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"The Romance of Madrono Hollow" in "The Atlantic Monthly"

By: Harte, Bret.

Price: $25.00

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

"To Leadville" in "The Atlantic Monthly"

By: H.H. Helen Hunt Jackson.

Price: $25.00

for May, 1879. Original printed wrappers, the complete May issue. Also includes "The Seven Wonders of the World", a poem by Christopher Pearse Cranch. Some wear and dog-earing, but a Very Good copy. View more info

"To My Wife" in the "New Bedford Evening Bulletin"

By: Lowell, James Russell.

Price: $30.00

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

"Travelling With a Reformer" in "The Cosmopolitan. An Illustrated Monthly Magazine".

By: Twain, Mark Samuel Clemens.

Price: $40.00

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


By: [Atlantic Monthly] Ferris Greenslet.

Price: $265.00

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

"Woman" in "The Mentor" Magazine

By: Tagore, Rabindranath.

Price: $17.00

for May, 1921. Original wrappers. "Poem composed for 'The Mentor' by Dr. Tagore." Plus articles about him and his family, heavily illustrated. A Fine copy. View more info

(Baedecker's) Berlin and Its Environs, Handbook for Travellers.

By: Baedecker, Karl.

Price: $180.00

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

(George) Bernard Shaw.

By: Holroyd, Michael.

Price: $20.00

Four (4) volumes, complete. New York: Random House, (1988-1992). First American edition, mixed printings, v. 2 is Book Club. Original quarter cloth and paper boards, pictorial dust jackets, all Fine. View more info

(In manuscript): Bill of Cost of a Jury of Inquest upon the Body of Beriah Delino of Duxbury, a Dead Body taken agust the 31 1789.

By: [Early New England manuscript bill of cost]

Price: $67.50

Then, a list of people and the amount each is owed by the town of Duxbury, Massachusetts. "To Wait Foord, Corner (for coroner), his fee 0:9:8 pounds, and so on to the constable and fourteen jurors. Docketed for filing on the obverse. Folded twice, some staining and chipping, in Good condition. View more info

(James McNeill) Whistler.

By: [Whistler, James McNeill] Laver, James.

Price: $25.00

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

(James, Henry) "Morals and Motive in "The Spoils of Poynton".

By: Quinn, Patrick F.

Price: $15.00

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

. The Great Issues Before the Country. An Oration.

By: Everett, Edward.

Price: $75.00

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

....The Biglow Papers....

By: Lowell, James Russell.

Price: $500.00

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

....Upper Triassic Paleontology of the ....Shoshone Mountains, Nevada.

By: Silberling, N.J.

Price: $25.00

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


By: Twain, Mark Samuel Clemens.

Price: $100.00

(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