Literature & Fiction

Literature & Fiction

Mark Twain [Samuel Clemens]. Extracts from Adam’s Diary translated from the original MS. London: Harper & Bros., 1904. First separate edition. Very Good.

First separate edition. Hardcover. Very Good/none as issued. Illustrated by F. Strothman. Very good. Title page reads: London and New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers : : MCMIV. Red cloth boards with yellow title and full-color printing of Adam at his journal with 2 monkeys. Seven gatherings with printer’s marks. Covers soiled from handling. Sunning to spine. Thick paper with mild foxing on a few pages. 89 pp. Large duodecimo, 5 1/4 x 8 1/4 inches tall.

A comic short story of what it must have been like for Adam when the world was new…

By Line: Ernest Hemingway. By Ernest Hemingway; William White, ed. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1967. First Edition.

A very good plus first edition in a good plus dust jacket. Red cloth boards with facsimile signature. Mild shelfwear at head of spine. Multiple closed tears (one at 2.5″) and creases on dust jacket at top and bottom edges Small dampstain to front of jacket. See photos. Dust jacket now protected in a clear, removable, archival cover. xiv, 489 pp. including index. Octavo. Spanning the years from 1920 to 1956, this priceless collection of pieces written by Hemingway ranges from articles for the “Toronto Star” and the Hearst newspapers to popular magazines such as “Esquire”, “Collier’s” and “Look”, and includes Hemingway’s vivid eyewitness accounts of the Spanish Civil War and World War II.


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