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London and New York:Macmillan and Co. 1886. 449pp.+2pp ads. 1st one-volume edition following a 3 volume edition. Original blue boards with title in gilt on spine. In near very good condition. Blue boards lighly rubbed, soiled and shelfworn, with wear to edges and spine ends. Edge points gently bumped. The binding is cocked but tight, however the rear hinge has started. There are no previous ownership marks or signatures but there are some penciled bookseller notes, now erased, but still discernable, on the half title page. Overall, a near very good copy.
Richmond:Hogarth Press. 1923. 25pp. 1st edition. Illustrated with boards decorated by Vanessa Bell, and frontispiece and 2 illustrations by Duncan Grant. Hardcover, in fair condition. Ex-library, distinguished by a Harvard University Eliot House bookplate to front board, as well as a smaller secondary owners bookplate. Boards are soiled and worn, with edges chipped and worn to boards. Spine strip is gone. Old damp stain to the spine and bottom edge of rear board. Internally, aside from the 2 bookplates, no other owners marks or signatures. End pages are soiled, with damp stain showing on the bottom and binding edge of the inside boards.That same damp stain does continue through the book at the bottom of the pages only. The binding is still holding with hinges still intact. Overall, in fair condition.
New York:Charles Scribner's Sons. 1910. 1st edition. 322pp. Illustrated. Hardcover. Decorated boards bright but with some rubbing and loss to the white sections on the spine. Internally, a previous owners name is inked on the 1st free end-page, but otherwise, a very good, clean copy. Binding is tight and hinges intact. *A collection of nautical short stories.
Dublin:The Gayfield Press. (1940). 1st edition. ix+79pp. Hardcover. Beige boards lightly soiling along top edge and the edge points are gently bumped. Internally, the end-pages are age-toned, but otherwise a very good clean copy. *Author's second collection of poetry, including a section on the Spanish Civil War.
New York:Charles Scribner's Sons. 1920. 244pp. Illustrated by N. C. Wyeth. Hardcover. Red boards lightly soiled with gilt on spine faded. Page edges lightly soiled. Internally, a previous owners signature is inked to the inside front board, with a booksellers ticket to the lower inside edge of the first free endpage; otherwise, aside from slight age-toning to paper, a very good, clean copy. The binding is tight but ever so slightly cocked, and the hinges are intact.
Boston:Houghton Mifflin Company. 1910. 468pp. Illustrated. Hardcover. Boards are lightly shelf-worn, with wear to spine ends and edge points. The lower edges show an old damp stain which can also be seen on the lower page edges. Otherwise, internally a very good clean copy with just light foxing on the end-papers. The hinges are intact and the binding tight. *The bulk of these letters were addressed to Prof. Basil Hall Chamberlain, to whom, more than to any other correspondent, Hearn gave his best and richest efforts. In them is shown perhaps better than anywhere else, the wide rage of his mental excursions, his insatiable intellectual curiosity, the dignity and beauty of his character, the gradual deepening and purifying with time of the graver aspects of his though. *Bisland. **This is a heavy book and postage overseas will be at cost.
Dublin; The Dolmen Press, . Limited Edition (one of 500 copies). Softcover. 28pp. Very Good condition. Light shelfwear/grime plus a bit of foxing to covers. Bookseller pencilled notes on rear flap. Interior is as new. (cfm)
Providence:George H. Whitney. 1853. vii+227pp. Hardcover. Brown boards with design blindstamped, in very good, clean condition. Slightest bit of wear to spine ends but edge points still sharp. Gilt on spine dulled but still visible. Internally, bookseller notes penciled to top edge of yellow (front) end-pages, and a contemporary review is laid in at page 152, with some offset to pages, otherwise a very good, clean copy. *Sarah Helen Whitman was a romantic interest of Edgar Allen Poe.
New York:Farrar and Rinehart, Publishers Inc. (1933). 345pp. 1st edition. Translated from the Russian by Charles Malamuth. Hardcover with dust jacket. Red boards very lightly soiled along spine, with wear to edges. Page edges darkened with age, while the topstain seems to have had something splashed onto it. Internally, end pages lightly age-toned, and the remains of an old bookplate can be found on the 1st free end-page. There are several erased notes, in blue, on the inside rear board, but no other previous owners marks or signatures found. Pages clean and bright. The dust jacket is lighly soiled and shelf-worn with small chips and tears to edges and seams. Still in one piece, price clipped, but with front flap sealed to inside front board. *From Wikipedia..."His novel, Time Forward, describes workers attempts to build a hugh steel plant at Magnitogorsk in record time. The title...was taken from a poem by Mayakovkey and its theme is the speeding up of time in the Soviet Union where the historical development of a century must be completed in ten years, The Heroes are described as 'being unable to trust such a valuable thing as time, to clocks, mere mechanical devices'. Kataev adapted it as a screenplay, which was filmed in 1965."
Boston:Luce and Company. 1917. 64pp. 1st edition. Hardcover. Green boards soiled, and spine darkened, with light shelf-wear to edges. Internally, pages slightly age-toned, but otherwise a very good, clean copy.
Cambridge:Harvard University Press. 1957. ix+83pp. 1st edition. Hardcover with dust jacket. A very good, clean copy. No previous owners marks or signatures. Light soiling to page edges. Dust jacket is soiled, with wear to edges, but still in very good condition.
Sea Cliff Editions. 1985. No pagination. No. 28 of an edition of 120, with an original silkscreen by Elaine deKooning. Signed on colophon page by Bradley and deKooning. Wrps. With blue patterned wrappers made by Claire Maziarczyk. Wrappers just slightly soiled with a touch of shelf-wear to edges. Internally, a small smudge on the colophon page but otherwise a very good, clean copy.
Yarmouth Port, MA: The Register Press. 1941. 120 pp. First edition. Wraps. Decorative covers. Binding lightly worn at edges and down the spine. Internally clean, bright and free of stray markings. Pages show some very light age-toning. Overall, this is a very good copy.
Edited by Seamus Cooney. Santa Barbara:Black Sparrow Press. 1980. 59pp. One of 276 copies, numbered (#172) on the colophon page and signed by the author on the page following the title page. Inside blue boards, both front and rear, have faded but otherwise a very good, clean copy with a very good acetate jacket.
Santa Rosa:Black Sparrow Press. 1991. 198pp. One of 150 copies, numbered (#62) and signed on the colophon page. Other than some dust residue to top page edges, a very good, clean copy with a very good acetate jacket. *The Archaeology of Movies and Books, Volume 1.
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