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A Catalogue of the John H. Jenkins Collection of Original Literary and Historical Manuscript Compositions.

By: Jenkins, John H.

Price: $10.00


Austin: The Jenkins Co., 1970. Original wrappers, there were 150 in cloth and "about 200" in wraps. Brief inscription, signed, by Jenkins. About 50 facsimiles, 672 items. Covers a bit soiled, a Very Good copy. View more info

A Catalogue of the Joseph Hergesheimer Collection at the University of Texas.

By: Stappenbeck, Herb.

Price: $30.00


(No place): University of Texas, Austin, (1974). First edition. Original blue cloth, gilt, printed dust jacket, 260 pp., one of 500 copies. A Fine copy in a slightly soiled jacket. View more info

A Centennial Check List of the Editions of Henry David Thoreau's Walden.

By: Harding, Walter.

Price: $35.00


Charlottesville: Bibliographical Society of the University of Virginia, 1954. First edition. Self-wrappers, 32 pp. Paper browned, lightly chipped at one corner. A Very Good copy. View more info

A Centennial Check-List of the Editions of Henry David Thoreau's Walden.

By: [Thoreau, Henry D.] Harding, Walter.

Price: $75.00


Charlottesville: Bibliographical Society of the Unversity of Virginia, 1954. Original printed wrappers, 31 pp., in a custom cloth and acrylic plastic slipcase, printed paper label. Paper browned, else Fine. View more info

A Checklist of the Hogarth Press, 1917-1938.

By: Woolmer, J. Howard, compiler.

Price: $60.00


Andes, NY: Woolmer/Brotheson, Ltd., 1976. Original cloth, dust jacket. With a short history of the press by Mary E. Gaither. Illustrated, 176 pp., two leaves of addenda. Signed by the compiler on the title page. A Fine copy. View more info

A Chilmark Miscellany.

By: Brooks, Van Wyck.

Price: $60.00


New York: E.P. Dutton, 1948. First edition. Original gold cloth, printed in blue, pictorial dust jacket. Inscribed and signed "For Jack and Phyllis Wheelock from their always affectionate...", dated 1948. Slight staining to cloth, and rubbing and soiling to jacket. Very Good, in a Very Good jacket. View more info

A Collection of Letters of Thackeray, 1847-1855.

By: Thackeray, William Makepeace.

Price: $45.00


New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1888. Perhaps the first American, the first edition was London, 1887 (NCBEL). Original brown cloth, gilt, red cloth label, gilt-lettered, top edge gilt. Edited by Jane Octavia Brookfield. An interesting production. A little wear, a Very Good copy. View more info

A Collection of Psalms and Hymns, For Publick Worship.

By: [Alcott, Louisa May] Freeman, James, and Colonel Joseph May, compilers.

Price: $1,600.00


Boston: Printed by Manning and Loring, 1799. First edition. Contemporary dark green leather, decorated in gilt, marbled endpapers, (A)6, B-X6. The personal copy of co-compiler Joseph May, his name gilt-stamped on the front. This is the first American Unitarian hymn book. Freeman, Minister of the King's Chapel (also known as the Stone Chapel) in Boston, and May, Assistant Church Warden there and a merchant, were instrumental, with many others, in the establishment ... View more info

A Comparative Osteological Study of the Ainu and the Australian Aborigines.

By: Yamaguchi, Bin.

Price: $25.00


Canberra: Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies, Occasional Papers No.10, 1967. Quarter cloth, paper wrappers, 75 pp., bibliography. A Very Good copy. View more info

A Comprehensive Exhibition of the Writings of W. Somerset Maugham.....May 25 through August 1, 1958.

By: Maugham, W. Somerset.

Price: $17.00


(Np: Stanford University Press, 1958). Original printed wrappers, Frontis, 24 leaves. Preface by Maugham. Printed at the Toyon Press in an edition of 1,000 copies. Light, short crease to front wrapper, offsetting from a ticket-of-admission-sized piece of paper laid in (not present). A Fine copy. View more info

A Course of Lectures Introductory to the Study of Moral Philosophy, Delivered in the University of Oxford...".

By: Hampden, Renn Dickson.

Price: $115.00


London: B. Fellowes, 1835. First edition. Original green cloth, gilt lettered and ruled. With a presentation bookplate (from Mrs. Silas Morris) to North Wales Baptist College, Bangor, and the bookplate of David Arthur Pailin, professor of Religion and Theology, University of Manchester, plus an 1847 ownership signature almost completely crossed out. Just a little wear, a few stay spots to cloth. A Very Good copy. View more info

A Critical Fable.

By: Lowell, Amy.

Price: $50.00


Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin, 1922. First edition (BAL 12996). Original printed wrappers, 99 pp. Published anonymously. A "Sequel to 'A Fable for Critics'.....by A Poker of Fun". "Miss Lowell mischieviously includes a portrait of herself. Her authorship was revealed in 1924 when she listed it among her works for the English "Who's Who" (see Carmen Russell Hurff, "Amy Lowell" in v.7 of the Parkman Dexter Howe Library, 1992). ... View more info

A Curious History in Book Editing. Inclosing Letters of the Senior Editor, Charles Eliot Norton.

By: [Norton, Charles Eliot] Stephens, Kate.

Price: $30.00


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. View more info

A Day With Thomas Carlyle.

By: Clare, Maurice.

Price: $25.00


(No place, but London): Hodder and Stoughton, (no date, but 19-teens). Original printed paper-covered boards, gilt decorated, portrait of Carlyle pasted to the front. Frontisportrait of Oliver Cromwell and four color plates, after paintings by A.C. Michael. Unpaginated, 22 leaves. A little soiled, rubbed, a Fine copy of a fragile book. View more info

A Dictionary of Similes.

By: Wilstach, Frank J.

Price: $67.50


Boston: Little, Brown, 1930. A "New Edition, Revised and Enlarged", 578 pp. Original red cloth, gilt. A presentation copy: "To Winfield Sheehan, From his friend, the maker of this absurdity, Frank J. Wilstach, May, 1931." With several bits of ephemera tipped in, with captions in the author's hand under most: Wiltach's bookplate; a snapshot of him; the publisher's promotional leaflet; a line clipped from the original typescript; a page of proof from the or... View more info