1890. Two A.L.S.'s to [William] Schill, pertaining to an on-going art project, no place, no date, both docketed on verso: April, 1890, written in his best Horace Greeley styled penmanship, in part: "I must have the plaster for the kneeling girl - Her face is worked and my drawing lost. They can't put it back for her nose is cut away - The nose of the standing girl "You Least" is nearly as bad. Above all... I wish I could.....
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Boston: Bowles and Dearborn, 1829. in the Months of February, March, April, and May, 1828. xv, 256pp. 8vo, rebound in modern 1/2 gray cloth, uncut, some pages lightly foxed, many pages lightly toned. Boston: Bowles and Dearborn, 1829. First Edition. Author was a pastor of the First Church in Beverly, Massachusetts. In 1828, he traveled to Cuba to recuperate from poor health. He arrived in Matanzas, where he stayed for two weeks. After a short visit to Havana, Abbot explored...
8vo, cloth, d.w. N.Y.: Random House, (1981). vg.
New York: Dodd, Mead & Co., 1980. Edited by David S. McLellan and David C. Acheson. 8vo, black cloth, d.w. rubbed on some edges. New York: Dodd Mead, (1980). Very good.
Boston: Charles C. Little and James Brown, 1841. Frontispiece in each volume. 2 Vols. 12mo, original blind-stamped brown cloth, scattered light foxing, mostly in margins, edges of corners bumped, spine ends lightly worn and expertly repaired on both volumes, some top margins of volume II are chipped. Boston: Charles C. Little and James Brown, 1841. Third Edition.
Boston: Charles C. Little and James Brown, 1840. Frontispiece in each volume. 2 volumes, 12mo, rebound in brown morocco with red leather spine labels and the original blind-stamped brown cloth covers. Boston: Charles C. Little and James Brown, 1840. Second Edition. Very good (+).
Ed. by Newton Arvin. 8vo, cloth, d.w. N.Y.: Farrar Straus, (1951). vg.
New York: Farrar Straus and Young, 1951. Ed. by Newton Arvin. 8vo, black cloth. New York: Farrar, Straus, and Young, (1951). Very good.
Boston: Little Brown, 1927. Ed. by Worthington Chauncey Ford. 8vo, blue cloth, cloth, front endpaper, and front flyleaf, all lightly dampstained, corners bumped, spine ends and edges of corners rubbed. Boston: Little Brown, 1927.
ed. by L.H. Butterfield, et al. color frontis., b/w illus. 411pp. 8vo, cloth, d.w. Cambridge: Harvard UP, 1975. vg.
Manchester: Carcanet Press, 1986. Edited and translated by W. J. Strachan. Illus. 8vo, black cloth, d.w. (Manchester): Carcanet Press, (1986).
Ed. by Joe McCarthy. 359pp., 8vo, cloth, d.w.; (d.w. lightly worn & chipped). Garden City, 1965. Very good.
New York: Arno Press, 1969. Folding map, 7 plates, some folding. 2 Vols. Thick 8vo, rebound in full green leather. (New York: Arno Press, 1969). Very good "Capt. Anburey served with Burgoyne, but this account of his travels was largely plagiarized from Burnaby, Smyth and Others." Howes A-226. Map depicts the United States from New Hampshire to Virginia. Facsimile of the London, 1789 edition.
Caen: Chez G. le Roy, 1787. 2 volumes. , xxv, 355;, 400, pp. 12mo, handsomely bound in full contemporary brown speckled calf; triple fillet borders and ornate gilt-stamped spines; all edges red. Caen: Chez G. le Roy, 1787. A very good(+) copy.
Stanford, California: Stanford University Press, 1983. 329pp. 8vo, purple cloth, dust wrapper. Stanford, California: Stanford University Press, 1983.
La Haye: Jean Neaulme, 1743. 19 letters, complete in 6 volumes. , 442, ; , 431; , 433-907; , 913-1076, 202, 130; , 318, ; , 98, 114, 108 pages. Thick 12mos, full contemporary mottled calf with gilt spines; marbled endpapers and page edges; rubricated titles. La Haye: Chez Jean Neaulme, 1743-1748. First edition. A near fine set, very attractive and clean. Scarce - OCLC lists only 5 complete sets. Contains 19 letters, each with added separate title page, some bearing a second imprint: Amsterdam, Chez J. Desbordes, 1737-1753.
The Hague: Pierre Paupie, 1764. 8 volumes. 12mo, mottled calf with gilt decorated spines; covers rubbed and lightly worn, with some minor chipping at heads of spines, spine of volume 8 is damaged but sound. La haye: Chez Pierre Paupie, 1764. Nouvelle Edition. A very good set.
London: 1874. A.L.S. "Matthew Arnold", 8vo. 1 page, black-boardered and blind stamped 'Atheneum Club - Pall Mall', October 15th 1874, confirming his arrival time, in full: "As you rightly suppose, I mean to come by the 10:18 train on Monday, and it will be very kind of you to meet me. I am told that I am able to come myself this year. My assistant will come down by an earlier train." Two very tiny holes at the left-hand margin...
Venice: Ateneo Veneto, 1989. 4 volumes. Illustrated. Thick 8vo, printed wrappers. Venice: Ateneo Veneto, 1988-1991. Very good copies Volumes 26-29, covering the academic years 1988-1991.
Greenwich: New York Graphic Society, 1961. Illustrated with mounted color plates. 398pp. 8vo, yellow cloth, tattered d.w. Connecticut: New York Graphic Society, 1961. A Very good copy in a good dust wrapper.
London: Benj. Tooke, 1702. 304 pages, square 8vo, contemporary paneled calf (edges worn), handsomely recased with blind stamped raised bands and a burgundy leather spine label. London: Benjamin Tooke, 1702. First Edition. Very good (+). A presentation copy from the editor, Robert Stevens, to Sir Edward Abney, inscribed on the front fly-leaf (stained), dated 1702. Also with the signature, dated 1712, of Abney's brother, Sir Thomas Abney, lord mayor of London. Bookplate of Charles James Fox, the noted statesman, orator...
New York: Horizon Press, 1975. 8vo, black cloth, d.w. and cloth dampstained, top and bottom margins throughout are lightly dampstained and wrinkled. New York: Horizon Press, (1975).
Jackson: Mississippi Museum of Art, 2006. Illustrated in color. 167 pages, 4to, grey boards with tan cloth spine, die cut window revealing color image beneath. Jackson: Mississippi Museum of Art, 2006. A very near fine copy. Correspondence between O'Keeffe and her longtime conservator, Caroline Keck.
Garden City: Doubleday, 1975. 432pp., 8vo, cloth-backed boards, d.w. Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc., (1975). A very good(+) copy.
1925. 203pp. 16mo, printed Wrappers. n.p., (1925). Collection "Leurs amours". Ernest Flammarion, editeur.