First Edition of Wanda Gag's Growing Pains Diaries and Drawings Over the Years 1908-1917; Signed by Her
Growing Pains Diaries and Drawings Over the Years 1908-1917.
Item Number: 19032
New York: Coward-McCann Publishers, 1940.
First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Inscribed by the author opposite the half title page. In near fine condition.
Other Books by this Author
New York: Coward McCann, 1928.
First edition with Jersey City Printing Company on the copyright page. Oblong, original illustrated boards. Signed by Wanda Gag on the verso of the front free endpaper. An excellent near fine copy in a very good dust jacket. Housed in a custom half morocco box. Scarce and desirable signed.
New York: Random House, 2002.
First edition of the biography of the first woman to serve on the United States Supreme Court. Octavo, original half cloth. Inscribed and dated in the year of publication by Sandra Day O’Connor on the half title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket.
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, 1956.
First edition of the re-issue. Octavo, original cloth. Inscribed by Portia Washington Pittman to Eleanor Roosevelt on the front free endpaper, To Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt The First Lady of the World- Sincerely- Portia Washington Pittman- Daughter of Booker T. Washington Sept. 1956.” Some tape residue to the front free endpaper and some wear to the cloth in a very good dust jacket.
“Perhaps the greatest charm of tramp-life is the absence of monotony": First Edition of The Road; Inscribed by Jack London
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1907.
First edition, second state of the binding. Octavo, original cloth. Illustrated with 48 full-page plates. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, “Dear Margaret: Sincerely yours, Jack London Oct. 15, 1915.” In very good condition, with a tasteful bookplate to the inner gutter and a small discoloration to the spine panel.
New York: Financial Guardian Publishing Company, 1927.
First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, “To Robert Rend With all good wishes for the success of his new book sincerely W.D. Gann May 12, 1942.” Some light rubbing, near fine in a very good dust jacket with a chip to the foot of the spine. Books signed or inscribed by W.D. Gann are rare.