New York: Books, Inc., 1936. Hardcover. First. 383 pp. B/w ills. Blue cover is blind-stamped on front with rules and a frame around a gilt bookstand . Gilt lettering and embellishment on spine is a little sunned. Tiniest bit of wear at spine extremities. Top edge blue. Endpapers are marked with tape remains, although the book was issued without a dust jacket. Interior very good, many cartoon ills. Included is a letter from Louis Henry Cohn to an influential complaining constituent about an article on Thomas Wolfe. The column is question is in this anthology on p. 247. Very Good.
London: Jonathan Cape, 1926. Hard Cover. First Edition. 320 pp. Soiled ivory vellum covers, brown leather title block on spine w/gilt. Covers bowed. Teg. Eps foxed. One of 85 copies. Identified as "Presentation" in author's hand, followed by his signature. Tight copy of a classic short story collection.
Signed by Author. Very Good.
Victoria, Australia: Lloyd O'Neil, 1970. Hardcover. 393 pp. Subtitle: "Australian Classics. 87 Stories from the Prose Works of Henry Lawson." Maroon covers lettered on spine in bright gilt. Unclipped, unpriced dj is taken from the painting "Down on His Luck" by Frederick McCubbin. Dj creased, chipped at head of spine. Ink gift inscr. on ffep - no indication that recipient ever read the book! "Henry Lawson's immortal stories have been read and re-read by generations of Australians." Very Good Plus / Very Good.
Boston - New York: Ticknor & Fields, 1863. Hard Cover. First Edition. 374 pp. B/w frontis portrait. Wood-cut of Katahdin. Embossed cover is ruled, w/center medallions front and back. Gilt on spine is fading. Some erosion of cloth at spine ends. Cloth along back hinge is split for three inches in the midsection of hinge. Cover mildly shelfworn, corners bumped. Edges aged. Chocolate coated eps. There is a neat ink p.o. on first fly. Intermittent light foxing throughout. The last of Winthrop's books, this one contains essays and observations, starting with Maine travel through Katahdin and the country along the Penobscot River. He moves swiftly into experiences with the New York Seventh Regiment as they prepare for the Civil War. Winthrop lost his life in...