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By GOSSE Sir Edmund

London: William Heinemann Ltd., 1923. . 8vo, brown cloth (very bright) in dust jacket with some minor chips at top of spine and age-darkened FIRST EDITION

$70.00

King Erik.

By GOSSE, Sir Edmund

London: Chatto and Windus, 1876. . 8vo, cream cloth, soiled and browned; spine badly darkened. FIRST EDITION of Gosse's second book, inscribed to the sculptor Nelson MacLean on the half-title. Gosse was to write an article on MacLean in "The Century Magazine", vol. XXVI, No 2, June 1883, pp. 163-85, entitled "Living English Sculptors". '

$175.00

The Slopes of Helicon and Other Poems.

By [GOSSE, Sir Edmund]. Mifflin, Lloyd

Boston: Estes and Lauriat, 1898. . 12mo, navy-blue ribbed cloth, front and spine gilt, spine a trifle faded with two very small spots INSCRIBED on the front free endpaper: "To Edmund Gosse Esq. with the affections of Lloyd Mifflin. Columbia. Pa. 'Alas,' they sighed, 'these urns are full of tears.' pg. 61." LAID IN is a 2-page letter to Gosse dated Ap. 29, 1898 sending him the book; he explains that it is many years since he gave up painting and trusts"the piping of my meadow-lark notes will not bore you--you who are so used to the Greek nightingales."

$125.00

Marion Fay

By TROLLOPE , Anthony

New York: Harper's Franklin Square Library, May 10, 1882. . 4to, black cloth spine, marbled boards, corners worn; original wrappers bound in; bound with 5 other issues of the Franklin Square Library FIRST AMERICAN EDITION, published as No. 250 of Harper's Franklin Square Library, May 10, 1882 . See Sadler's bibliography, no. 64 on p. 192. We can find no record of this appearing at auction since 1972ÑCarroll A. Wilson's copy. BOUND WITH: Five other novels: No. 72 Moy O'Brien. A Tale of Irish Life by "Melusine" [Emily Skeffington Thompson] No. 89 Miss Braddon's Mistletoe Bough for Christmas, 1879. [ Mary Elizabeth Braddon] No. 26 Miss Braddon's Mistletoe Bough for Christmas, 1878. [ Mary Elizabeth Braddon] No. 100 The Munster Circuit. by J. R. O'Flanagan No. 67 Mr. Leslie of Underwood. A Story with Two Heroines. By Mary Patrick

$550.00

Treasure of Thule: A Romance of Orkney by B. D. Steward

By [SIDGWICK Frank]

London: Sidgwick & Jackson, 1912. . 8vo, cherry-red cloth, spine slightly faded; title and spine with title in gilt. First and last few leaves foxed, probably due to transfer from the acidic endpapers. FIRST EDITION. The attribution to Sidgwick as the author is supported by Frank Sidgwick's obituary in the London "Times" of August 15, 1939

$75.00

Three Men on the Bummel

By JEROME K. Jerome

Bristol: J. W. Arrowsmith; London: Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent and Co., [1900]. . 8vo, maroon ribbed cloth FIRST EDITION.

$120.00

The School for Scandal. A Cpmedy; As It is Performed at the Performed at the Theatre-Royal in Crow-Street. The Fourth Edition.

By SHERIDAN Richard Brinsley:

Dublin: [P. Wogan], 1782. . 12mo, disbound with evidence of previous pamphlet binding. OCLC lists 6 North American holdings

$225.00

Imaginary Conversations of Literary Men and Statesmen...The Second Edition, Corrected and Enlarged.

By LANDOR Walter Savage

London: Peter Colburn, 1826-1829. . 5 volumes. 8vo, modern buff-colored boards, natural linen spines; spines titled in black. Previous owner's signature on the blank proceeding the half-title in volume I SECOND EDITION.

$325.00

Young Felix [and] Summer Storm

By SWINNERTON Frank

New York: George H. Doran, . . Two volumes. 8vo, dark green and olive green FIRST AMERICAN EDITIONS. BOTH INSCRIBED on the front free endpaper to Marcella Burns Hahner, of the book department of Marshall Field's in Chicago, one of the giants of book retailing in the first quarter of the 20th Century.

$75.00

The Dome: A Quarterly containing Examples of All the Arts.

By [YEATS]. Oldmeadow Ernest J., Editor

London: Unicorn Press, 1897. . Volume 1-5. Small 4to, paper-covered printed boards, some chipping The Dome, unlike "The Savoy" and "The Yellow Book" which concentrated more on literature, dealt with both the visual and verbal arts, and also covered music and the theatre. It was known for its in-depth studies of painters which rose above the level of mere appreciations, and often championed promising talents such as Edward Elgar. Contributors included: Elgar, Housman, Roger Fry, Alice Meynell, William Butler Yeats, Gordon Craig, and many others.

$200.00

The Baviad, and Maeviad...To Which is Prefixed, A Poetical Epistle to the Author, By An American Gentleman [William Cliffton]. A New Edition, Revised.

By GIFFORD William

Philadelphia : Re-Printed for William Cobbett, 1799. . 12mo, contemporary marbled boards, brown leather spine and tips, some wear Title has ownership signature neatly clipped at top right; 19th century ownership signature on front pastedown. FIRST AMERICAN EDITION. Shipton & Mooney 35546

$150.00

Old Junk

By TOMLINSON Henry Major

London: Andrew Melrose Ltd., 1918. . 8vo, navy-blue cloth, spine faded, top outer corner bumped; bookplate. Pages browned due to W.W.W.I cheap paper. First Edition

$20.00

A Brave Lady

By [MULOCK Dinah Maria (later Mrs. Craik)]

New York: Harper & Brothers, 1870. . Large 8vo, orange pebbled cloth, somewhat soiled; sownership signature on front free endpaper Although not noted in Wolff, this printing is probably taken from an excepted journal printing or was reduced by Harper & Brothers for the recognized first edition is the London 1870 3-decker. It seems probable that this printing has the reduced text; it seems highly unlikely that the full text could be reduced to so few pages

$65.00

The Strange Destiny of Rupert Brooke

By [BROOKE, Rupert]. Lehmann John

New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1980. . 8vo, gray paper-covered boards; brown cloth spine; dust jacket

$15.00

The Land of Promise. A Novelization of W. Somerset Maugham's Play

By [MAUGHAM]. Torbett D.

New York: Edward J. Clode, 1914. . 8vo, red cloth, some wear to extremities; top edge soiled; ownership signature on front free endpaper; scribbling on verso of frontispiece; one leaf torn. First Edition--there being no English edition--Stott E-2

$25.00

The Fox Meditates...Illustrated by Lionel Edwards, R.I.

By KIPLING Rudyard

London: Medici Society, 1933. . 8vo, self wrappers, tied in centerfold with wool thread, original mailing envelope present. First Edition. Stewart 617

$35.00

Northern Studies

By GOSSE Sir Edmund

London: Walter Scott, 1890. . 12mo, red cloth. Camelot series

$50.00

Letters of James M. Barrie

By [BARRIE]. Meynell Viola, Editor

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1947. . 8vo, red cloth, dust jacket with some rubbing over hinges and corners. First American edition

$15.00

The Powys Brothers: A Biographical Appreciation

By [POWYS BROTHERS]. Hopkins Kenneth

Rutherford, Madison, & Teaneck: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 1967. . Large 8vo, black cloth, dust jacket. MINT

$12.50

Firdausi in Exile and Other Poems

By GOSSE Sir Edmond

London: Kegan Paul, Trench & Co., 1885. . 8vo, three quarter dark blue morocco; hinges cracked, but holding; top of spine coming away. One of 50 large paper copies numbered and signed by the Chiswick Press

$75.00

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