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Die Meistersinger Von Nurnberg, Opera In Three Acrs; Libretto : [Cast Signatures]

By: Wagner, Richard & Susan Webb (translation and Notes) & Paul Gruber (Ed. )

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, The Metropolitan Opera: 1992

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 29694

Condition: Very Good


12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 255 pages; [SIGNED by several performers] 1992 The Metropolitan Opera, NY. Paperback in original pictorial wraps. Warm inscriptions to Nadia Webb on the tile page by several cast members of the production, including Francisco Araiza, Donald McIntyre, Karita Mattila and one other. A clipped cast list from a Stagebill is laid in at front. Solid clean copy with light shelf rub to edges. All of the cast inscriptions are in the same ink, an olive toned fine line marker. Preumably Nadia Webb was related to the prompter for the production and translator for the Libretto,... View more info

Lancaster County During the American Revolution: Seven Volumes

By: Walker, Joseph (Ed. ) & John Loose, Frederic S Klein, Samuel E. Dyke, Jim Kinter; et. al

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Lancaster, Lancaster Bicentennial Committee : Sutter House: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 39426

Condition: Very Good


Drawings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 300 pages; [SIGNED] 1974-1976 Lancaster Bicentennial Committee : Sutter House. Complete set of 7 paperbound volumes in the original publisher supplied slipcase. All boos save for one are signed by both author and illustrator. The only title not signed is G Terry Madonna's "Revolutionary Leadership." Other titles, all signed: A Way of Life by Jim Kinter; The Pennsylvania Rifle by Samuel E. Dyke (signed by author on title page) ; Fighting the Battles by Frederic Shriver Klein; The Perils of Patriotism by J. Samuel Walker; The Military Market Basket by... View more info

Love; A Garland of Prose and Poetry

By: Walter De La Mare (Ed. )

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow & Company: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 31985

Condition: Very Good- in Good+ dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 822 pages; 1st edition. De La Mare's signature clipped from a letter or note dated "Dec x, 1916" is tipped to the front pastedown. Prior owner name and 1946 date penned neatly to front flyleaf. Soundly bound bust somewhat shaken in the spine and with a tender front hinge. Dust jacket is edge rubbed with some small nicks and shallow chips; some rubbing and surface scarring to spine panel. VG-/G+; Signed by Author View more info

The Kentucky Resolutions of 1798; An Historical Study

By: Warfield, Ethelbert Dudley

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1894

Edition: Second Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 34597

Condition: Very Good


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 203 pages; HC 2nd edition. Inscribed and signed on the front flyleaf by the author and dated 1921. Soundly bound in original dark blue cloth with titles brightly in gilt to spine. Mild crimping to cloth at spine ends and superficial rub to cloth at tips. Text bright and fresh. Endpages with partial cracking in the joints. VG; Signed by Author View more info

The Prophet and the King

By: Watkins, Shirley

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday: 1956

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 24204

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 332 pages; HC/DJ is square sound and neat. DJ lightly edge worn but clean and bright. Signed by author and dated 1956 to top corner of title page. In unusual fashion the prior owner's name is incribed mid-page on the title page in a larger script than the author's signature. VG+/VG ; Signed by Author View more info

When Johnny Comes Marching Home [Signed Association Copy]

By: Wecter, Dixon

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: 1944

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 16326

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 588 pages; Inscribed by the author to then very highly regarded American novelist, Joseph Hergesheimer. "For Joseph Hergesheimer/ with the compliments of Marcella du Pont, and the best wisheds of a common friend .... [etc]// Dixon Wecter / December 1944." Bound in orange cloth with title lettering brightly in black to cover and spine. Pictorial dust jacket bright and clean with just light shelf rub at edges. Price clipped front flap. Assumed early reprinting without year of publication on the title page. NF/VG+; Signed by Author View more info

Six Years in the Malay Jungle

By: Wells, Carveth & Frederic Augustus Lucas (Preface)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday, Page & Company: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 38036

Condition: Very Good


B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 261 pages; 1st edition, stated. Inscribed warmly on the half-title page by Wells to Charles Reiling (president of the Lancaster PA Travel Club) and dated April 1925, likely on the occasion of his speaking appearance at the Club. Soundly bound in original thatched blue cloth with titles generally bright in gilt to spine. Mild crimping to cloth at spine ends and light shelf evidence to tips. Illustrated from b&w photos. Solid clean copy. VG; Signed by Author View more info

Zimbabwe Dance; Rhythmic Forces, Ancestral Voices, and Aesthetic Analysis

By: Welsh-Asante, Kariamu

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Trenton, NJ, Africa World Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 36056

ISBN: 086543493x

Condition: Very Good


B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 140 pages; Trade sized paperback in glossy illustrated covers. Inscribed and signed by author on the half-title page. Mild shelf evidence to cover edges. VG; Signed by Author View more info

The Optimist's Daughter

By: Welty, Eudora

Price: $325.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1972

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 23008

ISBN: 0394480171

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 180 pages; Inscribed by Welty on the title page to Jere Real. Jere Real was a professor of Literature and Film at Lynchburg College; he coordinated visits and played host to the authors who appeared at the college for speaking and teaching engagements. He had a long acquaintance with Ms Welty. Solid neat copy in original dust jacket with $5.95 issue price intact to unclipped front flap. A few tiny pin-head sized spots to the brown top stain. Binding ever so slightly cocked in the spine. Mild handling evidence to jacket edges and some very light shelf soiling to the j... View more info

Losing Battles

By: Welty, Eudora

Price: $175.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1970

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 23010

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 436 pages; Inscribed by Welty on the title page to Jere Real. Jere Real was a professor of Literature and Film at Lynchburg College; he coordinated visits and played host to the authors who appeared at the college for speaking and teaching engagements. He had a long acquaintance with Ms Welty. Solid copy in original pictorial dust jacket. Real's several lines of annotation to the front flyleaf with page references. Those several pages and a few others have a passage or phrase bracketed or noted. Mild crimping to cloth at spine ends. Jacket just lightly rubbed at corn... View more info

The Robber Bridegroom

By: Welty, Eudora

Price: $145.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc.: 1970

Edition: reprint

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 23097

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 185 pages; Later reprinting of Welty's first novel. Inscribed by Welty on the front flyleaf to Jere Real. Jere Real was a professor at Lynchburg College; he coordinated visits and played host to the authors who appeared at the college as part of the Thornton Writer-in-Residence and Guest Reader program. He had a long lived acquaintance with Welty. Snug, neat copy in original dust jacket that retins the $5.75 issue price on the unclipped front flap. Small offset stain to the top corner of the half title page. Otherwise tight and fresh. Dust jacket has just a touch of ... View more info

Morgana; Two Stories from "The Golden Apples"

By: Welty, Eudora & Mildred Nungester Wolfe

Price: $110.00

Publisher: Jackson, MS, University Press of Mississippi: 1988

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author & Illustrator

Seller ID: 23105

ISBN: 0878054006

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


4to 11" - 13" tall; 160 pages; Large format HC/DJ. 1st edition. Signed by both Welty and the illustrator Mildred Nungester Wolfe on the half title page. Bookplate of Lemuria Books laid in at front. Tight fresh copy feels and appears unread. Crisp edged and very neat pictorial dust jacket. Tiny flecks of soiling to top and bottom edges of text block. Perhaps a hint of sunning to the jacket's spine panel. NF/NF ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. ; Signed by Author & Illustrator View more info

Mickey Vernon; The Gentleman First Baseman

By: Westcott, Rich

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Camino Books Inc: 2005

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 38742

ISBN: 0940159945

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 223 pages; Inscribed and signed on the front flyleaf by both Vernon and Westcott. Snugly bound copy is clean and neat but is lacking dust wrapper. Just superficial shelf rubbing to boards at tips. Illustrated with b&w photos. Book is VG+ but without DJ; Signed by Biographee View more info

The Blue Hills; Rounds and Discoveries in the Country Places of Pennsylvania

By: Weygandt, Cornelius

Price: $32.50

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt and Company: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 21552

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Photographs, Paintings and Engravings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 434 pages; Signed by author to front endpage. Square, snug and neat in original pictorial dust jacket. Light toning to the endpages in the gutters, offset from the binder's glue. Jacket lightly rubbed along the edges with shallow chipping at the spine ends and tips. Jacket lightly sunned to the spine panel. Illustrated with B&W photographs, reproduced engravings and paintings and color frontis. VG+/VG-; Signed by Author View more info

English Ancestral Homes of Noted Americans

By: Wharton, Anne Hollingsworth

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, J. B. Lippincott Company: 1915

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 38167

Condition: Very Good


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 313 pages; Soundly bound in original decorative, pictorial yellow cloth with pictorial design in red, green and white. Top edge gilt. Small decorative flourish to spine has had the white color rubbed away. Author's epigrammatic inscription and signature to front endpage dated December 1915. Light shelf rubbing to cloth at spine ends; a short thin line of darkening to the surface of the rear joint and just superficial shelf soiling to spine surface. Illustrated with b&w plates on glossy stock. VG; Signed by Author View more info

The Smuggler's Sloop, A Tale Of Adventure And Mystery In The Caribbean

By: White, Robb & Andrew Wyeth (Illust. )

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday & Company: 1947

Edition: reprint

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 28314

Condition: Fair


Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 249 pages; Reprint of the original 1937 issue. Notable for the signed inscription by Robb White on the front flyleaf to one of Eric Severied's sons, the book itself is sadly in disrepair. Cheaply bound in black paper covered boards and using low grade paper, the boards are rubbed at edges with nicking and fraying to binding material at spine ends. The cheap paper is uniformly toned and appears brittle. Bookplate to front pastedown notes the 1966 gift from the Eric Severeid family to the Burgundy Farm Country day School, with the school's library stamps and pe... View more info

November Boughs

By: Whitman, Walt

Price: $375.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, David McKay: 1888

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 22277

Condition: Near Fine


Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 140 pages; in publisher's dark green cloth boards with beveled edges and title lettering very brightly in gilt to cover and spine. Inscribed to the front fly leaf by Thomas Harned, literary executor of Whitman. " A first edition // [signed] Thomas B. Harned // Literary Executor // of Walt Whitman // to Jennie Patrick." Despite Harned's inscribed assertions this green cloth binding is presumed to be the third issue of the book with these plates, done up in 1891. Top edge gilt; other edges untrimmed. Just a whisper of shelf evidence to cloth at tips and... View more info

The Dark Cavalier

By: Widdemer, Margaret

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Doubleday & Company: 1958

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 22559

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 279 pages; Square, snug and neat in a crisp clean original dust jacket. Inscribed and signed by the author on the front free endpage; dated 1959. Jacket just a little toned at spine with superficicial shelf rub at spine ends. NF/NF; Signed by Author View more info

Immortal Mother; The Only Complete Biography of Susanna Wesley

By: Wilder, Franklin

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, Vantage Press: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 25193

ISBN: B000BFHSMC

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


B&W Illustration; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 230 pages; 1st edition. Warmly inscribed and signed by the author to the front flyleaf and dated 1978. Tightly bound and very neat in original pictorial dust jacket with publisher's $3.95 issue price intact to unclipped front flap. Just superficial toning to the spine panel of the jacket and very mild shelf rub to corners. B/W pictorial frontispiece. Text clean and unmarked. Handsome copy; uncommon in dust jacket and moreso in signed examples. NF/NF; Signed by Author View more info

A Visit to William Blake's Inn: Poems for Innocent and Experienced Travelers

By: Willard, Nancy, and Provensen, Martin and Alice (Ills)

Price: $375.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt Children's Books: 1981

Edition: First edition, 1st state dj; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: Alibris.0003129

ISBN: 0152938222

Condition: Fine+ in Fine+ dust jacket


Color Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 45 pages; Superb copy of this Newberry and Caldecott Honor Award winner. Tight and fresh; appears unread. Immaculate unclipped dust jacket. 1st state DJ with no medal stickers or embossing. Warmly inscribed by Alice Provensen who has signed also for her husband and embellished the angel illustration on the half-title page. Inscription dated 1984. Several additional ills (in the form of bookmarks) from the book on glossy stock are laid in at front. VF/VF; Signed by Author View more info