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MISTER JONES' JOURNAL

By: N/A

Price: $26.50

Publisher: Los Angeles, Dana Jones Company:

Seller ID: 003508

Condition: Very Good


no date. circa 1940? Limited edition. Copy No. 85. "This strictly limited edition has been carefully prepared for those friends of Mister Jones who are presumed to be interested in Business as well as Fishing..." Promotional for the Dana Jones Company. 16 pp. Including a color foldout facsimile printed in four colors with water color inks of The Studebaker President Eight model. Covers are Very Good. Tiny spot at bottom edge.Corners very slightly creased otherwis... View more info

Ten Years and William Shakespeare: A Survey of the Publishing Activities of The Limited Editions Club from October 1929 to October 1940

By: N/A

Price: $12.00

Publisher: The Limited Editions Club: 1940

Seller ID: 004586

Condition: Good


Contents: Books as Printed Books; Books as Illustrated Books; Books as Literature; ...and William Shakespeare; A Bibliography and an Index. 82 pp. Circular rubbing on front cover down to boards along spine edge. Otherwise covers are Good. Damp stain? along top edge of front/back endpapers-doesn't go through. Otherwise interior is tight, clean and VG+. View more info

SONGS ON THE TRAIL

By: Anderson, Charles Wesley

Price: $62.50

Publisher: Privately Printed: 1917

Seller ID: 000966

Condition: Good+


Only 200 copies printed. The verses have been selected from the writer's contributions to Bert Leston Taylor's "Line-O'Type" column in the Chicago Tribune. Collage of photos on frontis. and a pasted in photo on last page of booklet "The author at the end of a perfect day"(in a boat with oars coming to shore). Unpaginated. 25 pages of verse, except for one page with two poems on it, each page has a separate poem. Interior is Very Good +. Brown paper wraps ... View more info

WHAT EVERY WOMAN KNOWS, A Comedy.

By: Barrie,J.M.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner: 1926

Seller ID: 002479

Condition: Very Good


Beautiful little book. Red limp leather with top gilt edge and gilt lettering on spine. Barrie's signature in gilt on cover. one small barely visible spot on front cover. rubbing/scuffing to corners.Overall exterior is Very Good. Uniform Edition of the Plays of J. M. Barrie. 120 pp. pp.54-55 brownish outline of paper previously laid in?, one page with light black smudge mark otherwise interior is clean, tight and VG. Gray paper Dust Jacket with red lettering. Spine darke... View more info

THE PRICE OF LOVE

By: Bennett, Arnold

Price: $22.50

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers Publishers: 1914

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 002205

Condition: Good to Good+


Spine faded with rubbing/bumping to ends and corners, otherwise G+. Long pages are uncut. Back free endp. stamped numbers 22614 otherwise Interior is tight, clean, and VG+. Limited Edition of 2,000. View more info

THOMAS GRAY'S ELEGY WRITTEN IN A COUNTRY CHURCH YARD, A Bibliographical and Descriptive Note

By: Carlton, W.N.C.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Vreeland Press New York: 1925

Seller ID: 000140

Condition: Very Good


This edition limited to one thousand copies on hand made paper, for presentation at Christmas time. Woodcut on front cover of church with saying underneath "The curfew tolls the knell of parting day". Possibly the most famous English poem of the 18 th century. Some famous quotes came from this poem, "Far from the madding crowd", and "the paths of glory lead but to the grave". Gray covers. Tears at spine where string-tied o/w Very Good. Interio... View more info

MODERN BRITISH AUTHORS: Their First Editions.

By: Cutler, B.D. and Villa Stiles (compiled by)

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Greenberg Publisher: 1930

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 004961

Condition: Good+


Limited edition of 1050 copies. This is number 240. A "checklist of the first editions of English authors". 169 pp. Personal copy of R.F. Sisk ( Robert Sisk was a Hollywood producer in the 30's -50s) as the front endpaper has his name and Beverly Hills, CA address. Tan covers, mildly soiled. Paper title label on spine.Title label rubbed in several places. Mildly rubbed spine ends and covers' borders. Gilted top edge. Overall covers are Good+ to VG-. Interior has... View more info

SHE CAME TO THE VALLEY A Novel of the Lower Rio Grande Valley Mission, Tex

By: Dawson, Cleo

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Austin, Texas, Jenkins Publishing Company: 1972

Edition: Historical Special Edition

Inscription: Gift Inscription By Author

Seller ID: 002276

Condition: Very Good+ to Near Fine


"This delightful novel takes you on a journey through the hot, dry Texas Plains into a lush garden paradise along the lower valley of the Rio Grande. Set in the early twentieth century these pages are filled with the history of the country brought out by the heartaches and the joys of the men and women who settled the border town of Mission, Texas. Drawn from the real life of Cleo Dawson's childhood, the story of building the Valley is enriched by her intimate knowle... View more info

IN IMITATION OF ROBERT HERRICK

By: Field, Eugene

Price: $29.50

Publisher: Privately Printed:

Seller ID: 000909

Condition: Very Good +


From the original manuscript. Privately printed in an edition of seventy-five copies, this being #43. No date, unpaginated. Two one page poems with its own title page: UPON JULIA'S UNLACING HERSELF by Robert Herrick and IN IMITATION OF ROBERT HERRICK by Eugene Field. Wraps in Very Good + condition as is the interior. View more info

HER LETTER

By: HARTE, Bret.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Hesperus Press: 1958

Edition: Privately Printed

Seller ID: 002118

Condition: Very Good


"tissue-like" protective covering with small strip of tape holding it on the front and back endpapers. Torn/missing small pieces on spine and corners. Good. Exterior of book appears to be Very Good (don't want to undo tape). Interior is Near Fine. View more info

LITTLE JOURNEYS TO THE HOMES OF FAMOUS WOMEN: WHEREIN ARE FACTS BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL, WITH OTHER MENTION MORE INTIMATE, GATHERED IN STRAY PLACES ON VARIOUS SUNSHINY DAYS

By: Hubbard, Elbert

Price: $300.00

Publisher: East Aurora, New York, The Roycrofters: 1898

Edition: Limited Autographed Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 007072

Condition: Very Good-


Famous Women included in this edition are Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Madame Guyon, Harriet Martineau, Charlotte Bronte, Christini Rossetti, Rose Bonheur, Madame De Stael, Elizabeth Fry, Mary Lamb, Jane Austen, Empress Josephine, and Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley. "Of this edition there were printed but four hundred and seventy copies. Each book is numbered and signed. This book is number 50" and signed in black ink by Elbert Hubbard. Beautifully printed pages on u... View more info

California Sketches, with Recollections of the Gold Mines

By: Kip, Leonard

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Los Angeles, N.A.Kovach: 1946

Edition: Limited

Seller ID: 004670

Condition: Near Fine


California Centennial Series #1.Introduction by Lyle H. Wright. Cloth with gilt design & lettering. Limited to 750 copies. Reprint from rare 1850 ed. 58 pp. DJ's spine small crease, otherwise is VG+. Howes K174, Sabin 37946, Wheat. .Extremely rare item of Californiana. View more info

THE ART OF JAPAN

By: Ledoux, Louis V

Price: $13.50

Publisher: 1927

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 002105

Condition: Good


tipped in illustration of the Wave Screen by Korin. Decorative Paper Boards. Moisture stain around front & back side edges. Does not go through. Corners bumped/worn. Interior Very Good+. View more info

THE ESTRAY: A Collection of Poems

By: Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth (ed.)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Boston, William Ticknor & Co: 1847

Seller ID: 000345

Condition: Good+


One poem by Longfellow with others by Blake, Keats,Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Wordsworth, Ben Jonson, Robert Herrick, Tennyson, etc. Edition of 1,150 copies. Decorative gilt designs front,back and spine. All edges gilt. Soiled & shelf worn.Corners,spine bumped. 1st. red cloth Mild fraying to spine ends. Front hinge loosening. Endpapers small "mold-like" (?) stain. Mild internal foxing o/w interior VG.. BAL 12088. View more info

AN ICELAND FISHERMAN

By: Loti, Pierre

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Limited Edition Club: 1957

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 002516

Condition: Very Good+


Translated from the French by Guy Endore. Bound in 1/2 blue leather over marbled bds. Spine faded otherwise Near Fine to Fine. Protective clear cover. Interior is Fine. View more info

THE MAKING OF AN IMMORTAL

By: Moore, George

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Bowling Green Press: 1927

Edition: Limited Autographed Edition

Seller ID: 000239

Condition: Very Good to Very Good+


tan boards with 1/4" tear at lower joint otherwise exterior is Near Fine. 59 pp. uncut. Signed by Moore. #870 of 1240 copies printed on handmade paper at the printing house of William Edwin Rudge, Mt. Vernon NY. View more info

THE CALIFORNIA DIARY OF FAXON DEAN ATHERTON 1836-1839

By: Nunis, Doyce B. (edited by)

Price: $43.50

Publisher: California, California Historical Society: 1964

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 002713

Condition: Fine


Atherton's diary is a virgin historical document which has been heretofore in the possession of his descendants, who only recently deposited it in the California Historical Society Library. Its publication is a signal event in the historiography of California. California in the 1830's was the scene of political turmoil, civil-religious conflict, mushrooming trade and foreign penetration. The decade was marked by frequent changes in Mexican-appointed governors, local upr... View more info

Southern Miscellanies

By: Preston, Robert L.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Leesburg, VA, Privately Printed: 1919

Seller ID: 001596

Condition: Very Good


Printed privately for the author, Robert L. Preston, Leesburg, VA. February 1919. No. 2. Articles include "A Retrospect" on Colonel Henry Watterson; Prefatory Remarks (an article that appeared in the COURIER-JOURNAL, Louisville, KY on Sept. 9, 1917; To Col. Henry Watterson-an interview with the Washington Post; Armament or Disarmament and A Letter to Mr. Balfour, Head of the British War-Mission to the United States, by Robert L. Preston. 39 pp. Paper wraps. Stap... View more info

NOTES FROM SPANISH ARCHIVES. New World Studies. Book One

By: Schons, Dorothy

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Austin, Texas, 1946

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 003579

Condition: Near Fine


" The NOTES here published were to have been printed in Mexico under the title of CUADERNO COLONIAL. La Casa de Espana en Mexico under the editorship of Alfonso Reyes accepted the manuscript October 2, 1939. Before it could be published, however, polititcal changes put an end to La Casa de Espana. The the war came and other duties. Convinced that these sketchy notes contain much valuable material for the cultural history of Spain in the New World in the colonial peri... View more info

A CHECK LIST OF FIRST EDITIONS OF THE WORKS OF THOMAS BAILEY ALDRICH

By: Sherman, Frederic Fairchild

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Privately Printed: 1921

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 007437

Condition: Very Good-


"The writings ot Thomas Bailey Aldrich in both poetry and prose are well-nigh perfect of their kind. He was a literary craftsman of the highest type and expended all of his effort in the attempt to make of each lyric or sonnet and of every short story a little masterpiece." One hundred and twenty-five copies privately printed during the month of November, 1921 by the author. 14 pp. Green paper cover with gilt title lettering on front. Cover edges and corners are ... View more info