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The Angel That Troubled the Waters and Other Plays [SIGNED Limited Edition of 775 signed by Wilder ]

By: Wilder, Thornton ; [SIGNED]

Price: $74.94

Publisher: New York, Coward-McCann: 1928

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 40228

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Autograph; 149 pages; Publisher's blue boards lettered in silver. Fine, in an unprinted blue dust jacket which is clean and unmarked, but has two closed breaks without loss of paper at the gutter margins at the top of the spine (about 1 cm). Signed by Thornton Wilder on the limitation page (copy number 688 of 775, of which 750 were for sale). First American limited edition. OCLC: 637965 There was also a trade edition of 2000 copies (signed by the publishers but not the author) and London edition (also signed and limited) -- all published in 1928. Frontispiece portrait of Wilder reproduci... View more info

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THE ESSAY

By: Williams, Orlo

Price: $14.94

Publisher: London, Martin Secker: 1915

Seller ID: 39240

Condition: Very Good


The Art and Craft of Letters ; (iv), 5-63 pages; Contents clean and tight in original binding of gray paper covered boards with printed labels at spine and front board; boards encased in clear mylar. View more info

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March Scribner's - Scribner's Magazine: March 1932. Vol. XCI, Number 3 "The Best People" by Edmund Wilson

By: Wilson, Edmund ; et al.

Price: $9.94

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons, Publishers: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40805

Condition: Very Good


A whole issue, March 1932, of Scribner's magazine, in the original orange and black wrappers. Minor wear with bits of loss at the spine and a small area folded at the lower corner of the cover -- otherwise clean and tight. This issue features a significant article by Edmund Wilson, "The Best People" -- demonstrating why he has come to be thought of as the best reporter and critic of the thirties in America. The sub-head of Wilson's thoughtful piece: "Are the "best people" really important? Mr. Cartwright is an example. He has social and business standing. He and his ci... View more info

MERE LITERATURE AND OTHER ESSAYS including The Interpreter of English Liberty [on Edmund Burke]

By: Wilson, Woodrow

Price: $74.94

Publisher: Boston, Houghton, Mifflin and Company: 1896

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 39144

Condition: Very Good+


(vi), 247 pages; Clean and tight in publisher's brown polished buckram cloth binding with gilt lettering at spine and gilt ruling at top of front board, top edges gilt. An extremely nice example of this handsomely produced book, with only faint rubbing and two very tiny chips to the cloth at the spine ends. The First Edition - as indicated by the presence of the date 1896 on the title page as well as the copyright page. OCLC: 184212 In 1896, Wilson had served on the Princeton faculty as professor of jurisprudence and political economy for six years. The Princeton Presidency would come in 1... View more info

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THE PROOF - SONGS OF TODAY SERIES 1930

By: Winters, Yvor

Price: $149.94

Publisher: NY, Coward Mccann: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39043

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Clean and tight in original binding of patterned boards in excellent matching dustjacket. A very nice example of this scarce first edition with a tiny label from The Grolier Book Shop, Cambridge at base of ffep. ; 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

MEMBERS OF THE FAMILY

By: Wister, Owen ; H. T. Dunn [ Illustrator]

Price: $24.94

Publisher: New York, Macmillan: 1911

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 42239

Condition: Very Good


317, (8) pages; Former owner's name on ffep "Sam Kennedy" otherwise clean and secure in original decorative tan cloth binding, minor rubbing at lower corner of front board. First Edition -- 1911 at foot of titlepage, "Published May, 1911" on copyright page. OCLC 150467230 This is the sequel to the author's more famous book The Virginian. Frontispiece and ten additional full page illustrations by H. T. Dunn. View more info

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THE GIRL ON THE BOAT

By: Wodehouse, P G

Price: $19.94

Publisher: London, Barrie & Jenkins: 1978

Seller ID: 41033

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Clean and tight in original binding in very nice dustjacket.; 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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DOCTOR SALLY

By: Wodehouse, P. G.

Price: $19.94

Publisher: London, Barrie & Jenkins: 1978

Seller ID: 41026

ISBN: 0257657630

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


126 pages; Clean and tight in original binding in very nice dustjacket (price-clipped); 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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BARMY IN WONDERLAND

By: Wodehouse, P. G.

Price: $19.94

Publisher: London, Barrie & Jenkins: 1978

Seller ID: 41027

ISBN: 0257656480

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


1978 later edition. Clean and tight in original binding in very nice dustjacket.; 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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FRENCH LEAVE

By: Wodehouse, P. G.

Price: $19.94

Publisher: London, Barrie & Jenkins: 1976

Seller ID: 41030

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


With a new preface by the author. Clean and tight in original binding in very nice dustjacket.; 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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LORD EMSWORTH AND OTHERS

By: Wodehouse, P. G.

Price: $14.94

Publisher: London, Barrie & Jenkins: 1976

Seller ID: 41032

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Clean and tight in original binding in very nice dustjacket.; 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 PLOT THAT THICKENED

By: Wodehouse, P. G.

Price: $14.94

Publisher: New York, Simon and Schuster: 1973

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 41043

ISBN: 0671215728

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


221 pages; Clean and tight in original brown cloth binding in bright yellow dustjacket. An excellent copy of this delightful tale of Monty Bodkin and Gertrude Butterwick. ; 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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BACHELORS ANONYMOUS

By: Wodehouse, P. G.

Price: $19.94

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1974

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 41044

ISBN: 0671217410

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


186 pages; Clean and tight in original binding in very nice dustjacket.; 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 MAN UPSTAIRS AND OTHER STORIES

By: Wodehouse, P.G.

Price: $19.94

Publisher: London, Barrie and Jenkins: 1971

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 41024

ISBN: 0214653331

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


272 pages; Clean and tight in original black binding in very nice dustjacket with minor wear at head of spine. ; 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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UNCLE DYNAMITE

By: Wodehouse, P.G.

Price: $14.94

Publisher: London, Hutchinson: 1987

Seller ID: 41036

ISBN: 0091710901

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


254 pages; Clean and tight in original binding in very nice dustjacket.; 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 GOLD BAT

By: Wodehouse, P.G.

Price: $19.94

Publisher: London, Souvenir Press Ltd: 1974

Seller ID: 41039

ISBN: 0285621165

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


157 pages; Clean and tight in original binding in very nice dustjacket.; 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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VINTAGE WODEHOUSE

By: Wodehouse, P.G.; Richard Usborne (editor)

Price: $14.94

Publisher: London, Barrie and Jenkins: 1977

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 41021

ISBN: 0214203506

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


287 pages; Clean and tight in original binding n dustjacket with some edgewear and toning. ; 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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FROZEN ASSETS

By: Wodehouse, Pelham Grenville

Price: $19.94

Publisher: London, Barrie & Jenkins: 1976

Seller ID: 41025

ISBN: 0257658351

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


219 pages; Clean and tight in original binding in very nice dustjacket.; 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 Drama - Its Law and Its Technique

By: Woodbridge [Morris], Elisabeth

Price: $34.94

Publisher: Boston, New York and London, Lamson, Wolffe and Company: 1898

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 41284

Condition: Very Good


xvi, 181 pages; Publisher's dark blue cloth, front cover and spine lettered in gilt, the front cover's stamping is framed with a pair of gilt rules. OCLC: 641108734 True first edition of this interesting study by Elisabeth Woodbridge (1870-1964), who earned a PhD from Yale (and Phi Beta Kappa membership) earlier in 1898. This unusual advanced degree for an American woman in the nineteenth century followed early secondary education in her native Brooklyn and a Vassar College B.A. in 1892. After her marriage to Charles Gould Morris in 1899, she wrote and taught as Elisabeth W. Morris. John ... View more info

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Hand Colored Engraved Portrait of John Flaxman engraved by R. Woodman from the original Picture by John Jackson

By: Woodman, R. ; John Jackson

Price: $19.94

Publisher: Philadelphia, Robert E. Peterson & Co: 1853

Seller ID: 41884

Condition: Very Good


From The National Portrait Gallery of Distinguished Americans; 1 pages; Excellent 19th Century Hand Colored steel engraved Portrait of John Flaxman engraved by R. Woodman from the original Picture by John Jackson in the Possession of the Right Hon. Lord Dover. Image measures 7" X 4 1/4" (14" x 11" matted). Clean sharp nicely colored image, matted in white stock with clear mylar. John Flaxman R.A. (1755 – 1826) was a British sculptor and draughtsman, and a leading figure in British and European Neoclassicism. John Jackson RA (1778 – 1831) was an English painter who s... View more info