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1 [Norton, Charles Eliot] Stephens, Kate. A Curious History in Book Editing. Inclosing Letters of the Senior Editor, Charles Eliot Norton.

New York: Antigone Press, 1927. Original black cloth, gilt, printed dust jacket. Stephens was junior editor for D.C. Heath's "The Heart of Oak Books" series. She complains wildly and excessively that she received insufficient credit for the work she did; this is bitter and abusive. Interesting for Norton letters not published elsewhere, and for some of his conversation. A Fine copy, jacket is VG. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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2 Norton, Charles Eliot. A Leaf of Grass from Shady Hill, with a Review of Walt Whitman's 'Leaves of Grass'.

No place: privately printed at the Harvard University Press, (1928). First edition. Green cloth, blind and gilt. "This little book, printed to commemorate the centenary of the birth of Charles Eliot Norton, contains a poem by him, inspired by Walt Whitman's 'Leaves of Grass', and also his review of that work, printed anonymously in "Putnam's Monthly" for September, 1855." A Fine copy, unopened. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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3 [Arnold, Matthew] Charles Eliot Norton. Autograph Quotation, Signed.

Half-sheet, 6 3/4 x 4 inches, quoting the first stanzas of Arnold's "Revolutions", beginning "Before man parted for this earthly strand,". Dated Ashfield, 20 July, 1901. Pasted beneath a half-tone print of Norton, on a sheet of card stock, 7 3/4 x 10 1/2 inches. Perhaps the note was one way Norton responded to autograph requests. The note folded once, some light glue stains, in Very Good condition. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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4 Norton, Charles Eliot. Considerations on Some Recent Social Theories.

Boston: Little, Brown, 1853. First edition. Original black cloth, printed paper label. A presentation copy: "C.E. Norton to S.E. Guild" in Norton's hand. Norton's first book, critical of certain social movements, on the theme that those who seek human progress must have great patience. Light wear, some stray marks. Label a little chipped and darkened. A Very Good copy, scarce. 
Price: 400.00 USD
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5 [Norton, Charles Eliot] Harris, William Thaddeus. Epitaphs From the Old Burying-Ground in Cambridge.

Cambridge: John Owen, 1845. First edition. Original unlettered quarter cloth, paper boards. Association copy: "Mary Wigglesworth from her dear(?) cousin, C.E. Norton", in the recipients hand. Several Wigglesworths are buried here. See also item 30 for the family connection. The lightest wear, edges a little dusty. A Fine copy. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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6 [Norton, Charles Eliot] Important Autographs from the Collections of A.W. Tillinghast, the Late Charles Eliot Norton, the Late G.W.H. Ritchie, and Others.

New York: American Art Association, Anderson Galleries, 1930. First edition. An auction catalogue, 386 lots. Light wear and soiling, a Very Good copy. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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7 Norton, Charles Eliot. Letters of Charles Eliot Norton.

Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin, 1913. First edition. Two Volumes, complete. One of 250 copies "bound entirely uncut with paper label." Original quarter cloth, printed paper label, gilt, and paper boards, illustrated. Just a little erosion to the sensitive labels, very little wear, else Fine and unopened. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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8 Norton, Charles Eliot. Letters of Charles Eliot Norton. With Biographical Comment.

Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin, 1913. First edition. Original quarter cloth, paper spine label, gilt, and paper boards. Two volumes, complete. One of 250 specially bound, uncut copies. Edited by Sara Norton and M.A. de Wolfe Howe. Unfortunately, this binding not as durable as the yellow-green buckram trade binding. Some wear and rubbing, all edges foxed. A Good copy, only. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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9 Norton, Charles Eliot, translator. Sonnets from the Vita Nuova of Dante.

Brookline, Mass.: Privately Printed, 1906. First edition. Original green cloth, printed in blue. One of thirty copies printed "for friends" by Daniel A. Kennedy. A presentation copy: "Ruth Blodgett from Dan Kennedy". Cloth soiled, a Very Good copy. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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10 [Norton, Charles Eliot, ed.] Lowell, James Russell. The Harvard Crimson, Containing umpublished Fragments, Furnished by Charles Eliot Norton, From the College Lectures of James Russell Lowell.

Supplements to the Harvard Crimson, the last three issues (of six, Livingston, p.125), April 20, 27, and May 4, 1894. Small folio, each 4 pages, complete. Lowell gave these lectures as Professor of Modern Languages at Harvard, having succeeded his friend and neighbor, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow in that post. Each folded in the middle, mouse? nibbling to some edges, about a square inch missing from each, but with loss of just one word of text. A little damp-staining. A Very Good half-set, scarce. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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11 Norton, Charles Eliot. The New Life of Dante Alighieri.

Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1867, First edition, later issue. Original green cloth, gilt, bevelled edges, brown endpapers, top edge gilt, bottom edge cut. Houghton Mifflin and Co. at the bottom of the spine, that imprint was first used in 1881. Gift inscription dated 1884. Red ink translations of the few Italian phrases in contemporary hand. Top and bottom of spine and corners are worn. A Good, sound copy. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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12 Norton, Charles Eliot. The New Life of Dante Alighieri.

Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1867. First edition. Original green cloth, gilt, bevelled edges, top edge gilt, bottom edge uncut. The acclaimed prose translation, with essays and notes, reprinted many times. A little soiled, a Fine copy. 
Price: 80.00 USD
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13 Norton, Charles Eliot. The New Life of Dante. An Essay, with Translations.

Cambridge: Riverside Press, Printed by H.O. Houghton, 1859. First edition. Original black quarter-leather, gilt, and red paper-covered boards. One of 100 copies, this un-numbered. Inscribed on the flyleaf: "For Mr. Palfrey with the affectionate respects of Charles Eliot Norton. Christman, 1859". Lots of interpretation and historical context with some prose and verse translation. The edition of 1867 is a prose translation with notes (see below). Somewhat rubbed, a Very Good copy, scarce. 
Price: 400.00 USD
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14 Norton, Charles Eliot. Two Autograph Letter(s), Signed.

Both to his son Eliot's wife, Margaret. Dated Shady Hill, 21 Mch. 1904, asking about her family, describing a tough winter and his feeding of the wild birds and squirrels, an earthquake, a colleague of his son's who has died, celebrating "Cousin Charles's 90th birthday, "Sir Philip's book....not as good as I hoped it might be." Two conjugate leaves, four pages, with the mailing envelope, in Fine condition. The second letter, dated "Friday night", with the original envelope but this was not posted. His son and family are in the vicinity, Eliot is on business nearby - this letter talks about dinner on Sunday. He commiserates with Margaret - "I am really glad to hear that life has been less complicated for you all today than it was yesterday...", then asks questions about Eliot's itinerary. Two conjugate leaves, three pages. In Fine condition. The two letters -- 
Price: 75.00 USD
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