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D'ri and I

By: Bacheller, Irving

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Boston, Lothrop Publishing Company: 1901

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: cfe12555


First Printing 1901. A near fine copy in red cloth and gilt lettering on decorations to front board and spine. This copy came from the personal collection of a famous collector--M. B. Goldstone--whose brother was also connected with Steinbeck (his biographer/bibliographer). One of Goldstone's books recently sold at auction for $180,000 (The Great Gatsby). This copy is signed in pencil by Goldstone on the front free endpaper with his annotation for a first edition. Red cl... View more info

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Cruikshank's Illustrations of Smollett, Fielding & Goldsmith

By: Cruikshank, George

Price: $245.00

Publisher: London, Charles Tilt: 1832

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: cfe15278


Patterned Burgundy cloth boards with darker burgundy leather strip on spine with gold lettering and decorations. Gold gilt page edges all around. 12mo. Illustrations of Smollett, Fielding, and Goldsmith--in a series of 41 plates designed and engraved by George Cruikshank-famed illustrator of Dickens. Each plate is accompanied by descriptive extracts--fully explaining the subject. Cruikshank, even at the time of this publication, had his many loyal fans and collectors--of... View more info

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Elegy Written In A Country Churchyard (Signed by Illustrator)

By: Gray, Thomas

Price: $165.00

Publisher: London, Limited Editions Club: 1938

Edition: First LEC

Seller ID: cfe14255


An exquisite copy of the 1938 Limited Editions Club copy of this very famous Elegy--this is copy 1165 of only 1,500 copies produced. This edition is designed by Robert Ashwin Maynard and printed at The Raven Press at Alperton Middlesex. This copy is signed by the illustrator Agnes Miller Parker--and the illustrations were taken from drawings first done at the same Churchyard where Thomas Gray sat and mused over the Elegy in the 18th Century. This copy is in fine conditio... View more info

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Phaeton Rogers: A Novel of Boy Life

By: Johnson, Rossiter

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York, Scribner's: 1881

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: cfe13257


From the recently auctioned collection of Adrian Homer Goldstone (Steinbeck's bibliographer) and M. B. Goldstone--with the auction tag laid in. Goldstone's penciled signature and comments on the front free endpaper. Red cloth richly decorated in black and gilt to the front board and spine. Overall moderate uniform age toning. A couple of small stains to the rear board and some dustiness to the page edges. Interior is clean and the spine and hinges are tight. The author's... View more info

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Audrey

By: Johnston, Mary

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: 1902

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: cfe12605


First Printing. From the recently auctioned collection of the Goldstone brothers--this one from M.B. Goldstone--with his custom gold bookplate lightly attached to the front pastedown and his small penciled signature to the top corner of the ffep. A handsome fine copy in red cloth boards with paper label to the spine. This copy is signed by Johnston on the free endpaper after the title and copyright page. An early work and quite successful--although not even close to the ... View more info

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Prisoners of Hope

By: Johnston, Mary

Price: $325.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: 1898

Edition: First

Seller ID: cfe12662


From the recently auctioned collection of M. B. and Adrian Goldstone. A fine copy in blue cloth with darker blue lettering to front board decorations and spine. Signed by Johnston on the title page--signature only. No fading and no discoloration whatsoever. Tight binding, no interior markings except front free endpaper that has previous owner's last name in ink. The front free endpaper also shows some signs of discoloration due to a newspaper clipping. Remarkable conditi... View more info

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The Witch (Signed First Printing)

By: Johnston, Mary

Price: $375.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: 1914

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: cfe12648


First Printing--Published "October 1914". From the recently auctioned collection of well known collector M. B. Goldstone. Brown cloth with gilt lettering. 442 pp. with illustrations by famed illustrator N. C. Wyeth. This copy is signed by Mary Johnson on the front endpaper. Near Fine condition without DJ-- Fading to the spine lettering or would be fine. A tight sturdy and unmarked copy. In the early 1900's--Johnston was one of the most popular authors of fiction. A very ... View more info

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Le Morte D'Arthur (1st Limited Printing 1894)

By: Malory, Thomas Sir

Price: $1,995.00

Publisher: London, J. M. Dent: 1894

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: cfe14216


This is the very scarce first J. M. Dent printing of 1893-1894--one of only 300 copies printed on Dutch handmade paper with Full Vellum boards and 1500 ordinary copies. This set is one of the 1500 "ordinary copies". Beige-light tone cloth boards with elaborate gilt lettering and designs to front boards and spines--full gilt top edge with ribboned place marker and tissue guards covering frontispiece. Dated on bottom of the spine (MDCCCXCIII) Aldine House--with Dent logo i... View more info

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Under The Crust (1st Printing)

By: Page, Thomas Nelson

Price: $160.00

Publisher: New York, Scribner's: 1907

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: cfe13241


From the recently auctioned collection of M.B. Goldstone, with the auction tag laid in. A superb and very fine copy in green cloth with gilt, white and blue decorations elaborately used on the front board and spine. Gilt top page edge--like new, uncut paper fore edge and bottom edge--307 handmade paper pages. 7 illustrations and frontispiece beautifully done by noted illustrators and artists--Schoonover, N. C. Wyeth and J. Marchand--very early in their careers--where the... View more info

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The Associate Hermits

By: Stockton, Frank

Price: $80.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1900

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: cfe13255


From the recently auctioned collection of noted collector M. B. Goldstone. A fine copy in green cloth with gilt lettering and decorations. A tight and clean copy with only mild age toning to the extremities and a little dustiness to the page edges. A beautiful example of bookart of the early 20th Century. Stockton was, in his time, a major bestselling author. A very collectable copy. Will be shipped Priority mail at media mail pricing. View more info

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A Storyteller's Pack (First Printing)

By: Stockton, Frank R.

Price: $195.00

Publisher: New York, Scribner's: 1897

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: cfe13297


From the recent auction of famed collector M. B. Goldstone, with the auction tag tipped in. A handsome near fine copy in blue cloth with gilt and sea green lettering and decorations to the front board and spine. Top edge gilt with uncut fore edge pages. From the golden age of book cover designs. Frontispiece by Peter Newell, with 15 other illustrations by many other illustrators--all protected by the original tissue guards. At the turn of the century, Stockton was one o... View more info