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A Whirl Asunder.

By: Atherton, Gertrude.

Price: $110.00

Seller ID: atherton,gertrude.110london:johnlane:thebodleyhe


London: John Lane: The Bodley Head, 1909. A New Edition. Original color pictorial wrappers, 184 pp., 8 pp. of ads at the back. Inscribed and signed by the author. "The 'smartest' of 'smart' little books, with passages of surprising naughtiness..." (The Saturday Review, 18 January, 1896, p.82). "Contains numerous references to California customs and manners during the 1890's. Guerneville and the Bohemian Grove provide the local coloring" (Baird and Greenwo... View more info

Typed Letter, Signed.

By: Atkinson, Brooks.

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: atkinson,brooks.25datedseptember7,1950;onnewyork


Dated September 7, 1950; on New York Times letterhead, to Colonel C. Lawton Campbell at the American National Theater and Academy (ANTA) in New York. Atkinson is resigning as a director of ANTA, citing potential conflict of interest: "Since ANTA has now reached the point where it is able to move into the field of production, I feel that as a professional drama critic I shall have to withdraw....No matter what (my) opinions were they would be challenged as biased."... View more info

Henry Thoreau, The Cosmic Yankee.

By: Atkinson, J. Justin Brooks.

Price: $35.00

Seller ID: atkinson,j.justinbrooks.35newyork:alfreda.knopf,


New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1927. First edition. Original green cloth, gilt, printed dust jacket. Soiled, spotted, marginal notes in ink, jacket edges worn. A Good, sound copy. View more info

Henry Thoreau. The Cosmic Yankee.

By: Atkinson, J. Justin Brooks.

Price: $75.00

Seller ID: atkinson,j.justinbrooks.75newyork:alfreda.knopf,


New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1927. First edition. Original cloth, gilt lettered and decorated. Van Wyck Brooks' copy, his signature dated 1927. Atkinson was long-time drama critic (1925-1960) for the New York Times. Lacks the dust jacket. Spine cloth toned, and frayed at the top. A Good copy. View more info

Henry Thoreau: The Cosmic Yankee.

By: Atkinson, Justin Brooks.

Price: $100.00

Seller ID: atkinson,justinbrooks.100newyork:alfreda.knopf,1


New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1927. Original green cloth, gilt, pictorial dust jacket. First edition (Borst, p.218). Book dust soiled, jacket with some abrasions and edge wear. Very Good in a good jacket. View more info

Most Women Aren't Gentlemen.

By: Attridge, Richard.

Price: $35.00

Seller ID: attridge,richard.35(warrenville,illinois:thepony


(Warrenville, Illinois: The Pony Barn Press, 1947). Original prined wrappers, five pages. This first appeared in the Saturday Evening Post in 1946. One of 444 copies. Light soiling, toning to inside wrappers and pages 4-5, else Fine. View more info

The Stephen H. Wakeman Collection of Books of Nineteenth Century American Writers.

By: Auction Catalogue

Price: $75.00

Seller ID: auctioncatalogue75newyork:americanartassociation


New York: American Art Association, (no date). Original green cloth, printed paper label. This appears to be contemporary photo-offset reprint of the original sale catalogue with the prices realized reproduced in the margins. The sale occurred in 1924. Label a little chipped, a Fine copy. View more info

Sloppy Joe's Cocktail Manual. Season 1940.

By: Augustin Rios, compiler.

Price: $210.00

Seller ID: augustinrios,compiler.210havana,originalprintedw


Havana, original printed wrappers - a drawing of founder Jose Abeal y Otero, staple-bound, 3 1/2 x 5 1/4 inches, 46 pages. Opened in 1917, popular with American tourists in pre-revolution Cuba. Staples rusty, a little edgewear, lower corner of the wrapper dog-eared. A Very Good copy. View more info

The Oxford Illustrated Jane Austen (Complete Works).

By: Austen, Jane.

Price: $90.00

Seller ID: austen,jane.90oxford:oxforduniversitypress,1988.


Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Third edition thus, later printing, six volumes, complete. Original black paper boards, lettered in silver, and pictorial dust jackets, all in Fine condition. View more info

Coso Hot Springs. A Guide to Geology in Action.

By: Austin, Carl F.

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: austin,carlf.25chinalake,california:maturangopre


China Lake, California: Maturango Press, May, 1963. Original wrappers, illustrated, 21 pp. Maturango Museum Publication No.1. A Fine copy. View more info

The (Henry) James - (Nathaniel) Hawthorne Relation: Bibliographical Essays.

By: Babiiha, Thaddeo K.

Price: $10.00

Seller ID: babiiha,thaddeok.10boston:g.k.hall,(1980).origin


Boston: G.K. Hall, (1980). Original cloth, 313 pp. A Fine copy. View more info

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

By: Baedecker, Karl.

Price: $180.00

Seller ID: baedecker,karl.180leipzig:karlbaedecker;london:t


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

Walt Whitman.

By: Bailey, John.

Price: $30.00

Seller ID: bailey,john.30newyork:macmillan,1926.firsteditio


New York: Macmillan, 1926. First edition. "American Men of Letters", New Series. Original cloth, printed dust jacket. Very Good in a very good jacket. View more info

Lessons in Elementary Wen-Li.

By: Baller, F. Frederick W.

Price: $60.00

Seller ID: baller,f.frederickw.60shanghai:thechinainlandmis


Shanghai: The China Inland Mission, and Presbyterian Mission Press, 1912. Contemporary half calf, leather labels, gilt, and cloth; floral endpapers, ix, 128 pp. Some contemporary student notes. Wear and soiling, cloth bubbling. A sound copy, Fair. View more info

Typed Letter, Signed.

By: Bancroft, Geo. George.

Price: $150.00

Seller ID: bancroft,geo.george.150datedwashington,d.c.,14ap


Dated Washington, D.C., 14 April, 1884. To the Reverend R.C. (Robert Cassie) Waterston, thanking him for sending copies of his Life of Emerson (George Barrell Emerson), and for "the very kind expressions with which you comfort the last years of the oldest of old men." Bancroft was 84, he would live another seven years. A letter from Bancroft about his Harvard classmate, Emerson, is printed on pages 5-6 of Waterston's Memoir of George Barrell Emerson, D.D., 1884... View more info

Autograph Letter, Signed.

By: Bancroft, George.

Price: $60.00

Seller ID: bancroft,george.60nodate,butdocketedsept.,1864on


No date, but docketed Sept., 1864 on the last page. To a Mr. Kennedy, notifying that a dinner party has been postponed because the guest of honor had not arrived in town as yet. George Bancroft, American historian, is writing about Goldwin Smith, who was professor of history at Oxford. Smith gained the gratitude of many in America when he supported the North in the Civil War, changing the minds of many English, who were upset because of the massive unemployment caused by... View more info

Some Cities and San Francisco and Resurgam (We shall rise again).

By: Bancroft, Hubert Howe.

Price: $90.00

Seller ID: bancroft,huberthowe.90newyork:thebancroftco.,190


New York: The Bancroft Co., 1907. First edition. Original grey cloth, decorated in gilt and white, 64 pp. Written a year after the earthquake of 1906, this book is about the imagined new San Francisco, arisen from the rubble. Inscribed and signed: "Mr. Daniel A. Ryan with the best respects of Hubert Howe Bancroft. San Francisco, August 15, 1907." Ryan (1873-1933) was a prominent San Francisco attorney. With Ryan's bookplate. A little soiling, but Fine. View more info

When Your Animal Dies.

By: Barbanell, Sylvia. L.Lind-Af-Hageby, President, London Spiritualist Alliance, the Foreword.

Price: $60.00

Seller ID: barbanell,sylvia.l.lind-af-hageby,president,london


Lily Dale, NY: Dale News, (1940). A printed sticker, Dale News, covering most of the printed imprint - London: Psychic Press. First edition, first printing. Original blue cloth, spine lettered in black, and printed dust jacket, 194 pp. Discusses evidence of keeping in touch with animals after they expire. Book and jacket in Fine condition. View more info

Cecil Spencer.

By: Baring, Maurice.

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: baring,maurice.25london:williamheinemann,(1929).


London: William Heinemann, (1929). Second edition. Original japan vellum boards, lettered in gilt on the front, 5 p. One of 525 numbered, signed copies. The first edition was 1928, 250 copies, privately printed (NUC). A Very Good copy. View more info