Category: First Editions


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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

By: Carroll, Lewis

Price: $385.00

Publisher: NY, E.P. Dutton & Co., 1929

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Purple cloth cover with gold-stamped illustration of Alice and the White Rabbit on front. Colored endpapers featuring scenes from the book. Pogany's delightful black-and-white line illustrations present Alice as a definite child of the '20's, including bobbed hair and a mid-thigh length checked skirt, knee sox, and a "sailor" blouse.; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 192 pages View more info

Daphnis & Chloe

By: Longus

Price: $300.00

Publisher: London, Geoffrey Bles, 1925

Edition: First Edition Thus

#1381E. Linen cloth. Top pages trimmed, all others untrimmed. Translated from the Greek of Longus by George Thornley in 1657. Decorations by John Austen.; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 200 pages View more info

Elihu Root

By: Jessup, Philip C.

Price: $420.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead & Co, 1938

Edition: First Edition

Inv. # 1177E. 2volumes, 3/4 red leather over marbled boards and endpapers. T.E.G. Root was Teddy Roosevelt's second secretary of state, as well as a secretary of war and a senator from New York. The book is ex-library. ; 8vo View more info

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By: Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von

Price: $550.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson, 1908

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inv. #V-040706. Red cloth with gilt titles on Front Board and Spine. Translated by Abraham Hayward. Thirty color illustrations by Pogany, along with numerous black and white drawings.; Color Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; Translated by Abraham Hayward View more info

First Editions

By: Scott, Sir Walter

Price: $7,500.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Archbald Constable & Co.,

Edition: First Edition

Inv. # 300D. Four volumes, recently bound in 1/4 tan leather with leather labels. Each title is original 3 or 4 volumes rebound in one. Titles are: (1)"Tales of my Landlord" (2nd Series) as by Jedediah Cleishbotham ["Heart of Mid-Lothian"], 1818, Edinburgh, published by Archibald Constable & Co. (4 volumes bound in one); (2)"Tales of my Landlord" (3rd Series) as by Jedediah Cleishbotham ["Bride of Lamermoor" and "The Legend of Montr... View more info


By: Sendak, Maurice (Illus.)

Price: $300.00

Publisher: NY, Frank Hallman, 1974

Edition: Limited/Numbered Edition

Inv. #1452F. Grey-Blue softcover. No. 20 of 326 copies. "Fortunia. A Tale by Mme. D'Aulnoy, Translated and adapted by Richard Schaubeck. Pictures by Maurice Sendak." Published in an edition of 326 copies -- 26 (lettered A-Z) of which were reserved for the artist, translator, and publisher -- designed by Ronald Gordon & printed at the Meridian Gravure Company. All copies signed by the artist and the translator. ; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10&#... View more info

Jack the Giant Killer "Pop-Up" Book

By: Lentz, Harold B.

Price: $1,500.00

Publisher: New York, Blue Ribbon Books, 1932

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inv. # 1483. Pop-Up book with 4 pop-ups, stiff cardboard pages and extremely rare intact dust jacket repeating design on boards. Full-color illustration of Jack the Giant Killer on front boards, and dragon on rear boards. Contains four stories, with one pop-up illustration per story: "Jack the Giant Killer", "Jack and the Bean-Stalk", "Little Red Riding Hood", and "Sleeping Beauty". All four pop-ups are intact and in working order. An exce... View more info

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Kasidah of Haji Abdu El Yezdi Translated and Annotated by His Friend and Pupil, Sir Richard Burton

By: Burton, Sir Richard

Price: $650.00

Publisher: Phila., PA, David McKay, 1931

Edition: First Edition

Inv. #1293. Burton, a British explorer & orientalist, used the pseudonym Haji Abdu El Yezdi, for this work of visionary poetry that he created. Introduction by Dhan Gopal Mukerji, The black hardcover binding has a splendid image of one of Pogany's illustrations surrounded by a silver border. The Pogany designs are quite erotic and fanciful. Handsome copy. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; Signed by Illustrator View more info

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Messages and Papers of the Presidents (A Compilation) Published by Authority of Congress 1899, James D. Richardson, A representative from the State of Tennessee

By: N/A

Price: $1,250.00

Publisher: D.C., Bureau of National Literature, 1912

Edition: First Edition Thus

Inv. #1172B. Eleven volumes. Bound in 3/4 leather over marbled boards, gilt decorations and lettering on spine. President's seal on front boards. Teg. Outstanding condition. Volume X of this set continues through the presidency of William Howard Taft and has the important eleventh volume, The Index to all of the previous volumes. ; 8vo; 8145 + Index pages; Beginning with Volume I, the formation of the government, and the Presidency of George Washington, through Volu... View more info

Nursery Land Favourites

By: N/A

Price: $350.00

Publisher: London, Ernest Nister, N.D.

Edition: First Edition

Inv. #1012J2. (EN # 2059) Chromolithograph of Little Red Riding Hood on cover; chromolithograph of "There was a Little Man frontispiece. All other illustrations black & white. This is one of Nister's famous children's books, printed in Bavaria on good paper. Published by Nister in London and E.P. Dutton in New York.; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall View more info

Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens

By: Barrie, James M. (Rackham, Arthur, Illus.)

Price: $1,500.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1908

Edition: First American Edition

Inv. # RW050910. Green cloth cover with illustration of Peter Pan riding a goat gold-stamped on front cover. Gold stamped title on front cover and spine. Fifty-one tipped-in color illustrations by Rackham, consisting of frontis plus 50 numbered illustrations. All tipped-in illustrations are mounted on thick brown paper at end of text, with titles of illustrations on tissue guards.; Color Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall View more info

Profile by Gaslight An Irregular Reader About the Private Life of Sherlock Holmes

By: Smith, Edgar W. (Ed.)

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster, 1944

Edition: First Edition

Inv. #4147B-47. "Including revelations by Heywood Broun, Elmer Davis, Christopher Morley, Stephen Vincent Benet, Anthony Boucher, Dr. George F. McCleary, Vincent Starrett, Howard Haycraft, A. Conan Doyle, Howard Collins, Belden Wigglesworth, Fletcher Pratt, W.S. Hall, H. W. Bell, Charles Honce, Rufus S. Tucker, Dr. Charles S. Goodman, Logan Clendening, P.M. Stone, E.E. Kellett, James Keddie, Dr. Reginal Fitz, Robert Keith Leavitt, Carolyn wells, Helen Yuhasova, Harv... View more info

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By: Faulkner, William

Price: $2,250.00

Publisher: Milwaukee, Casanova Press, 1932

Edition: First Edition

Inv. #1023D. One of 525 numbered copies. Includes "Ultimately," a poem by Ernest Hemingway, on the back outside cover. Illustrated with a frontispiece photograph of Faulkner. These short pieces, with one exception, first appeared in the Double Dealer Magazine.Fine in publisher's original tan thick paper wrappers, title printed in red and black on front cover. Publisher's slipcase slightly worn.; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall View more info

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By: Wagner, Richard

Price: $550.00

Publisher: NY, Brentano's, 1911

Edition: First American Edition

Inv. #1288B. Tipped-in color plates and black and whtie drawingsadd to the exceptional printing of this superb example of Pogany's genius. ; Color Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall View more info

The "Pop-Up" Terry & the Pirates ("Shipwrecked")

By: Caniff, Milton

Price: $550.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL., Pleasure Books, Inc., 1935

Edition: First Edition

Inv. # V-051010. Illustrated cardboard cover. This book was one of many pop-up books published by Pleasure Books of Chicago, which trade-marked the term "Pop-Up," and most of which were based on popular cartoon characters. The book contains three pop-ups in color, all of which work, and many black-and white illustrations by Caniff. ; Pop-Up; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall View more info