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for February and March, 1879. Two complete consecutive issues of this magazine, in original printed wrappers. Also includes William Wetmore Story's "A Roman Holiday Twenty Years Ago", in two parts, complete. Edgewear, each spine end eroding 1/4 to 1/2 inch, 2 inch wrapper tear to March, contemporary bookseller stamp (Chas. Hapgood, Oakland, CA) to February. These are Good to Very Good. View more info
By: Harte, Bret.
for September, 1871. One complete issue in original printed wrappers. Also includes a short story by Bayard Taylor, "Twin-Love", and "Encyclicals of a Traveller" by Helen Hunt Jackson, and the poem "In the Lane" by Celia Thaxter. A little wear and dust soiling, a Very Good copy. View more info
for January 14, 1845. An early appearance of this poem that begins "A lily thou wast when I saw thee first...". Not listed in Cooke but this is "A Song to my Wife" which first appeared in the very first issue of "The Broadway Journal" for January 4, 1845, ten days before the "Evening Bulletin" appearance and 10 days after Lowell's marriage. Cooke lists "Songs to M.L. (Maria Lowell) in POEMS, SECOND SERIES, 1848; this is "To My Wife... View more info
New York: John Brisben Walker, December, 1893. Original printed wrappers, Volume 16, Number 2, first appearance in print of this story. Wrappers a little toned and stained but with very little wear. Paper toned, some light damp-stains to some margins, Fore and bottom "yapped" edges chipped. A Good copy. View more info
Typescript for a speech given in honor of Edward A. Weeks, Jr., who had recently become the ninth editor of the "Atlantic Monthly". Unsigned and undated, but internal evidence shows that Ferris Greenslet is the speaker and the year is 1939. He talks about all nine editors - "I propose to provide a Plutarchian comparison of these nine men, both as EDITORS and as FELLOWS. I shall deal OFF THE RECORD with very intimate matters, such as outdoor sports, indoor spo... View more info
By: Baedecker, Karl.
Leipzig: Karl Baedecker; London: T. Fisher Unwin; New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1910. Stated fourth edition. Original red cloth, gilt lettered, decorated in blind, over flexible boards, all edges marbled, ribbon marker, with several folded maps, 228 pp., in the original printed dust jacket. An early copy (the first edition was 1903), distinguished by the original jacket. The book with a little rubbing and dust soiling, offsetting to the endpapers by long contact wit... View more info
London: Faber and Faber, Limited, (1930). First edition. Red half-calf and red cloth, both gilt-decorated, marbled endpapers. A specially bound "Prize Book" from an English girl's school to one of its students. A little rubbing and some stray marks, a Very Good copy. View more info
Reprinted from the "Sewanee Review" for October, 1954. Original wrappers, 15 pp. Inscribed by Quinn. No wear but some sunning around the perimeter of the wrappers. A Fine copy. View more info
By: Everett, Edward.
New York: James G. Gregory, 1861. First edition. Original printed wrappers. Delivered at the New York Academy of Music, July 4, 1861. Wrapper a little browned, a Fine copy. View more info
Cambridge: Published by George Nichols, 1848. First edition. With: ....The Biglow Papers. Second Series. Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1867. First American edition, third printing. These volumes uniformly bound in full green morocco, gilt, decorated in gilt, ribbon markers, each with the bookplate of John A. Spoor. Tipped after the title in the first volume is an autograph letter, signed, 2 pp., dated 1850, to R.C. Winthrop, declining an invitation in a newsy way... View more info
By: Silberling, N.J.
Washington: U.S. Govt. Printing Office, 1959. Geological Survey Professional Paper, No.322. Printed wrappers, illustrated, maps, large folding map in envelope glued to back wrapper. This is the range in central Nevada that contains Ichthyosaur State Park. Slight fraying and bending to wrappers, a Very Good copy. View more info
(Warrenville, IL: The Pony Barn Press, 1939). First edition thus. Original black textured cloth, printed in red, title in black and red. Unpaginated, about 28 pp. "Here is a lusty, witty, rowdy, bawdy word picture of the glorious Elizabethans" (from the printer's preface). Edward Martin Moore operated the Pony Barn Press under the "Sign of the Hand" in Warrenville. A presentation slip, also printed by Moore, pasted to the front pastedown. The giver and re... View more info