Rutherford, Madison, Teaneck and London: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press and Associated University Press, (1978). Hardcover. 8vo. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR. Very good in very good off-white illustrated dust jacket with black and blue title to front panel and black title to spine. Minor edgewear and foxing to dust jacket. Small damp stain to foot of spine that also effects about an inch of the edges of the pages. Does not effect the interior of the book. Inscription to front free end page reads "Dear Sally, With best wishes. Affectionaly, Lynne." Else is clean and bright with illustrations throughout. Index, 190 pages. WOM/032317. Very Good / Very Good.
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New Castle DE and Pittsburgh: Oak Knoll Press and University of Pittsburgh Press, 2002. Hardcover. First Edition of the first comprehensive bibliography of Heller's works. Bound in dark blue cloth with silver title and authors to front cover and spine. In pictorial brown dust jacket with photo of Heller on front cover. In find condition. Fine / Fine.
London: Constable & Co., (1943). Hardcover. Includes chapters on Dickens, Thackeray, the Brontes, Anthony Trollope, George Eliot, and Mrs. Gaskell. Very good in very good off-white price clipped dust jacket with black title to front and spine panels. Minor edgewear and browning to the spine of dust jacket. Front free end page has been excised. Else is clean and bright. Index, 332 pages. LIT/072916. Very Good / Very Good.
Bloomfield Hills, MI and Columbia, SC: Bruccoli Clark, 1976. Hardcover. Thin folio. A reproduction of Fitzgerald's humorous touring serial about his first car (a used Marmon) and his adventures in it with his wife, Zelda - who destroyed it several months after it was purchased in the summer of 1920. The story was first printed in Hearst's Motor magazine in three installments, March - May 1924 and this book reproduces the magazine article in facsimilie. Tan cloth boards with brown title to front cover. Crease to front free endpaper. Clean interior. In tan dust jacket with black title to front cover. Minor wear to edges of jacket including a few short closed tears. Unpaginated. AUTO/041718. Near Fine / Very Good.
Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1987. Hardcover. PRESENTATION COPY FROM JAMES O. HOGE. 8vo. Very good+ in orange cloth covered boards with gilt title to front board and to spine. Includes essays on letters in 19th-century England, George Eliot, James Joyce, etc. 356 pages. Books on Books. BOB11142. Very Good+.
Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins Press, 1932. Hardcover. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR IN PART II. Part I was published in 1929 and Part II in 1932. Both volumes Very good in dark blue cloth covered boards with gilt title to spines. Part I has slightly more wear including chipping to gilt title and light foxing to end pages. Part I covers the Pre-Classical Period of 1610-1634 and Part II covers the Period of Corneille of 1635-1651. BOB1/2052 This set may require an extra shipping fee. Very Good.
Philadelphia: Elliott and Beezley, 1887. Hardcover. Illustrated with portraits of the authors. Includes Edgar Allan Poe, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Walt Whitman, and many more. Maroon cloth boards with gilt title to spine and front cover. Black floral decoration to front cover. Minor sunning to spine and minor wear to edges of boards. Both hinges have split although binding remains strong. Toning to margins. Marbled endpapers. 416 pages. BOB/050718. Very Good.
Santa Barbara: Black Sparrow Press, 1978. Hardcover. Ex libris. 8vo. Very good in very good off-white dust jacket with orange title to front panel and black title to spine. Minor edgewear to dust jacket. Faint library stamp to front free end page. Else is clean and bright. Index, 373 pages. Books on Books BOB209191. Very Good / Very Good.
New York: Columbia University Press, 1987. Hardcover. Near fine black cloth covered boards with white title to spine. Small mark in pen on front free endpaper. Else is pristine. Black dust jacket with white title to front and spine panels. Two small closed tears to head of spine panel. Index, 225 pages. BOB1/3210. Near Fine / Very Good+.
London: Royal Academy of Arts published in association with Weidenfeld & Nicolson, . Hardcover. Although best known today for his Nonsense rhymes and verse, Edward Lear (1812-1888) was a fine and prolific artist of landscapes, natural history, and travel scenes. This catalogue of the exhibit of Lear's work held at the Royal Academy in 1985 brings together for the first time on this scale the full range of this highly talented artist's work (from the publisher). In addition to the many illustrations, the catalogue includes three introductory essays, a chronology, and bibliography of his Nonsense books and of his ornithological work. Bound in black cloth with title in gilt to spine and front cover. In a red dust jacket with title to spine and cover. A few nicks and small tear along edge of jacket but very good. The bound volume is in fine condition. Large quarto. 216 pages. BOB/103116. Fine / Very Good.
New York: The Century Company, 1915. Hardcover. 8vo. Very good in maroon cloth covered boards with faded gilt title to spine. Minor edgewear. Previous owner's name and address to front free end page and bookplate to front paste down. Foxing and underlining sporadically throughout though text remains bright. 449 pages. Books on Books. BOB7/3142. Very Good.
La Grange: The Colophon Bookshop, 1979. Softcover. One of 1000 copies, Inscribed by the author whose Faulkner collection now resides at the University of Mississippi. Describes works added to the author's collection since the publication of his catalog in 1975. In orange wrappers in near fine condition. BOB/110816. Near Fine.
New York: Samuel A. Tannenbaum, 1941. Hardcover. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR. Elizabethan Bibliographies, No. 19. Limited edition, 300 copies. Signed by author. Very good in maroon cloth spine and brown paper covered boards with maroon title to title label on front board. Faded gilt title to faded spine. Author's inscription to front free end page. Interior is clean and bright. Index, 38 pages. Literature. BOB04/110199. Very Good.
New York: Samuel A. Tannenbaum, 1945. Hardcover. INSCRIBED BY BOTH AUTHORS. Elizabethan Bibliographies No. 31. Vol. 2 only. Limited edition, 250 copies. Signed by author. Very good in maroon cloth backed brown paper covered boards with maroon title to white title label on front board and faded gilt title to faded spine. Inscription to front free end page. Interior is clean and bright. Index, 75. Literature. BOB6/110199. Very Good.
New York: Whittlesey House, 1936. Paperback. 8vo. Off-white paper wrappers with black title to front and spine panels. Minor wear to edges. Interior is clean and bright. Stories by Sinclair Lewis, Stephen Vincent Benet, Thornton Wilder, etc. 224 pages + ads. Literary Anthology. LIT1108281. Very Good.