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Edmund Wilson. A Study of Literary Vocation in Our Time by Paul Sherman, signed First Edition and...
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Edmund Wilson. A Study of Literary Vocation in Our Time by Paul Sherman, signed First Edition and Letter from Wilson's wife

by Paul, Sherman

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Used - Fine
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Two books, one First Edition signed by Author and one Second Edi
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Hardcover
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Swampscott, Massachusetts
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Two rare books! The first edition signed by the author Sherman Paul and the 1966 second printing. The First edition signed by Paul also comes with a letter from the famous wife of critic Edmund Wilson-Elena Wilson. First edition: Edmund Wilson: A Study of Literary Vocation in Our Times. University Press, Urbana, Ill-1965, First Edition. Cover in very good condition and mylar. Interior bright and clean and signature of Sherman Paul on the inside fly. Includes letter by Elena Wilson to J. Marshall thanking him for his recollection of Edmund Wilson in a 'Punch and Judy' performance. Second volume is the 1966 'second printing'. Cover present but with a surface scratch and back torn with tattered edges and toning with stains. A nice companion to the first edition. It is rare that we have such memorable duplicates. A rare book set, plus letter.
Edmund Wilson (8 May 1895 – 12 June 1972) was an American writer and literary critic. Wilson was considered one of the preeminent American literary critics. Wilson… Read more
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Autographed Letter, 1937 by Phelps, William Lyon, American Author
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Autographed Letter, 1937 by Phelps, William Lyon, American Author

by Phelps, William Lyon

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Used - Brief Easter Letter
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Brief Easter Letter on Phelps Stationary
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A brief note, 'Easter Greetings' from your friend, Wm Lyon Phelps, 1937 to Ms Sarah J Newland. Some folds present otherwise a nice piece. Would go well with a Pheps Novel or book.
William Lyon Phelps (January 2, 1865 New Haven, Connecticut - August 21, 1943 New Haven, Connecticut) was an American author, critic and scholar. He taught the first American university course on the modern novel. He was a well-known speaker who drew large crowds. He had a radio show, wrote a daily syndicated newspaper column, lectured frequently, and published numerous popular books and articles.
Early life and education
Phelps' father Sylvanus Dryden Phelps was a Baptist minister. William as a child was a friend of Frank Hubbard, the son of Langdon Hubbard, a lumber merchant who founded Huron City, Michigan. Phelps earned a B.A. in 1887, writing an honors thesis on the Idealism of George Berkeley. He earned his A.M. in 1891 from Yale and in the same year his Ph.D. from Harvard. He taught at Harvard for a year, and then… Read more
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JESSIE BENTON FREMONT A WOMAN WHO MADE HISTORY
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JESSIE BENTON FREMONT A WOMAN WHO MADE HISTORY

by Phillips, Catherine Coffin

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Used - Fine
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Limited to 1,000 Copies
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Hardcover
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Swampscott, Massachusetts
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John Henry Nash (1871-1947), American printer and bibliophile, born Woodbridge, Canada. After learning the printer's trade, he emigrated to the United States in 1894. He eventually became professor of typography at the University of Oregon. A vital and vigorous personality in American printing he made beautiful books in Calfornia under patronage which has permitted him to work without too much consideration fo limits of time, materials and expense. All of Nash's books are collectors items and are highlighted in a 1932 edition by Lakeside Press, ranking Nash's books amongst the best printers and binders since William Morris.Jesse Benton Fremont: A Woman Who Made History By Catherine Coffin Phillips. Author of Cornelius Cole A California Pioneer and United States Senator Portsmouth Plaza The Cradle of San Francisco. San Francisco John Henry Nash. 1935. 361 pages, large book with very nice margins. Retains original dust jacket but has chips and loss of paper on head of spine covering. Binding and boards… Read more
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When M.I.T. was Boston Tech 1861 -  1916, First Edition, signed by Prescott to Maynard Alexander...
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When M.I.T. was Boston Tech 1861 - 1916, First Edition, signed by Prescott to Maynard Alexander Joslyn

by Prescott, Samuel C.

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  • hardcover
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Used - Near Fine
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First Edition signed and inscribed to another famous person
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Hardcover
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Swampscott, Massachusetts
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A very nice copy of "When MIT was "Boston Tech" 1861-1916 published in 1954 by Samuel Cate Prescott with dust cover. Light toning to dust jacket, price clipped inside cover otherwise near fine. Signed by Prescott to: "Specially inscribed for my long-time friend, Professor Maynard A. Joslyn with the high regards of Samuel C. Prescott." What makes this inscription so interesting is that Joslyn was the father of revolutionizing the California wine making industry starting in 1933. He helped shape the industry to become what it is today by working on such things as 'juice making'...A rare publication for MIT wine drinkers and collectors!
Maynard Alexander Joslyn (July 7, 1904 - November 28, 1984) was a Russian-born, American food scientist who involved in the rebirth of the American wine industry in California following the repeal of Prohibition in 1933. Joslyn was also involved in the development of analytical chemistry as it applied to food, leading to the advancement of food chemistry as a scientific… Read more
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La Bell Provence: 26 Gravure au canif par Tilmans, 1947 Limited Edition Signed in case by Gap,...
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La Bell Provence: 26 Gravure au canif par Tilmans, 1947 Limited Edition Signed in case by Gap, Ophrys

by Provence, Marcel

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  • hardcover
  • Signed
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Used - Fine copy
Edition
Loose 26 Gravures present. Fantastic Prints
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Hardcover
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Swampscott, Massachusetts
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Gap, Ophrys, 1947. 200 limited edition signed (in plate) copies by Ophrys et Tilmans: A flight of engravings, 4to full sheets with only one-half in image per single full sheet. 4 sheets in loose binding with 26 engravings executed by the author using a knife. Representing sites and scenes of Provence, one of 200 copies printed on vellum; a unique Angoumois ("moth wing"- paper) French Paper, and signed in engraving by the engraver - folded cover with original glassine retained, inside a slipcase (slipcase a little tired)
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