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STEIN, Gertrude.

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  1. Three Lives.
    STEIN, Gertrude. Three Lives.

    New York : 1909

    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
    £875.00

    Stock Code: 133132

  2. Geography and Plays.
    STEIN, Gertrude. Geography and Plays.

    Boston : 1926

    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
    £400.00

    Stock Code: 133133

  3. An Acquaintance with Description.
    STEIN, Gertrude. An Acquaintance with Description.

    London : 1929

    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 is part of Stein's... Learn More
    £1,000.00

    Stock Code: 133140

  4. An Acquaintance with Description.
    STEIN, Gertrude. An Acquaintance with Description.

    London : 1929

    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 Love is Love, Death is Death... Learn More
    £5,000.00

    Stock Code: 93584

  5. Operas and Plays.
    STEIN, Gertrude. Operas and Plays.

    Paris : 1932

    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
    £475.00

    Stock Code: 133135

  6. 112726
    STEIN, Gertrude. The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas.

    New York : 1933

    First edition, first printing, in the first issue binding. Gertrude Stein (1874-1946) and Alice Toklas (1877-1967) established Paris's most notable literary salon together at 27 rue de Fleurus, where notable American expatriates and artists would gather each Saturday evening. This work, written by Stein in Toklas's "wryly humorous voice" is Stein's... Learn More
    £675.00

    Stock Code: 112726

  7. Lectures in America.
    STEIN, Gertrude. Lectures in America.

    New York : 1935

    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
    £250.00

    Stock Code: 133150

  8. Testimony against Gertrude Stein.
    (STEIN, Gertrude.) Testimony against Gertrude Stein.

    The Hague : February 1935

    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
    £150.00

    Stock Code: 133145

  9. Everybody's Autobiography.
    STEIN, Gertrude. Everybody's Autobiography.

    New York : 1937

    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
    £500.00

    Stock Code: 133142

  10. Everybody's Autobiography.
    STEIN, Gertrude. Everybody's Autobiography.

    London : [1937]

    First UK edition, first impression. Learn More
    £475.00

    Stock Code: 96832

  11. Wars I Have Seen.
    STEIN, Gertrude. Wars I Have Seen.

    New York : 1945

    First edition, first printing, of Stein's memoir of her years in France during Nazi rule. A Canadian edition was published simultaneously. Learn More
    £60.00

    Stock Code: 133149

  12. Wars I Have Seen.
    STEIN, Gertrude. Wars I Have Seen.

    New York : 1945

    First edition, first printing, of Stein's memoir of her years in France during Nazi rule. Learn More
    £100.00

    Stock Code: 133148

  13. In Savoy,
    STEIN, Gertrude. In Savoy,

    London : 1946

    First edition, first impression, of Stein's play based on the French resistance. Learn More
    £145.00

    Stock Code: 133146

  14. Things As They Are.
    STEIN, Gertrude. Things As They Are.

    Pawlet, Vermont : 1950

    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
    £250.00

    Stock Code: 133144

  15. Mrs. Reynolds and Five Earlier Novelettes.
    STEIN, Gertrude. Mrs. Reynolds and Five Earlier Novelettes.

    New Haven : 1952

    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
    £75.00

    Stock Code: 133134

  16. Lucretia Borgia.
    STEIN, Gertrude. 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 editorial liberties taken, in... Learn More
    £1,250.00

    Stock Code: 84841

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