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Aldous Huxley at UCLA. A Catalogue of the Manuscripts in the Aldous Huxley Collection with the Texts of Three Unpublished Letters, Edited with an Introduction By George Wickes.

By: Wickes, George

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, California, University of California Library: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11563

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


1200 copies printed by Grant Dahlstrom. 36 pages; illustrations; illustrated paper wrapper (6 1/2 x 9 3/4 inch) stapled. A discussion of the collection and how it came about over the years. Much on Los Angeles bookseller Jake Zeitlin's role as agent, friend and collector of Aldous Huxley. Clean copy. View more info

Our Lady's Tumbler : A Twelfth Century Legend

By: Wicksteed, Philip H., Translator

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Portland, Maine, Thomas B. Mosher: 1906

Seller ID: 4479

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Decorative wrappers. 41 pages, measuring 3 3/4 x 5 1/2. Slight chipping to bottom edge. From the Foreword: "This quaint little tale is one of a multitude that have come down to us from medieval French sources. It was first done into English in 1894 by the Rev. Philip H. Wicksteed whose translation we here reprint entire. Difficult as it is to convey the charm of so slight a thing we cannot but feel that Mr. Wicksteed has successfully turned into Nineteenth Century sp... View more info

Half-A-Dozen Housekeepers: A Story for Girls in Half-A-Dozen Chapters.

By: Wiggin, Kate Douglas

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Henry Altemus Company: 1903

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13155

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


162 pages; illustrations; publisher's binding, no fading to the covers. Young woman's novel by a noted children's writer. Very good clean copy, View more info

The Romance of a Christmas Card

By: Wiggin, Kate Douglas

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Boston, Mass, Houghton, Mifflin Company: 1916

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13159

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


124 pages; four color illustrations, complete ; publisher's binding with illustration paste down on the cover, gilt lettering. Very good clean copy. View more info

Penelope's Irish Experiences

By: Wiggin, Kate Douglas

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Boston, Mass, Houghton Mifflin & Company: 1902

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14365

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


xi, 345 pages; illustrations; green cloth binding with paper label on spine. Kate Wiggin was a leading author of children's books and founded the first Kindergarten class in San Francisco during the 1880s before moving to Maine where she wrote and lived the rest of her life. Very good clean copy. View more info

Rose o' the River

By: Wiggin, Kate Douglas

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Boston, MA, Houghton, Mifflin and Company: 1905

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019681

Condition: Very Good


Original publisher's red cloth binding. 5" x 7 1/2." 177 pages, complete. Ten multicolored plates, complete. A couple pages of advertisements for other books published by Houghton, Mifflin and Company in the back. Gilt decorations and lettering on front cover. Gilt lettering on spine. Spine is a bit faded. Pages and covers are clean and intact. Binding is tight. A very clean copy. Noted in the Bibliography of American Literature (BAL), no. 22636: Stat... View more info

Penelope's Postscripts (Penelope's Experiences Series)

By: Wiggin, Kate Douglas

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1915

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019908

Condition: Very Good


Original publisher's yellow cloth binding with four green coat-of-arms decorations on front cover. 5 1/4" x 7 1/2." 217 pages, complete. Pages and covers are very clean and intact. Binding is tight. Only a small bit of foxing on the top edge of the book. A romantic Edwardian/Victorian novel about a woman named Penelope as she explores life in Europe. Part of the Penelope's Experiences series. This is a sequel to A Cathedral Courtship. Chapters are the fo... View more info

Autograph Letter Signed - Joseph M. Wightman

By: Wightman, Joseph M.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: 0

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 019347

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Partial letter handwritten on beige paper in black ink. No date, circa 1861-1863. 8" x 2." One page. Top part of letter is cut off. Letter reads: "The Mayor relies upon your compliance with this request immediately, and thus prevent any further strain on his part, Joseph M. Wightman, Mayor." Letter and signature are very clean and intact. Joseph M. Wightman (1812-1885) was an American politician and held many civic positions in Massachusetts. He s... View more info

Word Pictures of 52 All American Personalities

By: Wilbur, Jack

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Clement-Smith-Rogers, Incorporated: 1925

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019457

Condition: Very Good


Original publisher's red boards with brown dust wrapper. 5 1/2" x 7 3/4." 110 pages, complete. Black and white illustrations, complete. Uncut pages on fore-edge. Pages are clean; binding is tight. Dust wrapper is clean; has very light chipping on the top edge. A list of fifty-two notable American men from different backgrounds including Captain John Smith, George Washington, Paul Revere, Washington Irving, Ulysses S. Grant, Abraham Lincoln, Mark Twain, Rob... View more info

Phrases and Philosophies for the Use of the Young

By: Wilde, Oscar

Price: $250.00

Publisher: London, England, 1903

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14483

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


12 pages; drawings; paper wrapper (4 3/8 x 5 3/4 inch), some soiling to the cover, minor tears along the spine and missing chips to the back cover along the edges. Head-piece and tail-piece by Aubrey Beardsley. Oscar Wilde (1854-1900) was an Irish writer and poet who became a leading critic of English literature and society. 'Phrases and Philosophies', a collection by Wilde of aphorisms was first published in the CHAMELEON (December 1894) and later printed separately in ... View more info

The Life of Shakespeare Copies from the Best Sources Without Comment

By: Wilder, Daniel W.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown and Company: 1893

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8133

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Publisher's green cloth with gilt lettering. A sourced biography starting in 1551 (the time of William Shakespeare's father John) and going through to the end of Shakespeare's life. Wilder was one of the original editiors of "Bartlett's Familiar Quotations" and uses the techniques he leared to good use in this book. 206 pages. View more info

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The Angel That Troubled the Waters and Other Plays

By: Wilder, Thornton

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Coward-McCann, Inc.: 1928

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 8136

Condition: Fine


A fine copy in ;publisher's cloth. Blue, unprinted dust wrapper, as issued, and also fine. Number 101 of 750 copies signed by Wilder. Some pages unopened. 149 pages, plus colophon. View more info

The Cabala

By: Wilder, Thornton Niven

Price: $47.50

Publisher: New York, Albert & Charles Boni: 1926

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 017820

Condition: Fine


Original printed cloth with red, black and tan designs on both covers and red cloth on spine with black lettering on spine. 5 1/4 X 8 inches. 230 pages. Wilder, (1897-1975) was an American playwright and novelist. This is the authors 1st book. 1st issue with all three typographical errors cited by Merle Johnson. Spine is slightly sun faded. Pages are clean and complete. Binding is tight. View more info

The Size of Our Family

By: Wilgus, Asa

Price: $37.50

Publisher: New York, Profile Press: 1948

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 020409

Condition: Fine


Original publisher's beige wrapper. 5 3/8" x 7 3/4." Forty-eight pages, complete. Pages and covers are very clean and intact with very minimal age wear. A fine copy. This is a pro-population control essay that examines the relationships between science, religion, and politics. Asa Wilgus's central argument is that the main cause of societal problems is overpopulation. View more info

Giles Corey, Yeoman: A Play

By: Wilkins, Mary E.

Price: $37.50

Publisher: New York, Harper and Brothers Publishers: 1893

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019519

Condition: Very Good


Original publisher's white cloth binding. 4" x 5 1/4." 108 pages, complete. Four black and white illustrations, complete. Former ownership inscription on front flyleaf: "Bill Richardson, from Mrs. George Rowel." Part of Harper's Black and White Series. Pages are clean; binding is tight. Mary E. Wilkins (1852-1930) was a prominent American author during the nineteenth century and was known for combining themes of domestic realism with supernaturalis... View more info

Olympus: The Council of the Gods

By: Williams, Cora L.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, California Press: 1926

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 020068

Condition: Fine


Original publisher's brown boards backed with brown cloth. 4 7/8" x 6 5/8." Forty-three pages, complete. Pages and covers are very clean and intact. Appendix in back. Cora L. Williams (1865-1937) was an American writer and educator who was interested in education reform and founded the A-Zed School and Institute for Creative Development (Williams College). Williams also wrote about philosophical and metaphysical subjects. This book, like several of her oth... View more info

Darwin

By: Williams, Digain

Price: $25.00

Publisher: San Diego, CA, Frye and Smith: 1922

Edition: 1st American Edition

Seller ID: 019770

Condition: Very Good


Original publisher's gray wrapper. 5" x 8." Thirty-one pages, complete. Pages and covers are clean and intact. An existential poem by Digain Williams about evolution, mankind, and religion. Former ownership signature in black pen of "James W. Valentine" on front free endpaper. James W. Valentine (b. 1926) is an American evolutionary biologist and professor emeritus in the Department of Integrative Biology at UC, Berkeley. View more info

Trespass : A Ghost Story in Six Scenes

By: Williams, Emlyn

Price: $37.50

Publisher: London, England, William Heinemann Ltd.: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14100

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


99 pages; red cloth binding, dust jacket (some tears, folds along the edges, piece missing [2 x 1 inch] and minor soiling on the back). Has 'Metro-Goldwyn Mayer Library' stamp at the base of front flyleaf. Emlyn Williams (1905-1987) was a Welsh dramatist and actor. 'Trespass' was first presented in London at the Globe Theatre, 16 July 1947, under the author's direction. His most famous play was 'The Corn is Green'. Very good clean copy in a good dust jacket, save the mis... View more info

The Stolen Story & Other Newspaper Stories

By: Williams, Jesse Lynch

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Charles A. Scribner's Sons: 1899

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8657

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Publisher's green cloth with gilt lettering and ruling. Frontispiece. Williams, and editor, playwright and short story writer, was awarded to Pulitzer Prize for his play "And So They Were Married" in 1918. Former owner's signature on front end paper. A nice, clean copy. 291 pages. View more info

The Mountain That Was "God": Being a Little Book About the Great Peak Which the Indians Named "Tacoma" but Which Is Officially Called "Rainier"

By: Williams, John H.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1911

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 020277

Condition: Fine


Fine in publisher's limp leather binding (uncommon thus). 142 pages, complete. 190 illustrations [eight three-color halftones and 182 one-color (bluish-gray) halftones], complete. In the back are an index and two tipped-in maps. 7" x 10 1/4." A fine copy. Pages and covers are pristine and intact. There is underlining in blue ink pen on Page 25 but only for one line of text. A beautiful book with brown limp suede binding, cloth endpapers, and a gilt illus... View more info