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Budapest: Magyar Helikon, n.d. (but c. 1960). paper-covered boards, paper spine label. 54, (6) pages. Limited to 200 numbered copies. An essay on the work of the seventeenth century Hungarian typographer Kis Totfalusi. Contains examples of his type including one broadside laid-in. All in Hungarian. READ MORE about A BETU MESTERE
Price: $65.00 Order nr. 61736
New York: H.W. Wilson Co., (1960s). thick 8vo. cloth. (vi), 677 pages. Reprint of the first edition. Exlibrary with markings. READ MORE about BRITISH AUTHORS OF THE NINETEENTH CENTURY COMPLETE IN ONE VOLUME WITH 1000 BIOGRAPHIES AND 350...
Price: $20.00 Order nr. 11192
1977. 4to. paper wrappers. pp.1458-1647. Offprint from Archiv für Geschichte des BuchwesensBand XVI, Schlußlieferung, 1977. A study of Joseph Kürschner (1853-1902) and his involvement in the attempt to organize the German literary profession; he was the first to set pragmatic goals such as the founding of a pension scheme and a mutual relief fund. READ MORE about AUS DEN ANFANGEN SCHRIFTSTELLERISCHER INTERESSENVERBANDE
Price: $25.00 Order nr. 48702
Francestown, NH: The Golden Quill Press, Publishers, (1985). small 8vo. paper-covered boards, dust jacket. 80 pages. First edition. Poety by this Delaware author. Jacket design by Betsy Hardwick. Presentation on verso of half-title "To Zoe and Tom with great affection - Toni Laird." The recipient has signed and dated the free endpaper. READ MORE about WINGS OF THOUGHT
Price: $20.00 Order nr. 90387
Published prior to Charles Lamb's death in 1834
New York: J.A. Spoor, 1903. 8vo. paper-covered boards. (xvi), 209 + (1) pages. Published prior to Charles Lamb's death in 1834. One hundred copies only printed from type at the De Vinne Press: Ten copies on Japan paper, numbered from 1 to 10. Ninety copies on Van Gelder paper, numbered from 11 to 100 of which this is number 66. Bibliography has several illustrations of the Lambs' works as well as portraits of the author..... READ MORE about A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THE FIRST EDITIONS IN BOOK FORM OF THE WRITINGS OF CHARLES AND MARY LAMB
Price: $45.00 Order nr. 91733
New York: Doubleday, Doran, 1936. small 8vo. boards. (iv), 60 pages. First edition, printed for the New York Times National Book Fair. With over 100 authors mentioned in this humorous story, including Christopher Morley. Well preserved copy with most of glassine wrapper intact. READ MORE about PARTY, A LITERARY NIGHTMARE
Price: $15.00 Order nr. 13507
Oxford: At the Clarendon Press, 1970. 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. vii, 359 pages. First edition. A collection of 17 essays offered as a Festschrift to Landa. Jacket is price clipped. READ MORE about THE AUGUSTAN MILIEU. ESSAYS PRESENTED TO LOUIS A. LANDA
Price: $8.00 Order nr. 80370
Edited by Henry W. Lanier.
N.P. Payson & Clarke Ltd., (1929). 8vo. cloth-backed boards. 212 pages. Edited by Henry W. Lanier. Limited to 500 copies, each with a presentee's name in ink. Article by Graham on literary prizes, Romans a Clef by Waldbridge and sections on the best books of 1928. Covers worn. READ MORE about AUTHOR'S ANNUAL, 1929 (THE
Price: $10.00 Order nr. 9390
Macon: The J.W. Burke Company, 1907. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 27+(1) pages. An account of Sidney Lanier's early life which was first published in The Independent, New York on November 9th, 1906, and is reproduced here in a slightly enlarged form. Lanier was first of all a poet and afterward a Southerner from the nineteenth century. Presentation copy to "John M. Mc Bryde, New Orleans, La from GMC." A drawing of Lanier is tipped-in on..... READ MORE about REMINISCENCES AND EARLY LETTERS OF SIDNEY LANIER
Price: $25.00 Order nr. 60145
Covering the literary activities of living authors and writers of all countries of the world except the United States of America, Canada, Mexico, Alaska, Hawaii, Newfoundland, the Phillipine Islands, the West Indies, and Centra America.
Detroit: Gale Research Company, 1966. 8vo. cloth. v, 482 pages. Covering the literary activities of living authors and writers of all countries of the world except the United States of America, Canada, Mexico, Alaska, Hawaii, Newfoundland, the Phillipine Islands, the West Indies, and Centra America. Reprint of the 1931 first edition. READ MORE about WHO'S WHO AMONG LIVING AUTHORS OF OLDER NATIONS. VOLUME 1. 1931-1932
Price: $20.00 Order nr. 94967
Berkeley: University of California Press, 1956. 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. xviii, 103+(1) pages. An account of D.H. Lawrence's travels, from 1885 until his death in 1930, compiled by his biographer. Introduction and preface by Mark Schorer, with a presentation by him on front free endpaper. Acknowledgments and list of abbreviations. READ MORE about POSTE RESTANT: A LAWRENCE TRAVEL CALENDAR
Price: $25.00 Order nr. 115273
Charlottesville: Bibliographical Society of the University of Virginia, (1979). small 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. x, 168 pages. First edition. A study of the sequence of writing and revision of these two D.H. Lawrence novels. Includes the history of Lawrence's involvement with the drafts of each novel and the impact of literary agents and publishers on the novels. READ MORE about COMPOSITION OF THE RAINBOW AND WOMEN IN LOVE: A HISTORY
Price: $25.00 Order nr. 53825
With introductory remarks by Vivien Noakes.
Stroud: Catalpa Press, 1988. oblong 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. xii, 119 pages. With introductory remarks by Vivien Noakes. A fascinating census of the limericks in Edward Lear's Book of Nonsense,which was first published in 1846 as two separate volumes with seventy-three limericks. A "new" (i.e. second) edition came out in 1855, and a third edition with forty-three additional verses was published in 1861. This third edition provides the first full text and also identifies Lear..... READ MORE about NONSENSUS: CROSS-REFERENCING EDWARD LEAR'S ORIGINAL 116 LIMERICKS WITH EIGHT HOLOGRAPH...
Price: $35.00 Order nr. 25739
With introductory remarks by Vivien Noakes.
Stroud: Catalpa Press, 1988. oblong 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. xii, 119 pages. With introductory remarks by Vivien Noakes. A fascinating census of the limericks in Edward Lear's Book of Nonsense which was first published in 1846 as two separate volumes with seventy-three limericks. A "new" (i.e. second) edition came out in 1855, and a third edition with forty-three additional verses was published in 1861. This third edition provides the first full text and also identifies..... READ MORE about NONSENSUS: CROSS-REFERENCING EDWARD LEAR'S ORIGINAL 116 LIMERICKS WITH EIGHT HOLOGRAPH...
Price: $45.00 Order nr. 64527
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1980). 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. (viii), 340 pages. Individual entries on over 130 hundred writers with short biography and complete book lists. Includes greats like Emerson, Melville, and Hawthorne. Mild markings to both covers, slight wear to edges. READ MORE about GREAT WRITERS STUDENT LIBRARY AMERICAN LITERATURE TO 1900
Price: $7.00 Order nr. 91773
(Newark): Broken Turtle Books, (2007). 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. xx, 149 pages. Second edition (first published in 1998). A novel by this Delaware author about "the clash of parallel worlds. Its landscape is eerily familiar while boiling over the heat of vodoun and confused quanta. Written in the post-literate style, icons of American culture go underground in the face of American Nazism." Partially set in Wilmington, Delaware. READ MORE about UNTIME
Price: $19.95 Order nr. 94626
(Dover: Woodwend Studio, 1970). 4to. cloth with full color paper cover label, dust jacket. 224 pages. First edition, number "474" of a limited edition. Preface by William O. Douglas. Filled with reproductions of Lewis's art work including many in full color. Graphic design and printing by Graphic Design Associates of Dover, Delaware. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. READ MORE about POTOMAC
Price: $50.00 Order nr. 72927
Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota, n.d. (circa 1985). 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 16 pages. A exhibition catalogue with 23 unnumbered entries. READ MORE about THE LONG ARM OF THE SMALL TOWN, A CENTENARY EXHIBIT, SINCLAIR LEWIS 1885-1951
Price: $12.50 Order nr. 101481
London: n.p., 1930. 8vo. later limp cloth. 2 volumes. Edited by Desmond MacCarthy. With contributions by Cyril Connolly, Arthurs Symons, Aldous Huxley, Osbert Sitwell, John Hayward, Virginia Woolf, D.H. Lawrence, Logan Pearsall Smith and Lytton Strachey. Contains the following: Volume IV, 20 - 25 (1930 - 514 pages); 26 - 31 (464 pages). Also present are some loose issues with Stanley Unwin contributions. READ MORE about LIFE AND LETTERS
Price: $65.00 Order nr. 40780
(Mansfield Centre: Martino Publishing, 2000). small 4to. cloth. Frontispiece; iii-xii, 498 pages. Reprint of the 1960 first edition published by the Library of Congress. The Chicago businessman and collector of Civil War publications and Lincolniana, Alfred Whital Stern (1881-1960), donated his collection of Lincolniana (about 7,000 individual pieces) along with an endowment to the Library of Congress in 1950, making additional donations in the years before his death. There are 266 entries for "works by..... READ MORE about A CATALOG OF THE ALFRED WHITTAL STERN COLLECTION OF LINCOLNIANA IN TH
Price: $85.00 Order nr. 59547
New York: Burt Franklin, n.d. (1958). 8vo. cloth. xv, 275 pages. Reprint of the 1904 first edition. (Besterman p.3429). Bibliography of Latin literature with 6,000 entries. READ MORE about INITIA OPERUM LATINORUM QUAE SAECULIS XIII, XIV, XV ATTRIBUUNTUR, SECUNDUM ORDINEM ALPHABETI...
Price: $15.00 Order nr. 37235
Stockholm: Uppsala (distributed by Almqvist & Wiksell International), 1983. small 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 197 pages. Number 45 in the series ACTA UNIVERSITATIS UPSALIENSIS. READ MORE about A WORLD MADE SAFE: VALUES IN AMERICAN BEST SELLERS, 1895-1920
Price: $10.00 Order nr. 96046