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

by Sherman, Frederic Fairchild

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Published
1921
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Very Good-
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Limited Edition
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New York: Privately Printed, 1921. "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… Read more
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TWO POEMS OF SWINBURNE'S PRIVATELY PRINTED AT CHRISTMAS MDCCCXXX

by Swinburne, Algernon Charles

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Published
1930
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Fair
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$65.00

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Privately Printed, 1930. Edition includes "The Triumph of Time" and "Felise". One copy printed in December 1930. Unpaginated. Green board covers and green cloth spine with gilt lettering. Cover boards are very worn with rubbed corners, edges with board exposed. Water damage to front and back edge, chipping on cover faces, marks and dirt smudges.… Read more
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THE PRICE OF LOVE

by Bennett, Arnold

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Published
1914
Condition
Good to Good+
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Limited Edition
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$22.50

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New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1914. 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. . Limited Edition. Cloth. Good to Good+. Illus. by illustrations by C. E. Chambers. Size: Approx. 6 " x 9… Read more
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Southern Miscellanies

by Preston, Robert L.

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Published
1919
Condition
Very Good
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$35.00

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Leesburg, VA: Privately Printed, 1919. 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.… Read more
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MODERN BRITISH AUTHORS: Their First Editions.

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

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Published
1930
Condition
Good+
Edition
Limited Edition
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$12.50

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New York: Greenberg Publisher, 1930. 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… Read more
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California Sketches, with Recollections of the Gold Mines

by Kip, Leonard

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Published
1946
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Limited
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$14.50

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Los Angeles: N.A.Kovach, 1946. 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.. Limited. Cloth. Near Fine/Very Good+. Illus. by 8 historical Plates. Size: Approx.… Read more
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WHAT EVERY WOMAN KNOWS, A Comedy.

by Barrie,J.M.

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Published
1926
Condition
Very Good
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$35.00

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New York: Charles Scribner, 1926. 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?,… Read more
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THOMAS GRAY'S ELEGY WRITTEN IN A COUNTRY CHURCH YARD, A Bibliographical and Descriptive Note

by Carlton, W.N.C.

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Published
1925
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Very Good
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New York: Vreeland Press New York, 1925. 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… Read more
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IN IMITATION OF ROBERT HERRICK

by Field, Eugene

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Very Good +
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$29.50

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Privately Printed 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.. Wraps. Very Good +. Size:… Read more
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THE ESTRAY: A Collection of Poems

by Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth (ed.)

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Published
1847
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Good+
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$45.00

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Boston: William Ticknor & Co , 1847. 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.… Read more
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THE CALIFORNIA DIARY OF FAXON DEAN ATHERTON 1836-1839

by Nunis, Doyce B. (edited by)

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Published
1964
Condition
Fine
Edition
Limited Edition
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$43.50

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California: California Historical Society, 1964. 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… Read more
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THE ART OF JAPAN

by Ledoux, Louis V

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Published
1927
Condition
Good
Edition
Limited Edition
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$13.50

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1927. 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+.. Limited Edition. Hardbound. Good. Japan.
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The Limited Editions Club, 1940. 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+. … Read more
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AN ICELAND FISHERMAN

by Loti, Pierre

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Published
1957
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
Limited Edition
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Limited Edition Club, 1957. 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.. Limited Edition. Boards. Very Good+/Protective Cover. Illus. by Joe Mugnaini. Size: Approx. 6 1/2" x 9 3/4". Iceland.
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HER LETTER

by HARTE, Bret.

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Published
1958
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Privately Printed
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$15.00

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Los Angeles: Hesperus Press, 1958. "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.. Privately Printed. Cloth. Very Good/Clear Protective Cover. Size: Approx. 5 1/4" x 7 1/2".… Read more
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MISTER JONES' JOURNAL

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Very Good
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$26.50

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Los Angeles: Dana Jones Company 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… Read more
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AMERICAN FIRST EDITIONS AND THEIR PRICES 1931...

by Targ, William

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Published
1931
Condition
Good
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Limited
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Chicago: The Black Archer Press, 1931. A Checklist of the Foremost American First Editions from 1640 to the Present Day. Together with a few Prefatory Remarks. Illustrated. 122 pp. Inscription on front free endpaper reads:"For Robert F. Sisk from his radio friend Ashon J.(last name??), Chicago The day of the Big Wind 1931". (Robert Sisk was a Hollywood… Read more
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NOTES FROM SPANISH ARCHIVES. New World Studies. Book One

by Schons, Dorothy

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Published
1946
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Limited Edition
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Austin, Texas, 1946. " 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… Read more
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THE MAKING OF AN IMMORTAL

by Moore, George

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Published
1927
Condition
Very Good to Very Good+
Edition
Limited Autographed Edition
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New York: Bowling Green Press, 1927. 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.. Limited Autographed Edition. Boards. Very Good to Very Good+. Illus. by Claire Bruce. Size: Approx. 5… Read more
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SHE CAME TO THE VALLEY A Novel of the Lower Rio Grande Valley Mission, Tex

by Dawson, Cleo

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Published
1972
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Very Good+ to Near Fine
Edition
Historical Special Edition
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Austin, Texas: Jenkins Publishing Company, 1972. "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… Read more
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