Chicago: Herbert S. Stone, 1896. First edition. Original decorated cloth,worn at the top of the spine, light stains on covers.
ENGLISH AND AMERICAN LITERATURE
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Lagos: African Universities Press, (1962). Wrappers, fine. First edition, includes works by Achebe, Ekwensi, Tutuola, Soyinka, et al., some previously unpublished.
Baltimore: William Taylor and Company, 1846. First edition. 132 pp., stitched, not bound. Tear in last leaf.
London: The Cresset Press, 1949. First edition. Cloth near-fine copy in worn dust jacket. From Ira Gershwin's library, with posthumous bookplate. There's a slip of paper bookmarking "The Digbys and Venetia Stanley," from which Gershwin quoted a bit as epigraph to his "Lyrics on Several Occasions"
London: Hogarth Press, 1939. First edition. Possible proof copy in variant binding. Neat ownership signature of Scottish poet and novelist Ruthven Todd to half-title, "1st Proof" written in same hand to front wrapper. Grey wrappers, rather than the reddish orange of normal copies. 51 pp. A very good copy with...
London: Faber and Faber, (1966). Third edition, revised. Blue cloth, fine in lightly used dust jacket. Bloomfield A3c.
London: Richard Bentley, 1856. New edition. Half red goatskin with marbled boards, a bit rubbed.
London: Hogarth Press, 1936. First edition. Blue-grey wrappers. 46 pp. A very good copy, sunned to spine and with occasional pencil bracketing to margins. Day to Day Pamphlets No. 32. Woolmer 381.
New York: Grove Press, (1954). First American edition. Black cloth, a fine copy in dust jacket, price-clipped and slightly darkened. First edition of Beckett's own translation into English.
Dublin: Black Cat Press in association with Faber and Faber, London. with Rier Run Press stamped over . 1986. First edition. xxvi, , 402 p. Eoin O'Brien ; photography, David H. Davison ; foreword, James Knowlson ; illustrations, Robert Ballagh. ill. ; 27 cm. Cloth, fine in slightly faded dust jacket.
New York: Grove Press, (1954). First edition. Black cloth, a fine copy in a lightly used, price-clipped dust jacket.
Privately printed, 1923. Small quarto, paper covered boards with cloth spine, printed labels, chipped glassine wrapper. A fine copy, without the slipcase. First edition, a piracy, issued in an edition of 300 copies, printed on japan vellum. Beerbohm's original manuscript is reproduced in facsimile. From Ira Gershwin's library, with posthumous bookplate.
New York: Scribner's, 1896. First American edition. Brown cloth, gilt, edges rubbed, foxing to endpapers; good copy. Lou M. Paley's ownership signature. From Ira Gershwin's library, with posthumous bookplate.
London: Hogarth Press, 1923. First edition. One of 400 hand printed by Leonard and Virginia Woolf. Original printed boards, occasional light foxing, else a fine copy in browned and lightly worn jacket, with some small tape repairs on the back. "With decorations and a cover design by Duncan Grant and...
London: Hogarth Press, 1923. First edition. One of 400 copies handprinted by Leonard and Virginia Woolf "with decorations and a cover design by Duncan Grant and Vanessa Bell", although Woolmer notes that Quentin Bell's biography attributes the cover solely to Vanessa. A very good copy, with unopened leaves, gutter strained...
London: Chatto & Windus, 1923. First edition. Pale blue boards backed in marbled blue cloth, paper label, lacking the dust jacket. A very good copy tanned to spine and board edges, page block lightly foxed.
London: Hogarth Press, 1921. First edition. One of 350 copies hand printed by Leonard and Virginia Woolf. Original wrappers,spine and edges faded, slight edge wear, very good. Ownership signature in ink and partially erased pencil. Woolmer 12.
London: Hogarth Press, 1921. First edition. One of 350 copies hand printed by Leonard and Virginia Woolf. Original wrappers,darkened, very good, ink splash on back cover. Inscribed by Bell on the front flyleaf "For Lydia [Lopokova] from the poet. 1.12.21" Bell's poem "To Lopokova Dancing" on page 24 of this...
London: Chatto & Windus, 1918. First edition. Green cloth, paper label, black top-stain. Light spotting to beginning leaves, indecipherable ownership blind-stamp to corner of title page. A very good copy.
London: Hogarth Press, 1928. First edition. Red boards, spine label, fine in dust jacket. 1200 copies were printed. Scarce in such nice condition. Woolmer 156.
London: Hogarth Press, 1928. First edition. Red boards, light wear at ends, spine label illegible. 1200 copies were printed. Woolmer 156.
New York: Viking, (1941). First edition. Copy 47 of 245 numbered and signe, "bound in the draperies of a famous New York hotel. Original brocade covers with leather label, spine slightly faded, A near-fine copy.
New York: Harper, 1936. First edition. Original green cloth, near-fine, in lightly worn price-clipped dust jacket. With Ira Gershwin's pencil ownership signature.
New York: Holt, 1921. Williams, Gluyas. First edition. Blue cloth, a very good copy. Benchley's first book, illustrated by Gluyas Williams. Without the four pages of advertisements at the end. No priority has been established for copies with or without advertisements.The publisher claimed ten there were printings in the first...
New York: Harper, (1942). First edition. Red cloth, near fine copy, dust jacket spine faded, lacks some small chips. With Ira Gershwin's ownership signature.