A collection of loose sheets, containing numerous autographs, including: One piece of paper, measuring approximately 2" x 3", with the autograph of George S. Millard, and a date of Feb. 10, 1858. It is attached to a larger piece of paper, measuring approximately 9" x 6". One piece of paper, measuring approximately 2" x 3 1/2", with the handwriting of Bryan Procter, who also wrote under the pseudonym Barry Cornwall. Proctor was a poet, and also the father of famed poet Adelaide Anne Procter. It is attached to a larger piece of paper, measuring approximately 9" x 6". Two pieces of paper. The first, measuring approximately 1" x 3", with the autograph of E. B. Lee, authoress. It is attached to a larger piece of paper, measuring approximately 9" x 6". A second piece, measuring approximately 3 1/2" x 5", with the autograph of Edmund Clarence Stedan, poet, is also attached. Four pieces of paper. The first, measuring approximately 2" x 4", with the handwriting of Fredericka Brewer, authoress. It is attached to a larger piece of paper, measuring approximately 9" x 6". A second piece, measuring approximately 1 1/2" x 4", with the autograph Lucy Lareon, is also attached. On the rear, a third piece, measuring approximately 5 1/2" x 4", with poem. A fourth piece, measuring approximately 2" x 4 1/2" with the handwriting and autograph of Ewen Kimball. One piece of paper, measuring approximately 2" x 4", with the handwriting of Marguerite Gardiner, Countess of Blessington. It is attached to a larger piece of paper, measuring approximately 9" x 6". One piece of paper, measuring approximately 3" x 4 1/2", with the autograph of Lydia Sigourney, dated Feb. 25th, 1858. Sigourney was a popular American poet during the early and mid 19th century. It is attached to a larger piece of paper, measuring approximately 9" x 6". One piece of paper, measuring approximately 2" x 4", with the handwriting of Rogers the poet and Miss. Sigourney. It is attached to a larger piece of paper, measuring approximately 9" x 6". One piece of paper, measuring approximately 3" x 4", with the handwriting of Lady Jane Russell Norton, novelist. The handwriting is on an envelope (of which this is a small part) addressed to Leigh Hunt. It is attached to a larger piece of paper, measuring approximately 3 1/2" x 6". Shelved DI autograph folder.
Privately Printed, 1901. Octavo. VG/no DJ - hardback. Volume I only. Yellow spine with black and faded brown text; boards are strong and overall mostly clean; pencil markings on the front pastedown; binding is strong but hinge is slightly loose at the top; deckled fore-edge; textblock is age-toned with foxing but clean. Pp. 281.
Washington: Evelyn Nef, 1990. Limited edition, #221. Large Octavo; VG-/no-DJ paperback; Black spine with off-white text; Limited edition of 500 copies, this is number 221; Covers have slight edge wear & lightly rubbed exterior, otherwise sturdy; Text block is lightly age toned with minimal edge wear due to handling; pp 70.
Great Britain: Macdonald / Roy Publishers, Inc. 1968. UK Printing. small 8vo. VG/VG-. light gray DJ spine, slim with tiny black lettering at head, mid spine above the spine tail missing a chunk. light edgewear, some smudging and evident rubbing to solid grey rear and the b/w illustrated jacket front. light gray cloth HB, with tiny stamped navy titles. compact volume, neatly bound, lightly handled with some illustrations. 112 pp.
London, Ontario: The Jewish Observer, 1948. Folio (about 12.5" tall) hardcover in dark brown boards, Good+/No DJ: minor shelfwear, light bumping to head and tail of spine, minor rubbing to green text and tooling on front board and spine, binding shaken, splits start at paper overlay, some age-toning to edges of text block, pages 305-336 more heavily age-toned. Includes lyrics, music, illustrations, black-and-white photographs, all of which are clean. Text clean as well. [Spine has brown background and green text. Shelved in Judaica].
London: Simpkin, Marshall & Co, 1882. Reprint. Reprint; Octavo; VG/No-DJ; Spine is grey fabric with no text; Boards have rubbing and bumping to corners and edges, scratches and scuffs, joints and hinges are sensitive; Text block has general signs of handling, front free-end page is detached, age-toning, foxing, content is clear; pp 120.
Spain: Plaza & Janes, 1994. Text in Spanish; Octavo; VG/VG; Black spine with red and white text. DJ has general shelfwear, minor edgewear, tiny tear to head of spine; Boards have minor bumping to corners, rubbing to edges, apart from that, clean, binding strong; Textblock has cracking along gutter of last page and rear free end paper, ink signature of previous owner on title page, otherwise, clean, free of marks; pp 365.
Carbondale, IL: Southern Illinois University, 1967. First thus [American Edition]. Octavo; vg/vg-; dj, white and blue stripes on spine with black text; HB, blue cloth spine with silver text; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 404 pp.; head-edge, tinted blue; dj, toning starts; else very good.
New York, NY: Thunder's Mouth Press, 2002. First Printing. 8vo. VG+/VG+. dark goldenrod DJ spine with bold black titling. fully illustrated jacket front. excellent DJ, edgewear slight. black HB spine stamped in gold, adjacent apricot panels. solid volume, unmarked within. following page 150 a small mid-volume section of b/w images with text--and 8 page gallery. solid binding, interior great. complete in 309 pp.
New York, NY: HarperCollins Publishers, 1992. First Edition. Qto. VG+/ - no DJ. thin ivory softcover spine with red, brown and black titling in tiny characters. very glossy, skinny Qto wraps with excellent glossy covers. only slight touch of wear. prior owner's signature on title page, upper right corner. heavily illustrated textblock with extensive text detail. 120 pp. ISBN# 0060951567.
Chicago, IL: The University of Chicago Press, 1986. University of Chicago Press Edition. 8vo. VG/ - no DJ. black glossy wraps spine with white uppercase titles between gold-tone accents and smaller white author and publisher. large fuschia text fields, gold-tone framed with pictorial ellipse at mid-panel. softcover outer corners are a touch thumbed. 16 illustrations included within the text, no writing. outer edges are shelfworn lightly no marks. 432 pp. ISBN# 0226021068.
Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1925. First American Edition. 8vo., 191pp.; VG-/G-; spine purple and tan with black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, blacked out; dust jacket has numerous chips and tears, including front flap detached along hinge, but present, chipping along all edges; booksellers sticker to rear pastedown; inscription on ffep; marbled boards, mild wear; extremely scarce in dust jacket; mild foxing to endpapers; rubbing to board edges; top edge of text block stained red; shelved case 9.
New York: Oxford University, 1971. First Edition. Previous owners signature on first white page. Pencil writing on title page, other small pencil marks on several pages. Octavo; VG-/G; Brown spine with white text; DJ shows heavy wear, two 1" tears on front cover, soiling on interior of DJ flaps; Boards strong, some white spotting on rear board, more faintly on front; Binding strong; 289pp.
New York, NY: W. W. Norton & Company, 2007. First Edition. 8vo. VG+/VG+. half yellow and half medium blue DJ spine with contrast titling in black and tiny yellow, smaller white logo for publisher just above tail. jacket front is b/w illustrated pictorial with titling upon an irregularly "torn" yellow notebook band across center panel. medium blue HB, with stamped gold titling, adjacent boards are a light tan and neatly cornered, inside covers clean, tightly bound. skimmed and without marks or writing. 262 pp. ISBN# 9780393059502.
London: The Cypher, 1998. [Copy 237 of a LIMITED EDITION of 300 copies]. Octavo; vg-/no dust jacket; yellow cloth spine with black text; boards, minor shelf wear and bumping; black outline on front cover fading at the tail end section; text block, clean; illustrations in B/W; 201pp. Text includes Beardsley's story 'Under The Hill'.
New York: Bookman, 1964. First Edition. Octavo; VG-/VG-;Cream spine with black text; DJ shows wear on upper spine, small faint staining alone spine; Boards strong, moderate staining on spine, exterior tail; Textblock age-toned, light marks on exterior tail by spine, exterior head; Binding strong; 320pp.
London, Great Britain: The British Library, 2015. First UK Edition. 8vo. VG+/VG+. black matte DJ spine with thin silver main title between small white author and publisher. fully b/w pictorial jacket front with small silver title overlay. solid black clothbound HB with stamped silver titling. light gray fep/ffep/. bright white textblock.with a b/w gallery on glossy ivory following page 112. 208 pp. ISBN# 9780712357920.
New York, NY: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2008. First Edition. thick 8vo. VG+/VG+. medium gray DJ spine with b/w pictorial square segmented between ivory titling between ivory accent striping; tiny ivory titling for publisher. taupe HB spine and adjacent boards, small black titling stamped and centered on spine. b/w illustrated fep/ffep. like new, tightly bound and clear interior, thick smooth outer edges. 875 pp. ISBN# 9780374185435.
New York, NY: Ecco / HarperCollins Publishers, 2014. First Edition. 8vo. VG/VG. solid red DJ spine with white title, mid-spine segment in ivory, yellow script for author and b/w publisher at foot. bright and colorful red bordered blue jacket front with enlarged yellow titling. edgewear minimal, both inner flaps have a slight corner/crease fold. HB spine bound in medium blue, with darker blue adjacent panels. text bound solidly and SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON TITLE PAGE. clear interior, with tiny crease to corners b/t p. 107-110. as is. 249 pp. ISBN# 9780062313768.
Paris: Librairie Hachette, 1961. Text in French; Octavo; VG/VG-; Brown spine with white letters; Dustjacket under protective plastic cover, DJ has edge wear, occasional chip, tiny closed tear, and some slight creases along top and bottom edges, flaps very lightly age toned, one tiny spot back flap; Boards straight, some minor edge wear, binding strong; Textblock very light age toning at edges, interior clean; 286 pp.
Lititz, Penn. Sutter House, 1980. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo., 209 pp., VG/VG; blue and white pictorial DJ, black and cerulean blue lettering to spine, black and green lettering to front cover: mild wear to covers, mild scattered spotting to fore-edges and flaps of covers, price clipped, DJ protected by mylar; blue cloth boards, gold lettering to spine: spine cocked, boards cocked/somewhat shaken, no shelf lean, binding tight; bumping to head and tail of spine; rubbing to edges and corners of boards, very light spotting to boards; mild age-toning/light spotting to text-block; mild wear to blue map endpapers; light spotting to title page towards gutter; INSCRIBED by "Mary and Jim" Bond to title page; Jim in James Bond, the ornithologist from whom Ian Fleming got he name for his famous spy.; contains ephemera [Washington Post newspaper clipping, Friday, Feb. 17, 1989: James Bond's obituary, feat. his legacy as an ornithologist and living avatar of Ian Fleming's secret agent character of the same name]; LP consignment; shelved Case 6.
New York: The Compiler, 1917. limited edition. G. Thin 8vo in gray boards with tan spine, title on spine in black on off-white paste-down label. No DJ. Significant wear to boards; edges rubbed, corners bumped and cracked, scratching to boards, particularly to rear, splitting along folds of spine, spine attached to boards with scotch tape. Interior binding intact, top edge of textblock agetoned, other edges clean, deckled. Unnumbered book of limited edition of 51. 37 pp. Shelved LIT CRIT/BIO.
London: Cambridge University Press, 1942. First, Second Printing. 12mo: G/G: White spine with black text: DJ has several small closed tears, large 2 inch horizontal open tear on front top corner, small open tears at head and tail of spine, 1 inch open tear on back at bottom, creasing and scuffing, flaps creased, front flap price clipped on the diagonal: Boards have general shelfwear, spine in a bit shaky, scuffing: Textblock is darkened with age, many pages are darkened as well with some foxing throughout: First Edition, Second Printing: 80 pp.
New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 1970. US Printing. 8vo. VG/VG-. dark crimson DJ spine with centered black lowercase title between truncated columns and small white uppercase author and small black uppercase publisher. rubbed patches on jacket front. peppered with dark yellow spotting on ivory fore-edge folds. dark brown clothbound HB, whitish and worn black label and black bands with stamped red titling. endsheets show some spotting. main textblock interior neat but head-edge much speckled. as is. 411 pp. ISBN# 9781199832436.
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1949. First Edition. Octavo; VG/G; gray spine with black lettering; dust jacket torn on the spine, half inch tear on back, some discoloration, clean, protected by mylar cover; boards strong, clean, minimal edgewear; textblock clean, no highlighting/underlining, agetoning throughout all pages. pp 425.
New York, NY: Thomas Y. Crowell Company, January 1955. First Printing. 8vo. VG/VG-. sun paled blue DJ spine with basic black titling. blue jacket front, with superficial wear and stress to its corners and ends. DJ under clear protective cover. light powder blue clothbound HB with imprinted black type. a touch bumped at extremities. contents included within this clear and excellent textblock include the frontispiece and 14 additional images printed on semi-glossy white in b/w. no marks or writing. 302 pp.
Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 2007. US Edition. 8vo. VG+/VG+. DJ spine is solid pastel green DJ spine with orange author last name and centered black uppercase title, close to publisher icon close to DJ tail. front panel is a French painting, titling in uppercase orange, light green and green, authors name curves along a concave black band along bottom edge. solid black inner flaps with text, neat and intact. navy blue clothbound HB with small gold titling characters. light green paperboards, spotless as front/rear panels. faintly green endsheets appear fiber speckled. ivory textblock, clear and excellent volume. 18 numbered figures with b/w images and text detail. 255 pp. ISBN # 9780691129549.
Washington, D.C. NCR Microcard Editions, 1971. Octavo; vg/none; dark gray cloth spine with gold text; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; illus.: frontispiece photo, text photos, facsimiles; reproductions of 'The Trapeze' high school newspaper, with by-lines by student Hemingway, both endpapers; 122pp. SBN 910972-05-2.
New York, NY: Twelve, May 2009. First Edition. 8vo. VG/VG-. pale light gray DJ spine with dark gray titling, separated by a tiny b/w pictorial square; dark gray publisher. light smudges to jacket front with heavier soiling and smudging to color illustrated jacket rear. light sage HB spine with stamped gray titling, adjacent boards are white. tightly bound interior, hinges secure. SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON TITLE PAGE. skimmed lightly with no writing. 251 pp. ISBN# 9780446540940.
New York, NY: Moffat, Yard and Company, 1911. First. Octavo; G+/no-DJ; Maroon spine with gold text; Boards strong, age-worn yet clean, with shelfwear and edgewear, rubbing at corners and both ends of spine, spine darkened with age, lettering gilt dulled, small white stains on spine and back cover; Textblock darkened with age otherwise generally clean, previous bookseller's book stamp affixed to front free endpaper, wide-stain foxing prevalent throughout text, spine cracked in several places, top edge stained, fore and tail edges deckled; pp 252.
Oklahoma: University of Oklahoma Press, 1961. First Edition. First Edition; Two Volume Set; Octavos; G+/no-DJ (paperback as is); Spines are white with black and blue text; Boards have general shelf wear, rubbing to corners, joints and hinges are intact; Text block has general signs of handling, content is clear; Vol one pp 265, Vol two pp 275; Additional shipping cost may be necessary for expedited and international orders.
Garden City: Doubleday & Company, 1975. First Edition. Octavo; VG/VG; tan spine with brown and black text; jacket has protective mylar cover, age toning, minor shelfwear; boards are strong, bumping at spine tail and back tail edge; textblock is clean; pp 510; shelved Front Counter, "Lovecraft/Arkham House" area.
Franklin Center, PA: Franklin Library, 1979. Limited Edition. 8vo., 194 pp., VG-; dark brown leather, bright gilt lettering and decorative motif to boards: slight cocking to spine and boards, binding tight; mild wear to bright gilt text-block; uncut page to p. 191/192 (folded origami-style so as not to disturb text-block), creasing to p. 193 towards bottom right corner; SIGNED by Capote to second blank page, signature protected by loose tissue guard; gold silk ribbon; LP consignment; shelved case 7.
Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1992. US Printing. 8vo. VG+/VG+. very dark brown glossy DJ spine with purple and white titling between small white author and publisher. edgewear slight and surfacewear is minor, partly pictorial jacket front. black clothbound HB has titles stamped in silver, purple lines the fep/ffep. textblock includes 2 figures and 6 illustrations following p.118. clear interior, edges a smooth ivory. 362 pp. ISBN# 0520072804.
Prague, Czechoslovakia: International Organization of Journalists, 1985. Foreign Printing. 8vo. VG-/ - no DJ. pale blue wraps spine with small black lettering, ridges and raised veins slight. gentle edgewear and more to corners and spine ends. softcovetr flipped through lightly and edges are smooth, unblemished. 278 pp.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1988. First American Edition. First American Edition; Octavo; VG-/VG; Black spine with white and blue text. DJ has general shelf wear, but no tears; Boards have tiny open tears on top edges, apart from that, binding strong, corners sharp; Textblock has light wear on edges, previous owner's name in ink on front end paper, otherwise, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 1005.
Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc. 1984. First. Octavo; VG-/G+; black spine with white band at tail, blue and white text; dustjacket has light wear, light scuffing, chipping and staining to covers, light fading and discoloration; boards have light rubbing to upper edges of front cover and spine, otherwise strong and clean; textblock has moderate foxing to edges and pages, otherwise clean; 624pp.