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A Sociological Essay on Theory and Method in the Interpretation of Linguistic Symbols With a Bibliographical Guide to the Sociology of Literature
(Chicago): Chicago University Press, (1953). 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. xvi, 262 pages. A Sociological Essay on Theory and Method in the Interpretation of Linguistic Symbols With a Bibliographical Guide to the Sociology of Literature. First edition. An essay about the sociological implications of language and literature. Jacket chipped around edges with small pieces missing. READ MORE about LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE IN SOCIETY
Price: $8.00 Order nr. 115481
Santa Barbara: Santa Teresa Press, 2004. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. (ii), 24 + (2). Edition limited to 535 copies of which this is one of 35 specially printed on blue paper, numbered in Roman numerals and signed by the author. Printed as a benefit publication for the Antiquarian Booksellers' Benevolent Fund; a non-profit charity. This is a recollection of Dunning's friendship with Michael Shaara (The Killer Angels) over one summer and, simultaneously, a meditation on..... READ MORE about THAT SUMMER WITH MICHAEL
Price: $125.00 Order nr. 79269
Genoptryk af Jørgen Christoffersen Dybvads skrift om kometen 1577.
Holstebro (Denmark): Niels P. Thomsen, 1922. 8vo. speckled paper-covered boards, paper label on cover. 31+(1), (XIII), (2) pages. Genoptryk af Jørgen Christoffersen Dybvads skrift om kometen 1577. Edition limited to 225 copies, produced under the supervision of Emil Selmar. Finely printed facsimile of Jorgen Christoffersen Dybvads' essay on the comet of 1577. With commentary by Selmar. Light rubbing on boards, corners bumped. READ MORE about OM KOMETERS BETYDNING SOM JÆRTEGN I FORDUMS DAGE
Price: $75.00 Order nr. 74590
Freeport, NY: Books for Libraries, (1967). 8vo. cloth. xii, 275+(1) pages. Reprint of 1935 edition. Memoirs of the literary denizens of Georgetown University, Holy Cross College and late 19th century Catholic literary writers, such as Charles Warren Stoddard, Charles Bullard Fairbanks, Joaquin Miller, and Kathleen Norris. READ MORE about MANUSCRIPTS AND MEMORIES, CHAPTERS IN OUR LITERARY TRADITION
Price: $20.00 Order nr. 62029
Stuttgart: Gesellschaft der Bibliophilen, 1965. small 8vo. marbled paper-covered boards, paper spine label. 47+(1) pages. Printed in an edition limited to 1500 copies. The history of Voltaire's poem "Pucelle." READ MORE about VOLTAIRES PUCELLE DIE GESCHICHTE EINES GEDICHTES
Price: $10.00 Order nr. 49383
New York: American Institute of Graphic Arts, 1939. 8vo. wrappers. 53 pages. Kingsport Press News Letter No.1. READ MORE about FIRST REPORT OF THE GENERAL COMMITTEE ON EDITING AND PROOFREADING
Price: $7.50 Order nr. 2589
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. Name in ink at the top of the free endpaper. Jacket is price clipped and rubbed along edge. READ MORE about THE END OF THE ROAD
Price: $20.00 Order nr. 39343
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
N.P., 1702 (but Gars am Inn: Bibliothek d. Redemptoristen, 1986). 8vo. paper-covered boards. 48 pages. Facsimile of edition published in 1702. This book is a funeral sermon given by Ertl, a famous Baroque preacher, on the occasion of Athanasio's death in 1698. In German. With an afterword by Franz Wenhardt and some illustration. READ MORE about WACHTBARES HERTZENS-AUG
Price: $25.00 Order nr. 59216
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
Boston: Henry L. Devereuz, Printer, 1839. small 8vo. self paper wrappers. 60 pages. First edition (Shaw & Shoemaker 55566). Alexander Hill Everett (1792-1847) was the brother of Eeward Everett. He became Minister to the Netherlands, Spain and finally China where he died and is buried. Lacks wrappers. READ MORE about AN ADDRESS TO THE LITERARY SOCIETIES OF DARTMOUTH COLLEGE, ON THE CHARACTER AND INFLUENCE OF...
Price: $35.00 Order nr. 107368
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
2 volumes bound in 1.
Glasgow: Royal Philosophical Society, (1902;1916). 8vo. quarter cloth with marbled paper-covered boards. (ii),31; (ii),10 pages. 2 volumes bound in 1. First editions. Here are two reports on Joannes Matthaeus, an Italian 16th century author. In the first volume, Ferguson attempts to determine the identity of the writer (was Joannes Tosacanus and Joannes Lunesis the same man?) In the second volume, Ferguson follows up on his questions. Original paper wrappers bound in. Volume two is illustrated..... READ MORE about JOANNES MATTHAEUS AND HIS TRACT "DE RERUM INVENTORIBUS."
Price: $65.00 Order nr. 61822
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. 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). Spine age darkened with wear at top. Spot on free endpaper where bookplate was removed. READ MORE about VERSE AND PROSE, FROM THE GEORGE H. YENOWINE COLLECTION OF BOOKS AND MANUSCRIPTS
Price: $25.00 Order nr. 3965
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