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The Best American Short Stories 1985
Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company, 1985. First Edition. Softcover. Uncorrected Proof in orange wraps. Selected from U.S. and Canadian Magazines by Gail Godwin with Shannon Ravenel. SIGNED on the title page by one contributor, Sharon Sheehe Stark, and by Charles Baxter who is not a contributor. Fine .
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Book number: 019552
USD 43.80 [Appr.: EURO 41.5 | £UK 35.25 | JP 6773]
Catalogue: Signed
Keywords: Signed, Anthology, Modern Firsts, Modern First Editions, Short Stories, Uncorrected Proof Signed Modern First Editions Uncorrected Proof Literature: American

 
The Charlemagne Tower Collection of American Colonial Laws
[Philadelphia], The Historical Society of Pennsylvania [J. B. Lippincott Company], 1890. First Edition. Hardcover. Pebbled black cloth. Quarto; 298 pages. Contains a biography of Tower as well as a detailed catalog of American Laws. INSCRIBED and SIGNED by Tower on the front endpaper and scarce as such: "To/D. Mc N. Stauffer Esqre/with the compliments of/Charlemagne Tower [?]/9 January 1891./Philadelphia." With the recipient's (David McNeely Stauffer) bookplate on the front pastedown. Uncut and largely unopened. Near Fine David McNeely Stauffer (1845-1913) was an American civil engineer, editor, artist, and collector. He worked for several railroads including the Philadelphia and Reading Railroad until 1876 when he went into private practice. He wrote scholarly articles and edited the Engineering News. In addition to collecting autographs and illustrations, he designed book plates and did pen and ink drawings.
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Book number: 019917
USD 156.30 [Appr.: EURO 147.5 | £UK 125.75 | JP 24168]
Catalogue: Signed
Keywords: Signed, Law, Bibliography, Books on Books, Legal, Book Collecting, Books on Books Signed Law Book Collecting Books on Books

 
[KELLER, Helen] (FROST, Robert; DARROW, Clarence; et. al.)
Double Blossoms. Helen Keller Anthology
New York, Lewis Copeland Company, 1931. Second Revised Edition. Hardcover. An anthology of tributes to Keller by Robert Frost, Clarence Darrow, James Weldon Johnson, W. E. B. DuBois, Witter Bynner, Langston Hughes, Countee Cullen, Rabindranath Tagore, and many others. SIGNED on the front endpaper in pencil, as always: "Cordially/Helen Keller." . Braille at the top of the front endpaper, possibly a previous owner's name. Light edgewear. Very Good, lacking the dustwrapper .
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Book number: 015306
USD 625.00 [Appr.: EURO 589.25 | £UK 503 | JP 96643]
Catalogue: Signed
Keywords: Signed, James Weldon Johnson, W. E. B. DuBois, Disability Rights, Witter Bynner, Langston Hughes, Countee Cullen, Rabindranath Tagore, Helen Keller, Anthology, Modern Poetry, Blindness Modern First Editions Literature: American Signed Blind

 
Dove at the Windows: Last Letters of Four Quaker Martyrs
Lincoln, MA, Penmaen Press, 1973. First Edition. Hardcover. Tall quarto (8" x 11-3/4") in original cloth. Illustrated with five woodcuts by Michael McCurdy. One of 24 copies of a total edition of 224 SIGNED by the artist on the colophon page. This copy is marked "GS" at the colophon and belonged to George Selleck who wrote the foreword to the book. With the four-page prospectus. Fine .
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Book number: 005364
USD 187.50 [Appr.: EURO 176.75 | £UK 151 | JP 28993]
Catalogue: Signed
Keywords: Signed, Quakers, Americana, Michael McCurdy, Penmaen Press, Limited, Woodcuts Limited Illustrated Books Woodcuts Fine Press

 
Dove at the Windows: Last Letters of Four Quaker Martyrs
Lincoln, MA, Penmaen Press, 1973. First Edition. Hardcover. Tall quarto (8" x 11-3/4") in original cloth. Foreword by George Selleck. Illustrated with five woodcuts by Michael McCurdy. One of 24 copies of a total edition of 224 SIGNED by the artist on the colophon page. This copy is marked "MM" at the colophon and belonged to the publisher and illustrator, Michael McCurdy. Fine .
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Book number: 015725
USD 187.50 [Appr.: EURO 176.75 | £UK 151 | JP 28993]
Catalogue: Signed
Keywords: Signed, Quakers, Americana, Michael McCurdy, Penmaen Press, Limited, Woodcuts Limited Illustrated Books Woodcuts Fine Press

 
Dove at the Windows: Last Letters of Four Quaker Martyrs
Lincoln, MA, Penmaen Press, 1973. First Edition. Hardcover. Tall quarto (8" x 11-3/4") in original cloth. Foreword by George Selleck. Illustrated with five woodcuts by Michael McCurdy. Copy #50 of 200 numbered copies of a total edition of 224 SIGNED by the artist on the colophon page. Fine in a lightly toned, Near Fine dustwrapper .
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Book number: 020379
USD 93.80 [Appr.: EURO 88.5 | £UK 75.5 | JP 14504]
Catalogue: Signed
Keywords: Signed, Quakers, Americana, Michael McCurdy, Penmaen Press, Limited, Woodcuts Signed Illustrated Books Woodcuts Fine Press

 
(HECHT, Anthony; NEMEROV, Howard; WRIGHT, Charles; et. al.)
Poetry. Sixtieth Anniversary Issue. 1912-1972. First Appearances. Volume 121, Number 1
(Chicago), (Modern Poetry Association), (October 1972). First Edition. Wraps. Printed wraps. Contributors also include many of the major poets of the 20th century. A pencil note on the title page indicated that this is Louis Untermeyer's copy though there is no other evidence that it is. This is however SIGNED by Hecht, Nemerov, and Wright at their contributions. Near Fine .
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Book number: 020176
USD 93.80 [Appr.: EURO 88.5 | £UK 75.5 | JP 14504]
Catalogue: Signed
Keywords: Signed, Modern Poetry, Modern First Editions Signed Modern Poetry Modern First Editions Literature: American

 
The Quaker Queries: New England Queries in Past and Present Forms
(Boston), Penmaen Press, 1969. First Edition. Hardcover. Quarto (7-1/2" x 10-3/4" handbound with Italian Fabriano over boards at the Stanhope Bindery. The first book of the press. Copy #3 of only 100 numbered copies designed, handset, and printed by Michael McCurdy. In actuality only 91 copies were produced. This copy without the wood-engraved portrait of George Fox. Only subscriber copies contained this engraving. This copy is INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the publisher McCurdy on the front blank: "26 June 1969/For Mother this day before/starting my great venture/to Europe. With all love to/the best mother there surely is!/Michael. Fine in slipcase .
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Book number: 015728
USD 375.00 [Appr.: EURO 353.5 | £UK 301.75 | JP 57986]
Catalogue: Signed
Keywords: Signed, Quakers, Americana, Religion, Penmaen Press Limited First Book Wood Engraving Fine Press

 
ABSE, Dannie
Dannie Abse. The Pocket Poets
London, Vista Books, (1963). First Edition. Softcover. INSCRIBED "To Bill Meredith,/thank you./yours/sincerely,/warmly,/truly,/all that is good/Dannie. Fine .
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Book number: 018115
USD 100.00 [Appr.: EURO 94.5 | £UK 80.5 | JP 15463]
Catalogue: Signed
Keywords: Signed, Modern Firsts, Modern Poetry, Association Copy Literature: English Modern Poetry Modern First Editions Inscribed

 
(ABSE, Dannie) editor
Doctors & Patients
Oxford, Oxford University Press, 1984. First Edition. Hardcover. INSCRIBED to the poet William Meredith and his partner and SIGNED twice on the title page. Fine in a Fine dustwrapper .
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Book number: 018118
USD 100.00 [Appr.: EURO 94.5 | £UK 80.5 | JP 15463]
Catalogue: Signed
Keywords: Signed, Modern Firsts, Modern Poetry, Association Copy Literature: English Modern Poetry Modern First Editions Inscribed

 
ABSE, Dannie
Funland. A Poem in Nine Parts
(Swansea), Portland University Library, (1971). First Edition. Softcover. INSCRIBED and SIGNED to the poet William Meredith: "'Bill's -- this unaltered version/with affection. Near Fine .
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Book number: 018117
USD 100.00 [Appr.: EURO 94.5 | £UK 80.5 | JP 15463]
Catalogue: Signed
Keywords: Signed, Modern Firsts, Modern Poetry, Association Copy Literature: English Modern Poetry Modern First Editions Inscribed

 
(ABSE, Dannie) editor
Modern European Verse. The Pocket Poets
London, Vista Books, (1964). First Edition. Softcover. INSCRIBED to the poet William Meredith: "'We are most our own strange selves when we are hosts.'/For Bill,/whose Apollinaire translations/would have been in here had/I known them earlier/Dannie Abse/June '64. Small skim mark on rear, otherwise Fine .
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Book number: 018116
USD 100.00 [Appr.: EURO 94.5 | £UK 80.5 | JP 15463]
Catalogue: Signed
Keywords: Signed, Modern Firsts, Modern Poetry, Association Copy Literature: English Modern Poetry Modern First Editions Inscribed

 
ABSE, Dannie
Poems Golders Green
London, Hutchinson, (1962). First Edition. Hardcover. INSCRIBED "To William Meredith/Dannie/April '64. Near Fine in a Near Fine dustwrapper with some wear to the spine .
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Book number: 018112
USD 187.50 [Appr.: EURO 176.75 | £UK 151 | JP 28993]
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Keywords: Signed, Modern Firsts, Modern Poetry, Association Copy Literature: English Modern Poetry Modern First Editions Inscribed

 
ABSE, Dannie
A Strong Dose of Myself
London, Hutchinson, (1983). First Edition. Hardcover. Autobiography of by this English poet, doctor, and novelist, INSCRIBED in the form of a prescription to the poet William Meredith and his partner: "Rx To William + Richard/to be taken after meals/affectionately, Dannie. Slight dust spotting to the top edge. Fine in a Fine dustwrapper .
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Book number: 018113
USD 125.00 [Appr.: EURO 118 | £UK 100.75 | JP 19329]
Catalogue: Signed
Keywords: Signed, Modern Firsts, Modern Poetry, Association Copy, Autobiography Literature: English Modern Poetry Modern First Editions Inscribed

 
ABSE, Dannie
A Strong Dose of Myself
London, Hutchinson, (1983). First Edition. Hardcover. Autobiography of by this English poet, doctor, and novelist, SIGNED on the title page and INSCRIBED in the form of a prescription to the poet William Meredith and his partner: "Rx For William and Richard/to be taken with a/pinch of salt!/affectionately, Dannie/Xmas 83. Slight dust spotting to the top edge. Fine in a Fine dustwrapper .
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Book number: 018114
USD 137.50 [Appr.: EURO 129.75 | £UK 110.75 | JP 21261]
Catalogue: Signed
Keywords: Signed, Modern Firsts, Modern Poetry, Association Copy, Autobiography Literature: English Modern Poetry Modern First Editions Inscribed

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