MEMORIALS CONCERNING SEVERAL MINISTERS AND OTHERS DECEASED OF THE RELIGIOUS SOCIETY OF FRIENDS WITHIN THE LIMIITS OF THE BALTIMORE YEARLY MEETING(Quakers) 8vo, original tree calf, double-ruled covers, red leather spine label. 176p. Some incidental staining prelims and title page.
NO CROSS, NO CROWN. A DISCOURSE SHOWING THE NATURE AND DISCIPLINE OF THE HOLY CROSS OF CHRIST.IN TWO PARTSPenn, William. (Quakers) Later reprint, undated, circa 1877. 8vo. brown cloth, triple blind ruled coves, gilt rules and titles to spine, beveled edges, 480. Neat, older ownership name Philadelphia address handwritten on ffe. Newer ownership address label on pastedown. Solid, clean copy.
Watts, Isaac Local printing of second American edition, Original tree calf, missing leather over foot of spine for about half inch. Printed By W. Barrett in Newburyport (MA) for sale by Thomas and Andrews, 45 Newbury Street, Boston. With bookseller ticket on the pastedown for Thomas & Wimple at Market Square in Newburyport. Worn copy, hinges revealed still holding, 2/3rds of rear endpaper cut-off.
Anonymous. (Bell, Capt. D.H., MC). Williamson, Henry (introduction) Scarce WWI narrative from the English soldier's point of view - the anonymous author being Capt. D. H. Bell, MC, with an introduction by Henry Williamson, who assisted Bell in editing his story. Red cloth covers, gently faded at spine tips in uncommon dustjacket, unclipped, with some loss at spine ends. modestly soiled.
Borges, Jorge Luis et al (contributors). Ocampo, Victoria (editor and publisher) The fourth issue printed in the first year of publication, published by Victoria Ocampo. Borges was a contributor from the first issue, years before his success as a novelist. A near fine copy, in its origial glassine which has absorbed surface soiling, leaving the white paper covers remarkably clean. An apparently unread copy - leaves uncut. With original annual subscription form laid-in.
Lincoln, Joseph C. Brett, Harold (paintings and drawings by) A near fine, apparently unread copy, lacking slipcase. Signed by both Lincoln and Brett #696 of 1075 copies. Extra title label bound in at rear. Handsome production. No ownership marks or bookplates.
Thayer, Phineas. Groesbeck, Dan Sayre (illustrations by) Scarce first illustrated edition and first stand-alone book edition of the American classic, mock-heroic poem, printed at The Caslon Press in Chicago. Very nice condition with a new, paper backstrip applied, matching the green background of cover with pictorial of a bat draped in a big, black bow. Corners moderately worn, a short closed tear bottom of page in front of book. Contemporary owner signature ffe. "Casey at the Bat" was first published in The Daily Examiner in San Francisco on June 3, 1888. A month after the poem was published, it was reprinted as "Kelly at the Bat" in the New York Sporting Times.
Two folio volumes, quarter vellum, gilt spine titles, in slipcases with title label front. Limited edition. Part One, #35 of 160 copies signed by author Sitwell and artist Russell, printed on 'Amstel' special mould-ppae and bound by Edward Hiscox. The 8 colored plates are by Charles Raymond. Part Two, printed in 1957, is also #35 and signed by author Blunt and artist Russell. Near fine copies with identical gift inscriptions on the half title in both volumes. The nicest copies we've seen.