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C: A Journal of Poetry. Volume 1: No. 9 (signed by William S. Burroughs)
New York: Lorenz and Ellen Gude, “SUMMER ETC” 1964. Side-stapled volume, measuring 14 x 8.5 inches: cover and 67 mimeographed leaves, printed recto only. Cover design by Joe Brainard; hand-pasted collage element on leaf 29. Leaves 38-43 and 55-58 stapled out of order, leaf 39 stapled upside down, all present.....
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.....
Jude the Obscure
London: Osgood, McIlvaine and Co., 1896. Octavo, measuring 8 x 5.5 inches: , viii, 516. Original green ribbed cloth stamped and lettered in gilt, “TH” gilt monogram to upper board, top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed. Etched frontispiece, map of Wessex after text. Bookseller label to front pastedown: “Neal’s Library.....
Goodbye, Mr. Chips
(London): Hodder & Stoughton, (1934). Single volume, measuring 7.5 x 5.5 inches: 127, . Original royal blue cloth lettered in gilt, endpapers printed in blue with Latin quotations, original unclipped pictorial dust jacket printed in blue and black. Title page printed in blue and black; black-and-white illustrations throughout text. Traces.....
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.
Rossetti: A Critical Essay on his Art
London: Duckworth & Co., . Single volume, measuring 6 x 3.75 inches: xv, , 192, . Original olive green cloth lettered and decorated in gilt and blind, top edge gilt, title page printed in red and black. Monochrome reproductions of Rossetti’s paintings throughout text; publisher’s advertisements at rear. Ink inscription.....
Knock or Ring
London: Jonathan Cape, (1957). Single volume, measuring 7.25 x 5 inches: 255, . Original green textured boards lettered in silver, unclipped pictorial dust jacket printed in black, white, and lavender. Ink inscription from Nelson to James Robertson Justice on front free endpaper. Light spotting to jacket.
The Nightingale Warbling Forth Her Owne Disaster: or, The Rape of Philomela
London: Printed by G.P. for William Cooke [but privately printed by J. Moyes for Amos Strettell], [circa 1820]. Octavo, measuring 7.75 x 4.75 inches: , 25, . Nineteenth-century black morocco spine lettered in gilt, red paper boards, text block uncut. Engraved device to title, eight engraved headpieces throughout text. Ink.....
The Rivals, A Comedy
London: John Wilkie, 1775. Octavo, measuring 8 x 5 inches: x, , 100. Modern full red morocco by Rivière, raised bands, spine lettered in gilt, gilt-ruled doublures, all edges gilt. Bound with half-title. Penciled bookseller notes and bookplate of Montgomery Evans II to front pastedown. Typed description on card with.....