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"Marcel Proust" in "The Atlantic Monthly"

By: Ellis, Havelock.

Price: $20.00


for October, 1935. Original printed wrappers. Also in this issue, a story by Erskine Caldwell, "The Negro in the Will" and an essay by Leon Trotsky, "Celine and Poincare". A Very Good copy. View more info

"Our Grand-Fathers' Days".

By: [Song Sheet, 19th century San Francisco] John F. Poole.

Price: $55.00


San Francisco: T.C. Boyd, no date, but Boyd was active in San Francisco from about 1860-1870. Broadside, 4 3/4 x 8 3/4 inches, five stanzas, lyrics only, wood engraved decorative border. As has been true for millennia in human history, the old days were good ones compared to our own era. A reference to the "Rebellion" helps set the approximate date. Two corners rounded, a little toned, Very Good condition. View more info

"Remonstrance" in "The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine"

By: Lanier, Sidney.

Price: $17.50


for April, 1883. Original printed wrappers, some edge and spine wear. Also "Ralph Waldo Emerson" by Edmund Clarence Stedman; "Visiting the Gypsies" by Charles Godfrey Leland. A Very Good copy. View more info

"Ridin' in a Railroad Keer".

By: [Song Sheet, 19th century San Francisco] W. J. Florence.

Price: $90.00


San Francisco: T.C. Boyd, no date, but Boyd was active in San Francisco from about 1860-1870. Broadside, 5 x 9 inches, three stanzas, lyrics only, wood engraved decorative border and illustration of a father shooting at his daughter's suitor with the girl prostrate in between. The two young people had met on a train and it was love at first sight. Boyd credits another music publisher with priority, Jacob Endres of St. Louis. In Fine condition. View more info

"Self-Portrait"

By: Tyler, Anne.

Price: $125.00


(Charleston, WV: University of Charleston, 1997). A line drawing, "Printed by photolithography" in brown ink, one of 15 "hors commerce and 100 commercial", signed and numbered, this number 98 of the commercial copies, on an 8 1/2 x 11 sheet of laid paper. The "colophon" is on a separate sheet. Included is a copy of a letter to Ms. Tyler, University of Charleston letterhead, thanking her for the donation of her $500 stipend for signing the copies, ... View more info

"The Alaska Trip" in "Century Magazine"

By: Muir, John. American Periodical.

Price: $35.00


for August, 1897. Original wrappers, a little chipping. A Very Good copy. View more info

"The Diamond Lens" in "The Atlantic Monthly"

By: O'Brien, Fitz-James.

Price: $80.00


for January, 1858, Vol. I, No. III. One issue, complete, in original printed wrappers. The first appearance of this celebrated short story, a science fiction classic, reprinted many times. Also includes the first appearance of Ralph Waldo Emerson's "Two Rivers" and Books" (Myerson, E135, E136), reprinted in "May-Day", 1867 and "Society and Solitude", 1870, respectively. Edgewear, some stains and soiling. A Good copy. View more info

"The Divine Art: The Story of Sacred Music" in "The Mentor" Magazine

By: Finck, Henry T.

Price: $12.00


for December, 1927. Original wrappers, heavily illustrated. Spine a bit chipped. A Fine copy. View more info

"The First American Novelist" in "The Mentor" Magazine

By: Wood, Ruth Kedzie.

Price: $17.00


for June, 1926. Original wrappers. Discusses, in 2 pp. with 3 illustrations, "The Power of Sympathy" (1789) by "A Lady of Boston", Sarah Morton. However, it is now attributed to William Hill Brown (Oxford Companion...., 1948 version). Spine ends chipped, a Very Good copy. View more info

"The Great Partnership: Gilbert and Sullivan" in "The Mentor" Magazine

By: Overton, Grant.

Price: $12.00


for February, 1928. Original wrappers, 15 pp., heavily illustrated. Spine a bit chipped, a Very Good copy. View more info

"The Kindergarten" in "The Independent: A Weekly Magazine"

By: Hubbard, Elbert.

Price: $25.00


for September 26, 1901. Original wrappers. "The kindergarten is the greatest, most important, most useful innovation of the nineteenth century, save none". Light chipping to top of spine, a Fine copy. View more info

"The Last Days of Walter Savage Landor"

By: Field, Kate; Walter Savage Landor.

Price: $60.00


in two parts in "The Atlantic Monthly", April and May, 1866. Two consecutive issues in original printed wrappers. In 1859 at 21 Miss Field went to Italy to study music. She was introduced to Landor at a party in Florence; the old man was very pleased with the pretty girl and they became friends. Some edge chipping, a Very Good, clean set. View more info

"The Life of Birds" and "Gabriel's Defeat" in "The Atlantic Monthly"

By: Higginson, Thomas Wentworth.

Price: $25.00


for September, 1862. One complete issue in original printed wrappers. The former was reprinted in "Outdoor Papers", 1863 (Cambridge Public Library, Bibliography of Higginson, 1906). Gabriel, who belonged to a certain Thomas Prosser, "who had the reputation among his neighbors of behaving with great barbarity to his slaves" was "a fellow of courage and intellect above his rank in life", who led slave revolt in Virginia in 1800. Both stories unsigne... View more info

"The Northern / 25c / Rawhide-Nevada".

By: [Token, Rawhide, Nevada]

Price: $32.50


Paper token, green, 2 1/4 x 1 3/8 inches, uncirculated, The Northern was a saloon. In nice condition. View more info

"The Professor of the Breakfast Table" and "The Minister's Wooing"

By: Holmes, Oliver Wendell, and Harriet Beecher Stowe.

Price: $125.00


in "The Atlantic Monthly", 13 consecutive individual issues in original printed wrappers, from December, 1858 through December, 1859. The Holmes novel, complete, adding the December, 1858 introduction of the Professor to the Autocrat dominated breakfast table. The Stowe novel, also complete, also begins with the December, 1858 number. All issues with some edgewear. Six are clean, Very Good copies. Four are very dirty (June, August, September, October); July lacks... View more info