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Comedy of Twelfth Night, or, What You Will, by William Shakespeare, illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.  London:  Hodder & Stoughton, 1914.  No. 64 of limited edition of 350 numbered copies signed by artist.  Full vellum quarto, 143 pages, gilt cover design & title, top edges gilt.  Forty (40) tipped-in color plates on heavy stock mounted on dark green paper.  Original silk ties are missing; previous owner names appear.   $450 - SOLD

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare, edited, with a glossary, by W. J. Craig.  London:  Oxford University Press, 1924.  Octavo, three-quarters leather, raised ribs, gilt title & decorations on spine.  1352 pages.  $250

Critical Studies of the Works of Charles Dickens, by George Gissing. NY: Greenberg, 1924. Unnumbered copy of a limited edition of 1500. Brown cloth, title pastedowns on front cover and spine. Edges and corners worn; light stain bottom inside edge of pages; still a good copy.  $45

The Decameron (2 octavo volumes), by Giovanni Boccacio, trans. by Richard Aldington, illus. by Jean de Bosschère.  NY: Covici, Friede, 1930.  Red cloth & half-leather binding with marbled endpapers.  342 & 342 pages.  This is #17 of an edition of 2500.  $500

The Diary of Virginia Woolf, ed. by Anne Olivier Bell. NY: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich.  Vol. One, 1915-1919, pub. 1977; Vol. Two, 1920-1924, pub. 1978; Vol. Three, 1925-1930, pub. 1980. 356, 371, 384 pp. with indices. Light marginalia in first volume, mostly small checkmarks. All volumes VG in near-VG dust jackets. Three volumes - $55  SOLD

The Divine Comedy: Paradiso, Vol. 2: Commentary, by Dante Alighieri, trans. With commentary by Charles S. Singleton.  Princeton University Press, Bollingen Series LXXX, 1975.  610 pages with bibliography.  VG/VG.  $50

The Divine Comedy: Purgatorio, Vol. 2: Commentary, by Dante Alighieri, trans. With commentary by Charles S. Singleton.  Princeton University Press, Bollingen Series LXXX, 1973.  849 pages with bibliography.  VG/VG.  $50

Eight Modern Writers, by J. I. M. Stewart.  Oxford:  Clarendon, 1966 printing.  From History of English Literature series.  Inscribed by author in 1968; personal, handwritten letter from a(See also First Editions, Special, Limited, Signed, Inscribed.)uthor laid in.  Leather/silk personal library dust jacket over original cloth/dj, VG/VG.  One-of-a-kind item.  $75

Ernest Hemingway and the Little Magazines: the Paris Years, by Nicholas Joost.  Barre, MA: Barre Publishers, 1968.  Inscribed by author on title page.  186 pages, including index.  VG/VG.  $60  SOLD
The Grapes of Wrath, by John Steinbeck. NY: Viking, 1939, 3rd printing before publication. Front hinge cracked/no dj. $80

The Heptameron: Tales and Novels of Marguerite, Queen of Navarre, trans. by Arthur Machen.  NY: Knopf, 1925, second printing.  Clothbound, gilt title, 385 pages.  From Borzoi Classics series.  Marguerite of Navarre is also known by bibliophiles as an important book collector.  $80

Poetry & Repression: Revisionism from Blake to Stevens, by Harold Bloom.  Yale University Press, 1976, first edition.  VG/VG.  $25

The Parthian, by Vic Hurley.  NY: Fleet, 1960.  VG- in G+ dj.  $125

Pride and Prejudice, by Jane Austen, with preface by Frank Swinnerton & illustrations by Helen Sewell.  Westport, CT:  Easton Press, 1977, limited edition.  Red leather binding, ribbon bookmark, silk endpapers, decorative cover. VG.  $160

The Princess Casamassima, by Henry James, with introduction by Lionel Trilling.  NY: Macmillan, 1948.  Two duodecimo volumes with beautifully marbled boards, black spines.  Original slipcase worn.  $30

Sermons and Soda-Water, by John O’Hara.  New York: Random House, 1960, first printing. Three volumes in slipcase.  VG/VG.  $35

The School for Scandal, by Richard Brinsley Sheridan, edited & introduced by R. Compton Rhodes; decorations by Thomas Lewinsky.  Oxford:  Shakespeare Head Press, 1930, printed at Stratford-on-Avon.  Half-vellum with red-decorated paper over boards; limited edition of 475 copies printed on handmade paper.  Sunned and worn.  $100

Some Memories of W. B. Yeats, by John Masefield.  Dublin, Ireland:  The Cuala Press, 1940, #291 of a limited first edition of 370 copies.  Clothbound octavo, blue boards, quarter-linen, printed in black and red, printed spine label.  Thirty pages, frontispiece of 18 Woburn Buildings.  Text leaves opened preceding and following unopened text pages.  Clean, unmarked.  $350

Uncle Tom's Cabin, by Harriet Beecher Stowe. NY & Boston: Thomas Y. Crowell & Co., n.d. Decorative cover (looks like apple blossoms), all edges gilt, 490pp. Very pretty copy in good condition from the turn of the 19th to 20th century. $75

“1601”: Conversation as It Was by the Social Fireside in the Time of the Tudors (embellished with an illuminating introduction, facetious footnotes and a bibliography by Franklin J. Meine), by Mark Twain.  NY: Privately printed for Lyle Stuart.  Special collector’s limited edition facsimile reproduction of West Point Edition.  Red cloth in slipcase.  $45

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