New York: Brentano's, 1924. First American Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 126 pages; VG-/none; bound in publisher's black cloth, faded titling to spine, dull gilt titling to front cover; George Gershwin's copy with his ownership signature on pencil on the front endpaper; Herschel Brickell's review newspaper clipping to ffep, offsetting to front pastedown and endpaper; CX consignment; shelved case 3.
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Buenos Aires: Editorial Sudamericana, 1945. Octavo, 281 pages; G; bound in publisher's green wraps, black titling; moderate wear and rubbing, including some damage to the rear of the upper fore corner, cracking to spine; mild water-marks to top edge of text block; Housed in a VG green cloth clamshell and matching chemise; owners name on the half-title page; Inscribed on the ffep by Hemingway in Havana, 1952; CX consignment; shelved case 3.
New York: Harcourt Brace and Company, 1950. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 499 pages; VG/G+; spine illustrated with white titling; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$3.50', mild chipping and wear to all extremities, some tape reinforcement along interior of jacket rear hinge and lower edge; small price-stamp to rear endpaper; Signed flat by Kerouac as 'John Kerouac', unusually signed as such.; CX consignment; shelved case 3.
Boston: Robert Brothers, 1869. First Edition, Early Printing; First Edition, Third State. Octavo, 2 volumes; G; bound in publisher's uniform terracotta cloth, brown-coated endpapers; moderate wear and rubbing, including peeling to heads and tails of spines, large peeling along lower rear hinge of volume 2, some bumping to corners, some gatherings loosening; matching bookplates to front pastedowns, dated 1894, marking these as volumes 1 and 2 of a personal library; name in ink to sfep; interior free of most age-marks; each volume with frontispiece with tissue-guard and 3 plates, as issued. All eight plates have been colored in an early hand; tear to lower fore corner of page 211 of volume 1, with small loss to text Part One: vi, 7-341, , advertisements pages 3, 2, 11, 12, 15-20. Early Printing, with notice for "Little Women, Part Two" on page 341 and no 'Part One' statement to spine. BAL states "there were at least three printings dated 1869 before the notice was added to p. 341; and, four 1869 printings have been noted without the Part One statement on the spine" Part Two: iv, 359, , advertisements pages 15, 12, 11, 3, 2, 18, 19, 20, First Edition, Third State, with page iv having note "Little Women, Part First, is published in a volume uniform with this," 5 entries on page , and "Handy Volume Series / I. / Happy Thoughts...." on page ; Also sold with 'Old-Fashioned Girl' and 'Little Men', Boston: Robert Brothers, 1870/1871, both in Fair condition, with hand-colored plates and marked volumes 3/4 of the personal library.; AS consignment; shelved case 2.