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AUTOGRAPH SENTIMENT SIGNED TWICE BY POPULAR SCOTTISH NOVELIST GEORGE WHYTE-MELVILLE.

By: Whyte-Melville, George. (1821-1878). Popular Scottish novelist who wrote on sporting themes.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: May 27, 1868.: 1868.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 35635

Condition: Goo


- Autograph sentiment signed twice in black ink on a 2 inch high by 4-3/8 inch wide slip of cream paper: "With George W. Melville's compliments. May 27 1868 / G J Whyte Melville". The slip of paper has been mounted on a slightly larger piece of card & there are 3 ink blots slightly affecting the first signature and the date. There is a vertical crease where the paper has been folded. Good. Major George John Whyte-Melville [1821-1878] was a Scottish novelist and poet who entered the army in 1839, becoming a captaIn in the Coldstream Guards in 1846 and retiring in 1849. He published h... View more info

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SIGNATURE ON A HALF-SHEET OF LETTERHEAD OF AMERICAN PULITZER PRIZE-WINNING POET AND NOVELIST MARGARET WIDDEMER.

By: Widdemer, Margaret. (1884-1978). Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and novelist.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: [New York]: circa [1920s].: [1920s].

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 95231

Condition: Good


- The upper half of a 4-sided piece of letterhead, 3-1/4 inches high by 5 inches wide, with her name & address printed at the top is signed in black ink "Margaret Widdemer". The paper is partially darkened with some very light dampstaining along the bottom edge, just touching on the autograph. 2 small pieces of tape adhere to the verso where the autograph has been removed from an album. Good. Margaret Widdemer [1884-1978] was an American poet and novelist. She won the Pulitzer Prize [then known as the Columbia University Prize] in 1919 for her collection "The Old Road to Paradise&#... View more info

ADIRONDACK PORTFOLIO: Poems. Complete Works Vol. 1

By: Wikoff, Jack

Price: $12.50

Publisher: (Barrytown, NY): Station Hill Press, (1983),: (1983),

Seller ID: 1599

Condition: Very good


(Barrytown, NY): Station Hill Press, (1983),. (1983),. Very good. - Octavo, printed wraps. The wraps are lightly rubbed with light spotting to the bottom edge of the rear wrap. 229 pp. Very good. First edition. First Edition. View more info

PENELOPE: Poems by Jack Wikoff. Complete Works, Volume Two

By: Wikoff, Jack

Price: $10.00

Publisher: (Barrytown, NY): Open Book Publications, (1983).: (1983).

Seller ID: 10908

ISBN: 0940170108

Condition: Fine


(Barrytown, NY): Open Book Publications, (1983).. (1983).. Fine. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed wraps. vii & pages [8]-236. Near fine. First edition. First Edition. View more info

COMPLETE WORKS OF JACK WIKOFF. Volume 1: Adirondack Portfolio. Volume 2: Penelope. (2 volumes in 1).

By: Wikoff, Jack.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: (Barrytown, NY): Open Book, (1983).: (1983).

Seller ID: 36301

Condition: Very good


- Octavo, navy blue cloth titled in gilt on the spine. The spine is lightly rubbed. 229 & 236 pages. The top edge is lightly foxed & the fore-edge is lightly soiled. Very good. Combined edition of the complete poems of Jack Wikoff. The poet's name is misspelled on the spine of the book.Scarce in this edition. View more info

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CEREMONY AND OTHER POEMS.

By: Wilbur, Richard.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, (1950).: (1950).

Seller ID: 34056

Condition: Very good


New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, (1950).. (1950).. Very good. - Octavo, light green cloth in a dust wrapper. The binding is lightly bumped. There is some creasing to the tail of the dust jacket spine & to the bottom edge of the front panel & the jacket spine is a bit sunned. Half-title, title, [2] leaves & 55 pages. There is light offsetting to the front pastedown & endpaper. Near fine in a very good dust wrapper. First edition of the author's second book. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

A WALL IN THE WOODS: CUMMINGTON.

By: Wilbur, Richard.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Jamaica, Vermont: Printed at the Bull Thistle Press, 1993.: 1993.

Seller ID: 36109

Condition: Good


- An illustrated 23 inch high by 11-1/4 inch wide broadside printed in gray & black on fine light speckled grayish tan paper. Richard Wilbur's 2 part poem, is printed down the center of the page. The first 29 lines descriptive of the wall is followed by 36 lines in 9 stanzas paying homage, within its verse, to William Cullen Bryant: "...It is not drum-taps / For a lost race of giants, / But perhaps says something, here / In Mr. Bryant's / Homiletic woods, / Of the brave art of forage / And the good of a few nuts / In burrow-storage;...." A beautiful and perceptive illustration by Tadao... View more info

MAURINE / AND OTHER POEMS

By: Wilcox, Ella Wheeler

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL: W. B. Conkey Company, (1888).: (1888).

Seller ID: 13401

Condition: Good


Chicago, IL: W. B. Conkey Company, (1888).. (1888).. Good. - Small octavo, cream cloth titled in gilt with decorations in gilt on the front cover & spine. The top edge is gilt. The binding is rubbed, bumped, soiled & foxed. 254 pages. Illustrated with a black-and-white portrait frontispiece. There is an owner's ink name with the date 1899 on the front endpaper & there is occasional light foxing. Good. First edition. First Edition. View more info

THE BALLAD OF READING GAOL

By: Wilde, Oscar

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York: Barse & Hopkins, n.d. [early 1900s].: n.d. [early 1900s].

Seller ID: 14689

Condition: Good


New York: Barse & Hopkins, n.d. [early 1900s].. n.d. [early 1900s].. Good. - Small octavo, tan boards backed with tan cloth & titled in blind within a decorative panel in blind on the front cover. The boards are rubbed, bumped & lightly stained & the spine is somewhat darkened. Illustrated with a portrait frontispiece with a tissue guard, with a decorative gilt frame on the title page. There is staining to the prelims, including to the margins of the frontispiece with some light staining & soiling to the text pages. The half-title has been repaired with paper & paste & there is a piece out of ... View more info

THE WOMAN OF ANDROS

By: Wilder, Thornton

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York: Albert and Charles Boni, 1930.: 1930.

Seller ID: 26239

Condition: Very good


New York: Albert and Charles Boni, 1930.. 1930.. Very good. - Octavo, cloth in a dust wrapper. The binding is very slightly bumped with a tiny gray mark to the front cover and an area of soiling to the rear cover. The top edge of the dust jacket is chipped & the spine & folds are a bit darkened. 162 pages. The contents are near fine. Very good. First edition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

THERESE RAQUIN. AN ORIGINAL POSTER ILLUSTRATED BY CHUCK WILKINSON for the BBC Miniseries based on Emile Zola's novel

By: Wilkinson, Chuck

Price: $50.00

Publisher: 1980.: 1980.

Seller ID: 31338

Condition: Very good


1980.. 1980.. Very good. - sc - A 46 inch high by 30 inch wide poster beautifully illustrated by Chuck Wilkinson to promote the BBC miniseries "Therese Raquin / based on the novel by Emile Zola". Titled at the top, the illustration depicts Therese, tears flowing from her eyes holding a young man's bowed head in her arms. Text below the image proclaims: "Adultery was the least of their crimes / Begins April 12 Sundays at 9 PM Channel 13 PBS / Masterpiece Theatre / Mobil Masterpiece Theatre 10th Anniversary Season 1980-81". Credits printed vertically along the right edge of the... View more info

CITADELS

By: Wilkinson, Marguerite

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY: The Macmillan Company, 1926.: 1926.

Seller ID: 1531

Condition: Very good


NY: The Macmillan Company, 1926.. 1926.. Very good. - Small octavo, cloth, in dw. There is a small area of bubbling to the cloth of the rear cover. The dw is lightly chipped & soiled with a small piece out of the head of the dw spine. 86 pp. Very good. First edition."A collection of religious lyrics that tell a story of spiritual discovery, combat, and desire...."--From the dw copy. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

THE LIVELY ANATOMY OF GOD

By: Willard, Nancy

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York: The Eakins Press, (1968).: (1968).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 29256

Condition: Very good


New York: The Eakins Press, (1968).. (1968).. Very good. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED WITH A DRAWING - Octavo, cloth in a price-clipped dust wrapper. The corners of the covers & the tail of the spine are rubbed. The dust jacket is lightly chipped around the edges with its spine slightly faded. 95 pages plus colophon. Very good. First edition.This collection of short stories is inscribed to Alex Roth and signed in full by Nancy Willard on the front endpaper with a quote from Saint-Exupery's Le Petit Prince and a drawing of a horse in purple ink. Laid in is an unsigned, autograph note to Roth scr... View more info

DER HEILIGE HAIN: Ausgewahlte Gedichte

By: Wille, Bruno

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Jena, Germany: Eugen Diederichs, 1908.: 1908.

Seller ID: 4216

Condition: Very good


Jena, Germany: Eugen Diederichs, 1908.. 1908.. Very good. - Octavo, black cloth titled in gilt on the spine & in gilt with a vignette stamped in gilt on the front cover. The top edge is gilt. The rear cover is rubbed & lightly spotted. Title & 184 pages plus 2-page publisher's catalog & colophon. A black-and-white portrait tipped in on gray stock serves as a frontispiece. There is an owner's name on the flyleaf & an ink notation on the colophon. The book is cracked at the title with the frontispiece coming loose, else very good. First edition.A publisher's catalog is laid in. The text o... View more info

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CHERRY BLOSSOM.

By: Williams, Hugo.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London: Printed by John Roberts Press Ltd. for the Poem-of-the-Month Club, (1972).: (1972).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 94796

Condition: Very good


SIGNED BY HUGO WILLIAMS - A 15 inch high by 11 inch wide broadside with the title incorporated within a single ruled frame containing the 16 stanzas of the poem. There are very faint minor creases. Near fine. Signed in red by Hugo Williams at the bottom of the poem. View more info

POINTS IN EIGHTEENTH CENTURY VERSE: A Bibliographer's and Collector's Scrapbook

By: Williams, Iolo A

Price: $65.00

Publisher: London: Constable & Co Ltd. / NY: R. R. Bowker Co, 1934.: 1934.

Seller ID: 6813

Condition: Good


London: Constable & Co Ltd. / NY: R. R. Bowker Co, 1934.. 1934.. Good. - Octavo, cream parchment backed marbled boards titled in gilt; deckle- edged. Bumped & lightly soiled; spine darkened; bottom of front joint split. ix & 144 pp. Scattered light foxing. Illustrated in B&W with frontispiece & 7 plates. Good. 1/500 copies. View more info

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MOUTH OF THE DRAGON: A Poetry Journal of Gay Love. First Issue.

By: Williams, Jonathan; Field, Edward; et al. Bifrost, Andrew; editor.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York: Mouth of the Dragon, (1974).: (1974).

Seller ID: 94643

Condition: Good


- Octavo, softcover bound in printed yellow wraps. There is light dampstaining around the bottom edge of the covers & the rear cover is darkened around the edges and lightly soiled & foxed. The bottom corner of the front wrap is bumped. 44 & [2] pages. The contents are very good. Good. Among the contributors to this first issue of "Mouth of the Dragon" are Jonathan Williams, Edward Field, Emilio Cubeiro, Thomas Meyer, Ian Young and Perry Brass. View more info

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TAKING CARE.

By: Williams, Joy.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York: Random House, (1982).: (1982).

Seller ID: 37657

Condition: Very good


- Octavo, light tan boards backed with green cloth in a dust wrapper. The top & bottom edges of the covers are slightly darkened. There is a tiny chip to the head of the dust jacket's spine & the top edges of its flaps are darkened. Half-title, title, [2] leaves, 244 & [3] pages. Very good. First edition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

SELECTED POEMS

By: Williams, Oscar

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1947.: 1947.

Seller ID: 3643

Condition: Very good


New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1947.. 1947.. Very good. - Octavo, cloth, in a price-clipped dust wrapper. The dust jacket is rubbed & chipped with a piece out of the inner edge of the front panel & with the rear panel somewhat darkened & lightly spotted. 143 & [1] pages. The page edges are slightly darkened. Very good in a good dust wrapper. First edition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

THAT'S ALL THAT MATTERS

By: Williams, Oscar

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York: Creative Age Press, Inc., (1945).: (1945).

Seller ID: 3644

Condition: Good


New York: Creative Age Press, Inc., (1945).. (1945).. Good. - Square octavo, tan cloth titled in brown on the spine. The spine is darkened with the head & tail lightly rubbed. 95 pages. The page edges are darkened. Good. First edition. First Edition. View more info