Skip to content

Search Results: Collections from Lord Durham Rare Books (IOBA)

You searched for:
  • Subject: Collections from Lord Durham Rare Books (IOBA)
Results 1 - 20 of 59
22 American Women Poets' collection
More Photos

22 American Women Poets' collection

by Various

  • Used
  • good
Condition
Used - Good
Quantity Available
1
Seller
St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
$1,800.00
$25.00 shipping to USA

Show Details

Description:
Various: Various, 1996. No binding & hard cover. Good. The collection has original material pertaining to 22 American women poets, dating from 1842-1996 a total of 63 items, specifically 30 letters, 14 pieces of ephemera, 8 typescripts / manuscripts, 8 books, and 4 photos. Includes 2 pieces from Louise GlĂĽck, the winner of the 2020 Nobel Prize in Literature:BATES, Charlotte Fiske (signed Charlotte RogĂ©; American poet and associate of Longfellow). • ALS to Mrs. Swift, 10 June 1891. Thanks Mrs. Swift for the "very sweet and heartfelt poem written for my wedding". Signed ms., split in the center, "At Philadelphia", July 4, 1876. On the left margin, Bates has written: "This is coming out in the Cong. this week, but as you will be away I give you this MS I have." The words "June Missionary Church" are written in the upper right of the sheet of paper.  This is a famous, patriotic verse poem in six stanzas separated here by horizontal lines drawn by the poet.BROWN, Alice (American novelist, poet, and… Read More
Item Price
$1,800.00
$25.00 shipping to USA
Alfred Kreymborg collection
More Photos

Alfred Kreymborg collection

by KREYMBORG, Alfred (1883-1966)

  • Used
Condition
Used
Quantity Available
1
Seller
St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
$1,065.00
$25.00 shipping to USA

Show Details

Description:
1955. No binding & hard cover. Alfred Kreymborg was an American poet, novelist, playwright, literary editor, and anthologist. The son of a cigar-store owner, he attended public school in Manhattan and became a chess phenomenon by the age of ten. He began writing poetry in his late teens and soon became an active figure in the Greenwich Village literary circles. The first writer to be involved with Alfred Stieglitz's 291 gallery, he joined forces with the avant-garde photographer Man Ray in 1913 to create The Glebe, a Modernist journal. His first book of poetry, Mushrooms: A Book of Free Forms (1916), solidified his reputation as one of the first writers utilizing free verse. By the end of his life at the age of eighty-two, Kreymborg had edited several notable little magazines, written forty books, lectured, taught, and served as associate director of the Federal Radio of the W.P.A., president of the Poetry Society of America, and judge of the Pulitzer prize competition.The collection contains 15… Read More
Item Price
$1,065.00
$25.00 shipping to USA
Amerigo Vespucci 3 books collection
More Photos

Amerigo Vespucci 3 books collection

by VESPUCCI, Amerigo [1451-1512] (subject)

  • Used
  • very good
Condition
Used - Very Good
Quantity Available
1
Seller
St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
$845.00
$25.00 shipping to USA

Show Details

Description:
1817. Hard & Soft cover. Very Good. Three early classic works on the Italian merchant Amerigo Vespucci, explorer, and navigator from the Republic of Florence who allegedly undertook several voyages to the "New World". In recognition of his explorations, the cartographer Martin WaldweemĂĽller latinized his name as America in Cosmographiae Introductio (1507). • Girolamo Bartolommei già Smeducci (1584-1662). L'America poema eroico di Girolamo Bartolomei già Smeducci Al cristianissimo Luigi XIV. re di Francia e di Navarra. Roma: Nella stamperia di Lodouico Grignani, 1650. [20], 564, [12] pp. 4to, 300 Ă— 215 mm. ² a-b A-4A 4B² 4C 4D². Allegorical engraving by Johann Friedric Greuter depicting Vespucci reaching the Americas. Lacking the engraved portrait frontispiece of the author but otherwise complete. Vellum binding, some browning but very nicely restored, handwritten title on the spine. Dedicated to Louis XIV, King of France and Navarre. First and only edition of this epic poem in forty… Read More
Item Price
$845.00
$25.00 shipping to USA
Booth Tarkington collection
More Photos

Booth Tarkington collection

by TARKINGTON, Booth (1869-1946)

  • Used
Condition
Used
Quantity Available
1
Seller
St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
$900.00
$25.00 shipping to USA

Show Details

Description:
1941. No binding & hard cover. Booth Tarkington was an American novelist, dramatist, and Pulitzer Prize winner. During the 1910s and 1920s, he was considered America's greatest living author. He is one of only three novelists to win the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction more than once, along with William Faulkner and John Updike.The collection consists of 40 items dating from 1900 to 1941, specifically 4 letters, 1 signed page, 18 photos, 2 books, a glass plate, and 14 ephemera (2 pieces of sheet music, 7 programs and playbills, 2 lobby cards, and 2 post cards). One of the playbills prints letters of appreciation from Woodrow Wilson and Theodore Roosevelt to Alexandra Carlisle, an English actress and suffragist who settled in the United States.4 Letters (1 Autographed Letter Signed (ALS) and 2 Typed Letters Signed (TLS):• ALS to [Mark Sullivan], n.d., pp. 9-10 only, political tone ("I don't `take any stock' in our present Governor Hanly.... No real Roman was quite button-nosed." • TLS to Edward H.… Read More
Item Price
$900.00
$25.00 shipping to USA
British crime fiction collection featuring Julian Symons and H.R.F. Keating, including copies of...
More Photos

British crime fiction collection featuring Julian Symons and H.R.F. Keating, including copies of their first books

by SYMONS, Julian Gustave (1912-1994) & KEATING, Henry Reymond Fitzwalter (1926 -2011)

  • Used
  • very good
Condition
Used - Very Good
Quantity Available
1
Seller
St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
$825.00
$25.00 shipping to USA

Show Details

Description:
1997. No binding & hard cover. Very Good. This collection is comprised of 29 items dating from 1945 to 1997, specifically, 20 letters, 6 books, 1 manuscript, 1 card, and 1 news clippings.Julian Gustave Symons was a British crime writer and poet who also wrote social and military history, biography and studies of literature.Henry Reymond Fitzwalter Keating was an English crime fiction writer, most notable for his series of novels featuring Ganesh Ghote of the Bombay CID. In 1985 he succeeded Symons as President of the Detection Club, a group of Britain's foremost mystery writers.Julian Symons: 4 Typed Letters Signed (TLS)• 1 TLS to Mr. Wakefield [Robin Waterfield], 5 February 1974. "I wish I could say that I had something that might be suitable for the Amate Press. My reminiscences have been published, however!" (London Magazine Editions had published Symons's Notes from Another Country in 1972.) "If I do write something else of the right kind of length I'll send it to you...." • 1 TLS to… Read More
Item Price
$825.00
$25.00 shipping to USA
Canadian literary collection of 20 Canadian authors
More Photos

Canadian literary collection of 20 Canadian authors

by 20 Canadian authors

  • Used
Condition
Used
Quantity Available
1
Seller
St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
$1,140.00
$25.00 shipping to USA

Show Details

Description:
1967. No binding & hard cover. Twenty Canadian authors are represented in this collection dating from 1882 to 1967, containing 59 items specifically, 24 letters, 21 cards and post cards, 3 photos, 6 books, 1 movie herald, 1 issue of a journal, 1 printing block, 1 postcard and 1 leaflet. BARR, Robert (Scottish-Canadian short story writer and novelist). • TLS on letterhead of Idler Illustrated Monthly to the Corresponding Editor of the Youth's Companion, 10 March 1894, re praising the Youth's Companion and offering his hospitality in London. • TLS (tear and piece missing on left side affecting 2 words) to Nannie Manook, 21 April 1910, re her autograph book, was at Bad-Nauheim in Germany (no letters forwarded to him there), finally found her book after some searching, suggests that she not send her autograph book to others. • B&W photo from the Detroit Free Press, 10 June 1961, with reference to "Luke Sharpe", Barr's pseudonym when he was editor that newspaper. BEATTIE, Jessie L. (Canadian poet,… Read More
Item Price
$1,140.00
$25.00 shipping to USA
Carolyn Wells collection
More Photos

Carolyn Wells collection

by WELLS, Carolyn (1862-1942)

  • Used
Condition
Used
Quantity Available
1
Seller
St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
$1,065.00
$25.00 shipping to USA

Show Details

Description:
1939. No binding & hard cover. Carolyn Wells was a prolific American poet, mystery novelist, and children's author, who married Hadwin Houghton, the heir of the Houghton-Mifflin publishing empire. Wells often traveled to England and cultivated a wide circle of literary friends on both sides of the Atlantic. She wrote approximately 170 books. Several of her books have been turned into films, "Dearie" (1927), "The Woman Next Door" (1919), "The Mark Of Cain" (1917), "The Countless Charming" (1917), and "He Got There After All" (1917).The collection contains 17 items dating from 1900 to 1939, specifically, 1 partial manuscript, 8 letters, 3 books, 2 cards, 1 note, 1 decorative envelope, and 1 title page.1 partial Manuscript:• Signed ms. (p. 3 only) of poem, re "the wise old fish that never was caught!" 8 Letters (2 ALS and 6 TLS) including signed card, note, and 2 envelopes:• ALS to Mrs. Lord, 8 November 1920, re her invitation to tea. • TLS to Thomas Flint, 27 February 1911, re whether Longfellow… Read More
Item Price
$1,065.00
$25.00 shipping to USA
Charles Dudley Warner collection
More Photos

Charles Dudley Warner collection

by WARNER, Charles Dudley (1829-1900)

  • Used
Condition
Used
Quantity Available
1
Seller
St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
$1,180.00
$25.00 shipping to USA

Show Details

Description:
1894. No binding & hard cover. Charles Dudley Warner was an American essayist, novelist, lawyer. After the Clemens family moved to Hartford in 1871, Warner and Samuel Langhorne Clemens (Mark Twain) became friends, and collaborated on The Gilded Age (1873-74). It is for his share in this book, the first novel by either writer, that Warner is now best remembered. Warner was assistant editor (1860) and editor (1861-7) of The Hartford Press, and after The Press was merged into The Hartford Courant, was co-editor with Joseph R. Hawley; in 1884 he joined the editorial staff of Harper's Magazine, for which he conducted "The Editor's Drawer" until 1892, when he took charge of "The Editor's Study." He died in Hartford on the 20th of October 1900.The collection consists of 16 items in total dating from 1863 to 1894, specifically, 10 letters, 5 signatures on cards or paper, and 1 book.9 letters (8 ALS and 1 TLS):• ALS (2 pp.) to Guy, 20 May 1863, re refusal to publish a poem, accepts his invitation, his wife… Read More
Item Price
$1,180.00
$25.00 shipping to USA
Colette Willy collection
More Photos

Colette Willy collection

by WILLY, Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette (1873-1954)

  • Used
Condition
Used
Quantity Available
1
Seller
St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
$705.00
$25.00 shipping to USA

Show Details

Description:
1944. No binding. COLETTE WAS GIVEN A STATE FUNERAL IN FRANCEColette Willy was of the most famous of modern French writers and nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1948. She wrote over 50 novels including Gigi (1944), and "Cheri" (1920) She was also a mime, an actress, and a journalist. Colette was married three times and her first husband, Henri Gauthier-Villars was a journalist writing under the name of "Willy". Colette was elected to the Belgian Royal Academy (1935), first woman president of the AcadĂ©mie Goncourt (1945, and President in 1949), and a Chevalier (1920) and Grand Officer (1953) of the LĂ©gion d'honneur. Colette died on 3 August 1954 in her apartment in the Palais-Royal, aged 81. She was given a state funeral.Colette Willy was included in "The 100 Most Influential Woman of All Time" 2010 edited by Kathleen Kuiper, p220This most interesting and scarce Colette ephemera archive contains 7 items dating early 1900's to 1944 specifically, 5 Autographed Letters Signed (ALS), one… Read More
Item Price
$705.00
$25.00 shipping to USA
Collection of Seven (7) Canada Imprints and Bills dating from c1837 to 1858 relating primarily...
More Photos

Collection of Seven (7) Canada Imprints and Bills dating from c1837 to 1858 relating primarily Clergy and Land Issues in Upper Canada

by Various

  • Used
  • very good
Condition
Used - Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
Quantity Available
1
Seller
St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
$500.00
$25.00 shipping to USA

Show Details

Description:
Toronto & Montreal, 1858. 1st Edition. No binding. Very Good. Rare broadside. 1) Caption Title. To the King's Most Excellent Majesty. Most Gracious Sovereign: No place, no publisher, no date (before 1837). 7-1/2 x 9-1/2 inches, 1 page. Disbound, small holes in margin, one tear, no loss of paper. Blank of a petition against the clergy reserves in Upper Canada. 2) No. 12. Bill. An Act to amend and extend certain provisions of "An Act to facilitate the Partition of Lands, Tenements, and Hereditaments, in certain cases, in Lower Canada", At head of title: [No. 12]. . [MontrĂ©al] : Lovell and Gibson 2nd Session, 3rd Parliament, 12 Victoria, 1849. "Received and Read a first time, Monday, 22nd January, 1849. Second Reading, Wednesday, 24th Jan., 1849. (Proposed by Mr. Sol. Genl. Drummond). (Quebec), no publishers, 1849. 7-1/8 x 10-1/2 inches, 6 pages. Disbound, tiny holes in margin. Laid out procedure for advising heirs, rights and transparent administration.3) Bill. An Act to provide for the erection of… Read More
Item Price
$500.00
$25.00 shipping to USA
Collection of a group 13 items of miscellaneous, ephemera, letters and photographs of Navy ships...
More Photos

Collection of a group 13 items of miscellaneous, ephemera, letters and photographs of Navy ships relating to Canada including HMCS Provider, HMS Ariadne, other Ships and Bou-Mahni Mines Algiers materials

by KIRBY, Capt. Richmond (Rip) Hill (1929-2006) & CAPER, Ronald G. & FEHR, Joy

  • Used
Condition
Used
Quantity Available
1
Seller
St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
$50.00
$25.00 shipping to USA

Show Details

Description:
1993. Collection of a group 14 items of miscellaneous, ephemera, letters and photographs of Navy ships relating to Canada including HMCS Provider, HMS Ariadne, other Ships and Bou-Mahni Mines Algiers materials. Dates on photos are period dates not we believe when the prints were made.HMCS Provider (2 items):• Typed Letter Signed from R.H. Kirby, CO, dated 3 April 1979• B&W photograph of the Ship's Company, September 1878HMCS Provider was a replenishment oiler and sole ship of her class of first the Royal Canadian Navy and later the Canadian Forces. She was the first Operational Support ship in the RCN and was designed with the capacity for the stowage of fuel, ammunition, supplies, provisions (dry and refrigerated) and replacement helicopters. She was commissioned for the Royal Canadian Navy in 1963, and the largest ship built in Canada to that date. She was built by Davie Shipbuilding and Repairing Company Limited of Lauzon, Quebec. The ship was paid off in 1998, sold for scrap and broken up in… Read More
Item Price
$50.00
$25.00 shipping to USA
Daphne du Maurier collection on her novels, The Glass-Blowers (1962) and Myself When Young (1977)
More Photos

Daphne du Maurier collection on her novels, The Glass-Blowers (1962) and Myself When Young (1977)

by DU MAURIER, Daphne (1907-1989)

  • Used
Condition
Used
Quantity Available
1
Seller
St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
$2,700.00
$25.00 shipping to USA

Show Details

Description:
1977. No binding & hard cover. Daphne du Maurier collection pertaining to two books: her novel, The Glass-Blowers (published 1963); and Myself When Young (published 1977).The collection consists of 8 items dating from 1977 to 1963, specifically;• Novel The Glass-Blowers 1 manuscript notebook, 1 letter from an American agent, and 2 books (one inscribed) plus 2 complete typescript of two books, • Novel Myself When Young 1 Typescript and 2 Final Galley Proofs of Myself When Young.The Glass-Blowers (published 1963) material:In her novel The Glass-Blowers, du Maurier recounts the tale of her forebears, the Busson family of master glass-blowers, leading up to and through the French Revolution. Sophie Duval reveals to her long-lost nephew the tragic story of a family of master craftsmen in eighteenth-century France. Drawing on her own family's tale of tradition and sorrow, du Maurier weaves an unforgettable saga of beauty, war, and family. 1 Manuscript Notebook:• "The Bussons". Ms. notebook, blue… Read More
Item Price
$2,700.00
$25.00 shipping to USA
Edgar Fawcett collection
More Photos

Edgar Fawcett collection

by FAWCETT, Edgar (1847-1904)

  • Used
  • good
Condition
Used - Good
Quantity Available
1
Seller
St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
$750.00
$25.00 shipping to USA

Show Details

Description:
Various: Various, 1900. No binding & hard cover. Good. Edgar Fawcett was a prolific American novelist, essayist, and poet. His best-known novels were satirical studies of New York high society. Fawcett also wrote numerous works for children. Collection contains 6 items dating from 1888 to [1900], specifically 3 Autographed Signed Letters (ASL), 1 typescript (ts) of a play, 1 inscribed book and 1 signed note,3 Autographed Signed Letters (ASL)• ALS to Mr. Clemens (Samuel Clemens? i.e. Mark Twain?), 20 June [1898-1900], re Arthur T. Vance, editor of the Women's Home Companion, might publish one of his short stories ("Love, the Leveller") for $50, "Flowers on a Grave" considered to be too sombre. • ALS addressed "Dear Sir" (a publisher), 7 December [1898-1900], re publication of his poem, "Pride of Nations". • ALS addressed "Dear Sir", Monday, n.d., Union Club letterhead, asking for a copy of the journal published 4 years ago containing his biography. 1 Typescript (Ts)., • "The Unpardonable… Read More
Item Price
$750.00
$25.00 shipping to USA
Edith Sitwell Letters collection
More Photos

Edith Sitwell Letters collection

by SITWELL, Dame Edith Louisa (1887-1964)

  • Used
Condition
Used
Quantity Available
1
Seller
St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
$1,600.00
$25.00 shipping to USA

Show Details

Description:
1966. No binding & hard cover. INTERESTING EDITH SITWELL COLLECTION Dame Edith Sitwell was a British poet and critic and the eldest of the three literary Sitwells. She published poetry continuously from 1913, some of it abstract and set to music. With her dramatic style and exotic costumes, she was sometimes labelled a poseur, but her work was praised for its solid technique and painstaking craftsmanship. She never married, but in 1927 she allegedly fell in love with the gay Russian painter Pavel Tchelitchew (see the card below inviting Burnett to see his last portrait). The collection contains 30 items dating from 1937 to 1966 specifically, 28 letters, 1 typed statement and 1 autograph on note.• ALS to Charles Jasper Sisson (1885-1966); Shakespeare scholar), Sunday, [?28 October 1937], 4 pp., thanking him for his charming letter and saying how sorry she was that he could not come to her lectures because of his cold, "My colds are always like the San Francisco earthquake, so I can sympathise", and… Read More
Item Price
$1,600.00
$25.00 shipping to USA
Edward Bellamy collection
More Photos

Edward Bellamy collection

by BELLAMY, Edward (1850-1898)

  • Used
Condition
Used
Quantity Available
1
Seller
St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
$1,000.00
$25.00 shipping to USA

Show Details

Description:
1892. No binding & hard cover. Edward Bellamy was an American author, journalist, and political activist, best known for his utopian novel, Looking Backward, 2000-1887 (1888), in which a Boston gentleman is placed in a trance in 1887, awakens in the year 2000, and is transported from a world of war and want to one of peace and plenty. In his fictitious time-traveling story, Bellamy predicted shopping malls, credit cards, and cars. His socialist vision inspired the formation of numerous "Nationalist Clubs" dedicated to the propagation of his political ideals. The Nationalist, a monthly magazine for the nationalization of industry and the brotherhood of humanity, was produced in May 1889 by the Boston Club No. 1. This short-lived magazine was succeeded on 31 January 1891 by a weekly magazine, The New Nation, which attempted to reach a broader readership.The collection dates from 1888 to 1892, and contains 16 items, specifically, 1 letter, 1 book, and 14 issues of two magazines. 1 Autographed Letter… Read More
Item Price
$1,000.00
$25.00 shipping to USA
Edward Everett Hale collection
More Photos

Edward Everett Hale collection

by HALE, Edward Everett (1822-1909)

  • Used
Condition
Used
Quantity Available
1
Seller
St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
$900.00
$25.00 shipping to USA

Show Details

Description:
1917. No binding & hard cover. Edward Everett Hale American author, historian, editor, social reformer, and Unitarian minister. He was a long term member of the American Antiquarian Society. He is best remembered for his short story "The Man Without a Country."Collection includes 36 items dating from 1864 to 1917, specifically, 17 ALS, 2 partial ALS, 1 TLS, 1 ledger account book, 4 books with 1 ALS in one book, 3 photos and 7 Ephemera. 17 ALS and 2 partial ALS;6 ALS signed, "Edw. E. Hale", "Edward E. Hale" and "E. E. Hale", various places and dates, to his children's teacher, Miss Weston: - "Wednesday 8th...send the boys home at once", " - "Nov. 1, 1872...Much learning has made Edward's geography bad....", - "May 21, 1875...Can you let Bertie come home...at 12:30....", "- "Oct. 28, 1874... The children are not detained by their own fault. Please excuse them...." (in pencil), - "June 25, 1877...."...No boys are demonstrative. And, very likely, they have not told you how much they like you and the… Read More
Item Price
$900.00
$25.00 shipping to USA
Edwin Markham Ephemera collection II
More Photos

Edwin Markham Ephemera collection II

by MARKHAM, Edwin (1852-1940) & HAMILTON, Florence (née Danforth, (1873-1968)

  • Used
Condition
Used
Edition
various
Quantity Available
1
Seller
St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
$1,680.00
$25.00 shipping to USA

Show Details

Description:
1943. various. No binding & soft cover. A collection of 147 mostly unique ephemera items dating from 1892 to 1943, specifically approximately 70 leaflets and chapbooks, approximately 50 letters, 11 broadsides, 11 photos, 3 manuscripts/typescripts, 1 scrapbook, and 1 book.Edwin Markham (nĂ© Charles Edward Anson Markham, (1852-1940) was an American poet, Poet Laureate of Oregon, best remembered for his poems, "Lincoln, the Man of the People" (read by Markham at the dedication of the Lincoln Memorial in 1922) and "The Man with the Hoe" (inspired by Jean-François Millet's painting).Florence Hamilton (nĂ©e Danforth, 1873-1968) was the lecture manager and secretary to Edwin Markham from 1920 until he suffered a debilitating stroke in 1936. After Markham's death, she made a donation of his manuscripts to the Library of Congress. Hamilton published several volumes of her own poetry, lectured on poetry herself, and was an active member of several organizations for poets. Lincoln & Other Poems. New York:… Read More
Item Price
$1,680.00
$25.00 shipping to USA
Egyptology collection
More Photos

Egyptology collection

by MASPERO, Sir Gaston (1846-1916) & LACAU, Pierre (1873-1963) & ENGELBACH, Reginald (1888-1946) & EDWARDS, Amelia B. (1831-1892)

  • Used
  • good
Condition
Used - Good
Edition
1st Edition
Quantity Available
1
Seller
St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
$2,530.00
$25.00 shipping to USA

Show Details

Description:
various: various, 1949. 1st Edition. No binding. Good. Circa 130 documents (letters, reports, etc.), mainly written in French, some in English, a few in German, some annotations in Arabic. Most documents are addressed to the Directeur GĂ©nĂ©ral, MusĂ©e Egyptien, in Cairo. This collection is a veritable who's who in Egyptology for the period during the British administration of Egypt when under the terms of the Entente Cordiale, French archeologists were in charge of the Egyptian Museum and French was the recognized lingua franca in that country. "There are, for example, 4 letters written by Gaston Maspero (Museum's Director, 1899-1914), many documents signed by Pierre Lacau (Director, 1914-36), and several signed by Reginald Engelbach (Director, 1931-1941). On 6 April 1908, Gaspero announces the death of Émile Galtier, the Museum's librarian, and the appointment of Lacau as his successor to the post. On 20 May 1908, Gaspero engages J. Zerkowitz for 11 months as the European secretary for le Service… Read More
Item Price
$2,530.00
$25.00 shipping to USA
Elinor Glyn Books & Ephemera collection [168 items]
More Photos

Elinor Glyn Books & Ephemera collection [168 items]

by GLYN, Elinor (née Sutherland) (1864-1943)

  • Used
Condition
Used
Quantity Available
1
Seller
St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
$2,250.00
$25.00 shipping to USA

Show Details

Description:
2009. Hard & Soft cover. THE QUEEN OF ROMANCE FICTION, A HOLLYWOOD ICON OF THE 1920s Elinor Glyn was an English author, journalist and screen writer and best known for Three Weeks (1907) a steamy romance novel which was shocking for its time. She specialised in romantic fiction which was considered scandalous for its time, although her works are relatively tame by modern standards. Her vibrant romances dealt with aristocracy and issues of morality in society. She popularized the concept of the It-girl and had tremendous influence on early 20th-century popular culture and, possibly, on the careers of notable Hollywood stars such as Rudolph Valentino, Gloria Swanson and, especially, Clara Bow.This large collection contains 168 items dating from 1902 to 2009, specifically, 60 Ephemera and archives, 103 Books and 5 Books about Elinor Glyn and related material. 60 Ephemera and archives:• Autograph page from a guest book signed by Glyn, Margot Glyn (her daughter), and others, 1-3 August 1912.• "The… Read More
Item Price
$2,250.00
$25.00 shipping to USA
Elizabeth von Arnim collection
More Photos

Elizabeth von Arnim collection

by VON ARNIM, Elizabeth (née Mary Annette Beauchamp), [1866-1941]

  • Used
Condition
Used
Quantity Available
1
Seller
St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
$1,050.00
$25.00 shipping to USA

Show Details

Description:
Various: Various, 1937. No binding & hard cover. The collection has 10 items dating from 1870 to 1937, specifically, 2 books, 4 letters, 2 post cards, 1 photo, 1 carte de visite, and 1 label with an address. The collection pertains to both von Arnim and her second husband, John Francis Stanley Russell, the 2nd Earl Russell (known as Frank Russell). Born in Sydney, Australia, Elizabeth von Arnim was an English novelist, a writer of semi-autobiographical memoirs, and a cousin of the writer Katherine Mansfield. In 1891 she married a German aristocrat, Count Henning August von Arnim Schlagenthin (1851-1910). The couple had five children together. Her literary career blossomed when she wrote Elizabeth and Her Garden in 1898. After her husband's death, she lived in England, Switzerland, France, and the United States. She was a mistress of H.G. Wells between 1910 and 1913 and married Frank Russell, the brother of Bertrand Russell, in 1916. A pre-cursor to Daphne du Maurier's Rebecca, her novel, Vera, is… Read More
Item Price
$1,050.00
$25.00 shipping to USA
Add to Want List

Didn’t find what you’re looking for?

Try adding this search to your want list. Millions of books are added to our site everyday and when we find one that matches your search, we’ll send you an email. Best of all, it’s free.

Add to Want List
Book lovers can save on books by joining our Bibliophiles club

Are you a frequent reader or book collector?

Join the Bibliophile's Club and save 10% on every purchase, every day — up to $20 savings per order!

Biblio is a socially responsible company

Social Responsibility

Did you know that since 2004, Biblio has used its profits to build 16 public libraries in rural villages of South America?