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New York: iUniverse, Inc., (2006). 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. (vi), 197 pages. A novel centered in Delaware. Fine condition. READ MORE about THE DELAWARE VENTURE, A FICTION NOVEL
Price: $15.00 Order nr. 93059
Wilmington: The Wilmington Poetry Society and Delaware WRiters, (1947). 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 58, (2) pages. B1-4694. Part of an annual. Front cover illustration by Harry Clark Boden. Printed at the Mercantile Press in Wilmington. READ MORE about DELAWARE POETS 1947
Price: $17.50 Order nr. 89225
Wiesbaden: Otto Harrassowitz, 1968. thick 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. xx, 460 pages. Reprint of the 1904 first edition. A compilation of reprints of 232 letters written to Erasmus followed by biographical sketches of the letter writters. Text in German. READ MORE about BRIEFE DESIDERIUS ERASMUS VON ROTTERDAM
Price: $22.50 Order nr. 45989
Edinburgh: Edinburgh Bibliographical Society, 1928. large 8vo. stiff paper wrapper; deckled edges. (i), 7 pages + three leaves of plates in black and white. Offprint of an article printed in the Publications of the Edinburgh Bibliographic Society, vol. XIV, itself a transcript of a lecture given before the society on 10 November 1927. The author is concerned with the dating of a letter inviting Erasmus to Scotland. The uncertainty arises due to a discrepancy between..... READ MORE about ERASMUS TO SERVATIUS EPISTLE 290
Price: $12.50 Order nr. 77001
New York: Vantage Press, (1969). 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. 388 pages. First edition. A book of fiction by this Delaware attorney. With a postscript by the author dated 1968. Presentation from the author on half-title. Back cover of jacket is spotted. Ink ownership stamp on front free endpaper. READ MORE about THE END OF THE ROAD
Price: $30.00 Order nr. 67527
Washington, D.C. Library of Congress, 1953. small 4to. stiff paper wrappers. (iv), 92 pages. A list of unnumbered entries. "This list includes entries for all writings and addresses by Dr. Luther Harris Evans for which a record or reference has been found, with the exception of certain introductory statements in Library of Congress publications." (from the Note on Contents). Wear and fading at extremities. READ MORE about WRITINGS AND ADDRESSES OF LUTHER HARRIS EVANS, LIBRARIAN OF CONGRESS 1945-1953
Price: $35.00 Order nr. 101471
Santa Barbara, CA: Joseph the Provider Books, (1987). 8vo. cloth-backed boards, paper spine label. (x), 53+(1) pages. First edition, limited to 500 copies, 100 of which are hardbound, this copy being one of the 100. With a foreword by Ralph B. Sipper and preface by William Everson. Story of Everson's life, his own philosophy plus a 222 item bibliography of his works. READ MORE about WILLIAM EVERSON, A COLLECTION OF BOOKS & MANUSCRIPTS
Price: $60.00 Order nr. 22020
Translated, with Prologue and Notes, by Norman R. Shapiro.
Urbana: University of Illinois Press, (1992). 4to. cloth, dust jacket. xvi, 242, (2) pages. Translated, with Prologue and Notes, by Norman R. Shapiro. First edition. With woodcuts by David Schorr. Fables from numerous French authors accompanied by woodcut illustrations. READ MORE about THE FABULISTS FRENCH, VERSE FABLES OF NINE CENTURIES
Price: $11.00 Order nr. 98755
Jackson: University of Mississippi Press, (1984). 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. xxviii, 334 pages, with 44 illustrations. Volume II. First edition. Volume two in the series. This volume prints almost five hundred letters written by and to William Faulkner, filling in some of the missing pieces in Joseph Blottner's Selected Letters of William Faulkner and significantly illuminating the period 1951-1957. READ MORE about FAULKNER: A COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE TO THE BRODSKY COLLECTION
Price: $5.00 Order nr. 47743
Edited by Henry H. Harper with an Introduction by William P. Trent.
Boston: The Bibliophile Society, 1917. small 4to. half parchment over cloth, top edge gilt, others uncut, slipcase. x, 64 pages. Edited by Henry H. Harper with an Introduction by William P. Trent. With many full-page facsimiles of Field's manuscripts and book inscriptions. Mostly reprints of Field's work but containing some first appearances (BAL 5800). Parchment is foxed. READ MORE about VERSE AND PROSE, FROM THE GEORGE H. YENOWINE COLLECTION OF BOOKS AND MANUSCRIPTS
Price: $22.50 Order nr. 65187
N.P. (L. Clouzot), 1896. small 8vo. self paper wrappers (removed). (8) pages. Removed from L'Intermédiaire de L'Ouest, Revue Bibliographique Mensuelle, 4th Year, No.26, April, 1896. Prospectus for work which was to be published for 8 francs (200 copies) followed by a list of the works of Benjamin Fillon (1819-1881) for sale by Clouzot. READ MORE about APPENDICE À POITOU ET VENDÉE BIBLIOGRAPHIE CHRONOLOGIQUE DES OUVRAGES DE BENJAMIN FILLON,...
Price: $20.00 Order nr. 87677
Williamstown: Chapin Library, 1977. small 8vo. paper wrappers. 16 pages. Limited to 750 copies. Two page foreword by Robert Volz followed by three page introduction by Kohn. READ MORE about FIRST BOOKS BY AMERICAN AUTHORS, AN EXHIBITION IN MEMORY OF JOHN S. VAN E. KOHN
Price: $10.00 Order nr. 15980
SEQUEL TO HMS DEBRAAK: LAST VOYAGE, 1798.
(Bethany Beach, DE): n.p., (1988). 12mo. stiff paper wrappers. (vi), 134, (20) pages. SEQUEL TO HMS DEBRAAK: LAST VOYAGE, 1798. First edition. This novel is centered on Adam, the cabin boy of the HMS DeBraak, an English treasure ship which sank off of the Delaware coast. Follows Adam as he grows up in Delaware up to the War of 1812. Signed by the author on the title page. READ MORE about ADAM IN DELAWARE, A NOVELETTE
Price: $25.00 Order nr. 72815
(Falls Church, VA and Bethany Beach, DE): privately published, (1987). small 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. (vi), 147, (11) pages. Historical novel about this British ship which sank off the Delaware coast. Signed on the title page by the author. Faint spot in corner of front cover where price label was removed. READ MORE about HMS DEBRAAK: LAST VOYAGE, 1798, A NOVELETTE
Price: $15.00 Order nr. 122902
London, England: Queen Anne Press, 2017. 4to. cloth. 692 pages. Second edition featuring some textual revisions and a handsome new binding of 'racing green' cloth, as used for the publisher's limited edition 'Chitty Chitty Bang Bang'. Signed by the author on the title page. A comprehensive 736-page guide to the work of Ian Fleming, this bibliography is not only an indispensable source of information for collectors, enthusiasts, libraries and booksellers alike, but an entertaining and..... READ MORE about IAN FLEMING: THE BIBLIOGRAPHY
Price: $250.00 Order nr. 131560
New York: Collier Books, (1988). 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. xviii, 453 pages. Reprint of 1975 first edition. Fine condition. From the private reference library of Dorothy Sloan with a commemorative bookplate loosely inserted. READ MORE about PUBLISHED IN PARIS, AMERICAN AND BRITISH WRITERS, PRINTERS AND PUBLISHERS IN PARIS, 1920-1939
Price: $20.00 Order nr. 45581
London: Shelley Society, 1887. 4to. original boards. (xii), 40, 17, (12) pages. Limited to 500 copies. Cover extremities chipped; soiled. READ MORE about PROPOSAL FOR PUTTING REFORM TO THE VOTE THROUGHOUT THE KINGDOM FACSIMILE OF SHELLEY'S MANUSCRIPT....
Price: $65.00 Order nr. 10389
Kristiania: Fabritius & Sønners, 1920. small 8vo. full leather, all edges stained red. vii, 111+(1), with 5 additional leaves. First edition. Norwegian biography of Benjamin Franklin. Frontispiece and four additional plates feature sepia-toned illustrations of Franklin. Endpapers have a decorative green pinecone pattern. Ink inscription. READ MORE about BOGTRYKKEREN BENJAMIN FRANKLIN, UDDRAG AF HANS SELVBIOGRAFI, "VEIEN TIL VELSTAND" OG ANDET
Price: $60.00 Order nr. 73758
Erlesenes und Erlebtes; Buch-Miniaturen, Zweite Folge; Buch-Miniaturen, Dritte Folge; Buch-Miniaturen, Vierte Folge
Berlin: Galerie Gerd Rosen, (1957); (1958); 1959; 1960. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 12; 11(+1); (ii),39(+1); (ii),54 pages. Erlesenes und Erlebtes; Buch-Miniaturen, Zweite Folge; Buch-Miniaturen, Dritte Folge; Buch-Miniaturen, Vierte Folge. This volume contains four special issues from Galerie Gerd Rosen in Berlin. The first commemorated the lawyer and book collector Otto Deneke, who had died the previous year, and includes original contributions from Rudolf Alexander Schröder (memories of Deneke and Rudolf Borchardt) and from Alfred von..... READ MORE about Galerie Gerd Rosen (Four special issues bound in one
Price: $35.00 Order nr. 88263
London: Oxford University Press, 1974. small 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. viii, (ii), 204 pages. The study of the life and works of Antonio Gallenga (1810-95), an Italian patriot who settled in London. He taught at the University College, and also was a critic, journalist and writer. He joined the Times in 1859 and was foreign correspondent for twenty-five years, in which he was active in Italian politics. His numerous publications dealt mostly with history, literature..... READ MORE about ANTONIO GALLENGA, AN ITALIAN WRITER IN VICTORIAN ENGLAND
Price: $15.00 Order nr. 57661
With an Introduction by Nicolas Barker.
Deal: Michael Hosking, 1983. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. vii, 179 pages. With an Introduction by Nicolas Barker. Lists the books from Garnett's library and contains a bibliography of the books authored by various members of the Garnett family from the 1850s to the present. READ MORE about DAVID GARNETT, C.B.E., A WRITER'S LIBRARY
Price: $15.00 Order nr. 37499