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Howard University and Associated Sponsors Present Marian Anderson at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington
Washington, D.C. 1939. Concert program, measuring 9 x 6 inches, printed on a doubled sheet: . Lightest soiling, horizontal crease.
The Long-Winded Lady. Notes from The New Yorker
New York: William Morrow and Company, 1969. Single volume, measuring 8.25 x 5.5 inches: 237, . Original monogrammed gold paper boards, black spine lettered in gilt, gold endpapers, original unclipped color pictorial dust jacket designed by Lydia Rosier. Jacket design repeated as frontispiece. Two abrasions to jacket spine panel, small.....
Women of the London Underworld
London: The Readers Library Publishing Company, . Single volume, measuring 7 x 4.25 inches: 254. Original wrappers printed in orange, white, and black; original matching dust jacket. Text block evenly browned, edgewear to jacket with partial splits at folds.
The Muses Library; Or a Series of English Poetry, from the Saxons, to the Reign of King Charles II
London: J. Wilcox in the Strand; T. Green at Charing-Cross; J. Brindley in New-Bond-Street; and T. Osborn in Gray’s-Inn, 1737. Octavo, measuring 7.75 x 4.5 inches: xvi, 400. Contemporary marbled boards, expertly rebacked in calf; raised bands ruled in gilt; red morocco spine label lettered in gilt. Early owner signature.....
“Amsterdam” (wallpaper sample)
Bramsche: Gebr. Rasch & Co., circa 1950. Color pictorial wallpaper sample, measuring 15.5 x 18.5 inches, printed in gold and ivory. Stamped on verso: “RASCH WATERFAST / Amsterdam WT 10 / R 2076 / $3.95 PER SINGLE ROLL.”.
“Spain” (wallpaper sample)
Bramsche: Gebr. Rasch & Co., circa 1950. Pictorial wallpaper sample printed in muted colors on an ivory ground, measuring 18 x 15.5 inches. Stamped on verso: “Rasch Waterfast, Spain 1, R 2012, $4.50 single roll.”.
Scenes of Clerical Life
Edinburgh and London: Blackwood, 1858. Two octavo volumes, measuring 8 x 5 inches: , 7-366; , 381, . Original claret morocco-grain cloth elaborately stamped in blind, spines lettered in gilt, cinnamon endpapers. Neat initials “M.S.D.” to half-titles, penciled bookseller notes to verso of front free endpaper in Volume I. Spine.....
The Ladies Bill of Fare or a Copious Collection of Beaux (fan leaf)
London: G. Wilson, 14 February 1795. Stipple-engraved fan leaf, printed recto only, measuring 11 x 20.5 inches at the widest points. Illustrated with twelve hand-colored vignettes and a central Cupid device. Imprint added in manuscript. Unevenly trimmed, lightest edgewear.
The Coat-Hanger Christmas Tree
(Oxford): Oxford University Press, 1976. Single volume, measuring 8 x 6 inches: , 75, . Original red cloth lettered in gilt, original unclipped color pictorial dust jacket. Black and white illustrations throughout text. Lightest toning to edges of jacket.
American Victorian Costume in Early Photographs; with: author's research archive of original Victorian fashion photographs
New York: Dover Publications, 1991. Single volume, measuring 12 x 9 inches: , 108. Original photo-pictorial wrappers, illustrated with photographs throughout text. Light shelfwear. Accompanied by archive of 285 original portrait photographs from the 1860s through the 1890s, 111 of which are reproduced in Dalrymple’s book: 2 tintypes and 109.....
Miscellany Poems on Several Occasions. Written by a Lady
London: Printed for J.B. and Sold by Benj. Tooke at the Middle-Temple-Gate, William Taylor on Pater-Noster-Row, and James Round in Exchange Alley, Cornhil, 1713. Octavo, measuring 7.5 x 4.5 inches: , 390. Contemporary paneled calf, raised bands, spine compartments decorated in gilt, red morocco spine label lettered in gilt, edges.....
A Likely Place
(London): Macmillan, (1967). Single volume, measuring 8.5 x 5.5 inches: , 57, . Original black cloth lettered in silver, original clipped orange pictorial dust jacket printed in black and white. Black and white illustrations throughout text. Lightest edgewear and sunning, small tape repair to jacket verso, ghost of bookseller label.....
In The Fairy Ring
London: Blackie & Son, . Quarto, measuring 10.5 x 8.5 inches: 63, . Original ivory cloth decorated in gilt, pictorial endpapers, all edges gilt. Twenty-four full-color plates, illustrations throughout text. Light scattered foxing (heavier to first and last pages), rear endpapers toned, corners lightly bumped.
Sketch...Book. Le Non-Obéissant: The Disobedient: Der Ungehorsame
Basel: Basilius Presse, 1968. Single volume, measuring 8 x 9 inches: [88, double leaves]. Original glossy color pictorial boards, text block printed in black and orange. Inscribed by Warja Lavater in the year of publication. Slight bowing to boards.
Serigraph poster for the Santa Fe Opera recording of The Mother of Us All
New York: New World Records, 1977. Promotional poster, measuring 36 x 24 inches, screenprinted in red, yellow, black, white, and purple. Three corners creased, several short closed tears to bottom edge.
(New York): Harlin Quist, (1966). Single volume, measuring 8 x 5.5 inches: . Original quarter beige cloth and decorated paper boards, gilt-lettered spine, light tan endpapers, original unclipped color pictorial dust jacket. Color illustrations throughout text. Lightest edgewear.
“Movies, the Desperate Art” in The Berkley Book of Modern Writing, Number 3
New York: Berkley Publishing Corporation, (1956). Pocket paperback, measuring 6.5 x 4.25: , 216, . Original color-printed wrappers, priced at 50 cents. Lightest shelfwear, text block toned and brittle.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1938. Single volume, measuring 7.25 x 5 inches: , 238, . Original black patterned cloth stamped in bright blue, top edge stained blue. Spine panel sunned, no dust jacket.
Untitled (Surveillance is your busywork)
[New York City]: [Metropolitan Transportation Authority], . Offset lithograph printed in red, black, and white on heavy card, measuring 11 x 28 inches. One short closed tear to lower edge.
The Princesse de Clèves
London: Euphorion Books, 1950. Single volume, measuring 8.5 x 5.25 inches: , 172. Original brick cloth, spine lettered in gilt, pictorial endpapers, original unclipped pictorial dust jacket designed by Philippe Jullian. Six full-page portraits throughout text. Lightest edgewear and toning to jacket, with partial split to front flap fold; edges.....
Time Bites: Views and Reviews
London and New York: Fourth Estate, (2004). Single volume, measuring 9 x 6 inches: viii, 376. Original pale grey paper boards lettered in gilt, pale blue endpapers, original unclipped photographic dust jacket. Signed and dated on the title page: “Doris Lessing / 19th October 04.”.
Sweethearts; with: signed promotional broadside for “Jayne Anne Phillips Reading ‘Sweethearts’”
Carrboro, North Carolina: Truck Press, 1976. Single volume, measuring 10.75 x 6.75 inches: . Original buff photographic wrappers printed in black and sepia, blue endleaves, title page printed in blue and black, frontispiece and section titles printed in blue, author photograph printed in sepia. Signed by Phillips on title page.....
Numerous Names Nimbly Narrated
New York: Oxford University Press, (1930). Single volume, measuring 11 x 8.5 inches: . Original color pictorial paper boards, blue cloth spine. Single-sided leaves colored en pochoir, text block uncut. No dust jacket, light shelfwear and smudging to binding.
The Little Red Hen
[New York]: The Little Red Hen Press, 1970. Side-stapled mimeographed volume, measuring 11 x 8.5 inches. Pictorial cover and five leaves, printed recto only. Lightest edgewear.
Urbana: University of Illinois Press, (1979). Single volume, measuring 10 x 7.5 inches: . Original red cloth, upper board stamped with gilt device. Illustrated with photographs throughout text. Numbered in ink and signed by author on colophon.
Garden City: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1925. Octavo, original black ribbed cloth stamped in gold. Title page printed in red and black. Signed by Anzia Yezierska on front free endpaper. No dust jacket. Intermittent foxing to text block, foxing to edges.