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Autograph Letter Signed and Typed Note Initialized - A. D. Winans

By: Winans, A. D.

Price: $47.50

Publisher: 1883

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 019407

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Letter handwritten in blue ink on beige Second Coming stationery (two pages) and typed beige note with Winan's initials, "A. D.," in blue ink (one page). Letter is dated January 12, 1983 and measures 8 1/2" x 11." Typed note is undated and measures 5" x 3." The letter, note, handwriting, and signatures are very clean and intact. A. D. Winans (b. 1936) is an American poet, writer, and small press legend. Winans founded Second Coming Press which was based in San Francisco and operated from 1972-1989. In the letter, Winans talks to "Doug" about the Press and ... View more info

Signature on Card - William Windom

By: Windom, William

Price: $25.00

Publisher: 0

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 019242

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Signature on beige card by William Windom in brown ink. No date, circa 1881. 4 1/2 x 3 1/2." Card reads: "William Windom, Secretary of Treasury." Card and signature are clean and intact. William Windom (1827-1891) was a Republican politician from Minnesota. He served as Secretary of Treasury from March to November 1881 and from 1889-1891. Windom also served as U.S. Representative (1859-1869) and U.S. Senator (1870-January 1871, March 1871-March 1881, and November 1881-1883). View more info

Old Forty Dollars

By: Wing, Frank

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, The Reilly & Britton Co.: 1916

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14170

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


288 pages; illustration; light tan cloth binding with design on cover, white lettering, under dust jacket in mylar (chips missing at the top and bottom of the spine). Frank Wing (1873-1956) was an early cartoonist out of Minneapolis before WWI and drew/wrote a series of booklets of his country humor. Charles Schultz of Peanuts fame was greatly influenced by him. A very good clean copy with the dust jacket under mylar. View more info

The Poems of William Winter with a Portrait

By: Winter, William

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, Moffat, Yard and Company: 1909

Seller ID: 5324

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


First edition. No. 124 of 150 copies printed. BAL 23132. Paper over boards. A fine copy in a somwhat worn and soiled slipcase. Inscribed by Winter to Elihu Root: "To Eilhu Root, with admiration for a noble mind (and) of grateful rememberance of a signal kindness, from the author May 15, 1917." Root (1845-1937) was United States Secretary of War (1899-1904); Secretary of State (1905-1909) and was awarded the Nobel Prize for Peace in 1912. Winter was the leading theatre critic of his day and the author of many biographies of actors of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. View more info

The Queen's Domain and Other Poems

By: Winter, William

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston and New York, E.O. Libby & Co. (and) Charles Scribner: 1859

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8733

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Publisher's pebble cloth with gilt lettering and sprine ornament of large shoot of flowers with a tear drop pendant (BAL 22997, state B of binding "no priority"). Some wear to extremities and offsetting to title page, but a nice copy of a fragile book. This is an early book of Winter's. He started his writing career as a poet, but later became America's leading theatre cirtic. 144 pages. View more info

Gray Days and Gold

By: Winter, William

Price: $47.50

Publisher: New York, Moffat, Yard & Company: 1911

Seller ID: 8739

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Uncommon, early dust jacket moderately chipped along top and bottom edges. Publisher's black cloth, gilt lettering and tooling over front cover design in grren and gilt. Bibliography of American Literature number 23141: "This edition contains a new 'Preface,' dated July 15, 1910. In spite of Winter's statement in this 'Preface,' most if not all of the material is reprinted from Gray Days and Gold, 1896, or Old Shrines and Ivy, 1892. It has, however, been heavily revised." Largely unopened. Illustrated. 371 pages. View more info

Poems

By: Winter, William

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Boston, George W. Briggs & Co.: 1855

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8740

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Publisher's brown cloth with gilt lettering and impressed design front and back cover. Bibliography of American Literature number 22993. First edition of author's first book. BAL's state "A" of binding. Slightly chipped top and bottom of spine. Internally clean and fresh. Winter's early writing career was as a poet. He later became the leading theatre critic in America and was the author of many biographies of the leading actors and actresses of the day. 143 pages. View more info

My Witness: a Book of Verse

By: Winter, William

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, James R Osgood and Company: 1871

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8741

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Publisher brown cloth with gilt lettering. Some internal and external soiling. Slightly chipped and rubbed top and bottom of spine. Bibliography of American Literature number 23009: ."1020 copies printed." 128 pages. View more info

Wanderers, the Poems of William Winter, New Edition, with Portrait

By: Winter, William

Price: $47.50

Publisher: New York and London, Macmillan and Company: 1892

Seller ID: 8742

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Publisher's gray cloth with title label on spine. Bibliography of American Literature number 23096. Nine of the poems and "notes" (;ages 265-8) appear in this edition for the first time Limited to 250 copies printed on hand made paper. 268 pages. View more info

The Poems of William Winter . With a Portrait

By: Winter, William

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York, Moffat, Yard & Company: 1909

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8730

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Limited edition: Number 69 of 150 copies printed, with an original photograph portrait signed by Winter as the frontispiece. This copy was given by Winter to his daughter Viola Winter Stilson. On the front end paper the author has written a 13 line poem titled "Viola" and inscribed it "To My Dear Baby-Girl." This poem appears on page 265 in the book. The limitation page is also signed for Viola Winter Stilson by William Winter. Prospectus laid in. Original boards, somewhat soiled. In publisher's slipcase, scuffed, soiled and worn. Winter began his writing career as a poet, but ... View more info

Autograph Letter Signed - William Winter

By: Winter, William

Price: $100.00

Publisher: 1869

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 019173

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Letter handwritten in ink on 5" x 8 1/8" paper. Letter is dated August 9, 1869 and was written in New York City. Two pages. Written on stationery of the New York Tribune. William Winter (1836-1917) was a leading American newspaper drama critic. In this letter, Winter writes to an unknown correspondent. The recipient is an acquaintance who Winter has known since his "school boy" days in Boston. Winter writes his acquaintance that he is sorry to have missed him while the acquaintance was in New York for a speaking engagement. Winter mentions George Arnold (1834-1865), a p... View more info

Old Shrines and Ivy

By: Winter, William

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York and London, Macmillan and Co.: 1892

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8732

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Publisher's green cloth with gilt lettering. Top edge gilt. The first trade edition. Bibliography of American Literature number 23094. Inscribed by the author to his son: "To Louis, with his father's love. July 17, 1892." (Also signed in 1905 by William Winter's daughter Viola Winter Stilson). An early inscription, since BAL notes that the book was deposited for copyright July 18, 1892. Literary travel in England, Scotland and the United States. William Winter was America's leading theatre cirtic and also was a poet and travel writer. 296 pages, plus advertising section of other books ... View more info

Shakespeare's England

By: Winter, William

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Moffat, Yard & Company: 1916

Seller ID: 8737

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


"Shakespeare Tercentennary Edition." Number 144 of 450 copies, signed by Winter. Additionally with a four line autograph poem signed on the front end paper and dated August 22, 1916 and with the illustration on page 73 initialled by Winter. Bookplate on front pastedown of Frederick W. Skiff. Attractive publisher's black cloth with gilt and green pattern on fron cover and gilt lettering. Illustrated 344 pages. 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 William Curtis (1824-1892), an American writer, public speaker, and advocate for the equality and civil rights of African Amer... View more info

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 of other of Winter's books at end. View more info

English Rambles and Other Fugitive Pieces in Prose and Verse

By: Winter, William

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Boston, James R. Osgood and Company: 1884

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 8693

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Full leather binding with raised bands and gilt decorations on spine. All edges gilt. Marbled end papers. Inscribed by the author to his wife: "To my beloved wife--My Lizzie, on her birthday, December 19, 1883. William Winter." Signed "Elizabeth Winter" on front end paper. Bibliography of American Literature number 23052, first state: "According to publisher's records first printing of 520 copies Nov. 12, 1883." Text consists of Winter's literary travels in England, a tribute to Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (Winter's early literary patron) and poems, some of which concern... 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 a biography of Edwin Booth that was published in honor of the late actor. Edwin Booth (1833-1893) was an American actor who... View more info

William Winter: Auction Catalogs of His Library (Eight Catalogs)

By: Winter, William

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York, The Walpole Galleries; J. C. Morgenthau and Company, Incorporated: 0

Seller ID: 020714

Condition: Very Good


Eight catalogs, complete. Original publisher's beige wrappers with staple binding in a red slipcase. 1922-1932. Slipcase measures 7" x 9 3/4." Size of the catalogs/pamphlets range between 5 3/4" x 8 1/4" and 5 3/4" x 9." All pages of all catalogs, complete, with the exception of the 1927 catalog which has sections cut out on Pages 21-24; 55-56. Seven of the catalogs are published by The Walpole Galleries. The 1932 catalog is published by The New Gallery of J. C. Morgenthau & Co., Inc. The following are the titles, dates, and other specifications of each catalog.... View more info

The Wallet of Time: Containing Personal, Biographical, and Critical Reminiscence of the American Theatre

By: Winter, William

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, Moffat, Yard and Company: 1913

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 020830

Condition: Very Good


Limited edition. One of 1250 copies. Two volumes, complete. Inscribed by the author in Volume Two to his wife. Original publisher's gray-green cloth binding. Gilt lettering on front cover and spine. 6 3/8" x 9 1/2." Volume I: (i)-(xxvi), 1-668 and thirty-three black and white plates, complete. Volume II: 679 pages and thirty-three black and white plates, complete. Indexes in the back of both volumes. Volume II has an Appendix in the back. Author's inscription in black ink appears on a tipped-in slip on the front free endpaper of Volume Two. The inscription reads as follows:... 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