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The Dream of Arcadia: American Writers and Artists in Italy, 1760-1915

By: Brooks, Van Wyck

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, E.P. Dutton: 1958

Edition: Second Printing.

Seller ID: 007765

Condition: Good


272pp. Occasional underlining and marginalia. Top edge of text block browned. Endpapers and pastedowns offset and lightly foxed. The jacket has many tiny chips at the spine ends and a few other small closed tears and chips. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" Tall View more info

The Times of Melville and Whitman

By: Brooks, Van Wyck

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, E.P. Dutton: 1947

Edition: Early Edition.

Seller ID: 007766

Condition: Very Good


489pp. Ownership inscription on the front free endpaper. Bottom corners bumped. Top edge of text block foxed. The jacket has several closed tears at the head of the spine and a few small chips from the other edges. Still a presentable copy of an important title. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" Tall View more info

The Confident Years 1885-1915

By: Brooks, Van Wyck

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, E.P. Dutton: 1952

Edition: Second Printing.

Seller ID: 007767

Condition: Very Good


627pp. Offsetting to pastedowns and endpapers from the jacket flaps. Cloth unevenly sunned at the edges of the boards. The jacket is a bit edgeworn with many small closed tears and chips. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" Tall View more info

The Life of Emerson

By: Brooks, Van Wyck

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, E.P. Dutton: 1932

Edition: Fourth Printing.

Seller ID: 007768

Condition: Good


315pp. Interesting provenance. The inscription on the front free endpaper reads, "Christopher Emerson from his grandfather's (G.E.C.) library." Hinges cracked. Corners bumped and rubbed, two corners rubbed through at the tips. Pastedowns and endpapers foxed. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" Tall View more info

Scenes and Portraits: Memories of Childhood and Youth

By: Brooks, Van Wyck

Price: $4.00

Publisher: NY, E.P. Dutton: 1954

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 007770

Condition: Good


243pp. Illustrated. Ex-library with the usual atrocities including (but not limited to) the flaps of the jacket being adhered to the binding. I love that. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

The World of Washington Irving

By: Brooks, Van Wyck

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, E.P. Dutton: 1944

Edition: Early Edition.

Seller ID: 007771

Condition: Very Good


387pp. Bookplate on the front pastedown. Corners bumped. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" Tall View more info

The World of Washington Irving

By: Brooks, Van Wyck

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, E.P. Dutton: 1944

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC).

Seller ID: 007772

Condition: Very Good


387pp. Bookplate on the front free endpaper. Corners bumped. The jacket has two small open tears and a few closed tears, including tape reinforcement at the head of the spine. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" Tall View more info

Opinions of Oliver Allston

By: Brooks, Van Wyck

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, E.P. Dutton: 1941

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 968

Condition: Good


309pp. Original cloth. This copy has a clipped signature of Brooks' attached to the title page underneath his printed name. Numerous newspaper clippings affixed throughout the prelims, the end matter, and even in the empty spaces at the end of chapters. Some underlining and marginalia. The offsetting associated with newspaper clippings, and the browning of the clippings, is present as one would expect. This was apparently some scholars' copy at one point. Lacking the dust jacket. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

The Flowering of New England: A Literary History 1815 to 1865

By: Brooks, Van Wyck

Price: $100.00

Publisher: NY, E.P. Dutton: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1012

Condition: Very Good


550pp. 1st Edition. Original cloth. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize. Gift inscription on the front free endpaper. Some browning to the pastedowns near the gutter, probably from poor quality binding glue. Corners barely rubbed through at the tips. Some spotting to the cloth. The jacket is edgeworn with some tearing to the spine, all of which has been reinforced with masking tape on the verso (don't ask me). Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

The World of Washington Irving

By: Brooks, Van Wyck

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, E.P. Dutton: 1944

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 019257

Condition: Very Good


495pp. Top edge of the text block dusty. No previous ownership inscriptions. The jacket is scuffed to the back panel and has some light, uneven fading. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

The Life of Emerson

By: Brooks, Van Wyck

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, E.P. Dutton: 1932

Edition: Fourth Printing.

Seller ID: 008400

Condition: Very Good


315pp. A few faint areas of discoloration to the boards. A fairly sound copy of an important book. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

New England Indian Summer 1865-1915

By: Brooks, Van Wyck

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, E.P. Dutton: 1940

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 019258

Condition: Very Good


557pp. Bookplate to the front pastedown. Some spotting to the front joint. The jacket is scuffed with some soil to the back panel. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

New England: Indian Summer, 1865-1915

By: Brooks, Van Wyck

Price: $9.00

Publisher: NY, E.P. Dutton: 1940

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 022309

Condition: Very Good


557pp. Book of the Month Club Edition. Original maroon cloth over white cloth, spine stamped in maroon and gilt. Ownership inscription to the front free endpaper. Corners bumped. Pastedowns browned near the gutter. The jacket is browned at the spine, unevenly browned elsewhere and has a couple of small closed pull tears to the head. View more info