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Polly the Pagan - Her Lost Love Letters, Anderson, Isabel
1 Polly the Pagan - Her Lost Love Letters
Anderson, Isabel
Boston The Page Company 1922 Stated First Impression Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket Signed
"First Impression, September 1922" stated on copyright page. Decorated American trade binding, SIGNED by author./ Very clean green silk cloth boards with gold and silver lettering and decoration on cover, gold lettering and decoration on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean illustrated endpapers. Signed by author: "With best wishes - Isabel Anderson" on half-title page. No other writing or marks. Color frontis illustration with clean tissue guard. Illustrated title page. With a Foreword by Basil King. 239 pages + 10 pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book. Author's first novel - a story which unfolds in the lively letters of a vivacious American girl traveling in Europe, and tells of the men whom she meets in Paris, in London or Rome, her flirtations and exciting experiences. 022563

Price: 120.00 USD
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Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil, Berendt, John
2 Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil
Berendt, John
New York Random House 1994 0-679-42922-0 / 9780679429227 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
A scarce true First Edition, First Printing. Dustjacket Condition: Fine. Clean original first edition dustjacket with price of $23.00 on front inside flap is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped no fading to orange lettering. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Book Condition; Fine. Clean unfaded dark green boards with clean black cloth spine, metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 388 pgs. To assist in determining the first edition, first printing these are the identifying points: Dustjacket price of $23.00 on front inside flap. On page eleven, line thirty-two contains the spelling error "fmr" instead of "for." The Random House correct number line of (2 4 6 8 9 7 5 3) above first edition statement on copyright page. On rear of dustjacket - Ann Beattie is listed first. On later printings each letter of the alphabet represents an additional ten thousand printing and appears only on later printings. The first printing of this book will not contain letters or the number "1" in the number line. On later printings, the rear of dustjacket Edmund White is listed first. This is one of the most misrepresented first edition, first printing books of the 21st century. 6" x 9-1/2". Books into Film. 017242

Price: 200.00 USD
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Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil, Berendt, John
3 Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil
Berendt, John
New York Random House 1994 0679429220 / 9780679429227 First Edition, First Printing Hardback Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing with correct number line and all correct first edition points, in clean dust jacket. Clean unfaded dark green boards with black cloth spine, metallic lettering on cover (author's initials) and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 388 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, small price clip at upper corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. . To assist in determining the first edition, first printing these are the identifying points: Dustjacket price of $23.00 on front inside flap. On page eleven, line thirty-two contains the spelling error "fmr" instead of "for." The Random House correct number line of (2 4 6 8 9 7 5 3) above first edition statement on copyright page. On rear of dustjacket - Ann Beattie is listed first. On later printings each letter of the alphabet represents an additional ten thousand printing and appears only on later printings. The first printing of this book will not contain letters or the number "1" in the number line. On later printings, the rear of dustjacket Edmund White is listed first. This is one of the most misrepresented first edition, first printing books of the 21st century. 023170

Price: 100.00 USD
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4 Wallis and Edward: Letters 1931-1937 The Intimate Correspondence of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor
Bloch, Michael
New York Summit Books 1986 0-671-61209-3 / 9780671612092 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition. Very clean beige boards with dark blue cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumped corners, binding is tight & square, pages are bright and clean. Endpapers decorated with facsimiles of letters between the Duke and Duchess. No names or bookplates inside. Crisp, clean dustjacket has not been price clipped, but does have circular embossed (blind stamped) previous ownership insignia at bottom right corner of dustjacket. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Biography. 004118

Price: 10.00 USD
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An American Family on the African Frontier: The Burnham Family Letters, 1893-1896, Bradford, Mary and Richard
5 An American Family on the African Frontier: The Burnham Family Letters, 1893-1896
Bradford, Mary and Richard
Roberts Rinehart 1993 1-879373-66-1 / 9781879373662 Hard Cover Near FIne Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean beige cloth boards with red metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. Small remainder mark on bottom page edges. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Africa. 007798

Price: 14.00 USD
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The Greatest Generation Speaks: Letters and Reflections, Brokaw, Tom
6 The Greatest Generation Speaks: Letters and Reflections
Brokaw, Tom
New York Random House 1999 0-375-50394-3 / 9780375503948 Stated First Trade Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Stated First Trade Edition. Very clean white boards with clean red spine, metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 237 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 6" x 8-3/4". World War II. 017029

Price: 10.00 USD
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7 The Letters of Gertrude Stein and Thornton Wilder
Burns, Edward and Ulla E. Dydo with William Rice
New Haven & London Yale University Press 1996 0-300-06774-7 / 9780300067743 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Clean maroon boards with ivory cloth spine. No wear or bumped corners. Binding is tight & crisp. Pages and edges are bright and clean, no names or bookplates inside. Clean, crisp dustjacket has not been price clipped, is unchipped and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. First Edition. 004157

Price: 12.00 USD
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Sylvander and Clarinda - The Love Letters of Robert Burns and Agnes M'Lehose, Burns, Robert and Agnes M'Lehose (Edited by Amelia Josephine Burr)
8 Sylvander and Clarinda - The Love Letters of Robert Burns and Agnes M'Lehose
Burns, Robert and Agnes M'Lehose (Edited by Amelia Josephine Burr)
New York George H. Doran 1917 early printing Hardcover Near Fine No Dust jacket 
Copyright, 1917 on copyright page, no additional printings, no publisher's devide. Very clean rose ribbed cloth boards with red and black stamped lettering and decoration on cover, bright unchipped gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean decorated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 251 pp. 019022

Price: 35.00 USD
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9 Too Brief a Treat: The Letters of Truman Capote
Capote, Truman (Gerald Clarke, Editor)
New York Random House 2004 0-375-50133-9 / 9780375501333 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean gray boards with black spine, bright silver lettering on spine. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 487 pgs. with index. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped (very slight wrinkle at top of spine). Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Biography. 010526

Price: 18.00 USD
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Letters from A Traveller, Chardin, Pierre Teilhard De
10 Letters from A Traveller
Chardin, Pierre Teilhard De
London Collins 1962 Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket 
Black cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear, light soiling/fading to cloth. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers (small previous owner name neatly penned on front free endpaper). Illustrated with photographs. 380 pages with index. "This, the third of P. Teilhard de Chardin's collected works to appear in English, contains the two French volumes: Lettres de Voyage, 1923-1939, and Nouvelles Lettres de Voyage, 1939-1955. These colleced letters were edited and annotated by Claude Aragonnes...By way of special introduction to this volume we have added a translation of Teilhard de Chardin tel que je l'ai connu by his colleage and friend, Pierre Leroy, as it throws new light on the author's personality and on his relations with his superiors in religion." - from General Editor's Note 024366

Price: 10.00 USD
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Earthly Paradise, Colette (Robert Phelps, Editor)
11 Earthly Paradise
Colette (Robert Phelps, Editor)
New York Farrar, Straus & Giroux 1966 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Printing in unclipped dust jacket. Clean rust red cloth boards with gold lettering and small decoration on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages are clean, with blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Drawn from her lifetime writings by Robert Phelps. Translated by Herma Briffault, Derek Coltman, and others. 505 pages. Dust jacket (designed by Milton Glaser) is not price clipped, has very shallow chipping at top and bottom spine edges, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Drawn from some forty books of Colette's non-fiction -- memoirs, portraits, notebooks, letters. 026136

Price: 38.00 USD
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Complete Poems and Collected Letters of Adelaide Crapsey, Crapsey, Adelaide
12 Complete Poems and Collected Letters of Adelaide Crapsey
Crapsey, Adelaide
Albany State University Of New York Press 1977 0873953428 / 9780873953429 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean book in original dust jacket. Blue cloth boards with black title box, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Very slight curve to front board. Binding is tight, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 288 pages with appendix, bibliography, index of first lines. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, no fading, a few tiny pinhead size nicks. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025576

Price: 40.00 USD
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Letters Home, Curtiss, Mina (Editor)
13 Letters Home
Curtiss, Mina (Editor)
Boston Little Brown 1944 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Very clean gold cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean with clean endpapers; neatly penned previous owner name on front free endpaper. 314 pgs. with index. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped ($2.75 on front inside flap), unchipped, with very slight wear and a few very tiny closed tears at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Letters home from enlisted men--from privates, corporals, sergeants, seamen and petty officers from places such as New Guinea and Tunis, Melbourne and Northern Ireland, Naples, Chile, Manila, South Africa. What the world looks like to America and what America looks like from the other side of the world in eras of war. 015616

Price: 65.00 USD
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Letters from my Mill, Daudet, Alphonse
14 Letters from my Mill
Daudet, Alphonse
New York Dodd Mead 1893 First Limited Edition Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket Madame Madeleine Lemaire, Illustrator 
First Limited Edition, this is No. 110 of Two Hundred and Fifty Copies on Large Paper, printed in the month of October, 1893. Hand numbered and signed by printer John Wilson & Son. Translated by Frank Hunter Potter. With Illustrations by Madame Madeleine Lemaire (full page color illustrations with printed tissue guards). Decorative headpieces by George Wharton Edwards. Decorated American trade binding - white cloth with silver and gold decoration and lettering on cover and spine. Moderate overall soiling to cloth; wear to cloth (surface chipping) at head and tail of spine. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Deckled page edges. Previous owner inscription on front free endpaper. One page (101-102 has closed tear approx. 3" from edge extending slightly into text.) 263 pages. 024002

Price: 250.00 USD
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The Chronicle of Impressionism: A Timeline History of Impressionist Art (Chronicle of Impressionism), Denvir, Bernard
15 The Chronicle of Impressionism: A Timeline History of Impressionist Art (Chronicle of Impressionism)
Denvir, Bernard
Boston Bulfinch Press 1993 082122042X / 9780821220429 Stated First American Edition Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
"First North American Edition" stated on copyright page, in clean unclipped original jacket. Clean dark blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Fine condition, no bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean with clean yellow endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Large book beautifully illustrated with images of paintings, drawings, photographs, posters, letters and more. 288 pages with index. Clean bright jacket is not price clipped (40.00 on front inside flap), unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Gift quality. 022600

Price: 25.00 USD
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Works of George Eliot (Limited Edition - 18 volume set) Middlemarch; Scenes of Clerical Life; Daniel Deronda; Silas Marner, The Lifted Veil, Brother Jacob; Poems; Felix Holt; Romola + Miscellaneous Essays; Adam Bede; Life and Letters, Eliot, George
16 Works of George Eliot (Limited Edition - 18 volume set) Middlemarch; Scenes of Clerical Life; Daniel Deronda; Silas Marner, The Lifted Veil, Brother Jacob; Poems; Felix Holt; Romola + Miscellaneous Essays; Adam Bede; Life and Letters
Eliot, George
London Hawarden Press 1899 Limited Edition Hardcover Very Good+ 
Eighteen-volume Limited Edition set of which this is number 157 of 500. Three quarter leather with marbled boards, gold lettering and decoration on leather spines. Bindings are tight and square, no cracking; clean marbled endpapers, beautiful old custom bookplate on paste downs. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt upper page edges. Some very light rubbing to corners and some wear to bottom board edges. Frontispiece illustration in each book with printed tissue guard, plus lovely illustrations throughout. Middlemarch (3 volumes); Scenes of Clerical Life (2 volumes); Daniel Deronda (3 volumes); Silas Marner, The Lifted Veil, Brother Jacob (1 volume); Poems (1 volume); Felix Holt, The Radical (2 volumes); Romola + Romola and Miscellaneous Essays (2 volumes); Adam Bede (2 volumes); Life and Letters (2 volumes). 025313

Price: 450.00 USD
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Essays, Speeches and Public Letters, Faulkner, William
17 Essays, Speeches and Public Letters
Faulkner, William
New York Random House 1965 Stated First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Printing in unclipped original dust jacket. Clean unfaded dark blue cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with small previous owner name and place at top corner of front fixed endpaper, small name at top corner of front free endpaper. No other marks. 233 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped (6.00 on front inside flap), has very slight wear at spine ends and a few short closed edge tears. Also a mere hint of age-toning to background of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025071

Price: 50.00 USD
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A Year in Our Gardens - Letters by Nancy Goodwin and Allen Lacy, Goodwin, Nancy; Allen Lacy
18 A Year in Our Gardens - Letters by Nancy Goodwin and Allen Lacy
Goodwin, Nancy; Allen Lacy
Chapel Hill The University of North Carolina Press 2001 0807826030 / 9780807826034 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Fine fine Jacket 
First Edition in clean, unclipped jacket. Clean green cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with drawings and diagrams. 208 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An engaging collection of letters follows the course of a year in the gardens of two passionate gardeners, Nancy Goodwin and Allen Lacy. They share a climate zone (7A), but their gardens differ enormously between southern New Jersey and North Carolina. They share stories of failures, successes, hopes, fears and inspirations, and muse on connections between gardening and music, family and friendship. 022496

Price: 20.00 USD
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19 Snow Falling on Cedars
Guterson, David
New York Harcourt Brace 1994 0-15-100443-9 / 9780151004430 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean gray boards with white spine, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 1st Edition statement and row of letters beginning with "a" on copyright page. 345 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket--no chipping or edgewear, not price clipped. Also has removable banner around dustjacket with stills from movie and statement "The international best seller is now a major motion picture from Universal Pictures". Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Novel. 007400

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Illustrated Letter, Hamilton, Charles
20 The Illustrated Letter
Hamilton, Charles
New York Universe Books 1987 0876636644 / 9780876636640 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, in clean original dust jacket. Light tan boards ( a few faint spots to cover) with clean rust brown cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 157 pages. Illustrated in color and black and white. Clean dustjacket is price clipped, has a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An extraordinary collection of correspondence of celebrated artists and writers with embellishments (sketches and drawings worked into their letters as they wrote). Beautiful reproductions of illustrated letters and postcards, notes from famous people. 021493

Price: 20.00 USD
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