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Pen Sketches of Napoleon I (album of original drawings)
Italy: circa 1825. Oblong album, measuring 10.5 x 8 inches: 43 grey card leaves inserted on stubs. Later nineteenth-century dark blue morocco, raised bands, spine compartments elaborately tooled in gilt, boards paneled and tooled in gilt and blind, gilt title to upper board and owner’s monogram “W.F.H.” to lower board.....
A Narrative of Voyages and Travels, in the Northern and Southern Hemispheres: Comprising Three Voyages Round the World; Together with a Voyage of Survey and Discovery in the Pacific Ocean and Oriental Islands
Boston: E.G. House, for the Author, 1817. Octavo, measuring 8.5 x 5 inches: 598, . Contemporary calf, spine ruled in gilt, red morocco spine label lettered in gilt. Engraved frontispiece; engraved portrait of Abba Thulle, “King of the Pelew Islands;” folding map of Pitcairn Island. List of plates and errata.....
Mikes Missing. A Search by Jim Duignan
[Chicago]: self-published, November 1992. Oblong spiral-bound volume, measuring 5.5 x 8.5 inches: . Original pale grey pictorial wrappers. Text illustrated with desktop-printed black and white photographs. Housed in original manila envelope with adhesive title label.
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.
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.”.
New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, (1936). Single volume, measuring 8.75 x 6.25 inches: , 342. Original blue cloth boards lettered in silver, original clipped typographic dust jacket. Twelve full-color plates after Audubon prints, black-and-white illustrations throughout text, biographer’s note and index at rear. Bookplate to front pastedown. Dust jacket.....
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.
The Wound Dresser. A Series of Letters Written from the Hospitals of Washington During the War of the Rebellion
Boston: Small, Maynard, & Company, 1898. Octavo, measuring 7.75 x 5 inches: , viii, , 201, . Original red buckram, printed paper spine label, all edges untrimmed. Frontispiece portrait of Walt Whitman opposite title, portrait of Louisa Whitman and facsimile of a July 1863 letter inserted in text. Replacement spine.....