
Boston: New Algonquin Club, January 11, 1906. First Edition. Rare Testamonial, Printed on Vellum. RARE. Never seen. Testimonial honoring William K. Bixby, the noted bibliophile. Includes remarks by Albert Bushnell Hart. A browned newspaper clipping regarding the affair is laid in. The presentation from the committee is printed on vellum..... Read More about Fourth Annual Banquet of the Bibliophile Society
[Boston: [Printed by D. B. Updike, the Merrymount Press ] Privately Printed by W. K. Bixby for Historical Societies and Personal Friends, 1922. One of 250 copies printed. Privately Printed. Read More about Two Letters: I. Anthony Wayne and Lake George. Letter from General Anthony Wayne to General...
London: Chatto & Windus, 1907. First edition. Read More about The Real Blake
London: Macmillan, 1880. Second Edition. A New and Enlarged Edition Illustrated from Blake's Own Works, with additional Letters and a Memoir of the Author. THE H. BUXTON FORMAN COPY. The original prints - three from the woodblocks for Virgil's Pastoral (in this second edition printed on India paper and thus..... Read More about Life of William Blake, with selections from his poems and other writings
New York: The Beechhurst Press, . First American edition. Read More about William Blake's Jerusalem. Foreword by Geoffrey Keynes