Search results for: 'STEIN, Gertrude'
(STEIN, Gertrude.) Testimony against Gertrude Stein.
The Hague : February 1935First 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
STEIN, Gertrude. Mrs. Reynolds and Five Earlier Novelettes.
New Haven : 1952First 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 II in the Yale Edition of the Unpublished Writings of Gertrude Stein.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
STEIN, Gertrude. Lucretia Borgia.
New York : August 1968First 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
STEIN, Gertrude. An Acquaintance with Description.
London : 1929First 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
STEIN, Gertrude. Three Lives.
New York : 1909First 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
STEIN, Gertrude. Things As They Are.
Pawlet, Vermont : 1950First 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
STEIN, Gertrude. Operas and Plays.
Paris : 1932First 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
STEIN, Gertrude. Geography and Plays.
Boston : 1926First 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
STEIN, Gertrude. Lectures in America.
New York : 1935First 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
(GRAVES, Robert.) STEIN, Gertrude. An Acquaintance with Description.
London : 1929First 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
DE GAURY, Gerald, & H. V. F. Winstone, (eds). The Road to Kabul.
London : 1981Superb presentation copy of the first edition of this anthology of work by travellers in Central Asia, signed by the author, and with a letter presenting the book to Robert Heber-Percy, 'The Mad Boy', young lover of the eccentric Lord Berners, with whom de Gaury became fascinated, and who accompanied him on his delicate diplomatic mission to visit Ibn... Learn More£275.00
Stock Code: 141824
(THEATRE.) The Living Theatre. Stein. Picasso. Eliot.
[New York : 1951]Very scarce program booklet for the 1951-1952 season of the Living Theatre, one of America's premier experimental theatre groups, at their first permanent performance space at Cherry Lane Theatre in Greenwich Village. Quite international in scope, the plays advertised are: Gertrude Stein's "Doctor Faustus Lights the Lights" and her "Ladies' Voices",... Learn More£875.00
Stock Code: 132632
TOKLAS, Alice B. The Alice B. Toklas Cook Book.
London : 1954First edition, first impression, of one of the best-selling cookbooks of all time, notorious for its inclusion of the "Hashich Fudge" recipe on p. 259 that was given to Toklas by Brion Gysin, and which was expurgated from the US edition, published two days later.
Weaving together traditional French recipes and entertaining anecdotes of Toklas's life... Learn More£675.00
Stock Code: 140900
TOKLAS, Alice B. The Alice B. Toklas Cook Book.
New York : 1954First US edition, first printing, of one of the best-selling cookbooks of all time. Weaving together traditional French recipes and entertaining anecdotes of Toklas's life with Gertrude Stein in Paris, The Alice B. Toklas Cook Book is considered the counterpart to Stein's Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas (1933) which had catapulted Toklas to fame.
Harper,... Learn More£450.00
Stock Code: 133986
CAHUN, Claude. Two autograph postcards signed to Surrealist poet Robert Desnos, the second also signed by Marcel Moore.
Paris & Jersey : 1932 & 1938Two exceptionally rare autograph postcards signed from the French photographer and mixed-media artist Claude Cahun to Surrealist poet Robert Desnos, one written from Paris, the other from Jersey in exile; in the first thanking him for a gift of flowers, and in the second reporting on her reclusive life in Jersey with her collaborator, lover, and step-sister... Learn More£6,500.00
Stock Code: 131539