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Gray Days and Gold: In England and Scotland. New Edition, revised, with Illustrations

By: Winter, William

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York and London, The Macmillan Company: 1896

Seller ID: 8731

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Publisher's dark gray cloth heavily decorated with gilt floral pattern. Inscribed by author with slip on front pastedown: "To my dear Louis. An affectionate rememberance on Christmas Eve 1896. With his father's love and blessing." (Not signed). William Winter was the leading theatre critic in America from the 1870's through the mid 19 teens. His son Louis was an actor. This is the first printing of the revised and illustrated edition. 324 pages, plus advertising ... View more info

George William Curtis: A Eulogy Delivered Before the People of Staten Island, at the Castleton, St. George, February 24, 1893

By: Winter, William

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan and Company: 1893

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019936

Condition: Very Good


Limited edition. One of 250 copies printed. Original publisher's brown boards backed with white cloth. 5 1/2" x 7 5/8." 113 pages, complete. Three pages of advertisement for other books in the back. Black and white frontispiece portrait of George William Curtis included. Printed on handmade paper. Pages and covers are very clean and intact. William Winter (1836-1917) was a leading American drama critic and author. This book contains a eulogy to George W... View more info

The Life and Art of Edwin Booth

By: Winter, William

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan and Company: 1893

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 020088

Condition: Very Good


Original publisher's blue cloth binding. 5 1/2" x 7 3/4." 308 pages, complete. Eight pages of advertisements for other books in the back. Sixteen black and white plates, complete. Top edge gilt. Gilt decoration on front cover that shows a coat of arms and the Latin phrase, "Quod Ero Spero" ("What I Hope to Accomplish, I Shall Accomplish"). Gilt lettering on the spine. Pages and covers are very clean and intact. Binding is tight. This is... View more info

23 Books & the Story Behind Them

By: Winterich, John T.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Berkeley, Books Arts Club of The University of Californiia: 1938

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019057

Condition: Fine


Publisher ed cloth. Dust wrapper with some chipping. Limited to 750 copies. Attractively printed by The University Press. Winterich was a noted book collector and author of books about books. These essays originally appeared in Publisher's Weekly. 6 1/4 x 8 1/2 inches. 236 pages plus colophon. View more info

A House

By: Winters, Yvor

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Louisville, Ky, Scienter Press: 2004

Seller ID: 017786

Condition: Very Good


Original white wrapper with black lettering on front cover. 5 1/2 X 8 1/2 inches. 3 pages. From the colophon, "The original manuscript of "A House" is held by Special Collections, Stanford University. We would like to thank Margaret M. Furbush, Howerton Leightty, and Nancy Winters; and at Stanford, Sara Timby, Manuscripts Cataloger, and Peter Whidden, Rare Books Store. 100 Copies of this book were published using Centaur font." copy is very clean. View more info

The Bare Hills. A Book of Poems

By: Winters, Yvor

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Boston, The Four Seas Company: 1927

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 017704

Condition: Very Good


Original gray cloth with gilt lettering on front cover, white paper with black lettering on spine. 5 1/4 X 7 3/4 inches. 62 pages. 500 copies printed of this volume on flemish book paper, and the type distributed. Some pages are uncut. Copy contains 45 poems. Winters (1900-1968) was an American poet and literary critic. Copy come with a tan dust jacket with black lettering on front cover and spine. Dust jacket is in mylar. Both dust jacket and copy are in very good condi... View more info

The Giant Weapon

By: Winters, Yvor

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, James Laughlin: 1943

Seller ID: 017787

Condition: Very Good


Original tan wrapper with black lettering on front cover. 6 X 8 3/4 inches. 34 pages. The copy contains 33 poems by Yvor Winters. From the colophon, five of the poems have not previously appeared in any collection. Light soiling spots on back cover. Pages are very clean. View more info

Yvor Winters & Janet Lewis. A Centenary Tribute to the Poets Stanford University / November 2000

By: Winters, Yvor and Janet Lewis.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Stanford University, California, Stanford University: 2000

Seller ID: 017269

Condition: Very Good


Original olive green wrapper with black lettering on red paper on front cover. 11 X 15 inches. Consists of 2 broadside poems, 1 half sheet with black and white photographs of Winters (1917) and Lewis (1919) and 1 bifolio containing "The Noise of the Village by Kenneth Fields, A Note on "A Summer Commentary" by Dick Davis and Lewis's "River" by Turner Cassity. This broadside portfolio, publilshed by Stanford University Libraries and the Stanford Humani... View more info

The Uncollected Poems of Yvor Winters, 1919-1928; The Uncollected Poems of Yvor Winters, 1929-1957 (Two Books)

By: Winters, Yvor; Barth, R. L (Editor)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Edgewood, KY, R. L. Barth: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019353

Condition: Fine


Original publisher's red wrapper (poems from 1919-1928) and green wrapper (poems from 1929-1957). Each book measures 5 1/2" x 8 1/2." Red book (with Winters's poems from 1919-1928): thirty-five pages, complete; includes an afterword by R. L. Barth. Green book (with Winters's poems from 1929-1957): twenty-four pages, complete; includes a preface by Barth. Covers and pages of each book are very clean and undamaged. Yvor Winters (1900-1968) was an acclaimed p... View more info

John Milton.

By: Wise, Daniel

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Phillips & Hunt: 1883

Seller ID: 13393

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


"Home College Series, Number Twenty-Six." 16 pages; purple paper wrapper with title on the cover (4 7/8 x 7 1/4 inch). A study of John Milton and his writings. Very good clean copy. View more info

Lady Baltimore.

By: Wister, Owen

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York & London, Macmillan Company: 1906

Edition: First Trade Edition

Seller ID: 6132

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


406 pages, illustrated by Vernon Howe Bailey and Lester Ralph, green cloth with gilt and black stamping, 7 3/4 x 5 1/2", signed by the author. Nice copy, spine lightly rubbed. View more info

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Mike at Wrykyn

By: Wodehouse, P. G.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Meredith Press: 1953

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 016494

Condition: Fine


Publisher's green cloth binding with black and gilt ink on spine, dust jacket has one small closed tear but no chipping. 235 pages. P. G. Wodehouse (1881-1975) was a very successful English humorist, best known for his Jeeves novels and stories. This novel is set in an English public school (boarding) and is centered around the game of cricket. View more info

Call House Madam

By: Wolsey, Serge C.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: The Double Flame (Private Printing): 1944

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019100

Condition: Very Good


Original publisher's beige paper wrapper binding. Circa 1944. 6" x 9." Not in Baird and Greenwood, Bibliography of California Fiction. This book is a first-person account by purported "call house" madam Beverly Davis who operated several "high-priced" brothels in Hollywood for over twenty-five years. View more info

Edgar Allan Poe (American Men of Letters Series)

By: Woodberry, George E.; Warner, Charles Dudley (Editor)

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Boston, MA, Houghton, Mifflin and Company: 1885

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019701

Condition: Very Good


Original publisher's brown cloth binding. 5" x 7." 354 pages, complete. A few pages of advertisements for other books in the American Men of Letters series located in the back. Gilt lettering on front cover and spine. Top edge gilt. Pages and covers are clean and intact. Binding is tight. Spine is slightly faded. A biography of Edgar Allan Poe. View more info

A Cockney's Farming Experience and the Experiences of a Pater-Familias, with Introduction By Suzanne Henig

By: Woolf, Virginia

Price: $75.00

Publisher: San Diego State University Press: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7884

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Publisher's blue buckram with gilt lettering on front cover. No. 4 of 2000 copies printed. Inscribed by Henig: "1989. With best wishes to my friend Jonathan. Suzanne Henig." Two previously unpublished works by Woolf, written when she was 10 years old. 11 pages. View more info

A Writer's Diary

By: Woolf, Virginia; Woolf, Leonard (Editor)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, The Hogarth Press: 1950

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019136

Condition: Fine


Original publisher's cloth binding and dust wrapper. 5 7/8" x 8 7/8." 372 pages, complete. No remainder marks. Not price-clipped. Tape at inside extremities of dust wrapper. Pages are very clean and binding is tight. Dust wrapper spine is a bit darkened. Virginia Woolf (1882-1941) was an English writer and is considered a pioneer for her modernist and feminist writings and for using stream of consciousness as a literary device. This book includes several ... View more info

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The Woollcott Reader: Bypaths in the Realms of Gold

By: Woollcott, Alexander

Price: $37.50

Publisher: The Viking Press: 1935

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 8665

Condition: Very Good


Publisher's paper over boards. Leather labels on spine and front cover. (Spine label browned). Number 648 of an edition not to exceed more than 1500 copies, signed by Woollcott. An anthology of contenporary fiction by this noted theatre critic and radio personality. Slight rippling to top of pages. 1051 pages. View more info

The Woollcott Reader, Bypaths in the Realms of Gold. [Together With] Woollcott's Second Reader.

By: Woollcott, Alexander

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, New York, The Viking Press:

Seller ID: 10839

Condition: Collectible-Fine


The two volumes, complete. First volume: Published in 1935. I: xi, 1010 pages; bound in publisher's white cloth with green and gilt design on the cover, brown and gilt title on the spine, gilt edging to the top of the pages, boxed. Edition of 1500 copies, this is #471 and signed in ink. II: x, 1056 pages; bound in publisher's white cloth with black and gilt design on the cover and spine, gilt edging to the top of the pages, boxed.Second volume: Edition of 1500 copies, th... View more info

The Poetical Works of Wordsworth: with Memoir Explanatory Notes, Etc.

By: Wordsworth, William

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne and Company: 0

Seller ID: 019227

Condition: Fine


Original publisher's full black leather binding. No date, circa 1880. 5 1/2" x 7 1/2." 628 pages, complete. Beautiful copy with raised bands, gilt decorations, and red leather label with gilt lettering on spine. All edges gilt. Decorative gilt border on front and back covers and inside edge of covers. Marbled endpapers with red, blue, yellow, white, and gilt coloring. Black and white illustrated portrait of Wordsworth facing title page. Pages are very cle... View more info

Baboo English As 'Tis Writ : Being Curiosities of Indian Journalism

By: Wright, Arnold

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, England, T. Fisher Unwin: 1891

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14834

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


108 pages; ads {4} pages; gray cloth binding, design on the cover and spine in brown (5 x 6 1/8 inch). An account of Indian newspapers with background of their development. Very good clean copy. View more info