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Image for Democracy: An American Novel bound with: Marked for Life, by A. F. Pinkerton

Democracy: An American Novel bound with: Marked for Life, by A. F. Pinkerton

By: Adams, Henry & Pinkerton, A. F.

Price: $99.96

Publisher: London [& Chicago], Ward, Lock -- (and Laird and Lee, Chicago): 1887

Seller ID: 40702

Condition: Good+


186; 147 & [1] pages; TITLE I: Democracy: An American Novel. London: Ward Lock & Co., [nd. but ca. 1882]. 186 pp. Second British edition, probably an unauthorized piracy. Macmillan had published the first British edition, also anonymously, in May of 1882. This cheaply made edition has a number code at the foot of page 186 suggesting that it was printed in December, 1882. bound with....TITLE II: Pinkerton, A. F. Marked for Life. Chicago: Laird and Lee, 1887. (... View more info

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JAMES SMITH REID 1846-1926

By: Adcock, F. E

Price: $9.95

Publisher: London, Humphrey Milford Amen House: 1929

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 36953

Condition: Very Good


13 pages; A memorial tribute From the Proceedings of the British Academy. Volume XIII. Printed by John Johnson at the University Press, Oxford. OCLC: 20124307 Reid was a classical scholar and historian; He served as Professor of Ancient History and a Fellow and Tutor of Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge. Reid was also the editor of Cicero's. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues ... View more info

Image for Volgarizzamento delle Favole di Esopo   testo Riccardiano inedito, citato dagli Accademici della Crusca

Volgarizzamento delle Favole di Esopo testo Riccardiano inedito, citato dagli Accademici della Crusca

By: Aesop [edited by Luigi Rigoli]

Price: $124.95

Publisher: Firenze [Florence, Italy], Stamperia del giglio, a spese di A. Garine: 1818

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 39611

Condition: Very Good


118, [2] pages; Contemporary cream colored boards, two small labels with collection numbers on spine and front cover -- (the faint spine label matches the number on the booklabel of Leo S. Olschki [ Ex libris Leonis S. Olschki bibliopolae Veneti Established heading] -- longtime booksellers in Florence, etc. Two small inscriptions dated 1843 on the enpapers. A well preserved uncut copy, impressed as an octavo with generous margins, possibly on large paper -- (the copy ... View more info

Image for KAPPA (Gulliver in a Kimono) Translation and introductory notes by Seiichi Shiojiri

KAPPA (Gulliver in a Kimono) Translation and introductory notes by Seiichi Shiojiri

By: Akutagawa, Ryunosuke

Price: $149.99

Publisher: Abeno, Osaka, Japan, Akitaya: 1948

Edition: First Edition; Third Printing

Seller ID: 39166

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


154 pages; Publisher's flexible grey boards printed in black, pictorial endpapers, in a fragile dust jacket printed in black and red on thin paper stock. This is the third printing of the first English language edition of "Kappa" -- the masterpiece of Ryunosuke Akutagawa, considered by some the father of the Japanese short story. His mother went insane shortly after his birth in 1912, so he was adopted and raised by his maternal uncle, Akutagawa Do-sho-, from ... View more info

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TWO STORIES [ SIGNED ]

By: Aldington, Richard

Price: $84.95

Publisher: London, Elkin Matthews: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 39040

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Autograph; 43 pages; clean and tight in original patterned boards with blue cloth spine in matching dustjacket. One of 530 autographed copies, of which 500 were for sale. OCLC: 702351894 Scarce in this condition. ; Signed by Author; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

Hamlet Father and Son

By: Alexander, Peter

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Oxford, Clarendon Press: 1955

Seller ID: 41910

ISBN: 0198115016

Condition: Very Good


198 pages; Clean and secure in original blue cloth binding with gilt lettering at spine. Addresses Hamlet and certain problems of interpretation, especially the notion that Hamlet's tragedy stems from his ambivalence; Compares interpretations of Shakespeare by Garrick, Goethe, Granville-Barker, etc. Also examines general aspects of tragedy, the Heroic Tradition, etc. View more info

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Notes on the Bacon-Shakespeare Question

By: Allen, Charles

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: 1900

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41981

Condition: Very Good-


306 pages; Clean and secure in original blue cloth binding with gilt lettering at spine; wear at head of spine, cloth split at top edge of spine repaired. "To this discussion Judge Allen's “Notes on the Bacon-Shakespeare Question ” is not only a contribution of the very highest value, but there is good reason to believe that it is decisive; it really leaves no rational ground on which the advocates of the Baconian theory can rest their case. It is a conclusive d... View more info

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WILLIAM ALLINGHAM - A Diary

By: Allingham, H. ; D. Radford

Price: $99.95

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1907

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 39758

Condition: Very Good


x, 404 pages; Former owner's name on ffep and a few lines in pencil quoting Allingham's poem "The Fairies", otherwise clean and tight in original navy blue cloth binding with bright gilt lettering at spine. Upper corners rounded, portrait frontispiece. William Allingham, a writer and poet born in Donegal, Ireland, became sub-editor of Frazer's Magazine in 1870. In early 1874 he assumed the position of editor from Froude, and later that year married Helen Patter... View more info

DER MYTHOS BEI SCHELLING

By: Allwohn, Adolf

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Charlottenburg, Rolf Heise: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40406

Condition: Very Good


1 p.l. & 78 pages; Clean and tight in Publisher's printed wrappers. Published as Kant-studien. Ergänzungshefte, 61. OCLC: 2306498; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

Image for Gli amori di Anacreonte o sia collezione delle sue odi di amoroso argomento Tradotte dal conte Xaverio Broglio d'Ajano

Gli amori di Anacreonte o sia collezione delle sue odi di amoroso argomento Tradotte dal conte Xaverio Broglio d'Ajano

By: Anacreon

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Place Not Identified, Publisher Unstated: 1790

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39156

Condition: Very Good


2 p.l. & 92 pages; Very scarce first edition of Count Xaverio Broglio d'Ajano's verse translation of odes by Anacreon into Italian. It was probably printed somewhere in Italy around 1790, though there is no date printed. It probably was made in the Marche, near Macerata, where the translator was a Senator in the Repubblica romana. (The date comes from a catalogue entry in the database of the Istituto Centrale per il Catalogo Unico delle biblioteche italiane e per le i... View more info

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The Poet's Gift of Consolation to Sorrowing Mothers

By: Anonymous

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York, A. S. Barnes & Co.: 1870

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 40976

Condition: Very Good


167 pages; Publisher's green cloth, beveled edges, decorative lettering in gilt on front cover and spine, additional decorative stamping in black and in blind, chocolate brown endpapers, all edges gilt. Date is approximate, none printed. A handsome copy, the binding shows just a bit of the lightest rubbing at the tips of the spine ends and points of the corners. Some diffuse foxing scattered throughout the text leaves, which are elegantly set within decorative framed b... View more info

EXCITING STORIES OF LONDON SOCIETY [A collection of stories and illustrations from "London Society - An Illustrated Magazine of Light and Amusing Literature for Hours of Relaxation"

By: Anonymous

Price: $74.95

Publisher: New York, Hurd and Houghton: 1869

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41151

Condition: Very Good


570 pages; An anthology of the best works from the nineteenth century periodical London Society. Clean and tight in original brick red cloth binding with faded gilt lettering at spine. Binding worn at corners and spine ends. "London Society - An Illustrated Magazine of Light and Amusing Literature for Hours of Relaxation" was a Victorian era illustrated monthly periodical published between 1862 and 1898. No listing for this volume found in OCLC. ; Experience t... View more info

Miracle de nostre dame la marquise de la Gaudine qui par laccusemen~t de loncle de son mari auq[ue]l son mari lauoit com~ise a garder fu condampnee a ardoir, Dont Anthenor p[ar] le co~mendeme~t d[e] Nostre dame sen combati a loncle et le desconfit en champ... Imprime nouuelleme~t a Paris

By: Anonymous

Price: $249.96

Publisher: Paris, Par Crapelet chez Silvestre: 1841

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 41495

Condition: Very Good


[33 ff.] pages; Old marbled paper-covered boards, ms. title on label mounted to the front cover. 33 leaves, unpaginated. Text printed in a gothic black letter type, with 2 woodcut illustrations. The long title transcribes the manuscript original, including its dropped letter abbreviations: "Miracle de nostre dame la marq[ui]se de la Gaudine qui par laccusemen~t de loncle de son mari auq[ue]l son mari lauoit com~ise a garder fu condampnee a ardoir, Dont Anthenor p... View more info

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High on the Wild with Hemingway A Pictorial Recollection

By: Arnold, Lloyd R. ; [ Ernest Hemingway ]

Price: $74.95

Publisher: Caldwell, Caxton Printers: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41825

ISBN: 1122326289

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


343 pages; Clean and tight in original cloth binding with pictorial endpapers in bright fresh dustjacket (red NOT faded). A pictorial recollection of "Papa" Hemingway by a close friend and photographer. Spans the years from 1939 to 1961, highlighting Hemingway's time in Idaho. Lloyd "Pappy" Arnold was Sun Valley Resort's first official photographer. Averell Harriman, of the Union Pacific which owned the resort, lured Ernest Hemingway and his soon to be t... View more info

Image for ART AND LITERATURE  An International Review   No. 7 (Winter 1965)

ART AND LITERATURE An International Review No. 7 (Winter 1965)

By: Art and Literature editors

Price: $10.95

Publisher: Lausanne, Societe Anonyme d'Editions Litteraires et Artistiques: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40265

Condition: Very Good


214 pages; Clean and tight in original printed wrappers. Price stamped on front wrapper and lower corner rounded. Contents include Selections from the Journal of Mary Butts by Robert Byington & Glen Morgan; Aphorisms by Christoph Lichtenberg; Away from Home by Jane Brown; Back in the Thirites by Myfanwy Piper; Anne Arnold's Animals by Scott Burton; Autotitratto by George Feldman; The Escape of Jacksongrad by Harry Mathews; The Reading of Poussin by Philippe Sollers; Viz... View more info

Image for The Charles Meeker Kozlay Collection Of Bret Harte First Editions Rare Ephemera ... To Which Are Added Mr. Kozlay's Collection Of First Editions Of Modern Authors ... [to Be Sold Thursday, March 18, 1926]

The Charles Meeker Kozlay Collection Of Bret Harte First Editions Rare Ephemera ... To Which Are Added Mr. Kozlay's Collection Of First Editions Of Modern Authors ... [to Be Sold Thursday, March 18, 1926]

By: Association, American Art

Price: $49.95

Publisher: American Art Association: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39444

Condition: Very Good


98 pages; Annotated with prices realized, otherwise clean and secure in attractive binding of quarter brown claf and marbled boards with gilt lettering and floral image at spine and a different floral image at bottom of front board; original wrappers bound in, corners of boards rubbed. Auction catalogue including 647 titles of which 382 are Harte items. OCLC: 8567137 View more info

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ON THE HEIGHTS Complete in Three Volumes

By: Auerbach, Berthold

Price: $59.95

Publisher: Leipzig, Bernhard Tauchnitz: 1868

Seller ID: 39313

Condition: Very Good


Tauchnitz Collection of German Authors; 302; 322; 448 pages; Bound in quarter red calf with marbled boards and marbled endpapers, leather rubbed at extremities, contents clean and tight. Bound by R.W. Smith & Co. Binders, Marion St., New York Second Authorized Edition, thoroughly revised. Translated by F. E. Bunnett OCLC: 37964196 Todd and Bowden No. C1A, C2A, C3A View more info

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THE WEEK-END BOOK

By: Authors, Various

Price: $19.95

Publisher: London, Nonesuch Press: 1928

Seller ID: 39803

Condition: Very Good


Full blue marbled leather binding (as in image) with gilt lettering at spine, leather rubbed at spine ends with minor loss at head, decorative endpapers. Nicely printed on India paper. Former owner's name in pencil on ffep, otherwise clean and tight. A delightful anthology of poems, songs, essays, stories and illustrations, including fourteen colour plates by Albert Rutherston. View more info

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NAHBION or The Bible and The Poets

By: Bailey, Samuel Wordsworth

Price: $34.95

Publisher: Cambridge, John Wilson & Son: 1874

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40337

Condition: Very Good


xvi, 698 pages; Former owner's name on ffep, otherwise clean and tight in original green cloth binding with gilt lettering at spine and a decorative in gilt on the front board. Cloth rubbed at spine ends with minor loss at base. Top edges gilt. An attractive 19th century book. OCLC: 2293873 "In these chapters are arranged passages amounting to about one fourth part of all the language of the Bible, and many of the choicest gems from about three hundred and fifty... View more info

Image for Florante and Laura ...  Translated into English from the Spanish version of Epifanio de los Santos by George St. Clair Carefully compared to the Tagalog original by Fernando Villarosa

Florante and Laura ... Translated into English from the Spanish version of Epifanio de los Santos by George St. Clair Carefully compared to the Tagalog original by Fernando Villarosa

By: Balagtas, Francisco ; [Translator's own working copy]

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Manila, The Times Press: [1920]

Edition: First English Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 41608

Condition: Good


61 & [1, ads] pages; Publisher's blue wrappers -- (the front wrapper is now missing); bound with three metal staples. Somewhat worn, title page dusty, rear wrapper and spine now have some chips missing. The author's copy of the first edition of his translation into English of key work of the literature of the Philippines written in Tagalog. George St. Clair (identified on the title page as "Professor of English - University of the Philippines") had inscribed ... View more info