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10 Limited Editions Club books of American Lit.  

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Lot of 10 American Literature volumes


New York, et al.

Limited Editions Club


With: The Essays of Ralph Waldo Emerson: The First Series...and the Second Series. Intro. by Edward F. O'Day. 13½x9¼, linen-backed boards, printed spine label. 1 of 1500 copies printed by John Henry Nash (signed), 1934. * Hawthorne, Nathaniel. The House of the Seven Gables. Intro. by Van Wyck Brooks. Illus. color drawings by Valenti Angelo. 9¼x5¾, ¼ leather & marbled boards. 1 of 1500 copies printed by Edmund B. Thompson at Hawthorn House, 1935. * Hawthorne. The Scarlet Letter. Intro. by Dorothy Canfield. Illus. with lithographs by Henry Varnum Poor. 9¼x6, full red leather, morocco spine label. 1 of 1500 copies printed by George C. Miller, 1941. * Poe, Edgar Allan. Tales of Mystery & Imagination. Preface by Vincent Starrett. With 16 aquatints by William Sharp. 10½x7, black cloth. 1 of 1500 copies printed by the Garamond Press, 1941. * The Education of Henry Adams: An Autobiography. Illus. with 12 etchings by Samuel Chamberlain. 10x6¾, cloth. 1 of 1500 copies printed at the Merrymount Press, 1942. * Adams, Henry. Mont-Saint Michel and Chartes. Illus. with screened gravure plates after photographs by Samuel Chamberlain. 10x7, gray buckram. 1 of 1500 copies from the press of A. Colish, 1957. * Wallace, Lew. Ben Hur. Illus. by Joe Mugnaini. 10½x7, ¼ leather & natural linen, leather cover label. 1 of 1500 copies designed by John Fass & printed by the Connecticut Printers, 1960. * Howells, William Dean. The Rise of Silas Lapham. Illus. by Mimi Korachi. 10¾x7, pictorial cloth. 1 of 1500 copies printed by Beck Engraving Co., 1961. * Irving, Washington. The Alhambra. Illus. by Lima de Freitas. 11x7¾, full brocade cloth, morocco spine label. 1 of 1500 copies designed by Robert L. Dothard & printed at the press of A. Colish, 1969. * Crane, Stephen. Maggie, A Girl of the Streets: A Story of New York. Intro. by Shirley Ann Grau. Illus. with gravure reproductions of etchings by Sigmund Abeles. 10½x7¼, ¼ glazed goatskin & patterned cloth. 1 of 2000 copies printed at the Press of A. Colish from the typographic plan of Abe Lerner, 1974. Together, 10 volumes. Original bindings, slipcases. Each signed by the illustrator or designer in the colophon.

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