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A Shropshire Lad. Decorations by Edw A. Wilson

By: Alfred Edward Housman (1859-1936)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, The Heritage Press: 1935

Edition: First Edition, thus

Seller ID: GG818-200

Condition: Collectible: Acceptable


FIRST HERITAGE PRESS EDITION, LIMITED to 1,500 copies. Tall Narrow 8vo. 10 x 5 inches. 74 pp. LACKS the original folding frontispiece initialed by Edward A. Wilson, but does include the color title-page vignette, list of poems, 25 color illustrations throughout, Roman numerals in alternating colors before each poem, tailpiece; text clean, unmarked. Blind-stamped brown leather, spine titled in gilt; binding square and tight, light toning to spine and rubbing at spine edges. Bookseller's ticket of Wold Bookshop, Oakland, California, on rear pastedown. Housed in green publisher's slipcase with li... View more info

The Possessed. Translated from the Russian by Constance Garnett with an Introduction by Marc Slonim and Including the Suppressed Chapter, "Stavrogin's Confession," Translated by Avrahm Yarmolinsky, Illustrated by Fritz Eichenberg

By: Fyodor Dostoevsky (1821-1881)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Heritage Press: 1959

Edition: First Edition, thus

Seller ID: GG818-205

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


FIRST HERITAGE PRESS EDITION. Two Volumes in One. Large 8vo. 10 1/8 x 6 3/4 inches. xxiv, 630 pp. 24 full-page engravings by Fritz Eichenberg including the frontispiece, Introduction by Mark Slonim, notes; text clean, unmarked. Full gilt- and silver-stamped brown cloth, top edge stained brown, brown paper-covered slipcase; binding square and tight, slipcase with light shelf wear. Fine copy in Very Good slipcase. This volume contains Dostoyevsky's most dramatic, and certainly violent work which allegorizes the catastrophic consequences of the political and moral nihilism in Russia in the 1860s... View more info

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The Poems of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Selected, and Edited with a Commentary by Louis Untermeyer; Illustrated with Wood-Engravings by Boyd Hanna

By: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Heritage Press: 1943

Edition: First Edition, thus

Seller ID: GG818-202

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


Series: The American Poets Edited by Louis Untermeyer for The Heritage Press. FIRST EDITION. Tall 8vo. 10 1/4 x 6 3/4 inches. (xxiv), 444 pp. Half-title, color wood-engraving frontispiece portrait of Longfellow, color title-page printer's device, introduction by Louis Untermeyer, table of contents, 27 color woodcuts throughout; text clean, unmarked. Natural linen over boards, red-and-blue stamped spine titled in gilt, top edge stained blue; binding square and tight, minimal soiling to spine, else fine. Housed in blue publisher's slipcase with some tanning and shelf wear at edges and corners. ... View more info

Image for The Gallic Wars. A New Translation by John Warrington with a Preface by John Mason Brown & an Introduction by the Translator. Illustrated with Engravings by Bruno Bramanti

The Gallic Wars. A New Translation by John Warrington with a Preface by John Mason Brown & an Introduction by the Translator. Illustrated with Engravings by Bruno Bramanti

By: Julius Caesar (100 BC - 44 BC)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, The Heritage Press: 1955

Edition: First Edition, thus

Seller ID: GG818-204

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


FIRST HERITAGE PRESS EDITION. The design for this edition was taken from the edition of The Gallic Wars printed for the Limited Editions Club at Officina Bodoni in Verona, Italy, designed by Giovanni Mardersteig. Tall 8vo. 10 1/4 x 6 3/4 inches. (xxviii), (278) pp. Engraving on title page, map of Gaul, 29 wood engravings throughout; text clean, unmarked. Quarter cloth spine, handmade French marbled paper sides, spine titled in red, slip-case covered in red paper; binding square and tight, light rubbing at tail of spine, slipcase with shelf wear at corners and some small chips at the bottom. Ve... View more info