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London: Fanfrolico, 1928. Two volumes. Edited, with a memoir by Sir Edmund Gosse. Decorated by The Dance of Death of Hans Holbein. xxxv + 590 pages, continuous pagination, tall 8vos, 1/2 black cloth over patterned boards, paper spine labels, deckled edges; bookplate inside front cover of volume I, end papers toned, corners bumped, worn. London: Fanfrolico Press, (1928). A very good pair. Number 207 of 750 copies.
New York: 1935. 1 page, 7 x 5.5 inches, New York City, no date, circa 1935. Written to a book dealer, in full: "Please send me number 47. 'Caran d' Ache' in your catalogue number 51. Sincerely S. V. Benet." One horizontal fold; faint paperclip stain at the bottom. Very good condition. Pulitzer Prize-winning American writer best known for his works "The Devil and Daniel Webster" and "John Browns Body." Benet died suddenly of a heart attack on March 13.....
Weston: Countryman Press, 1938. Illustrated by Charles Child. Thin 8vo, blue cloth. Weston, Vt.: The Countryman Press, 1938. Limited First Edition. One of 750 copies, signed by the author & illustrator. A mint copy, in publisher's wrap-around band, and stiff acetate slipcase. Prospectus included.In cardboard box. Additional presentation from the author.
Oxford: 1987. 3 pages (front and back) on "Headington House" stationery, 8.25 x 5.75 inches, Oxford, April 28, 1987. Written to noted Civil Rights attorney Howard N. Meyer, responding to an article that Meyer had written about Wilson and "Patriotic Gore," in small part: "...There was an element of permanent, as it were, un-critical radicalism in Wilson - hatred of establishments, suspicion of the motives of all public men, natural reaction to slogans and clarion calls and eloquence in political.....
Paris: Nilsson, 1920. , 321 pages with text in French. Short 8vo, original pictorial wrappers with handsome cover by Maggy Monier. Paris: Editions Nilsson, (1920). Pages browned as usual, but unopened; a near fine copy, protected in a custom leather-backed clamshell case. A beautifully preserved copy with a lengthy eight-line inscription from Bernhardt on the half-title page: "A...je ne crois pas...que mon petite roman arrete un instant vos regards, mais la cependant vous en lirez quelques pages..."
London: Medici Society, 1927. With a Prefatory Letter by W. B. Yeats. 12 color plates plus black & white text illustrations. 42pp., 8vo, blue cloth, d.w.; dust wrapper worn and torn, inscription on front free endpaper. London and Boston: The Medici Society, (1927). A very good copy in a poor dust wrapper.
New York: Grove, 1989. 311 pages, 8vo, rose boards with a gray cloth spine, dust wrapper. New York: Grove Press, (1989). First edition. A fine copy in a near fine dust wrapper. Inscribed at the top of the front free endpaper to the philanthropists Edith and Martin Segal: "To Matin & Edith, with admiration and affection. Naomi."
New York: Appleton. Thirty engravings from drawings by Birket Foster, Harrison Weir, and G. E. Hicks. 4 + 68pp., small 8vo, gilt-lettered embossed leather with decorative spine and beveled edges, a.e.g. New York: D. Appleton & Co., n.d. "The success of the `Farmer's Boy' was remarkable... Byron referred to Bloomfield (and this work) in complimentary terms..." DNB II, pp. 698-9.