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Around the World with Kipling; The Kipling Index; Kipling at Home; A Biographical Sketch; His Place in Literature; As Frenchman Sees Him; The Mandalay Edition of the Works of Rudyard Kipling

By Rudyard Kipling; Irvin S. Cobb; Anice Page Cooper; Richard Le Gallienne; William Lyon Phelps; Andre Chevrillon

Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, 1926. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good. Octavo, 8" tall, 121 pages, gilt top fore-edge, paper title label, maroon cloth. A very good , clean and sturdy hard cover edition, with minor shelf wear; hinges and binding solid, paper lightly yellowed. Without dust jacket.

$9.50

Yours Pictorially ; illustrated letters of Randolph Caldecott

By Randolph Caldecott; edited by Michael Hutchins

New York, New York: Frederick Warne, 1976. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine / Near Fine. Octavo, 9 1/2" tall; 284 pages, blue cloth. A near fine, clean, neat hard cover first edition with light shelf wear and light color loss to the cloth at the bottom margins; hinges and binding tight, paper white. In a nearfine, lightly worn dust jacket.

$9.50

Lawrence Durrell and (&) Henry Miller: A Private Correspondence

By Lawrence Durrell and Henry Miller; with George Wickes, Editor

New York, New York: E. P. Dutton, 1963. First Edition. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good+ / Good. Covers years 1935 - 1959. Octavo, 8 1/2" tall, xx + 400 pages, maroon cloth; index; b&w photographs of Durrell and Miller. A very good+, clean hardcover first edition with light shelf wear but a touch of color loss to the cover cloth at the edges; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. In a good, edge worn dust jacket with 1/2" chip at top front, one-inch chip at rear panel, with the original price.

$10.50

The Second Post; a companion to the Gentlest Art

By E. V. Lucas

New York, New York: Macmillan Company, 1910. First Edition. Decorative Cloth. Very Good. Duodecimo, 7 1/2" tall, 264 + ads, decorative endpapers, gilt titles and decorations on green cloth. A very good, clean, sturdy hard cover with minor shelf wear but scuffing to the top edge of the cover cloth; hinges and binding solid, paper lightly yellowed. Without dust jacket.

$9.50

Memoir of Fleeming Jenkin / Records of a Family of Engineer ; The Letters and Miscellanies of Robert Louis Stevenson (vol. XVIII); "Thistle Edition

By Robert Louis Stevenson

New York, New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1896. Decorative Cloth. Very Good. Single volume--complete in itself. Octavo, 8 2/3" tall, frontispiece illustration, viii + 366 pages, gilt decorations, titles and top fore-edge on red cloth. A very good clean, neat, sturdy, hard cover edition overall, with minor shelf wear and light rubbing at the extremities, gilt decorated spine cloth is slightly color faded; hinges and binding solid, paper cream white, a few small marginal pencil marks, but with light foxing to the endpapers and a few margins, and to the exterior deckled fore-edges, with the original owner's bookplate on the front endpaper. A great reading copy.

$12.50

All Good Greetings, gf : Letters of Geraldine Farrar to Ilka Marie Stotler

By Geraldine Farrar and Ilka Marie Stotler; edited by Aida Craig Truxall

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1991. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. Signed and inscribed by the editor (first name) to a previous owner on the front endpaper. Octavo, 9 2/3" tall, xxiii + 287 pages, blue cloth. A near fine, clean neat hard cover with slight shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. In a very good, lightly edgeworn dust jacket.

$7.50

Vailima Letters: Being Correspondence Addressed by Robert Louis Stevenson to Sidney Colvin, November 1890 - October 1894 (in two volumes - complete)

By Robert Louis Stevenson; [Sidney Colvin]

Chicago, Illinois: Stone & Kimball, 1895. First Edition. Decorative Cloth. Very Good. Duodecimo, 7" tall, vol. 1: 281 pages; vol. 2: 275 pages, green cloth with gilt titles and top edge gilt, deckled fore and bottom edge; previous owner's signature (small handwriting) on verso of frontispiece, a drawing of Stevenson by W. Strang. A very good, clean hardcover set overall with light soiling to the cover, rubbing to the cloth at the ends of the backstrip, hinges and binding solid, paper clean and lightly yellowed.

$16.50

George Gissing and H. G. Wells: Their Friendship and Correspondence

By Royal A. Gettmann, Editor

Urbana, Illinois: University of Illinois Press, 1961. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine / Near Fine. Octavo, 8 1/2" tall, 285 pages, rose colored cloth; b&w photographs. A near fine, clean hardcover first edition with minmal shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper slightly yellowed. In a near fine dust jacket with minor shelf wear at the back panel, with original price.

$9.50

Conversations With American Writers

By Charles Ruas

New York, New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1985. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. Octavo, 8 1/2" tall, 324 pages, black quarter-cloth. A near fine, clean hardcover first edition with light shelf wear, hinges and binding solid, paper cream white. In a very good dust jacket with minor wear at the folds. This is the Book-of-the-Month-Club edition published along with the original printing in the same format.

$6.50

A Collection of Letters of Thackeray, 1847-1855

By William Thackeray

New York, New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1887. Decorative Boards. Good. Number 226 of 500 limited edition. Quarto 10 1/4" tall, ix + 189 pages with intertextual engravings, facsimilies and plates scattered throughout; green quarter-cloth over decorative boards. A good copy overall, interior very good with binding solid, paper clean, white, with sporadic minor foxing throughout primarily at the gutters; previous owner signature on front free endpaper, one small chip to fore-edge margin of frontispiece; exterior worn, with back strip cloth frayed at all edges, fore-corner tips through to boards, light surface soiling. Useful as is or worthy of a binding restoration.

$10.50

Italian Letters of a Diplomat's Wife: January - May, 1880, February - April, 1904

By Mary King Waddington

New York, New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1905. First Edition. Decorative Cloth. Good. Octavo, 8 1/2" tall, 324 pages, gilt titles and top fore-edge, blue cloth; b&w illustrations. Previous owner's bookplate on front endpaper as well as signature (with date 1905). A good+, clean, likely unread (some signatures uncut) hardcover edition, with minor shelf wear and rubbing at the corners, but backstrip cloth is sunned with color faded and with fraying to cloth at ends of the backstrip; gilt title on front panel bright; hinges and binding solid, paper lightly yellowed.

$9.50

European Life and Manners; in Familiar Letters to Friends (in two volumes)

By Henry Colman

Boston, Massachusetts: Charles C. Little and James Brown, 1849. Decorative Cloth. Good +. 2 vols. Octavo, 8" tall, vol. 1: xxiv + 360; vol. 2: xiv + 414 pages, gilt tiles on decorative brown cloth. A good +, sturdy hardcover set with general shelf wear and fraying to the spine cloth at top and bottom edges, fore-corner tips worn through to boards, gilt titles bright; hinges and binding solid, paper clean, lightly yellowed with some minor foxing at the flyleaves and fore-edges.

$28.50

Letters of Richard Watson Gilder; edited by his daughter Rosamond Gilder

By Richard Watson Gilder

Boston, Massachusetts: Houghton Mifflin, 1916. First Edition. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good. Octavo, 8 3/4" tall, xv + 515 pages, green cloth. A very good,+ clean, little used (pages uncut) hardcover first edition with light shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper lightly yellowed with light foxing at the endpapers and fore-edges; previous owner's signature with date 1916 penned on front endpaper. Insight into one of the great 19th Century editors.

$14.50

THE CORRESPONDENCE OF JOHN LOTHROP MOTLEY. (two volumes)

By Motley, John Lothrop; Edited by George William Curtis

New York, New York: Harper & Brothers, 1889. First Edition. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good. 2 vols. Small quarto, 10 1/4" tall, 395 + 423 pages, green cloth, gilt titles and top edge. A very good, clean, sturdy set with minor shelf wear and light rubbing at the extremities.

$25.00

Letters of the Century: America 1900 - 1999
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Letters of the Century: America 1900 - 1999

By Lisa Grunwald and Stephen J. Adler, editors

New York, New York: Dial Press, 1999. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine / Near Fine. Quarto, 9 1/2" tall, 741 pages, gray quarter cloth. A near fine clean hardcover first edition, first printing, with bumping to one bottom corner, hinges and binding tight, paper white. In a near fine dust jacket with half-inch tear at same bottom corner, with original price.

$9.50

Brother Men: The Correspondence of Edgar Rice Burroughs and Herbert T. Weston
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Brother Men: The Correspondence of Edgar Rice Burroughs and Herbert T. Weston

By Edgar Rice Burroughs and Herbert T. Weston; Edited by Matt Cohen

Durham, North Carolina: Duke University Press, 2005. First Edition. Paperback--trade. Fine. Octavo, 9 1/4" tall, 310 pages, stiff illustrated wraps; b&w photographs. A fine, (unread) clean soft cover first edition edition with minimal shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper white. Publisher's slip laid in. Burroughs and Weston had met in Military School in the 1890's and remained lifelong friends.

$8.50

The Letters of Thomas Carlyle to His Brother Alexander; With Related Family Letters

By Thomas Carlyle; edited by Edwin W. Marrs, Jr

Cambridge, Massachusetts: Belknap/Harvard University Press, 1968. First Edition. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good/Very Good. Octavo, 9 1/2" tall, blue gray cloth, 830 pages; b&w photograph, map, genealogy. A very good, clean hardcover first edition with minor shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. In a very good, price-clipped, lightly edge worn and slightly color faded dust jacket.

$12.50

The Father: Letters to Sons and Daughters

By Evan Jones, Editor

New York, New York: Rinehart, 1960. First Edition. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good/Very Good-. Octavo, 8 1/4" tall, 268 pages, brown cloth. A very good, clean hardcover first edition with minor shelf wear; hinges and binding solid, paper lightly yellowed. In a very good (minus) dust jacket with small chips at the folds and several short edge tears, with price clipped. Collection of letters by some surprisingly famous fathers to their children.

$10.50