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From: Rudolph Ellenbogen <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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Subject: Re: Lost (fwd)
>From Jean Ashton
Director, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Subject: Re: Lost (fwd)
The following items were shipped to the Rare Book and
Manuscript Library but never received. Since
efforts to trace the box have proved futile, we would like to ask that
dealers, librarians, collectors and others contact us if any of the
materials are offered.
Jean Ashton, Director
Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Austin,Alfred. Madonna's child. London 1895. 8vo, original gilt cloth.
Inscribed: "To William Watson from Alfred Austin... Decr. 31 1895."
From the library of John Lane, pencilled inscription.
Biringuccio. La pirotechnia. Venice 1540. 4to. Half calf and
marbled boards. First edition. Woodcuts.
Eliot, George. Daniel Deronda. Edinburgh & London 1876. 8 v. in
original printed parts. John Addington Symonds's copy, signed on each
Joachimo de Fiore. Vaticinia. Venice : Porrus, 1589.
Levertov, Denise. A tree telling of Orpheus. Los Angeles : Black
Sparrow, 1968. Sm. folio, original wrappers. One of 250 copies
Ovid. Libri de arte amandi. Venice : Tacuinis de Tridino, 1509.
Folio, vellum gilt. Woodcuts.
Tennyson, Alfred. Poems. MDCCCXXX. MDCCCXXXIII. N. p. : Privately
printed, 1862. 12mo. Original blue printed wrappers, uncut and
partially unopened. First edition. One of perhaps only 150 copies
printed. Pirated edition, edited by J. Dyke Campbell. Tinker 2060.
Whittier, J. G. At sundown. Cambridge : Privately printed, 1890.
12mo. Pale green cloth, gilt-lettered, dark green morocco protective
slipcase. One of 250 copies printed. Presentation copy inscribed:
"With the grateful love of John G. Whittier, Oak Knoll, 12/22/1890."
Bookplate of Frank Brewer Bemis, inscription noting "This copy came
from estate of James T. Field."
Bentham, Jeremy. Autograph letter signed in full to M. Rowland
Will[?], n. p., 18 July 1827. 1 page, 8vo. Concerning a Mr. Fry,
whose services Bentham had hoped to engage.
Channing, William Ellery. Autograph manuscript, verses entitled "The great
singer," n. p., n. d. 1 page, 4to, several deletions and corrections in the
text, within folder labeled in another conte
Collins, Wilkie. Autograph letter signed to Asher & Co., Portman
Square, London, 20 July 1872. 2 pages, 12mo. On publication of
several works including the story "Miss or Mrs.?"
Cooper, James Fenimore. Autograph letter signed pseudonymously
"Truth," to a newspaper editor, n. p., n.d. [25 November 1844]. 1
page, 4to, newspaper clipping pasted to blank upper corner, early note
at bottom explaining the circumstances of the letter, which concerns
the disrespect with which literary figures are treated by the American
public, referring to himself in the third person.
Dallas, George M., Vice President. Autograph letter signed, to
Auditor General David Man, n. p.[Philadelphia], n. d. [7 August 1824].
1-1/4 pages, closely written.
Garnett, Richard (1835-1906). Autograph letter signed, Hampstead,
London, 7 April 1900. 4 pages, 8vo. Entirely on books and
James, G. P. R. Autograph manuscript signed, the verses, "My
avocation," dated at end 21 December 1835. 1 page, folio. Six
six-line stanzas. Rare.
Maximilian II. Letter signed ("Maximilian," with flourish), to Philip
Brauen of Hanau, 30 August 1564. 2 pages, folio, address leaf.
Meredith, George. Autograph manuscript signed, untitled verses,
comprising 8 lines. 1 page, 4to.
Poetry, English, early 18th century. Manuscript of 4 poems in an
unknown hand, England, 1728-29, 13pp., 4to, written in a very clear,
Rops, Felicien. Autograph letter signed, "Dimanche soir," n. d. 1
Willis, Nathaniel Parker. Three autograph letters signed, to a
banker, Mr. Weed, Idlewild, 13 November, 2 & 12 December 1861.
Together 6 pages, 8vo, one letter on the preliminary blank of a
printed letter from Willis replying to letter which he cannot answer
with a personal reply. On his troubled finances.
Willis, Nathaniel Parker. Eight printed checks accomplished and
signed, 1858-1860. Each 1 page, a narrow oblong. Checks drawn on the
Quassick Bank of Newburgh, N. Y.
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