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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
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
Charlottesville: Univ. of Virginia Press, (1959). 8vo. cloth, paper spine label. (xvi), 251 pages and many separate plates. First edition. With a list of painters, sculptors, engravers, collectors and a bibliography. READ MORE about HEADS ACROSS THE SEA; AN ALBUM OF EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY LITERARY
Price: $10.00 Order nr. 3971
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
Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1959. 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. ix, 145 pages. First edition. Describes the study on the acquisition of books in school and public libraries in California. Jacket chipped with small tears. Name in ink on free endpaper. READ MORE about BOOK SELECTION AND CENSORSHIP
Price: $10.00 Order nr. 97289
San Francisco: Paul Elder and Company, (1916). small 8vo. cloth. xxi, 172 pages. Reprint of the first edition. Printed by Elder, the noted San Francisco printer. Discussion of the book with tipped-in reproductions of such things as a Shakespeare title page and the Gutenberg Bible. Jacket rubbed. Ink inscription on front free endpaper. Bookplate on verso of front free endpaper. READ MORE about COMFORT FOUND IN GOOD OLD BOOKS
Price: $25.00 Order nr. 126578
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
New York: The Grolier Club, 2018. 8.5 x 11 inches. Linen spine over paste-paper boards. 208 pages. This book is a companion volume to the first public exhibition of the 135th season of the Grolier (December 7, 2018 - February 2019) celebrating a thousand years of French Book Arts. It includes 159 entries (nearly double the contents of the exhibition), with 157 illustrations, most in full color. The Grolier Club has maintained a strong Francophile..... READ MORE about FRENCH BOOK ARTS: MANUSCRIPTS, BOOKS, BINDINGS, PRINTS, AND DOCUMENTS, 12TH - 21ST CENTURY
Price: $75.00 Order nr. 132646
London: Shelley Society, 1887. small 4to. boards. 48 page introduction followed by the facsimile. Limited to 500 copies. Covers are soiled; spine chipped. READ MORE about MASK OF ANARCHY WRITTEN ON THE OCCASION OF THE MASSACRE AT MANCHESTER. FACSIMILE OF THE...
Price: $85.00 Order nr. 10387
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