Nobel Prize laureate Jane Addams’ autobiography, documenting her advocacy for women
Twenty Years at Hull-House, with...
New York: Macmillan, 1910. First edition. Fine book in the exceptionally scarce dust jacket. Red cloth binding with bright gilt to front cover and spine; central color illustration of Hull... (Item #2023)
Scarce first edition authored by the first two American women Nobel Peace Laureates & signed by the first women’s studies professor in the U.S.
Addams, Jane; Emily G. Balch...
Women at the Hague: The...
New York: The MacMillan Company, 1915. First edition. Inscribed inside the front cover by Sophinisba Preston Breckinridge. Near Fine in like jacket. Scarce original brown paper dust jacket; light toning... (Item #2011)
How many Pulitzer Prize winning manuscripts from the 20th century still remain in private hands?
The Author's Original Typed Manuscript...
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1941 - 1943. The author's original hand-corrected typescript for his most important work, "Journey in the Dark," which won the Pulitzer Prize in 1944. Donated... (Item #1098)
"I tried to make a real old man, a real boy, a real sea and a real fish and real sharks."
The Old Man and the...
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1952. First edition. Book Fine with a previous owner's signature and address on the front endpaper, otherwise unread and in excellent condition. In a Near... (Item #2707)
O'Neill's Pulitzer Prize winning play, illustrated and signed
The Emperor Jones (Signed Ltd...
New York: Boni and Liveright, 1928. First Thus. Publisher's quarter cloth over marbled boards with gilt to spine. Fraying and loss to extremities of spine. Boards with significant rubbing and... (Item #2647)
Sendak's second most famous book, inscribed in the year of publication
In the Night Kitchen (Inscribed...
New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1970. First edition. Original publisher's linen boards with pictorial cover label. An unread, Fine copy of the book. Original dust jacket with price of... (Item #1171)
Signed by Walker Percy, who helped publish the book
Toole, John Kennedy
A Confederacy of Dunces (Signed...
Baton Rouge, Louisiana: Louisiana State University Press, 1980. Second printing. An excellent copy of the book, Near Fine or perhaps a little better with a light splash-mark on the top-edge... (Item #1675)