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The Portable Swift

By: Van Doren, Carl (ed.)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, The Viking Press: 1964

Edition: Sixth Printing.

Seller ID: 009525

Condition: Very Good


601pp. Ownership inscription on the half title. Minor creasing to the spine. Viking Portable #P37. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

Nathaniel Hawthorne

By: Van Doren, Mark

Price: $12.00

Publisher: William Sloane Associates: 1949

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 895

Condition: Good


285pp. 1st Edition. Original cloth. Frontispiece portrait of Hawthorne. Bottom corners bumped. Small ownership inscription on the front free endpaper. The jacket is edgeworn. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall View more info

Nathaniel Hawthorne

By: Van Doren, Mark

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, William Sloane Associates: 1949

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 009241

Condition: Very Good


285pp. Ownership inscription on the front free endpaper. Corners gently bumped. The jacket is edgeworn. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Edwin Arlington Robinson

By: Van Doren, Mark

Price: $4.00

Publisher: NY, The Literary Guild of America: 1927

Seller ID: 014433

Condition: Very Good


93pp. Frontispiece. "Discarded" ink stamps on the front free endpaper and the front pastedown. Bottom corners bumped and rubbed through at the tips. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

Carl Sandburg; With a Bibliography of Sandburg Materials in the Collections of the Library of Congress

By: Van Doren, Mark

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Washington D.C., Library of Congress: 1969

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 014451

Condition: Good


83pp. Wraps foxed. Text lightly browned. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Nathaniel Hawthorne: A Critical Biography

By: Van Doren, Mark

Price: $4.00

Publisher: NY, The Viking Press: 1957

Seller ID: 018946

Condition: Very Good


279pp. Compass Books series #C23. Extensive ownership notations to the half title (also four 1970 Boys Town Christmas seals). Notations on the title page as well. Some creasing to the wraps. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

The First Christmas Tree

By: Van Dyke, Henry

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1902

Edition: Early Edition.

Seller ID: 1028

Condition: Very Good


76pp. Early Edition. Original decorative cloth, stamped in dark green and gilt, top edge gilt. Illustrated by Howard Pyle. Printed with beautiful decorative borders. Bottom corners bumped. Bumped across the top edge. Gift inscription on the front free endpaper. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall View more info

The Blue Flower

By: Van Dyke, Henry

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1903

Edition: Early Edition

Seller ID: 003786

Condition: Very Good


299pp. Illustrated by J.R. Weguelin, F.V. DuMond, Arthur Heming, Howard Pyle (3 plates), and C.K. Linson for a total of eight color plates. The binding is blue cloth decorated in light blue, green and gilt. Designed by Margaret Armstrong with her initials in gilt. Top edge gilt. Ownership inscriptions on the front free endpaper and the front pastedown. Bookplate on the front pastedown. Corners bumped and rubbed through, spine ends frayed with a small closed pull tear to the head of the backstrip. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

The Poems of Henry Van Dyke

By: Van Dyke, Henry

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1913

Edition: First Leatherbound Edition.

Seller ID: 007393

Condition: Very Good


467pp. Bound in an olive green supple leather, stamped in gilt, top edge gilt. Frontispiece portrait of Van Dyke. Bookplate to the front pastedown. Corners bumped. Uneven fading to the spine and boards. Still a presentable copy in the publisher's gift binding. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

Joy and Power: Three Messages with One Meaning

By: Van Dyke, Henry

Price: $150.00

Publisher: NY, Thomas Y. Crowell Co.: 1903

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 008909

Condition: Very Good


75pp. Original green cloth with lettering decoratively stamped in gilt and red, top edge gilt. Printed by D.B. Updike at the Merrymount Press. This copy from the library of Henry J. Heinz, of ketchup fame, with his bookplate on the front pastedown (which depicts the Heinz familial estate in 1599). Warmly inscribed presentation to Heinz on the front free endpaper and signed by his biographer, E.D. McCafferty. The inscription is dated Christimas 1903, two years before Heinz incorporated his business. McCafferty did not publish his work on Heinz until 1923. Bottom corners bumped, extremities ligh... View more info

The First Christmas Tree

By: Van Dyke, Henry

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1903

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 008925

Condition: Very Good


76pp. Original green cloth stamped elaborately in black and gilt, top edge gilt. The binding is designed by Amy Richards, with her entwined "AR" monogram incorporated into the design. Illustrated by Howard Pyle. Printed with an elaborate decorative border around the printed text. Bottom corners bumped, all corners rubbed through at the tips. Offsetting to the front free endpaper and front pastedown where a newspaper clipping was once laid in (since removed). Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

The Blue Flower

By: Van Dyke, Henry

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1903

Edition: Second Printing.

Seller ID: 008937

Condition: Very Good


299pp. Original blue cloth elaborately stamped in gilt, light blue and green, top edge gilt. Illustrated, including three plates by Howard Pyle. Ownership inscription on the front free endpaper. Corners bumped, extremities rubbed but not rubbed through. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

The Aeneid

By: Vergil

Price: $4.00

Publisher: NY, Mentor Book: 1961

Edition: Sixth Printing.

Seller ID: 014791

Condition: Very Good


319pp. + 1pp. ad. Translated by Patric Dickinson. Spine creased. Text browned. Series # MT348. Size: 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall View more info

The Aeneid of Vergil

By: Vergil

Price: $3.00

Publisher: NY, Holt, Rinehart & Winston: 1967

Edition: Fourteenth Printing.

Seller ID: 014799

Condition: Very Good


351pp. Translated by Kevin Guinagh. Text browned. Ink stamp to the half title. Ownership inscription on the verso of the front cover. Back wrap unevenly browned. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

Thoreau On Man and Nature

By: Volkman, Arthur G. (comp.)

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Mount Vernon, Peter Pauper Press: 1960

Edition: First Edition Thus.

Seller ID: 014663

Condition: Fine


61pp. Illustrated. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

Hawthorne: A Critical Study

By: Waggoner, Hyatt H.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Cambridge, The Belknap Press: 1963

Edition: First Printing of the Revised Edition

Seller ID: 3374

Condition: Near Fine


278pp. A few pages carelessly dog eared. The jacket has many tiny closed tears along the top edge. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

Samuel Johnson

By: Wain, John

Price: $6.00

Publisher: NY, Viking: 1975

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2941

Condition: Near Fine


388pp. Illustrated. The jacket has a couple of closed tears to the top edge. Ownership blindstamped seal on the front free endpaper. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

World Authors, 1970-1975

By: Wakeman, John (ed.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, The H.W. Wilson Co.: 1989

Edition: Third Printing.

Seller ID: 009984

Condition: Very Good


894pp. Illustrated with portraits. Printed in double columns. Corners bumped. Ink discard stamp on the front free endpaper; apparently ex-library but the only other marking is a shelf label on the spine and an ink stamp on the title page (no pockets). Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Translations from the Chinese

By: Waley, Arthur

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Alfred A. Knopf: 1941

Seller ID: 018963

Condition: Good


325pp. Illustrated. Ex-library with the usual markings. Boards lightly soiled. Housed in the original slipcase which is rubbed through at the corners and is in itself in Good condition. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

The Temple of My Familiar

By: Walker, Alice

Price: $10.00

Publisher: San Diego, Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1612

Condition: Very Good


416pp. Traces of wear. A few small stains to the bottom edge of the text block. A very nice copy. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info