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STEIN, Gertrude.

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  1. 133132
    First edition, first printing, of Stein's first published book. This is from the first issue of 700 copies, with a further 300 copies issued in Britain with a cancel title leaf and altered binding in 1915. Learn More
    £875

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  2. 133133
    First edition, first printing, in the first issue binding, of this collection of Stein's writing from 1908 to 1920. There were four issues of the first edition sheets over 18 years, in variant bindings - this issue with the title on the front cover is the first. Learn More
    £400

    Stock Code: 133133

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  3. 93584comp

    First edition. Presentation copy, inscribed by poet Robert Graves to his sister on the front free endpaper, "Louise with love from Robert (printer & publisher)". Graves founded The Seizen Press with his literary partner Laura Riding in 1927. This is the second work published by the press, the first being Riding's... Learn More

    £5,000

    Stock Code: 93584

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  4. 133140
    First edition, no. 199 of 225 copies signed by the author. Stein signed the limitation slips in Paris and returned them to London to be tipped-in opposite the title page. This is the second work published by the press, found by Robert Graves with his literary partner Laura Riding in 1927. An Acquaintance with Description... Learn More
    £1,000

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  5. 133135
    First edition, first printing, one of 500 copies only. This was the penultimate title issued by Plain Edition, the publishers which Stein co-founded with Alice Toklas in 1930. Learn More
    £475

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  6. The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas.
    First edition, first printing, first issue binding. Learn More
    £675

    Stock Code: 112726

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  7. 133141comp
    First edition, first printing. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper: "to Clive Bush in memory of a pleasant day in Detroit Gertrude Stein". Portraits and Prayers collects Stein's "word portraits": short biographies, often in verse, of literary and artistic figures. Learn More
    £1,750

    Stock Code: 133141

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  8. 133145
    First edition, first printing, printed as Transition Pamphlet No. I, as a supplement to Transition 1934-1935 (no. 23). The pamphlet gathers the rebuttals of various individuals who felt slighted by Gertrude Stein's 1933 The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas. Learn More
    £150

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  9. 133150
    First edition, first printing, in the first issue binding of grey cloth. This collection compiles six lectures given by Stein at American universities during 1934 and 1935. Learn More
    £250

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  10. Everybody's Autobiography.
    First UK edition, first impression. Learn More
    £475

    Stock Code: 96832

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  11. 133142
    First edition, first printing, one of 3,000 copies. Stein's work picks up her memoirs from the point where The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas (1933) left off. Learn More
    £500

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  12. 133139comp
    First edition, signed limited issue signed by both the author and the illustrator, one of 350 unnumbered copies. An unsigned trade issue was also published simulatenously. Learn More
    £1,350

    Stock Code: 133139

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  13. 133148
    First edition, first printing, of Stein's memoir of her years in France during Nazi rule. Learn More
    £100

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  14. 133149
    First edition, first printing, of Stein's memoir of her years in France during Nazi rule. A Canadian edition was published simultaneously. Learn More
    £60

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  15. 133136
    First edition, first printing, of Stein's final novella. Learn More
    £125

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  16. 133146
    First edition, first impression, of Stein's play based on the French resistance. Learn More
    £145

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  17. 133144
    First edition, no. 483 of 516 copies printed. Stein originally wrote this three part novel in 1903 under the title Quod Erat Demonstrandum, but it was not published until after her death. This was the final book published by The Banyan Press. Learn More
    £250

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  18. 133134
    First edition, first printing, of Stein's novel Mrs. Reynolds, a political parable composed during World War II, and five novelettes composed between 1931 and 1936. This book was published as vol. II in the Yale Edition of the Unpublished Writings of Gertrude Stein. Learn More
    £75

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  19. 84841

    Lucretia Borgia.

    New York: August 1968

    First edition thus; one of 26 not for sale copies, hardbound and printed on Japon vellum, lettered A-Z (this one V), from an overall edition of 176 copies. The Albondocani Press's edition is the first separate edition and the first complete edition (second overall), of Stein's short play, which was first published, with... Learn More
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    Stock Code: 84841

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