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New York: The Noonday Press, 1966. Octavo, original printed wraps designed by Ronald Clyne. Ink inscription by Jane Bowles to poet Sam Hazo on front free endpaper. Lightest edgewear, small crease to spine.
Brno: Polygraphie, 1922. Octavo, measuring 7.75 x 5.5 inches: 219, . Original tan pictorial wrappers with blue and orange design by the author’s brother Josef, spine and lower wrapper lettered in blue, text block uncut, many individual signatures unsewn and laid in (as issued). Title page printed in blue and...
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1908. Twenty-five octavo volumes, contemporary full blue morocco gilt, boards triple-ruled in gilt, raised bands, spines lettered in gilt, pale blue endpapers, blue silk ribbon markers, top edges gilt, other edges uncut and partially unopened. Title pages printed in red and black. Illustrated with photogravures throughout text...
New York: Frederick A. Stokes, . Single volume, measuring 7.25 x 5 inches: , 261, . Contemporary three-quarter brown morocco over brown cloth boards; raised bands; spine compartments lettered, ruled, and decorated in gilt; boards ruled in gilt; top edge gilt; marbled endpapers. London bookseller ticket (B.F. Stevens & Brown)...
(New York): Delacorte Press, (1974). Octavo, measuring 8 x 5.5 inches: , 196. Original red cloth lettered in gilt, original unclipped color pictorial dust jacket and pictorial title page designed by Robert Giusti. Inscribed by Tillie Olsen on half-title.
New York: Vanguard Press, 1949. Octavo, original black cloth boards stamped in gilt and pink, bright unclipped original dustjacket with two barely perceptible scratches to front panel.
Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1980. Octavo, publisher's beige cloth lettered in black, dark brown endpapers, supplied clipped typographic dust jacket. Inscribed in ink on the title page: “For Henry Nash Smith, / admiringly, / from Helen Vendler.” Pencil notation to verso of final blank, author photograph from original dust jacket...
London: Edward Moxon, 1846. Seven octavo volumes, full polished calf gilt, raised bands, red and green spine labels, marbled edges and endpapers. Portrait frontispiece to Volume I; Volumes I, II and V expertly rebacked with the original spines laid down. Lightest rubbing and toning to bindings.