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TWO STORIES [ SIGNED ]

By: Aldington, Richard

Price: $74.95

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

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THE FOREIGN PAINTINGS, DRAWINGS AND SCULPTURE [in the Tate Gallery]

By: Alley, Ronald

Price: $24.95

Publisher: London, Tate Gallery: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 39877

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Tate Gallery Catalogues; Autograph; 300 pages; Signed by the author on the ffep - "With all good wishes / Ronald Alley / 18.9.59" Clean and tight in original binding in very good dustjacket. This book constitutes the first catalogue of the Tate Gallery's foreign collection to be published since 1934. In addition to a detailed description of each art work, there is a brief biography of each of the artists. Illustrated with 56 plates, many containing multiple . From the collection of Stefan P. Munsing [1915-1994] who worked in New York City as a designer for Hans Knoll, Norman Bel Ge... 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 Patterson, the watercolour painter. Allingham was a close friend of Dante Gabriel Rossetti, who contributed to the illustration of ... View more info

Istoria del Testamento Vecchio e Nuovo rappresentata con bellissime figure con spiegazioni estratte da' Santi Padri, che molto edificano e servono a ben ordinare i costumi in ogni genere di persone

By: Anonymous [Rockwell Kent's copy]

Price: $750.00

Publisher: Venice, nella stamperia di Giambatista Albrizzi: 1770

Seller ID: 41505

Condition: Good+


8 p.l., 766 & [2] pages; Original flexible paste-paper boards. Spine quite worn, with upper portion now missing, exposing the sewing and the folded ends of the gatherings, some soiling and marks to the front and rear covers, hinges still attached by the sewing, upper corner of the first several leaves bumped, some lifting to the front paste-down endpaper. With engraved frontispiece and over 100 half-page illustrations throughout, along with an assortment of woodcut decorative tailpieces. With two Rockwell Kent bookplates, designed by the artist himself, mounted to the front paste-down endpa... View more info

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THE JURISTIC THOUGHT OF MR. JUSTICE FRANKFURTER

By: Aronson, Moses J.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Journal of Social Philosophy: 1940

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 38770

Condition: Very Good


24 pages; Offprint from Journal of Social Philosophy, Vol 5, No. 2, January 1940. Clean and tight in original gray printed wrappers, front wrapper unevenly sunned. ; 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

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THE JURISTIC THOUGHT OF MR. JUSTICE FRANKFURTER

By: Aronson, Moses J. ; [SIGNED]

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Journal of Social Philosophy: 1940

Edition: First Edition Thus

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 38525

Condition: Very Good


Autograph; 24 pages; Offprint from Journal of Social Philosophy, Vol 5, No. 2, January 1940. Inscribed and signed by the author to Professor James F. Davison. ; 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

A HISTORY OF THE ERECTION AND DEDICATION OF THE MONUMENT TO GENERAL JAMES EDWARD OGLETHORPE

By: Ashmore, Otis ; [ Charles Francis Adams ]

Price: $84.95

Publisher: Savannah, Georgia Historical Society: 1911

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39136

Condition: Near Fine


Collections of the Georgia Historical Society, Vol VII, Part II; 54 pages; Clean and tight in original dark green cloth binding with gilt lettering. Scarce item of Georgia history in excellent condition and embellished with the wonderful bookplate of Charles Francis Adams (1835-1915), grandson of John Quincy Adams on the front pastedown. This bookplate was devised and first used by John Quincy Adams as here described: "The shield was divided quarterly. In the first quarter was an adaptation of the deer, pine, and fish device his father had adopted to commemorate his achievements in the ... View more info

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DIE MACHT DER KAMERA

By: Auberger, Pidder ; [ SIGNED ]

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Dusseldorf, Edition Marzona: 1985

Seller ID: 41380

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Autograph; 46 pages; Clean and tight in original binding in very nice dustjacket. OCLC: 16703185 Amazing photographs combining people & objects, vaguely reminiscent of Hans Bellmer. Pidder Auberger (1946 - 2012) was a German visual artist and photographer who studied at the Dusseldorf Art Academy (1970-1975). He worked as a freelance artist and lived in Dusseldorf and in the Westerwald. His work has appeared in numerous solo and group exhibitions. ; Signed by Photographer; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that im... View more info

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Marlon de Azambuja - La construcción del icono [Exhibition catalogue]: Centro Atlántico de Arte Moderno, Sala San Antonio Abad, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, 21 de enero - 20 de marzo de 2011

By: Azambuja, Marlon de ; [Texts by Arévalo, Antonio; Rafael Doctor, & Iciar Sagarminaga]

Price: $64.95

Publisher: Las Palmas, Spain, Centro Atlántico de Arte Moderno: 2011

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 39427

ISBN: 8492579064

Condition: Fine


96 & [4] pages; Publisher's color-pictorial wrappers with printed flaps folded inward. An excellent, unworn copy, with a presentation inscription from the artist -- Marlon de Azambuja -- on the front blank. [Handsome inscription to an American museum professional, in Spanish, signed with initials]. The artist was born in Brazil in 1978, but has lived and worked in Madrid in recent years. This is the first solo exhibition of his work in a Spanish museum. Text in Spanish and English. Superb illustrations throughout, many in color. OCLC Number: 783446020 [MOMA; Metropolitan Museum; Columbi... View more info

COLORS [ First Edition Limited to 250 copies]

By: Barnett, Robert E. ; [SIGNED]

Price: $14.95

Publisher: 2019

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 42324

Condition: Fine


Autograph; 192 pages; Clean and secure in original stiff wrappers. Scattered photographic illustrations. Signed by the author "Bob" next to his name on the title page. ; Signed by Author View more info

TYPED LETTER [carbon] SIGNED by H. H. Baskin, Jr. regarding Belleview Biltmore Hotel Property

By: Baskin, H. H. ; Jr.

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Manuscript: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 42201

Condition: Very Good


Autograph; 1 pages; Clean single sheet typed letter on printed letterhead of Cooper, Rives & Baskin, actually signed by H. H. Baskin, Jr. and labelled "Copy" Letter regarding the transfer of the property known as the Belleview Biltmore Hotel Property. The matter is the pay-off of the mortgage held by U.S. Steel (represented by Mr. John D. Fite) which is delaying the transfer of property to Mr. Bernard F. Powell. In 1946, Bernard Powell joined prominent investor Roger Stevens in purchasing the Belleview Biltmore Hotel, dubbed "the biggest white elephant on the West Coast of Flori... View more info

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SECRETS AND SURPRISES - Short Stories

By: Beattie, Ann ; [SIGNED ]

Price: $12.95

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 40921

ISBN: 0394503147

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Autograph; 307 pages; SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR on ffep. Clean and tight in original binding in very nice dustjacket. ; 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

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ON THE PERSONAE OF THE COMEDY

By: Bergin, Thomas G. ; [SIGNED]

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Italica: 1965

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 37048

Condition: Very Good


Italica XLII, 1; Autograph; 7 pages; Offprint of Article published in ITALICA, Volume XLII, No. 1. Inscribed by the author on front wrapper to Mary Reynolds, noted Joyce scholar who taught at Yale University. Ms Reynolds wrote a number of books about Joyce, most notably "Joyce and Dante: The Shaping Imagination," in which she traced the influence of Dante's poetry on Joyce's writing. She and Bergin were close friends and colleagues.; 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 ch... View more info

LA PELOTE BASQUE

By: Blazy, E. ; [ SIGNED ]

Price: $249.95

Publisher: Bayonne, Librairie Pialloux - Imprimerie S. Sordes: 1929

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 41525

Condition: Very Good+


Autograph; Inscribed by the author on the half title dated 1929 to William Boissel. Boissel founded the Musée Basque at Bayonne along with his friends Philip Veyrin and Ramiro Arrue in 1922; he also served as its director for many years. Subsequently (1955), inscribed on the previous blank from Boisell to J. E. Stone (?). Original pictorial wrappers bound in. Vellum spine with marbled boards and matching endpapers. Black leather spine label with titles in gilt. First Edition (Premiere 1000). Dessins par P. Garmendia. A unique autographed association copy of this quite scarce seminal h... View more info

ANTHOLOGY OF MAGAZINE VERSE, FOR 1927, AND YEARBOOK OF AMERICAN POETRY

By: Braithwaite, William Stanley ; [SIGNED]

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Boston, B. J. Brimmer Co: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41195

Condition: Very Good


Autograph; Inscribed and SIGNED by Braithwaite on the half-title to Mr. and Mrs. Mather and Bill. Also a Christmas card laid-in to the Mathers and their children from Stanley (Braithwaite) dated 1935. Clean and tight in original binding of brown cloth over brown boards with title labels at spine and front board. Labels a bit rubbed. Poetry anthology including works by Countee Cullen, Robert Frost, Langston Hughes and others.; Signed by Editor; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking ... View more info

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Le Cabinet secret de l'histoire Quatrieme serie

By: Cabanès, [Augustin] Docteur

Price: $74.95

Publisher: Paris, A. Maloin: 1900

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 38613

Condition: Very Good


Autograph; Contemporary quarter morocco over marbled boards. Inscribed by the author on the half title page to Georges Cain [1856-1919] artist and author, who wrote a number of histories of Paris in the early years of the twentieth century. Someone has tipped an illustration by Cain and a short biography of the artist to the bottom of the half title page with the inscription, and there is a mark from cellophane tape (removed) to the gutter of this leaf and the original front wrapper. The binding is clean and handsome -- with the bookplate of Catherine Teiton on the front paste-down endpaper... View more info

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GOLDEN TIPS - A Description of Ceylon and its Great Tea Industry

By: Cave, Henry W.

Price: $300.00

Publisher: London, Samson Low Marston & Company: 1900

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 41472

Condition: Near Fine


xii, 474 & [1, ad] pages; Publisher's cream cloth, blocked and stamped in gilt in an elaborate all-over pattern of leaves, slate grey endpapers, all edges gilt. A wonderful copy of the first edition of a handsome book -- of interest both for its subject: tea and its plantations, and the setting: Ceylon, now known as Sri Lanka. A particularly well-preserved copy, with an inscription in ink on the verso of the front free endpaper: "For Annie G. Mawle / a present from / the Author's Sister." The spine is bright and shows neither toning nor fading, the endpapers are clean and fresh, wit... View more info

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SELECTED ESSAYS

By: Chesterton, G. K. ; [Kermit "Kim" Roosevelt Jr.'s copy]

Price: $14.95

Publisher: London and Glasgow, Collins: 1939

Seller ID: 42136

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Clear Type Editions; Autograph; 384 pages; Clean and secure in original blue cloth binding in edgeworn dustjacket, chipped at head of spine. Former owner's signature on front free endpaper: Kermit Roosevelt, Jr. Kermit "Kim" Roosevelt, Jr. (1916 - 2000) was the grandson of President Theodore Roosevelt. He was a career intelligence officer who served in the Office of Strategic Services and was the mastermind of the Central Intelligence Agency's Operation Ajax, which orchestrated the coup against Iran's democratically-elected Mohammed Mossadegh administration, and returned Mohammad Reza... View more info

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CRIME IN AMERICA - OBSERVATIONS ON ITS NATURE, CAUSES, PREVENTION AND CONTROL

By: Clark, Ramsey ; [Justice Potter Stewart]

Price: $44.95

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1970

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 38886

ISBN: 0671204076

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Autograph; Clean and tight in original blue cloth binding in edgeworn dustjacket with a short closed tear and shallow chipping at head of spine. Inscribed and SIGNED by the author on the ffep to Justice Potter Stewart and his wife. Justice Potter Stewart served on the U.S. Supreme Court for nearly 24 years. In 1958, President Dwight D. Eisenhower nominated Potter Stewart to the Supreme Court to replace Justice Harold Hitz Burton, who was retiring. Stewart served on the Supreme Court until he announced his retirement from the Court on June 18, 1981 at the age of 66. During his tenure (1958-1... View more info

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HOW TO WRITE FICTION, ESPECIALLY THE ART OF SHORT STORY WRITING A Practical Study of Technique

By: Cody, Sherwin

Price: $124.95

Publisher: London, Bellairs and Co.: 1895

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 41991

Condition: Very Good


Autograph; 190 pages; Clean and tight in publisher's blue cloth binding with gilt lettering at spine and front board. Gilt lettering a bit faded at spine. This appears to be the dedication copy of what some critics refer to as the first "how-to" book advising the would-be writer on how to write fiction. Preceding half-title, on a blank leaf, is a remarkable inscription SIGNED BY the author to Prof. John F. Genung "who at the expense of much pain and trouble laid the foundation of my knowledge of rhetoric, this textbook on a new branch of rhetoric is dedicated by the author, She... View more info