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Die Handschriften Der Wurttembergischen Landesbibliothek Stuttgart; Codices Musici I Beschriben Von Clytus Gottwald

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Otto Harrassowitz, Wiesbaden: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 476

Condition: Good


184pp. Ink stamps from the University of Wisconsin library. Mostly unopened. Library pencil notation on the covers. Withdrawn stamp on one of the endpapers. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

A Gift to Bowdoin College by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

By: N/A

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Brunswick, Bowdoin College: 1963

Seller ID: 786

Condition: Fine


Unpaginated (4pp.). Original wraps. Facsimile photographic plate of the original letter. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

Americana Esoterica

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: N.p., Macy-Masius Publishers: 1927

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 791

Condition: Very Good


299pp. Limited to 3,000 numbered copies, this being #130. Original maroon buckram cloth, paper label on the front cover, spine title stamped in gilt, fine pictorial endpapers, top edge gilt. Illustrated with decorations by Rockwell Kent. Introduction by Carl Van Doren. Spine lettering dulled, corners bumped, ownership inscription on the front pastedown partially erased. Small bookseller's ticket on the back pastedown. Lacking the original slipcase. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

Golden Thoughts from the Best Writers

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Boston, DeWolfe, Fiske & Co.: 1910

Edition: Unknown Edition.

Seller ID: 1009

Condition: Very Good


128pp. Unknown Edition. Original full leather yap binding with leather title label on the front cover, elaborate decorative art nouveau design stamped in blind, linen endpapers, all edges gilt. Illustrated with six chromolithographs. Some chipping to the edges of the binding. Size: 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall View more info

Christian's Mistake

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Hurst & Blackett:

Seller ID: 1500

Condition: Very Good


320pp. Marbled endpapers. Marbled boards. Frontispiece illustration with tissue guard. Corners rubbed through, spine ends worn. Ownership inscription on the title page. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall View more info

Wallace Stevens; Collected Poetry and Prose

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: NY, Library of America: 1997

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 1602

Condition: Fine


1032pp. Decorative endpapers. Silk bookmark sewn in. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

Horizon, A Magazine of the Arts; Autumn 1967, Vol. IX, No. 4

By: N/A

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, American Heritage: 1967

Seller ID: 2964

Condition: Very Good


120pp. Illustrated. One great folding plate depicting pop posters of the time. Some excellent articles here including one on Charles Dickens when he was in poverty as a bootblack for six months, one on posters, one on the Silk Road, and others. Some bumping and minor discoloration to the cloth. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

Elizabethan Studies and Other Essays in Honor of George F. Reynolds

By: N/A

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Boulder, University of Colorado Studies: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003546

Condition: Very Good


387pp. + 3pp. Corners bumped. Top edge of the back board bumped. Series B. Volume 2, No. 4. in the series. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

From Quill to Keyboard: A Bibliography of Oneida County Authors

By: N/A

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Oneida County Bicentennial Committee: 1998

Edition: Probable 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006029

Condition: Fine


50pp. Perhaps the most famous Oneida County author is Walter D. Edmonds but Edmund Wilson, Walter R. Brooks (the Freddy series), Alex Haley (born in Ithaca, NY and wrote part of his autobiography of Malcolm X while living in Rome and teaching at Hamilton College), Pat Riley (coach of the LA Lakers who was born in Rome and wrote a couple of basketball books), Dick Clark (who learned broadcasting in Utica and wrote a few books), and John MacDonald (a resident of Utica and a mystery writer), among many others. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Aids to Endeavor: Consisting of Selections from Standard Authors Designed for the Public and Private Use of the Y.P.S.C.E.

By: N/A

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Boston, D. Lothrop Co.: 1890

Seller ID: 007596

Condition: Good


207pp. Front hinge cracked. Corners bumped and rubbed through. Ownership inscription on the front free endpaper. Back pastedown and endpaper foxed. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

Masterpieces of American Literature

By: N/A

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton, Mifflin: 1891

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 007604

Condition: Good


462pp. Original brown cloth with spine lettering stamped in gilt. Illustrated with portraits of the authors represented. Published for the Boston school system at the time. Includes Franklin, Irving, Bryant, Webster, Everett, Longfellow, Hawthorn, Whittier, Emerson, Holmes, Lowell, Thoreau and O'Reilly. Ownership inscription on the front free endpaper. Ownership notations on the back endpaper and corresponding pastedown. Marginalia. Corners bumped and rubbed through. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Eruditio: Duke University's Humanities Review, Vol. 23

By: N/A

Price: $5.00

Publisher: N.p., Duke University Undergraduate Publications Board: 2003

Seller ID: 008376

Condition: Fine


48pp. "On Chaucer, Authorial Right and Experience" (Hannah Star Rogers), "The Liberal Nietzsche: Anti-Statist Philosophy" (Pavel Molchanov), "Ecstasy and the Rave: Ecstasy's Effects on Rave Music and Culture" (Wendy Lewellyn), "From Elephants to Donkeys: The Asian American Presidential Vote in Transition, 1988-2000" (Roger Pao), " Religion and Slavery: The Peculiar Religions of the Peculiar Institution" (Scott Hechinger) and "Language is Dead; Long Live Language: The Classical Paradigm of Voice in Tennyson's 'Tithonus'" (Benjamin Morris). Size: 8... View more info

The Emerson House in Concord

By: N/A

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Concord, Emerson House:

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 008390

Condition: Very Good


5pp. Frontispiece portrait of the R.W. Emerson. Wraps unevenly faded. Typical tourist booklet from an author's home. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

Good Company for Every Day of the Year

By: N/A

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Boston, James R. Osgood: 1881

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 008974

Condition: Very Good


329pp. Frontispiece portrait of John G. Whittier. Contemporary full leather with five raised bands, spine lettering stamped in gilt, blindstamped borders to the boards, nice gilt dentelle edges, all edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Illustrated with portaits of the authors with tissue guards. Material from Whittier, Lowell, Milton, Goethe, Dante, Southey, Tennyson, Blake, Emerson, Hawthorne, Longfellow, and Iriving. Includes a piece called "The Mormon's Wife" by Rose Terry. See Flake #3350. Spine rubbed, three corners bumped and rubbed through. Foxing to the frontispiece and the correspon... View more info

Pleiades Club Year Book 1918-19

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: NY, Pleiades Club: 1919

Edition: First Edition.

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 009129

Condition: Very Good


138pp. Original maroon cloth with lettering stamped in gilt. Illustrated with plates by Herb Roth, E.H. Miner, Dan Smith, George Burroughs Torrey, Samuel Cahan, Harry Stoner, C.W. Kahles, Will Simmons, Ben Kutcher, Lee Conrey, C.F. Peters, Jo Lemon, S. Wendell Mitchell, H. Gurnee, Mildred Gatlin, Archie Gunn, Ann Brockman, F.W. Read, Gordon Ross, Edward F. Foley (photographic plate). Alfred Jackson (signed by the artist boldly across the bottom of the illustration), and C.H. de Lugo. In addition to the Jackson signature, the poem by Arthur E. Stahlschmidt ("The Song of the Deep") is si... View more info

Harper's Monthly Magazine, Vol. CXX, December 1909 to May 1910

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: NY, Harper & Bros,.: 1910

Seller ID: 009213

Condition: Very Good


972pp. Contemporary half leather over pebbled boards with spine lettering stamped in gilt. Bound by Ward Brothers of Jacksonville, Illinois (their binders ticket on the front pastedown). Illustrated with many plates in color by N.C. Wyeth, Elizabeth Shippen Green, and Frank E. Schoonover. Typical literature, essays and poetry. Of special interest are the following articles: "Some Reminiscences of Charles Darwin" by James Bryce, an account of Col. Henry H. Young who was a member of the Secret Service during the Civil War (entitled "Young" by William Gilmore Beymer), "A Fable... View more info

Saturday Review Reader No. 3

By: N/A

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Bantam Books: 1954

Edition: First Paperback Edition.

Seller ID: 009595

Condition: Very Good


200pp. 28 articles, 8 poems. Bantam Giant, A1242. Bottom corner creased on the front wrap and the first few pages if the text. Otherwise an exceptionally bright copy. Size: 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall View more info

New American Review 11

By: N/A

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Simon & Schuster: 1971

Edition: First Printing.

Seller ID: 010370

Condition: Very Good


240pp. Remainder mark across the bottom edge of the text block. Surface scuffing to the wraps. Contributions from Allen Ginsberg and Sylvia Plath among many others. Size: 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall View more info

The American Scholar, Spring 1999, Volume 68, No. 2

By: N/A

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Washington D.C., The Phi Beta Kappa Society: 1999

Seller ID: 011218

Condition: Fine


160pp. Illustrated ads. "My Father and the Weak-Eyed Devils" by James Trilling, "The Lions of Venice" by Garry Wills, "Perpindicular Lives" by Stacy Schiff, "The Plastic Pink Flamingo" by Jennifer Price, "Jane Austen Changes Her Mind" by Christopher Clausen, "Half-Answered Prayers" by Andrew Hudgins, "Texas Journal" by Thomas Mallon. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

The American Scholar, Autumn 1999, Volume 68, No. 4

By: N/A

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Washington D.C., The Phi Beta Kappa Society: 1999

Seller ID: 011219

Condition: Fine


160pp. Illustrated ads. "The Siegen Affair" by Simon Schama, "Coolness" by Daniel Harris, "Stage Directions" by Kevin Jackson, "Inside Science" by David Goodstein and James Woodward, "Going Up to Oxford" by Renee Fox, "Swan Songs" by Steven Kellman, "Lawrence by Lightning" by Pico Iyer. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info