Durham, NY: 1966. T.L.S with a holograph postscript, 4to., 1 page, personal letterhead, Durham, New York, July 1st 1966, to literary agent and physician William Amburn concerning promotional appearances for his book, in part: "...Mrs. Prashker tells me that you have inherited me as a patient and a client, and I hope you don't regret it before we are through. If you have not already sent me a copy of the printed book to this address I would be greatly...
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New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2007. Replete with 383 illustrations, including 130 colorplates. 452 pages. Thick oblong 4to, brown cloth, d.w. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, (2007). First edition. A fine copy in a fine dust wrapper. Biographical Dictionary of British Calotypists by Larry J. Schaaf in collaboration with the author.
New York: Knopf, 1981. 8vo, cloth, d.w., publisher's slipcase. N.Y: Knopf, 1981. Limited First Edition. One of 350 specially bound copies, signed by the author.
New York: Harcourt Brace, 1936. 8vo, black cloth, d.w. New York: Harcourt Brace, (1936). First Edition. Fine copy in an edge-rubbed dust wrapper with one corner chipped.
London: 1923. Title page illustrations by the author. Thiin 4to, cloth backed boards; pictorial label, lightly toned. (London): Privately Printed, 1923. Limited First Edition. A brilliant essay on Oscar Wilde, hitherto unpublished, originally intended for the first issue of The Yellow Book. One of 300 copies on Japan vellum.
Avon: Limited Editions Club, 1974. Illustrations by Joseph Mugnaini. 11 color plates and other illus. in the text. 309pp. Tall 8vo, pict. cloth, board slipcase. Avon, Connecticut: The Limited Editions Club, 1974. A fine copy in a lightly worn slipcase. One of 2000 numbered copies signed both by the author and the illustrator.
London: 1827. Partial Autograph Document Signed, 3.5" x 4.5", an endorsement, removed from a larger document, including the words: "London - July 2nd 1827 - Edward Carrington - Justice of the Supreme Court of Ceylon, R. Birnie: J.P." *Solf as an exceptional example of his signature. Fine condition. Scottish police magistrate in London who came to prominence for his involvement with the Cato Street Conspiracy and for the publicity he incurred when he read the Riot Act at Queen Caroline's funeral.
New Haven: 1938. Exceptional AQS on a white, unlined 3" x 5" card, New Haven, June 1938, in full: "I didn't put myself through college for four years and go through a long difficult religious conversion in order to have the same ideas as the rest of the world." *Originally from Wilder's novel "Heaven's My Destination", as spoken by the character George Brush. Boldly signed and in fine condition. American playwight and novelist who was the recipient of three Pulitzer Prizes.
Avon: Limited Editions Club, 1973. Illustrated by Lawrence Beall Smith in color and black and white. 311 pages. Short 4to, floral cloth covers with brown cloth spine, board slipcase, bookplate. Avon, CT: Limited Editions Club, 1973. A near fine copy. Limited edition. Number 1523 out of 2000 copies, signed by the artist.
London: 1936. Very attractive signed postal cover, "Rudyard Kipling", 6.5" x 3.75", mailed by the American Express Co., London, England to New York City, via ship mail aboard the maiden voyage of the R.M.S. "Queen Mary", postmarked May 25th 1936m with exceptional postal marking and cancellations throughout. Boldly signed and in fine condition. Indian-born English novelist and poet best remembered for such classics as 'The Jungle Book', 'Mandalay' and 'Gunga Din'.
1935. Rare souvenir typescript, "Erskine Caldwell", 4to. 7 pages, the complete controversial short story titled Candy-Man Beachum, originally published in 'Kneel to the Rising Sun', 1935, about a white police officer who kills a black man while he was attempting to visit his light-skinned girlfriend on the "other side" of town. Boldly signed on the cover page and in fine condition. American novelist best remembered for his short stories about poverty, racism and social problems in his native Southern United States.
Ketchum: 1959. Black & white studio photograph of Hemingway and his wife Mary. 7 1/2 x 10 inches. Stamped on the verso by photographer John Bryson, Berverly Hills. noted in pencil "Ketchum, 1959"
Avon: Limited Editions Club, 1974. Translated by William Ellery Leonard, Introduced by Leonard Cotrell. With 9 color plates, and 7 monochrome illustrations by Irving Amen. 105pp. 4to, cloth, board slipcase. Avon, Connecticut: The Limited Editions Club, 1974. Fine. One of 2000 numbered copies signed by the illustrator.
Westport: Limited Editions Club, 1977. Illustrated with Woodcuts by Helmut Ackermann. 10 plates, and other illustrations in the text. 181pp. 4to, 1/4 black morocco with gilt-lettered spine; publisher's board slipcase. Westport, Connecticut: The Limited Editions Club, 1977. A fine copy. One of 1600 numbered copies signed by the illustrator.
Washington: National Gallery of Art, 1987. Letters selected and annotated by Sarah Greenough. 120 color illustrations & 11 black & white photographs. 306pp. Large 4to, white cloth, d.w. Washington, D.C.: National Gallery of Art, (1987). A fine copy. Lavishly illustrated volume which accompanied the 1987 exhibition marking the centennial of the artist's birth. With over 120 letters, many never before published.
London: Heinemann, 1913. 50 plates mounted on art paper. Tall 8vo, diced green cloth pictorially stamped in gilt. London: Heinemann, 1913. First Edition. two bookplates, including that of Beerbohm scholar N. John Hall. Beerbohm wrote, "The Laurelled gentleman on the cover...was intended to represent and typify triumphant mediocrity; and the arrow was supposed to be sped from my own bow. Two or three reviewers, however, thought the gentleman was myself. This pained me deeply..."
New York: Felicie, 1973. Translated by J. Peter Moore. Profusely illustrated in color & in black and white with photographs and drawings. Tall 4to, pictorial cloth, d.w. New York: Felice, (1973). First American Edition. Fine. "When six years old I wanted to be a cook Dali wrote. He is now sixty eight and his ambition is fulfilled in the shape of a book...." With 55 recipes illustrated in color."All the recipes in this cook book, never before published, have been...
New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1902. Illustrated (b/w). 288 pages. 8vo., gilt-stamped purple cloth faded at tops and spine. New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, (1902). A very good(+) copy. With paste-down inside front cover signed in ink by Carter and Belasco: "En Souvenir Opening of the Belasco Theatre, September 29th, 1902, Special limited edition for private distribution No. 657 With Compliments of Leslie Carter David Belasco"
New York: Linden Press, 1984. Illustrated (b/w). 354 pages. 8vo., pink boards, edge-worn wrapper with 'autographed copy' sticker. First edition. New York: Linden Press, (1984). A very good copy in a very good(-) wrapper. Signed by the author on title page.
many color illus. 4to, bds.; (corner bumped). N.Y.: Greystone, (1965).
Savannah: Beehive, 1974. Introduction by George Frick and notes by Joseph Ewan. 55 pages of black & white plates. xvi + 107 pages. Folio, green cloth backed boards, full color map endpapers; minor bumping to spine. Savannah: The Beehive Press, 1974. A very good copy. Facsimile of the 1771, third edition. One of only 30 numbered copies set aside for the Walpole Society, this copy LACKING the 2 loose color plates intended for this special printing.
Dublin: Irish Academic Press, 1991. Illustrated (color and b/w). 248 pages. Tall 4to., burgundy cloth, dust wrapper. Dublin: Irish Academic Press, (1991). A near fine copy.
Birmingham: Notable Trials Library, 1986. 276 pages. 8vo., quarter leather, gold stamped red cloth. Birmingham, AL: The Notable Trials Library, (1986). Fine.
Avon: Limited Editions Club, 1974. With an introduction by Brooks Atkinson, and illustrations by Robert J. Lee. 118 pages. Thin 4to, full brown corduroy with leather label on spine, board slipcase, slightly faded. Avon, CT: The Limited Editions Club, 1974. A fine copy in a near fine box. One of 2000 numbered copies signed both by the author and the illustrator.
New York: Limited Editions Club, 1982. Selected and illustrated by Henry Pearson. Introduction by Thomas Flanagan and a preface by Heaney. Text printed throughout in brown & black & the full-page geometric plates are printed in brown. 153pp. Narrow 4to, handsomely bound in brown blind-stamped pigskin,, slight fading on spine, uncut edges, t.e.g. New York: The Limited Editions Club, (1982). First edition. A fine copy. Limited edition of 2000 copies, signed by Heaney, Pearson & Flanagan.