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An Autobiography.

By: Brooks, Van Wyck.

Price: $75.00

Seller ID: brooks,vanwyck.75newyork:e.p.dutton,1965.origina


New York: E.P. Dutton, 1965. Original quarter cloth, gilt, and cloth boards, pictorial dust jacket. The three volume autobiographical series bound in one, with a forward by John Hall Wheelock and an introduction by Malcolm Cowley. Tipped in is an autograph letter, signed, from Brooks to Elliott Graham, publicist at E.P. Dutton, dated August 11th,1961, acknowledging a letter and discussing his near future plans. Laid in is a pamphlet prospectus for a memorial to Brooks, eight pages, anonymous, issued by the Van Wyck Brooks Memorial Association, with a drawing of Brooks by George Biddles, and li... View more info

Fenollosa and His Circle. With Other Essays in Biography.

By: Brooks, Van Wyck.

Price: $75.00

Seller ID: brooks,vanwyck.75newyork:e.p.dutton,1962.firsted


New York: E.P. Dutton, 1962. First edition. Original cloth, gilt, in pictorial dust jacket. Inscribed and signed, "For Jack and Phyllis with love always....", dated November, 1962. Brooks was to die about six months later. Fine in a fine jacket. View more info

Opinions of Oliver Allston.

By: Brooks, Van Wyck.

Price: $35.00

Seller ID: brooks,vanwyck.35newyork:e.p.dutton,1941.firsted


New York: E.P. Dutton, 1941. First edition. Original cloht, lettered in white, in pictorial dust jacket. Tipped in is an autograph letter, signed, from Brooks to a Mr. Billings, dated September 27, 1941, sending a copy of a speech (no longer present) which will appear, in "a somewhat different form", in his book "Opinioins of Oliver Allston:, "Which will be published next month". A Fine copy, very good jacket with some edge wear. View more info

New England Indian Summer. 1865-1915.

By: Brooks, Van Wyck.

Price: $75.00

Seller ID: brooks,vanwyck.75newyork:e.p.dutton,1940.firsted


New York: E.P. Dutton, 1940. First edition. Original quarter white cloth, lettered in red, and red cloth boards, in pictorial dust jacket. Inscribed and signed "For John Bakeless, with sincere good wishes...", dated March 31st, 1944. Bakeless was a historian, especially of the western migration. Some rubbing to cloth and jacket, a Very Good copy. View more info

John Sloan. A Painter's Life.

By: Brooks, Van Wyck.

Price: $75.00

Seller ID: brooks,vanwyck.75newyork:e.p.dutton,1955.firsted


New York: E.P. Dutton, 1955. First edition. Original quarter cloth, printed paper label, and cloth boards, pictorial dust jacket. Inscribed and signed, "For John Hall Wheelock and Phyllis, with affection...", dated February 1, 1955. Fine in a Very Good jacket. View more info

The Pilgrimage of Henry James.

By: Brooks, Van Wyck.

Price: $50.00

Seller ID: brooks,vanwyck.50newyork:dutton,(1925).firstedit


New York: Dutton, (1925). First edition. Red cloth, gilt-stamped. Paper slightly browned, 170 pp. Partially unopened. A bit of rubbing and some bumps on edges, ownership sticker inside, but a Very Good copy. View more info

The Life of Emerson.

By: Brooks, Van Wyck.

Price: $60.00

Seller ID: brooks,vanwyck.60newyork:e.p.dutton,(1932).first


New York: E.P. Dutton, (1932). First edition. Original blue cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt, original pictorial dust jacket. Top edge stained red, others uncut. A Fine copy in a fine jacket. View more info

The Pilgrimage of Henry James.

By: Brooks, Van Wyck.

Price: $250.00

Seller ID: brooks,vanwyck.250newyork:e.p.dutton,(1925).firs


New York: E.P. Dutton, (1925). First edition. Original red cloth, gilt. Inscribed by the author to his wife: "For Eleanor - Van Wyck" 1925". In his "Autobiography.." (1965, p.360), Brooks notes that F. Scott Fitzgerald, "the typical writer of the twenties....wrote to me in praise of my book on Henry James and he said he knew 'The Ordeal of Mark Twain', also." Spine dull, light staining to front, dust soiling. A Good copy, only. View more info

The Writer in America.

By: Brooks, Van Wyck.

Price: $90.00

Seller ID: brooks,vanwyck.90newyork:e.p.dutton,1953.firsted


New York: E.P. Dutton, 1953. First edition. Original gray cloth, printed in white, pictorial dust jacket. Inscribed and signed "For Jack and Phyllis Wheelock with love...", dated 1953. Fine, in a lightly rubbed, Very Good jacket. View more info

A Chilmark Miscellany.

By: Brooks, Van Wyck.

Price: $60.00

Seller ID: brooks,vanwyck.60newyork:e.p.dutton,1948.firsted


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

Howells. His Life and World.

By: Brooks, Van Wyck.

Price: $100.00

Seller ID: brooks,vanwyck.100newyork:e.p.dutton,1959.firste


New York: E.P. Dutton, 1959. First edition. Original gray cloth, lettered in jray, pictorial dust jacket. Inscribed and signed "For Jack and Phyllis Wheelock with love as ever....", dated September, 1959. Fine in a lightly soiled, Very Good jacket. View more info

The Dream of Arcadia. Writers and Artists in Italy, 1760-1915.

By: Brooks, Van Wyck.

Price: $75.00

Seller ID: brooks,vanwyck.75newyork:e.p.dutton,1958.firsted


New York: E.P. Dutton, 1958. First edition. Original gray cloth, lettered in gray, pictorial dust jacket. Inscribed and signed, "For Elliott Graham with affection...", dated August, 1958. Fine in a fine jacket. View more info

The Confident Years: 1885-1915.

By: Brooks, Van Wyck.

Price: $60.00

Seller ID: brooks,vanwyck.60newyork:e.p.dutton,1952.firsted


New York: E.P. Dutton, 1952. First edition. Original quarter cloth, printed in beige, decorated in gilt, with pictorial dust jacket. Inscribed and signed, "For Elliott Graham with grateful regards....", dated 1951. Graham was a publicist at E.P. Dutton. A little dust soiling, slight wear to jacket. Very Good in a very good jacket. View more info

The Writer in America.

By: Brooks, Van Wyck.

Price: $50.00

Seller ID: brooks,vanwyck.50newyork:e.p.dutton,1953.firsted


New York: E.P. Dutton, 1953. First edition. Original grey cloth, lettered in white, pictorial dust jacket. Inscribed and signed to Kenneth Murdock, English teacher at Harvard, with thanks for his "great kindness at the Tavern Club", dated January, 1953. The book is Fine, the jacket just Good, with some chips and wear. View more info

America's Coming of Age.

By: Brooks, Van Wyck.

Price: $250.00

Seller ID: brooks,vanwyck.250newyork:b.w.huebsch,1915.first


New York: B.W. Huebsch, 1915. First edition. Original quarter cloth, printed paper label, paper boards. Ownership signature of "Eleanor S. Brooks", the author's wife, and her "Please Return". Brooks' first major work, dedicated to John Hall Wheelock. In his autobiography (1965, p.360) he reported that "(Scott Fitzgerald) had sent me a copy of "The Great Gatsby" from Capri, where he was staying in 1925. He had found in a bookshop there "America's Coming of Age, which he had bought and read 'with enormous pleasure', the book that Huneker had reviewed and Carl Van ... View more info

America's Coming of Age.

By: Brooks, Van Wyck.

Price: $125.00

Seller ID: brooks,vanwyck.125newyork:b.w.huebsch,1915.first


New York: B.W. Huebsch, 1915. First edition. Original quarter cloth, printed paper label, paper boards. Inscribed and signed "For Mr. Weston...", dated December, 1915. Laid in is an autograph letter, signed, dated June 23, 1946, to "Katherine", clearly an old and dear friend, as he talks about moving from the country to the city, which he knows will "shock" her, and the recent amputation of his wife's leg. A little dust soiling and rubbing, a Very Good copy. View more info