Author:Curtis, George Wiiliam

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Original Carte De Visite Portrait Photograph

By: Curtis, George Wiiliam

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton & Co.:

Seller ID: 14932

Condition: Collectible-Fine


2 1/4 x 3 3/4 inches on photographer's backing. The photo, circa 1862 shows American author and editor Curtis (b. 1824, d. 1892) seated, wearing coat and tie with his hands folded in his lap. View more info

Original Carte De Visite Photo Portrait

By: Curtis, George Wiiliam

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Boston, Mass, Warren's:

Seller ID: 13224

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


2 1/2 x 4 inches. George William Curtis (b. 1824, d. 1892) was a 19th century American author, political leader, journalist and lecturer. He was involved with the Transcendentalist Movement, was a member of the Brook Farm commune, helped found the Republican Party and was the author of several well-respected books. This bust photo, circa 1870, shows Curtis looking to his right, wearing a coat and bow tie, his hair parted in the middle and with mutton-chop sideburns. View more info

Ars Recte Vivendi: Being Essays Contributed to "The Easy Chair"

By: Curtis, George Wiiliam

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York and London, Harper & Brothers: 1898

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7734

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Publisher's dark gray cloth with gilt lettering and decoration. Some light wear at extremities. The title translates into English as "The Art of Living Rightly" and a former owner has written that in ink on the title page. Former owner's signature on front end paper. These essays originally appeared in Harper's Magazine in Curtis's column "Easy Chair" and are on (as the preface says) "vital questions of hygiene, courtesy and morality." Bibliography of American Literature number 4409. 136 pages plus two pages of publisher's advertisements. View more info