Ponkapog: 1880. 1 page, 5 x 7.5 inches, Ponkapog, Massachusetts, no date, circa 1880. A four-line poem entitled "Kismet," written on personal stationery and signed in full, in part: "A glance, a word and joy or pain Befalls; what was no more shall be..." Several folds; very good condition. American poet, author, and editor.
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New York: Bernard Geis Associates, 1963. 213 pages, 8vo, orange boards with a dark gray cloth spine (stained and spotted on the spine), dust wrapper (heavily worn and torn) in a mylar sleeve. New York: Bernard Geis Associates, (1963). First printing. A very good(-) copy in a poor dust wrapper. Inscribed by the author on the half-title page: "For Roger and Fay Donoghue, may your shadows never grow less - Nelson."
Milan: Nuages, 1999. 27 full-page color illustrations by Milton Glaser. 190 pages. 4to, printed pictorial wrappers. Milano: Nuages, (1999). A fine copy of this beautifully illustrated edition. Includes a lengthy hand-written letter from Glaser to renowned editor Byron (Dobell) with observations on Dante's text; also a 1 page typed translation into English of the Introduction. "As for Dante's words, you're on your own"
New York: Pantheon, 2006. Profusely illustrated in black and white by Jules Feiffer. Unpaginated oblong 8vo, black cloth, dust wrapper. New York: Pantheon, (2006). First edition. A near fine copy in a near fine dust wrapper. Inscribed on the half-title page: "To [...] - With much love, and huge gratitude - you made this book happen - Jenny Love, Jules Feiffer."
New York: Pantheon, 2006. Profusely illustrated in black and white by Jules Feiffer. Unpaginated oblong 8vo, black cloth, dust wrapper. New York: Pantheon, (2006). First edition. A near fine copy in a near fine dust wrapper. Inscribed and signed by Allen and Feiffer on the title page: "To All of the Hornes - with lots of love, Jenny and Jules Oct 06."
New York: Random House, 1973. 342 pages, 8vo, blue cloth, dust wrapper (price-clipped). New York: Random House, (1973). First edition. A very good copy in a very good dust wrapper. Inscribed on the front free endpaper: "Dear Howard - I enjoyed our talk at the Museum of Broadcasting. Thank you for your generous attitude towards my work. Possession of this book does not carry with it the obligation to read it. Just regard it as a thank you. Best, Bob.....
1855. Colombian President of the Confederation of Granada (now the Republics of Colombia and Panama) in 1861, who was also a distinguished General, writer, poet, scholar, and lawyer. On November 13, 1862 Arboleda was assassinated at the age of 45. 1 page, 6.75 x 4.75 inches, no place, no date, circa 1855. Written in Spanish and untranslated, thanking a friend for sending him a book and sending well wishes. Below this letter is an inscription (from the 1850s or 60s).....
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1992. 214 pages (foxing to top and fore-edges, not affecting interior). 8vo, black cloth spine over black boards, dust wrapper. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1992. First edition. A very good(+) copy in a very good(+) dust wrapper. Signed in full on the front free endpaper by Auchincloss.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2002. 226 pages, 8vo, black cloth-backed boards with a gilt-stamped spine (upper right corner bumped), dust wrapper. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, (2002). A very good(+) copy in a very good(+) dust wrapper. Inscribed on the half-title page: "For Joel Conarroe, friend & fellow centurion with all best wishes. Sincerely, Louis Auchincloss."
Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1975. Illustrated in black and white. 181 pages, 8vo, gray pictorial cloth, dust wrapper (worn; tape stain on front cover). Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, (1975). First edition. A fine copy in a very good(-) dust wrapper. Inscribed on the front free endpaper: "For Leonard Cummin, Sincerely Louis Auchincloss."