Signed by Author
Boston, MA: Marshall Jones Company, 1919. Hard Cover. First Edition. Red cover with slight wear at edges. Title in black on front cover framed in black border. Titled on spine as well with slight fading due to sunning. Spine slightly cocked, general wear from age. Signed by author on first free end paper, dated May 29, 1928, Brunswick, Maine, where the author was associated with Bowdoin College. Very Good.
Provo, UT: Friends of the Brigham Young University Library, 1978. Wraps. Limited Edition. Unpag. 8vo. Marbled paper wraps with French flaps, paper label pasted to front cover. One page prospectus tipped in that indicates copies were sold for $20 each.
Produced in an edition of 350 copies, this being copy #41. Inscribed by Madeleine Stern on the first free endpaper. Fine.
Boston: Bruce Humphries, Inc., 1932. Hardcover. Limited. 114 pp. Printed cover has dark red backstrip with paper title label. Title label a bit faded. Interior clean and crisp, Printed by Fred Anthoensen, The Southworth Press, Portland, Maine. Signed by author, lyricist and composer. Lengthy inscription on first free endpaper, else interior is as new.
Copy #27 of an edition of 225 copies. Signed by Author, Lyricist, and Composer. Very Good.
Aurora, MO: Burney Brothers Publishing Co., 1937. Hard Cover. First Edition. First Printing. 230 pp. Light wear and scuffing to dust jacket which has a whimsical black and white illustration of a jester within a checkerboard, small 3/4" piece missing at top right corner of front panel, now in mylar cover. Signed by author on first free endpaper. Clean and crisp within.
Signed by Author. Very Good / Very Good.
London: W. and G. Foyle Ltd., 1931. Full Vellum. Limited Edition. 32 pp. 8vo. Light soiling to full vellum boards, gold titling to cover and spine, slight warping. Heavy age toning to endpapers, staining to outer edges of rear endpaper. Interior clean.
Printed in an original edition of 300 copies, author had 25 copies bound in full vellum, this being # A5 and signed by him at the colophon. Very Good.
Mertins, Lisa. Westlake Village, CA: Yellow Brick Road Publishers, Inc., 1992. First Edition. First Edition. First Printing. Very Good. Dust Jacket Fine, covered in mylar. Cloth cover has title printed in gold, which has a slight loss at the top of the title, title page has slight tear at bottom along spine for one inch. Illustrated by Lisa Mertins.
Gift inscription from author on first free end paper.
Chapel Hill, NC: Algonquin Books, 2012. Hard Cover. First Edition. First Printing. Clean, crisp copy in custom terracotta and light olive green cloth slipcase with a tree and sun image from dust jacket design reproduced on front the panel. Dust jacket in mylar cover.
Produced as a part of Powell's Books INDIEspensable program, signed by author on the title page. Fine / Fine.
New York: William Evarts Benjamin, 1885. Hard Cover. First Edition. 56 pp, 2 pp ads at rear. Small handbook produced by Benjamin who was a bookseller. Water staining to top 2/3 of front cover board and a very small portion of the spine. Light staining to the front pastedown, Loose bookplate of Ruth Swetland Kane laid in. Signed by Evarts on the limitation page opposite title page, this is 80 of 250 copies. Clean within.
Signed by Author. Good.
New York: Clarke & Way, 1951. Hardcover. First Edition. 61 pp. B/w ills. Blue cover has silver snowflake design on front, silver lettering on sunned spine. In a matching blue slipcase which is tight, but somewhat soiled. One of 440 copies designed by George Stave. Typography by David F. Way. Type hand-composed in Comstock, Deepdene, and Lutetia Italic by Robert Levy, and the sheets were printed by W. Irving Senne at the Centaur Press in New York City. Binding by Frank Fortney.
Inscribed by the author on the first free endpaper. Very good.
New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1958. Hard Cover. First Edition. 182pp. Folio. Chipping, tears and losses to dust jacket, but now in mylar cover. Minor fxing to first few pages, moderate age toning throughout. Stunning photographs of the Mediterranean. Signed boldly by Roloff Beny on half-title page in year of publication. Text as well by Bernard Berenson, Jean Cocteau, Rose MacAulay, Stephen Spender, Freya Stark, and Herbert Read. Very Good / Good.
Columbia, SC: Matthew J. Bruccoli, 1999. Hardcover. First Edition. First Printing. 368 pp. 8vo. No dust jacket as issued. Black cloth covered boards with gold embossed titling to cover board and spine, clean and crisp within.
Inscribed by Matthew J. Bruccoli, publisher and son of Joseph M. Bruccoli. Fine.