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Almanacco Letterario 1931.
Almanacco Letterario 1931.
Milan: Bompiani, 1930. 363p, illustrations. 20cm. Art deco designed covers by Bruno Angolena. Wear to the edges with sligt foxing at the top edge of the front cover; spine torn at the foot; slightly soiled. In very good condition.
Item #16597
Price: $65.00
Ezra Pound At Seventy.
Norfolk, CT: New Directions Books, [1956]. [16p]. 12cm. Stapled self wrappers. In fine condition.
Item #15835
Price: $15.00
In Their Time/1920-1940: An Exhibition at The University of Virginia Library, December, 1977-March, 1978: Fiestas, Moveable Feasts and "Many Fetes".
Bloomfield Hills, MI: Bruccoli Clark, 1977. Exhibition catalogue, illustrations. 23cm. First printing. Wrappers. A fine copy.
Item #15903
Price: $60.00
Partisan Review. Volume IX, no. 6. November - December, 1942
pp. 450-544. 23cm. Wrappers. Covers darkened. In very good condition.
Item #17203
Price: $30.00
Partisan Review. Volume VIII, no. 2. March - April, 1941
pp. 82-160. 23cm. Wrappers. Covers darkened. In very good condition.
Item #17202
Price: $30.00
Putnam's Magazine. New Series. Volumes One - Three. [3 volumes]
New York: G.P. Putnam, 1868-1869. Volume 1: frontis, viii, 776p, illustrations; volume 2: viii, 768p; volume 3: frontis, v, 766p, illustrations. 24cm. Pebbled green cloth; titling in gilt on the spine. An attractive set with good shelf presence. Volume one has one pulled signature; volume two is missing the title page; volume three has one over sized plate that is chipped; each volume has wear at the spine ends and bumped corners with some skinned. Still, a very good set.
Item #6846
Price: $175.00
Tribute to Walter de la Mare.
London: Faber and Faber, 1948. Frontis, 195p, illustrations. 22cm. Blue cloth; dust jacket. Bottom panel of jacket torn at the top edge with piece missing, minor wear to spine ends. A fine copy in a very good jacket.
Item #15897
Price: $85.00
The Spectator. Volume I. Jones's University Edition of the British Essayists
London: Jones and Company, 1831 [1830]. The first of five volumes in Jones's University Edition of the British Essayists, originally published in 45 volumes. [plate], [4p. ads, [1], [1, half title and ad], engraved title page for The Spectator (1830), title page for the British Essayists (1831), title page for The Spectator, x, [2p, ads], Original Dedications, xii - [xvi], 5 plates, 918p, [2p. ad]. Double column text. 23cm. Bound in publisher's brown cloth with paper title label on the spine. Corners bumped, small abrasion on the bottom cover; slightly rubbed; wear to the spine ends; spine faded; prior owner's neat signature on the front free endpaper. A partially unopened copy, in very good condition.
Item #19307
Price: $300.00
Little Women; or, Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy
Baltimore: Roberts Brothers, 1880. Frontispiece, illustrated title page, 586p, illustrations. 21 cm. A new edition with illustrations by Frank T. Merrill . Bound in publisher's green cloth with titling and illustrations in black and gilt on the front cover; titling and decoration in gilt and black on the spine; all edges gilt. Bottom edge of the bottom cover skinned; slight flecking on covers; minor wear to the head of spine, cloth of the tail is torn; slight tobacco odor. A bright front cover and in very good condition.
Item #21236
Price: $500.00
The Literary Reputation of Hemingway in Europe. Situation No. 5
Paris: M.J. Monard Lettres Modernes, 1965. 210p. 19cm. Wrappers. Very slightly soiled. An unopened copy in near fine condition.
Item #15768
Price: $25.00
The Antiphon. A Play.
London: Faber and Faber, 1858. 127p. 22cm. First edition. Purple cloth: dust jacket. With line 17 on page 127 crossed out and re-written by Barnes to read "Why? Do I carry the ensign of the Medeci," which is as it appears in the Selected Works. Jacket chipped, spine faded. A fine copy in a very good jacket. [Messerli: 7].
Item #15869
Price: $300.00
The Selected Works of Djuna Barnes Spillway/The Antiphon/Nightwood
New York: Faraar Straus & Cudahy, 1962. 366p. 21cm. First edition. Black cloth back and white paper boards; dust jacket. A fine copy in a poor jacket. [Messerli: 8].
Item #15868
Price: $20.00
The Floating Opera
New York: Appleton Century Crofts, Inc. 1956. 280p. 21cm. First edition, first printing. Brown cloth; dust jacket. Small bump to the top edge of the front cover; jacket tape repaired on the verso with evident short tears, slightly soiled. A near fine copy in a good jacket.
Item #14158
Price: $375.00
Giles Goat-boy or, the Revised New Syllabus.
Garden City: Doubleday, 1966. 710p. 24cm. In a signed, limited first edition, this is copy 47/250 copies. Tan cloth with titling in gilt; slipcase. A fine copy in a near fine slipcase.
Item #14160
Price: $375.00
T. S. Eliot.
Cambridge, MA: Hound & Horn, 1928. 187-318p. 23cm. Red wraps with black titling on the front cover. Short tears, minor edge wear to wraps; occasional pencil mark. In very good condition.
Item #17160
Price: $200.00
The Muses are Heard.
New York: Random House, 1956. 182p. 23cm. First printing. Black cloth; dust jacket. Top of the spine on the jacket shows wear, corners chipped. A fine copy in a near fine jacket.
Item #15815
Price: $200.00
Essays on His Own Times: Forming a Second Series of The Friend. Edited by his Daughter. (3 volumes)
London: William Pickering, 1850. xciii, 292p, [1]; pp. 293-676; pp. 677-1034. 18cm. Publisher's cloth with paper title labels. Edges faded, spines darkened, wear to spine ends; short tears a long joints; corners bumped. In better than good condition.
Item #17201
Price: $250.00
Blind Love. With a preface by Walter Besant. (2 volumes). Copyright edition.
Leipzig: Tauchnitz, 1890. 287p; 286p. 16cm. Three quarter brown morocco and marbled boards with titling in gilt on the spine. Spine and edges rubbed. In very good condition.
Item #13205
Price: $75.00
Cooper's Sea Tales. Comprising: The Pilot, The Red Rover, The Waterwitch, The Sea Lions, The Two Admirals
London: George Routledge and Sons, (ca. 1880). Frontispiece, individually paginated, double column page. 22cm. Beveled green cloth with illustration and titling in gilt and silver on the front cover and spine. Bottom edge of front cover and corners slightly rubbed; minor wear to the spine ends. Bright covers and in very good condition.
Item #19769
Price: $150.00
Last Studies
London: William Heinemann, 1897. Frontis, xxiii, [1], 223p, 16p. catalogue. 20cm. First edition. Green cloth with titling in black on the front cover, in gilt on the spine. Corners slightly bumped, minor wear to the spine ends; spine faded, titling faded; endpapers foxed; prior owner's neat signature on the front cover pastedown. In very good condition.
Item #17142
Price: $150.00
The Observer [bound with] The Connoisseur [bound with] Microcosm and The Olla Podrida [bound with] Essays Literary an Moral. Volume Five. Jones's University Edition of the British Essayists
London: Jones and Company, 1831 [1830, 1826, 1829, 1827]. Four separate volumes published by Jones, here bound together to create the fifth of five volumes in Jones's University Edition of the British Essayists, originally published in 45 volumes. [1, half title], frontispiece and engraved title page for The Observer, title page for the British Essayists (1831), The Observer (1830), 338p; The Connoisseur (1826), frontispiece, engraved title page, vii, 237p; [1 half title page], The Microcosm and Olla Podrida (1829), v, 176p.; Essays Moral and Literary (1827), frontispiece and engraved title page, 294p. Double column text. 23cm. Bound in publisher's brown cloth with paper title label on the spine. Two corners bumped, small non detracting stain on the front cover; slightly rubbed; label has a few chips; prior owner's neat signature on the front free endpaper. An unopened copy, in very good condition.
Item #19305
Price: $300.00
Barnaby Rudge. With illustrations by H. K. Browne. Peterson's Uniform Duodecimo Edition of the Complete Works of Charles Dickens. People's Edition.
Philadelphia: T.B. Robertson, [1870?]. Double frontispieces, 729p, illustrations. 19cm. Bound in publisher's stamped black cloth with an illustration featuring a character relevant to the text in gilt and with titling in gilt on the spine. Wear to the spine ends and corners, short tear in the joint cloth of the front over. In very good condition. [Podeschi: D 26].
Item #17440
Price: $65.00
Bleak House. With illustrations by Phiz and Cruikshank. Peterson's Uniform Duodecimo Edition of the Complete Works of Charles Dickens. People's Edition.
Philadelphia: T.B. Robertson, [1870?]. Double frontispieces, 956p, illustrations. 19cm. Bound in publisher's stamped black cloth with an illustration featuring a character relevant to the text in gilt and with titling in gilt on the spine. Wear to the spine ends and corners, top of spine cloth chipped. In good condition. [Podeschi: D 26].
Item #17455
Price: $35.00
Dickens' New Stories; Containing "Hard Times" and "Pictures from Italy." With illustrations by Marcus Stone. Peterson's Uniform Duodecimo Edition of the Complete Works of Charles Dickens. People's Edition.
Philadelphia: T.B. Robertson, [1870?]. Frontispiece, engraved title page, 500p, illustrations. 19cm. Bound in publisher's stamped black cloth with an illustration featuring a character relevant to the text in gilt and with titling in gilt on the spine. Wear to the spine ends and corners, spine rubbed. In very good condition. [Podeschi: D 26].
Item #17453
Price: $65.00
Dombey and Son. With illustrations by H. K. Browne. Peterson's Uniform Duodecimo Edition of the Complete Works of Charles Dickens. People's Edition.
Philadelphia: T.B. Robertson, [1870?]. Double frontispieces, 996p, illustrations. 19cm. Bound in publisher's stamped black cloth with an illustration featuring a character relevant to the text in gilt and with titling in gilt on the spine. Wear to the spine ends and corners. In very good condition. [Podeschi: D 26].
Item #17441
Price: $65.00
The Holly-Tree Inn; and other Stories. Peterson's Uniform Duodecimo Edition of the Complete Works of Charles Dickens. People's Edition.
Philadelphia: T.B. Robertson, [1870?]. 532p. 19cm. Bound in publisher's stamped black cloth with an illustration featuring a character relevant to the text in gilt and with titling in gilt on the spine. Wear to the spine ends and corners. In very good condition. [Podeschi: D 26].
Item #17452
Price: $65.00
Little Dorrit. With illustrations by H. K. Browne. Peterson's Uniform Duodecimo Edition of the Complete Works of Charles Dickens. People's Edition.
Philadelphia: T.B. Robertson, [1870?]. Double frontispieces, 954p, illustrations. 19cm. Bound in publisher's stamped black cloth with an illustration featuring a character relevant to the text in gilt and with titling in gilt on the spine. Wear to the spine ends and corners. In very good condition. [Podeschi: D 26].
Item #17450
Price: $65.00
Martin Chuzzlewit. With illustrations by Phiz and Cruikshank. Peterson's Uniform Duodecimo Edition of the Complete Works of Charles Dickens. People's Edition.
Philadelphia: T.B. Robertson, [1870?]. Double frontispieces, 929p, illustrations. 19cm. Bound in publisher's stamped black cloth with an illustration featuring a character relevant to the text in gilt and with titling in gilt on the spine. Wear to the spine ends and corners. In very good condition. [Podeschi: D 26].
Item #17439
Price: $65.00
The Mystery of Edwin Drood and some Uncollected Pieces. Illustrated.
Boston: Fields, Osgood & Company, 1870. 210p, illustrations. 24cm. First American edition. Maroon cloth with titling in gilt on the spine. Spine ends torn with some loss; edges worn; covers slightly soiled; some foxing. In good condition.
Item #13345
Price: $150.00
Nicholas Nickleby. With illustrations by Phiz and Cruikshank. Peterson's Uniform Duodecimo Edition of the Complete Works of Charles Dickens. People's Edition.
Philadelphia: T.B. Robertson, [1870?]. Double frontispieces, 912p, illustrations. 19cm. Bound in publisher's stamped black cloth with an illustration featuring a character relevant to the text in gilt and with titling in gilt on the spine. Wear to the spine ends and corners. In very good condition. [Podeschi: D 26].
Item #17446
Price: $65.00


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