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GRAY DAYS AND GOLD : In England and Scotland

By Winter, William

Boston, MA: Joseph Knight, 1892. Joseph Knight, 1892 issue.Text/As New. Beige boards w/embossed gilt & orange-red decorations/NF w/rubs to all leading edges. DJ/None (as issued?). Frontispiece: London, Thames Embankment. First published by Macmillan, 1892; this is a reprint by Joseph Knight of November, 1892. Miniature format. Illustrated w/photographs protected with tissue. Companion volume to Shakespeare's England; following the same treatment, this book explores the land of Shakespeare as well as that of Burns and Scott. Some of the essays were first published in the New York Tribune, New York Mirror, and Harper's Weekly.. Reprint of 1892. Hard Cover/Miniature. Near Fine/None (As Issued?).


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By Holden, Edith

New York, NY: Arcade Publishing, 1989. Stated First U.S. Edition. Text/BRAND NEW. Gilt embossed green linen boards/Fine. DJ/Fine but price clipped. Illustrated endpapers. A 1905 journal kept by naturalist and artist Edith Holden (1871 - 1920). while living in Knowle, Warwickshire, a county of central England. Professionally, Edith Holden illustrated books; the watercolors adorning this book illustrate her responses to seasonal changes in nature. The Journal, precedes her well known The Country Diary of an Edwardian Lady by one year. Written while residing at Knowle, Warwickshire (a county of central England), the work is a record of birds, insects and other animal life and those plants, shrubs and trees nature provided for their sustenance in that region. Unlike The Country Diary, Holden's handwritten notes were written in draft; for legibility, they were set in type for publication.. First U.S. Edition, First Thus. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.


HOUR OF GOLD, HOUR OF LEAD : Diaries and Letters of Anne Morrow Lindbergh 1929 - 1932

By Lindbergh, Anne Morrow

New York, NY: Helen & Kurt Wolff Book/Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1973. Text/Near New. Gilt embossed dark blue linen boards/VG; w/light rubs to corner tips & upper/lower spine edges. DJ/None. End papers carry a hand written letter. A compilation of journal entries and letters of Anne Morrow Lindbergh (1907 - ), poet and wife of aviator and writer (1953, Pulitzer) Charles Lindbergh (1902-). An autobiography based on letters and diaries, supported by photographs. The author wrote countless letters to her family "partly to reassure" and in that spirit, did hold back on the more hazardous experiences. This collection precedes North to Orient by two years, and in re-reading them, Anne Morrow Lindbergh re-lives moments she knew. Fine copy less dust jacket.. First Edition, First Thus. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket.