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DOROTHY Q

By: HOLMES, OLIVER WENDELL (Sr.); ZABRISKIE, GEORGE ALBERT (binding finisher).

Price: $750.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton, Mifflin and Company: 1893

Edition: First.

Inscription: Yes

Seller ID: 2607

Condition: Fine


8vo (5 x 7 5/8”). pp. 131. Second State ('clashed' on p. 50 line 8). WITH TIPPED IN CARD INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES. Signed binding by George Zabriskie in decorated red morocco. Foliated dentelles over brown grey and red marbled eps. Includes decorations, frontis. and 61 illustrations in black and white by Howard Pyle. Card signed and inscribed by Oliver Wendell Holmes tipped in on recto of front flyleaf: "A few can touch the magic string | And noisy fame is proud to win them - | Alas for those who never sing, | But die with all their music in them! | ... View more info

THE TORCH A BOOK OF POEMS FOR BOYS SELECTED AND ARRANGED BY LOUISE COLLIER WILLCOX

By: [Green, Elizabeth Shippen]; Willcox, Louise Collier (Compiler)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Harper and Brothers: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100

Condition: Very good +


Square 8vo (9½" x 7½"). [i - vi]; vii - xxiii; [xxiv -xxvi]; [1 -2]; 3 - 514. Olive green cloth publisher's binding stamped with with titles and medallion containing illustration of olympians passing the torch on front board; titles and a styalized torch stamped in gold on the spine. Includes 7 full page collor illustrations by Elizabeth Shippen Green and Others. Author index. Cut edges and batik style endpapers. Elizabeth Shippen Green studied with Howard Pyle at the Drexel Institute where she met and became close friends with Jessie Wilcox Smith and Violet Oakley; she was a memb... View more info