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Early Connecticut Stairs

By: Kelly, J. Frederick

Price: $34.94

Publisher: Portland, Maine, Walpole Society / Southworth Anthoensen Press: 1943

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38473

Condition: Very Good


16 pages; Clean and tight in original blue textured wrappers with a printed title label mounted to front wrapper, tiny chip at head of spine. From the Walpole Society Note Book, 1943. Limited edition of only 100 copies printed by Southwest Anthoensen Press, Portland, Maine. OCLC: 22574624 Fred Anthoensen purchased the Southworth Press in 1934 and changed its name to The Southworth-Anthoensen Press; by 1944 it was known simply as The Anthoensen Press. The Anthoensen P... View more info

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The Kraus Reprint Series of BOOKS ABOUT BOOKS - THE GROLIER CLUB

By: Kraus

Price: $10.94

Publisher: New York, Kraus Reprint Corp.: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 37110

Condition: Very Good


A sixteen page prospectus, including several illustrations, for this important series of reprints of some of the important bibliographies and reference works on books and book collecting originally published by The Grolier Club. Printed on quality stock in black and red. Some of the books in the series include Geoffrey Keynes Bibliography of William Blake and his William Blake's Illuminated Books, Fra Luca de Pacioli of Borgo S. Sepolcro, Albrecht Durer's Of the Just Sh... View more info

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BODY AND STONE - A Song Cycle

By: Kreymborg, Alfred

Price: $9.94

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 36956

Condition: Fine


One of the very attractive chapbooks of the Poetry Quartos series. One of 475 copies printed in Silvermine, USA OCLC: 2516401; 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

The Poetical Works of John Milton with a Life of the Author and Illustrations (Complete in Four beautifully leather bound volumes)

By: Milton, John ; D. B. Updike ; W.A. Dwiggins ; John Mitford

Price: $374.94

Publisher: Boston, R. H. Hinkley Company: 1908

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 41546

Condition: Very Good


Former owner's one line inscription on second blank of first volume, otherwise all four Royal octavo volumes are clean and tight in publisher's beautifully blindstamped full antique pigskin binding with five raised bands on the spines, paneled floral patterns to boards and compartments at spines; top edges gilt. Light rubbing to extremities, leather chipped at the head of Volume 3; fore-edges of the endpapers toned from binding leather. "Of this hand-made paper edit... View more info

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Lafcadio Hearn in Japan. With Mrs.Lafcadio Hearn's Reminiscences Frontispiece by Shoshu Saito with Sketches by Genjiro Kataoka and Mr. Hearn Himself

By: Noguchi,Yone

Price: $74.94

Publisher: New York, London & Yokohama, New York: Mitchell Kennerley / London: Elkin Mathews / Japan: Kelly & Walsh,: 1911

Edition: First Edition; Second Printing

Seller ID: 40362

Condition: Very Good+


vii, & 177 pages; Publisher's original binding: yellow textured wrappers printed in black, bound in the Japanese style: stab-sewn with visible thread cords crossing the "spine" (visible cut edges of the text block) and running down the outside of the gutter margins, front and rear. This fragile binding is in excellent, unworn condition, protected by the publisher's original folding case -- blue-grey boards with paper labels on the spine and the front cover, and ... View more info

INSCRIPTIONS Eugene O'Neill to Carlotta Monterey O'Neill

By: O'Neill, Eugene

Price: $59.94

Publisher: New Haven, Privately Printed: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41536

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


#251 of a Limited edition of only 500 copies. Book is large and will require extra postage for international or priority. ; 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

ON POLITICS When I was a boy I was told that anybody could become president. I'm beginning to believe it. - Clarence Darrow (1857-1938)

By: Oresman, Patricia and Donald

Price: $19.94

Publisher: South Freeport, Maine, Ascensius Press: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39689

Condition: Near Fine


12 pages; Clean and tight in original stiff printed self wrappers with flaps; illustration on front wrapper. A keepsake book of quotations related to politics, conceived and published by Patricia and Donald Oresman. One of a limited edition only 500 copies; typeset and printed at the Ascensius Press in South Freeport, Maine. A sampling: "Politics, as a general practice, whatever its professions, has always been a systematic organization of hatreds." (Henry Ada... View more info

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The Puppet

By: Ross, Clinton

Price: $9.94

Publisher: New York, Stone & Kimball: 1896

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40714

Condition: Very Good


183 pages; 1896 Stone and Kimball edition. Publisher's red cloth, lettering in gilt on spine and front cover - where the text in separated by rules and enclosed in a decorative double gilt-ruled frame. Top edges gilt, others untrimmed. A sound copy, with unfaded spine, but the covers are not quite fresh, with a small area of bubbling to the cloth and a brief portion of the front giltwork marked. A few tiny spots and very light fingermarking to the endpapers. First edit... View more info

The Bride Reprinted for the First Time from a Copy of the Original Edition of 1617 in the Library of Harvard College. With an Introductory Note by Alfred Claghorn Potter

By: Rowlands, Samuel ; [ D. B. Updike ]

Price: $49.94

Publisher: Boston, For C. E. Goodspeed by the Merrymount Press: 1905

Edition: Limited/Numbered Edition

Seller ID: 39134

Condition: Very Good


Autograph; Unpaginated pages; Original blue paper-covered boards, decorated and lettered in black on the front board, printed paper spine label, uncut. Minor rubbing to the spine and the printed paper label, toning and rubbing along the edges of the boards, contents fresh and clean. Copy number 53 of 210 copies printed on Old Italian handmade paper by D. B. Updike, The Merrymount Press, Boston. OCLC: 2076127 This copy has a warm inscription to Edgar Wells from the ed... View more info

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THE NATURAL HISTORY OF THE TEN COMMANDMENTS

By: Seton, Ernest Thompson

Price: $44.95

Publisher: Santa Fe, Seton Village Press: 1938

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 42229

Condition: Very Good-


78 pages; Contents are clean and tight in original green cloth binding. Binding has superficial damp stains at lower edge and top of rear board (not affecting contents). This is one of only 400 copies printed of this limited edition of Thompson Seton's essay (Not Signed). Title page printed in black and red. Printed in red and the end of the text: "A lecture delivered at Harvard University in year 1904 by Ernest Thompson Seton. Four hundred copies have been printe... View more info

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Le Cabinet Satyrique; ou, Recueil Parfaict, des vers piquants & gaillards de ce temps ire´ des secrets cabinets des Sieurs de Sigognes, Regnier, Motin, Berthelot, Maynard, & autres des plus signalez poetes de ce siècle. Nouuelle édition, reueue¨, corrigée, & de beaucoup augmentée

By: Sigognes ; Regnier ; Motin, Berthelot, Maynard, & others ; Felicien Rops

Price: $299.94

Publisher: Gand & Paris, Claudin Libraire, librairie ancienne et moderne de Duquesne: 1859

Seller ID: 39165

Condition: Very Good-


etching; 335; 324,viii,112 pages; Contemporary half calf over marbled boards, five raised bands on the spine, which has gilt lettered labels in red and black and other panels tooled in gilt, marbled endpapers. Three volumes bound as two. + A deluxe reprint edition, issued in a small edition of 134 copies. This is one of the 116 examples on handmade paper. The calf spines are rubbed, with loss at the spine ends and along the lower part of the rear hinge to the first vo... View more info

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THE REDCOAT PRESS

By: Sollitt, Betty and Ralph

Price: $24.94

Publisher: Westport, CT, The Redcoat Press: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 36998

Condition: Fine


Stiff gray wrappers with decorative device of front printed in red. Owner's name. A beautifully produced pamphlet describing the establishment of the Redcoat Press and selection of its printers mark. Set in English Caslon Old Face by Betty and Ralph Sollitt as a keepsake for their friends. One hundred and fifty copies printed at The Redcoat Press in May 1940. The printer's mark drawn after the silhouette reproduced on the opening page of this keepsake by Fred Farrar. A s... View more info

Bundling - Its Origins, Progress and Decline in America

By: Stiles, Henry Reed ; & Herb Roth (illustrated)

Price: $39.94

Publisher: Mount Vernon, Peter Pauper Press: 1937

Seller ID: 41863

Condition: Very Good


88 pages; Contents clean and secure in original binding of patterned red boards with tan linen spine and printed paper title label at spine, in linen-look slipcase, minor wear at base of slipcase. One of a limited edition of 1450 copies, set in Janson types and printed on Aark paper, have been made at the Walpole Printing Office, Mount Vernon, New York, 1937. Woodcuts by Herb Roth. View more info

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POEMS OF THE DAY AND YEAR

By: Tennyson, Frederick

Price: $39.94

Publisher: Chicago and London, Stone and Kimball and John Lane: 1895

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40136

Condition: Near Fine


163, (1), 16 pages; Clean and tight in original salmon polished buckram binding with gilt lettering at spine, page edges untrimmed, frontispiece photogravure portrait of the author with his signature (in plate). Decorative title page designed by Patten Wilson. Sixteen page John Lane catalogue at rear dated 1895. Tiny bookseller's label on rear pastedown endpaper - "E. Loesser / & Co. / Brooklyn / Book / Shop" An extremely nice example of this beautifully design... View more info