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Autograph Letter, signed.

By: Lowell, Fanny [Mrs James Russell Lowell].

Price: $50.00

Seller ID: lowell,fanny[mrsjamesrusselllowell].50twoofthemt


Two of them to Miss Sophia Townsend, Boston, dated Elmwood, Jan. 1 and May 13, no year. Each is on two conjugate leaves, twelve pages on eight - Mrs Lowell has written perpendicularly on several pages. This makes it somewhat hard to read, though Mrs Lowell has an excellent hand. Newsy letters, these women are obviously excellent friends. Some talk of Mr. Lowell and his busy schedule; also mentioned are Mother and Marcia, Mabel, Miss Ballard, mother-in-law Mrs. Lowell, Dr. Wyman, Rebecca Usher, Mr. Weiss' lectures, and getting together to "have a little gossip". With both original mail... View more info

The Scholar-Friends. Letters of Francis James Child and James Russell Lowell.

By: Lowell, James Russell and Francis James Child.

Price: $35.00

Seller ID: lowell,jamesrussellandfrancisjameschild.35cambri


Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1952. First edition. Original cloth, lettered in black, illustrated, 84 pp. Ownership signature, else Fine. View more info

A Fable for Critics.

By: Lowell, James Russell.

Price: $125.00

Seller ID: lowell,jamesrussell.125(newyork):g.p.putnam,(184


(New York): G.P. Putnam, (1848). First edition, second printing (BAL 13063). Original tan paper-covered boards, printed paper label. Ownership signature of Augustus R. Pope, Harvard class of '39, Unitarian minister (Allibone). Light foxing, boards a little worn, spine label badly chipped with 90% loss. A Very Good copy. View more info

A Fable for Critics.

By: Lowell, James Russell.

Price: $75.00

Seller ID: lowell,jamesrussell.75boston:ticknorandfields,18


Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1859. A reprint. Original cloth, gilt, decorated in blind. A Fine copy. View more info

Poems, Second Series.

By: Lowell, James Russell.

Price: $75.00

Seller ID: lowell,jamesrussell.75cambridge:georgenichols;bo


Cambridge: George Nichols; Boston: B.B. Mussey, 1848. First edition, first issue. This binding not noted by Blanck, floral embossed cloth backed by gilt-decorated leather. One poem, "The Morning Glory" is by Maria White Lowell. Worn, ink stains to front and fore-edge, rear free end paper lacking, but a Good copy. View more info

The Rose.

By: Lowell, James Russell.

Price: $65.00

Seller ID: lowell,jamesrussell.65boston:jamesr.osgoodandco.


Boston: James R. Osgood and Co., 1878. First edition (separate). Original green cloth, decorated in gilt and black, edges of boards bevelled, all edges gilt. Fifteen illustrations. First printed in Lowell's "Pioneer" in 1843. It also came in a turquoise cloth (Kevin Mac Donnell, JRL 215, Parkman Dexter Howe Library, Par 8, 1992). Minor soiling, a Fine copy. View more info

The Complete Writings of James Russell Lowell. Edition de Luxe.

By: Lowell, James Russell.

Price: $1,250.00

Seller ID: lowell,jamesrussell.1250insixteenvolumes,complet


In Sixteen Volumes, complete. Cambridge: Printed at the Riverside Press, 1904. First printing of this collection, "The Elmwood Edition", this is the large paper version, one of 1,000 numbered copies of 1,020 printed. Original olive cloth, paper spine labels printed in red and black, original printed laid paper dust jackets. Series titles and titles printed in red and black, laid paper, illustrated, all edges uncut, largely unopened. With and autograph letter, signed, in a paper frame tipped to the obverse of the frontis in volume one, dated 68 Beacon Street, Boston, 21st Jan., 1886, to... View more info

Autograph Letter, Signed.

By: Lowell, James Russell.

Price: $125.00

Seller ID: lowell,jamesrussell.125datedcambridge,9thfeb1888


Dated Cambridge, 9th Feb 1888. To "My dear Curtis," perhaps George William Curtis: "I wrote 'Without & Within' & Briggs (perhaps Charles Francis Briggs, aka Harry Franco) left off the last stanza and printed it. When are you going to give us something?". He makes some family small talk, and notes that he is off to Hartford to lecture. Signed with initials, "J.R.L.". One sheet, folded to make four pages, one is used. Folded for mailing. Fine. View more info

My Study Windows.

By: Lowell, James Russell.

Price: $50.00

Seller ID: lowell,jamesrussell.50boston:jamesr.osgood,1871.


Boston: James R. Osgood, 1871. First edition, second or third printing (BAL 13139) with the James Osgood monogram on the spine, type battering in the dedication, but pages 274 and 293 remain uncorrected. Original green cloth, gilt. A Fine copy. View more info

The Complete Writings of James Russell Lowell. In Sixteen Volumes (complete).

By: Lowell, James Russell.

Price: $75.00

Seller ID: lowell,jamesrussell.75bostonandnewyork:houghton,


Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin, 1904. First edition. The Elmwood Edition (Cooke, 1906). Original green cloth, gilt, top edges gilt, 86 illustrations. Largely unopened. A few covers stained, smells like pipe tobacco, else a Very Good set. View more info

Ode Recited at the Harvard Commemoration, July 21, 1865" in "The Atlantic Monthly"

By: Lowell, James Russell.

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: lowell,jamesrussell.25forseptember,1865.original


for September, 1865. Original printed wrappers, edgewear. A Very Good copy. View more info

The Courtin'.

By: Lowell, James Russell.

Price: $20.00

Seller ID: lowell,jamesrussell.20newyork:walkerandco;thedep


New York: Walker and Co; the Department of Printing and Graphic Arts, Harvard College Library, 1968. Original green cloth, gilt, decorated in gilt and black, pictorial dust jacket. "An exact facsimile of the 1874 edition of "The Courtin'" with illustrations by Winslow Homer....initially published in Boston by James R. Osgood and Co." A Fine copy in a Very Good jacket, very lightly worn. View more info

The Biglow Papers.

By: Lowell, James Russell.

Price: $250.00

Seller ID: lowell,jamesrussell.250london:trubnerandco.,1859


London: Trubner and Co., 1859. First English edition, state B (BAL 13097). Full calf nineteenth century binding by Zaehnsdorf, gilt ruled on top and lower bottom, elaborately gilt spine compartments, three black leather labels lettered and decorated in gilt, gilt inner dentelles, top edge gilt, marbled endpapers. Zaehnsdorf stamp on the verso of the front free endpaper. Light rubbing to edges, three stray marks to bottom. A Very Good, lovely copy. View more info

The Biglow Papers.

By: Lowell, James Russell.

Price: $100.00

Seller ID: lowell,jamesrussell.100london:trubnerandco.,1859


London: Trubner and Co., 1859. First English edition, state B (BAL 13097). Original green cloth, gilt, decorated in blind. Edited and with an introduction by Thomas Hughes, the author of "Tom Brown's Schooldays" (1857). He had read and admired Lowell's verses. After corresponding about this introduction, they eventually became great friends, and Hughes edited further English editions of Lowell's works. Very little wear and soiling, essentially a Fine copy. View more info

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

By: Lowell, James Russell.

Price: $30.00

Seller ID: lowell,jamesrussell.30forjanuary14,1845.anearlya


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" with a few minor changes. The entire 4 page newspaper, folded several times. A Very good copy. View more info

The Harvard Crimson, Containing umpublished Fragments, Furnished by Charles Eliot Norton, From the College Lectures of James Russell Lowell.

By: [Norton, Charles Eliot, ed.] Lowell, James Russell.

Price: $150.00

Seller ID: [norton,charleseliot,ed.]lowell,jamesrussell.150


Supplements to the Harvard Crimson, the last three issues (of six, Livingston, p.125), April 20, 27, and May 4, 1894. Small folio, each 4 pages, complete. Lowell gave these lectures as Professor of Modern Languages at Harvard, having succeeded his friend and neighbor, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow in that post. Each folded in the middle, mouse? nibbling to some edges, about a square inch missing from each, but with loss of just one word of text. A little damp-staining. A Very Good half-set, scarce. View more info

"Lowell's Letters to Poe" in "Scribner's Magazine"

By: [Poe, Edgar Allan] Lowell, James Russell.

Price: $50.00

Seller ID: [poe,edgarallan]lowell,jamesrussell.50vol.xvi,ju


Vol. XVI, July to December, 1894. Original buckram, gilt-decorated. From the August number, edited with commentary by George Woodberry. Nine letters, 1842-44. First Lowell is soliciting contributions to his "Pioneer". Then, after its failure, he is offering contributions to Poe's "Stylus". These cordial letters are printed here for the first time, they did not appear in the 2 volume LETTERS OF .......LOWELL, 1894, edited by Charles Eliot Norton. Mild wear, fraying to spine ends. A Very Good copy. View more info

A Fable for Critics.

By: [Thoreau, Henry D.] Lowell, James Russell.

Price: $50.00

Seller ID: [thoreau,henryd.]lowell,jamesrussell.50(newyork)


(New York): G.P. Putnam, (1848). First edition, second printing (BAL 13063). Original paper boards, printed paper label lacking, in a custom marbled paper slipcase. Lowell's popular poem pokes fun at many of the literary figures of the day, including Thoreau, who had yet to write his first book: "How he jumps, how he strains, and gets red in the face, / To keep step with the mystagogue's (Emerson) natural pace!". Worn, top of spine lacks 1 1/2 inches, label lacking, light foxing. A Good copy. View more info