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Boston: Lee and Shepard, 1893. 286pp. + 2pp. of publisher's ads. 12mo, blue cloth, cloth lightly soiled, small area of browning on four pages, last blank page lightly dampstained, small areas of chipping to margin of one page. Boston: Lee and Shepard, 1893. First Edition. Author's experiences as a teacher of ex-slaves in Beaufort, South Carolina from 1864 to 1865. She was an abolitionist from the North.
1977. 1 page, unevenly trimmed to 3.75 x 8 inches, no place, no date, circa 1977, in full: "Alas, no manuscript writing possible, but here are good wishes, Nadia Boulanger." She was unable to write out an AMQS due to her failing vision and an arthritic condition that affected both of her hands. Very good condition. French composer notable for having taught many of the leading composers and musicians of the 20th century, including Aaron Copeland, Quincy Jones, Virgil Thompson.....
Barcelona: Fundacio Antoni Tapies, 1991. Essays by Lucy Lippard, Robert Storr, Rosalind Kraus, Thomas McEvilley and others. 247pp., over 100 fine plates, several in color, and over 30 illustrations in the text. Oblong 4to, stiff glossy decorative black wrappers. Barcelona:Fundacio Antoni Tapies, 1991. Text in French and Spanish. First Edition. Fine. Presentation by the artist signed with initials on the title page.
New York: Dutton, 1900. Illustrated with black and white photographs and facsimiles. 120 pages, slim 12mo, scarlet red cloth with attractive pictorial gilt stamping (spine a little sunned and faint stain on back cover). New York: Dutton, 1900. A very good(+) copy. Previous owner's inscription on front free endpaper. Isa Bowman met Lewis Carroll in 1886. She played the part of Alice in the 1888 revival of the stage version of Alice in Wonderland. She visited and stayed with him.....
Philadelphia: Privately Printed, 1939. Illus. 200pp. 8vo, 1/2 red cloth, brown leather spine label, margins uncut, cloth lightly soiled, otherwise very good. Philadelphia: Printed for the Author, 1939. First Edition. Signed by the author. One of 300 numbered copies. Biography of Moncure Robinson and his children. The author was one of Moncure Robinson's children. Pages 123-200 are a biography of Nathalie Robinson Boyer.
Boston: Richard G. Badger, 1920. Frontis. 12mo, red cloth. Boston: Richard G. Badger, (1920). Very good Author sailed on the American ship, National Eagle, from Boston to New Orleans, London, and India, before returning to the United States. The author's father was captain of the National Eagle. From pages 89 to 134, the author describes her travel in India, including Calcutta's customs and social life, the Ganges River, and her impressions of India's caste distinctions.