First British Edition of Anne of Windy Willow; In the Rare Original Dust jacket.
Anne of Windy Willows (Anne of Windy Poplars).
Item Number: 892
London: George G. Harrap, 1936.
First British edition. Octavo, original blue cloth. Light wear, else fine in the original dust jacket with some chips. Uncommon in the original dust jacket.
Anne of Windy Willows is an epistolary novel first published in 1936, it details Anne Shirley's experiences over three years teaching at a high school in Summerside, Prince Edward Island. The novel features a series of letters Anne sends to her intended, Gilbert Blythe, who is completing medical school. Chronologically, this book is fourth in the series, but it was the seventh book written.
Other Books by this Author
“Well, we all make mistakes, dear, so just put it behind you. We should regret our mistakes and learn from them, but never carry them forward into the future with us": First Edition of Anne of Avonlea
Boston: L.C. Page, 1909.
First edition. Octavo, original light green cloth. In near fine condition with the spine gilt bright. Color frontispiece with tissue guard in fine condition.
Toronto: McClelland & Stewart Limited Publishers, 1935.
First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Light rubbing, near fine in a very good dust jacket with a few small closed tears.
"Life is worth living as long as there's a laugh in it": First Edition of Anne of Green Gables in the Rare Brown Cloth
Boston: L.C. Page, 1908.
First edition dated “April 1908” on the verso of title page. Octavo, original brown cloth, titles to the spine in gilt and front panel. Mounted pictorial label on front panel. Illustrations by M.A. and W.A.J. Claus. First edition copies are generally found in the more common green cloth bindings. (Peter Parley to Penrod, p. 124) In excellent near fine condition, showing some light wear to the extremities and front panel. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box.
“It's been my experience that you can nearly always enjoy things if you make up your mind firmly that you will": First Edition of Anne of Green Gables in the Rare Brown Cloth
Boston: L.C. Page, 1908.
First edition dated “April 1908” on the verso of title page. Octavo, original brown cloth, titles to the spine in gilt and front panel. Mounted pictorial label on front panel. Illustrations by M.A. and W.A.J. Claus. First edition copies are generally found in the more common green cloth bindings. (Peter Parley to Penrod, p. 124) In good condition, showing wear to the edges and cloth, still an unrestored example of the first printing.
“BEYOND THE EARTH, BEYOND THE FARTHEST SKIES, I TRY TO FIND HEAVEN AND HELL. THEN I HEAR A SOLEMN VOICE THAT SAYS: "HEAVEN AND HELL ARE INSIDE”: The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam; One of 550 Copies Signed by Sangorski and Sutcliffe; In the Original Elaborate Binding
London: Siegle, Hill & Company, 1910.
First edition. Number 19 of 550 copies signed by Sangorski and Sutcliffe. Folio, bound in publisher’s full vellum, front panel elaborately stamped in gilt in a peacock motif, gilt titles and a floral motif to the spine, brown gilt morocco lettering label, pictorial endleaves. With twelve full-page illustrations inserted throughout. In near fine condition.
New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1964.
First edition of the Memorial Edition of Kennedy’s Pulitzer Prize-winning work. Octavo, original half cloth, with eight pages of black-and-white photogravures. Foreword by Robert F. Kennedy. Signed “with best wishes Jacqueline Kennedy” on the front free endpaper. Fine in a near fine price-clipped dust jacket. Rare and desirable signed by Jacqueline Kennedy
London: William Heinemann, 1920.
Signed limited deluxe edition. Quarto, original half vellum over cream boards, pictorial endpapers, top edge gilt. One of 625 numbered copies signed by the illustrator Arthur Rackham. Printed on English hand-made paper with an additional color plate. Illustrations: 25 full page silhouettes, comprising 9 in color (frontispiece and 4 double plates)–and 16 in black (including 4 double illustrations); one mounted colored plate; silhouette head- and tail-pieces and other silhouettes throughout the text, in black. In very good condition.
SIGNED LIMITED EDITION OF ONE SPECIAL SUMMER; SIGNED BY JACQUELINE KENNEDY ONASSIS AND LEE RADZIWILL
New York: Delacorte Press, 1974.
Signed Limited edition. Folio, original cloth. Signed by both Jacqueline and Lee Bouvier. In fine condition in the original slipcase, which is fine condition. One of 500 numbered copies.